Saturday, November 8, 2014

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - November 7, 2014

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!!!

Outreach Coordinator (Lake Orion)
The Outreach Coordinator works directly with youth, their parents and community sectors to assist with the development and implementation of substance free activities in keeping with the prevention plans and priorities directed by the North Oakland Community Coalition. Report directly to Exec. Director.

Coordinate, manage and promote Youth and Parent education forums and meetings
Establish, recruit and coordinate volunteers
Develop and maintain relationships with schools, businesses, and other community sectors on behalf of NOCC
Plan, organize and oversee substance free youth activities (including but not limited to):
Large scale, school and community wide events Summer events including family movie nights and other NOCC events, other events and activities that NOCC initiates, Youth leadership training opportunities
Identify and solicit community sectors to co-sponsor youth activities
Work with Coalition Staff and Board in the planning and development of Coalition events and programs
Assist with completing grant requirements
Represent the coalition to diverse agencies
Other duties as assigned
Experienced in coordinating events with multiple partners and volunteers with an emphasis on youth engagement Organized and efficient in effectively managing multiple projects Able to work evenings and weekends as needed Training and experience in human services and community organization, drug and alcohol abuse prevention

Liberal Arts or Bachelor’s degree preferred, additional education and training in the field of health, marketing, substance abuse, counseling, or education are desirable

This position is 15-20 hours a week, 48 weeks a year, $17-$20/hr.

Email to: by 11/20/2014

Development Data Processor (Detroit)
Development Data Processor – Detroit, MI The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order Full Time

Inspired by the gospel of Jesus and the example of Francis of Assisi, the Capuchin friars of the Province of St. Joseph, together with our partners in ministry, prayerfully build sister-brotherhood in the world. We attend simply and directly to the spiritual and other basic human needs, especially those of the poor and disenfranchised, promoting justice for all.

The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order is currently seeking a Development Data Processor. The primary purpose of this position is to process all of the data related to Development activities and be responsible for communication and interaction with donors and benefactors.

Responsibilities & Qualifications:
Please see full list of Responsibilities and Qualifications at:

Please submit letter of interest and resume to: Include Development Data Processor in the subject line.
Attention: Human Resources
Development Data Processor
The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order
1820 Mt. Elliott Street
Detroit, Michigan 48207

Research Administrator (East Lansing)
The College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University seeks applicants for a research administrator position with experience in supporting the research process areas of pre- or post-award; experience in word processing, spreadsheet, and database software; and analytical reporting. The ideal candidate will possess leadership characteristics with the ability to prioritize, problem solve and effectively make decisions, as well as possess excellent writing skills with familiarity of web content management applications.

For job requirements and additional information, please refer to Posting #0415 and complete an online application at the Michigan State University Employment Opportunities website Application deadline is November 19, 2014.

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. 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.

Executive Director (Detroit)
St. Paul of the Cross Passionist Retreat and Conference Center in northwest Detroit seeks an experienced Executive Director who will report to the Board of Directors. He/she will be responsible for managing the Center according to the Charism of St. Paul of the Cross and for successfully implementing the Mission of the Center. In addition to having oversight responsibility for the Ministry Team, the Executive Director is directly responsible for the Center’s hosted programs as well as all administrative and financial responsibilities for the Center which has a full and part-time staff of 10 and an annual budget of $1.5 million.


Masters degree or equivalent in Business Administration.
Minimum eight (8) years management experience with a faith-based organization.
Proficient with Microsoft programs; experience with Raiser’s Edge software desirable.
Knowledgeable regarding financial planning, budgeting and management of the organization’s financial resources
Experience working with and inspiring a Board of Directors and other volunteers
Fundraising, marketing, and program development experience is desirable.
Proficiency in English is required; proficiency in other languages is desirable.
Be an active member of the Catholic faith.
Salary and Benefits:

Fulltime position includes evening meetings and events; starting salary of $58,000. Benefit package includes Medical/Dental, long-term disability, Life Insurance, retirement plan, and 403B.

Send cover letter, resume, and the names of three references via email to: Jim McKelvey, Board Secretary,

Assistant to the Head of Advancement (Birmingham)
Eton Academy
The primary responsibility of the Assistant to the Head of Advancement is to assist in the operations of the Advancement Department while supporting the Head of Advancement. This position reports directly to the Head of Advancement and will also work collaboratively with the Head of Finance and Operations to ensure compliance with tax and donation laws at the state and federal level and to ensure accurate reporting in financial matters related to the processing and recognition of donations, general giving, Annual Giving, scholarships, endowment donations, fund raising and revenue generated from special events, etc.
Qualifications include strong experience with Microsoft Officeand Raiser's Edge,excellent verbal and written communication skills, special events communication experience and critical thinking skills.

