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Nov 08, 2019
The Development Coordinator plays a key role in the Office of Strategic Initiatives within the Department of Institutional Advancement. The Coordinator provides strategic and intentional support for key fundraising projects and manages related information. He/she works closely with Strategic Initiatives team members as well as major gift officers and partners with Advancement Services and the fundraising support team on a regular basis. The Development Coordinator is responsible for a wide-array of writing assignments and drafts, for example, proposals and reports as well as gift agreements and fundraising support materials. This position is represented for purposes of collective bargaining by SEIU. SUMMARY OF DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND GOALS The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an individual assigned to this job. Project Management Under direction executes project management, as outlined in project plans to ensure timely coordination with all stakeholders. This entails managing multiple fundraising projects that constitute the foci of the College’s comprehensive capital campaign. Maintains Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) deadlines and monitors grant-related initiatives to inform reporting Gathers and maintains updated information/project plans including budgets, timelines, prospect pipelines etc.            Works with Advancement Services to inform tracking and pull reports related to fundraising progress Attends campus meeting and events as requested  Operations and Fundraising Support ·      Provides administrative support to Executive Director and the team including scheduling of group meetings  ·      Maintains Institutional Advancement fundraising policies and procedures as they relate to Strategic Initiatives ·      Maintains templates for standard funding opportunities for major gift donors and keeps related gift agreement templates up to date ·      Populates standard proposals and fundraising support materials for individual donors ·      Assists with the identification and research of potential CFR prospects ·      Assists with the preparation and writing of proposals and reports for CFR prospects ·      Tracks proposal submissions for foundation relations     ·      Manages gift agreement process for Major Gifts ·      Maintains the office’s digital and hard copy files ·      Organizes site visits for foundation relations prospects/donors and manages select events related to the Faculty-Institutional Advancement partnership. ·      Hires, trains, and manages student workers in consultation with Strategic Initiatives team.  Other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor’s Degree required and at least five years administrative or project management experience Experience in higher education or fundraising preferred Ability to thrive in a fast paced, deadline driven environment Exceptional oral and written communications skills required Excellent organizational skills. Capable of managing multiple assignments from multiple sources; efficiency, detail-oriented, and able to meet project deadlines Must demonstrate good intuition and the ability to adapt to changing priorities   Experience exercising a high degree of initiative, independent judgment, tact and discretion in the execution of assigned responsibilities to maintain the confidentiality and integrity of the office Ability to think through and solve problems creatively Willingness to take charge in difficult situations and remain calm and collected under pressure  Excellent computer proficiency; facility with fundraising databases and evidence of an ability to master these resources APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position to  resumes@oxy.edu . As a condition of hire for a staff position and for appointment to a faculty position, Occidental College requires that all candidates who have received a conditional offer of employment complete an application form (if they have not already done so) and consent to a background check. Satisfactory completion of a background check, along with pre-employment verifications and references are required as a condition of employment, but only as permitted by federal, state, and local law, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. How to Apply resumes@oxy.edu https://www.oxy.edu/
Occidental College Los Angeles, CA, USA Development
Nov 08, 2019
The California Community Foundation (CCF) is a public, charitable organization serving Los Angeles County in multiple capacities since 1915. We encourage philanthropy by individuals, families, companies and organizations, and serve as a trusted steward of their charitable funds and legacies. We make grants and collaborate with nonprofits in specific areas and concentrate attention and resources on the needs of the most vulnerable individuals and groups in the community. CCF convenes and engages nonprofit, private and public sector partners to increase philanthropy and incorporate philanthropists into community problem solving in Los Angeles. CCF is a dynamic environment that values individuals who want a purpose more than a position. We have a diverse and talented team of experienced and passionate advocates for our community. We are a learning organization driven by the idea that continuous improvement furthers professional development and increases our ability to effect positive change. We seek individuals who thrive in a fast-paced setting highly focused on results and impact. CCF is hiring a Communications Officer (CO). The Communications Officer plays a key role on a dynamic team that is harnessing strategic communications to expand the influence and impact of the California Community Foundation.   