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Management Analyst
O'Fallon, Missouri

Full time, hourly, non-exempt, Grade 179, Step 1-3, $23 to $25.27

Performs advanced professional level administrative duties which involve researching and compiling information, conducting statistical/financial analyses, and formulating recommendations to resolve special administrative problems or improve City policies and business practices. This position provides professional and administrative support for the City Administrator.




The City Administrator assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.


Guidelines include the City Charter, the City Municipal Code, the City Finance Manual, City and State Record Retention Policies, and Missouri State Statutes.  These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application.





This position reports directly to the City Administrator.


Click here to apply.

Applications accepted through Oct. 30.

Posted 10/11/17

Vice President, Account Services
Vario Marketing


Vario Marketing has an immediate opportunity for a dynamic, driven marketing professional who is interested in taking a strong leadership role in serving our clients and shaping the future of our fast-growing agency. This position is responsible for managing our integrated brand, marketing, and communications accounts and the teams that support them.

At Vario, we believe who you are is as important as what you can do. We’re looking for someone special – someone with a passion for bringing his/her craft to the world, an unabashed drive for business growth, and a big heart for people. We want someone who delivers excellent work, offers creative vision, achieves results, contributes meaningfully to a growing firm, and knows how to have fun. In turn, we offer a casual work environment and flexible work arrangements, believing that we work to live and operating with a people-first mentality.

Everything we do at Vario centers on helping organizations grow and achieve great impact in their world. Vario works across sectors, with industry specialties as well as a focus on serving nonprofits and associations. Clients include: Almost Home St. Louis, American Board of Orthodontics, Asphalt Emulsions Manufacturing Association, Optivest Wealth Management, St. Louis Partners, St. Louis Youth Jobs, Sealcoating Inc., Trinity Wealth Advisors, and others.

Based in St. Louis, Mo., Vario has two lines of business: marketing and branding, and philanthropic advising. The VP, Account Services will have oversight of all Vario Marketing clients and manage the agency’s growing team of 12+ employees and contractors. He/she will report to Vario’s CEO, Lindsay Matush, and serve on Vario’s leadership team with the Chief Operating Officer, Amy Calvin.

Client Account Management

As with many growing firms, this is a top-to-bottom position. It requires someone who is skilled and experienced at managing teams and overseeing client work, while also energized by serving as the day-to-day lead on select accounts. Vario’s VP, Account Services is responsible for all aspects of creating, leading, and executing clients’ branding, marketing, and communications programs, including:

• Design and conduct brand and marketing research, including primary research (e.g., focus groups, surveys, and interviews) and secondary research. Write and present research results for clients in an actionable, insightful manner.

• Apply research to develop compelling client brand strategies (e.g., brand promise, personality, etc.).

• Develop marketing and communications plans – from strategy to execution, integrating all disciplines (paid, earned, social, and owned).

• Guide the development of creative concepts, print pieces, videos, events, and other assets needed to bring clients’ brands to life.

• Track and analyze program effectiveness to determine ROI and new opportunities.

• Create and manage timelines, budgets, and teams to meet deadlines and client expectations, working closely with COO.

• Move projects from initiation to completion with minimal oversight.

• Provide leadership and coaching to teams and direct reports.

• Help recruit and hire new Vario team members ahead of Vario’s growth.

Vario Agency Leadership

As a member of Vario’s senior leadership team, alongside the CEO and COO, the VP, Account Services will play a key role in determining the vision, ideas, activities, and decisions that shape Vario’s future. We are looking for someone who is passionate about leading healthy agency growth – meaning, growth that is planned, ensures outstanding service to existing clients, and allows Vario team members to maintain a reasonable workload. Responsibilities include:

• Participate actively in Vario’s leadership team. o Meet regularly to review financials and staffing; discuss current business opportunities and challenges; and proactively plan ahead.
• Help drive and support new business development. o Cultivate new leads and growth opportunities.
Manage the planning and creation of new business proposals.
Lead or assist in making new business pitches.
Concept new products, services, and lines of business.
Contribute to Vario’s own marketing. o Further define Vario’s brand positioning.
Assist with development and execution of marketing and communications plan.

Experience + Skills + Talents

Well-rounded marketer with experience in B-to-B and B-to-C marketing, brand building, and marketing strategy in a variety of diverse industries.

• Insightful researcher who can define and conduct marketing research and distill findings into compelling, digestible client reports.

• Exceptional project manager with over-the-top organizational skills in the areas of budgeting, timelines, team resource planning.

