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Capital District Latinos (CDL)

Director of Operations and Development  Albany, NY  : 12/7/2021
Job Description

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Job Category:

Capital District Latinos (CDL)

Position Type:

Full Time


The Director of Operations and Business development will assist the Regional Director to manage the administrative, office, graphic design, grant writing and execution of grant deliverables. This position will support the Regional Director in seeking funding opportunities and meeting with key stake holders in the community. This position is located in Albany, NY/ Bilingual Spanish required.

This position requires strong organizational skills, punctuality, excellent writing and communication skills, exceptional attention to detail, interpersonal and social skills, and the ability to adapt to changing priorities as well as a strong understanding of organizing methodologies and best practices.  The salary range is $70-80K
KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:                                                                                                             
  • Provides administrative support to the Regional Director including drafting correspondence, reports and memoranda as directed.  
  • Maintains an updated and current appointment calendar.   Receives and screens telephone calls, mail and visitors.
  • Supports the Director in maintaining organized and timely responses in daily activities throughout his area of responsibility.  
  • Coordinates all staff involved to oversee grants, tracks project deadlines and complete periodic and final reports. 
  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports.
  • Develops and conducts surveys to determine needs of the community; suggest areas for new funding specific programs.
  • Guide and facilitate in the research and development of grant proposals 
  • Analyze and evaluate contract and grant proposal requirements to ensure that processes and expenditures are in compliance 
  • Coordinate with relevant departments to collect and organize required grant and contract documentation for record keeping and database maintenance 
  • Prepares all check requests for expenses and prepares expenses reports.
  • Acts as directed by the Director's office in providing support and communication between the office and other departments within the Network and with outside partners and community.
  • Provides assistance to the Director and Executive Team on special assigned projects.
  • Accepts and perform temporary or long-term assignments to various departments within the facility as required by the Director and Executive Team.
  • Maintains an adequate supply of all routine office supplies.  
  • Prepares meeting arrangements; prepares packets and handouts as needed.
  • Ensures administrative functions are carried out promptly for an efficient operation.
  • Prioritizes assignments and completes duties in a timely manner, conducting follow-up as necessary.
  • Develops and maintain a filing system.
  • Scans important documents, organize, maintain, and label electronic files and records. Occasionally drafts, edits, and schedules social media posts on related business pages.
  • Mange the planning, execution and close out of activities including the budget and monitoring of outcomes 
  • Oversee and supervise volunteers and staff for grants
  • Full Vaccination Required
  • Bachelor's degree Required - Masters preferred
  •  Minimum of one-year previous relevant experience in Administration required.
  • 1+ year's previous relevant experience in Administrative and in grant writing 
  • Ability to use business acumen to exercise good judgment and decision-making.
  • Must be team oriented and possess a positive attitude with a willingness to be flexible and helpful
  • Demonstrate ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven experience as an administrative assistant and/or paralegal.
  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, knowledge of Google Suite, Adobe Suite a plus.).
  • Familiarity with maintenance of business pages on social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) and communication platforms (Constant Contact, Mailchimp, etc.).
  • Must be able to multi task with strong time management and organization sills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and able to communicate professionally both verbally and written form.
  • Commitment to cultural diversity and sensitivity a must.
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor under pressure and operate with a keen sense of urgency and commitment to quality.
  • Bi-lingual Spanish Required

*Acacia Network is an equal opportunity Employer*

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