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EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - 5/12/2011

Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - May 12, 2011

Associate Director (Battle Creek)
Full-time, Salary Range: $38,000-$45,000 with medical/dental benefits. Organization: The mission of Voces is to build a community of opportunity, inclusion, and well-being for Latinos/Hispanics in Greater Battle Creek. To learn more about Voces, please go to Position: The Associate Director manages the day-to-day programs and operations in support of the Executive Director’s strategic plan. Essential functions include: assisting in supervision/evaluation of staff and volunteers; fund development; planning and overseeing programs; managing budgets; developing and implementing a communications plan; representing Voces in the community; facilitating community meetings and activities; preparing reports; other duties as necessary. Qualifications: bicultural/bilingual in English/Spanish; Bachelor’s degree and five years related work experience or equivalent (*educational and experience qualifications may be waived depending on other qualifying factors); experience in strategic/program planning and budget management; strong supervisory and management skills/experience; ability to manage multiple projects; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with a broad range of stakeholders; ability to facilitate meetings and discussions; strong problem solving skills; effective community organizing skills and ability to build rapport with diverse community members; strong computer skills. Application Process: Deadline: Friday, June 3, 2011. Send application to: Voces; Attn: Executive Director; 520 W. Michigan Ave; Battle Creek, MI 49017 OR Include a resume, letter of interest, and three references. Letter of interest should include a personal statement explaining how your experience and education have prepared you to successfully fulfill the functions of this position. Please no phone inquiries. (Posted 5-12-11)

Outreach Coordinator (Lansing)The Michigan League for Human Services, which values diversity in its staff, seeks an Outreach Coordinator. This person will report to the Policy Director and will also work closely with the Communications Director. The Outreach Coordinator will play a critical role in expanding partnerships and developing new relationships around advocacy on behalf of low-income people, children and people of color. The Coordinator will also be charged with mobilizing and equipping advocates for effective advocacy. The position will involve frequent travel to the southeast Michigan area. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Cultivate and maintain relationships with partners and potential partners at the state and local level, with specific emphasis on southeast Michigan. Strengthen advocacy effectiveness of partners around the League’s agenda. Prepare timely materials to mobilize advocates around key issues related to low-income families and people of color. Organize and mobilize advocates. Work with League staff to identify opportunities to present the organization’s research and analysis. Create and give presentations related to the League’s agenda. Qualifications and experience sought:Self-starter who can work independently, but also collaboratively. Excellent communications skills. Organizing and advocacy experience. Ability to develop relationships with people and organizations across different cultural backgrounds. Knowledge of Michigan issues and politics. Budget and tax policy knowledge preferred. Bilingual helpful. Bachelor’s degree required. Salary: $45,000 plus benefit package. To learn more about the League, please go to To apply, please send a resume and cover letter and brief writing sample to Karen Holcomb-Merrill at by May 27, 2011. The Michigan League for Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strives for diversity in its staff. (Posted 5-12-11)

Program Associate (Detroit)Program Associate, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, provides wide range of support for program directors and officers including research, grant reviews, grant monitoring, and assistance with program development and educational programs. Responsibilities: Assist with departmental research activities, and process design; Represent Foundation in meetings with organizations seeking grants, and grantees; Participate in site visits; Assist with grant reviews, prepare formal written reviews of grant applications; Support the work of volunteer advisory committees, including meeting preparation, participation in committee meetings, and writing meeting minutes; Monitor grant compliance with IRS regulations and grant terms, review interim reports, and monitor financial performance; Assist with maintenance of Foundation and organization files and in development of content for Foundation publications and web-based information; Assist in development of new projects, including conceptualizing new programs, writing funding proposals, and building collaborative relationships with colleagues, community members and potential donors. Qualifications: Bachelors degree – advanced degree preferred; 3-5 years experience in program planning, implementing, budgeting, evaluating and securing funding, and project management; Proficient in Microsoft applications and internet research; Demonstrated ability to: think creatively, critically and analytically; write clearly, concisely and persuasively; manage multiple tasks while meeting tight and frequent deadlines; work collaboratively with and on teams, and with individuals from diverse backgrounds; capacity to engender trust and confidence among staff, volunteers, donors and grantees. To Apply: E-mail cover letter and resume to Diana Greig ( Receipt of your e-mail will be acknowledged. Only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. (Posted 5-12-11)

