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This web page provides students with additional access to the information that comes into Levin College's Office of Student Services. Current CSU students are encouraged to utilize Handshake, through the University’s Office of Career Services (https://www.csuohio.edu/career-services).

The Levin College Office of Student Services (LCOSS) occasionally receives job announcements which may be of interest to Urban Affairs students and graduates. As announcements are received, they will be posted below. For more information about a particular position, please contact the associated organization directly.

Employers: Have a job posting to add? Please send it to Sharon Bliss at s.bliss@csuohio.edu.

All jobs are posted for informational purposes only and at the discretion of LCOSS.  Postings may be denied or removed without notice. LCOSS makes no guarantee as to the completeness / correctness of the information listed below. For older postings please see the Careers in Urban Affairs archive.

Be sure to also check out our Internship and External Scholarships and Student Opportunities pages.


Posting Date: 10/22/19
Position: Community Engagement Specialist
Company: Tremont West Development Corporation

Community engagement specialists will report to the Community Engagement Specialist (CES) Manager in the City of Cleveland’s Community Development Department and the Community Development Corporation (CDC) Executive Director or their designee. The specialists will be housed at the CDC in the neighborhood they are serving and will be part of a cohort of specialists deployed across the City.

Each Community Engagement (CE) Specialist will focus on concentrated inspection areas (CIA) in their neighborhood that are prioritized by their CDC Executive Director, CES Manager, and Councilperson

Main roles and responsibilities include:

  • Working with the CES Manager, CDC team, and Councilmember to determine which areas of neighborhood have the most need
  • Identifying external and internal housing issues
  • Building trust, providing technical assistance, and developing a plan of action with the resident to address housing and quality of life issues 
  • Connecting residents with resources available through the City of Cleveland, local nonprofits, and organizations
  • Collecting, inputting, and tracking field data
  • Administering the City’s paint program in the field with support from the CES Manager
  • Delivering classes and forums for homeowners and landlords on at least a quarterly basis in coordination with CES Manager

Application Deadline: November 11th, 2019 at 5:00 PM

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Posting Date: 10/22/19
Position: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor
Company: University of Buffalo

The Department of Urban and Regional Planning and the Department of Architecture at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in our Master of Science in Real Estate Development (MSRED) program. While we expect to appoint at the rank of Assistant Professor, we will consider applicants and appointments at the level of Associate Professor or Professor. 

The duties of the selected candidate will involve a combination of teaching; research or scholarly productivity from external funding, possibly in connection with one of the six research centers in the school, facilitate research in collaboration with students and faculty, and disseminate research to professional audiences; service to the department, school, university, and community; and administrative responsibilities including advisement, student recruitment, and professional outreach to friends and benefactors. 

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled. (Date to be Filled: 9/1/20)

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Posting Date: 10/22/19
Position: Associate/Full Professor
Company: University of Buffalo

The Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University at Buffalo – The State University of New York – invites applications for an associate or full professor whose research and teaching interests focus on:

  • Urban Planning, such as physical infrastructure planning, urban design, transport planning, neighborhood planning, general comprehensive planning, affordable housing, GIS and urban informatics; or
  • Environmental Planning, such as climate change, ecosystem restoration, land use planning, natural environment systems, sustainable development, and environmental aspects of central-city revitalization; or
  • Other specialty areas relevant to urban planning education and research and complementary to our curriculum, our university, and our environs.

The duties of the selected candidate will involve a combination of teaching general curriculum as well as specialized courses in all levels of instruction; research or scholarly productivity, possibly in connection with one of the six research centers in the school; and service to the department, school, university, and community. Faculty are also expected to advise graduate-level students.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled. (Date to be Filled: 9/1/20)

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Posting Date: 10/22/19
Position: Assistant Professor
Company: University of Buffalo

The Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University at Buffalo – The State University of New York – invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor whose research and teaching interests focus on:

  • Urban Planning, such as physical infrastructure planning, urban design, transport planning, neighborhood planning, general comprehensive planning, affordable housing, GIS and urban informatics; or
  • Environmental Planning, such as climate change, ecosystem restoration, land use planning, natural environment systems, sustainable development, and environmental aspects of central-city revitalization; or
  • Other specialty areas relevant to urban planning education and research and complementary to our curriculum, our university, and our environs.

The duties of the selected candidate will involve a combination of teaching general curriculum as well as specialized courses in all levels of instruction; research or scholarly productivity, possibly in connection with one of the six research centers in the school; and service to the department, school, university, and community. Faculty are also expected to advise graduate-level students.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled. (Date to be Filled: 9/1/20)

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Posting Date: 10/17/19
Position: Various positions (see site for details)
Company: US Census Bureau

In advance of the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people for temporary jobs across the country.