Major Responsibilities: ·        Content Development:  Play a leading role in the development of content to be used across all CCF communications platforms. o  Create and identify content that is tied to CCF’s four strategic goals, drives key foundation messages and engages and informs our target audiences. o   Will help curate compelling stories that speak to the work and impact of grantees, demonstrate how change happens, and inspire others to partner with CCF o  Researches, produces and edits key communication materials, including messaging, fact sheets, opinion pieces, press releases, speeches, and other marketing material that communicates the foundation’s work ·        Media Relations:  Prep and support for media interviews, speaking engagements, and more o  Create and manage a customized database of news and social media serving the L.A. market and relevant to the community foundation and its target audiences. o   Coordinate internal and external media events including media training, news conferences, roundtables, editorial board meetings, tours, etc., as appropriate.  ·        Social Media Management:  Leads the social media strategy for CCF to best engage its constituents across a range of social networking platforms. o  Curate editorial content for the social media platforms CCF uses such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter which includes sharing and developing new content. o   Implement and evaluate social media communications by tracking and analyzing data and providing updates to ensure CCF network growth (e.g., “Likes”) and engagement. o  Work with communications team to freshen graphic elements of social media platforms ·        Project Management:  Lead the day-to-day management on a variety of projects o  Create task lists and timelines to manage projects with a keen eye for detail and organization. o  Ensure that project tasks are being executed with the level of expected quality and on deadline.  o  Work with marketing and communications department to identify and trouble shoot issues that could impact progress on projects. General : As appropriate, assists other departments and works as a member of interdepartmental teams to ensure the effective and efficient operations of CCF. At all times, demonstrates cooperative behavior with supervisors and coworkers. Other duties as assigned, dependent on organizational needs and employee skills. Qualifications:   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function assigned satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. ·        Experience : Minimum of three years of public interest communications, with experience in fields related to the foundation's mission and grant making experience with an emphasis on strong writing skills. ·        Education : Bachelor’s degree or equivalent certification from    technical or trade school with a          focus on journalism, communications, marketing, writing, new media, or equivalent level of experience required.  ·        Communication Skills : Superior written, verbal and presentation skills required. Ability to write, edit and copyedit creatively and persuasively, distilling complex concepts into easy-to-understand information. Ability to integrate film, video, audio and photography into compelling communications. Strong knowledge of strategic communications and media. Spanish language proficiency is a plus. ·        Technology Skills : Basic familiarity with the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office. Familiarity with open and closed-source web content management systems with understanding of and experience in user-centered design is desired, including strong familiarity with Word Press. ·        Problem-Solving Skills:  Must be an efficient, well organized, detail-oriented, creative, energetic, flexible, problem-solver who can handle multiple requests and tasks. Proven analytical, research and project management skills. Team Work & General Skills :  Ability to work well independently and as team member. Ability to take initiative and follow tasks through to completion. Ability to lead a team toward CCF's goals, leveraging each team member's skill set. Excellent time management and organizational skills, particularly Working on a fast-paced team Working Conditions: Requires the ability to sit and work at a desk for several hours at a time. Requires the ability to travel and attend meetings, presentations and events outside the office, which may require occasional use of a motor vehicle for transportation to other locations.  This position is required to be available to speak with clients and/or others while away from the office and/or with clients and/or others located in other time zones outside foundation business hours. Work may require occasional weekends and/or extended work day. Punctuality and satisfactory attendance are essential functions of the job. Compensation: This is a full-time, exempt position. Salary is dependent on experience and qualifications. A generous benefit package is provided to all full-time staff, including medical, dental, vision, LTD, life, FSAs and retirement benefits. How to Apply: To apply to this position, please visit our website at  www.calfund.org  and select “Careers” or go to  https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=hewhv&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US
California Community Foundation Los Angeles, CA, USA Marketing / PR
Nov 08, 2019
The Talent Director is responsible for overseeing instructional recruitment and hiring, leading the Talent Team in executing on the full recruitment to hiring cycle for instructional staff in order to onboard high quality, excellent individuals to support Bright Star Schools, and ultimately support student achievement. The Talent Director supports with various mission centered projects within Talent and HR. The Talent Director works to ensure an effective, equitable, and efficient hiring process for all roles, and ensures processes are completed with quality, professionalism, and fidelity. S/he will effectively collaborate with school leaders, teachers, Support Staff, and external stakeholders to work towards the Talent Team mission, vision, and goals and fulfill the mission and vision of Bright Star Schools   ABOUT US: Bright Star Schools is a free, publicly funded and open enrollment non-profit organization with seven public charters in urban Los Angeles. Across all of our Bright Star sites, over 90% of our students are eligible for free and reduced lunch. Our mission is to provide holistic, inclusive support for all students to achieve academic excellence and