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EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - January 4, 2013

Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - January 4, 2013

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Director of Development (Detroit)
-Development and implementation of strategies for solicitation and stewardship of both individual and corporate giving donors at all levels.
-Implement on-going grant plan to expand and enhance funding base including coordinate and write grant proposals securing grants from corporations and foundations, producing interim and final reports, engaging staff to provide essential information for the grant applications.
-Management of prospects from identification through solicitation.
-Research prospective donors, community leaders and corporate contacts for appropriate levels of giving; expand and enhance existing donor base..
-Review, update and manage donor lists for every contact from cultivation to solicitation.
-Work closely with Executive staff, Board of Directors and others on the strategies and execution of fund raising and development.
-Manage and run the annual campaign and all development related events.
-Work with staff and volunteers to effectively administer development function within the organization.
-Manage marketing campaigns and activities related to development including both traditional and non-traditional avenues.

-Three or more years experience in fund raising and development including annual campaigns, major gifts, and special events.
-Experience in successfully writing and obtaining grants.
-Knowledge of metro Detroit and regional markets
-Knowledge of and competency in the use of Black Baud
-Highly professional with demonstrated success in obtaining gifts and annual giving
-Excellent oral and written communication skills including public speaking experience
-Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a team to carry out all development activities
-Self starter with demonstrated ability to develop and execute successful strategies to effectively manage ongoing programs, set priorities and manage objectives
-Proficient with computers and donor databases
-Bachelor’s degree preferred

Please submit cover letter & resume to (Posted 1-3-13)

Major Gifts Specialist (Traverse City)

The Michigan Land Use Institute is seeking a Major Gifts Specialist who will be a key force in securing donations from individuals and family foundations that enable MLUI to fulfill its mission. This is a critically important position that requires a talented “people person” who can simultaneously understand the campaigns and projects MLUI is undertaking at a given point and be able to articulate this information to prospective donors in accessible, compelling language that prompts people to lend their financial support.

The ideal candidate will be committed on a personal level to the mission of MLUI and shall demonstrate a genuine commitment to building a stronger economy while protecting the natural environment. Also, the candidate should be able to demonstrate a proven ability and desire to build and maintain multiple relationships that form the financial foundation of the Institute.

The candidate should demonstrate, through prior experiences and references, professionalism, accountability, communication, and enterprise. Teamwork is essential, but the candidate should also be highly independent, able to organize short- and long-term goals and a self-tracking system to monitor and report progress intermittently. A passion for meeting targeted goals, and a sense for polite persistence are critical components and should be a natural part of the candidate’s personality.

Please link here for a complete listing and where to send inquiries: (Posted 1-3-13)

Communications Manager (East Lansing)
The Communications Manager is responsible for implementing a comprehensive communications and marketing program to advance the mission of Tomorrow’s Child, a statewide nonprofit dedicated to preventing infant death and supporting those affected by it.

Responsibilities include planning content, writing, editing designing and facilitating production of materials (newsletters, brochures, thank you letters, appeals, media releases, web copy and e-communications).

Candidates must have a Bachelors degree; preferably in marketing, communications, journalism, English or related field. Two to five years relevant experience desired. Candidates should possess a strong background in writing, project management, media relations and marketing. Graphic and web design is strongly preferred. For more information visit our website at Tomorrow’s Child is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates should send resume and cover letter to by January 31, 2013. (Posted 1-3-13)

