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SENIOR CONSULTANT FOR MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS, PUBLIC SECTOR CONSULTANTS

POSTED 09/17/18, DEADLINE 10/01/18

Classification: Full-time employment; exempt from overtime

Reports To: Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Summary: The marketing and communications senior consultant is responsible for conceiving, writing, and producing a wide range of marketing assets and strategy documents to support the work of the company and its clients, particularly in the areas of local, state, and national policy issues; planning and facilitating meetings; selling and managing projects; and more.

Essential Duties

  • Develop and execute marketing and communications initiatives for the company and its clients

  • Manage multiple projects concurrently, including directing the scope of work, collaborating closely with team members to complete project tasks, and managing client expectations, resulting in high-quality project deliverables completed on time and on budget

  • Drive continual process improvements and implement best practices to manage clients and projects efficiently and effectively

  • Conceive of and help create high-quality marketing materials, including digital and print collateral (reports, newsletters, infographics, brochures, etc.) videos, website concepts and content, and other deliverables as needed

  • Plan and facilitate meetings

  • Cultivate new business by identifying project opportunities and prospective clients, meeting with prospects and clients, and writing proposals

  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with a variety of clients and contractors

Characteristics of High Performance

  • Collaborates with staff and clients in a fast-paced office with diverse people and projects

  • Demonstrates initiative, critical thinking, and creativity to generate ideas for work approaches, presentation of information, and issue resolution

  • Performs tasks and assignments in a timely and consistent manner with high accuracy, creativity, and attention to detail

  • Manages workload effectively while engaged in multiple projects concurrently

Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree, preferably in a field related to marketing and communications; a master’s degree in related field is preferred

  • A minimum of five years of relevant work experience is required

  • Strong writing skills with the ability to accurately interpret data and write concisely

  • Demonstrated ability to manage, mentor, and lead staff

  • Demonstrated experience performing comparable duties

  • Knowledge of and interest in public policy topics

  • Strong competency using Microsoft Office suite, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel; experience with other software (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite) is desirable, but not required

Work Environment

Work is primarily performed in an indoor, environmentally controlled office setting with extended periods (approximately eight hours or more a day) at a computer, on the telephone, sitting, or standing. The nature of the work has frequent interruptions, contact with the public and clients, and performance of repetitive tasks, and requires strong communication skills. While the employee may be required to work beyond normal working hours, Public Sector Consultants (PSC) strives for staff to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

Compensation

  • Salary commensurate with education and experience

  • Eligibility for annual company bonus

  • Competitive medical, dental, life, and disability insurance plans

  • Company 401(k) contribution

  • Paid sick and vacation leave granted upon start date

  • Eleven paid holidays per year

  • YMCA membership

  • Parking pass for downtown Lansing or Smart Commute incentive

Click here for more information & to apply.

SENIOR CONSULTANT, PUBLIC SECTOR CONSULTANTS

POSTED 09/17/18, DEADLINE 10/01/18

Classification: Full-time employment; exempt from overtime

Reports To: Vice President

Summary: The senior consultant is responsible for researching, analyzing, and writing reports and strategy documents related to local, state, and national policy issues; planning and facilitating meetings; selling and managing projects; and more.

Essential Duties

  • Conduct, translate, and analyze public policy research, primarily in content areas related to energy, environment, natural resources, the Great Lakes, and/or local government

  • Develop research reports, strategy documents, grant applications, and other client deliverables

  • Plan and facilitate meetings, focus groups, and events

  • Cultivate new business by identifying project opportunities and prospective clients, meeting with prospects and clients, and writing proposals

  • Manage multiple projects concurrently, including directing the scope of work, collaborating with team members to complete project tasks, and managing client expectations—resulting in high-quality project deliverables completed on time and on budget

  • Serve as project manager to a multistate Great Lakes water initiative

Characteristics of High Performance

  • Collaborates with staff and clients in a fast-paced office with diverse people and projects

  • Demonstrates initiative, critical thinking, and creativity to generate ideas for research questions, work approaches, presentation of information, and issue resolution

  • Performs tasks and assignments in a timely and consistent manner with high accuracy and attention to detail

