CSKT Center Director in RONAN, Montana
The incumbent of this position is director of a training center with an average enrollment of 177 underprivileged, undereducated, and economically deprived males and females from 16 to 24 years of age, comprising a heterogeneous grouping representative of the Indian Tribes from all states and other non-Native American students. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: - Must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in program management and direction with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Education, or Human Services and experience working with youth. - General experience is experience in administrative, professional, technical or other responsible work which provided opportunity for the applicant to gain a general knowledge of management practices and administrative processes, skill in dealing with others in person-to-person work relationships and the ability to exercise reasonable and mature judgment. - Specialized experience in administrative, supervisory, managerial, professional or technical work which has provided the applicant an opportunity to acquire knowledge of management principles, practices, methods and techniques; and an understanding of the needs and problems of administering public programs; and which requires use of the following abilities: Ability to establish and maintain effective relationship in a career technical training and education orientated, residential living setting. Ability to make clear oral and written presentations. Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work in situations where numerous diverse demands are involved. Ability to expedite work where numerous "short-range" tasks are involved. Adaptability, especially ability to adjust to changes in policies and procedures. Employee is required to pass a background investigation per PL 101-630. DUTIES continued: The U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration, in agreement with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT), prescribes policies, standards and guidelines for the achievement of the stated goals that comprise the Center program in areas of education, career technical training, social, recreational and physical development, including welfare, health and physical well-being of students. The Center Director is responsible for the overall center administration of a program around the clock in nature, requiring considerable intuitive judgment. The nature of varying personal backgrounds of the student group, 90 females and 87 males, requires the specialized treatment of the students in a delicate and demanding setting. The Center Director must foster the acceptance of the students in community activities even though resources are limited in nature. This responsibility includes development and maintenance of a CDSS Plan under the guidelines of the Policy Requirements Handbook (PRH) which contributes to the satisfactory accomplishment of technical training programs and for administering all aspects of the program related to the development of youth in accordance with policies standards and guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. The Center Director is responsible for maintaining a working community relations council involving leaders, and other residents of the local area to ensure enhanced community acceptance and understanding of the Job Corps Program. Quarterly meetings will be held. Directs, under Department of Labor and Employment Training Administration Guidelines, a complex educational program including basic education and career technical training, work experience programs, driver education, counseling, employability skills, and social skills to provide a positive normative culture. See full job description for additional duties and SPECIAL CONDITIONS.