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EMPLOYMENT : Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - October 15, 2012

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Budget/Grant Analyst (Detroit)
FACILITY / PROGRAM: ADMINISTRATION - FINANCE. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of five (5) years of experience in billing cost reimbursement grants and budget to actual grant analysis. Have a minimum of a Bachelors degree in accounting. Strong understanding of federal grant financial requirements. Demonstrate strong analytical and organizational skills with high attention to detail. Demonstrate verbal and written communication, inter-personal and conflict resolution skills. Possess the necessary computer skills to effectively utilize spreadsheet, word processing and database, and applications. Demonstrate critical thinking and assessment skills. ADDITIONAL SKILLS: Ability to handle multiple tasks; ability to work independently or as part of a team. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Monthly billing of cost reimbursement grants including grant analysis and projected budget to actual variances. Assist with budget development for federal, state, and other funding sources as well as the ministry budget as a whole. Report on reasons for any variance in individual budget lines. Experience with Sage Fund Accounting software a plus. Willing and able to meet tight deadlines when they arise. APPLICATION: Applications available at the above address or online at www.DRMM.org. You may fax your current resume attention Chief Finance Officer at the number listed above, or e-mail it to mskarbinski@drmm.org. ONLY APPLICANTS WITH THE REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS NEED TO APPLY. “NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!”

Community Development Specialist (Lansing)
As a 501(c)3 non-profit, the Michigan Oral Health Coalition works to improve the oral health of Michigan residents through partnerships with providers, educators, legislators, policymakers and communities. The Coalition recently received a grant, as part of the DentaQuest Foundation’s Oral Health 2014 Initiative. The grant will allow the Michigan Oral Health Coalition to create local community networks to align data and resources, and create effective approaches to prevent and manage oral disease. The Coalition seeks a Community Development Specialist who believes strongly in the Coalition’s mission to improve oral health for all Michiganders, who thrives in a dynamic environment and who has a demonstrated record of achievement. This is a two year, full-time, grant-funded position with a competitive salary and benefit package. Performance Requirements: •Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in health education, public policy, communications, social work administration, or a related field is desirable. •At least five years of professional experience in any or all of the following: program development and/or management, public policy, health services, grant writing, health communications, health education or a related field. •Experience in group facilitation and group process in public settings. •Ability to communicate program goals and outcomes through a variety of media. •Knowledge of the Michigan health and human services infrastructure. •Ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks, manage competing deadlines, and strong project management skills. •Extensive experience with the Microsoft Office Suite. Interested applicants should send a cover letter with resume and a recent writing sample to kketola@mohc.org. A complete job description is available at http://cms.crosstechpartners.com/Client/MPCA/FilesStage/Community%20Development%20Specialist.pdf. Application Deadline: Friday, October 26, 2012

President (East Lansing)
The Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Michigan (AICUM), a statewide organization that serves as the advocate, association and collective voice for 48 independent, nonprofit colleges and universities in the state, seeks an inspirational leader. This individual will have strong advocacy skills to serve as the chief advocate for Michigan independent higher education in the state and federal public policy and government arenas; demonstrated leadership and management practices; excellent written and verbal communication skills, combined with strong analytical skills to gather, study, and synthesize data; strong financial knowledge; and a stellar reputation for integrity, honesty and morality. The President also oversees association services and serves as the Fund Administrator for the Association’s successful Workers’ Compensation Self-Insurers’ Fund. AICUM is a 501(c) 6 non-profit organization, located in Lansing, Michigan. The AICUM Presidency is a significant higher education leadership position in Michigan. The Association’s third President in its 45 year history has accepted the presidency of an international higher education association beginning in January. More information about AICUM and the position is available at http://www.msae.org/AICUMExecutiveSearch/tabid/4868/Default.aspx Interested candidates should include a cover letter including an explanation of why the position interests the applicant and what unique skills the applicant would bring to the position, resume of educational credentials and professional experience, and three references before November 12 to: MSAE/Cheryl Ronk Attention: AICUM Search Committee 1350 Haslett Road East Lansing, MI 48823 Fax 517-332-6724 AICUMpresident@yahoo.com