  • Manages workload effectively while engaged in multiple projects concurrently

Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree, preferably in a field related to natural resources, energy, or public policy/administration; a master’s degree in natural resources, energy, or public policy/administration is preferred

  • A minimum of five years of relevant work experience, including project management, is required

  • Strong research and writing skills with the ability to accurately interpret data and write concisely

  • Demonstrated experience performing comparable duties

  • Knowledge of and interest in environmental policy, energy policy, the Great Lakes, and water infrastructure policy topics

  • Strong competency using Microsoft Office suite, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

Work Environment

Work is primarily performed in an indoor, environmentally controlled office setting with extended periods (approximately eight hours or more a day) at a computer, on the telephone, sitting, or standing. The nature of the work has frequent interruptions, contact with the public and clients, performance of repetitive tasks, and requires strong communication skills. While the employee may be required to work beyond normal working hours, Public Sector Consultants (PSC) strives for staff to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

Compensation

  • Salary commensurate with education and experience

  • Eligibility for annual company bonus

  • Competitive medical, dental, life, and disability insurance plans

  • Company 401(k) contribution

  • Paid sick and vacation leave granted upon start date

  • Eleven paid holidays per year

  • YMCA membership

  • Parking pass for downtown Lansing or Smart Commute incentive

Click here for more information & to apply.

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, PUBLIC SECTOR CONSULTANTS

POSTED 09/17/18, DEADLINE 10/01/18

Classification: Full-time employment; exempt from overtime

Reports To: Senior Consultant

Summary: The research associate conducts research for the firm and its clients; contributes to the development of proposals and reports related to evaluation of local, state, and national policies and programs; and more.

Essential Duties

  • Provides support to colleagues with client deliverables, including conducting, translating, and analyzing public policy research, primarily in content areas related to health management

  • Supports planning and facilitation of meetings, focus groups, and events

  • Contributes to cultivating new business through supporting proposal writing

  • Supports project management by maintaining timelines, managing assigned tasks, and collaborating with team members to ensure that high-quality project deliverables are completed on time and on budget

Characteristics of High Performance

  • Collaborates with staff and clients in a fast-paced office with diverse people and projects

  • Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Performs tasks and assignments in a timely and consistent manner with high accuracy and attention to detail

  • Manages workload effectively while engaged in multiple projects concurrently

Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree, preferably in a field related to health management, or public policy; at least two years of work experience preferred

  • Qualitative research and writing skills with the ability to interpret data

  • Demonstrated experience performing comparable duties

  • Knowledge of and interest in health management and/or related public policy topics

  • Competency using Microsoft Office suite, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel; experience with other software (e.g., Tableau, SPSS, Qualtrics, etc.) is desirable, but not required

Work Environment

Work is primarily performed in an indoor, environmentally controlled office setting with extended periods (approximately eight hours or more a day) at a computer, on the telephone, sitting, or standing. The nature of the work has frequent interruptions, contact with the public and clients, performance of repetitive tasks, and requires strong communication skills. While the employee may be required to work beyond normal working hours, Public Sector Consultants (PSC) strives for staff to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

Compensation

  • Salary commensurate with education and experience

  • Eligibility for annual company bonus

  • Competitive medical, dental, life, and disability insurance plans

  • Company 401(k) contribution

  • Paid sick and vacation leave granted upon start date

  • Eleven paid holidays per year

  • YMCA membership

  • Parking pass for downtown Lansing or Smart Commute incentive

Click here for more information & to apply.

BOOKKEEPER & ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, ARTS FOR ALL

POSTED 09/17/18

Contract

Number of Hours Worked Per Week: 15-20 hrs per week; hours and days to be scheduled with Executive Director

Pay: $15-$17 per hour, based on experience

Work Schedule/Location:

Arts for All Office: 1222 Veterans Dr Traverse City, MI 49685

Position Description

Bookkeeping (45%)

  • Working in partnership with the Treasurer and Executive Director, responsible for developing an annual budget. Using Quickbooks to manage the budget in partnership with the Treasurer and Executive Director.

  • Manage accounts payable and accounts receivable process including the creation of checks per the organization’s by-laws.