Vice President, Development/Chief Development Officer (Troy)
Established in 1924, Judson Center evolved into a comprehensive, multi-faceted, community-based human service center – one that has been nationally recognized for fostering independence through innovative programs and for empowering children of all ages and their families to live the best lives possible. The Judson Center is seeking an energetic, committed, dynamic and innovative Vice President, Development/CDO with extensive experience building a comprehensive development program. The Vice President, Development will oversee/direct all fundraising activities and report to the President/CEO. Successful candidate must possess a thorough knowledge of fundraising vehicles and have managed a development staff. The candidate must have the ability to interact and communicate professionally and manage the entire fundraising process in order to obtain private support at the highest level possible. Candidates MUST HAVE experience in the following areas:
• The ability to lead the strategic development efforts.
• Superb oral, written and marketing communication skills with exceptional strategic and administrative abilities, as well as excellent planning and organizational development skills.
• Highly developed consensus building skills while able to make decisions with excellent initiative, creativity and a ‘self-starter” attitude.
• Team player disposition and hands-on style, with an impeccable reputation for operating with the highest integrity. The ideal candidate must have a proven track record in developing and maintaining relationships with a diverse group of external partners.
• Identifying, cultivating and closing major gifts with excellent ongoing stewardship.
For a full job profile please contact William Weatherston a (Posted 12-28-12)

Membership and Advocacy Coordinator (Lansing)
Michigan Nonprofit Association seeks a Membership and Advocacy Coordinator. This full-time position based out of the Lansing office assists the Membership Manager and Senior Fellow for Public Policy & Public Affairs with administrative and communication functions to ensure growth of the Association membership and implementation of advocacy efforts.

Position Responsibilities
• Assist with inputting data and managing membership and advocacy information utilizing online database
• Coordinate outreach through: social media, mailings, event invitations, e-newsletters
• Coordinate Nonprofit Job Center by posting submitted job openings
• Compile articles submitted from staff for e-newsletters
• Regularly update website content
• Assist with assembling presentations, invitations and other logistics for trainings, events and webinars
• Provide exceptional customer service to phone, email and in person inquiries from members, potential members and others
• Conduct research, when needed, to ensure members contact info and data is up to date and accurate
• 1-2 years of relevant professional experience
• Computer literacy including; MS Outlook, Excel and Word
• Capable of producing labels and letters utilizing mail merge
• Experience working with databases; editing and entering information, pulling reports, etc
• Excellent communication skills through phone and e-mail
• Strong writing skills
• Proactive in solving problems
• Able to adapt to a changing environment and complete tasks with a short turn-around
• Able to take direction from multiple people
• Great organization skills
• Optimistic and positive outlook

Preferred qualifications, but not required:
• College degree or formal training in related field
• Work or volunteer experience with a nonprofit or membership organization
• Passion for helping nonprofits succeed and for working with others
• Knowledge of SalesForce or similar CRM a plus
• Knowledge of CVent or similar event management products a plus

How to apply:
Submit resume and cover letter to: 

Chief Executive Officer (Kalamazoo)
Mission YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. The YWCA of Kalamazoo is an invaluable and widely respected community asset. Known for a singular dedication to its mission, the association continues to break new ground in promoting racial and gender justice, preventing violence, and empowering women economically, most recently through providing daycare for homeless and precariously housed children. The association’s components include the YW-Children's Center (YW-CC), YW-Community & Member Services (YW-COMM), YW-Domestic Assault Program (YW-DAP), YW-Sexual Assault Program (YW-SAP) and YW-Women's Economic Empowerment (YW-WEE). The YWCA of Kalamazoo seeks an energetic, accomplished senior professional to serve as its chief executive officer. The CEO will provide executive leadership to all the functions of the organization, which has an annual budget of $2.7 million. This position directly supervises six administrators and, indirectly, a full team of 60 full- and part-time staff. S/he will lead strategic efforts to inform and educate volunteers, donors, prospective donors, and the larger community about the mission and unique impact of the YWCA of Kalamazoo, oversee and ensure implementation of all programs, direct the YWCA’s fund development function; and enhance the public image of the YWCA of Kalamazoo. The CEO will create and maintain highly productive relationships with board members, staff, volunteers, community partners, and clients. To apply, candidates should submit their cover letter and resume and complete the online application at No applications will be accepted via email. (Posted 12-19-12)