These temporary positions can include census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff, and supervisory staff. They feature competitive wages, weekly paychecks, flexible hours, and paid training

Hourly rates vary. Please check the website for details, however jobs are currently available in Cuyahoga County for $18.50 per hour.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date:  10/17/2019
Position: Naturalist I
Company: Cleveland Metroparks

The Outdoor Experiences Specialist (Naturalist) supports the efforts of Outdoor Experiences staff and mission by leading programs, making some independent decisions, performing office work, directing volunteers, and other related functions. The Specialist may be focused on outdoor education, outdoor recreation, historical interpretation, or facility/program support.

  • Provides outdoor recreation and/or educational programs that serve to enhance Cleveland Metroparks conservation, education and outdoor recreation mission and to promote environmental education and stewardship.
  • Plans and presents quality outdoor recreation and environmental education programs within the park district and at off-site locations.
  • Establishes program goals and objectives in cooperation with Manager.
  • Participates in special events or projects as assigned.
  • Assists in evaluating programs, offers recommendations for improvement and actively participates in revision of programs.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills including verbal communication, problem solving, and conflict management.
  • Drives Park District vehicles to transport equipment as required.
  • Assists in maintaining and prepping equipment and program materials.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

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Posting Date:  10/17/2019
Position: Senior Conservation Science Manager 
Company: Cleveland Metroparks

The Senior Conservation Science Manager develops, updates, implements, administers and evaluates comprehensive natural resources and ecosystem management research and monitoring plans and programs for Cleveland Metroparks as integrated with a long-range strategic plan. This position implements natural resource research and monitoring and develops Park District-wide understanding and cooperation. This position also steers all aspects of natural resources research and monitoring, including planning, writing, hiring and supervising specialty staff, arranging all appropriate field equipment and supplies, coordinating volunteers and pursuing external funding to support research initiatives.

  • Effectively supervises assigned employees, including the following:
  • Interviews, selects and trains employees;
  • Coaches employees in proper job performance techniques and procedures;
  • Directs the work of employees and sets/adjusts hours of work;
  • Maintains records on employee productivity and appraises employees' productivity and efficiency to recommend promotions or other changes in status;
  • Handles employee complaints and disciplines employees when necessary;
  • Apportions work among different employees;
  • Monitors or implements legal compliance measures;

Application Deadline: Open untill filled.

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Posting Date:  10/17/2019
Position: Naturalist II
Company: Cleveland Metroparks

The Seasonal Naturalist II supports the efforts of Outdoor Experiences staff and mission by leading programs, making some independent decisions, performing office work, directing volunteers, and other related functions. The Specialist may be focused on outdoor education, outdoor recreation, historical interpretation, or facility/program support.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides outdoor recreation and/or educational programs that serve to enhance Cleveland Metroparks conservation, education and outdoor recreation mission and to promote environmental education and stewardship.
  • Plans and presents quality outdoor recreation and environmental education programs within the park district and at off-site locations.
  • Establishes program goals and objectives in cooperation with Manager.
  • Participates in special events or projects as assigned.
  • Assists in evaluating programs, offers recommendations for improvement and actively participates in revision of programs.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills including verbal communication, problem solving, and conflict management.
  • Drives Park District vehicles to transport equipment as required.
  • Assists in maintaining and prepping equipment and program materials.
  • Keeps direct supervisor promptly informed of key/significant issues or concerns.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

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Posting Date: 10/17/2019
Position: Fiscal & Policy Analyst
Company: Legislative Analyst's Office Sacramento, California

The fiscal and policy analyst's primary responsibility is to be the LAO's expert in the policy area to which he or she is assigned. These assignments fall into one of the following general areas: state finance; local government; health; human services; K-12 education; higher education; transportation; resources and environmental protection; or criminal justice. Toward this end, an analyst:

  • Spends considerable time in the field learning first-hand how programs work in practice.
  • Keeps up on the laws and available literature in the program area.
  • Knows and stays in contact with legislative, administrative, and intergovernmental staff, as well as industry groups and nonprofit organizations in the assigned policy area.

The analyst uses this expertise to:

  • Identify and analyze budget and policy issues and develop options and recommendations for the Legislature to address these issues. These analyses are contained in reports, legislative assignments, and initiative and ballot pamphlet write-ups.
  • Testify before legislative committees on fiscal and policy issues.
  • Serve as a fiscal and program resource to legislators whenever needed.

