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Executive Director
The Children’s Museum in Easton

The Children’s Museum in Easton (CME), a much-loved treasure in southeastern Massachusetts, has launched the search for a new executive director. With its founding executive director retiring after 25 years, the Board of Directors of the Children’s Museum in Easton seeks an executive director with a passion for children and their learning and the experience and skills to lead the organization into the next phase of its important work.

The founding executive director built a strong foundation of financial stability, a stellar reputation, a network of strong relationships in the community, and a complement of outstanding programs and exhibits that impact the growth and learning of thousands of children each year. The next leader can pick up the reins to further enhance what CME does well, while guiding the organization toward thoughtful innovation that will support and sustain its well-earned reputation for excellence. The next Executive Director of the Children’s Museum in Easton will have opportunities in:

Leadership and Outreach
Fund Development
Marketing and Messaging
Staffing and Culture Development
Curriculum Development, Enhancement, and Expansion
Board Development

The next Executive Director of the Children’s Museum in Easton will be able to lead the organization in innovative directions while holding true to its core purpose of providing creative, hands-on learning experiences to young children of all backgrounds and abilities. This position requires a leader with high emotional intelligence, a relationship-builder who can easily and genuinely connect with people and is astute at building strategic partnerships.

Minimum Credentials

Bachelor’s degree required; Advanced degree preferred.

Skills, Experience and Attributes

Passionate advocate for the mission
Experienced nonprofit or business manager
Demonstrated success in raising funds
Exceptional communication skills
A thoughtful visionary and creative entrepreneur
Astute networker and collaborator
Keen emotional intelligence
Team builder
Experience working with boards of directors
Strong social media and information technology skills

This search is being conducted by the Consulting and Executive Transitions Program at TSNE MissionWorks with Transition Consultant Catherine Bradshaw. For the complete position profile and application guidelines please visit http://www.tsne.org/executive-director-childrens-museum-easton

The Children’s Museum in Easton is actively seeking to build a diverse and experienced team and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. CME is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary range
Commensurate with Experience

Email for application or questions

Application guidelines can be found at http://www.tsne.org/executive-director-childrens-museum-easton.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact 617-896-9350 or ndavidow@tsne.org.

Posted 12/12/17


Program Director
The Lee Family Office

JOB DESCRIPTION

Lee Family Office seeks a full-time Program Director to lead a team of three program staff to accomplish organization-wide program objectives including strategic grant making, candidate training, and research projects. The Program Director is a key member of the senior leadership team and works closely with the Executive Director on program-related priorities, opportunities, and challenges.

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

ABOUT YOU

Our ideal candidate has at least ten years’ experience in political organizations. Candidates should have exceptional research and writing skills, experience in project management, strong supervisory experience, a demonstrated interest in women’s political participation, and a passion for mission driven work.

ABOUT US

The Lee Family Office (LFO) manages administrative functions for Barbara Lee and provides staffing for the Barbara Lee Political Office (BLPO) and the Barbara Lee Family Foundation (BLFF).

The Barbara Lee Family Foundation’s nonpartisan research on women running for executive office has been used by politicians, press, and practitioners for nearly two decades to understand the obstacles and opportunities for women running for office. Our expertise on women in politics has been featured in national press outlets from the New York Times to Glamour, Politico, and MSNBC.

The Barbara Lee Political Office is a leading resource for progressive women candidates. BLPO advances women’s equality in American politics by recruiting, electing, and supporting progressive, pro-choice women candidates and building a pipeline of Democratic women Governors and U.S. Senators.

Barbara Lee has been named one of Boston’s most influential thought leaders by Boston Magazine, and her reach is nationwide. Barbara Lee has helped elect 146 women in 32 states, including every sitting Democratic woman Governor and U.S. Senator.