Family Services Coordinator (Lansing)
Ele’s Place is seeking a Family Services Coordinator to work with its grief support programs. This position is per diem (variable hours) including 2 evenings per week. The Family Services Coordinator will: o Work with other program staff members to provide guidance and information to grieving families and others o Conduct family informational meetings and intake sessions o Oversee assigned support group program sessions, including supervising volunteers and clinicians o Assist with projects, make presentations on behalf of Ele's Place, maintain records, and perform other responsibilities as needed A minimum of LLMSW, LLP or LPC certification is required.  Ideal candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and good computer skills. Adult and child group experience, knowledge of grief issues and community resources required. Previous experience working with volunteers is very helpful. Ideal candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule. Responses to this posting are requested by January 9, 2013. Send cover letter & resume to: Ele’s Place 1145 W. Oakland Lansing, MI 48915 or email this information to (Posted 12-19-12) 

MNA Americorp *VISTA  (Grand Rapids)
The Michigan Nonprofit Association AmeriCorps*VISTA Program is searching for an individual to serve at the Heart of West Michigan United Way in Grand Rapids, MI as an MNA LEAGUE VISTA. Ideal candidates for this position are recently graduated individuals who plan to enter the teaching or nonprofit fields. Please see a full position description here: (Posted 12-19-12)

Part-Time Public Relations Coordinator (Clarkston)
Swan for Life Cancer Foundation (SFLCF) is a non profit 501c(3) organization that provides innovative resources, education, support and wellness services to the cancer community in Southeastern Michigan. SFLCF is looking for a part time Public Relations Coordinator to develop and implement a comprehensive public relations plan to support the purpose and programs of the foundation. The public relations professional will build awareness and interest, serve as a spokesperson and manage the flow of information to the public for SFLCF, respond to requests for information from the media or designate another appropriate spokesperson or information source. Additional responsibilities will include: establishing and maintaining cooperative relationships with representatives of the community and key corporations; conferring with production and support personnel to produce or coordinate production of advertisements and promotions; arranging public appearances, lectures, or exhibits; effectively use social media (Facebook and Twitter) to disseminate SFLCF key messages. Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Public Relations, Communications or Related Field; 3 years of Public Relations Experience; Health-Related Experience a plus; Excellent Written and Oral communication skills. Please submit resume for consideration 12-19-12)

Education Specialist (Royal Oak)
The Detroit Zoological Society is seeking full time employment in our Education department. The Education Specialist, under general supervision, develops coordinates and implements formal and informal conservation and education programs for zoo guests and patrons, both on the zoo grounds and at off-site locations. • Develops, coordinates and implements programs to educate and inform a variety of on-site and off-site audiences regarding conservation and/or humane issues, to convey scientific or natural history information, and to encourage an understanding of the need for compassion and respect for animals, and the environment. • Assists in the coordination and implementation of programs to educate and inform visitors and the general public regarding wildlife, wildlife preservation and concern for the environment. • Researches, Develops, and organizes information to be used in educational and animal programs.
Qualifications: • Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in General Science, Education, Zoology, Biology or other closely related field OR completion of a High School Diploma or GED and two years of experience in a large zoological institution. • Certification as a Michigan Elementary or Secondary Teacher, preferably with one or more Endorsements (Early Childhood Pre k – K, Arts Education, reading specialties, etc.), or equivalent certification from an institution of recognized standing. • Knowledge of: conservation strategies in captive and field programs; Zoology, biology and general husbandry procedures for a diverse animal collection; AZA programs such as TAXON Advisory Groups and Species Survival Programs. To view complete job description and to apply online, please visit The direct link to the jobs page is: 12-18-12)

