Green Jobs

Please see the list below for current job opportunities with our member organizations. If you are a Green Umbrella member and would like to submit a job posting, please send it to greennews@greenumbrella.org.

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  • July 24, 2019 2:23 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Hamilton County Recycling & Solid Waste District

    Deadline to Apply: 
    August 5, 2019

    Work Location:

    Environmental Services

    250 William Howard Taft

    Cincinnati, OH 45219

    Work Hours:

    Part-time/Temporary/ 60 hours bi-weekly

    Starting Salary:

    $12.00 per hour

    Requirements:

    • Advanced student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program or recent graduate and two (2) years coursework in environmental studies, business, public relations, public administration or related field.
    • Must have valid driver’s license issued by the state of residency.Proof of insurance coverage.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Assists with food rescue, recycling, and backyard composting outreach.
    • Assists with the Let’s Stop Waste Program (e.g., assisting staff with meetings, prepare recycling containers for pick up, drop off recycling containers).
    • Assists with special event outreach (e.g., set up displays and staff booth).
    • Performs various administrative or support duties to support solid waste staff (e.g., data compilation, routine calculations, record updating, citizen inquires, provide information to general public and organizations, etc.).
    • Assist with the event recycling container loan program (e.g., help coordinate container loan agreements, prepare containers for pick up, and inspect containers upon return). 
    • Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.

    Apply at: 
    https://www.hamiltoncountyohio.gov/government/departments/human_resources/job_announcements

  • July 17, 2019 3:15 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Umbrella

    Green Umbrella seeks a dynamic, connected, detail-oriented person to lead the continued development and growth of the Cincinnati 2030 District, an initiative of Green Umbrella. The Cincinnati 2030 District is a collaborative effort to create a network of healthy, high-performing buildings starting in Cincinnati’s central business district. Property owners will achieve the goals of the District collectively through collaboration, shared resources and innovative solutions that will lead to cost savings, healthier buildings and a more livable, desirable city. This, in turn, helps Cincinnati attract and retain a high caliber workforce and new entrepreneurial talent, while also promoting economic development.

    2030 Districts are a national model for urban sustainability made up of property owners who commit to reducing their buildings’ energy use, water consumption and transportation emissions by the year 2030. Cincinnati’s District will also add a building health component, which will be further defined in the coming year.

    This full-time position reports to GU’s Executive Director. The Director will work out of the Green Umbrella office in Madisonville and potentially out of a collaborative space downtown, and will frequently attend meetings as s/he engages members and stakeholders.

    About Green Umbrella

    Green Umbrella envisions our region as one of the nation’s top ten most sustainable metro areas by 2020. We facilitate collaboration among over 200 area non-profits, businesses, educational institutions and governmental entities around environmental sustainability. We utilize the Collective Impact model, which teaches that success requires having a common agenda, using a shared measurement system, supporting mutually-reinforcing activities and maintaining continuous communication. Green Umbrella is the “backbone organization” that helps all member organizations work better together to promote a more environmentally-sustainable region. Green Umbrella sees the 2030 District as a proven strategy to significantly decrease the environmental impact of the built environment, as outlined in the 2018 Green Cincinnati Plan.

    Primary Responsibilities

    The Director of the Cincinnati 2030 District is responsible for the overall management and operation of the Cincinnati 2030 District initiative, including the recruitment of Members and Partners, administration of programs, dissemination of District achievements and long-term financial sustainability of the District.

