JOB OPENINGS

PROJECT MANAGER

KEES (Kistner Eddy Executive Search)

Date Posted: 2/23/2021

Salary: $48,000-$60,000 depending on experience; commission available for sales

Description:  KEES (formerly Alford Executive Search) is a nonprofit executive search firm that builds transformative teams and leaders. A woman owned and operated firm, KEES offers a full array of nonprofit consulting services including executive search, leadership development, interim staffing, and HR support. KEES seeks an energetic, emerging leader with a commitment to the nonprofit and public sectors. The Project Manager provides support in the consistent and timely delivery of high-quality, customized solutions to nonprofit/public sector clients. This role will serve in all the firm’s service areas but will focus primarily on Executive Search. The incoming Project Manager will be a skilled, intuitive multitasker who thrives in an extremely fast-paced environment, advancing multiple priorities daily. Our team has been virtual since 2013. Equipment is provided and the Project Manager will work from a home office with solid, reliable internet. The team meets monthly via video, and when conditions are safe, will meet in person (minimally) on a quarterly basis.

INTERIM DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Victory Gardens Theater

Date Posted: 2/22/2021

Salary: $3,300-$4,000/monthly

Description: The Interim Development Director is responsible for overseeing efforts to reach the annual budget for contributed income. They manage the stewardship and robust engagement of all VG Major Gift donors in the Playwright’s Society ($1,000 up) and Director’s Council ($15,000 up) and work to build connections between donors and theater leadership, artists and vision. They work collaboratively with the Acting Managing Director, Development team, and Board of Directors to create overall fundraising strategies, lead the creation of personalized proposals and solicitation materials, and ensure all donor benefits and services are delivered with exceptional quality and a high degree of personalization. Supervises the Director of Institutional and Foundation Giving, Development Manager, and Development Associate. Reports to the Acting Managing Director.

DIRECTOR, CLIENT DELIVERY

Autonomy Works

Date Posted: 2/19/2021

Salary: $75,000-$100,000/year; higher compensation possible for candidates with exceptional talent and experience

Description: AutonomyWorks is a dynamic for-profit Social Enterprise creating jobs for people with autism. Our teams support clients around the country on the cutting edge of data and technology. Our work includes data management, quality assurance, and business operations. We have developed proprietary methods and tools that enable our team of Associates – all of whom are adults with autism - to deliver at exceptional levels of quality and productivity. We are a workforce development social enterprise like none other. Led by a team of industry veterans (ex-Accenture, ex-Razorfish), AutonomyWorks is growing rapidly and looking for motivated innovators to join our Team. The Opportunity: As Autonomy Works hits an inflection point, we are looking for a mission-driven individual to lead our Client Delivery team. The right person will have a mix of startup “can do” and sophisticated operational know-how. The Director of Client Delivery is part of the four-person executive team, which also includes the CEO, Director of Growth, and Director of Talent and Operations. The Director of Client Delivery will be counted on to manage the day-to-day execution of Autonomy Work’s core business. Once a client is signed on, the Director of Client Delivery will work to on-board and manage the implementation of the engagement and will assign one of their team members (called Solution Leads) to each engagement. Solution Leads are neuro-typical individuals that provide part of the end-to-end engagement with the client. As such, the Director of Client Service will work closely with the Director of Talent and Operations, who is primarily responsible for aligning the Associates to client engagements, and ensuring the work is structured effectively. This role is critical to the achievement of the company’s mission and revenue generation. 

EVENTS MANAGER

One World Surgery

Date Posted: 2/18/2021

Last Date to Apply: 4/30/2021

Salary:  $65,000-$75,000

Description: The One World Surgery Events Manager is responsible for a national portfolio of events with a concentration on fundraising and sponsorship. The candidate will be a highly-organized relationship builder with a successful track record in securing sponsorships and other funding. The candidate will be joining a rapidly growing global nonprofit and will have the ability to balance leading others and personally driving results to engage volunteers and further the OWS mission. Requirements • 5+ years successful experience in non-profit event management. • Proven fundraising track record of securing sponsorship gifts of $10,000+. • Highly structured, organized with a keen attention to detail. Must be comfortable coordinating event logistics, schedules and managing teams of volunteers. • Budget management experience. • Outstanding written and communication skills with exceptional relationship-building skills. • Team-oriented with a strong work ethic. • A passion for our Mission and the ability to inspire donors, volunteers, and sponsors. • Ability and willingness to regularly travel.