Because analysts are nonpartisan fiscal and policy staff, it is essential their work be objective, analytical, accurate, and thorough. In addition, for the analyst's work to be useful to the Legislature, it must be solution-oriented and performed in a timely manner.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date:  10/17/2019
Position: Natural Resources Specialist 1 - Watershed Volunteer Program Crew
Company: Cleveland Metroparks

Cleveland Metroparks is seeking a qualified applicant to work with the Watershed Volunteer Program (WVP) team to assist with the day-to-day operations of the program. The WVP Specialist 1 works with the WVP team to provide database management and reporting, monitoring and restoration project coordination, volunteer recruitment and recognition, and volunteer communications. Reports to WVP Coordinator at West Creek Reservation and works at reservations throughout Cleveland Metroparks. The position also assists other Natural Resources Division with watershed monitoring and restoration projects as needed. Housing may be available at $75/month rent, renter's insurance required.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Provides administrative and technical support to volunteers and other Natural Resources staff for watershed management projects, including: invasive plant removal, riparian planting, stream bank assessment, water quality monitoring, rain garden and other green infrastructure maintenance.
  • Offers administrative support at volunteer learning events and for independent projects.
  • Supports volunteers through training, scheduling, and supervision.
  • Cleans and maintains equipment.
  • Assists with volunteer recruitment, retention, and recognition efforts.
  • Serves as a safety leader for all WVP operations working in a safe and efficient manner, responding to hazardous situations and/or potentially unsafe conditions by taking corrective action, and promptly notifying supervisory personnel.
  • Assists with development of reports, performs data entry and analysis, and makes presentations related to assigned projects.

Application Deadline: Open Untill Filled.

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Posting Date:  10/14/2019
Position: Senior Vice President, Community Development
Company: Michigan Economic Development Corporation

The Senior Vice President of Community Development is responsible for providing strategic oversight and programmatic direction to the CD division which consists of Community Assistance, Redevelopment Ready Communities, Main Street, Brownfield/TIF/SmartZones, CRP, and SHPO units. Leads operational and service teams to foster catalytic community developments, create critical infrastructure for job growth and sustainability, expand assistance to small and rural communities and provide communities with technical assistance. The Senior Vice President collaborates with a variety of Michigan government agencies (i.e. Michigan State Housing Development Authority, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, and the Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity) and the Federal Government to coordinate and execute community development efforts. Acts as a key division leader and assists with setting and executing organization direction and strategic goals.

Application Deadline: October 20, 2019

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Posting Date:  10/10/2019
Position: Policy & Programming Assistant Analyst
Company: Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) is seeking to hire a full-time Assistant Analyst for the Transportation Capital Programming team. CMAP is our region’s official comprehensive planning organization and the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for northeastern Illinois. The ideal candidate for this position will demonstrate knowledge of metropolitan transportation planning policy and practices. The Assistant Analyst, under the direction of principal and senior staff, will assist in developing, tracking, and analyzing the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The Assistant Analyst will also complete tasks required to ensure compliance with federal planning and environmental regulations, so that the programs and analyses may be approved by the federal government.

Application Deadline: October 11th, 2019

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Posting Date:  10/07/2019
Position: Advancement Coordinator
Company: Western Reserve Historical Society

The Advancement Coordinator will work closely with and report to the Senior Vice President of Advancement to assist with the management of the Advancement department’s data system, WRHS various lines of contributed income, and support departmental fundraising efforts. They will also be responsible for all membership data entry and management.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date:  10/07/2019
Position: 
Assistant Director for Community Partnerships
Company: John Carroll University

The Assistant Director for Community Partnerships supports and develops university- community relationships that are mutually beneficial and link student learning, faculty scholarship, and civic engagement. The Assistant Director is a representative to the external constituencies of the Center for Service and Social Action, and is charged with developing strong working relationships with schools, community-based organizations and non-profit entities in the Greater Cleveland community in order to further the goals and mission of John Carroll University.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain relationships with community partner agencies in awareness of the needs, assets, and political (internal and external) implications of those partnerships and in accordance with the university mission.
  • Engage with faculty each semester to determine service-learning course objectives and develop new community partnerships based on course needs.
  • Lead community engagement work as part of the CSSA JCU in the City initiative working with community partners, neighborhood organizers and other stakeholders in the community.
  • Prepare and establish service schedule in consultation with community partners and CSSA staff.
  • Prepare students for weekly service in the community to include in-class orientations, pre-service workshops, reflection materials, and reflection reader training.
  • Conduct site evaluations at service sites as required by the Federal Work Study program;
  • Orient community partners to University procedures and policies, providing a clear articulation of the nature and purpose of service-learning, student roles, and mutual expectations and benefits of the partnership.
  • Plan and host an annual Community Partner Meeting.
  • Assist with CSSA sponsored projects, programs, and special events as needed.
  • Build and establish significant relationships with campus-wide stakeholders.
  • Fulfill other duties/responsibilities as assigned by the Director.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

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Posting Date:  10/07/2019
Position: Community Outreach Advocate
Company: University Hospitals

