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Program Directors are responsible for all the operational aspects of an ongoing program, such as leadership, staffing, organizing and budgeting. Typical resume samples for Program Directors list duties such as coordinating work execution, supervising the team, reporting on project status, implementing a schedule, and making sure the program is completed in time and within budget. The most successful candidates demonstrate throughout their resumes qualifications such as analytical thinking, communication and negotiation abilities, self-confidence, time management and leadership. Program Directors come from various educational backgrounds and they usually possess at least a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field.

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Program Director

Promoted to Program Director in June 2013, where responsibilities were expanded to include not only the Assistant Director functions, but also the following:

  • Provide on-site management of support staff to ensure daily operations are achieved successfully - currently 10 employees
  • Facilitate staff meetings and educational work sessions to strengthen staff competencies in The Little Gym philosophies and curriculums
  • Create class schedules, which includes organizing class times and allotting the number of staff according to student-to-teacher ratios
  • Review and approve payroll for submission to Owner
  • Plan and facilitate grass roots and charity events, such as a Roll-A-Thon benefitting Operation Smile which generated $6,000 in funding for the charity; and an event with The Little Gym partnering with Soles for Souls collecting over 4,000 pairs of shoes for needy children
  • Continuously seek out opportunities to generate revenue and expand customer base (i.e. developed special needs class, increased Parent Survival Nights and Camp sessions, and created promotions for priority enrollment)
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Liberal Studies
2

Program Director & Community Relations Consultant

Led in all aspects of sales and leasing; high closing and resident satisfaction ratios:

  • Accomplished 100% census and maintained over 24 consecutive months
  • Generated approximately $32,000 in additional monthly revenue due to increasing occupancy by successful monetization of efforts
  • Media coverage on all local news channels by creating and promoting "Veterans Thanking Veterans"
  • Reaching target audience while helping community by facilitating monthly Caregiver Support Group
  • Community involvement with special events inviting local clergy, businesses, schools and non-profit organizations on property, creating a network of referral sources
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AAS
Paralegal Aas
AAS
Paralegal Aas
3

Day Program Director

Directed day-to-day operations of the program and ensured compliance with established
standards and applicable policies and procedures.

  • Reviewed program operations and policies and made revisions as needed
  • Oversaw the development of written plans for program components and updates as needed.
  • Scouted, interviewed and hired personnel and was responsible for personnel discharges,
  • Turned the program into a profit generating program by implementing several initiatives to reduce costs and utilizing effective marketing to double program enrollment in 1 year.
  • Planned, designed and launched a second program in 2 years.
  • Implemented effective change management to enhance program effectiveness, boost client
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MA
Finance
4

Program Director

Responsible for providing leadership and over site of Graduate Prepare Succeed program. Program leadership included managing staff and the development of academic and youth development programming.

  • Oversaw grants administration required by contracts including evaluation, grant reporting, budgets and Human Resources documentation
  • Managed program budget of $100k+ and tracked all program budget expenditures
  • Hired, trained and supervised program staff including: mental health counselors, social workers, academic advisors, and graduate MSW students
  • Coordinated student recruitment and retention initiatives
  • Articulated the organization's mission and programmatic goals to program staff, school and community partners
  • Fulfilled all other duties deemed vital to the function of the organization by the CEO
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Master of Arts
5

Co-founder/program Director

Managed program to ensure that implementation and prescribed activities were carried out in accordance with specific objectives.

  • Directed and coordinated program activities.
  • Trained and managed (6) House managers and achieved significant improvement in their productivity.
  • Selected personnel according to experience in areas, with which program was concerned, such as social and public welfare, education, economics, and public relations.
  • Reviewed reports and records of individuals to ensure their progress.
  • Controlled expenditures in accordance with budget allocations.
  • Prepared program reports for superiors.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
6

Program Director

Developed Parent Advisory Committee

  • Established partnerships with local and other businesses.
  • Recruited professional mentors to work with program participants
  • Developed, managed, and monitored the budget
  • Identified and implemented effective fundraising measures.
  • Supervised one part-time staff member and all volunteers
  • Secured scholarships for successful program participants
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Human Services
7

Program Director

Developed Parent Advisory Committee

  • Established partnerships with local and other businesses.
  • Recruited professional mentors to work with program participants
  • Developed, managed, and monitored the budget
  • Identified and implemented effective fundraising measures.
  • Supervised one part-time staff member and all volunteers
  • Secured scholarships for successful program participants
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Human Services
8

Program Director, Workforce and Education

Presented workforce and educational guidance and for youth aging out of foster care and group-home settings.

  • Facilitated and administered comprehensive assessments of the personal and work readiness needs of clients/students in conjunction with on-going counseling support.
  • Developed and identified curricula designed to address soft skills, dysfunctional behavior, personal development, and workplace readiness.
  • Addressed employment and educational deficiencies for youth participating in workforce programs to increase job retention.
  • Researched and identified appropriate social services including counseling and case management for program participants.
  • Made available guidance and support for workforce and educational assessment and testing for post-secondary acceptance and/or job readiness.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Special Education
EdD
Educational Leadership
Organizational Management
9

Swim Program Director and Head Swim Instructor

Designed, implemented, and managed swim program for entire facility

  • Communicated with and managed schedule of 50+ clients
  • Taught children/adults (ages 3-50) swim lessons using personally designed lesson plans
  • Successfully promoted program to attract new clients
  • Received high acclaim from clients and set record for number of lessons given by facility
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Computer Science And Engineering
10

Lead Sensory Motor Coach; Assistant Program Director

Worked 1:1 or 1:2 with children focusing on specific sensory motor skills and improvement in physical and cognitive function while targeting a specific hemisphere of the brain.

  • Worked with children from the ages of 4-18 with academic, behavioral, or social challenges (particularly those that suffer from Functional Disconnection Syndrome).
  • Responsible for implementing and monitoring children's individual programs.
  • Ensured each child's optimal progress by maintaining good communication with center and program director.
  • Motivated children to reach their potential and helped them manage their behaviors while having fun.
  • Collaborated with other staff members to set goals and deliver specific lessons for each individual student.
  • Communicated with parents regarding students' progress.
  • Contributed to marketing efforts by conducting educational fairs at numerous locations; having the ability to effectively communicate scientific knowledge and research to those that may not be familiar with neuroscience in practice, allowing them to understand the new and alternative methods available to them.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Psychology

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