The Hunt Institute’s mission is to provide unbiased research, technical expertise, and learning opportunities that equip and empower educators and policymakers to drive equitable reforms and become audacious champions for education. Since its establishment in 2001, the organization has emerged as a recognized and credible leader in the movement to transform American public education and a go-to source for reliable, objective, and timely information. The Institute works at the intersection of education policy and politics, supporting state and national officials and empowering them to drive education reform. Its mandate is to inspire and equip elected officials and senior policymakers to make informed decisions that improve the lives of all children. The Institute’s primary audience consists of governors, legislators, and other elected and state-level policymakers.
Position The Director of Finance & Operations (DFO) will serve as a trusted thought partner and team leader, playing a hands-on role in strategic decision-making and operations as The Hunt Institute continues to expand its footprint and enhance its high-quality programming. The DFO will: oversee the development of The Hunt Institute’s annual operating budget, preparing and updating monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting materials and metrics for the President & CEO and Board of Directors; monitor grant budgets and expenditures to ensure that proper spending and reporting requirements are met; and support ongoing fundraising efforts with current and prospective funding partner. The DFO will oversee the Director of Equity Initiatives, Deputy Director of Finance & Operations, and Finance & Operations Manager and will report directly to the Vice President.
Direct and oversee the building of the annual operating budget: analyzing and presenting financial reports in an accurate and timely manner, clearly communicating monthly and annual financial statements, and ensuring transparency in reporting templates and structures.
Oversee all financial, project/program, and grants accounting including budget preparation and spend down of grant funds; responsible for the quality and content of all financial data and reporting. Implement a robust grants management and reporting system; ensure that the life cycle of grants, from initial inquiry through final reporting, is timely and with consistent written products delivered to funders.
Manage organizational financial forecasting; work closely with leadership and staff to prepare annual budgets and prepare, monitor, and update programmatic forecasts on a recurring basis.
Monitor financial progress and changes and keep President & CEO and leadership team informed of the organization’s financial status.
Consistently identify opportunities for financial efficiency and streamlining; think creatively, strategically, and consistently about cost-saving measures for the organization.
Conduct internal trainings on processes and best practices in non-profit financial management.
Support President & CEO with development of critical working relationships with grant program officers/administrators.
Oversee day-to-day human resource administration including payroll processing, benefits administration, retirement plan reporting and compliance, time-off tracking, and monitoring and ensuring compliance with state and federal labor laws.
Coordinate annual renewal for Directors & Officers insurance and business liability insurance, ensuring adequate coverage and requirements.
Oversee office operations including equipment maintenance, third-party IT vendor contract and relationship, and lease and landlord relationship.
Monitor Institute policies, including Whistleblower, Conflict of Interest, Electioneering and Document Retention policies, to ensure policies are up to date and in compliance with non-profit standards.
Serve as point-of-contact for outside Investment Advisor, providing instruction on cash flow needs and ensuring adherence to The Institute’s Investment Policy.
Play an active role in preparation and execution of Board of Directors Committee meetings including Investment Committee, Finance & Development Committee, Audit Committee and Executive Committee, as well as bi-annual Board of Directors meetings.
Serve as point-of-contact for outside CPA firm, including the preparation of the 990 and annual audit.
Commitment to the mission and vision of The Hunt Institute, alongside a passion for challenging entrenched systems of educational inequity towards the bettering of public education for all children.
Passion for investing in the growth of colleagues and direct reports; able to motivate and rally support in service of organizational mission and goals.
Ability to translate financial concepts to—and effectively collaborate with—colleagues who do not have finance backgrounds.
Strategic thinker with strong analytical skills, attention to detail, problem-solving mindset, and ability to propose innovative ways to expend funding.
A strong work ethic, with a results-oriented philosophy and personal qualities of trustworthiness, openness, accessibility, kindness, flexibility, and a sense of humor.
Non-profit financial experience is a requirement, with a strong preference for someone who has operated in a fast-growing environment that has limited budgets and resources.
A track record in grants management and knowledge of program implementation that meets generally accepted standards and the requirements of the funding source.
