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City Engineer
City of Pacific, Mo.

The City of Pacific is seeking qualified candidates for the position of City Engineer. This is a Department head level position that is responsible for overseeing the City’s infrastructure planning and programs, land use and zoning, building and occupancy, and code enforcement activities of the City. This position isa key part of the City’s management team and is closely involved with the City’s short and long-term strategic planning efforts and initiatives. The ideal candidate will have a degree in civil engineering and a background in local government, preferably in an administrative and/or supervisory role.

The ideal candidate will have experience in municipal infrastructure, primarily street, water, sanitary sewer and storm sewer, and will have experience in municipal planning, zoning, land use and building code administration. This position fills multiple roles, including serving the Planning Director and Building Commissioner roles as provided for by Pacific Municipal Code. The position also has responsibility for infrastructure planningand programming, and coordinating the activities of the Public Works Department with Administration.

The position supervises three full-time employees, including the Building Inspector, Code Enforcement Officer, and Department administrative assistant.Professional Engineer licensure in Missouri is strongly desired, though the City may consider candidates with other qualifications closely matching the City’s needs. International Code Council certifications, particularly Certified Building Official, and / or AICP planning certification, may substitute for engineering qualifications. Candidates with advanced municipal government administrative qualifications may also be considered. The starting pay range for this position is $80,000 annually, depending on qualifications and experience.

The City of Pacific offers an excellent benefits package, including group health insurance and the Missouri LAGERS defined benefit pension plan (L-6). Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter to Steve Roth, City Administrator, 300 Hoven Drive, Pacific MO 63069. The full position posting is available online at www.pacificmissouri.com. This position is open until filled.

Deputy City Clerk
City of Kirkwood, Mo.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists the City Clerk with the operations of the City Clerk's Office.
  • Answers citizens inquiries via phone calls and email, composes correspondence and legislation, maintain files, administers policies relating to city records, receives and responds to Sunshine Law Requests, and attend all City Council meetings.
  • Assists city departments with record retention issues and administers the digital record management system.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of five years of experience in a clerical environment or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Possess excellent secretarial, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Be proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other software.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to maintain Notary designation and confidential information. Previous City Clerk office experience and/or municipal experience desired. 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Primarily indoor office environment. 

SALARY:  $43,222 - $47,549 per year, based on the successful candidate's credentials.  City of Kirkwood provides an excellent benefits package.

For more information and to apply, click here to visit the City's webpage.

Walk Manager
Alzheimer’s Association

 

This position is responsible for the implementation of Walk to End Alzheimer’s® events to meet or exceed goals through volunteer recruitment and engagement as well as through corporate development. Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the fastest-growing walk program in the country, ranking as the third-largest peer-to-peer fundraising event in the United States. Measurable outcomes for this position include: achieving designated financial and participant goals through team and individual fundraising, corporate solicitation, community partnerships, as well as increasing Walk-brand awareness and visibility in the community.

Based in St. Louis, MO, this position requires frequent travel within the assigned territory.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for recruitment of volunteer community leaders and training, coaching, and management resulting in the attainment of revenue and team goals.
• Build relationships with key volunteers, participants, sponsors and community leaders as well as existing and new corporate partners.
• Responsible for overall Walk to End Alzheimer’s volunteer committee development, team recruitment and retention strategies, budget, timeline, marketing/PR, logistics and best practice implementation.
• Through volunteer networks, prospect, cultivate and steward Walk to End Alzheimer’s teams, sponsors and walkers to achieve development goals.
• Execute plan for maximizing team participation to achieve revenue goals by retaining existing teams, attracting new ones from all sectors of the community and by providing fundraising guidance and support.
• Maintain year-round relationships with key corporate sponsors and constituents to ensure involvement in all relevant chapter activities and recognition opportunities.
• Work with the volunteer planning committee to organize outreach activities that promote the Alzheimer’s Association mission, including community presentations and corporate engagement opportunities.
• Ensure Walk to End Alzheimer’s standards are being followed.
• Responsible for other duties as assigned.
• Actively participate in learning opportunities for professional growth and self- improvement.

