Director of Programs




P.O. Box 5096
United States


National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals (NAAHP)

     This is a Virtual Volunteer Opportunity

Position Title: Director of Programs

Department: Programs

Reports to: Executive Vice President

Open Position/s: 1



The National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals (NAAHP) is looking for a self starter and exceptional individual to serve as Director of Programs and oversee all year round programs, including the annual conference.


The Director of Programs serves a key role in the establishment, development, implementation, supervision, and evaluation of the organization’s programs. As a member of the Executive Management Team, the Director of Programs also participates in strategic planning and budgeting initiatives. He/she collaborates with the Executive Management Team to fulfill NAAHP’s mission. The Director of Programs reports to the Executive Vice President.



·      Collaborates with the Director of Professional Development to formulate and develop new programs to meet membership needs and employee needs

·      Works with a wide variety of sponsors, including government, academic, corporations, foundations and societies to support program sponsorships. 

·      Develops program evaluation framework to assess the strengths of our programs and identifies areas for improvement

·      Implements long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of our programs

·      Ensures that program activities operate within the policies and procedures of the organization

·      Develops forms and records to document program activities

·      Collaborates with HR to recruit, interview and select well-qualified program staff

·      Ensures that programs operate within the approved budget

·      Determines strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results.

·      Influences others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization

·      Performs additional tasks as assigned by the Executive Vice President



·      Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a related field, MA preferred

·      5 years experience in a related field preferred. 

·      Strong skills in problem solving, team work, project management

·      Experienced in managing and coordinating large conferences

·      Experience having worked with a high-performance, collaborative, constructive peer group

·      Strong project management skills managing complex, multifaceted projects resulting in measurable successes and program growth

·      Highly organized with ability to meet deadlines

·      Ability to work effectively with multiple individuals 

·      Comfortable with working in a virtual environment

·      Ability to write and edit clear, engaging, and grammatically correct content

·      Must be comfortable working within a startup environment subject to ambiguity and change