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Contract and Grants Coordinator
East-West Gateway Council of Governments (EWG)

East-West Gateway Council of Governments (EWG) has an opening for a Contracts & Grants Coordinator in the Administration Department. The Contracts & Grants Coordinator will report directly to the Director of Administration and will be responsible for EWG’s contracts and grants management. The duties include, but are not limited to:  preparing consultant and vendor contracts and sub-award agreements for grant-funded projects; reviewing consultant, vendor, and sub-recipient invoices and reports (e.g. progress reports, D/S/W/MBE participation reports, budget reports) to ensure compliance with contract and sub-award terms; reconciling contract and grant expenditures to budgets; preparing and managing detailed line-item grant budgets; preparing required reports (e.g. progress reports, inventory reports, sub-recipient monitoring reports); preparing and maintaining inventory files and records for sub-awarded equipment; developing procurement documents for grant-funded projects; overseeing the procurement process to ensure compliance with EWG policies and grant requirements; monitoring vendors, consultants, and sub-recipients to ensure compliance with contract or sub-award requirements; and maintaining contract, grant, procurement, and sub-recipient monitoring files.

The successful candidate will have familiarity and prior experience with current state and federal grant requirements like the Omni Circular (2 CFR Part 200) and be proficient in spreadsheet and word processing software like Excel and Word.  Experience with Adobe form-building software is a plus. The successful candidate will also have knowledge of and experience with contract and grant accounting procedures. Additionally, the successful candidate should be detail oriented with strong organizational and time management skills and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

This position requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited, four-year college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, or other directly related field, a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience, particularly with respect to contracts and grants administration of federal grants. Prior legal/paralegal experience is a plus. An advanced degree may substitute for one year of experience.

All applicants for this position must be authorized to work in the United States.

The salary range for this position begins at $44,268 annually, with actual starting salary based on background and experience.  EWG offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including: insurance (health, dental, vision, and life), flexible spending accounts, retirement plan with employer match, and generous paid time off (vacation, holiday, and sick leave). 

Applications will be accepted Oct. 7, 2019 through Oct. 21, 2019. To find information about how to submit an application please visit:  www.ewgateway.org/careers.

East-West Gateway Council of Governments is an equal opportunity employer.

Senior Accountant
East-West Gateway Council of Governments (EWG)

East-West Gateway Council of Governments (EWG) has an opening for a Senior Accountant in the Administration Department.  The Senior Accountant will report directly to the Director of Administration and will be responsible for EWG’s general accounting activities.  The duties include, but are not limited to:  preparing financial statements and reports to summarize current and projected financial position for use both internally and externally; compiling and analyzing financial information to prepare balance sheets and income statements; preparing journal entries and closing of monthly general ledger transactions; maintaining chart of accounts and an orderly accounting filing system and a system of controls of accounting transactions; preparing the annual budget and updating the budget in accounting software; coordinating the audit of the year-end financial statements and required Single Audit; reviewing and ensuring that accounting procedures comply with GAAP, pronouncements, and Federal Cost Principles and Audit Requirements (2 CFR Part 200); and ensuring EWG’s compliance with local, state and federal government reporting requirements related to payroll, benefits, and other miscellaneous areas as needed.

The successful candidate will have the familiarity with accounting software applications, the ability to comprehend EWG’s accounting system, and have familiarity and prior experience with current GAAP requirements and Federal Cost Principles and Audit Requirements (2 CFR Part 200).  Experience with other general ledger packages is preferred.  Additionally, the successful candidate should be detail oriented with strong organizational and time management skills and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited, four-year college or university and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, particularly with respect to Federal Cost Principles and Audit Requirements (2 CFR Part 200).

All applicants for this position must have a Missouri CPA license and must be authorized to work in the United States.

The salary range for this position begins at $51,240 annually, with actual starting salary based on background and experience.  EWG offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including: insurance (health, dental, vision, and life), flexible spending accounts, retirement plan with employer match, and generous paid time off (vacation, holiday, and sick leave). 

Applications will be accepted Oct. 7, 2019 through Oct. 21, 2019. To find information about how to submit an application please visit: www.ewgateway.org/careers.

East-West Gateway Council of Governments is an equal opportunity employer.

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.