Asthma Educator/ Coordinator (Detroit)Contractual Position; BSN/BSN 3+ yrs exp; 24-32hrs; $30-35; Coordinates resources w/ WCHAP team, provides asthma education and case mgmt svcs for at-risk Medicaid children w/ asthma. Working knowledge of asthma mgmt techs per Nat'l Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management of Asthma (Nat'l Inst of Health, Nat'l Asthma Educ and Prevention Prog, Aug 2007) required. To apply/get copy of job description email - Jametta Lilly, Project Director @, cc: Chauntel Holt Admin Asst Deadline: 6/15/2011 (Posted 5-12-11)

Grants Officer (Detroit)Full-Time, Exempt, Salary commensurate with experience. GENERAL SUMMARY: The Grants Officer has responsibility for the preparation of formal written proposals submitted to individual, corporate, foundation and government funding sources. The Grants Office also approves all formal written proposals to all funding sources that are initiated by any department of the museum. This position reports to the Director of Development Operations. Please view the full job description here. If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply online, 5-12-11)

Director of Finance (Birmingham)Organization: Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, 1516 S. Cranbrook Rd., Birmingham, MI 48009, ; 501 (C-3) tax exempt community art school and gallery. Mission: To connect people of all ages and abilities with visual arts education, exhibition, and other creative experiences. Status: Part time/20-30 hours per week, negotiable; no benefits. Pay: $25K-$30K, commensurate with experience. Technology: QuickBooks, Excel, Word, ActiveNet (preferred). Required: BA in accounting or finance, minimum of 5-7 years experience working in accounting/finance; CPA preferred. PURPOSE: Monitor financial condition of the BBAC to meet and exceed revenue goals, making recommendations for financial adjustments changes/adjustments; process accounts receivable/payable; support staff with financial information as needed. SKILLS: Thorough knowledge of QuickBooks, and non-profit accounting principles. Financial forecasting/reporting and analysis skills; ability to communicate with staff and Board.. See full job description here. Apply: e-mail cover letter and resume to, subject line: Dir.Finance. YOUR NAME. (Posted 5-9-11)

Executive Director (Lakeside)We are seeking an Executive Director with strong land protection, leadership, communication, organization, and learning skills. We are a small accredited land trust in Southwestern Michigan that is focused on preserving the open space and natural character of our area. Our organization values candidates who are visionary and can work in a collaborative way with staff, board, volunteers, and members of the community. Our current staff includes 3 full-time and one part-time employee as well as several contractors. We currently have a Board of 13 that meets monthly and the Executive Director is present and leading much of the Board discussion. The compensation package will total $60,000 - $75,000 and will include a simple IRA Plan and medical insurance coverage. For a full position description please visit our website Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to 5-5-11)

Executive Director (Charlotte)SIREN/Eaton Shelter, a non-profit agency serving the homeless and victims of domestic violence in mid-Michigan, is seeking an Executive Director. The agency provides emergency housing and support services. It also assists recipients to identify options for safe, stable housing. Candidates must have the following minimum qualifications: Bachelors degree in nonprofit management, social work, or a related field -OR- five years experience in non-profit management; Two years experience at an executive management level; Two years experience in fundraising and event planning; Computer skills sufficient to communicate with grantors, donors, staff, and members of the community. Experience with services to the homeless and victims of domestic violence is not essential, but preferred. The candidate must have skills in managing multiple projects simultaneously and in pursuing collaborative efforts with other agencies. Demonstrated commitment to building donor relationships combined with good communication and public speaking skills are essential. A high energy level, sense of humor, and flexibility are also important, as is a heart for the people served by SIREN. Candidates are required to show that they meet the minimum requirements listed above in order to be considered for the position. Salary range is $37,000-$42,000 annually. Please submit resume and cover letter by mail to SIREN Executive Search Committee, PO Box 369, Charlotte, MI 48813, no later than May 27, 2011. No email or faxed resumes, please. Questions may be directed to (Posted 5-5-11)