Send resume with salary history and desires to:

Office Assistant (Okemos)
Non-profit Organization located in Okemos, MI is seeking qualified candidates for an Office Assistant position. The successful candidate will have strong organizational, communication, and customer service skills. This position will be responsible for general office duties such as filing/scanning, answering and fielding calls, maintaining office/building supply inventory, creating and sorting mailings, and preparing documents. The Office Assistant will also serve as support for agency programs. Please send cover letter and resume with salary requirements to


-High School Diploma or GED, with some college experience or professional training preferred
-2 years professional office experience
-Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access required -Proven customer service skills -Must have excellent written skills -Proficient with basic office equipment -Accounting knowledge helpful -Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment -Ability to multitask, prioritize, and show extreme resourcefulness and problem solving skills

Database Specialist (Grosse Pointe Shores)

Historic Ford Estates’ Development Team is responsible for the administration and management of the organization’s member and donor database. S/he will provide back-up support to the Development Team.


Establish and update member/donor records in the database, assuring accurate data entry,user friendly metrics, reports and donor information.
Prepare prompt and appropriate acknowledgement of all charitable gift transactions.
Develop and maintain a system for tracking donor naming opportunities, recognition and benefits.
Work with Accounting, Membership and Development teams to reconcile gifts, provide transaction information and reports.
Develop a Pledge Reporting and Tracking Process, including pledge amount, payments made, future payments due and reminders to donors.
Provide prospect research and generation of donor and prospect profiles.
Generate financial, analytical, statistical, and demographic reports, as well as mailing lists, recognition lists, and other data extractions as requested by Development personnel.
Other responsibilities and tasks as assigned by the Vice President of Development.

Possess excellent communication skills including but not limited to a high level of proficiency with databases, Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
Possess the ability to manage multiple projects and able to establish work priorities and meet deadlines.
Bachelor Degree preferred, extensive work experience can substitute for the degree.
A minimum of 3 years of experience working in database management with a non-profit organization.
Submit resume with salary history to

Special Event Planner (Grosse Pointe Shores)

Responsible for the planning and implementation of special events planned by the Philanthropic Initiatives Department of the Historic Ford Estates, ensuring that all events are planned, run smoothly, are implemented within the approved budget, and meet the goals and objectives of the Department and Historic Ford Estates.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience with planning and implementation of events, possess a professional ‘take charge’ approach to the process, and will bring detail-focused skills to the planning and implementation of special events ranging from a small gathering for 4 people to a large event for thousands.


Develop and maintain budget for each event.
Identify and book talent and/or vendors deemed necessary for quality implementation of the event.
Coordinate and manage event timelines to ensure deadlines are met.
Work with Communications Department to publicize event.
Oversee mailing of invitations and manage RSVP list.
Coordinate all event logistics.
Provide on-site supervision during events.

High level of customer service and expectations for quality.
Strong interpersonal, organizational, computer, and problem solving skills.
Be willing to work evenings and weekends.
Bachelor’s degree preferred; work experience can substitute for the degree.
At least 3 years of demonstrated success with coordinating special events.
Position will be housed at Henry Ford Estate in Dearborn, Michigan.
Submit resume with salary history to

Director of Accounting (Detroit)
The Director of Accounting reports to the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director and is responsible for the oversight and supervision of accounting staff including the A/R and A/P Personnel, Payroll Manager and related. In addition, this position will provide daily oversight of fiscal operations as well as annual cost reconciliations and preparation for agency wide audits.

Candidates can send emails to Please visit our website at

Foundation Relations Manager (Detroit)
The Children’s Center of Wayne County leads the way in providing an integrated approach to community mental health that treats the whole child and the whole family.

Together with our community partners, we offer meaningful solutions that address mental, physical and behavioral health, abuse and neglect, and poverty challenges currently faced by over 100,000 children in the Greater Detroit area.

The Children’s Center of Wayne County is seeking a Foundation Relations Manager in our Philanthropy department.

