Thursday, November 10, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - New Postings for November 10, 2011

Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - November 10, 2011

Public Policy Fellow (Lansing)The Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA) is accepting applications for a semester-long Public Policy Fellow to assist in the advocacy and policy efforts of MNA and the nonprofit sector.This position provides the Fellow with an opportunity to:Gain in-depth knowledge about the work of nonprofit organizations and their role in helping to shape local, state, and national policy that impacts the nonprofit sector; Work directly with leading nonprofits, government officials, policy experts, and MNA staff;Gain direct experience in lobbying on regulatory and legislative issues affecting the nonprofit sector and in the analysis and development of strategies to reform state government; Expand and strengthen professional skills such as program design and management, facilitation, and external relations;The Fellow will be housed in the Lansing office, but will attend meetings and events at our Detroit office as necessary. This position will report to the Senior Director of Public Policy and Public Affairs. Please view full job description hereDue Date: Friday, Dec 16, 2011. Send via email to: Christina Kuo MNA’s Senior Director of Public Policy and Public Affairs ckuo@mnaonline.orgRequired Contents: One-page resume detailing academic history, work experience, and other relevant experience; Short (one page or less) statement of interest discussing: Interest in the fellowship experience and in the work of nonprofits, evidence of ability to meet position requirements as described in position summary; List of three references. For more information, please contact Christina Kuo, Senior Director of Public Policy and Public Affairs at 517-492-2408 or  (Posted 11-10-11)

Program Manager AmeriCorps*VISTA (Lansing)Supervisor: Executive Director, Michigan Campus Compact (MCC) and Executive Director, Volunteer Centers of Michigan (VCM) (jointly). Purpose:The Program Manager, AmeriCorps*VISTA oversees the MCC and VCM AmeriCorps*VISTA program grants and works collaboratively with participating campuses and volunteer centers to support VISTA members across the state. The Program Manager works collaboratively with the Michigan Campus Compact and Volunteer Centers of Michigan. Position responsibilities: Manage, coordinate and report on two AmeriCorps*VISTA programs in Michigan.; Coordinate competitive grant processes; Run a recruitment campaign for members; Conduct site visits to campuses and volunteer centers; Support campuses and volunteer centers in applying for, hiring, and placing members. Please view full job description hereSupervisory Role: As assigned. Exempt or Non-Exempt: This position is classified as exempt, and does not receive overtime pay compensation. Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree;Two years of relevant professional experience, including administrative support and event planning; Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse people and community groups; Self-motivated and well-organized with the ability to work independently; Computer literacy including: MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as a strong knowledge of internet resources. Note: This is a grant-funded position. How to apply: Submit resume and cover letter to Kelley Kuhn, Vice President and Chief Program Officer at 11-10-11)

Development Director (Detroit)Status: Full-time. Ideally starts January 2012.Salary: Commensurate with experience; includes benefits package. To apply, please e-mail cover letter with salary expectations, resume, and three professional references to by November 20.The Arts3000 Alliance Development Director will implement a fund-raising program to strengthen the four Arts3000 organizations’ relationships with existing donors, create initiatives to attract prospects, and secure major gifts of private support including foundation/corporate giving and personal/planned giving. The Director will effectively engage Arts3000 organizations’ boards and executive directors in developing major donors. The Alliance Development Director will manage and report on all corresponding financials, with the assistance of a part-time Individual Giving Coordinator. This position is managed by the Executive Directors of Matrix Theatre Company, Heritage Works, VSA Michigan, and Living Arts and requires working some evenings and/or weekends. Skills and Qualifications:Bachelors Degree in related field. Masters Degree preferred, 5+ years work experience in fund development project leadership, Excellent verbal and written communication skills, Core computer skills, Experience in developing project and organization-wide budgets., Demonstrated experience in personnel management, Strong initiative, creativity, resourcefulness.  (Posted 11-9-11)

RN Support Coordinator (Wayne) The Senior Alliance is seeking a RN Support Coordinator to join the team in our Wayne, MI office. Will conduct comprehensive participant assessments and reassessments and work with the social worker to develop and monitor care plans for the elderly. Must be able to work with caregivers to maximize available support systems. Must be able to provide for proper documentation of care management activities and budgets. Salary Range $45K-$48K DOE with excellent benefits. To apply send resume to 11-9-11)

