Deputy Director

Masa | Bronx, New York


Masa partners with Mexican and Latino children, youth, and families in the South Bronx to develop strong learners and leaders who fully contribute to the broader community.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Deputy Director oversees a portfolio of community programs (such as youth groups, adult education, and community education workshops), providing supervision and support to staff, as well as facilitating analysis of and reflection on program quality. In addition, the Deputy Director is responsible for key senior management responsibilities, particularly with respect to human resources, payroll, data management, and grant writing and reporting. The Deputy Director may also have some externally-facing responsibilities, such as meeting with funders or speaking at events

The Deputy Director works closely with the Executive Director to ensure the programs in their portfolio are fully aligned to Masa’s core mission and values. Candidates with non-profit management experience are strongly preferred. A commitment to social justice and a passion for working in partnership with immigrant communities is essential.

Reports To

Executive Director


Program Oversight:

  • Oversee a portfolio of community programs (e.g., after-school, youth groups, adult education, or community education), including:
  • Support recruiting, hiring, and onboarding of program staff
  • Provide staff support and supervision, with a focus on: program planning aligned to organizational and programmatic goals, objectives, and values; reflective practice; and ensuring systems are effective
  • Review and provide feedback on program curriculum and plans, ensuring alignment to community interests and grounded in a strengths-based, social justice/culturally responsive framework
  • Lead implementation of evaluation tools, including ensuring data is compiled and data analysis
  • Support the development of and monitor program budgets and spending, including for reimbursement-based programs
  • Oversee referrals and light case management for participants enrolled in program portfolio, including appropriate follow-up and referral to culturally fluent partner agencies
  • Oversee program policies, operations, and enrollment, including volunteer recruitment, to ensure compliance with all external regulations, internal policies, and funder requirements
  • Ensure program policies and procedures are appropriately and thoroughly documented
  • Support staff in planning periodic program and community events
  • In partnership with the Executive Director, build and maintain partnerships with key organizations that offer culturally fluent services in demand within the Masa community and aligned to program portfolio
  • Prepare reports for Executive Director and/or funder review

Management & Operations:

  • Support key aspects of organizational management, including:
    • Operations: Supervise and support Operations Manager in all aspects of day-to-day fiscal and administrative operations, including financial reporting, facilities management, scheduling, etc.
    • Human resources
      • Support annual benefits renewals and monitor pre-tax deduction schedules
      • Oversee and support hiring and onboarding of new employees
    • Finance
      • Review and approve timesheets; prepare and enter payroll
      • Prepare and run key financial reports through QuickBooks
      • Prepare expense reports for key contracts, including reimbursement-based contracts
      • Collaborate with Executive Director and consultants to ensure books are consistently audit-ready
    • Data Management and Reporting
      • Prepare and run key data reports through SalesForce and other information systems to support program evaluation and reflection
      • Draft key sections of grant proposals, grant reports, and other external communicationsCollaborate with vendors/consultants and Executive Director to make updates to SalesForce and other information system as needed
    • Special projects: Support special projects and events as needed, including City Council hearings, panel discussions, funder meetings, and other externally-facing events


  • Fully bilingual in Spanish and English
  • 5+ years of experience working in partnership with Latino immigrant communities; passionate about drawing on families’ strengths and traditions to build strong partnerships with community members
  • 5+ years of non-profit management experience, including at least 2 in a supervisory role
  • Experience developing and managing program budgets
  • Curriculum development experience; familiar with culturally responsive and social justice approaches
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly organized and self-managing; able to work independently
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Tech-savvy; excellent Excel and Word skills in particular
  • Experience with program evaluation methods and data analysis preferred
  • Bookkeeping experience; QuickBooks experience preferred
  • Database experience, especially SalesForce, preferred


$55,000-$65,000 annually

How to Apply

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