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Administrative Assistant
MASSCreative
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From its world-class institutions to its community-based arts and cultural activities, Massachusetts has one of the most vibrant creative communities in the nation. Despite this, many of our political leaders still consider the arts, cultural, and creative community to be “nice, but not necessary.”

In response, MASSCreative, the statewide arts advocacy organization, was founded in 2012 and is currently supported by 380+ institutional members and 27,000 individual advocates. MASSCreative’s advocacy campaigns bring together the collective voice of the creative community to advocate for the resources and support they need to build healthy, vibrant, and equitable communities.

MASSCreative works to increase public funding for arts and culture, ensure arts education for every child, preserve creative spaces, and make arts, culture, and creativity a prominent issue in all elections in the Commonwealth.

MASSCreative seeks an energetic and talented candidate to coordinate our financial, administrative, fundraising, and office operations. This position reports to the Deputy Director.

Major Responsibilities:
- Coordinate administrative systems including daily office operations, equipment, materials, scheduling, payroll, and employee benefits
- Coordinate financial systems including income, membership, and expenses
- Coordinate and upgrade the fundraising/campaign database and website
- Coordinate membership and donor mailings and renewals
- Coordinate production of the Annual Report, monthly newsletters, and other printed and online collateral material as needed
- Provide administrative support for the Executive Director, Deputy Director, and Program Director
- Recruit and oversee interns and core volunteers

Minimum Qualifications:
- Excellent organizational and communication skills
- Administrative experience with databases, financial systems, and general office management
- Graphic design experience preferred
- Willingness to work with a small and hard-working staff
- Passion and commitment for advocating for the arts and cultural community
- 1-3 years of experience as an administrative staff person

Location: Boston MA

To Apply: Email letter of interest, résumé, and two references to jobs@mass-creative.org with your name and Administrative Assistant in the subject line.

People of color, women, and LGBTQ people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Posted 9/24/17


Program Advocate
MASSCreative
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Program Advocate
From its world-class institutions to its community-based arts and cultural activities, Massachusetts has one of the most vibrant creative communities in the nation. Despite this, many of our political leaders still consider the arts, cultural, and creative community to be “nice, but not necessary.”

In response, MASSCreative, the statewide arts advocacy organization, was founded in 2012 and is currently supported by 380+ institutional members and 27,000 individual advocates. MASSCreative’s advocacy campaigns bring together the collective voice of the creative community to advocate for the resources and support they need to build healthy, vibrant, and equitable communities.

MASSCreative works to increase public funding for arts and culture, ensure arts education for every child, preserve creative spaces, and make arts, culture, and creativity a prominent issue in all elections in the Commonwealth.

MASSCreative seeks an energetic and talented candidate to develop and deepen relationships with government officials, opinion leaders and advocacy partners and build MASSCreative’s grassroots network through digital and field organizing tactics. This position reports to the Program Director.

Major Responsibilities:
- Strengthen MASSCreative’s “inside game” by building deeper relationships with political leaders at the State House and City Halls across the Commonwealth.
- Build strong coalitions by expanding MASSCreative’s base with other leading advocacy sectors including community development, youth services, education, environment, and health care.
- Develop policy initiatives to bring more resources and support to the arts and cultural community.
- Build a strong online network through designing and curating social media and web content.
- Implement digital strategies to mobilize and educate the creative community and tells its story.
- Build a strong field operation by training our grassroots advocacy network to utilize digital and traditional organizing tactics to elevate the creative community’s advocacy voice.
- Help build a diverse fundraising base through organizational and individual outreach.

Minimum Qualifications:
- 1-3 years of experience as a staff person or advocate for social change
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Experience in grassroots campaigns, including both digital and traditional organizing tactics
- Engagement with policy and campaign development and implementation
- Demonstrated ability to build and mobilize a group of people around a project or campaign
- Willingness to work with a small and hard-working staff
- Passion and a commitment for advocating for the arts and cultural community

Location: Boston MA

To Apply: Email letter of interest, résumé, and two references to jobs@mass-creative.org with your name and Program Advocate in the subject line.

People of color, women, and LGBTQ people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Posted 9/24/17


Communications Intern
MassDevelopment
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MassDevelopment’s Communications Department seeks an intern to assist the department in promoting the Agency through traditional media outlets, social media, and events. Event-related tasks include assisting in their coordination, attending, and assisting in photography and social media duties once on site. Other tasks include drafting internal news stories and press releases, working on social media strategy, compiling information sheets for public officials, and tracking media placements and trends related to MassDevelopment coverage.

This part-time position will report to the Communications Director (and, in the Communications Director’s absence, to the Deputy Communications Director) and will attend meetings with that individual to develop a sense of how the Agency works as a whole. Candidates for consideration will be undergraduate or graduate students studying English, journalism, marketing, media relations, and/or public relations. Must have strong communication and writing skills with knowledge of various social media platforms.

Kindly forward cover letter, resume and two writing samples to:

MassDevelopment
Attn: Human Resources
99 High Street, 11th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
or email to: Jobs@massdevelopment.com.

No phone calls please. This posting can close without notice

Posted 9/24/17


Vice President of Community Development – South Region
MassDevelopment
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MassDevelopment is accepting applications for the position of Vice President of Community Development for the South Region, located in Fall River.

Under the direction of the SVP Predevelopment Finance this position works with governmental entities, nonprofit organizations, and private developers to promote and advance Agency programs and services, including the brownfields site assessment and remediation initiative, the predevelopment loan program and collaborative workspace (“cowork”) grants, and certain cross-functional projects such as the Transformative Development Initiative (TDI). The position solicits, underwrites, closes, and manages disbursements and collections of grants and soft loans as required. The position works with clients and TDI partnerships to advise and assist in identifying various issues and solutions as well as potential funding sources. The position requires a working knowledge of real estate development and finance with a special focus on MassDevelopment products and services. While this position will be primarily based in Fall River, the person who fills this position may be called upon to work on projects in other regions of the Commonwealth.

Responsibilities include identifying, analyzing, underwriting, documenting, closing and managing a regional portfolio of projects; maintaining productive working relationships with nonprofit developers, for-profit developers, and appointed and elected officials; writing project descriptions, recommendations, and briefings for senior management and the Board of Directors as required; working as a member of a regional team of MassDevelopment to assess the eligibility and viability of proposed projects for programs and services offered by the Agency; and working with project sponsors and teams to ensure timely and effective progress of projects.

Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree or higher with a concentration in finance, economics, planning, public policy, real estate or a related field.
- Detail oriented with excellent writing and oral communication skills.
- 5-7 years of professional experience or combination of education/experience in local, state, or federal government, planning, real estate development, or community development.
- Strong interactive and relationship-building skills with an ability to initiate contacts and effectively present information and respond to questions from potential and existing customers, government officials, the public, consultants, and outside stakeholders.
- Experience working in a team environment and with various project constituencies, including nonprofit advocacy groups and citizens, community and neighborhood organizations.
- Knowledge of state and local community issues, finance, real estate, economic development, and environmental issues.
- Familiarity and a working knowledge of federal, state, and local economic development programs, incentives and policy initiatives as well as governmental policies and regulations regarding land-use.
- Proficient in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
- Must have use of an automobile and valid Massachusetts driver’s license.

Please forward cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to
MassDevelopment
Attn: Human Resources
99 High Street, 11th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
or email to: Jobs@massdevelopment.com

This posting can close without notice.

Posted 9/24/17


Vice President of Business Development
MassDevelopment
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The Massachusetts Development Finance Agency (MassDevelopment), a quasi-public agency of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is accepting applications for the position of Vice President of Business Development for the South Region, located in Fall River.

Under the direction of the Vice President of Business Development/Team Leader, this position is primarily responsible for generating leads for the lending and investment banking departments and managing relationships with referral sources.

Responsibilities include developing new business in the region through direct targeted sales initiatives by developing and implementing regional calling plans; coordinating with team members and working collaboratively to share resources and information; representing the Agency at events, including speaking engagements and trade shows; referring customers to appropriate public or private institutions when Agency services are not a fit; and providing customer feedback and program enhancement ideas. Travel throughout the region is required.

Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
- 3-5 years related experience, including a working knowledge of credit and commercial lending.
- Basic knowledge of real estate, finance, community and economic development issues.
- Ability to effectively present financing solutions, compare alternatives and respond to questions from clients.
- Goal-oriented with demonstrated ability and enthusiasm to generate new business opportunities.
- Knowledge of public and private economic development resources.
- Strong problem-solving and communication skills and ability to respond to questions from the public with diplomacy.
- Proficient in Microsoft products and ability to use/maintain database information.
- Must have a valid driver’s license and a car.

Please forward cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:
MassDevelopment
Attn: Human Resources
99 High Street, 11th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
or email to: Jobs@massdevelopment.com

This posting can close without notice.

Posted 9/24/17


Program Manager - Early Literacy ReadBoston
Boston Planning & Development agency
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DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: READBOSTON/OWD

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the direction of the Assistant Deputy Director, Community Engagement, coordinate programs, campaigns, and activities on behalf of ReadBoston. Manage Boston Public Schools and Storymobile programming. Promote early literacy best practice with Boston Public Schools and community partners. Represent ReadBoston at community meeting and events.


GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Manage ReadBoston’s school-based literacy programming, including Read to Achieve, in Boston Public Schools. Serve as ReadBoston liaison to Boston Public Schools principals and teachers.
Develop and implement special literacy campaigns, such as guest readers, StoryWalks, and contests. - Establish and maintain effective relationships with community-based organizations offering literacy support services to students.
- Manage ReadBoston’s summer Storymobile program, including staff scheduling, book purchasing, and implementation of daily programming. Maintain accurate records of program attendance and book distributions.
- Manage presence and produce content for social networking sites, email marketing and other online projects.
- Perform other related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Work requires completion of Bachelor's Degree, Masters preferred and a minimum of 5 years of experience in nonprofit programming, community relations and institutional advancement.
- Must have experience managing programs in a non-profit environment. Excellent communication skills, community relations experience and the ability to organize and manage events are required.
- Computer proficiency with database management experience is required. Multilingual skill are preferred. Must be able to work independently and adapt to changing priorities in a highly flexible work environment.
- Must be willing to work weekends and nights.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Normal office environment; local travel.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to lift boxes of books and sound equipment.

SCOPE:
Provide direction to staff, volunteers and community partners.

**BOSTON RESIDENCY IS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT**

Posted 9/24/17


Grants Administrator
Clinton Health Access Initiative
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Overview

Founded in 2002, by President William J. Clinton and Ira C. Magaziner, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (“CHAI”) is a global health organization committed to saving lives, reducing the burden of disease and strengthening integrated health systems in the developing world.


Summary of Position:
The Budgeting and Reporting Department (B&R) oversees the organization's budgeting process, and is responsible for the overall financial aspects of grant management, grant reporting, and financial analysis of the organization's major initiatives. Reporting to a Finance Manager in the B&R Department, a successful candidate will play a key role in supporting the continued development of this department including the processes necessary to ensure the strong financial management of grant funds. The Grants Administrator will support the development of grant proposal budgets and departmental budgets; assist in the preparation of financial reports on grant activities; maintain grant tracking models and databases; and prepare analyses of grant financial data.

Responsibilities
- Assist with the preparation of grant proposal budgets and departmental operating budgets.
- Collaborate with the B&R Finance Manager and the Contracts Department to review the financial aspects of grant agreements and contracts.
- Support the preparation of grant financial reports, and assist in ensuring that all fund activities are in compliance with the organization and grantor requirements.
- Update and maintain a variety of records related to grant funds in the organization’s Finance System.
- Analyze financial data and generate summary reports of the relevant information.
- Assist with monthly reviews of grant expenditures in the General Ledger (GL) and help coordinate any required GL reclassifications.
- Maintain budget monitoring models and grant tracking models.
- Coordinate and participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned.
- Work effectively and collaboratively in support of building a team-based culture of work.

Qualifications
- BS/BA in Business, Finance, Accounting, Operations, or related field.
- 2-4 years of relevant experience (prior experience with an international non-profit/NGO is an advantage).
- Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, and strong financial analysis and modeling skills.
- Ability to pay close attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.
- Dynamic individual with strong leadership, interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving abilities.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Self-motivated and capable of working independently as well as within a team.
- Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks while working in a fast-paced, limited-structured environment.
- Proven customer service orientation and ability to work collaboratively with diverse finance and non-finance groups.
- Highest ethical standards, a deep sense of collegiality, as well as a strong desire to create positive change on a big scale.

Posted 9/24/17


Director, Community Development
American Cancer Society
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Position Description
At the American Cancer Society, saving lives is our mission. We achieve our mission by drawing on our humanity. Humanity made up of courage, determination, innovation, passion, empathy, and caring. These are the values that give us the advantage over cancer.

Our work is important. And so are the people doing it. The people who work at the American Cancer Society focus their diverse talents on our singular mission: to end the pain and suffering of cancer. It is a calling. And the people who answer it are fulfilled. We value our employees and nearly 2 million volunteers around the globe that have stood with us through the years, and we will not rest until the fight is won. And that day is drawing nearer.
Leads execution against the region strategy for Relay For Life, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (MSABC) events, and other community-based fundraising activities for a defined market-based geography. Accountable for significant income targets, as well as event-related mission and advocacy activities. Responsible for profits and loss management for assigned community development revenue activities, ensuring ROI targets are achieved. Manages a team of community development [managers]. Ensures engagement and mobilization of diverse constituents, staff and volunteers for the assigned market area in a prioritized and coordinated way to meet established market and regional objectives.

