Job Description

Catholic Charities is looking for a Director for our Gabriel Houses in Denver, CO.

SUMMARY

Guided by the pastoral mission, values and goals of Catholic Charities’ ministry, manages the general operations of designated program and staff to ensure goals and outcomes for all programs are met and are consistent with the goals, mission and values of the Agency.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Applies appropriate techniques and standards in program development and service delivery.
  • Develops, recommends and oversees implementation of program policies, procedures and objectives to support our mission.
  • Prepares and administers area budget within established guidelines
  • Compiles accurate and timely program statistical data to meet reporting requirements. Monitors performance measurements and recommends program improvements
  • Ensures that programs and services are in compliance with licensing, accreditation, state and federal standards and other appropriate regulatory or professional requirements.
  • Works with the local system of care toward the design, implementation and evaluation of a model of care that is collaborative and strengths-based. 
  • Maintains professional ties with other service organizations/boards/committees for the benefit of the program.
  • Completes necessary administrative duties (paperwork, etc.) timely and accurately.
  • Provides back-up to staff in the direct services to clients.
  • Assists with grants in collaboration with the Vice President and Director of Grants
  • Supports, promotes and adheres to Catholic Charities’ vision, mission, values and Code of Ethics.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Agency’s values and policies, and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Reflects Catholic Charities’ commitment to treating all persons with dignity and respect.
  • Uses creativity and innovation in program development and service delivery.
  • Maintains confidentiality of client and agency information.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Promotes and markets the services to the community.
  • Assists with special community outreach/projects.
  • Good steward of Agency human, financial and capital resources
  • Participates effectively as a team member through communication, cooperation, information sharing and problem solving.
  • Participates in staff training and programs as required.
  • Any other tasks or duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Supervises program staff

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Demonstrated experience in supervision and program management and experience/knowledge in related field.
  • Ability to understand and convey to others the pro-life values and social teachings of the Catholic Church as they relate to the mission and work of Catholic Charities.
  • Ability to work effectively within the framework of Catholic teachings.
  • Strong organizational, communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Ability to effectively lead and motivate staff through application of Agency values
  • Intermediate knowledge of computers to input information, maintain client and program data, create and generate reports, and create communications.
  • Knowledge of the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and the appropriate techniques and practices for the client population.
  • Ability to interact effectively as a team member and independently with Agency staff and with a diverse client base

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from accredited four-year college or university in a related field; and three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

MINISTERIAL REQUIREMENTS

Be a fully initiated Catholic in the communion of the Catholic Church and/or intentionally living out the five precepts of the Church (CCC 2041-2043). Refrain from public promotion or approval of, or the living out of, any conduct or lifestyle that would reflect discredit or disgrace on, or cause scandal in relationship to, the Archdiocese of Denver, or considered to be in contradiction with Catholic doctrine or morals.

Important Notes

This is a full-time, exempt position.  Hours are generally Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm.  Some flexibility on weekends/evenings is required.

Must have leadership/supervisory experience.

Non-profit management and experience working with volunteers is a plus.  

Must have strong interpersonal skills.

We conduct background checks as part of our hiring process.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We believe every employee has the right to work in an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. Consistent with applicable laws, Catholic Charities makes all decisions involving any aspect of the employment relationship without regard to race, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, citizenship, the presence of any physical or mental disability of someone otherwise qualified, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law. Discrimination and/or harassment based on any of those factors are inconsistent with our philosophy of doing business and will not be tolerated. This policy of non-discrimination applies to all aspects application procedures, hiring, advancement, transfers, reductions in force, discharge, compensation, training, or other terms, conditions and privileges of employment.