The grant funded Outreach Advocate provides assistance with Rainbow Center for Women & Children community outreach, and addressing the non medical health needs of RCWC patients and families through the Rainbow Connects program. The Rainbow Connects program provides assistance to families in meeting needs to include safe and adequate housing, day care, food, household goods and appliances, baby items, food assistance and other benefits. The Outreach Advocate community outreach activities will include supporting and coordinating the activities of the Community Advisory Board and the Patient and Family Advisory Council of the RCWC.The Outreach Advocate will be responsible for supporting the Rainbow Connects Program Manager and Rainbow’s medical director for community integration in developing community outreach strategies, and assisting with Rainbow Connects, CAB, and PFAC activities. The Advocate position requires independence & a high degree of flexibility and adaptability.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 10/07/2019
Position: Chief of Staff
Company: Holden Forests & Gardens

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the schedule of the President & CEO, making appointments and arrangements for an active calendar of meetings and events that take place at the office and other locations. Prompt and support the President in preparation for and in follow-up to engagements and commitments.
  • Serve as a key point of contact with members of the Board of Directors and other community partners, including support of stewardship activities.
  • Manage, coordinate, and facilitate as appropriate the work, priorities, and communications of the President & CEO.
  • Accompany or represent the President & CEO at appropriate meetings and events.
  • Track and document commitments made and follow-up items, and ensure they are completed. Initiate tasks to fulfill regularly scheduled business requirements and ongoing objectives.
  • Work with the President & CEO, as well as, leadership team members to develop and execute plans, logistics, and materials for the Board of Directors and other fiduciary/advisory committees.
  • Support meetings and activities of the executive team in concert with the President & CEO, and track meeting outcomes.
  • Coordinate special projects including events, presentations, tours, and other community engagement efforts of the President & CEO.
  • Track, draft, proofread, and/or process routine outgoing correspondence, reports, and other materials in support of the President & CEO.
  • Work with the CFO to draft the annual budget for the Office of the President and monitor pertinent administrative accounts. Authorize operating expenditures and payments within budget guidelines.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 09/30/2019
Position: Old Brooklyn CDC Fall 2019 VISTA
Company: AmeriCorps

Responsibilities:

Evaluate social media and marketing efforts from previous Old Brooklyn Farmers Market season in order to provide insight and actionable steps for future resident engagement and promotion activities; Assist OBCDC to explore partnerships with local vendors/programs for upcoming OBFM season to ensure availability of various healthy, fresh foods and support for healthy lifestyle through a range of programming and activities; Create materials and provide educational support for SNAP/EBT and Produce Perks for Old Brooklyn residents who utilize the program at OBFM; Support the development of a people-centered engagement model, including design of materials and database to support the recruitment and management of resident leaders and volunteers; Create engagement tools for affordable housing services

Application Deadline: October 14, 2019

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Posting Date: 09/26/2019
Position: Operations Manager
Company: Enterprise Community Partners

The primary function of this position is to ensure all Site Coordinators are prepared and supported to serve more than 14,000 clients during the tax season. This includes scheduling and leading trainings, ensuring sites complete the necessary paperwork to become IRS/VITA compliant, provide technical support for the tax software, and assist the Program Officer oversee the administrative tasks required by Site Coordinators to adhere to all required VITA processes and procedures throughout the tax season. This position also tracks and collects data that is used to improve the quality, productivity and efficiency of the Coalition as well as for monthly, quarterly and annual reporting requirements. In addition, this position will serve as an advocate for the Coalition by raising awareness and promoting the benefits of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and connection to other financially based resources. This is a 1099-contracted position.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce production and other required reporting information for the Coalition and its partners.
  • Schedule and lead Site Coordinator trainings and meetings
  • Provide support to Site Coordinator during the tax season
  • Provide excellent customer service to partners with a high degree of product and service knowledge.
  • Configure Coalition software, MyTaxPrep Office.
  • Improve Site Coordinators’ ability to operate their site through coaching, training, and developing training materials and instructional videos.
  • Ensure all VITA program Site Coordinators are IRS-certified to the appropriate level and aware of IRS Quality Site Requirements
  • Maintain volunteer and partner relationships through phone and email communication and event attendance.
  • Assist tax sites with registration of volunteers in VolunteerHub.
  • Collaborate with Coordinators to determine volunteer needs.
  • Maintain the strictest confidentiality and privacy of customer and agency information.
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned.

Application Deadline: September 30, 2019 at 5:00pm

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Posting Date: 09/24/2019
Position: Project Manager
Company: A Special Wish Foundation

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Run specific projects for families, included the Sparkles of Joy Program, Christmas Program, etc.
  • Serve as our frontline contact for members and the public
  • Provide general administrative support, including assistance with data entry, file management and maintenance, correspondence, expense receipts, bank deposits, photocopying, specific projects and mailings as needed
  • Provide administrative support for programs and other activities as needed
  • Provide administrative support including managing donor data and thank you projects
  • Share responsibility for providing information/assistance

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 09/24/2019
Position: Research Assistant/ Contract Manager
Company: The Center for Community Solutions

A Research Assistant provides professional project support with limited guidance and leadership from supervisor. This position will work closely with the Associate Director/Williamson Family Fellow for Applied Research to support Community Solutions’ consulting operations.
Essential job tasks include: using computers; writing; problem solving; building relationships with members of community, professionals, and decision makers; project and process management; collection and analysis of data, trends, and ideas. 

