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Executive Director (Atlanta, GA) - NAEC   The National Association of Elevator Contractors (NAEC) is a 501c(6) organization with a $2 million annual budget and ample financial reserves. We proudly serve the needs of the elevator, escalator, and accessibility equipment industry. Our members are vital to keeping passengers safe and essential businesses and entities functioning.   As the Executive Director, you will coach and develop our current staff of 6 (with 4 vacancies) and support the needs of over 700 independent elevator contractors, suppliers, and associate members. NAEC membership has been remarkably stable for decades, yet still holds significant potential for growth. Our members are close-knit, forging lifelong bonds of friendship at our events. Many of our members are second and third-generation business owners. Competitors and vendors find common ground at NAEC, feeling like they are “doing business with friends.”   Working here, you will forge strong and lasting relationships with members and prospective members, investing the time to understand their needs and help them get more value from their membership investment. You will build consensus for new ideas and support the remarkable cohesiveness that the board has shown over decades of work. You will work closely with the board on strategic planning and financial management – formulating plans to address industry trends, adapt to changing education needs, launch certification programs, grow membership, and ensure that our trade show and other events continue to provide the value our members want and need.   Organization Overview NAEC provides safety, training, and education to all facets of the elevator, escalator, and accessibility equipment industry, promoting safe and reliable vertical transportation through education, networking with peers, and exposure to new technologies. NAEC membership fosters positive business relationships and promotes trade between suppliers, contractors, and customers from around the world. From our yearly convention to quarterly conferences, monthly newsletters, and our website, we promote discussions, dialogue, and member participation. NAEC is a forum for discussing technical issues and promoting awareness of the latest standards, as well as a resource center that members can use to find answers to crucial questions or share their expertise with others.   Key Priorities as the Executive Director  - Strategic leadership with the board. Support volunteer leaders by turning strategic planning into action. - Facilitate strategic planning sessions with the board to develop the 3-5-year strategic vision. - Develop new programs and services to expand NAEC’s reach and/or relevance. - Serve as a steward of the organization’s resources, supporting strategic goals and elevating any challenges to the board for consideration. - Assist with the recruitment of new board members. - Staff leadership. Develop the current team, guiding and motivating team members to act on strategic goals and recruiting new staff as needed. - Membership growth. Because many startup organizations are not aware of the support NAEC provides, you will guide staff efforts to methodically identify and cultivate new members, determining the value proposition for different types of members, developing new programs and services to meet their needs, and increasing their participation in existing programs. - Education and certification. NAEC helps our members stay current with technological and safety advancements in the industry. You will guide the staff in their efforts to increase participation in the Certified Elevator Technician (CET) and Certified Accessibility and Private Residence Lift Technician (CAT) education and certification programs, as well as the Vertical Transportation Management Program (VTMP) education program. You will also lead the launch of our newest certification, the Qualified Elevator Inspector (QEI). - External relationships. You will serve as the primary external ambassador for NAEC, building and strengthening relationships with like-minded associations (such as NAESA, EESF, CECA, IAEC, and Elevator U) and other potential external partners. You will also manage our OSHA alliance through the Elevator Industry Safety Partners. - Financial stewardship. You will maintain the financial health and stability of the organization, growing revenue from education, membership, and events while controlling overhead costs.   Qualifications of the Executive Director - Bachelor’s degree required. An advanced degree or professional designation (CAE, FASAE, CMP, etc.) would be a plus. - 8+ years of successful senior leadership in a nonprofit, preferably a 501c(6). Experience providing oversight for all association operations – finance, events, membership, marketing, and education. Experience launching new certifications/accreditations is preferred. - Experience serving in a public-facing “ambassador” role, developing lasting relationships on behalf of the organization with the board and other external partners. - Familiarity with OSHA would be a plus. - Ability to travel up to one-third of the time.   Attributes of the Executive Director - Diplomatic. You work well with members, understand their concerns, and realistically manage their expectations. You find common ground, manage a smooth process, and build consensus for workable solutions. You address the interests and concerns of the various stakeholders while staying true to the larger vision. - Focused. You smoothly manage through ambiguity and remain focused on key priorities. You think ahead, consider the variables, and anticipate challenges. You shape answers to questions where no template exists and do whatever it takes to get the job done. - Leader. You confidently engage with staff at all levels to define needs and expectations. You listen to and learn from others, collaborate on projects, and communicate results. You are confident and influential, and you insist on respect and accountability. - Listener. You take the time to learn what is valuable and important to others. You ask questions and listen, talking only after first understanding. You easily “read the room.” You solicit input, listen to what is being said, share information when appropriate, and welcome and respect divergent points of view. - Relationship-builder. You build trust and buy-in and dedicate time to building successful and effective relationships. People know you have their best interests in mind and that you are sincere in your communications; you earn trust by your actions and you faithfully keep your promises. People find you likable, approachable, and responsive, and members want to do business with you. - Team-builder. You enjoy leading and building teams and you are good at it. You have a naturally collaborative style and are generous in your acknowledgment of a job well done. You are articulate, persuasive, and willing to listen to and respect the views of others.   What’s Attractive to the Right Executive Director Candidate? - NAEC is financially healthy and respected and we create real value for our members. The industry we serve is vibrant, financially stable, and important to the national infrastructure. - Our members are the “salt of the earth”– caring, warm, helpful, intelligent, and collegial. In this role, you will form friendships that last a lifetime. - Our staff is talented and dedicated. We have earned the respect of our members. - Your work will contribute to the economic health of the industry, the career advancement of our workforce, and the safety of our employees and passengers. - Atlanta is a great city to call home. - We offer a competitive benefits package that includes 100 percent covered health insurance for the employee and a 10 percent retirement contribution.   To Apply for the Executive Director position: Please note that once the office reopens, it is anticipated that you will primarily work from the Conyers, Georgia office except when traveling.   Use the "Apply" button on this page, or simply email your resume to Bob Corlett at resumes@staffingadvisors.com with “NAEC – Executive Director #2020-2575 SA” as the subject of the email. Please include your resume as a Word or PDF attachment to the email and paste your cover letter in the body of your email.   Alternative Titles: CEO, Chief Executive Officer, President, Deputy Executive Director.   Please note: Our practice is not to disclose the salary ranges our clients would consider. Any salary information included in this posting was estimated without our input.   Staffing Advisors is committed to reducing bias in every aspect of the hiring process. We have long recommended an evidence-based approach to hiring. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. This position may require pre-employment screening potentially including a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. You can learn more about our actions on our blog. IND123
Job ID
2020-2575
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Director of Business Development (remote work option) - NESTcc   Executive Overview The Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) is the first ever public-private partnership created with the sole objective of advancing medical device regulatory science for patient benefit.   Our work in this area has the potential to redefine how new technologies are developed and evaluated, creating the structures for responsible sharing and efficient analysis of Real World Evidence (RWE) to inform and empower patients, accelerate medical device innovation, and improve healthcare outcomes. The National Evaluation System for Health Technology Coordinating Center (NESTcc) Data Network is a device-focused data network within the medical device ecosystem that conducts efficient and timely high-quality RWE studies throughout the total product life cycle.   In this role as Director of Business Development for NESTcc, you will lead business development activities and capture market share by identifying stakeholders who will benefit from access to improved use of RWE generated in the routine course of care. The current fragmented health care ecosystem does not support the seamless, near real-time, cost-effective use of health data to generate high-quality evidence for medical devices needed for regulatory decision-making in both the pre- and post-market spaces.   When routine travel has resumed, you will be traveling about 50 percent of your time to conferences and other industry events, you will engage with medical device manufacturers and other stakeholders to understand their business needs and issues, evaluating how we can support them and conveying the value proposition of utilizing the NESTcc Data Network. Along with MDIC and the Nestcc team, you will determine the viability of engagements, understanding motivations and goals of stakeholders, market trends, and the overall potential of the NESTcc Data Network, aligning products to market needs   Over the next few years we anticipate that you will:  - Lead the management of existing relationships with dozens of device manufacturers, building on current connections with previous partners, Governing Committee and Board of Directors relationships, and other interested parties. You will work closely with NESTcc’s Executive Director, Chief of Staff, and Data Network Director to manage relationships with existing network collaborators. - Research new opportunities, generating new business with large and small medical device manufacturers and other organizations to utilize the NESTcc Data Network. - Along with MDIC and NESTcc leadership, contribute to the development and pricing of services, products, and business solutions that create value. Align products to market needs and build upon existing products and services. - Create and manage the development of our Salesforce CRM data collection strategy to optimize how we track and manage data. - Travel to attend industry events and conferences; develop connections with new medical device manufacturers by understanding their needs and challenges and relaying how NESTcc can support their business goals. - Become a subject matter expert on the NESTcc Data Network assets, offerings, processes, and operations, and remain up to date on industry news.   Responsibilities as the Director of Business Development - Create and implement the overall strategy for business development that will result in revenue growth and long-term financial sustainability for NESTcc. - Develop and implement a strategy for recruiting and retaining new business for NESTcc. Lead new business activities for capturing market share. Develop and track metrics. - Understand the market for health innovation and medical device research using RWE and develop strategies for entering the market. - Maximize awareness of the NESTcc services and offerings through a robust, multipronged approach with varied stakeholders, including marketing, advertising, public relations, and direct B2B effort. - As needed, hire, train, and manage business development and marketing staff to achieve strategic plan performance and annual growth objectives. - Develop and implement a marketing plan to achieve widespread awareness, evaluation, trial, and adoption of NESTcc services among stakeholders. - Ensure a seamless, efficient, and transparent process for proposal generation and contract execution among clients and within NESTcc. - Collaborate with the operations team to ensure contracted project specifications are executed on time and as agreed.   Qualifications of the Director of Business Development - Bachelor’s degree. MBA is preferred. Ten or more years of experience in the medical device manufacturing technology industry preferred. - Ability to travel 50 percent. Ideally located near a major airport hub for easy access and cost-effective travel. - Robust understanding of the clinical trials process and/or role of RWE. - Understanding of regulatory requirements for bringing a product to market (including clinical trials, test cases, quality of data, pre-market notification, pre-market submission, pre-market approval, post-market surveillance, device labeling, label expansion, and real world data). - Understanding of legal, contractual, and pricing components for research contracts. - Knowledge and experience with information technology and data management systems. Experience working in Salesforce is a plus. - Ability to be flexible and work collaboratively as a team within a dynamic, startup work environment.   Attributes of the Director of Business Development - Builder. You are intellectually curious and an excellent sounding board for new ideas. You implement solutions and create the tools and resources to ensure we achieve our goals. - Results-driven. You smoothly manage through ambiguity and can easily shift gears, reprioritize, and stay focused on outcomes. You create frameworks for analyzing opportunities and consistently achieve results, even under tough circumstances. - Business-minded. You have successfully structured opportunities to generate revenue. You are data-driven and able to anticipate, identify, and analyze needs. - Collaborative. You communicate and coordinate effectively at every level. You share information, work cooperatively, seek out relevant information, decide on the appropriate steps, and achieve the desired results. - Problem solver. You enjoy engaging in thought-provoking business discussions.   What’s Attractive to the Right Director of Business Development Candidate? - Your work has the potential to dramatically advance regulatory science for medical devices, accelerating medical device innovation, leading to better informed and more empowered patients, and improving healthcare outcomes for every American. - You can live and work anywhere in the US, ideally near an airport hub. - Because we are a newly created organization, you will not just be a cog in a wheel, rather, you will have an active voice as a key contributor. We work together and succeed together, and your ideas and input are an integral part of our success. - With an ever-changing landscape in the healthcare industry, your work will ultimately keep our stakeholders informed and connected to current resources that will better enable them to make important business decisions, share vital resources with each other, and keep up with healthcare trends across the world. - We offer an excellent compensation package including health, dental, and life insurance, paid time off, 403(B) plan with match, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and more.    To Apply Use the “Apply” button on this page, or simply email your resume to Aileen Hedden at resumes@staffingadvisors.com with “NESTcc – BD Director #2020-2579 SA” as the subject of the email. Please include your resume as a Word or PDF attachment to the email and paste your cover letter in the body of your email.   Alternative Titles:  Business Development Executive, Executive Consultant.   Please note: Our practice is not to disclose the salary ranges our clients would consider. Any salary information included in this posting was estimated without our input.   Staffing Advisors is committed to reducing bias in every aspect of the hiring process. We have long recommended an evidence-based approach to hiring. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. This position may require pre-employment screening potentially including a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. You can learn more about our actions on our blog.    
