Community Bulletin Board

If you have items for our Community Bulletin Board, please e-mail them to lvibber@bbco-cpa.com. Noteworthy items include awards, changes of address, job postings and other announcements. Due to space limitations, we are unable to include fundraisers.

EMPLOYMENT

Senior Center Manager

The Open Link, a multi-service human services non-profit serving the Upper Perkiomen Valley including a senior center serving active adults 55+, seeks a Senior Center Manager

Description of role: Coordination and supervision of all staff, programs and activities at The Open Link’s senior center. Provides leadership and training to both staff and volunteers. Actively participates in program planning and development and supervises the day to day center operations and activities. Supervision of the Home Delivered Meals program.

Tasks: Directs and evaluates success of the daily activities and events of the senior center and makes/recommends improvements. Ensures senior center complies with all applicable governmental regulations. Assists ED in development and implementation of senior center goals, and policies and administration of assigned budget. Maintains current knowledge on trends in senior center programming, identifies seniors’ needs and develops programs to fulfill those needs. Helps select, train, manage and conduct reviews for senior center staff and volunteers. Collaborates with community organizations, schools and other agencies to achieve mutual goals whenever possible. Maintains a safe, comfortable and efficient center environment including reporting and follow up on building repair and maintenance needs. Schedules and coordinates space for community groups. Prepares reports pertaining to senior center for ED, key staff, board of directors and board committees as needed. Works in conjunction with Communications Manager to perform marketing and community outreach to increase program viability/participation.

Skills and requirements: The successful candidate must be personable; ability to flexibly interact professionally, and respectfully with older adults regardless of their disposition. Ability to give direction and supervise effectively. Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field or equivalent experience as well as four (4) years’ experience in community service work preferred. Proficiency in MS Office (including Word, Excel, Outlook and Publisher) required; data base experience preferred. Ability to network broadly and prepare and deliver remarks at public and private events of various sizes required. Must possess excellent organizational skills.

Work schedule: Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4 pm

Benefits: Fully paid premium for health, dental, life and short term disability insurance. 403 b plan with match contributed by employer. PTO including vacation, sick, personal time and holidays.

Salary: $37,000 – $42,000 per year

To apply:  Please send resume and a cover letter, describing how your qualifications and experience meet those required for the position, to Stu Bush, StuartB@theopenlink.org.  No phone calls please.

Executive Director 

The Montgomery County Library and Information Network Consortium (MCLINC) seeks an experienced and ambitious Executive Director to bring leadership and vision to the library consortium.

MCLINC was formed in 1995 in order to purchase and operate an integrated online library system and to provide centralized expertise and technical assistance.  This large, diverse group of 16 suburban, urban and rural libraries serves the over 800,000 residents of beautiful Montgomery County, PA.  

The MCLINC staff of four manages the successful delivery of services to member libraries to maximize the available resources within the Consortium.  The Executive Director is responsible for providing the dynamic leadership that enables the organization to achieve its goals and sustain its mission to meet the changing needs of patrons.  This individual will build on valued partnerships and continue to develop the Consortium’s potential to educate, empower and enrich the lives of those within our community.

The successful candidate will have an insightful vision into the future of public libraries.  He/She will have the ability to think and plan strategically, the ability to work with a broad range of partners and have demonstrated ability to manage a $1 million budget. The Consortium’s new Director will will grow and develop supported services including the automated integrated library system (ILS), related technology and overall operations.

Key Responsibilities

Leadership & Administration

Implement, administer and direct the daily operations of MCLINC.  Provide leadership and direction for a qualified staff and team in support of the member libraries.

  • Anticipate and be proactive to meet the demands of the organization
  • Maintain the MCLINC ILS and administrate operational functions of MCLINC

Headquarters

  • Serve as the ILS specialist
  • Develop and maintain a manual of system policies and procedures relating to the automated library system
  • Ensure oversight and develop system-wide policies and procedures in conjunction with Consortium committees for Board consideration

Collaborate effectively with the Board of Directors

  • Keep the Board informed by providing detailed reports and attending board meetings
  • Work with Consortium committees to ensure board directives and policies are implemented

Training and Development

Foster a positive environment of collaboration among team members

  • Maintain a work environment which is conducive to and maximizes productivity and efficiency
  • Coordinate in-service training programs and customized documentation for Consortium staff in using, troubleshooting and assisting other users of the ILS
  • Facilitate strong standing committees comprised of representatives from throughout the Consortium

Customer Service

Commitment to providing exceptional service to our patrons

  • Coordinate initiatives to enhance community-wide access to electronic information resources available through the Consortium
  • Keep current with technological and library issues and practices by participating in professional associations and continuing education

Fiscal Management

Maintain sound fiscal management of all MCLINC operations.

