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As a courtesy, Public Policy Administration at UM-St. Louis posts opportunities for those interested in a career in public policy, administration, or the nonprofit sector. Please refer to the listings for job details, and application information. If you have or know of a job that you believe would interest our students and/or alumni, please email the job listing, with application information, to


Posted 11/20/17

Environmental Services Planner I

The East-West Gateway Council of Governments has an opening for an Environmental Services Planner in the Environment and Community Planning Group within the Community Planning Department. This position reports to the Manager of Environmental Services and also works closely as part of a team on both departmental and interdepartmental projects.  The position works on a wide range of projects related to environmental services including air quality, water quality and natural disaster planning.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supporting the development of environmental projects, such as the Air Quality Conformity Determination process, the Air Quality Advisory Committee and Inter-Agency Consultation Group on Air Quality.  The position tracks all interstate issues surrounding the implementation of the NAAQS criteria air pollutants and maintains the on-line Air Quality Resource Center. The Planner also assists with coordination of the Water Resources Committee, maintenance of the 208 Water Quality Management program files and management files, development and updating watershed plans, assembling water quality data, and conducting data analysis for watershed plans.  The position has a central role in updating the All Hazard Mitigation Plan and other natural disaster mitigation projects as well as serves on various environmental committees in the region.

The successful candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication and research skills. The position requires a broad set of planning skills including the ability to:

The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, public administration, environmental science or related field and a minimum of 3 years of related work experience.  A Master’s degree may substitute for one year of professional experience.  The starting salary for this position is $36,750 with actual starting salary based on background and experience. The Council offers a competitive benefits package.  Applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to East-West Gateway Council of Governments, Attn:  Human Resources, One Memorial Drive, Suite 1600, St. Louis, MO  63102 or



Posted 11/13/17

Client Information Coordinator
Turning Point

Part-time (28 ). Client Information Coordinator (CIC) is responsible for the processing and protecting of all client records, entering data, and developing and producing data reports. Additionally, this position assists with supporting immediate safety needs and the emotional well-being of the residents in Shelter.


Pay scale:  $13 per hour.


About Turning Point:  Turning Point provides emergency shelter and supportive services for victims of domestic and sexual violence, including adult sex trafficking.  Our main facility is located in Warrenton, MO.  We also provide non-residential advocacy services in surrounding counties.  Turning Point is an equal opportunity employer.


Please send resume and cover letter to:  No phone calls.



Posted 11/13/17

After Care and Winter Camp Assistance
Rohan Woods School

Part-time job - Rohan Woods School is seeking a caring, responsible individual to staff our aftercare program during the 2017-2018 school year for students who are 2 years of age through 6th Grade. Experience working with elementary students is beneficial. An opening is available Monday through Friday from 3:15pm to 6pm beginning Dec. 1 through May, 2018 and/or for our Winter Camp from Dec. 18 through Dec. 29. This is a great part-time position for college students going to school or living in the St. Louis area. For Immediate Consideration, please send your resume and cover letter to Michelle Dixon, Executive Assistant at to schedule an interview.



Posted 10/31/17

Finance Director
The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis

The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis seeks a full-time, leadership-level Finance Director.

Responsibilities include: budgeting; treasury and cash management; performing and supervising all accounting; designing and preparing internal and external financial reports; risk management; management of financial technology; and, assuring adequate internal controls are in place. The Finance Director works with the board Treasurer and Finance and Planning Committee to formulate Foundation financial policies and coordinate risk management efforts. The Finance Director also leads the human resource function of the organization, which employs a staff of 14.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and at least ten years of related professional experience, preferably within nonprofit organizations. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE; SUBMIT RESUME AND COVER LETTER, WHICH WILL BE HELD CONFIDENTIAL, BY NOVEMBER 30 via email to



Posted 10/31/17

Coordinated Entry Project Manager
Community Council

This job is about you because you will be able to:

  1. Provide oversight to the Coordinated Entry Case Management team as they perform initial intake and assessment of individuals who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness and are seeking permanent housing/housing stabilization assistance.
  2. Assure objective assessment of situation, prioritization of referrals based upon highest level of vulnerability, and ensure accurate and timely data entry.
  3. Maintain working relationships with all community partners and stakeholders in order to provide timely, quality, and client-centered homeless/homelessness prevention services for the St Charles, Lincoln, and Warren County communities.



Applications are accepted until Nov. 17.