    District Engagement

    • Set (with Advisory Council) and achieve annual recruitment goals for Member commitment and participation.
    • Develop, cultivate and maintain strong, supportive relationships with District Members and Partners which ensures ongoing, active participation.
    • Engage Advisory Council Members in ways that match their skills and interests with the needs of the initiative and its Members and Partners.
    • Promote, coordinate and develop active and broad participation by other volunteers and partners in rewarding ways that advance the work of the organization and community-wide understanding.
    • Maintain an effective relationship with the 2030 Districts Network and other 2030 District directors. Participate in required and relevant 2030 Districts Network events. Manage reporting requirements to the 2030 Districts Network.
    Operations
    • Supervise the Cincinnati 2030 District Program Manager in developing and maintaining an online dashboard to track district progress in meeting energy, water, health and transportation targets. Ensure that all building owners are supported in reporting accurate and timely data to ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager and other online tools; provide analyzed reports back to district members.
    • Collaborate with GU’s Communications & Membership Coordinator and Director of Public Engagement to lead marketing initiatives and public relations communications in a manner that furthers the cause of the District and raises visibility, credibility and relevance of Green Umbrella across the community.
    • Develop and deliver relevant, quality programs and resources.
    • Oversee hiring, supervision and evaluation of interns and contractors.
    Financial Sustainability
    • Find, obtain, cultivate and sustain funding streams (including sponsors, Professional Partners, grants, etc.) that support the initiative’s annual financial operating requirements and advance financial sustainability for Green Umbrella (with support from ED).
    • Manage commitments and reporting attached to funding.
    Strategy: Plans & Goals
    • Identify and lead governmental and public advocacy opportunities which advance the objectives of the District.
    • Regularly analyze the energy, water, health and transportation metrics of Members and use these analyses to inform long-range strategy
    • Develop and implement metrics not yet addressed by Portfolio Manager (transportation, health etc.).

    Qualifications

    This is an outstanding opportunity to play a critical role in improving the sustainability of the Greater Cincinnati region. Therefore, first and foremost, the Director must be committed to the mission of Green Umbrella and the Collective Impact model. Additionally, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

    Required of Applicants:

    • Undergraduate degree
    • Minimum five years of business, government and/or nonprofit experience
    • Demonstrated selfdirection and ability to work independently
    • Experience developing collaborative and engaging networks
    • Knowledge in Energy Management, Energy Audit, ENERGY STAR and/or Energy Consulting, Transportation Planning and Healthy Building Design/Practices
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Effective in grantwriting and fundraising
    • Skilled at making a pitch

    Preferred of Applicants:

    • Graduate degree in a relevant field
    • Lead involvement in launching a start-up
    • Dynamic public speaking presence
    • Proven experience in sales, membership, sponsorship and/or donation solicitation
    • Experience working and collaborating with corporate partners, real estate companies, property managers and/ or developers, etc.
    • LEED AP, CEM (Certified Energy Manager), CEA (Certified Energy Auditor), or BEAP (Building Energy Assessment Professional) Certification, WELL AP

    Description of Salary & Benefits

    • Annual salary of $55,000 to $65,000, commensurate with experience
    • Eleven (11) paid holidays annually
    • Accrual of twelve (12) vacation days in first year of employment (increases with tenure at organization)
    • Accrual of ten (10) sick days annually
    • Flex-time policy for overtime hours
    • Health Insurance: Currently 50% of health insurance premium cost for full-time employees is covered by GU (no wait period), spouse/family health insurance is offered, employee pays full cost.
    • Other worksite wellness initiatives as announced

    To Apply

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references as one PDF attachment by 5:00 PM on August 9th, 2019 to jobs@greenumbrella.org. Address cover letter to Ryan Mooney-Bullock, Executive Director. No phone calls please. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so if you are interested in the position, please submit your information as soon as possible.

    GREEN UMBRELLA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF ITS WORKFORCE.

  • July 16, 2019 1:12 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: OMID

    Mission:   

    “Sustainable Technologies, Lifting up Communities”

    OMID is a Cincinnati-based nonprofit working to help poor farming communities all over the world. We have developed cutting-edge sustainable and affordable technologies that give communities control over energy and water. We then work with them to help them determine how they might best use these to achieve their own economic and social aspirations in an environmentally sound manner.

    SolerCool Colombia SAS is a for-profit Colombian company that creates, manufactures and sells sustainable technologies and equipment for low-income and other farming communities. SolerCool Colombia licenses technology of SolerCool Ltd., a U.S. company, and uses open-sourced technology of OMID to produce its products. It devotes resources to OMID in a working partnership to lift incomes of poor farmers.

    The goal is to create a self-sustaining for-profit /non-profit hybrid whose purpose is to help thousands of subsistence communities lift themselves out of through affordable  sustainable technologies that give families hope for a better future.  

