Allegheny County Conservation District (ACCD) is part of a national regulatory network tasked with the mission to protect, conserve, promote and improve our natural resources. ACCD is an innovative Conservation District with a diverse program portfolio including urban and rural agriculture, stewardship of and improvements to watersheds and wetlands, and state delegated regulatory enforcement of PA Chapter 102 and 105 Acts which protect soil and water.
ACCD is looking for an organized, approachable individual who can manage multiple tasks and effectively direct others while maintaining a positive can-do attitude. This is an opportunity for someone with proven management and operations experience to grow with the ACCD team. The Assistant Director will be the internal facing operations counterpart to the Executive Director, responsible for day-to-day staff management and will work closely with key staff to achieve the vision outlined in the strategic plan. This position reports to the Executive Director and is a significant member of the Leadership Team.
- Day-to-day staff and operations management.
- Direct oversight of two staff, with additional responsibility and authority to oversee project management timelines for the Leadership Team that ensure milestones are met in a timely and accurate manner. The number of direct reports is expected to grow over time.
- Ensure resources and staff work plans are aligned to achieve strategic vision.
- Dynamic project management, lead teams and complex projects.
- Assist with development and implementation of organizational policies.
- Conduct benchmarking research at an appropriate depth and synthesize information into reports and recommendations.
- Must be able to motivate, delegate and communicate effectively with staff.
- Understand and monitor budgets, finances and business contracts.
- Attend Board meetings and serve on committees relevant to organizational priorities.
- Other duties as assigned.
Competencies and Attributes
- Enjoy cultivating knowledge and serving as a resource for staff, providing guidance and insight on issues related to operations and achieving strategic plan priorities.
- Confident, informed and timely decision making.
- Ability to work independently, accurately and with attention to detail to achieve goals.
- Strategic and critical thinking, ability to connect the dots.
- Fair, consistent, active listener.
- Naturally curious with an appetite for learning and integrating emergent knowledge into operations planning.
- Good time management and ability to hold staff accountable.
- Flexible and adaptable to changing needs and priorities.
- Ability to connect and collaborate with diverse individuals.
- Enjoy working with people and have a good natured tolerance for appropriate interruptions.
- 5-7 years’ experience acting as a Direct supervision of staff and/or leading teams.
- 5-7 years’ experience with Operations oversight (including familiarity with HR, Finance and Organizational Policy)
- College degree or exceptional progressive professional experience in business management, nonprofit management or an environmental science field.
- An understanding of ecological concepts is desired.
- Demonstrable and extensive project management experience, including process improvements.
- Exceptional organizational skills including managing multiple priorities.
- Ability to understand budgets and team dynamics.
- Outstanding written and verbal communications.
- Computer literacy and ability to learn new systems quickly.
ACCD offers a competitive total compensation package including a 3% Simple IRA match, health insurance with family coverage, generous paid vacation and sick time, short and long term disability insurance and life insurance, as outlined in the ACCD Employee Manual.
ACCD is an Equal Opportunity Employer
ACCD is an EOE employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status in any of its activities or operations. ACCD follows Pennsylvania’s at-will employment policy. People of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Applicants must provide references upon request and pass a background check as a condition of employment. These are two factors in determining candidacy.
To apply, please send a cover letter describing your interest along with a resume with ‘Assistant Director’ in the subject line to email@example.com. The position will remain open until filled.
Carnegie Museum of Art creates experiences that connect people to art, ideas, and one another. We believe creativity is a defining human characteristic to which everyone should have access. CMOA collects, preserves, and presents artworks from around the world to inspire, sustain, and provoke discussion, and to engage and reflect multiple audiences.
Carnegie Museum of Art is arguably the first museum of contemporary art in the United States, collecting the “Old Masters of tomorrow” since the inception of the Carnegie International in 1896. Today, the museum is one of the most dynamic major art institutions in America. Our collection of more than 30,000 objects features a broad spectrum of visual arts, including painting and sculpture; prints and drawings; photographs; architectural casts, renderings, and models; decorative arts and design; and film, video, and digital imagery. Through our programming, exhibitions, and publications, we frequently explore the role of art and artists in confronting key social issues of our time, combining and juxtaposing local and global perspectives. With our unique history and resources, we strive to become a leader in defining the role of art museums for the 21st century.
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is interested in candidates who, through their experience and collaborations, will contribute to diversity and excellence of the Carnegie Museums community.