grow their unique talents so that they find joy in higher education, career, and life. Bright Star students will become leaders who act with integrity and champion equity to enrich our communities and the world. The framework to our successis our core operating principles, which are Integridad, Ubuntu, Kohyang (고향), and Growth. Bright Star Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, pregnancy, or veteran status. Qualifications: ●     Bachelor's degree ●     2 + Years of experience in K-12 public education ●     2 + Years of teaching experience with a proven track record of effectiveness (Preferred) ●     2 + Years of recruitment and/or hiring experience (Desired) ●     Master’s Degree (Desired) ●     Strong commitment to Bright Star Schools’ mission and the communities we serve ●     Ability to work with multiple stakeholders ●     Strong communication skills ●     Ability to source, select and “sell” recruits to join Bright Star Schools ●     Exemplary customer service skills ●     Strong public speaking skills ●     Impeccable organization skills and ability to develop organizational systems ●     Ability to maintain positive relations with colleagues at all levels ●     Ability to develop new processes and systems, to quickly recognize inefficiencies in current systems, and to generate sound solutions ●     Ability to synthesize complex information into recommendations ●     High level of personal responsibility and drive to set and meet ambitious and measurable goals ●     Strong sense of integrity, high standards, and drive to achieve and grow ●     Ability to travel within Los Angeles   Duties and Responsibilities (include but are not limited to the following): RECRUITMENT ●     Lead teacher recruitment vision, strategy, and goal-setting ●     Lead outreach and cultivation strategy for educator candidates ●     Develop, maintain, and strengthen relationships with external stakeholders who are part of producing high quality, diverse teacher pipelines ●     Collaborate with Senior Manager of Marketing & Communications and Talent & Credential Manager on teacher recruitment strategy and execution ●     Lead teacher referral campaign, with support from Vice President of People Development, Talent and Credential Manager, and Bright Star Schools staff ●     Collaborate with Instructional Leadership Team to cultivate high priority candidates ●     Attend select job fairs and recruitment events ●     Develop and maintain job descriptions for instructional related positions ●     Create and maintain a pipeline for Instructional Assistants to teach at Bright Star Schools ●     Create and maintain a pipeline for student teachers to work at Bright Star Schools and eventually be retained and trained through the organization ●     Communicate professionally with candidates through phone, e-mail, and in-person communication ●     Ensure the day to day recruitment needs such as, but not limited to: the posting of open positions, scheduling interviews, attending job fairs, corresponding with candidates, screening and sending resumes, etc. HIRING ●     Oversee teacher and instructional leadership hiring processes and execution ●     Facilitate any training on hiring process for all school leaders involved in hiring teachers ●     Collaborate with a fast-paced, goal-driven team to develop strategies, policies, processes and tools that are sustainable and replicable to support and facilitate the hiring of qualified candidates ●     Oversee and execute internal transfer process for instructional positions ●     Conduct select interviews for Teacher and Instructional Leadership Positions ●     Continuously evaluate and refine our selection model and implement changes that produce efficient results of bringing in top talent from across the country ●     Develop and oversee centralized instructional assistant hiring process ●     Communicate effectively with potential and current teacher and instructional leadership applicants ●     Efficiently track and assess candidate movement within the hiring process ●     Collaborate with school leaders to cultivate new teacher hires after accepting their offer and communicating with them from the time of hire until BOYPD HUMAN RESOURCES (CREDENTIALING SUPPORT) ●     Collaborate with and support Human Resources and Talent & Credential Manager on projects related to credential analysis and tracking, some of which include the following (but not limited to): ○     Support with reviewing and analyzing documentation on current employee and new hire credentials ○     Support with evaluating employment transcripts, education units, credentials, and other records to assess certificated applicant’s eligibility and placement ○     Build an individualized credential plan for every incoming employee or current employee that has a deficit with their credential ○     Create and manage tracking system for exams and CTC application expenses OTHER ●     Supervise Talent and Credential Manager ●     Lead Talent Team in data analysis, benchmark setting, and progress to goals ●     Lead annual Talent Team Step-back and reoccurring Talent Team check in meetings ●     Co-lead annual teacher retention analysis and support team to develop goals and action plans as a result of the analysis ●     Develop and implement evaluation metrics to measure recruitment and hiring achievements and to help us refine processes ●     Collaborate with Finance Team on open position approval process ●     Recruit and implement Language Development Program for Bright Star Schools employees ●     Manage Applicant Tracking System (and onboard new ATS if one if needed) ●     Collaborate with Alumni Support College Success Team to build pipeline of alumni interested in a career in education ●     Propose, create, and/or support any other new talent initiatives and projects as appropriate ●     This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.   Salary and Benefits: Salary: BSS salary is based on experience and education Status: Full Time; Expected Start Date: September 2019 Location: Los Angeles, CA Benefits: Health, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, optional 403b plan, sick and vacation paid time off, and holidays.