This position will be responsible for some the following:

Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to lead the grants management lifycycle; prospect, written application, award recognition, stewardship tracking and reporting, renewal and upgrade.
Perform prospect research on foundations and related corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants.
Work with finance and programs to prepare and manage grant funding budgets, and gather information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders on current grant programs.
Write compelling foundation funding requests that secure needed investment to sustain and expand TCC mental/behavioral health and early childhood development services.
To qualify for this positions you will need:

Associates Degree required – Bachelor’s degree preferred
Preference to Raiser’s Edge, Wealth Engine & Foundation Center expertise.
Minimum of five years’ experience with grants lifecycle management.
If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please submit your resume on-line by logging onto our website at
Equal Employment Opportunity

Philanthropic Services Specialist (Chelsea)
The Purple Rose Theatre Company, a professional regional theatre and 501(c)3 nonprofit organization seeks a full-time Philanthropic Services Specialist to work closely with our Development Director, staff and distinguished board members to:

• Maintain and manipulate donor database for appeals and online campaigns; • Process, deposit and acknowledge contributions promptly and accurately; including tracking online, in-kind, matching gifts and donor history; • Assist in researching and editing grants from all philanthropic sectors (fdn/corp, government); • Assist in cultivating and managing stewardship for sponsorship; • Assist in the planning and execution of fundraising and donor cultivation events, including developing/managing excellent vendor relationships; • Maintain all development office financials on a weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis; • Assist in the set-up and taking of minutes for quarterly Board of Directors meetings; • Assist in marketing and social media related initiatives including managing a part-time social media intern.

Desired qualifications:
• Passion for the arts, including theatre; • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; • Volunteer management experience, relationship-builder; • Detail-oriented and dedicated to the PRTC's mission and vision; • 3+ years experience working in the not-for-profit sector; • Knowledge of Giftworks, iMovie, Adobe products and Mac software preferred; • Familiarity with auction procedures and website updates a plus.

The Philanthropic Services Specialist is a full-time, salaried position that includes health/dental/vision benefits. To apply please send a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to: Gerie Greenspan, Development Director, Purple Rose Theatre Company, 137 Park Street, Chelsea, MI 48118 or email

Managing Director (Flint)
New nonprofit in Flint seeks a skilled fundraising professional who is looking for a career growth opportunity. Ele’s Place, a healing center for grieving children with branches in Lansing, Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids, is opening a new branch in Flint.

Primary responsibilities for the Managing Director include:

Build and maintain excellent personal and organizational reputations in the community. Serve as the primary spokesperson and ambassador for Ele’s Place in the Flint region.
Cultivate donor relationships with major gift prospects; solicit gifts and pledges from individuals, businesses and foundations; and steward relationships with major donors.
Inspire and work effectively with Board members, engaging them in community networking, outreach and fundraising efforts.
Oversee the daily operations of Ele’s Place in Flint in a professional, efficient manner, in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Reports to the President & CEO.
Qualifications for the Managing Director:

At least five years’ experience in a nonprofit fundraising position, particularly major gift development.
Superior writing and public speaking skills.
Experience in a leadership role.
Experience working with and inspiring a Board of Directors and other volunteers.
Experience building an effective, motivated, committed staff.
Send cover letter & resume to:
Elizabeth Webb,
Director of Operations
Ele’s Place
1145 W. Oakland Avenue
Lansing, MI 48915
Or email this information to:

Ele’s Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Executive Assistant (Lansing)
Ele's Place is a healing center for grieving children and teens. Three branch locations support families throughout the Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Lansing areas and beyond.

Ele’s Place seeks a seasoned Executive Assistant to provide advanced administrative support to the President & CEO and Shared Services staff, headquartered in Lansing. The successful candidate will have a high degree of accounting knowledge and great attention to detail.

Primary responsibilities for the Executive Assistant include:

Supports the President/CEO, coordinating projects, communications, presentations, meetings, travel arrangements and general clerical duties.
Ensures accurate calendar management on a day to day basis.
Works with Accountant on general accounting tasks (A/P, payroll, deposits, credit card reconciliation). Assists Accountant with monthly reconciliation process and preparation of financial statements.
Provides assistance with grant applications and reports as directed.
Provides general clerical support to the Shared Services staff as requested.