Job ID
2020-2579
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Health Policy Analyst   As Health Policy Analyst for The American Academy of Actuaries (The Academy), you will oversee a portfolio of issues related to health insurance at the federal, state, and international levels. Your ability to professionally and confidently engage and build relationships with policymakers and regulators will help us increase recognition of the actuarial profession’s value in the health policy sector. We will rely on you to support the Health Practice Council, the American Academy of Actuaries’ health policy steering committee on legislative and regulatory issues of importance to Academy members and the U.S. actuarial profession. Additionally, you will assist members in the development of public policy statements, including issue briefs, comment letters, and practice notes.   In this role, you will spend approximately half of your time working with our Health Practice Council committees, subcommittees, and workgroups – providing staff support to plan meeting agendas, drive for consensus, and manage the flow of action items to ensure efficient committee operations. You will also represent The Academy on health issues, coordinating with public policy decisionmakers including congressional staff and committees. You will be facilitating volunteers interacting with stakeholders on The Hill and federal agencies through presentations and briefings, working with regulatory agencies to develop comment letters, and nurturing relationships with state policymakers. The remainder of your time will be spent on strategizing with the internal public policy team about research projects and developing partnerships with like-minded organizations to determine where The Academy can add value to strengthen our policy position.   In this high visibility position, you will work on a wide range of issue areas pertaining to the Affordable Care Act, Medicare and Medicaid, and long-term care among many others. We are an objective, independent, nonpartisan organization that works on behalf of the profession for the formulation of sound public policy. We are a balanced and objective organization, allowing our analyses to lead to the conclusions.   Organization Overview The American Academy of Actuaries (The Academy) is a D.C.-based 19,500+ member professional association whose mission is to serve the public and the U.S. actuarial profession. Academy members include consultants, corporate executives and staff, regulators, government officials, academicians, and retired actuaries. Their areas of practice cover pensions, life insurance, casualty insurance, health insurance, financial reporting, risk management, and more.   The Academy assists public policymakers on all levels by providing leadership, objective expertise, and actuarial advice on risk and financial security issues. The Academy also sets qualification, practice, and professionalism standards for actuaries credentialed by one or more of the five U.S.-based actuarial organizations in the United States. Many of today's most pressing public policy issues require the sound application of actuarial principles. The Academy provides actuarial expertise and advice to public policy decision-makers on a wide array of issues that require the special set of skills and qualifications that actuaries offer. It also advocates on behalf of the profession and promotes the use of actuaries in non-traditional industries.   Responsibilities of the Health Policy Analyst - Act as our staff representative in interactions with public policymakers on issues of key concern to the Academy in the areas of private health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, and other public and private health programs/systems to expand the Academy’s profile on health insurance policy issues. - Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, congressional and administration offices, relevant congressional committees of jurisdiction, and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). - Monitor and facilitate Academy interactions with agencies such as the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Center for Consumer Information and Oversight (CCIIO), Congressional Budget Office, and Government Accountability Office. - Monitor relevant health legislation and regulation of importance to Academy members and the actuarial profession. - Proactively identify initiatives to increase the effectiveness of the Academy’s health insurance public policy efforts. - Working with Academy volunteers and staff, assist in the development of health public policy statements, including comment letters, issue briefs, and other public policy content. - Administer the work of the Health Practice Council, the Academy’s health policy steering committee, it's subsidiary committees, subcommittees, and workgroups. - Set and oversee committee meetings (e.g., draft meeting minutes, maintain records, develop agendas, track projects, and coordinate member efforts). - Assist members of the Health Practice Council and its committees, subcommittees, and workgroups in the development of public policy statements. - Develop webinars and briefings for internal as well as external audiences on relevant Academy health policy work. - Build relationships with public policy decision-makers to increase awareness of the Academy’s role as a source of independent analyses and actuarial expertise. - Work to increase recognition of the actuarial profession’s value by policymakers and suggest initiatives to increase the effectiveness of the Academy’s policy efforts. - Work with the Assistant Director for Research to identify timely research needs on public policy issues; actively disseminate research results. - Develop contacts with health policy-related organizations. - Interact collegially with other Academy staff to coordinate efforts of mutual interest. - Work with the Director of Public Policy, Deputy Director, and Senior Health Fellow to coordinate the activities under the purview of the Health Practice Council. - Develop and track in conjunction with Director of Public Policy and Vice President of Health annual budget goals.   Qualifications of the Health Policy Analyst - Bachelor’s degree required and a minimum of four years of association and/or legislative/regulatory experience is desired. - Knowledge/experience in health policy relevant to U.S. insurance/regulatory issues is desired. Experience working with actuaries is a plus. - Ability to travel domestically several times per year to industry conferences and events.   Attributes of the Health Policy Analyst - Excellent communication skills. You like learning new things and collecting and sharing information. You can distill down and deliver critical and complex information to a variety of audiences in a credible and presentable way. - Self-driven and proactive. You ask questions and come up to speed quickly. You are hands-on. You dive in and take initiative without being asked. - Relationship-focused. Our stakeholders have a lot happening and things change for them daily. You keep track of how one change impacts the other, making sure you’re well-informed and keep others informed. You expertly use this skill to keep all on track. - Organized. You have effective time management and organization skill. You take delight in running a highly organized function. - Skilled project manager. Whether it’s something that requires a quick turnaround or a long-term commitment, you take full responsibility from start to finish. When you say you’ll get back to someone, you do. You bring order to competing priorities and keep things running smoothly.   What’s Attractive to the Right Health Policy Analyst Candidate? - The Academy is a collaborative organization with a high degree of communication, trust, and mutual respect among employees, where individuals are recognized and rewarded for their work and accomplishments. - You will be empowered to take ownership of your role, to be creative, and to use initiative. - You will make a difference. Your work is important to our staff, members, and the public. Sound and well-informed public policy makes life better for all Americans. - This role will give you a unique perspective of the many facets of The Academy, as you will interact with volunteers and colleagues across the organization. - Our organization is financially stable. We offer competitive salary, excellent work-life balance, and a generous benefits package that includes health/dental insurance; long-term and short-term disability insurance; life insurance; workers’ compensation insurance and private pension benefits; and leave benefits to include annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and bereavement leave. Supplemental benefits include flexible spending accounts program, transit benefits, and personnel development.   To Apply for the Health Policy Analyst position: Use the “Apply” button on this page, or simply email your resume to Aileen Hedden at resumes@staffingadvisors.com with “The Academy – Health Policy Analyst #2020-2578 SA” as the subject of the email. Please include your resume as a Word or PDF attachment to the email and paste your cover letter in the body of your email.   Alternative Titles:  Policy Analyst, Public Policy Analyst   Please note: our practice is to not disclose the salary ranges our clients would consider. Any salary information included in this posting was estimated without our input.   Staffing Advisors is committed to reducing bias in every aspect of the hiring process. We have long recommended an evidence-based approach to hiring. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. This position may require pre-employment screening potentially including a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. You can learn more about our actions on our blog.  
