Position Title:  Director of Economic Innovation and Sustainability

Employee Classification: Full Time (40 Hours/Week)

Reports To: Harry H. Hawkins, III, Executive Vice President


The Director of Economic Innovation and Sustainability will drive lasting change through economic engines using Nehemiah frameworks to manage and support entrepreneurs with business loans, drive digital learning, and oversee stewardship of financial capital.


I. Digital Learning and Economic Innovation (50%)

  • Implement growth strategies using a digital platform for Cross-Cultural Leadership Development
  • Manage the Virtual Cross-Cultural Platform for contracted services
  • Manage Cross-Cultural Leadership Development contracts
  • Create innovative virtual tools to support program participants and staff

II. Accounting and Grant Reports (30%)

  • Prepare finance reports for program budgets, grants, and Board Meetings
  • Oversee the proper allocation of funds and disbursement of funds
  • Oversee audit preparation
  • Ensure proper and timely payments are received from contracts and grants

III. Business Loan Management (10%)

  • Manage Nehemiah’s small business loan program
  • Screen new applicants for the micro-loan program
  • Work with the loan committee to approve or deny requests

IV. Compliance (10%)

  • Ensure Nehemiah is compliant with Grant requirements
  • Ensure Nehemiah is compliant with all local, state, and Federal regulations


If interested, please send your resume and any relevant documentation to hhawkins@nehemiah.org