Jacksonville, FL

Chief Development Officer, YMCA of Florida's First Coast

The Organization
The YMCA of Florida’s First Coast is nationally recognized for its leadership in youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We practice what we coach and have been identified as a Gold Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association as well as a Gold Level Healthy Employer and the “Healthiest Employer in Jacksonville” by the Jacksonville Business Journal.

We launch cutting-edge programming, including a Stroke Wellness partnership with Brooks Rehab that was recently named a Program of Excellence through the Hospital Charitable Services Awards, a national program presented by Jackson Healthcare. We are also building Healthy Living Centers that will help us better serve children, adults and families right here in our neighborhood.

As a non-profit, we offer our services to everyone, regardless of their ability to pay, and are proud to offer financial support for our programming through our Annual Community Campaign. We invest in our children and run a nationally recognized charter school in Northwest Jacksonville, Tiger Academy.

We are supported by Y-USA, Florida Blue, the CDC, and 10 regional health partners. And on top of our community support, our staff truly believes the work they do contributes to the well-being of the community. But don’t take our word for it. An employee said on a recent survey, “Everyone who works here is very happy to be here. The members love the atmosphere we create for them. It is always filled with laughter and smiles.”
Forbes ranks Jacksonville among the top 10 best cities to find a job and the region’s workforce is expanding at twice the national average. Over the next ten years, it is expected to become one of the nation’s key financial services centers.

Jacksonville is the largest city in the continental United States with over 840 square miles. It is in the First Coast region of Northeast Florida and is centered on the banks of the St. Johns River, about 25 miles south of the Georgia state line. It affords a wonderful location between Amelia Island and historic St. Augustine.
The region is home to PGA Tour headquarters and World Golf Hall of Fame. Professional sports, 90 miles of beaches along the Atlantic Ocean, the nation’s largest urban park system, a zoo, and a symphony orchestra are among some of the many entertainment and recreational activities that make Jacksonville a thriving city.
Jacksonville is home to top rated medical centers including the Mayo Clinic. It offers a strong educational system including over 10 colleges and universities.

Do you share our passion for strengthening community? Join us and apply today. We could use someone like you.
The YMCA of Florida’s First Coast is an Equal Opportunity Employer, DRUG FREE Workplace.

Position Overview
Join us. We could use someone like you!

The YMCA of Florida’s First Coast’s new Chief Development Officer will be expected to position the Y as a cause, elevate its fundraising efforts, and formalize the financial development program. In effect, the YMCA’s President and CEO and the Board of Directors now wish to attract a true strategic partner who can ensure that the Association benefits from development processes, disciplines, and innovative aspirations that are consistent with the Y’s strategic ambitions.

Essential Functions:
• Reporting to the President & CEO, craft the overall strategic direction for financial development, providing strong leadership for Major Gift donor development initiatives, manage a team of results-oriented staff and be a careful steward of donors and their contributions.
• Lead and oversee all fundraising activities, particularly within the foundation community, corporate giving sources, individuals with a significant capacity to make a difference and other untapped areas.
• Deliver a financial development program that provides both new and existing donors with an exceptional experience with the organization that earns their loyalty and personal advocacy.
• Strengthen relationships with existing donors. Reach out in new and compelling ways to develop new donor funding streams including leveraging Social Media platforms to increase giving from millennial and other populations.
• Increase giving from YMCA members and participants.
• Work closely with the Board of Directors and the senior leadership team to create the vision and strategy needed to elevate the Y’s brand among various funding sources and activate their philanthropy.

Qualifications:
• An undergraduate degree is required, with an advanced degree preferred.

• CFRE preferred.

• A minimum of 10+ years of experience in development, including a proven track record in transforming an organization’s outcomes.

• Experience researching, identifying, nurturing and engaging external partners that align with the organization’s objectives is necessary.

• A broad-based development background encompassing public, foundation and corporate grants; major gifts; planned giving; capital development; sponsorships; endowment; and annual funds from diverse sources is required.

