Grantmakers for Education
Boston, MA, USA
Grantmakers for Education (GFE) is seeking a professional executive assistant with strong detail orientation and commitment to helping us achieve our purpose of strengthening philanthropy to improve outcomes and expand opportunities for all learners.
Grantmakers for Education’s mission is clear: improve outcomes for all learners by serving as a trusted partner for all education philanthropists as they adapt to the changes impacting our world. GFE brings together hundreds of private and public philanthropies committed to improving public education, including closing the achievement gap for students from all backgrounds, improving teaching and leadership and fostering innovation and new models for learning. We provide a forum for interaction and engagement for our members that builds upon and deepens the impacts of their individual investments by enhancing their knowledge about effective education strategies and high-impact grantmaking strategies.
It is an exciting and inspiring time to join our team as we position the organization to exceed the expectations and needs of its members and continue to develop programs and services that focus on the most critical education matters ahead.
GFE offers a culture of committed team members working toward a common cause, competitive salary and benefits options, and generous vacation policies. The organization is virtual, but the ideal location for the executive assistant is Greater Boston.
For more information about our work and results, please visit http://www.edfunders.org
Reporting directly to the executive director, the executive assistant provides executive support in a one on-one working relationship. The executive assistant serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the office of the executive director. The executive assistant also serves as a liaison to the board of directors and senior management teams; organizes and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts; and oversees special projects.
The executive assistant must be creative and enjoy working within a small, entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven, results-driven and community oriented. The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. The executive assistant will have the ability to work independently on projects from conception to completion, and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion. While GFE is a virtual organization, preference will be given to candidates in the Greater Boston area.
Roles and Responsibilities
Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks for the executive director including: managing an extremely active calendar of appointments; completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries and agendas; and compiling documents for travel-related meetings.
Plans, coordinates and ensures that the executive director’s schedule is followed and respected. Provides "gatekeeper" and "gateway" role, creating win-win situations for direct access to the executive director’s time and office.
Communicates directly, and on behalf of the executive director, with board of directors, members, staff and others, on matters related to the director’s programmatic initiatives.
Researches, prioritizes and follows up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the executive director, including those of a sensitive or confidential Determines appropriate course of action, referral or response.
Provides a bridge for smooth communication between the executive director’s office and internal departments, demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust and support with senior management staff.
Works closely and effectively with the executive director to keep her well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately. Acts as a "barometer," having a sense for the issues taking place in the environment and keeping the executive director updated.
Provides basic support updating and editing documents and slide decks for use by executive director.
Provides leadership to build relationships crucial to the success of the organization, and manages a variety of special projects for the executive director, some of which may have organizational impact.
Successfully completes critical aspects of deliverables with a hands-on approach, including drafting acknowledgement letters, personal correspondence, and other tasks that facilitate the executive director’s ability to effectively lead the company.
Prioritizes conflicting needs; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures.
Board of Directors Support and Liaison
Serves as the liaison, on behalf of the executive director, to Grantmakers for Education’s board of directors.
Assists board of directors with travel arrangements, lodging and meal planning as needed.
Maintains discretion and confidentiality in relationships with all board of directors.
Adheres to compliance with applicable rules and regulations set in bylaws regarding board and board committee matters, including advance distribution of materials before meetings in electronic/paper format.
Manages scheduling for all board and board subcommittee meetings.
Is responsible for file management and updates of all board materials.
Assists staff liaison with development and tracking of subcommittee work plans.
Manages survey administration and data collection (board profile survey, board self-assessment survey).
Attends all board meetings to support with logistics and coordination of meetings.
Senior Management Liaison
Participates as an adjunct member of the executive team including assisting in scheduling meetings and attending all meetings
Assists in coordinating the agenda of senior management team meetings.
Facilitates cross-divisional activities and outreach.
Ensures that the executive director's bio is updated and responds to requests for materials regarding the executive director and the organization in general.
Edits and completes first drafts for written communications to external stake holders.
Works with the strategic initiatives team in coordinating the executive director’s outreach activities.
Follows up on contacts made by the executive director and supports the cultivation of ongoing relationships.
Edits all, and creates acknowledgement letters from the executive director to donors.
Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners and donors.
Expert level written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability.
Highly flexible in approach, recognizing that dealing with unpredictability and change will be an ongoing part of the job.
Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently.
Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response.
Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Forward thinker who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.
Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree required.
Strong work tenure: 3 to 5 years of experience supporting C-Level Executives, preferably in a non-profit organization.
Experience and interest in internal and external communications, partnership development and development role.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point), Adobe Acrobat, and social media platforms.
Grantmakers for Education offers competitive compensation, an excellent benefits package (including fully paid health insurance and a generous employer retirement contribution), and a collegial, casual and flexible work environment.
To apply, please submit an updated resume and a detailed cover letter addressing why you are interested in the mission of Grantmakers for Education and the executive assistant role specifically to email@example.com. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and the role will be open until filled.
