The Executive Director serves as the chief executive of DSCI, with primary responsibility for managing day-to-day operations and directing the work of a professional staff, leading the organization's fund development efforts, and serving as the primary spokesperson for DSCI within the local community and local government. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director ensures the organization is fiscally sound and that its internal and external communications, fund development and programming meet it's mission and goals. The Executive Director works directly with staff team, board members, volunteers, churches, other service organizations, immigrant groups, foundations and private sector funders to accomplish the organization's mission. ED ensures that the organization and its mission, programs, and services are consistently presented in a strong, positive manner. Coordinate staff meetings, attend all board of directors and committee meetings. Provides directions to guide programs that align with the organization's vision. Acts as the chief fundraising agent for the organization, including proposal and grant writing, oversees the internal financial management systems and works with board members and volunteers in fundraising efforts. Provides leadership in advancing the mission of the organization as established by the board. Engages in Community education about immigration issues and immigrants' legal rights.