Tier 1: Major Market - Top 50 market area

Tier 2: Mid-Market area geography which includes nearby rural areas; position may be more management focused with less time on accounts/priority relationships
- Accountable for the achievement of income performance targets for Relay For Life, MSABC, Distinguished Events, and other community-based fundraising events; develops and executes against enterprise and regional business plans for the assigned geographic areas.
- Responsible for the optimization of current community event activities for assigned geography; identifies and executes strategies and best practices that result in growth of event revenue in alignment with market and regional income targets.
- Manages, coaches and develops a team of community development managers within assigned geographic market area. Ensures that responsibilities, authorities and accountability of all direct reports are well defined.
- Serves as a primary relationship manager for targeted accounts and priority relationships in market area; responsible for leveraging those relationships to achieve income and mission goals.
- Drives community relevance and revenue through customer-centric and innovative strategies.
- Monitors financial expenditures and progress against the budgetary plan and takes appropriate measures to meet top line and bottom line goals ensuring a high ROI in meeting revenue targets.
- Responsible for annual budgeting and revenue forecasting. Ensures compliance with ACS policies, including employment, risk management, event and cash handling, and financial controls.
- Maximizes the utilization of volunteers to achieve revenue goals and oversees the volunteer engagement efforts to ensure the volunteer talent and capacity is available to execute volunteer-driven activities.
- Ensures effective stewardship of key volunteer and donor relationships.
- Models volunteer staff partnership through support of a market-based volunteer board comprised of highly engaged, community influencers accountable for driving market priorities and goals; recruits, manages relationships and retains highly effective volunteer leaders who can significantly contribute to the success of the Society.
- Partners with Community Development, Cancer Control, and Distinguished Partners leadership to determine an integrated market plan to achieve mission, revenue and advocacy goals for the market. Directs utilization of community assets (local business, health care, education, policy makers) in events.
- Works in partnership with Cancer Control for achievement of identified event-related mission goals, including enterprise-wide initiatives. Provides staff training and support to deliver mission/cancer control messaging within assigned event communities and key constituents.
- Supports ACS CAN grassroots efforts including, ACS CAN membership.
- Partners with enterprise support functions and region support services functions to ensure appropriate support is provided for successful execution of community events, including planning and continuous performance feedback.
- Collaborates with Distinguished Partners, Cancer Control, Business Planning & Operations, Communications/Marketing and ACS CAN staff to ensure coordinated and interdependent achievement of market goals; leveraging community relationships to achieve income and mission goals.
- Analyzes customer experience results and ensures a strategy to increase customer satisfaction is developed and implemented.
- Maintains a productive and collaborative relationships with the Society’s global headquarters departments and other regions; participates on regional and enterprise projects and committees as appropriate.
- Models and fosters behavior that establishes a culture that values the staff/volunteer partnership, and is consistent with the values, goals, and objectives of the Society to create an atmosphere of trust, cooperation, accountability, empowerment, and dedication to the mission

Position Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum six years’ experience staff management/team leadership. Minimum five years fundraising experience.
- Demonstrates Community Development/RFL/MSABC Competencies:
- Action oriented - Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
- Attracts top talent - Attracts and selects the best talent to meet current and future business needs.
- Builds networks - Effectively builds formal and informal relationship networks inside and outside the organization.
- Collaborates - Builds partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
- Customer focus - Builds strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
- Drives engagement - Creates a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives.
- Being resilient - Rebounds from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.
- Drives results - Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances.
Other skills:
- Able to manage a multi-million dollar portfolio of events.
- Able to cultivate relationships with targeted systems/organizations including a diverse population of community leaders and volunteers.
- Strong market, community and constituent perspective; aptitude to stay current on new and emerging trends to influence strategies.
- Proven ability to recruit and manage to successful results through volunteers.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Demonstrated success managing mid-level managers in fundraising and mission roles.
- Collaborative leadership, management, coaching and development of diverse staff.
- Ability to analyze and integrate information from relevant sources.
- Able to generate accurate income projections.
- Ability to proactively monitor and adjust activities to respond to changing circumstances and priorities to meet goals.
- Strong strategic planning skills.
- Outcome driven; strong project management ability.
- Able to work through others to accomplish goals.
- Proficient in computer-based information systems.
- Ability to analyze and integrate information from relevant sources.
- Travel, including evening and weekend work required.
- Ability to lift 30lbs and engage in set up/take down of event equipment.
We are committed to providing staff with fulfilling opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact in their local communities. We offer staff a generous paid time off policy; medical, dental and retirement benefits, and professional development programs to enhance staff skills.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Posted 9/24/17


Policy Analyst or Senior Policy Analyst
Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center (MassBudget)

MassBudget is seeking a dynamic Policy Analyst or Senior Policy Analyst to lead MassBudget's work in one or more of the following areas: MassHealth, public health, mental health, human services, and early education. The Policy Analyst or Senior Policy Analyst will have opportunities to work on other state budget and policy issues that relate to improving the lives of low- and middle-income children and adults in Massachusetts. We’re seeking candidates who have strong policy analysis skills, work well independently and in teams, and can communicate information effectively to diverse audiences. We’re also looking for candidates who have a demonstrated passion for improving the lives of lower-income people and can demonstrate a connection to low-income communities and communities of color.

About MassBudget
MassBudget produces non-partisan policy research, analysis, and data-driven recommendations focused on improving the lives of low- and middle-income children and adults, strengthening our state’s economy, and enhancing the quality of life in Massachusetts. We conduct rigorous policy research, with an eye towards presenting our work in ways that are accessible to and easily used by grassroots organizations, the media, policy advocates, and policy makers. We are the Massachusetts affiliate of several national networks including State Priorities Partnership, Annie E. Casey Foundation's Kids Count network, and Economic Analysis and Research Network.

Core Responsibilities
- Leading MassBudget’s research in one or more policy areas and identifying actionable policy recommendations
- Building our organizational relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders, including other researchers, advocates, and grassroots and community groups
- Expanding access to our analysis and data, including delivering presentations to organizations and coalitions
- Contributing to other policy research and MassBudget's analysis of state budget proposals

Required Skills and Experience
- Master's degree or comparable professional experience
- For a Policy Analyst, at least one year of experience doing policy research, preferably with a fiscal analysis component, in one of the areas listed above. For a Senior Policy Analyst, at least five years of similar experience, as well as an ability to serve as a go-to resource to key stakeholders.
- Strong commitment to improving the lives of low- and middle-income children and adults in Massachusetts
- Strong written and oral communication skills, including public speaking skills
- Comfort working with Excel

Additional Desirable Skills and Experience
- Organizing experience, particularly developing strong relationships with diverse stakeholder groups
- Computer graphic design skills (e.g. ability to help create infographics to accompany reports)
- Editing or other coaching support
- Fluency in a foreign language with a large presence in Massachusetts

Salary and Benefits
The position is likely part time. Salary is competitive and based on qualifications and experience. MassBudget also provides generous benefits including health care, vacation, and a 401k plan.

How to apply
Please email resume and cover letter to jobs@massbudget.org and put “YOUR NAME, Policy Analyst” OR “YOUR NAME, Senior Policy Analyst” in the subject line.

MassBudget has a strong commitment to diversity. We encourage applications from persons whose background and experiences will increase the diversity of our organization.

Posted 9/5/17


Legislative Aide - Reports to: Chief of Staff (CoS)
Office of State Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz

The Legislative Aide (LA) is integrally involved in the three priority functions of the Senator’s office: constituent casework services; district liaising; and policy and budget matters. The LA will serve as the point person on a set of specific issue areas and will be responsible for constituent casework and policy work in those areas. The LA will also serve as a liaison to one or more neighborhoods in the Senator’s district.

Responsibilities:
- Liaising with state, local, and federal offices to provide assistance to constituents in the delivery of state and community services
- Maintaining knowledge of key local issues and stakeholders in assigned neighborhoods, and working with neighborhood organizations, groups, and residents on such issues
- Coordination of district outreach events undertaken by Senate office (e.g., town hall meetings)
- Research, tracking, and analysis of key legislation in assigned policy areas
- Achieving legislative/budget goals, managing constituent correspondence/casework, and
representing the Senator at meetings/events, in assigned policy areas and neighborhoods
- Assisting the Communications Manager with media inquiries and other press work relative to
assigned issue areas and neighborhoods
- Building coalitions of support in and out of district and within the State House
- Assisting Senator’s preparation for events, interviews, and hearings related to policy areas
Required Qualifications:
- Strong familiarity with Second Suffolk district, especially the neighborhoods of Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan, and Hyde Park
- Strong work ethic & healthy sense of humor; desire to be a part of a fun, driven, loyal team
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
- Superb written and oral communication skills
- Commitment to promotion of Progressive values
- Willingness to work long hours, including some evening and weekend availability
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
- Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and problem solve in high-pressure environments
- Ability to work well with people of diverse economic, ethnic, and philosophical backgrounds
- Comfort with taking initiative and working independently, and with working as part of a team
- Willingness to commit to the position for at least 2-3 years

Preferred Qualifications:
- 1-3 years political, State House, or community-organizing experience
- Fluency in Spanish, Haitian, or Cape Verdean Creole a plus

Compensation commensurate with experience. 75% health, dental, and vision coverage.

To apply: please send resume, cover letter, relevant writing sample (3 pages maximum), and contact information for three professional references to Nathanael.Shea@masenate.gov by Sept 13, 2017. Equal opportunity employer—candidates of diverse backgrounds strongly encouraged to apply.

Posted 9/5/17


HR Generalist - Human Resources Department
Town of Hopkinton

The Human Resources (HR) Generalist is responsible for partnering with the HR Director to successfully execute municipal human resources programs/initiatives for the Town. The HR Generalist performs professional and administrative duties relating to a wide variety of functions within the Human Resources Department. Works closely with the HR Director to assist with the implementation of various HR related initiatives including employment, benefits, recruitment and selection, performance management and evaluation, service recognition, vendor relations, wellness, customer relations, FMLA, interviewing, and other related HR processes. Works independently with approximately 350 retirees.

Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s Degree in human resources management, business or a related field with three to five years’ experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
- Knowledge of human resources policies, benefits, contracts, procedures and practices.
- Knowledge of local, state and federal labor laws, including FMLA, FLSA, ADA, HIPAA, and workers’ compensation. Medicare and Social Security Preferred.
- Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with various audiences including public officials and the general public.
- Understanding of principles and practices of insurance and claims management for health, dental, life, disability, worker’s compensation, and general liability.
- Organizational skills, writing, interpersonal/collaborative communication, customer service, resourcefulness and discretion; proficient computer skills that encompass effective use of word processing, spreadsheet, and database.
- Skill in financial and statistical computations.
- SHRM-CP Certification and experience working with the senior population is helpful.

Salary Range: $50,000 to $68,000 annually depending on qualifications.

Internal/External Applicants: To be considered for this position, please submit the required Application for Employment to hr@hopkintonma.gov no later than Tuesday, September 19, 2017. You may also include a cover letter and resume; however, the Application for Employment is required.

While the preferred method of application is through e-mail or online, applications will also be accepted via walk-in or mail at: Town Hall, Human Resources Department, 80 South Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748.

The Town of Hopkinton is an equal opportunity employer and encourages

Posted 9/5/17


Director, Pre-Award Research Administration - Office of the Vice Provost - (17001591)
Tufts University

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Description:
The Director of Pre-Award Research Administration is responsible for overseeing central pre-award services for Tufts’ sponsored programs portfolio. Works closely with the Post-Award Research Administration office to develop and implement policies, compliance programs, supports systems and procedures for the proper management of sponsored activities in accordance with University policy, government regulations, and other sponsor requirements. Serves as an institutional signing official on post-award financial documentation and maintains a portfolio.

Duties:
- Manages and leads the day-to-day activity of the Pre-Award Research Administration office, and sets performance expectations for department exercising full responsibility for hiring and firing.
- Plays key role in ongoing analysis of research administration business processes, documenting and streamlining standard operating procedures, and identifying goals and priorities in keeping with the Office of Vice Provost of Research’s mission statement and level of risk tolerance.
- Manages the most complex types of sponsored proposals and awards. Provides expert support to faculty and local research administrators and builds and maintains partnerships with Lead Research Administrators and School leadership.
- Serves as signing official for all proposals and is authorized to conduct final review, approval and sign all agreements, grants and contracts.
- Collaborates and coordinates with other offices and compliance committees , such as Office of Research Development, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Technology Transfer & Industry Collaboration, the Institutional Review Board, and the Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee / Institutional Biosafety Committee to facilitate seamless approach to management of sponsored activities.
- Develops and delivers workshops, presentations, seminars and other educational material for office staff and research community.
- Manages Pre-Award unit staff ensuring appropriate performance goals, coaching and development.