Bright Star Schools Los Angeles, CA, USA Human Resources
Nov 08, 2019
The HIV/AIDS epidemic is not over, especially in Black communities. Would you like to be a part of the solution? The Black AIDS Institute (BAI) is looking for a highly skilled and self-motivated Training & Capacity Building Manager to help us end HIV and AIDS. The Training & Capacity Building Manager is an essential part of the Black AIDS Institute's leadership team.  Under the supervision of the Deputy Director, the Training & Capacity Building Manager leads the organization as its chief HIV prevention and care expert and is responsible for increasing the capacity of health care organizations, health departments, and partner agencies to understand, engage, and utilize innovative HIV strategies and science to effectively respond to HIV in Black communities across the U.S. This position leads the development, implementation, and evaluation of all BAI’s HIV treatment and prevention trainings, capacity building and internship programs. This position manages 2-3 staff and 3-5 interns. The Training & Capacity Building Manager will work extensively with health care organizations, health departments, and local communities across the country to increase the number of Black Americans reaching HIV viral suppression.      Job Location:                         Los Angeles, California preferred, remote optional   Reporting Relationship:       Deputy Director   Supervisory Relationship:    Program Coordinators, Specialists, and Interns   Agency-wide Duties and Responsibilities: ·        Supports the mission, vision, and values of the Black AIDS Institute ·        Complies willingly with all organizational policies and procedures ·        Supports and facilitates positive interaction with others by exhibiting: o       Initiative and ownership of work o       Individual maturity o       Respect for others o       A team-centered and asset-based approach o       Maintenance of confidential information ·        Participates in appropriate professional development programs to attain and maintain competency   Position Specific Duties/Responsibilities: ·        Lead the development and implementation of in-person and long-distance strategies to deliver effective HIV trainings and technical assistance to health care organizations, health departments, and partners ·        Develop training, technical assistance, and related evaluation tools ·        Facilitates meetings and building consensus with staff and other stakeholders ·        Design and conduct program evaluation and outcome assessments ·        Develops HIV-related low-, medium- and high-intensity curricula for adult learners Establishes strategic programmatic goals by gathering pertinent business, financial, service, and operations information; identifying and evaluating trends and options; choosing a course of action; defining objectives; evaluating outcomes ·        Plan, implement and supervise key aspects of BAI training programs. This includes, and is not limited to: monthly webinar Brown Bag Lunch Series; year-long fellowship programs including the African American HIV University (AAHU); Black Treatment Advocates Network (BTAN) trainings; United States Conference on AIDS and other conferences; learning collaboratives; HIV Certification Program; BAI Internship Program; and other training and capacity building programs as determined ·        Collaborate with other BAI departments as part of the BAI leadership team to ensure cohesiveness and excellence in overall program development and execution ·        Displays an ability to manage multiple tasks using independent judgment and discretion ·        Works independently and accurately in a high-paced, deadline-oriented environment; ability to work under pressure while exercising discretionary judgment and making decisions when necessary with minimal direct supervision ·        Any other duties needed to help drive our vision, fulfill our mission, and abide by our organization’s values ·        Some travel required   Required Qualifications:   ·        Minimum of 3 years’ experience conducting training and capacity building programming ·        Minimum 2 years’ management experience ·        Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Social Work, Health Promotion, Health Administration, or related field     Preferred Qualifications: ·        Master’s degree in Public Health, Social Work, Health Promotion, Health Administration, or related field ·        Strong evaluation experience ·        High level proficiency in Windows and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel) ·        Excellent oral, written, interpersonal communication, public speaking and presentation skills ·        Expertise in adult learning theory and instructional design ·        Expertise in in-person and long-distance curriculum development and delivery ·        Excellent training and facilitation skills ·        Demonstrated understanding of the structural and cultural issues related to HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment among Black people and Black LGBTQ communities ·        Strong project management skills ·        Ability to exercise discretion and tact in all interpersonal contacts and maintain confidentiality at all times ·        Ability to work effectively with people of diverse ethnicities, ages, sexual orientations, and gender identities   Physical and Sensory Requirements:   •           Ability to read, write and converse in English •          Ability to communicate efficiently with staff, stakeholders, and vendors •          Ability to remain calm and composed under stress •          Bending, lifting, grasping, fine hand/eye coordination, pushing/pulling, and/or prolonged sitting/standing •          Ability to respond to telephones and other auditory stimulation •          Ability to organize •          Quantitative/mathematical ability (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, standard measurements)   Benefits The Black AIDS Institute offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, 401K and tuition reimbursement.   Level of Language Proficiency Ability to read, write and converse in English.   How to Apply humanresources@blackaids.org https://blackaids.org/ To apply, submit a  cover letter, resume  and original  curriculum or training sample  to  H uman Resources. Email subject line should read “Training & Capacity Building Manager.” Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Black folks, LGBTQ+ people, People Living With HIV, and people who hold more than one of these identities are highly encouraged to apply. Initial screenings have begun and will continue until the position is filled. No phone calls please.
