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Assistant Director

Wellspring Living
Atlanta, GA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Organization Type: Non-Profit, Faith-Based, 100+ Employees

Position Type: Full-Time; Salaried Exempt

Department: Women’s Academy

Reports to: Program Director

Hours: 40 hours per week, including occasional evenings and weekends

Location: Women’s Academy at Atlanta Public Schools Adult Education Center 1757 Mary Dell

Drive, Atlanta, GA 30316; other metro Atlanta Wellspring Living locations as needed

Position Summary: The Assistant Director supports the leadership, oversight, and supervision of

the staff, volunteers, participants, and facilities for the Women’s Academy. This position is

responsible for assisting with the development and implementation of plans and goals for the

department, working closely with the Program Director to supervise and coordinate daily staff and

participant operations, and ensuring compliance with policies, plans and regulations.

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

● Actively support the development of a healthy, trusting, cohesive team that works together

well to accomplish the mission of the program

● Support interviewing, hiring and onboarding for the program

● Support the development and implementation of plans and goals for the program ●

Supervise daily operations of staff members and progress of participants ● Monitor

and track attainment of program objectives and goals

● Evaluate direct reports bi-annually and provide training, growth opportunities and

consistent feedback; regularly check in with direct reports

● Create an admissions strategy /process that ensures census targets are reached; Coordinate

with program administrative leadership team to conduct regularly outreach opportunities ●

Create status reports and updates related to compliance, programming, effectiveness and other

indicators of progress to share with Program Director

● Regularly interact with program participants, providing strength-based role modeling,

direction, and decision-making

● Communicate effectively and professionally with all stakeholders- internal and external ●

Work with Program Director to maintain program budget compliance and oversee program


● Ensure that all policies and procedures are routinely followed, including but not limited to

recordkeeping, intake procedures, health and safety, clinical services, educational plans and

progress, and emergency preparedness

● Represent Wellspring Living in a positive and engaging way, including tours, development

and fundraising activities, speaking opportunities, events, and Institute trainings ● Utilize the

strength-based approach in providing structure for the program

● Provide culturally competent care to referred individuals and program participants without

regard to race, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, religious or spiritual beliefs

Healthy Living

● Develop intentional connections with the program participants and staff members ●

Lead by example in modeling the characteristics of a Mission Driven Professional ●

Provide direction and encouragement to participants and staff

● Model healthy boundaries to participants and staff

● Provide support and crisis intervention as needed

● Embody the spirit of a lifelong learner

Professional Qualifications:

● Administrative, organizational, and computer skills including use of email and Microsoft

Office suite of products

● Documentation of references (at least two professional and one personal) that attest to the

person’s capability of performing the duties of the position and to the person’s suitability of

working with or around vulnerable populations

● Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a relatedfield; Master’s Degree preferred

● Minimum five years of experience in the field of education, social or human services, including with

adult victims of complex trauma; management experience preferred ● Knowledge of adult

education, career coaching, and job placement programs preferred

Position Requirements:

● Moderate local travel required related to program and training needs, as well as occasional

travel beyond the metro Atlanta area

● Ability to lift objects up to 25 pounds and work for long periods at a computer

● Satisfactory criminal history background check

● Clean Motor Vehicle Record


● Analysis, evaluation, and objective critical thinking

● Initiative for effective administration and organization

● Efficiency and time management across multiple priorities

● Communication and collaboration

● Discretion and confidentiality for sensitive or restricted information

● Strength-based tendencies

● Relationship management across Wellspring staff, volunteers, participants, vendors, and


● Eye to enhance productivity and efficiency

Character Qualifications:

● Service driven

● Relationship focused

● Sense of ownership and stewardship

● Problem solver

● Professional

● Detailed

● Team player

● Reliable independent contributor

● Proactive

● Flexible

● Positive attitude

● Enthusiastic

● Persistent

Wellspring Living


Atlanta, GA
30315 USA



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