Friday, May 24, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - May 24, 2013

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Fiscal Officer (Lansing)
The Fiscal Officer reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for managing all fiscal functions of the Michigan Humanities Council. These functions include financial systems and budgeting to ensure all funds are properly monitored and accounted for, annual audit processes, payroll and employee benefits functions, as well as general bookkeeping and accounting operations. The Fiscal Officer ensures compliance with all federal and state policies and regulations, and ensures the Council’s compliance with the financial reporting requirements for grants received from the National Endowment for the Humanities and other entities. The Fiscal Officer is a critical part of the Council’s team, participating in the day-to-day operations of the organization, assisting in the design and implementation of programs, and contributing to its success in delivering high-quality cultural programming.

You may view the full position descpription,additional employment information, and contact information at

The Michigan Humanities Council is a 501(c)(3) private, nonprofit organization and equal opportunity employer located in Lansing Michigan.
For further information about the Michigan Humanities Council visit
Executive Staff Assistant (East Lansing)
The College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University seeks an Executive Staff Assistant to the Dean. Applicants with five to eight years of high-level administrative support experience in a high-energy, fast-paced environment are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be a resourceful self-starter with a positive attitude, have a desire to exceed expectations and value this behind-the-scenes partnership. Extensive experience with the MS Office Suite and handling multiple complex executive-level calendars is required. A bachelor’s and/or master’s degree preferred.

Up for the challenge? For job requirements and additional information, please refer to Posting #7365 and complete an online application at the Michigan State University Employment Opportunities website Application deadline is Tuesday, May 28, 2013.

MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.
Teaching Specialist (Novi)
The Advertising Public Relations department seeks a highly qualified Teaching Specialist. This is a fixed term, renewable annual appointment. The candidate will be primarily responsible for the implementation of the department's digital initiatives. The successful candidate will oversee and develop a broader reach within existing courses enabling users who normally might not be able to take courses the opportunity to do so. This will be accomplished through the creation and development of digital content for courses. Duties include: Create and integrate social media into curriculum for both the Novi location and for courses taught on the MSU campus. Negotiate room space and services necessary for courses, schedule classes to fit both Walsh College and MSU time. Monitor classes to anticipate and prevent imbalances in course sections and other potential problems. Recruit teaching candidates when necessary. Develop relationships with professional organizations in the Detroit area. Identify promotional opportunities for the program. The candidate will teach approximately two classes each year. Courses taught will be mainly online sections based in Novi, MI. Provide oversight and direction of the department website and the inclusion of social media within the website. Other duties as assigned. search posting #7783
Executive Director (Ann Arbor)
The Ann Arbor Film Festival has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, effective and experienced full-time Executive Director to lead the festival into its 52nd year of presenting independent and experimental film.

The selected candidate will be responsible for:

  • Having an understanding of and passion for AAFF’s mission/values and its commitment to the arts community, and for leading the implementation and continuation of this mission;
  • Providing vibrant leadership with a clear vision for the organization, and providing day to day leadership of the AAFF team;
  • All aspects of fundraising including major gift work, grant writing, sponsorships, and annual membership;
  • Directing staff in programs and development management;
  • Fostering positive, productive relationships and teamwork among staff, board and volunteers;
  • Ensuring sound financial planning and fiscal management;
  • Creating and implementing annual marketing initiatives to target markets and identifies strategies for membership and ticket sales.
The selected candidate should have the following experiences/qualifications:
  • 3+ years in a leadership role in a non-profit, preferably in the arts;
  • A knowledge and interest in the fields of film, new media, and/or contemporary art;
  • Development experience in the form of donor cultivation, working on prospect lists, and organizing fundraising events;
  • Familiarity with the Ann Arbor arts and business communities.
Candidates should submit resume, introductory letter, three or more professional reference letters, salary history, and any other additional information to AAFF via email at

For the full job description please visit:
Head of School/Executive Director (Kalamazoo)
Head of School/Executive Director
The Montessori School
Kalamazoo/Richland, Michigan, USA
Start Date: Summer 2013

View full job description and how to apply on website (EOE)

The Montessori School seeks a skilled and dynamic leader. The ideal candidate will have a passionate commitment to the Montessori philosophy and methods and have demonstrated ability to run and grow a small, nonprofit organization.

