Associate Director - Tenant Resource Center

Associate Director

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Position:        Associate Director

Benefits:        Health, Vision and Dental Insurance (100% contribution; no premium costs to employee); FSA, 401k, Mileage/Phone Reimbursements

                         24 days/year in Paid Time Off

Salary:           $60,000-$70,000/year



This is an executive-level position that is responsible for managing day-to-day program operations and staff, developing program policies and procedures, conducting program and staff assessment and evaluation, and serving as a backup to the other executive positions.

Job Duties:                           

  • Developing, implementing, and evaluating Rental Rights Seminars; updating and maintaining TRC Housing Counseling Training Guide; writing and editing content for the website, blog, social media; and developing/updating written materials. This requires a careful review of the Tenant-Landlord laws (Federal, State, and Local).
  • Direct staff supervision and support.
  • Coordinating outreach and media activities, including but not limited to, social media, in-person speaking events, attending community meetings, and presentations.
  • Grant reporting and writing. This includes but is not limited to a careful review of grant requirements and written standards for programs.
  • Serve as a back-up for the Finance Director and Executive Director as needed.
  • This position is constantly changing and is likely to be impacted by other duties assigned by the Executive Director.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Licensed Attorney; preferably in the State of Wisconsin 
  • A strong knowledge base of tenant-landlord law including eviction prevention OR possess a working understanding of legal concepts; demonstrable ability to self-educate and master technical material pertaining to the legal system.
  • Excellent, adaptable written and verbal communication skills; this includes both technical communications with subject matter experts as well as the ability to effectively engage laypersons.
  • Knowledge of, and/or experience working with, programs serving people who are low-income, have experienced housing insecurity, discrimination, and/or trauma.
  • Direct service experience within the legal system, affordable housing or public benefits.
  • Experience working within a non-profit or government agency.
  • Conflict management skills including the ability to work calmly and effectively in high stress situations for extended periods of time.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Lived experience of housing insecurity, homelessness and/or the legal system.
  • Working knowledge of Dane County Housing market and services.
  • Bi-lingual -- preference for individuals fluent in Spanish, Chinese, Hmong or Arabic.
  • Concrete understanding of restorative justice, abolitionism, and/or anti-oppression movements.

Additional Information:

Must have access to reliable transportation - local travel required on a regular basis


To apply:


Please complete the application form below. If you have trouble accessing this link or need to submit materials in alternative formats, please don't hesitate to contact us at [email protected]

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