SUPERVISOR Director of Programs
POSITION Full Time, Exempt

Description

The primary responsibility of this position is to oversee the support, development, growth and management of all aspects of the Special Olympics New Hampshire Unified Champion Schools (UCS) Program at both the High School and Middle School level.  The other primary focus of this position is to support Local Programs and their needs and work to establish a connection between schools and Local Programs to allow for athletes and Unified Partners to be fully connected to our organization.  This work is performed under the supervision of the Director of Programs. This position may also support the administrative needs of the Program Department leading up to major events.

SONH Culture

Special Olympics New Hampshire is a fast-paced, non-profit organization providing services to people with intellectual disabilities.   The organization has a small staff, a heavy workload and frequently works under deadline pressures. Employees must demonstrate personal discipline and self-motivation to meet SONH organizational and program goals.  Each SONH staff member is expected to demonstrate good interpersonal skills, attention to detail and flexibility in assignments, tasks, schedules and roles in working cooperatively to meet our goals.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Knowledge & Experience

Physical, Mental & Visual Requirements

Good vision is required for the time reading a variety of documents and for computer work.  Must be able to lift 50 pounds to assist in preparing equipment for events.  Most tasks require bending, reaching, walking and sitting.  Many tasks require sitting and a broad range of motion.  Most tasks require frequent mental and visual attention and the ability to re-focus attention following interruptions.

Work requires travel by automobile to communities throughout NH for meetings and program operations. Employees must maintain a valid NH driver’s license and manage travel arrangements, including overnight accommodations.  Employees are responsible for loading and moving program materials, assorted promotional goods and/or tools into personal vehicles or other vehicles as needed to meet schedule deadlines.

Work schedules fluctuate as needed to meet program management goals and planned schedules.

Safety

Work is performed in SONH offices and at various venues for meetings and events during the year.

Travel by automobile requires attention to safe driving practices, including the wearing of seat belts.   SONH employees are expected to follow motor vehicle laws of each state in which they drive for business purposes, including laws prohibiting the use of cell phones while vehicle is being driven.

The employee must be able to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position without posing a direct threat to his or her health and safety or the health and safety of other individuals in the workplace.

Physical Demands

JOB REQUIRESOccasional
1% – 33%
Frequent
34% – 66%
Continuous
67% – 100%
bending X
kneeling X
squatting X
climbing X
standing X
walking X
sittingX
reachingX
lifting*X
drivingX
fine motor skillsX

* Lifting/Carrying – maximum lbs.: 50; frequent lbs.: 25

Does job require Repetitive Motions?

WristElbowSholderAnkle
Right SideX
Left SideX