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Deputy Director
The Bronx, NY
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Are you passionate about sustainability, youth development, and affordable housing? Do you have experience or passion for community development?

We are currently in search of a Deputy Director for a community development organization. The position is based in South Bronx, New York. This is a full-time position.


ORGANIZATION TYPE: Youth-focused community organization

LOCATION: South Bronx, New York

POSITION TITLE: Deputy Director

DURATION: Full-time (Onsite)

SALARY: $103k - $111k


Is This Your Dream Job? This position will be a new role at the organization. We are looking for a leader who is collaborative, hands-on, entrepreneurial and has experience working with leadership. This person will directly report to the CEO and work with the leadership team. This position offers excellent benefits including Medical, Dental, and Paid PTO. Summer Fridays and many more! The ideal candidate must demonstrate a highly focused social justice lens, excellent communication, and relationship-building skills, a deep belief in the power and potential of engaged communities, and the ability to promote a clear, inspirational vision for the next chapter.


Our Ideal Candidate:

·       Minimum of 8 years in a senior management position in a nonprofit organization, foundation, or government agency

·       Minimum of 5 years of working in a community setting

·       Master’s Level education preferred or Bachelor’s level with experience

·       Demonstrated commitment to basic principles of justice, whether expressed as social, racial, economic, or environmental justice

·       An understanding of how trauma impacts traditionally marginalized individuals and communities, and integrate this knowledge into the design and delivery of programs and services.

·       Approachable, collaborative, and willing to learn as well as teach

·       Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and solving complex operational problems

·       Superb interpersonal skills, including the ability to generate respect and trust from colleagues, direct reports, and external constituents




How You Will Spend Your Day:

Strategic Planning (35%)

·       Strategic thought partner to CEO and executive leadership

·       Manage key projects and special initiatives that relate to organizational growth

·       Ensure successful adoption of the Salesforce database; contribute to the ongoing development of data tracking and analysis for program outputs


Operational (25%)

·       Provide oversight of internal operations, including supervising staff and consultants

·       Work in partnership with CFO on Human Resources activities such as recruiting and onboarding

·       Provide high-level input to inform staffing decisions related to growth, performance, and accountability


Programmatic (15%)

·       Lead staff in long-term program planning, establishing outcomes and clear project plans

·       Work with the senior leadership team to develop and evaluate program strategies and goals


Development and External Relations (15%)

·       Act on behalf of the CEO when necessary and as defined by the CEO

·       Represent the organization as appropriate with stakeholders, partners, and funders

·       Lead fund development efforts in partnership with the CEO and CFO


Supervision and Staff Management (10%)

·       Provide coaching and training to support staff members in reaching long-term professional goals



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