Job Req ID:  110653

Deputy Director, HEBCAC Strategy & Operations

Under the direction of the Executive Director, we are seeking a Deputy Director, HEBCAC Strategy & Operations who will be responsible for the fiscal, administrative, and operational management of the Historic East Baltimore Community Action Coalition, Inc. (HEBCAC). This includes strategic planning, development and management of budgets, grants, management of operations, oversight of building maintenance, supporting programs and supporting the communication of these endeavors to the general public. Will interact with program directors within HEBCAC, School of Medicine Finance Dept. and with external funders and stakeholders.

HEBCAC is a nonprofit community development corporation founded in 1994 by area residents, in partnership with Baltimore City, State of Maryland, and Johns Hopkins University. HEBCAC’s mission is to work with residents and other stakeholders to support healthy, thriving households and neighborhoods in the 220-block area bounded by Edison Highway, Aisquith Street, North Avenue, and Fayette Street. HEBCAC focuses on both physical infrastructure and human capital challenges residents and neighborhoods are facing. HEBCAC currently employs a professional staff of twenty-five and is located at 1212 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21213.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage administrative, financial, human resource, and operational activities of a nonprofit organization that serves disconnected and homeless youth, people who have substance abuse disorders and the communities that surround the Johns Hopkins medical campus in East Baltimore.
  • Responsibilities include administration and planning, financial planning and analysis for operations and programs.
  • Develop and maintain an operational plan that will allow program activities of the organization to function in a cohesive and synergistic manner.
  • Assess financial viability and develop methods to optimize practices and resources.
  • Oversee preparation of annual GAAP financial statements and external financial statement audit.
  • Oversee/ direct development of a monthly accounting close process ensuring proper accounting in accordance with GAAP supporting the financial reporting requirements to the Board, SOM, funding entities and other stakeholders.
  • Direct oversight and monitoring of actual performance vs budget at the entity and program level
  • Direct preparation of program budgets using facts, analysis, and forecasts for the organization.
  • Assist program managers with administrative decisions, budgets and policy questions as needed.
  • Manage projects such facility renovations, selection and purchase of furnishing and equipment, and telecommunication systems for the organization.
  • Respond to requests for regular and special reports from the ED, SOM, Board and outside agencies.
  • Lead and assist in overseeing staff, including administrative, financial, and support personnel for the organization. Assist with interview, hire, supervise, train, discipline, and terminate staff.
  • Direct the implementation of financial controls and provide fiscal management for administrative, program and general funds activities and strategically plan for the future.
  • Determine and implement solutions to administrative problems.
  • Lead and assist with training of staff, including procedures to improve efficiency and organization.
  • Collaborate with ED on public relations activities and creation of the annual report.
  • Responsible for approximately $3 million annually in grants and contracts.
  • Oversight of compliance for both organization and university policies.
  • Report directly to Executive Director and work closely with all staff, SOM and community stakeholders.

Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • This individual must be able to work independently, possess mature judgment and motivation, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to effectively relate to peers, stakeholders, and staff.
  • The successful candidate must have outstanding oral and written communication skills, background in financial management, including spreadsheets development and analysis and supervision of program staff.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or other related field.
  • Five years progressively responsible professional-level administrative or financial experience related to monetary or non-monetary resources of a department, center or unit.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite and data base platforms.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree/MBA, public administration, public policy, social work, or a related field.
  • Experience in community-based organizations
  • Three years supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of Johns Hopkins University and nonprofit organization accounting and financial reporting.
  • Organization procedures, personnel and administrative policies.
  • Familiarity with nonprofit revenue and expenses.
  • Experience in building and facilities management.



Classified Title: Sr. Administrative Manager 
Working Title: Deputy Director, HEBCAC Strategy & Operations   
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PE  
Starting Salary Range: Min $72,600 - Max $127,000 Annually ($90,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M - F 8:30am - 5pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​HEBCAC General Administration  
Personnel area: School of Medicine 


Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:


Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

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