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Nov 25 / Padmaja Rao

Job Alert: Assistant Store Managers Needed

Walgreens is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals of diverse talents and backgrounds. We promote and support a drug free workplace.

 

ASSISTANT STORE MANAGER TRAINEE (ASM-T)

At Walgreens, we help people get, stay and live well. That’s our core purpose and the difference we make in people’s lives every day. Our purpose has shaped the direction of our company since Charles R. Walgreen Sr. founded his first drugstore in 1901, and it still does today.

Our team members make that purpose come to life in our more than 8,000 stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, in our call centers, distribution centers, clinics, specialty pharmacies, infusion and respiratory service locations and corporate offices. In fact, those daily demonstrations of our purpose have helped Walgreens become an industry leader and a household name.

Walgreens has something for everyone who wants to build a successful career. Our Assistant Store Manager in Training (ASM-T) Program offers a unique development opportunity where you are trained to be a leader in a Walgreens store! Because we want you to succeed in your retail career, we’ve created a comprehensive, leadership program that will equip you to become a Walgreens Assistant Store Manager, and then a Store Manager, and from there — depending on your career goals — move into higher levels of retail management at Walgreens. Our ASM-T participants may remain in the program for up to 2 years receiving on-going development to prepare for an advancement opportunity. Some areas have been identified to have a greater need for leadership roles, so with successful performance there is a possibility of advancing within 16 weeks. The pay rate for this position ranges between $15.50 – $17.00 per hour. At Walgreens, you will find supportive co-workers, an innovative environment and the tools you need to expand your skills, help build healthy communities and advance your career!

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 Under the direction of the store manager, oversee the operation of a Walgreen store

 Monitor and analyze the customer service provided by team members and offer feedback and coaching

 Greet customers and clinic patients, and offer assistance with products and services

 Model and share customer service best practices with all team members to deliver a distinctive and delightful customer experience

 Resolve customer complaints and help respond to customers’ special needs

 Supervise the operation of store and team members, opening/closing/changing shifts, and task delegation to team members

 Perform and supervise merchandising by planning and ensuring the implementation, sets, resets and revisions

 Supervise the receiving, stocking, pricing, returning, and transferring of merchandise

 Receive exposure to analysis of financial & performance data for the store, pharmacy and clinic

 Ensure training of team members and provide coaching and mentoring

 

Required Qualifications:

 Bachelor’s Degree OR High School Diploma/GED and one year of retail supervisory experience

 Willingness to work a flexible schedule including extended days, evenings, and weekend hours

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 Bachelor’s Degree

 Prior retail supervision experience

 PTCB Certification

 

Please apply online at www.walgreens.jobs.

Nov 11 / Susan Crowley

High School Teachers Needed

HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS NEEDED!!!   

1.   Crescent Academy in Southfield

Crescent Academy seeks to hire a High School Science Teacher for the 2014-2015 school years.  Chemistry , Physics and Geometry  endorsements. 

Crescent Academy is a school district with two campuses that serve over 1,000 students in grades Pre-K-12. Crescent was recognized as a reward school by the State of Michigan in 2013 for their higher than average student achievement. In addition to applying for these positions atwww.mepservices.com please email abenson@mepservices.com. (Alana Benson)


2.  
Experiencia Preparatory Academy in Detroit

Experiencia Preparatory Academy seeks to fill an immediate opening for a Certified Science Teacher.  (Grades 6-10)

 Experiencia Preparatory Academy is a public charter school in Midtown Detroit that prepares students of all backgrounds and levels of academic achievement to succeed in a global society. Students in grades K-10 become fluent in both English and Spanish in a safe learning environment that challenges them to explore, create, innovate, excel, and inspire greatness. . In addition to applying for these positions at www.mepservices.com please email mrodier@mepservices.com. (Michelle Rodier)


3.  
Vista Meadows Academy – Dearborn Heights

Vista Meadows Academy seeks to hire a full-time High School Teachers. Seeking teachers with ELA, Science or Math Endorsements. Dual endorsements a plus!

Vista Meadows Academy is a 9-12 public school academy located in Dearborn Heights, Michigan serving less than 200 students. The small high school setting for Detroit area students provides support for student achievement by offering after school programs, college readiness assessments, and extensive summer opportunities. . In addition to applying for these positions at www.mepservices.com please email mrodier@mepservices.com. (Michelle Rodier)

Nov 10 / Susan Crowley

Job seekers and Michigan employers can connect through a state-sponsored virtual career fair on Wednesday, November 12th

Job seekers and Michigan employers can connect with each other through a state-sponsored virtual career fair on Wednesday, November 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pure Michigan Talent Connect‘s MiVirtualCareerFairs bring together Michigan employers and talent from across the state and the globe in an online, virtual environment. Since 2012 over 165 employers and 24,415 job seekers have been connected through the state’s thirteen sponsored events. With assistance from the Michigan Works! System and event sponsor Capital Area Michigan Works! jobs with 41 Michigan employers in varying industries will be featured, making this event the largest to date.

