McPherson Museum and Arts seek a charismatic and collaborative leader to become the next Museum Director. The Director will lead the staff, set programmatic priorities, and oversee all operations and activities of the Museum. The Director will provide leadership, vision, and direction for the museum's development initiatives, and will lead the museum in creating workplace and programmatic diversity, equity, and inclusion. The ideal candidate will cultivate and maintain relationships with the community, and donors, and lead the strategic plan process.
The successful candidate will be a persuasive, resourceful, and energetic leader, able to inspire and empower the Board, staff, and other key stakeholders to advance the mission of the Museum. Demonstrated financial acumen, strong analytical abilities, and experience with strategic planning and developing a visionary path for an organization are also crucial to long-term success.
This position is an exempt salaried position that may require an occasional work week of more than 40 hours.
KEY EXPECTATION VALUES
Vision and Leadership:
Provide vision and creative leadership for the staff to ensure that the museum carries out its mission through visual arts programming and innovative collaborations with community partners. Recruit exceptional board members, build a board member engagement strategy, and create a cohesive working unit.
Monitor and work to secure and improve the financial well-being of the museum. Provide leadership, vision, and direction for the museum's development initiatives. Cultivates and maintains relationships with the community, and donors. Engage with donors and supporters, including individuals, corporations, and foundations; city, county, state, and federal agencies; private organizations; and neighborhood leaders to create and maintain long-lasting partnerships and funding opportunities.
Makes decisions and provides leadership during the annual budgeting process. Provide supervision to employees and conduct annual evaluations. Leads Board Meetings monthly. The individual will develop a volunteer human capital program to optimize the talents and skills, increasing the museum's exposure.
• Meet annual development goals for funds raised
• Grow donor base, renew, upgrade major donors, develop program-based fundraising initiatives to attract, and retain major donors, and ensure the integrity of donor database
• Create development strategy, participate in leading, making organizational priorities and strategies
• Build awareness and grow development by creating and overseeing a communications plan that supports fundraising
• Passionate, visible, and informed advocate for the museum
• Manage and sustain a 501©️ status
• Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.
• Preference to Assoc or BA in business administration, marketing, and/or museum studies
• Outstanding interpersonal skills
• Excellent written and oral communication skills; effective and at-ease public speaker.
• Solid Communications skills – verbal and written – and the ability to tell MMAF story and communication persuasively
• Understanding of budgeting principles and strategies.
• Demonstrated capacity for creative and critical project strategy and development and capacity for organizing programs and long-term initiatives.
• Strong record of fundraising success
• Standard fundraising techniques including face-to-face solicitations, proposal writing, special events, telephone solicitation, and direct mail.
• Ability to develop new donor relationships and grow existing donor relationships
• Ability to plan and meet goals and deadlines
• Experience writing grants for government funding and foundations
• Demonstrated strong leadership and people management skills and ability to give and receive feedback
• Willingness to work independently and collaborate with staff and board
• Strong initiative, follow through, and commitment
• Good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously.
• Pass background screening process
• Valid Kansas Driver’s License
• Meet qualifications for State Drinking Establishment License requirements
• Be able to sit and stand for extended periods, as well as occasional lifting 40 lbs. and frequently lifting 20 lbs., bending, crouching, squatting and other movements required to set up and move exhibits and functions.
Salary & Benefits:
Up to $60,000 DOQ
• Paid time off
• 10 Holidays
• IRA with up to a 3% match
To apply, please email cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Open until filled.
Administrative Specialist and Grant Administrator
Position Specific Responsibilities
A successful candidate for this position will get satisfaction from providing administrative support to the Community Engagement Institute’s mission-driven centers sustained by grants and contracts. They will have mastered the skill sets of organization, communication, and planning. They will enjoy the tasks of creating and maintaining spreadsheets and databases, managing projects and deadlines, while cultivating and sustaining key relationships. If you relish focusing on work that requires strong attention to detail, consider this opportunity to join our team.
Summary of Responsibilities
Performs a variety of professional and administrative duties that facilitate the operations of a function(s), program(s), and/or department(s). Coordinates grant financial reporting and administration. Provides administrative support for department program(s) and services.
Supports the programs and services provided by the department(s) by performing varied or related processes which may include creating and maintaining databases and websites, monitoring, facilitating, and enforcing compliance with established criteria, guidelines and standards, etc.
