michael bischoff at the council on crime and justice sends word of their search for a new director of projects to provide leadership on early intervention and prevention projects. they seek someone with "passion and talent for finding innovative ways to prevent crime, reduce racial disparities, and build partnerships." The salary range for the position will be $45,000 - $60,000. you can learn more about the council at www.crimeandjustice.org.
Director of Projects
Organization: The Council on Crime and Justice is a non-profit agency committed to building community capacity to address the causes and consequences of crime and violence through research, demonstration and advocacy.
Position Responsibilities: The Director of Projects will provide leadership over 2 or more demonstration projects. Projects may include re-entry, alternative sentencing, victim services and youth early intervention. Key responsibilities include: managing project staff and activities, furthering implementation of the demonstration model, developing and implementing work plans, interpreting the projects and services to the community, working with the Research Dept. to evaluate projects, completing required reporting, pursuing grant and marketing opportunities, developing new projects and/or enhancing existing projects, developing and monitoring budgets, providing back-up support to other Director of Projects, and participating as a member of management.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, graduate or professional degree preferred and 3-5 years experience in project management and development, or equivalent education and experience sufficient to perform the responsibilities. Skilled in supervision and coaching. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to establish effective relationships with all stakeholders. Ability to provide leadership over teams, as well as, be an active participant. Strong problem solving and conflict negotiation skills. Ability to have both a broad conceptualization and an understanding of details. Skilled at strategic thinking. Invested and motivated to move forward with organizational agenda. Committed to remaining informed and learning about leadership theories, project development and project specific information. Ability to work effectively across cultures and demonstrate sensitivity to ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability and faith.
Classification: Full-time, Exempt position with competitive compensation package
To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter by Friday, June 30, 2006 to firstname.lastname@example.org or Council on Crime and Justice, 822 South 3rd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415