Thursday, August 12, 2010

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - August 12, 2010

Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - August 12, 2010

Executive Director - Detroit Executive Service Corps, a Southeastern Michigan non-profit agency which acts as a resource in providing affordable, effective and comprehensive management assistance consulting services for other nonprofits, educational and governmental agencies in the community is seeking a full-time Executive Director. This agency is committed to helping client organizations become more successful by improving the business side of their operation through increased efficiency, financial viability, sustainability and impact. The Executive Director works closely with the very active, involved and committed board of directors, a small staff and volunteer consultants. Demonstrated competency in nonprofit funding raising, management, operations, and finance is required. We are seeking someone who can manage professional volunteers, has competent computer skills and embraces technology in the work place. Three years minimum related management experience is required as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required. Masters in social work, public administration, an MBA or related field desired. Interested candidates should email their cover letter, resume and salary requirements by August 27, 2010 to:

Manager of Sales and Marketing - Wayne State University Press seeks an experienced and energetic person to direct its Marketing and Sales department. The Press currently publishes between 30 and 35 new books and 6 journals each year, distributes titles for a number of organizations, and has an active backlist of 850+ titles. Known internationally for its book programs in Judaica, film and television studies, and African American studies, the Press also has a strong regional book program. Increasing focus on digital publishing with strategizing regarding distribution channels and revenue plan is a key component of this position. The Manager of Marketing and Sales is a key member of the Press's management team and is responsible for the operational activities of the department, including all promotion, publicity, sales, advertising, direct mail, online marketing, awards, and exhibit activities. The Manager of Marketing and Sales prepares annual marketing plans and budgets as well as individual title marketing plans and budgets, prepares sales forecasts and analyses, and works with major book wholesalers, retailers, chains, online vendors, and other book outlets. In addition, the position supervises a staff of two and oversees the work of the Press's national and international commissioned sales representatives. The ideal candidate will have at least five years' managerial experience in sales and marketing at a university, professional, or trade publishing house, with a proven track record of increasing sales via successful marketing endeavors. Excellent candidates with at least seven years' of increasingly responsible experience in the sales and marketing department of a publishing house are also encouraged to apply. For more information on the Press please visit To apply for this position visit the Wayne State University online hiring system at Posting #037192

Business Manager, University Press - Wayne State University Press seeks an experienced and energetic Business Manager. The Business Manager is a key member of the Press's management team and is responsible for the financial and business operations of the Press, which publishes 35-40 new books and 6 journals each year, and has an active backlist of more than 850 titles. Responsibilities include financial planning, budgeting, approval of all purchases and payments, royalty and permissions administration, computer and database systems, inventory control, cash-flow control, cost accounting, and financial reports. Directs customer service and warehouse operations. Develops and implements new business models and practices to support e-publishing strategies and other new sources of revenue generated from books, journals, and digital content. Makes strategic and operational recommendations to the Director and Press management team relating to cross-departmental processes and procedures. Works closely with other members of Press staff and with WSU administrative departments and personnel and with external parties (vendors, clients, authors, state and federal officials, grant-making agencies, general public) to ensure the smooth and efficient functioning of this academic publishing operation. The ideal candidate will have at least five years' relevant work and managerial experience, ideally in business administration in a book publishing and/or nonprofit environment. Excellent candidates with at least seven years' of increasingly responsible experience in the business department of a publishing house are also encouraged to apply. For more information on the Press please visit To apply for this position visit the Wayne State University online hiring system at Posting #037191

Executive Director - Rochester Area Neighborhood House, Inc., a nonprofit human service organization, seeks an energetic, committed, and experienced leader. RANH serves the Greater Rochester Area by partnering with the community and other social service providers to help our neighbors move toward self-sufficiency. See Responsibilities • Provide leadership to carry out the RANH mission and its many human service programs • Act as the main spokesperson for RANH. • Manage and supervise RANH employees. • In coordination with the Board of Directors, plan and manage finances. • Lead RANH to grow financially. Minimum Qualifications • Bachelor's Degree in human services-related field; Masters or other relevant advanced degree preferred. • Non-profit management experience or equivalent, including supervising staff, program development and management, implementing strategic planning efforts and goals, managing multiple grants/contracts, creating and implementing budgets. • Excellent oral and written communication and public speaking skills. • Successful fund development, grant writing, and fundraising experience. • Competent computer skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, QuickBooks, PowerPoint, Access). • Ability to work with staff, the public, and the Board of Directors in professional manner. Application• Send resume and cover letter by August 27, 2010. Outline relevant skills and experience, minimum salary requirement, and how you meet minimum qualifications to or Rochester Area Neighborhood House P.O. Box 82143 Rochester, MI 38308 Equal Opportunity Employer

Project Coordinator - The Project Coordinator will assist both the Council of Michigan Foundations Executive and the MNA Executive, with project coordination/planning, event planning, project research, administration and evaluation, communications, information management, and member services. Duties are related to activities associated with Corporate Foundations, Corporate Giving Programs and the Diversity and Inclusion Initiative and activities associated with the Metro Detroit Partnership Office Programs and related committees. The position will provide equal support for both executives and offices respectively during the work week. A detailed position description is available here:

