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Deputy Director


NMILC is hiring a Deputy Director to integrate and implement NMILC’s strategic vision through all aspects of the organization. The Deputy Director will help support, strengthen, and retain internal teams across the organization and work to improve internal systems at a time of enormous growth as well as develop strategic external relationships. The Deputy Director will work collaboratively with executive leadership and management teams on internal management, team building, hiring, employee relations, community relations, board and staff training and development, operational systems, monitoring, compliance, performance management and learning work of the organization. They will support a thriving workplace by bringing a lens of impact and vision driven by clearly articulated strategy, while fostering a culture of well-being. The Deputy Director will manage organization-wide projects and initiatives to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion principles and ensures effective internal and external communication so that organizational priorities are in alignment across NMILC. In addition to driving the internal organization development areas described above, the Deputy Director will support the alignment of strategic vision with development of strategic relationships with institutions and leaders and execution of complementary external funding strategies. The role reports directly to the Executive Director. 

This is a full-time position. Salary is competitive for our field and geographic area and is commensurate with experience. The base salary is $118,040 for an individual with the minimum experience required. The maximum salary for someone with 25 years or more of qualifying executive team leadership experience is $145,496.


  • Bachelor's Degree in related field; Master's Degree in non-profit management or related field preferred.
  • J.D. with legal background in immigrant rights and public interest work preferred.
  • 8-10 years of experience in non-profit management, legal services, and or social service administration
  • Minimum of five (5) years  in a non-profit executive team leadership role with a track record of success in leading a high performing team in innovation and teamwork with demonstrated results in a legal services or social service non-profit organization
  • Minimum of five (5) years in operations and management process improvement, change leadership, and change management.
  • Significant experience with leading internal communications at an organization with at least 20 employees.
  • Must have proven and strong management and leadership skills.
  • Understanding of best practices and experience in building inclusive and engaged workplaces; cultural awareness and experience supporting a multi-generation workforce.
  • Capacity to build trust and establish rapport as both a leader and a colleague, and an ability to facilitate difficult conversations and to provide and receive feedback.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness at listening and responding with empathy in a diverse environment, building consensus, and managing conflict.
  • Significant experience in advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion principles and working with organizations to manifest these values in the workplace.
  • Experience working at a non-profit with federal grants, regulations, and compliance preferred.
  • Experience with foundation relations and revenue development
  • Demonstrated success developing leadership skills to enhance high levels of collaboration.
  • Expertise in conceptualizing, developing, implementing, and tracking team performance, outcomes, and impact.


Submission Deadline: 
December 17, 2023
Organization Information: 
New Mexico Immigrant Law Center
625 Silver Avenue SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
United States
Phone: 505-247-1023