Assistant Director - Community SupportPosition Type:
EP - EHRA 12 mo leave earningUniversity Information:
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:
The CNNC promotes access and integration for immigrants and refugees in North Carolina by bridging newcomer populations with existing communities through direct service provision, research, and training. Specifically, the CNNC conducts: Position Summary:
• Community-based outreach initiatives and programming to help immigrants and refugees build their capacity to navigate complex systems in their new home.
• Research and evaluation studies to educate the general public, track demographic trends, and enhance the quality of service provision.
• Experiential training and leadership development for all community members through AmeriCorps positions, internships, volunteer experiences, and workshops.
The Community Support Assistant Director (CSAD) is primarily responsible for the leadership, direction, oversight and strategic planning of the Community Supports programs of CNNC. The CSAD directs the CNNC’s community-based grant funded programs whose services often overlap and intersect because they serve the same communities: Community Centers Program, Thriving at Three Program, Immigrant Health ACCESS Project, and AmeriCorps ACCESS. The position identifies community needs through research conducted in consultation with immigration and refugee communities in NC to design, develop, implement and evaluate grant funded community-based programs This position reports to the CNNC director and is responsible for ensuring timely grant reporting to the sponsors. The CSAD will oversee policies and processes for an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary program that must work across external partners and academic units to meet the needs of the population served. This position will provide leadership, direction, oversight and strategic planning, and alignment of the financial planning and fiscal operations of the grant funded community support programs. The CSAD will lead the growth and business operations of the community support programs through development of research programs, evaluation of data, development and submission of external grants as well as oversight of budget and grant management. This position operates autonomously and serves in place of the CNNC Director in their absence. Minimum Qualifications:
- Masters from an accredited university with at least three years experience in immigration and refugee services.
- 3-5 years experience in developing and managing an immigration refugee program.
- Personnel management experience.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
- Demonstrated self-starter and ability to work independently, collaboratively within a team, and with professionals from other fields to assist clients.
- Excellent communication (verbal and written), problem solving, listening, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to form and maintain positive work relationships.
- Detailed and strong administrative, organizational, and management skills, with ability to prioritize multiple important tasks, meet deadlines, and work under pressure.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office, and comfort working within a case management and tracking system.
Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:
- Cover Letter
- List of References
Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:
Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.Recruitment Range:
- Company Name
- Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
- Email Address
- Contact Phone Number
Commensurate with experienceOrg #-Department:
Ctr for New North Carolinians - 12409Job Open Date:
08/16/2021Open Until Filled:
1.000Type of Appointment:
PermanentNumber of Months per Year:
ExemptPercentage Of Time:
Program Research and DevelopmentEssential Tasks:
Research immigration and refugee communities through close relationships and interactions with community members, businesses, non-profits, and UNCG academic units to evaluate and determine the needs of immigrants and refugees with regard to transition, community immersion, meeting life and family needs such as education, employment, housing, and medical needs. Develop programs to improve quality of life, education of the general population about the importance of immigration and refugee support, and navigation of immigrant and refugee transition to a new home. Percentage Of Time:
Program ManagementEssential Tasks:
Manage community engaged programming for 4 areas of community supports provided through The CNNC ensuring collaboration between CNNC programs, university programs as well as integration of local, state, and federal support. Provide oversight and support to Program Coordinators for each of the community support areas acting as central point of contract for unusual or non-recurring matters. Be actively involved in community events. Liaise with community partners, UNCG academic partners and other Office of Research and Engagement centers to strengthen outcomes of all programs within CNNC and other centers. Coordinate CNNC programs to efficiently access and coordinate services from a variety of CNNC programs as well as the Center for Housing and Community Studies. Percentage Of Time:
Funding ManagementEssential Tasks:
Research, write and obtain grants to fund the community support area. Develop necessary reports and documents to enhance and strengthen submissions for external funding. Manage 3 externally funded grants totaling approximately $700,000 in revenue. Manage grants to ensure proper management of funding, compliance with grant guidelines, and fulfillment of outcomes as well as compliance with university, state, and federal grant requirements. Serve as primary contact with Office of Sponsored Programs and Contracts and Grants Administration offices for community support grants and funding. Percentage Of Time:
Supervision and other dutiesEssential Tasks:
Supervise community support staff of 2-3 permanent SHRA staff, approximately 55 students and interns, 400 hundred volunteers, 8 part-time community health works, and 40 AmeriCorps members. Serve on community boards and advisory committees as appropriate to represent CNNC and UNCG on matters associated to immigrant and refugee matters. When needed, serve in place of the CNNC director. Other duties as assigned. Physical Effort:
Reading, Writing, Hearing, Talking, Lifting-0-30 lbs.