Chief of Mission Integration

Agency Summary. WC&S is a comprehensive domestic violence program annually serving over 7,500 adult and child survivors of domestic violence & facilitating an intervention program to over 500 people who are abusive. We are advocates, grounded in fostering a community of safety, healing, and empowerment for anyone affected by domestic violence. All staff learn about and support the organization’s mission, vision, and values of Safety, Uplifting Others, Compassion, Courage, Equity, Survivor-Centered Advocacy, and Stewardship.

Position Summary. This is a new position at WC&S. The Chief of Mission Integration leads the organization’s business strategies, strategic planning, and special initiatives. Champions organization’s Mission, Vision, and Values, ensuring all staff are fully trained and fluent in core components including Safety, Diversity/Equity/Inclusion, Sanctuary, and Women’s Center Business Systems. Oversees Human Resources and Database and Contracts efforts.

Reports to: President/CEO

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Overall Organizational Leadership Responsibilities

  • Provides key leadership to advance the Mission, Vision, and Values of WC&S and ensure all aspects of each are integrated into the daily work and practices of all staff, especially in relation to Safety (of clients, staff, facility, and technology), Diversity/Equity/Inclusion (DEI), Sanctuary, and Women’s Center Business Systems (WCBS). Ensures philosophical and programmatic integrity of WC&S consistent with these Mission, Vision, and Values.
    • Specific to Safety, DEI, Sanctuary, and WCBS: Provide strategic leadership for training and professional development of all staff and direct service volunteers to ensure that these core components of our work are fully integrated throughout all levels of the organization and in all aspects of our work, with a goal of all staff being fluent in the language, important, specifics, principles, and tenets of each.
    • Leads the Safety Committee and oversees WC&S Improvement Board.
  • Works with CEO, Chief of Prevention, Intervention, & Outreach and Board’s Strategic Planning Committee to identify and direct long-range and short-range business strategies, tactical plans, and strategic planning for the organization.
    • Serves as staff liaison to the Board of Directors’ Strategic Planning Committee.
    • Pursues and formalizes new partnerships, strategic development opportunities, and creative programming ventures when appropriate.
    • Kickstarts special initiatives and provides project management structure and follow-up as needed.
  • Resiliently encounters constraints and adversity and capitalizes on opportunities.
  • Maintains a positive and transparent relationship with the CEO, staff, and Board.
  • Questions and analyzes possibilities, potential impacts, and unintended consequences.
  • Serves as key participant in program leadership team, recommending and implementing innovative ideas and solutions around procedures and program development.
  • Serves as staff liaison to Board and to committees, if needed/as assigned.
  • Assists in identifying/analyzing unique issues, systems, or problems having an organizational impact.
  • Serves as a representative of WC&S to the community at events and meetings and strengthens WC&S’ reputation and relationships.
  • Provides professional-level assistance to CEO including assistance with Board relations and development initiatives.
  • In conjunction with the CEO, members of the programmatic team, and Grants Manager, researches and assists in writing grant proposals related to new opportunities, specifically on a federal level.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership, supervision, and program development for Human Resources and Database and Contracts departments to ensure quality and effectiveness. Builds and manages all supervised employees, including participation in the hiring & firing of staff, based on organizational goals, budget considerations, and staffing needs. Ensures tasks are appropriately delegated and completed by monitoring performance against predetermined standards and requirements and holding staff accountable for meeting expectations. Trains and develops staff, provides constructive performance feedback and appraisals, and takes appropriate corrective action to address performance and conduct issues.
  • Works in conjunction with the Finance Department and Director of Human Resources on administering compensation and benefits.
  • Guides or performs administrative functions for departments and submits, in a timely manner, all personnel, financial, computer systems and facilities forms.
  • Provides back-up to positions supervised as needed.

