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        The Centre for Women is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace

 

 

Program Director for the Tampa Bay Women’s Business Centre

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LOCATION: The Helen Gordon Centre for Women, 305 S. Hyde Park Ave.

POSITION: Full-Time, Exempt

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

 

RESUME SUBMISSION:

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This position will remain open until a candidate is found.

 

 

 

 

 

The Tampa Bay Women’s Business Centre is the only SBA-designated Women’s Business Centre on the west coast of Florida. It is one of six programs at The Helen Gordon Davis Centre for Women and part of a national network of WBCs dedicated to helping aspiring and nascent entrepreneurs.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Program Director of the Tampa Bay Women’s Business Center at The Helen Gordon Davis Centre for Women works under the leadership of the Executive Director to help aspiring and nascent entrepreneurs with counseling, training and access to capital.

The Program Director will serve on the Centre for Women Leadership Team and work with professional staff, the WBC Advisory Council, volunteers, clients, partner organizations and individuals and agencies to promote women’s business ownership throughout the Tampa Bay region.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Critical functions that the individual who holds or desires the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation.

Providing vision, continuity, and leadership to ensure the Tampa Bay WBC accomplishes its mission through:

Overseeing the day-to-day operations and administration of the Tampa Bay WBC through:

  • Overseeing administrative aspects of WBC including staff, office and facility operations, and technology.
  • Working with staff to deliver, monitor, and evaluate programs and services consistent with organizational capabilities and priorities.
  • Mobilizing and delegating appropriate responsibilities to staff, advisory board, committees, individual volunteers, and contractors to implement the annual plan.
  • Managing the SBA relationship including grant applications, relationship-building, reporting and requirements monitoring
  • Marketing the Women’s Business Centre
  • Developing a long-term strategic plan to realize position the Tampa Bay WBC as a national model.
  • Leading the staff in developing annual plans with budget and measurable outcomes
  • Working collaboratively with Centre for Women staff on issues of contract deliverables, staffing, budget oversight, fund development, reporting, and Advisory Board development.

 

Recruiting, developing, and managing the staff through:

  • Articulating staff roles and responsibilities
  • Hiring, supervising, training, motivating, evaluating, developing, promoting, and managing staff
  • Setting and managing staff expectations, goals and outcomes

 

Managing the image of the Tampa Bay WBC and advocating for women business owners through:

  • Marketing and performing necessary community outreach
  • Directing major WBC events and participating in Centre for Women events.
  • Representing the WBC and ensuring visibility of women business owners in the media, at public events, and otherwise to the public
  • Advocating the WBC and women’s business ownership with state and federal law makers, policy making groups
  • Providing intellectual leadership in the community to ensure issues impacting women business owners are considered and addressed
  • Providing content to Centre for Women marketing staff for vehicles including the website, newsletter, website, brochure and other publications
  • Maintaining relationships with a broad range of constituency including funders, volunteers, program and community partners, clients, and the public

 

Managing the WBC’s finances through:

  • Recommending an annual budget for review and approval
  • Managing the budget and ensuring the WBC’s continued financial strength throughout the year taking into account changes to the financial picture
  • Working with the COO to monitor the budget and ensure that adequate funds are raised to operate the organization and to maintain a solvent financial position
  • Develop, prioritize and pursue funding opportunities and nurturing relationships with funders in coordination with the Executive Director and Development staff
  • Maintain a sound fiscal management system including budgeting, accounting, reporting, and auditing activity in cooperation with Centre for Women Finance and Accounting staff

 

COMPETENCIES: The knowledge, skills and behavioral attributes necessary for satisfactory job performance.

COMPETENCY: Commitment

KEY ACTION: Demonstrated commitment to supporting the professional & business development interests of women owned business and entrepreneurs.

COMPETENCY: Organization

KEY ACTION: Excellent organizational, time-management and communication skills. Proven track record of completing projects in a fast-paced environment, with ability to multi-task, prioritize and track and meet aggressive deadlines. Strong attention to details.

COMPETENCY: Business Expertise

KEY ACTION: Experience providing business management and financial consulting to small businesses. Ability to successfully assist clients in securing financing and bonding and developing strategies for procurement and contracting. Understanding of business development. Knowledge of cash flow analysis and financial statements.

COMPETENCY: Analytical Thinking

KEY ACTION: Excellent problem-solving skills with ability to creatively develop solutions as necessary.

COMPETENCY: Communication

KEY ACTION: Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills to include comfort with public speaking and presenting.

COMPETENCY: Diversity

KEY ACTION: Ability and desire to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds

QUALIFICATIONS: Education, certifications, skills, etc. the individual who holds or desires the position must have to perform the essential functions of the position.

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years of relevant experience with progressively increasing responsibilities or equitable work experience
  • Travel about 10%
  • Highly motivated self-starter who works well independently and with teams
  • Comfortable speaking and presenting in public
  • Strong computer skills, including Excel, Access, MS Word

 

 


 

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Program Coordinator for The Centre for Girls

LOCATION: The Centre for Girls, 105 W Sligh Ave. Tampa FL 33604

POSITION: Full-Time

REPORTS TO: Program Director

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Program Mission/Overview:

The Centre for Girls is an enrichment and education center focused on the needs of Tampa Bay's girls, ages 5-14, and their families. The Centre for Girls provides innovative programming, including arts (multi-media) integrated enrichment, social & emotional wellness classes, healthy living skills, technology training and much more. All of which empower girls by teaching positive self-expression.