HR GENERALIST - EMPLOYEE RELATIONS

SAGA Education

Date Posted: 2/18/2021

Salary:  $50,000-$60,000, commensurate with experience

Description: The Human Resources Generalist is an integral part of the employee experience and is responsible for supporting ongoing employee engagement throughout the organization from onboarding to offboarding. Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, the HR Generalist will assist with employee relations challenges, support training, best practices and policies, as well as manage employee recognition programs. This position will collaborate with all departments across the organization to ensure a positive and consistent employee experience and provide support to all employees as needed.

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Kenosha Achievement Center

Date Posted: 2/15/2021

Salary: Depends on experience

Description: We are seeking an experienced and goal oriented development professional to drive KAC’s fundraising and communication strategies forward. Duties include overseeing and managing fundraising efforts, building strong and successful relationships, maintaining communications with donors and patrons, and collaborating with staff to effectively execute fundraising events. The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing our non-profit fundraising campaign strategy, communicating with current and prospective donors, and building a strong development team for our organization. This position involves managing individual and corporate gifts as well as planned and annual giving campaigns. If you are a creative thinker, great with people, results driven, willing to roll up your sleeves, and looking for a position where you can improve people’s lives we encourage you to apply!

PROGRAM MANAGER - CHILDREN'S MUSIC

Old Town School of Folk Music

Date Posted: 2/15/2021

Last Date to Apply: 3/26/2021

Salary: Negotiable

Description: The Program Manager – Children's Music oversees the quality and implementation of the comprehensive curricula in the categories of drumming, fiddle, ensembles, guitar, piano, ukulele, and voice for children ages 2-12 and the coordination of summer camp programs at all Old Town School campuses and in satellite locations where required. This includes establishing and achieving goals for new student enrollment and student retention, establishing and monitoring curriculum, ensuring quality faculty and staff, coaching and managing faculty and staff to success, and monitoring student satisfaction.

PROJECT MANAGER

Social Services Organization

Date Posted: 2/15/2021

Salary: $23-$25/hour

Description: The Project Manager works closely with the Executive Director to oversee the transition and implementation process for a new platform that will be holding all paper files (APS Software). This role is looking for candidates that have a strong background in Finance, as well as Human Resources, to assist with accounting functions, grant management/ reporting, and management of the accounting clerk. This is an in person role looking to get someone started ASAP!

ADMINISTRATIVE DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT

Economic Organization

Date Posted: 2/15/2021

Salary: $15-$18/hour

Description: The Administrative Development Assistant works closely with the Development team by providing administrative support, assisting with proposals and grant writing, and maintaining database information. Our Ideal Candidate: • 2+ years of development and administrative support experience required • Bachelor’s degree preferred • Prior experience with MS Office Suite required, CRM experience highly preferred • Understanding of development, front and back end • Strong written and communication skills required • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail • Proficient with Zoom/Skype required

ADMINISTRATIVE AND INFORMATION COORDINATOR

DirectWomen

Date Posted: 2/9/2021

Salary: $38,000 - $42,000/year 

Description: The Administrative and Information Coordinator is responsible for supporting the day-to-day administrative functions of DirectWomen, including answering general email and phone inquiries, scheduling meetings for the board and committees, managing the CRM database, and assisting the Executive Director with fundraising and board support. The Administrative and Information Coordinator will also draft the monthly newsletter, create flyers, update DirectWomen’s website and social media platforms, and assist with preparations for in-person events, under the direction of the Director of Programs and Operations. The Administrative and Information Coordinator is a non-exempt position and reports to the Executive Director.

DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Social Services Organization

Date Posted: 2/8/2021

Salary: $20-$21/hour

Description: The Development Manager works closely with the Founder to grow and expand on the organizations monthly giving program, develop processes for donor cultivation and sustainability, and implement and execute goals for the department. This is a remote role, based in Chicago - looking to get someone started ASAP!

RESEARCH GRANTS MANAGER

Association

Date Posted: 2/8/2021

Salary: $19-$20/hour

Description: The Research Grants Manager works closely with the Director of Research Grants to oversee and manage the organizations research grant processes, develop and maintain procedures, develop and maintain external and internal relationships with stakeholders, prepare general research correspondence, prepare research summaries and analyses, and maintain research contacts in Salesforce. This is a remote role, based in Chicago - looking to get someone started ASAP!