Job ID
2020-2578
Job Locations US-DC-Washington, DC
Member Programs Leader - ACS   The American Chemical Society (ACS) is already the world’s largest scientific society, earning an unparalleled reputation for supporting chemistry education and academic research. Our board and CEO have now made it a strategic priority to expand our support for chemists, particularly those who are working in industry, recognizing that ACS will become an even stronger, more vibrant, more inclusive, and more influential organization by increasing our industry participation. Our CEO comes from a background in industry and more than 33,000 of our members currently work in industry, but we know we can find new ways to serve them better.   In this role, you will chart a new path to increase our relevance to current and potential members, reaching out to industry sector leaders to convey our value proposition for every career level in every branch of chemistry. You will speak with internal colleagues, early-career chemists, outside experts, and the top industry leaders who employ thousands of chemists.Next, you will identify areas where ACS could make a unique and significant contribution to current and future industry members. Finally, you will develop the strategic framework for ACS to reimagine how to better serve our members who work in industry by conceiving and launching new programs, products, and services that help our members become more capable and successful in their work and their careers.   You will manage three teams (industry, webinars, and awards) and have the full resources of ACS available to support your work, as well as outside resources. Your ultimate measure of success will be delivering the kind of value that attracts new members at every career level and in every market segment. Thanks to the reach and reputation of ACS, you and your team will have ready access to the people and resources you need.    Organization Overview ACS’s mission is to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of Earth and its people. Our vision is to improve people’s lives through the transforming power of chemistry. Our Membership & Society Services Division is responsible for recruiting, retaining, and recognizing membership. Developing and implementing programs, products, and services that support members is our most critical role. With more than 152,000 members worldwide, providing an integrated suite of benefits that meets current and potential member needs is critical to the future of the Society. The Department of Member Programs & Communities is composed of five staff teams: Industry Member Programs; Component & Career Services; Award and Member Recognition Programs; Virtual Programs; and Diversity Programs.   Responsibilities of the Member Programs Leader - Primary accountability for ACS engagement with industry. Serve as the Society’s primary point of contact with senior industry executives. Develop and maintain productive relationships with these executives and other senior leaders in relevant organizations such as associations, NGOs, etc. - Lead the development and execution of short-term and long-term plans designed to provide meaningful value to ACS members (and other stakeholders) in key segments with a particular focus on industry. - Responsible for creating new value for industry members through the industry member programs team and setting directions for ways to sustainably create relevant and tangible value for this critical segment. - Leverage relationships to better understand the needs of industry chemists, to seek out partnerships that support the Society’s goals in this area, and ultimately, to better serve ACS industry members. - Responsible for the oversight and execution of the awards and webinar programs. Critical focus on innovative ways to utilize these offerings to derive value for all members—especially industrial. - Lead the Industry Member Programs (2 staff), the ACS Awards (4 staff) and ACS Webinars (3 staff) teams (9 combined staff). - Review remit and responsibilities of team members, provide guidance, and adjust as necessary to ensure continued focus on value creation. - Contribute to the integration and leveraging of programs, products, and services across membership and society services division, as well as other divisions within ACS, to accomplish objectives. - Coordinate with the ACS Board Committee on Corporation Associates, industry roundtables, and other governance groups to advance the interests of industry leaders and the chemists they employ. - Working with the team, organize meetings for ACS senior leadership with c-suite industry leadership. - Participate in chemical industry dinners and award events.   Qualifications of the Member Programs Leader - Degree in chemistry or chemical engineering required, advanced degree preferred. - MBA a plus. - 8+ years of related experience serving in middle/senior management in the chemical industry or another directly related field, such as pharmaceuticals, energy, materials, etc. - Project management and program management experience required. - Extensive experience in developing, implementing, and monitoring strategic plans. - Experience in new product development or new business development a plus. - Track record of reviewing an established portfolio and when warranted, setting new direction and initiatives. - At least 5 years of experience managing direct reports. - Ability to set and adjust priorities as conditions warrant. - Demonstrated judgment and interpersonal skills to operate successfully in a complex working environment comprised of staff, members, and external stakeholders. - Must have computer skills, including Microsoft Office. - This position requires approximately 25 travel days per year.   Attributes of the Member Programs Leader - Excellent communication skills. You are a superb writer, thinker, and listener. You are able to deliver complex information to a variety of audiences in a credible and presentable way. - Analytical. You have incisive analytical skills and the ability to make critical assessments. You can identify and frame problems and set priorities. - Collaborative. You know how to take a good idea and partner with others so that it can benefit all interested stakeholders. - Curious. You have a natural curiosity and are eager to understand the unique culture that exists in each organization. You ask the right questions and look at the data from different viewpoints. You notice trends and ask why. - Focused. You are a builder with a can-do attitude. You smoothly manage through ambiguity and shape answers to questions when no template exists. - Partner. You know how to build trust internally and externally. You are viewed as professional, accountable, respectful, and collaborative. - Rapport builder. You have a proven track record of getting results by building strong relationships and partnerships. - Service-oriented. You understand that helping customers meet their business goals is critical to success. You listen and identify the best system and service for them.   What’s Attractive to the Right Member Programs Leader Candidate? - We are committed to rebuilding our programmatic support for ACS members, with a particular focus on members working in industry. This is a strategic priority for the organization with huge growth potential and many resources already at your disposal. - This is a highly visible role where you will interact with industry leaders nationwide. ACS is well-recognized as an independent credible body, with a vast network of contacts. - You will have the opportunity to think deeply and develop long-term strategic solutions. - Working with all levels of individuals and organizations across an array of industries and geographies, you will have a unique perspective on the broader scientific community. - We are financially stable and offer competitive benefits that include, medical, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending, 403(b) plan with a match, vacation and sick leave, long and short-term disability, tuition assistance, and more.   To Apply for the Member Programs Leader position: Use the "Apply" button on this page, or simply email your resume to Aileen Hedden at resumes@staffingadvisors.com with “ACS – Member Programs Leader #2019-2527 SA” as the subject of the email. Please include your resume as a Word or PDF attachment to the email and paste your cover letter in the body of your email.   Internally this position title is Assistant Director of Industry Member Programs.   Please note: Our practice is not to disclose the salary ranges our clients would consider. Any salary information included in this posting was estimated without our input.   Staffing Advisors is committed to reducing bias in every aspect of the hiring process. We have long recommended an evidence-based approach to hiring. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. This position may require pre-employment screening potentially including a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. You can learn more about our actions on our blog.        
Job ID
2019-2527
Job Locations US-DC-Washington, DC
Family Engagement Specialist (Multiple Openings)   Educare DC is now hiring multiple Family Engagement Specialists with different levels of experience and education. These positions will be working remotely until Phase 3 in D.C. We are hiring immediately and may be able to offer flexible start dates.    As a Family Engagement Specialist, you will develop and maintain mutually respectful, positive relationships with families in our programs to promote strong child and family outcomes. You will work alongside parents to reflect on and plan for their family’s well-being and life goals. You will coordinate with community agencies to facilitate integrated services to support families. You will partner with families to build strong parent-child relationships and strengthen their support networks with other parents and community members. You will be part of a team of family engagement specialists, sharing best practices, collaborating, and reporting to the Director of Family Engagement.   Organization Overview Including our most recent grant, Educare will serve a total of 424 children from prenatal through age 5 years. Our programs offer an array of services to children during this important period of development., including high-quality early learning, health and wellness, and early intervention and family support services.   Our school is part of the Educare Learning Network (ELN), made up of 24 high-quality early childhood schools across the country. Our school’s model emphasizes data utilization, high-quality teaching practices, embedded professional development, and intensive family engagement. Each classroom has three teachers and is supported by an instructional coach as well as our health and family engagement teams.   At Educare, we believe everyone deserves a fair chance to achieve their dreams and it starts by leveling the playing field from birth. Our approach extends beyond the classroom to help children, families, and communities thrive.     Responsibilities of the Family Engagement Specialist Functions - Develop and maintain meaningful, productive relationships with families. - Collaborate with program staff to ensure children receive health and social services, disability services, and early childhood education and care services, together with a range of parent development training opportunities. - Participate in the recruitment and enrollment of families into the program. - Conduct periodic home visits in partnership with classroom teachers to assess family resources and needs. - Refer and link children and parents to needed services. - Assist parents with understanding and implementing the Family Partnership Agreement in order to encourage and promote their overall development, including achievement of self-sufficiency as well as positive developmental outcomes for their children. - Assist in planning parent activities, encourage parent participation in program activities, and obtain feedback from parents regarding the level of satisfaction with the services they receive. - Communicate with education and care staff regarding infant/child’s progress in the classroom. - In collaboration with the Family Engagement Manager, implement protocols to follow up on absenteeism. - In collaboration with enrollment/subsidy staff, support navigation of the subsidy system for parents. Administration - Maintain records and document services provided in the data management system in a timely manner. - Participate in the evaluation of Early Head Start services and ensure compliance with Head Start Program Performance Standards. - Attend family support team meetings, staff meetings, staff training, collaborations, and planning meetings. Promote and Maintain Parent Involvement - Promote parents’ overall involvement and participation in program governance. - In collaboration with the Family Engagement Manager and Site Administrators, facilitate parent committee meetings. - Promote family involvement in center-based services, home-based services, and other program activities. Community Involvement - Develop relationships with other community-based service providers. - Identify services currently available and those needed by families enrolled in the Early Head Start programs. - Participate in recruiting volunteers from the community.   Qualifications of the Family Engagement Specialist - We have openings for candidates with both associate and bachelor’s degrees in social work or related fields. - Experience working with low-income families in a high-risk community. Knowledge of community resources and the capacity to develop community cooperation to ensure that families receive comprehensive services. - Experience with, and knowledge of, Head Start Program Performance Standards is preferred. - Ability to establish supportive relationships with children and families from diverse backgrounds. - Ability to utilize reflective supervision. - Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team as a cooperative and supportive team member. - Ability to thrive in a mobile work environment, managing across more than one location a plus. - Clearance of background check as required by local, state, and federal regulations. - Physical examination and diagnostic tests as required by local, state, and federal regulations. - A bi-annual physical exam, drug screen, and TB test are required as a condition of continual employment. - Must have reliable transportation.   Attributes of the Family Engagement Specialist - Collaborative. You exercise a thoughtful, reflective, and strength-based approach to coaching. - Cooperative. You work as a cooperative and supportive member of an interdisciplinary team. - Relationship builder. You listen, communicate, and build relationships with diverse families, various professionals, and community groups. - Able to engage in difficult conversations with a growth mindset. You understand that difficult conversations are necessary for true reflection and growth. - Great listener. You take the time to learn what is valuable and important to others. You confidently engage with staff at all levels to define needs and expectations. - Resilient. You maintain a respectful, welcoming, and positive attitude and respond to challenges in a manner that consistently demonstrates respect and concern. - Confidential. You exercise discretion in handling confidential information and materials.   What’s Attractive to the Right Family Engagement Specialist Candidate? - You will have the data you need to know you're making a difference and your work will elevate the work of the entire organization you support. - You will be supported by recognized experts in their field and you’ll have the resources you need to provide the level of service every student needs to succeed. - Our staff is passionate about the work we do and the people we serve. - Every day brings a new challenge and opportunity. - As part of this exciting new grant, you will help us build the program and influence the lives of 144 children and their families. - We have a strong, dependable, passionate, and welcoming staff and we work together to accomplish our mission. - We offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes medical, dental and vision insurance; long-term and short-term disability; 403b with company match; fixed leave during school closings plus personal days, holidays, and more.   To Apply for the Family Engagement Specialist position: Use the “Apply” button on this page, or simply email your resume to Ellen Greenwood at resumes@staffingadvisors.com with “Educare - Family Engagement Specialist #2020-2582 SA” as the subject of the email. Please include your resume as a Word or PDF attachment to the email and paste your cover letter in the body of your email.   Please note: Our practice is not to disclose the salary ranges our clients would consider. Any salary information included in this posting was estimated without our input.   Alternative Titles:   Social worker, case manager, Children and Family Services, family engagement, low-income families, high risk community,  parent liasion, family engagement coordinator, family support partner.   Staffing Advisors is committed to reducing bias in every aspect of the hiring process. We have long recommended an evidence-based approach to hiring. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. This position may require pre-employment screening potentially including a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. You can learn more about our actions on our blog. IND123    
