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Community Development Specialist II
City of St. Louis, Mo.

Salary:

  • Minimum: $41,730.00
  • Maximum: $65,234.00

Normal entry salary is $41,730.

Nature of work:

Incumbents in this position are responsible for directly monitoring and implementing community development programs or projects for compliance with existing standards, regulations and laws and researching and developing funding sources

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Community Development Specialist II

Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration, Urban Planning, Accounting, or a related field; plus two years of experience in community or housing development.  OR, an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

License:  Must possess and maintain a valid Missouri driver's license while employed by the City of St. Louis.  Must possess a valid driver's license at the time of filing application and be able to present it at the Oral Interview.  Please note type of license, number, class and expiration date on the Employment Application.  Applicants who do not possess a Missouri driver's license must present a "Driving Record Check" from their State's Department of Motor Vehicles.

Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted at the time of the Oral Interview. 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience monitoring public facility construction and improvement projects and knowledge of title, loan and grant administration is preferred.

A limited number of applicants may be scheduled for the Oral Interview based on an evaluation of their qualifying education, training and experience as listed on the Employment Application.  Include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment.  Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.  Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. 

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS:  To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of his/her DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or at the time of the Oral Interview.  The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.

LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION:  Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies.  Please submit application as soon as possible.  Applications can be submitted on the Internet.  Visit the City web site at http://stlouis-mo.gov/jobs

Examination Components and their weights:

  • Experience and Training: Pass/Fail
  • Oral Interview: 100%

 No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.

Click here for more information and to apply.

Zoning Specialist
St. Louis County

Description

This position works within the Code Enforcement Division of the Department of Public Works and is responsible for the enforcement of zoning ordinances, reviewing site and architectural plans, administering flood plain regulations, and approving building and occupancy permits.

As an employer, St. Louis County cares about the health and well-being of our employees. In an effort to provide for the best possible work-life balance, the County offers a generous benefit package which includes affordable health insurance, dental and vision coverage, 4 weeks of Paid Time Off the first year, 10 paid holidays, deferred benefit retirement plan, paid life insurance as well as short and long term disability. A full listing of benefits is available under the benefit tab at the top of this page. 

The hiring range for the position is $40,539.20 - $48,697.00 per year based on experience and qualifications.

Applicants hired full time on or after January 17, 2018 will be participating in the revised retirement plan.  New employees will be required to contribute 4% of their salary to this plan.

Examples of Duties
  • Reviews and approves building and occupancy permit applications in compliance with all zoning subdivision and flood plain ordinances
  • Reviews site development plans to ensure development requirements are met.
  • Provides zoning and flood plain information both in person and via written communication.
  • Answers questions of a technical nature and resolves complaints.
  • Supervises section staff.
  • Performs related work as required
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Urban Studies, Urban Planning or a related field and a one year of zoning review and enforcement experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Master Degree in a related field will be considered.

Additional Information

SELECTION AND APPOINTMENTA selection committee will evaluate the qualifications of each applicant which will include recentness and appropriateness of the applicant's education and experience, answers to the supplemental questions, results of employment references investigated and any other appropriate information available.

The selection committee will admit to the interview only those persons who possess the most job related qualifications and may establish admittance criteria beyond the minimum qualifications stated above.  The interview will comprise 100% of the applicant's earned grade.  A candidate must earn a qualifying grade of 70 or more on the interview to be eligible for appointment.

The five top ranking candidates, based on the final grade, will be certified to the Department Director/Appointing Authority who will make the final decision.

All applicants conditionally offered a permanent part time, full time, term or on-call position will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.  Screening will be performed by a reputable clinical laboratory.  The cost of screening will be covered by the County.

HOW TO APPLYApplicants interested in applying for this position should visit our website at www.stlouisco.com/personnel/jobsearch .  We only accept On-line applications.  If you do not have access to a computer with web access, we have a kiosk that you may use in our office located at 41 S. Central 7th Floor, Clayton, Missouri 63105.

 

Development Specialist
Safe Connections

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree; experience in nonprofit, community relations, and graphic design. Fundraising experience is a plus.

Description

The Development Specialist is a part-time position under the supervision of the Chief Development and Marketing Officer. The Development Specialist assists in the management of the donor database, donor recognition, marketing and communications and special events.

Responsibilities

Development and Marketing Duties

  • Works with Chief Development and Marketing Officer, Grants and Communications Manager and Events and Communications Manager (the Development Team) to assure fundraising success for the organization.
  • Manages the donor database ensuring integrity and accuracy. This includes data entries, acknowledgement letters, pledge communications, notes, and reports.
  • Works with Development Team to plan and execute social media presence and produce and edit promotional materials including letterhead, brochures and business cards.
  • Works with Development Team to coordinate Safe Connections’ special events and donor cultivation events.

Administrative Duties

  • Participates in organization’s committees, as assigned.
  • Attends all required organization in-services.
  • Attends a minimum of one continuing education offering per year.
  • Demonstrates awareness of socioeconomic and cultural diversity.
  • Completes all agency statistical forms in a timely manner, provides statistical and descriptive data for development and administrative purposes.
  • Assumes other duties as assigned.

Accountability

Accountable to the Chief Development and Marketing Officer for carrying out assigned responsibilities and for following agency policies and procedures.

Safe Connections is a not-for-profit organization that works to reduce the impact and incidence of relationship violence and sexual assault through education, crisis intervention, counseling, and support services. Safe Connections is an equal opportunity employer and seeks diversity in its community. Employment decisions are based on merit and organizational needs, not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender orientation, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, or any other factor protected by law.

Application Information

To apply, send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Cynthia Danley at cynthia@safeconnections.org

Program Manager
Cornerstone

Cornerstone is seeking a full-time Program Manager to join the team. The individual in this position will oversee leasing and services for Cornerstone’s residents.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

●       Holistically care for our constituents (residents and neighbors) including their physical needs, need for community, and spiritual care.