Minimum requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
• 3-5 years of proven experience in recruiting and mobilizing volunteers to achieve goals
• Preferred peer-to-peer fundraising experience or equivalent sales background
• Confident, goal-oriented, positive self-starter able to work independently with limited supervision and collaboratively with internal and external partners
• Demonstrated ability to form and develop corporate relationships and partnerships
• Ability to manage large numbers of volunteers at different levels of expertise with diplomacy
• Ability to work with diverse communities and demonstrate inclusion
• Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and written
• Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% within the assigned territory by car. Travel in this case, is considered time spent away from the office, in the community, to fulfill the job goals.
• While most such travel is same day, occasional overnight travel or air travel may be required. Must have valid driver’s license, access to reliable vehicle, good driving record and proof of automobile insurance.
• Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends as required for the job
• Ability to bend, stoop, lift and transport up to 25 lbs of materials
• Strong computer skills, proficient with Microsoft Office products and social media; experience with, or ability to rapidly learn, Luminate/Convio software

Please apply online at our website:  https://jobs.alz.org

Development Associate
Arch Grants

Arch Grants is hiring a Development Associate to support fundraising activities for its mission of creating a new startup-based economy in St. Louis by attracting and retaining dynamic entrepreneurs. The successful candidate will work closely with the Director of Development in support of the organization’s fundraising efforts by assisting with administrative tasks, grant reporting, donation tracking and processing, data entry and management, and project management. Individuals with relevant experience in these core competencies and a passion for the mission of the organization are encouraged to apply.

Job Title:  Development Associate

Reports To:  Director of Development & Operations (DoD)

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing and executing identification, cultivation and solicitation processes for major gifts.
  • Work with the DoD and other staff to provide support for grant application & reporting submissions.
  • Manage gift processing functions, including CRM gift entry and acknowledgment letters.
  • In conjunction with the DoD, develop and implement a solicitation strategy for major donor prospects, including preparation of written proposal materials, and other materials needed to secure major gifts.
  • Assist in scheduling and preparing DoD & Executive Director (ED) for all fundraising-related meetings, including follow-up communications and CRM tracking.
  • Prepare materials and manage execution for all Board & Committee meetings.
  • Manage gift systems including prospect/donor coding, filing and contact tracking in the CRM database (Salesforce).
  • Develop external communications including online campaigns and donor newsletters.
    Other duties as assigned.

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or a minimum of 2-3 years experience in a nonprofit fundraising environment

Preferred Skills/Qualifications

  • Excellent communication, problem-solving and task management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously through effective goal setting, meeting established deadlines, and using time effectively
  • Ability to anticipate and provide relevant development-related information to DoD and ED
  • Ability to provide support for 6-10 evening fundraising/donor events throughout the year
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint, Constant Contact and Salesforce preferred

Qualified applicants may apply by emailing a resume and cover letter in PDF format to Gabe Angieri, Director of Development & Operations, at gabe.angieri@archgrants.org. Applications without a well-written cover letter expressing interest in the role and summarizing relevant experience/education will not be considered. Arch Grants is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Executive Director
BioSTL

BioSTL is hiring an Executive Director, STEMSTL to oversee the administration, programs, and strategic plan of STEMSTL, St. Louis’ regional STEM Ecosystem.  The STEMSTL Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibilities for STEMSTL staff members, programs, expansion of Ecosystem, workgroups, and execution of its vision and mission. Resource development will be a critical part of the role to drive execution of STEMSTL projects and ensure the sustainability of the Ecosystem.

Organization Summary:

STEMSTL is a collaborative consortium committed to equitable access to high-quality STEM learning and employment opportunities for all learners in the St. Louis metro region. Our mission is to develop and deploy quality STEM learning and career opportunities that support the empowerment and growth of diverse problem solvers, innovators, and critical thinkers, enabling them to thrive in a globally connected world.  Our vision is that all learners in the St. Louis region have equitable access to high-quality STEM learning and employment opportunities.

STEMSTL is part of STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice, an international network of 80+ STEM Ecosystem initiatives.  STEMSTL operates under the guidance of a 14-person Steering Committee and 26-person Advisory Committee, who together guide Ecosystem strategy and collaboration.  Currently, STEMSTL partners collaborate through 5 Workgroups: Professional Development; Students & family; Broadening Participation; pathways to Workforce; and Ecosystem Culture and Operations.  BioSTL currently serves as the backbone organization and fiscal agent for STEMSTL.  This position will be a full-time, salaried position with BioSTL.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Set overall strategic direction for STEMSTL, translating Mission, Vision, and Values into actionable collaboration

·         Fundraise and develop other resources necessary to support STEMSTL’s activities and mission

·         Build and manage relationships with key stakeholders within the Ecosystem

·         Manage budget and allocation of resources

·         Oversee definition, measurement, and evaluation of progress related to STEMSTL and STEM outcomes in the region.