• Must possess a demonstrated record of personal success in raising significant gifts (i.e., successful six/seven-figure asks) from individuals, businesses, foundations, corporations and/or the public sector.

• Experience leveraging fundraising databases and support systems for donor segmentation, research and targeted acquisition is required.

• A strong understanding of prospect research; social media; and emerging technology tools and how to leverage these technologies to connect with constituents and develop new funding streams would distinguish highly qualified candidates.

• Leadership background should include proven ability to manage, motivate and empower a diverse internal team and volunteers, and in coordinating and supporting the fundraising activities of others.

• Given the nature of the organization, it will be helpful for candidates to have had experience and exposure to large, complex, federated non-profit organizations.

Key YMCA Organizational Leader Competencies for success include:

Philanthropy: Leads a culture of philanthropy.
Relationships: Initiates the development of relationships with influential leaders to impact and strengthen the community.
Developing Others: Ensures that a talent management system is in place and executed effectively.
Decision-Making: Possesses penetrating insight and strong strategic and critical thinking skills.
Quality Results: Determines benchmarks and ensures appropriate leadership to meet objectives.
Functional Expertise: Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

NOTES:
Salary commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits package. Employer will assist with relocation costs.

New York, NY

Board Chair/Member, Girls Write Now

The Organization
Girls Write Now mentors underserved young women to find their voices through the power of writing and community.

Position Overview
Girls Write Now is now calling for nominations for Board Chair and Board of Directors. This is an extraordinary opportunity for accomplished leaders who are passionate about the mission and impact of Girls Write Now.

Our Board of Directors is currently comprised of committed women leaders from publishing, finance, law, education, media and other sectors. Girls Write Now seeks to further expand our leadership, including members of the Board of Directors and a Board Chair.

Founded 17 years ago, Girls Write Now is New York’s first and only writing and mentoring organization for girls, and one of the nation’s top after school programs, distinguished twice by the White House, and in 2014 by the Nonprofit Excellence Awards as one of New York City’s top ten nonprofits. Our girls—93% high need and 94% girls of color—have won hundreds of awards and 100% of our seniors go on to college.

Girls Write Now’s three-year strategic plan launches in December 2015 and will be a key area of focus for any incoming Board Members.

At this critical juncture, we are looking to identify candidates with expertise or background in some or all of following areas:

Fundraising – ability to motivate and drive board fundraising as well as provide access to philanthropic networks, which includes assisting staff in the development of an inaugural major gifts program
Nonprofit Board Governance – leadership experience serving on or supporting nonprofit boards either as staff or as a board member, with expertise in guiding and mentoring boards during a growth period
Strategic Growth – experience serving as staff or as a board member for a nonprofit that has experienced a high-growth period
Diversity – experience and/or strong interest in developing our board in ways that reflect the diversity of the community GWN serves

How To Apply
Next Steps:

Before self-nominating or nominating a candidate, please review this downloadable packet (http://www.girlswritenow.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/GWN-BOD-CallforNominations-Packet-Summer-2015-1.pdf) complete with Nomination Process/Timeline and Board Chair/Board Member Job Descriptions.

After reviewing the material, please complete this nomination form (https://girlswritenow.formstack.com/forms/gwn2015boardofdirectorsapplication) to self-nominate or to nominate a candidate. The deadline is September 30, 2015. As part of the application, you will be asked to include your resume or biographical sketch (PDF or Word Document).

If you have further questions, please feel free to contact Gloria Jacobs, Board Development Chair, at boardaffairs@girlswritenow.org.

Portland, OR

Director of Development, Marketing and Communications, Oregon Food Bank

The Organization
The Oregon Food Bank (OFB) believes that no one should be hungry. OFB has been fighting hunger in Oregon and Clark County, Washington for over 30 years. OFB believes in an abundance of resources and that communities thrive when people are nourished. Last year, OFB distributed 44.2 million pounds of food to nearly 950 hunger relief agencies. Embedded in the mission to eliminate hunger and its root causes is OFB’s commitment to advocate for public policies and programs that address hunger. OFB’s own nutrition and garden education programs further deepen ties with communities, businesses and educational institutions as OFB seeks to increase self-reliance and improve the health of our region’s communities.