A key member of the senior leadership team of Carnegie Museum of Art (CMOA), the DEPUTY DIRECTOR is charged with maintaining the museum’s day-to-day business operations and advancing its strategic goals. The Deputy Director partners with the CMOA Director and others on organizational initiatives, strategic planning, and policy decisions; ensures that the museum’s strategic goals are met in creative and efficient ways; furthers the organizational mission of the museum by setting operational standards and administrative processes; and acts as liaison with Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh (CMP) finance, human resources, general counsel, facilities planning & operations, IT, development, and visitor services components. In addition to these internal business functions, the Deputy Director contributes essential leadership for institutional partnerships by guiding the successful implementation of programs and initiatives that broaden the museum’s reach, increase its audience, expand contributed and earned revenue, and advance its reputation regionally, nationally, and internationally.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in business, arts management, or a related field (MA or MBA preferred) and at least 10 years of increasingly supervisory arts administration experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Experience with business administration, strategic planning, accounting and financial reporting, recruitment and human resources, and contracting is essential.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Superior problem-solving, organizational planning, and written and oral communication skills are essential as well as a tested ability to manage and motivate staff from diverse backgrounds in a team-oriented environment. Other necessary skills and abilities include analyzing complex data, managing risk, and guiding teams to make informed operational decisions; directing accounting and financial activities including budgeting, forecasting, monitoring, and reporting; fostering employee engagement and managing professional development; negotiating contracts and supervising contractors; and managing a complex organization to increasing levels of service, recognition, and support. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite; expected to gain familiarity with Asana, the museum’s project management software, Raiser’s Edge, and Financial Edge. The ability to cultivate and maintain a network of professional contacts in the arts is essential.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is primarily sedentary in nature; no special demands are required.
- Works in concert with CMOA Director to ensure the effective operation of the museum in keeping with appropriate standards of quality and excellence. Leads and oversees the museum’s business support functions on a day-to-day basis. Sets operational standards, creates and maintains effective administrative processes, and ensures successful implementation. Proactively monitors trends within and across business support teams to iterate and improve workflows and communication.
- Monitors the fiscal health of the museum and provides forecasting and adaptive management. Advises CMOA Director on the interpretation of business policy/design and resource allocation. Ensures the museum’s activities adhere to regulatory requirements as well as industrywide best practices and standards. Manages the collection and communication of data to inform business decisions, monitor performance, and achieve objectives. Provides regular and clear reporting to CMOA Director and other stakeholders on business and team performance.
- Oversees the museum’s contracting process with regular input from legal counsel and CMOA’s senior leadership team. Prepares and negotiates contracts in support of the museum’s operations and strategic goals. Reviews contracts and related documentation for accuracy and completeness to ensure compliance with CMP policies and procedures.
- Identifies and pursues strategic institutional partnerships in order to broaden the public reach of the museum and expand its ability to garner earned and contributed revenue. Serves as lead project manager for such initiatives and writes business plans as appropriate.
- Assists CMOA Director and Advisory Board on strategic planning efforts and contributes substantively to the planning process. Disseminates strategic direction and goals to teams across the museum, determines tactical plans in concert with members of CMOA’s senior leadership team, and tracks museum-wide progress to goals. Advises CMOA Director on the allocation of resources necessary to achieve strategic priorities.
- Proactively fosters an inclusive organizational culture and manages employee engagement efforts. Works closely with members of the CMOA senior leadership team and CMP business partners to identify and implement solutions to workplace challenges. Manages professional development activities for CMOA’s professional staff and advises on the allocation of related resources. Promotes teamwork and mutual respect across the organization. Leads agenda setting for all-staff meetings.
- Serves as CMOA’s primary liaison with CMP Human Resources to oversee personnel functions, including processes and decision-making regarding hiring, selection, promotion, termination, compensation, and performance management and review.
- Collaborates with CMP Development to align the accountabilities of CMOA fundraising activity and contributed revenue growth. Contributes to fundraising goals and strategies as well as cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship activities as appropriate. Ensures the timely completion of CMOA deliverables with regard to grant management and compliance. Advises the CMOA Director on the appropriate alignment of CMOA’s strategic plan, programs, and staff capacity to fundraising opportunities and goals.
- Works closely with the CMOA Advisory Board and its committees to advance the strategic goals of the museum. Monitors Advisory Board committee goals and tracks progress to date. Collaborates with CMOA Director on preparations for quarterly Advisory Board meetings and all board-related reporting.
- Actively cultivates contacts within the museum field, art world, and philanthropic community. Keeps abreast of relevant trends and issues in the museum field. Advises CMOA Director on such matters insofar as they are germane to institutional advancement and the museum’s strategic priorities.
- Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to representing the CMOA Director at meetings and events, participating in CMP planning efforts, iterating and communicating internal and external policies, and managing institutional priorities and concerns as they emerge.
