Massachusetts Housing Partnership (MHP)
160 Federal Street, Boston, MA, USA
MHP is seeking a Communications Coordinator with experience in affordable housing and/or communications to be an essential partner in supporting the organization’s communication strategy. The Communications Coordinator reports to the Director of Public Affairs. Primary objectives of the role include working with all teams at MHP to produce print, web and social media content and marketing materials. Communication is an integral component of MHP’s messaging and branding. This position will play an important role in creating engaging content to help expand MHP’s messaging and broaden its audience. In this role, the Communications Coordinator will have the opportunity to learn about all aspects of affordable housing, including policy creation, how data informs policy, technical assistance to communities, housing authorities and nonprofits, multifamily financing and affordable homeownership.
Specific responsibilities will include : Coordinating with MHP teams to strategize and draft news releases, email announcements, and social media content. Maintaining MHP’s website, keeping content up to date and fresh including monthly updates for each team’s home page content. Assist the Director of Public Affairs and each team in planning, publicizing and administration of virtual and in-person events such as workshops, trainings, board off-sites and community meetings with new and existing stakeholders. Work with MHP’s teams to produce targeted email newsletters focused on reaching primary audiences and expanding to reach new followers. Produce and edit videos for web and social posts. Support the Director of Public Affairs and each team in the writing and editing of publications including but not limited to: annual report, guidebooks, success story features and policy papers.
Applicants must have excellent documented written and oral communication skills, experience managing and executing digital communication programs/platform and proficiency with Microsoft office, social media and scheduling platforms. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
Qualifications include: Demonstrated interest in affordable housing and community development and/or communications. Excellent research, writing, verbal and interpersonal skills. Relevant job experience strongly preferred. Work effectively both independently and as part of a team. Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines while maintaining consistently high quality work. A valid driver’s license, or the ability to acquire one, and the ability to manage in-state travel.
Salary is commensurate with experience. MHP provides a comprehensive benefits package including health, life, dental, and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a public transportation benefit, educational assistance, paid time off and family leave, flexible work schedule and a fully vested employer-matched retirement plan. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a dedicated, creative and passionate team. At MHP, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
MHP is currently operating a fully remote platform. We are beginning to review plans for a safe post-COVID return to office operation. The successful candidate for this position will be required to work in our Boston office and travel within the state as needed.
The Massachusetts Housing Partnership (MHP), a non-profit public agency, is a national leader in affordable housing finance and a primary lender in Massachusetts for the financing of affordable and mixed-income rental housing. MHP-financed properties include mixed-income developments for families, single-room occupancy housing, assisted living and other facilities serving the elderly, and properties serving special needs populations. MHP's borrowers range from small non-profit and for-profit developers to some of the largest and most sophisticated developers in the Northeast. MHP works with communities, developers and borrowers to create innovative policy and financing solutions that provide affordable homes and better lives for the people of Massachusetts. MHP administers the ONE Mortgage Program, the state’s most affordable mortgage product for underserved first-time homebuyers. At MHP, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
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University of California Office of the President
Oakland, CA, USA
ACADEMIC LABOR AND EMPLOYEE RELATIONS DIRECTOR
Job ID: 15650
For UCOP internal applicants, please login to the internal candidate gateway at: https://jobs.ucop.edu/
UC OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
At the University of California (UC), your contributions make a difference. A world leader producing Nobel and Pulitzer prize recipients with over 150 years of groundbreaking research transforming the world. Choose a career where you can leverage your knowledge, skills and aspirations to inspire and support some of the greatest minds in the world, and those who will follow in their footsteps. Working at the University of California is being part of a unique institution, and a vibrant and diverse community. At the University of California, Office of the President, we propel our mission through impactful work locally, in government centers and systemwide. We are passionate people, serving the greater good.
The University of California, one of the largest and most acclaimed institutions of higher learning in the world, is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and public service. The University of California Office of the President is the headquarters to the 10 campuses, five medical centers and three national laboratories and enrolls premier students from California, the nation and the world. https://www.ucop.edu/about
Academic Personnel and Programs manages systemwide programs and develops policy supporting academic careers at UC. We are the stewards of the Academic Personnel Manual (APM) and serve as the UC Center of Expertise for academic recruitment, retention, advancement, compensation, diversity, affirmative action, employee and labor relations, and data analysis. We provide faculty and students with opportunities to study and work in Washington, DC and Sacramento. Several of our programs offer publication, media, and digital services to the UC community as well as to California and to the world.