●       Operate as the primary point of contact for Cornerstone’s residents and service providers

●       Coordinate and follow up with supportive services to Cornerstone residents

●       Assist residents by addressing issues and identifying opportunities 

●       Coordinate with Property Manager for repairs and community service days

●       Oversee all leasing matters for residents including, but not limited to, marketing, lease signings, interviews, assessments, data tracking, receiving payments, etc.

●       Organize volunteer and community service events

●       Collaborate with partners and community stakeholders

●       Assist Executive Director with fundraising, grant writing, and some community engagement activities

Other duties may be assigned at times for the position.

 THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION

The individual must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform them. Cornerstone is a faith-based organization. All staff are required to sign a Statement of Faith. All employment decisions at Cornerstone are based on the organization’s needs, job requirements and individual qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications:

The background and skills listed below are required for this position:

●        Bachelor's Degree (not limited to) in Social Work, Counseling, Education, Human Services Administration, Clinical Psychology, Nonprofit Management, etc.

●        Strong communication, problem solving, and people service skills

●        Minimum of two years’ experience working with children, individuals, and or families who identify as people of color 

●        Committed to innovatively achieving the best results for children, individuals, and families

●        Able to manage multiple competing demands, make independent decisions, and manage time and resources effectively

●        All applicants will need to complete a background check

Cornerstone is dedicated to affordable housing for individuals who would otherwise, not be able to leverage the opportunity. Learn more at cornerstonestl.org

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a quick answer to the following prompt (responses should be no more than 150 words) to keaira.anderson@cornerstonestl.org with the subject line “Program Manager”.  We look forward to reviewing your materials!

Click here for more information, and the application.

Grants Manager
Youth In Need - St. Charles

POSITION OVERVIEW

Youth In Need, a leading non-profit organization that serves children, youth, and families in St. Louis and the surrounding counties, is seeking a full time Grants Manager. This position reports is based out of St. Charles, MO. The Grants Manager is responsible for managing the development and marketing department’s annual cycle of foundation and corporate grants with an emphasis on developing long-term partnerships.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage annual request for funding submissions and other formal communications to corporations, corporate giving programs, and private foundations.
  • Manage the annual private grants calendar.
  • Conduct prospective funder research and identify new funding opportunities.
  • Help with various fundraising activities, events, and presentations as a member of the Development and Marketing team.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Candidates must have demonstrated 2-3 years of successful experience with grant writing and donor prospect research and donor relations
  • Knowledge of state/federal grants and the Missouri Common Grant application
  • Exemplary oral and written communication skills are necessary to be successful in this position
  • Candidates must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in English, Communications, Social Work, Public Policy, or another related field.

Youth In Need provides our full-time employees with an excellent benefits package, including 401K, vacation, sick time, paid holidays and floating holidays, tuition assistance, affordable vision plans and paid dental, life, and disability insurance. We currently offer full-time employees two health insurance options – premiums are $0/month or $40/month.

TO APPLY:

Please visit: https://youthinneed.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/ba68b92e-9fc9-32c1-0258-18c96e61b3d2/apply?source=901272-CS-27768

Chief Executive Officer
Kids In The Middle (KITM)

Kids In The Middle (KITM) is a nonprofit organization that empowers children, parents and families during and after divorce through counseling, education and support. KITM has been operating in the Greater St. Louis Metropolitan Area since its inception in 1977 and is the only nonprofit agency of its kind in the region with the unique specialization of working with children “in the middle” of their parents’ divorce. The Agency and its staff are regarded as experts in separation, divorce and remarriage counseling.

Reporting:  The Kids In The Middle Chief Executive Officer reports to the Board President/Executive Committee/Board

Education Level and Experience: Master’s Degree or equivalent is preferred, along with seven to ten years related experience.  Fund development experience also preferred.

Summary:  Responsible for management of all agency operations.  Follows policies established by the Board of Directors and performs the following duties personally or through the supervision of/delegation to others.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees agency operations in accordance with agency mission, vision and goals.
  • Responsible for the oversight and coordination of the Performance Quality Improvement system.
  • Responsible for developing relationships with stakeholders for the purpose of securing major gift donations.
  • Responsible for oversight of fund development department. Participate in goal setting and goal attainment.
  • Participates in community activities to ascertain needs, serve clients, and promote agency goals.
  • Establishes and maintains close working relationships with cooperating agencies, governmental entities, funders and other stakeholders.
  • Effectively represents the agency to all stakeholders including the public, clients, donors, prospective donors, employees and other agencies.
  • Responsible for planning and implementing a public relations and marketing program to increase visibility of the agency through staff, Board and volunteers.
  • Assists in development of Board recruitment, selection and training.
  • In conjunction with the Agency’s Executive Team, and in consultation with the Board, develops the annual budget and plan of operations.
  • Prudently manages and maintains agency resources within its budgetary guidelines, including providing for proper fiscal record-keeping, reporting, and accounting of funds and expenditures.
  • Implements policy and makes recommendations for new policies and procedures to the Board.
  • Responsible for hiring, supervision and termination of agency staff in accordance with approved personnel policies, procedures and legal standards.
  • Works directly with Board committees as needed to carry out agency activities.
  • Facilitates strategic planning and subsequent activities to meet the strategic plan goals in consultation with the Board.
  • Oversees development and implementation of clinical program elements through staff, Board and volunteers.
  • Establishes workplace environment conducive to respect and support of the welfare of the staff, Board, volunteers and clients of the agency.

Skills Required: Ability to Consistently Demonstrate the Following Key Competencies:

Leadership

  • Believes in and supports the agency mission and vision.
  • Capable of providing agency and staff direction to achieve stated goals.
  • Possessing professional experience related to not for profit management, operations and programs.

Entrepreneurial/Experienced Growth

  • Takes initiative in learning and implementing new concepts, technologies and or methods.
  • Personally effective in projecting self-control, confidence and composure.
  • Capable of managing emotions, time, energy and performance.

Systems Thinker

  • Uses logical, systematic and orderly procedures in meeting agency goals/objectives.
  • Focuses attention, resources, and actions on methods for achieving agency success.

Strategic Thinker

  • Futuristic Thinking – imagining, envisioning, projecting and/or predicting what could be realized. Seeing the bigger picture.

