Friday, June 21, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - June 21, 2013

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Chief Financial Officer (Redford)
Methodist Children’s Home Society is seeking an experienced Chief Financial Officer to replace our current CFO who will be retiring this Fall. This position is classified as the Associate Executive Director – Finance and will report directly to the Executive Director while working closely with the Board of Directors, Finance Committee and senior staff members to ensure the agency fulfills its mission and achieves its goals. This position also manages the Accounting department and staff, and oversees the Human Resources, IT, Food Services, and Facilities and Maintenance departments.

The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for managing all areas of the agency’s finance and accounting process. This includes directing the purchasing activities, monthly financial/accounting forecasting and reporting, client billing and accounts receivable and annual budgeting for the agency. Directing and participating in the preparation of preliminary budget data, periodic accounts, status report and grant detail reports. Conducts internal audit reviews and participates with external auditors during annual reviews. Oversees the agency’s risk management and safety programs, information technology and communications systems and human resources, facilities and maintenance and food services departments. Serves as principal advisor to the Executive Director and Board on financial matters and supervises the staff of the Accounting department. The CFO shares with other Associate Directors the responsibility for assisting the Executive Director in the overall management of the agency.

Apply on our website at
Chief Development Officer (Detroit)
Summary of Responsibilities: Develops & executes annual and long-range fund development plans to ensure continued growth in giving. The position will work to strengthen Forgotten Harvest’s market presence, direct mail programs, and identify new sources of revenues. As part of the senior management team, participate in the strategic planning process.

  • Plan and implement marketing strategies and campaigns;
  • Oversee all aspects of fundraising including major gifts, foundation and corporate fundraising, planned giving, direct mail campaigns etc;
  • Direct the research and preparation of grants;
  • Manage donor research, tracking and recognition;
  • Direct volunteer recruitment, administration and recognition;
  • Oversee the development and coordination of all special events;
  • Direct public relation activities including the writing, editing and clearance of statement, news releases etc;
  • Oversee the maintenance and the continuous enhancement of website;
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s Degree and five years related work experience or equivalent;
  • Experience in event planning, database systems, donor research, and donor recognition programs;
  • Experience in strategic/tactical planning and annual budget development;
  • Strong supervisory and management skills and experience;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Windows and Office environment (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook) and standard office equipment;
  • Minimum of eight years professional experience in a development role for a non-profit organization with at least three years in a management capacity;
  • Proven track record in the following areas; developing and executing fundraising activities; Major Gifts; Marketing; Public Relations; and fundraising events;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Email resume and cover letter to
Payroll Analyst (Royal Oak)
The Detroit Zoological Society is seeking a full-time Payroll Analyst.

This position is an integral part of the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A department and is primarily responsible for the timely and accurate processing of all aspects of the bi-weekly payroll which includes entering payroll data, verifying accuracy of figures, posting, balancing, reconciling payroll information and providing reports to management. In addition, the Payroll Analyst will assist the FP&A with budgeting and analysis. This position requires the highest degree of confidentiality.

Minimum Qualifications
  • 5 years of experience in processing payroll;
  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related field;
  • Certification as a payroll administrator or similar payroll certification preferred but not required;
  • Working knowledge of payroll best practices;
  • High degree of professionalism;
  • Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material;
  • Decision making, problem-solving and analytical skills;
  • Prepares a variety of payroll related documents (e.g. , retirement plan transfers, ACH transfers, voluntary and involuntary contributions, W-2 controls, verification of employment and salary, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written;
  • Organizational, multi-tasking and prioritizing skills;
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, spreadsheets, managing files and records, and other office procedures;
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices, and the analysis and reporting of financial data;
  • Knowledge of payroll processing procedures;
  • Strong mathematical and analytical abilities;
  • Familiar with general ledger analysis and journal entries.
For the full job description and to apply, please visit, or click here for the direct link to the job posting:
Part Time Office Manager (Detroit)
Transportation Riders United (TRU) is a Detroit nonprofit dedicated to improving public transit throughout greater Detroit. We are seeking a highly-organized person with substantial office management experience to enable smooth daily operations of our small office. Experience with a nonprofit advocacy organization is a plus.

  • Maintain organized office environment, well-running equipment, and efficient systems;
  • Manage incoming communications, including calls, mail, email, and office visitors;
  • Assist with external communications, including updating website content and managing mailings;
  • Update and maintain organizational records;
  • Support staff activities and communications;
  • Manage meetings logistics for Board, member and other key meetings;
  • Facilitate and oversee office volunteers to assist with mailings, filing, and other basic office tasks;
  • Other tasks as needed to support and improve effective organization functioning.
  • Demonstrated experience effectively managing an office;
  • Very good time management and project management skills;
  • Excellent record-keeping, database management, and reporting skills;
  • Self-driven independent worker;
  • Good team player, enthusiastic to support others in the team;
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office applications, Google Drive, and all standard office equipment;
  • Can lift and carry up to 20 pounds.
Additional details at

TO APPLY, submit a resume and cover letter to Ruth Johnson at by July 7 with Office Manager Application in the subject.
Communications Coordinator (Lansing)
In collaboration with the ED, staff and committees, the Communications Coordinator develops and implements strategies to inform and educate key constituencies, including members, state legislators and the public. The Communications Coordinator is responsible for the overall communications, marketing and branding for the association; development and production of print and electronic publications and mailings, including bi-monthly magazine; content creation and maintenance for the website and social media outlets; administration of the Political Action Committee activities.