Recognized expert who regularly leads academic labor relations and employee relations projects of criticality to system. Utilizes comprehensive and in-depth labor relations, employee relations, and academic personnel expertise to provide guidance and recommendations regarding strategic direction for the system. Works on academic labor and employee relations matters that are the most diverse and complex in scope and where analysis of data and situations requires evaluation of many factors and implications with broad impact on the organization. Develops internal and external contacts often pertaining to systemwide plans and objectives. Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and functions as a lead with other labor and employee relations professionals. Knowledge of the Academic Personnel Manual and know how academic bargaining is inter-twined with APM policy development and interpretation. Is considered a subject-matter expert.
The Academic Labor and Employee Relations Director coordinates positions on policies and contracts from UCOP, campus, and Academic Senate constituents and manages complaints filed by academic employees. In academic employee actions and systemwide academic collective bargaining, the Director ensures that consideration is given to the concerns and points of view expressed by constituents including academic administrators and the Academic Senate and that academic personnel tenets and policies are applied. Responsibilities include conducting fact-finding; reviewing and revising grievance responses; drafting policy and contract language for policy- and contract-covered academic employees; analyzing, drafting, and coordinating responses to academic personnel actions rising to the level of the UC Provost, President, or Regents; applying Regents, Presidential, and APM policies for consistency across all academic units. The Director works closely with UCOP offices and campus Academic Personnel Offices to provide guidance and implement laws/statutes, policies, and UC labor contracts.
The Director conducts fact-finding investigations for Whistleblower or other complaints relating to academic employees; consults with other UCOP offices including General Counsel and Compliance. Writes reports on findings for the Provost. Serves on systemwide committees and workgroups, and presents information to UCOP senior leadership and campus leaders and staff. Responsibility for policy revisions and legal and policy compliance. Serves as part of the Academic Personnel and Programs Management Team, works closely with Academic Personnel and Programs staff to plan and implement documents and other guidelines or policy changes as needed.
ACADEMIC LABOR RELATIONS
Participates in and attends academic collective bargaining sessions. In conjunction with systemwide UC Labor Relations, coordinates the development and presentation of policy positions for systemwide academic collective bargaining with the campuses, and ensures consideration of academic administrator and Academic Senate concerns in these processes and consistency with Regents, Presidential, and APM policies. Acts as liaison for the campuses and the Academic Senate with the Labor Relations to ensure that negotiation objectives comply with academic personnel strategic goals, policies, and applicable laws and regulations. Collaborates with UC negotiators to identify anticipated union issues and possible UC responses both in advance of negotiations for strategic planning and during negotiations as new issues arise or bargaining dynamics require. Interprets and explains UC academic personnel policy for UC negotiators and facilitates a good relationship and understanding between UC Labor Relations and APP. Advises the Associate Vice Provost and Vice Provost who update and advises the Provost on academic bargaining issues. Presents appropriate data and strategies to further the Academic Personnel perspective for the Associate Vice Provost, Vice Provost, and Provost. Participates with legal counsel, UC Labor Relations, and collaboratively with campus representatives in reviewing academic grievances, Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) cases, and settlement discussions. Coordinates communication and implementation of contract changes with UC Labor Relations and the campuses; shares best practices and keeps informed on current cases and issues; develops administrative guidelines and manuals as needed. Proactively works with UC Labor Relations to develop positive relationships with unions. Reviews drafts of new Academic Personnel Manual sections and other academic policies, and provides expertise on compliance aspects. In conjunction with UC Labor Relations, develops contract administration guidelines and manuals to best ensure consistent application of negotiations intent. Works with the Academic Policy & Compensation Data team in APP and campus academic personnel directors to produce data needed for bargaining including cost estimates for contract actions and market competitiveness.