Job ID
2020-2582
Job Locations US-DC-Washington, DC
Teacher Aide - Early Childhood Education (Multiple Openings)   Educare DC has been awarded a new grant through the Office of Head Start to provide high-quality education and support services for young children in the District of Columbia. To meet the needs of our grant, we are hiring multiple Lead Teachers, Assistant Teachers, and Teacher Aides to work with infants and toddlers in 10 new classrooms in Ward 7.  We are hiring immediately and may be able to offer flexible start dates.    As a Teacher Aide, you will work together with the lead teacher and assistant teacher to our comprehensive play-based program. You will help our children gain the skills necessary for success in school and life while you grow professionally as part of a team of dedicated early childhood educators. The work done through this grant will strengthen Educare DC’s contribution to making the District of Columbia a place where young children can grow, thrive, and prepare for success in school and in life.   This new program joins our flagship school and our child care partnership (CCP) program, increasing Educare DC’s capacity to now serve a total of 424 children from prenatal through age 5 years. This grant will allow Educare DC to provide an array of services, including high-quality early learning, health and wellness, and early intervention and family support services, to children during this important period of development.   Our school is part of the Educare Learning Network (ELN), made up of 24 high-quality early childhood schools across the country. Our school’s model emphasizes data utilization, high-quality teaching practices, embedded professional development, and intensive family engagement. Each classroom has three teachers and is supported by an instructional coach as well as our health and family engagement teams.   At Educare, we believe everyone deserves a fair chance to achieve their dreams and it starts by leveling the playing field from birth. Our approach extends beyond the classroom to help children, families, and communities thrive.   Responsibilities of the Teacher Aide - Early Childhood Education - Display an appropriate knowledge of early childhood education and pedagogy. - Effectively support the lead teacher and assistant teacher in providing young children with a safe and structured learning environment. - Display skills and traits that are a good fit with the mission of Educare. - Problem-solve and analyze situations thoroughly; generate effective strategies with a team. - Use collaboration and data to achieve student learning and other goals. - Share responsibility for reaching outcomes despite obstacles. - Display professionalism by showing respect to children, parents, and colleagues in all situations. - Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. - Reflect on previous experiences, draw lessons learned, and apply them to future endeavors.    Qualifications of the Teacher Aide - Early Childhood Education - Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. - One year of experience. - Experience collaborating with parents in the education and care of their children. - Knowledge of early childhood curriculum and developmentally appropriate practice for the age group (0-3 years). - Knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards. - Must have an advanced command of English language and grammar, both verbal and written.   Attributes of the Teacher Aide - Early Childhood Education - Cooperative. You work as a cooperative and supportive member of an interdisciplinary team. - Relationship building. You listen, communicate, and build relationships with diverse families, various professionals, and community groups. - Resilient. You maintain a respectful, welcoming, and positive attitude and respond to challenges in a manner that consistently demonstrates respect and concern. - Great listener. You take the time to learn what is valuable and important to others. You confidently engage with staff at all levels to define needs and expectations. - Confidential. You exercise discretion in handling confidential information and materials.   What’s Attractive to the Right Teacher Aide Candidate? - You will join a strong team that is passionate about our children and values each person’s unique contributions. - You will support high-quality and individualized early learning to the children who need it most. - You will learn and grow through personalized coaching and mentorship to excel in the classroom. - You will work in our state-of-the-art facility that was custom built for young children. - You will be supported by recognized experts in their field and you’ll have the resources you need to provide the level of service every student needs to succeed. - Our staff is passionate about the work we do and the people we serve. - Every day brings a new challenge and opportunity. - As part of this exciting new grant, you will help us build the program and influence the lives of 160 children and their families. - We have a strong, dependable, passionate, and welcoming staff and we work together to accomplish our mission. - We offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes medical, dental and vision insurance; long-term and short-term disability; 403b with company match; fixed leave during school closings plus personal days, holidays, and more.   To Apply for the Teacher Aide position: Use the “Apply” button on this page, or simply email your resume to Ellen Greenwood at resumes@staffingadvisors.com with “Educare - Teacher Aide #2020-2574 SA” as the subject of the email. Please include your resume as a Word or PDF attachment to the email and paste your cover letter in the body of your email.   Alternative Titles: Preschool assistant, preschool aide, infant and toddler assistant, infant and toddler aide, infant teacher, toddler teacher, and preschool teacher.   Please note: Our practice is not to disclose the salary ranges our clients would consider. Any salary information included in this posting was estimated without our input.   Staffing Advisors is committed to reducing bias in every aspect of the hiring process. We have long recommended an evidence-based approach to hiring. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. This position may require pre-employment screening potentially including a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. You can learn more about our actions on our blog.   IND123    
Job ID
2020-2574
Job Locations US-DC-Washington, DC
Assistant Teacher - Early Childhood Education (Multiple Openings)   Educare DC has been awarded a new grant through the Office of Head Start to provide high-quality education and support services for young children in the District of Columbia. To meet the needs of our grant, we are hiring multiple Lead Teachers, Assistant Teachers, and Teacher Aides to work with infants and toddlers in 10 new classrooms in Ward 7.  We are hiring immediately and may be able to offer flexible start dates.    As an Assistant Teacher, you will work together with the lead teacher to create a safe and structured learning environment within our comprehensive play-based program. You will help our children gain the skills necessary for success in school and life while you grow professionally as part of a team of dedicated early childhood educators. The work done through this grant will strengthen Educare DC’s contribution to making the District of Columbia a place where young children can grow, thrive, and prepare for success in school and in life.   This new program joins our flagship school and our child care partnership (CCP) program, increasing Educare DC’s capacity to now serve a total of 424 children from prenatal through age 5 years. This grant will allow Educare DC to provide an array of services, including high-quality early learning, health and wellness, and early intervention and family support services, to children during this important period of development.   Our school is part of the Educare Learning Network (ELN), made up of 24 high-quality early childhood schools across the country. Our school’s model emphasizes data utilization, high-quality teaching practices, embedded professional development, and intensive family engagement. Each classroom has three teachers and is supported by an instructional coach as well as our health and family engagement teams.   At Educare, we believe everyone deserves a fair chance to achieve their dreams and it starts by leveling the playing field from birth. Our approach extends beyond the classroom to help children, families, and communities thrive.   Responsibilities of the Assistant Teacher - Early Childhood Education - Display an appropriate knowledge of early childhood education and pedagogy. - Effectively support the lead teacher in providing young children with a safe and structured learning environment. - Display skills and traits that are a good fit with the mission of Educare. - Problem-solve and analyze situations thoroughly; generate effective strategies with a team. - Utilize data to achieve student learning and other goals. - Share responsibility for reaching outcomes despite obstacles. - Display professionalism by showing respect to children, parents, and colleagues in all situations. - Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. - Reflect on previous experiences, drawing lessons learned and applying them to future endeavors.    Qualifications of the Assistant Teacher - Early Childhood Education - Associate’s degree in early childhood education (preferred) or in a related field with a minimum of 18 credits in early childhood education or child development. - One year of experience. - Experience collaborating with parents in the education and care of their children. - Knowledge of early childhood curriculum and developmentally appropriate practice for the age group (0-3 years). - Knowledge of Early Head Start Performance Standards. - Must have an advanced command of English language and grammar, both verbal and written. - Ability and willingness to work in a program located in a high-risk, low-income community.   Attributes of the Assistant Teacher - Early Childhood Education - Collaborative. You exercise a thoughtful, reflective, and strength-based approach to teaching. - Cooperative. You work as a cooperative and supportive member of an interdisciplinary team. - Relationship building. You listen, communicate, and build relationships with diverse families, various professionals, and community groups. - Resilient. You maintain a respectful, welcoming, and positive attitude and respond to challenges in a manner that consistently demonstrates respect and concern. - Great listener. You take the time to learn what is valuable and important to others. You confidently engage with staff at all levels to define needs and expectations. - Confidential. You exercise discretion in handling confidential information and materials.   What’s Attractive to the Right Assistant Teacher - Early Childhood Education Candidate? - You will join a strong team that is passionate about our children and values each person’s unique contributions. - You will provide high-quality and individualized early learning to the children who need it most. - You will learn and grow through personalized coaching and mentorship to excel in the classroom. - You will teach in our state-of-the-art facility that was custom built for young children. - You will have the data you need to know you're making a difference and your work will elevate the work of the entire organization you support. - You will be supported by recognized experts in their field and you’ll have the resources you need to provide the level of service every student needs to succeed. - Our staff is passionate about the work we do and the people we serve. - Every day brings a new challenge and opportunity. - As part of this exciting new grant, you will help us build the program and influence the lives of 160 children and their families. - We have a strong, dependable, passionate, and welcoming staff and we work together to accomplish our mission. - We offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes medical, dental and vision insurance; long-term and short-term disability; 403b with company match; fixed leave during school closings plus personal days, holidays, and more.   To Apply for the Assistant Teacher - Early Childhood Education position: Use the “Apply” button on this page, or simply email your resume to Ellen Greenwood at resumes@staffingadvisors.com with “Educare - Assistant Teacher #2020-2573 SA” as the subject of the email. Please include your resume as a Word or PDF attachment to the email and paste your cover letter in the body of your email.   Alternative Titles:  Preschool assistant, preschool aide, infant and toddler assistant, infant and toddler aide, infant teacher, toddler teacher, and preschool teacher.   Please note: Our practice is not to disclose the salary ranges our clients would consider. Any salary information included in this posting was estimated without our input.   Staffing Advisors is committed to reducing bias in every aspect of the hiring process. We have long recommended an evidence-based approach to hiring. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. This position may require pre-employment screening potentially including a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. You can learn more about our actions on our blog.   IND123    
Job ID
2020-2573
Job Locations US-DC-Washington, DC