Bachelors’ degree preferred.
Minimum 4 years experience working in an executive support role.
Knowledge of accounting principles and 2 years of accounting experience.
Well organized with a high attention to detail.
Superior writing skills a must.
Send cover letter & resume to:
Elizabeth Webb,
Director of Operations
Ele’s Place
1145 W. Oakland Avenue
Lansing, MI 48915
Or email this information to:

Ele’s Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Database Assistant (Eastpointe)
Database Assistant
Maintain donor records, send thanks, prepare mailings, answer phones, assist with projects and other responsibilities as needed. Familiarity with Windows and Excel required. Accuracy, a sense of humor, and ability to adapt to changing priorities are musts.
Part-time, 15 hours per week. Send resume by email to (subject line Database Assistant) or by fax to 586-776-3903.

Executive Director (Lansing)
Mid-Michigan Environmental Action Council (Mid-MEAC) in East Lansing, Michigan, is seeking an Executive Director to support the organization’s mission to improve the quality of life for residents in the Tri-county region through green transportation, land use policy education and advocacy, river protection activities, and other community-based sustainability initiatives.

The Executive Director position is a 30 to 40 hour per week contractual position, including occasional weekend and night meetings and events, that offers the opportunity to manage the planning and direct implementation of new and existing environmentally-based programs in Clinton, Eaton and Ingham Counties. The ideal candidate will be highly self-motivated with excellent communication and people skills, fundraising, grant administration and volunteer management experience, and ability to enhance the overall effectiveness and success of Mid-MEAC’s mission.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a candidate experienced in fund development and grant writing, who is motivated to build and foster regional collaborative partnerships, recruit and train staff and interns, and serve as public representative for Mid-MEAC with media at community events.

Application deadline is 11/24/14 to Board President, John Lindenmayer at Submit cover letter, resume and compensation requirements for this contractual position in a single PDF.

Executive Director - Pewabic (Detroit)
Pewabic, a pottery, was founded more than a century ago to push the boundaries of ceramic practice. Today, Pewabic is a center for the promotion and development of contemporary ceramics and the living repository of a tradition that continues to influence artists and collectors. It maintains a thriving retail and design operation and supports the work of ceramic artists throughout the region. Pewabic pottery and tile designs are manufactured on-site. Like the city of Detroit, Pewabic is writing a new chapter in its history, firmly establishing itself as a leader among Detroit's arts institutions. The organization operates with an annual budget of $2,850,000.00. It has a full and part-time staff of 45 and a 23 member Board of Trustees. See

The new Executive Director must be a person of vision able to inspire/excite a committed board, dedicated staff and extensive community of ceramic artists, designers, collectors, students, faculty, administrators, as well as residents of and visitors to Detroit. Success will require prior experience in the arts or a related field and appreciation of ceramic art throughout history to the present in addition to proven management skills. Most importantly, the successful candidate will possess exemplary personal and leadership qualities and will be eager to be part of an extraordinary organization dedicated to the ceramic arts. Full Job Profile at Submit resume, one-page narrative and the names of three references to:
Linda Sweet, Partner
Subject: Pewabic
Email: Christy Wall at

Finance Director (Detroit)
General Description: Person in this position is responsible for overseeing all finance functions: general ledger, payroll, accounts payable, cash receipts, etc. Implement, monitor and maintain internal controls, policies and procedures. Develop government and foundation grant budgets, invoices and financial reports. Supervises Finance Manager.

Educational and work experience requirements:

Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
5-7 years experience in finance with supervisory experience.
Intermediate knowledge of Excel required.
Valid Michigan Driver’s license with acceptable driving record as required by insurance company.
Primary responsibilities:

Develop and administer financial management policies and procedures in a manner consistent with corporate guidelines and local needs under the supervision of the Executive Director.
Responsible for all general ledger and subsystem accounts.
Develop annual operating and capital budgets in conjunction with Executive Director and Department Directors.
Prepare weekly, monthly, year-end and ad hoc reports as requested by the Executive Director and the Board of Directors.
Oversee the accounts payable process.
Develop government and foundation grant budgets, invoices and financial reports.
Monitor all accounts and prepare monthly bank reconciliations.
Serve as liaison to independent and internal auditors.
Coordinate with Human Resources Director regarding payroll and benefits.
Maintain records of payments, contracts, leases, service agreements and other documents of a legal nature.
To apply: Email resume to: or fax to: 313-463-2222

Finance Operations Manager (Detroit)
Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit seeks a Finance Operations Manager. This position plays a critical role in strategic planning/decision making related to finance. This is a tremendous opportunity to maximize/strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected organization.