Director of Grants and Programs
Arts and Education Council (A&E)

ABOUT THE ARTS AND EDUCATION COUNCIL

The Arts and Education Council (A&E) ensures the 16-county, bi-state region is rich with arts and cultural experiences for all through programs and services that support more than 70 organizations each year, including: operating grants; arts incubation at the Centene Center for the Arts; PNC Program Grants; the Monsanto Creative Impact Fund; the Maritz Arts and Education Fund for Teachers; Monsanto Rural Community Arts and Education grants; Creative Impact Fund for Diversifying the Arts, Arts and Healing Initiative with Missouri Foundation for Health; the Art Education Fund; the Catalyst Innovation Lab; the Katherine Dunham Fellowship; the stARTup Creative Competition; Leadership Roundtables; Arts Marketers; the St. Louis Suburban Music Educators Association; the Keep Art Happening Scholarship; and the St. Louis Arts Awards.

The Arts and Education Council is entirely funded by individual donors, corporations and foundations in the St. Louis region. Since its inception in 1963 as the region’s only privately-supported united arts fund, the Arts and Education Council has raised and distributed more than $100 million in private funding for the arts – a significant contribution that directly impacts the quality of life in our region. The Arts and Education Council meets all 20 Better Business Bureau Charity Standards and has earned the Wise Giving Seal of Approval, a three-star rating from Charity Navigator and a Guidestar Exchange Gold Participant rating.

JOB SUMMARY

A&E seeks an individual with exceptional skills in program and grants management, a commitment to accuracy and a keen attention to detail.  Responsibilities include facilitating the productivity and efficiency of the organization’s grants and program needs. The ideal candidate has excellent people skills, is a creative problem solver, has broad knowledge of program and grant operations and policy, and solid technical skills. The Director of Programs and Grants interacts with a wide range of board members, donors, staff, grantees and tenants and reports to the President and CEO. The Director of Programs and Grants manages a full time grants and programs coordinator as well as interns and work-study students.

The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5-7 years of successful, progressively responsible experience managing grants and creating programs, community engagement, in an nonprofit environment. A passion for the arts is desired but not essential.

The individual will be well-organized, attentive to detail, with an ability to work in an environment of scheduled deliverables where requirements can change.  Advanced Microsoft Office experience and strong software skills especially grant processes including tracking and reporting in an online environment is essential.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to clearly convey concepts and procedures and to build effective working relationships will be essential, as will the ability to work well under pressure, and to prioritize and complete tasks independently with little direct supervision.  This will require strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills, with ability to think creatively and strategically.

A&E is seeking a candidate who is flexible and can collaborate with a close-knit team of highly motivated individuals who work to “keep art happening” in our community.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Grants

  • Manage the Board Grant Committee meetings, annual grant convenings and all allocation meetings
  • Oversee the communication of A&E’s expansive portfolio of grant applications and review processes with grantees and potential grantees.
  • Manage the annual grant calendar with many distinct grant applications and allocation deadlines
  • Manage grantee evaluations and measurement and provide outcomes per specifications
  • Implement A&E’s board approved grant strategy and priorities making recommendations for improvement as needed
  • Attend grantee performances and after hour events
  • Strengthen A&E’s relationship with grantees as well as monitor grant performance

Programs

  • Responsible for managing the current programs of A&E.
  • Manage the work of third-party evaluators to implement program evaluation metrics
  • Organize convening sessions annually for key grant programs
  • Oversee publication of materials related to outcomes
  • Create programmatic goals and develop strategies for their implementation.
  • Ensure programmatic excellence, timely execution and diligent evaluation of all programs and events
  • Create timelines and analyze resources needed to achieve strategic programming goals; devise event and program budgets in collaboration with staff and adhere to them
  • Develop and implement program evaluation metrics and methods for all our programs in tandem with funders requirements for success
  • Work in close collaboration with the President/CEO to ensure alignment with the mission and current priorities for maximum impact
  • Monitor the day-to-day delivery of programs; seek ways to enhance or improve delivery
  • Create systems to keep accurate program records and monitor adherence to record-keeping; reporting for grant-supported programs/events
  • Build and maintain relationships with a variety of arts and community partners
  • Manage Budget for Programs and Grants
  • Other duties as assigned by the President/CEO