A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization, and problem-solving skills which support and enable sound decision making.
Knowledge of financial and accounting best practices, including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)with at least 5-to-7 years of professional experience; financial and operations proficiency ideal.
Technology savvy with experience selecting and overseeing software installations; knowledge of accounting and reporting software (e.g. QuickBooks, Excel).
Excellent communication and relationship-building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance/business administration required; Master’s degree in accounting/finance/public administration/business administration strongly preferred.
Equal Employment Opportunity At The Hunt Institute, Equal Employment Opportunity is our commitment and goal. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other protected status designated by federal, state or local law. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference and background investigation.
To apply , please submit cover letter and résumé to email@example.com with the subject line “Director of Finance & Operations – your last name.” Position is open until filled. No phone calls, please.
University of Tennessee
Training & Development Coordinator - Municipal Technical Advisory Service - 200000015E
The Training & Development Coordinator’s purpose is to design, develop, coordinate, and conduct (instruct) Municipal Technical Advisory Service training programs.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Develops curriculum through the application of instructional design and adult education principals. Teaches Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) training courses to municipal officials, municipal employees and MTAS employees across the State of Tennessee.
Research, data collection and analysis for special projects. Recruits qualified facilitators/instructors for specialized instruction and/or course development. Coordinates logistics of delivery of MTAS statewide municipal training programs. Responsible for the marketing activities of Training and Development Team courses.
Develops and instructs MTAS internal training courses to include development and instruction of Train the Trainer courses, implementation of new technology courses, and course facilitation skills for subject matter experts.
Designs professional development opportunities for staff. Coordinates office/team meetings. Also includes time at professional meetings and conferences, seminars, training classes, professional reading, and computer training.
Requires a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Political Science, Education, Human Resource Development, or a related field. A master’s degree is preferred.
At least three years of work experience in coordination of training programs is required. This includes the development and teaching of training courses.
Government experience is preferred. Preferred government experience should include a broad knowledge of local government operations, policy issues, and government decision-making processes. Preferred coordination of training experience should include needs assessment, curriculum development, consultation, program planning, delivery/instruction, and evaluation, and group instruction.
Requires knowledge of adult instructional theory and principals. Knowledge of instructional design and training methodologies is required. Requires knowledge of on-line learning programs. Computer software knowledge in Microsoft Office applications (MS Power Point, MS Excel, MS Word, etc.) is required. Web conferencing knowledge required.
Knowledge of and ability to use Lotus Notes, a learning management system, Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and basic web-content editing are preferred.
Requires ability to work effectively with colleagues, city officials and university staff.
A COVER LETTER, RESUME AND REFERENCES ARE REQUIRED.
Each employee that drives a vehicle for work-related business must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.
Applicants are encouraged to review all position requirements prior to applying. Salary is based on a combination of professional experience and qualifications.
For best consideration, applications should be submitted by November 12, 2020.
Applicants should apply electronically at: https://hr.utk.edu/staff-positions/ Candidates must submit a resume with a minimum of three references.
Position is open until filled.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
Job Administrative: Support
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-Nashville
Organization: Municipal Tech Adv Service
Campus/Institute: Institute for Public Service
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.