Chief Executive Officer (Detroit)
Founded in 1983, AIDS Partnership Michigan is Michigan’s oldest AIDS care and prevention organization, serving individuals living with/affected by HIV/AIDS and operates the statewide Michigan HIV/STD Hotline. Comprehensive, services include HIV counseling and testing, medical case management, behavioral health services, early intervention, psychosocial support, community outreach and mobilization . Staffed by 27 full time employees plus 100 volunteers and university interns. The agency serves over 12,000 people and is deeply committed to diversity. Annual operating budget: $2 million. Chief Executive Officer Responsibilities: As chief of staff, the CEO is responsible for key areas of agency operations including Human Resources and Management, Finance Administration and Funding, Leadership, Strategic Planning and Positioning, Communications, Board Relations and External and Government Relations. The CEO reports to the 15 member Board of Directors. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree and at least five years of upper management experience required. A high degree of leadership skill is expected and commitment to serving a diverse client population. Nonprofit administration experience preferred and knowledge of HIV/AIDS helpful. Compensation: Salary range of $70K to $90K. Benefits inclusive of health care, disability insurance, life insurance and 401K with employer match. Applications: Include complete resume of educational credentials, professional experience, the names and contact information of at least three references and a cover letter including an explanation of why the position interests the applicant. Submit application to Board Vice President, AIDS Partnership Michigan, 2751 East Jefferson, Suite 301, Detroit, Michigan 48207 or electronically to No phone calls, please. (Posted 12-14-12)

Office Manager (Detroit)
The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit is seeking a full-time Office Manager. The Office Manager establishes, executes and maintains the Museum’s administrative functions, supporting the Director of Operations to ensure that day-to-day administration and operations run smoothly and efficiently. The Office Manager also supports the Director of Operations with bookkeeping duties and human resources administration. Responsibilities also include overseeing the maintenance of informational technology systems, coordinating staff, intern and volunteer schedules and supporting in Board and event-related administrative activities. Other tasks may be assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s Degree in business, accounting, or finance or an equivalent combination of education and experience with at least three years of office management or accounting experience (non-profit preferred. A self-motivated individual with excellent planning and organizational skills, and creative approaches to problem solving. Strong interpersonal communication skills in order to interface with various departments and manage direct-report staff. Strong written and oral communication skills. Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion. Demonstrated commitment to accuracy, attention to detail, and ability to work in a team environment. Experience with computerized accounting applications, preferably QuickBooks. Working knowledge of PC, Apple OSX, and MS Office Suite(Word and Excel). Interest in contemporary art is a plus For a full job description and how to apply please visit and click on Opportunities. (Posted 12-14-12)

Program Director/Safety (Lansing)
MARO, an association of nonprofit community service providers, seeks a creative, self-starter to join our team - our mission is to maximize the impact of our members. Responsibilities include working with MARO member organizations to identify risks and existing accident trends; conduct site visits, interview staff, review safety programs, and perform hazard assessments of the work area; issue written reports summarizing observations and recommendations. Additional responsibilities will include developing and delivering employee safety training, and conducting ergonomic assessments. Statewide travel is required. Bachelors Degree in relevant field, or equivalent combination of education/experience. • Experience in developing/conducting occupational health and safety training; • Basic knowledge of MIOSHA General Industry Safety Standards and Michigan Workers’ Compensation;• Ability to work with diversified groups; • Excellent oral and written communication skills; • Knowledge of issues affecting people with disabilities and barriers to community inclusion; • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel; • Valid Michigan Driver’s License and access to reliable transportation; • Familiarity with video production, desktop publishing, or web design a plus. COMPENSATION • $35,000 – 40,000 – Full-Time, Salaried position, with flexible scheduling • Excellent Health and Dental Plan • Life and Disability Insurance • Two weeks vacation after one year of service, 10 paid holidays and two discretionary leave days. To apply, send cover letter and resume to PO Box 16218, Lansing MI 48901 EOE/M/F/D/V (Posted 12-14-12)

Community Outreach Manager (Dearborn)
The Henry Ford. The Community Outreach Manager is a part-time position responsible for managing a comprehensive community outreach program designed to enable economically challenged families in the metro Detroit area visit The Henry Ford (THF) to experience the daily and select special programs offered at Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village. Essential Functions 1. Works closely with Special Assistant to the President, Guest Services, Educational Program/Outreach staff, and other departments to implement and manage Community Outreach Program. 2.Establishes annual work plan, schedule, and communication plan to support the Program. 3.Identifies and cultivates community contacts as potential partners with THF in the Program. 4.Coordinates and maintains a community-based partner network for the purpose of maintaining communications and serving the audiences targeted for participation in the Program. 6.Establishes systems, procedures, and instruments for tracking and reporting the progress of the Community Outreach Program as it is implemented. Email resume and cover letter to (Posted 12-13-12)