Strong Communicator

  • Capable of writing and speaking clearly and understandably in the most credible fashion.
  • Capable of building rapport and relating well to all stakeholders, including staff, volunteers, Board and funders.

Technology

  • Proficient in necessary technology including computer skills, Microsoft Word, Excel, web-based applications, etc.

Organizational Management

  • Capable of working with staff and Board to develop and manage budgets
  • Capable of working with Board, key staff and outside resources to develop and maintain appropriate human resource protocols.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical inside office work environment.
  • Average physical effort with some handling of light weights such as supplies, materials, on a periodic  basis (10 – 15 pounds).
  • May require sitting for long periods of time while working at a computer terminal.
  • Requires travel to meetings outside the office. 

Application Information:

Candidates should submit resume and cover letter, that includes their salary requirements, to Tony Naughton [ tnaughton@kitm.org ] at KITM.

Assistant Director
Five Star Center

Assistant Director Job Summary
Responsible for assisting the Executive Director with various initiatives and objectives that support Five Star Center’s mission and vision.

Primary responsibilities
Program and service management

  • Work with the Executive Director to sustain and grow programs and services.
  • Manage administrative functions to ensure smooth and efficient operations.
  • Support the Center’s strategic alliances and partnerships.
  • Ensure performance goals are set and met.
  • Attend and preside over meetings.
  • Manage and coordinate volunteers and interns.

Development and fundraising

  • Represent the Center to the public, key stakeholders and business partners.
  • Plan and implement the annual calendar of activities including fundraising initiatives, special events, grant research and writing, and the official administrative acts.
  • Monitor and evaluate grant funded programs for reporting and compliance.
  • Steward good donor relationships.
  • Participate in strategic planning.
  • Create marketing materials.
  • Manage website, social media, and online giving.

Staff management

  • Staff training and development.
  • Manage employee records and process payroll.
  • Delegate duties such as data entry, copying, and scanning.

Financial management

  • Manages accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Maintain financial records for program compliance.
  • Help create budgets and track expenditures.
  • Provide support to accountant and board treasurer.

Qualifications & Skills: BA/BS in human services, social work, gerontology, business admin, or other related field. 1+ years of experience with nonprofit organizations or working with older adults preferred. Grant writing experience a plus. Excellent verbal/written communication. Customer service and professionalism. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Familiarity with Google Suite, social media platforms, and drag-and-drop website design a plus.


Send resume and cover letter to
mhoward@5starcc.org, Subject: Assistant Director – Last name

Planning Director
City of Pacific, Mo.

The City of Pacific, Mo. is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Planning Director. This is a Department head level position that is responsible for overseeing the planning and zoning, building, floodplain management, and code enforcement activities of the City. This position also fills the Building Commissioner role for the City. This position is a key part of the City's management team and is closely involved with the City's short and long-term planning efforts and initiatives.

The Planning Director is responsible for enforcing the City's duly adopted Zoning Code and Land Subdivision regulations, Building Codes and ordinances, Floodplain Management ordinances, and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder. The Director further coordinates the activities of the Building and Planning Department with the activities of the Public Works Department, and in general oversees the building and land development activities occurring within the City.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in public administration, civil engineering, architecture, construction management or closely related field.

The pay range for this position is $50,000 to $70,000 annually, depending on qualifications and experience. The City of Pacific offers an excellent benefits package, including 100 percent employer-paid health, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation and other leave benefits, and the Missouri LAGERS defined benefit pension plan (L-6). The successful candidate must pass a criminal background check, drug test, and other pre-employment screenings as may be required, prior to employment with the City of Pacific.

Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter to Steve Roth, City Administrator, 300 Hoven Drive, Pacific, Mo. 63069, no later than 5 p.m. Nov. 26, 2018. Submissions by email are welcome and may be sent to sroth@pacificmissouri.com

This position is open until filled.

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Grants Financial Coordinator
Places for People

General Description

Responsible for coordination of grants and contracts process, pre-award and post-award, including renewal processing, tracking and budget preparation. The Grants Financial Coordinator functions within the Billing and Finance Department.

Job responsibilities: 

  • Coordination of grant applications and contracts process, pre- and post-award:
    • Initial and renewal application preparation and processing
    • Creation of budget and budget justifications
    • Other administrative tasks related to application submission
  • Grant budgeting – create budgets for new and renewal applications, initial budget and budget revision entry into accounting software, quarterly budget review with primary clinical grant leads
  • Grant Invoicing and Fiscal Reporting – monthly grant invoicing completed by the 16th of each month for approximately 25 grants, prepare fiscal reporting as required by funder
  • Expense Report processing – process expense reimbursements for the agency’s staff, including mileage and telecommunication, into the accounts payable module of the financial software.
  • Grant budget to actual tracking – create monthly revenue and expenditure budget to actual reports for all grants in order to identify financial trends to control financial trends; adjust grant budgets and grant project staff FTE’s as needed.
  • Other grant-related tasks:
  • Grant tracking and contract management
  • Serve as the financial contact for active grants for internal grant leads
  • Communicate with external funders
  • Attend grant oversight meetings
  • Maintenance of paper and electronic grant files
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Collaborate with the Development Department on private and foundation grant submissions, reporting, and tracking

Job Qualifications and Requirements

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or a similar field required. Minimum two years of experience in any combination of project accounting, grants/contracts management, or financial management experience in the non-profit field preferred. Proficiency in spreadsheet software such as Excel and accounting software, such as Abila or MIP Fund Accounting is preferred. Demonstrates strong numerical and analytical ability. Demonstrates strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. Has attention to details, strong organizational skills; with an analytical approach to problem-solving and the ability to prioritize.

Physical Requirements: Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time

Click here for more information and to apply.

Director of Development
EarthDance

Mission: EarthDance grows food, farmers, and community through hands-on education and delicious experiences.

Location: EarthDance Organic Farm School, 233 S Dade Ave, Ferguson, MO 63135

Hours: Approximately 40 hours/week

Job Description Summary

EarthDance is seeking a creative, self-motivated, dynamic and relationship-focused individual with excellent communication and organizational skills to serve as our Director of Development.