  • Manage creation, production and distribution of printed publications for education, development and administration purposes;
  • Manage and coordinate creation and update of web content; responsible for content-related procedures to keep website up-to-date;
  • Create e-communications;
  • Lead social media participation, build organization’s presence on established and new social media outlets;
  • Conduct media relations program including: write and distribute press releases; pitch state media to secure media placement; maintain media distribution lists;
  • Develop Political Action Committee solicitation materials.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in marketing, English/journalism or a related communications field;
  • 2–3 years of marketing, communications, media or public relations experience;
  • Excellent written and verbal skills;
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills;
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, eCommunications software and content management system (CMS) software;
  • Experience managing websites and social media;
  • Ability to work effectively with multiple individuals and manage several projects at once.
Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Michigan Optometric Association at by July 1, 2013. No calls, please.
PIRGIM Fellowship Program (Ann Arbor)
From Lansing, to Washington, DC, to city halls across Michigan, everywhere important decisions are made, powerful interests push for laws and policies that are against the public interest. As a PIRGIM fellow, you will stand up to powerful interests like Wall Street lobbyists and pharmaceutical companies as you work to win concrete results for consumers. You’ll work closely with experienced advocates and organizers, and you’ll learn to make the case for reform through targeted research, coalition building, outreach to citizen activists and the media, and direct lobbying of decision-makers.

As a PIRGIM fellow, you might work on food safety, government aid to education, money in politics, voting reform and more. Through the course of the two-year fellowship, you will get the skills, experience and training necessary to be a leader in the social change movement.

Responsibilities include:
  • Developing issue expertise through research and report writing;
  • Building and demonstrating public support through media events and by working with activists and like-minded organizations;
  • Making the case to decision-makers in meetings and through legislative testimony;
  • Building the organization by canvassing for portions of the year, and running a summer citizen outreach office;
  • Strong work ethic;
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication;
  • Proven leadership skills;
  • We value experience with campus groups or student government and academic achievement.
Training & Experience
Fellows participate in trainings throughout the year, which include fieldwork with experienced staff and classroom trainings of lectures, briefings, and discussions.

Apply online at
General Manager (Ann Arbor)
The Inter-Cooperative Council at the University of Michigan (ICC), one of the largest and oldest student cooperatives in North America, is seeking a full time General Manager – a visionary and strategic leader to work with our student-led Board of Directors and professional staff on ICC's mission of providing affordable student housing that promotes quality living, community and social equality. ICC manages 19 properties housing 550+ students on a $2.7 million annual budget. Applicants should have 5-10 years successful administrative leadership experience, with a working knowledge of education, marketing, finance, and real estate. Background in property management, cooperatives, or non-profits a plus. Salary commensurate with experience, $55,000-$65,000 plus generous benefits. More information available at

To apply, email cover letter and resume by July 2nd, 2013 to
Early Childhood Literacy Specialist (Inkster)
Primary Purpose:

The Family Literacy Specialist is responsible for overseeing the development, implementation and coordination of literacy-based activities through the Inkster Family Literacy Movement. He/she will work in collaboration with community partners and other departments within Starfish Family Services to develop and deliver a variety of direct-parent, direct child, and parent-and-child together programs, services and activities aimed to promote language and cognitive development and general communication skills of children birth to age 5.

Education and Experience Required:

1. Masters degree in Early Childhood Education or related education field required.
2. Two years of experience as a parent educator and/or early childhood professional development facilitator.
3. Experience developing and implementing family literacy and/or early childhood language and literacy programs and activities.

For more information and to apply, click here.
Director of Rehabilitation Services (Auburn Hills)
Excellent opportunity to help continue our mission of “Helping People with Disabilities Succeed.” New Horizons Rehabilitation Services, a nationally accredited not-for-profit agency founded in 1964, seeks a Director of Rehabilitation Services to manage the rehabilitation staff and oversee all rehabilitation operations. Develop, implement and monitor new consumer rehabilitation programs. Act as liaison with agency funding sources while representing New Horizons nationally and statewide. BA or BS in social service field with 5 + years experience in business or rehabilitation management; Master’s Degree preferred. Send cover letter/resume with salary requirements to: Director of Human Resources, 1814 Pond Run, Auburn Hills, MI 48326; fax: 248-724-1446
Executive Director (Detroit)
Reading Works is a 501(c)(3) comprised of dedicated community leaders and organizations, such as the Detroit Free Press, the Detroit Media Partnership, WXYZ Channel 7, Skidmore Studios, and the Michigan Chronicle, non-profits, private businesses and educational institutions, to address the long-standing problem of adult functional illiteracy in the Metro Detroit area. Up until now, there has never been a cohesive community effort on behalf of the least-literate adults. Reading Works is that missing piece. We are the backbone organization, partnering with a growing number of adult literacy agencies in our community and providing them with critical resources and tools that will help them build capacity, keep more adult learners in their programs, and track outcomes with detailed reports. Reading Works believes that if we can repair basic literacy skills – the most fundamental building block – we are on our way to transforming Metro Detroit.
The Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for Reading Works. The director will focus on the following three areas: program leadership, management and fund development.