The Montessori School has solid financial health, excellent faculty and staff, and a comprehensive, authentic Montessori curriculum. The school community has recently set a strategy and long term vision that provides opportunity to guide the school into a new and exciting phase of development..

The Montessori School is strongly invested in creating a unique, student-centered learning environment and helping families nurture respectful, responsible, and resourceful children.

Across two locations, the school offers five primary classrooms for children, two elementary classrooms for grades one through five, and a variety of parenting programs to the broader community.

To apply please send a letter of interest, a current resume or CV, a statement of educational and leadership philosophy, and names of 5 professional references via email to:

Att: Michelle Frank
Search Consultant, Experience Counts
(269) 578-3726

Re: The Montessori School
Head of School/Executive Director Search

Please put Montessori - then first and last name, (e.g. Montessori - Joe Smith) in the subject line. Thank you.
All materials sent will be acknowledged.
Senior Accountant (Troy)

Analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, grant/contract compliance, or other financial activities within the organization. This is a full-time position requiring expertise in administrative and accounting functions. Responsibilities include coordination of the capital asset program, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, utility and property tax billing and general ledger accounting. This position reports to the Director of Finance and Accounting.


  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity of the accounting data which requires preparation and examination of accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards;
  • Overall responsibility to maintain the general ledger, including the coordination and reconciliation of accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank accounts and payroll;
  • Prepare and maintain work paper files;
  • Maintain cash balances and prepare as needed daily transfers;
  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity of the accounting data. This is accomplished through review of data input and preparation of work papers;
  • Assistance in coordinating the annual audit;
  • Issuing annual 1099’s;
  • Prepare, with guidance from supervisor, various reports and other communications as necessary;
  • This position may supervise some accounting staff;
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • A degree in accounting/finance;
  • Inquisitive nature and a strong desire to serve and maintain an effective working relationship with members of the organization at various levels;
  • Experience with Blackbaud/Financial Edge preferred.
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Director of Corporate Development (Brighton)
The Director of Corporate Development is responsible for securing and managing local corporate relationships and the implementation of national partnership programs, representing the organization and its needs to the community at large and attracting resources for the organization’s defined priorities. The Director Identifies, evaluates, cultivates and solicits unrestricted gifts from corporations and corporate foundations. while also managing the delivery of all contracted benefits associated with sponsorships and other giving. The ideal candidate will have a history of generating new business and also be a proven client service professional. The candidate will have 7-10 years of relevant work experience in business or donor development and/or account management, and excellent relationship building skills.

Applicants should submit their information via email to Kimberle Miller at
Senior Accountant (Detroit)

Coordinate the daily accounting function for accounts payable and accounts receivable; supervise staff; ensure proper accounting and reporting for inventory, fixed assets and capital projects; reconcile accounts; support month-end close; prepare financial reports; and perform various financial analysis as assigned.

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required;

  • CPA preferred;
  • Minimum of three years of experience in complete accounting function;
  • Minimum of two years audit experience in public accounting preferred;
  • Knowledge of GAAP required, an fund accounting desirable;
  • Supervisory experience preferred;
  • Detail oriented;
  • Proficient in Excel;
  • Ability to work with speed, accuracy and under pressure; and
  • Good organizational skills and ability to handle multiple priorities.
To view a complete job description and to apply, please visit

Please do not call to follow up on your application as this only delays the process.

Controller (Royal Oak)
Judson Center, a premier provider of Autism, Child Welfare, Mental Health and Disability Services across Lower Michigan, is seeking an outstanding finance manager as its Controller to lead day-to-day financial operations of an organization with an $18 million operating budget. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Controller will be responsible for:

  • Supervision of all of the major accounting areas; A/R, C/R, A/P, C/D, P/R and GL;
  • Assist in the annual budgeting and planning process and administer and review all financial plans providing assessment and reports on financial performance to plans under the guidance of the CFO;
  • Supports compliance with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing financial reports; advising management on needed actions;
  • Oversight of all accounting and financial reporting activities assuring appropriate internal controls in tandem with the CFO;
  • Preparation of presentations to senior manager as well as the Board’s Finance and Audit Committees working with the CFO;
  • Supporting enhanced program financial performance and accounting processes to generate operating efficiencies and better business decision making information for senior leadership within programs and support departments (finance, human resource and management information) under the direction of the CFO.
Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance or a related field with an accounting concentration with at least 7 years of progressive non-profit financial accounting, accounting transactions processing and financial reporting.