Qualifications:

Basic Requirements:
- Knowledge and skills as typically acquired through completion of Bachelor’s degree.
- 8+years of pre-award research administration experience with demonstrated progressive responsibilities.
- Extensive knowledge of sponsored program regulations in particular Uniform Guidance and related areas of regulatory compliance.
- Demonstrated success and strong ability with contract negotiation.
- Knowledge of funding agencies and their programs.
- Proven ability to successfully develop and manage staff.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills for tact and diplomacy and customer service.
- Ability to resolve complex matters.
- Exceptional skills in change management.
- Demonstrated organization and management skills.
- Experience working with senior leadership and all relevant external and internal constituencies such as sponsor agencies, faculty and local research administrators.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience in sponsored programs administration in a university, hospital, or non-profit research setting.
- Designation of Certified Research Administrator (CRA) or Certified Pre-Award Research Administrator (CPRA).
- Advanced / graduate degree.

- An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
- Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.
- Full-time schedule

Posted 9/5/17


Development Associate
WGBH-TV

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Department Overview:
The Major Gifts department is responsible for raising funds from individuals and family foundations who can support WGBH at leadership levels for annual operating, restricted projects, the WGBH Endowment and the capital campaign. The team works closely with WGBH executives, board members and other senior volunteers.

Position Overview:
- The Development Associate (DA) provides donor relations and administrative support to the major gifts team in connection with all fundraising, stewardship and cultivation activities.
- Reporting to the Associate Director of Major Gifts, and working closely with the Donor Relations and Compliance Manager, the DA is responsible for producing donor communications, report writing, proposal development support, deadline tracking, and other related tasks.
- The DA supports the Major Gifts Officers on these activities and works closely with one or more national production unit(s) and/or other WGBH departments to ensure the department has accurate and timely content to share with key donors and prospects.
- The DA manages implementation of donor engagement plans, ensures that donor and gift database records are updated and current, including proposal record and activity entry, crediting and maintenance of donor files. S/he drafts emails, acknowledgement letters and other written correspondence, coordinates donor events and meetings, and works on special projects and requests as they arise.

Skills Required:
- Candidates for this position must have at least two years of work experience, preferably in a development or nonprofit environment. Excellent communication skills, particularly written, are essential.
- Must be able to write in different voices, for different media, and for use on varied platforms.
- Experience in a fundraising environment is highly desired.
- Strong candidates will possess strong organizational, computer, and interpersonal skills.
- The ideal candidate is a self-starter with ability to foster productive relationships with colleagues, balanced with an ability to be self-directed and work independently.
- S/he must be a thorough, detail-oriented individual, as well as very effective in managing multiple projects, responding to a variety of requests, and prioritizing and meeting deadlines.
- S/he must be willing to handle administrative tasks, be flexible, and be able to work within a team-oriented environment to support the overall goals for the department and WGBH.
- Familiarity with relational databases and knowledge of database management practices. Salesforce or other constituent relationship management (CRM) software a plus. Ideal candidates should also possess an interest in a career in development.
- Bachelor’s Degree required

Posted 9/5/17


Marketing Manager
WGBH-TV

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Department Overview:
The Membership Department is part of the Local Development Division, which enables the WGBH Educational Foundation to carry out its mission by raising necessary funds from individuals for current program support and special projects for TV, Radio, and the Web. The Membership Department oversees fundraising and relationship building through direct mail communications and solicitations for WGBH TV and Radio, WCAI Radio and WGBY TV/Springfield and provides similar services to outside client stations.

Position Overview:
- The Marketing Manager will manage all aspects of additional gift, lapsed and acquisition mail production with the in-house Design department, outside agencies and print management partners for timely execution of the nonrenewal mail programs for WGBH, WGBY, WCAI, New Hampshire Public Television (NHPTV), WQED, KLVX and any future client stations.
- Assist the Director of Membership with the execution of all membership direct mail campaigns as well as Leadership Circle and Sustainer communications and solicitations.
- Oversee and participate in the preparation of financial briefs, the execution of queries and output, data checking and the production of the nonrenewal mail programs.
- Manage the timely generation of regular performance and segment reports based on response, average gift, cost, demographic and acquisition list data.
- Work with the Director of Membership, review monthly expense budget reports across all stations to ensure the programs meet net revenue targets.
- Be responsible for researching and maintaining a database of WGBH and client stations membership info including project details, mail schedules and contact strategies, costs, and revenue for all mail efforts and all related documentation on the processes related to these project areas.
- Work with the Director of Membership participate in the development of marketing strategies, direct mail plans and cost-saving/revenue enhancing strategies. Assist in the verification, coding and submission of all invoices related to mail production and delivery for all stations.
- Oversee the timely submission of all invoices, ongoing inventory reports of print materials and archiving of approved direct mail samples.

Skills required:
- The ability to work in a fast-paced mail production environment overseeing multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines is essential, along with proven administrative and organizational skills, attention to detail, and willingness to adapt to changing responsibilities.
- 3 or more years experience in print production, lettershop work or developing direct mail marketing strategy is required.
- Demonstrated writing, editing and proofreading skills are highly desirable.
- Candidates must have above average mathematical aptitude, excellent spreadsheet and statistical skills, and be highly computer literate.
- Knowledge of relational databases required, SQL, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Filemaker Pro applications is essential, and experience with In Design and online Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) tools a plus.

Posted 9/5/17


Corporate Partnerships Manager
Oxfam America

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- LOCATION: Boston
- DEPARTMENT: Resource Development
- REPORTS TO: VP Resource Development

PURPOSE OF POSITION:
To guide the strategies and development of new dynamic multi-dimensional corporate partnerships with the Private Sector, to secure significant funding for Oxfam’s work that aligns with Oxfam’s core areas of program expertise and values.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with the VP of Resource Development to develop appropriate strategies to position Oxfam with corporations with the view to significantly increase organizational relationships with and funding from the corporate sector over the next five years.

External Outreach, Engagement and Relationship Building
- Develop and implement a business development strategy that identifies partnership, sustainability and CSR objectives of targeted prospects, open mutually beneficial relationships with US corporations that achieve Oxfam programmatic and funding objectives and objectives for the company.
- Work with companies to use their activities, resources, policies, influence and skills in support of Oxfam’s programmatic work by increasing the understanding of Oxfam’s value position in the marketplace
- Be able to design strategic engagement opportunity narratives and proposals and offers to lead an account relationship.
- Proactively engage the corporate sector to advance Oxfam’s value in the corporate societal engagement space.
- Develop and deliver cross-divisional strategies to ensure an aligned and complementary approach towards private sector engagement, maximizing the relationships for financial and pro-poor impact.
- Prioritize external targeted engagement with the corporate sector in order to prospect and solicit support for Oxfam’s work.
- Research, prepare, and present pitches and proposals to corporate prospects; working with information in varied formats/sources and which relate to the work of more than one unit, department, program, or division.

Internal Collaboration and Engagement
- Work collaboratively with program staff and others to translate corporate partnership sustainability and CSR strategies and opportunities in the market place providing guidance in interpreting how to increase Oxfam’s value proposition to the corporate sector.
- Influence and negotiate with a wide range of people internal and external to Oxfam, often at senior level and on a frequent basis.
- Coordinate closely with the Institutional Support Department Manager and Development Officers on broader corporate engagement strategies, solicitations, cultivations, and stewardship.
- Ensure coordination within the Oxfam confederation on corporate targets; contribute to appropriate reporting to Oxfam America staff or board on corporate donors.

Oral and Written Communications
Prepare, write and/or edit pitches, proposals and other necessary correspondence, including narrative and financial segments of proposals, along with contact reports, briefing documents and talking points, as appropriate, to support fundraising strategies. Be able to readily translate program information and new program initiatives into accurate and compelling text for donors.

Research and Analysis
- Develop and deliver cross-divisional strategies to ensure an aligned and complementary approach towards private sector engagement, maximizing the relationships for financial and pro-poor impact.
Prioritize external targeted engagement with the corporate sector in order to prospect and solicit support for Oxfam’s work.
- Research, prepare, and present pitches and proposals to corporate prospects; working with information in varied formats/sources and which relate to the work of more than one unit, department, program, or division.
- Undertake travel as appropriate. Perform other reasonably related duties as required.

EXPECTATIONS FOR THE POSITION:
- Act as an external representative of Oxfam to senior/board level actors in the external environment and ensure Oxfam’s work is accurately represented at external conferences and networking events.
- Develop strong relationships with a number of other divisions across Oxfam to ensure corporate engagement is aligned and complimentary.
- Perform all duties appropriately for a multi-cultural environment, treating all persons with dignity and respect.
- Remain current on trends in corporate partnerships, including competitor analysis, market data, shared value and philanthropy. Track and share on a regular basis across Oxfam units.
- Stays abreast of professional standards and issues affecting responsibilities, demonstrating continuous learning of the field.
- Experience of influencing the business practices of the private sector.
- Knowledge and understanding of Oxfam’s work.
- Understanding of the Sustainability agenda as it relates to poverty reduction.
- Commitment to Oxfam’s purpose and values.

WORKS WITH:
Private Sector Department, Institutional Support Department, Public Engagement & Brand Department, Major Gifts Department, Theme Directors for Accountable Development Finance, Inclusive and Resilient Food Systems, and Humanitarian Program & Policy and Oxfam Volunteer leadership as appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:
- A Bachelor’s degree and equivalent experience in a field related to Corporate Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibly and Corporate Societal Engagement, Fundraising and or Marketing.
Experience and Core Competencies:
- Minimum 7 years related experience with 3–5 years in successful corporate fundraising and partnership development.
- Knowledge of fundraising principles and the internal and external role of corporate fundraising.
- Superior writing, oral communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to cultivate positive relationships with donors, staff, board members and volunteers. Excellent listening and motivational skills.
- Experience with budget interpretation and development and organizational infrastructure needs.
- Ability to undertake donor-related national and international travel.
- Strong time management, organizational, planning and administrative skills, including comfort with various information systems, and fluency with word processing and spreadsheet applications on MS Office and databases.
- Accuracy and strong attention to detail.

Preferred:
- Experience in an issue-oriented non-profit organization.

Posted 9/5/17


Program Advisor, Sustainable Agriculture
Oxfam America

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Oxfam America Job Description:

- TITLE: Program Advisor, Sustainable Agriculture
- REPORTS TO: Senior Program Manager, Sustainable Agriculture
- DEPARTMENT: Inclusive and Resilient Food Systems
- LOCATION: Boston, MA
- COORDINATES WITH: Inclusive Value Chain sub-theme, Climate Change sub-theme, Regional Portfolio Management Units, International Programs Department, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning, OUS Private Sector Team, Oxfam affiliates.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
Inclusive and Resilient Food Systems (Food Systems) is one of the three core thematic areas that Oxfam America prioritizes during period 2017 – 2022. The program is focused on increasing power of the people who live in poverty and vulnerable conditions and derive much or all of their livelihoods from agriculture. The program seeks to ensure that these participants in the food system can hold their governments and private companies accountable to policies and practices that affect their lives and influence the quantity and quality of resources that flow into the agricultural sector. These resources include aid, climate finance, public investment, and corporate supply chains.

The Program Advisor is a member of the Expanding Farmer Opportunity (EFO) sub-theme and will work with other members of the EFO sub-theme team to contribute to the implementation of the Food Systems strategy. The Program Advisor is expected to work with country teams to identify and develop agriculture programs and projects that will contribute to the overall goals of the Food Systems theme.

Specifically, the Program Advisor is expected to:
- Support country programs with the design of innovative and resilient agriculture systems and livelihoods programming
- Stay abreast of the field and trends and debates in agriculture development, including climate change and access to markets
- Work with Food Systems team members to integrate agriculture into other areas of work, with an emphasis on small-scale farmers, food producers, and entrepreneurs

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provide technical support to country offices (particularly those prioritizing agriculture/resilient livelihoods in their country strategies) in the development of program strategies and provide assistance in design, implementation, and learning
- Maintain relationships with regional and country program coordinators and managers to offer support as needed in agriculture program design, implementation, and learning
- Contribute to and review technical writing of concept notes and proposals related to agriculture programming
- Answer necessary technical questions or clarifications as they arise from country staff and Food Systems team members
- Support resource mobilization efforts within the program and other initiatives to advance Expanding Farmer Opportunity
- Provide technical leadership, coordination, and inputs to cross-theme initiatives, as well as work with relevant technical units to improve the quality of agriculture programs and support integration of agriculture into other sub-themes
- Ensure that all activities are consistent with internationally recognized best practices and Oxfam program standards
- Gather intelligence and identify opportunities for collaboration and resource mobilization
Work with country, regional, and global staff to identify promising areas for partnership and investment

EXPECTATIONS FOR THE POSITION:
- S/he will stay current of professional standards, trends, and issues affecting agriculture and climate change and demonstrate continuous learning from the field
- S/he will actively work to integrate and mainstream gender equality into all areas of work
- S/he will perform all duties appropriately for a multicultural environment, demonstrating a commitment to diversity, and will be familiar with and committed to Oxfam America mission and goals
- S/he will have an understanding of gender equality and diversity within key areas of responsibility and a commitment to promoting gender equality and diversity in our workplace and programs.
- S/he will be available to travel to country offices and to relevant professional meetings as needed, up to 30% time

EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field, such as agronomy, or equivalent combination of education, experience, and training.

