Director of Finance & Operations – Character Lab

Character Lab is looking for a Director of Finance & Operations. Reporting to our COO and working alongside our other Directors, this individual will oversee the financial and operational needs of the organization. This is an exciting opportunity for a finance professional with operational and nonprofit experience to ensure the long-term financial sustainability of Character Lab.

The ideal candidate has prior experience in a nonprofit environment managing finances. They should be equally comfortable diving into spreadsheets to analyze financial information and taking a bird’s-eye view to align the organization’s financial strategy with its programs and lines of services. They will manage key external partnerships, identify and correct inefficiencies, and develop effective strategies to improve operational and financial processes. As a member of Character Lab’s Directors’ team, the ideal candidate will also play a critical role in strategic decision-making across the organization.

More information on the position can be found here.

Public Sector Management Consultant – Accenture

Design and implement business changes that drive industry-specific, function and digital operating model transformation, focusing on task relating to people and process.

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems.
Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.
Uses considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems.
Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture.
Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance.
Decisions often impact the team in which they reside.
Manages small teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

Application information can be found on LinkedIn.

Research Director, Insights – Health Union, LLC

Health Union is seeking research professionals to join our growing Insights business. Health Union Insights is a full service, strategic market research practice focused on generating insights for clients in the healthcare industry.  Our goal is to change the way biopharmaceutical companies acquire, understand and use consumer insight for sound, patient-centered development and commercial decision-making.

Insights directors are primarily responsible for design, execution and exceptional delivery of marketing research to Health Union clients.  In this role, managers / directors work side by side with the head of the Insights practice, the internal programming and analytics team, business development partners, and clients to meet business needs.

Application information can be found on LinkedIn.

Director, Strategic Initiatives – NDRI – National Disease Research Interchange

The Director, Strategic Initiatives will work closely with the SVP, Strategic Initiatives to identify emerging business opportunities with patient advocacy organizations, foundations, federal funding organizations and leveraging NDRI’s service offerings and capabilities. He/she will be responsible for establishing leads for new business, building/presenting the business case for new business opportunities, negotiating collaborative agreements, writing grants, working with the project team to on-board projects, and maintaining the strategic alliances through the life cycle of the partnership. This position requires extensive external relationship building, cultivation and follow up.

Application information can be found on LinkedIn.

Statistical Analyst A/B – University of Pennsylvania

The Statistical Analyst position will support health policy-related research projects conducted by investigators at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics.

The Statistical Analyst A will use standard SAS and/or STATA programming skills to create analytical datasets from clinical trials, surveys and health care claims, to construct and standardize outcome measures and other analytical variables through data cleaning and data manipulation, to provide descriptive and analytical reports, and to perform specialized statistical analyses.

Statistical Analyst B will implement non-routine macros and advanced techniques to merge different datasets and create analysis files from complex databases. Statistical Analyst B will use advanced statistical methods to analyze the data. Strong teamwork and collaboration skills are needed to support multiple projects led by individual investigators.

Position is contingent on continued funding.

Application information can be found on LinkedIn.

Special Projects Coordinator – Cheltenham Township

SPECIAL PROJECTS COORDINATOR, F/T NON-EXEMPT ($48,107.00 + Benefits) Cheltenham Township is seeking a highly organized, detail-oriented individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to provide administrative and project support work to the Township Manager, Assistant Township Manager.  Duties include, but are not limited to: organizing and maintaining office correspondence, files and records; reconciling bills; creating and maintaining spreadsheets and databases; taking and transcribing minutes for required monthly night meetings; helping to manage and prepare grant applications and providing general clerical, administrative and project support as assigned.  Must have a high school diploma or equivalent; minimum of 3-4 years clerical and administrative experience (preferably in the public sector); proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint) and the Internet; the ability to take and transcribe dictation.  Must possess good analytical, organization and written and oral communication skills, be highly organized and detail oriented.  Must be able to attend night meetings and reside in the Township or in an approved community.  EOE, ADA.

For more information, click here.

Fund Development Coordinator – PYB

I am reaching out to see if you might know of an individual who might be interested in joining the PYB staff team full-time as our new Fund Development Coordinator.

The job will require a great deal of writing, including grant writing, grant reporting, and acknowledgment letter creation, and will be responsible for managing our donor database.  This individual will also lead a portion of our donor prospect research, as well as the creation of our Annual Report.  The person will be a valued member of our staff leadership team, with active involvement with our Director of Development, Program Director, Social Impact Manager, and CEO, as well as our board members and some of our philanthropic supporters.  Opportunities for growth through stretch assignments, meaningful strategy conversations, and a variety of leadership and exposure experiences will be abundant.  For the full job description, please click HERE.

While we have marketed this job and have moved through the application and interview processes, we do not feel as though we have the right person in our orbit at this time.  We are looking for someone who is curious, creative, and self-motivated, and has strong writing and analytical skills.  We are open to considering a recent college graduate from an academically rigorous college or university whose analytical skills and learning capabilities can overcome a lack of professional work experience.

If you know of an individual(s) who might be a good fit, please let Diana Venezia know by Friday, June 7.