    Position:

    Project Manager (PM) working with both OMID and SolerCool Colombia

    Position Details:

    Job Description:

    The PM will be responsible for day-to-day operations of OMID and SolerCool Colombia. While both entities have been in development for several years, the OMID / SolerCool partnership is a startup. The PM must be an entrepreneur who understands the vision and concept of the for-profit / nonprofit hybrid. This will require being able to engage with engineers about the technology, community members about how we might help them address their needs, other NGOs with whom we partner in the work and government officials who we hope will use our technologies as part of infrastructure development. The PM must understand how to run a successful business that sells products to a wide range of Colombian businesses and other countries, including but not limited to the fruit/vegetable, flower, meat, milk, fish and other sectors. The success of the for-profit / nonprofit hybrid model to become financially self-sustaining is dependent upon the PM being able to work with all parties. 

    The PM will not start from scratch but will inherit almost a decade of work, including: 

    • A line of unique solar-powered products that have been validated in the field.
    • A variety of markets already cultivated for the for-profit side of the organization. 
    • A strong non-profit partner in Colombia with connections to subsistence communities throughout the country. Red Adelco (http://www.redadelco.org/) will assist in developing key relationships and help OMID propagate its technologies and processes througout Colombia. 
    • An established demonstration and R&D site in Valledupar, Colombia where we currently have a complete system set up at SENA (http://www.sena.edu.co/), the so-called “University of the Poor”.
    • An active and strong relationship with regional and national government officials who can play a key role in the distribution of the technology.
    • Strong and active Boards in the USA and Colombia to assist in the success of both for-profit and nonprofit entities.

    We have all pieces in place for OMID / SolerCool to succeed in Colombia. We need someone with the entrepreneurial skills and passion to leverage technologies and structures with the goal of turning  the OMID / SolerCool hybrid model into a global presence, impacting thousands of communities within 5 years.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Organizational Leadership

    1. Provide direction to all staff and volunteers to ensure a smooth, safe and efficient operation of the organization
    2. Contribute to the overall strategic planning process of the organization including working with the Board of Directors to ensure mission efficacy
    3. Work collaboratively with other organizations and personnel in Valledupar, Colombia to create a model farm prototype, using solar powered equipment for groundwater access and drip irrigation, as well as cold-storage after crops are harvested.
    4. Work with partners in Colombia to develop markets and replicate these technologies and processes throughout the country.

    General Administration

    1. Serve as the chief operating officer for the hybrid ensuring that all operational procedures and guidelines are created, maintained, and in legal compliance for the betterment of the organization
    2. Function as the Project Manager (PM) for all aspects of the Colombia projects.

    Development

    1. Represent the organization through community events, speaking engagements and stakeholder meetings
    2. Work with OMID’s Board for grant writing, website and social media.

    Financial Management

    1. Oversee financial health of OMID / SolerCool Colombia assets and achieve financial objectives of both organizations
    2. Analyze organization’s fiscal performance
    3. Develop and monitor annual budgets
    4. Help determine short and long-term financial needs.
    5. Maintain financial transparency in interactions with board of directors and stakeholders

    Human Resources/Personnel

    1. Work effectively with our nonprofit partner Red Adelco.
    2. Work effectively with our for-profit partners in Colombia.
    3. Supervise team and manage human resource functions as they arise.
    4. Supervise interns, volunteers, a sales team and others who work with or for the organization.  

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Minimum Requirements

    1. A Bachelor’s Degree or MBA in a relevant field, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in nonprofit and/or for-profit administration or the equivalent.
    2. Proven success working within a nonprofit or small business with knowledge of how to manage a startup entity with professional ethics.
    3. Experience in developing partnerships with local, regional, and national government entities or similar agencies preferred.
    4. Experience in Project Management (PM). Experience with the use of PM software is a plus.
    5. Strong financial acumen with experience developing and managing budgets.
    6. Experience in recruiting, coaching, developing and retaining talented employees and effectively managing the human resources responsibilities of an organization

    Other Requirements

    1. Must be fluent in Spanish and have good writing and communication skills in both English and Spanish.
    2. Must be able to work and collaborate with others in Latin American cultural contexts.
    3. Must be willing reside in Colombia for the time required to get basic operations functioning well.
    4. Must be able to work with members of subsistence communities, to listen to them and determine how to help them achieve their aspirations.
    5. Must be able to effectively communicate the mission of OMID to a variety of audiences.