SELECTION CRITERIA

  • B.S. or B.A. is required. Graduate degree preferred.
  • A minimum of five years of senior management experience in a nonprofit organization, arts organization preferred.
  • Experience managing direct reports for success
  • Experience creating, implementing and measuring grants and programs that support cultural equity
  • Connections to and knowledge of the St. Louis art scene preferred
  • Superior verbal, presentation and writing skills
  • A strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Have exceptional interpersonal and relationship skills and a track record of building strong partnerships; capacity to inspire teamwork, build consensus and motivate a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience and capability to develop meaningful program evaluation systems and implement them
  • Experience with grant-writing and development of language for fundable programs
  • Proven budget management skills
  • The ability to prioritize, multi-task and work effectively in an environment that is often fast-paced and changing
  • Extensive travel with some overnight may be required
  • Drivers license, reliable transportation required

The Arts and Education Council is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary range with a suite of excellent benefits including retirement plan with employer contribution, medical leave, health, dental, life and disability insurance and vacation with free parking.

Full time – 37.5 hours/week

To apply submit resume with cover letter referencing Director of Programs and Grants, Arts and Education Council in digital format to Cynthia-p@keeparthappening.org

For the job description, click here.

For more information about the Arts and Education Council, please visit www.KeepArtHappening.org

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.

President
Casa de Salud

Casa de Salud (“Casa”) is the premier healthcare resource for the foreign-born community of metropolitan St. Louis. The mission of Casa is to facilitate and deliver high-quality clinical and mental healthcare primarily to the immigrant community, who are often uninsured and encounter barriers to accessing other forms of care. Casa partners with volunteer physicians and health & human service agencies throughout the region to foster health and hope so people can become productive participants in our community.

Casa opened in January of 2010 with intention of filling a significant void in accessing care for the immigrant community of the St. Louis region, especially uninsured Latinos. In the subsequent years, Casa doubled the size of its clinic and tripled its patient volumes, now serving as many as 500 patients per month, seven days per week. In 2018 it opened a new 3,850 square foot expansion to provide behavioral health services to its clients.

Casa’s main services are primary care for illness and injury, mental health counseling, case management, and care coordination. The GUIA program (meaning “guide” in Spanish, and in English standing for “Guides for Understanding, Information and Access”) makes approximately 150 referrals to other sources of care each month and actively manages as many as 300 patient cases. Casa also has on-site partners offering pediatric dental, optometry, and vaccinations. To learn more, please visit us at www.casadesaludstl.org.

Casa is now seeking a President with outstanding community relations, fundraising, and leadership experience. The position reports to Casa’s Board of Directors, and has two direct reports, five department heads, and an overall team of 28. Our new President will:

  • CONNECT WITH THE COMMUNITY (External Relations & Strategic Partnerships) – Nurture the critical relationships with community partners (especially health systems, nonprofits, and policy-makers) that enable Casa to achieve positive outcomes for its patients. Develop new partnerships that bring new services to patients. Be an authentic, active advocate and consensus-builder among community leaders, advancing important causes for St. Louis’ foreign-born community.
  • DEVELOP OUR RESOURCES (Donor Cultivation and Stewardship) – Lead the organization’s resource development efforts. Be the lead cultivator of individual and corporate gifts. Oversee and actively participate in grant writing for Casa’s largest foundation grants. Activate the Board to participate in fundraising. Write compelling communications that keep donors connected to Casa’s mission.
  • PROVIDE INSPIRATIONAL LEADERSHIP (Set the Vision) – Partner with the Board of Directors to set the vision, strategy and direction for Casa. Set and uphold expectations for quality and growth among staff and volunteers. Be an example of Casa’s values in action, inspiring people to want to be involved with Casa. Promote a healthy culture within and around the organization.
  • DIRECT A STELLAR OPERATION (Management & Talent Development) – Provide oversight of Casa’s team and operations (in collaboration with Casa’s COO). Ensure Casa is attracting, developing and retaining great talent. Lead the annual budgeting process and take ownership of meeting fiscal targets.

Professional Experience and Qualifications:

  • Fluency in Spanish and/or other languages strongly preferred.
  • Seven or more years of experience in progressively more responsible leadership roles in nonprofit or mission-driven organizations.
  • Demonstrated success in designing and implementing development initiatives and knowledge of and success in grant applications. A solid understanding of best practices in fundraising and development.
  • Superior persuasive writing skills.
  • Track record of building and leading high-performing teams: including hiring, developing and, when necessary, transitioning talent.
  • Four-year undergraduate degree is required; an advanced degree is highly desirable.
  • Understanding of public health landscape preferred but not required.