  • Responsibly manages the operating budget and prepares the annual budget as a member of the MCLINC finance committee
  • Negotiate contracts relating to ILS services and electronic resources
  • Prepare and submit E-rate filings and grant applications

Minimum Qualifications needed to perform Essential Functions:

  • Commitment to the service mission of MCLINC and public libraries
  • Knowledge of public library professional philosophies of service to public, collection development approaches, and standard public library collection materials, publishers and vendors
  • Substantive supervisory experience including training and evaluation of staff
  • Significant, demonstrated experience with automated integrated library systems (including installation and implementation)
  • Project Management skills
  • Demonstrated flexibility and initiative in a changing environment
  • Excellent problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication (listening, speaking, writing) and interpersonal skills
  • Communicate effectively with others lacking in technical skills
  • Knowledge of library bibliographic and communications industry standards such as MARC and Z39.50
  • Valid Driver’s license and ability to travel within Montgomery County
  • Strong ability to self-direct with excellent collaborative teamwork skills
  • Personable, with excellent professional image, superior planning, and multi-tasking skills 

This job description is intended to be a general guide to the duties and responsibilities of the job and is not intended to list every possible task that the staff member may be called upon to perform.

Minimum Education, Training and Experience Required:

  • ALA-accredited MLS desired, or related degree
  • Minimum 5-8 years public library experience with demonstrated progressive supervisory duties
  • Excellent computer skills with advanced knowledge of MS Office, database and internet applications

Adaitional Skills Desired:

  • Knowledge/experience with library cataloging utilities such as OCLC, Bibliofile, e
  • Experience with fiscal management and related tools, such as Quickbooks

Pysical Demands

  • Frequent walking, standing (upwards of two hours at a time) and sitting
  • Position involves lifting and carrying at least thirty (30) pounds and the ability to push at least one hundred (100) pounds on wheels
  • Extensive bending, stooping, pulling, reaching, handling and feeling
  • Manual dexterity; ability to operate computer components i.e. Keyboard mouse (e)

Salary and Benefits

Salary $75,000-85,000 (depending on experience), with excellent fringe benefits including Retirement, Health Insurance, TIAA-CREF & EEOC.

Potential employment is contingent upon completing/submitting within 60 days of hire the results of the following background checks: PA State Police Criminal History, Child Abuse History, FBI clearances, or other clearances as required.

Applications accepted until October 15, 2018. Position will remain open until filled.

How to Apply

Please send resume and a cover letter, describing how your qualifications and experience meet those required for the position, to Liz Vibber at CEOsearchlv@gmail.com.  No phone calls please.

Development Assistant

CB Cares EF is the dedicated Educational Foundation to Central Bucks School District and is a nonprofit organization serving the 23 schools and 38,000 students. CBCEF is seeking a part-time Development Assistant for 15-20 hours per week.  The Development Coordinator supports the Executive Director and the CB Cares Educational Foundation Board.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide day-to-day front office support for CB Cares EF
  • Website –  Update community calendars, website content and monthly marketing materials as well as social media platforms
  • Email data base management
  • Develops and assists with fundraising campaigns and events, creates mailing lists, and manage data base and communications.
  • Manage office volunteers and assist with coordinating volunteers for off-site events.
  • Assist with planning for all local fundraising, create website content, and communication with vendors/sponsors
  • Assist Executive Director with CB Cares EF’s mailings, Board communications, donor stewardship, meeting minutes, and staff activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Superior verbal and written communication skills; outstanding interpersonal skills, judgment, and ability to collaborate with colleagues from a diversity of backgrounds.
  • Self-starter with minimum two years experience in event production, community relations, fundraising, marketing, or development., preferably in a nonprofit or in education
  • Collaborative team player working with both Executive Director and School and Community Outreach Director
  • Event Planning experience and outstanding project management skills; demonstrated experience overseeing and executing complex or multiple time-sensitive projects.
  • Associate’s degree required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • The ideal candidate will have 1 to 2 years of development experience, familiarity with fundraising solid writing skills, strong computer and problem-solving skills, and a creative approach to data collection and usage to help shape the organization’s fundraising strategies
  • Hours are flexible – some weekends required for events. Fun office and community focused.

