Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 02-Jun-2018 to 01-Jul-2018
  • - United Way of Central Indiana
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Mid to upper $70s Mid to upper $70s
  • Full Time
  • Complete Benefits Package Available

United Way of Central Indiana recognizes that the key to success is a strong and cohesive team that works through shared values to achieve our mission. The Great Families 2020 Director will direct UWCI's strategies for the Great Families 2020 (GF2020) Initiative. GF2020 is funded in part by the Corporation for National Community Service and requires a director with experience in federal grants management. The director will be responsible for the day-to-day management of GF2020 which is designed around a 2-Generation approach to supporting families to move out of poverty. This position will direct investment and impact with subgrantees, manage the GF2020 budget, oversee the GF2020 evaluation, and lead three direct reports.
 
Position Duties & Responsibilities
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
 
• Delegate and assign projects to the appropriate GF2020 Community Impact Program Officers & Coordinator for day-to-day execution of the initiative.
• Serve as a key contact to the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) on behalf of UWCI.
• Plan, budget and implement key tasks of GF2020 strategies, data and performance management, and development of technical assistance.
• Maintain strong relationship with city-wide partners to ensure the GF2020 goals are met and partners participate.
• Work with the Strategic Information Department and provide a leadership role in the GF2020 evaluation effort and ensure all key stakeholders are involved.
• Work with the Marketing Department to ensure all public relations efforts regarding UWCI's GP2020 strategies are developed and/or maintained including the website, success stories and impact. 
• Support the Fundraising Department to secure match funding from philanthropic, corporate and individual donors and report on outcomes.
• Prepare and present dynamic presentations and promotional materials about the GF2020 initiatives that are engaging and can relate to all types of audiences.
• Manage the sub-recipient grant process, including ongoing risk management, tracking and updating grant agreements, monitoring and modification, if needed, to ensure sub-recipients are implementing the Two Generation model; spending funds appropriately and submitting required reports.
• Actively participate and provide leadership in community-wide efforts important to sustaining and expanding the GF2020 initiative as well as actively participate in the national movement of Two Generation body of practice.
• Make budget decisions and track spending of the federal grant dollars and the required matching dollars with required documentation over time.
• Develop and maintain a current work plan consistent with the purpose of the position.
• Performs special assignments and other work, on an as-needed basis.
 
Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily and be present in the office while performing those functions. The requirements listed are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The individual in this role must display the highest level of integrity and confidentiality. United Way also values innovative thinking, and a successful candidate will be a self-starter who can work within the team to achieve goals and objectives.  The individual should have effective communication skills, attention to detail and organization, and flexibility and adaptability. The individual will also maintain knowledge of trends in his/her area of responsibility and reviews literature to understand key issues.
 
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree in education, social work, business administration, public administration or related area with a focus on nonprofit management and/or governance required with three to five years of equivalent experience required. Graduate degree preferred. *Work experience may substitute for education requirements on a case by case basis.
Proven experience with program development and implementation. The ability to effectively budget and allocate resources is essential. Familiarity with the history and dynamics of neighborhoods in Indianapolis and the social-political environment in which they operate within the human services network and community development system.
Must also be proficient in oral and written communications with excellent public relations skills.  Must have the ability to lead, participate and facilitate group planning sessions.  Effective team-building skills and the ability to participate in group planning and project implementation is critical.
 
Physical Demands: 
The physical demands described here are general representations of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to touch and handle objects. The employee frequently stands or walks.
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
 
Work Environment: 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Office setting, with sustained use of a computer.
• The noise level in the work environment is minimal to moderate.
• Maintains personal/professional competency and works to create an environment of courtesy, respect, enthusiasm, and a positive attitude in all interactions both internal and external to the organization.
 
Core Competencies
United Way of Central Indiana's team is evaluated on the following core competencies:
• Courage
• Accountability
• Respect
• Excellence
• Thinking Strategically
• Stakeholder Experience
• Effective Communication
 
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