Concord, MA, USA
Position: Finance and Administration Manager
Reporting to: Leah Field, Managing Director
Location: Cambridge & Concord Massachusetts
ABOUT AMERICAN PROMISE
American Promise empowers, inspires, and organizes Americans to take action where we live to win the 28th Amendment to the US Constitution so that people, not money, govern America.
American Promise’s mission is shared by our two affiliated organizations, American Promise, Inc a non-profit 501(c)4 and American Promise Education Fund, Inc a non-profit 501(c)3. Together, we are executing a ten-year strategic game-plan to win the 28th Amendment to combat systemic corruption, limit the power of concentrated money in elections, and secure the equal rights and responsibilities of all Americans to fair representation, an equal vote, free speech, and participation in effective self-government. Our strategy fills gaps, unifies, supports and leverages aligned organizations and efforts, educates, and builds effective cross-partisan action in our states and communities to empower the super-majority of Americans who favor our cause to succeed.
American Promise is a fast-growing start-up, with 150,000 Americans in every state served by a committed, hard-working staff, a distinguished Advisory Council and a strong board. More at http://www.americanpromise.net/
The Finance and Administration Manager is responsible for planning, coordinating, and managing procedures and systems that support the financial, human resource, and business administration areas of the two organizations. She/he/they will work autonomously to develop and maintain financial procedures, bookkeeping, filings, and record keeping to enable business operations and produce accurate and timely reports. The position is full-time, 40-hours per week.
Financial Management (~75%)
Develop a firm understanding of the organization’s 501(c)4 activities and our affiliated organization’s 501(c)3 activities and associated cost share agreement to develop an accounting system that supports accurate monthly tracking and reporting
Upgrade and implement an appropriate system of financial policies, internal controls, accounting standards, and procedures
Manage the overall finances and bookkeeping for each organization including accounts payable and receivable, loan repayments, inventory and capital assets, banking, and payroll functions
Provide monthly financial reporting and analysis of financial statements to the Managing Director
Ensure that financial data and cash flow are steady and support operational requirements
Assist the Managing Director with the annual budget process
Work with CPA firm to coordinate and lead the annual financial review and/or audit and completion of the 990 information returns
Prepare and distribute vendor 1099 forms
Work closely with the Development Manager to handle revenue and expenses for all development initiatives, including but not limited to:
Monitoring all grant budgets and grant-related financial information
Producing financial reports to support grant applications
Processing and tracking all forms of donations; tracking use of restricted funds; producing revenue and expense reports
Reconciling financial information between the organization’s accounting database and development database monthly
Business Administration (~10%) Complete and file all requisite federal, state, local, registration, and other forms required for the uninterrupted performance of business operations including but not limited to charity registrations, insurance applications, census and employment reporting, annual reports, and board meeting minutes
Provide oversight of facilities, vendors, and contracts, and establish and manage vendor accounts and relationships
Supervise the work of the Administrative Assistant
Human Resources Administration (~10%) Manage HR programs and policies, including talent acquisition, employment processing, compensation, health and welfare benefits, records management, safety and health, and AA/EEO compliance
Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by staying up-to-date on legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions; and ensure organizational conformation with applicable HR related regulations
Work with third party administrator/agent to administrate health insurance and other benefits programs that best fit the organization’s needs and abilities
Ensure that recruiting processes are consistent, streamlined, and in line with increasing the diversity of the organization’s staff with qualified individuals
Establish and manage a comprehensive training program to educate employees regarding staff tools, policies, and procedures
Ensure employee handbook, policies and procedures and employee onboarding meet regulatory compliances and support the organization’s mission and strategy
Ensure that employees are completing timesheets accurately and on a set schedule
Information Management (~5%) Collaborate with the Digital and Information Systems Department staff to develop, execute and supervise plans, policies, and practices that control, protect and enhance the value of organizational data and information assets throughout their life cycles
Ensure the smooth and adequate flow of information within the company to facilitate other business operations by Establishing and managing a comprehensive training program to educate employees on the processes and technology that provide control over the structure, processing, delivery and usage of information required for organizational activities, and their role in using and maintaining the data within the system
Following up periodically on data integrity and the effectiveness and efficiency of the chosen information management systems
Ensure that corporate, financial, personnel, and business administration data is available, accurate, complete and secure
REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum of a BA, finance degree
Minimum 5 years experience in bookkeeping, non-profit preferred
Minimum 1 year experience in using QuickBooks Online
Proficient with all Microsoft Office applications, advanced ability with Excel preferred
Proficient with standard Google Drive applications, familiarity with Google for Nonprofits and Team Drive environment preferred
Experience with Salesforce preferred
Experience with having final accountability for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination for a small organization or large division
Experience with having final accountability for complying with all local, state, and federal requirements for the operation of a legal business entity in good standing
Experience with handling sensitive financial and personnel information with integrity and confidentiality
Ability to anticipate and solve problems through researching possible solutions, performing cost-benefit analyses, and making well-informed recommendations on how to proceed
Ability and desire to fill professional knowledge gaps through research and seizing learning opportunities
Ability and desire to learn new software programs and improved methods for completing work
Ability to think conceptually and identify patterns and connections and underlying issues
The ideal candidate:
Demonstrates keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills which support and enable sound decision making
Possesses excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
Is detail oriented and can be trusted to complete error-free work in bookkeeping and completing forms
Is curious, self-directed, and takes initiative
Is committed to achieving the mission of American Promise
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
$45-55k, commensurate with experience
Flexible spending account (FSA) for pre-tax benefits
Paid two-weeks vacation, holidays, personal, and sick leave
Please submit a cover letter and resume to Susan Muller at email@example.com
American Promise celebrates the diversity of our nation and seeks to build a team that reflects that diversity. We welcome and encourage all qualified applicants who share that vision.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (OBGYN)
Chicago, IL, USA
Gynecologic Oncology Specialist
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine seeks a full-time non-tenure eligible Clinician-Educator at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. Position responsibilities include the clinical care of outpatients and inpatient consultation and surgeries; involvement in medical student, resident, and fellow education; and significant participation in wet lab research. Expertise in minimally invasive surgery is desired. Qualified candidates will have completed an accredited fellowship and must be board-certified.
The start date is negotiable and the position will remain open until filled.
Please read ALL instructions and make preparations before proceeding to the application page:
Applications will only be accepted via online submission (see link below).
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Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Brentwood School inspires every student to:
Think critically and creatively.
Shape a future with meaning.
Brentwood School, a vibrant and diverse K-12 independent school, is looking for an Associate Teacher (grade level TBD, K – 5) beginning in August, 2019. We are seeking individuals from independent, public, private, or charter schools. A Master’s degree/credential and student teaching experience is strongly desired. Brentwood Lower School Associates teach in an environment partnered with a Lead Teacher.
It is expected that a successful candidate would:
Support the school’s educational mission by challenging, engaging, and nurturing students
Demonstrate an understanding of thematic learning
Engage and support students of varied identities, lifestyles, and beliefs
Create an environment that fosters open discussion with the freedom to express varied points of view
In addition, a candidate should possess the following personal qualities:
Strong collaboration and cross-cultural competency
An interest in and openness to professional development
Commitment to equity and inclusion
A sense of humor, warmth of personality, and energy
Brentwood School is dedicated to the creation of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and the city of Los Angeles. Please submit a letter of interest and a resume to the contact person listed below. In your letter, highlight your education and experience specifically related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Information about our school can be found at www.bwscampus.com .
Please submit a letter of interest and a resume electronically to:
Administrative Assistant to the Lower School Director
San Diego Association of Governments - SANDAG
San Diego, CA, USA
Overview of the Office of General Counsel
Working in close collaboration with members of the Executive Office and the SANDAG Board of Directors, the Office of General Counsel enables SANDAG staff and management to succeed in implementing Board priorities in an innovative and ethical manner. The Office acts as legal counsel supporting agency functions, and helps employees, the Board of Directors, and SANDAG Policy Advisory Committees. Examples of recent and upcoming projects include supporting major SANDAG construction projects within its capital program, including the Mid-Coast Trolley Project and Downtown Stopover and Multiuse Facility, by providing advice and guidance for the environmental review process, the acquisition of right-of-way, contract procurements, and claims. The team is known for being progressive, proactive, and providing outstanding customer service.
