Senior Director – Field Offices

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
August 18, 2020
Arlington, Virginia
Post Type
Experience (minimum)
10+ Years
Education (minimum)
Travel Required?
Base Salary
Not specified


Apply for Senior Director of Field Offices using the link below:

The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) supports people who have lost or left their homes. For over 100 years, the unwavering commitment of our leadership, team, network of service providers, and advocates has helped redirect the destiny of countless vulnerable lives. In neighborhoods, in Washington, and around the world, we break down barriers and demand justice for refugees and immigrants as they successfully integrate into new communities. We provide essential social and legal services to rebuild productive lives, turning tragedy into prosperity. We are a purpose driven organization with a mission to protect the rights and address the needs of persons in forced or voluntary migration worldwide and supporting their transition to a dignified life. To learn more about our work, please visit our website at


The Director of Field Offices (DFO) position leads the growth and overall operations of seven of USCRI’s Field Offices and is responsible for the overall management of the Field Offices’ growth, community engagement, budgets, programs, proposals, operations, and supervision of local staff. Duties include: building a framework for the program (e.g., policies, procedures, monitoring), providing clear and specific instructions to team members, integrating field office and headquarter operations, modeling effective communication with internal and external stakeholders, promoting programmatic and fiscal compliance, coordination with the IT department, negotiating contracts, actively participating in fundraising efforts and diversifying the Field Office’s portfolio. The Director of Field Office reports to USCRI’s Vice President of Strategic Development (VP) and has supervisory responsibility for the Seven Field Office Directors.


  • Provide guidance to Field Office Directors on program management, financial management, HR, IT, and operations-related matters to ensure compliance with USCRI policies, standards, and funder requirements
  • Act as a senior point of contact for field offices, with funders, local partners, and state and local administrations
  • Assist with the identification of funding opportunities, and actively participate in proposal writing and program budget creation
  • Monitor field office financial performance and coordinate resource allocation with Field Office Directors
  • Lead annual field office budget development as a part of USCRI’s budgeting process
  • Facilitate communications between the headquarters staff, including Development, HR, Finance, IT, Communication, and operations, with Field Offices to ensure the prompt and efficient flow of work and information, while troubleshooting logistical issues as they arise
  • Identify opportunities to streamline operational workflows and develop solutions and best practices

All of the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. All job duties indicated is not to be an exhaustive statement and other job-related duties may be assigned as required by the supervisor(s).


  • Master’s degree in business administration, social work, non-profit management or related field.
  • 15 years of demonstrated experience in leadership, team building, supervision, and program management

Preferred experience includes:

  • Nonprofit management experience and experience working on local, state and/or federal refugee resettlement programs
  • Leadership skills including training, team building, provision of performance feedback, and supervision
  • Background and experience with refugee resettlement and integration
  • Experience with budget development, financial oversight, and programmatic compliance
  • Experience with fundraising and grant writing, and an ability to build relationships and engender community support
  • Experience with community engagement and comfort with public speaking
  • Desire and ability to work with foreign-born individuals of varying ethnic, racial and religious backgrounds
  • Strong computer skills required, including knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Self-starter with ability to work well in a team, juggle multiple priorities, and meet regular deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail; must be highly flexible, and able to keep multiple assignments moving forward
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends, as needed
  • Demonstrated support of USCRI’s values by exhibiting respect for others, maintenance of confidential information and an appreciation of a multicultural workplace


  • Satisfactory completion of USCRI’s New Directors Orientation and Training
  • Complete additional training as identified by supervisor or Human Resources


Use of manual dexterity, tactile, visual, and audio acuity

Use of repetitive motion, prolonged periods of sitting and standing, and sustained visual and mental applications and demands

Occasional lifting (up to 25 pounds), bending, pulling, and carrying materials

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Please submit a resume and cover letter describing your interest and qualifications with your online application. Apply for Senior Director of Field Offices using the link below:

References will be required at time of the final interview.

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


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

Job Type: Full-time

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