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Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Job Description

Position Title:             Deputy Director

Position Location:       Oakland, CA

Job Classification:       Full Time / Exempt

Reports to:                  Executive Director

The Organization

What We Do

With residents and partners, LISC forges resilient and inclusive communities of opportunity across America – great places to live, work, visit, do business and raise families.

Strategies We Pursue

·        Invest in housing, businesses and other community infrastructure to catalyze economic, health, safety and educational mobility for individuals and communities.

·        Develop leadership and the capacity of partners to advance our work together.

·        Strengthen existing alliances while building new collaborations to increase our impact on the progress of people and places.

·        Equip talent in underinvested communities with the skills and credentials to compete successfully for quality income and wealth opportunities.

·        Drive local, regional, and national policy and system changes that foster broadly shared prosperity and well-being.

Over the last 40 years, LISC and its affiliates have invested approximately $20 billion in businesses, affordable housing, health, educational mobility, community and recreational facilities, public safety, employment and other projects that help to revitalize and stabilize underinvested communities. Headquartered in New York City, LISC’s reach spans the country from coast to coast with 36 offices. Visit us at www.lisc.org.

The Position

LISC Bay Area seeks an individual with a passion for strengthening communities to join its staff as Deputy Director. The Deputy Director is responsible for the day-to-day management of LISC Bay Area’s programs. The Deputy Director will work closely with the Executive Director to focus the strategic direction for all aspects of LISC’s strategies in the Bay Area. The successful candidate will have excellent leadership, collaboration, communication and entrepreneurial skills. The position requires a strong commitment to the role of community-based non-profit organizations as agents of change as well an understanding of other key public and private partners who can offer additional resources to the work of community development.

Program Development and Implementation

·        Guide annual programmatic and performance goals and align Bay Area office with implementation of the strategic plan.

·        Guide Bay Area Team on annual work plan in collaboration with Executive Director.

·        Support the staff and the Executive Director with developing new programmatic initiatives and managing existing programmatic initiatives.

·        Supervise programmatic work of Program Assistant/Office Manager.

Resource Development and Strategic Communications

·        Collaborate with Executive Director on overall communications strategy (tied to program development) for LISC Bay Area – lead external communications messaging efforts through a variety of platforms.

·        Develop communication strategies for messaging to build awareness of Bay Area LISC’s work, values and goals

·        Supervise the development of proposals and reports for foundation, corporate, and public sector funders.

·        Support LISC staff on the development and implementation of local and special events.

·        Support stewardship of funding relationships in collaboration with the Executive Director

Financial and Performance Management

·        Understand, develop and maintain LISC’s internal operating systems and ensure that staff meet internal and external deadlines.

·        Work with Executive Director and team to develop financial and program performance management tools to support neighborhood work.

·        Assist Executive Director to prepare annual operating/program budgets and reports.

 

Grants and Contract Management

·        Oversee office-wide portfolio of grants recipients, program-based consultants and borrowers.

·        Good understanding of a corporate culture with both national and local demands to get work accomplished with internal teams.

Additional Responsibilities

·        Represent Bay Area LISC and the Executive Director at meetings, events, and conferences as needed.

·        Participate in National LISC meetings and activities as required.

·        Support the Executive Director as needed.

 

Qualifications

A successful candidate will have the following expertise and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Master’s Degree preferred. 
  • Minimum five years progressive management experience in community development, real estate, lending, finance or non-profit field.
  • Experience building relationships, networking and collaborating effectively with diverse populations and community-based organizations.
  • Strong managerial skills with the ability to motivate staff effectively.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced business environment.
  • Good facilitation and presentation skills including use of technology to communicate ideas and strategy.
  • Demonstrated success in managing multiple projects and maintaining strong relationships with clients and co-workers.

To Apply

Submit cover letter and resume to Cindy Wu, at cwu@lisc.org, please include “Deputy Director” in the subject line of your email.


LISC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION, AND JUSTICE


Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Job Description

Position Title:             Deputy Director

Position Location:       Oakland, CA

Job Classification:       Full Time / Exempt

Reports to:                  Executive Director

The Organization

What We Do

With residents and…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Managerial

Location

Oakland, CA

How to Apply

To Apply

Submit cover letter and resume to Cindy Wu, at cwu@lisc.org, please include “Deputy Director” in the subject line of your email.

To Apply

Submit cover letter and resume to Cindy Wu, at cwu@lisc.org, please include “Deputy Director” in the subject line of your email.

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