EXPERIENCE AND CORE COMPETENCIES:
- 3-5 years of progressively responsible relevant experience
- Demonstrated expertise in the theory, science, and practice of agricultural development (such as value chains, sustainable agriculture, and agriculture and climate change integration)
- Team member able to work alone and/or without supervision
- Commitment to a mission- and values-driven work environment
- Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills
- Demonstrate strategic programmatic and business planning skills including budget preparation and ongoing budget monitoring
- Advanced communication, facilitation, and presentation skills required
- Demonstrated relationship building skills
- Proven influencing and collaboration skills
- English proficiency required (excellent written and oral skills)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
- Master’s degree in relevant field
- Knowledge of gender and climate change a plus
- French proficiency a plus

Posted 9/5/17


Events Coordinator - Donor Relations
Museum of Science - Boston

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Summary Statement:
Under the direction of the Director of Donor Relations, the Events Coordinator, Donor Relations works to create, administer, and execute approximately 25-30 events per year. S/he will be responsible for planning and administration of several high profile Advancement events for major and planned giving constituents, including cultivation receptions, stewardship dinners, and annual institutional award ceremonies.

S/he also contributes to a Master Calendar of Events for reference by the entire Advancement Division. S/he plans, coordinates, and manages assigned events including coordination with other Museum departments/vendors (Marketing Communications, Events & Conference Services, Wolfgang Puck Catering, Public Safety) and all external vendors associated with each assigned event. S/he works regularly with volunteers, as well as members, donors, prospects and board members. S/he also is responsible for conducting the event briefing and debriefing with the Advancement Division.

Responsibilities:
- Develops, oversees and manages 25-30 events per year, serving up between 12-500 people per event
- These events include: Annual Giving Innovators' receptions; previews of exhibits/shows for Annual Giving Everest-level Explorers and Discoverers; Annual Giving all-donor event; private receptions for all Annual Giving Discoverers and selected Corporate and Leadership Gift prospects; Corporate Member previews of traveling exhibits; holiday parties for the Trustees and Overseers; Museum President house parties. Included are host committee meetings as needed for Women in Science Luncheons, the Overseer Annual Meeting, and the combined Board Meeting.
- Recruits and maintains relationships with up to 20 individual internal and external vendors per event
- Oversees logistical efforts for Leadership and Planned Gift events (3-10 per year)
- Oversees recruitment and work of 25-50 Trustees, Overseers, and staff volunteers annually (1-20 per event)
- Oversees recruitment and work of 25-100 GSEs annually (1-20 per event)
- Ability to maintain a flexible schedule with night work often (and infrequent weekend work), especially in spring and fall.

Schedule:
This position is full-time, 40hrs/wk, Monday-Friday

Reports to:
Director, Donor Relations

Minimum Qualifications:
- Bachelors of Science or Arts degree preferred.
- 2 or more years of Event planning, volunteer management, donor management, or customer service experience.
- Thorough knowledge of the events planning field.
- Demonstrate ability to multi-task.
- Demonstrated history of internal and external communication skills.
- Proven ability be reliable, detail-oriented, well organized, and flexible.
- Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality.

Starting Salary:
- Non-Exempt (Hourly). Commensurate with experience.

Benefits:
Benefits for full-time, non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 15 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5-10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!

Posted 9/5/17


Manager - Educational Programs
Museum of Science - Boston

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Summary Statement:
Provide leadership, supervision and direction to the Museum education team of staff and volunteers that provide daily programming on and in 6 different teaching platforms and venues in the Museum. Ensure educational programs create welcoming, exciting and accessible spaces and experiences where all audience members have opportunities to explore and engage with science, technology and engineering practices on site and in the community. Support educational team as they use authentic objects and models, demonstrations and live presentations, current science stories, phenomena, hands –on experiences to engage, excite and empower all audiences to develop, support or change their relationship with science and technology; investigate questions, create solutions, and imagine possible worlds. In collaboration with Advancement and Human Resources manage and assist in grant writing and fundraising efforts to sustain $400,000 per year for access for schools and youth programming. Act as the primary interface with schools at the district administrative level so as to insure Museum programming remains relevant to the changing educational climate.

Responsibilities:
- Supervise three Program Managers responsible for the core teams that deliver educational programming in the Museum daily, Including 25+ full time educators and 100+volunteers.
- Manage $1 million budget. Work with Advancement and HR to raise $250K in scholarship funding, $125K for summer youth internships and $40K for BEST program annually.
- Oversee 3 Boston Public School partnership programs and assist in fundraising efforts.
- Manage daily schedule of live programs that accommodate 150,000+ visiting school groups and 1.45 million guests annually.
- Participate in the development of new or modify educational programs to align with NGS and Blue Wing Transformation vision.
- Oversee maintenance needs of 6 teaching venues including Cahners Theater, CS&T stage, Theater of Electricity, Science Live Stage, Suit Cabot Lab and Gililand Observatory.

Schedule:
This position is full-time, 40 hours/week, and requires one weekend day.

Reports to:
Farinon Director, Education and Outreach Programs.

Minimum Qualifications:
- Bachelor of Science or Arts degree.
- Five (5) or more years of Science Education Experience.
- Experience supervising and leading education teams in informal education setting.
- Experience managing a minimum budget of $500,000.
- Experience development and delivery of informal and or formal science education program.
- Demonstrated effective communication skills both written and oral.
- Demonstrated understanding of national and local science standards with the ability to translate those to program design and development.
- Experience in marketing strategies for educational programs.
- Experience and knowledge of production of live performances in theater settings.
- Knowledge of team development strategies.
- Experience in grant writing and fundraising.

Salary:
- Exempt (Salaried). Commensurate with experience.

Benefits:
Benefits for full-time, exempt (salaried) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 23 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5-10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!

The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.

Posted 9/5/17


Associate Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations - (17001593)
Tufts University

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Description:
The Office of Corporate & Foundation Relations works with external associations, corporations, and foundations to identify their interests and needs with respect to interacting with Tufts University, and facilitates dialogues and discussions with administration, faculty and staff in all schools to maximize a mutually beneficial partnership in which both organizations realize their objectives. The Office is the primary university resource responsible for philanthropic and other relationships with outside organizations that yield assets to the University to further the mission of education, research and training. The CFR office maintains a presence on all three Tufts campuses. The primary office for this position will be in Boston, MA.

Reporting to the Senior Director of CFR, this position is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of corporate and foundation prospects for support to educational and research programs, with a principal focus on the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. The Associate Director will be expected to maintain a consistent level of 70+ relationships with external organizations, regional, national and international, with the anticipation of raising significant resources for the University. S/he will identify appropriate corporate and foundation prospects for priority and strategic projects and programs and work effectively with faculty and administrators in the development and submission of proposals.

S/he will maintain ongoing communication with academic staff, and CFR colleagues and will work in close collaboration with the Senior Director for Development at the School of Dental Medicine. The Associate Director will work as a key member of a multi-faceted team of CFR resources focused on the University's on-going comprehensive campaign and academic strategic priorities. The Associate Director will be expected to collaborate closely with CFR colleagues supporting medical and life science faculty at the Tufts Boston campus and Grafton Campus. A CFR office at 80 George Street in Medford will be available for occasional full-day work at that location.

Qualifications:

Basic Requirements:
- 5-7 years fundraising, business development, or Corporate Alliance experience, preferably in higher education.
- Tangible experience in effective interactions with internal and external constituencies to advance organizational objectives is essential.
- Must have knowledge of institutional advancement, corporate and foundation relationship management, as well as techniques of corporate and foundation donor cultivation and solicitation.
- Experience writing and managing independent proposals and developing solicitation strategies is essential.
- Must have strong oral and written communication skills.
- BS/BA.
- Driving License.
- Knowledge of computer based data and tracking systems for donor giving and prospect management, Proficiency in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Preferred Qualifications:
- Prior corporate or fundraising experience in technical environment is preferred.
- Experience with complex databases is preferred.

Special Work Schedule Requirements:
- Routine, largely domestic travel is required.

- An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
- Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.
- Schedule: Full-time

Posted 9/5/17


Director of Diversity & Inclusion
Goodwin (formerly Goodwin Procter)

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Description/Job Summary:

The Director, Diversity & Inclusion will partner with firm leadership and the Managing Director, Professional Development & Training to develop and implement a world class diversity and inclusion strategy. The strategy will foster inclusive leadership; unlock collaboration and innovation; eliminate hidden barriers to success; and empower the firm to attract, retain and advance top talent from underrepresented backgrounds. The end goal is a highly diverse and fully inclusive firm.

Major Responsibilities:
- Work collaboratively with firm leadership and the Managing Director, Professional Development & Training to set the firm’s diversity and inclusion strategy and to educate functional areas of the firm about that strategy.
- Develop and implement programs designed to foster inclusivity, eliminate hidden barriers to success, and attract, retain, and advance top talent from underrepresented backgrounds.
- Lead the firm’s strategic diversity and inclusion initiatives, including its D+I Champions program, its D+I action planning initiative, its unconscious bias disruption work, its Amplify sponsorship program, its diversity dashboard initiative, and other such programs and initiatives.
- Work collaboratively with leadership of Inclusion@Goodwin, CRED@Goodwin (Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity), Pride@Goodwin, Women@Goodwin, and other firmwide diversity initiatives to develop and implement annual strategic plans, request and manage annual budgets, and provide management updates.
- Provide oversight and leadership to the local councils and subcommittees of Goodwin’s firmwide diversity initiatives.
- Provide or arrange for core diversity education and workshops.
- Work collaboratively with the firm’s Professional Development & Inclusion team to better support and develop talent from underrepresented backgrounds.
- Work collaboratively with the firm’s Human Resources team to develop and implement diversity and inclusion programs for professional staff.
- Work collaboratively with the firm’s Legal Recruitment and Human Resources teams to identify and implement strategic opportunities to diversify talent pipelines.
- Work collaboratively with the firm’s Marketing and Communications teams to develop and implement a strategy to build the firm’s reputation as a leader in diversity and inclusion.
- Work collaboratively with the firm’s Marketing team on diversity aspects of the client RPF process, ensuring the accuracy and completeness of diversity information included in RFPs.
- Work collaboratively with the firm’s Human Resources, Marketing and Finance teams to respond to diversity surveys.
- Develop and implement strategies to partner with key clients on diversity-related initiatives, including premier speaker events, pro bono partnerships, pipeline initiatives, roundtables, etc.
- Build relationships with lawyers at the firm from underrepresented backgrounds, internal diversity leaders, diversity professionals at peer firms, leaders of diversity organizations and bar-associations, and diversity professionals at clients.
- Attend and speak at diversity conferences and on diversity panels, and facilitate relationships between individuals at the firm and leading diversity organizations.
- Monitor external diversity best practices and learning and make recommendations for new initiatives to ensure that Goodwin is a leader in the diversity and inclusion space.
- Work collaboratively with the Chief Human Resources Officer and Managing Director, Professional Development & Training to develop and analyze metrics for measuring progress and effectiveness of the firm’s diversity and inclusion strategy.
- Ensure effective management of the overall diversity calendar and budget.
- Supervise, train and develop junior diversity professionals.
Requirements Skills, Knowledge and Competencies:
- Demonstrated leadership qualities, including excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills, inclusive leadership style, strategic and innovative thinking, persuasion and influencing, professional presence and the ability to build enthusiasm and commitment.
- Demonstrated expertise in creating and maintaining project charters, project plans, status reports, budgets, communication and change management plans.
- Proven track record of effectively managing conflict, resolving issues, mitigating risks and influencing leaders.
- Strong organization skills, including setting priorities, planning, structuring project deliverables and problem solving.
- Proven ability to lead peers and individual contributors, build effective teams and coach for success.
- Excellent communication skills, including effective listening, presentation and facilitation skills.
- Demonstrated sound judgment and ability to make effective, timely decisions.
- Ability to oversee multiple projects.
Education and Relevant Experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree required, and Juris Doctorate or Master’s Degree in business administration, human resources, leadership and organizational development, and/or behavioral design preferred.
- Minimum of 8-10 years of practice in a large law firm and/or professional development experience in a large law firm and/or leading professional services firm required, and minimum of 4 years of diversity and inclusion work preferred. Education and/or coaching experience considered a plus.
- Evidence of delivering in a matrixed environment with many key stakeholders.
- Resilient and able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment; delivery focused with significant drive and energy.

Posted 9/5/17


Strategic Partnerships Manager
Northeastern University

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Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, the Strategic Partnerships Manager will work with the Dean, the Associate Deans, and marketing teams develop new educational ventures and programs:
- to assist in building strategic initiatives in program development and outreach for the College of Social Sciences and Humanities (CSSH) to support its mission of experiential liberal arts, with a particular focus on graduate and executive education.
- to strengthen and help create CSSH links to Boston, Seattle, and other Northeastern campus area organizations that link to the CSSH mission, in collaboration with faculty, the Dean, and particularly the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
- to track and help manage partnerships and outreach opportunities with private and public sector organizations in Boston and other Northeastern locations, in and beyond Boston, in consultation with the CSSH Dean and Associate Deans, especially the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies;
- to serve as a liaison to NU graduate campuses and the Professional Advancement Network for CSSH degree programs
- to assist with the implementation of the experiential model in CSSH graduate programs through coordinating and managing experiential opportunities across CSSH masters and doctoral programs.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required with 4 – 6 years’ experience. Experience in academic administration or program development strongly preferred. Experience working with academic programs, faculty, foundations, government agencies, or other funding entities preferred. Some travel required. Excellent communication and organizational skills are essential. Experience with database management and reporting are required.

