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November 23, 2021

Ohio Local News Intiative | Multiple Positions (see below)

OHIO LOCAL NEWS INITIATIVE:

A coalition of Cleveland-based organizations and the American Journalism Project are launching the Ohio Local News Initiative, a network of independent local newsrooms across Ohio that will start at launch with an independent, community-led, nonprofit newsroom serving Cleveland. The Cleveland newsroom will launch next year.

Chief Executive Officer

  • The Ohio Local News Initiative is looking for its founding Chief Executive Officer to lead the organization’s launch and growth. The successful candidate will have a passion for local journalism, executive leadership experience, a track record of fundraising for mission-driven organizations, and a strong perspective on equitable organization design. Directing this startup’s business operations would put you on the forefront of a movement to make local journalism a foundational part of civic life in Ohio by enabling the kind of journalism that holds power to account, and truly addressing the information needs of communities.

Cleveland Editor-in-Chief

  • The successful candidate for the founding Cleveland Editor-in-Chief is an experienced newsroom leader with a passion for local journalism: a track record of building and managing teams that produce impactful stories; and a strong perspective on equitable, audience-driven journalism. You would be at the forefront of a movement to make local news a foundational part of civic life in Cleveland by enabling the kind of journalism that holds power to account while being accountable to the communities it serves.
November 23, 2021

Midtown Cleveland | Multiple Positions (see below)

November 23, 2021

Fairfax Renaissance Development Corporation | Greater Circle Living Program Coordinator

Position Summary:

Fairfax Renaissance Development Corporation (FRDC) is seeking an organized, energetic individual to assist in the administration of the Greater Circle Living Program (GCL). GCL is an innovative employee housing assistance program geared toward anchor institutions and nonprofits in the Greater University Circle (GUC) area. The program provides financial incentives for employees to live in the GUC area. FRDC is searching for an individual with a track record of operating in a fast paced environment with outstanding communication, organizational and customer service skills.

To apply please email your cover letter and resume to gpowell@fairfaxdev.org.

FULL JOB DECRIPTIONS CLICK HERE

November 16, 2021

University Settlement, Inc. | HIV/AIDS Prevention Specialist - Slavic Village (PT)

Position Summary:

University Settlement, in partnership with The LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland, is seeking a 32 hours/week professional for a one-year, grant-funded position to build HIV/AIDS prevention, support services, and advocacy capacity in Slavic Village and southwest suburbs of Cleveland. The selected candidate will work in partnership with residents and organizations (community, faith-based, education, public sector, and private sector) to increase availability of and access to HIV prevention knowledge and resources in the area; expand, as requested by residents, support services for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS; and develop evidence-based comprehensive sexuality education and harm reduction services in the local community.  

Qualifications:
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience required - public health, HIV/AIDS background preferred
  • Individuals with a deep knowledge of the Slavic Village community are strongly encouraged to apply
Compensation:
  • $17/hour for 32 hours/week,
  • Benefits (medical, dental, etc.).

Interested parties should send an updated resume and two references to epike@universitysettlement.net

November 16, 2021

ACLU of Ohio | Multiple Positions (see below)

November 11, 2021

Providence House | Childcare Provider (Multiple Shifts)

Position Summary:

Responsible for providing complete daily care to infants and children at Providence House in accordance with state licensing requirements. Also responsible to perform housekeeping duties and other activities related to quality facilities, children’s care, and the overall health and safety of the agency. There are multiple shifts associated with this position. 

Qualifications:
  • 21 years of age or older
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Preferred Minimum of 1 year direct childcare experience in a formal childcare setting or CDA, Associates Degree,
    Bachelor Degree or Masters in Early Childhood Education, Social Work or Related Field.
  • Able to accommodate evening, weekend and holiday work schedules as needed
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Valid State of Ohio driver’s license and CPR/First Aid certifications a plus

To see full job description CLICK HERE.

November 8, 2021

CHANGE, INC. | AmeriCorps Positions

Position Summary:

Baldwin Wallace University is looking to fill 3 AmeriCorps positions (2 at MetroWest, 1 at OB) for our grant, CHANGE, INC. The grant work with three sites to identify families vulnerable to good insecurity and link them to existing resources. 

