Department Director Resume Samples

A Department Director typically takes charge of planning and overseeing the department’s progress. While the actual duties vary based on the department the Director works for, the following are certain core common tasks seen on the Department Director Resume – developing and implementing plans and objectives for the department in an effective manner; overseeing and coordinating daily operations; maintaining compliance with external regulations and internal policies; assessing reporting progress in meeting department objectives; participating in budget development and monitoring of expenses, and overseeing events and conferences.

To reach this level, the following skills are needed – strong working knowledge of performance and operations management; solid computer skills; outstanding leadership and organizational skills; familiarity with industry regulations and quality standards; and competent collaborator. A degree in business administration is commonplace among job applicants.

Department Director Resume example

Department Director Resume

Summary : Over thirty years in the business, the approach to producing for the clients has become straightforward: to listen carefully to their goals, to provide achievable solutions for their project, and to deliver their products on time and on budget.

Skills : Video Production, Experienced Interviewer, Director, Writer.

Description :

    1. Managed a comprehensive department comprised of 30 FTE employees charged with meeting the varied needs of over 300 of most at-risk youth, teens, and young adults annually.
    2. Obtained over $1.6 in new and renewed grants, resulting in a 70% increase in funding.
    3. Daily supervision and on-call 24/hour support of 30 FTE staff with educational backgrounds ranging from High School to Master's level.
    4. Recruited, hired and trained, and developed of staff.
    5. Responsible for supervision of all daily operations.
    6. Responsible for all contractual compliance for multiple funding sources.
    7. Responsible for all output and outcome-based data collection.
    8. Managed goals, and objectives while supervising all youth and program goals for the State Summer youth program for the past 14 years.
    9. Responsible for the design and implementation of 10 specialized programs serving over 300 youth annually.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA in Social Work


Department Director Resume

Headline : Results-oriented, good team player with strong problem solving and time management skills seeking a position in an organization with a diverse population. Proficient in evaluating individuals and developing effective solutions for challenging behaviors.

Skills : Oracle Developer 2000, Oracle Server, Oracle Network, Oracle Tuning, Oracle Discover.

Description :

    1. Responsible for creating and managing the annual $1,000,000 budget.
    2. Implemented new software and upgrade existing software on individual workstations.
    3. Conducted Risk Assessments to identify assets as well as the risks to those assets, to estimate the likelihood of security failures, and to identify appropriate actions for protecting assets and resources.
    4. Prepared documentation and training materials, coordinated technology-related training.
    5. Identified and implemented technologies and methods of using existing technology to help users work more efficiently.
    6. Provided second-level support to internal Help Desk to resolve user concerns with specific applications, including Windows 95, Microsoft Office, and numerous industry-specific applications.
    7. Assisted in deploying Help Desk, including software selection and development of procedures.
    8. Worked on the Help Desk to provide support for software, printing, and network access issues. 
    9. Managed over 50 staff, including mid-management.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS in Computer Security


Department Director Resume

Summary : Talented creative professional with deep experience in audio & video production and still photography. Skilled at capturing live events and creating compelling stories that support the image or brand desired. Known for leading effective production teams as well as for resourcefulness and adaptability in a variety of fast-paced creative environments.

Skills : Management, People, People, Planning, Planning, Logistics, Logistics, Budgeting, Budgeting, Writing, Writing, Public Speaking, Public Speaking, Motivation.

Description :

    1. Led the Production department for this non-profit organization committed to educating the public on current events.
    2. Department was responsible for event production and recording as well as content marketing, distribution, and social media.
    3. Orchestrated production of organization events ranging in size from 50 to 600 people.
    4. Responsible for planning equipment and human capital production needs as well as audio engineering, videography, and post-production.
    5. Identified and maintained partnerships that enabled content distribution via radio and video.
    6. Partnerships included C-Span, KQED, Minnesota Public Radio, Fora. TV.
    7. Managed a national radio program (130 stations), several audio podcasts, and online video channels in order to increase the reach of content distribution.
    8. Built complex audio/visual systems for event production including sourcing, purchasing, and installation of equipment.
    9. Increased brand visibility by leveraging social media outlets.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA in Audio Engineering & Multimedia

Department Director Resume

Summary : Recognize as a detailed-oriented, highly organized, and self-motivated team player, offering progressive experience in salesperson position. Capable of completing a variety of projects with accuracy, and efficiency in a fast-paced environment.