Please send resume and a cover letter, describing how your qualifications and experience meet those required for the position, as well as your salary requirements to Kimberly Cambra at KCambra@dh.org. No phone calls please.

Director of Human Resources

Play & Learn, with 10 locations throughout Montgomery County, provides year-round, high-quality care and early education for children ages six weeks through kindergarten. We offer award winning
infant care, a High Reach toddler curriculum, and Department of Education licensed preschool, certified kindergarten and before and after kindergarten programs at several locations.

Play & Learn’s Human Resources Director will be responsible for developing and leading Human Resources practices and objectives that provide for an employee-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce. The Human Resources Director reports to the Chief Executive Officer.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

  • Develop organization strategies.
  • Implement human resources strategies.
  • Oversee and manage Human Resources staff.
  • Develop human resource policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines.
  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements.
  • Participate in conferences and educational opportunities.
  • Facilitate the development of human resources employee training programs.
  • Lead the implementation of a performance management system.
  • Establish an in-house employee training system.
  • Establish and lead standard recruiting and hiring practices.
  • Partner with management to communicate HR policies, procedures, programs and laws.
  • Develop and manage an employee grievance procedure.
  • Establish, monitor and advise managers and supervisors in the implementation of a performance improvement process for underperforming employees.
  • Review, guide, and approve management recommendations for employment terminations.
  • Develop standard policies and practices around employee separation/termination.
  • Establish the company wage and salary structure, pay policies, and oversee the variable pay systems within the company including bonuses and raises.
  • Lead competitive market research to establish pay practices and pay bands.
  • With the assistance of executive management staff, obtain cost-effective benefits.
  • Lead the development of benefit orientation and other benefits training.
  • Lead the organization’s compliance with all existing governmental and labor legal and government reporting requirements including any related to the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and others as applicable.
  • Maintains minimal exposure to legal action.
  • Protect the interests of employees and the organization in accordance with the organization’s human resources policies and governmental laws and regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Experience & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or related field.
  • 5 plus years progressive experience in all aspects of Human Resources, with 3 to 5 years at the director or senior manager level preferably in an early education or human services organization. PHR or SHRM certification preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Ability to manage and analyze multiple priorities and activities as well as the ability to organize and plan for long and short-term projects.
  • Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively.
  • Requires strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to investigate, problem solve and mediate conflicts effectively.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.

We offer competitive salary along with full array of benefits including:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Sick
  • Vacation
  • Paid Holiday
  • 403b
  • Continuing Education
  • Childcare Discount

To Apply: Forward cover letter along with resume and salary requirments to aphillips@playandleanr.com

Officer, Planning and Evaluation

The Officer collaborates with Planning & Evaluation and grantmaking colleagues to inform strategy, monitor grant portfolio performance, assess performance against expectations and the Foundation’s mission, and provide insight that improves programmatic decision-making.

Areas of Responsibility

  • Support JTF’s grantmaking planning, implementation and evaluation needs.
  • Lead and partner on efforts to generate knowledge that informs on-going and future grantmaking efforts
  • Contribute to internal evaluations and assist with oversight of external evaluations of individual grants, program initiatives and strategic plans using both qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Both independently and in partnership with Planning and Evaluation colleagues, provide summary analysis of grant performance and lessons learned across grantmaking departments
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of supporting data systems
  • Train/assist program staff regarding planning and evaluation concepts and practice

Criteria & Relevant Skills

  • Master’s Degree in program evaluation or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years conducting planning and evaluation in an academic or foundation setting
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Experience must include oversight of data collection, analytics, visualization and reporting of academic and public engagement data (Bibliometrics, social network analysis, etc.).
  • Experience overseeing technical systems for data management is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of the Foundation’s Science and the Big Questions areas
  • Experience designing and overseeing outsourced program or project evaluations
  • Experience designing and conducting evaluations, particularly those focused on evaluating the impact of research
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and high attention to detail
  • Ability to take initiative for new projects and to work independently
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a small team from diverse professional backgrounds
  • Strong personal interest in the Foundation’s mission

BENEFITS

The Foundation is committed to providing exceptional benefits to our employees and their families. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, with 100% of employee premiums paid for by the Foundation. Additionally, the Foundation provides life and disability insurance at no cost to the employee.

The Foundation offers a 401(k) retirement savings plan with a generous employer match. We offer paid time off and paid parental leave.

Finally the Foundation offers a unique staff donation program, making a $5,000 donation in the employee’s name to a mission-aligned organization of the employee’s choice.

