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This page last updated 07/23/2014
Locatin: Mercerville, NJ
Summary: The Center for Non-Profits, New Jersey’s statewide umbrella organization for the charitable community, has an immediate opening for a savvy, energetic, detail-oriented communications/marketing specialist to bring our outreach, visibility and membership engagement to the next level.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Communications Specialist plays a lead role in developing and executing communications, media and marketing strategies for the Center in order to enhance the organization’s visibility, brand, and value proposition; and foster increased engagement with and among members/potential members, funders, the media, government and business leaders, and other partners and stakeholders.
The Communications Specialist will be integrally involved with planning and executing a broad range of communications activities, including overall PR/marketing/outreach plan development and execution; writing a wide array of articles / materials; use of technology and social media; and outreach to key stakeholders. Primary areas of responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
With other staff and board committees, develop and oversee the execution of a strategic communications and marketing strategy for the Center, encompassing an array of effective techniques (e.g., data; branding; storytelling; media strategy, etc.) in order to showcase the Center and its messages, programs, staff, board and members.
To Apply: E-mail resume, cover letter including salary requirements and three diverse writing/publication samples to apply @ njnonprofits.org (remove spaces in e-mail before sending). Review of submissions will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, so if you are interested in applying, we encourage you to submit your information right away. You will be contacted if we would like to arrange an interview. No phone calls, please.
Location: Mercerville, NJ
Summary: NJAMHAA seeks an Administrative Planner to coordinate meetings, events, conferences and other trainings and workshops for groups from 20 individuals up to 400 participants.NJAMHAA's mission is to promote the value of its member organizations by providing advocacy, visibility and professional development to facilitate their economic viability, which is essential to ensure their ongoing capacity to deliver quality, cost-effective healthcare and social services and supports to those they serve. This position reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer/Director, IT Project.
To Apply: See full job posting and apply online.
Location: Tinton Falls, NJ
Responsibilities: Reporting to the Holiday Express Board of Trustees (Board), the Executive Director is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives, while having oversight of strategic and operational programs, Holiday Express staff, revenue generation, financial management, and expansion.
Leadership & Management
Qualifications: The Executive Director will be thoroughly committed to the organization’s mission. All candidates should have proven leadership, coaching and relationship management experience as well as experience in non-profit fundraising development and finance.
To Apply: Submit questions, resume and other information to: firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, August 18, 2014. For the detailed job description, please see http://www.holidayexpress.org/about-us/executive-director-position
Location: Morristown, NJ
Summary: The Dodge Foundation seeks an Arts Program Director to join our team of creative, dynamic program staff charged with supporting leadership, innovation and collaboration for a better New Jersey. Our Arts program currently awards $3 million annually to New Jersey arts and cultural institutions across a variety of disciplines, including music, opera, theater, dance and visual arts, and strives to provide opportunities for meaningful connections between people and art within their communities.
Responsibilities: The Arts Program Director will foster a diverse and vibrant arts ecosystem of operationally and financially strong arts organizations, support communities engaged in creative placemaking and leverage individual, corporate and foundation funding of arts organizations throughout the state. Also, the Program Director will work with staff across all sectors of the Foundation’s giving, but especially the Education Program to foster the next generation of artists and art enthusiasts through quality art education programming in our schools.
Location: Trenton, NJ
Summary: New Jersey Policy Perspective (NJPP), a nonpartisan nonprofit research organization that advocates for a better New Jersey, seeks a Senior Policy Analyst to join its staff. This individual will produce timely, credible and accessible research and analysis on issues including, but not limited to, the state budget, tax policy and economic opportunity. The new Senior Policy Analyst should be highly motivated and effective, and committed to advancing policy ideas that foster broadly shared prosperity and widespread economic opportunity.
Responsibilities: The Senior Policy Analyst will report to the President, and will also work closely with the Deputy Director and other staff members. The specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Qualifications: The ideal candidate would possess, at a minimum:
This position is full-time and based in Trenton. Salary is competitive, and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits package included.