Position Overview
The Director of Development, Marketing and Communications will lead OFB’s fund development, marketing, and communications department, and will manage the 30-person team that implements its strategy. The Director will partner closely with the Leadership Team to ensure overall organizational health and effectiveness, while delivering the departmental goals to secure charitable contributions. As the organization operates under a newly adopted strategic plan, the Director will provide vision and outline strategy to ensure adequate and growing financial resources, brand management and leverage, and a high level of community engagement.

How To Apply
The Oregon Food Bank has retained The 360 Group of San Francisco to assist with this search. Please visit http://www.the360group.us/OFB_DDMC_PD.pdf to review the complete position description, including detailed application instructions. No calls, please. To be considered, The 360 Group must receive applications no later than 5:00pm Pacific time on Monday, August 31st, 2015.

Portland, OR

Program Officer, Leadership Development, Meyer Memorial Trust

The Organization
The Meyer Memorial Trust (MMT) – originally called the Fred G. Meyer Charitable Trust – was founded in 1982 by Fred Meyer, who started the chain of Pacific Northwest-based retail stores that bears his name. Today, his values – to innovate, take risks, embrace diversity, adapt to changing circumstances, contribute to economic development/parity and to develop the power of the mind – continue to create and inform the culture of MMT, influencing its activities and the role that it plays in the region. The Trust’s mission is to work with and invest in organizations, communities, ideas and efforts that contribute to a flourishing and equitable Oregon.

Position Overview
The Program Officer, Leadership Development will be a dynamic, engaged contributor to the overall efforts of the Trust, working to develop and support new and existing community- based leadership development programs designed to train and place emerging community leaders, especially those from underrepresented populations, into public and nonprofit positions of influence, as well as programs that build skills and capacity to advocate for community needs and champion policy solutions. This position will require demonstrated knowledge and experience in broad-based, community-level leadership development. The Program Officer will contribute strong relationships, creativity, enthusiasm, and leadership development savvy to support the success of the Trust’s Resilient Social Sector portfolio.

How To Apply
The Meyer Memorial Trust has retained The 360 Group of San Francisco to assist with this search. Please visit http://www.the360group.us/MMT_POLD_PD.pdf to review the complete position description, including detailed application instructions. No calls, please. To be considered, The 360 Group must receive applications no later than 5:00pm Pacific time on Thursday, August 27th, 2015.

Hartford, CT

Senior Program Officer, Connecticut Health Foundation

The Organization
The Connecticut Health Foundation is the state’s largest independent health philanthropy dedicated to improvising lives by changing health systems.  Since it was established in July 1999, the foundation has supported innovative grantmaking, public health policy research, technical assistance and convening to achieve its mission – to improve the health of the people of Connecticut.

Position Overview
The senior program officer will be responsible for the following on an ongoing basis:

  • Provide analytical and strategic thinking, operational planning and implementation of the 2013-17 Strategic Plan, especially as it relates to health equity.  Contribute to the operational and strategy planning processes to assure that our grantmaking fulfills the mission and vision of the organization.
  • Identify and support strategies such as grantmaking, policy advocacy, capacity building, convening of stakeholders, leadership development, research and technical assistance to realize these goals.
  • Work closely with the public policy team to coordinate strategies and activities to realize the foundation’s goals and objectives.
  • Screen and assess prospective project proposals, work with applicants to refine plans and project budgets, provide due diligence for proposal review as assigned, review all proposals, and make funding recommendations to staff and board.
  • Monitor grantee progress through the grant period via ongoing communication and conducting site visits when appropriate to assure that grantees are accomplishing the goals outlined in their project proposals.
  • Manage the evaluation of program initiatives and utilize the findings to improve the effectiveness of initiatives in a timely manner.
  • Develop and manage budgets, negotiate contracts and supervise consultants.
  • Organize, facilitate, and represent CT Health in convenings and on committees with colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Contribute to knowledge dissemination and foundation-wide communications/public relations efforts through social media, printed publications and conferences. Cultivate, develop and maintain effective working relationships with grantees, community partners, Health Leadership Fellows, and other critical stakeholders.
  • Identify and leverage external resources to support specific program directions and projects.
  • Remain abreast of current research, activities, and trends related to the health equity portfolio and draw attention to new developments in the discipline that may represent opportunities or necessitate midcourse adjustments.
  • Provide support for the Health Leadership Fellows Program.