    Salary and Benefits

    To be determined based upon qualifications and discussion.

    Applying for the Position

    Qualified Candidates must submit:

    • Resume
    • Letter of Interest
    • 3 References (with valid e-mail addresses and phone numbers)

    Review of applicants will begin on July 15. The position is open until filled.

    All submissions, or any questions regarding this position, should be directed to: Mohsen.rezayat@omid-usa.org

  • July 09, 2019 3:52 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Great Parks of Hamilton County

    Overview
    This part time position both attends and provides assistance with Great Parks of Hamilton County’s presence at local events, fairs, expos, races, programs and other engagement opportunities. This person will research, organize and work onsite at engagements, utilizing staff and/or volunteers for assistance. This position will work closely with park departments, community members and organizations to increase park awareness and community involvement 

    Due to the nature of community outreach events this position does require evening, weekend, and some holiday work.

    Due to the nature of community outreach events this position does require evening, weekend, and some holiday work.


    Job Requirements

    • Researches local opportunities, including fairs, expos, races, parades and programs, that may be appropriate for Great Parks to have a presence. 
    • Organizes schedule/timeline for each event and program for the year. 
    • Assists in recruiting Great Parks’ staff and/or volunteers to participate in events. 
    • Assists in scheduling Great Parks’ mascot, Parky, for special events. On some occasions, being the mascot at events. 
    • Manages logistics, such as space reservations, gathering and transport of promotional items/giveaways, set-up and take-down of promotional items, storage organization, etc. 
    • Effectively communicates the concept of the Great Parks’ brand and relay the Great Parks’ brand message to the public. 
    • Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of each engagement. 
    • Performs job duties in accordance with Great Parks of Hamilton County’s policies, procedures, and performance expectations. 
    • Maintains confidentiality of confidential and sensitive information. 
    • Works assigned schedule, exhibits regular and punctual attendance and works outside of normal schedule as required. 
    Compensation

    Do you love being out in the community? Would you love to meet new people and teach them all about what the parks have to offer? Great Parks of Hamilton County is accepting applications for an Outreach Specialist in the Marketing and Public Engagement department based at Winton Centre. 

    Starting wage for this position is 12.69/ hr 

    Learn more and apply here!

  • July 08, 2019 3:25 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Cincinnati Zoo

    The Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW) at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is seeking to hire a Post-Doctoral Scientist. This is a full-time position funded by the Joanie Bernard Foundation, and is renewable on a yearly basis for up to two years.

    Position summary: The successful candidate will perform basic and applied research towards the overarching goal of improving the health and welfare of free-roaming and sheltered domestic cats. Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to, (1) evaluation of the efficacy and safety of cat non-surgical sterilants, and (2) reduction of stress and disease transmission within shelters. The chosen applicant will work closely with CREW’s Theriogenologist, Dr. Lindsey Vansandt, in developing research projects and conducting studies that address the animal welfare and health needs of community cats.

    Qualifications: Applicants possessing both DVM and PhD (or MS) degrees are preferred for this position. DVM only but with extensive research experience will also be considered. Prior experience working with free-roaming cats or in a shelter setting is desirable but not mandatory. The chosen candidate will have experience in several of the following areas: clinical veterinary practice, reproductive physiology, fecal hormone monitoring, animal behavior, operant conditioning, animal husbandry, and environmental enrichment.

    • Additionally, the ideal candidate:
    • Must be self-motivated with an outstanding work ethic
    • Must be productive and results-driven
    • Should have a solid publication record that illustrates his/her ability to conduct and complete research
    • Must have command of Windows-based software and applications
    • Must be competent with statistical packages and analysis
    • Must be able to create, maintain, and generate timely reports as requested
    • Must possess the soft skills required to work and communicate effectively with a variety of people, including CREW scientists, staff, volunteers, interns, students, donors, and the general public
    • Must represent CREW in a professional manner
    • Must be willing to travel for research and conferences and should have a flexible schedule to attend special events outside of normal business hours
    • Must have a visa to work legally in the U.S.
    • Must have a valid US driver’s license.