·         Improve communication among Ecosystem partners to foster further collaboration

·         Elevate the importance of STEM in the region through multiple communication channels between learners and stakeholders

·         Enhance STEMSTL’s brand and image as a central player in the region’s STEM success by being active and visible in the community and working closely with other professional, civic, and private organizations

·         Plan and facilitate regular meetings of Ecosystem participants

·         Maintain and track relationships, including through management and oversight of the Salesforce CRM system

·         Manage staff and AmeriCorp Vista

·         Serve as STEMSTL’s primary point of contact with the national Community of Practice

·         Represent Ecosystem at national Community of Practice gathering and other STEM-related conferences (in person, some travel) and by conference call; coordinate Ecosystem partner participation

Desired Characteristics:

·         Ability to build and manage varied and complex relationships across many partners

·         Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills, a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills

·         Strong commitment to and passion for STEM education

·         Networks and relationships across educational, corporate, and philanthropic partners engaged/interested in STEM

·         Commitment to building an equitable STEM ecosystem

·         Knowledge and passion for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and how it applies to STEM awareness, education and career opportunities

·         Personal and professional integrity

·         Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed

Qualifications:

·         Advanced degree preferred (e.g., MBA, MSW, MS, Ph.D., or other relevant field)

·         At least 5 years of senior/director-level management experience preferred

·         Experience in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget

·         Experience working with committees and/or a board of directors with the ability to cultivate existing committee/board member relationships

·         Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising or sales experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures

·         Demonstrated ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people

·         Preferred experience designing and managing data-driven program evaluation

·         Experience desired across various aspects of the following areas:

o   Building intentional regional collaboration

o   Launching new initiatives and building them to sustainability

o   Developing and executing projects through structured frameworks, e.g. the engineering design process or similar

o   Facilitating conversations across widely varied socioeconomic boundaries

o   STEM education and/or STEM outreach

o   Managing STEM-related programs

o   Engaging diverse populations, including underserved and underrepresented communities

Salary:

Compensation package will include salary and benefits, including health coverage and retirement savings. A base salary of $100,000+ is anticipated, commensurate with experience.

Application:

Please send a detailed letter of interest and resume, by 5:00 pm central time on Friday, December 6th, to Derek Collins at dcollins@stlouisco.com with “STEMSTL Executive Director” in the subject line.  Confidential inquiries can be submitted to bjohnson@biostl.org.

BioSTL and STEMSTL are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable ecosystem.  We are committed to seeking individuals of diverse backgrounds and experiences who will bring diverse perspectives to this work. This is an equal employment opportunity.

For more information, visit stemstl.org, stemecosystems.org , and biostl.org.

City Clerk
City of Fenton, Mo.

The City of Fenton is seeking qualified individuals for the position of City Clerk. The City Clerk is responsible for maintaining official City of Fenton municipal records including agendas, ordinances, resolutions, minutes and employee records. Serves as Chief Election Official and notary public.

Serves as the custodian of records for the City and responds to Sunshine Requests.  Manages majority of H.R. functions in conjunction with the Mayor, Board of Aldermen, Department Heads and City Administrator. Experience as a City Clerk is required. The position requires ongoing training and certification through the Municipal League Training Academy, City Clerk and Finance Officers Association and/or SLACMA and/or GFOA. Starting salary is $61,223 but will be determined based on qualifications.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, references and a salary history to Nikki Finkbiner, City Administrator – 625 New Smizer Mill Road, Fenton, MO 63026 or by email to nfinkbiner@fentonmo.org

This opportunity to remain open until filled.  For a copy of the full job description and the City’s competitive benefits summary, please visit www.fentonmo.org.