IDEAL EXPERIENCE
The senior program officer should have the following experiences and qualifications:

  • Advanced degree with a preference for a degree in public health, public policy or a related field.Strong systems-level analysis. Demonstrated ability to think critically, problem solve, apply strong analytical and strategic analysis in order to set priorities.
  • Knowledge of and/or experience in health, health equity (particularly racial and ethnic health disparities) and public policy required.
  • Knowledge of and/or experience in the philanthropic field and/or nonprofit sector.
  • Track record of working on initiatives from conception to implementation and through evaluation. Strong writing skills are essential. Ability to synthesize material and focus on the essence of an issue as well as see the big picture.
  • Well developed public speaking skills. Ability to create excitement and energy around CT Health’s initiatives.
  • A strong relationship builder with a history of collaborating successfully with a broad and diverse range of individuals and communities.  Culturally sensitive, open to different cultures and contexts, and able to relate to all contacts without judgment and preconceived notions.
  • Ability to work well independently and in teams and to inspire others to work toward achieving common goals.
  • Passionate about the mission of CT Health; dedicated to achieving health equity. Experience in problem solving and handling multiple priorities. Ability to organize, coordinate and negotiate.
  • Ability and willingness to participate in social media activities.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and responsibilities in a fast-paced, high energy work environment.
  • Creative, flexible, good sense of humor, high tolerance for ambiguity.Reports to:  Vice President of Program.
How To Apply
Interested candidates should sent their resume and salary history to carol@kardaslarson.com.

Chicago, IL

Deputy Director-Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance, The Chicago Community Trust

The Organization
For 100 years, The Chicago Community Trust, our region’s community foundation, has connected the generosity of donors with community needs by making grants to organizations working to improve metropolitan Chicago. In 2014, the Trust, together with its donors, granted more than $164 million to nonprofit organizations. From strengthening community schools to assisting local art programs, from building health centers to helping lives affected by violence, the Trust continues to enhance our region. To learn more, please visit the Trust online at www.cct.org.

Position Overview
Job Purpose:
The Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance is a funder collaborative hosted at The Chicago Community Trust. Its mission is to collaborate with employers and other workforce stakeholders to increase employment and earnings for underprepared workers in the Chicagoland region. It currently consists of twelve local, regional and national funders (foundations and corporations) who jointly support grant making and other supporting strategies to advance its shared mission. The Funder Alliance works very closely with World Business Chicago (WBC), which is an economic development organization that leads business retention, attraction and expansion efforts, raises Chicago’s position as a premier global business destination, and guides implementation of the Plan for Economic Growth & Jobs (PEGJ). Specifically, the Funder Alliance helps lead the PEGJ’s Workforce Development Strategy.

This position is intentionally designed to share Funder Alliance capacity with important external partners, especially WBC and its Human Capital Strategy Team, which consists of representatives from the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, City Colleges of Chicago, Chicago Public Schools and Skills for Chicagoland’s Future. While this position will play an essential role for the Funder Alliance interacting with external partners, it will also be fully integrated with the Funder Alliance team (Executive Director and Board), and will provide backup support to the Executive Director to cover the specific needs of the Funder Alliance.