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Center for Victims of Torture

Date Posted: 2/5/2021

Last Date to Apply: 2/21/2021

Salary: $50,000-$55,000/year

Description: The Center for Victims of Torture is hiring an International Program Coordinator to provide program, logistical, risk management and administrative support for international projects, including CVT-run projects serving torture and war trauma survivors as well as projects aimed at building the capacity of a variety of international partners. Primary responsibilities include providing logistics, staff coordination, reporting, operations risk monitoring, and other program coordination responsibilities that support the effective management of CVT’s projects.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF EMPLOYER RELATIONS

Education Organization

Date Posted: 2/4/2021

Salary: $48,000-$50,000/year

Description: The Associate Director of Employer Relations will build and manage relationships with employers and alumni to enhance the employment and internship opportunities for students and alumni. The associate director will manage the administrative functions of Handshake and coordinate career fairs. The role will report to the Executive Director of Alumni Engagement and Career Development. This is a remote role, based in Chicago - looking to get someone started ASAP! 

RECEPTIONIST

Community Organization

Date Posted: 2/3/2021

Salary: $14-$15/hour

Description: The Receptionist works closely with the Administrative Assistant and is responsible for answering all incoming calls, greeting visitors/clients on arrival, performing clerical work, and directing inquiries about the organization and its services to the appropriate parties. This is an in-person role, where strict COVID-19 guidelines are enforced. This role is looking to get someone started ASAP! 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Community Organization

Date Posted: 2/3/2021

Salary: $15-$16/hour

Description: The Administrative Assistant is responsible for overseeing the smooth operation of the front desk/reception area. Responsibilities include performing clerical work for the office, answering phones, and directing residents as appropriate. This is an in-person role, where strict COVID-19 guidelines are enforced. This role is looking to get someone started ASAP! 

RESTORATION ECOLOGY PAID INTERNSHIP

Lake Forest Open Lands Association

Date Posted: 2/2/2021

Last Date to Apply: 3/9/2021

Salary: $10/hour

Description: The summer internship is a nine-week program committed to restoring wildlife habitat, preserving high-quality prairies, and maintaining trails for public access. The internship includes a direct educational component including field trips to local environmental organizations, guest speakers and collecting data for environmental monitoring programs. Successful candidates should have the ability to work as part of a team and have an interest in working in the field of natural resources, as well as an enthusiasm for environmental stewardship. Excellent communication skills and a positive attitude are important for working with other Lake Forest Open Lands programs including Center for Conservation Leadership students, Eco-Adventure Campers as well as interacting with members of the public. 

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, WEST SIDE UNITED DEVELOPMENT

Rush University Medical Center

Date Posted: 2/2/2021

Salary: Negotiable

Description: The Associate Director of Development is a grant-funded position. The successful candidate will be hired as an employee of RUMC, reporting to the Executive Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations in the Rush Office of Philanthropy, with a dotted line to the Executive Director of West Side United (WSU). Following WSU's successful application for nonprofit incorporation and 501(c)(3) status, s/he will report directly to the WSU Executive Director as an employee of the independent organization. The Associate Director is responsible for developing and implementing plans to maximize WSU's support from philanthropic sources both prior to and following the transition, acting as a frontline fundraiser, a writer, and a strategist. S/he will work with members of WSU's senior leadership staff and its program managers to develop content for proposals and reports, and will keep WSU's Executive Leadership Council and Development Committee abreast of fundraising progress and challenges. The Associate Director will also collaborate productively with Rush Office of Philanthropy colleagues and with other Rush departments, e.g., Fund Accounting, Marketing Communications. S/he exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS EDUCATOR

 Adler Planetarium

Date Posted: 2/2/2021

Salary: $25.83/hour

Description: The Adler Planetarium is seeking a Virtual Field Trips Educator to join our dynamic team located on Chicago's Museum Campus. The Virtual Field Trips Educator carries out the day to day facilitation of Adler’s virtual field trips program and collaborates on the continued development of new virtual field trips experiences (working closely with educators, visualization engineer/artist, astronomers, etc.). This position also contributes more broadly to the development of Adler’s on-site school and family programming. This individual will be responsible for: -Facilitating Adler’s virtual field trip experiences for a middle school audience -Developing new virtual field trip experiences with our interdisciplinary team -Supporting the coordination of Adler’s virtual field trip experiences -Collaborating with cross-department teams on the development of Adler’s on-site school and family programming. 

