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United Way of Summit County Employment Opportunities

Position Title: Associate Vice President, Community Impact
Employment Type: Full time
Department: Community Impact
Supervisor: Seth Kujat

PURPOSE OF POSITION: Focused on developing and executing initiatives that represent the current strategic priorities of the Community Impact department and Bold Goals agenda. These initiatives can range from programmatic design and management, development and oversight of department-wide initiatives and Community Impact staff development.

Responsible for managing specific staff team and developing/maintaining strong working relationships with community partners (volunteers, funded partners, and other stakeholders).  Serves as subject matter expert in administration of specific components of the Community Impact agenda and works closely with the CI staff in program development and monitoring, technical assistance to partners to ensure proper implementation of the model, reviewing data and developing strategies to strengthen programs. Develops effective feedback mechanisms between the VP, Community Impact and CI staff to ensure that relevant staff are working in alignment to the Bold Goal agenda and annual implementation plans.

This specific opening will oversee the Bold Goal 1 (65% of APS third-graders reading at or above grade level), Bold Goal 2 (90% of APS high-schoolers graduating in 4 years, with 60% college/career ready), and Bold Goal 4 (Reduce ER Visits due to drug overdoses to 1,000) initiatives and staff. This includes the management of the Director, Community Health, Director, Childhood Education and Director, College & Career Readiness.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Percentage of Time

25% 1. Serves as a thought partner with Vice President, Community Impact to develop and execute department-wide projects that impact both internal and external stakeholders. This includes business processes, reports, and staff development. Keeps the VP, CI abreast of opportunities, challenges and innovative approaches that could impact the effectiveness of department strategies.

50% 2. Supervise: Delegates measurable work to assigned staff to achieve goals. Identifies and coaches staff regarding developmental needs in line with organizational goals and policies. Serves on the Interview Committee. Manages all staff assigned to areas of responsibility. Prepares and implements measurable annual work plans to achieve the assigned goals. Identifies, advises and counsels staff regarding developmental needs in line with corporate goals and policies. Management of current staff includes Director, Community Health; Director, Childhood Education; and Director, College & Career Readiness.

15% Organizes and leads community development plans to further the strategic implementation of assigned Bold Goal strategies relying on data research and analysis. Develops and maintains strategic relationships within the community assuring an effective and solid working relationships between UWSC and other partners seeking to achieve aligned goals and objectives. Attends events and programs related to key priorities. Works with volunteers in the development and implementation of key strategic Bold Goal strategies.

NONESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Percentage of Time

5% 1. Provide expert knowledge of programmatic work to assist with public policy, advocacy and grant making as part of assigned areas of responsibility.

5% 2. Engagement: Participation and support in assigned engagement calendar events, marketing events, and related preparatory meetings..

JOB EXPECTATIONS: 75% Internal / 25% External Facing

JOB RELATIONSHIPS WITH: Vice President, Community Impact; Community Impact Team; all department heads and other AVPs; Grant Development; Corporate and Community Engagement team.

DEGREE OF AUTONOMY: Work is performed independently within broad practices and procedures covered by functional precedents and policies that may occasionally require development of new procedures to accommodate changing requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor’s degree in relevant field required.
• Advanced degree, preferred.
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a related field, required
• Prior staff management and supervision experience required
• Leadership role providing direct services in areas related to UWSC’s Bold Goals preferred.
• Competent in MS Office products.
• Commitment to advancing diversity, equality and inclusion.
• Respect for differences whether racial, ethnic, sexual orientation, gender, or class.
• Commitment to excellence and passion for the mission of United Way of Summit County.

COMPETENCIES:

• Initiative
• Relationship-Oriented
• Team Work and Collaboration
• Mission-Focused
• Professionalism
• Change Management
• Performance Improvement
• Communication
• Conflict Resolution
• Management
• Equal Opportunity

PHYSICAL/OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

• Position is primarily a normal office setting, requiring long periods of sedentary work at a desk and computer.
• Ability to routinely travel throughout multi-floor office utilizing stairs or elevator.
• Minimal lifting up to 10 pounds occasionally.
• Ability to pass pre-employment testing including background check, drug and alcohol screen.
• Must be able to sit, stand, reach with hands and arms, bend and stoop.
• Must be willing to work non-standard work schedule including nights, weekends, and other unusual hours on occasion.
• After-hours event attendance occasionally.
• Some overnight travel may be required.
• Valid driver license and proof of insurance with ability to pass annual motor vehicle report check in compliance with corporate insurance requirements.
• Access to reliable insured automobile to be used for work-related travel in Summit County area.
• Less than 5% of travel.