Workforce Solutions Associate (Detroit)
Under general supervision, the Workforce Solutions Associate will help to develop and promote the Detroit Regional Workforce Fund program and monitor its performance against defined strategic goals. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 1.Continue to build out the internal infrastructure of the DRWF (systems). 2.Assist in analyzing and managing grantee progress in implementing work plans; provide support to Program Officer & Director to help grantees achieve their goals, assure that grantee work plans are consistent with the Detroit Fund’s objectives and criteria, and facilitate the work of the evaluation team. Communicate regularly with grantees, funders, employers and/or others engaged in workforce partnerships. 3.Write funder reports on the progress of the Detroit Regional Workforce Fund. 4.Research promising and innovative workforce practices from across the country.. Identify, read and summarize articles, reports, memos, books and other forms of media that describe workforce trends and practices. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree Experience: A minimum of 2 years related work experience. The following experiences are highly desirable: researching and/or analyzing social science data (wealth or asset building preferred), tracking and report writing, Department of Labor grant reporting program, and/or administrative assistance. Skills: Requires strong organizational and administrative skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities. Must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing United Way for Southeastern Michigan offers a competitive salary and flexible working arrangements. This is a full-time, temporary opportunity for the right individual. To apply, please submit a letter of interest along with your resume to resume@liveunitedsem..org no later than October 19, 2012.

Educational Preparedness Associate (Detroit)
Summary of Position: Under general supervision, the Educational Preparedness Associate will help to develop and promote the programs and activities under the business unit and monitor performance against defined strategic goals. The Associate will support staff to develop and manage the infrastructure of the business unit Essential Duties and Responsibilities:•Direct and manage project development from beginning to end. •Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations.•Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management. •Assist in the coordination of UWSEM grant proposals for national and local funding opportunities. •Assist the Director in managing his/her calendar. Minimum Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 2 years related work experience with the following skills: •Strong organizational and administrative skills •Ability to manage multiple priorities •Effective communication skills, both written and verbal •Customer service and relationship management skills United Way for Southeastern Michigan offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and flexible working arrangements. To apply, please submit a letter of interest along with your resume to resume@liveunitedsem.org no later than Friday, October 19, 2012.

Various Openings (Southfield)
NPPN (NON-PROFIT PERSONNEL NETWORK) Has new Career Opportunities! Director, Accounting - Detroit Institute of Arts. Program Officer - The Erb Family Foundation To view the full job descriptions visit NPPN (http://www.nppn.biz/job-postings)
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Executive Director (Flint)
The Flint Children’s Museum is seeking an entrepreneurial Executive Director to build on our exceptional six-year record of growth and development. Our Mission: To inspire a love for learning and awaken imagination through exploration and hands on play. The Flint Children’s Museum is a 501(c) (3) organization, founded in 1980. It has a half-million dollar budget, thirteen staff members, a growing base of volunteers, and a volunteer board of directors. The Executive Director will have proven non-profit management experience. Duties and responsibilities include: •Fundraising, grant-writing, and public relations •Business and strategic planning •Financial management •Personnel management •Building and exhibit management. Ideal candidates for this position will share our commitment to The Museum's mission of inspired childhood learning, bring a variety of experiences and attributes, and have a demonstrated history of working effectively with volunteers and community partners. A full description of the position and its responsibilities may be found on our website: www.flintchildrensmuseum.org/apply/ExecDir.pdf To apply, send an e-mail with a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Joan Pierson at jpierson@thewilliamsfirm.com, or mail: ATTENTION: Joan Pierson The Williams Firm 8263 South Saginaw Road, #6 Grand Blanc, MI 48439 Resumes will be considered until position is filled. FCM is an equal opportunity employer.

Administrative Support Assistant Position (East Lansing)
Michigan Energy Options, a statewide energy nonprofit with an office in East Lansing is seeking a part-time Administrative Support Assistant. 20 to 30 hours a week are required. This person will directly report to the Office Manager and would work closely with the Organization Bookkeeper and program and outreach teams in our East Lansing office. Core duties would include:•Perform various administrative tasks associated with projects •Coordination and scheduling of field installation and energy optimization teams •Customer service and phone outreach •Maintaining physical and electronic filing systems •Collaborate with project researchers to reach organizational objectives•Attend community events to promote organizational goals as necessary. About Michigan Energy Options. For more than 30 years, Michigan Energy Options (formerly Urban and Northern Options) has helped more than a million people in our state conserve energy, save money, adopt renewable energy, reduce greenhouse gases and lead more sustainable lives. We are a team of diverse expertise: PhD, MBA, MPA, LEED accredited, HERS and BPI trained, licensed contractors, seasoned environmental and energy experts and educators, project and financial managers–all practitioners for a greener Michigan. Please visit our website at: www.michiganenergyoptions.org. About Applicants •A deadline-driven, detail-obsessed, creative problem solver who collaborates well. •Proficiency with MS Office required. •Experience with data entry, database management or CRM software preferred. •Bookkeeping experience a plus. •Past experience with customer service. •A strong interest, if not experience and expertise, in green energy and sustainability. •A collegial, positive, attitude and strong, self-directed work ethic. •The desire to research and expand opportunities for MEO in growing sectors. •Ability to manage multiple projects at once. This position is flexible as to its hours.Applicants should send resumes and cover letters with Administrative Support Assistant in the email subject line to: Shannon Morrow at smorrow@michiganenergyoptions.org (Posted 10-10-12)