JOB RESPONSIBLITIES

1. Foundation Grant Making and Operating Projects

Manage relationships with staff of grant applicants, other foundations, and partner
organizations
Review and evaluate letters of inquiry (LOI), analyze grant proposals, and make funding
recommendations to the Executive Director and Principal
Coordinate grant reporting requirements and communicate with grantees to monitor reporting
progress
Perform grantee evaluations and project assessments
Participate in planning, implementation, and distribution of Foundation research
Provide leadership and support on other Foundation operating projects, as directed

2. Events and Fundraising

Oversee program-related event planning, including fundraisers and other events
Manage general fundraising activities with Program team, including preparing fundraising
materials for Principal, tracking fundraising progress and donor information, maintaining fundraising database and hard files, communicating with donors and campaigns, processing incoming donations, and managing logistics of activities and events
Prepare final reports and assessments for fundraising campaigns and events
3. Political Research, Candidate Tracking, and Operating Projects

Track, research, and interview incumbents and candidates running for U.S. Senate, Governor,
Congress, elected office in Massachusetts, and others as requested
Work with Executive Director and program staff to evaluate candidate viability, analyze
contribution requests, facilitate decision making, execute contribution decisions and conduct
follow-up
Research key political organizations and state political landscapes and provide intel and
recommendations to Executive Director and Principal
Review and analyze political grant proposals; assess and evaluate political grants
Collaborate on political contribution and grant making strategy
Manage relationships with key partners at political organizations
Manage candidate training program, to include candidate research and recruitment and
conference planning, with support from Program Associate and oversight from Executive Director

4. Staff Management and Administration

Supervise three full time staff members
Support Executive Director and Principal in high-level strategy development and implementation
Collaborate with senior staff team to lead strategy and build a positive working environment
Attend political conferences and fundraisers with or on behalf of Principal. Staff Principal at
political events, conferences, and other functions, as needed
Interface with outside consultants and Family Office staff to ensure smooth execution of all
business functions including scheduling, managing logistics, and coordinating special projects
Oversee foundation and political databases and manage Database Associate staff
Manage paper and electronic files on grantees, partner organizations, candidates, and other
topics as needed
Assist with Family Office administration as needed including mass mailings and phone reception

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Work Experience. 10+ years of professional experience preferably at a related mission driven organization, political campaign, or government office. A comprehensive understanding of campaigns and campaign finance is strongly preferred. A track record of strategic project management and excellent research skills are essential. Strong command of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of CRM databases preferred.
Creative, Strategic Thinking. Strong critical and strategic thinking abilities and attention to detail are required. Flexibility to juggle and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously and proven ability to think on your feet.
Management Experience. Experience managing a team and ability to set and execute a strategy effectively are essential. Ability to foster and develop talent and supervise staff while managing up and being a key contributor to the senior leadership team.
Excellent Writing and Presentation Skills. In depth experience and proven ability to distill complex concepts into clear and impactful points both written and orally. A deep understanding of analyzing and assessing grants and related complex and multi-tiered projects.
People Skills. Experience working for a dynamic principal strongly preferred. Having a clear understanding of protocol, a high sense of integrity and discretion is absolute. Being a team player with a positive mindset who is a conscious collaborator and can remain calm under pressure.
Commitment to Mission-driven Work. An interest in women’s political participation and advancement is preferred. Willingness to travel and flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends for related events.
Lee Family Office is committed to workplace diversity and inclusion and candidates from underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment. We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a pleasant working environment. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY:
Send cover letter, resume, and reference list to:
Kelly Duda
Director of Operations
Lee Family Office
131 Mt. Auburn St., Suite 3 Cambridge, MA 02138 kduda@barbaralee.com

Posted 12/12/17


Foster Care Support Manager
Commonwealth of Massachusetts – Department of Children and Families

Description

The Department of Children and Families seeks dedicated child welfare professionals who are committed to upholding the Department’s fundamental mission of protecting children from abuse and neglect to ensure they are able to grow and thrive in a safe and nurturing environment. The Department’s vision is that all children have the right to grow up in a nurturing home, free from abuse and neglect, with access to food, shelter, clothing, health care and education. DCF works toward establishing the safety, permanency and well-being of the Commonwealth's children by: stabilizing and preserving families; providing quality temporary alternative care when necessary, safely reunifying families; and when necessary and appropriate, creating new families through kinship, guardianship or adoption. Preferred applicants will possess a demonstrated commitment to the core practice values: 1) child-driven, 2) family-centered, 3) community-focused, 4) strength-based, 5) committed to diversity/cultural competency, and, 6) committed to continuous learning.