Other Responsibilities

  • Completes Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) training and Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) within first 6 months and completes annual continuing education requirements as appropriate.
  • Advocates for victims of IPV, using the Justice, Autonomy, Restoration and Safety model (JARS) and the Sanctuary Model.
  • Completes and maintains First Aid/CPR/AED Certification.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required with a minimum of 5 years management experience. Candidates with a combination of education, experience, and skills that uniquely qualifies the individual to perform the duties of the position will be considered.
  • Domestic violence- and/or sexual assault-related direct service experience preferred.
  • A demonstration of the understanding of abusive family dynamics, including intimate partner violence, cycle of abuse, power and control dynamics, cultural diversity issues and child abuse and neglect.
  • Ability to understand, implement, and oversee confidentiality and safety procedures.
  • Strong command of general technology including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite is required; familiarity and understanding of information technology, including Salesforce, Tableau, and Teams strongly preferred.
  • Demonstration of knowledge and experience in cultural diversity, equity, and inclusion required.
  • Strong executive skills required: personnel, program management, fund development & management, data & outcomes, and strategic planning.
  • Demonstration of a positive and resourceful leadership style.
  • Excellent presentation, written, and interpersonal communication skills in a team environment.
  • Demonstration of creativity in response to multiple demands, unanticipated events, changing information and circumstances and in proactively meeting deadlines, as needed.
  • Act 33/34 and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances will be required.

SALARY & BENEFITS:

  • This position is full time (40 hours), exempt, benefit eligible.
  • Typical schedule is Monday through Friday, with evenings and weekends required as needed.

TO APPLY: Email cover letter and resume to Nicole Molinaro by end of business Friday October 22, 2021.

Women’s Center & Shelter is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to ensuring that both applicants and employees are treated without discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender identity expression, national origin, age, religion, disability status, sexual orientation/identity, citizenship status, veteran status, marital status or any other protected characteristic. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment to all.

Coordinator of Rehabilitation Services

Job Summary:

Responsible for the daily operations of Community and Employment, Transition Programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Planning and directing work and rehab activities for transition programs and appropriate community resources.
  • Supervision of all staff within the transition programs. Includes: training of new staff and completing all required paperwork; completing yearly evaluations, daily attendance, and by-weekly time sheets; monitor and document staff training hours and medical requirements.
  • Responsible for interviewing and assessing individuals for admission into programming.
  • Responsible for interviewing and decision making regarding candidates applying for employment.
  • Liaison with outside agencies such as ODP, Support Coordination Units, schools, businesses, residential agencies, family members, etc.
  • Record keeping for controlling and managing the programs and required billing submissions through HCSIS and maintaining financial information on program expenses and revenue.  Includes: reports for National Industries for the Blind, school districts and other records as required by the Office of Developmental Programs and Allegheny County.
  • Conduct regularly scheduled team meetings with transitional program staff.
  • Attend bi-weekly coordinator meetings on a regular basis.
  • Track, schedule and attend six month and annual reviews for all consumers in program.
  • Coordinate procurement and billing of contract work for ETS.
  • Work closely with ESS staff to expand community-based work experiences for ETS consumers.
  • Ensure 2380/2390 regulations are being followed to meet licensing regulations.
  • Attend required meetings through Department of Human Services, Allegheny County and others.
  • Perform other job related tasks as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Special Education, Psychology, Social Work, Rehabilitation Counseling or other related field
  • Ability to develop program services for persons with severe disabilities and or vision loss or blindness
  • Ability to supervise and instruct staff
  • Ability to communicate effectively, written and orally.
  • Ability to participate in organizational planning as it relates to the transition programs and future initiatives.
  • Decision Making AuthorityManagement Responsibility:
  • Daily decision making on behalf of the consumers in program based on health and safety and program needs.
  • Daily decision making on behalf of staff to ensure that the needs of the consumers are met.

Physical Needs for Job:

The ability to physically assist individuals to maintain safe and appropriate mobility as needed.

Board Treasurer

Senior Hearts Rescue and Renewal (SHRR) is an all volunteer 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to save the lives of senior dogs through a proven renewal and placement process, giving our seniors a high quality of life in loving homes. Founded in 2016, SHHR has saved over 570 senior dogs and placed over 515 in loving homes.

