Division Manager, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Posted by Congreso de Latinos Unidos on March 28, 2016

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc., a dynamic nonprofit, is currently seeking a full-time Division Manager. The Division Manager is responsible for providing high level administrative support to Congreso’s Family and Housing Services division. This position works collaboratively with the divisional Vice President in a fast-paced environment to enhance the development of the Division. This position also supports the creation and implementation of a wide variety of analytical and administrative functions that are designed to increase the capacity of division staff with the goal of improving performance and amplifying the services offered. This position requires the ability to be highly proactive, self-motivated and serves as a confidential assistant to the VP. This position is privy to confidential information and is expected to handle such information with the highest care. Particularly, the major functions of this role are to support the Division at Congreso by performing:

1. Fiscal Management and Billing Oversight
2. Administrative Management
3. Strategic Development
4. Personnel Management
5. Continuous Quality Improvement
6. Division-wide Strategic Development
7. Division Wide PCM Implementation

About Congreso
Congreso is a multiservice nonprofit organization whose mission is to strengthen Latino communities through social, economic, education, and health services; leadership development and advocacy. Founded in Philadelphia in 1977, Congreso has grown into a national thought leader on nonprofit performance management with an expert focus on the Latino community. Congreso is anchored by its innovative Primary Client Model (PCM™), and provides direct services to residents of the Philadelphia region while providing consult to other nonprofits and government systems nationally.

Essential Responsibilities
 Assist the Vice President and/or Division leadership with fiscal management and planning of Division budgets and salaries, including but not limited to: budget creation, budget revisions, and entering budgets into Division Forecast
 Participate in Division Fiscal meetings – take minutes and provide list of follow up items and ensure completion of tasks by persons responsible
 In collaboration with VP and Program Leadership, perform fiscal analysis in determining fiscal
sustainability of new projects, existing projects or identifying gaps and proposing potential solutions
 Responsible for supporting the Operations Coordinator with any issues pertaining to fiscal invoices, check request or any financial issues that may arise and require additional support, as needed
 Supports the coordination/facilitation of Division meetings
 Represents the Division Vice President at internal/external meetings, as necessary
 Supports the VP in the management of his/her calendar, help with prioritization of work and provide insight on how to manage multiple tasks
 In the absence of the VP, this role is expected to autonomously manage day to day divisional
 Review resumes and hiring packets/change of status forms for all incoming staff to ensure they meet eligibility requirements for positions
 Supports VP in identifying formal/informal training needs to address professional development
 Assists in the creation and implementation of strategic priorities for the Division; participates in the formulation and execution of long-range goals and objectives
 Assists in the development of fundraising plans and Division blueprints
 Assists in Division wide development and grant writing, as needed
 Secures Programmatic Integration of PCM within the division
 Participates in agency implementation teams (PCM Steering Committee) and takes leadership role in sub groups as well as securing that tasks are moved along
 Advocates on behalf of programs based on program context
 Serves as a leader in securing PCM integration within programs

Minimum Qualifications
 Bachelor’s degree
 3 to 5 years of working experience in management
 Strong analytical skills and proven leadership experience
 Experience with Microsoft Excel and developing budgets and contract management
 Strong organizational skills, detail oriented and be able to work in a fast-paced environment while prioritizing several task simultaneously
 Demonstrated ability to manage confidential information

Preferred Qualifications
 Master’s degree with a combination of management experience is preferred
 Social service/nonprofit program management experience

A Career with Congreso: Your talent and passion + our mission = outcomes
Come grow our reputation. Employees come to Congreso because they hear the positive things our clients, employees, and supporters say about us. Congreso has served the neighborhoods of eastern North Philadelphia since 1977. We have built our reputation on trust and high-quality human service delivery. And now our expertise in client-centered, outcomes-informed service delivery is extending our reputation beyond local borders to regional and national renown.

Come serve the community. Employees come to Congreso because of their passion to work directly with members of a vibrant and diverse community towards greater self-sufficiency. We have grassroots in Philadelphia’s Puerto Rican community and a commitment to strengthen all who live in the communities we serve. Our campus is located in the heart of the Eastern North Philadelphia neighborhoods we serve and includes a charter school that houses college courses at night.

Come celebrate culture. Employees come to Congreso because of the diversity of our employees, clients, and community we serve. We seek to serve all clients through practices that show inclusion, empathy and understanding regardless of cultural identities.

Come be part of our “familia.” Employees come to Congreso for a working culture that reflects our family-centered service approach and our commitment to balance work and family. Our “mi casa es su casa” welcome extends to employees and all who seek services from us. Our employees value the feeling of being “like family” and the close and supportive relationships they have with co-workers.

Come grow professionally. Employees come to Congreso to gain experience, learn new skills, and grow professionally. Our Primary Client Model™ provides employees with continuous education and professional development in client-centered, data-informed, and culturally appreciative service delivery. We recognize supervisors as leaders and an essential link between retention and service quality. All supervisors engage in regular professional development and organizational strategy conversations with Congreso’s President/CEO.

Congreso has a reputation for leadership development, with many former employees now in leadership positions at the local, regional and national level.

To Apply
To apply for this position please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements here. For more information about Congreso and other career opportunities please go to http://www.congreso.net.

Congreso is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Congreso is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees and all applicants for employment. All employment decisions at Congreso are made without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability or military/veteran status, or any other protected class as set forth under applicable State, Local and Federal Civil Rights Laws.

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