Manager, Development Systems

The Manager, Development Systems guides business practices, strategy, policy, implementation, analytics, and evaluation related to the Tessitura CRM and any integrated technologies related to fundraising and interdepartmental projects. This full-time, salaried position works closely with the Development Team and interdepartmentally to coordinate and manage data entry and management, reporting, research, and reconciliation within Tessitura. This position provides technology expertise to support the Trust’s identification, solicitation, and cultivation of existing and prospective donors.

Candidates should have a minimum of five years’ experience with financial structures, audit, marketing, and interfacing with IT personnel. This individual must possess strong communication skills and the ability to translate between multiple stakeholders (IT, fundraising, marketing) to ensure technology solutions meet users’ needs. Strong working knowledge of Excel, pivot tables, and macros as well as familiarity with fundraising databases or CRM software is required. This individual must be calm and diplomatic, detail-oriented, self-motivated, and an outstanding problem-solver.

Bachelor’s degree in a related field required. The salary range for this position starts at $52,000.

Qualified applicants should send a current resume with cover letter and salary requirements to: Director of Human Resources, The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 803 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or shannon@trustarts.org. No telephone calls please.

Volunteer Google Analytics & Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO) Specialist

Volunteer Google Analytics & Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO) Specialist

Description:

Awaken Pittsburgh is a small nonprofit that works to transform lives and systems through mindfulness-based social and emotional regulation practices. Awaken Pittsburgh is looking for a Google Analytics & Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO) Specialist to execute successful web experimentation and personalization for our organization. You’ll be the in-house expert on Google Analytics, leading our effort to improve and manage our event tracking and overall effectiveness of Google Analytics data. You are a natural leader and keep external and internal stakeholders informed through our engagements. You analyze A/B test results, respond to organization requests and keep team members accountable for conversion/analytics follow-ups and action items. The CRO Specialist will also focus on building digital conversion strategies, data and results analysis, insights/iteration and ideation.

Day-to-day Responsibilities:

  • Optimizing landing pages for page conversions. (You will work in conjunction with the UX Designer.)
  • Fielding and routing web analytics questions and issues, disseminating action items
  • Set up conversion goals through Google Analytics,
  • Work with web designers to track any blocks to conversions
  • Funnel optimization, and conversion goal optimization.
  • Estimated time commitment = 5-7 hours per week for initial set up period, after which 3-4 hours per week for maintenance/upkeep

Experience and Skills:

  • An eye for detail and organization
  • Ability to juggle multiple initiatives at once
  • Strong communication skills
  • A/B testing knowledge is a plus
  • UX/UI and web analytics experience is a plus
  • Understanding & experience with Google analytics
  • Professional services (agency/nonprofit) experience is a plus

Webmaster

Volunteer Webmaster

Awaken Pittsburgh is a small nonprofit that works to transform lives and systems through mindfulness-based social and emotional regulation practices. Awaken Pittsburgh is looking for a Webmaster who can remotely maintain and update our website and server. You will be responsible for ensuring our WordPress site stays up-to-date and secure, while making improvements to maximize performance and minimize downtime. You will be regularly updating our website, fixing broken links and images, improving page load speeds, and creating backups. The Webmaster will also implement new designs for the website and work with designers on the best approach to implementation.

Day-to-day Responsibilities

  • Implementing requested changes to the Awaken WordPress website by:Creating new pages and posts
    Editing existing content
  • Writing custom code when standard widgets do not meet the current need
  • Updating and managing user permissions
  • Uploading and embedding media into webpages
  • Creating and implementing forms
  • Updating global assets such as headers and footers
  • Working within an existing custom WordPress template
  • Adding and modifying global tags for Google Analytics and other third-party applications
  • Fixing broken links, images, etc.
  • Collaborate with marketing team on implementing relevant code for ad campaigns
  • Collaborate with designers to agree on a design for the website
  • Ensure website usability by using different devices, browsers, and operating systems
  • Monitor, analyze, and report on website uptime and downtime
  • Analyze and implement changes to improve site performance
  • Troubleshoot website and server issues as needed
  • Average time commitment: 2-5 hours per week

Experience and Skills

  • Background in Computer Science, Design, or another related field
  • Previous experience using WordPress and WordPress plugins
  • Comfortable working with custom WordPress templates and writing custom code
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite or other graphic design software
  • Basic understanding of web analytics and SEO
  • Proficient in HTML and CSS
  • Knowledge of Java script and PHP
  • Excellent organization skills and strong attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Temporary Technology Trainer

At Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, we’re committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our organization grows and succeeds when all members of the community, where we live and serve, have a seat at the table to help us ensure all of our neighbors have enough to eat. We invite candidates from all diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to race, gender, sexual orientation, abilities, etc., to join our team.