To Apply: Email a resume, cover letter, 3 references and short (less than 2 pages preferred) writing sample by 5 pm on July 25 to Jon Whiten, Deputy Director, at whiten (at) njpp.org – please put “Your Name – Senior Policy Analyst Application” in the subject line. No phone calls.
Location: Villanova, PA
Summary: Founded by Helena Devereux in 1912, Devereux is a leading nonprofit behavioral health organization that supports many of the most underserved members of our communities. Devereux has a tremendous history, grounded in Helena Devereux’s legacy, and a reputation for quality and excellence in the marketplace for programs, best practices and facilities. Devereux operates a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational and employment programs and also focuses on research-based prevention initiatives that help children and adolescents develop resilience and strong emotional and social health. Devereux helps empower children and adults with intellectual, emotional, developmental, and behavioral challenges to lead fulfilling and rewarding lives. Devereux seeks a Vice President, Strategic Business Development and Planning.
Responsibilities: Reporting to the President and CEO, the Vice President, Strategic Business Development and Planning is responsible for leading and aligning the strategic planning and business development process. He/she will identify, develop, and foster business relationships to support long-term and short-term growth priorities, which are aligned with Devereux’s strategic plan and support the organization’s mission and future success. The Vice President, Strategic Business Development and Planning will act as the catalyst and advocate for the strategic development, alignment, and successful deployment of strategies designed to provide enhanced value; improve care delivery, efficiency and access; increase referrals; and provide new and diversified sources of revenue. He/she will serve as the primary source of collective market and business intelligence, incorporating state-of-the-art decision support / analytics with a disciplined process of program development while championing a culture of execution across the Devereux continuum.
To Apply: Inquiries, nominations, and applications (current resume and cover letter) should be directed electronically to: email@example.com
Location: Red Hook, New York
Summary: Founded by Helena Devereux in 1912, Devereux is a leading nonprofit behavioral health organization that supports many of the most underserved members of our communities. Devereux has a tremendous history, grounded in Helena Devereux’s legacy, and a reputation for quality and excellence in the marketplace for programs, best practices and facilities. Devereux operates a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational and employment programs and also focuses on research-based prevention initiatives that help children and adolescents develop resilience and strong emotional and social health. Devereux helps empower children and adults with intellectual, emotional, developmental, and behavioral challenges to lead fulfilling and rewarding lives. Devereux seeks an Executive Director, New York.
Responsibilities: Reporting to the Vice President, Operations and Organizational Development, the New York Executive Director, will lead Devereux New York’s mission oriented and growing operations. The Executive Director will oversee the development and delivery of an array of residential and community based services to individuals with behavioral health disorders, developmental disabilities and intellectual disabilities. He/she will ensure regulatory compliance, fiscal responsibility, that quality programming is delivered, and that the current and anticipated needs of internal and external customers are met. The successful candidate will create systems that facilitate the development of programs, services and standards to meet the current and anticipated needs of key internal and external customers, including individuals served, families, funders, and licensing and regulatory agencies. The Executive Director will assist in the development and implementation of strategies to address changing New York markets and reduce unwarranted risk while implementing positive consumer and community awareness programs and activities.
Location: Collingswood, NJ
Responsibilities: The Development Director in this classification shall report to the Chief of Staff. The responsibilities are professional in function. The Director of Development works directly with the Chief of Staff in planning and implementing a comprehensive fundraising strategy. The incumbent will be responsible for obtaining funds by promoting the organization's interest and benefits to donors; and will work with corporations, business, foundations and individuals to secure support via major gifts and planned giving.
Qualifications: The Development Director in this position must be a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a related field and five years experience in non-profit fundraising, or equivalent experience in sales and marketing. The successful candidate must be a self-starter with ability to work independently, exceptional verbal and writing skills, working knowledge of computer, ability to handle projects in a timely and efficient manner. The successful candidate must maintain good working relationship with co-workers and other program staff; work with and assist a wide range of individuals in a variety of situations. The successful candidate must possess a valid driver's license and be able to meet Agency standards.
EEO of "Individuals with Disabilities" and "Veteran Status"/AA. Salary - $60,000.00/Yr to $70,000.00/Yr, together with benefits package.
