Job Opening – Project Director for Community Parent Resource Center

JOB DESCRIPTION

LINKS Mat-Su Parent Resource Center in Wasilla is seeking an energetic and caring individual for Project Director for the Community Parent Resource Center. The CPRC provides support to families with children with special needs. This is a full-time position. A driver’s license and automobile, properly insured, will be needed for this position. To apply, submit a letter of interest and a resume to linda@linksprc.org by November 21, 2017.

Job Title: Project Director Community Parent Resource Center
Full Time
Status: Non-Exempt
Location: Wasilla

Title: Project Director: Community Parent Resource Center

Scope of Work:

Plan, direct, coordinate, and lead activities of the Community Parent Resource Center project to ensure that goals, objectives and all elements of the CPRC are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters.

Job Responsibilities

Review CPRC funding agreements and develop a plan to accomplish project deliverables.
Establish work plan for each phase of project and arrange for assignment of project personnel.
Confer with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems.
Work directly with parents to support student advocacy.
Work with school personnel and other agency personnel to support student advocacy.
Organize trainings and conferences on special education and disability related topics.
Facilitate parent support groups.
Represent agency at interagency and community meetings.
Maintain data and records on work performed
Participate in professional development and agency meetings

Qualifications
Experience as a parent, guardian or sibling of a child with a disability or evidence of extraordinary understanding of parent perspective and disability issues
Successful experience leading a project
Excellent communication skills; written, oral and listening skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities and use time efficiently
Ability to understand and respect boundaries during the support process
Skills in working with families during stressful times
Knowledge of disability issues, Education and Early Start systems
Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrates respectful, cooperative and courteous manner
Ability to work collaboratively
Ability to work independently
Basic computer skills

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