Minimum Requirements
  • Must be 18-years or older, have a high school diploma or GED, be a US Citizen, National, or Legal Permanent Resident
  • Willing to undergo and pass a criminal history background 

Please submit your resume to Valerie Beutel, CHANGE, INC AmeriCorps program director at vbeutel@bw.edu.

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November 8, 2021

Kinnect | Operations Director

  • Reports To - Executive Director
  • Job Location - Cleveland Office
  • Salary - $85,000 - $90,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications
Position Summary:

The Director of Operations is accountable for facilitating the design and deployment of the operational infrastructure required to support Kinnect's mission and strategic plan. In close partnership with the Executive Director, Kinnect's leadership team and the Board, the Director of Operations will be accountable for aligning resources and processes to best achieve specific key performance indicators. 

The Director of Operations is integral to the overall operation and must work collaboratively to build a culture of trust and transparency while delivering keen insight and informed, timely, decisions, that impact the organization ability to the meets its commitments and objectives. 

The Director of Operations should be highly motivated, able to handle stress, able to manage multiple priorities successfully at one time with a positive attitude and willingness to work through and manage change. 

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November 5, 2021

Family Connections | Executive Director

Overview:

The Board of Directors of Family Connections of Northeast Ohio (Family Connections - FC) seeks a committed, visionary, and innovative leader to serve as its next executive director and to drive the mission, vision, and strategic plan of the organization in partnership with FC’s Board of Directors, staff, and volunteers.

Founded in 1982 and merged into its current model in 2010, Family Connections strives to improve tomorrow’s quality of life in the community by ensuring today’s children are raised to be happy, healthy, and self-sufficient. Family Connections engages families with young children to nurture social connections, enhance child development, and improve school readiness through programming and partnerships.

Qualifications
Required
  • Passion for the FC mission
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent life and/or work experience
  • Minimum of five years’ work experience in community, early childhood development, education, human service, or social service agency with a preference for the non-profit sector including demonstrated experience managing staff
  • Demonstrated experience with strategic fund development including grant writing and grants management
  • Experience in non-profit administration including knowledge of direct service, supervision, budget management, long range planning, policy making, program management
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated cultural competency and understanding of challenges facing families andchildren in under-resourced communities
  • Commitment to creating an inclusive workplace that celebrates the diversity of all employees and clients
  • Knowledge of Cleveland’s non-profit sector and education and social service providers
Preferred
  • Master’s degree in nonprofit management or a related field
  • Certification in the Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening and Support, created by the National Family Support Network and now available through the Greater Cleveland Family Strengthening Network.
  • Experience managing portfolio of multiple funders
  • Knowledge of communications and marketing planning
Salary
  • $80,000 - $90,000/annually commensurate with experience plus benefits
TO APPLY

Applicants must provide a cover letter that highlights your qualifications, a résumé, and three professional references. Please email to: ltighe@janussmallassociates.com and put “Family Connections” in the subject line. While there is no application deadline, review of applications will begin during the week of January 24, 2022. Note: interested applicants must be willing to submit a background check as part of the evaluation process. For more detailed information about Family Connections, visit familyconnections1.org.

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November 1, 2021

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress | Multiple Positions (See Below)

Chief of Staff & Operations

 
Job Summary:

This is an exciting time to join Cleveland Neighborhood Progress as they build and grow their outstanding reputation in Cleveland, OH. With a new CEO onboard, this position has been created to enhance the overall operational strategies and tactics while building a strong rapport with the leadership and overseeing the milestones of the strategic plan. Reporting to the CEO and serving as an integral member of the senior management team, the Chief of Staff & Operations will be a mission-focused, seasoned, strategic, and process-minded leader with experience scaling an organization, leading an executive management team, and developing a performance culture among a group of diverse, talented individuals. The Chief of Staff & Operations must be a leader who is able to help others deliver measurable, cost-effective results that make the vision a reality. Importantly, the successful Chief of Staff & Operations will have the skills, sensitivity, and personal confidence to tap into the power that each member of the team brings to this mission. She/He will also be responsible for advancing the racial equity agenda and building a strong culture of diversity, inclusion, belonging and respect for all.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an operational leader with a proven track record of innovation, change management, relationship building, and cultural excellence to join in a high-growth, mission-driven and passionate organization.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or non-profit management or related field. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Ten or more years of progressively responsible experience in a senior leadership capacity with a proven track record of success running the operations side of a business or non-profit organization, developing and executing strategy and management decision making.
  • Current/prior non-profit experience/exposure (e.g. non profit board member/leader
  • Strong financial/business acumen required
  • Strong work ethic and leadership skills with high level of integrity
  • Demonstrated passion and commitment to neighborhood development and expansion
  • Strong relationship builder with the ability to communicate the mission to the community
Timing
  • Targeted timing to complete the search is January 2022.
Compensation and Benefits:

