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Deputy Executive Director of the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice (CNSJ)

Employer
Drexel University
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Oct 23, 2023

Job Details

Job Summary

The Deputy Executive Director (Deputy ED) of the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice (CNSJ) is responsible for the oversight of the daily operations and programming of CNSJ. This role will be an on-site presence providing supervision of the Director of Healing Hurt People, the Director of Healing Centered Learning, the Community Outreach Team (COT) Manager, the CNSJ's Data and Compliance Manager, and the CNSJ Administrative Coordinator. The Deputy ED will also support contracts and fiscal relationships with CNSJ funders and stakeholders, community partners, and third-party entities.

The Deputy ED will report programmatic efforts and developments to the CNSJ Executive Director and communicate effectively with the CNSJ Advisory Board by providing timely information and programmatic updates. The Deputy ED will collaborate with the CNSJ’s Director of Fiscal Operations and HHP’s Medical Director to ensure cohesion among center-based projects and initiatives and that fiscal, budget, data, and reporting considerations are being supported by the work conducted by program staff. The Deputy ED will support the execution of monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting across the CNSJ, while pursuing grant opportunities to sustain and expand the CNSJ activities. This position will also assist the CNSJ ED and work with the Director of Fiscal Operations in the planning and execution of the CNSJ annual budget. This role would also be tasked with maintaining relationships and meeting the expectations of the CNSJ’s multiple funders and partner organizations.

The Deputy ED will execute the CNSJ’s mission and strategic goals and formulate policies and procedures under the supervision of the CNSJ Executive Director. The Deputy ED will represent the CNSJ at local funder and community events, actively engaging with the CNSJ multiple stakeholders and partners.

The Deputy ED will be located at the CNSJ’s main office in downtown Philadelphia (3 days per week required, 4 preferred) and support the CNSJ’s Healing Hurt People program efforts at St Christopher’s Hospital for Children. This position requires local and occasional national travel. The CNSJ is housed within Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health and affiliated with the College of Medicine. The CNSJ has a dynamic relationship with various community partners.

Essential Functions

Supervisory:
• Supervises the Director of Healing Hurt People, the Director of Healing Centered Learning, the Community Outreach Team (COT) Manager, the CNSJ's Data and Compliance Manager, and the CNSJ Administrative Coordinator.

• Hold regular supervision sessions with staff and coach efforts to conform with programmatic expectations and deliverables.

• The Deputy Executive Director will execute the center’s mission and strategic goals and formulate and update policies and procedures under the supervision of the CNSJ Executive Director.

Additional Duties as Assigned.

Administrative:
• Supports contracts and fiscal relationships with CNSJ funders, community partners, and third-party entities.

• Oversees, with the assistance of the Data and Compliance Manager and in collaboration with upper-management staff, the audit materials required by the CNSJ’s funders and other stakeholders.

• Oversees the implementation of professional development and required training for the CNSJ team with the assistance of the Data and Compliance Manager.

• Oversight of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports, fulfillment of contract goals, and information required by funders, third party entities, and stakeholders, while pursuing grant opportunities to sustain and expand the CNSJ activities.

Additional Duties as Assigned.

Required Qualifications
  • A masters degree in Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, or Equivalent
  • Minimum 8 years of experience leading teams in a social service or health care setting with multiple programs or sites AND Minimum 3 years of experience serving in upper management capacity.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage diverse stakeholders and partners for the benefit of the CNSJ.
  • Expertise in program implementation and demonstrated ability to manage a center’s daily operations.
  • Valid PA driver’s license and a vehicle available for occasional supervision of community work.
  • Demonstrated ability to create, implement, and oversee CQI measures of programmatic deliverables and staff functioning.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to function within a large complex university environment.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel.
  • Ability to read and monitor fiscal and budget reports.
  • Robust understanding of trauma-informed practices and systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of well-established as well as grass roots organizations in target communities (racial and ethnic minority youth and families exposed to community violence, LGBTQ youth).
Physical Demands
  • Typically sitting at a desk/table
  • Typically bending, crouching, stooping
  • Typically standing, walking
  • Lifting demands ≤ 25lbs
Location
  • Center City – Philadelphia, PA
Additional Information

This position is classified as exempt with a grade of M, Minimum: $ 75,200.00 - Maximum: $ 112,790.00. The offered salary is dependent upon internal equity and the successful candidate’s competencies, education, and experience.

For more information regarding Drexel’s Professional Staff salary structure and Compensation Guidelines & Policies, please visit the Compensation and Salaries website .

Please review the Benefits Brochure for some information on our benefits offerings.

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

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Advertised:Oct 23 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:Dec 31 2023 Eastern Standard Time

Company

Drexel University

Founded in 1891 in Philadelphia, Drexel is a comprehensive global R1-level research university with a unique model of experiential learning that combines academic rigor with one of the nation’s premier cooperative education programs.

Drexel University is an urban research university that integrates education, scholarship, diverse partnerships, and our global community to address society’s most pressing challenges through an inclusive learning environment, immersive experiential learning, external partnerships, transdisciplinary and applied research, and creative activity. We prepare graduates of diverse backgrounds to become purpose-driven professionals and agents for positive change

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