SCSEP Project Manager – National Asian Pacific Center on Aging – Seattle, WA

Summary of Primary Job Responsibilities:
The Project Manager of Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) oversees NAPCA’s subcontracted SCSEP programs in King and Pierce Counties and directly reports to SCSEP Regional Project Director I. The primary goal of the Program Manager is to help our seniors receive training and placement, ultimately, in unsubsidized employment. This position maintains the day-to-day management of the SCSEP Seattle Project and ensures full compliance with the rules and regulations as set forth by NAPCA, the US Department of Labor, and the SCSEP program guidelines. The Project Manager also represents NAPCA in contact with clients, community and local organizations, and representatives of outside organizations through both independent and collaborative work with other NAPCA staff and DOL partners. Qualified candidates will have demonstrable experience and behaviors consistent with NAPCA’s mission, vision, and core values. We are seeking candidates that are passionate about seeing our elders thrive in our communities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
· Manage the SCSEP Seattle project in such a manner to meet proposed yearly core performance goals and targets for NAPCA SCSEP
· Recruit, select, and support eligible participants to ensure successful placement in unsubsidized employment.
· Ensure that SCSEP participants are receiving appropriate on-the-job training and development to lead to unsubsidized employment within the program year
· Assist program participants with strategies to develop job skills, workforce knowledge, and appropriate confidence and experience to succeed in the local workforce
· Ensure case management and supportive services are provided for the purposes of counseling, referral, and follow-up to participants. This may require coordination with outside services.
· Oversee accurate and timely maintenance and submission of payroll, training, and other administrative records
· Coordinate with employers, public and private sector service and training providers in facilitating job training and opportunities for participants
· Maintain ongoing relationships with community-based organizations with a special focus on those organizations that serve the aging Asian American and Pacific Islander population.
· Develop appropriate work agreements with local public workforce system to improve the delivery of services to low-income older workers
· Respond to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies and procedures by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures. Works with National SCSEP Director to develop and oversee a system for consistently handling of violations
· Work with the Regional Project Director to support program participants as they find, secure, and succeed with unsubsidized employment.
· Develop and provide training and technical assistance for SCSEP participants and host agencies
· Facilitate participant’s unsubsidized employment and promote their retention in those jobs.
· Promote linkages and partnerships with local employers and public workforce providers.
· Comply with SCSEP policies, procedures and related requirements, such as using national sponsor and DOL Webtools and forms to report performance measure data and other information necessary for the program.
· Prepare reports (not limited to quarterly reports), correspondence, articles, and materials as required by funding sources and NAPCA’s leadership team.
· Remain up-to-date with program policies, regulations, procedures and guidelines and share relevant information with subcontractors and train support personnel accordingly.
· Other duties as necessary and assigned.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES
· Bachelor’s Degree in social services or a related field or four years’ progressively responsible work experience with a proven track record in social services or workforce development
· Minimum five years’ experience in social services, preferably with employment and training programs and/or programs focused on independent older adults
· Strong preference for experience with job and workforce development, job skills training, and skill-building
· English proficiency required, bilingual skills in an Asian or Pacific Island language strongly preferred
· Superior communication skills, both written and oral
· Effective presentation skills
· Strong project and process management abilities with an organized and efficient focus
· Project management experience
· Proven track record of managing staff in multiple locations
· Passion for working with the AAPI and senior communities, commitment to diversity
· Capacity and willingness to travel periodically, travel within Pierce and King Counties on a regular basis required
· Current driver’s license, insurance, and access to a vehicle

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
A valid driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance
Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field or equivalent experience

OTHER
Expect significant daily travel to locations locally and in the surrounding counties within our service area.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
NAPCA is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. NAPCA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, parental status, veteran status, or any other protected status under applicable laws. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply. If you are a qualified candidate with a disability, please e-mail us at admin@napca.org if you require a reasonable accommodation to complete this application.

How To Apply
admin@napca.org

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