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Job Title: Director

Community Action Development Corporation of Bethlehem (CADCB)

Full Time Exempt

Starting salary range: $45,000 - $55,000

Application Deadline: Open until filled


The Community Action Development Corporation of Bethlehem is looking for a Director.  This is a terrific opportunity to put your energy, experience and passion to work.

The Director for CADCB manages the day to day activities and develops strategies to enhance growth and development of businesses. The Director provides guidance and leadership for positive change in the neighborhood, and coordinates a comprehensive services plan for revitalization of the neighborhood. 

Job Duties:

General Management and Supervision

  • Supervises the Business Development Coordinator, Community Outreach Organizer, and Office Coordinator.
  • Supervises or arranges for supervision of interns and volunteers.
  • Administers personnel policies.
  • Prepares evaluations of all staff at least yearly, and as needed.
  • Manages the day-to-day activities of the office.
  • Prepares timely progress reports as required by supervisor, Board of Directors and funding sources.
  • Provides staff support to the Board of Directors.
  • Develops contract compliance system and monitors compliance with all contracts.
  • Provides staff support to Southside Vision 20/20.
  • Oversees all business development activities.

Program Development

  • Works with the Board of Directors and the CACLV staff to develop a long-range plan and annual work plans.
  • Advocates for neighborhood business owners and helps resolve obstacles for neighborhood business development.
  • Monitors the progress of developing businesses and counsels entrepreneurs in ethical and sound business practices.
  • Supports and guides entrepreneurs in gathering needed information to apply for women- and minority-owned business certification.
  • Works with residents of neighborhoods to enhance civic responsibility and citizen participation.
  • Attends meetings of neighborhood groups and meets with local residents, acquiring a thorough knowledge of the neighborhood, its problems, and its residents.
  • Works with the Board of Directors to develop plans for addressing problems identified by neighborhood residents.
  • Identifies marketing and advertising channels and opportunities to promote CADCB and its programs and services.
  • Develops and implements major impact projects.
  • Assists with planning and development of new programs and initiatives.

Financial Management

  • Approves vouchers for payment of invoices prior to submission to fiscal office of CACLV.
  • Works with the Board of Directors and the CACLV staff to develop the corporation's budget.
  • Reviews fiscal reports as prepared by CACLV fiscal office.
  • Prepares prospective borrowers for Rising Tide and other loans.
  • Supports fundraising and grant writing efforts.
  • Researches equipment purchases, providing bids as required.


Minimum Requirements:

  • ​Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field required
  • Experience in community development and planning
  • Experience in operating a business preferred
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

Benefits Include:

  • Comprehensive Health Benefits – Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription
  • Agency paid Life Insurance and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401 (k) Retirement Plan with agency contribution
  • Generous Paid Leave Time- 
    • Vacation- 15 Days: Earn more time after 2 and 5 year anniversaries
    • 9 Observed Holidays


CACLV is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation or handicap. 

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