The Director of Development will further our mission by communicating with funders, cultivating prospective donors, and assisting with the development and execution of EarthDance’s annual fundraising plan. This person will report to the Managing Director.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Knowledge of donor relationship software
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Minimum of 2 years working closely with volunteers
  • Exceptional communication and relationship building skills
  • Minimum of 3 years of fundraising experience, including major gift experience
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and online giving applications
  • Demonstrated skill in gift solicitation, event planning, and volunteer management

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Development (95%)
  2. Strategy Development: In consultation with the Executive Director, Managing Director, and the Board, develop and execute a comprehensive development strategy that meets EarthDance’s annual operating goals and lays continuing groundwork for increasing contributed revenues in subsequent cycles.
  3. Major Gifts: Spearhead a significantly increased organizational focus on major gift fundraising. Devise and implement aggressive new strategies to acquire, renew, and upgrade major donors; devise program-based fundraising initiatives to attract and retain major donors and increase their loyalty. Oversee prospect research efforts and manage a portfolio of major donors. Assign portfolios to Board members and senior organizational representatives: coach, train, and motivate them to successfully solicit major gifts.
  4. Board Relations: Work with senior leadership to motivate and strengthen the Board in its role in development; expand, manage and coordinate the board members and other volunteers’ involvement in fundraising activities. Participate in Board strategic and campaign planning. Assume an active role in serving and supporting the Board and Board committees.
  5. Special Events: Work closely with staff, Board members, and other volunteers to maximize the effectiveness of EarthDance special events. Work closely as needed with staff point person for Farmers Formal.
  6. Staff Management: Build, train and supervise an enthusiastic development team. Recruit staff as necessary, and actively coach and mentor direct reports to succeed.
  7. Financial Management: Formulate annual development budgets, track financial performance, prepare the necessary interim financial reports and fundraising projections, and control department expenditures.
  8. All Team (5%)
  9. Participate in EarthDance programming and farm activities in order to maintain a strong understanding of the impact of EarthDance’s work.
  10. Attend and participate in weekly staff lunch meetings; contribute to overall team goals

TIME REQUIREMENTS: This is a full-time position, approximately 40 hours/week.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Cell phone communication; use of personal laptop
  • Reliable transportation; a valid driver's license is also required.

COMPENSATION

Salaried, commensurate with experience, plus benefits, including group health, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, Simple IRA retirement plan, paid wellness days, paid vacation time, local grocery co-op membership, free on-farm yoga classes, and a share of the farm’s harvest.

TO APPLY:

Send a resume, cover letter, and 2-3 references to: work@earthdancefarms.org

Position open until filled.

For more information on EarthDance Organic Farm School, visit www.earthdancefarms.org

Human Trafficking Task Force Coordinator
International Institute St. Louis

Reports To

The Human Trafficking Task Force Coordinator reports to BJA, OVC Grantee; day to day supervisor is the Project Manager

Job Overview

The Eastern District of Missouri Human Trafficking Task Force Coordinator is a grant-funded employee position charged with the responsibility of managing the Eastern District of Missouri’s human trafficking efforts. The Task Force’s mission is to prevent and respond to human trafficking in the St. Louis metro area through seamless collaboration between law enforcement, service providers, and community members. We use a victim-centered approach to provide comprehensive, high-quality services to all survivors of human trafficking; and to proactively investigate and prosecute all forms of human trafficking crimes.

The Task Force Coordinator will work with the International Institute and St. Louis County Police Department in tandem to seamlessly coordinate the operations of the Eastern District of Missouri Human Trafficking Task Force among service providers and law enforcement agencies. The Task Force Coordinator works closely with Project Managers to lead Task Force initiatives.

Responsibilities and Duties

·         Coordinate and facilitate meetings of the Eastern District of Missouri Human Trafficking Task Force.
·         Oversee the objectives and progress of the task force subcommittees;
·         Facilitate interactions with stakeholders with regards to Task Force activities and upcoming events.
·         Develop, provide and facilitate outreach, awareness and training events for the Task Force.
·         Assist with data collection, data evaluation, and grant progress reports of the Eastern District of Missouri Human Trafficking Task Force;
·         Research best practices on law enforcement protocols for proactive investigations and victim-centered, trauma-informed responses.
·         Provide support to the Team members as needed.
·         Gather needed data for required grant reporting
·         Assist with requests for development and coordination of training;
·         Coordinate efforts to better inform and educate the Greater St. Louis community about the prevalence, scope, and nature of human trafficking within the region and the collaborative efforts of social service providers and law enforcement to care for human trafficking victims;
·         Assist in development and implementation of MOUs for stakeholders of the Task Force.
·         Help reinforce effective communication with stakeholders, and coordination of outreach, awareness, and training events, under the direction of the Project Managers;
·         Serve as community liaison with partnering service providers, businesses, schools, and community groups for outreach purposes;
·         Organize best practice trainings for service providers, law enforcement agencies, and other key stakeholders on human trafficking identification, investigation, and service delivery.
·         Work with Project Evaluator in the evaluation of the task force effectiveness
Qualifications
·         B.S. or B.A. required; Masters preferred (Public Health, Social Work, Public Policy, or Human Rights)?
·         Experience with community organizing required
·         Must be able to work with a diverse range of community partners in an engaging manner  
·         Strong communication skills required
·         Experience with data collection and analysis preferred

Bi-lingual abilities preferred

Position will remain open until filled.

Fulltime salaried position with benefits. EEO/AA

For more information and to apply, click here.

 

Executive Director
Invest STL

Position Description
Executive Director
Invest STL
(Lead Investor and Fiscal Sponsor: The St. Louis Community Foundation)

Invest STL is recruiting a candidate for the first full-time Executive Director. Invest STL is a bold community initiative founded to build on existing neighborhood assets by adding a supportive systemic channel for community-based work. Invest STL is a collaborative partnership of senior key community institutions, including: St. Louis Community Foundation, Washington University, St. Louis University, University of Missouri – St. Louis, Rise, Community Builders Network, numerous financial institutions, among other community organizations and foundations. The St. Louis Community Foundation (“SLCF”) is a lead investor in Invest STL and serves as the host sponsor. Leaders of low-moderate income neighborhoods work with Invest STL to receive technical assistance and increased financial support for community improvement and to maximize impact.

