Housing & Social Services Director
Supervisor: Associate Director
Salary: $90,000-100,000/year + full benefits (medical, dental, 401k, paid time off, and more)
Location: SeaTac, WA
About the Organization:
African Community Housing & Development (ACHD) is a culturally-specific, community-founded organization led by visionary Black women and a community Board of Directors. ACHD works towards an informed African Diaspora immigrant and refugee community that is engaged in the holistic development of families, communities, and environment. ACHD focuses on equitable and culturally-relevant health, legal, and educational services; housing stability and economic development; and land-use, real estate, and property development. ACHD staff speak a collective 12 languages, and the majority identify as BIPOC.
About the Position:
The Housing & Social Services Director will serve as a key member of the leadership team at ACHD. They will oversee all aspects of the Housing, Social Services, and Economic Development Departments, including all housing, basic needs, and eviction prevention programs. This position will steward relationships with key stakeholders, manage program staffing and budgets, and ensure high-quality, culturally-responsive case management for the African Diaspora community.
This position oversees the Housing, Social Services, and Economic Development Departments, including a combination of Department Managers and program staff.
Note: ACHD emphasizes a highly collaborative approach that is rooted in equity and co-learning. Supervisors are to lead with equity and humbleness, recognizing that each staff member brings a highly valuable and essential background and perspective. Accordingly, supervisors are also accountable to staff members, working to ensure they (supervisors) are meeting the needs of staff and providing a healthy and safe environment where feedback and learning is two-way. In other words, supervisors should work to build a positive environment where staff and supervisors learn together, and mistakes are considered a healthy part of personal and professional growth.
African Community Housing and Development does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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