ACADEMIC EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
Coordinates the review of academic grievances and complaints submitted to the Office of the President, including the development and preparation of the Office of the President's response, conduct of investigations, and coordination with campuses, Governmental Relations, and the Office of General Counsel. Cases include whistleblowers, medical separation, termination, faculty code of conduct, and Step III contractual appeals. Provides models/templates for campus implementation of grievance policies; provides guidance and expertise to campus academic employee relations managers; may conduct special training for campus personnel programs that address specialized campus implementation issues and creates toolkits for their use, as needed; keeps campuses and APP colleagues apprised of new labor developments that may impact academic personnel policy. Represents academic personnel's perspective and concerns to applicable UCOP offices. Provides assistance to UC colleagues and campuses as needed in preparing responses to investigations by DFEH, OCR, PRA, among others. Assists campuses with the application of DOL statutes relating, for example, to FLSA statuses. Advises the Associate Vice Provost and Vice Provost who update and advises the Provost on academic employee relations issues. Presents appropriate data and strategies to further the academic personnel perspective for the Associate Vice Provost, Vice Provost, and Provost. Works with the Associate Vice Provost and APP Director - Academic Policy and Policy Exceptions to verify that academic personnel policy updates are in compliance with employment laws.
ACADEMIC PERSONNEL POLICY
Under the general direction of the Associate Vice Provost and working with the APP Director-Academic Policy and Policy Exceptions, leads and plans academic personnel policy development, implementation, and administration and provides guidance to the campuses. Conducts research and provides resources to UCOP managers, the faculty and Academic Senate, and campuses regarding policy interpretation, implementation, and authority.
ACADEMIC PERSONNEL REPRESENTATIVE
Leads or serves on UCOP and systemwide committees, taskforces, and workgroups representing academic personnel. Participates in the development of items and reports that are presented to the Board of Regents, President, Provost, Academic Senate, and University senior management, and makes presentations to task forces and campus Academic Personnel Directors. Coordinates the development and production of reports related to academic personnel issues.
Possesses expert analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills.
Exhibits expert knowledge of legal requirements needed to minimize exposure.
Demonstrates the expert level skills necessary to bargain complex issues involving significant costs to the university and represents its interests effectively.
Possesses highly developed skills to provide guidance to managers and employees on complex and significant labor and employee relations issues.
Demonstrated ability to handle the most difficult or volatile situations / individuals effectively. Demonstrates skills and abilities in conflict and change management.
Has highly developed written, oral, and electronic skills for presenting and communicating complex information to managers at varying levels in the organization on labor and employee relations issues.
Has expert knowledge of dispute resolution and grievance procedures and expert knowledge of administering and ensuring adherence to labor / union contracts.
Demonstrated ability to engage in sophisticated and complex policy development.
Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with a wide range of people and to create and sustain a positive, inclusive work environment.
Excellent written, electronic, and oral communication skills. Experience in researching and preparing complex reports and memos; experience speaking before large and small audiences with poise and confidence to achieve support for difficult and sometimes unpopular positions.
Demonstrated ability to lead with energy and enthusiasm and in a highly collaborative manner; strong ability to work as a listener, contributor, and change agent interacting with constituencies at all levels of the UC system; ability to foster strong relationship with high-level University leaders, faculty, staff, campus leadership groups, and other key stakeholders; understanding of the place of the University in the community and the state.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate independently with representatives from the Office of the President and UC campuses to develop solutions to problems having systemwide implications.
Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality of privileged information and perform a wide range of confidential tasks involving personnel information, grievances, and law suits.
Demonstrated project management skills, including the ability to adapt to constantly changing priorities in managing a wide range of projects; ability to respond to short timelines on high priority projects for OP leadership.
Expert level political acumen.
Experience developing and negotiating solutions on issues and developing effective materials and presentations for an array of audiences including The Regents, faculty groups such as Academic Senate Committees, and campus constituents.
Appreciation for the mission and responsibilities of a public university serving a multi-ethnic state and an understanding of excellence through diversity.
Demonstrates expert knowledge of systemwide, campus and / or medical center policies and procedures; expert knowledge of functional area and understands how work impacts other areas in Academic Personnel and the system.
Has expert knowledge of labor relations function and other subject areas of academic personnel.
In-depth knowledge of other areas in academic personnel; capable of developing, interpreting, implementing and administering organization-wide academic personnel policies and processes.
Demonstrated success in developing and administering performance management systems.
Advanced or post-graduate degree in Law, Business Administration, Higher Education, or other professional, masters, or doctorate degree that provides important training for this role.
Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of progressively responsible experience demonstrating a comprehensive knowledge of employment/labor policies, practices, programs, and issues, and experience integrating policy recommendations and solutions within a highly diverse and politicized environment (both internal and external), or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience.
