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Program Manager, North Lawndale Employment Network

Program Manager, North Lawndale Employment Network

Program Manager
North Lawndale Employment Network
Chicago, IL

POSTED January 3, 2012
DEADLINE January 15, 2012

NORTH LAWNDALE EMPLOYMENT NETWORK is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Program Manager, with primary responsibility for implementing NLEN’s Urban Weatherization Initiative Program. This program will train participants in skills necessary to enter and prosper in the vocational field of home and business weatherization. Competitive candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree in business or related workforce-development discipline and will have a minimum 3 years experience as a project manager in workforce-development, construction or similar relevant work experience.


  • Recruiting, assessing, screening and enrolling qualified program applicants in sufficient numbers to satisfy contractual requirements.
  • Establishing and maintaining productive, mutually beneficial relationships with contracting program partners who will be responsible for delivering direct training and support services to participants, ensuring that their contributions to the project are effective, responsive and sufficient to the attainment of all program goals.
  • Coordinating activities and strategies with contractual partners and NLEN team members for the maximum effectiveness and efficiency of service delivery.
  • Producing and submitting all necessary process and outcome reports required by the project funding agency, and for adhering to all performance requirements as stipulated in the program contract.
  • Documenting the process and outcomes of all training, support and employment acquisition activities delivered on behalf of NLEN participants individually and in aggregate for research, evaluation, quality control and continuous improvement purposes.


Interested applicants should forward resumes, cover letters and salary requirements to:

or to:

North Lawndale Employment Network
3726 West Flournoy Street
Chicago, Illinois 60624-3612
Attention: R. Tonn