MS Career Opportunities


Executive Director

Excel by 5

Excel By 5 is seeking an Executive Director to serve as its chief executive. The Executive Director, in partnership with the Board, will be responsible for the success of Excel By 5. Together, the Board and ED will assure Excel By 5's relevance to the community, the accomplishment of Excel By 5's mission and vision, and the accountability of Excel By 5 to its diverse constituents.  Resumes should be submitted to

Sports and Literacy Coach

We Will Go Ministries

We Will Go Ministries is looking for a Sports and Literacy Coach to mentor children and act as a liaison with parents and administrators.

Director, Northeast MS Health Alliance

United Way of Northeast Mississippi

The United Way of Northeast Mississippi is looking for a Health Alliance Director to provide community and organizational leadership related to health and wellness issues affecting our eight-county service area. This position will help develop and oversee our work in this area through strategic collaboration, education, and advocacy efforts.  All communication should go to Patti Parker at

Executive Director

Keep Jackson Beautiful

Keep Jackson Beautiful, Inc. is seeking a full-time executive director to lead the certified local affiliate of Keep America Beautiful dedicated to changing attitudes and behavior towards environmental issues such as littering and recycling. Keep Jackson Beautiful programs focus on education, litter reduction, recycling and beautification of Jackson. An ideal candidate will have five or more years of experience in one or more areas of nonprofit management, fundraising, advocacy and volunteer program

Applicants should send their resumes to or call the number provided.

Vice President of Donor Services

The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis seeks a Vice President of Donor Services, who will direct the day-to-day operations of the Donor Services team, with a specific focus on customer service and donor education.

Executive Director

Starkville Area Arts Council

SAAC is actively searching for a new executive director. A position overview and application details are attached. Details can also be found on our website homepage. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume with at least three professional references (including contact information) to SAAC Search Committee at Only the most qualified candidates will be invited to interview. Resumes will be reviewed starting June 28. Position is open until filled, although an appointment is anticipated by August 1, 2021. For a full overview of responsibilities and qualifications, please visit SAAC's website (

Interim Director

Delta Arts Alliance

The Delta Arts Alliance is seeking an Interim Director to oversee planning,
development, and initial implementation of a new strategic plan while maintaining
administrative activities in the transition from current to future strategic goals. The
Interim Director will also help define future staffing and funding needs in line with the
new plan.
Appointment Term: 9 to 12 months
Start date: August 2021
Schedule: Full time salaried, flexible work hours as required
Compensation: Negotiable, commensurate with experience

Chief Program Officer
Momentum Nonprofit Partners

Momentum Nonprofit Partners is seeking to hire a Chief Program Officer (CPO). The
CPO will serve as a key member of Momentum’s leadership team. The CPO will work in
partnership with Momentum’s CEO and COO to design and implement Momentum’s
programs and services and expand outreach and business development efforts. The
CPO will be responsible for building strategic partnerships and developing special
projects and initiatives with external partners.

Americorps Programs Manager

Do you want to help build a game-changing school? Leflore Legacy Academy was unanimously approved by the MS Charter School Authorizer Board in September 2019 and will open in Greenwood, MS to 120 6th grade students in Fall 2020. We will grow one grade level a year until we reach 8th grade in the 2022-23 school year. Leflore Legacy Academy has a passion and desire to offer equitable education options to students in the MS Delta beginning with
Greenwood. We believe every student deserves a top-notch education and simultaneously seek to create
one of the best places to work in the Greenwood area.

Director - Social Science Research Center

Mississippi State University

The Director of the Social Science Research Center (SSRC) has administrative and leadership responsibility for the development and conduct of social science research at the university level and has the obligation and responsibility to oversee and execute the mission of the SSRC.

Assistant Director of Community Engagement - Community Partnerships
University of Mississippi

Our Assistant Director (AD) for Community Partnerships will manage a portfolio of more than 60 community agencies based in the Lafayette-Oxford-University Community.  These partnerships have been established through our Issue Area Roundtables, twice monthly Community-University Collaborative Calls, our Community Chats series, and trainings for partners like our Community University Partnership Series (CUPS) launched last summer.  Our office has hired 7 undergraduate issue area coordinators to work with our local community agencies, particularly as we implement GivePulse on our campus, and the AD for Community Partnerships will manage this diverse team of students for the 2021 – 2022 academic year. Additionally, the AD for Community Partnerships will manage and oversee a graduate assistant for community partnerships. In the Fall of 2021, we will establish a Bonner Program at UM as well a Community Engaged Leadership Minor Program. These two programs will provide excellent opportunity to sustain and deepen meaningful partnerships with community-based organizations with students at the center of this work.

President and CEO
Refill Cafe

The mission of the Refill Jackson Initiative (RJI) is to empower young adults who are seeking an improved quality of life, through tailored support and job training. In pursuit of this mission, RJI teaches our young adults soft and technical skills in a traditional classroom setting and on-the-job training.

The President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible for managing and ensuring the effective implementation of RJI’s workforce training program so as to achieve defined results. The President/CEO actively leads the management team consisting of the Vice President of Education and Training, Vice President of Social Services, and the Manager of Operations. Other key duties include strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation, fundraising/grant management, and representing the program to external audiences and stakeholders.

Program Officer - Home Region (AR/MS Delta Region)

Walton Family Foundation

The Walton Family Foundation (WFF) is seeking a skilled, highly motivated and entrepreneurial
individual to join the foundation as a Program Officer – Home Region (based in the AR./ MS.
Delta). The position calls for a solid understanding of the Arkansas / Mississippi Delta
geographies and WFF grantees. The foundation seeks to recruit individuals with a demonstrated
commitment to an inclusive quality of life, superior interpersonal and communication skills, a
respectful but analytical approach to the work of grantees and partners, and a proven ability to
work effectively as part of a team.

Community Social Worker

Springboard to Opportunities

Springboard To Opportunities is a rapidly growing 501©3 organization that connects families living in affordable housing with resources and programs to help with advancement in school, work, and life.

The Community Social Worker position will provide supportive services and access to opportunities needed to help the individuals in
affordable housing actualize their dreams in life, school, and work. The successful candidate must have a deep
desire to work with people and create sustainable change. Having a deep understanding of how to provide
individual and/or group support to families that have experienced sustained challenges due to the traumatizing
impact of poverty is critical.