Position: Director of Housing
HOPE of East Central Illinois is dedicated to ending domestic violence by providing a wide range of services for victims and facilitating social change. We are currently seeking to fill a full-time Director of Housing role within our Charleston office. HOPE of East Central Illinois offers paid time off, a competitive salary and benefits package including health, dental, vision, life and short-term disability insurance as well as a matched contribution towards a SIMPLE IRA retirement plan.
Exempt. Full-time position. The Director of Housing is a key leadership position at HOPE of East Central Illinois. This position oversees operational aspects and delivery of essential services within the Emergency Domestic Violence Shelter and Transitional Housing programs offered by the agency. Major duties include providing effective, regular and ongoing supervision to Shelter and Transitional Housing Staff. Providing direct services to clients as needed. Overseeing daily operations of services within the assigned programs. Ensures that the staff assigned for supervision are adequately trained and supported. Reports to the Executive Director.
Education /Certification Required Preferred
Experience Required Preferred
Abilities Required Preferred
Scope of the Position:
The Director of Housing must be willing to engage in difficult and direct communication in an effort to contribute to a healthy positive work culture. An understanding of housing issues, knowledge of community resources and a sensitivity to the needs of survivors and their children is required. Candidates must also be committed to and comfortable with diversity and demonstrate commitment to inclusivity. The Director of Housing must be able to communicate and work effectively with a diverse population of clients and must be able to work effectively as an individual as well as a team member.
Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to commit to the philosophy and programming at HOPE of East Central Illinois, which includes a commitment to survivors and a shared belief in helping to create a society free from violence. HOPE is an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive wage and benefits package.
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