Associate Director of Operations
Annie's Hope - The Center for Grieving Kids

Position Description

Annie’s Hope – The Center for Grieving Kids is a community-based nonprofit whose mission is to serve children, teens, and their families who are surviving the death of someone significant. The organization began in 1998 with three board members meeting over a cup of coffee. From this grassroots start, an eight-week support group was initiated in donated space. Since then, the organization has expanded to over ten programs and services, more than 400 volunteers, eight staff persons (paid & volunteer), and a budget of over $700,000. The vision of Annie’s Hope is to transform the response to and care for grieving families by being the “go-to” center for grieving kids and families in the greater St. Louis region.

Annie’s Hope is in search of a friendly, warm, compassionate person who can help to advance the organization in the areas of operations, human resources, finance, accounting, and information technology.

Skills and Experience:
• Willingness and ability to convey warmth, compassion, respect, and non-judgment to persons in grief
• Deep knowledge of and experience with human resources principles and practices
• Knowledge of financial and accounting principles and practices utilizing Quickbooks
• Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
• Exceptional organizational skills and multi-tasking abilities
• People-oriented, results-driven, and excellence focused
• Analytical talents to evaluate data and make operational decisions
• Excellent leadership, negotiation, active listening, and problem-solving skills
• Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels
• Experience in a CRM platform
• Competence using Microsoft Office Professional
• Information technology skills
• Effective stress-reducing strategies

Duties and Expectations:
• Oversee all operations
• Identify and ensure adherence to best practices
• Directly supervise the Administrative Assistant and Accounting Specialist
• Manage all aspects of Human Resources – payroll, benefits, conflict-resolution, training, evaluation, hiring, firing, legal considerations, etc.
• Oversee tasks relevant to the Board of Directors, such as reports, budgets, onboarding new members.
• Liaison to vendors
• Liaison to landlord
• Assess/create/update policies & procedures
• Attend fundraising events
• Serve as an Ambassador for Annie’s Hope

Key Requirements:
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree preferred.
• Education or experience in Human Resources, Non-Profit Management, Business, or a related field.
• Minimum of three years of work experience, non-profit setting preferred.

Reporting Relationships:
• This position reports to the Executive Director
• Administrative Assistant and Accounting Specialist reports to this position

Hours and Paid Time Off:
• This position is an “at-will,” 40 hours per week, five days a week, exempt role.
• After three months of employment, Paid Time Off (PTO) is ten days accrued per calendar year (pro-rated as appropriate), plus a minimum of eight pre-determined holidays, the day after Thanksgiving, and any workdays between Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve.
• Health, dental and vision benefits
• Simple IRA
• Mileage Reimbursement

Please email:

* Resume
* Writing sample explaining what our mission means to you and how you can add value to the Annie’s Hope team
* Three letters of recommendation

Becky Byrne, Executive Director
Annie’s Hope – The Center for Grieving Kids
1333 W. Lockwood, Suite 104
St. Louis, MO 63122

kidsgriefmatters@annieshope.org

For more information about Annie’s Hope, please visit www.annieshope.org

Program Coordinator
The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis

This position reports to the Program Director and is primarily responsible for assisting the Program Director to achieve the goals and objectives of all Student Programs. A strong desire to help students with significant financial need is essential.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Support processing of new and renewal applications for financial support:

  • Monitor submitted applications for completeness and accuracy and request appropriate follow-up documentation from students as needed.
  • Verify eligibility of all renewal applicants. Evaluate renewal applications to determine financial need. Review final renewal award decisions with the Program Director and communicate award outcomes to students.
  • Act as a subject matter expert throughout the application process for students, families, staff, and others.
  • Respond to student inquiries in person, by phone, and in writing.
  • Provide support for scholarship/orientation events and staff workshops (on and offsite)

Support interest-free loan repayment process:

  • Track and monitor student compliance with Foundation policy.
  • Prepare monthly repayment letters. Contact students who are past due. Review delinquent accounts and present to program director for discussion and decision making.
  • Review requests for reduction or deferment and take appropriate action to modify payment terms or grant deferment. Communicate decisions to students and update repayment schedules in the lending system accordingly.

Maintain relationships with students and provide general administrative program support:

  • Meet with students to hear and resolve concerns. Communicate policies and expectations to students with compassion and professionalism.
  • Respond to student inquiries over the phone, in person, and in writing.
  • Maintain accurate demographic and contact information in the student database as required.
  • Facilitate referrals to student advisors for students who need support.
    Conduct and maintain written student correspondence in compliance with program requirements. Print and mail official correspondence letters to students (repayment letters, reduction or deferment letters, promissory notes, orientation/exit invitations) and update student database appropriately.
  • Sends email communication to students when directed (weekly emails, campus visit reminders, internship postings, application reminders).

