Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region's largest grantmaker and permanent charitable endowment, is seeking a qualified candidate for the following positions. Applicants should submit letters of interest and other related support material to Human Resources no later than October 13, 2017.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.


Title:  Vice President for Finance and Operations 

Department:  Finance, Investments, Administration and Technology
Reports to:  SVP for Investments & CFO and supports SVP for Planning and Operations
FLSA Status:   Exempt

 

POSITION:
The Vice President for Finance and Operations is a member of the Senior Management Team and is responsible for providing effective leadership by developing a broad and deep knowledge of all finance, operations and programs in order to identify opportunities for The Foundation to leverage strengths, take advantage of new opportunities and address organizational challenges. The position oversees the reporting of combined and affiliate financial statements and assures efficiency and integrity in the management of information systems and business operations (internal and external). This is achieved through ongoing assessments, business planning and structured evaluations of progress and accomplishments. The Vice President for Finance and Operations provides support and input for all Foundation strategic plan implementation processes and supports senior leadership as they implement, track and evaluate the strategic plan and annual operations. 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Finance and Accounting
•    Oversees the planning, implementation and management of all financial activities of The Foundation and its affiliates and ensures that The Foundation complies with all legal requirements, accepted standards and internal policies.
•    Evaluates and develops internal controls for key processes to increase efficiency and ensure accuracy of financial information.
•    Oversees preparation of regular financial reports and performs analysis on trends to inform management reporting; oversees preparation of annual operating budget.
•    Oversees financial transactions and increases the efficiency of daily operational processes related to cash receipts and disbursements; manages annual financial audit.
•    Supervises finance, accounting and MIS teams.

Operations
•    Working with senior leadership, evaluates and enhances operational processes and identifies appropriate staffing to support systems change.
•    Supports the development, implementation and evaluation of the annual operating plan that complements annual budgeting.
•    Develops regular reporting and analysis, including key metrics reports, and conducts ad hoc analysis as required.
•    Oversees The Foundation’s information technology and data management systems to support day-to-day operations, minimize risk and plan for future needs. 
•    Manages the maintenance and security of The Foundation’s facilities and leads the development of capital improvement plans.

QUALIFICATIONS:
•    Seven to ten years in an executive level position with experience in and knowledge of nonprofits or foundations and their accounting systems.
•    Bachelor’s degree in related field required.  Master’s degree in business or finance or Certification as a Public Accountant preferred.
•    Experience with financial accounting systems and all Microsoft® Office applications.
•    Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing successful organizational development and improvement programs and operating plans.
•    Demonstrated accomplishment in management and supervision; ability to build effective teams of colleagues above, across and below within The Foundation; knowledge of systems theory and organizational behavior.
•    Demonstrated ability to assess issues and delegate assignments in a timely manner and deliver resolutions. 
•    Excellent planning and organizational skills, including follow-through and problem solving skills.
•    Exceptional attention to detail.
•    Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills.

Applicants should submit letters of interest and other related support material to Human_Resources@cfgnh.org no later than October 13, 2017. No phone calls please.

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is an equal opportunity employer.


Title:  Vice President for Development

Department:  Development and Donor Services    
Reports to:  Sr. Vice President for Development and Donor Services
FLSA Status:  Exempt

 

POSITION:
The Vice President for Development is a member of the Senior Management Team and is responsible for leading, planning and implementing all aspects of a comprehensive and ongoing development program with an emphasis on major gifts, endowment and planned giving.  S/he will be a strategic, dynamic and collaborative professional who possesses outstanding organization, communication, fund development, supervisory and management skills. 

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of accomplishment with a combination of development, donor relations, professional advisor outreach, stewardship and leadership experience and success.  We are a looking for a seasoned development professional who would work in close collaboration with colleagues on achieving The Foundation’s mission.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:
•    Ensures The Foundation’s mission is clearly articulated to current and potential donors to assure institutional integrity and donor intent.
•    Demonstrates a full range of development skills including prospect research, solicitation and donor stewardship, with a focus on major and planned gifts. 
•    Manages a broad portfolio of major gift prospects, donors, and professional advisors through the entire cycle of development – from research and identification through cultivation, solicitation, closure, and stewardship. 
•    Delivers outstanding results with respect to major gift solicitations.

QUALIFICATIONS:
•    Bachelor's Degree required, advanced degree or CAP designation preferred. 
•    Minimum 10 years of experience in major donor and gift solicitation, or an equivalent combination of related experience.
•    Community Foundation knowledge a plus.
•    Demonstrated accomplishment in the acquisition of major gifts.
•    Experience with philanthropy in estate planning.
•    High touch leadership style that inspires and sustains relationships.
•    Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft® Word, Excel and donor databases.

Applicants should submit letters of interest and other related support material to Human_Resources@cfgnh.org no later than October 13, 2017.  No phone calls please.

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is an equal opportunity employer.

Address

70 Audubon Street
New Haven, CT 06510
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Contact

203-777-2386
ContactUs@cfgnh.org

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