The successful candidate will be offered an attractive compensation package including salary and a comprehensive benefits package. If you are an exceptional leader with the qualifications, drive and determination required to be extraordinary, and are passionate about and connected to fostering inclusive communities of choice, we are very interested in speaking with you. Please submit your interest in confidence to:

Linda Gray |SVP, Executive Search Practice Leader | lgray@rtcpi.com | 216-901-4270

To see full job posting CLICK HERE

 

Senior Vice President of Equitable Neighborhood Revitalization & President of New Village Corporation (NVC)

 

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Develop a strong working relationship with the SVP of CDC Advancement & Resilience to ensure alignment between CDC Relationship Managers and Neighborhood Planning Advisory and Real estate teams;
  • Support the efforts of the VP of Real Estate to develop a comprehensive strategy to rebuild real estate capacity in Cleveland’s neighborhoods;
  • Determine the best way to further integrate NVC and its Board into the parent company to ensure strategic alignment
  • Serve as the President of New Village Corporation (NVC), overseeing its portfolio of real estate projects and reporting to the NVC Board in a manner consistent with the requirements for operating a high-quality real estate company.
  • Manage staff engaged in neighborhood planning, stabilization, urban greening, public art, real estate development and lending. Coordinate with staff to assist the community development corporations in advancing a comprehensive regional market recovery approach to neighborhood revitalization.
  • Build new and existing relationships to develop new partnerships and collaborations to advance neighborhood agendas as appropriate.
  • Coordinate local and national consultants and external partners to assist the community development corporations by identifying best practices and methods to build capacity to carry out their neighborhood agendas.
  • Monitor expenditures and operate within established program guidelines and allocated budgets.
  • Develop staff by coaching, counseling, and guiding employees, and planning, monitoring and appraising staff results.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Fund Development to identify opportunities and prepare proposals for funding support from foundations, corporations and various local and national sources.

Please send a cover letter with your expression of interest and resume to Tania Menesse, tmenesse@clevelandnp.org with a copy to Toni White, twhite@clevelandnp.org.

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Senior Vice President of CDC Advancement & Resilience

 
Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Hire and build a team of CDC Relationship Managers.
  • Ensure work of SVP of Equitable Neighborhood Revitalization, SVP of Advocacy & External Relations and President of VCC are all aligned around CDC needs and priorities.
  • Support the work of the VP of Leadership & Organizational Development to create a maturity model for CDCs and develop accompanying capacity building and training programs under the umbrella of the Progress Institute.
  • Work with the Grants Manager and the SVP of Leadership and Organizational Development to develop a new cadre of grants programs, culminating in the “Community Equity Investment.”
  • Support the work of the SVP of Finance & Shared Services and the VP of Leadership & Organizational Development to create a portfolio of shared services that CDCs can opt into.
  • Support the CEO & President in Fund Development efforts for CNP and the CDC system.
  • Build new and existing relationships to develop new partnerships and collaborations to advance neighborhood agendas as appropriate.
  • Provide strong, strategic leadership to achieve measurable and continuous improvement in Cleveland's competitiveness by identifying, developing, and overseeing all CDC Advancement programs.
  • Collaborate with staff to identify opportunities, prepare proposals, and prepare reports for funding support from foundations, corporations and various local and national sources.
  • Report regularly on achievements toward those clearly defined goals.
  • Monitor expenditures and operating within established program guidelines and allocated budgets.
  • Develop staff by coaching, counseling, and guiding employees and appraising staff results.
  • Operate as a liaison to community development corporation staff in a supportive manner, including conducting site visits, interviews, and evaluation of workplans, production, and performance.