SHRR is seeking a working Board Treasurer who can lead the organization in financial management and oversight, including establishing procedures, and perform day-to-day financial duties for SHRR.

An ideal Board Treasurer will have an entrepreneurial spirit, organizational skills, ability to communicate both written and verbally to corporate decision makers and private individuals, ability to work toward seeking consensus on group decisions, an awareness of the importance of open communication amongst board members, ability to adhere to board decisions and protocol, and a strong desire to build the infrastructure of the organization by development of processes, programs, and resources while advancing our mission with a passion for senior dogs.

Serving on our board is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about SHRR’s mission and who has a track record of leadership and accomplishments in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector. Prior history of serving on a board is desirable. Ideal candidates will have success in a fast paced work or volunteer environment,  savvy diplomatic skills, affinity for cultivating relationships, understanding of our vision and mission, and a passion for saving the lives of senior dogs.

More details can be found at https://seniorhearts.org/join-our-team

Manager, Creative Youth Development

Background

The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance was founded in 1972 and is one of the nation’s best-known and most effective arts service organizations. We operate in five counties surrounding Philadelphia and also serve southern New Jersey and Northern Delaware as part of our metropolitan region.  We have over 450 nonprofit and for-profit members, but the Alliance serves the entire cultural sector – over 1,500 performing arts, visual arts, history, science, horticulture, arts education, community art centers, and other cultural organizations.

Creative Youth Development (CYD) describes the integration of the arts, humanities, and sciences into youth development principles. At the Cultural Alliance, the footprint of CYD has grown considerably in the last four years. Today, CYD encompasses a portfolio of programs and activities geared towards engaging young people to cultivate a diverse pipeline of workforce, advocates, and audiences for arts and culture. These include:

  • Bloomberg Arts
    • Summer Internship (BAI): An citywide eight-week program that places 50 rising high school seniors in internships at arts and culture organizations across Philadelphia. The program also delivers cultural immersion activities and weekly professional development and post-secondary readiness workshops.
    • School Year (BAISY): A 10-month expansion of the summer internship, School Year provides a small cohort of students with ongoing professional development experiences through the completion of real-world, project-based learning experiences at their worksites.
    • BAI Alumni Engagement: In collaboration with our partners at Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Cultural Alliance plans and delivers in-person and remote programming throughout the year that keeps internship alumni engaged with our organizations and one another, while continuing to explore the region’s cultural landscape and developing vital post-secondary skills.
  • Youth Opportunities: The Cultural Alliance connects young people to the region’s cultural sector by identifying and sharing opportunities to grow academically, creatively, and professionally.

Job Summary

The Creative Youth Development Manager is a year-round part-time position that supports the planning of the Alliance’s CYD programming and manages day-to-day implementation. Working on a team including the Senior Programs Manager and Director of Community Partnerships, as well as with a seasonal team of administrators and college-aged mentors, the CYD manager supports curriculum development, recruitment, event planning, and program implementation.

This is a part-time position, averaging 25 hours per week, with closer to 40 hours per week during the summer internship (June through August), including some evenings and weekends.

The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  We strongly encourage candidates with lived experiences from a wide range of communities to apply and we welcome applicants of all backgrounds. Our office is located in The Philadelphia Building, which is an accessible space in Center City Philadelphia. 

The Cultural Alliance Work Environment Values StatementAs the Cultural Alliance serves our members and the broader arts and culture sector, we also celebrate the people who make that vital work possible. We know that as happy, healthy and fulfilled individuals, we are better advocates for the Cultural Alliance and its constituents. 

We create an inclusive and supportive environment by practicing respect, empathy and valuing the diversity and perspective of each individual. Through our actions, we are accountable to our mission and values and considerate of each other and our stakeholders. We encourage work/life balance because we know that our unique backgrounds, passions and interests outside of work help to inspire innovative solutions. 

We believe that we are all leaders, all possessing important insight into the mission of the Cultural Alliance, and all deserving of opportunities for advancement and professional development. We work as a team to build trust and collaborate in a way in which everyone’s input is heard and their contributions appreciated. We promote creativity and out-of-the-box thinking and challenge ourselves to continually ask what a strong organization looks like.