Essential job responsibilities and results:

  • Schedule meetings and handle event logistics.
  • Manage contracts and invoicing schedules.
  • Prepare materials and attend meetings with external partners.
  • Engage with consulting clients and external partners.
  • Contribute to consulting and other projects.
  • Collaborate with colleagues across the organization.
  • Compile, analyze, and report data and information relevant to the organization’s mission and priorities.
  • Write blog posts..
  • Assist other program staff in collecting and developing program specific materials.
  • Serve as a member of one or more projects or teams.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Application Deadline: October 11th, 2019

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Posting Date: 09/24/2019
Position: Administrative Assistant for Non-Profit Organization
Company: Westown Community Development Corporation (WCDC)

Westown Community Development Corporation (WCDC) has been operating as an independent, incorporated non-profit agency since 1994. It is their goal to promote neighborhood revitalization and long-term stability in the Westown service area (Cleveland’s Ward 11) through the development and implementation of public benefit programs, residential and commercial rehabilitation, neighborhood planning and community engagement.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee office supplies & inventory and order as needed
  • Contact vendors and or technicians for equipment repair
  • Schedule meetings
  • Create, and maintain a database that will update membership and resident services
  • File management of organizational documents
  • Prepare occasional mailings and mail merges
  • Assist with creating Word, Publisher & Excel documents
  • Referral of community services and follow up with residents and community organizations and government offices
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

Application Deadline: Position open until filled.

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Posting Date: 09/16/2019
Position: Budget and Management Analysts
Company: Broward County Florida

Budget and Management Analysts serve as fiscal and management consultants to agencies and as staff advisors to the County Administrator’s Office. Analysts work with County agencies to coordinate and develop recommendations on resource allocation throughout the year. In addition to development and administration of the $4.8 billion annual operating and capital budget, analysts work on special projects including:

  • developing funding plans for capital improvement programs;
  • analyzing funding requests for service enhancements;
  • evaluating fee proposals;
  • assessing the fiscal impact of proposed legislation;
  • analyzing agency processes to identify opportunitie to increase productivity;
  • developing and improving performance measures.

Application Deadline: September 20, 2019

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Posting Date: 09/12/2019
Position: Finance Manager
Company: Ohio Environmental Council

The Ohio Environmental Council seeks a Finance Manager to manage the daily financial operations of the OEC family of organizations including OEC, OEC Action Fund, OEC Action Fund PAC, and Conservation Ohio. Good financial planning, accounting, and reporting is fundamental to the organization’s success in fulfilling its mission.

The ideal candidate will be technically skilled, able to work within larger concepts while paying meticulous attention to detail, able to translate financial concepts to non-finance staff, and eager to work with a growing family of organizations.

This position is based in Columbus and reports to the Deputy Director.

Application Deadline: September 27th, 2019

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Posting Date: 09/12/2019
Position: Executive Director
Company: West Park Kamm’s Neighborhood Development (WPKND)

The Executive Director will manage the day-to-day operations and programs including an annual budget of over $500,000 and a professional team of five people. The position’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to,: (i) planning and implementing economic development programs; (2) planning and implementing community activities; and (3) to diversify and promote the growth and development of West Park’s stakeholder base. The Executive Director will have considerable interface with several departments of the City of Cleveland, City Councilperson, key funders, businesses, institutions, neighborhood groups and community partners.

Application Deadline: Friday, September 27th, 2019

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Posting Date: 09/10/2019
Position: Census Jobs
Company: United States Census 2020

Overview:
These positions provide the perfect opportunity to earn some extra income while helping your community. The results of the 2020 Census will help determine each state’s representation in Congress, as well as how certain funds are spent for schools, hospitals, roads, and more. This is your chance to play a part in history and help ensure that everyone in your community is counted! 

Job Qualifications:

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Have a valid Social Security number.
  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Have a valid email address.
  • Complete an application and answer assessment questions. (Some assessment questions are available in Spanish. However, an English proficiency test may also be required.)
  • Be registered with the Selective Service System or have a qualifying exemption, if you are a male born after Dec. 31, 1959.
  • Pass a Census-performed criminal background check and a review of criminal records, including fingerprinting.
  • Commit to completing training.
  • Be available to work flexible hours, which can include days, evenings, and/or weekends.

Most jobs require employees to:

  • Have access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license, unless public transportation is readily available.
  • Have access to a computer with internet and an email account (to complete training).

