20 days old
2017-11-222017-12-22

2-Gen/Financial Stability Director

United Way for Greater Austin
Austin, TX 78702
United Way for Greater Austin (UWATX)

 
2-Gen/Financial Stability Director

 Mission Advancement

Regular, Full-time, Non-exempt


 


 


Who we are:

United Way for Greater Austin (UWATX) brings people, ideas and resources together to fight poverty in our community. As an investor in impact, we believe the key to transformative change is in working together. The how of our work is in our name: We bring the community together in a united way to serve as a convener of and backbone for powerful collaborations that create pathways out of poverty. Together, we can create a thriving community for all.



Who we want:

The 2-Gen/Financial Stability Director is a creative and independent project manager with an adaptive style who is passionate about supporting whole families in their educational growth and financial stability. As the 2 Gen/Financial Stability Director, you will manage multiple complex projects with external and internal partners, explore opportunities to create innovative solutions to challenging social issues related to families, and provide leadership to a highly visible community effort to advance 2Gen work in Travis County and the region. The Director will cultivate and oversee multiple grant-funded projects, including the development of implementation plans and preparation of timely reports to funders. As a member of the Mission Advancement team, you will work collaboratively with other program teams to identify opportunities for collaboration, volunteer engagement and donor cultivation.



Who you are:



  • Mission focused and results driven. Youre committed to breaking down barriers to economic prosperity in our community. Youre focused on driving internal and external partners toward a common goal and dont shy away from challenges as you work toward positive results.

  • A strong strategic thinker. You thrive on solving complex community problems you understand and analyze the root causes quickly, assess internal and external conditions that affect your strategic priorities, and can act on the big picture by developing new strategies for moving forward.

  • An excellent communicator. You have an ability to listen actively and effectively communicate orally and in writing complex information in a compelling manner to variety of audiences. You can influence decision-makers at all levels and youre confident speaking with a broad spectrum of stakeholders and partners.  You maintain high ethical standards for confidentiality and respectful communications.  Youre comfortable and competent with a wide-range of communication tools, including social media.

  • Detail-oriented and tactical. You can organize data, project budgets, grant timelines, and communications for maximum accountability. You have an ability to learn quickly and thrive on identifying solutions in a dynamic environment where you can assess internal and external conditions that affect your project goals. You get energized by identifying and recommending improvements to program implementation and delivery.

  • A team-player. You enjoy collaborating with internal and external partners to better understand and communicate conditions for families.  You actively contribute to group problem-solving and planning exercises and you pull your weight with team tasks. 

  • A passionate advocate for anti-poverty work. You deeply believe in removing barriers that prevent families from thriving and you work collaboratively with non-profit providers, and community leaders to implement system level changes so that all children and their families can succeed.





What youll bring:



  • Bachelors degree in Education or a related field from an accredited university or college is required.

  • Masters degree in Education or a related field from an accredited university or college is preferred. 

  • At least 3 years of full-time work experience in an in non-profit setting, preferably in one or more of these fields:  early education, adult workforce development, ESL or ABE, family support, or public policy systems development is required.

  • Considerable knowledge of community resources.

  • Previous experience in project budget development and/or management preferred.

  • Experience with coordinating and facilitating meetings of non-profit partners and volunteers.

  • An ability to work in a cross-functional, fast-paced work environment.





Notice: The job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Management has the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time. UWATX is an at-will employer.




This position is located in Austin, Texas and reports directly to the Chief Programs Officer.
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