• Savvy client relationship manager who can deftly set agendas, navigate bold conversations, and prioritize and problem-solve competing issues.

• Motivated new business generator with experience developing proposals, responding to RFPs, and participating in pitches.

• Creative marketer with the ability to thoughtfully set and provide creative direction.

• Continual learner with an interest in analytics and an ability to track and measure effectiveness and adjust for greater results.

• Natural planner who is able to operate with a sense of urgency in the present while looking to and planning for the longer-term.

Well-rounded practitioner who has experience in traditional marketing and communications as well as social media and digital strategy and placement.

• Exceptional writer and editor with a keen eye for grammar, spelling, and proofreading.

                        • High-energy leader who is: o Able to interact well with clients and team members and form trusting, effective relationships.

                        o Enthusiastic, self-motivated, and results-oriented.

                        o A strong written and verbal communicator.

                        o Calm when working under deadlines and in high-pressure situations.

                        o Energized by the challenge of creating something from the ground-up.

                        o A creative thinker.

                        o Comfortable working with all levels of an organization.

                        o Able to collaborate and engage in healthy debate and discussion.

                        o Fun, funny, and welcomes a good laugh.

                        o Highly proficient with various software applications programs, including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and other applications in the Office Suite. Familiarity with basic design software is a plus.

 8+ years of experience in branding, marketing, and communications. Some agency experience is a must.

Demonstrated client account leadership and business development.

College degree in marketing or related field; Master’s degree is a plus (and a Master’s in Experience counts!)

Compensation & Working Arrangement

Vario believes in rewarding its team members with a stake in the outcome, and offers a total compensation package that includes salary, bonus, and other benefits that are customized to meet your needs and motivations. Compensation is dependent on experience and qualifications. For the right person, eventual agency partnership is an option.

Vario measures success not by the hours we work but by the progress we achieve. This is a full-time position, but the work hours are not prescribed – as long as team members are responsive, proactive, and available during general business hours, and work is completed as expected.

We believe it’s ‘a must’ and approach it creatively, offering many flexible options – provided vacation is reasonably scheduled around the needs of the business. See our core values below.

We have a general expectation that this leader has a home base of St. Louis, MO. (No relocation provided.) Beyond that, Vario trusts that its team members know the environment that best suits their work style. As long as the work location is scheduled around the needs of the business, team members are welcome to work from our co-working space, home, coffee shops, or elsewhere.

Development & Advancement
Vario is committed to supporting its leaders’ curiosity and growth. In doing so, the agency offers ample options for participation in classes, workshops, coaching, and conferences focused specifically on areas of interest and development. As skills grow, responsibilities increase, and results stack up, team members are eligible for promotion.

Read more about Vario:

The Next Step

If this position at Vario screams your name, we want to hear from you. Please submit a cover email and resume to Amy Calvin at: . We will be interviewing in October are targeting a late 2017 or early 2018 start date. Heads up: A presentation and leadership assessment may be required as part of the selection process.

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 10/9/17

Family Support Division, St. Louis County Page Call Center
Family Support Eligibility Specialist (5 Positions)

 Are you are problem solver, motivated by resolving problems and helping others? Would you like to work in an environment where you can express creativity in being part of solutions? Do you enjoy a work environment where job experiences are different on a daily basis? Do you enjoy talking to customers on the phone and helping others by providing quality customer service? Do you have an out-going personality and have the knack to communicate with others in an effective manner?

If you answered yes to any of the above then the Family Support Division (FSD) is the place for you! FSD is seeking candidates to fill Family Support Eligibility Specialist positions to work in the FSD Call Center and represent the agency to ensure Customer Service needs are met. We are hiring positions that are located at 9900 Page Avenue, St. Louis, MO. Expected working hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

JOB DUTIES: Duties include, but are not limited to:

• Demonstrate good keyboarding skills and be familiar with various computer systems to be able to navigate different computer systems efficiently and effectively;

• Demonstrate the ability to multi-task;

• Exhibit good listening and communication skills and be able to pay attention to detail;

• Provide customer support by interacting and communicating in a call center environment by telephone with Family Support Division customers in response to general inquiries and case specific questions regarding their case and/or benefits;

• Handle a call volume of approximately 50-70 calls per day;

• Conduct intake interviews;

• Enter information into eligibility systems with time sensitive legal deadlines;

• Investigate, research, and review cases and handle inquiries from third parties;

• Process changes reported via telephone;