  • Attending Finance Committee meetings when requested, and assisting in the preparation of requested materials.

  • Assisting in the preparation of budgets and other supporting documentation for grant applications.

Donor Management & Relations (25%)

  • Manage and maintain NEON donor database of approximately 1050 records. Process all donations to the organization, record donations in the database, send gift acknowledgement letters to donors, design and generate reports for the Executive Director as needed.

Administrative & Clerical Support (30%)

  • Assist with board of directors correspondence and meetings.

  • Provide Special Events Support

  • Coordinate volunteers

  • Communicate with other Event Directors

  • Attend and facilitate some community outreach events and programs

  • Assist with some basic marketing tasks

  • Update online community calendars with upcoming events.

  • Create and deliver Press Releases to a PR email list for major events.

  • General administrative support to the Executive Director

  • Assist with managing email correspondence

  • Scheduling of meetings and programs

  • Answer office phone calls

  • Grant Research & Writing Support

  • Identify new grants and catalog grant deadlines and requirements

  • Organize basic grant application pieces

  • Office duties:

  • Process mail, copy materials, maintain office supplies, maintain office files, etc.

Position Qualifications: 

  • Proficiency in Quickbooks Online; ability to run and interpret financial reports.

  • Bookkeeping experience in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable.

  • Understanding of Chart of Accounts, budgets and financial procedures.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Familiarity with donor software, ideally NEON.

  • Nonprofit accounting experience desirable.

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $15.00 to $17.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Accounting or Finance Management: 1 year (Preferred)

Click here to apply.

Associate Director, Care Connections

POSTED 09/10/18, DEADLINE 10/31/18

The Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Michigan is seeking applicants for the position of Associate Director - Care Connections.  As a vital part of the agency’s management team, this position will support the Executive Director in organizing and directing the operations of the agency.  In addition, this position will be responsible for direct management and clinical oversight of the Care Connections and Long Term Care Ombudsman Programs.   The Care Connections Program includes activities associated with the operation of the Care Management, Caregiver Respite and MI Choice Waiver Program.  Essential duties and responsibilities would include, but are not limited to:

·        Oversight of all staff associated with the above programs

·        Development and implementation of quality control procedures

·        Oversight of quality initiatives

·        Clinical guidance to supervisory staff on decisions that pertain to participant services and supports

·        Ensure that professional and programmatic standards are maintained and documented

·        Oversight of the Provider Network to include contract development, management and monitoring activities

·        Serve as a member of the Corporate Compliance Committee

 

Qualified applicants will be licensed as a Master Social Worker or Nurse in the State of Michigan. Prior management experience and a background that includes work on quality or accreditation initiatives is desirable. Previous experience with continuous quality improvement or LEAN is also desirable.

This is a full-time position that includes a competitive salary and full benefit package. 

Resumes and letters of interest should be directed to Michelle Cronin, mcronin@aaanm.org

Resume deadline is October 31, 2018

Employment to begin January 2019 

 

Administrative/development assistant, Conservation resource alliance

POSTED 9/04/18, CLOSES 9/21/18

Administrative/Development Assistant – CRA, a small but powerful conservation leader serving up-North Michigan for more than four decades, is seeking a capable, energetic professional to join our support team.  The Administrative/Development Assistant will support CRA’s respected on-the ground conservation programs, restoring and protecting rivers, habitat, and watersheds, providing data management and administrative support for the organization’s development and project teams.  CRA offers flexibility, a casual environment, full employee benefits, and super-rewarding work, all from our headquarters in spectacular Traverse City, Michigan.  Our office, in the Bayview Professional Centre, is perched on the shores of Grand Traverse Bay and offers a coffee shop, executive conference room, and exercise facility.  Our staff and members drive CRA; they include the most avid anglers, hunters, paddlers and recreationists in the Great Lakes.  The Administrative Assistant/Development Assistant requirements:

·         Must be thoroughly proficient with Windows, Office, Outlook and Adobe applications;

·         Experience with contact management software such as Salesforce;

·         Must be conscientious and detail-oriented;

·         Must maintain confidentiality and exhibit professionalism at all times;

·         Must be thoroughly proficient in English, grammar, and written communication; and

·         Must be comfortable juggling multiple tasks and deadlines.