Job Duties:

  • Assist the Executive Director and Board as needed with the general business of the Funder Alliance, including staffing of Board meetings and Advisory Committee meetings, and the logistics of monitoring/supporting/evaluating grant investments
  • Assist the Executive Director and Board as needed with external communications for the Funder Alliance, and relationship management with funders, partners and stakeholders
  • Assist the Executive Director and Board as needed with strategic planning for the Funder Alliance
  • Lead the WBC Human Capital Strategy Team, including executive level leaders, in setting and achieving near and long-term goals (e.g., background research, scoping, gathering pipeline of initiatives, developing pilot, executing pilot, and scaling up successful pilots – in consultation with the WBC Director and WBC Deputy Director)
  • Support the Strategy Team in the management of on-time, quality initiative creation and rollout, including the empowerment of or (if necessary) creation of Industry Workforce Partnerships in the healthcare and transportation/distribution/logistics (TDL) sectors
  • Manage 1-2 Economic Growth Fellows in support of the goals of the Strategy Team
  • Oversee and lead the deployment of Funder Alliance and World Business Chicago resources in support of the goals of the Strategy Team
  • Support the WBC Director and WBC Deputy Director in reporting/communicating Plan progress to various community stakeholders
  • Lead research and analyses related to the work of the Strategy Team (including analyzing economic trend data, financial modeling, best practice gathering via local and global experts, project scoping, impact analysis, and the like) and updates to the PlanPlan and execute convenings and/or other events that support the goals and objectives of the Funder Alliance and the WBC Human Capital Strategy Team

This description should not be construed to contain every function or responsibility that may be required to be performed by an incumbent in this job.  Incumbents are required to perform other related functions as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in public policy, business, or other related field preferred
  • Must be service-oriented and committed to providing exceptional service to all partners of the Funder Alliance
  • Must have 3+ years’ experience owning program management deliverables, 10 years of overall related experience preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required; Microsoft Access experience preferred
  • Must have expertise and experience related to workforce development strategy and some knowledge of economic development
  • Must have ability to deliver high-quality outputs on time with the ability to work well with a team
  • Must possess strong interpersonal written/verbal communications skills, an attention to detail and good program management skills
  • Must have organizational skills with an ability to prioritize, multi-task and work independently
  • Must have occasional flexibility to work outside of normal business hours
  • Must possess a passion for civic engagement that makes a difference for Chicagoland’s future
How To Apply
Interested individuals should submit an application including a resume and cover letter at http://www.cct.org/careers/.
Posting Date:  July 16, 2015
Deadline:         August 5 2015

Chapel Hill, NC

Deputy Director of Principal Gifts, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The Organization
The University of North Carolina has enjoyed a long-standing place among leaders in higher education since it was chartered in 1789 and opened its doors for students in 1795 as the nation’s first public university. Situated in the beautiful college town of Chapel Hill, N.C., Carolina has earned a reputation as one of the best universities in the world. Carolina prides itself on a strong, diverse student body, academic opportunities not found anywhere else, and a value unmatched by any public university in the nation. Carolina Development is proud of its donor-centered philosophy, pursuing activities that always respect the interests and intentions of the donor as well as the University.  The organization’s collaborative nature is a critical component to fulfilling our mission of raising private funds to benefit the university.  The university is in the early stages of planning its next comprehensive campaign and is currently recruiting top national talent to join the team.

Position Overview
Carolina Development is seeking applications for the position of Deputy Director of Principal Gifts.  The Deputy Director of Principal Gifts will report directly to the Senior Director of Principal Gifts and will be responsible for a personal portfolio of $5M+ prospects, as well as assisting the Chancellor, Vice Chancellor and Senior Director of Principal Gifts with the university’s top donors and prospects. Primary responsibilities include: prospect identification, strategy development with schools and units, preparation of briefing documents and other written materials, and direct fund raising including all phases of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. The successful candidate will staff the Chancellor and Vice Chancellor at high-level events, ensuring that all necessary preparatory and follow-up activities are implemented in a timely manner and will assist in additional special projects as may be assigned by the Senior Director of Principal Gifts and senior management.

