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An International Vision for Community-Driven Transformation

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: TECHNOLOGY MANAGER

REPORTS TO: Director of Operations

STATUS: Exempt, 40 hours/week

STARTING COMPENSATION: Compensation is commensurate with experience


SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

The International Living Future Institute seeks an exceptional Database and Technology Manager in its Seattle, WA, office. The Institute’s mission is to lead and support the transformation toward communities that are socially just, culturally rich and ecologically restorative. We administer the Living Building Challenge™, the built environment’s most rigorous and ambitious performance standard. We are the parent organization for Cascadia Green Building Council, a chapter of both the United States and Canada Green Building Councils, which serves Alaska, British Columbia, Washington and Oregon. We are also home to Ecotone Publishing, a unique publishing house dedicated to telling the story of the green building movement’s pioneering thinkers and practitioners.

The Database and Technology Manager’s role is to manage all IT systems, software and hardware in the organization for two offices and 34 staff, including several remote employees. Additionally they will manage all facets of the Institute’s Salesforce database, provide project management and oversight for web application development and maintenance, and consult with various departments on process development and the department’s relationship to technology. The Institute operates in an Apple environment and the Database and Technology Manager must have a deep familiarity with Apple.

The successful candidate must exhibit a strong passion for the environment and the ILFI’s mission as a whole, and have proven technical, problem-solving, project management and communications skills. The ability to work independently on tasks at various scales and manage multiple schedules with minimal supervision is critical.

This job is full-time, exempt and typically 40 hours per week.

Compensation is commensurate with experience and is supplemented by the Institute’s generous benefits package, which includes health and dental insurance (premiums fully paid by the Institute), three weeks of paid annual leave, 12 days annual sick leave, and retirement plan with employer matching.


DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Overall IT Management and Support

  • Manage all hardware to support staff productivity (Mac laptops)
  • Manage, select and implement software including training (Office, Adobe CS etc.)
  • Plan and manage the use of all Applications to ensure consistency and productivity.

Infrastructure

  • Ensure that all infrastructures are integrated with each other and functioning at the highest potential.
  • Serve as webmaster for multiple websites on various technology platforms
  • Monitor, update, and maintain the Institute’s Salesforce database as necessary
  • Manage relationships with external service providers & developers

Planning

  • Oversee development of and provide support for web-based applications to support unique, cutting edge green building certification, accreditation, product labeling and tracking programs
  • Research, test, implement, and train staff on technology solutions to meet new and evolving organizational needs while working within budgetary requirements typical of non-profit organizations
  • Remain apprised of available and evolving technologies that may serve the Institute’s needs and goals, and make recommendations for organization adoption
  • Maintain documentation for all organizational infrastructure, accounts, data sources, data methodologies, maintenance techniques, and custom applications


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a field complimentary to job duties, or equivalent experience/education that demonstrates required knowledge, skills and abilities
  • 3-5 years IT/Database Management, and/or other technology infrastructure support experience.
  • Sufficient knowledge of Drupal and Salesforce to effectively manage projects and external vendors
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Advanced experience with Salesforce CRM
  • Advanced HTML / CSS experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake a systems thinking/ holistic approach to IT.


DESIRED

  • Previous experience with Drupal back end/module development


TO APPLY

Submit a resume and cover letter to employment@living-future.org. Please use the subject line: “Last Name, First Name – Technology Manager”. Position will remain open until filled. We will begin reviewing applications on July 7th.


ILFI IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We are dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic community, and we strongly encourage applications from people of color, women and members of underrepresented communities.

 


 

Asian Counseling and Referral Service, a non-profit organization, promotes social justice and the well being and empowerment of Asian Pacific American individuals, families and communities; including immigrants, refugees, and native born; by developing, providing and advocating for innovative community-based multilingual and multicultural services.


JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: SPECIAL EVENTS & GRANTS MANAGER – DEVELOPMENT

DEPARTMENT: Administrative

SUPERVISOR: Development Director

PURPOSE: Responsible for managing the planning and implementation of ACRS’s fundraising events, private grant writing, and supervision of event-related staff including the Development Coordinator, Development Assistant and Volunteer Coordinator as needed.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Leads private grant writing including researching grant opportunities, collecting data, private grant writing and reporting, and collaborating with programs on grant cycles. Oversees and prepares as needed applications for sponsorship, event procurement and in-kind procurement applications.
  1. Leads planning and execution of agency special events. Approves prices and contracts and oversees vendor relations, event registration sites and systems, and customer service issues. Provides leadership support for event committees. Evaluates outcomes, satisfaction levels and improvement opportunities and oversees recommendations for future events.
  1. Manages event budgets, revenue tracking and gift processing systems, produces revenue and expense reports, and makes recommendations for annual budget allocations based on knowledge of activities and program costs.
  1. Provides event management in collaboration with Communications Manager on program and communications needs. Collaborates with the Communications Manager and Graphics Designer in planning and implementing public relations/marketing activities related to special events/campaigns.
  1. Plans, supervises, and directs work assignments for Development Coordinator, and Development Assistant and Volunteer Coordinator as needed for events; monitors performance of assigned staff and conducts timely performance reviews; approves salary increases per agency budget and policies. Takes formal, corrective action to ensure high quality stakeholder engagement and experiences, including input to dismiss employee; resolves complaints and grievances lodged by supervisors.
  1. Responsible for screening, interviewing and hiring new employees. Trains and orients new employees on program work assignments as well as agency policies and procedures. Plans, develops, and conducts training both in-house and in the community: provides and arranges for formal staff training; provides on-going consultation to staff; arranges for appropriate case consultation by other professionals, as needed.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in non-profit management, communications, marketing, or other relevant field;
    AND
    Paid or volunteer work experience in fundraising, grant writing, event planning, project management, public relations or marketing. Experience may substitute for a degree. Minimum 2-3 years supervisory experience.
  • Fundraising knowledge; particularly experience in planning and executing special events.
  • Grant writing experience.
  • Effective ability to navigate a personal computer. Competency in use of the Microsoft Office and other relevant software for word processing, calendaring, e-mail, and data entry. Efficiently research and perform various tasks via the internet. Prefer knowledge of fundraising software.
  • Ability to provide effective and respectful service to employees, visitors and clients of diverse cultural beliefs and practices.
  • Able to meet transportation needs when participating in off-site meetings, job related errands, agency information booths and preparation of events. If using a personal or an agency vehicle to fulfill job duties, must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable under ACRS’s auto policy. If using a personal vehicle, must have current auto insurance including coverage for work-related business.


