Associate Director of Housing and Economic Empowerment

April 20th, 2021
Associate Director of Housing and Economic Empowerment

Associate Director of Housing and Economic Empowerment

  • Full Time
  • Mid-Level
  • Applications have closed
Job Category: Programs/Services
Location: Manhattan
Job Sectors: Human Services

Position Responsibilities


The Associate Director of Housing &  Economic Empowerment is responsible for the development, planning and implementation of the strategic vision, goals, and objectives for economic empowerment services for Sakhi’s Anti-Violence Program. 

Program Development, Management and Reporting


    • In partnership with the Senior Director of Programs, develop a vision for Sakhi’s Economic Empowerment Program that is culturally sensitive, holistic and rooted in the principles of trauma-informed care



    • Plan and coordinate strategies to implement the vision



    • Develop systems and processes to ensure that EE initiatives work in partnership with other program offerings



    • Ensure routine and comprehensive program evaluation



    • Develop systems to ensure Sakhi collects survivor-centered data to support program planning and grant reporting



    • Develop and grow Sakhi’s Housing



      • Organize, grow and nurture a broad range of workplace and economic empowerment contacts, constituents, and collaborators; outreach for possible partnerships and resource-sharing in order to expand Sakhi’s reach and impact



      • Identify opportunities for growth, which will include housing support, vocational training and supplemental support for survivors



      • Research job placement, workforce development, banking programs, and microenterprise collaborations




Supervisory Responsibilities
      • Provide supervision, guidance and mentoring to Sakhi’s EE Program staff



      • Coordinate with and conduct regular supervisions with interns and volunteers for EE program activities




Grant & Fiscal Responsibilities


      • Participate in the development of program budgets



      • Partner with the Development team to help draft grant applications



      • Manage and administer all deliverables related to Sakhi’s HUD – CoC Rapid Rehousing grant




Key Working Relationships


Position Reports to: Senior Director of Programs


Position directly supervises: Economic Empowerment Program Manager,  Housing Manager


      • Master’s degree in Social Work, Program or Policy administration 



      • Fluency in one or more South Asian languages, especially Hindi, Urdu, and/or Bengali



      • 3-5 years of experience in direct social service with knowledge of trauma and gender-based violence



      • 4 years of program experience within economic development and/or the social services field



      • Experience working in a direct service role preferred



      • Experience supervising staff; preferably within a social services environment



      • Experience managing grant-funded programs, especially federally-funded programs, strongly preferred



      • Ability to work well across teams



      • Excellent research and analytical skills, and strong written  and verbal communication skills, including the ability to make presentations



      • Acute attention to detail  with ability to multitask,  prioritize, and act decisively



      • Competency in Microsoft Office, G-Suite required; additional technical skills an asset




Application Information


Applications accepted on a rolling basis. To apply, email your cover letter and resume to [email protected] with subject “Associate Director Housing & EE Applicant”

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