Other general duties include:

  • Coordinate with Program Director to support the Program Committee in preparing agendas & reports and taking and publishing meeting notes.
  • Assists with Foundation events when requested (orientations, clinics, interviews, meetings).

COMPETENCIES:

A successful candidate will demonstrate the following professional skills:

  • Subject matter expertise – Maintain working knowledge of financial aid processes in higher education to appropriately analyze applications and make decisions
  • Communications – Clearly express ideas and thoughts verbally and in written form; exhibit good listening and comprehension skills; keep others informed proactively, observing confidentiality when needed; select and use appropriate communication methods
  • Work Independently
  • Relationship Building – build rapport across the organization and with students; establish collaborative working relationships to achieve objectives; display empathy and embrace diverse viewpoints

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Demonstrate an ability and willingness to learn
  • Strong computer skills. Experience with Microsoft Office is required. Prior experience with donor or student databases strongly preferred.

Deadline for applications is December 15th. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume via email to humanresources@sfstl.org.

Development Associate
Mathews-Dickey Boys' and Girls' Club

Reports to:  Director of Development

Responsibilities:   Provide logistic and administrative support for the organization’s development activities with special emphasis on providing support for grant submissions, special events and implementing a donor centered cultivation process.

Duties:

  • Work with the Development Director and staff to provide support for grant submissions.
  • Oversee communications including online campaigns and monthly giving.
  • With the development team, create a major giving strategy with donors using “moves management”.
  • Manage an active pipeline of approximately 100 prospects (initially) with special emphasis on highly achieving Mathews-Dickey alumni.  Participate in an average of 8 personal major donor visits per month for the first year and 12 thereafter.  Establish and retain 50 solid prospects at all times defined by making 3-5 significant moves daily with this group and contacting them all each month at least once in some meaningful way.
  • With the development team, develop and implement a solicitation strategy for each assigned major gift prospect, including preparation of written proposal informational material, and other materials needed to secure major gifts.
  • Maintain excellent major donor relations through personal contacts, phone calls, email and letter correspondence.
  • Build and manage internal and external networks to assist in identification, cultivation and solicitation of major gift prospects and support.
  • Work with the Development Director to train staff and Board members and encourage staff-wide participation in the donor cultivation program.
  • Manage all major gift systems including prospect/donor coding, files and contact tracking in the donor database.
  • With the Development Director and Executive Director, establish and meet annual development goals.
  •  Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication, problem solving and leadership skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously through effective goal setting, meeting established deadlines, and using time effectively.
  • Fundraising acumen.
  • Experience with Microsoft office and Constant Contact are preferred.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Experience:  Related work experience.

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Instructions:

Please send resume and cover letter to sparacha@mathews-dickey.com

Events Manager
Forest Park Forever

Reports to:  Director of Development, Annual Giving

Position Summary

Forest Park Forever seeks to hire an Events Manager to manage and execute the organization’s special events. Reporting to and working with the Director of Development, the Events Manager plays a vital role in supporting Forest Park Forever’s efforts to build donor relationships, increase community awareness and fundraise. This role is best served by an individual who is self-motivated, creative and has an overall entrepreneurial spirit.  willing to take complete ownership of critical duties. The ideal candidate is responsible for developing and executing events with creativity and resourcefulness.

Interested applicants may click here to apply online.

Executive Director (part time)
MEGSSS

Reports to:  Board of Directors

Directly Supervises:  Recruitment Director, Technology Administrator, Program Manager, Summer Director

Expected Time Commitment:  25-30 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Pay Range: $35,000 to $40,000 range annually, depending on experience and qualifications.
In addition, an annual bonus may be provided, contingent upon meeting or exceeding specific goals mutually set by the Board and the Executive Director.

Overview

Project MEGSSS, an education-based nonprofit which has been a haven for mathematically-talented middle school students in the St. Louis area since 1981, seeks to hire an Executive Director.

Our mission is “To discover, inspire, and develop the talents of middle school students with extraordinary gifts in mathematics.”  With a highly-qualified faculty working with a superior curriculum, we offer an academic challenge beyond traditional middle school offerings to talented secondary school students.