CHILD CARE TEACHER (F/T) Ypsilanti, MI. Provide direct care to preschool children of homeless families. BA in Early Childhood Education, or BA in Family Life or Family Education. Details @ Send resume to EOE

CHILDREN'S SERVICES COORDINATOR (F/T) Ypsilanti, MI. MSW or BA degree plus 4 years' post B.A. experience, or equivalent relevant experience, required. Send résumé and letter to See full posting at EOE

PRESIDENT & CEO - Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana (Indianapolis, IN) Gleaners is celebrating its 30th year of fighting hunger by securing, storing and redistributing donated food products, advocating for those who lack adequate resources for a healthy life and building collaborations with public policy makers, implementers and resource recipients. In 2009 Gleaners distributed nearly 24 million pounds of food and critical grocery products which represents the equivalent of more than 18 million meals. Gleaners serves a 21-county Indiana region and maintains partnerships with 350+ food pantries, soup kitchens, halfway homes, emergency shelters, residential care facilities and daycare centers that are part of a network of charities distributing food to the needy. We seek a proven leader whose passion for addressing complex social issues and developing successful responses has been well demonstrated in the community. The person we seek will have significant experience in leading strategic and high-level decision-making and in using his or her keen interpersonal skills to coalesce multiple external stakeholders around common goals. He or she must embody the highest ethical standards and demonstrate a balance of business savvy with a commitment to responsible program delivery. A demonstrated ability to develop and maintain highly professional relationships with business, civic and nonprofit leaders is required. A bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university is required; a graduate degree is desired. To apply, send a current resume and letter of introduction to Kittleman & Associates at For more information, visit Gleaners website at

Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership - There is still time to apply for the Fall cohort of Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership offered by Grand Valley State University. This 15-credit, graduate-level program consists of four on-line courses and three in-person, one-day workshops held in Lansing. The Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership provides a unique opportunity to pursue a theoretically based and practically oriented education in leadership for nonprofit professionals. This program offers nonprofit managers the up-to-date professional skills and perspectives required to lead their organizations in the rapidly changing and complex nonprofit sector of society. Faculty of GVSU, with the support of the Johnson Center for Philanthropy, teach the Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership. Program content includes engaging volunteers, advancing public agendas, managing organizational change, building agency capacity, fund development, nurturing new leadership, evaluating program outcomes, mastering information technology, improving board governance, and maintaining professional networks. For further information, see or contact, Dr. Mark Hoffman at

Donor Research Associate, Detroit Historical Society - This part-time position (20 hours/week) will coordinate research into campaign prospects, preparing detailed summaries of potential donors. Candidates should possess prior experience in online donor research and excellent writing skills. Salary range: $12 - $15/hour, depending upon experience. To apply, submit cover letter, resume and writing sample via US mail or fax. Please be sure to note the job for which you are applying and indicate your salary limitations. No phone calls please. Michelle Wooddell, Detroit Historical Society, 5401 Woodward, Detroit, MI 48202. 313.833.5342 - fax

Sponsorship Coordinator, Detroit Historical Society - This part-time position (15-25 hours/week) will actively fundraise for the exhibits and programs of the campaign, through the preparation of targeted sponsorship proposals. Candidates should have experience in face-to-face solicitations and the preparation of the proposals. Salary Range: $20 - $23/hour, depending upon experience. To apply, submit cover letter, resume and writing sample via US mail or fax. Please be sure to note the job for which you are applying and indicate your salary limitations. No phone calls please. Michelle Wooddell, Detroit Historical Society, 5401 Woodward, Detroit, MI 48202. 313.833.5342 - fax

Development Director - The Michigan League of Conservation Voters (LCV) is seeking a talented and self-motivated individual to develop and lead a robust and sophisticated development program for Michigan LCV Education Fund, [501(c)(3)], Michigan LCV [501(c)(4)], and Michigan LCV PAC. This is a full time position. Responsibilities: The Development Director will work in close partnership with the Executive Director to craft, direct and support the implementation of a strong, long-term, sustainable fundraising program. Includes: working with the Board of Directors on their fundraising goals, as well as other volunteer fundraising committees; major donor research; carrying out all aspects of fundraising events; implementation of a direct mail/email program, including re-solicit and prospect programs. The successful candidate will be energetic, confident, and demonstrate strong success in relationship building, fundraising, and volunteer development and planning. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; Development and/or marketing experience in related field; High comfort level with political fundraising and relationship building; Experience working in non-profit organizations a plus; Familiarity with donor tracking systems or equivalent; Highly organized with an ability to create and execute work plans; Ability to multi-task; Willingness to travel. Email cover letter, resume, three references, and two current writing samples to Michigan LCV is a non-profit, independent political organization working to make environmental protection a top priority with elected officials and the voting public. Full position description can be found at

Membership Assistant Director - The Michigan Association of CPAs has an opportunity for an experienced individual to develop, expand, and utilize tools in membership marketing efforts for 17,000 plus member organization. Responsibilities include membership recruitment and retention, oversight of annual dues campaign, staff development and management, oversight of academic and career development program, and management, research, and implementation of creative member affinity programs. Great work environment and benefits package. Send resume and salary requirements to EOE Requirements: Bachelor's degree - Marketing or related field required; business minor preferred; Five plus years progressive membership marketing experience including development of recruitment and retention plans; proven record in membership growth; sales experience a plus; Five years hands-on management/supervision of direct reports; Five years non-profit/association experience; Strong project management skills; Public speaking and presentation skills; Ability to communicate creative concepts and marketing strategies; Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.