 For more information, visit the Community Council's website: 


Posted 10/31/17

Coordinated Entry Case Manager
Community Council

This job is about you because you will be able to:

  1. Provide case management services to homeless and at-risk individuals who are seeking permanent housing/housing stabilization assistance in St Charles, Lincoln, and Warren Counties.
  2. Assure accurate and timely data entry of client information, objective assessment of situation, and prioritization of referrals based on highest level of vulnerability.
  3. Provide appropriate, timely referrals to clients for housing and related services in the tri-county area.
  4. Maintain excellent working relationships with community partners and stakeholders related to working with our neighbors in need.



Applications are accepted until Nov. 17.

For more information, visit the Community Council's website: 


Posted 10/30/17

Senior Government Relations Coordinator
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Senior Government Relations Coordinator-252574
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Primary Location: MO-St. Louis - Full-time - Regular - Exempt

Job Type: Experienced

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Shift: Day Job

The St Louis Fed is one of 12 Reserve Banks serving all or parts of Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas with branches in Little Rock, Louisville and Memphis. The St. Louis Fed’s most critical functions include: promoting stable prices and economic growth, fostering a sound financial system, providing payment services to financial institutions, supporting the U.S. Treasury's financial operations, and advancing economic education, community development and fair access to credit.
The Senior Government Relations Coordinator is responsible for formulating effective strategies to ensure the work of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is represented to congressional members and staff members and is responsible for enhancing public officials’ understanding of the Federal Reserve. The Senior Government Relations Coordinator will:  
  • Facilitate effective dialogue between the St. Louis Fed, key committees and legislators throughout the Eighth District.
  • Gather and synthesize information that can be used to respond to congressional inquiries.
  • Keep senior management informed of legislative and policy developments that are of interest to the St. Louis Fed.  
  • Establish and oversee the execution of government relations strategies.
  • Act as liaison between the St. Louis Fed and congressional offices and committee staff.
  • Accompany Bank president and senior leaders to meetings with congressional members.  In advance of meetings, prepare briefing materials and advise on possible discussion topics; be ready to offer accurate responses to congressional members’ questions.
  • Monitor legislative environment and prepare background and briefing papers for senior management.
  • Partner with business lines to develop and support strategies that focus on engagement and information-sharing.
  • Independently analyze, illuminate and explain complex issues to enquiring audiences.
  • Prepare correspondence on behalf of Bank president.
  • Identify and track issues that impact public perception of the Federal Reserve System.  Write memos and briefings for internal Bank use.
  • Participate in Federal Reserve System projects and groups.
  • Keep abreast of current economic developments – internationally, nationally and regionally – in key sectors of the economy.  Assist in the preparation of briefing documents about developments.  

Click here for more information, and to apply.



Posted 10/23/17

Success Coach
Beyond School

Our mission at Beyond School is to prepare students to enter high school with the social, emotional, and academic tools needed to be successful while in high school and beyond.

The goal of Beyond School is to provide a dynamic support system to ensure our students graduate high school prepared for and motivated to seek post-secondary education. The Success Coach position for our Beyond School program requires someone who is great at connecting with scholars.  The primary focus of the Success Coach’s work with scholars revolves around the scholars’ academic and social/emotional growth and getting them to cultivate habits that will result in life-long success. They must be able to respond with positive, appropriate behavior, even in frustrating situations with highly at-risk youth. Success Coaches report to the Beyond School Site Coordinator and must be willing to take direction, voice ideas in a respectful manner, and function as a team member with other Beyond School staff.


 Ideal Qualifications:


Kids don’t scare you.

Not only do you like kids but you’re able to manage them well…even on the off chance that they’re not listening or behaving.  (Do kids ever do that?)

You are very flexible, even with last minute changes.
You have plans, but you are ready to adjust as needed when unforeseen obstacles arise.
You can bridge communities of different types of people.
You are not only comfortable with different types of people, you understand how to help them connect with each other. You can command attention.
When things get chaotic, you can take control and redirect the situation.
You are organized.
You can complete tasks and build systems and structures.
You’re a team player.

You can take direction, but you can also work with others to develop and carry out.  You can respectfully voice your own opinions while listening to the ideas of others.  To you, differences with teammates are opportunities to learn, grow, and collaborate.

High energy and enthusiastic with a strong belief that young people can succeed.

To receive a copy of the application, contact To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and completed application to



Posted 10/11/17

RSVP Coordinator – Jefferson County, Mo.

