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Organizational Development Specialist
Bi-State Development

Tracking Code
292971-713
Job Description

Mission:

The organization is undergoing an enormous amount of change and Organizational Development & Learning play a critical role in preparing people to navigate these changes effectively. Hands-on OD professional.  Partner with leaders and individuals at all levels of the organization in both strategic and tactical ways.

Essential Outcomes: 

A high skill level with consulting, program design, and facilitation in the class room and in an e-learning environment. Develop and deliver high quality, scripted instructor led learning programs adhering to best practice design strategies. The ability to cultivate a credible relationship with management and a demonstrated ability to lead projects involving assessment, program design, competency model building, and organization development.

Very strong design and development skills, with experience in analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation (ADDIE).

Develop, implement and facilitate strategic learning events, including leadership development and management development, aligned with business imperatives.

Leverage workforce analytics to develop data-driven insights based on the integration of talent and business metrics to align talent strategies that link performance to culture and model.

In coordination with team, determines company needs for organization development and embedding behaviors that will drive the business and align with BSD values. Identifies skill gaps across the organization and provides tactical solutions. Provides managers with the tools, techniques and processes to identify and develop careers at BSD. Actively tracks the effectiveness of training and other learning programs delivered.

Required Skills
  • Knowledge of theories, principles and concepts typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree and 5- 8 years related experience in organizational development, curriculum design and delivery experience.
  • Advanced degree or OD certification preferred.
  • Coaching, Korn Ferry 360, DiSc, DDI and other certifications a plus.
  • Responsible for a full range of learning and development activities for instructor-led and web-based training and learning programs.
  • Conducts needs assessments, designs and develops curriculums/instructional plans, delivers training (i.e., supervisory, management, or non-technical skills), evaluates training programs for effectiveness, and consults on a broad array of learning and development issues.
  • Advises on appropriate instructional technologies, including e-learning/web-based formats.

Required Experience

Education

  • Degree: Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • Field: Business Administration, Human Resource Management

Experience:

  • Years: Minimum 5 years
  • Field: Organizational Development
Job Location
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

For more information and to apply, click here.

Fundraising Administrative Assistant
Pedal the Cause

Organization
The Pedal the Cause mission is to provide critical funding for cancer research at Siteman Cancer Center and Siteman Kids at St. Louis Children’s Hospital through our annual cycling challenge. It is our hope that research funded by Pedal the Cause will ultimately lead to a cure for cancer.

Founded in 2009 with the bold model of using 100% of public donations to fund world-class cancer research, Pedal the Cause has quickly become the gateway to curing cancer – all cancers, for everyone. In this period of diminished federal funding where support typically gets funneled to already proven concepts, many potential new ideas are not deemed eligible. Pedal the Cause donations “seed” best-in-breed ideas at our beneficiaries to allow the cultivation of proof of concept and critical data. These seeded projects often turn into groundbreaking results that lead to new treatments and cures, preventions, and early detection diagnostics. Since its first cycling event in 2010, Pedal the Cause has donated close to $25 million to its beneficiaries and helped launch more than 100 innovative cancer research projects.

Position Overview
The Fundraising Administrative Specialist is a key member of the organization’s team reporting to the Director of Finance and Administration. The Fundraising Administrative Specialist is the primary responder for all incoming inquiries via phone and email, providing support and troubleshooting assistance as needed regarding event registration, team activation, individual engagement, and other issues. In addition, the Fundraising Administrative Specialist is responsible for maintaining the donor and event participant database.

Primary Responsibilities
• Primary responder for incoming inquiries via phone and email, providing support and troubleshooting assistance as needed, routing to appropriate staff when necessary.
• Maintenance of accurate participant and donor database records through timely and efficient entry of data.
• Generation of solicitation and acknowledgement letters.
• Assistance with preparation of reports and presentation materials for meetings and events.
• Preparation and management of reports for rider/team stewardship as requested by the Development team.
• Maintenance of organizational calendar to ensure proper scheduling of meetings and events, reserving spaces for internal meetings when appropriate.
• Preparation and execution of organizational mailings including event invitations, annual report, year-end appeal, and constituent acknowledgement letters.
• Management of office supply inventory and maintenance of the copy machine.
• Assistance to the Director of Finance and Administration and Executive Director as needed.