Reports To

Director of Community Partnerships, Senior Program Manager

Responsibilities

Summer Internship (60% – Jan-Aug)

  • Be the first-line of support to a diverse cohort of creative and ambitious interns.
  • Support program recruitment by connecting directly with educators and organizations across the city to identify strong internship candidates.
  • Manage a rigorous schedule of intern interviews, including guiding internship applicants through important paperwork.
  • Collaborate with the CYD team on intern placement at organizations and curriculum development.
  • Collaborate with the CYD team and program partners to review and update professional development curriculum as appropriate.
  • Act as liaison between worksites, mentors, and interns to ensure quality workplace experiences for interns.
  • Manage weekly cultural site visits and professional development days, including supporting program partners and facilitating workshops as appropriate.
  • Support program wrap-up processes, including program evaluation and grant reporting.
  • Plan, coordinate, and deliver alumni engagement programming to foster connection and continued professional development among past program participants.

School Year (30% – Sept-June)

  • Collaborate with team to select BAISY interns and worksite
  • Organize and lead monthly check-ins and cultural excursion events with BAI School Year interns.
  • Supervise GPCA BAI School Year intern and design communications projects for them to work on throughout the year.

Youth Opportunities (10%)

  • Collaborate with the CYD team to expand Creative Youth Development strategies and activities.

Qualifications

  • 2-3 years experience working with students representing diverse backgrounds and cultures in creative programs. This could include experience as a teaching artist, program administrator, or educator.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (verbal, written, presentation) skills.
  • Ability and comfort providing one-on-one support and coaching, as well as the ability to lead a cohort of 50 teenagers.
  • Organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Familiarity with and appreciation for Philadelphia’s arts and culture sector.
  • Ability to set goals, self-manage and work in a team.
  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects at a given time.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in action not just in words

Compensation

This is a part-time position, averaging 25 hours a week, with closer to 40 hours at certain points in the summer. Compensation is $24/hour.

Requirements/Other

This is a hybrid remote/in-person position based in Philadelphia, with some time in the office required for program administration and meetings. Proof of COVID vaccination is required for this position.

How to Apply

The deadline to apply for this position is October 22, 2021. To apply, please email Tom Bonner with the subject line CYD Manager <Last Name>, <First Name> at tomb@philaculture.org, and include the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter detailing your relevant experience and interest
  • Two references

Multi-Site Program Supervisor

The Multi-Site Program Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that daily operations within the work group are consistent with TSI’s mission statement and guiding principles. The Multi-Site Program Supervisor provides support, guidance and direction to staff who provide services to individuals with psychiatric disabilities who are living in licensed residential settings. The Multi-Site Program Supervisor assists staff in the utilization of the person-centered approach to planning and delivery of rehabilitation services in order to promote mental health recovery while fostering a safe, secure and supportive living environment.

Position works between three locations: Squirrel Hill, Greenfield and Regent Square.

Director of Quality Assurance and Compliance

Position Summary:

The primary responsibilities are to oversee the Corporate Compliance Plan as it relates to ANR, its partner agencies and any contracted organizations, functioning as an independent and objective body that reviews and evaluates compliance issues/concerns within the organization.

The position ensures the Board of Directors, management and employees are in compliance with the rules and regulations of regulatory agencies, that company policies and procedures are being followed, and that behavior in the organization meets the company’s Standards of Conduct.

