Director of Self-Sufficiency Services, AchieveAbility

Posted on March 12, 2007

Director of Self-Sufficiency Services

With your compassionate heart, business smarts and drive for achievement…Make a difference. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an exceptional leader to make a significant and sustainable difference in the lives of families needing a hand up. AchieveAbility sets the gold standard for helping disenfranchised families break the cycle of poverty and achieve self-sufficiency through the pursuit of higher education while availing of comprehensive and integrated supports. We are The Philadelphia Foundation?s 2006 Good Governance Awardee and The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce?s 2004 Nonprofit of the Year.

Responsibilities: Effective, efficient and successful functioning of the AchieveAbility Family Self-Sufficiency Program (FSSP); planning, oversight, management, training, coordination, integration, data analysis, evaluation, reporting, resource development, financial management and promotion (in collaboration with other AchieveAbility departments) of all aspects of the FSSP so as to help as many families as possible reach self-sufficiency in a cost effective manner.

Qualifications: Dynamic; hardworking; analytical and able to develop and integrate programs and systems; comfortable with budgeting and finances, enjoys public speaking; has a high level of emotional intelligence; a great motivator; deeply shares AchieveAbility?s mission, philosophy and approach and is able to communicate this and instill it in staff and clients; has a graduate or professional degree and at least 5 years in a position of significant responsibility supervising others; has skills and experience in any or a combination of the following areas: education and training, human services, customer service, project and program management, financial management, public relations and resource or business development. Background checks, drug test, car, driver?s license and insurance.

Compensation and Benefits: Very highly competitive.

To Apply: Please e-mail to employment@achieve-ability.org your resume and a cover letter indicating: (1) how you found out about the DSS position, (2) 3 major accomplishments which reflect your ability to lead others and achieve the goals of your organization; your role and responsibilities and the project budget, project timeline and staffing level for those areas of accomplishment, (3) your philosophy and rationale for helping families in need, (4) how you will motivate clients to become self-sufficient and how you will motivate staff to partner with clients in their pursuit of self-sufficiency and (5) your salary requirement.


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