Thursday, September 11, 2014

Program Administration Specialist


Boy Scouts of America - Irving

Job Overview:

The Program Administration Specialist develops, manages and promotes
involvement of Scouts and leaders in the World Scout Jamboree, contingent
trips to Scouting events in other counties, International Scout
participation in the National Scout Jamboree, World Messengers of Peace
program and serves as the International Representative for the Training
Center at the Philmont Scout Ranch.

Primary Responsibilities:
Give leadership and support to dependents of international businesspeople,
diplomatic corps officials, and United States Military personnel residing
in more than 50 countries around the world to enable them to have
successful Scouting programs.
Work with volunteer chairmen to process recognition awards to direct
service members.
Serve as administrator for the BSA's World Scout Jamboree contingents to
include supporting volunteer chairmen through conference calls, committee
meetings, and working directly with the Scout association to communicate
information regarding logistics and requirements that affect our contingent.
Coordinate housing for contingent management staff of 30 people.
Process all payments to host countries for contingents. Purchase and
distribute all supplies to contingent.
Serve as staff advisor for Messengers of Peace program to include
supporting volunteer chairmen through conference calls, committee meetings
and working directly with World Scout Bureau and World Scout Foundation as
changes to programs are released.
Manage, monitor and promote International Scouting social media profiles.
Update International Scouting website with assistance from the National
Council webmaster.
Develop and lead training conference every two years. Promote programs
throughout the organization.
Qualifications/ Experience:
Bachelor's Degree is required.
At least five years of experience of event planning, providing exceptional
customer service and supporting committees is required.
Project management skills, with the ability to take initiative and
ownership of multiple projects, are required.
High initiative self-starter who can work in a team environment and
complete tasks efficiently.
Experience maintaining a social media presence to represent the
organization on multiple platforms is highly desired.
Excellent presentation, written, and organization skills with the ability
to interact with volunteers, committee members and employees at all levels
of the organization.
Ability to travel 25% of the time to attend quarterly meetings nationally
and internationally.
Microsoft Office skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access)

The National Council, Boy Scouts of America is an equal opportunity
employer. In addition to offering a competitive annual salary that ranges
from $55,000-$65,000, the BSA offers benefits to include major medical,
prescription coverage, dental, vision, life-insurance, long-term
disability, accidental death, and a defined benefit retirement plan. We
also offer a generous vacation policy (begins after completing one month of
employment) and 11 holiday observances.

Qualified candidates must email a résumé with a cover letter, salary
history, and writing sample of policies/procedures initiated or link to
websites with similar work examples to:

The subject line of the email should include the words, Program Specialist