Protecting, Embracing and Empowering | Service and justice | Advocating for migrants and refugees
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS), is seeking an Assistant Director for Outreach who will provide leadership and vision in the advancement of LIRS’s outreach efforts and ensure the successful implementation of key organizational priorities. S/he will help shape, coordinate and implement outreach goals, grow the base of Lutheran, migrant and refugee leaders advocating and mobilizing for migrant and refugee rights. S/he will engage LIRS partners and networks in grass roots mobilization efforts through relationship building, resource development, training events, and campaign initiatives.
- Undergraduate degree required, relevant graduate work or degree preferred.
- Minimum of 5-7 years of immigration or refugee work experience.
- Demonstrated experience and success with non-profit advocacy work.
- Experience and commitment to mobilizing within the faith community.
- Demonstrated ability to motivate and inspire collaboration, action and problem-solving.
- Ability to multitask and excellent attention to detail with strong organizational, analytical and planning skills.
- Ability to navigate and collaborate with a diverse workforce.
- Demonstrated ability to handle increase responsibility and growth.
- Proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook, Access and other Microsoft software is essential.
- Deep commitment to LIRS’s core values and ability to model those values in relationships with colleagues and partners.
Headquartered in Baltimore’s beautiful Inner Harbor, with offices in Washington, DC, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS) is a national faith-based organization with a 77-year history, a budget of approximately $58 million per year, and over 100 headquarters staff.
To be considered, please submit a resume and cover letter by close of business Thursday, February 1, 2018, via http://lirs.iapplicant.com/ViewJob-734015.html. For more information about LIRS, please visit www.lirs.org.
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service provides equal employment opportunities to all, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.