Job Summary:  Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank is looking for an individual with training or education experience, who is interested in working directly with our communities. In this role, you will work directly with SWPA food banks and food pantries to implement an online database for tracking the households they serve. If you’ve taught your older neighbor how to use their smartphone, or walked someone through buying a product on Amazon over the phone, you’ve got the skills we’re looking for. A positive attitude, patience, and perseverance are the key qualities for success in this role.

The Coordinator will concentrate on providing training and support to five Partner Distribution Organizations (PDOs) and their food pantries in order to implement the online database, Link2Feed. The coordinator will execute an implementation plan that will enable food pantries and partners in the Food Bank’s network to utilize the Link2Feed service insight system.  This will include outreach to PDOs, their pantries, training, some data entry, and implementation support. The expectation that all 5 PDOs and their food pantries will be fully using Link2Feed before June 30, 2022.

This is a temporary, 25 to 40 hour position, that is expected to run through June 30, 2022.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Link2Feed Implementation and Management
  • Build strong relationships with each of the Food Bank’s PDOs and key staff at those PDOs.
  • Work with the PDOs to develop a training and implementation timeline for the pantries that the PDO oversees.
  • Work with PDO to train and support individual pantries as they transition onto Link2Feed.
  • Coordinate data transfers from other client record management systems.
  • Update and distribute training materials to food pantries and PDO network.
  • Support and encourage pantries, and other partners as needed, as they transition to Link2Feed, ensuring a smooth process.
  • Conduct remote and in-person trainings for Link2Feed. Work with pantries and partners to get comfortable with remote training.
  • Schedule and conduct training sessions with food pantries and PDO network.
  • Develop and administer surveys through the Link2Feed software, when applicable.
  • Track and evaluate service trends.
  • Support and troubleshoot pantries as they implement Link2Feed onsite.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of three years of programmatic and training experience in a related field.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills resulting in positive outcomes.
  • Ability to work strategically, collaboratively, and effectively with staff members required. Possess an attitude of and appreciation for collaboration.
  • High quality customer service skills with an ability to exhibit objectivity, calmness and helpfulness especially in stressful situations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, to include professional letter-writing and report preparation. Ability to make presentations and develop and deliver information to a variety of audiences in a variety of ways. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate complex information in an appropriate manner.
  • Ability, experience and willingness to work with diverse populations.
  • Possess attention to detail and follow through on tasks. Demonstrated organization and time-management skills. Proven ability to multi-task, prioritize workload and meet goals.
  • Prior experience and proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Willingness to travel and work evenings and weekends as required.

Certificates: Act 33 & 34 Clearances

Disclaimer: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all responsibilities, duties, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

How to Apply:  Go to https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/65e34b7d-06f6-4b43-89d5-221e6eedb5fe/Greater-Pittsburgh-Community-Food-Bank click apply, create a login, fill out our online application and attach resume and cover letter.

Information Technology (IT) Manager

LOCATION:

YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh
680 Andersen Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15220

SUMMARY:

The IT Manager will plan and implement enterprise information systems to support business operations and to achieve more effective and cost beneficial enterprise-wide IT operations. The Manager will assist in the overall operation of all information technology related infrastructure, policies and processes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY:

  • Assists in the planning and implementation of additions, deletions and major modifications to the supporting Association-Wide infrastructure.
  • Embraces diversity, inclusion and equity practices
  • Implements network security at the Association Level
  • Oversees the administration and maintenance of the company’s infrastructure, and directs others when necessary.
  • Oversees the administration of the company’s WAN/LAN/DMZ
  • Oversees the System Administration of the Servers
  • Oversees troubleshooting, systems backups, archiving, and disaster recovery and provides expert support when necessary.
  • Works with project teams to help implement Internal Systems.
  • Responds to escalated help desk issues.
  • Supports maintenance of our tracking software.
  • Interacts with internal clients on all levels to help resolve IT-related issues and provides answers in a timely manner.
  • Manages and develops upgrades to the company’s telephone system at the regional level.
  • Oversees all telephone changes, including routing for seating assignments.
  • Supports maintenance of computer stations and software
  • Supports annual Cyber security insurance applications and reviews
  • Supports information technology vendor relationships
  • Ensures that company assets are maintained responsibly.
  • Familiarity with various computer peripherals such as printers, monitors, routers, switches, SAN systems, firewalls, and other equipment.
  • Conduct work in a safe and efficient manner.  Lead safety meetings for the department semi-annually.
  • Completes internal organizational trainings as required.
  • All other information technology duties as assigned