Responsibilities include:

Analyze/present financial reports in accurate/timely manner; clearly communicate monthly/annual financial statements
Coordinate and lead annual audit process, liaise with auditors/Board finance committee
Oversee/lead annual budgeting/planning process
Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting.
Implement a robust contracts management/financial management reporting system
Update/implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices; improve the finance department’s overall policy/procedure manual.
Effectively communicate/present the critical financial matters to the finance committee/board of directors.
Oversee all bookkeeping/payroll operations
Manage compensation/benefits plan
Ensure integrity of finances/mitigate risk.
Final responsibility for the quality/content of all financial data
The ideal candidate must have superb leadership/process improvement/change management skills and:

Proficiency with Microsoft Office
6+ years of broad financial/operations management experience
Ability to translate financial concepts to/effectively collaborate with, programmatic/fundraising colleagues
Grants management
Technology savvy
Commitment to training programs that maximize individual/organization goals
Successful track record setting priorities; keen analytic, organization/problem solving skills
Salary and Benefits:
Fulltime position, Starting Salary of $48,000 - Benefits package including medical/dental insurance, short-term disability, paid time off, and 403(b) plan.
Mosaic is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply:
Email cover letter, resume, three references to; subject:
Finance Operations Manager.
No phone calls please.

Development Manager (Detroit)
Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit seeks a Development Manager. This position will report directly to the Executive Vice President and will help play a critical role in strategic planning and decision making related to fund development and marketing. This is a tremendous opportunity for a development leader to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected, high-impact organization.

Responsibilities will include:

Plan/implement all fundraising strategies in collaboration with EVP
Develop program/strategies to increase individual giving within 1 year
Oversee all grants management and portfolio
Increase grant portfolio; provide leads to Grant Writer
Manage individual donor database/donor cultivation, including special events
Manage individual/corporate/foundation/government giving
Work with EVP to establish/achieve fundraising goals
Identify new funding sources
Develop and maintain strategic donor/funder relationships
Support marketing team
Attend workshops/events relative to fund/donor development
Develop/manage annual development budget
Work with Finance Manager to ensure financial development data is accurate
Manage all acknowledgement letters;reporting for individual donors/grants
The ideal candidate must have superb leadership/process improvement/change management skills and:

Experience with grant writing/portfolio management
Technology savvy
Proven track record of grant awards and fundraising success
Excellent communication/relationship building skills
Salary and Benefits:
Fulltime position, Starting Salary of $48,000 - Benefits package including medical and dental insurance, short-term disability, and 403(b) plan.

Mosaic is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply:
Email cover letter, resume, three references to; subject: Development Manager No phone calls please.

Executive Director - Flint Children's Museum (Flint)
Executive Director must have strong organizational knowledge, non-profit management experience, superior leadership and strategy skills. ED will plan/direct the functions and activities of the Flint Children’s Museum in accordance with Board of Directors policies, including but not limited to: developing Museum goals and objectives; managing finances; developing and maintaining exhibits and educational programs; seeking, submitting and administering grants and awards; and implementing operational changes, policies, programs and membership and fundraising initiatives to attain Museum goals and mission; and provide leadership and training for Museum staff and volunteers. Must like children.

1. Bachelor degree in business, marketing, museum science, education or related field. Non-degree candidates may be considered based on strong work experience in museum or fund-raising related fields.
2. Minimum three years management experience.

1. Fundraising experience and success; including management of donor/member information; 2. Experience identifying appropriate funding opportunities; writing and submitting grant proposals; grant management and reporting; 3. Museum development and management experience; 4. Administrative skills – ability to develop and manage budget and operations; 5. Organizational skills – efficiently manage multiple functions and responsibilities; 6. Communication skills – ability to communicate effectively in conversation and in writing; 7. Interpersonal skills – ability to work effectively and communicate with all levels of Museum stakeholders; 8. Leadership skills – ability to develop, motivate and mentor staff; 9. Experience working with a Board of Directors - knowledge of basic roles, responsibilities of nonprofit boards; Interested applicants submit cover letter and resume to

MHRI Field Operations Manager (Detroit)
A Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Community Organizing, or a related field is required; a Master’s degree is preferred.
Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in the housing/homelessness/social services environment.
Position will be primarily responsible to assist in administration of a two year grant which offers outreach, housing search assistance, and in-home supports to people experiencing homelessness in Detroit. This position is grant funded through September 30, 2016. Professional level of knowledge of the principles of the low-income/subsidized housing market, attention to detail and a high level of organization, comfortable in directing and managing day-to-day program operations and working on a team, proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, excellent management, communication and influencing skills. Familiarity with HMIS, prior experience with providing technical assistance, and Federal grants management experience.