To apply: Interested applicants that meet the minimum qualifications can submit an updated resume to [email protected] by Tuesday October 1, 2019.
United Way of Summit County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you require alternative methods of application or screening, please reach out to United Way of Summit County direct by emailing [email protected] or calling our main line: 330-762-7601.


Position Title: Director, Community Health
Employment Type: Full time
Department: Community Impact

PURPOSE OF POSITION: Responsible for managing the initiatives, investment portfolio and developing/maintaining strong working relationships with Bold Goal 4: Addiction Prevention and Treatment community partners (volunteers, funded partners, and other stakeholders).  Serves as subject matter expert in administration of all Bold Goal 4 strategies, including the First Step Summa Health collaborative, and works closely with the AVP, Community Impact in program development and monitoring, technical assistance to partners to ensure proper implementation of the model, reviewing data and develop strategies to strengthen programs, and sharing best practices among partners. Assists, as needed, with other community health topics related to United Way Family Resource Centers and social determinants of health. Fosters innovation through the use of shared data, measurement, and accountability; and performs other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Percentage of Time

60% 1. Program development: Develops an in-depth knowledge of relevant area of responsibility and the Summit County ecosystem with an intentional focus towards supporting United Way’s Addiction Prevention & Recovery bold goal. Attends events and programs related to the key priorities as assigned; stays abreast of current developments in the field and in the community; Attends relevant continuing education or professional development programs. Conducts research of subject areas of interest to the organization as assigned. 

30% 2. Partner Relationship Management for assigned area: Develops/maintains effective and solid working relationships between UWSC organization and other partners in the community seeking to achieve aligned goals and objectives. Reviews and evaluates grant proposals, perform due diligence work, manage current grants, provides technical assistance to grantees or applicants as needed; evaluates grant results, prepares and presents funding recommendations to staff and volunteer review team; follows up on past grants and submitted evaluation reports; respects volunteers for their contributions.

NONESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Percentage of Time

5% 1. Public Policy Program Expert: Provide expert knowledge of programmatic work to assist with policy of assigned areas of responsibility.

5% 2. Engagement: Participation and support in assigned engagement calendar events, marketing events, and related preparatory meetings.

JOB EXPECTATIONS: 40% Internal / 60% External Facing

JOB RELATIONSHIPS WITH: All internal staff of United Way of Summit County; Vice President of Community Impact; AVP of Community Impact; Community Impact Team.

DEGREE OF AUTONOMY: Work is performed independently within broad practices and procedures covered by functional precedents and policies that may occasionally require development of new procedures to accommodate changing requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor’s degree in relevant field required.
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in a related field required (preferably a leadership role providing direct services within community health initiatives).
• Competent in MS Office products.
• Commitment to advancing diversity, equality and inclusion.
• Respect for differences whether racial, ethnic, sexual orientation, gender, or class.
• Commitment to excellence and passion for the mission of United Way of Summit County.

COMPETENCIES:

• Initiative
• Relationship-Oriented
• Team Work and Collaboration
• Mission-Focused
• Professionalism
• Change Management
• Performance Improvement

PHYSICAL/OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

• Position is primarily a normal office setting, requiring long periods of sedentary work at a desk and computer.
• Ability to routinely travel throughout multi-floor office utilizing stairs or elevator.
• Minimal lifting up to 10 pounds occasionally.
• Ability to pass pre-employment testing including background check, drug and alcohol screen.
• Must be able to sit, stand, reach with hands and arms, bend and stoop.
• Valid driver license and proof of insurance with ability to pass annual motor vehicle report check in compliance with corporate insurance requirements.
• Access to reliable insured automobile to be used for work-related travel in Summit County area.
• Less than 5% of travel.

To apply: Interested applicants that meet the minimum qualifications can submit an updated resume to [email protected] by Tuesday October 1, 2019.
United Way of Summit County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you require alternative methods of application or screening, please reach out to United Way of Summit County direct by emailing [email protected] or calling our main line: 330-762-7601.