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Housing and Logistics Coordinator

Salt Lake City

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Salt Lake City
  • Grade: Mid level - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Logistics
    • Supply Chain
    • Human Settlements (Shelter, Housing, Land, Property)
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date:

IRC BACKGROUND: The mission of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) is to help people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. Founded in 1933, the IRC has 26 offices in the United States and a presence in over 40 countries.


JOB OVERVIEW: The Housing and Logistics Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that direct assistance, housing, and supplies are delivered in a timely, professional, and efficient manner to newly arrived refugees. The position manages the procurement of supplies for resettlement program including coordinating direct assistance delivery to newly arrived refugees as well as overseeing the housing needs of refugees through landlord partnerships. In close coordination with the IRC Salt Lake City development team, the Housing & Logistics Coordinator organizes group volunteers, secures furniture and other supply donations from community donors and partners as well represent the IRC on local committees related to the position. The Housing & Logistics Coordinator supervises the Housing Specialist, Housing assistant, AmeriCorps positions and any assigned volunteers/interns.  This position reports to the Salt Lake City Casework Program Manager. 




Procurement Management

·       Manage all procurement activities related to the Resettlement Program and ensuring newly arrived refugee homes are fully stocked and furnished. 

·       Responsible for purchasing and ordering resettlement supplies following IRC’s procurement and finance guidelines.

·       Coordinate volunteers and staff for support of procurement duties including stocking and inventory of supplies and apartment setups.

·       Field inquiries and pick-ups from community donors with furniture or other appropriate items to gather necessary supplies for new arrivals. 

·       Work closely with development team to engage community and corporate partners for donation drives to gather required household items for new refugee arrivals.

Inventory Management

·       Coordinate onsite and offsite office storage of donated items for new arrivals.

·       Maintain sound tracking and records supplies a moving in and out of the office.

·       Manage new arrival supply lists and periodically update with market prices.

Tracking & Reporting

·       Manage overall storage and accountability of operations of donated resettlement goods.

·       Value and track donated goods distributed to clients, and ensure proper filing is completed.

·       Oversee the deliverables of grants secured for logistics, housing, and supplies.

·       Enter data as required by the program. 

Housing Provision

·       Ensure housing is secured and fully furnished prior to a new refugee arrival.

·       Ensure compliance with R&P requirements for housing setup and supplies.

·       Maintain positive relationships with landlords, housing authority and other stakeholders related to refugee housing.

·       Oversee apartment set-up schedule with staff, volunteers, and partners.


Other Duties

·       Provide supervision to the Housing Specialist

·       Provide leadership team with recommendations for continuous improvement in issues of resettlement logistics and housing operations.

·       Other related duties as assigned.


·       A college degree in a related field business administration, supply chain management or operations.

·       Three or more years of related professional work experience; preferably in a non-profit or other social services environment and related to logistics management.

·       One or more years of supervisory experience.

·       A demonstrated record of increasingly responsible roles in a mission and outcome driven environment.

·       Professional, friendly, and courteous attitude a must. Strong customer service skills a must.

·       Highly organized self-starter with proven success managing multiple priorities, making critical decisions, and delivering results in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.

·       Demonstrated success achieving goals and communicating effectively a multi-cultural environment.

·       Ability to lift 35+ lbs. safely.

·       Ability to drive a vehicle and must have proof of insurance and valid driver’s license.

·       Commitment to the mission of IRC. 

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: In accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires new hires to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for any in-office or hybrid positions.  All IRC US offices require full vaccination to attend any in-office functions (e.g., meetings, trainings).

 Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity.  We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.

 Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

 US Benefits: We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits.  In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days depending on role and tenure, medical insurance starting at $120 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with immediately vested matching, disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.