MPA and MPP Job list Director Nonprofit Openings

Melissa Hall melissa.hall at
Wed Sep 3 14:44:50 MDT 2014

Salary: 46,900 to 65,000
The Director of Operations is responsible for facility operations; operational staff supervision and communication; and communication and collegiality with both the campus and regional community. The Director of Operations works with the ED to oversee department and show budgets and participates in the strategic leadership of the department in support of the mission, and under the purview of the Associate Vice-President for the Arts at the University of Utah.


* Monitors internal systems, procedures and timelines
* Provide leadership training and professional learning opportunities for operational personnel through meetings, direct supervision and performance appraisals
* Oversees the daily work and long term goals and objectives of staff members supervised
* Directs the technical production and front of house office areas to ensure the quality of stage production for all users
* Directs all advance work with artists and users; from hospitality and scheduling to technical and front of house support
* May, when necessary, serve as an Event Manager, making advance arrangements and coordinating campus support services necessary to successfully execute an event
* Works with the areas of community engagement, marketing, and development to ensure the successful planning and execution of performances, special events, and engagement activities
* Generates and enforces Facility Usage agreements with outside renters and campus users
* Supervises the scheduling and coordination of all performance areas
* Assures that all maintenance, safety and accessibility issues are addressed
* Works with the University's Plant Operations department
* Fosters a team-based culture focused on communication and collegiality
* Convenes meeting of staff constituencies to ensure clear communication among work areas
* Maintains mutually respectful relationships with community and campus users. Ensures opportunities to exchange information, communicate objectives, and resolve differences with and among internal users of spaces.
* Maintains visibility on the campuses and in the community. Works with campus and community users to secure performance spaces and assist in their planning for stage use
* Works with the ED to prepare budgets and monitors the expenditure areas
* Keeps ED informed of programmatic progress and issues
* Develops and oversees preparation of critical reports
* Tracks and communicates to the appropriate parties building capitol needs
* Schedule and provide oversight of repair and maintenance projects
* Provides instruction and training to other department staff members in the proper procedures for preventative maintenance of the building and equipment
* Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Bachelor's degree in the performing arts, or a related field or equivalency; a minimum of five years of related experience in management and supervision. Non-profit experience not required, but preferred.

Knowledge, abilities, and skills:
* Direct experience in or demonstrated knowledge of performing arts
* An understanding of the academic culture as well as the business aspect of non-profit work
* Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work enthusiastically with a wide range of individuals to foster productive partnerships and relationships
* Computer skills, including Microsoft Office and an ability to learn event specific software
* Possess good judgment, sensitivity, analytical skills, the ability to multi-task and prioritize
* Must be tenacious, flexible and possess a sense of humor
* Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and discreet judgment
* Ability to work without supervision and to make independent judgments
* Ability to work within a complex system and coordinate with appropriate departments
* Attention to detail and follow-through
* Strong communications and organizational skills
* Agree to flexible hours, including some nights and weekends

Physical abilities:
* A steady energy level and a calm demeanor
* Must be able to withstand long hours of concentrated physical activity
* Physical limitations cannot totally hinder the ability to perform tasks
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Location: Kingsbury Hall
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Salary: Wage: $26.41 - $34.23 DOE and Education
Posting Date: August 19, 2014 Closing Date: Until Filled
Salt Lake CAP Head Start is accepting applications for a:
Human Resources Director

Job Title: Human Resources Director
Job Summary: Provide overall strategic HR Leadership to an agency of 400 school year and year round staff. Oversee the development and implementation of agency-wide human resources function. Serve as member of the agency management team.

Qualifications: Bachelor degree in related field required, advanced degree preferred. Specialized degree in Human Resources Management and/or professional certification (PHR or SPHR) greatly preferred. Seven years of Human Resources Management level experience.