Please send a cover letter with your expression of interest and resume to Tania Menesse, tmenesse@clevelandnp.org with a copy to Toni White, twhite@clevelandnp.org.

To see full job posting CLICK HERE

November 1, 2021

West Park Kamm's Neighborhood Development | Marketing and Development Manager

Job Description:

West Park Kamm’s Neighborhood Development (WPKND) seeks a creative and strategically minded Marketing and Development Manager who excels at developing and implementing a wide range of marketing, communications, and fund development initiatives.  In this position, the Manager will have the opportunity to help shape the future of the WPKND’s work through collaboration with the Executive Director and leadership on implementation of the newly adopted strategic plan.

WPKND is a non-profit community development organization that serves more than 25,000 residents and 200 businesses on Cleveland’s far west side.  Dedicated to the West Park community, WPKND works to cultivate a neighborhood where the diverse needs of its people are met through community-building, stewardship, and development initiatives. 

Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume to Rosemary Mudry at rosemary@westparkkamms.org with subject line: Marketing and Development Manager job application.  Review of applications on a rolling basis until position is filled.  Electronic submissions only. 

Full description at: http://westparkkamms.org/about-wpknd/careers/

November 1, 2021

Stella Maris | Human Resources Director

Job Description:
  • Full-Time, Exempt, Salary
  • Report To - CEO
  • Supervise - HR Coordinator

Stella Maris, is a growing detox facility in the NEO area. We are seeking a Human Resource Director to support the further expansion of the function and growth of the organization.  The Human Resource Director will plan, lead, direct, develop, and coordinate the policies, activities, and staff of the Human Resource (HR) department, ensuring legal compliance and implementation of the organizations mission and talent strategy.

Summary of Duties:
  • Leads diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy by collaborating with internal and external partners
  • Collaborates with senior leadership to understand the organizations goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention
  • Plans, leads, develops, coordinates, and implements policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the organizations human resource compliance and strategy needs
  • Administers and/or oversees the administration of human resource programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development
  • Identifies staffing and recruiting needs; develops and executes best practices for hiring and talent management
  • Conducts research and analysis of organizational trends including review of reports and metrics from the organizations human resource information system (HRIS) or talent management system
  • Monitors and ensures the organizations compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to upper management.
  • Develops and implements departmental budget
  • Facilitates professional development, training, and certification activities for HR staff
  • Recruits, interviews, hires, and trains new staff in the department
  • Oversees the daily workflow of the department
  • Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations
  • Handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy
Requirements:
  • Proven experience working with a diverse demographic at all levels of an organization
  • High level of emotional intelligence
  • Strong knowledge of employee relations and progressive approaches to discipline
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven track record of leading and developing a team
  • Ability to adapt to the needs of the organization and employees
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software

To apply for a position, please complete an application and submit it along with a cover letter and resume to careers@stellamariscleveland.com.

To apply and see full job posting CLICK HERE

November 1, 2021

Cleveland Foundation | Multiple Positions (See Below)

Accountant

  • Full-time, Exempt
  • Department - Finance
  • Reports To - Assistan Controller / Controller

The Accountant is responsible for reconciling various bank accounts, analyzing financial records, and posting, reviewing and verifying transactions and journal entries; processing daily gifts; preparing audit schedules and financial statements; monitoring state tax reporting; accounting for planned gift funds, life insurance and completing special projects as assigned. The accountant works collaboratively with the other members of the finance team to achieve the foundation’s mission and vision.

Application Process

Starting salary for this position will be commensurate with the selected candidate’s background and experience. The foundation offers an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverage, a comprehensive wellness program, a fully vested 403(b) retirement plan and three weeks of vacation the first year of service, prorated based on date of hire. If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter here by November 19, 2021. We regret that we cannot respond personally to each applicant.