Senior Development Professional (Ann Arbor)Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley (Ann Arbor) is seeking an experienced Senior Development Professional who will report to the Executive Director and work closely with the board of directors, management team and development staff to grow private development for the organization. Successful candidate must have a documented track record of success in raising funds and building relationships for a nonprofit, a minimum of five to ten years of relevant experience and a bachelor’s degree in a related field. We are seeking a dynamic leader that will complement our strong Habitat team and help lead us during a time of growth and change. Particular expertise in major gift fundraising, and/or online fundraising and social media is desired. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please email cover letter and resume to, no phone calls please. (Posted 5-4-11)

Director of Mission Delivery (Fort Wayne)Girls Scouts is looking for an experienced program/membership professional to fill their Director of Mission Delivery position. Responsibilities and aspects of the position include: DUTIES: Creates, implements and manages the structures and processes necessary to carry out the Council’s current and future services and activities in regard to membership, program and volunteer services in alignment with the Council Vision; the direction set by the CEO and the BOD and as needs emerge. Provide effective and inspiring leadership for the Mission Delivery Team in the development of an excellence-driven; performance-based culture. Collaborates with the Development Team to research, develop, submit and track grants to meet the Council’s financial goals and objectives. Provides leadership and oversight for United Way partnerships including: allocation requests; data tracking; reporting as required; ensuring Council participation at local U..W. meetings and representing the Council at allocation presentations. Ensures that the membership marketing system strategies are consistent with the philosophy of The New Girl Scout Leadership Experience; ensures the vitality and relevance of the direction and design of the program function; and ensures that administrative volunteers comply with and support the Council and GSUSA’s philosophies, policies, procedures, standards and business practices. Participates in the development of target market strategies. Evaluates the status and results of the membership, program and volunteer services functions regularly and reports these results to the CEO. EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree or the equivalent experience. Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to and reference DMD in the subject line. EOE (Posted 5-3-11)

V.P. Finance and Administration (Detroit)The Vice President of Finance and Administration (VP F&A) is responsible for all finance, human resource, administrative and operational matters of the Detroit Historical Society. The VP F&A will report to and work closely with the President, the senior leadership team, (primarily the Vice President of Development and Marketing and the Vice President of Collections and Interpretations) and the board of directors to develop and implement strategies across the organization. The VP F&A will work closely with the Board Treasurer, and act as liaison to the Audit, Finance, Investment, Human Resource and Operations committees of the Board. The Society’s Director of Operations, who currently manages visitor services, facilities management, volunteer and other day-to day functions of the Society and an accounting/administrative assistant will directly report to this position. The Detroit Historical Society,, an independent 501c 3 non profit organization and an Equal Opportunity Employer, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The Society does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, marital status, height, weight, age, unrelated disability, or other legally protected status. Please view the full job description here. To apply, please submit resume, cover letter (including salary requirements) to: Robert A. Bury, Executive Director and CEO,Detroit Historical Society, 5401 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202. (Posted 5-2-11)

Multiple Positions (Detroit)Academic Assistant Principal for Catholic High School: Administrative Position - responsible for creating and maintaining the daily schedule and all student transcripts/ grades. He/she works closely with the Principal and the faculty to meet and maintain accreditation requirements. The AAP also serves as the College Counselor; coordinates all standardized testing; works with the entire school community to instill in students a healthy self-discipline and a respect for themselves and each other. This is a 12 month position beginning on July 1, 2011. Requirements Masters Degree in Educational Leadership or School Administration or a related field -- 3-5 years experience as a teacher or high school administrator --Computer literate in Microsoft Office. Preferred Valid Teaching Certificate, Bilingual Spanish/English.
Teaching positions: Full time (August 2011 through mid June 2012) Applicant must be a certified teacher or currently enrolled in a certification program and major or minor in the specific subject area. 1. High School Mathematics Teacher; 2. Latin/English combination Teacher. Please send a current resume, cover letter and three references to Mrs. Susan Rowe, Principal For more information about the school please look at the web site 4-29-11)