    Working Conditions: While performing the duties of the job, the incumbent is regularly required to stand, walk, and utilize manual dexterity to use laboratory equipment, computer mouse, and keyboard. The incumbent may be exposed to outside weather conditions and must be able to lift/move/carry up to 50 pounds without assistance. Must have and maintain a US driver’s license. Employment is contingent upon passing a post-offer, pre-employment drug and nicotine screen and background check.

    Compensation & Benefits: This position is overtime-exempt. The annual salary is $50,000, with a comprehensive benefits package including affordable medical, dental, and vision coverage; 401(k) plan with company match; flexible spending accounts; generous paid time off (vacation, holiday, and sick leave); company-paid disability and life insurance; park discounts and free passes.

    Learn more here!

  • July 08, 2019 3:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Cincinnati Zoo

    The Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW) at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is seeking to hire a Post-Doctoral Researcher. This post-doctoral fellowship is funded by private donors and is renewable on a yearly basis for up to two years.

    Position Summary: The successful candidate will conduct basic and applied research in support of CREW’s Rhino Signature Conservation Project. CREW’s research emphasis has historically been on reproductive physiology, genome resource banking and assisted reproduction (ART), but CREW’s scientific work often expands into other disciplines such as genetics, immunology, behavior, disease, nutrition, etc., depending on the greatest challenges facing the species. In recent years substantial research has been conducted on iron storage disorder, a health concern in black rhinos, Sumatran rhinos and many other wildlife species maintained in zoos. This position would be based at CREW, a state-of-the-art research facility located on the grounds of the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, but candidates must be willing and able to travel and conduct some of their work at other Zoos across the globe and/or at international field sites if necessary. The chosen applicant will work closely with the CREW Director in developing research projects and conducting studies that address the conservation, health and welfare challenges facing rhinos.

    Qualifications: Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in animal sciences or related major with graduate studies conducted on one or more of the following subject areas: reproduction, physiology, endocrinology, immunology, nutrition, health, epidemiology or related areas. Applicants should have expertise in several of the following areas: gamete biology, endocrinology, EIA development, histopathology, proteomics, metabolomics, protein isolation/characterization, electrophoresis, HPLC, mass spec, gamete/embryo cryopreservation, IVF, AI, and general animal husbandry. Applicants should have experience writing and publishing scientific manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals. Prior experience with wildlife and/or working in a zoo setting is desirable but not mandatory. Candidates with experience working with and around large animals may be preferred, especially those candidates with large animal ART expertise. Candidates with a track record of working well as part of team, demonstrating leadership while also supporting others, and outstanding communication skills up, down and laterally will be sought for this position. Command of Windows-based software and applications is required; Ability to work well with CREW scientists, Zoo staff, volunteers, and Zoo donors, as well as the general public is essential; Requires the proficient, effective, and accurate management of information and data; Requires a flexible schedule to attend special events, fundraising initiatives, and meetings that sometimes occur outside of business hours or on weekends; Must be self motivated with an outstanding work ethic; Must be results/product oriented and must represent CREW in a professional manner; Must be able to create, maintain and generate timely reports as requested; Must be prompt and reliable in the areas of attendance and performance.

    Successful candidates will embrace and continuously demonstrate the Core Values of the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden which include, but are not limited to: Building Collaborative Relationships through open communication and active listening; having Positivity and Energy through positive attitudes and making time to celebrate successes; having Accountability, Mutual Trust and Respect through taking ownership of issues, learning from mistakes, treating others with respect, holding self and others accountable and doing what you say you’re going to do; possessing Progressive Thinking through being a self-directed learner, and learning from others, thinking creatively, challenging the status quo respectively, and demonstrating relentless pursuit for improvement; and having Pride, Passion & a Sense of Ownership through respect and care for the living collection, going the extra mile, always being an advocate for the Zoo and demonstrating a strong personal ownership.

    Working Conditions: Employment is contingent upon passing a post-offer, pre-employment drug and nicotine screen and background check. While performing the duties of the job, the incumbent is regularly required to stand, walk, and utilize manual dexterity to use computer mouse and keyboard. The incumbent may be exposed to outside weather conditions and must be able to lift/move/carry up to 50 pounds without assistance. Must have and maintain a U.S. driver’s license.