During MiVirtualCareerFairs, event participants can:

  • Communicate via chat with participating employers.
  • Upload, view, and search for job postings.
  • Interact with other participants in the Networking Lounge.
  • Explore career development resources and interactive content in the Auditorium and Resource Lounge.
  • Talk with Pure Michigan Talent Connect Staff about their job search and learn about getting the most out of MiTalent.Org.
  • Out of state candidates can connect with staff at the Hometown Michigan booth to learn more about living, working and playing in Michigan.
  • Veterans can connect with staff at the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA) booth to learn about veterans benefits in Michigan.
  • Follow and re-post status updates to social and professional media during the live event.
  • Access archived job openings for 30 days after event.

It’s as easy as 1-2-3 for job seekers to participate: 

1.     Before the event, create or update your account on the Pure Michigan Talent Connect site, www.MiTalent.org. Utilize the Pure Michigan Talent Connect tools and resources to build, post, or upload your resume and gain 24/7 exposure to additional employers seeking talent before, during, and after the event.

2.     Register for the event by Wednesday, November 12, 2014. After registering for the event, log in, update your profile, and upload your resume.

3.     Attend the virtual career fair on November 12th! On the day of the event, representatives from exhibiting companies will be available virtually from 10:00am to 4:00pm to answer questions and accept job applications. You will have access to all company postings and transcripts of your interactions for 30 days following the event.

November 12, 2014 Event Exhibitors:

AARP
American Metal Fab, Inc.
Auto-Owners Insurance Company
Belle Tire
Challenge Manufacturing Company
Cintas
CLAW
Computech Corporation
Dart Container
Dignity Memorial
Doxpop, LLC
Fast Wireless/The Wireless Shop
Granger Construction
J. Ranck Electric, Inc.
Magna International
MassMutual MidMichigan
McKinley
Measurement, Inc.
MSU Federal Credit Union
Naadee
Nemo Capital Partners
New Horizon Computer Learning Centers
New York Life
Northwestern Mutual
Office Team
Production Services Management, Inc
Randstad
SalesPad, LLC
Shively Brothers, Inc.
Speedway LLC
Stout Systems
State of Michigan
TechSmith Corporation
Thai Summit America
Trillium Staffing
Trilogy Health Services, LLC
TRW Automotive
Tyler/Dumas/Reyes Specialists in Orthodontics
USDI – Unique Systems Design, Inc.
Vi-Chem Corporation
Walbro Engine Management

Future 2015 MiVirtualCareerFair Event Dates:

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015, 10:00AM – 4:00PM EST

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015, 10:00AM – 4:00PM EST

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015, 10:00AM – 4:00PM EST

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015, 10:00AM – 4:00PM EST

Nov 4 / Susan Crowley

Detroit Diesel Looking to Hire Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Students

Oct 29 / Susan Crowley

Detroit Diesel Hosting an Info Session and Meet & Greet on November 13th.

Detroit Diesel is hosting an information session and Meet & Greet November 13th, in room 1339 of the Faculty/Administration Building. They are looking for ME and EE Students/Alumni. Please see the picture below for details!

Oct 27 / Susan Crowley

One week from today, November 3rd, the Spotlight 7 Career Fair will be held on campus.

Are you graduating soon or looking for a job now? Come and see what the companies at the Spotlight 7 Career Fair have to offer. We look forward to seeing you one week from today!

Wayne State University Career Services is pleased to announce
the new
2014 Spotlight 7 Career Fair! 