The Foster Care Manager’s role is to ensure that the Department successfully partners with the family resource in meeting the child’s needs and working to build on the strengths of her/his family and that in all placement decision-making, the Department holds the child’s needs for safety and permanency paramount, while also considering the child’s individual needs related to her/his physical, mental, and emotional well-being and the capacity of a specific potential placement to meet those needs. Under the direction of the Director of Foster Care Support Services, provides leadership, clinical consultation and technical assistance to all levels of managers and social workers in the field.

GENERAL DUTIES:

1) Provides statewide oversight, clinical and technical assistance to Family Resource and ADLU staff, supervisors and Area Program Managers to ensure compliance with Departmental policy, procedures and protocols in the licensing/relicensing of foster and adoptive homes

2) Provide trainings and assist in the implementation of family resource policies, programs and practice development strategies.

3) Assist Regional and Area Offices in preparing for Licensing by the Department of Early Education & Care

4) Assist the Director of Foster Care Support Services and other Central Office staff on recruitment and retention issues, both statewide and at the area level.

5) Assist Regional and Area Office staff in establishing and maintaining collaboration with resources in the community.

6) Assist Regional and Area Office staff in promoting diversity by recognizing and responding to the needs of foster parents from different cultural, ethnic, and racial communities.

7) Updates and maintains family resource-related content on Mass.gov

8) Provide support and technical assistance on special projects as directed

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES:

1) In collaboration with Foster Care Director and Regional/Area Office Managers, conducts periodic evaluation of practice quality and efficiency and ensures that issues are promptly addressed and appropriate systemic changes/adjustments are recommended for timely resolution.

2) Develop a communication plan with Regional/Area Office Managers and Supervisors to support consistent practice and implementation of new strategies, updates and compliance oversight

3) Stay current with best-practice trends and policy in foster care to contribute ideas of enhancements within current model

SYSTEMIC DUTIES:

- Attend and provide feedback for agenda items for the quarterly Statewide Family Resource Supervisor meetings.

- Attend regional Family Resource Leadership meetings. Provide feedback for agenda items when applicable.

- Maintain consistent contact and attend meetings with the staff of the various contracted resources at the Area level including MSPCC/Kidsnet and the Mass Alliance for Families.

- Ensure consistent distribution and utilization of data reports to support best-practice, problem-solving and accountability.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

- A Master's or higher degree in social work, psychology, sociology, human services, education or other related field.

- Knowledge of DCF Regulations, policies and practices.

- Knowledge/experience with family resource activities.

- Knowledge/experience of the adoption and foster home approval process.

- Knowledge/experience in use of FamilyNet.

- Knowledge/experience in use of Doc Direct and Excel

Please ensure that you attach a resume with your application submission to this requisition.

A criminal and tax history 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 (4) years of full-time or, equivalent part-time, professional, professional internship, administrative, supervisory, or managerial experience in business administration, business management, public administration, public management, clinical administration or clinical management or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and substitutions below.

Substitutions:

I. A certificate in a relevant or related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience.

II. An Associate’s degree in a related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience.

III. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience.

