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The Bozeman Area Community Foundation is seeking a Program Manager to provide leadership on our four signature programs for the organization. Applicants need to have relevant experience and be passionate about the Bozeman Area Community Foundation’s mission. Only electronic applications will be accepted; to apply, email cover letter, resume and letter of recommendation to email@example.com with “Program Manager Application” in the subject line by June 14th. 2017:
1) Cover Letter – Please answer the below questions in 1 page (single spaced, 12 point, Times New Roman).
– Why are you interested in this position?
– What knowledge, assets and skills do you bring to the table?
– What do you see as the unique value of the Bozeman Area Community Foundation?
3) Letter of Reference – 1 page
Role: Programs Manager Exempt, Full Time
Purpose: To maintain and enrich BACF programs while ensuring that these programs meet nonprofit and community needs.
Reports to: Executive Director
Primary Activities and Outputs:
1. Coordinate all tasks associated with the four main BACF programs
By overseeing all aspects of the Youth Giving Project, Bozeman SOUP, Nonprofit Café and Give Big Gallatin Valley.
2. Assure relevance and impact of BACF’s programs
By managing, communicating, engaging volunteers, fulfilling program plans, timelines and measuring outcomes. Also, by conducting outreach and engaging the community in available programs.
3. Create evaluation processes for programs
By researching and implementing best practices for program evaluation and impact.
4. Complete an annual report of BACF programs and impact
By tracking and synthesizing data from BACF programs and initiatives and communicating their impact effectively through the annual report.
5. Serve as a resource for the nonprofit community and the public
By managing BACF email, inquiries and phone calls and writing and publishing the weekly Nonprofit Buzz e-newsletter.
6. Manage the Executive Director Roundtable and Fundraising Roundtable, and other new initiatives
By coordinating logistics on a monthly basis.
7. Build synergy between this role and the BACF Executive Director
By conducting a weekly communication meeting that reviews progress, goals, new initiatives and resolves any issues or anticipated concerns.
8. Guide BACF board and staff in methods to create a more inclusive organization
By researching diversity, equity and inclusion best practices in programming, grantmaking, community dialogues and board and staff recruitment and retention.
9. Create a healthy and productive work environment
By presenting a professional, friendly and approachable demeanor and a willingness to act as an ambassador on behalf of BACF.
10. Move BACF in a strategic direction
By gathering and sharing feedback from the community with the ED and the Board about BACF programs and changing nonprofit needs and using this information to conceive new programs.
- Experience in project management and event planning
- Experience convening groups and facilitating discussions
- Understanding of community foundation structure and purpose
- Approachable, friendly, and outgoing
- Skilled listener and communicator
- Highly organized, detail-oriented, and conscientious self-starter
- Able to strategize and prioritize effectively to accomplish multiple tasks
- Objective, strong “can do/will do” style
- Builds and maintains relationships with ease
- Proficient in Microsoft and WordPress systems
- Works efficiently with timelines and budgets
- Bachelor’s Degree or higher
- Sitting, standing for long periods of time
- Computer work, keying and screen
- Lifting of less than 25 lbs., occasionally
Salary and Benefits: $30-$32,000 DOE + Health and Retirement Benefits
BACF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Bozeman Area Community Foundation follows an equal opportunity employment policy and employs personnel without regard to race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, physical or mental ability, pregnancy, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status. This policy applies to hiring, internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, and terminations.
Applications are due by June 14th.
Cristina has been the co-owner of Rocky Mountain Roasting Company for the last 20 years. She has served on the board of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Gallatin County, and is a member of the Kappa Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, a women’s social, cultural and service organization.
Jenifer was recently married to her husband Brock, who has just branched off and started his own Investment Advisory Group. They love to get outside and enjoy all that Montana has to offer and try to travel any chance they get.
For a decade and a half Amy has worked with non-profits and foundations to advance their missions. Having served in both the environmental and social sectors, Amy has experience in program development, strategic planning, fundraising, capacity building, outreach, and organizing. Currently, Amy serves as principal at McNamara Consulting, Inc. that is dedicated to working with foundations and individuals to support their grantmaking and philanthropic giving. From 2009 to 2012, Amy worked for the Wilburforce Foundation, where she supported on-the-ground conservation campaigns through the use of strategic grantmaking and helped build conservation capacity in five priority regions in the US and Canada. Prior to working with Wilburforce, Amy spent ten years developing and leading programs for two regionally based conservation organizations. Amy joined the board of the Bozeman Area Community Foundation in 2011 and previously provided six years of board service to the Friends of the Bozeman Public Library.
Paul is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Montana State University-Bozeman and serves as the Extension Community Development Specialist. Working in partnership with the Local Government Center, his responsibilities involve providing research, technical assistance and training on community development across the state, specifically on topics of community strategic planning, local governance, and leadership development training. Paul earned his Ph.D. at the University of Montana’s College of Forestry and Conservation in 2006 and has worked internationally in Nepal, Guinea West Africa, Nicaragua, and South Africa.
and robotic surgery among others. With a strong passion for philanthropy, Susan decided to pursue the fulfillment of serving others as her primary focus for the
past year. When she isn’t volunteering locally, or internationally, you can find Susan skiing, hiking, golfing, cooking healthy meals or just enjoying the view.
She is originally from New Jersey and graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelors degree in Business.