Documents Needed to Apply
- Resume
- Cover Letter

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

Division/College: College of Social Sciences and Humanities
Location: Boston Main Campus
Full Time
Grade 11
Posting Date 08/25/2017

Posted 9/5/17


People and Operations Coordinator
CityYear

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Qualified applicants should complete the online application and attach a resume and thoughtful cover letter in the "Resume/CV" field on the "My Experience" page in the application. Internal applicants should apply through cyresource.

Position Overview
The People and Operations Coordinator develops processes and procedures to facilitate the smooth and efficient functioning of the site’s day-to-day operations and the People Department. The People and Operations Coordinator leads and manages all of the site’s operational activities, and provides significant support for various People initiatives, including but not limited to staff learning & development, engagement, hiring, and onboarding. This role requires the People and Operations Coordinator to plan ahead, anticipate challenges, coordinate resources and communicate with staff and corps in order to maximize the time they spend supporting students, developing leaders, building partnerships and engaging champions and volunteers. The ideal candidate for this role will possess a “can-do” attitude and an extraordinary attention to detail. This position reports to the People and Operations Manager.

Job Description Responsibilities
Uniform Point
- Serve as the Uniform Point for City Year Boston by overseeing the distribution and exchange processes for all corps, senior corps and staff uniform parts, including but not limited to nametags and t-shirts. Develop processes and systems to assure timely and accurate distribution and tracking of articles.
- Serve as the site point for all uniform inquiries throughout the year, and troubleshoot any issues that arise for individuals or groups; maintain a well-organized uniform closet and ensure inventory is up-to-date.
- Manage embroidering process for corps, senior corps and staff bomber jackets.
- Manage the relationship between City Year Boston and the HQ Uniform Fulfillment Manager.

Space, Equipment and Technology Support
- Serve as the Information Technology Services (ITS) site point, working closely with Headquarters’ ITS department to ensure that staff and corps are properly equipped to deliver high-quality service in their specified job areas.
- Manage timely distribution and accurate tracking of staff and corps equipment and technology needs; troubleshoot issues as they arise. Equipment and technology needs include computers, printers, fax and copy machines, desk phones, cell phones, wireless routers, building passes, business cards, desk keys and conference room phones, projectors and A/V needs.
- Work with the People and Operations Manager and the People and Operations Director to strategize the appropriate use and formatting of Boston’s content management system; educate site staff on where to save and access electronic files.
- Maintain updated staff, team and department email groups.
- Manage the relationship between City Year Boston and HQ ITS staff.

Finance and Vendor Relations
- Educate site staff on all processes and procedures for submitting check requests, mileage and expense reimbursements to Headquarters’ Finance department.
- Manage the site’s petty cash account; process, copy and file financial documentation on a semi-regular basis.
- Book airfare, lodging and other travel arrangements for staff and corps as needed.

Additional Site Operations Responsibilities
- Maintain an updated staff contact list to be shared publicly with the site.
- Maintain updated files on staff emergency contact information.
- Manage components of the site’s internal communication, including a daily email announcement to staff and senior corps.
- Coordinate a rotating front desk coverage schedule.
- Coordinate space initiatives including but not limited to office re-organization, recycling/e-waste removal, and team space storage.
- Complete other duties as assigned.
- People Department Support
- Provide support to the department's initiatives related to engagement, learning & development, and systems; serve as thought-partner and collaborator with the People and Operations Manager to refine and launch all departmental initiatives
- Manage hiring process for designated positions. Review applications, screen promising candidates, and submit recommendations to hiring managers. Serve as communication point with candidates by answering inquiries and updating individuals on the status of their candidacy.
- Lead the department's social media strategy related to hiring.
- Refine systems to track relevant candidate information.
- Compile and create a monthly learning & development newsletter targeting City Year’s core competencies.
- Administer funds and collect evaluations for resources secured through the staff Individual Development Fund.

Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree required with one to two years of service, internship or professional experience.
- Results-oriented individual with exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail and proven ability to handle competing priorities and think critically.
- Strong interpersonal, time management, decision-making and problem-solving skills.
- Strong written and oral communication skills, including the proven ability to lead and coach others, and the ability to conduct interviews.
- Exceptional customer-service, tact, and interpersonal skills
- Ability to remain calm and focused under pressure
- Proficiency using all Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
- Proven ability to work as both a team member and independent leader.
- Desire and ability to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds.
- City Year and AmeriCorps alumni are encouraged to apply.
- Strong passion for and commitment to City Year’s mission of delivering high-impact service to the children of Boston

Compensation and Benefits
Full time employees are entitled to compensation commensurate with experience. Benefits for full time employees include health insurance with Flexible Spending Account, paid vacation, holidays, parental leave, 401K, and more.

City Year is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workforce. Individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, including persons with disabilities and veterans.

Posted 6/5/17


Grant Writer and Donor Relations Associate - Full-time
Madison Park Development Corporation (MPDC)

Madison Park Development Corporation (MPDC) seeks a full-time Grant Writer and Donor Relations Associate who is a self-motivated professional with unwavering integrity and dedication. Reporting to and in partnership with the Resource Development Manager, you will support new and existing development efforts as Madison Park continues to grow. You will assist in expanding the work of resource development at MPDC through individual giving efforts, events planning, membership coordination and support for grants and contract solicitation from foundations, public agencies and corporations. You will be working primarily with the Community Action Programs that includes the following programs: Civic Engagement, Health Equity and Community Wellness, Public Safety, Youth Development, and Resident Leadership and Engagement.

Responsibilities:
- Responsible for researching grants, grant writing, and grant reporting for Community Action and MPDC Programs.
- Provide support for MPDC’s Community Investment Tax Credit (CITC) program by participating in the Board Fundraising committee; tracking prospective donors, planning cultivation events and providing donor stewardship
- Work with the Resource Development Manager for the organization of annual events including an annual gala in support of Hibernian Hall, as many as four receptions for Friends of Hibernian Hall, and as many as four CITC cultivation events
- Help create and execute strategies to sustain and grow a base of foundation, corporate and individual donors
- Lead efforts to sustain strong relationships with funders and cultivate new donor relationships
- Work with Community Action program staff to maintain updated information about programs and initiatives
- Manage the resource development database and hold responsibility for data entry and gift processing through Salesforce
- Participate in internal committees as needed
- Other duties as assigned and as needed

Qualifications:
- College degree and minimum 2-3 years’ experience in fundraising, grant writing, grant research and reporting in a non-profit setting
- Understanding of community based programs and some experience with cultivating donor relationships directly related to programming
- Clear effective knowledge of and experience utilizing Salesforce
- Solid organizational and communication skills
- Excellent writing skills
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Publisher
- Commitment to growing in the position
- Graphic Design experience preferred
- Experience in individual giving preferred
- Knowledge of I-Contact preferred
- Knowledge of community development, youth social programs, public health, public safety and/or community arts preferred
- Government grant writing experience/knowledge preferred

Benefits:
We offer competitive compensation and an extensive benefits package.

About Us:
Founded in 1966, Madison Park Development Corporation’s mission is to foster a vibrant, healthy Roxbury neighborhood that supports the well-being and advancement of the community. Our multifaceted approach to community building is realized through three departments: 1) real estate, which produces and preserves affordable housing for low income families; 2) community action, which builds community cohesion through health and wellness initiatives, violence prevention, civic engagement and resident leadership; and, 3) Hibernian Hall, our arts and culture department, which nurtures the arts in Roxbury by presenting high quality theatre, dance, music, film and spoken word.

Application Process:
Please submit your resume with salary requirements to zoliver@madison-park.org. Fax #617-541-4900.
Visit our website at www.madison-park.org for more information about MPDC.

Posted 6/5/17


Collaboration Coordinator
The Boston Compact

Background:
The Boston Compact provides a venue for district, charter, and Catholic schools to engage with one another around the shared aims of equitable access to high performing schools and excellent instruction for all students. The Compact convenes educators from across sectors to close achievement gaps for English language learners, students with disabilities, and Black and Latino boys as well as to leverage resources for classroom instruction.

The Collaboration Coordinator plays an integral role in the success of the Compact by managing content and addressing administrative needs. This is a benefited position through at least June 2018.

Reporting:
The Collaboration Coordinator will report to and work closely with the Chief Collaboration Officer of the Compact.

Job Purpose:
The Collaboration Coordinator provides the administrative as well as communications and knowledge management support needed to ensure the forward progress of Compact efforts.

Key Duties include:
- Schedule and locate meetings for groups of extremely busy education leaders
- Plan and staff events, ensuring participants and presenters experience excellent customer service from the Compact and are provided relevant supplies
- Attend key meetings in order to document and subsequently distribute summaries
- Coordinate public communications, including drafting content for the Boston Compact’s website and enewsletters and possibly ghost-write blogs or opinion pieces for Compact leaders
- Manage the Compact’s database of contacts
- Assist the Chief Collaboration Officer in the establishment of work plans and grant applications
- Research similar work around the City and country as needed
- Serve as a bridge between the Compact and its fiscal sponsor, e.g. assisting with processes to reserve rooms
- Identify and staff ad hoc projects of interest

Work Schedule/Hours:
We are flexible about the total number of hours this role requires. We believe it requires full-time commitment from a professional beginning her/his career or slightly less for a more seasoned professional.

Qualifications:
- Commitment to the vision of the Compact and respect for the work of all school sectors
- Ability to be self-directed, in particular strong time management and organizational skills
- Exceptional communication skills, including poise and comfort interacting with many individuals in different roles (district leaders, school leaders, teachers, administrative assistants, families, members of the public, etc.)
- Strong writing skills
- Political discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality
- Fluency with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint required. Experience building/maintaining websites and contact databases is desirable
- Experience working in schools is preferable but not required
- Bachelor’s degree
- The ideal candidate will possess strong administrative skills as well as a personal interest in collaborative efforts in education, as there may be opportunities to take on project management roles with initiatives.

Compensation:
The Collaboration Coordinator will earn $45,000-55,000. We also provide a generous package of health and dental insurance as well as paid sick and vacation time.

Application:
Please submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references to the Compact’s Chief Collaboration Officer, Rachel Weinstein, at Rachel.Weinstein@BostonCompact.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The Compact and our fiscal agent, the Boston Private Industry Council, is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any individual, employee, or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, marital status, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, handicap, or any other legally protected status recognized by federal, state or local law. People of color and parents strongly encouraged to apply.

Posted 6/5/17


Senior Multifamily Loan Portfolio Manager
Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (MLRI)

The Massachusetts Housing Partnership (MHP), a non-profit public agency financed by the banking industry, is a national leader in affordable housing finance and a primary lender in Massachusetts for the financing of affordable rental housing. MHP has over $1.2 billion in credit lines from Massachusetts banks and is an approved Fannie Mae affordable multifamily lender and an FHA Risk-Sharing Program and MAP lender. We are seeking a Senior Portfolio Manager who will be responsible for proactively managing a complex portfolio of real estate loans on multifamily properties in Massachusetts. This position would be ideal for a commercial real estate lender, asset manager, property manager, or loan administrator who has a desire to work in a mission-driven non-profit organization, as part of a dedicated team of real estate professionals in MHP's Portfolio Management Team.

Job location
160 Federal Street, Boston, MA 02110

Job Description
MHP's borrowers range from small non-profit and for-profit developers to some of the largest and most sophisticated developers in the Northeast. All of MHP’s loans require that a percentage of the units in each property be rented at affordable rents to income-eligible households.

This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled real estate professional who is interested in affordable housing and multifamily real estate. Specific responsibilities will include: managing MHP's relationships with borrowers, conducting credit reviews and site inspections, addressing project operating performance and payment issues, preparing workout, collection and refinance plans, and mentoring junior staff members in the administration of assigned loans. Applicants must be self-starters with excellent organizational, communications, and computer skills.

Qualifications:
- At least 7-10 years of progressive experience in lending, asset management, or property management required, with specific experience relating to the financing and/or operation of multifamily properties. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required.
- Experience with tax-exempt bond financing, FHA’s Multifamily Programs, Fannie Mae, low income housing tax credits, or other affordable housing programs a plus.
- Strong computer skills required, including spreadsheet modeling, word processing, and experience with complex data systems. Familiarity with loan servicing software a plus.
- Bachelor’s Degree in finance, accounting, or a related field, with demonstrated skill in business writing. Valid Driver’s License required.
- Excellent interpersonal skills required, including the ability to work well in a small team environment and to effectively manage relationships with MHP’s borrowers.
- Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines while maintaining consistently high quality work.