For more information and to apply, click here.
Program Director (Detroit)
Boys Hope Girls Hope of Detroit is seeking a Program Director to be responsible for management of two residential scholarship homes and the oversight of a community based program.

This position requires a motivated, energetic individual who has the ability to assess and work through challenging situations in a professional manner. Supervision, training, and support of the program staff members make up a significant part of the job responsibility. The Program Director will manage diverse groups of people and must communicate clearly and effectively with adolescents, their guardians or parents, co-workers and supervisors, teachers and community partners verbally and in writing. The Program Director will be responsible for recruitment, screening, hiring, training, and supervision of direct care staff.

Qualified applicants must be at least 21 years of age and have a Master’s degree from an accredited school in social work with a minimum of 2 years experience working with a similar population. A Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of post-bachelor’s experience with a similar population will be considered. Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus but not necessary.

Boys Hope Girls Hope helps academically capable and motivated children-in-need to meet their full potential and become men and women for others by providing value-centered, family-like homes, opportunities and education through college. To learn more about Boys Hope Girls Hope, visit our website at Please submit your resume to Please indicate Detroit Program Director in the Subject line.
Executive Director (Manistee)
Ramsdell Theatre Civic & Cultural Center Executive Director
Position Announcement

The Ramsdell Theatre, a beautifully restored, 450 seat Victorian theatre located in Manistee, Michigan is currently seeking an experienced Executive Director. The Ramsdell is the “Crown Jewel” of Manistee and on the National Historic Register. The theatre has played a central role in the community and region for over 100 years.

Responsibilities include operations, programming, marketing and communications, fundraising, grant writing, community, donor and user group relations, staff supervision, volunteer coordination, fiscal and administrative planning, and managing the day-to-day activities of the Theatre.

The successful applicant will possess excellent written and oral communication skills, computer skills, organization and office management skills, initiative and adaptability. He or she will have a passion for the arts, a broad background in programming, and a proven track record of driving performance to the next level.

Experience in non-profit and\or theatre management; and fundraising experience, required. Facility management and theatre technical skills desired. Bachelor degree in Management, Administration, Arts Management, HRM or related field preferred.

We offer competitive salary & benefits. Salary range $40,000 to $45,000 commensurate with experience and background.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by Monday, June 24th.

Materials shall be emailed to with Ramsdell Executive Director as the subject line.
Executive Director (South Haven)
The South Haven Art Association (SHAA, the lead cultural organization, is located in the city of South Haven, Michigan. ) is currently accepting applications for the position of Executive Director. The ED reports to the Board of Directors and has the primary responsibility of advancing its mission and strategic plans. This is a hands-on leadership position that works with a small staff and many active volunteers.

Core Responsibilities: Develop and manage the financial plan, including both capital and operating budgets; Cultivate new donor resources; Maintain positive relationships with diverse groups through clear communication and attention to detail; Provide leadership to the Committees of the Center and the Board.

Qualifications: Bachelors Degree and a minimum of 3-5 years non-profit or small business management experiences.

Successful Candidates will : Demonstrate success in fund development, grant writing and strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

Please find the full job description at our website,, beginning 6/10.
Posting closes 6/27. Position begins early August.


Send Cover Letter, with salary requirements and resume:
Online: Please, no phone calls.
Accounting Manager (Detroit)
Accounting Manager:

Manage daily accounting and financial activities for the Little Caesars Amateur Sports Program (LCASP) and Ilitch Charities (IC) including budgeting, financial projections, financial policies and procedures and internal financial analysis and reporting. Provide input into the period end Business Unit Reviews (BUR) or IC Board Meetings. Generates and disseminates financial or ad hoc reports as needed. This position will have approval authority and handle confidential financial data.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage all financial activities, including capital and operating budgets (forecasting and reconciliation), bank reconciliations, disbursements, accounts payables and receivables, general ledger, etc.;
  • Create and present information at monthly business unit reviews and /or at IC Board meetings;
  • Maintain Fixed Assets including capitalization from construction process to property, plant and equipment;
  • Create and report against two-year capital and operating budgets;
  • Prepare financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts (cash, profit and capital) or other requested data;
  • Review and approve contracts, financial and operating agreements, purchase orders and expense reports in accordance with company policies and procedures.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or related degree. Minimum of seven (7) years accounting or finance experience including budgets, general ledger, bank reconciliations, accounts payable and receivable, etc.;
  • Demonstrated knowledge in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP);
  • Proficiency with Infinium accounting software including general ledger, accounts receivable and accounts payable or similar accounting software systems may be considered.
To apply, visit us on the web at -

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