JOB POST: Director of Operations

SUMMARY OF POSITION

NICE is looking for a hardworking, committed, and organized Operations Director who will be responsible for managing, developing, and implementing the operational aspects of our community-based organization.. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee, direct, and organize NICE’s work in the general operational, finance, and human resources realms
  • Improve NICE’s system of policies, internal controls, financial planning, budgeting, cash flow, and financial policy matters 
  • Improve administrative and reporting capabilities, such as grants payment processing, financial audits and fillings, payroll, accounts payable, and purchasing
  • Manage and cultivate relationships with funders to secure and expand recurring revenue streams
  • Oversee HR activities including policies, compliance, and personnel evaluation implementation
  • Ensure timesheets, lobbying forms, and other regulatory requirements are submitted on time
  • Maintain filing systems of critical files, both physical and digital
  • Contribute to the development of NICE’s strategic goals and objectives as well as the overall management of the organization
  • Analyze the current technology infrastructure and scope out the next level of information technology systems that support the growth of the organization
  • Manage day-to-day office operations and administrative systems
  • Help lead organizational activities, as needed
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JOB OPENING: Worker Rights Organizer

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Worker Rights Organizers at NICE build the individual and collective power of immigrant workers through innovative direct service and community organizing strategies. They work with day laborers and other newly arrived immigrants who depend on the informal economy for work and are often preyed upon by unscrupulous employers. 

The ideal candidate is passionate, creative, and a great team player who works effectively independently and as part of a team, with a long-term commitment to social and economic justice and the empowerment of low-income immigrant workers.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Direct service provision

  • Manage a caseload of immigrant workers, including group cases, on issues such as wage theft and workplace safety
  • Liaise with attorneys, paralegals, and other associated staff
  • Provide interpretation/translation, when required
  • Provide referrals and follow up as needed
  • Execute rights-based workshops 

Developing membership and leadership

  • Support outreach and recruitment of new members and member leaders
  • Conduct intake and orientation of new members
  • Build relationships with new and existing members 
  • Support members to build relationships with each other and the organization 
  • Develop the leadership and organizing skills of members
    • Organize and participate in leadership training for members
    • Turn out members for worker and immigrant rights-specific events and actions
    • Develop the political consciousness and vision of members
  • Help develop campaigns, both for local efforts and for broader policy campaigns

Building organizational and movement capacity and power

  • Help lead and support organizational activities
  • Ensure that work is aligned with the mission and values of the organization
  • Ensure that local work helps achieve the broader goals of the organization
  • Ensure that members understand and are connected to the whole organization
  • Ensure their work is contributing to building a broader social justice movement
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JOB OPENING: Director of Training

JOB POSTING: DIRECTOR OF TRAINING

POSITION DESCRIPTION 

The Director of Training will be responsible for developing NICE’s infrastructure for the Site Safety Training course implementation, ensuring that immigrant construction workers receive the highest-quality training that both meets their individual needs and satisfies the licensing requirements for Local Law 196. The Director of Training will also expand NICE’s skills-based trainings, to add new modules and more hands-on skills trainings, with the goal of developing a certification program that meets both the needs of immigrant workers and the opportunities within the construction industry.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Builds health and safety training program that complies with Local Law 196’s Site Safety Training requirements and meets the needs of day laborers and other immigrant construction workers
    • Hires and manages team of instructors
    • Manages training schedule that meets the various needs of day laborers and immigrant workers
    • Ensures documentation, data collection, and data security that meets funder requirements and internal evaluation needs
    • Maintains a training space that is flexible for a variety of training needs
  • Expands skills-based trainings that equip immigrant workers with the tools they need to gain and secure safe, living-wage employment:
    • Hires and manages team of qualified trainers
    • Develops new beginner modules
    • Implements hands-on trainings
    • Builds external partnerships with other organizations to secure more trainings
  • Prepares and manages budget for programs
  • Implements thorough evaluation framework for all programs, measuring student achievement and corresponding success in jobs, both quantitatively and qualitatively
  • Contributes to funding proposal and reporting processes, including data processing and report preparation
  • Coordinates training programs with employers and evaluates progress of enrollees in conjunction with program goals
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