Program Manager (148 views)

Nashville, TN
November 3, 2020 2021-01-02
Job Description

Position Summary:

Rebuilding Together Nashville (RTN) is seeking a detail-oriented and passionate Program Manager to lead a team of staff, partners, and volunteers in executing RTN’s current initiatives aimed at preserving homeownership and strengthening communities. This team member will oversee RTN’s Bordeaux Initiative, RTN’s Tornado Recovery Program, and any future programmatic priorities in line with RTN’s strategic priorities. RTN serves 25-35 homeowners per year with critical home improvements. This position reports to the Executive Director.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure that all RTN programmatic activities are being performed in strict accordance with organizational, Metro, and funder requirements and guidelines.
  • Develop individual project scopes and budgets in accordance with funding and organizational requirements. 
  • Oversee project timelines and pipeline of projects in each program.
  • Oversee homeowner application process and determine homeowner qualification.
  • Manage home assessment, homeowner acceptance, and homeowner closeout processes in coordination with program staff. Works with Executive Director to allocate program funding across projects/programs.  
  • Manages Bordeaux’s Community Advisory Committee (CAC) and serves as staff lead to RTN’s Program Committee.
  • Serve as Rebuilding Together Nashville’s program representative with partner organizations, agencies, and with the public.
  • Establish and oversee homeowner inquiry and outreach practices across agency.
  • Responsible for homeowner, project, vendor, and tool inventory records.
  • Serve as RTN’s chief risk management professional enforcing construction standards and safety oversight on all project sites (OSHA, lead-safe practices, COVID-19 project standards, etc.)
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to the Rebuilding Together vision and be able to articulate the mission and vision of the organization to diverse stakeholders.
  • Supervise and manage the performance of a team of program staff, contractors, and volunteers.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and changing workplace
  • Independent problem solver
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent ability to manage complex project budgets
  • Knowledge of construction and renovation best practices
  • Self-motivated and creative thinker
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written), and a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups
  • Ability to remain flexible and think positively during work related challenges
  • Able to work independently, and with a diverse team
  • Strong administrative and office skills


  • Working knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses required
  • Experience managing staff and working within a diverse team
  • At minimum, a bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Experience with Windows 10 Office (including Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and the internet required
  • Experience with Salesforce preferred

Physical and other requirements:

While performing the duties of this job the employee should be able to:

  • Move materials weighing 10-20 pounds repeatedly and unassisted
  • Navigate construction sites including rough or uneven ground, around debris and obstacles
  • Communicate while on an active construction site including listening and speaking over significant ambient noise
  • Speak to groups of up to 20 constituents about Rebuilding Together’s work
  • Operate basic office equipment including computer, telephone, etc.
  • Accommodate regular work hours including Monday through Friday, from 8:30am to 5:30pm. Some evenings, weekends and early mornings required
  • Travel independently from office to work sites and other events as required. Mileage will be reimbursed at the standard mileage rate set by the IRS.

Compensation details:

  • This is an exempt, permanent, and salaried position.
  • Annual pay range in the low $50,000’s to mid $50,000’s depending on experience
  • Competitive benefits package available
  • Competitive time away from work policy

Limitations and Disclaimer:

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.