Salary range
MHP provides a comprehensive benefits package including health, life, dental, and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a public transportation benefit, and a fully vested employer-matched retirement plan. MHP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Email for application or questions: Ivette Timberlake, itimberlake@mhp.net

Posted 6/5/17


Senior Multifamily Loan Portfolio Manager
Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (MLRI)


Agency/Organization :
The Massachusetts Housing Partnership (MHP), a non-profit public agency financed by the banking industry, is a national leader in affordable housing finance and a primary lender in Massachusetts for the financing of affordable rental housing. MHP has over $1.2 billion in credit lines from Massachusetts banks and is an approved Fannie Mae affordable multifamily lender and an FHA Risk-Sharing Program and MAP lender. We are seeking a Senior Portfolio Manager who will be responsible for proactively managing a complex portfolio of real estate loans on multifamily properties in Massachusetts. This position would be ideal for a commercial real estate lender, asset manager, property manager, or loan administrator who has a desire to work in a mission-driven non-profit organization, as part of a dedicated team of real estate professionals in MHP's Portfolio Management Team.

ob location
160 Federal Street, Boston, MA 02110

Job Description
MHP's borrowers range from small non-profit and for-profit developers to some of the largest and most sophisticated developers in the Northeast. All of MHP’s loans require that a percentage of the units in each property be rented at affordable rents to income-eligible households.

This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled real estate professional who is interested in affordable housing and multifamily real estate. Specific responsibilities will include: managing MHP's relationships with borrowers, conducting credit reviews and site inspections, addressing project operating performance and payment issues, preparing workout, collection and refinance plans, and mentoring junior staff members in the administration of assigned loans. Applicants must be self-starters with excellent organizational, communications, and computer skills.

Qualifications:
- At least 7-10 years of progressive experience in lending, asset management, or property management required, with specific experience relating to the financing and/or operation of multifamily properties. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required.
- Experience with tax-exempt bond financing, FHA’s Multifamily Programs, Fannie Mae, low income housing tax credits, or other affordable housing programs a plus.
- Strong computer skills required, including spreadsheet modeling, word processing, and experience with complex data systems. Familiarity with loan servicing software a plus.
- Bachelor’s Degree in finance, accounting, or a related field, with demonstrated skill in business writing. Valid Driver’s License required.
- Excellent interpersonal skills required, including the ability to work well in a small team environment and to effectively manage relationships with MHP’s borrowers.
- Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines while maintaining consistently high quality work.

Salary range
MHP provides a comprehensive benefits package including health, life, dental, and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a public transportation benefit, and a fully vested employer-matched retirement plan. MHP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Email for application or questions:
Ivette Timberlake, itimberlake@mhp.net

Posted 6/5/17

 


Administrative Assistant
Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (MLRI)

Position Background and Description:
Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (MLRI), a nationally-recognized nonprofit statewide poverty law and policy center, seeks an experienced, tech-savvy Administrative Assistant with strong organizational skills to assist in the day to day administrative operations of the organization. The position will report to the Director of Administration and Operations.

Application Deadline:
June 21, 2017

About MLRI: MLRI’s mission is to advance economic, racial, and social justice through legal
action, policy advocacy, coalition building, and community outreach. MLRI specializes in large-scale legal initiatives and systemic reforms that address the root causes of poverty, remove barriers to opportunity, and create a path to economic stability and mobility for low-income individuals, families and communities.

Primary Responsibilities (Note: Items outlined below are intended to describe the general nature of the work; it is not an exhaustive list of duties to be performed ):
1) Provide general clerical and administrative support:
- Assist with document production (including legal briefs, reports, online and hard copy newsletters, etc.), photocopying, and filing.
- Prepare and assist with mass mailings and maintain up-to-date mailing lists
- Provide logistic support to advocacy staff as needed for meetings and conferences
- Create, edit and manage documents and data using desktop and internet based applications
- Other clerical work including but not limited to: maintaining files for hard copy documentation (legal
files, client records, publications and library materials), inventory maintenance, tasks related to document retention and destruction
- Regularly check and update the organization’s website
2) Serve as main office receptionist:
- Greeting and directing office visitors
- Answer and direct phone calls
- Conduct intake for walk-in and phone inquiries
- Manage incoming and outgoing mail
3) Assist Executive Director and Director of Development in development-related administrative functions:
- Send timely thank you notes and other correspondence to donors and others
- Maintain up-to-date donor lists
- Enter information into fundraising database
- Assist with online marketing / blast emails
- Assist with logistics and other administrative functions of annual fundraising event
4) Perform special assignments or tasks as requested by the Executive Director.
Qualifications:
- Minimum 3 years administrative experience
- Must be technology savvy, with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Outlook, Publisher); Adobe Suite; website editing applications; Web and phone based conferencing; social media and email marketing platforms.
- Experience in CRM software (e.g., Salesforce or other platforms) is strongly desirable
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task in a busy office setting
- Ability to work collaboratively as a team member, yet independently to execute the
responsibilities of the job
- Good sense of humor, self-confident, resourceful and self-motivated
- Commitment to MLRI’s mission to serve low-income and vulnerable populations
- Bilingual in Spanish is desirable but not required.

Compensation:
Position is full-time, though part-time employment may be negotiable. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits package.

Application Process:
Qualified applicants must electronically submit the following: 1) cover letter explaining interest in and qualifications for the position, 2) resume, 3) three professional references.

Electronically submit application materials AdminAsst@mlri.org with “Admin Assistant” in the subject line. No telephone calls please.

Applications will be reviewed as received & interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.
Qualified candidates should submit applications as early as possible.

The Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (MLRI) is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of age, class, color, disability, ethnicity, faith, gender, national origin, race, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. MLRI strives for racial and ethnic diversity because it is critical both to achieving MLRI's mission and to operating in a way that is consistent with MLRI's organizational values. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Posted 6/5/17


Program Coordinator I - (1700028P) - Security Operations Controller
Commonwealth of Massachusetts - Department of Transportation

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Description
The Security Operations Controller position shall be part of a security operations desk responsible for monitoring and responding to critical security and safety alarms across all MassDOT divisions including Highway, Rail and Transit, Registry of Motor Vehicles and Aeronautics.

• Monitor system generated alarms and use video to verify response.
• Coordinate alarm response with MBTA Transit Police, MBTA Operations Control Center (OCC), Highway Operations Control (HOC), Mass. State Police, Registry of Motor Vehicles branches and local law enforcement or other agencies as directed.
• Create work orders for internal personnel or contractors for incident response or system maintenance.
• Perform door and gate operations, including lock/unlock, open/close and video verification.
• Assist investigations, including review of video, alarm and access archives.
• Monitor all security system status and report systems requiring intervention.
• Produce reports and analyze data from security system.
• Performs other duties of a similar nature as may be required and directed by the Security and Emergency Management Department.
• Complies with all policies, practices and safety procedures.
• Personnel must have computer skills necessary to run security programs and make necessary configuration changes to access levels.
• Personnel shall have experience working in security or security related system management
• Personnel should have experience using video surveillance and access control
• Strong Interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work in a team environment.
• Ability to operate a computer including Microsoft Office Suite.
• Experience with Lenel a plus

For purposes of bargaining unit designation, Unit 6 is equivalent to MassDOT Unit D.

Minimum Entrance Requirements:

Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional, administrative or managerial experience in business administration, business management or public administration the major duties of which involved program management, program administration, program coordination, program planning and/or program analysis, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.

Substitutions:

I. A Bachelor's or higher degree with a major in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for the required experience.*

II. A Bachelor's or higher degree with a major other than in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required experience.*

*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's License may be required.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Official Title: Program Coordinator I
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-45 High Street
Job: Administrative Services
Agency: Massachusetts Department of Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day
Job Posting: Apr 19, 2017, 3:26:10 PM
Number of Openings: 1
Salary: 49,990.20 - 71,976.58 Yearly
If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator: Derrick Mann (857-368-8541) /ADA Coordinator: Alan Motenko - 857-368-8738
Bargaining Unit: DOT

Posted 4/23/17


Diversity and Inclusion Manager (Official Title: Administrator IV)
Commonwealth of Massachusetts - Department of Transitional Assistance

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About DTA
The Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) is the state agency responsible for administering public assistance programs to low-income residents of the Commonwealth. DTA is committed to providing a high level of service to all those in need of our services. The mission of the Department is to assist low-income individuals and families to meet their basic needs, increase their incomes and improve their quality of life. We serve one out of every nine people in Massachusetts – including working families, children, elders and people with disabilities. Our services include food and nutritional assistance, cash assistance, and employment supports. With our support, our clients are given the tools to improve their economic self-sufficiency.

POSITION OVERVIEW
The Department of Transitional Assistance (“DTA”) seeks a talented and motivated professional for the position of Diversity and Inclusion Manager. This position will develop, implement, and monitor the agency’s compliance and management of the Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA programs. The ideal candidate should have significant knowledge of federal/state laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures governing the Office of Diversity’s operations and who is a self-starter.

The duties for this position include but are not limited to:
- Manage civil rights complaints and investigations, as well as partner with the Chief Legal Investigator to handle internal investigations.
- Manage and track all ADA accommodation requests across the agency
- Communicate with employees and vendors regarding ADA accommodation request.
- Track affirmative action referrals and other candidate referrals.
- Support ADA equipment ordering and installation for accommodations
- Develop proposals for reasonable accommodations, correspondences and drafting documentation for all ADA accommodations decisions.
- Support the hiring process to ensure fair and equitable access and opportunity and alignment with agency’s affirmative action and diversity plans and where applicable.
- Direct career fairs and vocational events to recruit candidates for bargaining unit, management and other specialized positions.
- Coordinate and provide administrative support for the agency’s diversity council.
- Serve as co-chair of the agency’s diversity council, as well as the Veteran’s Coordinator.
- Assist to implement programs and strategies established in the agency’s Workforce Planning Action - Plan and Affirmative Action Corrective Action Plan to support the agency’s work towards meeting the Commonwealth’s parity goals.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Bachelor’s degree.
- At least four years’ experience in a Human Resource position with consideration given for the equivalent educational experience.
- Working knowledge of federal and state employment laws.
- Familiarity with the content and interpretation of the various collective bargaining unit agreements affecting agency employees.
- Ability to conduct sexual harassment and discrimination investigations, and to render decisions and proposed resolutions in a timely manner.
- Ability to provide accommodations pursuant to ADA, ADAAA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
- Ability to develop and implement policies, procedures and initiatives to achieve agency goals and objectives pursuant to EEO/AA and Diversity strategies.
- Outstanding interpersonal skills and professional workplace etiquette.
- Demonstrated leadership skills.
- Strong organizational and project management skills.

A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori and click on "Information for Job Applicants".

Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines

Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website.

For questions, please contact the CYF Office of Human Resources at 1-800-510-4122 and select option #2.

Qualifications
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) four years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional, administrative, supervisory, or managerial experience in business administration, business management or public administration, and (B) of which at least three years must have been in a supervisory or managerial capacity, or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.

Substitutions:
I. A Master's or higher degree with a major in business administration, management, public administration, industrial engineering, industrial psychology, or hospital administration may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required (A) experience.*

*Education toward a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Official Title: Administrator IV
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-600 Washington Street
Job: Management
Agency: Department of Transitional Assistance
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day
Job Posting: Apr 20, 2017, 3:04:38 PM
Number of Openings: 1
Salary: 35,247.68 - 95,078.02 Yearly
If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator: Thomas Massimo - 617-348-5169
Bargaining Unit: M99-Managers (EXE)

Posted 4/23/17


Research Analyst I - (1700029T)
Commonwealth of Massachusetts - Department of Public Health

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Duties and Responsibilities
- Receive and process requests for records and information by monitoring regular and electronic mail, fax correspondence, data transmissions and telephone calls for incoming inquiries.
- Research and retrieve records and information by conducting searches in open - source and secure electronic databases, hard files and existing paper and electronic document collections to locate or access any available data.
- Manage and monitor division's quality control documents, ordering & chemical inventory.
- Perform basic analysis, prepare reports and related documentation to present research outcomes and to respond formally to records and information requests.
- Review reports, manifests, registers and similar publications to determine if standard agency notices or correspondence must be generated and mailed to appropriate parties for matters such as tax, financial or legal obligations, actions and transactions.
- Submit reports, documents and/or spreadsheets for internal dissemination to comply with agency policy and programmatic requirements, to provide necessary updates to colleagues and stakeholders; and to facilitate administrative processes as needed.
- Provide customer service and act as a liaison between the agency, the public and other stakeholders by offering direction, clarification, instruction and supplemental information to telephone callers, site visitors and other inquirers about the processes, procedures, and protocols for obtaining records and data from the agency.
- Create and maintain case or electronic files by merging, purging, updating and moving documents, data and/or records under supervisory review for conformance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
- Compile and triage data from source documents and follow technical protocols, including data entry and data cleaning, according to established processes and utilizing LIMS system.
- Perform administrative support duties related to work unit programs and services.

About the Department of Public Health
The mission of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is to prevent illness, injury, and premature death, to assure access to high quality public health and health care services, and to promote wellness and health equity for all people in the Commonwealth. We envision a Commonwealth in which all people enjoy optimal health. Massachusetts ranks among the healthiest of states according to comparative analyses, but we face numerous challenges, including chronic and infectious disease, substance abuse, violence, preventable hospitalizations, and health disparities.