To see full job posting CLICK HERE

 

Philanthropic Advisor

  • Full-time, Exempt
  • Department - Advancement
  • Reports To - Director, Philanthropic Services
  • Supervises - Philanthropic Coordinator

The Philanthropic Advisor is responsible for attracting, retaining and obtaining outright and planned gifts from donors by understanding, serving, advising, and engaging them to achieve their philanthropic goals.

Application Process

Starting salary for this position will be commensurate with the selected candidate’s background and experience. The foundation offers an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverage, a comprehensive wellness program, a fully vested 403(b) retirement plan and three weeks of vacation the first year of service, prorated based on date of hire. If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter here by November 14, 2021. We regret that we cannot respond personally to each applicant.

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Investment Analyst

  • Regular, Full-time, Exempt
  • Department - Finance

The Investment Analyst, in collaboration with the CFO and Director of Investments, is responsible for investment research and analysis related to the foundation’s $3.0B endowment. In addition, the Investment Analyst will be responsible for conducting initial due diligence on diversity managers and will oversee the finance departments social impact investing strategies.

Application Process

Starting salary for this position will be commensurate with the selected candidate’s background and experience. The foundation offers an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverage, a comprehensive wellness program, a fully vested 403(b) retirement plan and three weeks of vacation the first year of service, prorated based on date of hire. If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter here by November 14, 2021. We regret that we cannot respond personally to each applicant.

To see full job posting CLICK HERE

 

Executive Assistant to the President/CEO

  • Regular, Full-time, Exempt
  • Department - Executive
  • Reports to - President and CEO

This position provides advanced administrative support to the President and CEO of the foundation. S/he will manage email, mail, expense reporting, scheduling, travel arrangements, phone calls and requests for meetings on behalf of the President and CEO. S/he will also act as a liaison between the executive office and external partners, such as local government, business and non-profit leaders and members of the board.

Application Process

Starting salary for this position will be commensurate with the selected candidate’s background and experience. The foundation offers an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverage, a comprehensive wellness program, a fully vested 403(b) retirement plan and three weeks of vacation the first year of service, prorated based on date of hire. If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter here by November 14, 2021. We regret that we cannot respond personally to each applicant.

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October 26, 2021

IMPERIAL Distributors | Retail Sales Merchandisers

Job Description:

IMPERIAL Distributors is hiring for two Retail Sales Merchandisers.

  • Full-Time 40 hours
  • $15/hour
  • Flexible shifts
  • Travel required within the region (Cleveland and up to 30 miles radius)
Summary of Duties:
  • Stocking and maintaining in-line products
  • Place displays
  • Complete resets
  • Build relationship with store managers and employees
  • Packing out merchandise
  • Reordering products that you service
  • Maintaining inventory levels
  • Complete weekly survey's via tablet
Requirements:
  • Retail background preferred not required
  • Outstanding Customer Service and Champion of People Mindset
  • Your Own/Reliable Transportation & Valid Driver's License
  • Ability to Lift up to 40lbs.
  • Imperial is a Drug-Free Workplace

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October 25, 2021

SA Group LLC | Architectural Intern

Job Description:

• Bachelor's or Master's degree in Architecture
• Proficient with AutoCAD and Sketchup (3D Modeling Lumion a plus, but easy to teach with previous skills)
• General understand of design and producing construction documents
• Understanding of building codes, standards and building structures
• Enjoys working as part of a small collaborative group in open office environment
• Ideal candidate for Architectural Intern position is Recent College Graduate enrolled in IDP.
• Ideal candidate for Architect position is a Licensed Architect

Compensation: Negotiable based on experience.

Benefits:

• 401K Plan with matching / Profit Sharing
• Cell Phone stipend is provided
• Continuing education financial support - We reimburse for AIA, NCARB, and Licensing Fees
• Reimbursement for ARE and IDP costs
• IDP Mentoring provided
• Performance based bonus structure

About SA Group

The SA Group is a collaboration of Architects and Designers that provide a wide range of professional services to Developers, Owners, and Contractors. Our industry focus includes Continuing Care Facilities, Retail, Residential, Mixed Use, Historic Renovations, and Commercial Interiors.

SA Group LLC was founded as a firm that actively seeks out diverse individuals. We are proud of our history as an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and encourage aspiring Architects of all backgrounds to join our industry.

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