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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

Human Resources Manager - City of Clayton, Mo.
  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:Starting Salary $66,311-$76,258 (Full Range $66,311-$91,509)
  • Posted Date:09/19/2018 9:01 AM

The City of Clayton is seeking a Human Resources Manager to oversee all operations of the Human Resources Office including the City's recruitment and hiring processes, payroll preparation, benefit administration workers' compensation and employee safety, employee engagement and communications, HRIS management, as well as assisting with policy development/interpretation and federal/state labor law compliance.

Duties consist of:

  • Administer all operations of the Human Resources Office, including direct supervision of office staff.
  • Assists Director of Finance and Administration with benefits evaluation and procurement, and supervises daily administration of medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance and AD&D, tuition reimbursement, pension, deferred compensation, wellness programming, HRA program, flexible spending and other benefit plans.
  • Prepares annual budget for the Human Resources program area and monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with budgeted amounts. Assists with preparation of salary and benefits budget for all full-time City positions.
  • In addition to routine data entry, performs complex system functions and trouble-shooting on the HRIS payroll system including table set-up, tax and matrix changes, garnishment and child support input, and customized reporting; and coordinates closely with Assistant Finance Director regarding such changes or problem situations.
  • Completes numerous detailed reports required for state and federal agencies (ACA, EEO, Division of Employment Security, Missouri Division of Worker's Compensation, etc..).
  • For a complete job description, please click here.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in human resources management or related field desired with a minimum of five (5) years progressively responsible work experience in personnel/human resources required. Experience is preferred in a combination of the areas of compensation management, benefits administration, recruitment and selection, HRIS systemin responsibility and reporting preferred. HR Certification preferred (PHR, SHRM-CP, or IPMA-CP).

They City offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package. Please click here to view our benefits summary. The starting salary range for this position is $66,311-$76,258 annually (dependent upon qualifications) with the full salary range going up to $91,509.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with the first review beginning October 5, 2018. In order to apply, please click the link below or visit Clayton City Hall, 10 N. Bemiston Ave, Clayton, MO 63105 to pick up a paper application.

Click Here To Apply! 

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.

Foundation Office Data Anaylist - St. Louis Community College

St. Louis Community College is a multi-campus district comprised of four campuses and six satellites serving 718 square miles of St. Louis city and county and portions of Jefferson and Franklin counties. The college employs over 3,000 full and part time faculty, administrators, staff, and student employees.

One of the most rewarding things about working at St. Louis Community College is the chance to make a tangible difference in people's lives. At St. Louis Community College, we expands minds and changes lives every day by offering high-quality educational experiences leading to degrees, certificates, employment, university transfer, and life-long learning.

St. Louis Community College is more than just a great place to get a quality education—it’s also a great place to work. The College offers its employees (based on employee group) competitive wages, great health and retirement benefits, paid vacation, holiday leave and winter break, tuition waiver and reimbursement, professional development, free parking on all campuses, and much more!

STLCC is currently accepting applications for a Foundation Office Data Analyst opening:

Position Description:

Performs duties necessary to manage the daily operation of the Advancement module (Banner Advancement), which tracks contributions, alumni, donor, and prospect information. Ensures the accuracy and integrity of the Foundation’s information systems, including data input and output, technology management, and end-user training and support. Provides support to Foundation staff by assisting with the creation of reports, ensuring that advancement staff is trained in the proper use of the data, developing and implementing policies to guide data entry, and making sure that the system effectively captures alumni and donor information and generates accurate financial and analytical reports. The data analyst will ensure that all gifts from donors are accurately processed, tracked, acknowledged and reconciled with the finance function. Serves as the first point of contact for Foundation staff with questions about or problems with the use of the system and serves as the liaison to vendors and the IT department in maintaining the system and troubleshooting problems.

