Non Profit Regional Director - SEE Program
Company: New York State Economic Development Council
Posted on: November 20, 2023
National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA), a 43 year-old
national non-profit that has been preserving and promoting the
dignity, well-being, and quality of life of Asian Americans, Native
Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI), and diverse communities
is searching for an experienced SEE Regional Project Director to
oversee and manage the local regional Senior Environmental
Employment (SEE) Program. The ideal candidate must have social
service experience and is passionate about seeing elders thrive in
our communities. This position reports to the Chief Programs
Officer and is an salaried, exempt position based in Seattle, WA or
Washington, DC.What is the Senior Environmental Employment (SEE)
Program?The Senior Environmental Employment Program, also known as
SEE, assists the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other
federal, state and local agencies in meeting their environmental
mandates by using the talents and experience of workers 55 years of
age and older.Key Responsibilities of the Regional Project
- Oversee and manage the regional SEE program and its office
- Collaborate with SEE Monitors to develop SEE Position
descriptions. Determine duties and ensure that they align with pay
level. Track SEE budget approval process to ensure that funding for
new and continuing SEE positions are included in Cooperative
Agreement Assistance Amendments.
- Develop and maintain effective working relationships with the
regional EPA offices, and state and local offices on aging and the
environment to promote and market the SEE program and encourage
acceptance of older workers.
- Maintain ongoing contact with community-based organizations
serving older populations in general, and older Asian-American
Pacific Islander (AAPI) populations specifically, for the purpose
of recruiting for SEE positions. Develop and distribute marketing
and recruiting materials.
- Recruit and screen applicants for SEE positions in accordance
with position descriptions and qualifications defined by the EPA
offices. Coordinate with EPA for interviews with qualified
applicants, and participate in interviews, as requested. Conduct
employment reference checks and provide results to EPA. Submit
applicant for EPA security clearance background checks, and follow
up as necessary, to coordinate hire date.
- Enroll selected applicants into the SEE Program. Process all
new hire paperwork and letters for Enrollees. Conduct new hire
orientation with the Enrollee and complete all required paperwork.
Submit appropriate copies to the SEE National Director for
tracking, and to NAPCA fiscal staff for payroll and insurance
enrollment. Coordinate with NAPCA payroll staff to ensure that
required paperwork is complete, and that new Enrollees have payroll
accounts established. Prepare and process Enrollee files, job
files, and payroll forms according to the standard procedures.
Maintain all files locally.
- If the Enrollee requires annual medical monitoring for the SEE
position, schedule the appointment, and provide all necessary
paperwork. Track and provide appropriate feedback to vendor and EPA
and maintain annual schedule for Enrollee.
- According to the semi-monthly payroll schedule, monitor online
time and attendance, remind Enrollees of unapproved time off
requests and unapproved timecards. Review timecards for
discrepancies and follow-up with Enrollees. Provide training and
instructions to Enrollees and Monitors as needed. Troubleshoot
problems and forward to Seattle payroll staff as needed. Follow up
to ensure that problems are resolved.
- Manage Enrollee renewals by keeping track of annual renewal
dates, preparing letters and information to Monitors, and renewal
packets to Enrollees. Prepare pay increase forms and submit to SEE
National Director for tracking and to NAPCA payroll staff for
- Coordinate with EPA Coordinators and SEE National Director of
Compliance and Quality Assurance to ensure that EPA budgeting for
new and existing positions is done on a timely basis. Provide
funding information to Coordinators and Monitors as requested.
Review quarterly reports to confirm funding levels, identify any
missing documents, and follow up. Maintain ongoing relations with
EPA Coordinators to ensure a smooth running SEE Program between
NAPCA and EPA.
- Receive and review all inspectors' and other Enrollees' monthly
travel expense reports according to standard procedures. Submit to
NAPCA fiscal Accounts Payable for processing.
- Provide to EPA SEE Headquarters office any requested
information, including forms required for transfer from existing
Cooperative Agreements to superseding Agreements. Coordinate with
SEE HQ and other grantee organizations to ensure smooth transfers
of Enrollees to or from Agreements maintained by other grantee
- Coordinate with EPA regional office and EPA Headquarters for
periodic on-site program review. Validate that the duties in the
position descriptions are accurate and are being performed by the
Enrollee. Conduct regularly scheduled meetings with SEE Enrollees
and EPA Monitors and Coordinators to update information, confirm
annual renewals, and provide training. Develop meeting agenda and
arrange for trainers and presenters. Coordinate health fairs as
required, and coordinate Enrollees' annual benefits
- Address any Enrollee performance issues by taking appropriate
disciplinary action, up to and including enrollment termination.
Provide necessary information to the Enrollee and the Monitor, and
submit termination form to SEE National Director of Compliance and
Quality Assurance for tracking and NAPCA fiscal staff for payroll
and benefits termination actions.
- Conduct ongoing review of NAPCA materials used for the local
management of the SEE Program. Work closely with the SEE National
Director of Compliance and Quality Assurance to examine NAPCA SEE
policies, procedures, and tasks, and offer recommendations for
improvement. Collaborate with other Project Directors and the SEE
National Director of Compliance and Quality Assurance to implement
any new or revised policies, procedures, and tasks. Ensure that all
files are up-to-date files and in compliance with all Federal, EPA,
and NAPCA policies and regulations.
- Represent NAPCA at local regional meetings and conferences with
funding sources; federal, state and local government departments;
and other national and regional aging organizations, as
- Provide back-up to National Director of Compliance and Quality
- Perform other duties as assigned.What the Successful Candidates
- Bachelor's Degree and minimum of two years' experience in
social services, preferably with employment and training
- Human Resources Management or Talent Management/ Placement
- Knowledgeable about federal funding process, budgeting and
financial management a plus.
- Ability to work independently (one-person office).
- Effective interpersonal and written communication skills.
- Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
- Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
- Consistent and dependable in following through on tasks to
- Demonstrated public relations and marketing skills.
- Intermediate level proficiency with MS Office, especially Word,
Excel, and Outlook.
- Valid driver's license and access to reliable private
- Commitment to diversity and sensitivity to needs of older
populations and people of color.Requirement:
- Vaccination of COVID-19Excellent Benefit Package that includes:
- Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
- 14 Paid Holidays
- Paid Time Off
- 401(k) with a matchIf you are looking to be part of a team that
is passionate about seeing our elders thrive in our communities,
submit your resume and cover letter.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERNAPCA
is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to
be an equal opportunity employer. NAPCA does not discriminate on
the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity,
religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, parental status,
veteran status, or any other protected status under applicable
laws. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.Job
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Vision insuranceSchedule:
- Monday to FridayAbility to commute/relocate:
- Seattle, WA 98101: Reliably commute or planning to relocate
before starting work (Required)Education:
- Bachelor's (Preferred)Experience:
- social service: 2 years (Preferred)Work Location: Hybrid remote
in Washington, DC 20036
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