Applicaton Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 09/05/2019
Position: Trails Assistant
Company: Tinker’s Creek Watershed Partners (TCWP)

Tinker’s Creek Watershed Partners (TCWP) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) watershed organization officially established in 2006. Our mission is to protect and restore water quality and habitats of the Tinker’s Creek watershed through community partnerships. The Tinker’s Creek watershed drains 96.4 square miles and is the largest tributary to the Cuyahoga River. The watershed area spans 24 communities in Cuyahoga, Summit, Portage and Geauga counties.

Skills and Qualifications: Must have a high school diploma or GED. Must have a valid driver's license, be insured, and have own transportation; mileage will be reimbursed for service-related travel. Must have or be pursuing a college degree or equivalent education in biology, natural resources, forestry, wildlife management, environmental science, landscape architecture, planning, or similar. Must be in good health and capable of rigorous outdoor activity, including hiking over rough terrain and able to lift and carry 70 pounds. Must be self-motivated and able to work independently and in a team. Experience working with volunteers preferred. Must possess good organizational and communication skills and be capable of working with little supervision. Usual hours of service will be M-Th. The ability to serve flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends, is needed. Hours may fluctuate, increase or decrease, in consideration of seasonal changes such as inclement weather or other extended activities.

Appliction Deadline: The application deadline has been extended to September 20th, 2019

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Posting Date: 08/26/2019
Position: Program Leader
Company: Boy Scouts of America

A Program Leader’s aim is to help individual Scouts to develop their character, educate them in good citizenship and encourage them to become physically strong and mentally awake. We deliver the Scouting program according to the guidelines provided within the Cub Scout curriculum. The curriculum is the Program Leader's guide for each meeting. The activities found in the curriculum are designed to support the purposes of Cub Scouting and are chosen to help promote the overall aims and methods of Scouting. All additional materials needed will be available at the monthly Program Leaders Staff Meeting.

Expectations:

  • Must have the ability to care for others and be a positive Role Model.
  • Supervision of the Unit program and Scout behavior.
  • Performs other duties as related to providing a safe and healthy environment.
  • The ability to work in conjunction with others and to run a weekly Scout meeting.
  • Lead the Scouts by following the Cub Scout curriculum.
  • Responsible for keeping of all records (advancement, attendance and timesheets).
  • Submit weekly attendance sheets and monthly advancement forms (via Scoutbook).
  • Occasional off-site opportunities for activities and events (as necessary).
  • Wear the Scout uniform at all Scout meetings, activities and events.

Application Deadline: N\A

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Posting Date: 08/09/2019
Position: Real Estate & Development Officer
Company: Department Of Port Control 

Under administrative direction, is responsible for planning and administering a specific project or program for a City Department. Serves as the administrative supervisor on projects or programs. Must be able to plan, assign and review activities of subordinate personnel as applicable. Monitor procedures utilized in program evaluation. Develops and secures commitments from other City departments and agencies to provide services to program participants. Provides technical assistance or review program policies and procedures. Maintains current information and oversees the preparation of project status reports. Prepares financial, narrative reports and program applications. Communicates project/program status and information to municipal officials and/or public and private entities. 

Application Deadline: N\A

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Posting Date: 08/05/2019
Position: Executive Director of ARNOVA
Company: ARNOVA

Primary Role: 
Founded in 1971, The Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) is a diverse community of scholars, educators, and practice leaders that strengthens the field of nonprofit and philanthropic research in order to improve civil society and human life. We bring together both theoretical and applied interests, helping scholars gain insight into the day-to-day concerns of organizations, while also providing nonprofit professionals with connections to research they can use to improve the work of their organizations and the quality of life for citizens and communities.  

As ARNOVA embarks on its 50th anniversary, the Executive Director will work closely with the Board of Directors to co-design the future of the organization in realizing its strategic goals and vision. The Executive Director will join a high-integrity, vibrant, diverse, inclusive, and growing community that creates conditions for success for its members and other stakeholders. The Executive Director will be committed to the vision, mission, and values of ARNOVA, enhancing the value of member experience while growing membership; developing external relationships to enhance contributions to knowledge, policy, and practice; and expanding organizational capacity to fulfill ARNOVA’s strategic priorities, vision, and mission. The Executive Director serves as chief executive officer of ARNOVA and is an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee, and all other ARNOVA committees.

The Executive Director will be hired through the HR system of Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and will report directly to the ARNOVA Board of Directors. Although ARNOVA is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, remote work is an option. 

Application Deadline: N\A

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Posting Date: 07/25/2019
Position: Administrative Coordinator
Company: Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity

Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity’s Administrative Coordinator performs administrative duties for Administrative Departments. This is an entry level position which provides an excellent entrée into nonprofit administration from the ground up.

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform daily administrative tasks, including preparation of letters, reports, grant applications, and other administrative/coordination responsibilities as assigned.
  • Prepare and update charts, reports, spreadsheets and presentations for the Affordable Homeownership, Construction and Marketing and Development Departments.
  • Provide data entry, spread sheet creation, ledger review, word processing and other general support.
  • Conduct internet and library searches and conduct research and data investigations.
  • Prepare invoices for payment; organize and file paid invoices and compliance documents.
  • Work with the Volunteer Department on scheduling individual construction site volunteers.
  • Coordinate warranty work on partner family homes with Affordable Homeownership Department. 