DESIRED LEADERSHIP QUALITIES:

  • Maintaining a high standard of accountability and transparency in leadership is essential
  • Builds a culture of service delivery that is inclusive, reflective of the Y mission and responsive to the changing needs of the organization
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with proven results in decision-making, leadership and accountability for results.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • 2 to 5 years’ experience

REQUIRED CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Must have a valid Driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Is required to travel throughout Allegheny county
  • Must be able to work evenings/weekends based on needs
  • Must pass all required child related clearances

PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to stand; walk on uneven surfaces; sit; handle or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.  The employee must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.  The employee may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.  The noise level is usually moderate to loud.
  • Position requires travel to and from surrounding branches as well as out of state travel for training and special events.  Working on weekends and nights will be required as programs dictate.

Candidates must have final Criminal Clearance certificates prior to starting employment. This includes PA Criminal Certificate, NSOR Verification, PA FBI – Use Code: 1kg738 and PA Child Abuse.

Data Coordinator

Background:  Attracting and retaining a vibrant workforce is one thing; making them feel at home is another. Vibrant Pittsburgh is committed to creating a welcoming environment and making the connections that allow a diversity of talent to stay and flourish in our region. After years of research, outreach, data analysis, and conversations with regional leaders, Vibrant Pittsburgh was established to lead the next Pittsburgh renaissance – a people renaissance.  Working collaboratively with private and public sector organization members, Vibrant Pittsburgh’s goal is to help strengthen the region’s economic future by helping our members grow and retain a diverse workforce.

Mission:  Vibrant Pittsburgh’s mission is to build a thriving and inclusive Pittsburgh region by attracting, retaining, and elevating a diversity of talent.

Job Description:  The Data Coordinator plays an integral role at Vibrant Pittsburgh, assisting the team to gather insightful information from the data collected by the organization via our membership and programmatic efforts, giving the team access to the information necessary to make better and more informed decisions. Working closely with the management team, the Data Coordinator will be responsible for the organization and management of all data and data-related processes within the organization. The ideal candidate for this position is a self-directed, solutions focused, and autonomous professional that participates holistically and thrives in an environment built on the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The Data Coordinator reports to the Chief Operating Officer and VP, Programs & Services.

Responsibilities:

  • Development and management of all aspects of Vibrant Pittsburgh’s organizational data cycle, including process creation, data capture, data analysis, report generation, and presentation
  • Management of the team’s databases (Salesforce, Xinspire, Constant Contact, SurveyMonkey) including the updating, tracking, and maintenance of data and analytics related to membership and programming
  • Responsibility for all data-related processes and components of the Vibrant Index Diagnostic and the Vibrant Index Summary Report
  • Oversight of website and social media analytics, in partnership with the Social Media Intern
  • Responsibility for the integrity of data that contains Personally Identifiable Information
  • Support the achievement of organizational objectives beyond data-specific tasks
  • Support planning and facilitation of other Vibrant Pittsburgh offerings as needed

Skills & Experience Required:

  • 2+ years’ experience in a data coordination position preferred
  • Experience with Salesforce database management is required
  • Strong command of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) is required; familiarity with WordPress, and contact management systems such as Constant Contact, Vertical Response strongly preferred
  • Exceptional organizational, time management, critical thinking, and decision-making skills
  • Excellent presentation, written, and interpersonal communication skills in a team environment
  • Comfortable with autonomy and directing own projects
  • Ability to prioritize and follow through effectively
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing demands and priorities
  • Experience working in organizations with a successful track record in diversity and inclusion cultures preferred

Requirements: A bachelor’s degree is required. Must have the ability to attend evening and weekend events as necessary.

Starting Salary Range: $40,000 – $50,000; salary will be commensurate with experience.

Apply: Resumes, cover letters and salary requirements will be accepted only via email to katem@vibrantpittsburgh.org with the subject line Data Coordinator.

Vibrant Pittsburgh does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetics, or military status in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring, and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.