DPH coordinates programs and policies to address specific diseases and conditions and offer services to address the needs of vulnerable populations. We also develop, implement, promote, and enforce regulations and policies to assure that the conditions under which people live are most conducive to health and enable people to make healthy choices for themselves and their families. We license health professionals, healthcare facilities and a variety of businesses that impact public health. We operate the state laboratory and four public health hospitals. We monitor health status and manage vital records including births, marriages and deaths. We educate people about public health issues and work closely with local boards of health and community partners to identify and solve public health problems.

Total Compensation
As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including:
- 75% state paid medical insurance premium
- Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans
- Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs
- Low cost basic and optional life insurance
- Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan
- 11 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time
- Tuition Remission for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities
- Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options
- Incentive-based Wellness Programs
- Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities
- Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Pre-Hire Process
A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori

Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division's Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Record Law and may be published on the Commonwealth's website.

For questions, please contact Health Human Resources at 1-800-850-6968.

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must have (A) at least two (2) years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, administrative, professional or technical experience in work involving research, data analysis, compliance, records management or program administration, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.

Incumbents may be required to have a current and valid motor vehicle driver’s license at a class level specific to assignment.

Substitutions
I. A Bachelor's degree or higher in a related field may be substituted for the required experience.
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Official Title: Research Analyst I
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston-305 South Street
Job: Legal Services
Agency: Department of Public Health
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day
Job Posting: Apr 21, 2017, 2:43:22 PM
Number of Openings: 1
Salary: 47,859.50 - 67,712.32 Yearly
If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator: Engie Mota - 617-348-8471
Bargaining Unit: 06-NAGE - Professional Admin.

Posted 4/23/17


Policy Manager
Commonwealth of Massachusetts - Department of Public Health

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The Policy Manager is responsible for working across the Bureau to analyze and help implement policies associated with reducing or eliminating opportunities for exposures and adverse health impacts. This responsibility requires working with the Bureau's Senior Management, Program Directors, other Bureau staff, and the Office of General Counsel to interpret statutes, develop new regulations and policies, analyze legislation and develop legislative testimony, and analyze information to develop new initiatives. The Policy Manager will establish and oversee a Bureau Policy Working Group of internal professional colleagues familiar with the Bureau's priority policy issues. The Policy Manager supports the Bureau's senior managers to develop programmatic and policy priorities.

The Policy Manager also assists other DPH managers on policies and regulations that require the collaboration of multiple stakeholders. As a point person for the Bureau with the Commissioner's office, the Policy Manager works with the Department's Director of Government Affairs to coordinate BEH-related policy work with the Commissioner's Office. The Policy Manager processes requests for information from the Commissioner's Office, communicating with senior Bureau staff to fill the requests. The Policy Manager also works the Director of the DPH Communications Office to prepare press releases and respond to press inquiries, and is responsible for planning and coordinating special projects and supervises professional, administrative, and clerical staff as assigned.

The position requires regular contact with Bureau staff; staff from the Commissioner's Office; contacts from other federal/state/local agencies; legislators; representatives of environmental and health-related organizations and industries; and consumers. The individual in this position participates in public meetings where often conflicting views are presented. The Bureau's actions taken to protect the public's health may occasionally have a financial impact on the regulated community, or raise objections on the part of regulated establishments and consumers. The Policy Manager does not directly manage a budget but does provide significant support to the Bureau senior staff and the Commissioner's Office related to BEH budgetary planning.

The Policy Manager reports directly to the Bureau Director who provides general guidance and oversight. The Deputy Director, DPH legal counsel, and Director of Government Affairs provide review, guidance, and support on an ongoing basis. Work performance is reviewed through written reports and conferences and success is measured through the successful planning of regulatory implementation, policy development, and interaction with and support given to senior staff and the Commissioner's Office.

Detailed Statements of Duties and Responsibilities:
- Manage Bureau's Policy Activities: Manage the planning, analysis, and implementation of policies and regulations for the Bureau of Environmental Health, collaborating with senior managers and staff to do so. Convene regular meetings of the Bureau's Policy Working Group. Draft new regulations and policies, analyze legislation and develop legislative testimony, and analyze and report on information to address changing needs as well as to develop new initiatives and programs.
- Coordinate with Commissioner's Office: Serve as the point person for the Bureau with the Commissioner's office and the Department's Director of Government Affairs on legislative and policy matters. Interact with the Commissioner's Office on matters brought before the Public Health Council. - Assist Bureau senior managers to prepare for Public Health Council presentations and present to the Public Health Council as appropriate. Coordinate press releases and press inquiries with the DPH Communications Office.
- Supervise activities of professional and support staff, as assigned: Perform personnel functions by interviewing and recommending the hiring of staff members, as assigned; provide or arrange for training for subordinates; evaluate subordinates' performance; and recommend personnel actions, such as promotions, transfers, or disciplinary action to ensure adequate and competent staffing.
- Must have direct knowledge of state and federal legislative and political processes and be able to identify and track bills relevant to the Bureau.
- Must be able to field inquiries from state and municipal officials, advocates and lobbyists on Bureau positions on environmental health issues and policies in a mature and thoughtful manner. Must also be able to work closely with other secretariats (e.g. EEA, MassDOT).
- Work under tight deadlines and multi-task regularly. The ability to prioritize competing demands is key to success in this position.
- Collaborate with senior managers in the Bureau who have very busy programs and schedules to manage.
- With the Bureau Director and Deputy Director, help formulate decisions and recommendations to the Commissioner's Office regarding particular courses of action with respect to regulation development and new policy initiatives.
- In collaboration with the Bureau senior management, determine legislative, budget, and policy priorities for the Bureau and develop plans for their advocacy/support and implementation.
- Recommend strategic policy for Bureau Director and Deputy Director consideration.
- Recommend regulations, policies, and legislative testimony for Bureau Director and Deputy Director consideration and review.
- Working with the Bureau Director and/or Deputy Director, you may delegate the operational aspects of projects and initiatives, as well as the technical research and drafting of regulations, policies, procedures and reports.
- May direct staff at a lower level for policy and/or administrative matters.
- Must demonstrate the ability to:
Establish clear goals and develop and implement plans to achieve them;
Work under specified deadlines in a dynamic environment;
Work with the DPH Communications Office to prepare press releases and respond to press
inquiries, coordinating with Bureau content experts as needed;
Coordinate the efforts of others in accomplishing assigned work objectives in accordance with policy priorities of the Bureau and the Department;
Conduct or participate in legal and policy research; interpret statutes, regulations, and sub-regulatory documents; and prepare policy briefs and statutory, regulatory, and sub-regulatory proposals;
Communicate clearly, concisely, logically, accurately and persuasively in written, verbal, and visual formats for internal and external meetings;
Foster and maintain productive harmonious relationships with other state, municipal and federal officials, non-government organizations, professionals and other stakeholders.
Agency Mission:

The mission of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is to prevent illness, injury, and premature death, to assure access to high quality public health and health care services, and to promote wellness and health equity for all people in the Commonwealth.
We envision a Commonwealth in which all people enjoy optimal health. Massachusetts ranks among the healthiest of states according to comparative analyses, but we face numerous challenges, including chronic and infectious disease, substance abuse, violence, preventable hospitalizations, and health disparities.

DPH coordinates programs and policies to address specific diseases and conditions and offer services to address the needs of vulnerable populations. We also develop, implement, promote, and enforce regulations and policies to assure that the conditions under which people live are most conducive to health and enable people to make healthy choices for themselves and their families. We license health professionals, healthcare facilities and a variety of businesses that impact public health. We operate the state laboratory and four public health hospitals. We monitor health status and manage vital records including births, marriages and deaths. We educate people about public health issues and work closely with local boards of health and community partners to identify and solve public health problems.

Total Compensation:
As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including:
- 75% state paid medical insurance premium
- Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans
- Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs
- Low cost basic and optional life insurance
- Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan
- 11 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time
- Tuition Remission for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities
- Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options
- Incentive-based Wellness Programs
- Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities
- Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Pre-Offer Process:
A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori

Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines.

Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website.

For questions, please contact Health Human Resources at 1-800-850-6968.

Qualifications
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) four years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional, administrative, supervisory, or managerial experience in business administration, business management, or public administration and (B) of which at least three years must have been in a supervisory or managerial capacity or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.

Substitutions:
I. A Master's or higher degree with a major in business administration, management, public administration, industrial engineering, industrial psychology, or hospital administration may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required (A) experience.*

*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Official Title: Program Manager IV
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston-250 Washington Street
Job: Management
Agency: Department of Public Health
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day
Job Posting: Apr 20, 2017, 8:45:45 AM
Number of Openings: 1
Salary: 35,247.68 - 95,078.02 Yearly
If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator: Engie Mota - 617-348-8471
Bargaining Unit: M99-Managers (EXE)

Posted 4/23/17


Director of Policy & Organizing, Massachusetts Coalition for Domestic Workers
Matahari Women Worker’s Center (MWWC) & MA Coalition for Domestic Workers (MCDW)

Job Description (Full-time, benefited)

Organizational Description

Founded in 2002, Matahari Women Workers’ Center, a fiscally sponsored project of Third Sector New England is a Greater Boston social justice organization of women of color, immigrant women and families who organize as sisters, workers, and survivors for personal and societal transformation, justice and human rights. We build leadership and organize communities impacted by gender based violence and exploitation, provide survivor advocacy, and fight for the rights of those who suffer domestic, workplace, systemic, and state violence.

The Massachusetts Coalition for Domestic Workers (MCDW) works to bring justice and dignity to all domestic workers in our state. Founded in 2010, MCDW was the driving force in passing the MA Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights, which established important labor standards and granted basic protections to nannies, housekeepers, and other in-home caregivers. With the passage of the Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights behind us, our focus now is the implementation of the new law and continued advocacy on behalf of domestic workers. The Coalition is currently made up of five organizations: the Brazilian Women's Group, the Dominican Development Center, Matahari Women Workers’ Center, the New England Jewish Labor Committee and the Boston Center for Independent Living.

Essential Job Functions

Policy Leadership

- Track and report legal and legislative efforts to support or weaken laws and communicate
about those efforts with the Coalition.
- Develop and implement a strategic policy agenda
- Analyze implications of federal, state and local legislation on the lives of domestic workers and
their families
- Coordinate with the steering committee and workers’ council on policy advocacy
communications including email alerts and press releases;
- Conduct and oversee policy research and drafting,
- Build and nurture effective multi-organizational coalitions and alliances on priority issues and
campaigns;
- Lead the development and management of effective working relationships with key public
officials at the federal, state and local levels.
- Develop Know Your Rights toolkits for use of coalition members
- Coordinate with legal representatives and with allies regarding small and large wage campaigns and ensuring advocacy and support at the state and municipal levels;

Organizing and Leadership Development

- Train staff organizers of Coalition member organizations and Workers’ Council/worker leaders;
- Coordinate the Workers’ Council, working with organizers to develop the Worker Council
fellowship program.
- Assist in outreach to achieve key turn out for Coalition events;
- Coordinate and facilitate regular cross-sector Coalition wide meetings to discuss campaign progress and how it relates to the national strategy and landscape;
- Communicate with and support the working relationship between the Workers’ Council and
Steering Committee;
- Provide outreach, development and maintenance of relationships with current and potential
allies;
- Send out reminders and agendas with relevant materials, facilitate meetings and take minutes and distribute promptly for regular Coalition Steering Committee meetings;
- Maintain Coalition calendar, send reminders to keep members informed about key events and meetings and maintain Coalition’s system of data storage and management (Google-Drive);
- Develop and maintain the internal list serve and the database/spreadsheet of endorsers;
- Develop and maintain the Coalition’s presence in social media (including Facebook, twitter) and on the Coalitions website.

Coalition Building

- Act as the MCDW liaison to the National Domestic Worker Alliance (NDWA) by participating in
and reporting back on monthly NDWA organizers’ calls. Maintain regular communications with the NDWA State Strategist & Communications Director and keep abreast of domestic worker- related happenings in other states and on a national level;
- Raise funds and build resources for the Coalition and its members by writing grant proposals with the assistance of the steering committee and supporting the workers’ council with grassroots fundraising activities
- Build and maintain relationships with enforcement agencies including the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, MA Commission Against Discrimination, the Department of Labor and community partners (both private and public sector);

Qualifications

- A demonstrated commitment to racial, social, and economic justice; and significant experience working collaboratively with persons of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, socioeconomic status, ages, and sexual orientations;
- Experience in Coalition building, and understanding of member leadership development along with the ability to deal with strong personalities;
- Graduate level degree in Public Policy , Public Administration (MPP, MPP), or Law (JD);
- 2-3 years of experience working with communities;
- Knowledge of state and federal laws;
- Fluency in English is require and another language is preferred;
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills;
- Maintenance of a professional attitude and strong ethical practice and a willingness to learn and grow;
- Strong communications, leadership, and organizational skills;
- Knowledge of social media, Microsoft Office tools and some database management;
- Willingness to travel throughout the state/country periodically.

Salary and Benefits
The salary is $48,000 year. A generous benefits package is included.

How to Apply
To apply, visit www.tsne.org/jobs. A cover letter and resume are required. We also accept applications by mail or fax.

Apply by mail to:
Third Sector New England, Attn: Employment Manager – Matahari, NonProfit Center, 89 South Street, Suite 700, Boston, MA 02111; or by fax to 617.523.2070.