When: Monday, November 3, 2014  

Time:  12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  

Where: McGregor Memorial Conference Center (Main Campus)

_______________________________________________________

The Spotlight 7 Career Fair focuses on job opportunities for the following seven WSU Schools/Colleges:

1.       College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 

2.      College of Fine, Preforming and Communication Arts 

3.      School of Social Work 

4.      College of Education 

5.      College of Nursing 

6.      School of Library and Information Science

7.      College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

  • Students attend for free and no registration is necessary (bring resumes and dress professionally).
  • Required for entrance:  A WSU OneCard or a current resume that shows WSU listed under the education section.
  • Questions regarding this event can be directed to Padmaja Rao or Susan Crowley at (313) 577-3390.
  • For a list of the employers and what they are hiring for, please visit http://careerservices.wayne.edu/spotlight_7_career_fair.php
Oct 22 / Susan Crowley

Child Care Leadership Opening, Regional Manager Opportunity, Kentucky/Indiana

Bright Horizons Family Solutions

Child Care Leadership Opening
Regional Manager Opportunity
Kentucky/Indiana

We are seeking a Regional Manager to provide strategic leadership to multiple early child care centers in Kentucky/Indiana. As a Regional Manager, you have the opportunity to create a rich environment for children, families and staff to reach their full potential as well as train and develop directors to achieve and maintain excellence in all areas of managing a center, including quality programming, financial success, NAEYC and/or NECPA accreditation. Enjoy working with a diverse group of center leaders, clients, families, and staff with Bright Horizons!

As the Regional Manager you will:
- Guide, coach and mentor directors to exceed expectations for high quality programming, client & parent satisfaction and financial success
- Model the corporate diversity mission by creating a professional environment that supports all people
- Accept responsibility for being the company’s representative to all of the families, children, staff and clients affiliated with their centers
- Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, key families and staff

Requirements for this position include:
- BA degree in ECE or related field (MA degree is preferred)
- Minimum of 5 years of documented supervisory experience required; 10+ years & multi-site management experience strongly preferred
- Proven strength required in written and oral communication skills, leadership and supervisory skills
- Strong skills in developing partnerships with families & clients – prior experience managing client relations is preferred
- Previous experience leading programs through licensing, NAEYC and/or NECPA Accreditation process required

Please apply online at brighthoriozons.com.>careers>center/school>RegionalManager>Indiana if this position matches
your education, prior experience, and career goals.

Oct 22 / Susan Crowley

Spotlight 7 Career Fair is on campus November 3rd (only 11 days away). Tell the students!

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Wayne State University’s Career Services is pleased to host the new 2014 Spotlight 7 Career Fair! 

When: Monday, November 3, 2014  

Time:  12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  

Where: McGregor Memorial Conference Center (Main Campus)

Employer Registration Deadline: October 20th

_______________________________________________________

The Spotlight 7 Career Fair focuses on recruiting for the following sevenWSU Schools/Colleges: 

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 

College of Fine, Preforming and Communication Arts 

School of Social Work 

College of Education 

College of Nursing 

School of Library and Information Science

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

-  The employer list is located at http://careerservices.wayne.edu/spotlight_7_career_fair.php
-  Students attend for free and no registration is necessary.
-  WSU OneCard or resume with WSU listed under your education is required for entrance.
-  Questions regarding this event can be directed to Padmaja Rao or Susan Crowley at (313) 577-3390.

Oct 14 / Padmaja Rao

Art Van Furniture is hiring full- and part-time sales associates

Art Van Furniture is hosting job fairs throughout various cities in Michigan to recruit for its many stores:

October 20, 2014 – Ann Arbor

October 21, 2014 – Novi

October 27, 2014 – Warren (Corporate Training Center)

 

Details about each of the job fairs (including contact information for the recruiter, Whitney Bardeleben) can be found in the links below.

Multi-store Job Fair Ad -10-27-14-College posting

Joint Job Fair Ad – NO & AA 10_20-21

Oct 8 / Susan Crowley

Deadline for Employers to Register for the Spotlight 7 Career Fair is October 20th!

Photo: It's coming... Spotlight 7 Career Fair! November 3rd. Save the date!

Wayne State University’s Career Services is pleased to announce the new 2014 Spotlight 7 Career Fair! 


When: Monday, November 3, 2014  

Time:  12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  

Where: McGregor Memorial Conference Center

Registration Deadline:  October 20th

The Spotlight 7 Career Fair focuses on full-time recruiting for the following seven WSU Schools/Colleges: 

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 

College of Fine, Preforming and Communication Arts 

School of Social Work 

College of Education 

College of Nursing 

School of Library and Information Science

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Please feel free to share this info with students and employers who are a good fit. Registration info for employers is below and students attend for free. Questions regarding this event can be directed to Padmaja Rao or Susan Crowley at (313) 577-3390.