Some preferred qualities:

·         Previous development experience;

·         Editing, writing skills - including press release, grant-writing and copy writing;

·         Event planning.

Application deadline:  September 21, 2018 

Please visit www.rivercare.org for a full job description and directions for how to apply. No phone inquiries please.  Selected candidates will be required to provide references and transcripts.

Position is full-time, hourly, with full benefits.  CRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Please apply in confidence with full resume, references, and cover letter telling us why you make an outstanding candidate and what it is about this opportunity that most excites you.  Please send your materials to info@rivercare.org using the subject line “Administrative/Development Assistant Application,” or mail materials to CRA’s address:  10850 E. Traverse Hwy., Suite 1180, Traverse City, MI 49684.  No phone inquiries please.  Selected candidates will be required to provide transcripts. See the full job description at:  www.rivercare.org

Position is full-time, hourly, with full benefits.  CRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR, LEELANAU CONSERVANCY

POSTED 8/29/18, CLOSES 9/30/18

Put your passion for the environment to work! This full time role will create, organize and implement our major gift, land campaign and endowment-building efforts. If you are you committed to the mission of the Leelanau Conservancy, knowledgeable about the geography and demographics of our peninsula, experienced in the best practices of the nonprofit sector, and one who enjoys cultivating and engaging donors, motivating people, and achieving defined goals, then, please send your cover letter, resume, writing sample, three references and salary requirements to searchcommittee@leelanauconservancy.org.

Qualifications:

·         Minimum of 5 years of experience in major gifts and  managing fundraising staff

·         Bachelor’s degree in related field

·         Strong verbal, written and fund development systems skills

·         Must be willing to work occasional long hours, weekends and overnight travel

 

mentoring specialist, big brothers big sisters of northwestern michigan

POSTED 8/22/18

Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for a self-motivated, outgoing professional who is passionate about its mission to provide opportunity and hope for children to succeed.

This is a full-time position perfect for a highly energetic individual with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. It requires an individual with the ability to effectively manage and support a large caseload while providing compassion to clients. Proficiency with MS Office is a must.

Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree or Associate’s Degree and a minimum of 4 years of relevant work experience in related fields such as social work, counseling, social services, or child development.

The salary for this position is $30,000 per year and includes great benefits. To apply, send cover letter and resume to Krista Cooper Director of Mentoring at Krista.Cooper@bigsupnorth.com.

 

GUEST SERVICES ASSISTANT, GREAT LAKES CHILDREN'S MUSEUM

POSTED 8/21/18

A Guest Services Assistant (GSA) is responsible for creating a positive impression of the Museum in the minds of guests and volunteers. GSAs man the front desk, answer phones, supervise volunteers, tidy the Museum exhibits, assist with program facilitation, tidy the Museum Store and accomplish other duties as assigned from time to time. GSA is a part-time, hourly position reporting to the Museum Store Manager. In the absence of a Museum Store Manager, the GSA reports to the Executive Director.

Duties:

  • Greeting, Orienting, and Onboarding Guests (including Point-of-Sale entry, zip code

  • collection and obtaining/recording other key data)

  • Answering phones, answering questions and routing calls to appropriate staff

  • Cash Handling (check and cash)

  • Credit Card processing (Visa and Mastercard through a separate terminal) including

  • double entry of payment amounts into the POS program

  • Membership sales, paperwork, POS and inhouse database update

  • Opening/Closing procedures including basic cleaning tasks

  • Stocking store as requested by the Museum Store Manager

  • Cleaning/tidying store shelves during slow times

  • Cleaning before and after hours according to the Master Cleaning Schedule

  • Tidying Museum in slow times

  • Washing exhibit components such as blocks, playfood, magnets, etc in slow times

  • Assisting in preparing materials for/conducting programs as needed

  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Click here to view the full job description and application instructions.

