Hispanic American Community Education and Services
820 W Greenwood Ave. Waukegan, IL 60087
Tel: 847-244-0300 Fax: 847-201-2724 www.haces.org
POSITION: Director of Programs Reports to: Executive Director
Employment Status: Full time FLSA Classification: Exempt
Hispanic American Community Education and Services (HACES) ensures that every immigrant that walks through its doors gets accurate and useful information that enables them to build successful lives. "HACES" was adopted as the name for this community organization to imply that everyone "can do it" and "can make it." HACES is recognized for its expertise and navigational support for immigrants and citizens to become knowledgeable, empowered members of society. The agency empowers immigrants to actively participate in making our country a better place. Please see https://www.haces.org/ for more information.
JOB SUMMARY: The newly created Director of Programs will support HACES' mission and vision by enhancing and expanding agency programs to meet community needs. While the Director of Programs will be responsible for the management of daily activities, focus should be in line with HACES' strategic plans, goals, and objectives.
The successful candidate will bring strong leadership and managerial skills as demonstrated by successfully building genuine, mutually respectful relationships across the organization. This position serves as a role model for open communication, transparency, and accountability.
POSITION: Reports to Executive Director (ED)
Responsible for program budgeting and grant administration.
Identifies sources of funding and participates in grant writing.
Maintains official records and documents, ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
Assists in the development of HACES programs, policies and procedures.
Oversees writing of grant proposals and fund raising presentations and activities.
ImplementsHACES'programs, assesses needs and ensures that program objectives are met.
Utilizes knowledge and experience to identify, recommend and implement quality improvements.
Reports program outcomes to ED and HACES'Board.
Staff Support and Development
Provides direction, support and supervision to program staff.
Encourages staff and volunteer development and education.
Determines correct job fit for individual skills within both professional and volunteer staff for best work outcomes across organization.
Establishes or participates in community partnerships and collaborations to further HACES' mission.
Participates in fundraising events, representing HACES in the community.
Monitors customer and community satisfaction for HACES and works to grow programs as identified.
Promotes active and broad participation of volunteers in all areas of the organization's work.
MS in Human Services Management or related field plus three years' experience in similar position
BA/BS plus five years significant planning and organizational experience in human services.
Experience working with immigrants and refugees
Successful track record of grant writing
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
Must possess, maintain and have regular access to transportation with valid driver's license and insurance.
E-mail resume to: Talent@haces.org
Competitive / commensurate with experience and other qualifications.
The above statements are to describe the general nature and level of work to be performedby the person assigned to this position. This description does not imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. All job requirements are subject to possible modification.
HACES is an EEO employer who provides employment opportunities either salaried or volunteered, regardless of sex, race, religion, national origin or disability or any other characteristic protected by law.
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HACES - Director of Programs
Posting ID: 573787555Posted: 2020-09-21