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Deputy Director

American Asian Center of Frederick
Frederick, MD
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Deputy Director is a highly visible management position that assists the Executive Director with the development and execution of operational policies for the organization. The Deputy Director supervises the program officers and the grants manager, and ensures the foundation’s programmatic work is carried out in a manner consistent with AACF’s principles and strategic plan. The Deputy Director ensures that the program staff are integrated into development efforts including fundraising opportunities and stewardship strategies. The Deputy Director serves as a secondary liaison to the AACF’s Board of Director  and assists in board communications and activities. The Deputy Director serves as the organization’s ED in the absence of the Executive Director. 

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

OPERATIONAL DUTIES 

  • Works with the Executive Director, COO, Fiscal/Grant Manager, and HR Manager to develop AACF internal administrative, financial and personnel policies as appropriate. 

  • Ensures the implementation of internal policies among the program staff. 

  • Serves as liaison for internal policy issues involving program staff. 

  • Ensures that job responsibilities are clearly communicated and duties delegated appropriately among program staff. 

  • Assumes responsibility for operational implementation/oversights of designated programming and services.

PROGRAMMATIC DUTIES 

  • Works with program staff to determine how efficiencies can be gained through the leveraging of resources, personnel and/or messaging. 

  • Creates new or documents current programmatic systems and procedures as necessary to increase consistency among AACF programs and campaigns. 

  • Works with the Executive Team, project staff, board members and AACF grantors to develop the most effective strategies for the Agency programming and services.

 DEVELOPMENT DUTIES 

  • Oversees the agency’s grant making process (grant writing, letter of intent, support letter, etc.,) and evaluates the results and effectiveness (success rate of grant application).

  • Develops and implements a work plan with the COO and development staff to ensure that the project staff are actively engaged in development strategies, new grant sources,  prospects for funding partners and future foundation stewardship.

  • Monitors and maintains the ongoing communications with representatives of supporting foundations / funders/ grantors. 

  • Works in partnership with COO and Fiscal/Grant Manager to ensure AACF’s financial reports are fiscally and administratively done. 

BOARD SUPPORT DUTIES 

  • Serves as secondary liaison to the board of trustees. 

  • Ensures efficient functioning of the Board through oversight of scheduling, agendas, minutes and actions. 

  • Serves as main contact between Board members and program staff. 

  • Ensures that information about AACF programs and campaigns is communicated clearly and effectively to Board members. 

QUALIFICATIONS  

  • Bachelor’s degree required; relevant graduate degree preferred

  • 5-7 years of professional experience

  • Experience working in fundraising

  • Experience working in grant writing and program development

  • Experience in the health sector strongly preferred

  • Proven negotiation, communication, and organization skills

  • Generosity of spirit, sensitivity, and diplomacy

  • Strong supervisory and project management skills and experience.  

  • Strong analytical, organization and prioritization skills.  

  • High level of initiative and desire to meet specific goals.  

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  

  • Strong computer skills, including MS Office.  

  • Superior customer service skills to both internal and external audiences.  

  • An eagerness to help implement sustainable business practices.  

  • Ability to adhere to the highest ethical standards.  

  • Demonstrated empathetic disposition and positive attitude. 

  • Eagerness to work as part of a team, both as a leader and in a supporting capacity, to expand the donor base and visibility of the Agency.  

  • A passion for our community, justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. 

Company Description
Our mission is to provide all immigrants with essential skills to be independent and successful contributors to our communities and society at large. Our goals are to:
ENHANCE. Improve access to service through community outreach and support
EMPOWER. Teach, train and enable community members to increase their capacity
ENRICH. Understand and appreciate different cultures among those we serve

American Asian Center of Frederick

Why Work Here?
Work at a growing nonprofit and make a difference in our community.

Our mission is to provide all immigrants with essential skills to be independent and successful contributors to our communities and society at large. Our goals are to: ENHANCE. Improve access to service through community outreach and support EMPOWER. Teach, train and enable community members to increase their capacity ENRICH. Understand and appreciate different cultures among those we serve

Address

45 E. All Saints St

Frederick, MD
USA

Industry

Construction

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