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Job Number:  45046
Manager, Settlement Programs
Job Posted: Thursday, 31 May 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 29 June 2018
(83 days ago)
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Surrey Salary: Starting wage of $33.00 per hour plus a comprehensive benefits package including defined pension

DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society is a unionized not-for-profit agency, established in 1978. We build and strengthen diverse communities by delivering the broadest range of services that embrace cultural inclusiveness and that celebrate the strengths found in our differences. We value respect, care, resiliency, diversity, leadership at all levels, innovation and trust. The Society employs an estimated 180 staff; 360 contracted interpreters and translators; and 200 volunteers who collaboratively deliver programs and services to support the successful settlement and integration of new immigrants and refugees into the communities of Surrey, North Delta, White Rock and Langley. Please visit www.dcrs.ca.

 

Due to a recent retirement, DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society is actively seeking applications from experienced managers for the position of Manager, Settlement Programs to manage the agency’s Pre and Post-Arrival Settlement Programs.  The Manager, Settlement Programs, working with an Assistant Manager, is responsible for managing and developing a team of 25 employees.  This position works closely with the Manager of Volunteer and Community Programs and together, these Managers are responsible for the effective and efficient delivery and administration of the agency’s Settlement and Community programming.

 

The ideal candidate will have experience in developing, implementing and managing programming related to the settlement of newcomer populations. The successful candidate must be able to manage multiple priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Primary responsibilities include overseeing the day-to-day management of operations, staff supervision, financial management, identifying emerging needs, program reporting, ensuring contract deliverables are met, and participating in short term and long range program and organizational planning. Managers ensure that the delivery of programs and services comply with the Collective Agreement, Society policies and procedures, and all contractual obligations.

 

Qualified candidates will possess:

  • A university degree in social science and/or relevant post-secondary training and/or experience that includes familiarity with an outcomes measurement framework;
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in program management and/or funding proposal/grant writing;
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a community based non-profit society, or related experience;
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in program management and supervising a culturally diverse staff, preferably within an union;
  • Experience with budget forecasting and expenditure monitoring;
  • Excellent problem solving ability, discretion and judgement in decision making;
  • Ability to work independently and collegially in a team environment;
  • Ability to manage change, competing priorities simultaneously;
  • Strong English language written and oral skills;
  • Strong organizational, time management, and risk management skills;
  • Knowledge of federal / provincial programs and alternative funding sources;
  • Strong computer literacy skills (MS-Word, Excel, Internet applications), including social media experience;
  • Advanced level of cross-cultural competency, knowledge of immigrant communities and settlement issues.

 

Preference will be given to candidates who have:

  • Experience working within a community based non-profit society;
  • Knowledge of Surrey, North Delta, White Rock, and/or Langley communities a definite asset;
  • Experience managing pre-arrival and settlement services;
  • Experience with blended and online program delivery models and/or developing or delivering fee-based services;
  • Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends, as needed;
  • A Valid BC Driver’s License and access to personal vehicle.
How to Apply:
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At DIVERSEcity, we are a community where everyone feels they belong and can achieve their goals. If you are a self-motivated, seasoned manager who enjoys working in a multi-cultural environment, we want to hear from you! Qualified candidates may submit current resume and cover letter via email quoting “E009 – Manager, Settlement Programs” to Laura Mannix, Senior Manager, Community Development at .

To ensure full consideration for the position, all application materials should be received by June 15, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled.


Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
A Criminal Record Check is a requirement of Employment.
Contact Details:
Laura Mannix
Senior Manager, Settlement & Community Programs
E-mail:
www:   www.dcrs.ca/career-opportunities/


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