May coordinate, attend, prepare materials for and/or take minutes at meetings and special events.
May prepare or assist in the preparation of budgets, grant applications, proposals, status reports and/or financial statements.
May identify and pursue ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of administrative procedures used by students, faculty, visitors and staff.
May order and maintain sufficient inventory of office supplies and equipment.
May be assigned to lead, assist, coordinate or support special projects as needed,
Coordinates the daily administration of grant operations and services.
May maintain and develop relationships with government, non-profit agencies, and/or University partners.
Provides administrative support and coordination for various department and/or department program(s) projects and services.
Creates financial and qualitative data reports for leaders to communicate grant, program, and service status and progress.
For more information and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.wichita.edu/postings/27194
Youth Development Director
• Administer youth development curriculum/program for LegacyWorks program participants, make recommendations for changes as needed working closely with program staff to meet the needs of Legacy youth
• Provides leadership in all aspects of program development
• Assist in staff training & onboarding, including Americorps &/or VISTA staff roles
• Lead volunteer training & onboarding.
• Administer LegacyWorks youth employee training & onboarding.
• Provide oversight and direction for Interns assigned within the youth development program
• Ensure appropriate management of confidential records and data for LegacyWorks youth employees
• Lead volunteer recruitment for LegacyWorks
• Research and implement team building, youth development activities, and games for LegacyWorks programs
• Oversee outreach programs to ensure youth and volunteer support, safety, and effectiveness of the programs
• Represents Legacy formally to partnering churches, nonprofits, businesses, and donors.
• Assists in maintaining donor records
• Assists in developing external communications
• Assists in event planning and coordination, particularly as it pertains to youth involvement
• Monitor youth development progress and provide coaching and/or resources when needed.
• Organize and host LegacyWorks Level 2, 3, and 4 LegacyWorks workshops, including recruitment of leaders and development of resources.
• Collaborate with leadership to research, develop, and edit policies regarding youth development and youth outreach for LegacyWorks
• Actively build partnerships in the Wichita area to enhance the LegacyWorks program.
• Provide consistent and timely support for LegacyWorks Program Directors.
• Provide consistent and timely communication and feedback to Executive Director and LMI Board of Directors
• Other duties that may arise
• Professing follower of Jesus Christ
• High level of integrity
• Self-directed and motivated
• Effective written and oral communication skills
• Practical and hands-on experience in work with marginalized youth
• Clear understanding of the needs of local teens
• Ability to remain open and curious to what God is doing in and through Legacy Ministries, Inc.
• Strong time management, organization, and ability to meet deadlines
• A commitment to good interpersonal relationships, teamwork and support of Legacy Ministries.
• A commitment to confidentiality regarding all account records, for the ministry and staff, and for the donors and other stakeholders.
SCOPE AND EFFECT: Legacy is an innovative and evolving Christian faith-based organization. While we do not proselytize, candidates for this role will lead from a place of faith and trust in Jesus. They must also exhibit the ability to remain open, curious, and flexible to drive the mission and growth of the organization. All work must comply with applicable laws related to nonprofit management.
CONTACTS: Individual has constant contact with youth and frequent contact with other LMI staff, volunteers, clients, stakeholders, vendors, external private/public entities, and government agencies for the exchange of information.
Please email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library Foundation, founded in 1982, is a 501c3 nonprofit with a purpose to ensure the future of the library as an indispensable community resource. The Foundation accomplishes this by helping secure financial resources to support collections, programs, services, technology and physical facilities of the library. The Foundation pursues its purpose by seeking philanthropic support, providing conscientious stewardship of the assets in its care, encouraging appropriate community partnerships and advocating on behalf of the library’s mission in the community. Key recent Foundation-funded projects include a mobile library fleet – the Sherlock and Alice bookmobiles, an Adventuremobile and the Learn & Play Bus – that provide vehicle-based services to area children; significant Library building improvements; Level 2 Tech Center; Claire’s Courtyard pavilion and amphitheater; the Stephanie Hall Fund for Sneaking Learning; and the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library which offers every Shawnee County child the gift of a new age- and developmentally-appropriate book for each month of the first five years of life. Foundation assets exceeded $10 million at the end of 2021. For more information visit the Foundation website, https://foundation.tscpl.org.
Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library
The Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library (TSCPL), a 21st-century, landmark library celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2020, operates with a mission of sparking curiosity and connecting our community through literacy and learning. In 2016, Library Journal named the Topeka & Shawnee County Library the national Library of the Year, an honor that resonates for a lifetime, in recognition of its creativity, innovation, leadership and outstanding service to the community. In addition to nearly 1.4 million digital and physical books and items in its collection, the Library features the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery, the Millennium Café and the Chandler Booktique bookstore and gift shop. TSCPL is a community hub, with more than 111,000 registered borrowers and 1,500 daily visitors. The Library is a key partner in sustaining the educational, economic and civic health of the community, inspiring learning and empowering people of all ages. Library resources include a brand-new tech center; bookmobiles traveling county-wide six days per week; programming for children, youth, adults and seniors; reference and research tools; access
to thousands of eBooks and other digital content; and a local history and genealogy resource center. It supports individuals and organizations providing meeting space for thousands of community and organization gatherings. For more information visit the Library website, https://tscpl.org.
The Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library Foundation is seeking a seasoned development professional to be the Executive Director. This professional will lead the Foundation in its support of the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library. Reporting to the Library Chief Executive Officer, the Foundation Executive Director will work closely with the Library Foundation Board of Directors as well as the Library management team. This position supervises the Foundation’s Development Professional and volunteers.
The Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library is headquartered in Topeka, KS and the Executive Director of the Foundation is expected to office at the Library. Building and developing a strong network of supporters in the community is essential, and this position is expected to be a connector and vocal advocate between the library and the Topeka and Shawnee County community. The Executive Director position is funded by both the Library and the Foundation, and the Executive Director will serve on the Library management team.
Strategic and Management Responsibilities
• In conjunction with the Library Foundation Board of Directors, develop and execute the Foundation’s overall fundraising strategy and annual fundraising plans in support of Library services, programming and endowments.
• Establish and maintain a strategic plan and annual goals for the Library Foundation.
• Lead and manage the organization’s overall development efforts to raise sufficient funds each year to meet Foundation and Library goals and support strategic priorities for growth and sustainability.
• Develop, increase and manage the fundraising capacity of Foundation.
• Act as a connector and vocal advocate between the library and the Topeka and Shawnee County community, through regular and consistent involvement in community promotions, activities and planning efforts.
• Supervise and direct the work of the Foundation’s Development Professional and volunteers.
• Train and support volunteer and staff team members regarding fundraising.
• Align Library Foundation strategy with Library strategy and priorities as a member of the Library management team.
• Actively seek funding to enhance Library services, programming and endowments, and successfully develop resources sufficient to ensure the ongoing financial health of the Library.
• Administer the organization and planning of all functions related to Library fundraising programs, including the annual campaign, major gifts and planned giving.
• Initiate, plan, participate in and support direct fundraising solicitations.
• Cultivate and nurture relationships with individual, corporate and foundation donors and sponsors.
• Develop and grow the Library Foundation individual donor base, including the annual giving campaign and the Wilder Society major giving program.
Expand the Library Foundation’s planned giving program, grow patron bequests, and encourage gifts of assets in addition to cash gifts.
• Identify opportunities for grant funding, and create grant proposals and reports to corporate, foundation and government funders.
• Work with volunteer committees to plan and host the annual Wilder (Major Gifts) Society tea each spring. Seek other opportunities as appropriate to expand and strengthen stewardship of Library donors.
• Build and expand the Library Foundation’s monthly and online giving programs.
• Initiate development programs and educational opportunities for the staff, community, Friends, Foundation and affiliated boards.
• Manage, in conjunction with the Foundation Board, the assets and investments of the Foundation in accordance with investment policy.
Professional Qualifications and Personal Characteristics
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required. Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) certification preferred.
• 5+years of demonstrated leadership success in non-profit fundraising and development, including cultivation and solicitation of individual donors, foundations, and corporations, as well as grant writing and grant management. Experience in non-profit governmental organizations is helpful.
• Experience leading a successful team of staff and volunteers is preferred.
• Experience managing events and fundraising campaign experience is preferred.
• Knowledge of library programs and resources, and/or a love of community libraries and an interest in and willingness to learn about them.