Qualifications & Skills
• Bachelor’s degree.
• High level of competence with MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
• Detail-oriented, organized and able to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities simultaneously while meeting required deadlines.
• Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills with a strong customer service orientation.
• Understanding and experienced with database management and strong ability to adapt to new technology.
• Positive attitude and outgoing personality, willing to take initiative with the ability to work independently and on collaborative teams.
• Ability to multi-task effectively and change gears quickly.
• Passionate about being an advocate for Pedal the Cause.

Pedal the Cause offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, generous paid time-off, support for on-going learning and development, and solid 401(k) retirement plan to promote financial security.

Additional Requirements
• Willingness to work several weekends and evenings throughout the year during lead-up and during the main event.

Application Information
Pedal the Cause is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to send resumes and cover letters to humanresources@www.pedalthecause.org

Executive Director
JDRF, Greater Missouri and Southern Illinois Chapter

  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

JDRF International, the world’s leading charitable funder of diabetes research, was founded in 1970 by the parents of children with type 1 diabetes – a disease that strikes people suddenly, makes them insulin dependent for life, and carries the constant threat of devastating complications. 

JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Our mission is to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications. To accomplish this, JDRF has invested nearly $2 billion in research funding since our inception. We are an organization built on a grassroots model of people connecting in their local communities, collaborating regionally for efficiency and broader fundraising impact, and uniting on a national stage to pool resources, passion, and energy. We collaborate with academic institutions, policymakers, and corporate and industry partners to develop and deliver a pipeline of innovative therapies to people living with T1D. Our staff and volunteers in over 70 Chapters throughout the United States and our six international affiliates are dedicated to advocacy, community engagement and our vision of a world without T1D.

The Greater Missouri & Southern Illinois Chapter plays a vital leadership role in JDRF’s success, with a chapter revenue goal of $2.7 million in FY 2019. The Chapter has a strong, committed Board and other volunteers who are actively engaged and passionate supporters of JDRF.  The Executive Director reports to the area’s Regional Director at JDRF, and partners with and works very closely with the Chapter Board. 

Job Description

The Executive Director is responsible for creating an atmosphere for the volunteers and staff to succeed in meeting the objectives of JDRF’s mission.  He or she will accomplish this through leadership, management and growth of the chapter including annual budget development, planning, implementation and evaluation of all operations and events in conjunction with the Regional Director and chapter Board of Directors.  To accomplish this, the Executive Director will develop and sustain an effective volunteer Board of Directors, lead relationship building with C-suite corporate executives and major donors, and provide inspired leadership and oversight to all assigned staff. 

The Greater Missouri & Southern Illinois Chapter is based in St. Louis.  In addition to the Executive Director, the Chapter staff team (7 full-time and 1 part-time, including the Executive Director) consists of the following positions:

  • Director of Development – Signature Events
  • Director of Development – Peer-to-Peer
  • Development Manager (2)
  • Development Coordinator
  • Outreach Manager
  • Office Manager

The Executive Director’s responsibilities will include the following:

Strategic Leadership:

  • Provide inspired and motivating leadership to the staff and volunteers while planning for and delivering year over year growth by serving as a visionary for the region and assigned territory.

  • Marshall the varied talents and resources available in order to meet and exceed fundraising goals. 

  • Develop overall goals, timelines and budgets in partnership with the Board and National Office/Regional Director, and ensure goals are achieved and performance meets or exceeds expectations. 

  • Understand JDRF’s core program KPIs and effectively use JDRF systems to aggressively monitor year over year trends and impact on performance. 

  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of JDRF’s mission and research strategy.

Fundraising:

  • Consistently deliver against established revenue/expense targets.

  • Evaluate human and financial resources and develop plans which support maximum market penetration and increased efficiency.

  • In conjunction with the Regional Director and with support from the volunteer leadership, develop and implement annual operational/fundraising plan.