The Executive Director provides leadership, vision, and professional expertise, working in concert with support staff and the Board of Directors, to meet strategic plan goals and objectives of the organization.

The Executive Director is a strategist, but actively participates in day-to-day operations and communications.  In the strategist role, the Director is expected to build partnerships within the community and maintain positive relationships with schools, partnering organizations, as well as or initiate new revenue-producing programs that will be beneficial to the students we serve.

The Executive Director oversees programs and program expansions (summer, after-school, and adjunct programs), coordinating the overall strategic plan objectives with the reality of day-to-day operations.

The Executive Director is responsible for executing fundraising plans and handles grant proposals and reporting.

The Executive Director must be an excellent communicator and adept project manager, comfortable with public speaking, public relations, curriculum development and outreach to educators, funders, alumni, and parents.  Responsibilities are broad-based and include both execution of plans, understanding of current education trends, management of academic staff,  as well as the ability to hire and supervise existing part-time staff and major vendors.  The right candidate will be able to have a difficult conversation with the correct level of candor, tact, and sensitivity required when dealing with parents or staff.

Our part-time staff all work in a distributed environment, and we use technology to communicate with our families, assist our students, support our teaching staff, and most importantly, promote our organization to those students who qualify.  The ideal candidate must be comfortable learning to use new technology as well as competent communicating by email.

MEGSSS programs are held in the evenings, some Saturdays, and during the summer. The Executive Director is expected to work some evenings and weekends and be available for communication during program hours when not onsite. The Executive Director also assists the Recruitment Director with evening and weekend events.

Functions/Responsibilities

Educator Relationships

  • Oversee and support the recruitment director responsible for educator list updates, relationship development, mailings, soliciting and attending key educator meetings and events, etc., with the goal of raising awareness and increasing enrollment.

Nominations

  • Oversee the recruitment director responsible for event coordination, generating letters and email communications, and coordinating assembly and printing of all materials with vendors.
  • Attend events, as needed, to include informational meetings, test events, and summer fairs.
  • Formulate, approve, and execute marketing strategies to obtain registration goals.

Marketing

  • Assure website is maintained in cooperation with the Tech Admin
  • Generate posts and updates to the Facebook site and Twitter feeds
  • Handle email lists and regular communications in the absence of the Recruitment Director
  • Review marketing materials (summer fair supplies, mailing supplies, etc.)

Programs

  • Responsible for overall development and implementation of programs in coordination with recruitment, academic, and summer directors, especially as this pertains to changes and new programs.
  • Supervise annual registration process
  • Assure general communications to parents regarding program schedules, current events, tuition billing, and grade reporting
  • Seek out potential resources and personnel as needed to fill program needs
  • Supervise and coordinate communications between all staff

Fundraising

  • Actively work a fundraising plan, to include generating new ways to create revenues
  • Generate campaign letters
  • Coordinate GiveStL Day and Annual Giving Campaign
  • Maintain donor honors list
  • Generate thank you notes.
  • Maintain existing grants, produce grant reports, and seek out new grant funding as needed

Financial and Administrative

  • Working with the Treasurer and/or Board, create an annual budget for the organization.
  • Working with the Accountant, ensure bank deposits (2-4/month), bill payments and payroll are completed on a regular basis and oversee billing and collections.
  • Oversee purchasing, contracts, personnel (HR) requirements
  • Manage insurance renewals, contracts and compliance.

Board Relations and Management

  • Working with the Board, develop, review, and implement policies
  • Provide prep for monthly meetings and annual retreats
  • Assist with recruiting new board members
  • Plan and execute annual meeting
  • Complete a regular review of the strategic plan and update, as needed
  • Be familiar with and willing to abide by and support policies and procedures set forth by Project MEGSSS

Special Projects

  • Seek out beneficial partnerships and develop special projects that will contribute to the development of math resources in the region.
  • Develop partnerships that will grow program revenues or decrease expenses within the confines of the strategic plan.
  • Implement program expansions that can produce on-going interest and funding support.
  • Oversee experimental programs, including decisions concerning staffing, funding, and troubleshooting.
  • Continually evaluate programs and develop ways to improve them
  • Coordinate Moodle, website, and CiviCRM development and improvements

