Deputy Program Director

Job Locations US-TX-Odessa
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(9/18/2021 6:10 PM)
Location : Location
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation


**This position is contingent upon contract award**

SOSi is seeking a Deputy Program Director to join our team supporting emergency shelter operations in Southwest Texas. Operations will provide temporary residential shelter care and other related services to migrant families, including housing, childcare, medical and mental health services, case management, legal services, recreation, religious services, and food services. The ideal candidate will have prior experience supporting similar Shelter Operations.


  • Assist the Program Director in oversight of daily performance ensuring program requirements are met in accordance with the contract statement of work (SOW) at best value (Performance, Quality, Cost).
  • Communicate directly with customer operational and program leads as required to maintain a good, effective working customer relationship.
  • Hold operational meetings as required to discuss operations and support personnel performance in order to identify program deficiencies and propose potential solutions.
  • Conduct analysis and provide reports with recommendations for all assigned work functions, activities, processes and organizational departments.
  • Assist with the development of systems, processes and tools to enhance program performance.
  • Maintain communication with program support staff setting program goals and objectives by assisting the various supporting teams to establish operational policies and procedures to enhance program operations.


  • Bachelor’s degree; focus in emergency/disaster management or other related field preferred.
  • 8+years of program management experience, including prior experience in Shelter Operations.
  • Ability to obtain/maintain U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement suitability determination for holding a Public Trust position.
  • Ability to obtain/maintain pre-employment medical clearance.
  • Ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team and make complex decisions in a fast-paced environment under difficult circumstances.
  • Prior experience in Shelter Operations and inter-agency coordination.
  • Ability to communicate ideas in a culturally sensitive manner and conducive to their practical application.
  • Experience in budget development and management.
  • Excellent interpersonal and staff management skills.
  • Strong communication skills in both verbal and written.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (MS word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bi-lingual fluency in Spanish and English is preferred.
  • Prior Shelter experience working with Migrant families and/or children.

Working Conditions

  • Ability to work non-traditional hours including consecutive nights and weekends when necessary; shift work required.
  • Ability to work efficiently under deadlines and pressure.
  • Ability to keep up in a fast-paced environment.


SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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