Part Time Substance Abuse Prevention Program Manager (Detroit)
The Youth Connection (TYC), a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency located in Detroit, MI, seeks a part-time (24 - 32 hours per week) Manager for its Substance Abuse Prevention Program. The hours of the job are flexible per the training schedule developed in concert with TYC management. The position will include conducting Life Skills trainings with middle school and high school-aged youth as well as parents. The SAPP Manager will also work closely with the Communications Director to promote the program and conduct additional service learning projects with its participants among other duties. Candidates must possess Certified Prevention Specialist Certification (CPS/CPC-R) from the Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals and be able to travel to and from local schools to conduct the trainings. The ideal candidate will have a passion for working with youth and a bachelor's degree in a related field. Candidates should have experience working with youth as well as a background in community outreach. People interested in applying for the position must demonstrate strong communication skills and be proficient working with computers, Microsoft Office software and data entry. Knowledge of social networking platforms (Facebook, twitter, etc.) is desirable along with the ability to work independently and manage meetings/deadlines. The Youth Connection is an equal opportunity employer. For a complete job description or to submit your resume for consideration, please email Jeff Griffith at (Posted 12-12-12)

Technical Documentation & Database Reporting Specialist (Lansing)
The Technical Documentation & Database Reporting Specialist (TDDRS) supports the Data Integration & Analytics (DIA) team during project based work at MVU. The TDDRS plays the supporting role in reviewing, designing, implementing and maintaining company databases and reporting systems. A key responsibility of the TDDRS is to document current and future databases applications, while identify and mining new data sources. The TDDRS will gather and review business requirements, collaboratively design and implement solutions, document processes for customers, both internal and external. The TDDRS may also write computer code and instructions for database access, including stored procedures and web application logic if skillset permits. For a complete job description including requirement and benefits, please visit our website: (Posted 12-12-12)

IT Applications Specialist (Lansing)
This individual will perform planning, installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of MVU’s primary learning management, web collaboration and supporting systems, including Blackboard Learn, Meridian Global, Moodle, and Adobe Connect. In addition, he/she will plan, install, maintain, and troubleshoot applications that directly support the learning management systems, such as web conferencing, collaboration, media, presentation and survey tools. He/she will maintain and troubleshoot databases that support these systems. For a complete job description including requirements, please visit our website: (Posted 12-12-12)

Project Manager (Lansing)
The role of the Project Manager (PM) is to forward the project management team’s mission to provide project and process management experience, expertise, methodology, standards and training to the organization. The PM will assist with planning, implementing, and evaluating projects according to strict deadlines, within budget, and at established quality levels.. The PM will assist with identifying, acquiring, and allocating resources and managing the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to achieve project deliverables. The Project Manager will work on a variety of internal and external projects and internal process improvements. He/she may be assigned other projects as determined by the Senior PM. For a complete job description including requirements and benefits, please visit our website: In order to be considered for this position, interested candidates must also submit a substantive work-related presentation and a project plan that represents a candidate’s own work (preferred formats are PowerPoint and Microsoft Project, and other formats are acceptable). (Posted 12-12-12)

Program Coordinator (Detroit)
Dominican Literacy Center is an adult tutoring program that offers Adult Basic Education, One to One Tutoring, English as Another Language, and GED preparation. The Program Coordinator manages volunteer learning teams, develops curriculum, assists with registration and assessment, and coordinates tutor and staff professional development including three Tutor Training Workshops annually. Skills required include a passion for education and reading, minimum bachelor’s degree in related field (master’s preferred), previous educational experience, organizational skills, the ability to communicate well on multiple levels, and fluency in Microsoft Office applications. If interested, please e-mail resumé to: with a subject line of Attn: Sr. Janice Brown, Program Coordinator position (Posted 12-7-12)

