Sunday, May 2, 2010

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center New Postings - April 29, 2010 (Mostly PR)

Employment: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - April 29, 2010

Director of Development - The North Country Trail Association seeks a broadly experienced Director of Development to provide leadership for a wide spectrum of fund development activity including planned giving, capital campaigns, “friend-raising,” corporate sponsorships, grantsmanship and membership marketing. He/she will be an integral member of the NCTA management team, playing the lead role in coordinating and managing the Association’s revenues generating efforts. NCTA’s Director of Development will advise and support volunteers in coordinating local grants and sponsorship initiatives. Additional responsibilities may include advocacy, marketing and outreach. This position requires significant travel. Electronic submission preferred, by June 1 to .

Controller - The Bay City Housing Commission is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Controller. Under supervision of the Executive Director, the Controller is responsible for the efficient and effective operation of the Commission’s financial functions and reporting in compliance with relevant Federal, state and local regulatory requirements. Duties will include but not be limited to; accounting, cash management, payroll and benefits administration, insurances and investment programs. The Commission manages 722 federally-assisted rental units in five (5) properties. Successful candidate will have a strong knowledge of a general ledger system under GAAP and cost center accounting; excellent communication, analytical and computer skills, including proficiency in commonly used business software; and ability to interpret, communicate and implement federal regulations covering HUD programs and policies. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration or other closely related field, with at least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in public or governmental accounting. Experience with HUD regulations and programs strongly preferred. An appropriate combination of work experience and education may be considered in lieu of the education requirement. Competitive salary and fringe benefits. The Bay City Housing Commission is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Send resume with cover letter by close of business on May 14, 2010 to: Douglas A. Rise Executive Director Bay City Housing Commission 1200 N. Madison Avenue Bay City, Michigan 48708

Executive Director - Michigan Energy Options, a 501(C)3 administering statewide energy efficiency programs, seeks an experienced Executive Director in East Lansing, MI. Qualified candidates will have an advanced degree and a minimum 4 year proven track record of program management, grant writing, budgeting and finance, and funding development. Candidate will manage offices in East Lansing and Marquette; MI. Travel will be required. Candidate must be an effective leader, able to attract, develop and retain highly qualified employees that operate in a self-motivated work environment. The ability to build and maintain relationships with organizations and agencies across the entire state is necessary. This position will report directly to a Board of Directors and work to maintain the strategic vision of the organization. A background within the field of energy efficiency and environmental conservation is preferred. Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: or by mail to: MEO, C/O Susan Walker, 405 Grove St., East Lansing, MI 48823.

Associate Director for Development and Administration - A Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline with at least two years administrative and fund raising experience. A successful background in fund development, grant writing, program development, and community relations with a nonprofit organization is highly desired. Visit for position description/responsibilities/requirements. Submit via email to

Development Manager - The Detroit Science Center is seeking a Development Manager. Minimum requirement of BA/BS, 2+ years grant-writing and development experience, and computer proficiency including Microsoft Office and Raiser's Edge. Must have a proven track record of grant research, development, writing, management and reporting associated with primarily corporate, foundations and government solicitations. For further details, and to apply to this position please go to our website at

Brand Strategist - Assist in the planning and driving of strategic marketing efforts. Collaborates with internal teams to define and conduct research that provides insight for strategic and creative development to include analysis of GSSEM competitors, and target audience analysis. Coordinate, support and act as general liaison with outside P.R. firms; delivers brand strategy presentations as needed. Oversee use of all Girl Scout brand/trademarks in published materials ensuring proper use of the brand/trademark to include mitigating any risks or potential harm to the brand. BA degree in journalism, communication, marketing, public relations, graphic design or equivalent experience; 3-5 yrs. Exp. Please send salary requirements and resume attn Suneil Singh at

Director of Marketing - Develop and implement comprehensive council marketing, public relations, and communications plan; Provides professional expertise and direction; Establishes key media relationships with local TV and radio stations; Manages and coordinates the development and implementation of public relations and advertising for council program, activities and events. BA degree in Communications or Marketing, Masters degree preferred, 5-10 years exp. Please send income requirements and resume attn Suneil Singh at

Director of Development and Alumni Relations - EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: ANN ARBOR CAMPUS

