Deputy Director - John P. Craine House, Inc.
- 25-Sep-2021 to 24-Oct-2021
- - John P. Craine House
- Indianapolis, IN, USA
- Full Time
Organizational Overview: We provide services for women with nonviolent felony convictions and their children, infancy to age five. Women are able to serve the remainder of their executed sentence at the residence, in lieu of remaining in jail or prison. Our vision is for women to complete their stay and embark upon a future of self-sufficiency. We define self-sufficiency through our residents' ability to leave the program with secure employment, stable housing and financial security. Women are educated and empowered to continue their journey toward rehabilitation and a long-term commitment to living a crime-free life.
Reports to: Executive Director
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Willingness to work/be accessible during nontraditional business hours, weekends/holidays
Position Summary: Looking for an experienced leader for a unique nonprofit organization on the northwest side of Indianapolis. The ideal candidate will have correctional/social service leadership experience within a residential setting. Knowledge of facility operations is preferred. This position will oversee day to day operations of a 40+ female work release facility with recruitment of front line staff, grant writing and development.
Qualifications & Requirements:
- Completion of a bachelor's degree at an accredited college or university
- Minimum 5 years experience leading/supervising a team
- Grant writing/development experience preferred
- Oversee day to day operations of a 40+ bed work release/re-entry program in accordance to institution and contractual standards
- Oversee residential program including intake/release, disciplinary procedures, programming, treatment, and contractual compliance
- Recruit, onboard, supervise and maintain the professional development of front line staff
- Support development efforts through grant writing/reporting and assisting fundraising events
- Serve as representative of the organization with community partnerships, volunteers and information presentations
- Ensure quality training of staff
Knowledge Skills & Abilities:
- Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and maintain deadlines
- Able to grasp new concepts and skills easily
- Willingness to work/be accessible during nontraditional business hours
- Excellent written and verbal communication
- Proven leader
- Cooperate with coworkers and management
- Personal qualities of integrity, creditability, and dedication to the mission of the organization.
ATTENTION: Be Prepared - To assist you and the search committee in discerning your match for the position, we suggest you prepare your responses to these questions prior to hitting "APPLY" to make your application. Applications will not be considered without question responses.
- What experience or qualities do you feel make you a uniquely qualified match for this position?
- How do you know when it is time to dismiss (fire) an employee?
- What do you see as the keys to building and sustaining a high performing staff culture?
- In your most recent position, how did you ensure that your programs matched the needs of your clients/community and were of very high quality compared to other providers?
- Share your experience seeking grant funding for your programs.
- Talk about your experience in coordinating or overseeing facility maintenance needs.
Click the APPLY button to submit cover letter and resume.