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 07/15/2019
Position: Brand Development Assistant
Company: Sustainable Community Associates (SCA)

Sustainable Community Associates (SCA) seeks a Brand Development Assistant for a part-time role beginning as soon as possible. This position requires someone with an up-beat, outgoing attitude looking to expand their knowledge of marketing and experience management. The Brand Development Assistant will work closely with the Development Assistant to develop and implement strategies to improve the lived experience of residents across three SCA properties and increase SCA’s online presence. This position requires an individual who enjoys interacting with a wide variety of people both online and in-person. Someone with strong organizational skills, a creative mind and the ability to work independently would perform well in this role.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following skills:

  • Familiarity with the G Suite including GMail, Google Calendar and Google Drive
  • Basic graphic design skills using the Adobe Creative Suite, Canva, or other personally preferred design program
  • Social media power user; specifically Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest
  • Strong writer with excellent conversation skills
  • Photography/photo styling skills a plus

Application Deadline: Open until filled

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Posting Date: 07/12/2019
Position: Grants Manager
Company: Center for Arts-Inspired Learning (CAL)

Center for Arts-Inspired Learning (CAL) is seeking a dynamic and innovative Grants Manager to manage local, national and select corporate grant proposals. CAL is a nonprofit arts education organization that ignites student learning, creativity, and success through the arts. For more than 65 years, CAL has provided multidisciplinary arts programming to area schools and community organizations. It also manages large-scale programs, such as ArtWorks, and a community center for the arts, Studio 105 at the Glenville Arts Campus. The Grants Manager works as part of a team to strengthen the organization’s position in the community through the application for and stewardship of all grants to realize annual and long-term goals of CAL. The Grants Manager reports to the Director of Development.

The Grants Manager is responsible for all aspects of raising support from foundations, corporations, and government sources requiring proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects. This position requires strategic thinking and the ability to manage and execute operational details. The Center for Arts-Inspired Learning is an office culture of high standards, frequent innovation, and collaborative teamwork.

Responsibilities 

  • Work with Director of Development and Executive Director to produce a sufficient number and quality of prospects and proposals for corporate, foundation, and government grants to meet and/or exceed annual goals. The CAL annual budget is $1,900,000 with approximately 50% from grants.
  • Develop and prioritize projects and proposals with CAL staff for programs that need support.
  • Develop and foster relationships with institutional funders and identify connections with staff, board, volunteers, donors that will ensure the cultivation of institutional funders.
  • Arrange for site visits and appointments for Executive Director and CAL Board with potential funders.
  • Provide stewardship for existing donors; maintain institutional donor profiles.
  • Research and identify prospective funding opportunities (locally, regionally & nationally).
  • Coordinate corporate campaign with Director of Development.
  • Write all proposals, reports, and other ancillary materials.
  • Work with CAL staff on program budgets.
  • Manage existing grants by: tracking grants; developing internal reporting systems; writing reports; maintaining excellent historical records; working with staff to ensure each project or program is meeting proposal goals and expectations.
  • Work with Director of Development to set, monitor and manage grants income goal.
  • Collaborate with Director of Finance to monitor grant spending.
  • Assist with other fundraising projects as requested.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 07/11/2019
Position: Community Wrap Around Assistant
Company: Burten, Bell, Carr Development, INC

Under the supervision of the Community Wraparound Site Coordinator, the Community Wrap Around Assistant will support Anton Grdina School and George Washington Carver STEM School administrators in implementing support programming for students and their families.

Under the direction of the Community Wraparound Director, the Community Wrap Around Assistant will support initiatives at Anton Grdina School and George Washington Carver STEM School related to attendance, behavior and core competencies. This includes but is not limited to activities that help to achieve school goals such as:

  • Attendance monitoring and tracking.
  • Positive based incentive programs.
  • Family and Community Engagement activities.
  • School uniform support.
  • Basic need provision (produce markets, food giveaways, winter coat distribution etc.)
  • Supporting school activities (assemblies, conferences, picture day etc.)
  • Monitoring scholars during before and after school programs.
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Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 07/03/2019
Position: Executive Director
Company: Bond Accountability Commission

The Bond Accountability Commission (“BAC”) is responsible for monitoring the construction and renovation program of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. The Bond Accountability Commission is an independent, non-profit, all-volunteer organization appointed by the chair of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District's (“CMSD”) Board of Education in consultation with the Mayor of Cleveland.

To meet the responsibilities of the Commission, the Executive Director is required to monitor, review, assess, and report on the use of funds and construction progress of CMSD.

