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Project Administrator
Supervisor: Executive Director
Driven by the Jewish value of welcoming the stranger, HIAS Pennsylvania provides legal, resettlement and supportive services to immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers from all backgrounds in order to assure their fair treatment and full integration into American society. HIAS Pennsylvania advocates for just and inclusive public policies and practices.

General Position Description

HIAS Pennsylvania seeks a project administrator to ensure compliance with Federal grant funding obligations, specifically obligations associated with Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) funding and assist all participating agencies on grant with the necessary data collected for this purpose. The administrator will work with VOCA funded staff in analyzing data under the supervision of the Executive Director. Some potential for addressing Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) compliance obligations as well. The ideal candidate will have experience with data collection and metrics analysis and federal grants.  Prior experience with a public interest organization is preferred.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with VOCA funded staff develop reporting tools for all funded agencies to collect necessary data
  • Communicate regularly with VOCA funded staff across all three agencies and sub-contractors to ensure participation in quarterly meetings and timely submission of necessary data
  • Keep comprehensive statistics on all services provided under the project
  • Participate in PCCD, diversity and other appropriate trainings
  • Maintain up to date publicity and educational materials regarding collaborative work
  • Other duties, including but not limited to, data collection, analysis and reporting in accordance with ORR funding compliance requirements as assigned


The candidate should be passionate about HIAS PA’s mission, understand the organization’s roots in and relationship to the Jewish community, and have a demonstrated ability to work with diverse collaborators and stakeholders. In addition, the candidate should possess:

  • bachelor’s Degree (strongly preferred);
  • experience working addressing federal grant compliance requests;
  • passion for working in a diverse community;
  • excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • able to work independently/collaboratively;
  • excellent communication skills;
  • proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, and database management;
  • background/experience with statistics and/or data analysis preferred.


HIAS Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against anyone on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief.


If you are interested this position, please send a cover letter and resume via email to Veronica Cacho at vcacho@hiaspa.org.

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