Community Non-Profit Programs Manager

Job Description
Position Title: Community Non-Profit Programs Manager
Location: Omaha NE
Division/Department: Enrichment
EEO Classification: First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
Position Status: Full Time
Salary Grade: $50,000 - $80,000
FLSA Classification: Exempt - exempt from overtime


The Community Programs Manager is responsible for the strategic management and implementation of the community-based programs, projects and partnerships that provide services to the blind and visually impaired community.  The operational objectives are to facilitate and lead program development and implementation. The manager will ensure innovative client services while collaborating with others at all levels of the organization and with external stakeholders in the consideration of the Vision Traction Organizer, concepts, initiatives, and other activities that profoundly and positively impact the people Outlook serves.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. (Other duties may be assigned).

  1. Support the planning, coordination, and execution of Outlook Enrichment programs
  2. Manage community outreach staff and daily operations of recreational, cultural, and outreach/community education programs
  3. Recommend program outcome metrics, ensure accurate tracking of outcomes, analyze program outcome results and make recommendations for program enhancements
  4. Manage wearable adaptive technology program
  5. Partner with Executive Director to craft program budgets and manage program day to day expenses to stay within budget
  6. Recommend and develop operating plan for new programming
  7. Plan, develop, coordinate community education events in conjunction with greater Outlook support team
  8. Prepare presentations, schedule and execute public speaking engagements representing and promoting Outlook Enrichment
  9. Coordinate and lead a cross-agency collaborative group, schedule and lead quarterly meetings and activities
  10. Lead planning and execution of Vision Resource Fair with assistance from grater Outlook team
  11. Ensure completion of client intake and exit interviews and response to client and community inquiries
  12. Assist in the development of grant applications or proposals, spending and outcomes reporting
  13. Support the building and strategic planning of the overall Outlook Enrichment mission
  14. Recruit and retain the best talent to deliver the highest standards of care and support
  15. Represent Outlook Enrichment at community events
  16. Provide support to the Executive Director of Enrichment, as needed
  17. Develop and manage relationships, leverage resources and expertise, while coordinating supports and services from an evolving network of external partner organizations, institutions, and individuals.


  1. Project Management - Develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget; manages project team activities.
  2. Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures.
  3. Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions.
  4. Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans, able to multi-task and manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  5. Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics
  6. Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.
  7. Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed; collaborates well between team members and departments.
  8. Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  9. Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  10. Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve departmental goals; understands department strengths & weaknesses; analyzes market and competition; identifies external threats and opportunities; adapts strategy to changing conditions.
  11. Verbal / Nonverbal Communication – Convey easily and quickly any message; speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens attentively and seeks clarification; responds well to questions; maintain professional nonverbal communication related to situation
  12. Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively with a high level of sophistication; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret complex written information.
  13. Presentation Skills - Presents clearly and informatively, easily maintaining audience attention and responding to audience needs; able to facilitate discussion, progress effectively, and manage audience as needed