Program Coordinator for Stabilization
Program Coordinator for Stabilization
Protecting, Embracing and Empowering | Service and justice | Advocating for migrants and refugees
If you are passionate about transforming communities with a mission-driven organization, then we have the opportunity for you!
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS) is seeking a Program Coordinator for Stabilization who will review and analyze program policies and inquiries and monitor affiliate programs and progress in compliance with the Bureau of Population, Migration, and Refugees (PRM), the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), and LIRS standards to ensure provision of timely and quality services to refugees and migrants. S/he will provide and coordinate programmatic support that promote self-sufficiency and community integration with focuses on program leadership and management, affiliate relationships, social engagement practices, and knowledge management.
Manage the submission process of all R&P program reports within required timelines. Coordinate timely submission of program reports to LIRS from affiliates and from LIRS to federal partner.
Review and evaluate all program reports including R&P Period Reports, Post Arrival Minor Suitability, and 90 Day Minor Follow up Evaluation.
Assist with the development and updating of R&P reporting training resources including; handouts, step-by-step instructions manuals, webinars and eLearning training. Assist with delivery of training to affiliate and LIRS staff.
Extensively plan, coordinate, and conduct affiliate desk audits through reviewing program files, reports, proposals, policies, and statistical information to ensure that all findings from LIRS and PRM monitoring visits are addressed.
Write desk audit reports, recommendations, and action plans related to issues of service delivery, documentation and/or reporting.
Work closely with affiliates to assist with and review responses to PRM and ORR’s monitoring findings and recommendations to ensure accuracy and compliance with program requirement and deadlines, as needed to support the Stabilization unit.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Undergraduate degree in social work, social sciences, non-profit management or related field; graduate degree preferred.
A minimum of three (3) years of experience in non-profit management, immigration and social services programs.
Experience in interpreting contract compliance and cooperative agreements; delivering training and providing technical assistance to service providers and staff.
Ability to write/edit reports and clearly interpret technical requirements.
Outstanding organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with attention to details.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, knowledge in database management and other computer applications.
Deep commitment to LIRS’ core values and ability to model those values in relationships with colleagues
Experience with and commitment to working in a very diverse workforce.
Ability and willingness to travel 30-35% of time.
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
$70 million per year, and over 100 headquarters staff.
LIRS is widely-recognized for its expertise in implementing federal programs on behalf of refugees and migrants
living within the borders of the United States. Working with and through partners across the country, LIRS resettles
refugees, reunites children with their families or provides loving homes for them, conducts policy advocacy, and
pursues humanitarian alternatives to the immigration detention system.
To be considered, please submit resume and cover letter to, by close of business Friday, March 31, 2017, via
http://lirs.iapplicants.com/ViewJob-752031.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.