Careers

United Way actively collaborates with people and organizations across our communities to create positive change in three core focus areas: Health, Education, and Financial Stability. Our work impacts thousands of people through the local programs we fund. Working with our corporate partners and individuals, we create greater awareness of the needs in our community and the resources available to citizens who live and work in Williamson County. There are a lot of great reasons to work at United Way, including our awesome mission, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package.

OPEN POSITIONS

JOB TITLE: PROGRAM MANAGER WILLIAMSON COUNTY
REPORTS TO: PRESIDENT/CEO
FLSA STATUS: EXEMPT
DATE PREPARED: 6/01/2007
DATE REVISED: 8/27/2019

The Program Manager supports United Ways goals, values and philosophy by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence, quality service, commitment and accountability.  As a member of the United Way team, performance includes demonstration of the following accountabilities: communication, teamwork, job knowledge and leadership.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Program Manager provides leadership in the planning, development, and implementation of the goals, as well as administering initiatives and working with volunteers and organizations ensuring that United Way is and remains the best resource for collaborative community problem solving.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but not limited to the following:

  • Management of Volunteer Center by planning and coordinating volunteer opportunities
  • Represents United Way at community and civic engagements
  • Identify and measure volunteer outcomes
  • Maintains partnership with Williamson County Emergency Management for disaster preparedness.
  • Provides staff leadership and development for women’s initiative (Patricia Hart Society).
  • Ability to quickly react to change and handle all other duties/essential tasks as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
The Program Manager will supervise and interact with volunteers and corporations.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field or a combination of directly related college course work and experience may be considered.

OTHER SKILLS AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work and communicate effectively with a diverse range of individuals; problem-solving skills; good judgment; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; highly developed organizational skills, planning and oral and written communication skills; proficient use of  Microsoft Office 2016 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher); provide own dependable transportation for field work daily (with mileage reimbursement); flexibility to attend after-hours events; ability to lift up to 30/40 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
Position is in an office setting that involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions. Position is subject to long hours and/or weekend work.

To apply, send your cover letter and resume by email only to Angela Ferguson at angela.ferguson@uwmn.org by September 10, 2019.