    Compensation & Benefits: This position is overtime-exempt. Annualized pay range is $35,000-$42,000 depending on experience and post-graduate degrees/training. We provide a comprehensive benefits package including affordable medical, dental & vision coverage; 401(k) plan with company match; flexible spending accounts; generous paid time off (vacation, holiday and sick leave); company-paid disability & life insurance; park discounts and free passes.

    To apply for this position: Qualified applicants must apply via our online application. Cover letter and resume, and contact information for three references should be included in your online application.

    Learn more here!

  • July 08, 2019 3:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Cincinnati Zoo

    The Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW) at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is seeking to hire a conscientious individual with good organizational and communication skills to serve as the Cat Colony Research Associate for its Animal Research Division.

    CREW is a state-of-the-art research facility located on zoo grounds and dedicated to science that helps save endangered plants and animals from extinction. Domestic cat studies at CREW are currently focused on the development of assisted reproductive technologies for the management and conservation of wild felids, evaluation of nonsurgical sterilants for humane control of free-roaming cat populations, and reduction of stress and disease transmission within animal shelters.

    Position summary: The successful candidate will oversee, monitor, and support all activities of the domestic cat research colony housed at CREW, ensuring the animals receive proper husbandry and care and that the facility is in compliance with regulations and guidelines set forth by CREW, IACUC, IRB, USDA, and PHS.

    The chosen applicant will serve as manager over the colony animal keeper staff and volunteers, but approximately 30% of time and effort will be devoted to performing the daily duties of the colony. Key responsibilities include the following:

    • Facilitate husbandry, training, and enrichment programs for the ~80 cats housed in the research facility
    • Supervise, train, and develop the animal care team (including keepers, volunteers, interns, and students)
    • Develop SOPs for research studies; collect data/samples as outlined in SOPs
    • Assist the veterinary staff with restraint and treatment of animals
    • Administer medications and special diets; observe, record, and report on health status of animals
    • Keep detailed records of all activities in colony; maintain animal inventory database
    • Implement sanitation and biosecurity protocols
    • Develop and oversee adoption program for cats
    • Participate in the general care and maintenance of the colony; and maintain and service facility equipment.

    The chosen applicant will report directly to CREW’s Theriogenologist, Dr. Lindsey Vansandt, but is expected to communicate effectively with all levels of staff. The successful candidate will be considered an important part of the CREW team and, as such, will be expected to attend weekly staff meetings, participate in CREW fund-raising events, perform scientific demonstrations for the public at special events, speak with visitors/students about their work, and give tours of the CREW facility.

    Desired Qualifications

    Education & Experience:

    • Applicants should possess a bachelor's degree (preferably in animal science, biology, or related field)
    • At least three years of experience working in a laboratory animal facility
    • Prior experience working with cats in a laboratory facility, free-roaming cat population, or in a shelter setting is desirable but not mandatory.
    • Applicants possessing a master’s degree in a life science and/or previous animal facility management experience are highly desired
    • An equivalent combination of education and relevant experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above
    • The chosen candidate will have experience in several of the following areas: animal behavior, operant conditioning, environmental enrichment, nutrition, animal breeding, neonatal care, personnel management, veterinary medicine, and reproductive physiology

    Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Possess a strong understanding of basic study design principles
    • Have experience developing and executing SOPs
    • Be organized with strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Have solid skills in leadership, motivation of staff, and team-building
    • Be able to work autonomously, with independent judgment, as well as in a collaborative team environment
    • Have the capacity to expand areas of expertise and learn new skills to meet the changing needs of the colony
    • Be open to change and considerable variety in work activities and be able alter approach to tasks and projects with minimal loss of efficiency
    • Demonstrate computer competency, including the management of computerized databases and a working knowledge of MS Office Suite
    • Possess the soft skills required to work and communicate effectively with a variety of people, including CREW scientists, staff, volunteers, interns, students, donors, and the general public
    • Be able to represent CREW in a professional manner
    • Be willing to travel for conferences and should have a flexible schedule to attend special events/perform duties listed above outside of normal business hours

    Working conditions: While performing the duties of the job, the incumbent is regularly required to stand, walk, and utilize manual dexterity to use laboratory equipment, computer mouse, and keyboard. The incumbent will be exposed to animal urine, feces, blood, and dander, as well as chemicals and cleaning agents. There is a risk of animal scratches and/or bites. Must be able to lift/move/carry up to 50 pounds without assistance. Must have and maintain a US driver’s license. Employment is contingent upon passing a post-offer, pre-employment drug and nicotine screen and background check.