Primary Duties Performed:

  • Manage and enter data for all gift records and alumni dues, ensuring the processing, tracking, reporting and acknowledgement of private gifts and alumni memberships are performed in accurate and timely fashion. Ensure that the data derived from these activities is maintained in accurate and up-to-date status, and can easily be accessed.
  • Serve as the software system manager, applying all Banner Advancement updates in a timely manner.
  • Design functional specs for custom queries for data extraction.
  • Provide training and technical support for the Banner Advancement alumni/donor database. Including developing written training materials.
  • Interpret and apply IRS tax laws and regulations regarding gift administration.
  • Establish and maintain a structure within the system to effectively identify specific segments of data for various analysis and targeted marketing efforts.
  • Develop and apply procedures to safeguard data security.
  • Ensure accurate gift processing, demographic records management, and donor acknowledgement. Prepare, update and issue thank-you letters to donors.
  • Manage the generation of financial, analytical, and demographic reports, as well as mailing lists, invitation lists, recognition lists, and other data extractions as requested.
  • Develop standards and policies for data entry, and ensure compliance.
  • Develop and enforce policies and procedures to ensure the integrity of the alumni/donor database.
  • Builds and maintains positive working relationships with team members, internal customers, and external vendors.
  • Responsible for cleanup of current system to areas such as proposal use, constituent codes or other necessary areas needing clarity.
  • Maintain current knowledge of Banner programs. Utilize advanced computer analysis skills, including the use of software to create documents, spreadsheets, timelines, and reports. Develop and generate all reports requested by the Foundation in a timely fashion.
  • Research data to identify prospective donors for the Foundation.
  • Help recommend data collection best practices to all staff who come in contact with potential data for the organization.
  • Assist with research and ongoing process improvement of organization’s data management policies and practices.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years’ work experience within the nonprofit organization or higher education environment.
  • Experience managing development and/or alumni databases.
  • Proficiency in prospect and constituent management, data imports and exports, developing reports.
  • Experience with online donor giving tools.
  • Familiarity with e-communications tools (i.e. Constant Contact, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Banner and Cognos Reports
  • Marketing, communications, and social media experience preferred.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work, be proactive, take initiative, resolve problems, follow through, and simultaneously manage multiple priorities, with competing deadlines, to ensure goals are met in a timely manner.
  • Ability to understand development and alumni staffs’ needs so as to accurately translate their requests into effective queries and reports. Skill in making presentations and training individuals in software applications is highly desirable.
  • Must possess excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Office software packages, including MS Excel and Access.
  • Knowledge of applicable tax laws, the fund-raising process, and the concept of donor relations as well as some bookkeeping.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • High aptitude for relational databases and data management.

Job Location: St. Louis, MO

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Application Deadline: Oct. 19, 2018

Application Instructions: All candidates must complete an online application at http://jobs.stlcc.edu/postings/7685

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. 

Property Manager
Lutheran Development Group, Inc. (LDG)

Reports to: Executive Director
Full-time, exempt, including some evenings and weekends
Annual Salary: $45,000
Benefits: Simple IRA, Health expense reimbursement, PTO, Flex Time

Position and Function

Lutheran Development Group, Inc. is seeking a Property Manager for Rooted Property Management, LDG’s emerging rental property acquisition and management program. This position will manage an initial portfolio of 57 scattered-site rental units across the City of St. Louis, and will serve renters from many different backgrounds and income levels.  The position combines traditional property management activities with individualized rental success plans, working with renters to reduce barriers related to security deposits, moving timeline, previous eviction, or financial difficulties.

Rooted is an innovative and collaborative approach to property management that aims to be responsive, welcoming, individualized, and empowering for all residents. Some Rooted renters will have a stable rental history and be able to afford market rate apartments, others will use vouchers to cover the cost of housing, and still others will have credit, eviction, or justice involvement histories that might otherwise prevent them from finding an adequate place to live. Rooted is committed to working alongside every applicant to create access to quality, safe, affordable, and stable housing options.

The Property Manager will have the opportunity to build and form a new program that is anticipated to grow in coming years.