  • Facilitate annual programmatic risk assessments for all organizations
  • Serve as the Compliance Officer for four internal organizations providing human services, transportation, property management, management services, and community outreach
  • Update all Quality Management, Compliance, and other agency plans annually and as needed
  • Work with supporting departments to execute program relocations, site additions, licensure, credentialing, & other contracting requirements for new and established sites and programs
  • Facilitate quality improvement efforts and assurances through the implementation and pursuit of accreditations and distinctions
  • Develop and implement policies, procedures, and practices designed to ensure adherence with the internal standards and applicable laws and regulations as they relate to program execution, nonprofits, and Board compliance
  • Develop and coordinate educational and training programs and materials related to the Compliance Program, leadership development, and capacity building
  • Conduct and facilitate internal audits to evaluate compliance and assess internal controls
  • Investigate compliance inquiries and hotline complaints and develop corrective action plans, including self-disclosure if appropriate
  • Review the Organization’s contracts for compliance with applicable laws and regulations and qualified status of contractors
  • Coordinate and oversee the compliance initiatives of the Organization’s Departments and audits and investigations conducted by government agencies and other funders
  • Maintain and utilize a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field of compliance
  • Chair compliance meetings and provide Executive Team and Board with reports as needed
  • Oversee and provide consultation and facilitation of the strategic planning process with organizations, including conducting organizational assessments and preparing final plan documents
  • Supervise start-up activities, consultation, and support for new nonprofit organizations and Boards and provide ongoing support to organizations as needed
  • Coordinate and track the grant acquisition process
  • Perform succession management activities and present results, both internally and externally

Qualifications:

Degree in a social services, management or other related fields and a minimum of five years’ experience in related human services positions.  Supervisory and upper management experience preferred.

Valid driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, Act 33/34 and FBI clearances will be required. Individuals who have accessed human services are encouraged to apply. EOE/ADA

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • FREE Dental & Vision
  • FSA – Flexible Spending Account
  • 403b Retirement Plan with Employer match up to 6%
  • Earn up to 20 days paid time off in the first year!
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Supplemental Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

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.

Free Tax Prep Program Site Coordinator

Locations: North Hills Community Outreach Millvale and North Borough offices.

Program Description: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is an IRS-sponsored program which provides free federal, state and local tax preparation services to low – moderate income working families and individuals with the intention to help them claim valuable credits (such as Earned Income Tax Credit –EITC) and save tax preparation fees. North Hills Community Outreach is a partner of the United Way Free Tax Prep (FTP) Coalition. Community volunteers are trained and certified as VITA Tax Preparers, and meet with clients to file their tax return electronically.

Responsible for: coordinating the Free Tax Prep Program, including: coordinating the volunteer tax preparers and working with low-income individuals; the quality of the returns completed; the overall flow and process at the tax site; scheduling, managing and supporting volunteers; preparing and maintain tax sites and clinic sites along ensuring sites and volunteers meet IRS, United Way, and NHCO standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Complete all FTP required classroom and online trainings regarding tax law, site procedures and using TaxSlayer software; successfully pass all exams required for IRS Volunteer Advanced certification and Site Coordinator certification.
  • Assist with recruiting volunteers and promoting the program
  • Preparing tax sites for VITA tax preparation and maintain Quality Site Requirements throughout the season.
  • Managing tax appointment schedule
  • Ensuring IRS Code of Conduct and Confidentiality Regulations are practiced by all volunteers; ensure all volunteers meet the IRS training and documentation requirements; Maintain confidentiality of taxpayer and volunteer information.
  • Provide high-quality tax return preparation to all taxpayers. Accurately prepare taxpayers’ federal, state, and local tax returns based on information provided by taxpayer and answer tax-related questions. Complete property tax, rent, or local services tax rebates when appropriate.
  • Responsible for all electronic return filing procedure within the IRS guidelines; work to resolve any rejected tax returns within IRS guidelines.
  • Performing other duties as assigned by North Hills Community Outreach (NHCO) and the United Way Free Tax Prep Coalition.

Qualifications:

  • Computer proficiency
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, as well as organizational skills; ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
  • Basic understanding of taxes, and a willingness to learn. Tax Preparation experience is a plus.
  • Experience in working with low income individuals and families of diverse backgrounds along with volunteers.
  • Must pass Act 33/34, FBI clearances

Hours: Part time, seasonal minimum of 20 hours a week from mid January – April with training starting in November.

Education: Degree in accounting preferred; will accept four years of directly related experience.