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA, USA
UCLA A.UD Position for Tenure Track, Open Rank Professor in History & Theory of Architecture, 2019-20
University of California, Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF04323
Open date: February 11th, 2019
Next review date: March 15th, 2019
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: March 31st, 2019
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design invites applications for the full-time position in the history and theory of architecture. Anticipated start date is as early as July 1, 2019. As a position with tenure and tenure-track, we desire candidates with a substantial body of scholarship and extensive teaching experience with the capacity to develop advanced pedagogy and assume a leadership role in shaping critical studies curricula across academic programs. The successful candidate will participate in doctoral recruitment, teaching and advising, offer core courses in our graduate and post professional degree programs, and conduct significant research. The department values a productive relationship between history, theory, and design, and therefore seeks a candidate interested in engaging with the culture of design. We are seeking candidates whose work reflects at least one of the following areas of specialization:
• Expanded historical discourses that consider diverse cultural perspectives or underrepresented geographies to bring new insights into design.
• Extended disciplinary agendas and impacts for the field of architecture.
• Expanded territories of urban, environmental, and/or media studies.
UCLA Architecture and Urban Design has earned an international reputation, so preference will be given to candidates whose work exhibits the same reach. We welcome candidates whose demonstrated experience in teaching, research, and community service has prepared them to contribute to a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. All candidates must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The workload is determined at the discretion of the Department Chair and requires a service commitment to the Department and the University as requested by the Chair.
Early applications are encouraged. To ensure full consideration, please submit applications by March 15, 2019, however applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Please apply using the university's application tool at:
Job Location: Los Angeles, CA
• Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
• Letter of Intent with a statement of research and teaching
• Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.
• One or two examples of creative work, with a description of each project (non-returnable)
• One or two writing/bibliography samples
Six references required (Contact information only, Letters of reference do not need to be sent at this time)
Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. Appointments are expected to begin July 1, 2019.
The School of the Arts and Architecture is committed to building a more diverse faculty, staff, and student body in response to the changing population and educational needs of the City of Los Angeles, State of California, and the nation. The Department of Architecture and Urban Design values intellectual, cultural, and creative inquiry. Personal qualities such as originality and initiative are important assets that will contribute to a successful application. Applicants who would make meaningful and unique contributions to the intellectual and social interchanges within the profession are especially encouraged to apply.
UCLA welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. The department is seeking outstanding candidates with the potential for exceptional research, and excellence in teaching, and also a clear commitment to enhancing the diversity of the faculty, graduate student population, and of the majors in the School of Arts and Architecture.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.
Los Angeles, CA
• Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
• Letter of Intent with a statement of research and teaching
• Statement of Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, professional activity, and/or service.
• Portfolio of creative work, pedagogical materials and teaching samples - Please include a description of each project (non-returnable). Please list the web address of your online portfolio or personal website or personal cloud. If you do not have a web portfolio, please upload materials below.
• Two or more writing/bibliography samples
• Misc / Additional (Optional)
• 6-8 required (contact information only)
How to apply
• Create an ApplicantID
• Provide required information and documents
• If any, provide required reference information
To apply, please visit: http://apptrkr.com/1394190
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy,
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
The Director of Human Resources position is responsible for aligning policies and systems with our company culture and objectives for hourly team members and management in all locations. The position serves as a resource to management on human resource-related issues. The successful Director of Human Resources acts as an employee champion and change agent while ensuring the company is actively and consistently in compliance with policies. The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs; this is an opportunity to build and implement the systems for HR-related training, compliance, and effective communication between team members and management. This opportunity will require immersive work in the field, working closely with and listening to all stakeholders, so that we build the most effective systems that are rooted in the reality of day to day operations. This role is focused on employee relations, employee development, culture, measurement and compliance.
Sparrow Health Systems
East Lansing, MI
Network and Telecommunications Support and Troubleshooting
Positions Location: Okemos, MI
General Purpose of Job:
Under general supervision, assists in day to day support operations of all voice and data services. Performs installations, maintenance, and testing of all Network services. Performs troubleshooting and repair of deployed services. Promotes all aspects of the ITIL framework through strict adherence to company policy and procedures.
Essential Duties :
This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis. Caregivers may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.
Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the Sparrow Health System Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions.
Designs, Documents, Installs, Tests, and Maintains all Network Services standard products as defined by the service catalog's service list.
Assists in the establishment of procedures, drawings, checklists, and related documentation.
Assists other IT groups with installation, troubleshooting, monitoring, and delivery of services as required to meet established service level agreements (SLA).
Assists in the maintenance of software and hardware updates, patches, and upgrades to Network service devices, appliances, and servers.
Assists in the monitoring and alerting processes and procedures for deployed operational services.
Assists with product research and system design to insure industry best practices are followed and good stewardship of Sparrow assets are maintained.
Performs required documentation and reporting of system faults and change to the enterprise by following established ITIL processes as they are adopted by the organization.
Escalates issues that cannot be resolved prior to the expiration of established service level agreements to management for follow-up and/or direction. Maintains ownership of said issues until resolved or transferred.
Works closely with customers and other IT departments to coordinate the delivery or repair of standard services.
Maintains and positive and professional attitude, demeanor and appearance at all times.
Certifications from Cisco, Nortel, Check Point, Siemens, and/or form nationally accredited bodies in the telecommunications field (i.e. RCDD), preferred
1-2 years in the telecommunication or network management fields
Associate's degree in relevant field or technical institute degree/certification
Bachelor's degree, preferred
Specialized Knowledge and Skills
Basic IP networking knowledge and/or Telephony knowledge
Strong customer service skills
Solid skills and abilities with IP networking and/or telephony, preferred
Exceptional customer service skills, preferred
Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.