 

Project MANAGER, TRAVERSE Area Young Peacebuilders Clubs (YPC)

POSTED 8/21/18

The Traverse Area YPC Project Manager is responsible for ensuring a growing number of successful Young Peacebuilders Clubs (YPCs) in the 5 County Traverse area. This includes: attending and supporting short weekly meetings untill YPCs are more self-sufficient; ensuring YPCs receive and understand YP’s training materials; offering project ideas, encouragement, and fostering collaboration between clubs; planning and helping facilitate community events and trainings; recruiting and supporting YPC Mentors.

Click here for more information and application instructions.

 

executive director, glen arbor arts center

POSTED 8/15/18

The Glen Arbor Arts Center’s first, and only, director has decided to retire after 15 years with the organization and with many major milestones having been reached. The GAAC is looking for the right person to lead and take the organization to the next level. Now, more than ever, the GAAC is ready, willing, and able to grow in the support and expansion of its mission!

  • The GAAC’s new building has greatly expanded the organization’s physical presence in the Glen Lake region.

  • A strong partnership exists with the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore for programming, as well as use of studio/classroom space at Thoreson Farm.

  • The number of part-time staff has increased.

  • The GAAC has significantly increased its local and regional marketing presence.

  • Program offerings have been rejuvenated.

  • The Board has modernized its governance structure and processes to accommodate its growth.

The Executive Director’s top priorities for the first year will be to: 1) to continue to build the resources and financial capacity to support its growth trajectory; 2) further strengthen its already strong community relations; 3) evaluate and improve current programming; and 4) build brand awareness through effective marketing; all while having fun in leading the GAAC in taking advantage of the exciting opportunities before it! It is imperative, therefore that the successful Executive Director must have a demonstrated love of the arts, and an understanding of the role of creative thinking in pursuing the GAAC’s mission and opportunities.

For a full job description and application instructions click here.

 

DIRECTOR - INSTITUTIONAL EFFECTIVENESS, INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS

POSTED 8/15/18

Purpose of the Position:

Under the direction of the provost, the director of institutional effectiveness utilizes their research, assessment, and data analytics expertise to develop, support, and refine institutional assessment goals. This includes assessing and improving a framework for admissions operations as well as supporting an enrollment strategy that leverages data to reach objectives for a diverse portfolio of programs, including summer arts programs, academy arts programs, and college of creative arts programs. This also includes developing an institutional approach to data collection and evaluation to support and facilitate strategic plans and data-driven decisions, including program review and assessment, marketing research, and other areas of assessment essential for the growth and development of the institution.

Position Summary:

The director of institutional effectiveness leads data collection, integrity, management, and reporting, with a focus on increasing operational efficiency, enhancing systems, and identifying metrics and methodologies to advise and improve enrollment, accreditation, program review, and other institutional strategies. As well, the director provides an in-depth analysis of financial aid, tuition discounting, and other processes to forecast and improve enrollment and student success, as well as to facilitate the evaluation of existing, and development of new, programs.

The director collaborates across the institution, with special attention to enrollment, to evaluate and enhance admission and other processes that result in improved enrollment and other operations and positive growth for all programs. The director also works across the institution with all appropriate partners to lead assessment measures and improve reporting. The director is an expert in all relevant technology and in data analysis. He or she must perform at high levels of proficiency, expediency, and independence, while also remaining highly collaborative and being able to manage simultaneously many initiatives with multiple levels of complexity.

Click here for a full job description and application instructions.

 

development director - fundraising, events and sponsorship management, habitat for humanity

POSTED 8/15/18

Are you ready to put on your hard hat and be part of the affordable housing solution?  Grab a hammer and be a part of building this community. We have been building homes successfully for over 30 years and we are looking for the right person to be part of this meaningful mission. We have families waiting for their affordable home right now and you could make a difference.

Habitat for Humanity-Grand Traverse Region is seeking an experienced non-profit fundraising professional to help us grow our efforts to build homes, communities and hope in Grand Traverse, Leelanau, and Kalkaska Counties as our full-time Development Director. The primary areas of responsibility for this position include donor prospecting, engagement and recognition, major gift solicitation, sponsorship development and management of community partnerships and events. A BA/BS degree is preferred, with a minimum of 2 years of Fund Development or related experience preferred.

