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Chhaya’s Finance and Operations Director will be a mission-driven, strategic, and systems oriented manager and leader whose ultimate role is to advance the organization’s effectiveness, scale, and sustainability. As part of the senior team, the Finance and Operations Director will work in partnership with the executive director, other directors, and the finance and operations team to help set and implement Chhaya’s short and long-term goals. This role’s primary responsibility will be to build and strengthen systems that underpin organizational success. They/she/he will have key operational responsibilities for administration, finance, and human resources. The Finance and Operations Director will also help manage some of Chhaya’s key relationships including board of directors, funders (government, foundations, corporations, and individuals), key vendors and consultants, and partner organizations.
The Finance and Operations Director reports to the Executive Director.
Chhaya is the only South Asian and Indo-Caribbean Community Development Corporation (CDC) in the nation. Our mission is to build community power, housing stability, and economic well-being of the South Asian and Indo-Caribbean communities in New York. Since our founding in 2000, Chhaya has helped prevent hundreds of foreclosures; assisted first-time homebuyers in obtaining thousands of dollars in down-payment assistance, led the basement legalization campaign in New York City, provided individuals with key immigration services to better navigate daily life, empowered families with financial management tools and skills, and fostered the civic engagement of thousands of South Asian and Indo-Caribbean New Yorkers. As a leader in New York City’s housing and economic justice sector, Chhaya is poised for significant organizational growth and development. Our main office is in Jackson Heights and we have a second location in Richmond Hill – two neighborhoods with vibrant South Asian and Indo-Caribbean communities.
$70,000 – $85,000
Please send a cover letter, resume, two references, and a brief writing sample to
firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Finance and Operations Director – Application”.
Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2021.
Chhaya CDC is an equal opportunity organization that celebrates and embraces diversity. Chhaya does not discriminate on the basis of caste, race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or any other identities covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and organizational need.
37-43 77th St, 2nd Floor, Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Contact: 718.478.3848; email@example.com
Richmond Hill Center:
121-18 Liberty Avenue, 2nd Floor, Richmond Hill, NY 11419
Contact: 718.374.3371; firstname.lastname@example.org
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