Background

Given the much-studied and long-standing disparities in neighborhoods throughout the St. Louis region (recent studies include: “For the Sake of All”, “Segregation in St. Louis: Dismantling the Divide”), Invest STL was created to ensure long-term and holistic improvement for neighborhoods of low-moderate income. Neighborhood improvement will accelerate and bring about large scale change by achieving better coordination, sufficient scale, and more expertise. Invest STL (www.InveSTL.org ) is building a network of leaders, funders, nonprofits and experts to strengthen regional efforts to increase financial support for community development investments and to maximize their impact. Invest STL has been developed as a catalyst to harness the thought leadership and expertise to develop programs and improve communities through long term and sustained investment.

Invest STL Now

Invest STL is the product of professionals from multiple sectors working together via its board of leaders with decades of experience in philanthropy, finance, construction, academia, and community organizations. A current listing of the leadership board and partners can be found on the Invest STL website (http://investl.org/team; http://investl.org/partners). Invest STL’s partner in providing technical assistance to community organizations is Rise, which has over 20 years of capacity building and neighborhood plan development experience while coordinating public private partnerships.

Invest STL focuses on the following four areas:

  1. Leveraging resources for the benefit of the community by linking funders, public resources, local institutions, and community organizations to coordinate their efforts in order to achieve neighborhood improvement with lasting impact.
  2. Providing technical assistance to community development organizations dedicated to neighborhood improvement.
  3. Providing grants to community organizations through a racial equity lens.
  4. Raising philanthropic funds and working with the lending community to develop loan programs and facilitate investment in community projects and initiatives.

The Executive Director will report to the President and Chief Executive Officer of the St. Louis Community Foundation and will work closely with the Invest STL leadership board and the board of directors of the St. Louis Community Foundation.

Measures of Success

In the next five years, through the leadership of the first permanent Executive Director, Invest STL will measure success by the following:

  1. Quantitative and qualitative improvement in the neighborhoods where Invest STL has invested.
  2. The work of Invest STL will be known and respected throughout the region and the improvements achieved will have attracted more donors and resources to the effort.
  3. The number of community development organizations with demonstrated expertise and financial stability has increased.
  4. A broad local base of charitable dollars raised for strategic investment in priority neighborhoods is established and growing.
  5. Sustained financial support for innovative community development from local and national funders has increased.

Position Responsibilities

  1. Provide visionary, strategic, and inspiring leadership, and have a personality that ignites passion and progress.
  2. Build relationships and partnerships, collaborating with public and private entities. Work with community representatives and collaborators and help to enlist and sustain them as critical participants to achieve common goals.
  3. Manage and communicate within and outside both Invest STL and the St. Louis Community Foundation; serve as the primary external contact, chief advocate, and spokesperson for Invest STL.
  4. Lead the fundraising effort for local and national philanthropic dollars for strategic investment in multiple neighborhoods.
  5. Build and lead a team of professionals who champion, advocate, and lead a bold community development system in the St. Louis region committed to neighborhood change that produces equity and growth.
  6. Manage the development of and facilitate investment in a pipeline of catalytic community improvement projects.
  7. Prepare the annual operating budget and develop fundraising strategies to support the mission and objectives of the organization, ensuring financial sustainability and sound financial practices.
  8. Oversee Invest STL’s technical support personnel and consultants.

Required Qualifications and Critical Qualities

The chosen candidate will be known for his/her ability and commitment to advocate for and facilitate community development and revitalization in a challenging urban context involving an economically disadvantaged population. They will have a track record of building and leveraging relationships within and among a diverse group of stakeholders in a community, business and/or nonprofit setting. In addition, the candidate will have:

  1. Five to ten years of progressive leadership experience that includes some combination of one or more of the following: planning, government or community relations, public administration, community development, real estate, finance, or urban real estate development.
  2. Knowledge of a variety of public policy and financial incentives regarding community development, including historic tax credits, low-income housing tax credits, new market tax credits, tax abatements, tax increment financing, and transfer of development rights.
  3.  Demonstrated ability to attract and sustain philanthropic funding. Recognized understanding of and experience with the logistics of grantmaking, including the preparation/negotiation of grant agreements, general grant administration, evaluating grantee progress reports, and preparing grant summaries/updates for board members.
  4. High energy self-starter who has a detail-oriented approach to working in a cross-functional, team-driven organization committed to community service.
  5. Excellent business and financial skills, including a proven background in managing and supervising professionals in a collaborative, team-oriented work environment.
  6. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including social media. Capable and self-sufficient in resource-scarce environments.
  7. Personal integrity, honesty, and respect for others as demonstrated throughout their career.
  8. Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, real estate, urban planning, or related fields. Master’s degree preferred.

Compensation and Benefits

Our compensation and benefits package are competitive for the field and will be commensurate with experience, qualifications, and record of achievement.

Application and Additional Information

Submit in confidence a cover letter and resume via email to: Marilyn Trauner at resume@stlgives.org.

Senior Budget Analyst

Tracking Code
292832-713
Job Description

Mission:

The Bi-State Development Agency Financial Planning and Budget Department is a section of the Finance Division and is responsible for preparing the financial budget with operating expenses of $350 million for various business units. This position manages the department that analyzes and summarizes into meaningful reports: budget requests, financial data, operating statistics, organizational strategies, and alternative solutions; interface with cost center managers; document and communicate annual strategic budget plans, variance reports, performance reports, and cost allocations.  Reports are used to support the Board of Commissioners, cost centers, funding agencies, and other parties in funding and operating the Bi-State Development Agency.  This position also coordinates the annual National Transit Database (NTD) reporting and supervises other departmental staff toward accomplishment of goals.  

 Essential Outcomes:

 Oversee the enhancements and maintenance of budget systems including data flow, and report design and system upgrades.