The responsibilities for this position will include:

Renter recruitment, screening, assessment, and orientation (20%)

  • Recruit potential residents and monitor vacancy/wait list
  • Maintain referral relationships with agencies and organizations
  • Process rental applications, including background, credit checks, and intake interviews
  • Manage relationships with partner agencies like Criminal Justice Ministries, International Institute of St. Louis, and Saint Patrick Center

Case management (20%)

  • Develop housing access plans based on applicant’s rental history and financial situation
  • Identify risk factors for eviction and help develop individualized housing stability plans
  • Provide onboarding for and referrals to other Rooted, LDG, and/or partner programs and services
  • Track household outcome data through conversations and surveys
  • Communicate with partner agencies providing services to residents, where applicable

Leasing, rent collection, and maintenance management (40%)

  • Manage leasing, occupancy inspections, and rent payment collection
  • Conduct new renter orientation on landlord-tenant rights and responsibilities
  • Implement a renter-friendly approach to property maintenance, repairs, and work orders
  • Use and maintain data management systems and software
  • Work with real estate development staff to coordinate and manage lease-up of new acquisitions or rehabs

Relationship and community building (20%)

  • Treat all current and potential renters with dignity, respect, compassion
  • Build trust with renters and helping them rebound from previous broken landlord-tenant relationships
  • Work closely with internal and external partners for service referrals, community engagement, and problem solving
  • Work with Community Coordinator to create and implement resident meetings and community events
  • Engage in conflict resolution and mediation activities for a range of potential issues, including rent/lease disputes, neighborhood conflicts, or resident behavior that infringes on the rights and enjoyment of others
  • Coordinate ongoing communication and relationship-building with tenants, outside of rent collection or maintenance requests, including in-person visits and surveys

Skills and Qualifications

The candidate for this position is someone who:

  • Can communicate and connect to people across populations, cultures, and age ranges using a variety of media
  • Has a high level of empathy, and a passion for meeting resident needs
  • Has experience/knowledge of housing issues, tenant advocacy, and related community resources
  • Is highly organized and can easily learn and adapt to new software platforms
  • Comfortable working with budgets and spreadsheets
  • Sees the positive role property management can serve in holistic community development, and is willing to innovate on accepted property management models
  • Thrives working with new and growing programs
  • Thinks and acts quickly to get things done and manage situations as they occur
  • Has a respect for the Lutheran church and an appreciation for the positive impact a community of faith can have on their neighborhood

The ideal candidate will also have:

  • A degree with a strong connection to community development and/or service provision work (MSW strongly encouraged, but flexible for right candidate)
  • 2-3 years’ experience in human services, community development, housing, or related field
  • Prior experience in direct services case management, or extensive customer service experience more generally

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Lauren Verseman at lauren@ldgstl.org.

Click here for a PDF copy of this job description.

Development Department Coordinator - Sunshine Ministries

Sunshine Ministries, a non-denominational Christian faith-based nonprofit organization located in downtown St. Louis, is seeking a Development Department Coordinator.  

Position Overview: This position will be responsible for supporting the Executive and Associate Directors in all aspects of Development.

  • Database Management
  • Direct Mail Appeals
  • Donations and Processing
  • Reporting

Position Responsibilities: This position assumes responsibility for effectively recording, maintaining, and reporting all Development activities and information

Database Management - Responsible for accuracy of database

  • Monitor gift reports and alert Directors of charitable gifts made by key individuals, donors and Board members
  • Fulfill requests for queries, reports and specialized distribution lists as needed
  • Proactively update constituent records on an ongoing basis and as necessary to ensure accurate information
  • Manage entire gift processing
  • Oversee part time staff in assisting with the gift processing
  • Manage partnership program and issue payment receipts
  • Complete new database training, as available and/or needed, utilizing webinars and other materials provided online

Direct Mail Appeals - Work with the Directors to create and execute the ministries’ various direct mail campaigns

  • Develop fundraising platforms and generate accurate mail/email lists
  • Manage and update solicitation segments
  • Assist with writing solicitation letters, designing marketing materials and proofing all development documents
  • Generate in-house appeals using segmentation and mail merge 

Maintain Physical Reports – Generate, analyze and record any reports needed by the Directors to assess development activities.

  • Prepare Board Reports bi-monthly
  • Prepare monthly accounting and audit report
  • Prepare individual appeal analysis reports
  • Provide monthly fundraising reports

Additional Responsibilities

  • Assist with marketing, social networking, and website maintenance
  • Attend fundraising events to assist Associate Director
  • Work with vendors to maintain bulk mail software and equipment
  • Keep up with USPS rates and regulations
  • Maintain inventory of letterhead, envelopes, business reply envelopes, stamps and other printing supplies

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, detail-oriented team player with a track record of integrity and unquestionable work ethic. This person should excel in written and oral communication skills, be computer savvy, and be able to contribute to the strategic vision in collaboration with other team members. The natural talents of organization, multi-tasking and meeting deadlines are needed for this position.