    Compensation & Benefits: This position is full-time, overtime-exempt, and subject to the successful completion of a 180-day probationary period. Annual starting salary for this position is $32,000 - $35,000 depending on experience and qualifications. We provide a comprehensive benefits package including affordable medical, dental, and vision coverage; 401(k) plan with company match; flexible spending accounts; generous paid time off (vacation, holiday, and sick leave); company-paid disability and life insurance; park discounts and free passes.

    Learn more here!

  • July 08, 2019 1:57 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Churches Active in Northside

    OVERVIEW

    The board of directors of Churches Active in Northside (CAIN), a faith-based nonprofit, is seeking an experienced nonprofit professional to grow the mission through community-driven partnerships. The executive director will report directly to the board of directors and has the responsibility to establish and implement agency strategy to ensure that CAIN remains operationally sound, stays on course with the mission, and sets the tone and culture for the staff, volunteers, funders, affiliated churches, as well as our external partners. He/she will grow the organization strategically – take it to the next level - and engage key stakeholders to achieve greater results. In addition, the executive director will provide agency oversight, lead six part-time employees, develop/engage a corps of 118 volunteers and subcontractors (as needed), take charge of operations, and manage a ~$400,000 budget.

    ABOUT CAIN

    CAIN, a 501[c][3], faith-based nonprofit established in 1993, is a neighborhood-based ministry that transforms lives and inspires hope by providing nutritious food, crisis assistance, resources, and compassion in a way that respects human dignity and builds a more vibrant community. Our programs and services are designed to improve the lives of our guests -- the many men, women, children, and families we serve through our food pantry, shelter for families, weekly dinners and the myriad ways we support our guests.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    Community Engagement

    1. Serve as the “face” for CAIN with funders, affiliated churches, stakeholders, and with community leaders. Ensure that CAIN is involved and aware of local and national initiatives regarding poverty, food pantries, shelter best practices, and social services.

    2. Enhance CAIN’s image by being active and visible in the community; create and cultivate connections with other nonprofit leaders, current affiliated churches, and others who have an interest in CAIN’s mission.

    Financial Management & Operations

    1. Oversee and implement actions to ensure that the actions of CAIN are consistent with best practices, including, but not limited to: balanced budget, proper operational and human resource policies/procedures and compliance to said policies, oversee the audit process, operate within the confines of each fiscal year budget, and other activities that ensure the fiscal integrity of CAIN.

    2. Evaluate budgetary needs of CAIN and connect these needs to the various programs/services so each has the proper resources to succeed.

    3. Responsible for the effective and efficient administration of CAIN’s operations including staffing requirements, performance management system, coach staff to performance, facilities, safety/security of staff, volunteers and guests.

    Governance

    1. Collaborate and serve as the executive liaison to the board of directors in fulfilling CAIN’s direction as established by the board. This will be accomplished through communication, reporting, attending relevant meetings of the board and/or board committees, and the administrative function for the board (agendas, etc.).

    2. Provide reports to the board at regular meetings that illustrate progress to strategic plan goals and objectives.

    3. Maintain official board records and documents; ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulations (501[c][3]).

    4. Identify, assess and inform the board of internal and external issues that may affect CAIN’s funding, mission fulfillment, image, and reputation.

    Mission & Strategy

    1. Collaborate with board, volunteers, affiliate churches and staff to ensure mission-fulfillment through programs, strategic planning, and community outreach.

    2. Implement a robust outcome management system to track data and evaluate program effectiveness/impact (financial and otherwise). Incorporate best practices into the process and system.

    3. Provide oversight to all programs and services to ensure relevancy, effectiveness, and efficiency. Monitor day-today delivery of all services and ensure they continue to be reflective of the guests’ needs and board priorities.

    Philanthropy, Volunteerism, & Development

    1. Nurture a culture of philanthropy where board, staff, and volunteers understand the importance of connecting people with charitable resources to CAIN’s mission.