Wage: $26.41 - $34.23 per hour dependent on experience and education (Bachelor or Masters)

Employment Status: Full Time, Year Round

Benefit Eligible: Yes
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Status: Open
How to Apply: Apply:
* Online
* In person at Salt Lake CAP Human Resources office, 1307 S 900 W SLC
* Email completed application, resume, degree and transcripts (can be unofficial) to staffing at, Attn: Human Resources Director
* Fax completed application, resume, degree and transcripts (can be unofficial) to 801-214-3200 type in the subject line: Human Resources Director

Additional information for this and all other open positions can be found at under JOBS. See links for Job Description and Employment Application.

Criminal background check, drug and alcohol testing is required. Valid driver's license and current automobile insurance is required.

Closing Date: Until Filled
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Job Description: Executive Director, Utah Health & Human Rights
The Board of Directors of Utah Health & Human Rights (UHHR) is seeking an Executive Director with a passion for the mission of UHHR and the skills, energy, and commitment to carry that mission forward. Founded in 2003, the mission of UHHR is to help refugees, immigrants, asylum seekers, and asylees heal from the physical and psychological impacts of torture and rebuild their lives.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for UHHR's staff, programs, finances, and execution of its mission.

Leadership & Management:
* Ensure that UHHR carries out its mission with integrity and in conformity with the highest ethical standards in all respects
* Develop, maintain, and support a strong Board of Directors
* Assure that the organization has a long-range strategy which achieves its mission, and toward which it makes consistent and timely progress
* Develop organizational and financial plans with the Board of Directors; carry out plans and policies authorized by the board
* Collaborate with UHHR's Clinical and Medical Directors to develop programs, recruit staff, and assess staff and organizational effectiveness
* Maintain official records and documents and ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations
* Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field of torture rehabilitation
* Establish sound working relationships and cooperative arrangements with other non-profit organizations, government agencies, and national consortium
* Manage the human resources of the organization according to authorized personnel policies and procedures that fully conform to current laws and regulations
* Develop or adapt job descriptions, as needed
* Maintain a workplace culture that is communicative, cooperative, and resourceful

Fundraising & Communications:
* Plan and implement UHHR's annual and long-term fundraising strategy
* Prepare all funding applications and proposals for federal, state, county, city, foundation, corporate, and individual support
* Research and develop new donor relationships, particularly re: major gifts
* Publicize the activities of UHHR, its programs and goals, via mail, website, email, and social media
* Represent UHHR to agencies, organizations, and the general public

Financial Administration:
* Prepare annual budget for board approval
* Ensure that adequate funds are available to permit UHHR to carry out its work
* Assume full responsibility for finances and accounting; maintain all financial and accounting records
* Sign all contracts with grantors, contractors, and other partners
* Ensure the accuracy, integrity, and timeliness of all financial reporting
* Track all income and expense in QuickBooks accounting system; allocate all expenses to appropriate funding sources; generate reports for contract reimbursement and board review
* Prepare all documentation required for annual audit and 990; review audit and 990 with the Board of Directors
* Work with bookkeeper and Board Treasurer to maintain strong financial controls and sound financial practices
* Sign all checks

* Advanced degree preferred, ideally an MBA or MPA, with at least 5 years of nonprofit management experience
* Proven fundraising, marketing, and public relations skills
* Strong track record of grants management
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Excellent interpersonal skills
* Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
* Proven ability to develop and manage organizational budget and program budgets
* Experience with the QuickBooks accounting system
* Candidates may also bring experience working in a) the refugee community, b) torture rehabilitation, or c) a medical/clinical environment.

UHHR offers medical, dental, life, workers compensation, and long-term disability insurance
Location: 225 South 200 East, Suite 250, Salt Lake City, UT
How to Apply: Send cover letter, resume, contact information for three references, and a writing sample to:
Rachele McCarthey, Chair of the UHHR Board of Directors
Either email:
rachele.mccarthey at

Or post:
Rachele McCarthey, Chair - UHHR Board of Directors
Utah Health & Human Rights
225 South 200 East, Suite 250
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Closing Date: September 15, 2014

Melissa Yack Hall, ABD, MPA
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