Director for Center for the Prevention of Hate and Bullying (CPHB)

Job Title: Director for Center for the Prevention of Hate and Bullying (CPHB)

Title: CPHB Director

Reports to: Deputy Executive Director

Schedule Type: Full-time, Exempt

Location: Office located in Anaheim, CA. Requires some travel throughout the Greater Los Angeles Area.

Compensation: $85,000-$105,000

The Muslim community is comprised of the Asian-American Pacific-Islander (AAPI), Black, Middle Eastern and North African (MENA), and other communities that are most vulnerable to hate, school bullying, and issues related to campus climate. The Director of the Center for the Prevention Hate and Bullying will lead strategic initiatives that increase the Center’s capacity to provide services, training, advocacy, partnership, education and outreach, and data analysis in response to issues of hate while also seeking sustainable funding for the Centers continued growth.

The Director will work with lawyers, policy advocates, and media experts to systemically addressing issues of hate by focusing on:

  1. Training: Developing training for school districts, colleges, law enforcement, lawmakers, and other institutions that respond to incidents of hate.
  2. Advocacy: Advocating for local and state legislation and funding to better address and resource communities and individuals impacted by hate.
  1. Partnership: Investing additional capacity and resources in developing strategic partnerships with nonprofits, government entities, foundations, and academics to reach intersectional and collaborative solutions to preventing hate.
  2. Education and Outreach: Furthering education and outreach to impacted communities on how to report, address, and heal from incidents of hate.
  3. Data Analysis: Analyzing and developing data that can inform our training, advocacy, and partnerships on the types of hate and their impact on the communities we represent.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage and oversee the day-to-day operations of the Center and provide strategic planning as to the direction and growth of the Center.
  • Increase our responsiveness and assistance to Muslim individuals who have been the victims of hate crimes/incidents, school bullying, and issues of campus climate.
  • Develop best-practices training protocols for police departments to address and properly report hate crimes and hate incidents.
  • Develop best practices training protocols for schools and universities to address issues of bullying and campus climate.
  • Establish, develop, and grow relationships with key institutions such as elected officials, law enforcement, universities, schools, and partner organizations in order to address and meet the strategic goals of the Center.
  • Lead the development of surveys, focus groups, and other research initiatives as well as the drafting and publication of an annual school bullying and campus climate report.
  • Oversee the reporting system of hate crimes/incidents and bullying incidents to be maintained internally and reported externally to partner organizations and institutions.
  • Recruit, supervise, mentor, and support Center staff and provide opportunities for professional development and growth.
  • Assist on grant applications to fund the work of the Center.
  • Collaborate with the development department staff to secure future funding to sustain and grown the work.
  • Manage subgrantee relationships and partnerships for grant and project collaborations.
  • Create and supervise outreach and educational strategies to increase the departments impact.
  • Work to educate and empower community members on their rights through community presentations and material distributions.
  • Travel for outreach including participating in community events and coalition meetings.
  • Support other general duties such as answering phones, weekly outreach, fundraising, and other office tasks as required.
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours are required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prefer candidates with a master’s in public administration, master’s in public policy, master’s in public health, Juris Doctorate, or PhD.
  • High degree of self-motivation and creativity.
  • Background in statistics preferred but not required.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience directing or managing staff.
  • Strong time management skills with a demonstrated ability for meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills with outstanding attention to detail.
  • Comfort working productively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including public speaking experience.
  • Experience working with people from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Access to a working vehicle and the ability to drive throughout the Greater Los Angeles Area.
  • Knowledge of cloud applications such as SharePoint, Office365, and social media applications (preferred)
  • Conversational proficiency in Arabic, Dari, Farsi, Pashto or Urdu (preferred but not required)

OTHER

  • COVID-19 Considerations: All employees and visitors are required to follow safety procedures such as wearing a mask on-site. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required as a condition of employment before date of hire.

Benefits

  • Kaiser Health Insurance and Blue Cross PPO Dental Plan for staff members, their spouse, and their children
  • Paid time off for incoming staff includes: 12 Paid vacation days, 10 holidays, and 10 sick days
  • IRA matching program
  • Budget for legal association membership fee, bar license renewal fee, CLE funding support, and malpractice insurance
  • Professional development budget

CAIR-CA is an equal opportunity employer

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