  • Assist cost centers in operating budget presentation by developing and distributing standard formats, coaching managers, challenging proposals, reviewing trends, proposing alternatives, and tabulating results.
  • Develop/supervise annual budget book presentation for distribution to Board of Commissioners and funding agencies.
  • Experience in organizational planning techniques, including development of goals and objectives, staffing and work standards
  • Produce complex computer models that include extensive PC modeling for major Agency expenditures, complicated costing projects, analysis of contracts, etc.
  • Conduct cost/benefit analyses and communicate results, which are instrumental in Bi-State Development’s quest to obtain and maintain maximum cost efficiencies.
  • Prepare performance indicators to report Bi-State Development and St. Clair County Transit District operating results.
  • Analyze actual financial results versus budget, interact with cost center managers to document variances, and build a knowledgeable basis for future budgets.
  • Other analyses and special projects as assigned. Instrumental in graphic and other presentation development using Microsoft products.
  • Review and challenge project requests before project initiation to avoid false starts, failure to deliver, or misleading results.
  • Present budget, performance indicators and other work products to various audiences within BSD as required
  • Hire, train, and evaluate professional staff (exempt and non-exempt); identify strengths and weaknesses of staff; plan cross-training opportunities; provide specific employee learning experiences and corrective action as appropriate. Supervise staff to accomplish departmental goals.
  • Coordinate project that results in the successful annual NTD report.
  • Assist accounting with the monthly financials and quarterly financial analysis.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.
Required Skills
  • Knowledge of accounting procedures and conventions, structure of business organizations, and data processing.
  • Knowledge of federal and state grant programs as they relate to capital budget funding, operating and capital budget policies, procedures and practices, and concepts for financial analysis of both capital and operating issues.
  • Knowledge of funding policies and procurement procedures of federal, state, and local funding sources and regulations.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (United States) and budgeting procedures.
  • Strong analytical skills a requirement to successfully function in position.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work with all levels of management and to deal effectively with people.
  • Ability to recognize and solve problems effectively.
  • Ability to prepare, administer and control a budget.
  • Ability to work in an ever-changing environment.
  • Ability to work independently under pressure.
  • Ability to formulate data gathering and prepare clear, concise reports.
  • Ability to supervise others.
  • Accuracy in work product a must.
  • Excellent review skills.
  • Ability to relate business activity to financial records, to communicate effectively with cost center managers and management, and to proactively participate in developing Board-level presentations.
  • Display good judgment.
  • Extensive personal computer application skills and cursory knowledge of ERP Oracle application as applies to the budget process.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Adobe.
  • IBM Cognos knowledge and planning and ERP system knowledge preferred.

Required Experience

Education

  • Degree: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience in business administration, finance, accounting or related field.  MBA preferred.
  • Field: Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or related field.  Information technology course work a plus 

 **Proper title of hiree in this role would be Manager of Financial Planning & Budget

Education/Experience:

  • Years: Minimum ten (10) years, ERP system experience preferred, IBM Cognos system preferred.
  • Field: Budgeting, financial analysis, business administration, accounting, finance or related field.   Public Transportation or Governmental experience preferred.

Job LocationSt. Louis, Missouri, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

Click here to apply or for more information.

 

Executive Director, Field Development - Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions. Come join us as an Executive Director in St. Louis!

PURPOSE: The purpose of this position is to drive the chapter’s growth and development to further the mission of Autism Speaks by providing visionary leadership to staff and volunteers. The primary focus will be on increasing revenue generation and local program delivery, with a keen eye on staff and leadership volunteer recruitment, training and development. The Executive Director is responsible for leading chapter fundraising and ensuring the chapter’s culture, systems and procedures support the overall goals and objectives of Autism Speaks.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Develop and execute chapter fundraising plans to ensure the achievement of chapter and market financial goals with a heightened focus on the Autism Speaks Walks; Evaluate fundraising strategies and effectiveness on an annual basis
  • Develop and champion fundraising best practices with staff and volunteers to exceed revenue goals
  • Direct the cultivation and acquisition of corporate contributions primarily event sponsorship for Autism Speaks Walks and other chapter special events
  • Recruit and develop Chapter Board members and serve as a partner in providing leadership, support, materials, reports and assistance in achieving programmatic and fundraising goals including but not limited to:
    • Helping existing chapter board members understand the board’s role and ways to improve organizational impact
    • Recruiting and engaging new chapter board members
    • Providing board member job descriptions, requirements and specific board profiles
    • Training and mentoring new board leadership, such as a chair or committee leadership
    • Working with the board chair and committee chairs on building agendas
    • Providing training and direction on the mission objectives, priority activities, etc.
    • Guiding board members on working with chapter staff
    • Facilitating board orientation
  • Work in partnership with other revenue departments to develop pipeline and cultivate prospects.
  • Explore and develop diverse revenue opportunities that support the organization’s initiatives and aligns with the strategic plan
  • Develop and execute a volunteer engagement program that supports the Chapter and markets programmatic and fundraising goals
  • Implement a sustainable volunteer structure that utilizes existing relationships and recruits new volunteers to Autism Speaks
  • Work with outreach staff to integrate and execute mission programs and initiatives
  • Provide leadership, direction, management and training for chapter and market staff in the development and implementation of the organization’s plans as well as create measures of accountability
  • Develop and manage the chapter and market budgets, maintain fiscal records and submit financial reports in a timely and accurate manner
  • Serve as the primary liaison from the chapter and market to the National Office

(The responsibilities listed above are representative and not all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned by supervisor/s.) 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Experience: Minimum of 10+ years’ demonstrated leadership with focus on peer to peer fundraising, recruitment and management of volunteers (board recruitment experience preferred), managing/coaching staff (preferably in a chapter-based organization), relationship building, networking, management of budgets, and volunteer mobilization; Proven track record of multi-functional, fundraising experience (special events, multiple walk events, corporate campaigns, major giving, grant writing, etc.)