Position Purpose: To coordinate the Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring Program in assigned Jefferson County RSVP school districts 

Reports to: National Tutoring Manager - Hours: 24 per week

Principal Responsibilities: Serve as liaison for Oasis RSVP – Jefferson County, the National Tutoring Manager, participating RSVP school districts and any other community organizations involved with the program. Assist district facilitators in presenting the program to principals and teachers as needed. Communicate regularly with school district facilitators to schedule training, facilitate placement of tutors and address issues. Coordinate fall and winter communications to interested tutors. Attend at least two tutor meetings (fall and spring semesters) for each district annually. Plan and coordinate enrichment events for tutors and/or school district facilitators. Assist with tutor recognition and celebrations by presenting Oasis Tutoring awards for 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 years of service. Work with assigned RSVP district facilitators to ensure completion of year-end facilitator, tutor, teacher, and principal/school liaison surveys.  Meet with assigned school district facilitators at the end of the school year for an annual review/planning meeting to evaluate the program and plan for the coming year. Oversee collection of student reading scores at the beginning and end of the school year. Establish MOUs with school districts outlining the expectations and responsibilities of each party in terms of data collection, volunteer management and overall program design and implementation.

Promote the growth of the tutoring program in the Oasis RSVP - Jefferson County districts including targeted recruitment of additional school districts. o Meet with district staff to confirm their commitment to the program. o In cooperation with participating districts, plan and carry out strategies for recruiting, retaining and recognizing tutors. o Plan and carry out strategies for increasing community awareness of the tutoring program.    Document Oasis RSVP - Jefferson County program statistics Keep up-to-date records in the Oasis database on the number of actively involved tutors, schools, and other program participants. o Send written report of annual review meetings with districts to National Tutoring Manager by June 15. o Provide information, as needed, to National Tutoring Manager and other Oasis staff

Required: Bachelor’s degree in education, nonprofit management or a related field  
3-5 years related experience   Excellent management, financial and interpersonal skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Experience with Microsoft Office Applications
Record of successfully working within a team environment to achieve goals

To apply:

Visit and enter Oasis RSVP Coordinator to complete the online application process.


Posted 10/11/17

Communications Coordinator
Greater St. Louis Chapter of Alzheimer's Association

ORGANIZATION:  The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research; and the premier source of information for the estimated 5 million Americans and their families who are living with the disease.  As an employer, the Association has been recognized as a top large nonprofit to work for by The NonProfit Times for the past seven years.  The Greater Missouri Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, with its main office in St. Louis, has a service area encompassing 96 counties - 86 in Missouri and 10 in Illinois.

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Greater Missouri Chapter is seeking a skilled and motivated communications professional to lead and manage its digital communications; and coordinate its media relations initiatives. This role is integral to the Chapter’s efforts to increase awareness of Association programs/services and signature fundraising events – Walk to End Alzheimer’s and The Longest Day.  The Communications Coordinator will work closely with the Vice President of Communications and the entire leadership team on communications strategy; as well as provide communications counsel and support to other members of the Chapter team.  This is an awesome opportunity for ownership and leadership.





Please submit resume and cover letter to:  


Posted 10/5/17

City of Hazelwood, Mo.
Assistant City Manager - (Full Time)

The City of Hazelwood is seeking candidates for the Assistant City Manager position.  The Assistant City Manager is an administrative exempt position and a member of the City’s senior management staff.  The purpose of this position is to assist in managing all City operations.  This includes day-to-day administration of the Personnel functions, Employee benefits, supervise and is an integral part of the City’s Economic Development program, supervise the City’s Communication efforts and supervise the City Municipal Court.

Applicants shall have a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Political Science or similar field and a minimum of two years local government department head experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.  The employee will exercise considerable independence, initiative, professional skill and judgment.  The work is under direction of the City Manager.

Resumes shall be submitted in a sealed envelope no later than Nov. 5, 2017, to: Matt Zimmerman, City Manager, 415 Elm Grove Ln., Hazelwood, MO, 63042 or by e-mail to  Envelopes or e-mail subject line shall be marked “CONFIDENTIAL – ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER APPLICATION.”  Click the link below for a full job description.  The City of Hazelwood offers an excellent benefits package and salary is commensurate with the experience.  Salary range is $96,511-$117,267.  (Actual Salary Depends on Qualifications – (DOQ).  Position is open until filled.

Click here to download and view or print the full job description for Assistant City Manager

Click here to download City of Hazelwood’s Employment Application




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