To be considered, candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree as well as development experience in either ministry or business. Candidates must also agree to adopt and be guided by the Sunshine Ministries philosophy of ministry, which focuses on quality (rather than quantity) Christian social services that offer a hand up as opposed to a hand out.

Job Status: This is a full-time salaried position.

Salary: Salary offered will be commensurate with skills and experience.

Application Information

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by email to: humanresources@sunshineministries.org.

City Manager
City of Mascoutah, Ill.
The City of Mascoutah, Illinois (pop. 8,568) is seeking a proven leader with a record of accomplishment. The City’s annual budget is $29.9 million with 65+ employees.  Mascoutah is a proud and diverse City, with a historic downtown and a broad range of housing; active volunteer community; outstanding parks and highly rated schools; growing commercial, cultural and entertainment corridor/district; significant infrastructure projects in place; great Southern Illinois location bordering Scott Air Force Base and MidAmerica Airport; located 23 miles east of St Louis, MO.
 
Experience/Education:  Position requires 5+ years of progressively responsible management experience; city/town management experience highly desired; utility management (electric, water, and sewer) highly desired; success in commercial economic development and down town revitalization highly desired; must have BA/BS, highly desire MBA/MPA; city residency required within 12 months of hire.  Credentialed Manager (ICMA) desired.
 
Skills Desired:  Collaborative and dynamic leader experienced in commercial economic development in a diverse community.  Able to work closely with the City Council to plan and execute budgeting, long and short term planning and economic development for the City.  Must be a consensus builder, able to solicit and use community involvement to develop plans.  Candidate must have excellent interpersonal communication skills to work with the council, staff, community and organizations which represent the business and population base.
 
Salary:  Commensurate with experience and qualifications (IMRF pension, excellent benefits).
 
Submit resume, work related references and salary history to: City of Mascoutah, Attn: City Clerk – City Manager Search Committee, 3 W. Main St., Mascoutah, IL 62258 or by email to khaas@mascoutah.com by Sept. 15, 2018.  Click here for full job description. 
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.

Senior Campaign Manager
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)

Overview

Responsible for managing and implementing one (1) large or multiple large fundraising campaign(s) or core event(s) in support of LLS’ mission, and to achieve and exceed revenue goals for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) within the region and/or chapter's chartered area.

Reports to: Executive Director or assigned staff

Supervises: May supervise assigned staff

Responsibilities

  • Implement organizational best practices with regard to recruiting and managing high level volunteers, revenue generation activities, expense and fiscal controls and marketing/promotions and logistics resulting in chapter revenue growth and achievement of revenue goals.
  • Oversee all aspects of large fundraising campaign(s) to include the Man & Woman of the Year, or special events.
  • Provide input into the development of a strategic plan for the fundraising campaign(s), including fundraising goals, budget recommendations, vendors, volunteer goals, and timelines.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the on-going fundraising campaign(s), including fundraising efficiency (cost/expense), community engagement, event satisfaction, and overall success of the campaign.
  • Ensure revenue goals are met by partnering with chapter leadership to identify, recruit, manage and steward volunteer committees and event participants.
  • Act as an on-site manager during the campaign fundraising event, overseeing activities, staff, vendors, and volunteers to ensure satisfaction of participants, and resolutions of problems.
  • Develop positive volunteer interactions through recruitment, mentoring, and providing comprehensive support for volunteer leadership and participants to develop and achieve personal fundraising plans, while focusing on the mission of LLS.
  • Identify and network with corporations, community groups, schools, and key donors to engage them in the LLS fundraising campaign(s).
  • Manage and act as a resource to Campaign Managers, Specialist, and Campaign Assistants relating to their fundraising campaigns and efforts, as well as provide input for hiring, promotion, performance, termination of those supervised.
  • Connect with vendors to secure the best rate or donation of services needed for the campaign(s).
  • Develop/modify marketing materials (brochures, recruitment, promotional flyers, pledge forms) to promote the fundraising campaign.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS's mission and programs to promote the Society's fundraising, research, and patient initiatives.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 4 years fundraising, sales, marketing, communications, event planning experience