  • Develop a Stewardship plan for all levels of chapter positions to insure appreciation and ongoing relationships key to chapter success is achieved.

  • Develop and execute major donor fundraising initiatives across programs in partnership with the JDRF staff partners (Leadership Giving Director).  Working with volunteer leadership, actively develop and steward relationships with potential major donors.

  • Identify and develop opportunities to engage C-level and other senior corporate executives in order to grow and diversify corporate sponsorship income.  Provide year-round stewardship of corporate relationships, developing a more continuous approach to corporate relationships as opposed to transactional/event-specific engagement.

  • Direct the cultivation and meaningful involvement of volunteers at all levels of income.

  • Partner with volunteer leadership to solicit funding and other support from individuals, corporations, foundations and other sources of funding and/or influence.  Develop prospect solicitation strategies and proposals.

  • Provide leadership and professional staff support for donor-centered and special events fundraising programs.  Work to assure the fundraising priorities of the JDRF International Board are incorporated and successfully implemented.

Board & Volunteer Development:

  • Serve as the staff manager/partner to the Chapter Board, providing leadership, support, materials, reports and assistance in building and implementing annual plans and ensuring the on-going development of a strong and engaged Board.

  • Develop and maintain processes and procedures that promote a good working relationship between staff teams and volunteer leadership.

  • Serve as co-chair of the nominating process and provide direct support and leadership in attracting and retaining high-impact board members.

  • Keep Chapter Board leadership current on all JDRF International Office communications and programs.

Community Development and Public Outreach:

  • Serve as the Chapter’s primary staff representative of JDRF in the community; build strategic relationships with stakeholders and donors on behalf of JDRF and expand JDRF’s footprint in the philanthropic community. 

  • Provide leadership for the cultivation of productive relationships with the media and various constituent and related groups including professional, educational and political leadership.

  • Through chapter staff, ensure support for JDRF’s Public Outreach Programs (e.g. Family Network activities, Bag of Hope, Coffees, etc.)

  • Assist the Government Relations Committee as a source of information about the market’s state/district and membership; provide assistance to the Advocacy team chair. Act as a liaison between the JDRF International government relations office and the local market.

Staff and Financial Management and Development:

  • Direct and manage resources including staff and volunteers. Cultivate and sustain a strong team-oriented culture, with an emphasis on collaboration, results and accountability.

  • Model JDRF Volunteer/Staff Partnership including staff to staff/volunteer to volunteer management.

  • Accountable for the development, management, and attainment of annual budgets, the maintenance of its fiscal records, and the timely and accurate submission of JDRF financial and forecast reports. Ensure efficient and appropriate utilization of JDRF equipment and facilities.

  • Ensure that staff and volunteers follow guidelines necessary to achieve no significant or repeat violations on Internal Audits.

  • Perform and/or facilitate personnel management functions in accordance with JDRF policies and procedures, including, but not limited to performance management, training, supervision and hiring/termination.

  • Ensure and oversee the preparation of Chapter status reports, plans and activities. Ensure confidentiality and security of all information under supervision.

Liaison with International Office:

  • Represent JDRF International Office at designated functions as a JDRF professional and attend meetings as requested.

  • Represent interests, professionalism and integrity of JDRF in all activities and relationships through a unified message of the JDRF mission and a commitment to organizational standards and leadership by personal example.

  • Ensure that the policies adopted by JDRF are understood and followed by all staff.

  • Provide leadership in building confidence and a strong working relationship between the field offices and the International office.

Qualifications

KEY CRITERIA:

  • Minimum of 10 years of professional non-profit fundraising experience, with a clear record of achievement in a complex, mission-driven organization; 5+ years in a supervisory capacity.  For-profit experience combined with non-profit experience will be considered.

  • Record of success in a fundraising leadership role, particularly in large scale events (walk, gala, etc.) and major gifts ($10,000+).  Consultative sales experience a strong plus.

  • Experience and ability to partner with strong and active volunteer leaders is critical, as is the ability to work successfully with a large network of passionate volunteers.

  • Strong skills in the identification, cultivation, solicitation and on-going stewardship of major individual donors and corporate partners. Strong sales aptitude- the ability to build rapport and trust, make the ask, and maintain long-term relationships.