Part Time Accounting Clerk (Pontiac)
Medium sized well established nonprofit human services agency located in Pontiac seeks a part time accounting clerk. Must have experience with Great Plains accounting software and be excel spreadsheet proficient. Ideal candidates will have 3-5 years experience with accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll processing. Associates degree a plus but not a must. Competitive salary, flexible hours and pleasant working environment. Equal opportunity employer. If interested, send resume and salary requirements (Posted 12-7-12)

M.D.S. R.N. (Saint Ignace)
Mackinac Straits Health System is seeking a full time M.D.S. R.N. in Long Term Care. 1-2 years of M.D.S. experience required. We offer competitive wages, a comprehensive benefit package and a flexible working environment. Employment applications available online (Posted 12-7-12)

Director of Nursing (Saint Ignace)
Mackinac Straits Health System is seeking a full time Director of Nursing to lead and direct the overall operations of our 48 bed skilled nursing facility. 5-7 yrs of experience of LTC administration required. We offer competitive wages, a comprehensive benefit package and a flexible working environment. Apply online at (Posted 12-7-12)

Social Worker (Saint Ignace)
Mackinac Straits Health System is seeking a full time licensed Social Worker for our Long Term Care division. 1-2 years LTC experience required.. We offer competitive wages, a comprehensive benefit package and a flexible working environment. Employment applications available online at 12-7-12)

Micro Loan Officer (Detroit)
Salary Range: $45,000 to $50,000. Officer will develop policies, procedures, and marketing content and develop and manage entrepreneur database.. Assess loan applications, prepare underwriting reports and present loan requests to the Loan Committee. Manage loan portfolio of approximately 5–15 borrowers. Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, banking, community development, urban studies, or related discipline. Experience in business management, accounting, marketing, sales, retail, internet-based business, etc.; working with culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse communities; Two years in small business lending and/or community development; or experience as a business owner. Organizational skills and ability to handle multi-tasking and deadlines. Fluency in Spanish or Arabic a plus. Submission should include responses to the following (three page max.): 1.What inspires you about this position? 2.What is your personal history with low-income, minority, and/or immigrant populations? 3.State if you are multi-lingual and the languages you speak 4.What is your personal history with small business and/or entrepreneurs? a.Have you ever started a business? b.Do you have experience running a small business? c.Do you have experience training entrepreneurs or business people? d.Do you have any other type of experience with small business, such as consulting, etc.? 5.What is your experience with small business lending? Include three letters of recommendations from community-based organizations, entrepreneurs, or academics and resume’. Submit to: SWHS Human Resources Department, 5716 Michigan Avenue., Suite 2400, Detroit MI 48210. Or email your application in one PDF to Please include in the subject: ProsperUS Detroit Micro-Loan Officer Application Deadline: 12/21/2012 Kiwana R. Johnston Human Resources Assistant Southwest Solutions 5716 Michigan Ave. Suite 2400 Detroit, MI 48210 313-481-3136 (direct dial) 313-481-3131 (fax) (Posted 12-7-12)

Program Director (Grand Rapids)
The West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology seeks a full time Program Director to direct, administer and coordinate the activities of the adult career training program in support of the policies, goals, and objectives established by the executive director and the board of directors. The program director will, among other duties: direct the preparation of short-term and long-range plans and budgets for the adult career training program; direct communication and business efforts to employers, health care providers, community partners, and key constituent groups; and oversee the student services manager in their work of student admission, counseling, teaching, and placement. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in non-profit management (or related field of study), with a minimum of five years of progressive mid- and senior-level workforce development management experience, preferably in a non-profit environment. Masters preferred. Must have demonstrated ability to manage and evaluate organization-wide initiatives; ability to compile reports, budgets and projections; and possess a working knowledge of common program software packages. Other preferred skills include strong written and oral communication, strategic planning, leadership, and adaptability. For a detailed job description please contact Kirk Eklund at with “program director job description” in the subject line. (Posted 12-5-12)