Volunteer

Our growing nonprofit has an immediate need for website updating and polishing. We do not have the expertise in-house to accomplish this task, and at present we are working to direct all funds raised to our stated mission which is to help Afghan families resettling in the US. We are all volunteer. Our website is teamzubair.org.

We can provide updated text and photographs, and help with presentation. Squarespace is the existing platform.  We would be glad to credit your work on our website and highlight your work in other ways.

Project Assistant, Human Capital Information Systems

Job Summary:

Pittsburgh Public Schools employs over 4,000 individuals in various capacities to support the academic achievement and strength of character of the 23,000 students we serve. The Talent Management Team in the Human Resources Department is responsible for the recruiting and staffing functions of the organization, and is committed to attracting and retaining a high-performing diverse and talented workforce who holds high expectations for all students.

Under the direction of the Director of Talent Management the Project Assistant, Human Capital Information Systems works closely with the Manager, Human Resources Information Systems and is responsible for conducting data entry into the Human Resources Management System (HRMS).

Salary:

Support Non-Exempt Salary Schedule, Level 10 (starting at $44,687)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Work Months: 12

Qualifications:

Candidates must be enthusiastic about the fundamental goal of advancing student achievement in an urban public school district. Candidates must be comfortable working on a team committed to better meeting the needs of our student population by increasing the racial diversity and cultural competency of our workforce. We are a hard working team focused on results and expect the pursuit of excellence in all aspects of the organization. In addition, we are seeking candidates with:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required; Degree in human resources, management, human resources information systems, data analytics or business preferred.
  • At least three years of experience in data management, Human Resources, finance or similar field preferred
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a team player, under pressure with multiple competing deadlines, and with culturally, educationally, and racially diverse internal and external customers
  • Value, demonstrate, and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Ability to prioritize routine work streams to meet deadlines and achieve results with limited supervision
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Experience reviewing and entering information into Human Resources Management Systems (Munis and/or PeopleSoft preferred)
  • Strong analytical skills and an aptitude for data; ability to design and run queries
  • Demonstrated project management skills, attention to detail, organized and able to meet frequent and changing deadlines
  • Working knowledge of school system, human resource practices, federal and state employment laws and knowledge around Pennsylvania Department of Education certification requirements.
  • Ability to exercise a high degree of confidentiality, professionalism, poise, tact and diplomacy to accomplish objectives
  • Ability to innovate, research and think creatively
  • A capacity to solve problems, to stay organized and manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • City of Pittsburgh Residency Required

Essential Job Functions:

  • Review new hire paperwork, process personnel folders, and conduct data entry into Human Resources Management Systems (HRMS) for employee information and job-related transactions including, but not limited to, pay rate changes, step increments, compensation, earnings distribution changes, salary schedules adjustments, and across the board salary increases,
  • Review, track and process Act 168 forms for each new hire.
  • Ensure all pre-employment documents and demographic information are reviewed, tracked appropriately, entered into the Human Resources Management System, and filed for each new hire.
  • Generate ID badges for new hires and for current employees during scheduled office hours.
  • Review, adjust, and process applications and reports to determine employee eligibility for compensation factors such as Longevity, Advanced Study, Teacher/Professional/Administrator Increments.
  • Track and code substitute pay modifications and salary step adjustments.
  • Review, update, and run, employee data to upload it into the Pennsylvania Information Management System (PIMS).
  • Run quarterly/annual reports, data, and rosters and distribute them to the appropriate departments/schools and HR teams.
  • Manage and organize the communications sent and received from shared HR email accounts.
  • Organize and maintain the personnel file room and hard copy filing system.
  • Conduct file management and routine maintenance of digital and hard copy personnel information including, but not limited to, labeling and filing of personnel folders, processing and filing incoming paperwork, updating digital and hard copy records, refiling transfers, promotions, separations, and purging old files.
  • Address compensation and HCIS inquiries in a responsive, customer-focused manner in order to provide satisfying first tier response. 1
  • Assist with verifying applicant certifications.
  • Assist with scheduling, conducting, scoring, and reporting out on relevant assessments to contribute to the selection process.
  • Assist with documenting various departmental procedures to ensure consistency and identify areas for improvement.
  • Assist the Manager, Human Resources Information Systems with regular audits of the HRMS system to ensure data integrity, and with various projects during periods of high volume. Research and report on projects related to information contained in hard copy personnel folders. This may include, but is not limited to, converting hard copy information into digital form.
  • Assist with running reports and converting data into information to support decision-making processes inside and outside of HR.
  • Contribute to research and reporting projects related to information contained in hard copy personnel folders. This may include, but is not limited to, converting hard copy information into digital form.
  • Serve as a backup to complete employment verification and change of address requests in the absence of the Project Manager, Human Resources.
  • Communicate effectively and confidentially with stakeholder of all levels, over the phone, face-to-face, and by email.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Assemble Board of Directors