Specialized Skills and Knowledge:

  • Well-organized, detail-oriented
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Adaptable
  • Flexibility to work nights and weekends pre-and-post Walk season or when other fundraising events are held
  • Proficient in MS Office including Excel and Outlook; database knowledge (Raiser’s Edge, Luminate and/or Kintera preferred).

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Building Collaborative Relationships
  • Professional Behavior
  • Results Driven
  • Customer Orientation
  • Flexibility

Autism Speaks offers a competitive compensation package and the opportunity to enhance lives today and accelerate a spectrum of solutions for tomorrow for individuals with autism and their families.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

For consideration, interested candidates should forward resume and cover letter, by email, to careers@autismspeaks.org

Procurement Contract Administrator (PCA), and Senior Procurement Contract Administrator
St. Louis County Department of Administration, Division of Procurement

St. Louis County Department of Administration, Division of Procurement is seeking candidates to fill our current vacancies of  Procurement Contract Administrator and Senior Procurement Contract Administrator. These positions will work in Clayton.

The Procurement Contract Administrator (PCA) is one of three buyers for St. Louis County solely devoted to soliciting Request for Quotes (RFQ) and Invitation for Bids (IFB). The starting salary will be between $40,539 - $45,000 annually and will be based on experience and qualifications.

The Senior Procurement Contract Administrator will purchase a wide variety of complex procurements by use of Request for Proposal (RFP), Requests for Quotes (RFQ) and Invitations for Bids (IFB).  The starting salary will be between $47,486 - $54,000 annually and will be based on experience and qualifications.

As an employer, St. Louis County cares about the health and well-being of our employees. In an effort to provide for the best possible work-life balance, the County offers a generous benefit package which includes affordable health insurance, dental and vision coverage, 4 weeks of Paid Time Off the first year, 10 paid holidays, deferred benefit retirement plan, paid life insurance, short and long term disability.  A full listing of benefits is available under the benefit tab at the top of this page.  Applicants hired full time on or after January 17, 2018 will be participating in the revised retirement plan.  New employees will be required to contribute 4% of their salary to this plan. 

Examples of Duties

Procurement Contract Administrator:

  • Develop solicitation packages with requesting departments and ensure the correct contract type, statement of work or specification and applicable and terms and conditions are used.
  • Utilize an electronic procurement system to issue IFBs and RFQs.
  • Evaluate bids for compliance to specifications and make recommendation for award.
  • Conduct bid conferences and bid openings.
  • Respond to inquiries from departments, bidders, and vendors.
  • Review and issue addenda to bids.
  • Prepare RFQ's, change orders, contract modifications, etc. with appropriate terminology, compliance to established rules, regulations and audits for completeness of the package.
  • Perform cost and price analysis, effectively documenting the procurement history and actions taken.
  • Make sourcing decisions, conduct negotiations including planning and development of strategy and tactics to reach objectives and negotiate contract changes as appropriate.
  • Conduct contract administration activities reserved for Procurement and ensure contract compliance.
  • Perform self-audits as assigned for solicitation and contract files.
  • Professionally resolve problems (both internal and external) in a fair and ethical manner while protecting the long-term interest of the County.
  • Observe high standard of business ethics and integrity ensuring honesty and fairness and the process is above reproach.
  • Prepare contracts and all related contract documents to include bonds and insurance certificates meeting County standards.
  • Initiate contract renewals and modifications.
  • Monitor vendor contract performance and evaluate and prepare any change to the contract.
  • Audit requisitions.
  • Resolve deviations from contract specifications.
  • Research new products and procurement trends.
  • Utilize other public agency cooperative contracts as appropriate.
  • Perform related work as required. 
Senior Procurement Administrator:
  • Duties of the Procurement Contract Administrator duties listed above.
  • Coordinate the Request for Proposal (RFP) process by interacting with vendors and the requesting department, processing related documentation and monitoring awarded contracts.
  • Oversee assigned contracts by mediating contract disputes, creating encumbrances, investigating relevance of ongoing contracts and advising requesting departments. 
  • Prepare purchasing reports and maintain records of bids, proposals, and other documentation. 
  • Provide training on procurement policies to County staff.
  • Stay abreast of current legislation requirements
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned.
Minimum Qualifications

Procurement Contract Administrator:
Bachelor's Degree and three years of experience in procurement or one year of experience in public sector purchasing; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Experience in public sector purchasing highly preferred.

Senior Procurement Administrator:
A Bachelor's degree and at least 4 years of procurement experience to include 2 years of public purchasing experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.  Experience in conducting formal Request for Proposals and other procurement techniques highly preferred.

Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) and Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) certifications are desired.

Additional Information

SELECTION AND APPOINTMENTA selection committee will evaluate the qualifications of each applicant which will include recentness and appropriateness of the applicant's education and experience, answers to the supplemental questions, results of employment references investigated and any other appropriate information available.

The selection committee will admit to the interview only those persons who possess the most job related qualifications and may establish admittance criteria beyond the minimum qualifications stated above.  The interview will comprise 100% of the applicant's earned grade.  A candidate must earn a qualifying grade of 70 or more on the interview to be eligible for appointment.

The five top ranking candidates, based on the final grade, will be certified to the Department Director/Appointing Authority who will make the final decision.

All applicants conditionally offered a permanent part time, full time, term or on-call position will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.  Screening will be performed by a reputable clinical laboratory.  The cost of screening will be covered by the County.

HOW TO APPLYApplicants interested in applying for this position should visit our website at www.stlouisco.com/personnel/jobsearch .  We only accept On-line applications.  If you do not have access to a computer with web access, we have a kiosk that you may use in our office located at 41 S. Central 7th Floor, Clayton, Missouri 63105.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICYThe policy of the Civil Service Commission of St. Louis County is to support fair and equitable employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veterans' status or political affiliation.  Call the Division of Personnel at (314) 615-5429 for more information on this policy.

St. Louis County
Division of Personnel, 7th Floor
Clayton, MO 63105
(314) 615-5429

Relay MO 711 or 800-735-2966
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Fax:  (314) 615-7703

Transportation Analyst - East-West Gateway Council of Governments

The East-West Gateway Council of Governments has an opening for an entry level position as a Transportation Analyst. This position reports to the Manager of Systems Evaluation and has general responsibilities of working on transportation projects and data handling; manipulation, analysis and presentation of transportation data.