Part Time Chief Financial Officer (Plymouth)
Job Title: Part-Time Chief Financial Officer (CPA) Hours/week: Part-time, 20 hours/week, 4-5 days a week, Plymouth, MI Start date: Jan. 2013 Description: To provide strategic financial leadership and supervise two finance staff. To evaluate and supervise all aspects of accounting, payroll, grant compliance/analysis, financial planning/projecting, financial reporting, financing, audit compliance, and direct cash management for First Step. To serve in an advisory capacity to various committees, directly reporting to the CEO.Qualifications: Degree in accounting and CPA required. Please do not apply if not a CPA. Position requires being in the office 4-5 days a week part-time during business hours (hours are flexible, however, this is not a work at home position). Significant experience in a non-profit agency with annual budget over $1.5 million including federal, state, and private revenue sources. Supervision experience and proven ability to perform comprehensive analysis of current system required. Experience with Sage software is ideal. Match with agency mission, philosophy, strategic priorities, and core competencies essential. Ability to maintain a valid MI driver’s license, current auto insurance, criminal background check, sex offender registry check, Department of Human Services clearance, good driving record, and reliable transportation required. Bilingual a plus. Equal Opportunity Employer. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Send resume and cover letter WITH SALARY REQUIREMENTS to Amy Youngquist: E-mail: (Posted 12-5-12)

Executive Director (Muskegon)
The primary responsibility of the Executive Director is to manage and direct operations, complete timely grant/agency reports, engage in fund development, planning, programming, and fiscal and budgeting areas of Read Muskegon.The Executive Director serves as public spokesperson for the organization with the expectation of maintaining a positive and productive relationship with all stakeholders. The Executive Director is responsible for the supervision and management of the Read Muskegon staff and is expected to be aggressive in fund development, which includes working with Board and community volunteers in planning and carrying-out fundraising events, engaging in grant writing, and maintaining and expanding strong donor relationships.. Experience  •At least three years management experience in non-profit, public or private administration. •Experience in fund development, grant proposals, and special events.
•Experience in budget and finance management. •Experience in personnel management.
•Experience in teaching reading (desired) Skills and Abilities •Excellent written, oral and email communication skills. •Excellent interpersonal, leadership and motivational skills. •Excellent presentation and public speaking skills. •Competent computer skills.  •Demonstrated fund development skills, successful campaigns and grant proposals. •Demonstrated ability in community and public relations to establish community support. For full position description visit APPLY: To apply, mail cover letter, resume, and supporting information, including one confidential reference, to Laura Gates, President, Read Muskegon, PO Box 1312, Muskegon, MI 49443-1312 or e-mail to: 12-5-12)

Financial Director (East Lansing)
Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Financial Director will be responsible for managing the ongoing accounting and financial reporting requirements of the Agency.Job Functions: -Prepares financial statements -Evaluates and supervises installation of accounting systems -Familiarity with Peachtree -Maintains confidentiality of financial information -Reviews internal control procedures in accounting areas -Prepares reports for the Board of Directors -Reviews and monitors tax status and ensures that appropriate tax returns are filed -Coordinates annual audit -Helps develop programs and prepare financial projections of grants -Prepares annual budget -Provides oversight for the agency 403(b) plan -Supervises payroll, accounts payable, grant reimbursement receivables, cash receipts, and reporting systems -Maintains the General Ledger -Conducts monthly close out of the financial records -Monitors the financial status of contracts -Maintains the cost allocation systems in accordance with contractual and legal requirements as outlined by the Office Management and Budgets Circulars A-110, A-122, and A-133 and in compliance with the Single Audit Act as it applies to -Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director. Qualifications: -Bachelor's degree in accounting preferred -Minimum of 2 years of college accounting coursework -Nonprofit experience helpful -Familiarity with basic functions of spreadsheets and accounting software -Superior writing and editing skills Salary: $42,000 - $50,000. Apply for this position by sending a resume and cover letter by Monday, December 17, 2012 to: Gateway Community Services Attn: Barbara Morton 2875 Northwind Drive, Suite 105 East Lansing, MI (Posted 12-5-12)

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