The Black AIDS Institute Los Angeles, CA, USA Programs
Nov 08, 2019
EQCA/I has over 15 programs and grants, with the list continually growing. In order to meet the growth of the program department, Equality California and Equality California Institute seek a full-time Associate Program Director to assist with program oversight and lead the overall grants fundraising and reporting strategy.    The Associate Program Director will assist with strategic oversight and leadership across a specific portfolio of programs over a cross section of issues ranging from education to civic engagement and will engage in hands-on programmatic work. The Associate Program Director will also lead an aggressive grant fundraising strategy for the organization as well as support EQCA/I’s other programs as needed. This position will be based in the Los Angeles office and will report to the Program Director.    Responsibilities Serve as EQCA/I’s Associate Program Director by primarily leading the grant fundraising strategy. This work includes:  Developing the grant fundraising strategy; ulizing foundation and grant databases and identifying the optimal blend of government, corporate, and foundation grant opportunities.  Supervising the Grants Associate on day-to-day grant application writing and reporting.  Lead foundation outreach and prepare senior and program staff for meetings with foundation representatives.  Understand approval strategies and work directly with the senior leadership on grant submissions and proposal concepts.  Copy edit, review, and assist with the writing of all grant applications and proposals. This will include editing the Grants Associate’s drafts and working with the Program Director and Executive Director before submitting final versions.  Serve as the Program Director’s “number two” by leading part of the portfolio of programs. This work includes:  Work with the Program Managers on their specific program areas to ensure programs are executed to a high degree of professionalism and efficiency.  Approve some budget expenditures and program strategies.  Represent the organization at various meetings, conferences, and coalitions.  Utilize sound judgement on approving Program Managers and Program Associates’ activities and strategies.  Assist in the management of budgets and grant deliverables.  Serve as a mentor to junior staff by offering guidance on program management tactics and professional office skills.  Engage in hands-on programmatic work.    Support EQCAI’s Pride Parade and Festival outreach and education programming statewide: Accurately communicate EQCAI’s programs to festival attendees.  Execute specific actions and goals related to all EQCA/I’s programs and legislative priorities. Availability to work nights and weekends, and willingness to travel across the state.    Support EQCAI/I’s advocacy, legislative, and electoral work: Phone/text bank in support of EQCA endorsed candidates.  Canvassing and talking to voters will be required.  Volunteer recruitment to execute canvasses.  Experience with PDI and VAN helpful.    Support other work of the organization on an as-needed basis at the discretion of the Program Director, Managing Director and Executive Director:  All program staff are expected and required to work across all programs.  You might be assigned and tasked short and long-term additional programs as needed by the Program Director.  Your portfolio of programs might change completely based on the needs of the organization.    Qualifications: Applicants for this position should bring the following knowledge, abilities, and attitude:   Over 5 years of consecutive management experience working in any of the following fields: advocacy, outreach, public education, and mobilization; as well as, working in social justice areas including: civil rights, progressive and/or social justice organizations, preferably in the LGBTQ movement, or public health.    At least 3 years of experience and demonstrated success in writing grants, managing grants, and interfacing with foundations.    Experience writing and/or managing complex government grants. Federal government grant experience, a plus.     Knowledge, passion and commitment to addressing issues impacting the LGBTQ community as well as advancing equality and social justice generally.    Strong public presentation skills, and experience in public speaking and/or training.   Strong written communication skills is a must.    Commitment to working across lines of difference, including race, class, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, and age to achieve objectives.   Ability and interest to work with a wide range of organizations and institutions including other LGBT groups, schools, unions, religious congregations, and other social justice and advocacy organizations. Demonstrated experience with at least some of these types of organizations preferred.   Ability and experience in forming strong public relationships.    Issue area expertise in any one or more of the following areas: education, advocacy, electoral, public policy, and/or healthcare.    Above all else, a positive attitude and willingness to work collaboratively and in support of the EQCA/I mission.   A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience is required; higher degree in a related field is preferred.    Salary will be based on experience and includes competitive benefits (healthcare, dental, vision, long/short term disability, life insurance and 401K). This full time position will be based out of Los Angeles and will require a flexible schedule including evening and weekend work time, as well as regular travel across California. Applicants will be reimbursed for mileage, but must have a reliable car and be able to drive in California.    We strongly encourage women, people of color, people of diverse gender identities and non-LGBTQ persons to apply.   Equality California is an equal employment opportunity employer. Equality California does not make employment decisions or discriminate based on protected characteristics including, but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sex, gender (including gender identity and/or gender expression), sexual orientation, age, physical or mental handicaps, veteran status, or genetic information as prescribed by applicable local, state, and federal law. We strongly encourage diverse candidates to apply, including, but not limited to, women, people of color, people of diverse gender identities, and non-LGBTQ allies.     To apply: Email resume (including names and contact of 3 references), cover letter and two writing samples to Tony Hoang at jobs @ eqca.org. Please be sure to put “Associate Program Director”  in the subject line of your email. Benefits healthcare, dental, vision, long/short term disability, life insurance and 401K   Level of Language Proficiency English, Spanish preferred.   How to Apply jobs@eqca.org https://www.eqca.org/category/employment/ Email resume (including names and contact of 3 references), cover letter and two writing samples to Tony Hoang at jobs @ eqca.org. Please be sure to put “Associate Program Director”  in the subject line of your email.
