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The Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development (COAD) has the following full-time position available:

Professional Development Programs Manager

The Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development (COAD) is seeking an individual with prior experience in training/education, who can observe and mentor to enhance employees’ knowledge and skills in a workplace environment. The Professional Development Programs Manager is responsible for researching and assuring the provision of professional development opportunities for employees of COAD, member agencies of COAD, Weatherization Program Providers and stakeholders in the broader Appalachian region of Ohio with professional development activities.

As a Professional Development Programs Manager you will:

  • Collaborate with government, public and private institutions and other entities as resources for staff development and leadership training.
  • Identify and pursue funding sources for staff development and leadership programs.
  • Prepare and submits proposals for ongoing support of these activities.
  • Budget creation and budget management as well as prepares and submits required progress reports to funding sources.
  • Lead the curriculum design teams in the development of integrated, comprehensive curricula for each of the areas.
  • Recruit appropriate speakers and identify other resources.
  • Pursue accreditation, certification, and continuing education units (CEUs) for the curricula as appropriate.
  • Develop market strategies and materials for the leadership program.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  •  Directly supervises 5-7 employees


  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred, in communications, public administration, human resources, community planning, and development, or related field and at least three (3) years of successful experience in the nonprofit or social service sector.

Please mail or email resume with cover letter and three references to Human Resources by January 6, 2019.

Archie Spangler
Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 787
Athens, Ohio 45701-0787

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COAD is an equal opportunity employer/provider of services.


Job Title: Manager, Weatherization Assistance Programs                                                          PN: 20011345
Job Classification: Administrative Staff                                       Civil Service Status: Unclassified, Exempt
Starting Salary: $70,000 yr.
Division: Community Services
Location: 77 South High Street, 25th Floor
Supervisor: Megan Meadows – Assistant Deputy Chief, Office of Community Assistance

DATE POSTED: NOVEMBER 30, 2018                                      DEADLINE FOR APPLYING: DECEMBER 17, 2018

Job Duties:

Manages implementation of Home Weatherization Assistance Program (i.e., HWAP), Electric Partnership Program (EPP) and HWAP Enhancement within Community Service Division's (i.e., CSD) Office of Community Assistance (i.e., OCA): provides work direction to staff in areas of administration, coordination & implementation of energy programs; supervises sub-grant process from plan development through evaluation of grantee performance for local program providers statewide.
Trains & supervises (e.g., distributes work assignments, monitors & evaluates performance, enforces policies, approves leave, gives direction) technical monitors who monitor compliance for & evaluate weatherization programs: ensures that staff is current with available knowledge about energy efficiency technologies; completes annual performance reviews for assigned staff; executes & implements U.S. Department of Energy (i.e., DOE) and applicable State of Ohio policies & procedures to ensure grantee compliance.
Advises OCA Assistant Deputy Chief, Deputy Chief, CSD Chief & other program managers on matters relating to energy efficiency programs: provides program information to legislature, local officials & general public; attends & presents information at meetings, conferences, workshops & seminars, as necessary; coordinates with OCA fiscal section on matters pertaining to sub-grants; travels as necessary to provide sub-grantees with technical assistance.
Directs development of annual HWAP State Plan: directs development of competitive request for proposals and oversees evaluation of proposals submitted; conducts annual HWAP public hearing & ensures that all required program reporting requirements are met.
Oversees implementation of OCA plan for Ohio Weatherization Training Center: coordinates & provides guidance on curricula & schedules to facilitate training of local agency work crews & Inspectors.
Demonstrates commitment to sound metrics, accountability & transparency while ensuring quality customer service.

Position Specific Qualifications (A test may be given to determine qualifications):

1. Substantial experience in Home Weatherization Assistance Program administration or implementation

2. Previous supervisory experience required.

3. Associate or bachelor’s degree preferred.

4. Building technology (e.g., heating, cooling, ventilation) experience preferred.

5. Completion of Inspector Series courses or, completion of Building Performance Institute (BPI) Certification Test for inspectors or, Home Energy Rater Certificate preferred.

6. Excellent written & verbal communication skills.

7. PC proficiency in using word processing & spreadsheet software.

8. Must possess valid driver's license & be able to travel to various sites around Ohio & occasionally
    outside of Ohio.

The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position. An individual assessment of an applicant’s prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.

TO APPLY, VISIT THE STATE OF OHIO WEBSITE AT: http://careers.ohio.gov or https://ohiomeansjobs.com
Ohio Development Services Agency, Human Resources Office
77 South High Street, 27th Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43216
(614) 466-2072 Fax: (614) 644-9030

The State of Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer