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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

POSITION:   Preferred Communities Senior Program Officer 
  
SALARY:      Commensurate with experience.  Excellent benefit package.
 
STATUS:      Exempt, Full Time

US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), a nongovernmental, not-for-profit national organization dedicated to addressing the needs and rights of refugees and immigrants, is seeking a Senior Program Officer for USCRI’s Preferred Communities (PC) program. USCRI participates in the national domestic refugee resettlement program through a network of 31 Partner Agencies and Field Offices.  USCRI’s Partner Agencies and Field Offices provide an array of social services to promote economic and social self-sufficiency among arriving refugees

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Senior Program Officer will report to the Director of Refugee Services Division and will coordinate a national program that addresses and supports the needs of vulnerable refugee populations, and enhances community linkages.  The Senior Program Officer will provide oversight of program activities; provide training, technical support, and assistance to participating Partner Agencies and Field Offices; monitor and evaluate program activities; provide budgeting and financial oversight; and seek and develop new funding resources to support the successful integration of refugees.  

REQUIREMENTS:
A Master’s degree in Social Work or five years relevant experience with refugee resettlement programs and social services. Demonstrated experience providing case management services domestically or relief services overseas is highly desirable. Strength based case management expertise is also highly desired.  Program management oversight of a national program is also highly desired.  Strong writing and computer skills are essential along with a background in grant management and training. Proficiency in Excel and familiarity with databases and database software, such as Microsoft Access, preferred.  Must have the flexibility to travel domestically. 

JOB SITE LOCATION:
2231 Crystal Drive, Suite 350
Arlington, VA 22202    
    
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
- Use of manual dexterity, tactile, visual, and audio acuity.
- Use of repetitive motion, prolonged periods of sitting, and sustained visual and mental applications and demands.
- Occasional lifting (up to 25 pounds), bending, pulling, and carrying.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Please submit via email a resume that includes salary history with a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications to Human Resources at humanresources@uscridc.org with your name and the position in the subject line. Qualified applicants will be contacted for an employment interview. References will be required at time of interview.

No telephone calls please.
Position will remain open until filled.

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants is an equal opportunity employer.

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