CSBG State Services Director
Details: Based on experience and remote vs local residence
111 K Street Northeast
District of Columbia
The CSBG State Assistance Director provides oversight and management to all NASCSP CSBG initiatives, including the Health and Human Services (HHS) CSBG grants and other related projects. S/he will develop a deep knowledge of the association’s membership, manage NASCSP’s CSBG T/TA strategies, projects, business plans, and advocacy efforts.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Develop and execute NASCSP CSBG division annual plan and budget;
- Ensure that all projects are executed to contractual obligations and have measurable outcomes based on effective metrics;
- Cultivate relationships with key national organizations and federal funders; actively participate in task forces and coalitions;
- Work with the division team to routinely track and report progress related to grant deliverables, adjusting in response to project developments as needed.
Member Training & Support
- Build strong and effective relationships with NASCSP CSBG members through regular and proactive communication (i.e. through quarterly member regional calls; contacting new CSBG state members; peer-to-peer requests; etc.);
- Develop, implement and facilitate the CSBG component of the NASCSP conferences, including the Orientation Training and State Monitors’ Training components;
- Provide customized technical assistance and training support to CSBG State Directors to enhance their capacity to oversee the CSBG, Community Action Agencies (CAAs) and other eligible entity grantees;
- Serve as lead spokesperson for state interests in representing NASCSP membership on CSBG and related anti-poverty issues at state, regional and national events;
- Assist NASCSP in providing regular updates to the CSBG membership related to CSBG and related anti-poverty issues;
- Investigate and promote promising practices and evidence-based anti-poverty initiatives;
- Work with staff to develop and maintain timely CSBG related content for www.nascsp.org, thestateofpoverty.org and NASCSP social media.
- Develop and maintain a constructive working relationship with HHS staff;
- Provide regular updates to the membership on federal legislation as it relates to the CSBG and associated initiatives;
- Organize testimony for submission;
- Develop the Association’s CSBG position on major policy and legislative issues;
- Planning for future capacity, funding, and role of CSBG network in current political environment and industry direction.
- Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director
The CSBG State Assistance Director will be thoroughly committed to NASCSP’s mission. All candidates should have proven leadership, mentoring, and relationship management experience. Concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications include:
- A bachelor's degree or higher (commensurate experience may be considered in lieu of degree) and experience working with CSBG and/or anti-poverty initiatives.
- At least 2 years working with state and/or federal agency or division management.
- Experience with financial management, grant writing, and grant management.
- Strong training and technical assistance skills and grant seeking experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills.
- Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people.
- Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed.
- Unwavering commitment to quality of programs and data-driven program evaluation.
- Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget.
- Track record of effectively leading and scaling performance at the regional, state or national level.
- Ability to travel frequently, this position will be responsible for providing T/TA to the CSBG network which will require travel up to 25% of time.
Salary Range / Beneits
Willing to consider the possibility of a remote work schedule with the understanding that in addition to the 25% travel as described above, a remote candidate will also be required to attend regularly scheduled meetings at NASCSP’s DC office. Currently, these meetings are scheduled for once a quarter and require 4-5 days in the DC office.
Salary range: $70,000 - $112,740 based on experience and remote vs local residence. Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision; AD&D; Sick and Annual Leave; Holidays, Simple IRA
Cover letter and resume formatted as one document should be e-mailed to: email@example.com. Insert the following into the e-mail subject line: CSBG State Assistance Director Position (Last Name). Please, no phone calls. Applications accepted through 08/24/2018.
Medical, Dental, Vision; AD&D; Sick and Annual Leave; Holidays, Simple IRA
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Cover letter and resume formatted as one document should be e-mailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Insert the following into the e-mail subject line: CSBG State Assistance Director Position (Last Name). Please, no phone calls. Applications accepted through 09/21/2018.