Other Personal Characteristics:

  • A “bridge builder” skilled at building consensus and achieving buy-in across constituents.
  • Self-aware and resilient, with a strong work ethic.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to juggle multiple projects and priorities based on the needs of the organization; can quickly adjust key priorities in response to changing dynamics.
  • Possess an authentic passion in Casa’s mission.

Next Steps:

If you are interested and qualified, please take the next step and apply in confidence at www.csiapply.com. Simply select Casa de Salud – President and upload your resume. Should you experience any difficulties with the application system or wish to make a confidential inquiry or referral, please contact our search consultancy, Collaborative Strategies, Inc., at application@csi-mail.com.  All inquiries and resume submissions will be held strictly confidential.

Nonprofit Management and American Politics – Tenure-track
University of Missouri-St. Louis

The University of Missouri-St. Louis invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level with expertise in the areas of Nonprofit Management & Leadership and in American Politics. The ability to teach a graduate course in quantitative methods is desirable. The person filling this position will have an appointment in the Political Science department and the NASPAA-accredited Public Policy Administration program within Political Science. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Nonprofit Management, Public Administration, Political Science, or a closely related field by the date of the appointment, August 15, 2020.

We seek an active scholar oriented to research and publication, high quality teaching and community engagement. The department is also interested in candidates whose research and teaching interests respect and integrate a variety of methodological approaches. The normal teaching load, assuming an active research agenda, is two courses per semester. Salary is competitive.

The Department of Political Science

The mission of the Department of Political Science is to promote greater understanding of politics, government, and public policy by creating new knowledge, bringing new perspectives to existing knowledge, and disseminating scholarship to students and to the regional, national, and global communities. We offer a BA, an MA and a PhD in Political Science, a BA in International Relations, and a BS and a Master’s in Public Policy Administration. Our department has a special responsibility to anchor our community with objective knowledge, civility, empathy, and democratic engagement; faculty work with UMSL’s Community Innovation and Action Center and with community organizations.

The department maintains a high, steady level of quality publication of peer reviewed books, articles and chapters. The UMSL Political Science faculty rank about in the top ten percent of faculty in peer departments in all Public and Carnegie R-2 universities. The department also emphasizes first-rate teaching, and faculty have received numerous teaching awards. UMSL Political Scientists are very active, very visible representatives of the campus who are actively engaged in our community. The department’s long-standing commitment to inclusion is reflected in the diversity of its faculty, students, and curriculum.

The University of Missouri–St. Louis

Established in 1963 in suburban St. Louis, UMSL is the largest public university in eastern Missouri with a current enrollment of over 16,000 in day and evening sessions.  This metropolitan research and teaching institution is consistently recognized for its strong programs across disciplines, and it is considered a primary driver of the St. Louis economy, providing industries with educated and capable employees and leaders. UMSL is committed to meeting the diverse needs in the state’s largest metropolitan community and, accordingly, is educating traditional and nontraditional students in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs so they are prepared to be leaders in health professions; liberal and fine arts; science and technology; and in metropolitan and international affairs such as business, education and public policy.  UMSL is a leader in partnerships with key institutions in the St. Louis Region.  Alliances and programs have resulted from collaborations with the Missouri Botanical Garden, Saint Louis Zoo, St. Louis Science Center, Danforth Plant Science Center, and many others. 

UMSL is one of four institutions in the University of Missouri land-grant system and is classified as RU-H (high research activity) and as a Community Engaged Campus by Carnegie rankings. Both the campus and the College of Arts and Science are committed to an inclusive campus community that values and respects all its members and achieves educational excellence through diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from diverse and minority backgrounds, including individuals with disabilities and veterans. For further information about UMSL, please see: http://www.umsl.edu/proud/index.html.

The Search Process

Applicants must apply online at www.umsl.jobs and submit a cover letter outlining qualifications and interests, and a CV, Applicants also should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to David Robertson, Chair, Department of Political Science, One University Blvd., St. Louis, MO, 63121. Review of applications will begin on October 15 and will continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is August 15, 2020. Inquiries and nominations for the position can be sent to David Robertson (daverobertson@umsl.edu). The University of Missouri-St. Louis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

The University of Missouri-St. Louis Public Policy Administration posts these opportunities as a service. We make no particular recommendations regarding employers. We make no representations or guarantees about positions posted. Public Policy Administration is not responsible for safety, wages, working conditions or other aspects of employment. It is your responsibility to investigate these opportunities .