Resiliency in Communities After Stress and Trauma (ReCast) Program Manager (Unclassified)

JOB CODE: 3622


SALARY RANGE: $45,329 - $76,968

Mayor-President's Office

Under the direction of the Federal and State Grant Coordinator, this at-will position oversees all aspects of the Resiliency in Communities After Stress and Trauma (ReCAST) Baton Rouge Project. The Program Manager provides oversight of the coordination of the , development of a comprehensive strategic plan, and implements work by the subcontractors. Work duties also include the Request for Proposal (RFP) process citywide, including project staff supervision, effective training related to the Community Resiliency grant, and tracking of outcomes as they become evident from the evaluative feedback. Work involves resolving any barriers to project success by conducting the overall governance structure of the grant, the cooperative relationships, and project accountability to the Mayor-President's Office. The Program Manager will work closely with the Federal and State Grant Coordinator for federal reporting requirements and all financial transactions. Performs other work as requested.

Facilitates and directs the effort in Louisiana, including organization, operation, model and strategic planning, inter-agency relationships, and related services. Manages the ReCAST program, including: leadership, advocacy, organization, planning, adherence to standards, fidelity, and other regulations, program oversight, staff hiring, and supervising key staff, reporting of data, and other management-related activities. Establishes and maintains relationships with key personnel from participating agencies as well as community, family, youth representatives, and other stakeholders. Participates in ReCAST grant-related trainings, meetings, and functions as applicable. Ensures the integration of social marketing, community outreach, training and technical assistance, cultural and linguistic competence, and project evaluation. Reacts proactively and productively when managing change and ensures other essential tasks are completed to support a positive public image of ReCAST grant components. Communicates the mission, vision, and core values to staff and sub-contractors while holding them accountable; implements these principles in all duties of this position. Maintains an accurate record of project related expenses.

Knowledge of the ReCAST program grant. Knowledge of grantor requirements, reporting procedures, policies, and practices. Knowledge of cultural competencies and child/family-servicing systems, including child welfare, juvenile justice, education, and behavioral health. Knowledge of strategic planning, community organizing, and development principles. Knowledge of mathematics and English used to keep records and produce reports. Skill in the operation of modern office equipment and in the use of standard computer applications. Skill in preparing technical reports, budgets, proposals and correspondence, project management, making presentations and presenting ideas clearly and concisely in writing and/or verbally. Skill in exposure to trauma-informed approaches, Medicaid services, and non-Medicaid community supports and services. Ability to communicate effectively, including business writing, telephone, public speaking, and presentations. Ability to oversee and manage projects. Ability to maintain favorable public relations and provide community leadership to a diverse group of people. Ability to compile and analyze statistical data and make effective recommendations in regards to the grant administration. Ability to make reasonable and objective decisions and recommendations within established policies and guidelines. Ability to apply good work habits such as punctuality, reliability, preciseness, and dependability in order to effectively complete assigned tasks and contribute to the smooth operation of the grant.


Master's degree in public administration or a closely related field, three years of experience in program management, supervision, or planning, and three years of supervisory experience.

(Unless otherwise specified below, must possess at the time of appointment and must be maintained current throughout employment in this classification.) None.


Unclassified job specifications may be revised at the will of the appointing authority.