Additional Requirements:

  • Minimum of two evening/week and Saturday mornings during tax season (14-16 week duration). Some training takes place evening & weekends.
  • Normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate reports
  • Eye-hand coordination and ability to operate calculator, computer keyboard, printer, copier, and other office equipment.

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Jacqlyn Boggs jmboggs@nhco.org

North Hills Community Outreach is an Equal Opportunity Employer

PHDC Project Development Manager

The PHDC Project Development Manager is responsible for advancing the development of single family and /or small scale multifamily housing projects with a strong focus on affordable housing in the City of Pittsburgh. The PHDC Project Development Manager will provide substantial guidance to housing developers and community development corporations. A large portion of the job involves taking on the role of developer and assisting our community partners with planning, site assembly, securing private and public financing. This includes providing project management services and working closely with community stakeholders. The PHDC Project Development Manager will also be responsible for reviewing and or preparing development budgets and exploring ways to control project costs.

Job Title: Project Development Manager
Department: Development Services Unit
Divisional Unit: Pittsburgh Housing Development Corporation
Reports to: PHDC Deputy Executive Director
Pay Grade: 7
Full-time / Exempt

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Manage assigned development projects, by determining available private and public project financing alternatives.
  • Act as the primary PHDC contact for community partners, architects and other professional service providers during the course of the project. Coordinate development team meetings as needed to facilitate development progress.
  • Work with the Authority’s Real Estate Department and/or other parties on property acquisitions.
  • Initiate requests to the Real Estate Department for acquiring tax delinquent and City owned property.
  • Review PHDC property acquisitions, recommends and files timely tax appeals.
  • Review and analyze project needs’ and make required applications for pre-development, construction, and/or permanent financing for developments with regard to the eligibility, the financial feasibility and development capability.
  • Produce and analyze housing development budgets and proformas.
  • Schedule, coordinate, and review all examinations made by the PHDC Construction Manager and or URA technical staff. This includes inspections, plans, and specifications and construction costs to support an acceptance or rejection of proposals.
  • Lead in securing all required public approvals and review with our community partners the process for their benefit.
  • Assist development partners/clients with preparation of and compliance with Minority and Women’s Business Enterprise (M/WBE) plans as required.
  • Assemble and present completed financing proposals including visual materials to the Authority’s Real Estate Loan Review Committee and PHDC Board Meetings.
  • Review closing documents for accuracy, completeness and conformity to Authority and department polices, guidelines and regulations and then coordinate and conduct loan closings.
  • Assist with preparing requests for proposals (RFPs) and requests for qualifications (RFQs) as needed.
  • Assist with preparing and submitting applications for non-URA grant funding as needed.
  • Input project information into data base systems as required.
  • Arrange for the documentation of the condition of properties throughout development process with periodic updates throughout.
  • Inform the PHDC Construction Manager and the PHDC Deputy Executive Director of any project concerns.
  • Review and evaluate all items related to the project construction and correspond with the PHDC Construction Manager, for initial review of plans, specifications and costs approvals including change orders through final build-out and sale.
  • Maintain and management development budgets to ensure the project is within budget for construction and soft costs. At the end of the project, reconcile all project cost and close out the budget.
  • Recommend modifications to development procedures as needed to senior management.
  • Prepare development status reports with assistance from the Construction Manager and submit to the PHDC Deputy Executive Director or Manager.
  • Perform other duties as required and assigned.

Position Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Finance with a minimum of 2 years of relevant Real Estate Development and/or Project Management experience.
  • Microsoft Office experience
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Effective client relationship management experience
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Planning or related field.
  • Experience developing reports for use in strategic decision making.
  • 3+ years’ experience with affordable housing development projects

Competencies:

  • Promote Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Developing Talent
  • Establishing Focus
  • Fostering Team Work
  • Managing Change
  • Attention to Communication
  • Influencing Others
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Technical Expertise
  • Managing Performance
  • Takes Initiative
  • Thoroughness
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 20 lbs., standing, sitting, reaching and stretching.
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone.

Disclaimers:

The URA is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual origination, political, and/or union affiliation.

AN APPLICANT MUST BE A CITY OF PITTSBURGH RESIDENT, OR BECOME ONE AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT AT THE URA.