City of League City, Texas
300 W Walker, League City, TX 77573
City of League City, Texas Assistant Director of Project Management Annual salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Application deadline: Friday, November 20, 2020 League City is located near the Texas Gulf Coast, approximately 20 miles southeast of Houston in northern Galveston County and the southernmost part of Harris County. The city is situated on the south shore of Clear Lake and encompasses an area of 53 square miles. Ranked as one of the fastest growing and most desired communities in which to live in both Texas and the U.S., more than 110,000 residents live in League City due to the nationally-acclaimed school system, affordable master-planned communities, family-centric values, 100-year old oak trees, recreational lifestyle, and love for the water. The City has a staff of approximately 647 FTEs, an operating budget of $145.14 million and a 5-year capital program approaching $500 million. Under the general direction of the Director of Budget & Project Management, the Assistant Director shall manage, direct, and coordinate the activities of the Project Management Division to include supervision of 9 staff members. The ideal candidate must be a seasoned, experienced, highly competent technical expert with an outstanding track record of fostering a project management oriented culture, as well as prioritizing and implementing multi-discipline projects water, traffic, sewer, drainage, roads and parks. The ideal professional must have demonstrated success in leading the implementation of project management processes and establish a stable framework that supports all project teams and stakeholders to improve the probability of successful project delivery. Experience working with governmental entities to include TxDOT, Army Corps of Engineers, Railroad, GLO, and the Coast Guard, as well as experience with land acquisition and eminent domain are key in this role. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field. Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas or ability to obtain Texas license within six months. A minimum of 7 years of progressive experience in Civil Engineering, Project/Program Management, or relatable work experience, to include 3 years of supervisory experience at a professional level. Candidates with a minimum of 5 years of local government Civil Engineering experience are preferred, as well as Project Management Professional (PMP) credentials. To be considered, please submit a cover letter, resume, and six work-related references (two peers, two supervisors and two subordinates). Candidates selected for a screening interview will be requested to provide a writing sample for review with details to follow. To review more information on the position, please visit our website: https://executivesearch.cpshr.us/JobDetail?ID=1699 For additional information contact: Kylie Wilson CPS HR Consulting firstname.lastname@example.org To view an online brochure for this position visit: executivesearch.cpshr.us City of League City, Texas website: www.leaguecity.com The City of League City, Texas is an equal opportunity employer.
WNET New York Public Media
New York NY
The Senior Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion works with the Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer to champion and implement WNET’s DEI strategy and initiatives. Partnering with the Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, the Senior Director will contribute to the development, implementation and monitoring of programs to promote DEI within the Company. The Senior Director, in collaboration with the Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer and Human Resources works with all employees to 1) ensure that inclusion and diversity initiatives are clearly communicated, understood and successfully implemented; 2) enhance the organizational culture ensuring an inclusive and highly engaged work environment; and 3) improve staff interaction at all levels. Specific responsibilities include: • In partnership with the Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, develop and implement the DEI strategy and serve as an internal Subject Matter Expert to support DEI efforts; • Identify and define key performance indicators (KPIs) for the DEI strategy; • Collect and analyze data from throughout the organization to create a holistic approach to report on progress; • Create a dashboard for periodic reporting to senior management and the Personnel and Diversity Committee of the Board; • Coordinate and facilitate training and professional development to build capacity in the application of DEI initiatives as well as educate the workforce and bring about sustainable organizational change; • Evaluate all WNET initiatives to ensure that DEI have been considered, including but not limited to HR policies, practices, procedures, on-air and online content, community engagement, board development, communications, etc. • Partner collaboratively with the HR team to increase initiatives and processes that enhance the employee experience and attract, retain and promote a diverse workforce; • Stay current on DEI programs and developments by maintaining contact with professional associations and educational groups; • Serve as liaison to WNET’s IDEA Committee, oversee activities, promote dialogue and understanding; • Other projects as assigned.
Qualifications include: • At least eight years’ experience in human resources, employment law, or diversity program development including a track record of leading organizational change; • Advanced knowledge of principles of diversity, equity and inclusion with experience leading initiatives aligned with business objectives; • Prior experience working in media preferred • Strong knowledge and understanding of federal and state EEO/AAP laws and compliance; • Experience leading internal equity audits; • Strong analytical ability with experience gathering, analyzing interpreting and communicating data; • Excellent interpersonal communications skills, and the ability to motivate and influence others; • Experience in employee relations and conflict resolution; • Must be able to handle employee-sensitive and business information with the utmost confidentiality; • Must be resourceful with the ability to leverage limited resources; • BA/BS or equivalent experience; Masters preferred.
Apply online at WNET Careers.
WNET 825 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10019-7435 www.wnet.org
WNET is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, creed, color, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy or pregnancy related condition, marital and partnership status, familial status, arrest or conviction record, union membership, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offense, unemployment status, caregiver status, credit history, salary history, military or protected veteran status, predisposing genetic characteristics, an employee's or an employee's dependent's sexual and reproductive health decisions, as well as all other classifications protected by applicable laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, promotions, benefits, leaves of absence.
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