Minimum educational requirement for this position is a four-year degree from an accredited university in Transportation Planning, Urban Planning, Civil Engineering, Statistics or a related field. One to two years’ experience in transportation systems modeling and statistical modeling and analysis is desired. A graduate degree may substitute for one year of professional experience.

The position requires excellent analytical, communication, and problem-solving abilities. The successful candidate must possess knowledge of the principles and practices of urban and regional transportation planning. Preferred qualifications include experience in ARCGIS and familiarity with traffic modeling or statistical modeling.

The salary range for this position begins at $43,188 annually, 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 S Memorial Drive, Suite 1600, St. Louis, MO 63102 or email to HR@ewgateway.org with “Transportation Analyst I” in the subject line.

Vice President of Development - Unleashing Potential (formerly Neighborhood Houses)

OVERVIEW
One of St. Louis’ oldest and most important nonprofits, Unleashing Potential’s programs include Early Childhood Education, After School, Enrichment Camps, and Youth Development.  Through this continuum of care, we partner with parents and engage children as we work to close the opportunity gap faced by children in lower income communities. For more information, please visit our website: https://www.upstl.org
 
Unleashing Potential’s VP of Development will create and oversee the implementation of a strategic approach to fundraising including major gifts, planned giving, corporate donations, sponsorships, grant solicitation, annual giving efforts, capital campaigns, fundraising events and in-kind resources and donations. 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Plan, organize and execute fund development activities  
  • Collaborate with the Board of Directors and President/CEO to create and implement a fund development plan which increases revenues, diversifies revenue sources, expands the donor base and provides mission focused campaigns that advance the strategic direction of the organization.
  • Develop policies and procedures for the development department.  
  • Identify prospects, cultivate relationships and solicit contributions on behalf of the organization.
  • Monitor and evaluate all fundraising activities.
  • Monitor trends in the community and adapt fundraising strategies as necessary to meet the growth expectations as set by the Board of Directors and President/ CEO.
  • Oversee the administration of a donor mailing list and database 
  • Coordinate in-kind donation program.
Development of Qualified Fundraising Staff and Volunteers
  • In consultation with the President/ CEO, recruit, interview, and select well-qualified development staff.
  • Evaluate performance and provide support of development staff. 
  • Secure contractual support, when needed.
Manage Fund Development Budget
  • Prepare annual development income and expense budget. 
  • Prepare regular progress reports, monitor expenses and analyze budget reports.
Promote the Organization and Mission
  • Foster an understanding of a culture of philanthropy within the organization.
  • Build relationships with community stakeholders to advance the mission and fundraising goal.  
  • Develop and oversee a comprehensive communication plan.  
QUALIFICATIONS
 
Education
  • Bachelor’s degree required, related field preferred.
  • Additional qualifications (e.g. certificate in Fundraising Management, Certified Fund Raising Executive designation) preferred but not required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to develop relationships with major donors.
  • Knowledge of fundraising management and financial accounting principles.
  • Knowledge of special events planning and management preferred.
  • Knowledge of the management of volunteer resources.
Proficiency in the use of technology
  • Fundraising software applications (Raiser’s Edge knowledge, preferred)
  • Microsoft Office (Office 365, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, SharePoint )
  • Communication/Marketing Software Databases
Personal characteristics
The VP of Development should demonstrate competence in some or all of the following:
  • Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve development and fundraising for the organization and to create new opportunities for public awareness and building philanthropic support.
  • Ethics: Understand ethical behavior and business practices and ensure own behavior and the behavior of other staff direct reports are consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization.
  • Teamwork: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Communication: Use appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
  • Independence:  Identify organizational needs without supervision. 
  • Organization: Determine strategies to set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress, and track details.
Experience
  • 5+ years of fund raising management experience required.
  • Track record of successfully implementing fund development programs (especially major gifts). 
WORKING CONDITIONS
Regular office hours apply, but the position may require occasional evenings and weekends during major campaigns and special events. From time to time there are off-site events and community-based fundraising activities. This is an exempt position.

HOW TO APPLY
E-mail a cover letter addressing your interest and qualifications for the position, your resume, salary requirements, and 3 work-related references to tluna@upstl.org 
DEADLINE: open until position is filled.
 
Unleashing Potential is an EOE and an at- will employer. 
Program Staff Opportunity
Stephen Ministries

· Serve as a leader for a stable, well-respected not-for-profit religious training and
publishing organization in St. Louis County.
· Contribute as a member of Stephen Ministries' program development and delivery
team and grow into a leadership role within the organization.
· Work will be accomplished primarily at the Stephen Ministries Center in St.
Louis, Missouri, with occasional travel to conferences and workshops.
Qualifications
· Minimum bachelor's degree (master's level degree a plus) and excellent academic
record
· Skilled in using technology
· Demonstrated experience and strengths in one or more of these areas:
Writing and editing
Supervising staff
Presenting and speaking skills
Responsibilities
Based on their gifts, strengths, and experience, program staff may:
· Serve on a team that writes and edits training presentations, books, manuals,
publicity materials, correspondence, and other resources.
· Work with program development, customer service, market research,
consultation, marketing, information technology, operations, or human resources
teams.
· Manage one of the above departments or functional areas, coordinating the team's
efforts and supervising one or more staff members.
· Direct two or more one-week training conferences that Stephen Ministries
conducts in various U.S. cities each year. This involves teaching sessions,
interacting with and assisting participants, supervising a conference team, and
coordinating with hotel staff and other vendors supporting the event.
· Coordinate or serve in other areas related to the candidate’s gifts and interests and
the mission of the organization.
Join Our Team
To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to 2045 Innerbelt Business Center Dr., St.
Louis, MO 63114. You may also fax your resume to (314) 428-7888. Email submissions
not accepted. Please include academic information, including grades and test scores at all
levels.
For more information visit www.stephenministries.org/careers or call us a 314-428-2600.

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