The incumbent will be an employee of Neighborhood Service Organization stationed either in State offices and/or within contract agencies. Salary is negotiable, and will be based upon experience.

Submit cover letter and resume to

Associate Director of Human Resources - The Kresge Foundation (Troy)
The Kresge Foundation is seeking a talented and experienced self-starter to join their team as the Associate Director of Human Resources. The Associate Director is responsible for managing the day-to-day implementation of the Talent Management framework. That implementation will involve developing strategies, programs, and processes that build out, support, and advance the Talent Management framework, including acquiring talent, onboarding new employees, retaining talent, and developing talent.


7+ years experience in talent management, experience in philanthropy preferred.
Experience and knowledge in design of talent management strategies.
Demonstrated problem identification and resolution skills.
Ability to develop and maintain collaborative and effective working relationships with management and all levels of staff.
Exceptionally strong initiative, customer service focus, and solid judgment skills, including the ability to maintain the confidentiality of information.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
An appreciation and respect for diversity of all individuals in the workplace.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite applications and HR technology (HRIS).
Knowledge of employment laws and regulations.
Strong verbal and written communications and interpersonal skills.
Bachelor’s degree required; Masters degree preferred.
To Apply:
The Kresge Foundation has engaged Koya Leadership Partners to help in this hire. Submit a compelling cover letter and resume to Erin Reedy at

The Kresge Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women and LGBT applicants.

Heritage Trail Coordinator (Lansing)
The Michigan Historical Center is seeking a Hertitage Trail Coordinator to work with community groups (trail groups, historical organizations, economic development organizations, educators) to add cultural and natural heritage interpretation and connections to linear trails. He or she will help communities discover their stories, determine main themes and ensure that the stories are inclusive and diverse. The end product for each trail will be an interpretive plan that uses various methods to reach the hikers and bicyclists that use the trail.
The coordinator will be responsible for ensuring that the stories told along the trails are authentic and accurate. The position also requires strong public history facilitation and communications skills. The individual will also document each trail experience to create on-line case studies and tool box materials that can help additional communities.
The position is part of a statewide effort to enhance Michigan's reputation as a trail state that involves people from the Departments of Natural Resources, Transportation, Environmental Quality and economic development.

Educational Requirements: Masters degree in history, art history, museum studies, anthropology, American Studies, architectural history, historic preservation, archival management or other related field.

For more details and to apply, go to Only applications received through this site can be considered.

Director of Finance (Ann Arbor)
Arbor Research Collaborative for Health seeks a finance professional with at least 12 years’ experience in a senior finance leadership role to serve as Director of Finance. This individual will be responsible for implementing an organizational financial structure and directing financial analysis organization-wide and at the project/research portfolio level. The successful candidate will combine their financial knowledge and analytic expertise with the ability to think strategically and creatively to determine a successful operational model that will support our expanding mission. Arbor Research’s total revenue during 2013 was $17.6M, including $15.3M in grants and contracts from 25 different private funders and government agencies. The approved strategic plan calls for continued sustained growth of Arbor Research in all funding areas and scientific disciplines.

More information about this opportunity and the benefit program at Arbor Research is available on the careers page at


Habitat Fund Development Manager (Harbor Springs)
The Fund Development Manager will identify, organize and manage the fund development activities of NW Michigan Habitat for Humanity Inc., with a focus on new possibilities for ongoing and increased support. He or she will work with the Executive Director, Board of Director’s Fund Development Team, Fund Raising Committee(s) and staff in planning, communicating, and executing successful resource development initiatives such that adequate financial support is generated for the mission of the Habitat affiliate. Our mission is to put God’s love into action, bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope. Habitat provides safe, affordable housing for lower income families in Charlevoix and Emmet Counties.

The Fund Development Manager will create new initiatives and communication strategies which deepen the commitment of existing donors, volunteers and staff towards the Habitat mission, as well as gain new support through positive communications. Manager will provide meaningful responses on a personal and practical basis so that donors are informed and continue to support the affiliate.

Immediate, new full time position with benefits. Position may require infrequent weekend/evening activities and some travel throughout affiliate area of Charlevoix & Emmet Counties.

For full job description and core responsibilities statement, please visit Send resume with salary requirements and a sample of a successful grant you have written to by November 15, 2014.
NW Michigan Habitat for Humanity is an equal opportunity employer, and 501(c)3, FEIN 38-2971056

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