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CHILDREN'S SERVICES COUNCIL OF LEON COUNTY 
Executive Director
Posted July 29, 2021
Position Summary:  he executive director (ED) is the official representative of the Children’s Services Council of Leon County (CSCLC). The position is responsible for providing strategic leadership by working with the Governing Council to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans and policies to improve the lives and outcomes of children, youth and families in Leon County. The ED directs the budget, and implements and manages the activities and functions of the organization pursuant to its mission and consistent with the directions and delegations of the Governing Council. This is a non-graded position for which compensation is established by the Council.
Compensation:  The anticipated salary range is $95,000 - $125,000 plus benefits, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Application Deadline Apply no later than 5 p.m., August 20, 2021, to be considered in the initial screening. Application Procedure Email resume, cover letter and salary history/requirements to [email protected] Include “CSCLC, Executive Director – (Your name)” in subject line. Due to the high volume of interest, we cannot accept phone calls. Anticipated Start Date November 1, 2021
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Operations and Programming Manager
Posted July 29, 2021

General Duties: The Operations and Programming Manager is responsible for administration of Goodwood Museum & Gardens under the direction of the Executive Director. Key duties include overseeing human resources, managing key organizational functions, and supporting the Executive Director in development activities (corporate and private fundraising, grants, and membership). In addition, the Operations and Programming Manager plays a prominent role in the organization’s three primary public programs including the Museum, Wellness, and Cultural Arts.

Employee and Volunteer Management:

  • Draft position descriptions with Executive Director and Personnel Committee
  • Manage hiring and orientation process
  • Manage grievance and mediation
  • Assist Executive Director with personnel evaluations
  • Manage staff priorities and needs
  • Assist with staffing for and management of special projects
  • Oversee volunteer program

Administrative Duties:

  • Oversee bookkeeper for :
    • Payroll salary and taxes
    • Evaluation and authorization of expenses
    • Receipt and deposit of income
    • Accounting/tax responsibilities
    • Maintenance of bookkeeping files suitable for annual audit purposes
  • Maintain all organizational and program files
  • Maintain federal, state and local reporting and licensing requirements
  • Maintain all insurance requirements

Grant Management

  • Assist with grant preparation
  • Track expenses
  • Fulfill reporting requirements

Board Duties:

  • Coordinate with board for keeping official records
  • Participate in board meetings

Membership and Development:

  • Assist with member management system
  • Support membership recruitment and retention as needed
  • Support development as needed (i.e. donations, planned giving)

Partnerships and Programming

  • Oversee development and implementation of partnership agreements
  • Assist with Museum programming including implementation of expanded interpretation
  • Help maintain and evaluate Wellness programming
  • Assist with cultivating the Museum’s Cultural Arts programming

Other Duties:

  • Assist with planning and implementation of Goodwood events as needed
  • Other duties as needed

Minimum Qualifications Preferred

  • Experience managing employees
  • Experience in the business aspects of an organization, non-profit experience preferred
  • Experience with grant management

To Apply: Respond to [email protected]
Learn more about Goodwood: www.goodwoodmuseum.org

 

PROGRAM MANAGER
Posted July 28, 2021

Junior Achievement Big Bend’s purpose is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy through programs in financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship. JA Big Bend reaches nearly 3,000 students annually in relevant, hands-on learning experiences that teach young people to manage their money, plan for their economic future, own their own businesses, and develop readiness for careers or college.

Junior Achievement associates are known for their passion for the JA mission that brings together business and education to work with students in kindergarten through high school, so they are empowered to own their economic success. Members of the JA team interact with community leaders who support JA with their time, treasure, and talent. Junior Achievement Big Bend offers a collaborative, inclusive work environment and the opportunity to impact the lives of young people in our community.