Chief Financial Officer (Southfield)The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Michigan Chapter has an opening for a chief financial/ administrative officer to serve on the senior leadership team. The individual will lead all chapter finance, accounting and investment functions as well as oversee Information Technology, Human Resources, Office Operations and Risk Management. Responsibilities: Oversees all financial and bookkeeping functions, including accounts receivable and payable, payroll, financial reports, and audit preparation, Directs the implementation of all accounting procedures, internal controls and financial reporting required of the chapter according to the fiscal policies of the National MS Society and the Chapter, Provides analysis, support and recommendations to the Chapter President, other departments and trustees. Please view full job description here. Competitive salary and benefits package. Submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to with subject line: Finance Director. The NMSS is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting a diverse pool of candidates. EOE/M/F/D/V. (Posted 11-8-11)

Director of Business Operations (Ann Arbor)Full-time professional position. Knowledge in the areas of accounting, grant management, finance, human resources and benefits for Child Care Network, a 501(c)3. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance with two years experience. Nonprofit and Human Resource experience preferred. EOE. Submit resume to (Posted 11-6-11)
Data Base Developer (Detroit)The Youth Connection (TYC) is a private non-profit organization that is supported by private, local, state and federal grants. We have a database that tracks participation in our programs and ties that data to specific outcomes. This is not your typical corporate system so we are looking for someone who is creative and innovative and can translate what we do into a functional data and information system (TYC LINX). The Date Base Program Developer assumes a technical role in the implementation and support of The Youth Connection’s existing web-based data system. This person will have experience with database development, modification and administration of an innovative concept within a human services agency. They will be responsible for data input and integration of data requirements from several funding sources. Please view full job description here. Please submit resume and cover letter to The Youth Connection is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  (Posted 11-6-11)

IT Client Service Liaison (Ann Arbor)Nonprofit Enterprise at Work (NEW) is seeking a qualified candidate to support npServ, its growing IT program for nonprofits in Southeast Michigan. npServ currently supports nearly 50 nonprofit clients in a shared service model. The person in this position will be the first point of contact for the IT department helpdesk in our Ann Arbor office. He or she will have the technical skills to support clients, primarily on the phone and occasionally at the client site. The candidate will provide excellent customer service to clients by monitoring and prioritizing service tickets and clearly communicating solutions. Please view full job description here. A bachelor's degree is strongly preferred but not required. Equivalent work experience is acceptable. A minimum of 12 months professional experience in an IT helpdesk environment preferred. This detail-oriented person will have IT skills, ability to multi-task, ability to work flexible hours, strong communication skills and strong customer service skills. Interested applicants: please email a cover letter and resume to by Monday, November 21, 2011. No phone calls please. (Posted 11-4-11)

Various Positions (East Lansing)Michigan State University currently has open positions working on the implementation of a new Research Administration system. There are positions in both the sponsored programs and compliance areas: Supported Programs Analyst/P (posting number 5209) Preawards area: Required experience: one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience preparing proposals and developing budgets for externally sponsored research. Supported Programs Analyst/P (posting number 4995) – Awards areas: Required experience: one to three years or related and progressively more responsible for expansive work experience in a central office setting up and administering sponsored awards and/or sub-awards. Please view full job description here. The above positions do not require a background in software development or technology; however successful candidates must have experience working in the specified areas of research administration and the ability analyze business processes and policies. For more information or to apply for one of the interesting and challenging positions, please see the MSU jobs page at: MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. (Posted 11-3-11)

Executive Director (Southfield)ORGANIZATIONAL INFORMATION
Pewabic Pottery is a non-profit, ceramic design studio and education center, which welcomes over 30,000 local, national, and international visitors annually. Pewabic Pottery is open all year long. As part of its non-profit mission, Pewabic provides ceramic art educational programs to over 8,000 underserved children annually in metro Detroit schools, community centers and at a local pediatric hospital. Pewabic Pottery’s mission is to engage people in learning experiences with contemporary ceramic art and artists and to promote and preserve its historic legacy. Pewabic is a key contributor to the resurgence of Detroit.JOB SUMMARY: The Executive Director is primarily responsible for budget development and adherence, fundraising, annual and strategic planning, implementation of programs and policies, and maintenance of standards (these responsibilities relate directly to fund raising, public relations, administrative management, staff supervision, and program development). To view the full job description visit NPPN ( HOW TO APPLY: Register online with NPPN (; create a profile, upload your resume and a cover letter. (Posted 11-3-11)

Part-time First Responder (Plymouth)First Step: Western Wayne County Project on Domestic and Sexual Violence Looking for one part-time person to provide crisis intervention and support for callers on the 24-hour help-line and also provide on-call/in-person advocacy to survivors at our SANE (sexual assault nurse examiner) clinic in Wayne, Michigan as well as area hospitals and police departments. Comprehensive training and supervision provided.The position is evenings, midnights, holidays, and/or weekends, Four 8-hour shifts a week at $12/hour., No weekday (9-5, M-F) shifts available.Qualifications: BA in social work/human services or related field; equivalent experience considered. Experience working with persons victimized by domestic/sexual violence and/or crisis intervention; match with agency mission, philosophy, strategic priorities, and core competencies essential. Ability to maintain a flexible schedule ; valid driver's license, current auto insurance, criminal background check including national and MI sex offender registry, DHS clearance, good driving record, and reliable transportation required. Bilingual a plus. EOE. Fax resume and cover letter: 734 -722-4311 or email: Judith Barr at No phone calls please. (Posted 11-2-11)

