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Director of Finance and Administration
The Texas Civil Rights Project (TCRP) is seeking a Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) to serve as an integral member of the senior leadership team and report directly to the organization’s President. The DFA will be responsible for overseeing all administrative functions of TCRP, including finance and human resources. In addition, the DFA will spearhead sophisticated, thoughtful policies and procedures to advance the organization’s financial and operational needs. This position will be based in TCRP’s Austin, Texas office and would ideally start by September 30, 2018.
A successful candidate should bring leadership to the finance, human resources; operations, and information technology functions of the organization. In addition, the DFA will play a critical role in advancing TCRP’s strategic plan, including operationalizing the organization’s commitment to boosting diversity, inclusion and equity among its staff, Board and other stakeholders. The ideal candidate will be a well-rounded professional with experience in and a passion for finance and administration., The candidate should have proven track record of sound management, strong people skills, and creative problem-solving to join a growing, impactful social justice organization.
Core Characteristics of our Ideal Candidate:
· Passionate Leader: You highly value guiding your team to success by supporting their goals. You’re a natural people manager and mentor.
· Committed to Diversity and Equity in the Workplace: Like us, you value a diverse workforce and are deeply committed to an inclusive culture.
· Confident and Competent Professional: You understand and embody the best practices of non-profit finance and administration.
· Flexible and Fluid: You are comfortable working in a fast-paced environment where pivoting to re-prioritize is sometimes necessary.
· Ready to be a Pinch Hitter: When the President needs a second, you can naturally and graciously step in.
We are Texas lawyers for Texas communities. We use legal advocacy to empower Texas communities and create policy change. In our twenty-eight-year history, we have brought thousands of strategic lawsuits defending voting rights, reforming systems of criminal justice, and fighting institutional discrimination in pursuit of racial and economic justice. TCRP is among the most influential civil rights organizations in Texas. We are proud of our work, welcome innovative thinkers, and offer flexibility to different people’s styles and strengths. More information on the work of this organization can be found at www.texascivilrightsproject.org.
TCRP values a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture — people of color, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from other underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, age, creed, religion, physical ability, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, previous incarceration, veteran status, union membership or activism, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. TCRP offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits, professional development opportunities and a deep commitment to a meaningful work-life balance
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Minimum Education Required