• Comfort embodying the community-based mission of the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, and a demonstrated ability to represent the organization and interface with a wide variety of individuals, including all levels of staff, board, volunteers, donors, potential donors and Library patrons.
• A motivated self-starter with strong organizational skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, ability and desire to work in a team environment, and a proven track record of meeting goals.
• Experience working with a donor database is required. Familiarity specifically with Raisers Edge CRM will be helpful.
The salary range for this position is $80,000 to $92,500. The Foundation offers a generous benefits package including PTO, health, dental and vision insurance; and retirement planning through KPERS. Also, the Executive Director will find a positive, engaging and flexible work environment.
The projected compensation range for the individual hired as Executive Director will be competitive and in accordance with the background and experience of the selected candidate.
The Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of TSCPL to provide fair and equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees, and to not discriminate based on any class protected by applicable laws.
The search for the Executive Director is being conducted by The Moran Company. To apply for this position, submit resume and cover letter to Jane Lampo, The Moran Company, through our secure online portal.
Resume should include all relevant professional education and experience, dates of employment (month and year) and position/title and organization names. Cover letter should articulate relevant experience and fit with the stated preferences of the position. To apply copy and paste this link: https://themorancompany.applytojob.com/apply/TYIZ19SXkG/Executive-Director?source=KSNPChamber
Community Program Specialist
Are you passionate about letting people know it’s okay to ask for help? Are you called to help connect diverse audiences with behavioral health resources and services? Prevention Initiatives at CEI partners with community members to connect resources and support to serve the needs of individuals in our local area. Using new ways to share information and creating innovative ways to inspire and learn from different communities to prevent substance misuse and other harms is what this job is all about. People can harm or heal through relationships, and we want our neighbors to know how to help our communities heal.
If you want to assist in our work to promote behavioral health, consider joining our team!
To review the position and submit an application, click on the link provided here: https://lnkd.in/g6bhms2D
Catholic Charities Wichita is seeking a mission-driven Executive Director (ED) to provide leadership and vision to an agency which is our collective response to answering God’s call to serve the hungry, homeless, lonely, disabled and abused within the 25 counties which comprise the Diocese of Wichita. The ED must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with understanding and acceptance of Catholic social teaching; the ED will be required to maintain Catholic identity throughout the organization.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Ensuring that the mission and vision of Catholic Charities are carried out effectively, efficiently, consistently and collaboratively. Conducting all business at the highest level of integrity.
• Conducting long-range strategic, asset and operational planning; accountable for implementation of strategic plan by developing action plans with measurable goals.
• Conducting ongoing reviews to ensure that the largest gaps between capabilities and community needs are being considered in the strategic planning process.
• Representing Catholic Charities to numerous community stakeholders and groups of associations and agencies. Promoting the Catholic Charities story and image.
• Cultivating and overseeing the fundraising and financial strategies of the organization, including soliciting potential major donors from both public and private sources.
• Serving as the chief mentor to all employees and volunteers, ensuring they find fulfillment and satisfaction in their work and gift of time.
An ideal candidate will:
• Have a college degree, preferably in social work, human services, business or related field.
• Have a minimum 10 years of experience in nonprofit human service agency leadership or comparable executive management experience.
• Demonstrated commitment to Catholic Charities’ mission, vision and strategic priorities.
• Depth of knowledge around issues of homelessness, poverty, mental illness, addiction, disabilities and domestic violence.
• Ability to maintain and grow relationships throughout all levels of the Catholic Diocese of Wichita.
• Demonstrated experience in innovative problem-solving while maintaining a person-first approach.
• Ability to lead with empathy and grace in a fast-paced environment.
To receive full consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume no later than Sept. 30.
To view a complete job description or to apply online, visit https://www.catholiccharitieswichita.org/employment/
AmeriCorps VISTA - Multiple Locations
Join in the fight against poverty in communities across Kansas by serving with nonprofit organizations through VISTA AmeriCorps. Positions available in Wichita, Kansas City, McPherson, El Dorado, and Saint John. Multiple full-time positions available with various job duties depending on position. Typical duties can include: grant seeking/writing, social media management, volunteer recruitment/management, and more. See individual listings for more details.
- Living allowance + education award or cash bonus at end of service
- Monthly professional development trainings
- Health benefits plan
- Non-competitive eligibility
Apply at: https://my.americorps.gov
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