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL

None specified

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED

Master’s degree

HOW TO APPLY

http://www.templetoncareers.org

To learn more about this position, and to apply, please visit www.templetoncareers.org

Assistant Director Lebow College of Business Research Office

Reporting to the Vice Dean of the LeBow College of Business, the Assistant Director’s primary responsibility is to provide support for research with a goal of expanding research productivity for the college as well as developing research in new areas.

The Assistant Director works as an integral part of the Drexel Business Solutions Institute collaborating with all LeBow Institutes and Centers to expand critical research areas and promote existing research to the academic and business communities. The Assistant Director works to incubate new research initiatives, solicits research proposals and submissions and manages corporate funded research funding.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree required

Master’s Degree preferred

2 – 4 years of relevant experience

Excellent project management skills

Excellent Communication skills

Ability to work independently

Strong entrepreneurial ability

Essential Functions:

Primary responsibilities include:

  1. Research & Project Development
  2. Research & Project Management
  3. Research communication

Research & Project Development:

Act as a research liaison between faculty and centers/institutes at LeBow:

–Solicit inputs from centers about academic and industry interests in research topics,

–Solicit external funding opportunities for research initiatives,

–Become an expert in faculty research interests and expertise,

–Support Academic Directors across all centers & institutes at LeBow in proposal development to corporate clients.

Oversee administration of research incentives, internal grants and course releases.

Research & Project Management:

Manage faculty research teams for successful execution and timely delivery of outputs to clients from sponsored research projects

-Coordinate resources and information needs of research teams working on corporate funded projects.

Prepare and manage annual research investment plans that includes software, databases, payments to research participants, and purchase of research equipment/assets.

Research Communication:

Liaise Academic Departments, Research centers, and Web Services with the Communications Department to highlight faculty, student and center’s research achievements.

Manage the LeBow Research Newsletters LeBow Solutions Magazine and research posted on LeBow’s website.

Organize and manage LeBow’s Research Seminar Series and Academic Conferences by LeBow faculty and institutes/centers

Prepare collateral materials for research proposals and fundraising for research.

Coordinate updates on research dashboard with LeBow’s Web Services team.

Supplemental Posting Information:

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic. Please visit our website to view all University Policies and Workplace Postings.

Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment will be contingent upon the University’s acceptance of the results of the background investigation.

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL

Professional

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED

4-year degree

HOW TO APPLY

https://goo.gl/aBjn7R

 

NONPROFIT BOARD OF DIRECTOR POSITIONS

Special Equestrians

Special Equestrians, (http://www.specialequestrians.org/) a nonprofit organization providing therapeutic horseback riding programs for children and adults with disabilities, is looking for energetic individuals willing to actively participate in helping to grow and sustain the organization as members of the Board of Directors. No horse experience is necessary and experience with nonprofit Boards is helpful but not required. If you would like to learn more about the organization and the level of commitment asked of Board members please contact Mary-Jo May, mjmay@specialequestrians.org, 215-918-1001 X 106

Girls Empowered

Girls Empowered, Inc. (www.girlsempowered.org) is a new nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering girls from elementary through high school by offering workshops and other special programs in the community on relevant topics for girls today. We are now forming a board of directors and looking for a diverse group of women and men to serve. Qualifications include: 1) Must be a minimum of 21 years of age, 2) Reside or work in Bucks County, PA, 3) Demonstrate a clear understanding of the mission of Girls Empowered and a desire to work towards this mission, 4) Demonstrate a clear understanding of the workings of a nonprofit organization, 5) Be able to commit to raising or donating a minimum of $500 to Girls Empowered annually, and 6) Demonstrate afirm willingness to serve. Interested applicants should contact Dawn Haaz at dawn@girlsempowered.org.

FCP Conversations Online

Foundations Community Partnership Announces: FCP Conversations Online: Bucks County Non-Profit Leaders

We’re delighted to announce the launch of “FCP Conversations Online” a new digital broadcast series!

Each Conversation Online features a non-profit leader in Bucks County. The purpose of the broadcast is to educate the community about today’s issues, local programs that are making a difference, and how anyone can be part of the solution.

Click on the “listen” to jump to our Youtube channel or view the latest interviews below! Once you’re there, be sure to click on “subscribe” so you won’t miss an episode!

FCP Conversations Online: Bucks County Non-Profit Leaders

Numerous nonprofits have indicated to us that they are in search of Board members with various backgrounds. If you have an interest in joining a Board, please let the Catalyst Center for Nonprofit Management know and we will help to match you up with a nonprofit whose mission you are interested in.