Equality California Los Angeles, CA, USA Programs
Nov 08, 2019
Duties and Responsibilities  Performing basic accounting procedures, e.g. A/R, A/P, time billing, P/R, G/L, and tax payments  Processing payroll for the entire company  Preparing financial statements, e.g. monthly and quarterly financial reports, weekly forecasts to Management Team summarizing current and projected financial position  Month end and quarterly closing (e.g. balance sheets, income statements and cash flow statements)  Analyzing and reconciling general ledger accounts and investment transactions in conjunction with preparing quarterly reports for management  Assisting Controller with annual financial and 403(b) audits by serving as company liaison with auditors  Communicating with customers to address any past due invoices on their account  Producing financial data for management team upon request and assisting with other special Accounting projects from time to time  Performing analysis of operations on a monthly basis  Ensuring all active projects are covered by valid, binding contracts Requirements  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field preferred   3+ years progressive nonprofit accounting experience required  Strong organization, oral and written communication skills  Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects and deadlines    Strong computer aptitude, which includes expertise with Microsoft Excel and Word as well as experience with cloud-based accounting software and general ledgers  Analytical skills with particular attention to detail Physical Demands and Work Environment The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. Licensing and Certification Requirements  Daily driving could be required, must provide own vehicle, valid Driver's License and proof of full vehicle insurance coverage  Negative tuberculosis screen (required)  Must pass criminal background check     Benefits & Wages  Medical, dental and vision  Retirement plan (employer contribution after a year working for LAEP)  Paid Time Off (PTO) and 7 holidays plus the week of Christmas and New Year’s (generally Christmas Day and New Year Day plus approximately eight workdays  Salary Depending on Experience (DOE) FLSA &Employment Status Exempt/Full-Time, 40 hours/week   How to Apply laepjobs@laep.org https://www.laep.org Please submit a resume and cover letter to laepjobs@laep.org. Put your complete name and “Bookkeeper” in the subject line of your email submission. No phone calls please.
Los Angeles Education Partnership Los Angeles, CA, USA Administration / Clerical
Nov 08, 2019
Inner City Law Center (ICLC) is a nonprofit law firm on Skid Row. We are looking for extraordinary people to help us end homelessness in Los Angeles. Founded on the fundamental principle that every person should always be treated with dignity and respect, ICLC fights for justice for low-income tenants, working-poor families, people living with disabilities or experiencing homelessness, people living with HIV/AIDS, and homeless veterans. Position Description:  The best way to end homelessness is to prevent it from happening in the first place. Each day, in Los Angeles County, 133 people exit homelessness – but over 150 people become homeless. We must do far more to help keep precariously housed families in their homes. This new Staff Attorney position will carry a caseload of eviction defense (unlawful detainer) cases and will help expand our tenant defense work. The Staff Attorney will work with an eviction defense team including attorneys and paralegals to negotiate with opposing counsel; prepare discovery requests and responses; draft pleading motions and correspondence; negotiate settlements; conduct unlawful detainer trials; and pursue appellate remedies. In addition to carrying their own caseload, the Staff Attorney will work closely with volunteer attorneys from private law firms who are providing pro bono representation to clients facing eviction Hiring Criteria:  Commitment to ICLC’s mission and values. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong work ethic. Organized and detail oriented. Excellent negotiation skills. Ability to assume responsibility quickly and work independently and as part of a team. Ability to use good judgment, multitask, and meet deadlines. Ability to interact with a wide range of clients in a kind, appropriate, client-centered manner. Membership in the California Bar is required (unless you are currently awaiting bar results). Compensation:  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits.    How to Apply careers@innercitylaw.org http://www.innercitylaw.org/careers/ Cover letters and resumes are reviewed upon receipt and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, please email your resume and a cover letter detailing interest in the position to Anna Carrillo, HR Coordinator, at  careers@innercitylaw.org .
