Contract Manager
DEPT OF YOUTH & COMM DEV SRVS - Manhattan, NY

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The New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) supports youth and community services through contracts with a broad network of Community-Based Organizations (CBO) throughout New York City. Our central task is administering available city, state, and federal funds to a wide range of innovative, practical and quality programs that positively impact youth and communities.

DYCD is searching for a candidate who under supervision, with latitude for the exercise of independent action and decision making will:
• Oversee Immigrant Initiatives contracts;
• Monitor and evaluate Community-Based organization (CBO) contractors;
• Review and approve program plans and budgets;
• Perform site visits;
• Provide technical assistance and directs corrective action for underperforming CBO contractors;
• Participates in contract negotiations;
• Provide technical expertise to contractors in the development stages of their contracts and contract/budget modifications or amendments;
• Evaluate contract performance reports, as well as agency audits and fiscal documents to ensure contract compliance;
• Make summary reports to higher administrative levels along with recommendations to improve contractor performance;
• Make final evaluation of contract performance at expiration of contract;
• Performs other duties as assigned or directed.

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U. S. Secretary of Education and by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), and six months of full-time, satisfactory professional, technical, or administrative experience in one or more of the following fields: program evaluation, contract negotiation/management, fiscal/financial management, or project management; or
2. A four year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization and four years of full-time, satisfactory professional, technical, or administrative experience in one or more of the following fields: program evaluation, contract negotiation/management, fiscal/financial management, or project management; or
3. Education and or experience equivalent to “1" or “2" above.

Preferred Skills

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Professional telephone manner.
• Well organized and detailed oriented.
• Proficient with computers, including experience with Microsoft Excel and Word.

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Hours/Shift

35 Hours Per week

Work Location

156 William St, New York NY

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

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03/27/2013
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