• Ensure proper documentation of case records pursuant to Departmental policy;

• Handle customer concerns in a courteous and professional manner and communicate with field management regarding customer service concerns and assist field staff in the development of conflict resolution regarding these concerns;

• Develop and maintain a knowledge of state agency and non-state agency resources to which customers can be referred when their concern cannot be met through agency programs;

• Maintain awareness of Departmental goals and priorities to ensure responses to telephone and written inquiries are consistent;

• Implement the use of scripts when assisting a caller;

• Assist with the development, implementation and analysis of Customer Service Surveys to improve services;

• Trouble shoot issues or problems as they arise;

• Demonstrate good listening skills to hear and understand a caller’s verbal cues to ask pertinent questions and reiterate facts back to the caller;

• Interpret and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures concerning Family Support Division activities, programs and benefits to recipients, clients, social service providers, community organizations and public officials.

QUALIFICATIONS: Four or more years of clerical experience (e.g., General Office Assistant, Office Support Assistant, etc.) in income maintenance or child support activities with the Missouri Department of Social Services. OR

A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

(Qualifying experience as described below may substitute on a year-for-year basis for deficiencies in the required education.) OR Four or more years of experience in areas requiring extensive customer interaction which includes working with, or management of, business or employee financial records, sales, marketing, management, direct consumer or public contact, and/or customer service functions; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.

(Earned credit hours from an accredited college or university may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required experience at a rate of 30 earned credit hours for one year.)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Seeking applicants with prior experience working in a call center type environment or in a setting with extensive customer interaction/service experience.

SALARY RANGE: Annual salary range is $29,580.00 – $41,184.00

TO APPLY: Individuals who meet the required qualifications as specified above and are interested in this position must update the on-line application at, then print and fax or email that application along with any applicable transcript(s) to Jeremy Wilkerson at (573) 751-4723 or Even if you are already on the register and/or have applied on-line, a printed application and any applicable transcript(s) must be sent to Jeremy Wilkerson. When emailing your application to Mr. Wilkerson; please specify which position and county you are applying for.

RECRUITMENT AREA: Accepting from all qualified applicants.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Oct. 18, 2017 by 5 p.m.

Applications subject to review prior to scheduling interviews.


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

Posted 10/2/17

Executive Director
Haven of Grace

Established in 1988 through the efforts of the parishioners of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Haven of Grace has been serving the city’s most vulnerable young women. The Haven provides a residential and aftercare program providing a safe, nurturing and educational environment for homeless, pregnant women. The services focus on providing these women and children resources that enables them to establish their families and lives within the community. The Haven operates a facility that has the capacity of housing ten women in their dormitory and another seven in their transitional apartments, all located on their campus in North St. Louis.

The Haven has eleven full time staff and three part-time staff, with an annual budget of approximately $900,000.

General Functions: The Executive Director reports to the Haven’s Board of Directors. He/she will provide the professional leadership to the Board and its committees. He/she is responsible for facilitation and implementation of the Haven’s strategic plan, for the fiscal management of the organization’s $900,000 budget and serves as the professional leader of its staff. The Executive Director is expected to be actively involved and provide oversight in raising funds for the organization’s operations, through philanthropy, special events, grant writing and any other opportunities to enhance the agency’s financial sustainability. The Executive Director is responsible for the day to day operations of the services and care and welfare of the residents of the Haven’s facilities.  He/she is also responsible for overseeing that the Haven’s property and equipment are maintained and in proper operating order.  He/she is responsible for assuring that the Haven is hiring caring and qualified staff to support the women and their children in the fulfillment of the Haven’s mission. The Executive Director will be responsible for overseeing the job performance of all staff. He/she will be the Haven’s ambassador in the community advocating for those in need, while building collaborations and partnerships that will lead to more effective and efficient systems and service provision.

Qualifications: The Haven’s Executive Director should have at least three to five years executive leadership experience in the not-for-profit or public sector. A Master’s degree in nonprofit management or public administration or equivalent will be given greater consideration. The ideal candidate will have a general understanding of the challenges of being homeless. He/she should have some experience in managing a residential program.  The Executive Director is expected to be a strong and confident speaker on behalf of the organization. He/she will treat others with dignity and inspire trust and respect that will lead to constructive and effective relationships with clients, staff, the Board, donors, funders, community leaders and other stakeholders.The Haven’s next Executive Director should possess the ability to motivate others, be a strategic thinker and problem solver.  He/she should be an active listener, who is mission and goal focused, and a visionary leader. He/she will creatively identify and actively pursue new sources of sustainable funding and prepare and manage the budget.

Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience. 

Interested and qualified individuals are asked to submit a cover letter and their education and employment resume by 5 p.m. on Monday, October 16, 2017 to Transitions In Leadership at Please no telephone calls or snail mail.

Posted 10/2/17

RSVP Coordinator

Job Description
Job ID: 1166349

Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better. Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

The OASIS Institute is a national not-for-profit organization that provides programs in 27 U.S. cities to enrich the lives of adults, age 50-plus through lifelong learning, health and wellness, and civic engagement opportunities.

Role Purpose

Responsible for the management of the RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) project including development of procedures and processes to ensure successful program delivery and ongoing interest in the program. The coordinator works collaboratively with OASIS staff, Community Advisory Group members and volunteer stations in program planning and implementation to ensure effective volunteer recruitment, training and placement; volunteer recognition and retention; data management, including maintenance of program records and completion of required RSVP reports.

Responsibilities Minimum Requirements


- Healthcare related field


Supervisor Experience

Preferred Requirements



Supervisor Experience

Services Support Skills

Clinical - Non Direct Skills

Professional - Non Clinical Skills

Office/Computer Skills

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

-  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
-  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
-  401(k) plan
-  Tuition Assistance
-  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
-  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
-  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

Click for more information and to apply.

Posted 9/13/17

Humane Society of Missouri
Volunteer Manager

This position manages the organization’s volunteer program to augment, support and advance a variety of programs and services at our three St. Louis area facilities and Longmeadow Rescue Ranch in Union, MO.
Primary Responsibilities:

Education/Experience Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree and three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must also have supervisory and training experience and the availability to work weekends or evenings as needed.

Skill Requirements:
Must be excellent at establishing and maintaining strong working relationships and maintaining a positive and professional image at all times. Qualified candidates will have excellent communication, supervisory, public speaking, and multi-tasking skills along with strong attention to detail. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and managing databases. Animal handling skills and/or knowledge of animals preferred.

Click here to apply

Posted 8/10/17

Staff Accountant
Missouri History Museum

Reports To: Manager, Financial Reporting & Analysis
Purpose of Position

Role and Responsibilities

 Other Abilities

Formal Policy Setting Responsibilities:

The employee is formally responsible for making recommendations that may or may not be accepted at a higher level regarding the job’s purpose, essential responsibilities, and operations.

Formal Supervisory Responsibilities

The employee is not formally responsible for supervising staff.

Education Requirements

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should be:

Language Skills: The ability to understand oral and written communications.

Reasoning Ability:

Deadline to Apply: Open until filled.

Letter of interest, resume, and employment application required to apply. Please forward application packet to:

(Employment application can be found at under the “Jobs” tab.)

Candidates may also respond to: Missouri History Museum-HR P.O. Box 11940 St. Louis, MO 63112-0040

The above statements describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.

Posted 8/7/2017

Director of Donor Stewardship
Springboard to Learning

Department: Development
Reports to: Executive Director

Springboard to Learning believes that meaningful, memorable learning experiences transform a child’s worldview. This belief drives our mission to develop children’s abilities to think, create, collaborate and communicate. Springboard to Learning envisions a future where all children are passionate, engaged learners who experience success. With a combined history of 110 years as Springboard to Learning and Young Audiences, Springboard is the largest area provider of arts-integrated educational programs delivered through residencies, workshops and performances. Learn more at
The Director of Donor Stewardship (DDS) plays an important role in leading and assisting the Executive Director in achieving fund development goals through communication and implementation of comprehensive donor relations, promoting interactions with and recognition of donors at all levels. This position will grow Springboard to Learning’s base of donors through strategic donor cultivation, retention, and stewardship programs. The DDS will identify, cultivate and engage current and potential donors, positioning the organization for continued sustainable funding streams, including: donor stewardship, donor retention, donor acknowledgements and communications, annual giving, and donor database management. The DDS will work comfortably in an environment of measurable accountability.
Primary job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:  Work closely with ED and Board of Directors to effectively drive fundraising goals to completion


This is a full-time position, requiring a minimum of 40 hours per week and eligible for Springboard to Learning’s benefits package. Salary is commensurate with experience
To apply for this position, please send the following information via email to :
(1) A cover letter describing your experience
(2) Your resume outlining your educational qualifications and professional experiences
(3) Names, phone numbers and email addresses of three professional references and 3 personal references


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