Inner City Law Center Los Angeles, CA, USA Legal
Nov 08, 2019
Inner City Law Center (ICLC) is a nonprofit law firm in Skid Row in Downtown Los Angeles. We are looking for extraordinary people to help us end homelessness in Los Angeles. Founded on the fundamental principle that every person should always be treated with dignity and respect, ICLC fights for justice for low-income tenants, working-poor families, people who have disabilities or are experiencing homelessness, people living with HIV/AIDS, and homeless veterans.   Position Description:  We are not going to solve our homeless crisis without solving our affordable housing crisis. ICLC seeks an experienced advocate, organizer, and coalition builder to help lead a team working on an ambitious public policy project to dramatically increase the supply of affordable housing in Los Angeles. The Public Policy Advocate will identify and research potential reforms, work with ICLC staff and partners to develop reform proposals, and lead ICLC’s efforts to build the broad and powerful coalitions that can successfully advocate for the adoption of these proposals.   Hiring Criteria:  Commitment to ICLC’s mission and values. Understanding of issues affecting low-income communities and of the role of housing discrimination in society. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong work ethic. Organized and detail oriented. Ability to assume responsibility quickly, work independently and as part of a team. Ability to use good judgment, multitask and meet deadlines. Excellent negotiation skills. Ability to build trust and rapport with a wide range of stakeholders. Track record of building productive professional relationships and coalitions with diverse partners. Must enjoy a dynamic, mission-focused, problem-solving environment.   Compensation:  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits.   How to Apply careers@innercitylaw.org http://www.innercitylaw.org/careers/ Cover letters and resumes are reviewed upon receipt and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, please email your resume and a cover letter detailing interest in the position to Anna Carrillo, HR Coordinator, at careers@innercitylaw.org.
Inner City Law Center Los Angeles, CA, USA Legal
Nov 08, 2019
KIPP SoCal Public Schools (KIPP SoCal) is a nonprofit organization that operates tuition-free, open-enrollment, charter public schools focused on preparing students in systemically under-resourced communities in Southern California for choice filled lives. In July 2019, KIPP LA Public Schools and KIPP San Diego Public Schools united to become KIPP SoCal Public Schools to better meet the needs of our students. We currently operate 19 schools, educate nearly 8,300 students and support an additional 4,300 alumni who are attending high school and college.   The Director of Community and Donor Relations is a critical leadership position that will be based in San Diego. The goal of this position is to develop and grow relationships with community leaders, families, donors and champions  in the San Diego area.   The Opportunity Reporting to the Chief External Impact Officer (CXO), the Director of Community and Donor Relations will provide leadership and guidance in Community Engagement, Advocacy, Development, and Communications efforts, in addition to being a key representative of the organization. The Director of Community and Donor Relations will be a mission-driven external relations leader with a strong background in strategic planning and data-driven decision-making. The Director of Community and Donor Relations will be a proactive and tactical collaborator, in addition to having the ability to work independently and drive results. The Director of Community and Donor Relations will provide thoughtful direction and recommendations to the other members of the senior leadership team and key stakeholders. This individual will have experience and comfort in cultivating and sustaining relationships with key supporters and stakeholders in San Diego, including prominent community leaders, elected officials, the media, peer and partner charter organizations, and donors.  In addition, the Director of Community and Donor Relations will have experience engaging, developing coalitions, and mobilizing families. The ideal candidate will have at least eight years of progressive responsibility in similar or related roles, with at least 5 years managing a team to exemplary results, and the following competencies and personal characteristics: Leadership Hold high standards for project management to proactively and creatively problem-solve. With great empathy, is a consistent champion and proud member of the team. Encourages participation from members of the team and seeks feedback and ideas from team members at all levels in operating as a leader. In addition to operating within a team environment, demonstrates the ability to operate independently and drive results. In addition to being self-driven, must have the ability to work across different functional teams, and have the ability to manage up.  Diligently seeks opportunities for professional development, acting as a sounding board, and serves as an organizational role model in cultivating a culture of high expectations and support. Thoughtfully considers the impact of decisions, and facilitates resolutions that protect the organization’s interests and prioritizes student needs when conflict or disagreements arise. Advocacy and Community Engagement In partnership with the CXO and additional key stakeholders, provide input on efforts in San Diego. Expand voice in San Diego, influence and impact on key issues facing the communities we serve, and partner with the CXO to amplify efforts in San Diego. Lead and enthusiastically build relationships with San Diego's major stakeholders and constituencies, including community leaders, community groups, elected officials, the media, and other influencers. Proactively engage and mobilize current and potential families and communities in the San Diego area, as critical advocates and ambassadors. Create and oversee strategy, programs, and services aimed towards increased parent and community engagement; and strengthen the partnership among parents, community, and schools to