 DEI COMMUNITY PROJECT MANAGER

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Date Posted: 1/28/2021

Salary: $93,500-$168,400/year

Description: Partner with the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) team members to implement the external DEI strategy for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Chicago Fed). Support community outreach and strategic partnerships with public, private and nonprofit organizations to expand the DEI strategic and plan to enhance community relations, diversity recruiting efforts, and corporate branding. Oversee intermediate to large sized department projects. Assemble teams, assign responsibilities, develops project schedules and determines and acquires resources needed. Level of work is considered intermediate and staff will work under minimal guidance. This job reports to the DEI Community Manager. This job has no direct reports but will direct the work of others. Responsibilities: - Build effective relationships with external stakeholders, strategic partners, and cross-functional groups to build a more diverse pipeline and advance equity and inclusion at the Chicago Fed -Manage external diversity and inclusion outreach programs, contracts, recruiting events, and other initiatives to recruit talent, build company profile and to support community affairs efforts - Collaborate with internal stakeholders to develop content for external diversity, equity and inclusion and corporate social responsibility messaging - Plan, direct and coordinate project activities and resources to ensure project goals are completed on time, within budget and with optimum quality - Prepare, implement and communicate on detailed project plans including definition of scope, requirements, goals, resource allocation and task schedules and milestones - Perform other responsibilities as assigned

FINANCE ASSISTANT

Association

Date Posted: 1/28/2021

Salary: $17-$19/hour

Description: The Finance Assistant supports the Finance department, and assists the Staff Accountant with program registration, maintaining clients accounts receivable balances, and recording monthly deposits in Financial Edge. Training will take place in office for the first week, and moving forward the Finance Assistant will be in office 2-3 days a week (other days remote). This role is looking to get someone started ASAP!  

DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

CircEsteem, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/28/2021

Salary: $55,000-$60,000/year

Description: This position reports to and is accountable to the Executive Director of CircEsteem and will be expected to work closely with the Community Outreach Director, the Program Director, the Office Manager, and the Executive Assistant. The Development Manager must be able to work in a fast-paced and multi tasked environment with confidence and efficiency. This position will have a regular work week of Monday through Friday, approximately 9am – 5pm. Occasional weekend and evening special events occur throughout the year, which are also mandatory for all staff to support and attend. CircEsteem holds monthly anti-racism workshops on the last Sunday of each month, which all staff are required to attend. In coordination with the Executive Director, support the creation of a strategic plan to raise funds for the organization, including an annual development plan which increases brand awareness and revenue (Individual Donors, Grants, Fundraising Event Revenue, and Corporate Support).

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING

Association

Date Posted: 1/28/2021

Salary: $110,00-$125,000/year

Description: The Director of Finance & Accounting will be responsible for the accounting and financial reporting function including monthly close, implementing and maintaining financial controls, addressing audit requests and accounting/financial analysis of operational projects. Aside from planning, budgeting, and forecasting responsibilities, the Director will manage, mentor, coach, train, and provide an experienced team opportunity to grow and advance their knowledge. If you possess the demeanor and patience to maximize the productivity of a team, the poise, and confidence to challenge management as appropriate in all situations requiring financial involvement, then this role is for you. Our Finance team plays a critical role in the operations of the business, and this person must enjoy and embrace actively participating in all facets of the business! 

ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT (PART-TIME)

Social Services Organization

Date Posted: 1/28/2021

Salary: $18-$20/hour

Description: The Accounting Assistant works closely with the Accounting Manager and AP Specialist to input journal entries, update cash disbursement entries, and collect/review corporate credit card receipts. This is an in-person role, where the candidate is needed to be in office on Mondays and Tuesdays. Our Ideal Candidate: • 2+ years of accounting experience required • Bachelor’s Degree preferred • Experience with multi-module General Ledger platform (not just QuickBooks, MIP preferred) • Prior experience working with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel) required • Able to work in-office

