Community Impact Manager position open

November 3, 2020  //  United Way

Title:               Community Impact Manager (exempt position)
Reports to:      Director of Community Impact

As a small team-based organization, United Way employees work in a flexible environment. Achieving the organization’s goals is the responsibility of every employee. To this point, employees must possess the ability to manage multiple tasks within several areas of the organization. In addition, all employees interface daily with donors and volunteers. It is critical that United Way employees demonstrate exemplary interpersonal skills, the highest ethical standards and a professional appearance.

POSITION SUMMARY

This position supports United Way in achieving its Community Impact goals. Responsibilities include but are not limited to grants management, monitoring funded programs, coordinating department volunteers, managing special impact projects, providing departmental administrative support, and maintaining relations between agencies, volunteers and United Way. In this role, the Community Impact Manager will work with the Director of Community Impact to evaluate priorities and inform the direction of United Way funding strategies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

•    Manages the grant process for the Impact Fund and the affinity groups
•    Trains and coordinates volunteers to facilitate their participation in the Impact Fund distribution process
•    Develops procedures and serves as support staff in responding to community requests and opportunities
•    Coordinates distributions of gifts in-kind and community donations
•    Analyzes and reports outcomes semi-annually and annually based on submitted agency reports
•    Represents the Community Impact department at a variety of human service committees and coalitions
•    Assists with the Community Impact Committee planning and implementation
•    Coordinates and manages special projects
•    Provides administrative support for the department (tracking volunteer hours, maintaining committee rosters, recording meeting minutes, maintaining agency records, etc.)
•    Maintains an open line of communication with all team members and community stakeholders
•    Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

•    Proficient with computer systems, Microsoft Office and experience with web-based applications
•    Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of experience in the human services field with demonstrated competency in grant writing, program development and management, volunteer management, data collection/analysis, and  community collaboration
•    Ability to manage relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders
•    Ability to link donors, volunteers and advocates aspirations to community needs
•    Ability to analyze financial, social and economic trend data, as well as the ability to interpret data, reach sound conclusions and make recommendations
•    Ability to take initiative, work independently (as well as in a team) and manage a wide variety of responsibilities
•    Excellent communication skills-both written and oral
•    Ability to handle confidential information

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

APPLICATION PROCESS
Position is open until filled. Please submit cover letter and resume to United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County, 238 South 13th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508 or rsurmick@unitedwaylincoln.org.