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Chief Program Officer

MS Alliance of Nonprofits & Philanthropy

MAJOR FUNCTION:
The Chief Program Officer serves as a member of The Alliance leadership team. The primary responsibility of the Chief Program Officer is to design and implement Alliance programs and services and expand outreach. The CPO is also responsible for building strategic partnerships and developing special projects and initiatives with external partners. The CPO must develop trusting relationships with Alliance staff, community partners, members, the public, and other stakeholders.

How To Apply
Interested candidates should apply at www.indeed.com Keyword(s):Mississippi Alliance
for Nonprofits and Philanthropy, chief program officer.

Programs Director

Operation Shoestring, Inc.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Operation Shoestring seeks an experienced, passionate, and highly skilled Programs Director. The Jackson, MS-based nonprofit is looking for the right person to join its team as the fifty-five-year-old organization expands its work and impact in the community.

Operation Shoestring’s Programs Director, under the general supervision of the Executive Director, supervises and coordinates the daily functioning of Operation Shoestring’s programs by serving as the administrator and manager of program staff. The Programs Director serves on the Executive Director’s senior leadership team to ensure the organization is achieving its strategic goals and objectives.

Fund Coordinator/Strategic Planning Consultant

Public Welfare Foundation

MJFC is seeking a Fund Coordinator/Strategic Planning Consultant to lead a strategic planning process and coordinate the Fund’s work over the next year. The responsibilities of the Fund Coordinator/Strategic Planning Consultant include but are not limited to the following:

Strategic Planning
● Proven ability to lead the development of a clear and actionable strategic plan to
shape the Fund’s work in partnership with the Collaborative’s donor members.
The strategic plan will provide a roadmap for the Fund’s key priorities: strategic
grantmaking, governance, ecosystem mapping, donor learning & outreach, and
community engagement.
● Foster a working culture among the Collaborative that is participatory, engaging,
and action-oriented.
● Develop a values-aligned set of systems and processes to support the
Collaborative’s work that are grounded in racial justice, fairness, and
transparency.

Coordination and Facilitation
● Facilitate and schedule meetings and strategic planning sessions.
● Support the development of and circulate meeting agendas.
● Document the Collaborative’s work (note taking, recordings).
● Initiate correspondence and communication with donor members and community
partners.

Fund Development & Financial Management
● Support recruitment and outreach to prospective donor members.
● Meet with MJFC’s fiscal sponsor and review budget to actuals; create financial
reports and Fund materials for Collaborative donor members, as needed.
● Support the development of grant proposals and reports, as needed.

Director of People & Culture

Rasmuson Foundation

Position Summary

The Director of People and Culture is responsible for developing and implementing strategic approaches for all human resource functions, including organizational design, performance, engagement, staffing, training and development, compensation, benefits and compliance. This role is a key advisor to the CEO and Leadership Team. The Director of People and Culture is fully aligned with the Foundation's mission and philosophy. The Director is also responsible for coaching and support across the Foundation on all staff issues, conflict resolution and best practices in talent management. The Director provides overall human resource guidance and support to all employees. In addition, the Director leads and participates in special assignments as requested by the CEO and Leadership Team to include staff engagement and an organizational learning agenda.
The Director of People and Culture will have strategic insight and proven, in-depth experience in establishing and strengthening talent-management processes. The Director will understand and create practices suited to Rasmuson Foundation's mission and character as the largest philanthropy in Alaska. The Director serves as the organizational thought leader on all aspects of people systems.
The Director works with everyone at the Foundation and should bring a blend of tact, diplomacy, joy and creativity to the position.

Director of External Affairs

Rasmuson Foundation

Position Summary
The Director of External Affairs is responsible for Rasmuson Foundation’s communications and events, as well as projects and initiatives of special importance to the Vice President of External Affairs and CEO. Under the direction of the VP of External Affairs, the Director develops and implements communications strategies and content. The Director ensures events are well planned and executed, including convenings of the Foundation with key community partners, and acts as liaison between event staff and the VP of External Affairs. The Director supervises members of the External Affairs team to strengthen internal and external understanding of the Foundation’s identity and impact, and to inform, engage and influence key audiences.
The Director works with everyone at the Foundation and should bring a blend of tact, diplomacy, joy and creativity to the position.

Officer-Development Senior -JS

Baptist Health Foundation Administration-Jackson. MS

Responsible for all aspects of program and event execution, with particular emphasis on identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding corporate sponsors and individual donors to the Baptist Health Foundation. Works with volunteers, staff, and event participants to ensure success. Researches and applies for grants related to areas of oversight. Responsible for effective management of event and program budgets. Maintains a portfolio of active donors and prospects and meets appropriate metrics for engagement. Reports to the Executive Director.

Executive Director

Community Foundation of East MS

Job Type: Full-time, exempt position. Hours may vary depending on organization needs. 

Job Qualifications: Three to five years' experience in management and leadership, non-profit organization preferred; emphasis on planning, development and fundraising. Demonstrated accomplishments in working with board, staff and clients toward shared goals. Strong interpersonal and communication skills; disciplined self-starter, able to establish and meet goals and deadlines. Passionate about community betterment, able to see the large picture and integrate with personal, civic, corporate and governmental entities and resources. Demonstrate understanding of business principles, regulations and taxation applied to non-profit enterprises and donors.

Director of Grants and Special Projects

The Mississippi Main Street Association
The Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) is seeking a full-time Director of Grants and Special Projects to provide leadership and coordination for the development, writing, administration, management, and implementation of projects, grants, and other funds for MMSA. 

Executive Director

Downtown Natchez Alliance
ARE YOU THE ONE?
Make your mark on history in Natchez! This exciting opportunity is for an experienced downtown revitalization professional with a passion for urban placemaking, city planning, community development, economic development, architecture/design, and historic preservation. Through creative revitalization strategies and best practices, DNA’s executive director will influence the present and future of a famously historic town, synthesizing competing needs into solutions that improve the quality of life for everyone. The successful candidate will be a visible leader on the forefront of change in the business, cultural, and civic communities, effectively representing Downtown Natchez to a broad number of important constituencies at the local, state, and national levels.

Programs Director

Operation Shoestring, Inc.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Operation Shoestring seeks an experienced, passionate, and highly skilled Programs Director. The Jackson, MS-based nonprofit is looking for the right person to join its team as the fifty-five-year-old organization expands its work and impact in the community.

Operation Shoestring’s Programs Director, under the general supervision of the Executive Director, supervises and coordinates the daily functioning of Operation Shoestring’s programs by serving as the administrator and manager of program staff. The Programs Director serves on the Executive Director’s senior leadership team to ensure the organization is achieving its strategic goals and objectives.

Executive Director

Tuscaloosa Children’s Theatre

Summary

TCT is entering an exciting time with the anticipation of a permanent home at The Saban Center. The Executive Director will provide leadership for the mission and vision of TCT and its continued success. The part-time position will provide a salary of $22,500-$25,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications. Interviews can begin on a rolling basis as applications are received. Candidates should submit a one-page cover letter, a resume and three references electronically to tuscjobtct@gmail.com by August 31, 2022