Deputy General Counsel Role
As a member of the six person Office of General Counsel, the Deputy General Counsel will serve as a technical resource to agency executives and project managers and will support various programs, projects, and services by providing oversight and legal guidance related to agency contracting and procurement processes, providing legal guidance and opinions to various committees and working groups, overseeing the work of outside counsel, and providing highly responsible and complex assistance to the General Counsel.
This opportunity is best suited for an experienced legal professional with an interest in furthering their expertise in a regional public agency setting. We anticipate significant career development will occur while working on the types of duties and responsibilities described below and through mentoring and close collaboration with management staff. Examples of primary responsibilities for this position include:
Oversee and conduct the review and final approval of contracts, agreements, amendments, memoranda of understanding, real property documents, releases, leases, task orders and other legal documents that bind or obligate SANDAG.
Provide legal guidance and recommendations on public agency contracting and procurement processes ensuring contracts and agreements are consistent with federal, state, and/or local funding agency requirements, particularly FTA and FHWA; ensure SANDAG is properly and effectively represented.
Serve as an agency resource regarding privacy and data sharing, and software license agreements.
Assist project managers with complex capital projects including oversight of CEQA and NEPA issues, develop memoranda of understanding between project stakeholders, and implement public private partnerships.
Represent SANDAG directly or through the supervision of outside counsel representing SANDAG in legal proceedings before courts, administrative agencies and boards, arbitrators, and other administrative agencies.
Manage the mediation, resolution, and litigation of construction claims, stop payment notices, false claims, performance bonds, payment bonds, and mechanic's lien claims pursuant to the public works construction law; oversee outside counsel hired to represent the agency in such matters.
Manage right-of-way acquisition for SANDAG projects, generally in coordination with outside counsel; present updates to SANDAG management and the Board of Directors.
Provide technical legal support to the Board of Directors, Policy Advisory Committees and working groups; review meeting agendas and notices; ensure meeting proceedings, decisions, and recommendations are consistent with and in compliance with public agency meeting requirements and practices such as the Brown Act and Robert’s Rules of Order; present and explain legal issues and opinions in public meetings.
Provide general legal guidance and opinions to agency executives, managers, and project managers on a wide variety of legal issues and requirements pertaining to the agency’s programs, projects, services, and responsibilities.
Develop a thorough understanding of the goals and priorities of the agency’s various departments in order to support their programs and projects; serve as a strategic partner with project managers to address issues.
Supervise, mentor, train, and provide career development opportunities for team members.
Assist with responding to media requests concerning legal issues and difficult and sensitive inquiries and complaints; oversee responses to Public Records Act requests.
Experience and Qualifications
Numerous factors contribute to an individual’s ability to be successful in any given role. For this position, we are searching for an articulate, confident legal professional with highly developed communication and collaboration skills and the ability to explain complex issues in an easily-understandable way. An aptitude for analytical thinking and innovation and a commitment to providing outstanding service while meeting numerous time-sensitive deadlines also are important characteristics.
The minimum education, training, and experience qualifications include a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and a minimum of seven years of increasingly responsible, professional municipal, transportation, environmental, and/or land use legal experience as an attorney focusing on municipal or governmental law, including two years of supervisory experience. Status as a member in good standing of the State Bar of California is required.
The following information describes the specific types of career experiences that are most relevant to this position.
Demonstrated knowledge of legal principles, practices, and procedures relating to administrative, contract, insurance, real property, transportation, land use, environmental, and construction matters particularly as applied to public agencies; knowledge of specific laws relevant to California local government agencies including the California Government Code, Public Records Act, and the Political Reform Act.
Knowledge and demonstrated ability to interpret and apply federal, state, and local laws, codes, policies, and regulations pertaining to municipal finance, parliamentary procedures, and conflicts of interest.
Knowledge and experience with standard public agency methodologies and strategies used in the competitive procurement of products and professional services, including experience with bid protests; demonstrated knowledge and experience with rules, regulations, and laws related to public agency contracts including the California Public Contract Code.