To Apply: Complete the online application form
Location: Lawrenceville, NJ
Summary: The Center for FaithJustice is a central NJ based 501(c)3 non-profit corporation. Our mission is to inspire the next generation of leaders by creating programs to serve those in need and educate for justice in the Catholic tradition. Over the years, our organization has hosted more than 3,000 young people whom have completed, collectively, more than 100,000 hours of community service in the Trenton area and beyond. Our alumni have gone on to become impressive servant leaders in many diverse fields ranging from international aid to corporate America.
The Executive Director leads the organization, working with the Board of Trustees to define mission and direction, raising funds to support operations, hiring and supervising staff to achieve goals and objectives, developing strategic relationships to advance mission, and providing administrative oversight to ensure proper use of resources.
To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to Rocky Balsamo at firstname.lastname@example.org by July 31st.
Location: Newark, NJ
Summary: The mission of Essex County Family Justice Center is to enhance the safety and autonomy of domestic violence victims and their children by providing accessible and coordinated service in one location. The Family Justice Center (FJC) reduces barriers faced by victims of domestic violence, such as having to go to multiple sites to secure needed services, by co-locating coordinated wrap-around services into one facility. Fourteen agencies partner with the FJC to provide domestic violence victims access to law enforcement professionals and the civil protective process, civil legal and immigration assistance, crisis intervention, safety planning and supportive counseling, emergency food assistance, and linkages to medical and behavioral health providers.
To Apply: Please send cover letter including salary history and requirements along with your resume to: Careers@Essexcountyfjc.org
Location: Eatontown, NJ
Summary: The Executive Director serves as the chief executive officer of the Cancer Support Community (CSC), carries out the policies of the Board of Directors, directs staff and volunteers, and is the key interface with the community, funders and healthcare partners.
Duties and Responsibilities
I. Fund Development and Financial Management (25%)
• With the Board, secure sufficient funding to ensure the ongoing operation and growth of CSC.
• Lead broad range of revenue raising activities directly and/or through board and development staff. Key revenue raising activities may include: major gifts, special events, grants, board, staff and other individual gifts, planned giving and bequests.
• With the Finance and Development committees, develop and monitor long range financial and revenue generation plans.
• Cultivate and retain a broad range of donors including individuals, charitable foundations and corporations.
• Develop annual budget; ensure implementation and timely review.
• Maintain a system of financial controls; monitor financial performance and enact corrective measures, when necessary.
• Monitor legal climate and implement compliance measures, as required.
• Provide monthly financial statements and annual audits to the Board.
II. Internal Operations (25%)
• Provide general management leadership of an efficient and effective organization optimizing human, financial and physical resources.
• Ensure implementation of bylaws, polices, strategic plan, goals and priorities as adopted by the Board of Directors.
• Recruit, hire, train and evaluate professional and support staff including oversight of evaluation and compensation programs, personnel policies and procedures, and benefit programs.
• Oversee maintenance of the facility and all CSC assets
• Manage staff and volunteers to provide optimal delivery of programs and services and to ensure productive work environment and spirit of teamwork.
• Exercise final control over all internal operations that support the strategic plan objectives and the specific goals.
• Ensure that facility participates in CSC – National Quality Assurance Program (QAP)
III. Board Relations (20%)
• Work with and coordinate the activities of a volunteer-led Board to achieve the strategic and financial goals of CSC.
• With the Board Chair and the Nominating Committee help recruit and develop Board and Committee members.
• Serve as a non-voting member of the board, attend all meetings of the board and executive committee, and provide regular updates to the board on key activities.
• With the Board Chair, plan Board meetings, executive committee meetings and the operation of the Board.
• Coordinate and participate in the strategic planning process.
• Through implementation of good governance processes, ensure the legal and financial integrity of the organization.
IV. Community and Public Relations (20%)
• Serve as chief spokesperson and represent CSC at key meetings and community gatherings.
• Develop and execute outreach and public relations programs to increase awareness of CSC in the community.
• Cultivate key individuals and organizations through in person meetings, speeches, and public appearances.
• Oversee the production and distribution of marketing materials.
• Nurture and build partnerships with medical centers, hospitals, oncology physician practices, hospices and other appropriate organizations.