Preschool Teachers - Early Childhood Education (Multiple Openings)   Educare DC has been awarded a new grant through the Office of Head Start to provide high-quality education and support services for young children in the District of Columbia. To meet the needs of our grant, we are hiring multiple Lead Teachers, Assistant Teachers, and Teacher Aides to work with infants and toddlers in 10 new classrooms in Ward 7.  We are hiring immediately and may be able to offer flexible start dates.    As a Preschool Teacher, you will guide an Assistant Teacher and Aide to create a safe and structured learning environment within our comprehensive play-based program. You will help our children gain the skills necessary for success in school and life while you grow professionally as part of a team of dedicated early childhood educators. The work done through this grant will strengthen Educare DC’s contribution to making the District of Columbia a place where young children can grow, thrive, and prepare for success in school and in life.   This new program joins our flagship school and our child care partnership (CCP) program, increasing Educare DC’s capacity to now serve a total of 424 children from prenatal through age 5 years. This grant will allow Educare DC to provide an array of services, including high-quality early learning, health and wellness, and early intervention and family support services, to children during this important period of development.   Our school is part of the Educare Learning Network (ELN), made up of 24 high-quality early childhood schools across the country. Our school’s model emphasizes data utilization, high-quality teaching practices, embedded professional development, and intensive family engagement. Each classroom has three teachers and is supported by an instructional coach as well as our health and family engagement teams.   At Educare, we believe everyone deserves a fair chance to achieve their dreams and it starts by leveling the playing field from birth. Our approach extends beyond the classroom to help children, families, and communities thrive.   Responsibilities of the Preschool Teacher - Early Childhood Education - Display an appropriate knowledge of early childhood education and pedagogy. - Effectively provide young children with a safe and structured learning environment. - Display skills and traits that are a good fit with the mission of Educare. - Problem-solve and analyze situations thoroughly; generate effective strategies with a team. - Utilize data to achieve student learning and other goals. - Maintain responsibility for reaching outcomes despite obstacles. - Display professionalism by showing respect to children, parents, and colleagues in all situations. - Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. - Reflect on previous experiences, drawing lessons learned and applying them to future endeavors.    Qualifications of the Preschool Teacher - Early Childhood Education - Bachelor's degree in early childhood education (preferred) or in a related field with a minimum of three years teaching experience in an early childhood setting. - Knowledge and experience in the philosophy and practices of early childhood education, developmentally appropriate practice, and emergent literacy and social-emotional development. - Experience collaborating with parents in the education and care of their children. - Knowledge of early childhood curriculum and developmentally appropriate practice for the age group (0-3 years). - Knowledge of Early Head Start Performance Standards. - Must have an advanced command of English language and grammar, both verbal and written.   Attributes of the Preschool Teacher - Early Childhood Education - Collaborative. You exercise a thoughtful, reflective, and strength-based approach to teaching. - Cooperative. You work as a cooperative and supportive member of an interdisciplinary team. - Relationship builder. You listen, communicate, and build relationships with diverse families, various professionals, and community groups. - Resilient. You maintain a respectful, welcoming, and positive attitude and respond to challenges in a manner that consistently demonstrates respect and concern. - Great listener. You take the time to learn what is valuable and important to others. You confidently engage with staff at all levels to define needs and expectations. - Confidential. You exercise discretion in handling confidential information and materials.   What’s Attractive to the Right Preschool Teacher Candidate? - You will join a strong team that is passionate about our children and values each person’s unique contributions. - You will provide high-quality and individualized early learning to the children who need it most. - You will learn and grow through personalized coaching and mentorship to excel in the classroom. - You will teach in our state-of-the-art facility that was custom built for young children. - You will have the data you need to know you're making a difference and your work will elevate the work of the entire organization you support. - You will be supported by recognized experts in their field and you’ll have the resources you need to provide the level of service every student needs to succeed. - Our staff is passionate about the work we do and the people we serve. - Every day brings a new challenge and opportunity. - As part of this exciting new grant, you will help us build the program and influence the lives of 160 children and their families. - We have a strong, dependable, passionate, and welcoming staff and we work together to accomplish our mission. - We offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes medical, dental and vision insurance; long-term and short-term disability; 403b with company match; fixed leave during school closings plus personal days, holidays, and more.   To Apply for Educare Classroom positions: Use the “Apply” button on this page, or simply email your resume to Ellen Greenwood at resumes@staffingadvisors.com with “Educare - Infant Toddler Preschool Teacher #2020-2570 SA” as the subject of the email. Please include your resume as a Word or PDF attachment to the email and paste your cover letter in the body of your email.   Alternative Titles:  Master teacher, Early Head Start coach, early childhood development, infant and toddler, PITC Trainer, lead preschool teacher, infant teacher, toddler teacher, and preschool teacher.   Please note: Our practice is not to disclose the salary ranges our clients would consider. Any salary information included in this posting was estimated without our input.   Staffing Advisors is committed to reducing bias in every aspect of the hiring process. We have long recommended an evidence-based approach to hiring. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. This position may require pre-employment screening potentially including a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. You can learn more about our actions on our blog.   IND123    
Job ID
2020-2570
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Director, Merit Review - PCORI   As Director of Merit Review, you will report to the Chief Program Support Officer and oversee a team of nine to ensure high quality and comprehensive scientific and technical review of applications submitted for funding. You will manage a portfolio of 300-400 applications per year, across 3-4 different funding cycles.   The majority of your time will be internally focused, supporting your team in developing optimal models for an array of funding vehicles and funding application cycles. You will evaluate our current merit review processes to ensure the integrity of the process is maintained, all requirements are value-added, implementing process improvement initiatives where needed to balance speed with accountability and improving our ability to meet programmatic needs with processes that are rigorous yet efficient. About 15 percent of your time will be externally focused, liaising with nonprofit healthcare funding partners on best practices as well as to reach out to the research communities to promote understanding of PCORI’s merit review process.   As an organization leader, you will function as the department’s primary forward and strategic thinker, managing all aspects of our merit review activities and serving as an advisor to the Chief Program Support Officer and other members of the senior staff. Through your continuous dialogue and strong relationships with colleagues across PCORI, you will support new initiatives by adapting the merit review process, where applicable, to meet programmatic needs. Through your external work with sector peers and the research communities, you will ensure PCORI is a leading voice and innovator in the nonprofit health research funding sector.   This role requires you to thoughtfully manage, mentor, and organize our merit review process and department. Success depends on your ability to create an environment of trust and respect, evaluate current processes, and put in place standard business procedures and efficiencies that are understood and used by all. Your ability to interact and confidently engage with others is essential.   Organization Overview Patients, their families, and clinicians face a wide range of complex and often confusing choices when it comes to addressing their health and healthcare concerns. They need trustworthy information to decide which option is best for them. The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) was established to help address these challenges. Our job is to close the gaps in evidence needed to improve key health outcomes by funding research designed to improve patient care and outcomes through patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER). The research we fund is guided by our five National Priorities for Research and Research Agenda. The work under these priorities is managed by our scientific programs, which track and evaluate effectiveness.    Responsibilities of the Director, Merit Review Strategy - Lead the development and implementation of the merit review strategy and create multi-year strategic goals that align with PCORI’s broader strategic plan and priorities. - Identify ways to track department progress in achieving goals, proactively report on progress, and adjust associated strategies and processes, as appropriate. - Provide expert guidance and leadership to cross-functional interactions with Programs, IT, Administrative Services, and other departments to ensure the successful execution of all merit review activities. Visibility in Sector - Build and maintain strategic relationships with other nonprofit health research funders, leading experts, and other stakeholders. - Represent PCORI at relevant sector events, including the research communities, and promote our unique patient-centered approach to merit review. Policy - Lead the identification, formulation, revision, and implementation of PCORI policies and procedures relating to merit review activities. Department Oversight and Management - Oversee a highly effective team – 9 full-time staff members, including 1 assistant director, 6 merit review officers, and 2 program assistants – to ensure the successful administration of the full merit review process in compliance with internal policies and PCORI’s policies for awardees. This includes, but is not limited to, developing the annual merit review timeline in close collaboration with key staff members in programs; overseeing all aspects of recruitment and training of patients, stakeholders, and scientists as merit reviewers; helping prepare pre-and post-review documents and materials for use by applicants, reviewers and programs; and implementing the merit review work plan. - Develop, manage, and maintain the Merit Review department annual operating budget of $2 million. - Oversee the review of an annual funding application volume of about 300 with multiple funding announcements and funding cycles. - Oversee all Merit Review procurement activities for meeting or consulting services. - Interact regularly with all members of the Merit Review team (including staff, interns, and third-party workers), members of the PCORI senior staff, other department directors, merit reviewers (current and prospective), and external stakeholders/sector leaders.   Qualifications of the Director, Merit Review - Doctorate or professional degree (e.g., Ph.D., ScD, MD, DrPH) in a relevant field desirable. - Minimum ten years of experience in research review and management, proven leadership in research program administration, scientific project management, or a specific area of knowledge, preferably in a nonprofit health research funding environment. - Demonstrated experience in effectively managing staff and leading teams in a collaborative environment. - Sound judgment and maturity, exemplified by consistent professionalism in working with individuals at all levels, both internally and externally.   Attributes of the Director, Merit Review - Collaborative. You communicate and coordinate effectively at every level. You share information, work cooperatively, seek out relevant information, decide on the appropriate steps, and achieve the desired results. - Gravitas. You have a confident and engaging communication style. You can see the big picture, balance priorities, and remain confident and flexible in a high-visibility environment. - Leader. You are a facilitator and team builder. You have proven experience coaching, mentoring, and developing staff at all professional levels. - Mission-driven. You are externally focused and committed to providing the highest level of service while remaining aligned with the mission of the organization. - Strategic. You set priorities wisely and make tough resource allocation decisions, always finding a way to forward strategic initiatives while enriching relationships.   What’s Attractive to the Right Director, Merit Review Candidate? - This is a high value, high visibility position where you will work alongside a strong team of colleagues as you engage with key impact makers in the healthcare industry. - Working here, you will have the opportunity to influence the quality of healthcare afforded to every American, working for a key player in the national effort to improve patient-centered outcomes and provide research evidence to assist patients, caregivers, clinicians, and others to make informed healthcare decisions. - Your creativity with new initiatives will improve our ability to award projects to researchers doing impactful work in the community and ensure the high quality of our awards. - We are financially stable with the next ten years of funding already secured; our organization is able to operate relatively independently. - We offer an excellent compensation package including medical, dental, and vision insurance; long-term and short-term disability; 401(a) plan; life insurance; and more.    To Apply for the Director, Merit Review position: Use the "Apply" button on this page, or simply email your resume to Aileen Hedden at resumes@staffingadvisors.com with “PCORI – Director, Merit Review #2019-2529 SA” as the subject of the email. Please include your resume as a Word or PDF attachment to the email and paste your cover letter in the body of your email.   Alternative Titles:  Director of Peer Review, Program Director, Division Director, Chief Scientific Officer, Vice President of Extramural Research, Chief Grants Management Officer   Please note: Our practice is to not disclose the salary ranges our clients would consider. Any salary information included in this posting was estimated without our input.   Staffing Advisors is committed to reducing bias in every aspect of the hiring process. We have long recommended an evidence-based approach to hiring. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. This position may require pre-employment screening potentially including a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. You can learn more about our actions on our blog.    