POSITION CONCEPT: Implements daily operations of JA programs in the Big Bend area; maintains program quality and expansion, ensures strong school relations and increases public awareness for all programs. Program Manager ensures that program objectives are met in terms of Leon, Gadsden, and Jefferson County Schools and other JA Big Bend partners; grant conformity and initiatives are met; administrative procedures are followed, and that JA volunteers and teachers are secured and trained. This position manages on-going communications with volunteers and potential program partners and assists with the yearly planning calendar for local programming, volunteer recognition, and donor development.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  • Develops excellent comprehensive understanding of the organization, and its goals and programs, in order to articulate its vision to volunteers, funding organizations, and government entities. Maintain a strong understanding of new and existing products.
  • Recruits program volunteers to meet program goals by securing new sources for volunteers and renewals from existing volunteer sources. Develops and delivers recruiting presentations.
  • Develops and implements volunteer orientation programs, scheduling volunteers/teachers, ordering program materials, and distributing registration and evaluation forms.
  • JABB CRM (Blackbaud)- Responsible for managing data entry and quality; oversees utilization of data for program management and volunteer relationships.
  • Responsible for submitting bi-annual program verification through BCRM to Junior Achievement of North Florida.
  • Implements the program growth/expansion strategic plan and assists JABB’s Director to increase public awareness of JA programs.
  • Assures program quality through phone calls, classroom monitoring, participant surveys, evaluation instruments and newsletters. Continually provides feedback, program materials and resources to consultants and teachers.
  • Assists in developing and implementing methods of volunteer recognition: planning logistics of event(s); informing consultants, teachers, school administrators and business executives of event; planning and distributing appreciation materials.
  • Delivers program related information to Board Committees so the goals of the Board of Directors can be achieved. Helps prepare materials for Board Committee meetings.
  • Assists in developing a yearly calendar that includes timetables, procedures, and responsibilities to be accomplished. Manages program department records in line with organizational standards and objectives.
  • Documents and report deliverables as related to the financials of an overall project.
  • Ensures that program objectives of grants and partner agreements are met.
  • Along with JABB Director, responsible for grant compliance, and assist with sourcing grant funds and grant writing.
  • Advises and collaborates with JABB Director to accurately identify areas of alignment with potential prospects and identify the needs of schools for proposal opportunities in areas of partnership.
  • Assist in gathering print/social media for press releases and/or grants- photos, testimonials, events, etc. Write material for newsletters and correspondence dealing with programmatic content.
  • Other projects as required, including event support on weeknights, weekends, and holidays.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Must have enthusiasm for the Junior Achievement mission and true commitment to helping students realize their potential.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Communication, Business, or related field is required.
  • Three to five years of experience in program, project, or event management is preferred.
  • Computer literacy is required. Programs often used are Microsoft Office products, CRM database, and Zoom.
  • Proven strong problem-solving skills with high attention to detail, strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Must be able to provide own transportation, as some local travel is required.
  • Strong oral/written communication skills. Public speaking experience.
  • Knowledge of the education community and organizations. Experience in education or and/or familiarity with area schools is preferred.
  • Should be comfortable working closely in teams; this position will be working collaboratively as well as independently.
  • The ideal candidate will be innovative, creative, and forward-thinking, have project/program management experience.
  • Self-motivation and dependability are a must.
  • Have knowledge of grants, sponsorships, and event planning.

This is a full-time position, offers a competitive salary and benefits package.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to: sit, walk, occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, continually required to talk or hear, occasionally required to bend, lift, or climb, frequently required to lift and carry light weights (25-50 pounds), and specific vision abilities include: close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust or focus.

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related duties required by their supervisor. This document does not create an employment contract implied or otherwise, other than an "at-will" relationship.

Must meet employment requirements including being able to pass a background check. Junior Achievement Big Bend is an equal opportunity employer.

Apply through Indeed.com. Send questions to [email protected]

 

ART MUSEUM EDUCATOR
Posted July 16, 2021
The Gadsden Arts Center & Museum is a nationally accredited, community-based art museum located in Quincy, Florida, 20 miles from downtown Tallahassee. Gadsden Arts hosts 15-17 exhibitions each year, ranging from local and regional art to major exhibitions with national scope, historical and cultural content. Gadsden Arts offers a broad range of interpretive and art-making programs to engage people of all ages and levels of experience from across the region. An emphasis of the education program is outreach to schools and families in Gadsden County.
Gadsden Arts is seeking an Art Museum Educator, whose primary role is to connect people of all ages and levels of experience with art making opportunities and interpretive experiences at the museum, online, and at partners' sites. This museum professional is a creative team player who loves art, people, and learning. This is a full-time professional position with benefits, including paid health insurance, sick leave, vacation, and 3% matching retirement (after the required waiting period).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, implement, and evaluate current onsite, online, and community-based art and humanities education programs
  • Work with the Curator to develop exhibition-based content for interpretive programs
  • Evaluate department programs throughout the year to ensure programs are effective and meet organizational priorities
  • Make recommendations to redesign or replace programs as needed
  • Develop relationships with people in organizations with overlapping missions and goals to facilitate program design and program participation
  • Recruit, coordinate and supervise contract instructors, interns, and volunteers
  • Manage the Education Committee
  • Assist with marketing and resource development

