Community Alliance for the Homeless
Memphis, TN 38103-2269
44 N 2ND ST, Suite 302
Job Title: MSFI Project Director
Reports to: Executive Director
Directly Supervises: None
Status: Full Time (position limited to grant agreement expiring 09/30/2017)
Salary Range: $38,000 – $40,000
Job Summary: The Memphis Strong Families Initiative (MSFI) Project Director is responsible for monitoring systems level processes and outcomes of the MSFI. The Project Director provides day-to-day project management, support, community engagement, collaboration coordination, resource development and coordination for the Memphis Strong Families Initiative.
• Project management, coordination and accountability
• Oversees and evaluates the effectiveness of the program delivery provided by the MSFI sub
• Grant management including monitoring visits with sub grantees; monitoring program files, tenant charts, and tenant satisfaction.
• Fiscal management including the development and execution of sub grants, reviews reimbursement requests, and approves requests prior to submission to the Administration for Children and Families (ACF).
• Develops, writes, edits and/or contributes to reports to funders
• Liaison to the local evaluator and the federal partners including the Resource Center, Urban Institute, and the Children’s Bureau
• Provide technical assistance and training to improve program outcomes
• Convenes and participates in collaborative efforts with providers
• Increase community linkages, develops and coordinates resources to address needs of MSFI’s program participants
• Convenes and staffs Management Team Meetings
• Attends Executive Team and Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) Meetings
• Conducts on-going review and analysis of literature on family homelessness and other special needs populations
• Maintains expert knowledge of evidenced based models implemented in the demonstration project
• Attends recommended training and conferences to ensure development of knowledge base
• Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Passion for combating homelessness, domestic violence, substance abuse, and mental illness
• Enthusiastic self-motivation, the ability to motivate others, and little need for supervision
• Ability to maintain positive approach with community partners
• Excellent oral and written communication skills including excellent customer services in person and on the phone.
• Professional demeanor and maturity
• Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet Use
Core Behavioral Competencies
• Attention to Detail—Excellent attention to detail and strong follow-through skills for completing projects and accomplishing goals. Able to follow detailed processes and procedures and to ensure accuracy in documentation and data. Organizes and maintains a system of records.
• Commitment to Task—Able to take responsibility for actions and outcomes and to persist in spite of obstacles. Demonstrates dependability in difficult circumstances and shows a sense of urgency about getting results. Able to handle and prioritize multiple complex tasks within a deadline and with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
• Coping—Able to maintain a solution-oriented approach while dealing with interruptions and interpersonal conflict.
• Service Focus—Able to demonstrate a high level of service delivery. Able to work with diverse groups of people and to deal effectively and proactively with service failures. Effectively prioritizes stakeholder and public needs.
• Flexibility—Able to perform a wide range of tasks and change focus quickly as demands change. Manage transitions effectively from task to task. Effectively adapts to varying stakeholder and public needs.
• Quality—Able to maintain high standards despite pressing deadlines. Reinforces excellence as fundamental priority.
• Team Work—Able to share due credit with coworkers. Displays enthusiasm and promotes a friendly group working environment. Works closely with other groups as necessary. Supports group decisions and solicits opinions from coworkers.
Qualifications – Educations and/or Experience
• Master’s Degree in Social Work or a related field of human services or and 3 years of experience with vulnerable populations; or Four year degree and 5 years of experience with vulnerable populations. Other combinations of education and work experience considered.
• Demonstrated research ability in identifying, locating and accessing primary and secondary local, statewide, regional and national statistics, studies and other research publications on homelessness and related issues and in analyzing/interpreting data/statistics/information resulting from that research.
• Grant administration experience including familiarity with reading and interpreting Federal regulations and guidelines
• Must possess a valid driver’s license and show proof of liability insurance coverage as required by the laws of the State of Tennessee.
If interested, please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application closes at 5 pm on May 22, 2015.