EMPLOYER REGISTRATION PROCESS: 

  1. LOG ON TO or CREATE A WSU CSO ACCOUNT AT http://careerservices.wayne.edu/csoforemployers.php.  IF YOU DO NOT REMEMBER YOUR USERNAME AND PASSWORD, PLEASE CALL WSU CAREER SERVICES AT: (313) 577-3390.
  2. Once you have logged into your new or existing account: CLICK ON THE “CAREER FAIRS & EVENTS TAB” LOCATED AT THE TOP OF YOUR CSO ACCOUNT SCREEN.
  3. CLICK ON “CAREER FAIR” IN THE CATEGORY BOX.
  4. CLICK “SEARCH.”
  5. YOU WILL THEN BE ABLE TO VIEW THE “2014 Spotlight Seven Career Fair” LINK.
  6. CLICK ON “2014 Spotlight Seven Career Fair” AND PROCEED TO REGISTERING FOR THE EVENT. (YOU MUST COMPLETE THE ENTIRE REGISTRATION FORM).
  7. SEND IN YOUR PAYMENT VIA CHECK (MADE PAYABLE TO WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY CAREER SERVICES) OR VIA CREDIT CARD (CONTACT PADMAJA OR SUSAN AT (313) 577-3390 TO PROCESS CREDIT CARD PAYMENT). DETAILS ON PAYMENT ARE ON THE ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM.

*****Please note that your registration for the 2014 spotlight seven career fair will be confirmed only upon receipt of a completed Spotlight Seven online registration form AND event payment. Details regarding event parking/directions/etc. are located online at the expo registration form.*****

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Susan or Padmaja at (313) 577-3390. We look forward to seeing you on November 3rd!

Oct 1 / Susan Crowley

There are ONLY 8 DAYS LEFT to register for The Valassis Inside Peek – Corporate Meet & Greet!

There are ONLY 8 DAYS LEFT for junior and senior students to register for this Corporate Meet & Greet-The Valassis Inside Peek!  Valassis is actively inviting students who have expressed interest in advertising, marketing, project management, business and communications.  This opportunity comes around only twice a year so register now! Details are below.

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Sep 19 / Susan Crowley

Job Search Strategies Workshop for Students

ARE YOU IN THE MARKET FOR:

PART TIME

INTERNSHIP

CO-OP

OR

FULL TIME EMPLOYMENT?

 

ARE YOU USING ALL YOUR RESOURCES TO LAND THAT JOB?

ATTEND:

JOB SEARCH STRATEGIES WORKSHOP

September 24, 2014

3:00pm – 4:00pm

1001 FACULTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING (FAB)

Sep 19 / Susan Crowley

Valassis Invites WSU Juniors and Seniors interested in Business and Account Management for an Inside Peek at their Company

Valassis would like to invite top junior and senior students from WSU to a networking opportunity with one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in Metro Detroit*!

 Event date: 10/17/14

 Please see the invitation below and any interested student can RSVP to ValassisAdvantage@valassis.com with the following information:

First and Last Name

Undergraduate Institution

Major

Anticipated Graduation Semester/Year

Check in starts at 2:30pm and we will begin promptly at 3:00pm.

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Sep 19 / Susan Crowley

Red Cross looks to WSU for Regional Disaster Program Officer, Regional Volunteer Services Director and a Communications Manager

The Red Cross is currently looking for candidates for the following 3 job opportunities in the Detroit region:

1.  Regional Disaster Program Officer II (RDPO) for the Southeast Michigan Region (Detroit, MI). 

Job Summary:

The RDPO is responsible for the implementation of the disaster services program throughout the region in alignment with established metrics.  All disaster positions in a region have a solid line reporting relationship to the RDPO.  The RDPO will also ensure that employees and volunteers within a region are assigned specific “relationship management” responsibilities with key emergency management staff, non-governmental organizations and corporate/organizations supporting disaster services (i.e., account management).  Serves during times of disaster in an operational leadership role for any scale of disaster.  Participates in a leadership role on larger operations regionally, division or nationwide.

This position operates as a part of the Disaster Management Cycle processes.  It is responsible for government partnerships, measurement and evaluation, information provision, preparation, and response management.  Drivers for this work include the number of municipalities within its coverage area, the amount and complexity of program activity,  presence of significant grant funding, geography, risk, population, frequency of events, and regional structure.

The Regional Chief Program Officer performs these functions according to the direction provided by the Division Disaster Executive (DDE) and Regional Chapter Executive (RCE); team leadership is provided by the DDE. This position reports directly to the RCE; dotted line to DDE and receives personnel development from both.

Responsibilities:

1. Policy development and partnerships:  Regionally, serves as the Red Cross thought leader and ensures interface with government entities, organizations, and other leadership entities in the field of emergency services, disaster policy and operations, and community resiliency. 

2. Mobilizes the community to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies. Meets the needs and expectations of clients and stakeholders.

