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Associate Director, JustDane

Job Title: Associate Director
Post Date: 02/06/2023
Job Location:: Madison, WI
Agency Name: JustDane

Job Status: Full Time

Job Description
JustDane, a private non-profit organization based in Madison, WI is searching for an Associate Director. The Associate Director plays a critical role in shaping and implementing the organization’s strategy, initiatives, and financial management. Essential responsibilities include: staff supervision, leadership and development. The Associate Director will work with the Executive Director to ensure that JustDane’s initiatives and internal culture, policies and practices align with the Organization’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and engagement. Develop a culture of learning and continuous improvement among a group of diverse and talented individuals. Serve as a liaison with initiative funders, ensure contract compliance and complete and submit reports within required due dates. A complete position description is available upon request.

Skills & Requirements

● Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Human Services preferred with at least 3 years of human services management experience; or Associate Degree in Human Services, Criminal Justice, Business, or other related field with 5 years of experience in human services to include 3 years of management experience. Or High School diploma or equivalent with 6 years of experience in human services to include 3 years of management experience.
● Experience with staff coaching and training, professional development and staff supervision required.
● Experience in strategic planning, program development, project management, financial management, and leading key internal strategic initiatives.
● Proven commitment to social justice.
● Experience working with individuals and families who are justice involved.
● Strong record of leading key organizational functions and teams with a targeted focus on continuous improvement.
● Experience with diversity, inclusion and engagement initiatives for internal (staff and board) and external audiences, including program participants and volunteers.
● Experience with participant databases.
● Knowledge of public policy and how of how it impacts nonprofits and the nonprofit sector.
● Certification as a Peer Specialist or Recovery Coach preferred.
● Must have a valid driver’s license and auto insurance.
● Must have reliable transportation.

Skills and Attributes:

● Comfort and experience in public speaking to large and small groups on complex topics.
● Exceptional trust and relationship building skills with discretion in a confidential environment.
● Excellent interpersonal communication (written and verbal) skills.
● Excellent judgment, analytical, and creative problem-solving skills including negotiation and conflict resolution.
● Energetic, flexible and proactive.
● Passion for and strong understanding of JustDane’s mission.
● Demonstrated detail orientation, ability to work independently, adapt and be flexible.
● Ability to meet deadlines and follow projects through to completion.
● Proficient in Microsoft Office.

Additional information:

● This is a full-time, salaried position.
● Compensation $70,000 per year plus benefits, which include health, vision and dental insurance, flex plan, long-term disability, life insurance, four weeks paid vacation, 12 paid holidays and accrued paid sick time.
● The position requires the Associate Director to be on site a significant portion (80%) of their time and is based out of our Madison offices.

How to Apply
Please submit cover letter and resume to:
JustDane, Search Committee, 2115 S. Park St. Madison, WI 53713 or email to
JustDane is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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