Job ID
2019-2529
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Director of Grants and Contract Management - PCORI   As Director of Grants and Contract Management, you will report to the Chief Program Support Officer and manage a team of fifteen, overseeing all aspects of funding awards from contract preparation through contract closeout. You will manage a portfolio of $1.5 billion, including 200-300 new awards averaging about $350 million each year.   You will spend approximately 80 percent of your time on strategy, visibility in the sector, policy, and department oversight – serving as a thought partner for programmatic areas while streamlining our contract management processes. Initially, you will review our systems and processes to ensure all stages of the contract management function are value-added and efficient, ensuring we are seen as a leading voice and innovator in the nonprofit health research funding sector. You will help us develop milestones and evaluation mechanisms to maintain a consistent focus on monitoring contract performance and compliance, balancing the need for process consistency with the need for programmatic variances.   You will work closely with the Chief Program Support Officer and other members of the senior staff, and through your continuous dialogue and strong relationships with colleagues across PCORI, you will support new initiatives by adjusting the contract management process to support needs. You will lead the continuous improvement mindset, focusing on quality improvements while maintaining the integrity of the contract management objectives.   Organization Overview Patients, their families, and clinicians face a wide range of complex and often confusing choices when it comes to addressing their health and healthcare concerns. They need trustworthy information to decide which option is best for them. The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) was established to help address these challenges. Our job is to close the gaps in evidence needed to improve key health outcomes by funding research designed to improve patient care and outcomes through patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER). The research we fund is guided by our five National Priorities for Research and Research Agenda. The work under these priorities is managed by our scientific programs, which track and evaluate effectiveness.   Responsibilities as the Director of Grants and Contract Management Strategy - Lead the development and implementation of the contract management strategy and create multi-year strategic goals that align with PCORI’s broader strategic plan and priorities. - Identify ways to track department progress in achieving goals, proactively report on progress, and adjust associated strategies and processes, as appropriate. - Provide expert guidance and leadership to cross-functional interactions with Programs, Legal, Finance, IT, and other departments to ensure the successful execution of all contract management activities. Visibility in Sector - Build and maintain strategic relationships with nonprofit health research funders, leading experts, and other stakeholders. - Represent PCORI at relevant sector events, including those with the research communities, and promote our unique approach to active portfolio management. Policy - Lead the identification, formulation, revision, and implementation of PCORI policies and procedures relating to contract management activities. Department Oversight and Management - Oversee a highly effective team – 15 full-time staff members, including 2 assistant directors – to ensure the successful administration of the contract management process in compliance with internal policies and PCORI’s policies for awardees. This includes, but is not limited to, executing pre- and post-award tasks related to PCORI’s extramural funding contract awards, implementing the contract management workplan, and resolving awardee issues. - Develop, manage, and maintain the Contract Management department’s annual operating budget of $2 million. - Oversee a portfolio of about 500 active awards with about 200 new awards each year. - Oversee all Contract Management procurement activities for professional services as needed.   Qualifications of the Director of Grants and Contract Management - Minimum ten years of experience in grants/contracts review and management, with a strong understanding of the contractual mechanisms available. - Proven leadership in research program administration, scientific project management, or a specific area of knowledge, preferably in a nonprofit health research funding environment. - Experience managing a grants or contracts department in a funding organization. - Advanced or professional degree in a relevant field preferred but not required. - Demonstrated experience in effectively managing staff and leading teams in a collaborative environment. - Sound judgment and maturity, exemplified by consistent professionalism in working with individuals at all levels, both internally and externally.   Attributes of the Director of Grants and Contract Management - Business-minded. You see the big picture and understand how the details relate to the organization’s overall mission. You anticipate needs, identify trends, and know when and where to take action. - Collaborative. You communicate and coordinate effectively at every level. You share information, work cooperatively, seek out relevant information, decide on the appropriate steps, and achieve the desired results. - Leader. You are a facilitator and team builder. You have proven experience coaching, mentoring, and developing staff at all professional levels. - Process-oriented. You love to make things faster, smoother, and more effective – and you are good at it. You identify and analyze needs and implement procedures that enhance productivity, simplifying systems and processes where possible. - Results-driven. You smoothly manage through ambiguity and easily shift gears, reprioritize, and stay focused on outcomes. You consistently achieve results, even under tough circumstances.   What’s Attractive to the Right Director of Grants and Contract Management Candidate? - Working here, you will have the opportunity to influence the quality of healthcare afforded to every American. PCORI researchers have had great success in the national effort to improve patient-centered outcomes and provide research evidence to assist patients, caregivers, clinicians, and others to make informed healthcare decisions. - This is a unique role where you will a team that already has strong processes in place and will have the opportunity to improve and add more value to the contract management function. - We are financially stable with the next ten years of funding already secured; our organization is able to operate relatively independently. - We offer an excellent compensation package including medical, dental, and vision insurance; long-term and short-term disability; 401(a) plan; life insurance; and more.    To Apply for the Director of Grants and Contract Management position: Use the "Apply" button on this page, or simply email your resume to Aileen Hedden at resumes@staffingadvisors.com with “PCORI –Director of Grants and Contract Management #2019-2530 SA” as the subject of the email. Please include your resume as a Word or PDF attachment to the email and paste your cover letter in the body of your email.   Alternative Titles:  Vice President of Contract Management, Senior Director Research Operations, Director, Grants Management, Vice President, Grants Management, Vice President, Programs.   Please note: Our practice is to not disclose the salary ranges our clients would consider. Any salary information included in this posting was estimated without our input.   Staffing Advisors is committed to reducing bias in every aspect of the hiring process. We have long recommended an evidence-based approach to hiring. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. This position may require pre-employment screening potentially including a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. You can learn more about our actions on our blog.    
Job ID
2019-2530
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Vice President of Workforce Development and Apprenticeship - WIA   Next-generation 5G networks—100 times faster than current networks—are already reshaping the global economy, ushering in a new era of connected devices, powering smart cities, and enabling driverless cars, enhanced telemedicine, remote surgeries, and advanced manufacturing. While 5G is already coming online in many American cities, in the global competition to build 5G infrastructure, a top obstacle in the U.S. is a shortage of skilled workers. To implement the technology, there is a need to train a large number of workers with the skills to properly lay fiber, install antennas on structures large and small, and identify prime locations to site them, as well as become adept at using complex software.   As Vice President of Workforce Development and Apprenticeship forThe Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA), you will lead the development of a world-class training and apprenticeship program for the telecommunications industry. Reporting to the CEO and Executive Vice President and managing a growing staff (currently a team of two with plans to expand to ten, in addition to some outside contractors), you will identify and build key relationships with association leadership, colleagues, and industry stakeholders to maximize the expansion of WIA training and apprenticeship programs, transforming the wireless workforce so it can better address growing technological and skills needs. Overseeing the curriculum development process with volunteer subject matter experts, you will ensure that training is responsive to employer needs and properly enlists partnerships with academic institutions.   You will conduct research and develop and write federal grant and contract proposals, and oversee and persuasively communicate the missions of the Telecommunication Education Center (TEC) and Telecommunications Industry Registered Apprenticeship Program (TIRAP) to stakeholders and potential funders. While building and maintaining strong collaborative relationships with senior staff, you will fully assess the funding needs of both TEC and TIRAP to strategically prioritize the organization’s approach to customers and funders.   Organization Overview Through public affairs and advocacy efforts at the local, state, and federal levels, the Wireless Infrastructure Association works to support the widespread deployment of wireless infrastructure. Our members are the companies that make up the wireless infrastructure ecosystem in the United States, including wireless carriers, infrastructure providers, and professional services firms that collectively own and operate more than 135,000 telecommunications facilities around the globe. Our mission is to help members succeed in enabling wireless communications to deliver broadband access to all citizens and communities.   Having recently received a $6 million grant award from the Department of Labor, we now have an increased capability to rapidly expand our internal staffing to meet the needs of the industry. This will enable us to increase the size of our apprenticeship program from 2,000 to 10,000 new apprentices in the next five years.   Responsibilities of the Vice President of Workforce Development - Leadership and strategy: Lead building the training business and apprenticeship initiative into a model trade association workforce development program. Manage and inspire the training and apprenticeship team, providing leadership and direction to WIA’s TEC and TIRAP staff. Prepare and annually update a long-term business plan(s). Facilitate setting project goals, objectives, timelines, budgets, evaluation, and sustainability, and meet the milestones you establish. - Industry relations: Conduct marketing and outreach with employers to determine the effectiveness of current resources in meeting employer needs. Identify industry trends and future training needs. Build relationships with key customers and organizations supporting workforce development within the telecommunications industry. Become a thought leader in the field and conduct nationwide outreach and collaboration with members, employers, and partners. Speak at conferences and other gatherings of industry participants. - Funding development: Direct and manage all aspects of the grant development process from inception to final submission. Manage execution and reporting for existing grants and contracts. Seek out, research, and identify potential new funding opportunities from private sources as well as city, state, and federal government agencies. Write and prepare all related documents for support that respond to the issuing agency's goals, outline, formatting requirements, and evaluation criteria. Establish and maintain linkages to agencies, websites, and publications that provide information regarding available government funding and trends. - Member value: Work with cross-functional teams in developing proposals for new and enhanced programs and services to include program structure, staffing, and budget content. Conduct research and assemble data and reference materials to support proposal development, submission, and follow-up reporting. Monitor market and competitive information to develop strategies that will drive member/customer value, increase profitability, and prompt new revenue streams. Work with board committees of subject matter experts to develop curricula.   Required Qualifications of the Vice President of Workforce Development - Bachelor’s degree. - Minimum of ten years of management experience in the workforce development field, including management of a profit center. - Demonstrated experience in building successful workforce development programs, translating employer needs into training content. - Prior experience in vocational training, an apprenticeship program, or a community college program focused on trade crafts. - Experience in the development of a training curriculum. - Solid understanding of budgets, including how they relate to proposals and grants. - Knowledge of local and federal government funding sources. - Superior written and verbal communication skills; ability to produce publishable materials. - Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to build and sustain relationships. Experience building relationships with government entities. - Strong management and collaborative teamwork skills. Proven experience cultivating and coaching team members, inspiring their best work by leveraging individual skillsets. - Ability to travel up to 20 percent.    Preferred Qualifications of the Vice President of Workforce Development - Master’s degree. - Knowledge of apprenticeship programming and experience with apprenticeship standards. - Relevant grant writing and editing experience. - Knowledge of the wireless telecommunications industry. - Trade association training experience. - Experience working with board committees, leveraging subject matter expertise.   Attributes of the Vice President of Workforce Development - Team leader. You enjoy leading and building teams and you are good at it. You understand and can help focus the organization’s mission, needs, and direction and you confidently engage with staff at all levels to define expectations and inspire a vision. - Builder. You are a builder with a can-do attitude. You build from the ground up, keeping an eye on the bigger picture as you navigate and innovate through challenges with a sense of fortitude. You figure out what needs to happen to get things done. - Comfortable with ambiguity. You are comfortable with shades of grey. You can look at two opposing points of view and see the merits of both sides but can also take a stand and recommend a solution that fairly meets everyone’s needs. You do not need a rulebook to solve a problem. - Confident. You have a strong sense of self and take part in spirited conversations with leadership and peers alike, including industry partners, employers, and academia. - Persuasive. You have an engaging presentation style. You are confident and influential. People follow your lead. - Rapport builder. You understand how organizations work, where to build relationships, and how to get results through other people. You earn trust by your actions and faithfully keep your promises. People know you have their best interests in mind and are sincere in your communications. - Results-driven. You have the proven ability and experience to bring about change. You see the big picture, monitor your key performance metrics, and take the action necessary to produce results.   What’s Attractive to the Right Vice President of Workforce Development Candidate? - We are the workforce leader in a rapidly growing industry. 5G and rural broadband access will transform every industry of the U.S. economy. Even during economic downturns, the need for wireless infrastructure continues to grow. - We are leading the efforts for an industry that is growing faster than training has kept up. A solid foundation is already in place and you will have the autonomy to take our programs to the next level, leveraging changing needs of the industry and transforming our education offerings to expand our relevance and keep up with demand. - This role is pivotal to our long-term growth strategy and revenue growth. The sky is the limit for growth in these programs and your efforts will be rewarded commensurately. - You will be joining a team of strong, talented, and committed colleagues who are industry leaders dedicated to our mission with strong support from industry employers. - We offer competitive compensation and generous benefits that include vacation, sick, and bereavement leave; volunteer days; parking/Metro allowance; income security options; and health and wellness benefits that include an on-site gym facility.   To Apply for the Vice President of Workforce Development position: Use the “Apply” button on this page, or simply email your resume to Aileen Hedden at resumes@staffingadvisors.com with “WIA – VP of Workforce Development #2020-2571 SA” as the subject of the email. Please include your resume as a Word or PDF attachment to the email and paste your cover letter in the body of your email.   Please note: Our practice is to not disclose the salary ranges our clients would consider. Any salary information included in this posting was estimated without our input.   Staffing Advisors is committed to reducing bias in every aspect of the hiring process. We have long recommended an evidence-based approach to hiring. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. This position may require pre-employment screening potentially including a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. You can learn more about our actions on our blog.  