IV. A Graduate degree in a related field may be substituted for three (3) years of the required experience.

V. A Doctorate degree 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.

Number of Openings: 2

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: Diane Chang - 617-748-2104

Posted 12/12/17


Regional Planner III
Commonwealth of Massachusetts - Department of Conservation and Recreation

Description

The Department of Conservation and Recreation seeks qualified applicants for the position of Regional Planner III – Conservation Restriction Stewardship Coordinator within the Bureau of Resource Protection. DCR has an active Land Acquisition Program that acquires land through fee purchases and also through Conservation Restrictions(CRs). Currently, DCR’s Division of State Parks holds over 300 CRs on approximately 25,000 acres of land throughout the Commonwealth. These restricted lands must be routinely monitored.

The CR Stewardship Coordinator will be responsible for all aspects of the CR Stewardship Program including overseeing completion of baseline documentation reports, monitoring CRs, landowner outreach, maintaining accurate paper and digital stewardship records, and ensuring sound stewardship procedures and protocols are developed and upheld. The CR Stewardship Coordinator will serve as the Program liaison with other DCR divisions, sister agencies and partner organizations on CR Stewardship issues.

Specific duties include:

- Baseline Documentation Reports -- Ensures that all CRs have baseline documentation reports by contracting out for and/or completing field work (using GPS, taking notes and photographs, and discussing property conditions with the landowner) and reports (including GIS maps, written, photographic, and GPS based documentation of current conditions, and obtaining landowner certifications).

- CR Monitoring - Ensures that CRs are monitored by contracting out for, overseeing seasonal or other DCR staff, or completing monitoring visits (using GPS and taking notes and photographs) and preparing detailed monitoring reports (including GIS maps and photographs).

- Boundary marking/Signage - Develops and coordinates with other DCR staff or contractors as needed to implement a CR boundary signage program to locate and mark the boundaries of private land subject to DCR held CRs.

- Landowner Outreach and Communication - Serves as Program point of contact and cultivates and maintains positive working relationships with CR landowners. Coordinates resolution of potential violation and enforcement issues, evaluates and responds to requests to exercise reserved rights, tracks changes in landownership and corresponds with successor landowners as necessary.

- Recordkeeping and Procedures – Oversees and maintains a detailed informational database for all CRs and CR Monitoring information and documents, including Baseline Documentation Reports, Monitoring Reports, and all other information relevant to CR stewardship, and assists in the organization and maintenance of paper records for CRs. Works with the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Restriction Stewardship Group to create and revise procedures and specifications for CR stewardship as needed.

- DCR Staff Supervision and Outreach - Supervises, trains and oversees seasonal CR Stewardship Assistant; ensures information on CRs is distributed to DCR Operations and Forestry staff, including Baseline Documentation Reports.

- Land Acquisition - Assists the Land Acquisition staff with property reconnaissance and GPS mapping of proposed land acquisition features and boundaries as needed, drafting CR language, and creating CR exclusion exhibit plans.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Undergraduate degree in Natural Resource Management, Ecology, Biology, Environmental Science, Forestry, or Wildlife Biology.

- Knowledge of and familiarity with Conservation Restrictions

- Knowledge of the principles and practices of assessing environmental conditions including the ability to recognize potentially harmful environmental conditions.

- Knowledge of New England habitat types, native wildlife species, and invasive terrestrial plants.

- Ability to use geographic information systems (i.e. ArcGIS and Arc GIS on line) to assess property conditions and create maps.

- Ability to utilize hand-held GPS devices and digital cameras.

- Ability to read and understand topographic maps, assessor plans, and survey plans.

- Experience reviewing, writing and producing reports that include maps, photographs and narrative, describing conditions on a property.

- Ability to read, understand, interpret, and apply legal documents, technical literature, and regulations to conditions on a property.

- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

- Strong organizational skills.

- Ability to establish and maintain courteous, professional working relationships with others.

- Ability to speak and write clearly and to communicate effectively with staff and the general public.

- Ability to work outdoors, year round throughout Massachusetts under varying climatic conditions, and traverse uneven terrain.