Part-Time Bookkeeper (Detroit)The Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation (GRDC) is a non-profit community development corporation working to preserve and improve the Grandmont and Rosedale communities of northwest Detroit through housing, economic development and neighborhood programming. GRDC is currently seeking candidates for the part-time position of Bookkeeper. His/her duties include the following:Processing check requests, preparing checks and filing invoice documentation;Preparing deposits. Please view full job description here. Desired Qualifications: Minimum of three years experience in a bookkeeping role in an office setting, Experience with Microsoft Office software, At least two years experience with Quickbooks software (recent) is imperative, Experience with community-based organizations preferred.Salary and Benefits: GRDC offers a competitive salary and benefit package, commensurate with experience. To be considered, please mail, fax or email your resume, the names and contact information for three references, and your salary requirements to: Cathy Marshall, Deputy Director, GRDC, 19800 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48223 313-387-5158 (fax). NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Resumes need to be received by November 15, 2011.GRDC is an equal opportunity employer.

Director of Family Services (Pontiac)Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County is seeking their next Director of Family Services. The Director is responsible for all aspects of family home ownership including family recruitment and selection, family education and ongoing family relationships. This position requires excellent organizational and leadership skills. The desired applicant will be articulate, compassionate, flexible and have the ability to build relationships and communities with diverse stakeholders. Minimum qualifications: Working knowledge of social service, public assistance and counseling services programs and mortgage processing and closing procedures. Bachelor’s Degree in counseling, social services or a related field and/or 10 years of related work experience. Email cover letter and resume to Please visit our website for more information (Posted 11-2-11)

State Director (Lansing)Communities In Schools of Michigan, Inc. (CISMI) is seeking a State Director that will be responsible for leading the general operations of the CISMI State Office. CISMI is a newly formed nonprofit organization that will provide capacity building services to CIS Local Affiliates throughout Michigan. CIS is the nation’s leading dropout prevention organization with a mission to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. The State Director is responsible for the overall management of the CISMI State Office program. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (graduate degree preferred) and 5 years minimum supervisory experience in public administration, business administration, education, social services or related field. A proven track record of fundraising and fiscal management including the ability to raise significant resources from foundations, corporations, individuals, events and public entities. Demonstrated organizational development and leadership skills with a superior level of interpersonal,written and oral communications skills.A more complete job description, qualification requirements and additional information about Communities In Schools can be found at: Applicants are requested to send cover letter (including salary requirements) and resume no later than November 18,2011 via electronic mail to (Posted 11-2-11)

Executive Director (Detroit)
Excellent Schools Detroit (ES) seeks a leader to launch the standards and accountability commission (commission). Through June 2012, the commission will be incubated within ES. The Executive Director will initially serve on the staff of ES, and will report to the ES Board of Directors. It is the intent of the ES Board to ensure that the commission act as, and ultimately become an independent body. ES retained a consulting team that designed the commission and created an implementation plan. That design and plan was approved by the ES Board in July 2011, and will serve as a roadmap for the Executive Director’s initial work. The Executive Director will have the autonomy to drive the commission’s work as long as the mission remains focused on being Detroit’s independent, credible source for school quality. For more information, please see the full posting here. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Please indicate the position title as the subject. Candidates may be asked to provide additional materials during the interview process, including official transcripts and letters of reference. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 9, 2011, and accepted until the position is filled. (Posted 11-1-11)

Manager of School Evaluation (Detroit)
Excellent Schools Detroit (ES) seeks a Manager to oversee site visit evaluations and surveys for all schools serving Detroit kids. Parents and other community leaders will conduct the site visits during February and March 2012. The Manager must have the skills to organize and manage the trainings and site visits for the evaluators; must have strong communication skills to interface with parents, school leaders, and other partners; and must be comfortable with large data sets and data tools. Candidates who are pursuing a career in school evaluation or policy will be given strong consideration. This position is currently funded through June 2012, but successful execution of the evaluation initiative will lead to further opportunities at ES.For more information, please see the full posting at here. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Please indicate the position title as the subject. Candidates may be asked to provide additional materials during the interview process, including official transcripts and letters of reference. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 9, 2011, and accepted until the position is filled. (Posted 11-1-11)