STATUS:
Full-Time / Regular

SALARY: $3,996.82 to $4,367.43 per month, DOE

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

BENEFITS: Medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and LTD insurance; generous vacation/sick/holiday pay; 403(b) and pension plans


TO APPLY:

  • Resume
  • Letter of Application (in no more than one page, please explain your qualifications, your career goals and how your experience aligns with the ACRS mission)
  • Sample of Grant Writing (other writing samples may substitute)

Send application materials to:
Asian Counseling and Referral Service
Attn: Human Resources
3639 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S.
Seattle, WA 98144
Email: hr@acrs.org

Asian Counseling and Referral Service is an equal opportunity employer and provider of employment and training services. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to persons of disability. ACRS does not and will not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, creed, disability, gender identity, marital status, national origin, parental status, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, use of a service animal, military or veteran status. Equal access to programs, services and employment is available to all persons. Those individuals requiring accommodation should notify ACRS in advance. ACRS is a Tobacco Free Campus.


 

Asian Counseling and Referral Service, a non-profit organization, promotes social justice and the well being and empowerment of Asian Pacific American individuals, families and communities; including immigrants, refugees, and native born; by developing, providing and advocating for innovative community-based multilingual and multicultural services.


JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

DEPARTMENT: Administrative Services

SUPERVISOR: Executive Director

PURPOSE: Provides day-to-day administrative, clerical, and project support to the Executive Director and the Board of Directors


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Assists the Executive Director and the Board of Directors with the coordination and confirmation of meetings, appointments, travel arrangements, events, and the procuring of relevant information. Keeps informed regarding Executive Director’s schedule and upcoming meetings and events. Provides other administrative and clerical support as needed.
  1. Performs word processing, drafting, editing, proofreading, formatting, and finalizing agency correspondence, document, reports, and presentations for the Executive Director and Board of Directors.
  1. Attends Board and relevant agency and community meetings. Prepares materials and arranges for food & refreshments for meetings, activities & presentations. Distributes Board and other meeting information in a timely manner and makes confirmation calls for scheduled meetings. Drafts agendas, takes minutes, transcribes, & submits them for final approval by the Executive Director.
  1. Coordinates logistics and support for community meetings and events under the direction of the Executive Director.
  1. On a daily basis, sorts, reviews, prioritizes and routes mail for the Executive Director; appropriately routes and files all central file information (letters, memos, Board information, meeting minutes, etc.) upon receipt.
  1. Other job-related duties as assigned by management.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORKING CONDITIONS:

Regularly required to walk; use hands and arms to reach and operate objects, tools, or controls. Must occasionally lift up to/or move up to 20 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Some work will be performed offsite. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts or related field. Two years of administrative;
    OR
    Associate’s degree in liberal arts, business, or related field plus five years of administrative. Some substitution of experience and training for academic degree may be allowed.
  • Requires superior communication skills. Strong writing skills essential.
  • Must be detail-oriented, accurate, have strong organizational skills, and be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Must be able to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with professionals of diverse ethnic and professional backgrounds. Experience working in a culturally and linguistically diverse environment highly desirable.
  • Must have excellent typing skills (minimum 50 WPM) and be proficient with MS Office and other software. Knowledge of website content management helpful.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule including evenings. Interest in social services, public policy and community organizing highly desirable. Must support agency mission.


STATUS:
Full-Time / Regular

SALARY: $3,303.15 to $3,609.44 per month, DOE

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

BENEFITS: Medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and LTD insurance; generous vacation/sick/holiday pay; 403(b) and pension plans


TO APPLY:

Send resume to:
Asian Counseling and Referral Service
Attn: Human Resources
3639 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S.
Seattle, WA 98144
Email: hr@acrs.org

Asian Counseling and Referral Service is an equal opportunity employer and provider of employment and training services. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to persons of disability. ACRS does not and will not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, creed, disability, gender identity, marital status, national origin, parental status, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, use of a service animal, military or veteran status. Equal access to programs, services and employment is available to all persons. Those individuals requiring accommodation should notify ACRS in advance. ACRS is a Tobacco Free Campus.