Basic Function: Increase philanthropic and volunteer support of the University

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Serve as the liaison to the Alumni Association, utilizing the Alumni to promote volunteerism and enhanced financial support, and participate in alumni events. 2. Coordinate the attendance of students at alumni events and alumni at student events. This includes attendance at new student orientation sessions as a representative of Development and Alumni Relations. 3. Cultivate alumni for the purpose of becoming new donors or increasing current giving. 4. May plan, coordinate, execute, and/or assist in the various University fundraising campaigns. 5. May assist with donor and prospect research and identify, recommend and initiate solicitation of major donor prospects. 6. May coordinate and/or execute special fund raising or friend raising events. 7. Manage the virtual alumni community, student champagne celebrations and other alumni services 8. Work with other departments to enhance career placement for alumni 9. Document processes, identify, collect and interpret data to improve performance and process capacity.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and five to seven years experience in fund raising and/or alumni relations. Experience at the Director level preferred. Experience in face to face cultivation and solicitation a must. Excellent communication, computer proficiency and organizational skills required. Must be able to work well under pressure, manage and prioritize multiple tasks and have a flexible schedule. Position will be based in Ann Arbor but will work in Howell as well. University alumna/alumnus preferred but not required.

Employment Classification: Full-Time Regular
Date Available: May 3, 2010
Date Posted: April 16, 2010

Application Process: Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: Dennis Purdy, Exec. Director of Development and Alumni Relations, Cleary University, 3601 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 or email .

Cleary University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Executive Director - SMP seeking Executive Director with business sense and mission-drive. Responsible for fund development and organization management, staff supervision, fiscal management, public relations. Reports to the Board of Trustees. Send cover letter and resume to SMP helps low-income, academically average Detroit youth succeed in high school. The organization provides a volunteer mentor and covers partial tuition to attend a private, college-prepatory high school. Students graduate ready for college. See

Executive Director - Yatooma’s Foundation For The Kids, a nonprofit dedicated to providing guidance, stability and financial assistance to families with children who have lost one or both parents to death, seeks an experienced Executive Director for its headquarters in Birmingham, Michigan. Successful candidate will have proven track record in fundraising, program development, financial management, community outreach, strategic planning, and in managing and building a strong staff. He/she will also play a leadership role in advancing the Foundation’s national expansion plan. He/she must have experience in working effectively with Board members and other volunteers and donors. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Bachelor’s degree is a must. Compensation and benefits competitive and commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should send resume to

Accounting Manager - The Senior Alliance, Area Agency on Aging 1-C is currently seeking a Accounting Manager. Candidate will supervise accounting personnel while working within a financial team environment to assist the agency in meeting financial reporting deadlines. Bachelor's degree in accounting required with preference for a CPA. For additional information and a complete job description visit . From home page to About Us, Career Opportunities.

A Cause and a Career you can believe in - AARP
Sr. Program Assistant
In this role, you will provide administrative support to various advocacy projects and events, including grassroots organizing, communications and advocacy programs, and national/state initiates; providing support for programs and issue related projects, assist with volunteer activities; research/administrative support to office staff; This position requires high-level technology skills including data base creation and management, advanced graphics e-communications and critical writing and communication skills. You will create/coordinate the production of flyers, brochures, news releases, volunteer newsletters, direct mail pieces, and training materials.

Requires: AA degree; 2 years of progressively responsible administrative experience; exceptional organization, communication and computer skills; Experience with legislative/advocacy activities highly desirable. Some travel required.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online at . Posting listed under “All Available Positions”.

Communications Coordinator (part-time) - The Council of Michigan Foundations, the state’s leading association for grantmaking foundations and corporate giving programs, seeks a part-time Communications Coordinator in its Grand Haven office. Successful candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, public relations, English or journalism; 2-4 years experience coordinating publications, projects and events. For a full job description or to apply, go here:

Additional Opportunities

OFFICE SPACE -The Michigan Association of School Boards currently has office space available for lease within the Michigan Education Leadership Group (MELG) building. The MELG building is home to six premier education service organizations, and there is room for your organization as well! Please contact Cindy Enderle or Nanette Pearson at 327-5900 to schedule a walk through.

Request For Professional Service Proposals - The Michigan Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (MI NAHRO) is seeking proposals for a State Service Officer. Proposals shall be postmarked no later than Friday, April 30, 2010 and delivered to: MI NAHRO Service Officer Proposal Attention: Douglas Rise, Search Committee C/o Bay City Housing Commission 1200 N. Madison Avenue Bay City, Michigan 48708 Interested firms and/or individuals may obtain copies of the Request For Proposals/Statement of Work, setting forth the required submittal information, evaluation factors and supplemental documents, from the address noted above, or phone 989-892-9581 weekdays between 9 am to 4 pm for information. The firm or individual submitting a successful proposal shall be required to agree not to discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin or handicap. The Michigan Chapter of NAHRO reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive any irregularities in the proposal process when it is the best interests of the Chapter to do so. Douglas Rise, Search Committee.


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