  • Gather quantitative and qualitative information from various sources to ensure clear understanding of the implementation progress, spending and any revisions to the Facilities Master Plan.
  • Review the design, engineering, contract bidding and awards, procurement, and construction of projects funded by voter-approved Issue 14 and Issue 4.
  • Communicate findings to the community, including holding four public meetings annually.
  • Provide regular reporting to the Board of Commissioners and an annual report to the community

Applicaton Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 06/18/2019
Position: Operations Assistant
Company: After-School All-Stars

After-School All-Stars is currently seeking an Operations Assistant to help support the offices of the Cleveland chapter. The responsibilities will include: office management, support of operations, and human resources-related special projects.

Responsibilities:

Office Management

  • Maintenance of general office: maintain and order supplies; maintain a well-organized, stocked supply cabinet, maintain and coordinate supplies/service for copy machine, and computers; work with Program Coordinator to coordinate supply orders for school sites; maintain and organize storage areas; manage office subscriptions.
  • Coordinate mail and shipping for main office
  • HR: maintain emergency contact information for Cleveland staff.
  • Remind and ensure Program Coordinators and Site Coordinators have tracked hours for their part-time staff and interns.
  • Process all data related to new hires and terminations including comprehensive background checks for all employees.
  • Contribute to the ASAS Cleveland social media pages
  • Support the ED and Program Coordinators with scheduling training, ordering supplies for training, employee recruiting, and monitoring Safe Schools training.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 06/10/2019
Position: Field Jobs
Company: United States Census Bureau

The Census Bureau conducts continuous surveys to supply the nation with important statistics on people, places and our economy. Our Regional Offices are responsible for hiring and supervising the Census Bureau's field workers. Local field workers know their communities best and are instrumental in conducting surveys with residents on a variety of topics. 

Application Deadline: The deadline varies based upon the position.

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Posting Date: 06/10/2019
Position: 2020 Census Jobs
Company: United States Census Bureau

Did you know that the U.S. Census Bureau is hiring temporary employees for the 2020 Census? Our jobs offer weekly pay, competitive pay rates, flexible hours, and paid training. By joining the 2020 Census team, you can support your community while getting paid to do it.

The Census Bureau is hiring for a variety of temporary jobs, including census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff, and supervisory staff. To be eligible, you must be at least 18 years old, have a valid Social Security number, and be a U.S. citizen.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 06/04/2019
Position: Project Manager
Company: GBX Group

The Project Manager will be responsible for the overall project management of assigned GBX Group tax asset, real estate investment, and/or IT projects. This role coordinates people, projects, and processes, maintains project timelines, manages documentation, and addresses critical issues to advance project objectives and meet overall Company investment goals. The Project Manager must be an analytical and creative thinker, able to successfully manage multiple projects to timely completion. This role will be a member of the Project Management team, work closely with the Finance, Legal, Development, Underwriting, and Asset Management teams, and will be the main point of contact with developer partners, consultants, and historic organizations.

GBX Group is an innovative, entrepreneurial organization. Working with our investors, we are dedicated to the revitalization of historic real estate properties in some of the greatest cities in the US. Our culture is unique and very important to us. We challenge one another, work hard and truly enjoy how our work makes a difference to people in the communities we serve. We are looking for someone who is smart, driven and passionate about being part of a team that makes a real impact to join GBX as our Project Manager.

Application Deadline: N/A.

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Posting Date: 05/17/2019
Position: Manager - Community Development
Company: City of Euclid

Responsible for complex grant coordination and administration related to the daily operations of the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) funded programs and other planning and development related grants. This includes preparation of grant applications, corresponding with HUD officials and other grant agencies, preparing and submitting the CDBG budgets, assuring all grant expenditures are in conformance with related regulations, preparing and monitoring contracts, preparing reports, documentation, forms, and memos required to obtain and maintain funding from HUD, coordinating and documenting citizen participation processes and meeting with auditors and providing reconciled documentation for all grant related expenditures. Administers various grants and other special projects and performs related planning, development and administrative activities as needed. Works under the supervision of the Director of Planning and Development.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 05/15/2019
Position: Fair Housing Administrator 
Company: City of Lorain Civil Service Commission

To assist the City of Lorain and its Fair Housing Board with the referral of complaints and in conducting community education, and outreach activities pertaining to Fair housing. 

Application Deadline: December 31st, 2019 (Accepted on a continuous basis or until the position is filled)

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Posting Date: 05/15/2019
Position: Neighborhood Development Specialist
Company: City of Lorain Civil Service Commission

The nature of the work performed requires that an employee in this class establish and maintain close cooperative working relationships with applicants, contractors and subcontractors, investors, and other departmental personnel. The Neighborhood Development Specialist also serves as the City's liaison for diversity activities to include assisting the Fair Housing Administrator.

Application Deadline: December 31st, 2019 (Accepted on a continuous basis or until the position is filled)

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