ADMINISTRATIVE DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT

Education Association

Date posted: 1/26/2021

Salary: $15-$18/hour

Description: The Administrative Development Assistant oversees the daily operations of the front desk area, and works closely with the Development team to input queries into Raiser’s Edge database. This is an in-person role 3 days a week, the other 2 days are remote. Our Ideal Candidate: • 2+ years of administrative experience required • 1+ year of Raiser’s Edge experience required • HS Diploma required; Bachelor’s degree preferred • Prior experience with MS Office Suite required • Basic understanding of clerical procedures and systems such as recordkeeping and filing • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail • Proficient with Zoom/Skype required • Able to work in-office

CASE MANAGER

Facing Forward to End Homelessness

Date posted: 1/27/2020

Salary: $36,000-$40,000/year

Description:  Facing Forward ends homelessness for families and individuals by offering hope, help and housing. Facing Forward provides permanent housing, education, advocacy, and social services. Facing Forward is hiring for several case management, advocacy and housing navigator positions. More information can be found on the website and applicants can apply through Indeed.

RECRUITER

Education Organization

Date Posted: 1/25/2021

Salary: $14-$17/hour

Description: The Recruiter supports the Human Resources team with screening, conducting interviews, and efficiently placing a variety of open positions. This is a remote role, looking to get someone started ASAP. Our Ideal Candidate: • 2+ years of Recruiting/Human Resources experience required • Bachelor’s degree preferred; HS Diploma required • Prior experience working with MS Office Suite required • Basic understanding of recruiting procedures and job posting sites • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail • Proficient with Zoom/Skype required • Self-starter with a proactive mindset

BOOKKEEPER

Social Services Organization

Date Posted: 1/21/2021

Salary: $15/hour 

Description: The Bookkeeper works closely with the Executive Director in overseeing incoming invoices and recording monthly deposits. The bookkeeper will need to visit the office 2 days per week. This role is looking to get someone started ASAP! Our Ideal Candidate: • 1+ year of accounting/invoicing experience required • Degree strongly preferred, but not required • Prior experience working with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel) required • Experience with Financial Edge or similar software preferred, but not required • Able to work in-office 

TALENT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Saga Education

Date Posted: 1/19/2021

Salary: $65,000-$75,000/year

Description: The Talent Development Manager will oversee the design and development of learning strategies for employees at all levels to support organizational goals. This role will partner closely with subject matter experts throughout the organization to develop learning to meet programmatic and performance management needs. The goal is to make the most of each individuals’ talents and help them reach their full potential. Responsibilities -Serve as project manager for training resources to be deployed throughout the organization to include managing a learning schedule for Program, Academics and Human Resources -Create and implement a learning and development strategy -Align training strategies with organizational goals -Manage a Learning Management System to centralize training functions and learning materials -Utilize learning technology to develop materials for e-learning, virtual learning and live facilitation -In partnership with Marketing develop training templates for consistency and standardization -Oversee new hire orientation for Saga staff and Fellows -Serve as support to organizational leaders for training needs -Partner with Programs Team leadership to identify and provide solutions to training needs -Deliver assessments to individuals and teams to measure development needs -Develop and train teams for increased effectiveness -Partner with Director of HR to provide advice to the Senior Leadership Team on talent development needs based on performance management assessments -Partner with Human Resources to develop a Management Development Program -Assess training needs and provide solutions to include creating content or identifying relevant external content for purchase -Manage training budget and relationships with vendors as needed

OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE

One World Surgery

Date Posted: 12/29/2020

Salary: $43,000-50,000/year

Description: One World Surgery (OWS) is a nonprofit organization with the vision of a world committed to safe, timely, and accessible surgical care. Our mission is to ignite the spirit of service and transform lives by providing access to high-quality surgical care globally. OWS funds and operates the world-class Holy Family Surgery Center in Honduras and construction for a second site in the Dominican Republic is currently underway. Our nonprofit is dedicated to helping thousands of underserved patients receive surgical care and helping hundreds of physicians, nurses and others in the US contribute to making a positive impact in global health. The Operations Associate is a dynamic member of the Programs & Operations team who also works closely with the Development team. Approximately fifty percent of this person’s time is dedicated to managing the donor database including gift entry, maintenance, and reporting. The Operations Associate also enables the development team to maximize fundraising success by providing data-driven insights. The other half of the time, this role supports general operations initiatives that promote growth and improve efficiencies across the organization.

 
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