The following PA Act 153 clearances, or proof of application of clearances, are required beginning employment and as a condition of continued employment:
- Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
- Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check
- FBI Fingerprint Criminal Background Check
- Obtaining the required clearances is completed as part of the new hire process.
Carnegie Museums is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minorities / Females / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity
The above job description reflects the essential functions and qualifications for the position identified, and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position. The job description does not constitute an employment contract and does not alter the at-will relationship between CMP and the employee.
The Deputy Director will ensure the smooth day-to-day operation of the organization through oversight of program budgets and deadlines. S/he will work closely with the Executive Director to translate organizational strategy into operational tasks. The Deputy Director will regularly interact with managers of regional engagement efforts located in multiple offices, further the fundraising and development activity of the organization, and manage records and processes related to employees and contractors.
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Since 1952, Light of Life Rescue Mission has been a safe refuge for homeless and hurting people in the Pittsburgh area. The organization is currently seeking an experienced professional as Director of Administration and Operations. Reporting to the Executive Director and working closely with the senior leadership team as well as the Board, will oversee all aspects of Administration and Operations. Light of Life Ministries, Inc. has an operating budget of $7.9 million, 70 dedicated employees, and a skilled Board of Directors. It is an exciting time as Light of Life is in the midst of a Capital Campaign and relocation project.
- Assists the Executive Director in facilitating effective and strategic decision-making and acting as an advisor to the Senior Management team.
- Will make final decisions about benefits, insurance and salary changes, as well as accounting, human relations, technology and operations in addition to managing the departmental budgets.
- Leads the Administration and Operations staff to work in healthy, life-enhancing environment, meeting the expectations set according to Light of Life Board, GAAP, and labor and employment federal and state laws.
- Creates processes, procedures, and routines that create efficiencies for reporting progress and clear feedback from the systems utilized by the organization.
- Acts as a coach, mentor and teacher to other Light of Life leaders to help them produce desired outputs.
- Bachelor’s degree or greater
- 10 to 15 years’ related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience in several of the administrative areas and at the highest level of an organization.
We invite you to view the full job posting and explore Light of Life at: http://lightoflife.org/
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit an application, resume and cover letter at: https://lightoflife.isolvedhire.com/jobs/139969.html
The Associate Director of Prospect Development, as a member of the Advancement Services team in Development at Whitman College, is responsible for developing and executing prospect development strategies and managing the prospect development program and staff. In partnership with the Development team’s senior leadership, the Associate Director helps guide fundraising efforts to build a sustainable pipeline of major and planned gift donors to the College.
- Provide overall program management of Prospect Development efforts, focused on prospect research and optimal deployment of staff in major and planned giving.
- Manage Prospect Development staff, presently including the Prospect Research Analyst.
- Build relationships with senior Development office leadership and actively communicate challenges and opportunities as they arise.
- Relationship Management: Working in collaboration with senior Development leadership, develop and maintain relationship management policies.
- Prospect Strategy/Portfolio Management: Plan and coordinate prospect strategy and portfolio management meetings with fundraisers. Help build and coordinate agendas for these meetings with senior Development leadership.
- Relational Database Management: Coordinate policies and procedures for recording prospect development data. Responsible for data processing with assistance from Prospect Research Analyst, administrative assistants, and students.
- Call Reports: Complete or oversee the tracking, review, and entry of call report information. Analyze resulting information for strategy or moves recommendations.
- Prospect Pool Analysis: Utilize Whitman’s database and related programs to provide detailed reporting on portfolios, prospect pools, and moves management. Perform analysis and provide recommendations to senior Development leadership.
- Other Data Analysis: Utilize data and business intelligence tools to provide information that informs fundraising strategy at all levels.
- Reporting: Work with Advancement Services to provide on-demand reporting as well as self-service reporting, such as dashboards, for fundraisers and senior Development leadership.
- Performance Management Metrics: In concert with senior Development leadership, maintain and refine definitions of fundraiser success and coordinate reporting accordingly.
- Pipeline Management: Support the maturation of the prospect development pipeline through active management with senior Development leadership team.
- Orient and Train Colleagues: Coordinate the training of fundraisers and related staff on the prospect management systems, policies, and procedures.
- Prospect Research, Identification, and Qualification: Responsible for the program and staff. Includes managing prospect screenings, determining and utilizing identifiers of a good prospect, providing profiles to fundraisers, delivering a research newsletter, completing event bios, and utilizing research tools and methodologies to identify potential prospects.
- Understand basic financial principals and wealth indicators. Read relevant industry publications to learn about and keep up-to-date on business trends.
- Project Management: Employ strong organizational and project management skills.