improve student academic achievement and school success. Identify opportunities and develop ways to strategically maximize collaboration and coordination with external partners. Represent the community and the broader organization as an ambassador, advocate, and partner within public forums and events. Development In collaboration with the CXO and Development team, identify and build a new donor base in San Diego. In collaboration with the CXO and Development team, responsible for stewarding current donors and foundation relations, leading events and event planning in the San Diego area. In collaboration with the CXO and CEO, responsible for identifying, on-boarding, organizing, supporting, and staffing the San Diego Advisory Council members. Marketing and Communications Provide thought leadership and guidance to the CXO in cultivating a meaningful and productive media and external engagement strategy; In collaboration with the CXO, assess and strategize responses to all incoming media requests, and communicate with relevant media as a spokesperson when appropriate. Provide guidance for tracking metrics and data to ensure alignment and effectiveness of overall marketing and communications efforts in San Diego, and offers insight and strategy regarding overall effectiveness. Qualifications The Director of Community and Donor Relations will be a proactive and tactical collaborator, in addition to having the ability to work independently and drive results. This individual will have experience and comfort in cultivating and sustaining relationships with key supporters and stakeholders in San Diego, including the media, elected officials, peer and partner charter organizations, donors, and prominent community leaders. In addition, the Director of Community and Donor Relations will have experience engaging, developing coalitions, and mobilizing families. The ideal candidate will have  at least 8 years of progressive responsibility in similar or related roles Benefits Very competitive compensation package inclusive of a generous benefits package 100% of healthcare premium costs covered by employer, dependents added at 50% of cost Employer-paid KIPP SoCal life insurance 401(k) plan with up to 6% match by KIPP SoCal Voluntary Benefits (Pet Insurance, Supplemental Life, Accident, Short Term Disability, etc.) Generous time off program includes 22 holidays, sick leave and vacation Other great benefits (Flexible spending account, EAP, tuition reimbursement for dependents, etc.)  
KIPP LA Public Schools Los Angeles, CA, USA Development
Nov 08, 2019
Reports to: Director of Operations & Finance Manager $55,000-$65,000 APCH has an exciting opportunity for an individual with a high degree of energy with a passion to make a difference in the community. We are seeking those looking to take their next step in their career path while serving the community. Under the direction of the Director of Operations and Finance Manager, the incumbent is responsible for maintaining and managing all of the agency’s accounting functions. ABOUT US Founded in 1993, A Place Called Home (APCH) is a dynamic, non-profit youth and community providing a safe, nurturing environment with proven programs in arts, education and wellness for young people to help them improve their economic conditions and develop healthy, fulfilling and purposeful lives. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Manages the accounting functions including general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivables, fixed assets, depreciation schedule, prepaid schedules, financial statements, month end close, budget, annual audit, journal entries, and allocation of administrative overhead expenses. • Processes Donor contributions including cash, checks, credit card, and EFT’s into the Agency’s operating and capital bank accounts. • Responsible for bank, payroll, and benefits reconciliation. The Senior Accountant must be able to fulfill all of the elements of the Job Description to the highest standard and be able to work well with colleagues in a high energy, collaborative environment with open communications. A Place Called Home is a learning organization and there is an expectation of continual growth and learning as a community.   Education/Training/Experience • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in accounting. Master’s degree a plus. • 4 years’ experience as a lead accountant in a nonprofit organization, preferably with a budget of $3 million dollars or larger • Knowledge of best practices in non-profit accounting • 10-key proficiency • Knowledge of GAAP for non-profit organizations • Extensive knowledge of functional expense allocations • MAC and PC literate • Proficiency with The Financial Edge or other fund accounting software • Familiarity with donor databases. Experience using Salesforce preferred • Advanced level of Excel including lookups and pivot tables   A Place Called Home provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including but not limited to pregnancy), gender expression, gender identity or sexual orientation, military and veteran status, medical condition, ancestry, marital status, citizenship national origin, age, physical and/or mental disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, A Place Called Home complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. In addition to federal law requirements, A Place Called Home complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.   Benefits COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS INCLUDING Health, Dental and Vision with APCH covering 70% of the costs for most plans Employee Assistance Program (EAP) AD&D and Life insurance of $25,000 401K plan with up to a 4% Employer match after one year of service 10+ days of Vacation, 11 Sick Days, 13 paid Holidays, and paid Winter Break Tickets to Events: NBA/WNBA basketball, MLB baseball, NHL hockey, and NFL football games, concerts, plays, snowboarding, bowling, fund raisers, and etc. Job Exchange Program Professional development training and financial assistance Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program eligibility Fun community events Free staff lunch most work days Free CPR/First Aid certification
A Place Called Home Los Angeles, CA, USA Finance