Executive Director (Okemos)
ORGANIZATION: Michigan Library Association LOCATION: Lansing, MI
SALARY: $90,000 - $105,000 APPLY BY: November 2, 2012 FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO APPLY: visit www.hiringsolutionsllc.com/openings/This position is accountable to the Board of Directors and assists in formulating the organization’s mission, goals and objectives and related policies to serve the association membership.Position Responsibilities: *Assists with the development of a long-run strategic plan and goals, objectives and strategies to achieve this plan. *Responsible for the provision of information and recommendations for deciding public policy decisions in collaboration with the Legislative Committee.*Serves as the liaison to the Nominating Committee and Legislative Committee advising Chair.*Oversees all financial activities with the Executive Committee, Treasurer and Director of Finance and Administration.*Directs and manages MLA staff including hiring, training, evaluating performance and terminations. *With the MLA Board President, serves as MLA’s primary representative and spokesperson at the state capitol, media, and other organizations. Promotes MLA’s legislative agenda, builds coalitions, partners with library organizations and advance the interests of libraries and library professionals.*Provides legislative analysis and policy development, issue management, grassroots advocacy, testimony, and coordinates meetings with state legislators and administration. *Oversees contract lobbyist activities. *Utilizes new technologies to streamline operations and ensure strong membership communication.Qualifications: *This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of seven to ten years of leadership experience. *A Master’s Degree and a Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation are preferred along with association and library experience. *Lobbying or legislative experience required.

Various Positions (Owosso)
The Child Abuse Prevention Council of Shiawassee County is recruiting for 3 critical staff positions: Crisis Counselor for physically and/or sexually abused children, STR Therapist for youth offenders and Forensic Interviewer to help elicit appropriate information to support the protection of our youth and prosecution of those responsible. These staff members make an important difference in the lives of children in Shiawassee and Ingham Counties. Please visit the following links for full job postings: Crisis Counselor (http://bit.ly/QLTNo1), STR Therapist (http://bit.ly/QosEFF), Forensic Interviewer (http://bit.ly/QBYk8R). Come join our team. Posted

Social Media Coordinator (Lansing)
Michigan Consumers for Healthcare (MCH) is the state’s largest consumer health advocacy coalition representing more than 160 member organizations. The MCH coalition is working to address the opportunities that healthcare reform presents and to provide a coordinated, strategic consumer voice at health care policy tables to achieve both immediate and long term results.Michigan Consumers for Healthcare is seeking an energetic, creative and web-savvy individual to lead its social media initiatives. The role of the Social Media Coordinator will be to manage and maintain the Coalition’s website and promote advocacy efforts in all emerging media contact types (e.g. Social Media, Web Chat, email). The successful finalist will be experienced working with a full range of established and emerging social media and networking sites and must demonstrate a fundamental understanding of how to establish an organizational footprint in the online world. Expected outcomes will include a significant increase in the Coalition’s consumer activist data base, increased consumer responsiveness to MCH’s online advocacy campaigns and improved penetration rates on MCH web-based educational efforts. This $28,500 per year full time benefited position comes with a work from home option. Some travel is required. Resumes, cover letters and any other supporting documents should be sent to info@consumersforhealthcare.org. For more information, visit us on the web at www.consumersforhealthcare.org. Requirements:Applicable experience in all emerging media contact types (e.g. Social Media, Web Chat, email) is required. Vehicle and valid driver’s license required.Degree in a Communications, Health or Public Policy related field preferred.

Marketing Communications Manager (Detroit)
Status: Full-Time Deadline: October 31, 2012 Salary:$65,000-$80,000 depending on experience. The Cultural Alliance of Southeastern Michigan has an immediate opening for a Full-Time Marketing Communications Manager, based in Detroit, Michigan. Summary: The Cultural Alliance is launching a major initiative to market arts and culture in southeastern Michigan through the development of a new brand, a media campaign and a web portal. We seek a creative, entrepreneurial, highly-motivated and detail-oriented individual to create the editorial voice of the brand, oversee editorial content, and be a key member of the team to plan and execute marketing activities. To take the organization’s vision, hold it up to best practices, and implement strategies and initiatives in support of the organization’s overall communications, audience awareness and marketing goals. This includes effective integration of social and digital solutions. S/he will be an advocate for audiences, helping arts and culture organizations understand market trends and opportunities, and effective ways to position programming to increase participation. Qualifications include: 5-7 years' experience in communications, professional writing, and editing Hands-on web content development; basic working knowledge of HTML and CSS; Web asset management knowledge, including file format, resizing images and video compression Experience managing social media targeted toward maximum SEO and analysis of Google analytics Demonstrated ability to write news releases, feature stories, and web content, under deadlines Coordination/management of staff, freelancers, and volunteers including copywriters, photographers, and data entry personnel. Bachelors’ degree in related field highly desired. Full description including application instructions -- http://www.culturalalliancesemi.org/jobs-bank/?view=postings