We will consider the right applicant for a part-time position with experience in event planning, sponsorship management and/or major gift solicitation.

A complete job description can be found at www.habitatgtr.org/careers. Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter, resume and three references. EOE.

Full-Time Benefits include PTO, Holiday Pay, Medical Stipend, Dental, Vision and Retirement. Part-Time Benefits include PTO, Dental, Vision and Retirement.

 

recruitment manager, girl scouts of michigan shore to shore

POSTED 8/15/18

A key member of the Membership Department, the Recruitment Manager is responsible for developing and implementing recruitment strategies designed to raise awareness and generate interest in Girl Scouts, resulting in increased girl/adult membership in assigned geographic area; recruits volunteers; assists in developing and implementing plans for membership extension in all markets; represents and extends Girl Scouting in the community through presentations, collaborative efforts, and networking; and ensures the Girl Scout Program is visible and accessible within assigned geographic area.

For a full job description and application instructions click here.

 

director, Mackinac Straits Raptor Watch

POSTED 8/12/18, CLOSES 11/01/18

Mackinac Straits Raptor Watch seeks a Director as a part-time contractor. The Director is responsible to achieve Mackinac Straits Raptor Watch (MSRW) mission and goals, both through direct task work and through recruiting, energizing, and guiding volunteers. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required, along with experience in management, including financial, fundraising, and organizational development. Experience working with a non-profit a plus. Applicants must provide own health and other applicable insurance. Compensation dependent on experience. To apply send cover letter, resume’, and 3 references to Ed Pike (email) edandanne6750@gmail.com.; or telephone 231-758-3319, by Nov. 1, 2018.

 

FISH WILDLIFE AND SOIL CONSERVATIONIST, GRAND TRAVERSE BAND OF OTTAWA AND CHIPPEWA INDIANS

POSTED 7/16/18

The Fish, Wildlife and Soil Conservationist gathers, organizes, and analyzes biological and program management data related to the grant objectives listed under but not limited to such projects as the Invasive Species grant(s), Environmental Quality Incentive Program agreements(s), Boardman River Restoration Project grant(s). This position will assist in the day to day operation of the Grand Traverse Band’s (GTB) Fish and Wildlife Program through general tasks to help increase efficiency of the program. This position also facilitates increased access to USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Programs by GTB Members and other landowners/managers who manage properties containing natural resources of cultural importance to the GTB.

Click here for  a full job description. Application instructions can be found online here

 

sr. leadership development specialist, munson HEALTHCARE

POSTED 7/4/2018

Munson Healthcare has an exciting new opportunity in staff and leadership development!  Join our staff development team as a Sr. Leadership Development Specialist and be a part of bringing exceptional healthcare to northern Michigan. 

Based in Traverse City, Mich., this position will support Munson Healthcare in the following ways:

  • Responsible for the Munson Healthcare talent development strategies, including system-wide employee development plans, leadership development, employee engagement surveys and action plans, manager retreats, meeting facilitation, new employee orientation, new leader assimilation, and internal coaching.

  • Effectively engages stakeholders as sponsors, champions, and drivers of talent development initiatives.

  • Designs, develops, implements and evaluates programs and processes, ranging from new employee onboarding through senior leadership retreats.

  • Partners with internal team members and external vendors as needed in the design and delivery of initiatives.

  • Manages vendor relationships including contracts, pricing and service definition/quality. Ensures adherence to vendor requirements e.g. intellectual property standards.

  • Strong business acumen, capable of translating organizational goals to organization effectiveness and leadership development strategies and applications.

  • Strong collaboration and consensus-building skills to facilitate solid working relationships with all levels of the organization.

  • Effectively prioritizes and manages multiple projects.

  • Directs the daily work of talent development staff, including all typical managerial duties

  • Develops and manages the HEI budget. Provides regular status reports on budget performance.

  • Facilitates classroom training, meetings, conferences and workshops as needed.

  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability in a rapidly changing healthcare environment.

  • Measures and assesses all talent development initiatives. Monitors effectiveness of programs and recommends changes to increase effectiveness.

