Nonprofit

Director of Special Programs

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
New
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Published 13 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Contract / Freelance
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
Director
Salary
USD $115,000 - $125,000 / year

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Director of Special Programs is a key programmatic leadership role responsible for the operational success of a portfolio of high-priority initiatives and programs. This individual will report to the CEO and work closely with senior management and cross-functional teams to ensure the successful implementation and execution of these critical projects. The Director of Special Programs will be responsible for leading and directing the day-to-day administration, operations, staff and reporting of these programs. The Director of Special Programs will also be a key participant in outreach and seeking out additional such programs to increase the impact of Anthos|Home.

Key responsibilities include the ability to:

  • Lead and manage special housing-related programs for the organization to achieve outcome-driven programming, including a Rapid Rehousing Contract, tenant aftercare services, a Moving On contract, and others.
  • Recruit, manage, develop and evaluate staff for these programs including providing support, training and performance management to build the capacity of staff to accomplish these program goals as set forth under these contracts.
  • Manage all program grants/contracts processes. Ensure compliance, and measure outcomes and deliverables in connection with the work.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive program plans, timelines, and budgets for each initiative, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and stakeholder expectations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, external partners, and stakeholders to coordinate resources, resolve issues, and drive project progress.
  • Monitor project performance, identify risks and issues, and develop mitigation strategies to ensure successful delivery.
  • Manage project communications, reporting, and stakeholder engagement, ensuring transparency and effective information flow.
  • Continuously evaluate processes and implement improvements to enhance project efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Represent the organization in external meetings, presentations, and conferences related to special projects.
  • Identify new opportunities for similar projects to enhance funding and build on Anthos|Home’s strengths as an organization.
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and mentorship to the special program teams, fostering a collaborative and high-performing work environment.


QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

The Director of Special Programs should have a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, Master’s degree would be a bonus, and/or candidate must have ten or more years of progressive experience in program management, preferably in the housing related sector.

Additional skills include:

  • Proven track record of successfully leading and implementing complex, multi-faceted projects from concept to completion.
  • Excellent project management skills, including planning, budgeting, risk management, and stakeholder engagement.
  • Strong leadership and management abilities with the capacity to inspire and motivate teams.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders.
  • Analytical and problem-solving capabilities, with a data-driven approach to decision-making.
  • Proficient in project management software and tools.
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field; advanced degree is preferred.


WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Competitive Pay: $115,000 - $125,000 per year, commensurate with experience and qualifications;
  • WFH/Hybrid work: 3 days required in the office each week;
  • Fantastic Benefits; 401k with 4% match
  • A chance to be a part of a groundbreaking startup that will house vulnerable New Yorkers.


TO APPLY:

Please send a resume and cover letter here.

Anthos|Home is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. Anthos|Home is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals of all backgrounds, experiences and abilities to apply.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Director of Special Programs is a key programmatic leadership role responsible for the operational success of a portfolio of high-priority initiatives and programs. This individual will report to the CEO and work…

Location

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
New York, NY, USA

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