Call for Applications: Program Manager

Title: Program Manager, Chhange

Reports To: Executive Director, Chhange

Chhange, an independent 501(c)(3) organization, maintains a close working relationship with Brookdale Community College, where Chhange is located.

Chhange’s Mission:

  • Educate about the Holocaust, genocide, and human rights
  • Promote the elimination of racism, antisemitism, and all forms of prejudice
  • Develop creative programs regarding these crucial human issues

Position summary

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Program Manager will develop, promote, and implement programmatic initiatives. Coordinate the day-to-day program-related operations of Chhange. Work directly with board members, committees, volunteers, and community-at-large. Provide backup technology support as needed.

Essential duties and responsibilities

Support the mission, annual goals, and objectives of Chhange, assist in carrying out objectives and report on progress towards stated goals.

Responsible for planning and implementing Chhange’s program and calendar schedule. Oversee planning and implementation of programs and events including: scheduling, facilities, publicity, event registration and payment process, day-of activities, and post-event follow-up. Oversee staff and volunteers involved in programs and events. Liaise with Brookdale Community College departments to carry out programs and events. Track and report expenses & revenue from programs.

Serve as a primary point of contact for information about Chhange events, program offerings, and organizational procedures.

Develop and coordinate design and implementation of marketing and public relations for Chhange including: oversee design of flyers and email outreach for upcoming programs and events; establish and maintain relationships with relevant media outlets; respond to and prioritize calls from the community; Chhange’s mission to individuals, schools, faith-based organizations, educational institutions, non-governmental and governmental representatives, and other community organizations; supervise and update content and campaigns on Chhange website and social media platforms.

Work directly with Board members. Coordinate activities of Chhange committees, including membership, special programming, and others as needed.

Provide backup support to management of Chhange’s technology as needed.

Support preservation and management of Chhange’s Holocaust/Genocide archives as needed.

Maintain knowledge of current events regarding the Holocaust, genocide, and human rights issues.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree required. Two years of related programmatic experience or equivalent required. Interest in the Holocaust, genocide, and human rights issues. Outstanding organizational, communications, and interpersonal skills. Experience in leading and directing volunteer staff a plus. Must be computer proficient (Microsoft Office required), Database management skills preferred, including CRM and content management system software. Archival knowledge a plus.

Supervision Received

General supervision from the Executive Director of Chhange.

Supervision Exercised

General supervision of the administrative staff and volunteers in consultation with the Executive Director.

Budget/Revenue Responsibility

Track expenses and revenues from programs and events.

Working Conditions

Occasional evening and weekend hours required, local and overnight travel may be required.

Benefits

Health insurance; Paid vacation; Salary commensurate with experience, range $50,000 – $58,000.

Equal Employment Opportunities Statement

It is the continuing policy of the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education (Chhange) to afford equal opportunities for all qualified persons, regardless of race, creed, color, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, disability, medical condition, marital status, or veteran status. No person shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any program, activity or facility of Chhange on the basis of these factors.

Tobacco Free Workplace

Chhange is located at Brookdale Community College, which is a smoke-free workplace in compliance with the Tobacco-Free Workplace Act. Smoking is permitted only in designated areas.

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three (3) references to contact@chhange.org with subject line “Program Manager.”

Chhange educates, inspires, and empowers individuals to stand up to injustice.