  • Exceptional management skills and the ability to inspire, lead and motivate a talented staff team; develop and sustain an inclusive and respectful work environment through all interactions with staff. Commitment to staff development and ability to create career/development plans for staff, with a view toward retaining a talented team.

  • Team player that has the experience and ability to interface with all levels of staff and volunteers.  Must develop, grow, manage, and utilize relationships.  Capability to leverage relationships and negotiate agreements.

  • Ability to develop and successfully maintain an extensive network of strategic relationships (donors, volunteers, community partners, etc.) in the local market and other markets in the Chapter area.  Existing network in the local market a plus.

  • Experience leading through and managing change.

  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, production methods, human behavior and performance, and coordination of people and resources.  Proficiency in non-profit fiscal and strategic management.

  • Bachelor’s degree required.  

PERSONAL / PROFESSIONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • High degree of energy, integrity, courage and creativity as well as the intellectual, organizational, and personal qualities to quickly earn respect and cooperation from all program constituencies.

  • High capacity to assess the value, importance, and/or quality of activities and people.

  • High level of comfort communicating complex information (e.g. JDRF research, goals, etc.) to a wide range of audiences, from high-net worth individuals to corporate and governmental leaders, the press and the public. 

  • Superior active listening, analytical, and problem solving skills.

  • Effectively multi-task, establishes priorities, and work in a fast paced environment.  Highly efficient in time management and can meet deadlines under pressure.  Ability to work and make judgments independently and take initiative.  Well-disciplined and a self-starter that is extremely resourceful.

  • Talent for and commitment to working with and through others.

  • Executive presence.

  • Ability to be a passionate spokesperson/representative of JDRF’s mission.

  • Honesty, sincerity and authenticity.

  • High emotional IQ.

  • Proven track record of success and stability.

  • Evening and weekend work required as needed.

  • Ability to travel locally required.  Occasional overnight travel as needed.

To apply, click here.

Budget & Planning Analyst I/II
State of Missouri - Office of Administration

OA/Budget & Planning Job Opportunity

Position:                          Budget & Planning Analyst I/II
Salary Range:                 $1,485.00 - $1994.50 semi-monthly, salary commensurate with experience                                  

Benefits:                          Position receives state benefits including health care, retirement, and vacation 

Location:                        Capitol Building, Cole County

Application Deadline:     January 18, 2019

The Office of Administration is accepting resumes for Budget and Planning Analysts.  This is an exciting opportunity for professional work in budget and program policy.

Job Description: Work involves researching, analyzing, and making recommendations concerning various complex issues related to assignment.  Primary duties include:

  • Analyzing and examining budget requests from state agencies for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations.
  • Developing recommendations for agency program funding and preparing justifications for each recommendation.
  • Reviewing programs of various state departments in terms of program priorities, expenditures of funds, and coordination of services.
  • Tracking appropriation and policy legislation concerning assigned agencies.
  • Reviewing bills passed by the General Assembly.
  • Researching and analyzing current policy issues relating to assigned agency programs and developing specific recommendations.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: This position requires frequent communication with management, other government employees, elected officials, and the general public.  The position requires intermediate knowledge of:

  • The principles and practices of budget administration with special reference to governmental procedures, practices, and objectives.
  • Principles and practices of public administration.
  • Personal computers and appropriate software applications, especially Excel.
  • Research methodology including the use of statistics and data collection.
  • Legislative processes.

Skills related to the position include the ability to effectively organize and present the results of research and analysis and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, agency officials, Executive Office staff, and members and staff of the legislature.

Qualifications

The following education and experience qualifications are the minimum requirements used to admit or reject applicants for placement.  When applicable, equivalent substitutions will be allowed for deficiencies in experience or education.

https://oa.mo.gov/personnel/classification-specifications/0390

https://oa.mo.gov/personnel/classification-specifications/0391

To Apply

Successful applicants must be eligible for the Budget & Planning Analyst I/II classification. 