Benefits: For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/benefits-of-belonging.html
HOW TO APPLY
Please be prepared to attach a cover letter and resume with your application.
APPLICATION REVIEW DATE
The first review date for this job is March 16, 2021 . The position will be open until filled.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Background Check Process: Successful completion of a background check is required for this critical position. https://www.ucop.edu/local-human-resources/manager-resources/hiring-process/background-checks.html
Smoke Free Work Environment: The University of California, Office of the President, is smoke & tobacco-free as of January 1, 2014. https://www.ucop.edu/safety-and-loss-prevention/environmental/program-resources/uc-smoke-free/uc-smoke-tobacco-free.html
The University of California, Office of the President, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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Missouri City Texas
1522 Texas Pkwy, Missouri City, TX 77489, USA
Missouri City Texas Director of Development Services Annual salary range: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. Application Deadline: Monday, March 29, 2021. Missouri City, Texas, known as the “Show Me” city, has a population of over 70,000 and is conveniently situated 20 miles southwest of downtown Houston. The city covers 29.8 square miles and is easily accessible by major transportation thoroughfares including US 90A, Beltway 8 (Sam Houston Tollway), Fort Bend Toll Road, and State Highway 6. Most of the city is located in Fort Bend County with a small portion of the city in Harris County. Missouri City's Development Services Department (MCDS) manages the growth and promotes development and redevelopment activities to ensure the safety of all citizens through the protection of life and property. Successful implementation of these activities retains property values, encourages commercial development and ensures the public health, welfare & safety of our citizens. Requiring development to conform to the regulatory standards provides quality development that establishes a sense of place that is essentially Missouri City. MCDS has 22 full-time positions and an operating budget of $1.7 million. The City is looking for a dynamic, visionary leader in that can motivate and lead a progressive and high-functioning team and the daily operations of MCDS, in cooperation and collaboration with a diverse and committed leadership team and community. The new Director of Development Services will be an advocate and communicate the positive impact of development services on a growing community. The ideal candidate has a strong, transparent, and motivating leadership style that fosters a culture of respect and develops sustainable relationships and demonstrates adaptability to thrive in a complex and ever-changing environment. The Director will be responsible for the oversight and direction of three divisions: Planning and Zoning, Inspections and Permits, and Code Enforcement, Community Development, and Health. A bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Engineering, Architecture or a closely related field from an accredited college or university AND at least five (5) years of professional experience in administration, senior level city government, architecture, or urban/regional planning, at the assistant director, director, or comparable level is required. Master’s degree desired. AICP credentials are highly desirable! To review more information on the position, and to submit your materials visit: https://www.cpshr.us/recruitment/1740 Kylie Wilson CPS HR Consulting email@example.com To view an online brochure for this position visit: http://executivesearch.cpshr.us Missouri City, Texas website: www.missouricitytx.gov Missouri City, Texas is an equal opportunity employer.
United Way of Central Indiana
2Gen Education Director
Impact Team – Family Opportunity
United Way fights for the education, financial stability, health and basic needs of everyone in our community .
We pursue this vision in all we do as we ask our community to give, advocate and volunteer. We believe that vision can only be achieved if pursued with shared values, and therefore place great emphasis on building a team that will pursue this vision together with ICARE.
I nclusion -C ourage- A ccountability- R espect- E xcellence
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 2Gen Education Director leads a portfolio of work related to the development and scale of practices and processes to increase access to education for children, youth and adults, with emphasis on leveraging a two-generation approach. The 2Gen Education Director will develop and support efforts to ensure children and youth have access to a pathway of educational opportunities that prepare them later for the workforce. These may include but not be limited to early childhood education, K-12 programming, out-of-school-time programming, and experiential learning or internship opportunities. The 2Gen Education Director will also manage efforts to engage education institutions, government, education-related community-based organizations and other education providers in support of connecting children, youth and adults to foundational and ongoing learning opportunities. This position works in collaboration with all departments to ensure UWCI’s Impact Strategies are realized and significant progress toward meeting poverty-reduction goals is achieved.
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.
