Careers

Senior Program Director
Monday, July 26, 2021

As a senior staff generalist reporting to a Vice President, the Senior Program Director is responsible for managing a portfolio of projects and intermediary programs, developing new opportunities, and serving as a resource in their field(s) of expertise.

The Senior Program Director will be expected to:

  • Represent Community Partners publicly and help extend our civic reach through strategic networking and relationship building
  • Identify opportunities to apply Community Partners’ expertise and generate new programs
  • Keep abreast of current trends and issues in Los Angeles and in the national nonprofit sector, and state-of-the-art approaches in organizational and leadership development
  • Work with staff colleagues to assess developmental needs of emerging civic entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders
  • Manage a portfolio of projects under Community Partners’ fiscal sponsorship
  • Plan content for peer-learning gatherings, trainings, and conferences
  • Develop, design, lead, and manage intermediary programs for grantmakers and government agencies which may include regranting, convenings, community engagement, assessments, and capacity-building services.
  • Oversee staff and logistics for program operations and events
  • Work with staff colleagues to develop, document and deliver curriculum for training and workshop modules; facilitate peer learning opportunities
  • Provide supervision, coaching and mentoring for other program and administrative staff
  • Prepare reports, budgets, correspondence, proposals and other documents
  • Manage various projects and other duties as assigned

Qualifications

A minimum of 10 - 15 years of relevant work experience in nonprofit management, public policy, public health, public administration, program development, community development, civic engagement, organizational or community capacity building, evaluation, philanthropy or other relevant field(s) required. Lived experience in a community traditionally under-represented in nonprofit leadership roles strongly preferred. Master’s degree or equivalent experience a plus.

  • Experience and/or comfort with operating in knowledge organizations and thought partnership roles; a creative and a reflective thinker
  • Experience working with diverse groups and in a team environment, with a collaborative and consultative style
  • Experience leading a nonprofit and/or serving as a principal in a successful new startup venture a plus
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and written/oral communication skills
  • Ability to provide a high level of customer service and client relationship management
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines

Community Partners staff are working remotely during COVID-19; after re-opening, this role requires the ability to travel locally, with occasional overnight travel to meetings or conferences outside the LA area.

Compensation

Salary range for this position is $115,000 – $135,000 depending on experience.

Benefits include paid holidays and vacation, a 403(b) plan with employer match, medical, dental, vision, flex spending, Metro pass, and a range of professional development opportunities. Community Partners has a 9/80 work week option under which employees may elect to work 80 hours in 9 days and take every other Friday off (after completion of introductory period).

Application

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume by clicking here.

Community Partners® is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. In addition, the organization will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

 

Senior Finance Associate
Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Community Partners seeks a full-time Senior Finance Associate. Reporting to the Finance Manager, this position supports the finance team in accounting for core and project operations and other related activities as assigned.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Finance

  • Perform financial analysis and interpret financial data to assess project financial health, diagnose problems, identify concerns, and understand projects’ underlying business model. Communicate analyses to project leaders and assist them in understanding their projects’ financial situation.
  • Prepare and interpret cash flow analysis, proformas, and other analytics to help project leaders make data-driven decisions to better manage their projects
  • Work with finance team and project leaders to ensure project finances are accurately reflected in the general ledger, which include preparing/posting journal entries and monitoring funder code/subaccount activity
  • Prepare cash flow analysis related to new hires and change of status to ensure project’s fiscal viability and share analysis with project leader. Advise and consent to project personnel changes.
  • Educate project leaders and their staff in the principal theory of accounting and managerial finance as it relates to their project’s financial statements
  • Work with projects to review and/or develop grant and operational budgets as needed
  • Address project questions relating to internal policies and procedures or other matters related to finance and accounting
  • Assess risk of project activities and help ensure proper nonprofit compliance with laws, policies, and best practices for financial management
  • Assist with review of project financial performance (project status) to evaluate the financial health of projects and assess financial warning signs
  • As needed, assist with reviewing new project proposals. Assess potential projects’ fit with Community Partners’ mission
  • Provide financial analysis as needed to support work of Grants, HR, Program, and Contracts teams
  • Contribute to team efforts by accomplishing other duties as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business-related field or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of three years’ work experience in accounting or related field.
  • Experience in the nonprofit or government sector a plus.
  • Accounting software knowledge required (experience with AccuFund a plus)
  • Must have excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills as well as an acute ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and maintain a high degree of confidentiality due to the nature of the position.
  • Excellent client service and professional demeanor in communicating with staff members at all levels throughout the institution, as well as with vendors and others.
  • High level of experience with Word and Excel required.

COMPENSATION

Salary $65,000-$70,000 D.O.E

Benefits include paid holidays and vacation, a 403(b) plan with employer match, medical, dental, vision, flex spending, metro pass, and a range of professional development opportunities. Community Partners has a 9/80 work week option under which employees may elect to work 80 hours in 9 days and take every other Friday off (after completion of introductory period).

APPLICATION

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume by clicking here.

Community Partners® is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. In addition, the organization will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.