Company: Habitat for Humanity
Posted on: May 12, 2022
Reporting to the executive director (ED), the Associate Director
DuPage (AD) is part of the Senior Leadership Team having both
internal and external facing responsibilities, ranging from client
and project management (business development, framing of key
approaches, high-quality client delivery, written products) to
administration (information technology, reporting, facilities), and
human capital (HR/recruiting, mentoring, career progression), with
DuPage County primarily, but may be asked to support in other
geographies the affiliate is operating in permanently or on a
temporary basis. The Associate Director will partner closely with
the ED to chart DuPage Habitat for Humanity's future growth and
strategic response to an ever-increasing demand for the
organization's services. This position will also work with
department leaders in Community Engagement, Construction,
Development, Finance, and Retail to further the goals and
objectives of the affiliate within DuPage County and coordinate
local activities of staff working within the region.
Affiliate Management, Administration and Oversight
Provides support and leadership for all Affiliate operations,
including office/administrative functions, construction activities,
family services activities, volunteer recruitment, fund raising and
Develops Affiliate policies and procedures for effective and
economical operation of the Affiliate.
Oversees the protection and maintenance of the Affiliate's assets
and overall organizational health.
Carries part of the responsibility to ensure that legal obligations
of the organization are met in a timely manner and in accordance
with applicable law, legal obligations of the Affiliate and the
Habitat for Humanity International covenant and guidelines. As
directed by the Executive Director.
Ensures all activities are carried out in a safe and healthy
manner, meeting all OSHA and environmental requirements.
Business Unit Oversight
With the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), prepares the Annual Budget
for board approval.
In conjunction with the Director of Development and the Executive
Director, establishes a Resource Development Strategy for fund
development, donor retention and recognition.
Oversees Grant activities (Application & Administration) to ensure
that the Affiliate has the resources needed to support its budget
and fulfill its Strategic Plan and mission and maintains compliance
with all reporting requirements associated with grant funding.
Participates in the performance evaluation of Affiliate staff
members as appropriate.
Provides support and direction for the personnel function of the
organization within the region.
Provides recommendations to the ED and during SLT meetings on
proposed changes in staffing and organization structure.
Supports the work of the department leader and coordinates
interdepartmental support and collaboration. Is part of the Senior
Leadership team and functions in the capacity of the Executive
Director in that person's absence.
Supports the development of an effective Volunteer base to help
carry out the work of the affiliate.
Advocacy Public and Community Relationships
Maintains relationships with HFHI, state, regional and local
Habitat for Humanity Affiliates.
Helps to coordinate advocacy efforts locally, within the State, and
supports Federal Advocacy efforts for Habitat for Humanity.
Leads the establishment of a multi-year advocacy campaign and
develops an annual set of goals and objectives in support of that
Function as a public policy of the organization to the community
through direct involvement and through public relations programs,
including personal contact, literature and the media.
Supervises media relations to support Affiliate mission and
maintain good relations with all applicable media.
Represents the Affiliate in the community and serves as Affiliate
liaison with other community, professional and social service
Develops and maintains appropriate relationships with local
coalitions, funding sources, supporters and donors including
religious and corporate organizations; federal, state and local
government units; other agencies whose mission is to provide
affordable and decent housing.
Provides positive visibility of DuPage Habitat for Humanity in the
Provides support to the various Board Committees.
Helps to prepare the monthly reports for the Board and ensures they
are historically archived online.
Assists with new Board member orientation.
Performs other duties as may become necessary or required for the
successful implementation of the organization's mission.
SALARY RANGE:$80,000-$85,000 + FTE Benefits
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About Habitat for Humanity
, founded in 1976, is a global, Christian-based nonprofit
organization that grew out of an intentionally multi-racial
community in rural Georgia. Seeking to put God's love into action,
Habitat brings together people of all faiths and people of no faith
to build homes, communities and hope. Working alongside each other,
we help families and individuals build and improve places to call
home and achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they
need to build better lives for themselves. Habitatseeks individuals
who have a willingness to affirm these principles and values.
Habitat for Humanity International is an equal opportunity employer
and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all
our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate
against any person because of race, color, religion, gender,
marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental
disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard
status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.
This page is about our work in the North America region.
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