V. Programs (5%)
• Ensure program development, delivery and expansion is consistent with National Program Standards as well as the facility strategic plan and available resources.
• Engage and supervise the Program Director to optimize the effective delivery of state of the art programs and services to participants.
• With the Program Director, ensure member needs are identified and met in a manner consistent with the mission, philosophy and values of CSC.
VI. Relations with National and other CSC Affiliates (5%)
• Ensure compliance with the national charter including attendance at required ED training and participation in National Quality Assurance Program.
• Interact with the National Staff and Executive Directors at other CSC facilities to exchange information and sharing of best practices.
• Work with CSC colleagues on inter-facility activities such as Advisory Councils, ad hoc planning teams, peer-reviewer on QA team, etc.
• Provide reports in a timely and accurate manner as requested by National.
• Attend the National Leadership Conference and other CSC meetings as necessary.
• A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
• 7 years of experience in a leadership position in a nonprofit organization.
• Well developed skills and experience in management, supervision of staff, marketing, public relations, strategic planning and revenue generation.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to Ilene Winters at email@example.com
Location: West Deptford, NJ
Summary: Devereux helps empower children and adults with intellectual, emotional, developmental, and behavioral challenges to lead fulfilling and rewarding lives. The Devereux New Jersey vision is to provide an array of high-quality human services in a caring way to foster human potential and to contribute to each individual's overall health as well as social, psychological and educational well-being. The Devereux New Jersey Comprehensive Community Resources (DNJCCR) touches the lives of over 500 children, adolescents, adults, and their families with special needs, and are available in each geographic region of the state, from outside the New York skyline to the Southern New Jersey shoreline. DNJCCR provides an array of individualized, cost effective, quality based services for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental, emotional and behavioral challenges. These services include community-based homes and apartments, vocational training, consultative, specialty programs, and family-based service models focusing on positive and strength based approaches.
Responsibilities: The New Jersey Assistant Executive Director will advance Devereux’s mission and performance through broad-based general operations management and leadership. Reporting to and in collaboration with the Executive Director, he/she will provide managerial direction in the areas of internal process, human resources, finance, and customer and stakeholder relations. The successful candidate will be comfortable and experienced leading the above efforts in a matrixed organization with a high degree of autonomy. He/she will have the executive presence, sense of urgency, business acumen and business judgment to effectively manage and lead DNJCCR’s geographically dispersed operations throughout New Jersey. The successful candidate will also share the extraordinary passion, commitment, and dedication the Devereux staff has for the clients, families, and communities served by the organization in addition to a demonstrated high level of energy, commitment, and enthusiasm for the efforts required to position DNJCCR for continued growth and success. Because of the very nature of this distinctly important role, the Assistant Executive Director’s experience, passion and influence must be centered in a vital and authentic commitment to intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and behavioral health.
Qualifications: Master's Degree in Health Care, Human Services, Education, or Business Administration. Graduate level credentials in a behavioral health, healthcare administration or related field required. Minimum of five years’ experience in a senior level management role, preferably as an Assistant Executive Director or Executive Director, within a behavioral health environment required. Strong administrative, programmatic and operational experience in a multi-site, multi-disciplinary, community-based treatment environment required. A demonstrated ability to lead geographically dispersed operations. An ability to write and communicate cogently and persuasively. A demonstrated highly collaborative management style, as well as an ability to make timely and sound critical decisions.
Locaton: New Brunswick, NJ
Summary: Full-time Program assistant provides ongoing support to Director of Violence Prevention Programs and other directors on an as-needed basis.
Responsibilities: This support includes maintaining all administrative recordkeeping for all training programs; preparing all correspondence; tracking incoming registration forms and security deposit checks; and follow-up correspondence after training sessions are completed. Candidate must be able to arrive by 7 a.m. on training days (approximately 25 trainings per year) to provide support for director, who conducts the training, oversee issues of catering, room setup, training materials, etc.
Qualifications: Must be well-versed in Microsoft Office, Excel, Power Point and mail merges.
To Apply: Potential candidates should send resume to Leisa-Anne Smith via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.