Experience with specific laws relevant to California local government agencies to address federal and state regulations, dealing primarily with transportation and transit related issues; directly related experience with statutes applicable to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).
Experience with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
Experience with public works construction law including various project delivery methods and relevant procurement principles.
Experience working with local elected officials and supporting public boards, committees, and/or working groups by providing legal advice and ensuring compliance with the Robert’s Rules of Order and the Brown Act.
Knowledge of the California Tort Claims Act as well as experience in construction execution and litigation.
Demonstrated experience analyzing complex legal issues and applying relevant legal principles and practices; experience evaluating alternatives and recommending an effective course of action; experience with methods of legal research and preparing sound legal opinions.
Experience preparing a variety of legal documents, comprehensive reports, and correspondence; demonstrated experience preparing and presenting legal information in a clear and concise manner, both orally and in writing; ability to make effective and persuasive legal arguments.
Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment and make sound decisions on legal casework; ability to work effectively with outside Counsel, employees, and members of the public in a sensitive and diplomatic manner.
Experience with litigation and other legal proceedings and the ability to review, strategize, and oversee outside counsel on the agency’s legal matters; experience preparing and reviewing privacy policies associated with the use of technology.
Ability to plan, organize, direct, and coordinate the work of professional employees; experience evaluating internal business processes and balancing workload with staff resources.
The selected candidate also can anticipate a driving record check upon hire, and approximately annually thereafter. The results of the check may determine whether the selected candidate will be permitted to drive for SANDAG business.
Salary and Benefits
This position is considered an executive-level role and has an annual salary range of $111,213 to $177,941; the starting salary will depend on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.
Our benefits include traditional health, dental, and vision insurance as well as employee assistance, wellness, and work/life balance programs. Retirement and financial security benefits are provided through a pension plan and deferred compensation program. To support the need to rest and rejuvenate, employees are provided with a bank of paid time off in addition to paid holidays.
In addition to the benefits provided to all employees, this position is eligible for several enhanced benefits which include a Management Benefit valued at 2.5% of salary that can be applied towards time off, health premiums, or deferred compensation, and access to an Executive Health Program.
How to Apply
We encourage all interested candidates to apply for this position by completing a SANDAG Employment Application form and providing responses to the supplemental questions. Resumes, cover letters, and work samples may be submitted in addition to the Employment Application but are not a substitute for this document.
The Employment Application can be downloaded in PDF format from the SANDAG website. Alternatively, a copy can be requested by calling (619) 699-1900 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org . Completed applications and related materials can be submitted via email, fax, regular mail, courier, or delivered by hand. See our Careers / How to Apply webpage for additional information.
This recruitment will remain open until filled. The first review of applications will begin on Friday, February 8, 2019.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), SANDAG will accommodate persons who require assistance in order to apply for a position at SANDAG. Applicants requiring an accommodation due to a disability during any stage of the recruitment and selection process, including requesting this document and related application materials in an alternative format, should make their needs known by contacting Human Resources at (619) 699-1900, (619) 699-1904 (TTY), fax (619) 699-6905, or email@example.com .
To help us further evaluate the skills and experience of individuals interested in this position, candidates are asked to respond to the Supplemental Questions below. The information can be up to 500 words per question and should be submitted with the Employment Application. This is considered a required component of the application; applications received without a response will be screened out of the selection process.
Describe your philosophy on management and supervision and provide an example of a recent leadership success.
Provide an example that demonstrates your ability to provide a creative solution to a challenge that was able to address the concerns of all stakeholders.
Candidate Selection and Notification
Following the first review date listed above, candidates will receive written confirmation that their application has been received. The hiring manager will begin reviewing and evaluating applications within a few days of the first review date. Based on this evaluation, the best qualified candidates will be invited to continue in the selection process. All candidates will receive written notification as to the final outcome of their application.
The SANDAG website contains a wealth of information about our various project and program areas. The Careers section of the site lists all of our current Job Openings as well as information on how to apply for positions and Frequently Asked Questions about our recruitment process.
In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, applicants hired by SANDAG must show acceptable proof of identity and evidence of authorization to work in the United States.
SANDAG is an Equal Opportunity Employer