OPEN POSITION: Community Prosperity Director
SUMMARY: Oversees the asset-building programs of the organization, including identification, development, execution, marketing, and distribution of financial and service-delivery models and products for Catalyst Miami clients and partners. Serves as an internal expert and thought leader on social and economic mobility, financial inclusion, financial capability, financial services, etc. regularly presents at local and national conferences and contributes to white and/or concept papers about the work of Catalyst Miami and the Prosperity Campaign.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Develops and implements the strategy for new or existing financial products and services.
- Establishes partnerships with banking partners, credit unions, software providers and other financial institutions, including CDFIs.
- Maintains knowledge of trends and issues identified from analysis of client data.
- Responsible for staffing main office and off-site locations to ensure balanced schedule.
- Manage staffing needs against grant deliverables and department goals.
- Oversees, assigns, and evaluates the work of Prosperity Campaign.
- Develops and oversees complex program budgets and program deliverables.
- Remain up-to-date on national, state, and local policy implications for income, wealth and economic development
- Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverables, and data trends.
- Responsible for developing 12-month programming for the Prosperity Campaign
- Participate in reports and proposals to meet project goals and funding opportunities
- Identifies program and service delivery enhancements to the existing program model.
- Serves as an internal and external thought leader on building prosperity and upward mobility as it relates to low wealth communities.
- Contributes to grant proposals, reports, white papers, concept papers as requested by management.
- Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
- Directly supervises five employees within the Prosperity program.
- Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
- Responsibilities include interviewing, recruiting, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
- Language: Professional working proficiency in oral and written English. Proficiency in oral and written Spanish and/or Haitian Creole.
- Education: Bachelor’s Degree
- Years of Experience: 8
- Computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite and working knowledge of other web-based platforms.
- Certification or License: Certification in the Department of Children and Families, VITA Advanced and Site Coordinator, Florida Department of Financial Services Resident Navigator, Neighborworks Center for Homeownership Education and Counseling Financial Capability
- Training: HIPPA, ACCESS Civil Rights, Security Awareness, HHS-Deaf Services, Voter Registration, Access Self-Service Portal, Florida Kidcare, FAFSA, MoneySmart, VITA Link & Learn Intake Interview and Quality Review, Financial Confidence, Financial Coaching, and Financial Education Neighborworks Center for Homeownership Education and Counseling Trainings (or must be attained within 60 days of hiring)
- Other skills: Prior banking and/or financial product delivery experience
- Customer service orientation
- Promotes products and services
- Inspire & motivate
- Team player and builder
- Develops talent (self and others)
- Articulates vision, understands and commits to the big picture
- Stable and calming influence
- Emotional intelligence
- Leads by example
- Open to feedback
- Effective interpersonal communicator
- Asset focused (as opposed to charity focused
- Active listener
- Step out of comfort zone
- Learning agility, comfortable with uncertainty, adaptable to sudden change
- Goal-oriented, prioritization and time management
- Analytical/critical thinker, problem solver and resourceful
- Continuous improver-persistent
- Move projects forward simultaneously
- Tolerate and effectively manage stress
- Effective delegation
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
- Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
- Ability to work in a shared-workspace environment
- Stretch and bend to organize and distribute materials for Catalyst Miami activities
- Able to sit at a desk for long periods of time and utilize the computer for extended periods
- Must be able to work flexible hours to accommodate organization needs, including evening and weekends. Out of town travel may be required
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.