Job ID
2020-2571
Job Locations US-DC-Washington, D.C.
Senior Director for Research - ACEEE   As our Senior Director for Research, you will oversee research in a range of topic areas including buildings, industry, transportation, behavior, health, and more – resulting in approximately 30 research reports and white papers each year. Looking across our entire portfolio of work, you will enhance our impact by aligning strategic objectives and research projects that complement each other for greatest impact. Engaged in scoping meetings and reviewing drafts, you will play a critical role in ensuring research projects are rigorous, credible, and aligned with our mission and goals.   You will report to the Executive Director, serve on our senior management team, and manage several programs while overseeing our research agenda and contributing to policy activities. Working collaboratively with colleagues to provide strategic guidance for the organization, you will prioritize key focus areas and guide staff to produce high-quality work. You will also represent the organization externally with policymakers, partner organizations, and funders while leveraging the expertise and contributions of our Research Advisory Board.   Organization Overview A national nonprofit research organization based in Washington, D.C., the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) believes that the United States can harness the full potential of energy efficiency to boost economic prosperity, improve health, and protect the environment for all its people. ACEEE is America’s leading center of expertise on energy efficiency, actively contributing to debates on energy policy, clean air, and climate change. We are nationally recognized for leadership in promoting energy efficiency policies.   Our research and analysis are widely relied on by policymakers, business and industry decision-makers, consumers, media, and other energy professionals. We have contributed provisions to all major federal energy legislation since the 1980s, provided guidance and support to federal agencies and presidential administrations, and engaged on energy efficiency policies and programs in over three dozen states and numerous cities. For example, we have negotiated efficiency standards adopted by Congress for dozens of products, we have contributed to utility energy saving targets now in effect in 27 states, and we helped develop the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Energy Savings Program. Our research and partnerships have also helped launch over a dozen other organizations and campaigns.   Primary Responsibilities of the Senior Director for Research Lead, support, and coordinate the work of all research programs. This includes: - Identify and plan new research areas for the organization and develop funding strategies to support this research, working with research program directors and senior managers, the Senior Director for Policy, and the Executive Director. - Coordinate the development and implementation of cross-cutting research projects involving multiple ACEEE programs. - Oversee research and analysis activities including allocation of staff resources, scheduling and prioritization of analysis activities, quality assurance and review, coordination of research activities with policy needs, coordination of messaging between research and communications staff, and development/acquisition of research tools and outsourced technical expertise. - Represent ACEEE’s research activities to the ACEEE Board of Directors. - Serve as staff lead for the Research Advisory Board. - Establish and maintain systems that ensure the quality, credibility, and relevance of ACEEE’s research including robust internal and external review. - Lead or contribute to research as a subject-matter expert and technical consultant as appropriate.   Other Responsibilities of the Senior Director for Research - Supervise multiple research program directors and senior managers. - Work closely with the Executive Director and the Senior Director for Policy to support ACEEE policy efforts. - Represent the organization in public forums and meetings with public officials and the media. - Identify and pursue partnership opportunities with other organizations. - Maintain high staff morale and productivity. - Help hire, orient, train, and mentor research managers and staff. - Contribute to fundraising.   Qualifications of the Senior Director for Research         - Advanced degree and at least 15 years of work experience in energy efficiency, environmental sciences, and/or related fields. Significant energy policy experience. Nonprofit experience is preferred. - Experienced researcher with a record of peer-reviewed research accomplishments and publications including energy efficiency research. Well-versed in research methods. - Experience managing teams of researchers, including setting strategic priorities and developing staff. - Accomplished public speaker and written communicator to both technical and lay audiences. - Proven record of fundraising for research from foundation, government, and commercial sectors. - National and/or international reputation and strong contacts within the energy efficiency field. Diverse contacts across multiple areas of the energy efficiency stakeholder groups strongly preferred. - Set of accomplishments that demonstrate organizational leadership and an ability to have an impact, utilizing quality research to advance policy.   Attributes of the Senior Director for Research - Researcher. You creatively and thoroughly design, plan, and lead research and evaluation studies. Your research methods are rigorous, dynamic, and up to date. You understand evaluation design and structure analysis to enhance the value of your research. - Mission-driven. You will be an effective ambassador for ACEEE, able to articulate our mission, goals, and major programs. - Relationship builder. You can build and maintain relationships with a wide array of stakeholders. You have a history of earning respect and credibility through actions with partners. - Clear communicator. Your communication is clear and direct, both written and oral. You easily adjust your message without sacrificing content, consistency, or service delivery. - Leader. You have coached, mentored, and developed staff at all professional levels, skillfully identifying and promoting talent and building strong teams. - Strong business acumen. You set priorities wisely and know how to make tough resource allocation decisions, always finding a way to forward strategic initiatives. You know how to translate strategy into action. You have successfully structured programs to meet organizational needs. - Organization agility. You understand how organizations work, where to build relationships, and how to get results through other people.   What’s Attractive to the Right Senior Director for Research Candidate? - As a research organization, this role is fundamental to our success. In this high-leverage leadership position for ACEEE, you will sit at the center of the ecosystem with the ability to shape the direction of our research agenda. - With a reputation for influencing policy, ACEEE is well-positioned to have significant impact on reducing carbon emissions and energy consumption. With the foundation already in place, you can have a major impact and be proud of what you accomplish. - You will enjoy intelligent and collegial interactions with our Research Advisory Board and ACEEE staff. - We are a mission-driven, collaborative, entrepreneurial organization that offers workplace flexibility and professional development. You will find your colleagues to be friendly and dedicated, and the work to be intellectually stimulating. - You will have the opportunity to work with an outstanding organization that provides information and advice to policymakers, the business community, and consumers, shaping programs and policies that protect the environment, promote energy security, and enhance the economy. - ACEEE offers competitive compensation, based on qualifications and experience, with opportunities for career development. Benefits include ACEEE’s generous package of health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance coverage; a 403(b)-retirement plan; transportation and bike share benefits; three weeks of vacation in the first year and four weeks thereafter.   To Apply for the Senior Director for Research position: Use the "Apply" button on this page, or simply email your resume to Aileen Hedden at resumes@staffingadvisors.com with “ACEEE – Senior Director for Research #2020-2567 SA” as the subject of the email. Please include your resume as a Word or PDF attachment to the email and paste your cover letter in the body of your email.   Alternative Titles:  Director, Policy Programs, Research Lead, Policy Researcher, Director, Strategic Research.   Please note: Our practice is not to disclose the salary ranges our clients would consider. Any salary information included in this posting was estimated without our input.   Staffing Advisors is committed to reducing bias in every aspect of the hiring process. We have long recommended an evidence-based approach to hiring. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. This position may require pre-employment screening potentially including a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. You can learn more about our actions on our blog.      
Job ID
2020-2567
Job Locations US-DC-Washington, DC
Chief People Officer - AppleTree As Chief People Officer, you will report to the CEO, lead a team of four, and spearhead our people strategy, fostering a mission-driven culture of collaboration and excellence, developing systems and processes for talent management, and leading all HR functions. In this role, you will become a trusted advisor for staff, a strategic partner to the executive leadership team, and a champion for our culture.   As the CPO, we will look to you to tell us what we need to know and you will have a seat at the table when issues are decided. You will put systems in place to support our growth and strengthen our employee experience. You will lead our strategy to recruit, onboard, and retain top talent, while developing professional development opportunities so our people remain invested and grow with the organization.   You will lead our diversity and inclusion practices and initiatives, identify and implement a performance management system that supports our mission and culture, create development plans for high-performing team members, perform succession planning, and determine ways to reward team members for their contributions. You will determine what is important to staff and work with the executive leadership team to foster our culture and ensure equity across all teams. As we continue to grow, you will continue to evaluate the structure of our organization to determine whether current roles and responsibilities are designed for future success.   Organization Overview AppleTree is an innovative D.C.-based nonprofit enterprise that consists of AppleTree Institute for Education Innovation and AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter Schools.  AppleTree develops and provides proven early childhood education programs to the most underserved three- and four-year-olds to close the achievement gap before students enter kindergarten. AppleTree consists of three related divisions: - Research and development. Our research institute conducts research into early-childhood education, including assessing the impact of early education on a child’s later social and academic performance. The institute also developed and continues to refine AppleTree’s ground-breaking, evidence-based instructional approach, Every Child Ready (ECR). - Charter operation and management. AppleTree operates or manages nine popular and highly rated preschools in Washington, D.C., serving almost 1,300 three- and four-year-olds in grades pre-K3 and pre-K4. All of those schools use ECR as their core instructional program. Five of those schools are operated by AppleTree under its own charter (AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter Schools). AppleTree manages the early education programs for another four charter schools under those schools’ charters (AppleTree@ schools). AppleTree expects to open another two charter schools in Washington, D.C. in August 2020. - Partner schools. AppleTree provides curriculum, professional learning, assessments, tools, and advisory services to a growing number of community-based organizations and preschools, including non-AppleTree schools in Washington, D.C., New York City, and Fort Worth, Texas. AppleTree expects this part of the enterprise to be a major focus of growth over the next several years.   Responsibilities of the Chief People Officer Foster a mission-driven culture of collaboration and excellence - Create and maintain a culture of collaboration, teamwork, accountability, and innovation across all divisions of AppleTree. Support school leaders in maintaining a strong campus culture. - Oversee AppleTree’s efforts to embed diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) into organizational practices and culture. - Develop and implement systems to track and improve staff engagement, gathering and acting upon employee feedback in a timely manner. Develop and implement the strategy and systems needed to recruit and retain top talent - Create a multi-year talent strategy to support AppleTree’s growth. - Oversee the design and implementation of equitable systems and guidelines for promotions, transfers, title changes, compensation, onboarding, etc. - Optimize recruiting, interviewing, and candidate evaluation processes. - Establish and lead training for comprehensive onboarding and new hire support. Implement professional development programs and training that maximize team performance and morale - Develop and implement a values-aligned performance management system that maximizes staff performance and morale. - Develop and codify AppleTree’s approach to leadership development and training, including systems, processes, and programs to support these initiatives. - Coach and mentor executives and senior managers to effectively use the full range of AppleTree’s HR tools (e.g., performance management, compensation, training and development, mentoring/coaching resources).   