Research Director (Grand Rapids)
The Johnson Center seeks a Research Director for the Community Research Institute (CRI). The Community Research Institute (CRI) gathers, analyzes, interprets, and shares national and local data through partnerships with foundations, nonprofit and neighborhood groups in an effort to assist local and regional leaders with programmatic decision making, grant planning, and evaluation.This position will provide leadership and management for research conducted by CRI, including goal setting, daily management of research projects with CRI staff, and external partnerships with key local, state, and national organizations. The successful candidate will possess a PhD with five or more years of experience in applied social research, and experience in a management role.For full details and how to apply, go to If you have questions or need assistance, call Human Resources at 616.331.2215. Grand Valley State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. (Posted 11-10-11)

Full Time Clinical Director Position (Pontiac) Responsible for leadership in all aspects of clinical services, including: program development and administration, and supervision of therapists, and interns. Responsibilities include: Developing, implementing and maintaining mental health clinical services at CARE House of Oakland County, Implements policies and procedures that will provide comprehensive individual treatment approaches and programs for clients that are commensurate with their needs. Please view full job description here. Minimum Requirements:Licensed Master's Degree in Social Work is preferred, Minimum of 8 years experience in clinical setting is preferred, Minimum of 2 years experience in managing staff is preferred, Familiar with ethical and legal reporting requirements as mandated by State and/or Federal regulations, Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, Experience in forensic child abuse environment is preferred, Ability to work collaboratively and in a team environment. Please forward any information via fax to Cathy Weissenborn at (248) 333-1539. (Posted 10-27-11)

Executive Assistant (Detroit)Detroit Cristo Rey High School, located in Southwest Detroit, provides excellent college-preparatory Catholic high school education, in the Cristo Rey Model, to students from economically disadvantaged families in Detroit. The Executive Assistant (EA) is hired by and reports directly to the President. The EA is responsible for efficient operations of the President’s office, including effective communications with the Board of Trustees. The EA will also assist the business and school offices as required.Primary duties include: 1. Perform general administrative duties for the President to include but not limited to: preparation of correspondence, scheduling, filing, photocopying, faxing and mailing. 2. Coordinate and attend Board of Trustee meetings. Record and distribute minutes from the meetings. 3. Setup and coordinate meetings, conferences and events. 4. Answer telephones and transfer to appropriate staff member. Please view full job description here.  Knowledge and Skill Requirements: 1. Good reading, writing and arithmetic skills required. This is normally acquired through a high school diploma or equivalent. 2. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and telephone protocol. Duties require professional verbal and written communication skills. In addition, the successful applicant must have excellent organizational skills. This is normally acquired through three to five years of administrative experience. 3. Fluency in Spanish is preferred, but not required. Salary: Commensurate with experience. Benefit package available. This is a full time, year round position with a daily work schedule of 9 am – 6 pm. To Apply: email resume to: (Posted 10-27-11)

School Bus Driver (Detroit)
Detroit Cristo Rey High School, located in Southwest Detroit, provides excellent college-preparatory Catholic high school education, in the Cristo Rey Model, to students from economically disadvantaged families in Detroit. Successful candidate will transport students over established routes with designated stops according to pre-arranged time schedules; Maintain student headcount on bus at all times. Requirements: High School diploma or GED. Excellent driving record. Candidate must possess and maintain a valid Michigan Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with “P” and “S” endorsements and be qualified to drive a Class “C” vehicle. Candidate must be able to operate and communicate clearly on a telephone or two-way radio. Must be able to complete all required forms including trip sheets, pre/post inspection sheets and vehicle inspection reports in a clear and legible manner. Applicant will be required to undergo a criminal background check and drug screening before an employment offer is tendered. Successful applicant must attend a “Protecting God’s Children” seminar within 30-days of hiring. Salary: $12-$15/hour based on experience, approximately 30-35 hours per week (part-time).To Apply: email resume to: or fax to: 313.843.2750 ATTN: Oggie Nash, Transportation Coordinator. (Posted 10-27-11)

Executive Director (Pontiac)The CARE House of Pontiac, Michigan provides programs and services for children who are victims of abuse and neglect, and their non-offending family members. We are conducting a search for Executive Director. The Executive Director is the principal leader of the organization. The Executive Director must plan, develop and establish policies and objectives to satisfy the needs of each of our critical constituencies, in accordance with Board directives, and the mission and vision of the organization. The ideal candidate will have at least ten years of progressively more responsible experience in management and administrative capacities; experience in fundraising or other similar nonprofit work would be a plus. . A strong understanding of financials is required. A Master’s degree in Health Services, Social Work or Business Administration (including sales and marketing) or a related field is preferred, but not required. Please email with your resume and cover letter.  (Posted 10-27-11)

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