Qualifications

This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) four years of full-time, or equivalent part-time technical or professional experience in urban or regional planning, environmental planning, transportation planning or land use planning, and (B) of which at least two years must have been in a professional capacity or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.

Substitutions:

I. A Bachelor's degree with a major in urban or regional planning, environmental planning, urban studies, architecture, landscape architecture, civil, environmental, or transportation engineering or environmental sciences may be substituted for two years of the required (A) experience.

II. A Graduate degree with a major in urban or regional planning, environmental planning, urban studies, architecture, landscape architecture, civil, environmental, or transportation engineering or environmental studies may be substituted for three years of the required (A)experience and one year of the required (B) experience.

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

NOTE: Educational substitutions will only be permitted for a maximum of three years of the required experience. Substitutions will only be permitted for a maximum of one year of the required (B) experience.

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

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

Salary: 60,878.48 - 88,294.18 Yearly

If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator: John J. Viola - 617-626-1607

Bargaining Unit: 09-MOSES - Engineers/Scientists

Posted 12/12/17


Assistant Director of Policy
Commonwealth of Massachusetts - Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality

Position Overview:

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality is seeking a qualified individual dedicated to public health, quality of life and safety to support the Bureau’s Offices and Divisions by planning, coordinating, implementing, and monitoring the implementation of key initiatives and mandates.

The Assistant Director of Policy will analyze the impact of statutes, regulations, policies and standards; assess the need to develop new regulations or to revise existing regulations and assess the probable impacts (both programmatic and fiscal) of regulatory change; and develop an implementation strategy to ensure compliance with regulations and statutes. The position also involves managing, organizing, maintaining, and updating existing policies and procedures, as well as evaluating their effectiveness on a continuous basis.

The ideal candidate will have experience working in public health administration and a thorough understanding of the Massachusetts regulatory and legislative process.

Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):

Analyzes the impact of, and assesses the need to develop or revise, relevant statutes, regulations, policies and standards.
Plans, coordinates, and monitors the implementation of initiatives and mandates for the Bureau’s Divisions and Programs.
Supports Bureau initiatives around health planning and responses to proposed legislation.
Oversight and participation in pertinent boards and commissions. Ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements including, but not limited to, open meeting law requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ideal candidate must be extremely knowledgeable in the following areas:

Public health administration.
Medical care systems and organization.
Massachusetts regulatory and legislative process.
State and federal regulations governing health care facilities.
Ideal candidate will preferably possess a Master’s Degree in health care administration, policy, economics, law, business, and/or public administration.

Candidate should have demonstrated ability to/with:

Work under specified deadlines in a dynamic environment.
Communicate clearly, concisely, logically, accurately and persuasively in written, verbal and visual formats in internal, external and public settings.
Understand, apply and interpret the laws, regulations, policies and standards in Massachusetts, as well pertinent federal laws and regulations.
Methods used in the preparation of charts, graphs and tables. Adept with various software programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

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 (4) years of full-time or, equivalent part-time, professional, professional internship, administrative, supervisory, or managerial experience in business administration, business management, public administration, public management, clinical administration or clinical management or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and substitutions below.

Substitutions:

I. A certificate in a relevant or related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience.

II. An Associate’s degree in a related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience.

III. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience.

IV. A Graduate degree in a related field may be substituted for three (3) years of the required experience.

V. A Doctorate degree 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.

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: Nahomi Carlisle - 617-624-5471

Bargaining Unit: M99-Managers (EXE)

Posted 12/12/17


Student Intern - Consumer Information Ambassador
Commonwealth of Massachusetts - Division of Insurance

Description

The Division of Insurance is the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ regulatory agency responsible for the oversight of the insurance marketplace—including health, property, casualty, life, auto, and most insurance business conducted in the state. Our mission is to monitor the solvency of companies in order to promote a healthy, responsive and willing marketplace for consumers who purchase insurance products.