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Two or more years of experience in prospect development, including prospect management and/or prospect research, required.
- Satisfactory clearance of background check required.
A job candidate must be able to explain and/or demonstrate that he/she possesses the knowledge, skills and abilities to safely and effectively perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.
- Experience working in higher education preferred. Other non-profit experience will be considered.
- Supervisory experience preferred with proven success in managing, mentoring, and retaining staff.
- Familiarity with fundraising CRMs (examples: Millennium, Blackbaud, Advance), prospect research tools (examples: iWave, LexisNexis, DonorSearch), reporting tools (examples: Qlik, Tableau, Crystal Reports), and Microsoft Office, especially Excel. Must possess ability to learn new software applications and programs with ease.
- Strong written and verbal communications; strong interpersonal skills.
- Strong sense of professional ethics and confidentiality standards including the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement code of ethics.
Must be able to work at a computer 8 hours a day.
Full-time position. Standard hours 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, M-F. Infrequent travel for conferences. Weekend/evening work required periodically for events.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin February 18, 2020.
Whitman College is building a diverse academic community and welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of historically underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the College’s learning environment. Whitman is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples. Whitman College is an EEO employer.
For full application instructions and position description, visit https://apptrkr.com/1822633
This is an advanced-level professional position providing leadership and administration of programming for families of newborns in Allegheny County who have complex needs. As a member of the leadership team for the Hello Baby Priority program, the Program Director will work alongside the Healthy Start Chief Executive Officer and Allegheny County DHS staff to co-design and serve as primary program lead—ensuring that the program exemplifies the core principles of community engagement, authentic healing relationships, family and child well-being, equity and respect. The Program Director has strong administrative skills and clinical expertise, is passionate about families and community-based services, is a creative problem solver with strong analytical skills, has a demonstrated track record of successful program and staff management, values diversity, and fosters collaborative relationships. The Project Director will manage all members of the Hello Baby Priority team, all program activities and the program budget. Social work licensure and experience with reflective supervision highly preferred.
The Assistant Director’s primarily role is the management and operations of the organization with a strong emphasis on developing and implementing best practice programming, to serve individuals that have experienced domestic violence. The Assistant Director role also focuses on improving communications and information management techniques organizationally wide. The candidate must possess a knowledge of human resource practices; supervision; team leadership; statistical analysis; program development; community engagement; and federal, state and foundation grant writing and management.
The Assistant Director also works with the Executive Director and staff in developing organizational goals and performance objectives; provides support on board committees; maintains the currency of the operations manual; provides staff support by overseeing the hire, orientation and on-boarding of new employees; ensures seamless execution of grant contracts; and projects and provide employee coaching.
Education and Experience:
Master’s degree required. Degree focus in Non-Profit Management/Leadership, Counseling, Social Work or related field preferred. Three years of position related and domestic violence or victim service program experience preferred.
- Criminal Record Check
- PA Child Abuse History Clearance
- FBI Clearance
Join the Advancement Team at Middlebury College
Would you like to represent an exceptional global liberal arts institution with campuses in Vermont and California? Middlebury’s Office of Annual Giving currently has three career opportunities for experienced professionals. Our Advancement professionals communicate the College’s story, engage alumni and parents in the life of the institution, and inspire them to support it. Join our dynamic team of smart, dedicated people who work hard and have fun helping Middlebury to thrive.
Assistant Director of Annual Giving (Direct Mail and Digital Communications)
This position actively manages fundraising and engagement campaigns that increase donor participation and annual donations through audience segmentation, compelling messaging and innovative multi-channel outreach. Serves as the technical expert, analytics point person and project manager for Annual Giving communications (print mail, email, digital campaigns, texting). To view the complete job description and apply online, visit https://apptrkr.com/1655406
Middlebury College employees enjoy a high quality of life with excellent compensation; competitive health, dental, retirement, and vision benefits; and educational assistance programs.
Our workforce development and financial coaching program has a proven track record of helping people who are unemployed and under-employed make positive changes in their own lives.
We seek a director who can support our program so that it continues to meet its established goals, and also can develop a vision to grow our services to meet future demands.
If you’re that person, we encourage you to apply.
Our team of employment and financial coaches is motivated and eager to serve our clients. A successful applicant will have experience with personnel management and be able to evaluate, support and coach these team members, and expand the team.
The director of the workforce development and financial coaching program must balance short-term needs with long-term planning. A successful applicant will have experience developing a budget each year and sticking to it; and they will be comfortable using data analysis tools to add value, generate ideas and prepare monthly, quarterly and yearly progress reports.
The director must have a healthy respect for diversity and enjoy meeting with clients who come from all walks of life and socio-economic backgrounds, including people who are re-entering the workforce.