Please submit an introductory cover letter, resume, and college transcript to:

Human Resources Service Center, P.O. Box 809, 301 W. High St. Suite 430, Jefferson City, MO 65102

If desirable, applicants can email the above information to opportunities@oa.mo.gov

If you are claiming veteran or parental preference please indicate this in your application materials. If you are a veteran please include a copy of your DD 214. You may also claim a preference if you are a surviving spouse of a veteran. In order to qualify for Parental Preference you must have left the state workforce to care for young children and been a full-time homemaker and caretaker of children under the age of ten (10) and were not otherwise gainfully employed for a period of at least two (2) years.

Executive Assistant - Foundation
St. Louis Community College

Application Deadline: 1/14/19

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. For more detailed information, please visit www.stlcc.edu/

Salary for the position $49,143

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for all support functions of the office including donor, alumni, and financial correspondence and records.   Performs a broad range of confidential and diverse duties that involve the Executive Director of the Foundation and the Foundation Board; frequent contact with external organizations, boards, business and citizens.

Coordinates initial and continuing administrative orientation/interpretation for members of the Board, including compilation of a comprehensive orientation manual and other Foundation materials.

Assists with soliciting donations for scholarship programs.  Provide stewardship and effective communication with donors in order to extend and/or continue existing scholarship funding.

Manages professional support operations and activities for the Foundation Board; writes and oversees, the distribution of Board correspondence, often involving information of confidential and/or sensitive nature. prepared and distributes all correspondence.   Update and maintain the STLCC Foundation SOP Manual.

Serves as Secretary to the Foundation Board and coordinates all arrangements for meetings of the Foundation Board and all board committees including meeting notices, agenda, minutes, and follow-up; drafts correspondence in responses to inquiries from prospective donors and alumni.

Assists with the planning, registration and implementation of special events.  Maintain and manage the Foundation daily receipt log, operating budget and credit card transactions.

Create and maintain a master calendar for all Foundation activities that is communicated to the Foundation Board, committee members and staff with timely updates.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and a minimum of three (3) years of comparable work experience; Experience managing development and/or alumni database (preferably using Banner; excellent oral and written communication skills; Must have a strong customer service orientation.

Preferred Qualifications:

Full time experience in accounting, finance and/or fundraising.

Application Information:

To apply please please visit http://jobs.stlcc.edu/postings/7865

Manager of Policy and Advocacy
Generate Health STL

Generate Health mobilizes and inspires the St. Louis region to advance racial equity in pregnancy outcomes, family well-being, and community health. Generate Health is seeking a full-time Manager of Policy and Advocacy.

Purpose: Reporting to the Director of Community Mobilization/Advocacy, the Manager of Policy and Advocacy will help Generate Health prioritize and strategize policy and advocacy campaigns targeting institutional, legislative, and administrative policy changes. This position will participate in local and statewide coalitions to find intersectional advocacy partners and help train/prepare community residents and other stakeholders for participating in issue-based education and advocacy.  This position will help frame communications and narratives that support positive policy changes.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the development and execution of Generate Health’s annual policy agenda
  • Advance local/state public policy advocacy campaigns aligned with the organization’s strategic priorities to drive meaningful, systemic change
  • Stay up-to-date and informed about policy and political shifts that provide opportunities and/or obstacles to achieving project goals and support the development of strategies to respond to developments in a timely manner, including preparation of letters of support and/or testimony for specific legislation
  • Track, monitor, and coordinate the reporting on success and challenges across the state, including creating systems or structures to gather data and information as needed
  • Lead the development and execution of campaign strategies and project activities, including acting as a liaison between priority audiences – community members, organizational partners, system leaders policy leaders, funders and other key constituents
  • Develop and implement strategies to prepare community residents for meaningful participation -shaping priorities, advocacy, identifying community needs toward systemic change
  • Ensure effective communication with stakeholders regarding progress and action needed 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, public policy, social work, communications or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years planning, managing and implementing advocacy initiatives
  • Proven skill and proficiency in policy-related analytical skills and moving others to action
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to work effectively with diverse populations with a high level of integrity, diplomacy, and initiative
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with experience public speaking, facilitating and coalition-building
  • Demonstrated ability to consume, understand, and translate complex policy and research issues to maximize use and impact for various audiences
  • Proficient in using computers with related knowledge of software programs and Internet

