Regional Director: Metro Denver

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Deadline to Apply:

Monday, April 17, 2017, 12:00am



Denver, CO
United States

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Job Description:

Responsibilities Include:

Supervision and Staff Development:

  • Support and lead Metro Denver program staff towards agency mission and goals; consistently contributing to the team effort.
  • Supervise the Program Manager: Land Conservation; Program Manager: YouthBuild, Program Manager: Energy & Water Conservation, and Program Coordinator: Grants and Compliance.
  • Ensure the Corpsmember recruitment and hiring process meets organizational and funding-related goals.
  • Ensure the successful implementation of staff and Corpsmember orientations and trainings.
  • Provide solution-focused support to Program Managers in addressing Corpsmember development and job performance issues.

Program Management:

  • Promote a culturally competent youth development environment which supports and provides opportunities for diverse Corpsmembers and staff to develop new skills and experience personal growth.
  • Oversee program evaluation across Metro Denver programs; ensuring goals are specific, measurable and meet targeted objectives.
  • Collaborate with RiseUp Community School leadership to ensure seamless delivery of educational services.
  • Develop and maintain strong, effective community partnerships occur that support organizational goals.
  • Ensure program compliance with grant policies and regulations.  
  • Coordinate reporting for program-related funding. Ensure the consistent, accurate and timely tracking of grant and agency related outcomes.
  • Ensure worksite safety and successful implementation of risk management procedures.
  • Work with designated staff to ensure strong fee-for-service contracts that meet or exceed budget outcomes and provide positive work experiences. 

Organizational Leadership:

  • Serve as an active participant of the director’s team.  
  • Promote a positive Corps culture, build relationships across the organization, and initiate organizational improvements when appropriate.  
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with a wide variety of community agencies, educational institutions and employers that advance programmatic success.
  • Support the preparation and submission of grants and funding proposals in coordination with the Development team and the CEO.
  • Oversee the creation of, and ongoing management of, programmatic budgets.
  • Provide effective leadership of the program leadership team.

Required Experience:

  • At least five years of experience in implementation of youth development programs.
  • At least three years of experience in managing, mentoring and building a team.
  • At least three years of experience working with diverse participants and staff.
  • A proven strategic thinker with a track record of meeting or exceeding goals.
  • Superior presentation ability and interpersonal skills, including excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience in human resources, grant management, and community partnership development.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong commitment to Mile High Youth Corps’ mission, vision and values.
  • Familiarity with youth corps, YouthBuild and/or alternative job training, leadership development or educational models. 
  • Experience with fee for service partnership development. 
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret financial reports and documents as well as prepare budgets.
  • Ability to manage complex federal grant hiring and reporting requirements.
  • Ability to work to deadlines and prioritize workloads.
  • Ability to work independently and manage tasks effectively.
  • Knowledge of the Metro Denver area.
  • Ability to pass pre-employment background screening. Must have valid driver’s license with an insurable driving record. 

How to Apply:

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Email:  (include “Regional Director: Metro Denver” in the subject line)



MHYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Compensation Information:

Hours & Compensation:

This is a full-time regular, exempt position with an excellent benefits package. All full-time employees qualify for paid time off including vacation, sick and personal days, and most national holidays. Salary range is $65,000-$70,000 based on experience.

The majority of office hours will be in our office at 1801 Federal Blvd. Some evenings and weekend hours may be required for Corps related functions.