Visit for more information and apply to:
Program Coordinator (Detroit)
The Program Coordinator of the Angel Microloan Fund is responsible for supporting the strategic growth of the program. The Angel Microloan Fund’s purpose is to provide financial assistance and supportive technical resources to economically disadvantaged women owned/led businesses in Michigan, with specific emphasis in Detroit.
The Program Coordinator will work with a senior executive coach consultant to develop this new program.

This is an opportunity for a motivated professional to experience all aspects of design and development of a new women’s microloan fund and further leadership abilities in the field of microfinance. This job will directly contribute to the strategic resource development of small women-owned businesses in Detroit. This position reports to the CEO.

Summary of Essential Duties:
1) Development of program business plan and operational systems, day-to-day management of program, partners’ relations, loan administration, regulations compliance, and data collection. 2) Coordination of technical assistance to fund’s clients and, 3) program marketing and fundraising

Qualifications and Experience:
Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience. Small business/lending experience. Computer proficiency. Financial statements, credit analysis experience. Excellent oral and written skills. Grantwriting a plus.

FTE, exempt, salaried position: $35,000-42,000, DOE. Excellent benefits.

Application Instructions:
To apply, email a cover letter and resume: Erica Monear at Full job description available.

MWF does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, size, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Foundation and Government Relations Officer (Detroit)
Position Summary
The DSO seeks a talented writer capable of nurturing and growing new and existing foundation and government relationships – ensuring that our institutional bonds extend deeper than the regimented process of writing and reporting frequently associated with this position. The FGRO is responsible for a portfolio of relationships that drive approximately $3.4 million annually.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop a working calendar of all foundation and government applications and reports;
  • Work closely with DSO staff and volunteers to develop proposal strategies and gather necessary information for grants;
  • Actively develop new and deepen existing relationships with Board and staff of current and prospective foundation and government donors;
  • Research and produce foundation profiles;
  • Maintain a record of all applications, reports and other critical information;
  • Research and identify new funding prospects;
  • Provide support for corporate requests and reports when appropriate;
  • Work with DSO leadership to provide support for relationships with federal, state and city agencies;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Position Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree required. Working knowledge of classical music a plus;
  • Prefer 2-4 years of grant writing experience with a demonstrated track-record of successfully building and retaining a renewable base;
  • Demonstrated strategic planning, analytical and project management skills;
  • Superior organizational, communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Must be a self-starter and a collaborative team member;
  • Familiarity with Tessitura or Raiser's Edge platforms, a plus;
Applicants should send resumes and writing samples to
Care Services Coordinator (Metro Detroit/Grand Rapids)
The Care Services Coordinator provides people living with ALS, families and caregivers with information about ALS, community resources, and disease management. Develops and maintains community and professional relationships integral in delivering effective care service programming; works with local ALSA-Certified Center or clinic as chapter liaison.

Two positions are available, one in the Metro Detroit Area and one in the Grand Rapids Area.

Please send application documents to Linda Darga at
Staff Accountant (Port Huron)
The Community Foundation of St. Clair County is dedicated to helping its donors achieve their individual charitable and philanthropic goals through the creation, management and administration of permanently endowed funds.

With 150 separate funds and over $35 million in assets, the Foundation is the largest grant-making organization in Michigan's thumb region.

The Community Foundation seeks a full-time Staff Accountant in our downtown Port Huron offices to assist the Finance Director in carrying out financial and investment management functions. Salary commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities include:

  • Payroll processing and employment reporting;
  • Accounts payable and grants payable processing;
  • Gift processing;
  • Cash management;
  • Month-end balancing;
  • Maintaining internal controls;
  • Other duties as requested.
  • 3-5 years experience in accounting-related position;
  • Minimum Associate Degree in Accounting/Business;
  • Knowledge of internal controls, including information technology;
  • Knowledge of non-profit and fund accounting preferred;
  • Excellent organization, time management and communication skills;
  • Ability to work well in small team environment.
Submit cover letter with salary requirements & resume to: Please include Staff Accountant Search in the subject line.

Additional information can be found at

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