Competencies Required

  • Strategic orientation – keeps big picture in mind when creating solutions, focus on needs and priorities of community as a whole, future oriented
  • Interpersonal savvy — relates well to all kinds of people, builds effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact, can diffuse high tension situations, steps up to conflict, find common ground and get cooperation, listens before judging, demonstrates respect for opinion of others, keeps people informed and up to date; communicates effectively verbally and in writing in a variety of settings; manages group process
  • Partnership builder – Identifies opportunities and takes action to build strategic relationships internally and externally, Identifies partnership needs, exchanges information with potential partners, collaboratively determines mutual goals, facilitates partnership agreements, nurtures partnership
  • Collaborative leadership – Promotes and generates cooperation among one’s peers to achieve a collective outcome, fosters the development of a common vision and fully participates in creating a unified team that gets things done
  • Innovation – challenges the status quo, creates or seizes opportunities to improve effectiveness and outcomes, applies creative problem solving; takes smart risks and learns from mistakes
  • Politically astute – tactful and attentive to the perspectives and competing interests of various internal and external stakeholders
  • Planning, organizing and measuring – sets goals and measures, tracks progress, able to handle multiple activities at one time, uses resources effectively, can marshal resources to get things done, follows up to ensure results, provides sense of priorities, knows how to organize people and activities; knows what to measure and how to measure it
  • Continual and active learner – grasps new information, seeks new sources of information to expand knowledge, skills and abilities, integrates knowledge into work, seeks improvement, makes complex understandable
  • Diversity – supports and promotes environment that holds opportunities for all. Actively seeks opinions and ideas from people of varied background, experience, values, and enthusiastically works with all employees, partners and clients.

This job description is not designed to cover nor contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

Type of work environment associated with the job-indoor, office setting.  Travel by car through region to attend meetings in community settings.  Occasional long distance travel to attend conferences.  Work weekdays with flexible evening and weekend hours, ability to lift and carry boxes, office supplies and other materials needed for community meetings, workshops, conferences, and events. 

To apply, send cover letter and resume to info@generatehealthstl.org. Please no phone calls.

Community Development Specialist II
City of St. Louis

Incumbents in this position are responsible for directly monitoring and implementing community development programs or projects for compliance with existing standards, regulations and laws and researching and developing funding sources. For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Community Development Specialist II

Minimum qualifications:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Click here for the complete job description.

Chief Operating Officer
Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri

SUMMARY OF POSITION

The Chief Operating Officer is responsible for managing the internal operational functions of several departments integral to serving the needs of our girl and volunteer members. These departments are Membership Development and Support, Programs and Partnerships, Product Programs, Camping Services, Retail, Adult Education and Customer Services and Outcomes. The Chief Operating Officer is responsible for an Annual Budget of $13M.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • Works in partnership with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and management team to shape Council’s business strategies and accomplish goals established by the board
  • Supervise and develop assigned departments to ensure Council goals/objectives are being achieved and resources are leveraged and deployed in the most effective way to accomplish these goals
  • Leads development, implementation and ongoing execution of the organizations strategic plan
  • Ensures assigned functions are carried out in compliance with local, state and federal regulations
    and laws
  • Ensures inter-departmental coordination of assigned departments
  • Creates the structure and processes necessary to manage departments’ activities
  • Builds a staff team to ensure needs of volunteers and girls are met with a customer service focus
  • Operates assigned cost centers within approved resources and provide acceptable explanations for any material variances, including capital budget
  • Oversees and coordinates committees and task force groups as needed to achieve goals Examples include but are not limited to Focus Area advisory committees and Camp Utilization Task Force.
  • Supports board committees as assigned.
  • Interprets and promote Girl Scouting to all relevant audiences
  • Represents the CEO, as needed
  • Supports the organizational diversity and fund development goals of the Council
  • Consistently demonstrate a climate of courtesy, respect and professionalism to staff, volunteers, members and the general public
  • Maintains Core Competencies’ standards
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY
Positions directly reporting to this position are:
  1. Director, Adult Education
  2. Director, Camping Services and Risk Management
  3. Director, Customer Service and Outcomes
  4. Director, Membership Development and Support
  5. Director, Product and Programs
  6. Director Programs and Partnerships
  7. Director, Retail Sales and Services
  8. Executive Administrative Assistant
QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. Belief in the aims, purposes and mission of Girl Scouting
  2. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required, MBA or relevant Master’s
    degree preferred
  3. Five (5) years supervisory experience plus three (3) years executive/senior level management experience
  4. Strong team building and communication skills
  5. Experience in a membership organization and with volunteers preferred
  6. Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  7. Understanding and commitment to organizational diversity
  8. Ability to travel throughout the jurisdiction to attend Girl Scout meetings during the day/evening/weekend
REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
If your position requires that you drive an average of one (1) day per week or more, you must possess a valid state driver’s license and a driving record that is acceptable to our insurance carrier.
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent:
1.   is frequently required to sit and operate a computer
2.   is frequently required to talk and hear, stand and walk, sit and use hands to manipulate and feel
3.   is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms
4.   must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
5.   must have the following vision abilities: close vision, distance vision, and depth perception
6.   is required to drive/operate an automobile
 