Strategy Conceptualization, Execution and Analysis: The 2Gen Education Director will draw from a keen and thorough understanding of the overarching, multi-faceted priority areas to conceptualize and then lead the build-out and execution of education-based strategies supporting children, youth and adults. The 2Gen Education Director will participate in joint community-wide efforts and represent UWCI on funding collaboratives, working groups, and meetings or community convenings and work in cooperation with nonprofit organizations, foundations, collaborative groups, and government agencies. The 2Gen Education Director will extract and leverage system-level collaboration to inform and shape UWCI’s execution of education-based initiatives and investments by analyzing and synthesizing information across a variety of sources to make recommendations to UWCI’s Impact Team Leadership and Executive Team.
Leadership and Support: The 2Gen Education Director will oversee and provide guidance, support and leadership to select members of the Family Opportunity Team who are implementing education-based project work and programming.
Portfolio Design and Management: The 2Gen Education Director is responsible for leveraging existing relationships with trusted colleagues and cultivating new partnerships to develop a portfolio of grants, contracts, and programs or initiatives related to the assigned strand of work. The portfolio must either directly lead to an increased number of families moving out of poverty or facilitate a change in conditions that will likely lead to the increase number of families moving out of poverty.
Grantmaking Support : The 2Gen Education Director will assist in UWCI’s grantmaking processes including: reviewing and assessing grant proposals, conducting site visits to grantees and potential grantees to assess program relevance and organizational integrity, and assessing organizational stability and scalability. Additionally, the 2Gen Education Director will assist in reviewing and approving funded grantees’ evaluation reports and monitor grantees’ progress in achieving key objectives. Lastly, the 2Gen Education Director will assist in providing technical assistance to grantees and potential grantees to develop strategic approaches to systemic issues.
Integration and Collaboration : The 2Gen Education Director will collaborate in an intentional and forward-thinking way with external partners and stakeholders, and internal partners within and across the organization to maximize the impact of the UWCI's resources.
Convening and Engaging with Partners: The 2Gen Education Director will regularly convene and engage with education-based partners, community-based organizations, system-level intermediaries, and other stakeholders to uplift best practices, and identify new solutions that inform and shape components of the Family Opportunity strategy.
Research and Evaluation: The 2Gen Education Director will constantly stay abreast of key issues, evidence-based best practices, and research to inform and shape current and future investments, initiatives, and programs that support education-based outcomes for children, youth, adults and families throughout Central Indiana.
Performs special assignments and other work, on an as-needed basis.
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, flexibility, adaptability and the ability to multi-task and be open-minded in a fast-paced environment. 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 required; master’s degree preferred. Work experience may substitute for education requirements on a case-by-case basis.
At least eight (8) years of experience working in a relevant field.
Experience working within and across systems and intermediaries to advance education-based outcomes is strongly preferred.
Significant and demonstrated experience leveraging systems-level partnerships and opportunities to identify systemic barriers and levers for change.
Significant and demonstrated experience building and managing diverse networks that support efforts to produce systemic change.
Ability to acquire a baseline level of knowledge about UWCI's other strategic priorities so that education efforts can both build upon and contribute to the success of other areas.
Project management skills with demonstrated ability to execute and follow through to achieve intended results, by following through on commitments, prioritizing work, and managing time and resources well.
Ability to make decisions and advance work with incomplete information and to thrive in an outcomes oriented, continuously evolving work environment.
Capable of applying adaptive problem-solving skills in response to unforeseen challenges and new assignments.
Ability to prioritize a wide range of duties and responsibilities, organize tasks, and remain flexible to changing and multiple requests.
Excellent verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate accurately, effectively, and in ways appropriate to different audiences.
Strong writer, with the ability to review, revise and synthesize a variety of information and help connect UWCI’s work to broader discussions within the relevant landscape.
Must possess excellent interpersonal, writing and oral communication skills, as well as a sense of humor, diplomacy and discretion, critical thinking and judgment.
Ability to work collegially and diplomatically across the organization and audience groups.
Knowledge of the Central Indiana region highly desirable.
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.
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.
United Way of Central Indiana’s team is evaluated on the following core competencies:
Position Reports To: Family Opportunity Senior Director
Position Leads: Education Initiatives Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt, Full-Time
Salary Range : Low $70s
Benefits: Complete Benefits Package Available
Equal Opportunity Employer
Please apply at uwci.org/careers
This position description does not constitute a contract of employment or a guarantee of any terms or conditions of employment. UWCI employees are employed on an at-will basis. In addition, nothing in this position description restricts UWCI’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.