Associate Director Minnesota Literacy Council Seeking individual for full-time Associate Director. This position manages the overall day-to-day administrative operations for the literacy council including human resources, facilities, finance, and technology, and provides key leadership both within the agency and externally. The Associate Director participates as a member of the leadership team and also contributes to initiatives such as new business development and strategic planning. This position collaborates closely with the Executive Director to ensure organizational excellence across all functions and serves as acting Executive Director in his absence. Specific responsibilities for the Associate Director include, but are not limited to: Human Resources: Primary responsibility for human resources functions including recruitment and staffing, compensation and benefits, employee relations, performance assessment, employee training, legal compliance, and policies and procedures. Together with Operations Coordinator, ensure efficient and accurate record-keeping and documentation for HR function. Manage meeting schedules for routine staff and management team meetings and staff recognition events. Administer HR committee of board. Facilities: Primary responsibility for leases at six properties and managing relationships with building management. Together with Operations Coordinator, oversee cleaning contracts and procurement of supplies and equipment. Assist staff in trouble-shooting any concerns that arise. Financial Management & Accounting: Oversee finance department and ensure that routine financial reporting and information flows efficiently throughout organization. Provide leadership in development of improved information streams throughout agency such as dashboard reporting. Technology: Oversee technology department which manages staff computers, learning lab computers, and technology-related contracts, such as phone and data. Provide leadership for special projects as needed, such as current database replacement initiative. New Business Development: In collaboration with Executive Director and various working groups, help guide the direction and development of new business initiatives. Supervision and Communication: Supervise Operations Coordinator, Finance Manager and Technology Administrator. Ensure routine communication with all direct reports and across administrative team; ensure communication between administrative functions and all other staff. Leadership: Collaborate closely with other members of leadership team. Assist Executive Director with internal communication and external relations as needed. Other: Attend other meetings as requested, assist with special projects, other duties as assigned. Qualifications for this position include: Bachelor’s degree in nonprofit management, public administration or related field; Master’s degree in one of the above fields or MBA is strongly preferred. 8-10 years of progressively responsible management and leadership experience required (including supervisory experience), with demonstrated success in managing multiple administrative functions. Minimum 2-3 years of experience specifically in human resources with budget responsibilities and/or in financial management with human resources responsibilities; prior experience in nonprofits strongly preferred. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated success in collaborating with individuals at all levels of an organization and developing and delivering clear messages. Previous experience with public speaking and delivering training. Previous experience in developing systems and processes that successfully extend across various programs or sites, particularly in multi-program settings. Adept at goal-setting and routine monitoring of outcomes. Demonstrated success in the areas of motivating teams, achieving timely outcomes and program evaluation. Computer proficiency in an MS Office environment and solid understanding of databases. Previous leadership training or certification a plus. Strong interest in literacy and social causes. Ability to work varying hours required by position. Reliable transportation and cell phone required (reimbursement available). th To apply, please email cover letter and resume by Friday, May 25 to: Debbie Cushman email@example.com Fax: 651-645-2272 Ph: 651-251-9170 www.mnliteracy.org The Minnesota Literacy Council is an affirmative action /equal opportunity employer.
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