Community Impact Manager position available

July 9, 2018  //  United Way

Title:                Community Impact Manager (non-exempt position)

Reports to:      Senior Director of Community Impact

As a small team-based organization, United Way employees are expected to 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.


Responsible for backbone coordination, managing the fund distribution process, monitoring funded programs and maintaining relations between agencies, volunteers and United Way. The Community Impact Manager also oversees the utilization of the electronic application for reporting and analysis of data from funded partner agencies. Collaborates with the Senior Director of Community Impact to evaluate priorities and inform the direction of United Way funding strategies.


  • Coordinates the backbone support for the Community Response Initiative
  • Manages the fund distribution process for the Impact Fund, JBC and the affinity groups
  • Trains and coordinates staff and volunteers to facilitate their participation in the fund allocation 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
  • Represents the Community Impact department at a variety of human service committees and coalitions
  • Assists with the Community Impact Committee planning and implementation
  • Maintains an open line of communication with all team members and community stakeholders


  • 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, volunteer development, data collection/analysis, and  community collaboration
  • Ability to manage relationships with a wide variety of agency executives, United Way volunteers and staff
  • 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



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