Research Associate (Livonia or Lansing)The Citizens Research Council of Michigan (CRC), Michigan’s leading nonpartisan public affairs research organization, is pleased to announce an opening for a research associate. The mission of CRC is to promote the development of informed public policy at all levels of Michigan government through the delivery of factual and unbiased analyses of the issues most critical to state and local government. Examples of CRC research can be found at Responsibilities: The research associate will research state and local public policy issues important to policymakers and the people of Michigan. This position will examine a wide range of public policy questions, with special emphasis placed on healthcare and human service topics. The research associate will produce research papers, deliver presentations, collaborate with CRC’s more senior researchers, and perform other tasks as assigned. Qualifications: Master’s degree in a policy related concentration; Excellent writing and presentation skills; Basic computer and document formatting skills; Past policy experience or government work experience is a plus, but CRC’s researchers are committed to working with a smart, energetic candidate. Work Location: CRC has offices in Livonia and Lansing, and the research associate will have the option of making either office their primary work location. Application Process: Interested candidates should apply by sending a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and college transcripts to: Jeffrey Guilfoyle, President, Citizens Research Council of Michigan, 38777 Six Mile Road, Suite 208, Livonia, MI 48152-3974,, (no phone inquiries please). The writing samples should be related to a public policy topic and should be solely authored by the applicant. Please view the full job description here(Posted 4-29-11)

Project Coordinator (Detroit)Asian & Pacific Islander American (APIA) Vote – Michigan is a nonpartisan nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that serves the APIA community through civic participation, advocacy, and education. We are seeking a part-time contractual project coordinator to oversee our Southeast Michigan Asian American community needs assessment project. The Project Coordinator is responsible for coordinating efforts to gather information about the needs affecting Asian American community members in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. The ability to be self-motivated, work from home, and work both independently and collaborate with project partners are important. Strong human relations, administrative, communication, and facilitation skills are a must. Please apply by May 15, 2011 by sending a cover letter and resume to See full job description at 4-29-11)

Executive Director (Detroit)The Michigan Colleges Foundation (MCF), which provides programming, development, and student services support to 14 excellent independent colleges and universities throughout the state, seeks an Executive Director for its newly created Third 90 Network. The Third 90 Network is a comprehensive academic outreach initiative designed to create high impact learning projects between member institutions and excellent high schools statewide (focusing on environmental sciences), while accomplishing critical MCF marketing, fundraising, and enrollment management objectives. This is an executive level position within MCF that reports to the president. Building on a highly successful Detroit-based pilot program in 2010-11, the incumbent will manage all aspects of the Third 90 Network and “scale up” the program for broader coverage. He/she will oversee the work of outside consultants and integrate Third 90 activities with existing MCF departments. The Executive Director will build productive, collaborative relationships with high school administrators and teachers, as well as campus-based partners (students, faculty, and senior administrators), to achieve both project based and strategic goals. Bachelor’s degree required. At least five years of professional experience. Interest in environmental issues and advanced knowledge of project management, education, and marketing desired.. Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated ability to develop, implement, and oversee initiatives with multiple constituent groups. Salary based on experience and credentials. MCF offers a competitive benefits package. To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to LuAnn Warren ( For a detailed description, visit 4-28-11)

Michigan Health Council Program Coordinator (Okemos)FLSA: Exempt. General Summary: The ACE System consists of e-learning and web based certification management and rotation management tools for nursing and allied health students. These tools are designed to add efficiency and capacity to clinical education systems. Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Assist with marketing and development activities for the ACE System; Develop and implement member communication plans; Assist partners and customers with web-based software problems and questions; Prepare invoices, reports, memos, letters, and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, database, or presentation software; Conduct research, compile data, and prepare papers for consideration and presentation by the Program Director. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Bachelor’s or comparable 4-year degree required. Extensive computer knowledge required, including Microsoft Office with heavy emphasis on knowledge of Excel. Experience with public speaking and presentations to disparate groups a plus.. Must be a quick learner with strong sense of initiative. Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. To apply for this position please email a cover letter and resume to with the subject line: MHC Program Coordinator. (Posted 4-28-11)

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