Qualifications of the Chief People Officer - Experience leading all facets of human resources, including employee engagement and retention, organizational design, performance management, human capital and talent development (recruiting/onboarding), professional development (coaching/training and succession planning), and compensation and benefits. A track record of creating and implementing systems that support, engage, and retain talented employees. - A demonstrated commitment to leading a diverse organization using equitable practices. - A deep commitment to educational equity and experience working with nonprofits. - Humility and the desire to understand and foster AppleTree’s unique culture (innovative, nimble, mission-driven).   Attributes of the Chief People Officer - Builder. You are a builder with a can-do attitude. You build from the ground up, keeping an eye on the bigger picture as you navigate and innovate through challenges with a sense of fortitude. You figure out what needs to happen to get things done. - Curious. You have a curious mind that constantly challenges why things are done in a certain way, follows through with smart and creative solutions, and provides alternatives. - Flexible. You adjust to changing priorities and operate effectively in an ever-changing environment. You smoothly manage through ambiguity, shift gears, reprioritize, and stay focused on key priorities. - Mission-driven. You care profoundly about serving people and possess a personal commitment to your organization’s beliefs and mission. You understand the big picture, get what matters to the communities you serve, and are committed to providing the highest level of service to internal and external stakeholders. - Proactive. You balance long-term goals and short-term priorities with a strong bias for action. You have experience identifying obstacles within an organization and leveraging leadership and experience to harness the people and systems needed to overcome them. - Relationship builder. You share your insights, seek out other opinions, and listen to the needs and concerns of others. You build trust and buy-in and dedicate time to building successful and effective relationships. - Team player. You thrive in a team environment yet work well independently. You carry your weight on the team, learning from others and contributing in equal measure. - Thoughtful. You are thoughtful in your approach. You demonstrate excellent judgment and are a model of tact and discretion. You are sensitive to the challenges, goals, and varying needs of all stakeholders.   What’s Attractive to the Right Chief People Officer Candidate? - Your work will ensure children have the strong academic and social skills needed to thrive in school and life. Our mission is to close the achievement gap before students enter kindergarten by providing them with social, emotional, and academic skills. - This role is a high priority role for the organization. You will be working with smart, committed colleagues who are invested in this position and eager for your input. - We have a strong foundation in place with relatively smooth HR practices. This is an opportunity to go one step further in being proactive – to do right for our people. You will have autonomy in the role to determine the best ways to nurture our culture. - This is an exciting time to join us as we are in a period of rapid growth, with two new schools opening next year and further growth projected for the next five years. You will have the opportunity to be innovative and make a huge impact on our future. - AppleTree holds a unique space in the early childhood education space. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work collaboratively across the organization with schools, the institute, researchers, and partner organizations.   To Apply for the Chief People Officer position: Use the "Apply" button on this page, or simply email your resume to Aileen Hedden at resumes@staffingadvisors.com with “AppleTree – Chief People Officer #2020-2555 SA” as the subject of the email. Please include your resume as a Word or PDF attachment to the email and paste your cover letter in the body of your email.   Alternative Titles:  Chief Human Resources Officer, CHRO, VP of Human Resources, Senior Director of Human Resources   Please note: Our practice is not to disclose the salary ranges our clients would consider. Any salary information included in this posting was estimated without our input.   Staffing Advisors is committed to reducing bias in every aspect of the hiring process. We have long recommended an evidence-based approach to hiring. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. This position may require pre-employment screening potentially including a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. You can learn more about our actions on our blog.    
Job ID
2020-2555
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Health Policy Advisor    UnidosUS’ Policy and Advocacy Department is one of the most influential and visible national advocacy think tanks championing public policy on behalf of Latinos. The Health Policy team strives to increase the opportunity and ability for Latinos to achieve optimal health and thrive no matter who they are, where they live, or how much they earn. We have a proven track record of achieving significant policy change, advancing work at all phases of the policymaking process from legislative to regulatory action and, ultimately, federal- and state-level implementation. As a leading advocate on health policy encompassing the Latino perspective, UnidosUS’ successes include restoring Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) access for hundreds of thousands of legal immigrant children and pregnant women, and playing a key role in the passage and implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), leading to major coverage options for millions of low-income and uninsured Latinos.    As the Health Policy Advisor, you will play a key role in helping shape and execute efforts to advance UnidosUS’ federal and state health policy agenda. Reporting to the Director of Health Policy, you will be responsible for contributing to policy ideation across the portfolio which includes issues such as health coverage and care, nutrition and healthy weight, and an emerging body of work on social and emotional wellbeing. We are conducting research on the long-term mental health and well-being of children being impacted by family separation policies.   You will play a key role in writing policy papers, issue briefs, and congressional testimony in a variety of lengths and formats for diverse audiences and work with colleagues to plan, conduct, and publish various analyses of data, programs, and emerging issues. In this position, you may also be responsible for convening an effective network of civil rights organizations, community leaders, researchers, and policymakers to effectively frame a federal health policy agenda that is strategic, innovative, and targets relief to the most vulnerable in our society. Success in this role will also require your ability to effectively collaborate across internal teams and components, including Civic Engagement, Legislative Affairs, the Policy Analysis Center, and Marketing and Communications.   Ideally, this position would be based in Washington, DC, but consideration could be given to other locations, depending on candidate qualifications. This would require occasional travel to Washington, DC.   Organization Overview UnidosUS is the nation’s largest Latino civil rights and advocacy organization—a leading think tank focused on issues relevant to the Latino community. Through our unique combination of research, advocacy, programs, and a national network of nearly 300 community-based affiliate organizations across the country, we work to protect civil rights, expand economic opportunity, ensure equitable access to quality education, improve access to healthcare, advocate for nondiscriminatory immigration policies, amplify the voices of Latino youth, and ensure that all eligible voters can cast their ballots with confidence. Since our founding in 1968, we have contributed to a stronger America by elevating the voice of Latinos and defending and advancing our community’s concerns.   Responsibilities of the Health Policy Advisor  - Develop and execute a project plan and agenda for evaluating and analyzing relevant health policies that affect the Latino community. - Analyze emerging public policy issues and trends and produce UnidosUS policy publications including issue briefs, white papers, conference papers, presentations, and testimony, using primary and secondary research sources; facility in data analysis strongly preferred. - In coordination with the Director of Health Policy, represent UnidosUS in high-visibility forums, including delivering presentations and testimony before congressional staff, policymakers, issue experts and stakeholders, national conferences, and the media. - Lead and participate in coalitions of experts and advocates on health issues. - Provide strategic recommendations, as appropriate, to various levels of UnidosUS leadership.   Qualifications of the Health Policy Advisor  - A post-graduate degree is strongly preferred. - Minimum of seven to ten years of in-depth policy experience required, with a demonstrated ability to analyze and develop new policy ideas. - Extensive and strong writing ability, including developing and writing articles, studies, reports, or other publicly available documents is required. - Substantive knowledge of health policy issues, including those related to the UnidosUS health policy portfolio, is required. - Experience communicating policy ideas in public settings such as coalition meetings, congressional hearings and briefings, major conferences, and with the media. - Outstanding project management skills suited to a dynamic work environment with multiple ongoing responsibilities, tight deadlines, and expectations for high-quality work. - Displayed commitment to social justice, health equity, and UnidosUS’ mission. - Bilingual (English and Spanish) strongly preferred. - Flexibility for occasional travel (approximately twice/month or up to 30 days per year). -   Attributes of the Health Policy Advisor  - Analytical. You easily synthesize complex or diverse information and design workflows and procedures. You are known for your ability to collect and research data, using your intuition and experience to complement the data. - Comfortable with change. You thrive in an environment that is in constant motion and understand that what we need today may be different than what we need tomorrow. You are nimble, able to come up to speed quickly and change focus to take advantage of new priorities. - Clear communicator (written and verbal). You write clearly and informatively with the ability to vary your writing style to meet needs. You meticulously edit work for spelling and grammar and present numerical data effectively. You read and interpret written information with ease. You speak clearly and persuasively in both supportive and sensitive situations. You listen closely, get clarification where needed, and respond well to questions, participating fully in meetings and groups. - Curious. You’re intellectually curious. You dive in without being asked and you smoothly manage through ambiguity to shape answers to questions when no template exists. - Ethical. You always treat people with respect, keep your commitments, and inspire the trust of others. You work ethically and with integrity to uphold organizational values. - Problem solver. You identify and resolve problems in a timely manner, skillfully gathering and analyzing information, then developing alternative solutions. You work well in group problem-solving situations, using reason even when dealing with emotional topics. - Strategic. You develop strategies to achieve organizational goals, understanding the organization's strengths and areas of growth and analyzing the market and competition to identify external threats and opportunities, adapting strategy to changing conditions. - Motivated. You set and achieve challenging goals, measure yourself against a standard of excellence, take calculated risks, and demonstrate persistence to overcome obstacles. - Professional. You approach others in a tactful manner, stay even-tempered under pressure, and treat others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position. You accept responsibility for your actions and you follow through on your commitments.   What’s Attractive to the Right Health Policy Advisor Candidate? - This is a high-visibility role where you can have a significant impact. As a multi-issue nonprofit organization with political reach, UnidosUS is uniquely positioned to have powerful influence in shaping the future of the healthcare landscape. - You will play a pivotal role in helping us build out our research and capacity to address issues of social and emotional well-being for our constituents. - You will be a part of a passionate organization with a deeply devoted staff that is extremely focused and intent on creating long-term value. Your colleagues are professional and committed to their work, and respectful and responsive to each other. - At UnidosUS, you will be a part of building a society where all of us—no matter what we look like, how we pray, where we come from, who our parents are, or how our sexuality is expressed—can live, worship, work, and pursue happiness together as equals. - We offer a comprehensive package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, flexible spending, short-term and long-term disability, 401k with a match, and more.   To Apply for the Health Policy Advisor position: Use the "Apply" button on this page, or simply email your resume to Aileen Hedden at resumes@staffingadvisors.com with “UnidosUS - Health Policy Advisor #2019-2517 SA” as the subject of the email. Please include your resume as a Word or PDF attachment to the email and paste your cover letter in the body of your email.   Please note: Our practice is not to disclose the salary ranges our clients would consider. Any salary information included in this posting was estimated without our input.   Alternative Titles:  Policy Advisors, Senior Policy Analyst, Health Policy Analyst, Research Associate, Senior Associate, Senior Research Analyst Staffing Advisors is committed to reducing bias in every aspect of the hiring process. We have long recommended an evidence-based approach to hiring. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. This position may require pre-employment screening potentially including a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. You can learn more about our actions on our blog.      
Job ID
2019-2517