 

Position Description/Overview:

The Program Coordinator is a Full-Time position which reports directly to the Director of The Centre for Girls and provides overall coordination of Middle-School Programming. This programming includes, but is not limited to: STEAM based curriculum and all Arts Integrated Programming (including visual and performing arts).

 

Position Responsibilities:

The Program Coordinator duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning and developing all aspects of the Middle School student programming. This includes arrangement for all education classes and workshops, performances and exhibitions. Actual implementation of some programming may also be necessary.
  • Coordinate and schedule artists and vendors to provide teaching, training, services and resources to best meet the needs of program participants.
  • Market, promote and recruit potential program participants and volunteers in the community (via phone/email/face-to-face meetings).
  • Works closely with schools and other partner agencies-relevant to the Centre for Girls programming and mission. Establishes meaningful connections by building, cultivating, and maintaining positive, productive relationships.
  • Assist program staff/partners/interns/volunteers and perform other related administrative duties.
  • Assessing and addressing the ongoing academic and social/emotional needs of students-lesson planning.
  • Implementation of assessments/surveys as required.
  • Direct classroom instruction
  • Scheduling contractors for specialized classes-as well as assisting them with their activities and maintaining classroom order. This may include working with interns and volunteers.
  • Parent engagement such as emails, phone calls related to programs
  • Other duties as assigned. Some weekend work may be required

 

Position Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience in Arts and/or Community based programming with the ability to teach and train.
  • Effective oral and written communication 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite applications (MS Word, MS Office, MS Excel, etc.) 
  • Extensive Civic contacts and resources 
  • Grant writing experience helpful 

 



 

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LOCATION: The Centre for Girls, 105 W Sligh Ave. Tampa FL 33604
 

POSITION: Full-Time
 

REPORTS TO: Program Director  

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Program Mission/Overview:

The Centre for Girls is an enrichment and education center focused on the needs of Tampa Bay's girls, ages 5-14, and their families.  The Centre for Girls provides innovative programming, including arts (multi-media) integrated enrichment, social & emotional wellness classes, healthy living skills, technology training and much more. All of which empower girls by teaching positive self-expression.



Position Description/Overview:

Part-time teacher assistant provides instructional support to the lead teacher (Program Coordinator) and to students in an appropriate manner that improves the overall quality of the classroom.

 

 


 

Position Responsibilities:

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Lesson planning, assisting lead teacher in preparing materials and assignments for instruction.
  • Enforcing program policies and rules.
  • Facilitating primary and secondary instruction, working with students one-on-one or in small groups, observing and assessing student’s performance/progress.
  • Performing clerical duties as assigned.
  • Activity set-up and breakdown, keeping classroom neat and in order.
  • Providing individual assistance to students experiencing learning difficulty.
  • Participating in meetings and in-service training programs as assigned.
  • Assist Program Coordinator with data collecting.

 

Work Environment:

Will work with elementary and middle school girls ages 5-14. This position involves constant interaction with children, so it is important that the teacher assistant is viewed as a positive role model. Additionally, patience and a friendly attitude are definite qualities one should constantly display while working in this position.

 

Position Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Previous experience working with children
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite applications (MS Word, MS Office, MS Excel, etc.)
  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree are preferred

 

Compensation:

$14/hour for up to 20 hours per week

 

 


 

POSITION: Light Construction - Crew I
DEPARTMENT: Construction Services
PROGRAM: SHIP
FLSA: Non-Exempt
REPORTS TO: Construction Project Manager / Crew Chief
MAJOR FUNCTION: To assist with home repairs and modification under the Supervision of
Construction Project Manager/Crew Chief.

RESUME SUBMISSION:

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MAJOR DUTIES
1. To assist with basic carpentry, drywall, cabinet work door/window replacement, ceramic tile work,
minor plumbing repairs and painting under the Supervision of the Project Supervisor / Crew Chief or
Crew Leader.
2. To perform preparation duties necessary to make repairs.
3. To accurately complete all work in a neat and professional manner.
4. Maintain vehicle and work site clean and safe work environment for staff and consumers.
5. To accurately complete required administrative paperwork and submit in a timely manner. Learn and
assist supervisors with consumer related documentation.
6. To complete daily vehicle inspections, cleaning, safe storage and inventory of parts and equipment
onboard vehicles, reporting any damaged tools to Supervisor Immediately.
7. To properly use all construction materials and safe handling of all power and hand tools.
8. To report any incidents immediately to Supervisor
9. To work with the elderly in a kind and understanding way.
10. To attend and participate in all training as assigned.
11. To perform other duties as applicable to this position.
12. To consistently treat others with respect and dignity. To maintain confidentiality and to abide by the
organization's Code of Ethical Behavior.
13. To support the organization's mission, vision and values. To represent the organization in a positive
light. To support public relations activities.
14. To work effectively as a team player to support organizational goals.
15. To consistently demonstrate effective communication skills necessary to perform job responsibilities
including listening, written, verbal and information technology skills.
16. To demonstrate reliability and to follow through on assignments and commitments.
17. To comply with the organization's safety policies and to promote a safe work environment.