Consumer Information Ambassadors serve an important role for the Consumer Services Unit. Our co-op students are provided with exposure to multiple areas of the insurance industry and insurance regulation. The Division’s Consumer Services Unit speaks to thousands of consumers each year through our hotline, walk-in services, and outreach events. Co-op students will have the opportunity to interact directly with consumers by serving on the front-line of our operations. Hours are from 8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This is a full time position from January 2, 2018 through June 29, 2018.

Consumer Service Ambassadors typical duties include:

Respond to consumer hotline calls and inquiries
Assist in case management duties of Insurance Examiners and Admin Assistant. Some assignments may include filing, complaint follow-up, referrals and other administrative tasks as assigned
Assist CSU Director in tracking various trends and other ad-hoc duties assigned
Skills Developed with this Opportunity:

Exposure to regulation work within the insurance industry
Awareness of emerging insurance industry changes, regulations, and concerns
Understanding of insurance marketplace products
Insight into government regulation processes and procedures
Appreciation of enhanced customer service techniques

Qualifications

Applicants must be enrolled as an undergraduate college student.

Preferred Qualifications:

Working toward a degree with a record of academic achievement
Passionately interested in public/government service and/or the insurance industry
Well developed judgment and business sense
Highly motivated with an exceptional drive for success
Ability to work independently and within a fast-paced team environment
Ability to prioritize the workload of self and others, and meet scheduled deadlines
Demonstrated strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Demonstrated organizational and tracking skills with attention to detail
Our office is located in Boston’s South End, near the trendy SOWA district, and a short walk from both the Tufts Medical Center and Broadway MBTA Subway stops, offering easy commuter access from all points. We encourage you to explore the possibilities that a co-op position with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts can offer you.

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

Salary: 16.00 - 16.00 Hourly

If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator: Michael Powers - 617-521-7300

Bargaining Unit: Non

Posted 12/12/17


Coordinator
Commonwealth of Massachusetts - Office of the Inspector General

Description

The Office of the Inspector General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (Office) is the oldest state-level inspector general’s office in the nation. The Office has a broad mandate to prevent and detect fraud, waste and abuse in the expenditure of public funds. In keeping with this mandate, the Office conducts studies and programmatic reviews at all levels of government to uncover fraud, waste and abuse, and to identify system-wide vulnerabilities and opportunities for improvement. The Office also performs additional functions related to preventing fraud, waste and abuse in government spending. Please see our website (www.mass.gov/ig) for more information.

The Office seeks a coordinator to work in its Policy and Government Division and its Bureau of Program Integrity. The Policy and Government Division identifies and analyzes opportunities to save public funds, whether state, federal or local. The Bureau of Program Integrity has oversight responsibilities for public benefits programs within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. The coordinator will assist both divisions.

The coordinator will assist with the day-to-day operations of the two divisions, managing administrative functions and assisting with review of government agencies and programs. The Coordinator will:

Manage administrative functions for both divisions, including file and database management.
Maintain and track information in the Office’s case management system.
Assist with reviewing state agencies and programs.
Assist with preparing written reports, memos, letters, presentations, analyses and other work products using word-processing, spreadsheet, database or presentation software.
Work closely with staff to plan reviews, organize materials and perform research by using database tools.
Coordinate and plan interviews and meetings pertaining to reviews.
Demonstrate flexibility by splitting time assisting both divisions.
Assist the Office to meet its legislative mandates.
Perform additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree or 3 years relevant experience.
Demonstrated attention to detail.
Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.
Outstanding communication skills.
Excellent word-processing skills.
Excellent proofreading skills.
Experience with using Excel as an administrative and research tool.
Strong verbal and interpersonal skills.
Excellent analytical and research skill
Preferred Qualifications:

Training or experience in project management.
Experience producing large-scale reports.
Government-related work experience.

Salary: 35,000.00 - 40,000.00 Yearly

If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator: Mary Beth Farrelly - 617-722-8832

Posted 12/12/17


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


 
 

 

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