Principal Functions:

  • Fundraising, including all phases of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
  • Work with the Vice Chancellor for Development and the Chancellor to assist in the management of their portfolio of prospects, including strategizing, staffing, and ensuring that all necessary steps are taken to bring these donors to investment.
  • Attend outreach and other development-related events with the Vice Chancellor and or Chancellor, ensuring that all necessary preparatory and follow-up activities are undertaken.
  • Assist in assignments and special projects as may be assigned by the Senior Director of Principal Gifts and senior management.

Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree

Qualification and Experience:

The Deputy Director of Principal Gifts will be a seasoned and polished fundraising professional who knows and understands the nature and purpose of higher education.  Leading candidates will have:

  • Approximately five to seven years of progressively responsible fundraising experience.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills required.
  • A knowledge of North Carolina or a sensitivity to the special nature of the southern region of the country.
  • An ability to interact effectively in a comprehensive, research university setting.
  • A demonstrated record of fundraising accomplishments. An ability to work effectively with volunteers and manage staff.
  • An ability to develop the full potential for support from volunteers.
  • A stable employment history with increasing levels of responsibility at each career juncture.
  • The drive to be successful.
  • A high energy level.
  • Integrity, sincerity, and. exceptional organization skills.
How To Apply
Please apply online at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/79247. All candidates must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and welcomes all to apply regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We also encourage protected veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Additional questions about the application process may be directed to Genesis Wallace, HR Specialist at 919-962-2809 or gmwall@email.unc.edu.

Portland, OR

Program Officer, Resilient Social Sector, Meyer Memorial Trust

The Organization
The Meyer Memorial Trust (MMT) – originally called the Fred G. Meyer Charitable Trust – was founded in 1982 by Fred Meyer, who started the chain of Pacific Northwest-based retail stores that bears his name. Today, his values – to innovate, take risks, embrace diversity, adapt to changing circumstances, contribute to economic development/parity and to develop the power of the mind – continue to create and inform the culture of MMT, influencing its activities and the role that it plays in the region. Currently, with assets of approximately $785 million, it is still among the largest private foundations in the nation. The Trust’s mission is to work with and invest in organizations, communities, ideas and efforts that contribute to a flourishing and equitable Oregon.

Position Overview
The Program Officer, Resilient Social Sector will be a dynamic, engaged contributor to the new Resilient Social Sector portfolio team, working to develop and implement new approaches to build the capacity of the social sector and individual organizations as important contributors to a vibrant and equitable life in Oregon and agents of social change. The Program Officer will contribute strong community relationships, creativity, enthusiasm, and organizational development savvy to support the success of the Trust’s Resilient Social Sector portfolio.

How To Apply
The Meyer Memorial Trust has retained The 360 Group of San Francisco to assist with this search.
Please visit http://www.the360group.us/MMT_PORSS_PD.pdf to review the complete position description, including detailed application instructions. No calls, please. To be considered, The 360 Group must receive applications no later than 5:00pm Pacific time on Thursday, July 30th, 2015.

Chicago, IL

Senior Leadership Positions, American Hospital Association

The Organization
The American Hospital Association (AHA) has retained Witt/Kieffer to aid in the recruitment of both its Senior Vice President, Public Policy Analysis and Development and Senior Vice President, Member Relations.

AHA works with its members, state, regional, and metropolitan hospital associations and other organizations to shape and influence federal legislation and regulation to improve the ability of its members to deliver quality health care.

AHA affiliates are uniquely positioned to respond to a broad array of local and national issues by providing hospitals with assistance in buying decisions, ideas and information, education, and consulting services. AHA actively participates in partnerships and initiatives addressing crucial areas of concern to the American health care system.

Position Overview

Senior Vice President, Public Policy Analysis and Development
Reporting to the Executive Vice President for Washington, the Senior Vice President is responsible for developing the organization’s public policy for CEO engagement, membership excellence, and to influence federal-level legislative outcomes. The ability to influence the development of federal regulations, and interact with selected executive branch officials, primarily CMS, HHS and OMB, as determined by Executive Vice President will be essential.