Development Director / Grant Writer – Valley Forge Park Alliance (VFPA)

This position working in concert with the ED and Board of Directors, is the staff member responsible for the full range of fund development activities for the organization. These activities include grant writing and reporting with public agencies, private foundations and corporations along with cultivation of current donors. Specifically, this staff is responsible for writing proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects and for submitting timely and accurate reports for all existing grant funded projects. Additionally, s/he further perpetuates the collaborative working relationship that exists between the Alliance and the Valley Forge National Historical Park by ensuring that development activities fall within the scope of those allowed in accordance with NPS policy and will coordinate the organization’s varied events held throughout the year. Finally, there will be some involvement in VFPA capital campaign efforts.

For more information, click here.

Education Manager – Noeth 10, Lenfest Center, Philadelphia

North10, Philadelphia (“North10”) is an innovative community development and neighborhood revitalization organization in the Hunting Park and East Tioga neighborhoods of North Philadelphia.  Growing out of a decade’s work and commitment of The Lenfest Center, North10 aims to deepen impact as a place-based community agent, focused on affordable housing, cradle to career education and comprehensive community wellness programming. The Education Manager will support the execution of our strategic plan and manage all of our educational partnerships, including, but not limited to neighborhood schools, out-of-school time programs, and education-focused community organizations.

Learn more and apply here!

Deputy Secretary of Policy – Financial and Government Oversight, Office of the Governor

Interested in affecting policy decisions in the areas of financial oversight and government operations for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania? Join the Governor’s team in the Policy Office!

The Governor’s Policy Office ensures that agency initiatives align with the Governor’s broader policy agenda and vision for Pennsylvania. The Governor’s Policy Office manages and coordinates development and implementation of policy initiatives, legislation, regulations and other work relative to executing both the agency’s and the Governor’s policy agenda.

  • Experience in policy development and analysis relating to taxes, tax reforms, financial services, professional licensure, elections, public administration, and/or procurement.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Experience managing multiple staff and teams simultaneously to deliver projects and work on schedule and within budgets.
  • A master’s degree in public administration, public policy, finance, accounting or another related field is preferred

Apply here!

Student Sustainability Coordinator: Villanova University 

The Student Sustainability Coordinator will assist the Sustainability Manager in supporting student targeted events and programming.

Please note: The position lists AutoCAD as a desired requirement. Even if you don’t have knowledge of AutoCAD please apply, it is not required, just desired.  Position runs from Summer 2019 through Spring 2020, with the option to serve a second year.

• Lead, guide, and train students, and/or volunteers working on campus sustainable efforts.
• Lead the launch of the new Nova Bike Share Program starting in Fall 2019.
• Organize and lead the Student Sustainability Committee (SSC) fall training.
• Run campus sustainability related efforts during freshmen orientation.
• Research existing and available sustainable technologies and programs to evaluate potential of implementation on Villanova’s campus.
• Compile data and information for annual reports, including but not limited to AASHE STARS report, Greenhouse Gas Inventory, and APPA survey.
• Outreach to campus community and other sustainability offices on college campuses. Write, edit and publicize the monthly sustainability newsletter.
• Provide support for campus sustainability events.
• Assist in Campus Garden management.
• Assist in managing the Office of Sustainability budget.

Apply online here!

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer P2 – FIT Pool, Devex

Devex is the media platform for the global development community and is assisting the World Food Programme in finding highly qualified, dynamic Monitoring & Evaluation professionals to be part of their Future International Talent Pool (FIT Pool) – a new initiative to attract and retain the best international Professional talent who are willing to work in any of WFP’s countries of operation when the need arises.

These jobs are primarily found in Country Offices (CO), covering both the Monitoring and Evaluation functions. Positions can also be found in Regional Bureaux (RB) and Headquarters (HQ), where some might be specialized in either Monitoring or Evaluation. Job holders at P2 level are expected to support the development and implementation of Monitoring, Review and Evaluation Plans aligned to WFP corporate standards to generate quality evidence on the lives of beneficiaries and inform policy, strategy and programme design and implementation. This includes coordinating monitoring activities, managing or supporting the management of decentralized evaluations, supporting thematic/mid-term reviews and positioning WFP as a reliable partner for governments to build monitoring and evaluation strategies. They may also support the formulation of country monitoring and evaluation strategies, and contribute to policy development and various initiatives.

Learn more and apply on Handshake portal here!

District Executive, Boy Scouts of America 

The district executive is an entry-level position, working closely with a field supervisor and volunteer leaders, responsible for performing duties in support of the operations of a geographical district within the council. These duties include, but are not limited to, youth and volunteer recruitment, relationship cultivation, fundraising, and program and administrative support.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume electronically to Greg Osborn, Director of Field Service/COO, via or by mail to 1485 Valley Forge Road, Wayne, PA 19087. If you have any questions about the positions to please contact: Ryan Martin (Villanova MPA alumnus) | District Director, Minquas and Conestoga Districts |Boy Scouts of America | | 484.654.9217

Governor Wolf Transition Opportunities, Office of the Governor