Skip to content

Program Manager – West Michigan

The Building Bridges Through Education Program Manager is responsible for planning, implementing, monitoring and managing one or more programs and/or initiatives of the organization including both project and people management.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Plan, implement, monitor and manage initiative from start to completion
  • Lead program planning, resourcing, staffing, consultant and people management, progress reporting, troubleshooting and problem-solving
  • Ensure program results meet requirements regarding quality, schedule and budget
  • Monitor performance and recommend a course correction, if necessary
  • Use expertise and leadership skills to direct staff and to resolve issues to ensure program/initiative goals and requirements are met
  • Develop assignments, timetables and responsibility for team members
  • Manage cross-functional (internal) project planning and execution including collaboration with different universities, companies, students, nonprofits and stakeholders around West Michigan
  • Management of engagement and outreach campaigns, and management of events to support Building Bridges Through Education goals
  • Provide assistance to partners to ensure proper implementation of the program model
  • Assist with the management of grant processes and funded partner relationships (both the securing of external grants and Building Bridges Through Education’s own community investment grants)
  • Collect and review data and develop strategies to strengthen the program
  • Continuously improve subject matter expertise, and share best practices with partners
  • Using collected data and information gained from regular interaction with partner agencies, acknowledge program/initiative challenges and accomplishments

For more information about this job, click here

Apply Online