Skills

  • Background in education, mathematics, gifted programming and/or academic administration strongly preferred
  • 2-3 years of leadership experience and managing direct reports
  • Proven knowledge and appreciation for data integrity and business continuity
  • 1-2 years of fundraising experience
  • Customer service orientation, excellent communication skills.
  • High degree of comfort with computers and technology
  • Ability to quickly learn to use a variety of online resources including CiviCRM, Google Apps, Moodle & Quickbooks
  • Excellent communication skills, to include verbal and written ability
  • Familiarity with Facebook and Twitter

Applying

To apply, please send an email to exec@megsss.org with all of the following:

1.    A cover letter highlighting why you are applying for the position and summarizing how your experience matches the position’s qualifications.

2.   A current resume

3.  A list of three (3) professional references that can speak to your qualifications.  Please include name, address, telephone number, email address and your relationship with the reference.

For more info about the organization, click here.

Accountant
St. Louis Economic Development Partnership

Our mission is to lead in the development and growth of long-term diversified business and employment opportunities by creating innovative solutions that generate increased wealth and enhanced quality of life for the citizens, businesses and institutions of the St. Louis region.

The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership marks a new era of collaboration within St. Louis by aligning regional efforts in business development, business finance, entrepreneurial support and international trade services.

Today, the Economic Development Partnership provides a broader range of services than most agencies of its kind, boosting innovation and entrepreneurship, attracting and retaining companies, increasing the region’s international reach, and revitalizing municipalities, the partnership has become a key facilitator of regional growth for businesses and communities throughout the St. Louis Metropolitan area.

St. Louis Economic Development Partnership is proud to have earned the distinguished title, Accredited Economic Development Organization (AEDO) from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). This accreditation signifies the professional excellence of economic development entities throughout North America.

THE POSITION  

The Accountant shall be responsible for preparation of work papers, schedules, exhibits, and summaries based on analysis of general ledger accounts. They will examine a variety of accounting documents to verify accuracy of computations and to ascertain that all transactions are properly supported, are in accordance with pertinent policies and procedures, and are classified and recorded according to governmental accounting standards.  In addition, they will be responsible for review and accuracy of cash receipts and disbursements transactions – including payroll.

Essential Functions:

·         Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual work papers; to include reconciliations and analysis of general ledger accounts that provide the work papers for the annual financial statements and interim reports.

·         Provides accounting support to programmatic divisions of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership.

·         Ensures financial transactions comply with organizational policies and procedures, in addition to federal and state policies and procedures.

·         Review disbursement transactions, payroll, and invoices, prior to entry into accounting system.

·         Maintains fixed asset records, provides for annual depreciation as applicable, and completes annual physical inventory. Prepares documents to provide for disposal of assets.

·         Processes and records payroll.

·         Prepares cash/check deposits and related accounting entries.

·         Prepares and processes cash disbursements.

·         Data entry into the accounting system.

·         Perform various other duties and functions as required or assigned within area of expertise or scope of the position.

THE NEED Professional qualifications for this position include:

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or business administration, with a concentration in accounting

EXPERIENCE: Two to Four years of progressive experience (non-profit or governmental industry desired). Must have experience working with GASB (required).

THE REWARD Commensurate with experience, we offer a competitive base salary, and a culture which fosters and supports creativity and innovation. The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership offers a full range of employee benefits as well.

Interested and qualified applicants should apply at: https://stlpartnership.aaimtrack.com.

Also, applicants are encouraged to visit our website to learn more about the organization: https://main.stlpartnership.com.

The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership is an equal opportunity employer.  The organization considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Community Investment Manager
The St. Louis Community Foundation

The St. Louis Community Foundation is dedicated to inspiring purposeful philanthropy that connects community and donors to build and preserve a more equitable and vibrant region, now and forever.  One of the nation’s first community foundations, the St. Louis Community Foundation was founded in 1915 as a 501(c )3 public charity, and today is composed of more than 700 funds with assets close to $500 million.  Each fund represents a unique philanthropic purpose, the majority in partnership with an individual, family, or business.  In 2018 the St. Louis Community Foundation distributed $90 million in grantmaking to more than 2,000 nonprofit organizations.

The St. Louis Community Foundation is looking for a high energy, self-starter with a detail-oriented approach to working in a cross-functional, team-driven organization to join the Community Investment team.

