Director of Community Impact

Employer: Kosair Charities

Job Description

Position Summary:

The Director of Community Impact has the role of overseeing their designated focus area within the Kosair Charities Grants Program. This position is responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships with community partners, stakeholders and agencies to inform our Board of Directors about current trends, initiatives, and critical needs within their area.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

Responsibilities

  • In partnership with Kosair Charities Community Impact department and grants committee, develop and strengthen relationships with partner agencies to ensure mutually beneficial partnerships
  • Maintain current knowledge of community trends and data related to issues that affect children within assigned focus area
  • Work with grant applicants to understand partner agency needs and opportunities for collaboration
  • When necessary, identify and recruit new applicants for grant funding
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for internal stakeholders and collaborate with development and outreach teams to highlight the impact and need for specific strategies with assigned focus area
  • Assist in coordinating local experts and key stakeholders in a community-wide needs assessment on the status of children in assigned focus area
  • Provide regular updates to the Assistant Vice President of Community Impact regarding how grant funds are improving the lives of children within assigned focus area
  • Assist organizations with their grant strategy and focus to ensure they are best aligned with our mission
  • Coordinate site visits with the grants committee and funded organizations throughout the year

Salary Range: $55,000 - $65,000

Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • Self-motivated and resourceful, with the proven ability to multiple task and operate successfully under deadlines
  • Maintains a positive and professional attitude
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to details
  • Proficient in complete suite of Microsoft Office software products
  • Aptitude for independent learning of computer and technical skills and experience in teaching these skills to others
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills. Proven results in facilitating efficient, productive, and highly motivated teams
  • Excellent administrative writing skills. Experience in drafting well written routine correspondence
  • Possess superior problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Able to represent the organization publicly and professionally with colleagues, donors, volunteers, Kosair Kids clients and providers, and vendors
  • Available for occasional night and weekend work assignments
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience in non-profit setting
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Regular and consistent use of keyboard and mouse is necessary
  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to occasionally stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to manipulate necessary office equipment, computer software, hardware and equipment

Note:

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should email cover letter, resume and at least two professional references to Aimee Sapp, Sr. Vice President/Chief Financial & Administrative Officer at asapp@kosair.org.