A successful candidate will have substantial senior level experience with a demonstrated track record of deep policy involvement with the Administration, federal regulatory agencies, and/or the United States Congress as well as the executive skills necessary to manage a large policy development staff.  Candidates should have an educational background in health/business administration or a related field.  A Masters degree is preferred.

Senior Vice President, Member Relations
Reporting to the AHA Chief Executive Officer, the Senior Vice President is responsible for developing the organization’s vision and strategy for CEO engagement, client relations, grassroots advocacy and membership excellence. This position has responsibility for the divisions that generate half of AHA’s annual revenue. The ability to generate substantial revenue, design products and services, lead a large, professional staff, and work capably with executives and boards of trustees will be essential.

A successful candidate will have substantial senior level experience; demonstrated experience in marketing and relationship management is required.  Candidates should have an educational background in health/business administration or a related field.  A Masters degree is preferred.

How To Apply
Interested parties should direct all nominations and resumes to the consultants supporting this search, Jim Gauss, Alexander (Sandy) Williams, or John McFarland preferably via e-mail respectively to:  AHA-SVPPolicy@WittKieffer.com or AHA-SVPMemberRelations@WittKieffer.com

Baltimore, MD

Senior Associate, Race Equity and Inclusion, Annie E. Casey Foundation

The Organization
The Annie E. Casey Foundation believes that all children have a right to become successful adults. Children of color continue to disproportionately lag behind white children on key indicators that would put them on a path to success. The Annie E. Casey Foundation is committed to providing support to Casey staff, grantees and partners so they can make better decisions and implement policies and practices that advance equitable opportunities for all children and families.

The Race Equity and Inclusion (REI) portfolio is focused on three strategies that drive our work :Creating and disseminating data products that Casey staff, grantees and partners can use to strengthen their decision making and measure progress toward results. Developing and disseminating best practices and resources that support the application of REI tools and strategies. Advancing policy and practice changes that increase equitable opportunities and outcomes for all children.

Position Overview
The senior associate is a full-time, senior-level professional position at the Foundation. Senior associates lead major efforts at the Foundation and manage complex teams and relationships with internal and external partners. Senior associates have opportunities to deepen their formal knowledge, expand their networks and challenge their thinking about improving outcomes for disadvantaged children and distressed neighborhoods.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate awareness and appreciation of the Foundation’s mission, values, standards, principles and programs
  • Inform and organize the development, improvement, implementation and evaluation of Race Equity and Inclusion strategies, tasks, resources and tools
  • Collect, measure, interpret and analyze data to inform Race Equity and Inclusion strategies, program offerings, trainings and tool development that ultimately improve outcomes for Foundation staff and the populations we serve
  • Promote the Foundation’s focus on Race Equity and Inclusion strategies and equitable opportunities framework to Casey staff, grantees, partners and stakeholders
  • Inform, guide and/or provide thought partnership to Casey staff, grantees, partners and stakeholders regarding Race Equity and Inclusion goals and strategies
  • Work in partnership with other Casey units to ensure alignment of results
  • Make recommendations to the director regarding grant making and identification of consultants to support the work
  • Design, plan, manage and/or facilitate Race Equity and Inclusion conferences, trainings, meetings or other convenings of Casey staff, grantees, partners and stakeholders
  • Provide one-on-one coaching/mentoring to Casey staff, grantees, partners and other stakeholders to advance their work
  • Share insight, knowledge and lessons learned to philanthropic peers who wish to implement similar institutional strategies
  • Review and provide feedback on draft publications, resources and tools
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key contacts, communities, organizations and networks by attending meetings and communicating with national partners and local communities
  • Prepare budget requests for assigned projects and monitor spending
  • Develop performance measures and execute grant agreements
  • Perform administrative duties in support of the above work
How To Apply
Please apply online at www.aecf.org/careers.aspx
Jestine May
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
701 St. Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
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