Hiring Range: $$51,680 -$57,152
General Purpose of Job
The Program Specialist is responsible for the management and implementation of programs, projects and activities of the entity. Has oversight responsibility for the entity’s program/project budgets and provides substantive support and direction to the Chairs of the projects and is responsible for the execution of the programs/projects, including, but not limited to budgeting of resources, fundraising for projects that require outside funding support, marketing of projects and activities, and oversight of meetings and special events.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Advises member leaders on strategy and procedures, including analysis of opportunities and risks, to ensure projects move forward in a productive manner.
Serves as principal point of contact for projects, both internally and externally. Initiates regular communications with member leaders and staff, including reporting on progress and results.
Coordinates with other interested entities on joint projects, proactively seeking both internal and external partners. This responsibility may include solicitation and management of sponsorship revenue.
Supervises one or more staff members, directly or indirectly, as appropriate to the project. Responsibilities may include recruitment, orientation, ongoing mentoring and annual performance evaluations.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelors Degree from four-year College or University.
Management and/or supervisory experience, preferably in an association or non-profit setting to include analytical problem solving ability, and programmatic and policy development; some research and writing skills, substantive budgeting experience; meeting planning experience a must; fundraising experience is preferred. A Bachelors degree is required.
The American Bar Association is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with the American Bar Association please call 312-988-5188.