Skills : Executive Leadership, Visionary, Grant Writing, Critical.

Description :

    1. Administrative duties for the direct operations of nine (9) agency programs and services for at-risk youth and their families and management of 28-40 clinical and program personnel.
    2. Created new revenue streams and actively sought funds in developing an annual budget of over $2 million with financial responsibility and accountability for program and service structures, including policies, procedures, staffing, measurable outcomes, reports, monitoring, and audits.
    3. Designed and implemented new and successful evidence-based programs to advance the goals and the mission of the agency through developed partnerships with local and state-wide collaborations in the areas of adolescent substance abuse and behavioral health, and prevention programs that were school-based, alternative settings, and family courts.
    4. Accomplished federal, state, local, and private foundation grant writer including program development, budget development, data collection, program evaluation, and reports.
    5. Advancement of community engagement to influence volunteerism as a critical facet of impactful programs and services.
    6. Cultivated relationships to engage volunteers and community businesses in executing special projects.
    7. Decrease of liability and risk management through conducting agency training.
    8. Identified the inconsistencies and need for a comprehensive cultural competency plan for the agency and actively lead a team of directors in the development and implementation of the plan to enhance service delivery.
    9. Defined program evaluation methods for rapid program improvements.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
M.Ed in Counseling

Department Director Resume

Objective : Direct a lead-lead organization of 700+ navy personnel in resource-integrated security operations in five states and two continents. With help from staff, we manage 28 distinct programs together, developing our people along the way.

Skills : Website Development, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Responsible for interviewing, hiring, training, scheduling, and managing a staff of 40+.
    2. Prepared annual budget and forecasted participant numbers using Excel.
    3. Developed long-term partnerships with several local organizations in need of special services.
    4. Ensured ongoing and consistent customer satisfaction by providing on-time delivery and follow-up.
    5. Planned and coordinated events, resulting in a significant increase in new members and consistent event success.
    6. Rebuilt youth competitive swim and lifeguard training programs resulting in departmental revenue increases.
    7. Maintained all records of staff certifications, payroll, and client contracts.
    8. Oversaw the development and delivery of quality programs through monthly in-service training.
    9. Involved in brainstorming and implementation of membership recruitment programs.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MBA in Marketing & Business Strategy

Department Director Resume

Objective : Wide range of professional knowledge, skill, and experience in business operations, project management, business, and workforce development, and finance. Excellent public relations and office software and equipment skills.

Skills : Directing Skills, Multitasking.

Description :

    1. Oversaw and direct all ANTHC grant activities to include identification of needs and alignment with strategic priorities.
    2. Responded to strategic planning priorities identified by the ANTHC Board of Directors and the Consortium Executive Team and facilitates grant strategy planning sessions.
    3. Developed, monitored, and reported key departmental and organizational metrics.
    4. Membered of the ANTHC Consortium Executive Committee and Strategic Driver Committees.
    5. Established and maintained relationships and key communications with core funding partners, and serves as initial and primary organizational contact for grant agency program reviews and audits.
    6. Liaised with ANTHC Legal & Intergovernmental Affairs to ensure proper preparation of Federal and State funding requests.
    7. Tracked capital requests to the Legislature, and serves as the primary coordinator of these efforts among ANTHC representatives.
    8. Liaised with ANTHC Corporate Compliance to ensure compliance with conditions of the award, and with ANTHC Contracting for efficient processing of grants-related agreements.
    9. Planned and implemented changes to achieve long-term, effective and sustainable change within a grants department.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA in Business Administration

Department Director Resume

Objective : The ultimate objective is to be employed in a fast-paced work environment which challenges, skills Ability to effectively hire, train and manage staff Hardworking and dedicated individual who values high performance and professionalism. Able to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Scheduling, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, All Clerical And Office Duties.