Public Relations Officer - The Michigan Humanities Council, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, seeks a Public Relations Officer. The successful candidate will have three to five years experience in the public relations/marketing field; understands the value of branding and social media; experience working with federal and state legislators; knows Dreamweaver, Photoshop, and In Design, excellent writer and communicator; a B.A. degree in Journalism is preferred. Salary is competitive, excellent benefits. Application deadline is August 20, 2010. Interested candidates must send a letter of interest with salary requirements, resume, and a list of references to: Michigan Humanities Council, 119 Pere Marquette Drive, Suite 3B, Lansing, MI 48912.

Development Officer - Eton Academy educates students with reading, attention and other learning challenges--building academy skills and self-confidence in an accepting and supportive environment. The primary responsibility of the part-time Development Officer is to provide leadership and support to the Director of Advancement and the Head of School in all aspects of development. Specifically, the Development Officer will lead fund raising activities in the Capital Campaign, Annual Giving, Corporate and Foundation Grant Applications ensuring that target time lines and financial goals are met. In addition, the Development Officer will be expected to be able to refer donors to competent Planned Giving experts. The Development Officer reports to the Director of Advancement and will work collaboratively with the Assistant to the Director of Advancement and Head of School. At least 3-5 years experience in annual giving campaigns, preferable with experience building and developing campaigns/programs; exceptional project management skills, including designing, implementing, and tracking campaigns and programs; solid understanding of development operation fundamentals and how to improve and enhance existing systems; experience with relationship management; experience with database systems used to track fund raising; benchmarking and fund raising analytics; prospect screening and research; donor outreach, direct mail personal solicitation and internet fund raising. Applicants can apply via email to:

Social Work Professionals - Adult Well-Being Services is seeking experienced professionals for rewarding and challenging positions. If you are interested, please e-mail resume and cover letter to

In CMH Out-Patient Clinic Mental Health and Substance Abuse Program

Case Manager/Substance Abuse Therapist: Provide case management services and individual and group therapy to consumers with co-occurring disorders. Skills/Experience Required: LMSW, experience working in Community Mental Health, including substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. Preferred: Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC) or Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC) Development plan with Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (MCBAP); 2 years of clinical experience..

Social Service Worker/Substance Abuse Therapist/Part-time: Facilitate co-occurring groups and mental health clinical groups. Skills/Experience Required: Master's Degree in behavioral sciences, State of Michigan License, experience providing individual therapy and facilitating small and large groups for consumers with co-occurring disorders. Preferred: Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC) or Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC) Development plan with Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (MCBAP) and 1 year of experience.

Multi-Disciplinary Team Project Providing Services to Consumers in Adult-Foster Care Homes

Project Director: Grant implementation and liaison, coordination of activities of Integrated Care Committee, Mobile Care Team, Adult Foster Care Home staff, evaluation consultants and project staff. Skills/Experience Required: Bachelor's degree in social work, public health, public administration or related field; five (5) years administrative and supervisory experience, excellent written and oral communication skills. Preferred: Master's Degree.

Mental Health Case Worker: As part of a multi-disciplinary team, provide case management services to consumers in Adult Foster Care homes. Skills/Experience Required: Bachelor's Degree in behavioral sciences, LBSW, community based experience. Preferred: Master's Degree and two (2) years experience.

Director of Development, Habitat for Humanity Detroit. The Director of Development will develop and implement a strategic fundraising plan that will guide the organization to meet ambitious fundraising goals, maximizing opportunities around grassroots and individual fundraising and major gifts. S/he will play a critical role in designing and implementing strategies to support and enhance continued growth in its support of medical research and patient services. A full posting is available at

Development and Marketing Associate - The Development and Marketing Associate services DCWS and its internal partners, the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival and Eisenhower Dance Ensemble, as well as other organizations with which DCWS shares staff on a more limited basis. The position plays a lead role in the planning, creation and meticulous execution of all marketing and development programs, with a special focus on special events. In addition, this position will provide support to marketing and development departments and assist in the coordination of the day-to-day activities of the marketing and development teams as requested. The qualified candidate must develop and maintain effective relationships with Board, volunteers and staff. Applicants should email a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Brooke Hoplamazian at Position responsibilities and qualifications can found here:

Campaign Director, Orchards Children's Services - Job Summary: The Campaign Director is responsible for assuring success in a capital campaign. The candidate will work closely with the CEO, Executive Team, Board of Directors, and campaign counsel, as well as prospects and donors. The candidate will also possess good communication skills and maintain a high level of professionalism. A complete posting is available at

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