The successful candidate is

  • A reliable employee who takes personal responsibility for doing high quality work
  • A team player who enjoys collaboration, yet can work independently
  • A flexible person who easily adapts to changes or challenges, and accepts direction
  • An organized person who can plan long-term and manage multiple priorities

Required qualifications

  • Knowledge and love of art
  • Strong communication, research, writing, and organizational skills
  • Experience working with children’s groups
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Capacity for physical demands; must be able to lift 40 pounds.

Preferred qualifications

  • Formal college education in studio art, art history, or museum studies
  • Museum based art education or studio art teaching experience
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite a plus
  • Proficiency with email marketing and social media marketing a plus

Additional skills and experiences that will lead to success in this position:

  • Customer service experience
  • Experience with design software, such as Canva, InDesign, etc.
  • Familiarity with or a love of art

Visit www.gadsdenarts.org for the detailed position description and application instructions. Application review begins August 6. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

Grants and Contracts Manager - Full-time Exempt
Posted July 13, 2021
 
The Grants & Contracts Manager (GCM) is responsible for increasing institutional grant solicitation and management at Second Harvest by 5 million annually. The GCM brings strategic leadership skills and a spirited enthusiasm to support and help lead the organization’s efforts to secure funding from foundation and government sources with an annual goal.
 

Job Responsibilities Include the following.

  • Work closely with senior leadership (C-Suite) to identify annual funding needs and opportunities for operations, capital, and maintenance.
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive and aggressive program to generate grant and foundation support from existing sources and new opportunities via Feeding America, private/corporate foundations, federal and state programs, local municipalities, civic and religious groups, etc.
  • Write and submit concise, articulate, and persuasive grant proposals and narratives.
  • Write letters of inquiry, grant proposals, reports, and stewardship correspondence as needed.
  • Develop and maintain up-to-date documentation of common grant questions and recent responses to streamline grant applications and reporting.
  • Develop and update system to track relevant external data and literature relevant to domestic food insecurity and poverty alleviation.
  • Conduct research to identify funds available.
  • Collect, verify, and interpret relevant data and statistics.
  • Coordinate story writing, media activity, and social media presence related to grants with the Communications team.
  • Monitor grant-funded programs and projects and submit timely reports on the use of funding.
  • Maintain a grant-tracking and report-management system.
  • Coordinate activities related to grants and contracts, including submitting documents related to grants and contracts.
  • Develop and maintain a system for managing and querying internal programs and operations data for efficient and accurate reporting to grant funders.
  • Participate/engage in regular development team meetings and planning sessions
  • Prepare and submit timely proposals that accurately and ethically represent SHBB programs, services, needs, and goals.
  • Other duties may be assigned

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work to be performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties.

 Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or 2-3 years professional experience in grant writing, grant management, funder cultivation, and solicitation.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills using resources.
  • Demonstrated experience as an effective team member.
  • Ability to write and produce promotional materials, reports, and business correspondence.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to present information verbally and in writing.
  • Strong computer technology skills, including proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of products, working knowledge of relational database systems, and ability to navigate and utilize the Internet and social media platforms and applications.
  • Ability to problem-solve quickly, effectively, and objectively.

Compensation: The salary for this position is commensurate with experience. Second Harvest of the Big Bend provides a generous benefits package inclusive of paid health, dental, and life insurance for the employee. Employees may elect to participate in the Simple IRA retirement program; SHBB will match up to 3% of their salary. SHBB recognizes 11 paid holidays each year, and employees receive a generous Paid Time Off allocation.

 Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop; kneel, crouch, and taste or smell.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust and focus. 

Work Environment: The work environment described here is representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Telework eligible. 
How to Apply: Candidates may submit their resume and cover letter to [email protected]