Job Posting

The Asian American Civic Association (AACA) provides limited English speaking and economically disadvantaged people with education, occupational training and social services enabling them to realize lasting economic self-sufficiency.

Full-time Position Available: Assistant Director

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and management of the Asian American Civic Association operations reporting to the Executive Director

  • Oversee workforce development and adult education programs including job training programs, job readiness and employment placement, adult English for Speakers of Other Languages, and workplace education

  • Lead, supervise, and coach Program Directors who are responsible for outreach and recruitment, assessment, selection, case management, training, education, job placement, and retention functions

  • Maintain relationships with current program funders and secure funds for current and new workforce development, adult education, and other agency program programs through grants, government funds, and individual donations

  • Supervise Development Associate/Grant Writer

  • Organize internal agency wide administration issues including staffing, staff development, staff support, personnel issues, strategic planning, webpage oversight, marketing, and assist with budgeting

  • Work with Executive Director to engage Board of Directors

  • Ensure rigorous program evaluation and high quality services to clients

  • Build partnerships among various stakeholders including employers, colleges, and other community-based organizations and adult education and training providers


  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Master’s degree preferred

  • At least 8 years management experience in a non-profit setting

  • Significant knowledge of best practices in workforce development programming

  • Keen understanding of the field of adult basic education

  • Experience and understanding of challenges facing immigrants and low-income individuals

  • Track record of success as a leader in a high performing organization

  • Minimum of 8 years of successful experience writing grant proposals for a non-profit organization

  • Minimum 8 years of experience supervising staff

  • Understanding of budgeting

  • Fundraising experience a plus in events and individual donor development

  • Commitment to the mission of the Asian American Civic Association

  • Highly detail oriented and organized

  • Takes initiative and innovative thinker

  • Excellent communication skills

Salary:  Commensurate with experience.  Full benefit package included.

 To apply, send resume and cover letter by May 27, 2016 to:

HR Department

Asian American Civic Association

87 Tyler Street, 5th floor

Boston, MA 02111


For more information about available jobs, see the AACA website.

Asian American Civic Association is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer