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Assistant Director

Company: Good Old Lower East Side, Inc. (GOLES)
Location: Brooklyn
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Position Title: Assistant Director (AD)

Organization: Good Old Lower East Side, Inc.

Description: Good Old Lower East Side is a community based organization dedicated to keeping people in their homes and community since 1977. GOLES works to build the power of low-income residents through housing and economic justice organizing campaigns, community education, and direct services counseling. We are seeking a bright, energetic and organized individual to join our team. The Assistant Director reports to the Executive Director and oversees the various events, programming, and services. The AD will also work with the Controller to ensure financial are prepared, evaluated and submitted.

Specific responsibilities/duties:

Oversee all direct service and counseling staff

Hire, supervise, and train staff in all service and program areas of organization

Develop a strong relationship and lead strategic engagement activities with community stakeholders including residents, businesses and community-based organizations to support organizational goals

Create reports, as requested, for approval by the Executive Director

Serve as a point of escalation for high-level complaints and issues

Work with staff to identify and address and monitor areas for professional development.

Programmatic oversight in absence of Program Director.

Develop and facilitate meetings/programs, and events including special workshops and trainings designed to promote a variety of educational and social justice related topics

Recruit program guest speakers, trainers and volunteers

Work on special projects and campaigns as needed

Maintain client records as well as requisite reporting for funding sources

Develop and implement participant recruitment and enrollment retention strategies.

Develop, compile and write communications and promotional literature for distribution such as newsletters, brochures or flyers.

Other duties as assigned by supervisor


Commitment to social justice, bachelors degree in human services, social work, communication or 5 years experience in program management, supportive services, event coordination, training and education. Must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, strong written and verbal communication, candidates should demonstrate exceptional customer service skills, acute attention to detail, and the ability to juggle multiple projects under strict deadline in fast paced office setting. Ability to handle challenging situations in a professional, courteous and friendly manner. Capable of working independently and as part of a team. Ability to work evenings and weekends, bilingual in Chinese or Spanish preferred. Equal opportunity employer.

GOLES will respond ONLY to eligible applicants who send all requested documents. Please do not call or e-mail to inquire about your application status.

Keywords: Good Old Lower East Side, Inc. (GOLES), New York , Assistant Director, Executive , Brooklyn, New York

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