  • Constructs training materials, instructor guides, manuals, training aids, E-learning, self-directed programs and evaluation/assessment instruments.

  • Markets programs to ensure the maximum participation for courses and to create a positive learning environment.

Click here for the full job description and application instructions.

 

development director - youth market, american heart association

POSTED 6/26/18

The Director will handle the overall implementation and promotion of our Jump Rope for Heart, Hoops for Heart, and Red Out fundraising events in schools in counties in the northern half of the Lower Peninsula and eastern half of the Upper Peninsula (UP).

The ideal candidate will be located one in the following counties: Grand Traverse, Wexford, Kalkaska, Missaukee, Crawford, Roscommon, or Ogemaw. Will have a home office set-up.

The main accountability of the Director is to drive revenue through the fundraising events. The assigned counties in the UP and northeastern Michigan will primarily be handled using inside sales methods. The other counties will be handled using outside sales methods.

  • Prospect and secure school participation.

  • Recruit, train, and motivate School Coordinators (mainly PE teachers) to implement and coordinate the fundraisers.

  • Attend and speak at kick-off assembly events at schools holding the fundraisers.

  • Ensure each school has the materials and resources needed to have a successful event.

  • Be a daily “road warrior.”

  • Perform summer cultivation with school administrators at both the school and district level.

  • Solicit corporate sponsorships in the summer for school educational programs.

 

residential therapist, addiction treatment services

POSTED 6/13/18

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Assessments, goals setting, treatment planning, therapy, monitoring of ongoing treatment and progress of clients and the planning for client care following discharge. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  1. Provides comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment.

  2. Develop a psychosocial history for each client based on evidence gathered during the assessment.

  3. Identify problem areas assessed in the psychological history.

  4. Identify individual problem areas the client will need to work on during treatment.

  5. State goals and action steps for each resident’s treatment, including the client in the development of their care plan.

  6. Weekly monitor and score the progress of clients against clinical goals.

  7. Case conference and monitor client progress in treatment.

  8. Develop discharge and aftercare plans with each resident.

  9. Conduct substance abuse educational activities, group lectures, movies, tapes, etc.

  10. Provide individual and group counseling.

  11. Maintain client files with timely progress notations and timely completion of required documentation.

  12. Call in professional medical or psychological consultations where indicated.

  13. Work closely with the Clinical Director who will supervise counselor performance.

  14. Participate in all Professional Staff Organization activities.

  15. Participate in the on-call system.

  16. Contact client’s family/significant other for assessment purpose and to get them to participate in family programming.

See the full job description and application instructions here

 

executive director, traverse city area chamber of commerce

POSTED 6/6/18

The Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce, established in 1915 and serving nearly 1500 members in a five-county northwest lower-Michigan region, seeks an executive director. This open and relatively new position reports to a 24-member Board of Directors, as well as to the CEO of TraverseCONNECT, the coordinating entity for multiple corporations within its structure.

Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, June 29, 2018. It is anticipated that the executive director will be selected by the end of August 2018 and able to start work as-soon-as-possible thereafter. The search is being facilitated internally, without the use of an outside firm.
 

The executive director will be primarily responsible for the Chamber’s membership-related programs and strategies. He or she will implement the Chamber’s “personal as possible” goals for serving its members and the business community, and will be able to thrive in a team-driven, collaborative work environment. As the “face of the Chamber,” the executive director must have strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
 

Hours are non-traditional, often including early morning and evening responsibilities, and work weeks in excess of forty hours. For a full job description and list of primary responsibilities and desirable traits and characteristics, go to www.tcchamber.org and open the job posting listed there.
 

The salary range for this position is up to $80,000 depending on experience and qualifications. The Chamber offers competitive benefits that include a generous 401K, access to its group health plan, life insurance, and paid time off for personal use in addition to major holidays. Candidates may request a copy of the Chamber’s Employee Handbook for a full description of work rules and benefits.
 

Cover letters and resumes should be addressed to Executive Director Search at 202 E. Grandview Parkway, Traverse City, MI 49684 and sent by email to jobsearch@traverseconnect.org. All correspondence will be considered confidential.


 

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