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Director of Financial Stability

Company: Trident United Way
Date Posted: June 6, 2017

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Essential Function 1:

Uses the Tri-county Region Improvement Process (T.R.I.P.) and applies the collective impact discipline, manages the backbone structure, convenes diverse community, and leverages relationships to collectively create and implement a common agenda, common metrics, mutually reinforcing activities and continuous communication to create measurable progress toward improvements in our region's financial stability outcomes.

Essential Function 2:

Develops and facilitates the strategic direction and implementation of the Prosperity Centers’ service integration by identifying gaps and barriers to service for community partners. Recruits and orients appropriate community partners. Develops and oversees achievement of the Centers’ annual plans and timelines, develop policies and procedures, and host center meetings in order to establish service and cultural consistency between centers. Supervises the Operations Specialists in each Prosperity Center to maintain accountability with Center partners and the constituency at large.

Essential Function 3:

Serves as the primary relationship manager and oversees all functions of the funded partner model of support in the program investment strategy process, including but not limited to completing quarterly administrative reporting, providing technical assistance (both compliance and programmatic), conducting site visits, monitoring and evaluation.

Essential Function 4

Working with the Evaluation & Learning Department, maintains quarterly key performance indicators and progress reporting, in addition to identifying financial stability data and statistics to aid in data-driven decision-making for internal and external investments, partnerships and initiatives.

Essential Function 5:

Identifies, applies for, secures, and manages grants and other financial resources, in collaboration with partners and TUW Resource Development staff, to support existing financial stability investments and to seed new funding, strategic initiatives when appropriate. Oversees efficient and effective use of these resources. Manages and maintains existing grants, including reporting and budgets. Effectively controls the department’s resources and budgets.



  • Serve as a part of the Community Impact directors and support staff team and participate in regular staff meetings, planning sessions, trainings, and committee and board meetings
  • Participates as a champion, project lead, and/or member of organizational development teams as required.





Bachelor’s Degree business, public administration or related field required, Master’s preferred


  • Minimum of 7 years in the public sector, business, human services or related field required
  • 3 years supervisory experience required
  • 2-3 years grant writing and grants administration experience preferred
  • 2-3 years of project management experience preferred
  • 5 years of program development/management of high poverty or disadvantaged populations preferred
  • Application of  collective impact/convening methodologies strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in applying evaluation methodology preferred


  • Strong project management skills and ability to balance complex, multi-faceted initiatives with competing priorities
  • Highly entrepreneurial and action-oriented personality
  • Experience with the Collective Impact discipline and continuous quality improvement methodologies
  • Experience using data to drive collective decision making
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and effective oral and written communication that supports the involvement, engagement, ownership and transparency among diverse stakeholders
  • Ability to anticipate and recognize hurdles/obstacles and to broker collaborative problem-solving and issue resolution
  • Facilitative leadership style and the ability to provide continuous, strategic communication to multiple audiences
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changes within both the organization and community
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced performance management culture
  • Demonstrated ability to engage, lead, motivate, supervise and manage a diverse staff, while engaging community partnerships, community leaders and volunteers
  • Ability to work independently or cross-functionally to advance progress toward individual and team goals
  • Ability to initiate and lead a project from conception to implementation
  • Ability to plan, organize and facilitate meetings and presentations
  • Knowledge of nonprofit agency operations and management
  • Knowledge of current public policy issues
  • Knowledge of fundraising and grant-writing procedures
  • Ability to develop and manage budgets



  • This job requires exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
  • Worker must frequently use typical office equipment (telephone, copier, printer, fax, etc.).
  • Worker sits most of the time.
  • Worker communicates with constituents, clients, and/or partners by phone and in person.
  • Routinely required to walk and regularly travel by car.



Primarily works in a climate controlled office-based setting.


Please Note: Requirements, skills, and abilities described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements be interpreted as all-inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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