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Program Manager, School Violence Prevention Programs

Title: Program Manager, School Violence Prevention Programs
Employment Type: Full- time, Mode of Work: In- person (no remote work)
Work Location: Broward County
Salary Range: $50,000-$60,000 (non- negotiable)

Incumbent must be able to pass a Level 2 Background Screening.

Position Summary

The Program Manager is responsible for overseeing programs that seeks to increase school safety by implementing training of school personnel and education of students on preventing school violence

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the outreach and recruitment of middle and high school participants for in-school evidence-based programming.
  • Serve as a liaison between Gang Alternative, Inc. and local schools.
  • Supervise a diverse team and provide oversight of program planning and implementation.
  • Oversee and support facilitation of evidence-based curricula to students.
  • Oversee and support training of school officials on intervening and responding to individuals in mental health crises; social emotional learning; anti-bullying prevention; suicide prevention, and other evidence-based programs that may improve school
  • Identify and select comprehensive, data-driven prevention strategies that work most effectively to prevent and reduce school violence.
  • Ensure compliance with grant requirements/obligations.
  • Prepare program reports, including those that are funder-prescribed.
  • Oversee case management services to assist participants/clients and their families with access to needed services.
  • Stay abreast of emerging trends and best practices within the school violence prevention arena.
  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships (including via coordination and facilitation of meetings) with school officials, community leaders, and other partner organizations.
  • Serves as an Ambassador of Gang Alternative, Inc.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelors degree in Public Health Administration, Education, Social Work, Psychology, or closely related discipline required.
  • At least 1 year of experience in community, outreach and program implementation.
  • Must have at least 2 years supervisory experience.
  • Prior experience working with or within the Broward County Public School system is an asset.
  • Willingness to work flexible schedules as deemed necessary.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with evidence-based violence prevention curricula and culturally relevant adaptations for urban youth.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, cultural competence, and ability to work effectively with people of diverse cultural and economic backgrounds.
  • Extensive knowledge of community and social services in Broward County.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite especially Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • This position requires independent travel between workstation and other sites. Consequently, the incumbent must always maintain a valid Driver’s License and insurance coverage on personal vehicle during
  • Performing the duties of this position requires the ability to walk, sit, stand, reach, talk, hear and lift presentation materials, including equipment.
  • Gang Alternative, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity employer. Personnel are chosen based on ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law.
  • Gang Alternative, Inc. is a Drug-Free Workplace.

Compensation and Benefits

Gang Alternative, Inc. will offer a competitive compensation package including base salary, health, 403b and vacation benefits.

  • Health Insurance (partially funded by employer)
  • Medical Gap Insurance (fully funded by employer)
  • Dental Insurance (partially funded by employer)
  • Vision Insurance (fully funded by employer)
  • Life and AD&D (fully funded by employer)
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement plan (with employer match)
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off, including Birthday and Personal Day
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Opportunities for career growth



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