Manager of Strategic Data & Impact

The Business Solutions Division of Strategic Initiative is newly formed unit that will provide strategic advisory and service delivery to the URA. Included in these services is using data to drive internal decision making, communicate impact, evaluate success, and standardize measurable outputs & outcomes that define the URA’s success and communicate impact and progress. The Division of Strategic Initiative will also leverage partnerships and URA resources to drive quality job growth through business expansion, growth industry cluster development, and seek innovative ways to drive equitable economic growth. The Division of Strategic Initiative will work closely with the Business Solutions team and URA leadership to achieve its goals.

The Manager of Strategic Data and Impact will develop and manage key aspects of the utilization of data to measure and communicate impact and work with the URA Executive Leadership Team to lead strategic planning initiatives through a data driven lens.  This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate and committed to empowering the URA to measure and communicate impact through data. This position will have a unique opportunity to build out systems and processes while also building a team to support the work.

The ideal candidate for this position will have excellent data management and analysis skills, communication skills, strong analytical and advanced problem-solving ability, detailed knowledge, and experience working with public, private, and nonprofit agencies to advance economic development.

Job title:  Manager of Strategic Data and Impact
Department:  Business Solutions
Divisional Unit: Strategic Initiatives
Paygrade: 8
Reports to: Chief Strategy Officer
Full-time / Exempt

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Define and build a work plan to achieve the goal of using data to drive internal decision making, communicate impact, and evaluate success.
  • Mobilize special projects at the request of the Executive Leadership Team.
  • Work with the URA Executive Leadership Team to lead and manage strategic planning initiatives.
  • Provide supervision to data and digital communications team and staff, including team leadership and staff management functions, such as day to operations of staff, performance reviews, and overall leadership.
  • Work with the Chief Strategy Officer to build out an initial team to support and execute the work plan.
  • Develop and refine a standard set of measurable outputs, outcomes, and impacts, that illustrate, the URA’s progress toward achieving its mission objectives.
  • Lead consolidation of data sets, including but limited to IWT, NetSuite, and The Mortgage Office.
  • Develop a data management plan for creating, maintaining, and storing new data assets.
  • Create and execute operating procedures to provide advisory service to URA unit leadership to develop visualizations and storytelling content and for unit level data consolidation and initial analysis.
  • Develop impact reporting collateral that can be used for strategic communication to stakeholders, funders, partners, and others.
  • Develop protocols and workplan to use data to inform internal decision making such as project and program evaluation.
  • Produce and maintain public-facing, data-driven dashboards, reports, and visualizations.
  • Provide team leadership and staff management functions—including day to operations of Data Impact staff, performance reviews, and overall leadership.
  • Seek continuous improvement to improve data collection and reporting with a goal of driving intelligent communication of impact.
  • Provide thought leadership and creativity to help the URA communicate and achieve its goals.
  • Foster a culture of innovation and continual improvement, requiring excellent customer service, encouraging new ideas and processes.
  • Participate in strategic planning and preside over meetings as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance, or a related field
    5+  years of related professional experience.
  • Three (3) years of experience in a supervisory role managing people and departments.
  • Knowledge of data gathering, analysis, processes, and communication.
  • The demonstrated ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including policy and business leaders.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong ties to community, and professional networking, working relationships with public policy, academic, philanthropic, and business leaders.

Competencies:

  • Promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Develops Talent
  • Establishing Focus
  • Empowering Others
  • Managing Change
  • Managing Performance
  • Influencing Others
  • Building Collaborative Relationships
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Entrepreneurial Orientation
  • Fostering Innovation
  • Results Orientation
  • Decisiveness
  • Personal Credibility
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Decisiveness
  • Persuasive Communication

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 20 lbs., standing, sitting, reaching and stretching.
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone.

Disclaimers:

The URA is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual origination, political, and/or union affiliation.

AN APPLICANT MUST BE A CITY OF PITTSBURGH RESIDENT, OR BECOME ONE AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT AT THE URA.