Career Opportunities


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Director of Operations

C4K is looking for a mission-focused, seasoned, strategic, and process-minded Director of Operations (DO) with experience developing a performance culture on a diverse, talented program team. The DO must be an inspiring and execution-oriented leader who is able to help others at C4K deliver measurable, cost-effective results that make our vision a reality. 

Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the DO will drive key operational and administrative functions to ensure C4K has the infrastructure needed to continue the organization’s success and impact. The DO will oversee the day-to-day activities of the organization, ensuring that the organization is well managed, appropriately resourced, and performing efficiently and effectively.  The DO will have responsibility for the following areas: Strategic Leadership; Human Resources; Finance and Development; Technology; and Operations.

This is a new role at C4K and the incumbent will have the unique opportunity to work with the ED to shape and refine their objectives as the needs of the organization become more clear and visible.

Responsibilities:

Strategic Leadership

  • Provide programmatic leadership and input to the ED and staff regarding strategic plan development and implementation 
  • Track and  report on the progress of the strategic plan implementation while supporting a success-oriented environment
  • Serve as the internal leader of the organization (with the ED primarily serving as an external leader and community liaison)
    • Supervise program team members and provide a strong day-to-day leadership presence for the organization

Human Resources

  • Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning, collaboration, and a commitment to quality
  • Lead, develop, support, and empower members of the team
  • Establish and monitor staff performance and development goals and facilitate annual performance evaluations
  • Oversee equitable, operationally sound, and legally compliant hiring, evaluation, promotion, and termination processes for program staff, ensuring C4K has the human capital it needs to fulfill its mission
  • Assess, manage and administer benefits (including paid and unpaid leave, health insurance, 401(k), etc.), coordinating with staff and benefit providers

Finance and Development

  • Manage the annual operating budget to maintain financial health while maximizing impact
  • Coordinate with grant writers to draft grant proposals and to ensure timely submission of grants and grant reports
  • Implement a plan to track grant outcomes (see Operations, below)
  • Collaborate with the Executive Director to author and send funder program updates

Technology

  • Manage the organization’s hardware, software, databases, and networks
  • Analyze the current technology infrastructure and scope out the next level of information technology that support the growth of specific programs and the organization overall

Operations

  • Establish quantitative and qualitative metrics, guidelines, and standards by which C4K’s efficiency and effectiveness can be evaluated; identify opportunities for improvement
  • Implement policies and procedures that will improve day-to-day operations
  • Lead the organizational performance management process that measures and evaluates progress against organizational goals
  • Identify leading practices and improve internal systems with an eye toward future needs and financial sustainability
  • Supervise C4K’s risk management and compliance responsibilities, implementing policies and systems that ensure the organization is in full compliance with state and federal requirements
  • Project a positive image of the organization to employees, members and their parents, mentors, and the community
  • Manage the C4K facility
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

The ideal candidate is an experienced leader with strong interpersonal skills and an eye for the continuous improvement of organizational teams, systems, and processes. They will be deeply passionate about empowering youth from low-income households and will have a track record of success coaching diverse teams to a common goal. The ideal candidate will also operate with a strong equity lens, ensuring that this is reflected in the organization’s values and culture.

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Prior experience in a community serving organization, preferably in a leadership role
  • Prior experience working with youth highly preferred
  • 10-15 years prior experience in human resources, operations, or a related field
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High emotional intelligence
  • Superlative attention to detail

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@computers4kids.net.

Position open until filled. 


Communications Manager

C4K (Computers4Kids) combines mentoring and technology to prepare youth for brighter futures. 

We are looking for a self-motivated and talented Communications Manager to lead all communications at C4K. In this position, you will be in charge of producing high-quality content that engages our community and builds brand recognition. Your main duties will include creating informative content, press releases, blog posts, and creating media opportunities to share our story and the impact of our mission. Projects will also include managing our website, social media pages, email marketing, leading our messaging and general marketing initiatives. The Communications Manager will also be responsible for assisting with development and the project management of some fundraising initiatives. 

The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, with brilliant presentation and organizational skills.

Responsibilities

Communications

Manage and drive the implementation of effective outreach and communication campaigns to educate and cultivate community support, including:

  • Develop, implement and evaluate the annual communications plan and budget
  • Work with staff to develop and implement strategies to improve organizational visibility and public relations activities
  • Manage C4K’s website
  • Manage C4K’s social media
  • Put communications vehicles in place to create momentum and awareness
  • Develop, distribute and maintain all print and electronic collateral including, but not limited to newsletters, brochures, posters, and annual reports, and C4K’s website
  • Maintain consistent messaging across communication materials
  • Manage all media contacts

Fundraising and Development

Responsible for supporting C4K’s fundraising goals including online giving, special campaigns, sponsorship and donor communications. Responsibilities include:

  • Manage annual appeal process
  • Manage gift recognition program
  • Develop fundraising materials for donor recruitment, solicitation, and retention 
  • Support fundraising events
  • Support donor recognition and stewardship activities
  • Donor administrative activities

Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of communication practices and techniques
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Proficiency with social media platforms
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@computers4kids.net.

Position open until filled. 


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