A successful applicant will embrace Mon Valley Initiative’s values and maintain a welcoming environment for the people we serve, as well as our employees, board members and volunteers.
In addition to client services and personnel management, the director of the workforce development and financial coaching program maintains our relationships with prospective employers in the Pittsburgh region. They also cultivate new connections with businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies. They develop leads on possible career paths for our workforce participants and act appropriately on the feedback they receive from employers.
The director of the workforce development and financial coaching program works closely with other members of the MVI management team and reports directly to the CEO.
A successful applicant will collaborate with other MVI programs. They will support the CEO and other members of the team as they prepare grant and funding applications for foundations, corporations and government agencies.
The director of the workforce development and financial coaching program also oversees the work of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Re-Entry Coalition and facilitates meetings of MVI’s Workforce Advisory Committee.
A college degree and at least five years’ of experience in personnel management and workforce development — preferably in a non-profit setting — is required.
Experience with financial coaching or related experience in financial services is also preferred.
A complete list of duties and responsibilities is available at MVI’s website.
Please send a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to:
Laura R. Zinski, Chief Executive Officer
Mon Valley Initiative
305 E. Eighth Ave.
Homestead, PA 15120
Or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please, no phone calls or Facebook messages. Applications will be accepted until this position is filled.
MVI prohibits discrimination in all of its programs and activities on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, political beliefs, marital, family, disability or military status.
Position Summary: Assist the Director with the administration and operation of the various programs within the Commission, including all aspects of financial management, federal contract compliance, professional service contract maintenance, internal policies and procedures, grants, and Commission Committee directives.
Department: Commission on Human Relations
Salary: $64,528 – $67,267 per year.
Union: None, this is a non-union position.
Union Bid Form: None required.
Civil Service Classification: Exempt
WORK EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years of full-time experience in public administration, finance/accounting, public policy – specifically housing and/or employment, law (civil rights, employment, and/or housing). (Full-time is defined as 32 hours or more per week. Less than full-time experience will be calculated on a pro-rated basis.)
EDUCATION/TRAINING: The application must clearly show a Bachelor’s Degree from a fully accredited institution in public administration, public policy, finance/accounting, law, or a related field. (See NOTE under the General Application Requirements Section above regarding the verification of education/training.)
EQUIVALENCY: Education/training and/or work experience may be substituted on a year for year basis if the application clearly shows the required number of years to meet the Total Qualifying Requirement for this position (based on the sum of work experience and education/training listed above). The Total Qualifying Requirement is nine (9) years.
- Assists with the advancement of the Commission’s mission.
- Assists with the administration and operation of various programs within the Commission.
- Directs the work of Commission Representatives and administrative staff.
- Supervises the activities of department personnel; assigns, monitors and evaluates work and provides managerial direction.
- Provides day-to-day support/oversight for investigative staff.
- Assists with conducting staff performance evaluations.
- Trains new staff regarding the Commission’s internal processes, and facilitates professional development sessions on a regular basis to continue team building and education.
- Reviews and inputs fair housing cases into the HUD Enforcement Management System (HEMS) and ensures complete closures for payment.
- Completes required HUD Quarterly reports and prepares all necessary responses to HUD Bi-Annual Performance Review Assessments (PARs).
- Drafts conciliation agreements in conjunction with case parties, counsel, and/or advocates.
- Ensures follow up and completion of long-term HUD Conciliation agreements.
- Develops Unlawful Fair Housing Practices education training for housing providers and consumers.
- Conducts mediations in housing, employment, and community tension cases.
- Manages interns that assist in outreach, education, and various other administrative tasks.
- Continually reviews housing advertisements for compliance with 659.03(d).
- Assists with Commission-initiated complaints.
- Attends trainings and/or conferences as required and available, including some out-of-state travel.
- Educates and trains consumer groups in the community, outside agencies and/or service providers.
- Oversees coordination of large-scale community events, including event planning details, budget management, and collaboration with other entities.
- Attends meetings/conferences sponsored and/or required by the Commission’s funders.
- Serves as a liaison between the Commission’s Solicitors, Commissioners and administrative staff.
- Provides technical assistance to the various programs and subordinate personnel on all Commission projects and programs.
- Oversees the operations of the Commission’s Trust Funds as the spending pertains to the Commission’s Federal contracts.
- Represents the Director and the Commission and its policies to City Council, other departments and the public as needed.
- Ensures compliance with established City policies and procedures.
- Works closely with other City employees, City departments, authorities, community organizations and other organizations as required.
- Performs activities and functions of related Commission staff as assigned or required, or other related tasks and duties.