    2. Increase annual revenue consistent with strategic goals through fundraising.

    3. Research grant funding sources, oversee the annual development plan, write grants and proposals, cultivate donors, and participate in fundraising events.

    4. Identify, cultivate, steward, track, and request funds from donors and prospective donors.

    5. Ensure that there is a solid corps of volunteers to assist with mission-fulfillment.

    6. Learn and utilize nonprofit fundraising best practices to ensure donor intent, ethical fundraising, and raise needed funds for new programs and services.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS/EXPERIENCE

    1. Embodies the values of CAIN.

    2. Demonstrated success in nonprofit fundraising.

    3. Bachelor degree preferred with five years’ experience in the nonprofit sector. If candidate does not have a bachelor’s degree, consideration will be given to applicants with ten years’ nonprofit experience. All candidates must have demonstrated senior leadership experience and people management skills.

    4. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written; effective listener. Ability to tell the CAIN story to diverse audiences.

    5. Keen understanding of the important relationship between the executive director and the governing board.

    6. Proven experience with initiating, growing and cultivating strategic partnerships and collaborations.

    7. Operations experience (budget, staff management, facilities, policies/procedures, outreach, etc.).

    Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter and resume to: Anne M. Maxfield at ammaxfield1@gmail.com, who is managing the search. ALL candidate cover letters and resumes will be carefully reviewed and each will receive confirmation of receipt from Anne. Only those candidates who will be invited to Phase I interviews will receive a second communication.

    Learn more here
  • July 08, 2019 1:35 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: RAPTOR Inc. 

    RAPTOR Inc. has a unique opportunity available for an environmentally conscious individual! We are looking for a tenant for the Raptor Center’s small 1-bedroom cabin. The cabin is located on RAPTOR Inc.’s beautiful wooded property at 961 Barg Salt Run Rd., in Milford, OH, adjacent to the Cincinnati Nature Center and conveniently close to the Eastgate and Milford business districts.

    We are looking for 1 or 2 adult non-smokers without children or pets who are willing to work approximately 6 hours per week (~1 hour per day) in exchange for discounted rent. The limited work responsibilities include feeding the raptors.  The monthly rent is $575 and includes utilities, but cable TV is not available and internet connectivity is limited. The garage below the cabin is not included.

    If you are interested, contact Cindy Alverson at 513-825-3325 or raptor@raptorinc.org.


  • July 08, 2019 1:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Produce Perks

    Looking to thrive in a small business environment and make an impact on the local community? Join our dynamic team working to help families buy fresh, healthy food from local farmers.

    We have an exciting opportunity for a part-time Project Coordinator to join our nationally recognized non-profit organization focused on pioneering solutions to address inequities within our food system. This position will assist the Statewide Program Manager in the management and expansion of our Nutrition Incentives program by coordinating ongoing program operations at direct-to-consumer markets and grocery stores throughout the state of Ohio.

    Specifically, the Project Coordinator will:

    • Serve as a point of contact for program operators to connect with resources and troubleshoot challenges.
    • Assist in development and implementation of annual training.
    • Provide technical assistance related to program operation.
    • Ensure compliance and completeness of all program data compiled throughout the state. Analyze data and produce reports as necessary.
    • Manage the Produce Perks market application process and identify potential expansion sites. - Support coordination of statewide promotion efforts.
    • Coordinate regular communication with program partners. Produce monthly e-newsletters and other communication initiatives.
    • Regularly update the company website/social media to ensure it is effectively serving consumers, program operators, and partners.
    • Conduct focus groups of program users.

    To be considered, you will need:

    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
    • Working knowledge of farmers markets, local food, and healthy lifestyle practice.
    • Passion and vision for healthy, equitable food system development.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to speak in front of small groups and public settings.
    • Ability to effectively coordinate remote resources across the state.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (especially Excel), Google Docs, Dropbox, and social media.
    • Flexible schedule.
    • Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license.
    • Willingness to travel throughout the state of Ohio

    As the Program Coordinator, you will need to be a highly motivated, creative person with strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as the ability to work productively with diverse populations are also required.

    To Apply:

    • Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references as one PDF attachment to info@produceperks.org.
    • Please title email subject line: StatewideProgramCoordinator_[first name][last name].
    • Applications will be accepted until July 18th.
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