As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE and Matahari will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identification and veteran or disability status.

Posted 4/5/17


Summer Graduate Student Policy Fellow
City of Boston - Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu

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Overview:
This will be a 10-week, full-time fellowship. Start and end dates to be finalized with Councilor Wu’s office.

Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu serves as an At-Large Councilor representing all of Boston’s neighborhoods and as the current City Council President. Her office is offering a paid summer policy fellowship for a local graduate student to contribute a meaningful policy project in line with Councilor Wu’s focus on climate change, income inequality, and systemic racism. This fellowship opportunity is open to current graduate school students who will be residing in Boston during the summer. The fellowship may also include attending community meetings, managing and responding to constituent services requests, and providing staff support to the Councilor.

Responsibilities:
Applicants are asked to submit a one-page proposal outlining a policy project related to climate change, income inequality, and/or systemic racism in Boston. The ideal project will result in actionable recommendations for the City of Boston to make progress on one or more of these issues. For example, convening community meetings to draft food policy legislation; preparing a detailed budget and proposed funding mechanism for cycling infrastructure to complete a low-stress cycling network; analyzing MBTA bus ridership to suggest changes for residents’ economic mobility; organizing a policy conference on mental health. Please be creative in proposing a project that fits with your expertise and areas of interest, and that is also realistic for a 10-week timeframe.

Minimum Entrance Qualifications:
- Open to graduate students from all disciplines, including but not limited to: Public Policy, Public Administration, Law, Business, Public Health, Social Work.
- Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to conduct independent research.
- Knowledge of City government a plus.
- Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
- Ability to multi-task, prioritize work, ensure timely follow-up, and meet deadlines.
- Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.
- Ability to work a flexible work schedule to attend occasional meetings in the evenings.
Please submit resume, cover letter, and a one-page project proposal related to climate change, income inequality, and/or systemic racism when applying on the career center for this position.

Boston Residency Required during fellowship period.

Compensation; Academic Credit

- The selected fellow will receive a $6000 stipend.
- Students seeking academic credit must make arrangements with their academic advisor, professor, or department chair.
- Hours per week: 35

Posted 4/5/17


Manager - Media Relations
Massachusetts Port Authority (MASSPORT)

The Manager, Media Relations manages proactive and reactive media relations for Massachusetts Port Authority facilities and policies and acts as a spokesperson for the Authority on issues of public interest. Media Relations promotes and protects the image of Massport, its operating facilities and its employees through telling our story – or facets thereof – in engaging, straightforward and consistent narratives. The Manager must be curious, energetic and have a sense of humor. The Manager will develop media strategies for authority-wide initiatives to position Massport as a leader in the transportation industry through coverage in local, national and international media by building awareness and name recognition of Massport and its properties through editorial coverage, trade/business journals, traditional media and new media.

Essential Tasks of the Job:
Manages press and special events at Massport Maritime facilities, Boston Logan International Airport, Worcester Regional Airport, Hanscom Field and various real estate projects.

1. Responds to media inquiries related to Massport facilities and solicits media coverage of Massport programs and initiatives.
2. Writes news releases, fact sheets, talking points and briefing sheets related to Massport facilities and policies, initiatives and events.
3. Plans and coordinates special events including employee/tenant events, briefings and speeches.
4. Responds to media requests after vetting responses through the chain of command.
5. Participates in the daily production of news clips to be distributed internally.
6. Monitors social media and react to comments in a timely fashion.

Develops media strategies and manages media components of various Massport initiatives, such as HOV usage, community issues, Conley Container Terminal and Cruiseport Boston operations.
1. Identifies trade and general media outlets that would be interested in various Massport initiatives.
2. Writes news releases, fact sheets, talking points and briefing sheets related to Massport facilities and policies, initiatives and events.

Represents the Media Relations Department on various Massport initiatives
1. Coordinates media activities in concert with the Director of Media Relations, or Assistant Director.
2. Assists with the implementation of the customer service programs.
3. Manages support to the handling production of print and/or audio visual materials, publicity development, media relations, speechwriting, etc.

Assists the Director of Media Relations and Assistant Director during situations that result in heightened media interest including emergencies, snowstorms, and traffic peaks.
1. Responds to any inquiries regarding the particular situation.
2. Contacts media, Massport personnel or relevant others with information.
3. Arranges for conference rooms and equipment or supplies needed.
4. Assists in the set-up, operation and dismantling of media sessions, and assists in resolving any issues.
5. Provides collateral materials for distribution.
6. Assists with press relations, production of printed material, and other tasks as needed.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Secondary Job Tasks
- Responds to Massport-wide media requests during 24-hour overnight and weekend duty as scheduled and as needed.
- Completes additional duties as required by the Director or Assistant Director.

Job Requirements and Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor's Degree in journalism, English, communications, marketing, or public relations or equivalent professional experience in a public relations or communications environment required.

Experience: 4-6 years of experience in public relations and/or working as a journalist are required. Demonstrated skills in writing for multiple formats; coordinating special events; producing publications; and serving as a spokesperson for a large, diverse organization under intense media scrutiny required. This position is not involved in marketing.

Unique Expertise/Certifications:
1. Working knowledge of press conferences, and multi-media events.
2. Experience in working with or for Boston media outlets is preferred.
3. Experience with desktop publishing software.
4. Experience in State and/or Government relations preferred.
5. Ability to pass a Massport controlled substances test and security background checks.

Supplemental Information:
WORK SCHEDULE: Ability to work 37.5 hours per week. Ability to work additional hours as necessary or as workload demands and as needed on an emergency basis. Must be available for recall 24 hours a day, seven days a week including holidays. Rotating shift work for nights and weekends require staying in the metro area.

Posted 4/5/17


Support & Data Analyst - Local Development and Marketing
WGBH TV-Radio

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Department Overview
The Data Services & Support team provides top quality technology support and solutions within Local Marketing and Development (LDM), which enables the WGBH Educational Foundation to carry out its public media mission by raising individual contributions for current program support for TV, Radio, and Web. Additionally, LDM services include a Member Services Bureau for public media organizations to outsource their marketing and operations. .

Position Overview
The Support & Data Analyst will support internal and external clients through troubleshooting, analyzing and resolving issues in our CRM system and by proactively communicating through an established case system. The Support & Data Analyst must be able to work effectively with business partners to fully scope problems and effectively address business needs.

The ideal candidate will be team-centered and hardworking, capable of thriving in a fast-paced and dynamic service-based environment. The position requires the ability to implement solutions independently while communicating with team members to ensure resolution validity. The ideal candidate should also have a proven track record of ramping up quickly and understanding the complexities of a large environment. This person can complete technical projects, and is able to dive deeply into a system.

Specific responsibilities include:
- Review client cases, determine issues, test and then implement solutions, while providing updates to clients and internal teams
- Identify and address trends in support issues and address root cause.
- Commitment to data hygiene
- Contribute to the creation of support processes and process improvements, procedures, and documentation. Follow review schedule to keep updated.
- Assist in the coordination of routine projects, including new system release testing.
- System conversion and implementation activities including new station onboarding, training, and troubleshooting
- Add to department-wide knowledgebase of cases for quicker resolution of future cases
- Communicate clearly and professionally with clients and internal partners at all levels
- Perform other duties & responsibilities as assigned by the Manager and/or Director

Skills Required
Job Requirements
Candidates must be proactive, have strong experience with CRM systems, and have practical experience working with clients that have varying degrees of technical knowledge.

Qualified candidates will have:
- Excellent Customer Service/Support skills
- Ability to effectively troubleshoot/solve technical issues, and be able to determine resolution or escalation paths.
- Previous experience with CRM Systems (Salesforce preferred)
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Desire to grow and take on new challenges and opportunities.
- Ability to successfully tackle complex issues both independently and in teams.
- Highly-developed interpersonal skills; friendly, upbeat attitude and professional demeanor.
- Proven ability to collaborate and influence stakeholders across multiple functions.

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree required.

Posted 4/5/17


Development Associate - Major Gifts
WGBH TV-Radio

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Department Overview
The Development Division includes major annual giving, restricted giving, capital campaigns, foundation development, special events and board relations. The division is responsible for raising funds from those who can support WGBH at a significant level for annual operating, capital and directed gifts and the WGBH Endowment. It is also responsible for the management and development of WGBH’s governing boards.

Position Overview
The Development Associate for Board Relations will provide support in all activities of the Board Relations department—including communications, calendaring and scheduling of internal meetings, board committee meetings and Trustee and Overseer board meetings, donor cultivation and stewardship, database management, compliance and a variety of administrative tasks. In addition, the Development Associate will work closely with the Board of Overseers and the related committees.

The diverse functions of this position require the ability to juggle competing priorities, initiative, proactive problem-solving and sound decision-making with the goal of achieving clear communication, efficient office operations and procedures, and effective support for multiple projects. This position will also be called upon as needed to assist with events. This position will require regular contact with a variety of staff, external and internal constituencies. Flexibility, discretion and confidentiality, and a solutions-based approach to addressing problems are required. The position requires a highly detailed, articulate, poised and energetic professional who thrives as a self-starter and problem solver. He or she should be an excellent communicator and have superior interpersonal skills, computer savvy, accuracy and sound independent judgment.

Essential Functions:
- 15% Board Meeting Scheduling: Manage operational details for robust calendar of Board of Trustee, Board of Overseers, and Committee meetings for the organization, High level of professional interaction with Board Members, CEO, WGBH Executive Management, and Staff.
- 20% Board Meeting Logistics: Oversee logistics and details for board and committee meetings, including the development of materials, agendas, presentation production, binders, nametags and catering needs.
- 20% Database Management: Maintain detailed board member/donor information in organizational Salesforce CRM system. Track RSVPs, coordinate reports and manage event and board member nomination campaigns in Salesforce CRM system.
- 15% Communications: Assist in all marketing and communications projects for the Board Relations team. Manage the monthly board newsletter, holiday cards, stewardship gifts, a selection of invitations, annual report list production. Manage the production of the board member notebook. Includes drafting of briefings, meeting announcements, committee meeting agendas and other communications with Board members.
- 20% Volunteer coordination: Handle outreach, communication, and logistics related to Board and Committee meetings, including meeting scheduling, prep and coordination of content, logistics and catering.
- 5% Manage the Board Relations Department’s compliance requirements of the open and closed meeting sections of the Communication Act of 1934.
- 5% Other duties as assigned.

Skills Required
Candidate should have 2-3 years or more related or transferable experience. Qualified candidates should demonstrate attention to detail, strong verbal and written skills, proficiency and aptitude for systems work and proven record of active, on-site problem solving that is expected in the support of events work. Candidate should show ability to juggle multiple projects, prioritize tasks and manage work time to the highest efficiency.

Must be proficient in Macintosh, Microsoft Office suite and Filemaker Pro. Some knowledge of complex databases is preferred, Salesforce.com and Redpoint e-marketing a plus.

Educational Requirements
Bachelor’s degree is required.

Posted 4/5/17


Podcast Producer - Frontline
WGBH TV-Radio

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Department Overview
Since 1983, FRONTLINE has served as PBS's flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," this celebrated television journalism series explores and investigates the critical issues of our times. FRONTLINE’s year-round television broadcast schedule includes long-form documentaries and magazine-format programs. The series has also expanded into the digital media space, producing digital-exclusive short-form videos and interactives and creating new opportunities for pursuing and publishing enterprise reporting. FRONTLINE’s website, one of the earliest websites for television, remains one of PBS's most popular general-audience sites, hosting over 200 full-length documentaries for free viewing online.

Position Overview
The Podcast Producer will help produce and manage an upcoming podcast for PBS’s FRONTLINE. They will develop audio stories, working in concert with the Executive Producer of FRONTLINE as well as the Creative Director and other Podcast Producers for this project. They will nurture story ideas from conception to completion and be responsible for a variety of editorial tasks. In addition to reporting stories of their own, they will also be responsible for editing additional audio stories and commissioning original reporting from journalists around the world.

This role will include conducting or overseeing research, planning, field recording, interviewing, script writing, editing, directing narration, mixing, fact checking and all other aspects of editorial production. They will also be responsible for helping to strategize on the editorial direction of the podcast and will liaise as appropriate with FRONTLINE departments such as Marketing, Digital, Business etc., while keeping a birds-eye-view on all aspects of podcast production. Daily responsibilities will be largely editorial in nature, though will also include administrative responsibilities. In addition, the Podcast Producer will supervise Associate Producers, Production Assistants, Interns and students.

In addition to your cover letter, please include:
- Links to 2-3 samples of your work. Please explain your role on each project.
- Pitch us a story you think would work well for the FRONTLINE podcast. Stories should be surprising and revelatory, breaking new ground, feature strong characters and action, and are rooted in great journalism.
- Choose a Frontline film, and pitch us an accompanying story for the podcast.
- Link to one piece of radio journalism you’re obsessed with and tell us why.

Skills Required
- 3+ years of radio production experience
- Experience with ProTools
- Ability to plan and execute strong audio stories from start to finish
- Excellent writing, organizational and communication skills
- Strong collaboration skills and a great team player
- Ability to work independently without a high level of supervisions
- Knowledge and understanding of the FRONTLINE brand and journalistic sensibilities

Educational Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field preferred.

Posted 4/5/17


 
 

 

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