Description :

    1. Supervised elementary school-age and youth development initiatives totaling 2.5 million dollars with eight senior staff and 150 full and part-time staff.
    2. Provided overall grant and contract management for programs.
    3. Provided oversight for the evidence-based pregnancy prevention program.
    4. Infused pregnancy prevention and HIV prevention into middle school and high school programs.
    5. Implemented an HIV prevention program for teens using a youth development framework.
    6. Implemented a quality assurance plan with process and outcome measures.
    7. Monitored departmental budget.
    8. Developed program evaluation tools for managers.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Masters

Department Director Resume

Summary : Seeks to obtain employment wherein one can put to good use education and experience to further the cause of the program purpose to meet or exceed expectations and goals.

Skills : PHP, HTML, CSS3, AWS Managment, HTML 5, CSS, Ruby On Rails, JQuery, SQL, MySQL, PostgresSQL, Git, Linux.

Description :

    1. Oversaw the daily operations of Out School Time programming for high school and middle school youth for the duration of the school year.
    2. Coordinated the hiring, work performance, and job-related responsibilities for a six-week part-time summer employment program for fifty to seventy-five youth workers.
    3. Supervised a team of teaching artists and group leaders to facilitate academic and artistic enrichment activities for high school and middle school youth during the school year and summer programming.
    4. Organized and coordinated internal and external events such as youth talent showcases, video screenings, debates, open houses, and small community concerts that exhibit the talents of the youth in our youth programs.
    5. Developed and facilitated safe, age-appropriate, engaging activities with youth in partnership with staff team members.
    6. Wrote reports and proposals to government, private, and public funders, and foundations.
    7. Coordinated the production of promotional and marketing materials such as posters, flyers, and videos promoting programmatic offerings.
    8. Coordinated the collection and upkeep of client demographic data and files and ensure that required information is entered into multiple databases.
    9. Attended coalition, partner, and funder required meetings, conferences, and training.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA in Film and Photography

Department Director Resume

Headline : Several years of experience in commercial and retail sales. Strong organizational, analytical, problem resolution, and follow-up skills. Committed to providing exceptional customer service and to building relationships. A strong work ethic, professional demeanor, and great initiative make me a great team member with experience working with diverse groups of people.

Skills : Proficient on a Mac or PC; Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop.

Description :

    1. Responsible for delivering services and programs to the public.
    2. Produced and monitored operational budgets and revenue projections.
    3. Maintained effective accounts receivable.
    4. Optimized the overall customer experience through personal service.
    5. Answered customers' questions and addressed problems and complaints in person, via phone, and on the Internet.
    6. Promoted product and service offerings to the public.
    7. Built customer confidence by actively listening to their concerns and giving appropriate feedback.
    8. Developed web and social media outlets as information portals for information regarding services and programs.
    9. Established maintenance plans for facilities.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS in Planning & Management

Department Director Resume

Summary : A meticulous leader in training and organizational development who is experienced in revenue management and statistical analysis. Undertakes complex assignments, meets tight deadlines and delivers superior performance. Uses strategic planning to develop programs.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Spss, PowerChart, ChartMax, ChartMax, ActiveNet Management Solutions, LaborWorks.

Description :

    1. Development, long-term strategic planning, and implementation to achieve both artistic and financial objectives.
    2. Increased revenue by 10 percent by developing new programs that reached a broader demographic.
    3. Streamlined expenses.
    4. Increased client retention and revenue per client.
    5. Managed a staff of 16 employees.
    6. Responsible for scheduling, curriculum development, and hiring of teachers.
    7. Developed and successfully implemented a strategic plan to increase overall profitability.
    8. Became proficient in ActiveNet Member Management Solutions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA in Psychology