Deputy Director for LACCC

Job Description
LACCC seeks a dynamic, dedicated individual as a Deputy Director (DD). Reporting to - and working closely as a partner with – President/ CEO. The DD will be a seasoned leader and coach, with the ability to operate on strategic, managerial, and hands-on levels and to help guide the organization across programmatic and administrative functions. This is a newly created role due to the organization’s growth. The DD will bring proven nonprofit management expertise and experience in community-based programs, advocacy, finance, operations, and/or other relevant disciplines. The DD must have keen attention to detail, the ability to delegate effectively, a proven track record in motivating and unifying teams, and have solid organizational, problem-solving, and clear decision-making skills. The DD will be comfortable with and committed to fostering the development of staff. The DD identifies opportunities and challenges and works across departments and teams to come up with highly innovative solutions. The DD must demonstrate a highly focused social justice lens, excellent communications, and relationship building skills, a deep belief in the power and potential of engaged communities, and the ability to promote a clear, inspirational vision for LACCC’s next chapter.
• Grant writing and research.
• Contribute to reporting processes.
• Proactively identify internal opportunities and challenges and work with the CEO to execute solutions.
• Manage key projects and special initiatives that relate to organizational Operational growth.
• Provide oversight of internal operations, including three newly launched initiatives.
• Provide high-level input to inform staffing decisions related to growth, performance, and accountability.
• Evaluation: Assist in improving and monitoring the organization’s performance reporting systems (including program and fundraising data); ensure successful adoption of Chamber Master database; Contribute to the ongoing development of the database in tracking prospective funders as well as program outputs and outcomes.
• Lead staff in long-term program planning, establishing outcomes and clear project plans.
• Work with Board of Directors team to develop and evaluate program strategies and goals.
• Assist in developing strategies to engage members in the programs and services offered by LACCC and increase memberships.
• Work with external partners to harness resources for LACCC and the larger Charlotte community, including but not limited to opportunities for employment, enrichment opportunities and enhanced educational opportunities Fundraising and External Relations.
• Represent LACCC as appropriate with stakeholders, partners, and funders.
• Support and sometimes lead fund development efforts Supervision and Staff.
• Provide coaching and training to push staff members to reach long-term professional goals.
• Run Leadership team meetings Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities.
Who you are:
Approachable, collaborative, and willing to learn as well as teach.
Team-player capable of working both collaboratively and independently.
✓ Flexible and able to multi-task; can work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions.
Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and solving complex operational problems.
Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills, and the ability to translate data into clear and simple messages for a wide range of audiences.
✓ Superb interpersonal skills, including the ability to generate respect and trust from colleagues, direct reports, and external constituents.
Ability to provide long-term, inspirational vision while simultaneously creating pragmatic solutions to day-to-day problems.
Deep passion for LACCC’s mission and values; commitment to building and maintaining a workplace that reflects the population served by the organization.
Experience creating and managing budgets.
Highly skilled at staff management, coaching, and development.
✓ Experience managing cross-functional teams to develop and implement systems and processes to increase effectiveness and efficiency.
If this sounds like you, we want you to join our mission driven passionate team!
Compensation: $60.000-$70,000 annual salary plus a monthly medical stipend.

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to with “Deputy Director” in the subject line.

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