Board of Directors Opportunity - Program Director


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Can be anywhere in Austin metro areaAustin, TX 78701


The Financial Literacy Coalition of Central Texas (FLCCT) is seeking a new board member to act as Program Director to formulate and deploy specific programs for targeted audiences and with targeted funding. The Program Director works with other Board members on funding opportunities, developing curriculum, and managing expenses for programs.


The Program Director is responsible for:

Planning the program
  • Plan the delivery of the overall program and its activities in accordance with the mission and the goals of the organization
  • Develop new initiatives to support the strategic direction of the organization
  • Develop and implement long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the program
  • Develop an annual budget and operating plan to support the program
  • Develop a program evaluation framework to assess the strengths of the program and to identify areas for improvement
  • Develop funding proposals for the program to ensure the continuous delivery of services
Organizing the program
  • Ensure that program activities operate within the policies and procedures of the organization
  • Ensure that program activities comply with all relevant legislation and professional standards
  • Develop forms and records to document program activities
  • Oversee the collection and maintenance of records on the clients of the program for statistical purposes according to the confidentiality/privacy policy of the organization
Controlling the program
  • Write reports on the program for management and for funders
  • Ensure that the program operate within the approved budget
  • Monitor and approve all budgeted program expenditures
  • Manage all project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures
  • Ensure that all financial records for the program are up to date
  • Ensure financial reports and supporting documentation for funders are prepared as outlined in funding agreements
  • Provide required information to have invoices generated and submitted to funders according to the established timelines
  • Identify and evaluate the risks associated with program activities and take appropriate action to control the risks
  • Monitor the program activities on a regular basis and conduct an annual evaluation according to the program evaluation framework
  • Report evaluation findings to the Executive Director and Board of Director.s Recommend changes to enhance the program, as appropriate.


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Experience managing programs for non-profits is highly desirable
  • Connections into minority communities are especially desirable
  • Skills with Microsoft Office (word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software) is required.
  • Good interpersonal skills are required when interacting with host partners and funding providers
  • Previous experience writing grants is desired


As a board member, you will contribute your vision and voice to our strategic planning for expanding service over greater Austin. Service requirements include:

  • Committing to a 2 year term of office
  • Attending at least 8 board meetings a year. The board currently meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month.
  • Serving as a member of the Board’s Executive Committee that meets monthly.
  • Contributing $200/year to the organization
  • Supporting the organization's fundraising activities


FLCCT was incorporated as a 501(c)3 in 2004 under the leadership of the Travis County AgriLife Extension Office. FLCCT is now a largely autonomous organization that receives some in-kind support from AgriLife.

FLCCT's service model is to pair our trained and caring volunteer teachers with organizations whose members/clients need personal financial instruction. We usually partner with other NPOs who help lower income Texans succeed in life, although we will teach anyone with an interest in learning about personal finance.


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  • Program Management
  • Financial Literacy

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • 15 hours per month on average

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