Position Overview:

As the St. Louis Community Foundation grows, the Community Investment department will help define the areas in which STLCF will focus its initiatives and efforts.  The Community Investment department also is tasked with providing guidance to and back office support for foundations and funds whose grantmaking STLCF manages or administers.  The Community Investment Manager is a role that will range from working in community to preparing materials for and staffing foundation boards of trustees.  Knowing and understanding nonprofit organizations, funders, and the community is essential to success in this position. As such, the Community Investment Manager position’s primary responsibility is to contribute to the Community Foundation’s:

·         Understanding of the nonprofit landscape and efforts to build strong, collaborative relationships with nonprofit organizations and initiatives

·         Support for the Community Foundation’s private foundation and corporate philanthropy consulting services

·         Interface with and services to nonprofit organizations and donors

This position reports to the Director of Community Investment.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

1.       Nonprofit Communication, Stewardship, and Service.  The Community Investment department is the Community Foundation’s primary relationship manager within the regional nonprofit sector.  The Community Investment Manager will sometimes take the lead and sometimes support Department efforts with nonprofits, including

a.       meeting with nonprofits,

b.       researching, maintaining and sharing information on nonprofits with Community Foundation staff and donors,

c.       interfacing with Marketing and Communications department to strengthen nonprofit participation in Give STL Day and other nonprofit events,

d.       finding opportunities to connect nonprofits to the Community Foundation, and

e.       other activities as warranted.

2.       Build the Community Foundation’s Profile in the Community:  Represent the Community Foundation at community events and civic functions.  Champion the Community Foundation’s initiatives, such as Invest StL, in the community.  As deemed appropriate, engage and participate in community initiatives that support the Community Foundation’s mission.  This may include partnering with other institutional funders (foundations, corporations, public sector, etc) and individual donors.

3.       Private Foundation and Corporate Philanthropy Services: Provide grant making support to current and future Community Foundation clients.  This includes vetting nonprofit grant applications, preparing materials for Board meetings and grant distribution, and partnering with the Director of Community Investment to grow this business.

4.       Community Initiatives:  Assist or take the lead on fulfilling the Community Foundation’s role in community convenings and civic priorities such as the 2020 Census Funding Collaborative as, increasingly, the Community Foundation is called upon to spearhead or participate in this type of initiatives.  Ensure that the Community Foundation’s resources are used appropriately in the community.

5.       Management of Fiscal Sponsorship Projects and Programs:  Work closely with and support the Community Foundation’s fiscal sponsors.  Fiscal sponsors currently include, among others, St. Louis Graduates, Come Together Ferguson, the Luca Foundation, and Create A Loop.

6.       Internal Collaboration:  Actively partner with the Community Foundation’s staff as a resource regarding community issues and initiatives, making connections with specific nonprofits engaged in work relevant to current & prospective donors, and grantmaking.

Qualifications and Skills:

·         Commitment to the St. Louis community.

·         Experience with one or more of the following: community initiatives and affairs, nonprofit sector, and private or corporate foundations.

·         Demonstrated understanding of and experience with the basics of philanthropic giving.

·         Demonstrated ability to build and maintain professional relationships with one or more of the Community Foundation’s many constituent groups.

·         Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, prepare, and disseminate background and briefing materials on community issues and nonprofits in a variety of forms, from simple summaries to more complex issue briefs incorporating specific recommendations for action.

·         An understanding of the nuances of working with both donors and nonprofit organizations, including grassroots, community based, and large institutions.

·         Exceptional administrative support skills.

·         Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and computer proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. Preferred, but not required, experience with relational databases.

·         A bachelor’s degree is required; master’s degree preferred.

·         An ability to perform some light lifting.

·         A driver’s license or access to other modes of efficient transportation between sites not easily accessible by public transportation.

·         The ability to work an occasional evening and weekend.

·         A sense of humor is a plus.

Compensation and Benefits

The salary range is $60,000 – $75,000 and will be negotiated based on experience, qualifications, and record of achievement. Candidate salary history will not be requested nor referenced in negotiating salary. Health, dental, and additional benefits are available.

Application and Additional Information

Submit in confidence a cover letter, resume and brief professional writing sample via email to resume@stlgives.org with “Community Investment Manager – <your name>” in the subject line.

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