January 2022-December 2024 Term – Board of Directors Position Description

Assemble, a nonprofit dedicated to fostering learning and creativity, is searching for committed and enthusiastic individuals to join its Board of Directors.  As ambassadors of Assemble, our Directors provide leadership in the oversight and execution of Assemble’s strategic plan.  It is important that Directors share Assemble’s vision for arts, STEAM education, the Maker movement, and community outreach.  Director candidates should be ready to work collaboratively as part of a working Board while striving to become a governing Board.  Directors are required to participate in at least one committee, each of which meets on a monthly basis or as needed.

Vision:  Assemble envisions neighborhoods of empowered, diverse people who create, connect, learn, and transform together.

Mission:  We build confidence through making by uniting communities of artists, technologists, makers, and learners.

Assemble’s Directors serve 3-year terms and are eligible for reappointment for 1 additional 3-year term for a total of 6 years.  Board meetings are held 6 times a year in the odd-numbered months.  Directors are required to attend — either in-person or virtually — all 6 of the Board meetings and the Board Retreat in addition to the committee meetings.  Directors are expected to consider Assemble to be a philanthropic priority and to make and solicit annual gifts that reflect that priority.

Special consideration will be given to candidates who possess any of the following qualifications:

  • Dedication towards Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, Inclusion, and Justice practices
  • Identifying as BIPOC, LGBTIQIA+, or as an intersectional person of oppressed identities
  • Experience or skills in one or more of the following:
    • Legal expertise for nonprofit organizations
    • Human resources management and procedures
    • Non-profit accounting, finance, and experience setting up an endowment fund
    • Operations, policy development, and public health expertise
    • Leadership for strategic planning for growth and succession experience
  • Interest in leading fundraising and friend-raising events to build Assemble’s donor base
  • Interest and ability to build Assemble’s family of supporters, fans, and participants
  • Connections to the Garfield/Friendship/Bloomfield community as a resident or via allied organizations
  • Connections to the Technology, Art, and Creative Industries

If you have questions regarding a position or the commitment involved, please contact Brett Fulesday, Board President, at brett@assemblepgh.org.  If you are interested in joining Assemble’s Board of Directors or a committee, please send an email of interest and a resume to jobs@assemblepgh.org by November 12.  No phone calls, please. If you are interested in learning more about Assemble, please join us for one of our meet and mix events:

Board Directors and Committee Members

As one of the world’s oldest and largest fair trade organizations, Ten Thousand Villages has spent more than 60 years cultivating trading relationships in which artisans receive a fair price for their work and consumers have access to distinctive handcrafted items.  Ten Thousand Villages establishes long-term buying relationships in places where skilled artisans are under or unemployed, and in which they lack other opportunities for income. A founding member of the World Fair Trade Organization, Ten Thousand Villages sees fair trade as an alternative approach to conventional international trade.

Ten Thousand Villages Pittsburgh is an independent nonprofit that sells Ten Thousand Villages Products and shares the company name, but The Pittsburgh board operates separately of Ten Thousand Villages US leadership.  In addition to governance, the board is also heavily involved in many aspects of operations, including managing bank accounts, approving expenses, creating the annual budget, devising policies, implementing advertising and marketing plans, organizing events, pursuing grant opportunities, and more.

The board currently has openings for board of directors and committee members with experience and expertise in the following:

  • Fundraising/Development
  • Human Resources
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Legal

The full Board of Directors meets on the third Wednesday of every month (except July and December) at 6:30PM.  During normal operations, the meeting takes place at the store located at 5820 Forbes Ave in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood and regular in-person attendance is expected of directors.  Due to Covid, the board has been meeting virtually.  In an average month, board service will require 4-10 hours.  Terms are three years and directors are not required to make financial contributions.

Board committees meet as needed, typically once per month and often by telephone video conference.  There is not a term duration for committee members.

If you are interested in joining the Ten Thousand Villages Pittsburgh Board of Directors, please submit your resume to board.pittsburgh@tenthousandvillages.com.