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INTERESTED CANDIDATES PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO STELIAS@JOBPLEX.COM.

Executive Assistant to the General Director
Opera Theatre of St. Louis

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis (OTSL), an internationally acclaimed arts organization, seeks an Executive Assistant to the General Director. This position represents an ideal opportunity for a motivated and highly organized professional who is either an experienced executive assistant or a candidate wishing to pursue a career in arts administration, marketing, or fundraising.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills;
  • Extraordinary attention to detail;
  • The ability to assimilate information quickly and work independently;
  • Creative and efficient problem solving skills;
  • Skill in managing projects with overlapping deadlines in a fast-paced environment;
  • Excellent ability to prioritize and organize tasks;
  • Proficiency with word processing and spreadsheets;
  • Familiarity with the arts and the non-profit sector and an interest in opera.

For complete job description, click here.

Submit resume and cover letter to Andrew Jorgensen, General Director, by email to employment@opera-stl.org or mail to Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, 210 Hazel Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63119.

Development Director
St. Martha's Hall

St. Martha's Hall, domestic violence shelter, has a full-time position for a Development Director.

POSITION SUMMARY

  • Administers and/or supervises fundraising program for the agency including individual and corporate fund raising, direct mail, special events, proposal writing and planned giving.
  • Perform various administrative duties including grant invoicing and monthly budget reviews.
  • Also has responsibility for public relations including promotion of public awareness of the agency through the media.
  • Advocate for the equality, dignity and full humanity of all persons by working for social justice.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field. 
  • Must have experience in fund raising, grant writing, and/or public events. 
  • Working knowledge of computers, data base and office software. 
  • Good financial understanding of budgets.
  • Good written and verbal skills. 
  • Knowledge of human behavior and motivation. 
  • Ability to speak in public.
  • Ability to develop plans and activities to promote funds.
  • Must have a car and driver's license.

 

Competitive salary and benefits.  

 

Send resume and cover letter to: michellesb@saintmarthas.org  or mail it to P.O. Box 4950, St. Louis, MO 63108.

Zoning Specialist
St. Louis County

Description

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

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

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

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

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

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

Additional Information

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

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

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

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

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

 

Development Specialist
Safe Connections

Qualifications

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

Description

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

Responsibilities

Development and Marketing Duties

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

Administrative Duties

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

Accountability

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

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

Application Information

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

Program Manager
Cornerstone

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

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

●       Coordinate and follow up with supportive services to Cornerstone residents

●       Assist residents by addressing issues and identifying opportunities 

●       Coordinate with Property Manager for repairs and community service days

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

●       Organize volunteer and community service events

●       Collaborate with partners and community stakeholders

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

Other duties may be assigned at times for the position.

 THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

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

●        Strong communication, problem solving, and people service skills

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

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

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

●        All applicants will need to complete a background check

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

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

Click here for more information, and the application.

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