Position Requirements:

  • Collaborate with Mission Team ensuring success of patient access, education, public policy & advocacy and research.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in nonprofit and volunteer management, with an emphasis on proven fundraising results.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of digital, social media & emerging online channels.
  • Capable of balancing multiple priorities effectively.
  • Demonstrated experience in volunteer development and cultivation.
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and committed to excellence.
  • Capable of working well with a variety of personalities and leadership styles.
  • Highly organized and professional.
  • Resourcefulness, promotions savvy and problem solving acumen.
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

  • Physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations.
  • Work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations.
  • May be required to move Campaign materials weighing up to 15 pounds for various events.
  • Travel within the Chapter's designated area.
  • Required to work evenings or weekends.

Disclaimer

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) does not accept resumes from third party recruitment/search firms. Please do not forward resumes to LLS employees or any company locations or email addresses. LLS is not responsible for any fees related to resumes not solicited by LLS Recruiting. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Click Here to Apply:

https://careers-lls.icims.com/jobs/3968/sr.-campaign-manager/job

Senior Director of Planned Giving, Philanthropy
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

Reports To:  Associate Vice President, Philanthropy

Position Summary

The Senior Director of Planned Giving, Philanthropy is responsible for organizing and directing a planned giving program at the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra (SLSO) with the goal of maximizing philanthropic support. Reporting to the Associate Vice President, Philanthropy and working closely with senior staff to communicate the importance of the complex principles of tax-encouraged philanthropic fundraising and play a leadership role in the SLSO’s upcoming capital campaign.

The Senior Director of Planned Giving, Philanthropy will set program goals, manage relationships, and lead the marketing and education efforts internally and externally, as well as assist in growing the overall donor base. This individual will work to build awareness of charitable giving techniques among donors who want to create a lasting legacy that will provide crucial support to the orchestra and serve as a resource to the Philanthropy team and the SLSO staff and musicians.

The successful candidate will be expert in planned giving arrangements and gift planning strategies and be a highly motivated and strategic thinker able to build and sustain positive relationships with all SLSO stakeholders.

Specific Responsibilities Include

  • The Senior Director of Planned Giving, Philanthropy is responsible for planning and implementing a major and planned giving program designed to achieve the fundraising goals of the SLSO.
  • Responsibility for developing a planned giving program to include outright gifts, deferred gift arrangements and experience with a wide variety of assets, i.e., real estate, securities, closely held stock, tangible personal property with a broad and thorough knowledge of the principles of tax-encouraged philanthropy.
  • Skill in developing and implementing sophisticated strategies for successful cultivation and solicitation of major and principal gifts - outright and/or life income arrangements or other transactions of a similar nature, level and complexity.
  • Establish strong working relationships with President/CEO, Vice Presidents, trustees, volunteers, philanthropy team, staff, and musicians.
  • Develop messages and materials to effectively communicate the advantages of legacy giving including writing fundraising correspondence, proposals for planned gifts or comparable solicitations and a variety of marketing materials.
  • Proactively take the lead in prospect identification and qualification, track, and leverage board linkages to individual/institutional prospects and those individuals who have influence within the community; provide cultivation and solicitation support. 

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • Proven track record of success planning and managing a successful major gift and planned giving programs.
  • Broad and thorough knowledge of the principles of tax-encouraged philanthropy.
  • Knowledge of current pertinent tax laws and other legislation affecting the charitable sector to determine its impact upon gifts from individuals.
  • A personal record of success in identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major individual and planned gifts.
  • A track record as an effective communicator who is enthusiastic, articulate and persuasive, with excellent writing skills.
  • A good listener; comfortable receiving input from many sources and able to analyze and formulate disparate information into a sound, well-organized plan.
  • A collaborative nature with the ability to quickly establish credibility and gain the respect and support of colleagues, donors and volunteers.
  • Critical characteristics include integrity, initiative, positive attitude, strong interpersonal skills and a high level of maturity and judgment to motivate colleagues and inspire a culture of philanthropy.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5+ years of experience as a gift planning professional with at least three years of direct major gift experience.

Application Information

To apply for this position, please visit http://www.stlsymphony.org/careers/

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