Regional Development Officer (Grand Rapids)
The American Red Cross depends heavily on the support of our generous donor population. We participate in many donor-focused fundraising activities including identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding of top corporate and foundation partners, as well as with individual donors across the country. We are currently seeking a Regional Chief Development Officer to work in our Grand Rapids, MI. This is a full time position working 40 hours a week. The Regional Chief Development Officer has responsibility to strengthen and grow the donor base and the development program to meet assigned financial goals. The RCDO supports the Regional Chief Executive who is the chief fund raiser for the region. He/she will lead a development team in planning, managing and implementing fund development strategies for the Region. He/she functions in a highly visible, externally facing role and will represent the Region in cultivating donors with the greatest capacity and managing leadership volunteers. Education: Bachelor’s degree required. Experience: Minimum 5 years of fundraising leadership experience and 3 years of supervisory experience. Proactive development leader with an established track record of increasing philanthropic revenue from diverse constituencies. Experience in the development and implementation of a broad-based fundraising program including personally opening doors, cultivation, and successfully closing major gifts. If this sounds like the kind of opportunity that you’ve been waiting for, please visit our website at: www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=25981 The American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that offers employees growth and development, team spirit, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.EOE/AA M/F/D/V (Posted 10-4-12)

Director of Advancement (Michigan)
The Director of Advancement is responsible for the planning, implementation, management, and oversight of all fundraising and donor relations activities. This position is responsible for management of day- to-day fundraising operations including: prospect identification and research; cultivation and communications strategies; proposal development: writing, submission, and tracking of grants; solicitations strategies; donor stewardship; database management; communications and outreach activities; and development-related volunteer relations. While reporting to the CEO, he or she works collaboratively and maintains clear and regular communications with the organization’s board of directors, Philanthropy Committee, volunteer leadership and donor prospects.Candidates should have a a Graduate Certificate in Non-Profit Administration or Masters Degree. As well as, 3-5 years of fundraising experience. Please send resume with salary requirements to jobs@easihr.com.

Program Manager (Lansing)
A Lansing-based nonprofit, the IT Empowerment Center seeks to prepare children and adults to participate in a global knowledge economy by increasing their technology skills. We hold classes and camps throughout the Capital Region and the City of Flint focused on robotics, game design, digital media and programming. This position is responsible for coordinating ITEC’s adult computer education and areas of its youth programs. The Program Manager will recruit and register students, promote programs to the Greater Lansing community, build awareness of classes among schools, community and neighborhood groups, develop written promotional materials, maintain student records and perform related administrative and clerical tasks. The ideal candidate will have outstanding interpersonal skills, experience working with diverse populations, excellent organizational skills and strong oral and written communications skills. Minimum of three years’ experience as educational or human services/social services program manager, educational counselor or other related program/project management experience; and experience with office procedures and administration. A bachelor's degree in a relevant field is required. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter. A complete job description is at http://www.iteclansing.org/about/employment-opportunities/.

Executive Director (Midland)
Great Lakes Safety Training Center, Midland, MI, has a career position opening. This position would be responsible for overall management and business operations including service programs. The Executive Director is accountable to the Board of Directors. This position will include the responsibility of maintaining professional contacts through professional and community organizations. A Bachelor's Degree or work experience in non-profit or business management is required. Resumes will be accepted by mail to: 415 Jerome Street, Midland, MI 48640 or by email to sharon@ith1.com until October 22, 2012.

Special Events Coordinator (Rochester)
Special Events Coordinator Manages fundraising projects on behalf of TRC by third parties and provides support to the TRC Events Director. Successful candidate will possess public speaking experience, innovative problem solving abilities, efficiency of work production, strong team skills, and a “can do” attitude. Schedule may include nights and weekends. Requires some travel. Qualifications- Bachelor Degree in related field, must be computer proficient, particularly Excel, experience with donor/client management software helpful. Please send or email cover letter and resume, Attn: Personnel Committee, 621 West University, Rochester, MI 48307 or info@rainbowconnection.org Application Deadline: Friday October 19, 2012


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