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, skill, and/or ability required.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in education or a closely related field required, Masters Degree preferred; AND three (3) years of educational program planning and administration experience.
Required Knowledge and Skills
- Principles and practices of educational program planning, development, implementation and administration.
- Principles, practices and methods of community education need assessments and program evaluation.
- Education trends and community needs and resources.
- Rules and regulations pertaining to activities.
- Budgetary practices and terminology.
- Grant writing and administration.
- Computer applications related to assigned duties and activities.
- Techniques for dealing with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, in person and over the telephone.
- Managing program and project goals, objectives, procedures and work standards.
- Planning, organizing, supervising, reviewing and evaluating the work of others.
- Providing customer services in the most cost effective and efficient manner.
- Planning, organizing and administering recreation/cultural programs and activities.
- Exercising sound independent judgment within general procedural guidelines.
- Making accurate arithmetic calculations.
- Preparing clear, concise and complete reports, correspondence and other written materials.
- Contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities.
- Communicating effectively in oral and written forms.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS:
- Valid New Mexico Driver’s license.
- CPR and First Aid certification within six (6) months of date of employment.