3. Executes a comprehensive regional response when required. Serves during times of disaster as the operational leadership for the region for any scale of disaster; Participates in a leadership role on larger operations regionally, division or nationwide

4. Leads and manages the team responsible for the implementation of disaster services programs throughout the region, ensuring disaster services are delivered in a rapid and accessible manner in order to meet the urgent needs of our clients.  Include performance evaluations. May supervise Service to Armed Forces and International Services programs depending on the structure of the region.

5. Develops and supports disaster volunteers who are the primary workforce. Drives the development of Disaster Leadership Volunteers in order to meet the needs of the Region, State and Division.

6. Program management:  Accountable for the implementation of the disaster services program in alignment with established metrics

Scope:
Job level is also determined by additional factors including regional disaster risk assessment, which contributes to job complexity.  Develops and supports disaster volunteers who are the primary workforce; Drives the development of Disaster Leadership Volunteers in order to meet the needs of the Region, State and Division.  Regionally, serves as the Red Cross thought leader and ensures interface with government entities, organizations, and other leadership entities in the field of emergency services, disaster policy and operations, and community resiliency.  Serves during times of disaster as the operational leadership for the region for any scale of disaster; Participates in a leadership role on larger operations regionally, division or nationwide.

Essential Functions/Physical Requirements:
Depending on work assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of up to 40 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information. Overall mobility is essential.  May include  sitting for long periods of time, driving a vehicle and working under challenging conditions.

Work Conditions:
Work is performed indoors and outdoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to emergency services relief work. May travel and participate in meetings and conferences throughout chapter jurisdiction, state and Red Cross system. Because the Red Cross is a disaster response organization, staff may be asked to be on 24-hour call during period of major disaster.

Potential exposure to Hepatitis B and blood borne pathogens via bodily fluids, blood, mucus, saliva.  Must be open to working outdoor events where weather conditions will vary and may also be exposed to long periods of extreme noise levels inside arenas where concerts or other high volume events may occur.

Will be required to work evenings and weekends to provide program direction and ensure adequate coverage for contracted events and that first aid station and personnel operate within state regulations and run smoothly and efficiently. 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

Qualifications: 

Education:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Degree in emergency management, public administration, or organizational development preferred.

Experience:   Minimum five years experience directing and leading large scale social service programs. Track record of leadership results in non-profit and /or for-profit organizations. Knowledge of volunteer management, financial management, emergency management, adult education, community and government programs and procedures as well as disaster technical expertise.

Management Experience: Minimum three years of staff management experience. Demonstrated abilities in the following areas: supervisory, ability to work with volunteers, coaching, training. 

Skills and Abilities:  Proven track record of collaboration, facilitation, problem solving, leadership, partnership management.  Additionally, this position requires ability for data analysis, planning, technical writing, public speaking, project management, data entry and management, process improvement. Must be analytical, customer oriented, flexible, organized, and able to operate with an orientation toward solutions, an external focus, and team orientation.

Other:  Requires familiarity with Program guidance and standards; proficiency in standard office technology tools such as cell phone; laptop; internet cards and Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel) 

Travel:  Travel is required throughout the Region.

If this sounds like the kind of opportunity that you’ve been waiting for, please visit our website at:

https://www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=48023

The American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that offers employees growth and development, team spirit, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, well-qualified women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

2.  Regional Volunteer Services Director for the Southeast Michigan Region (Detroit, MI). 

Job Summary:

Strengthens and grows programs and services to meet community needs within resource constraints.  Develops long- and short-term program strategies and oversees implementation for large-scale single programs/services or multiple smaller-scale programs/services. *  Provides services to a moderate, local or limited population of clients or users. Directs and oversees the work assignment and performance of staff and volunteers.  Ensures coordinated outreach and partnerships within the larger Red Cross organization and external constituents (e.g.: community agencies).  

Responsibilities:

1. Builds financially sound, executable, data-driven business strategies in support of a program area and/or services. Develops growth strategy for area of responsibility. Designs, develops and implements a targeted recruitment plan for the Chapter and proactively outreaches to business leaders and others to support volunteer needs. Oversees curriculum design for volunteer training modules and recruitment presentations. Oversees risk management issues specific to Volunteer Services. Provides oversight and maintenance of database/computer systems.
2. Owns and advances a significant number of measurable functional, operational and strategic goals and priorities, including the successful implementation of business plan. Implements recruitment plan to fill positions within Chapter with particular attention to diversity and inclusion goals of the Chapter and ARC strategic plans. Develops metrics and executes reporting systems to enable evaluation of volunteer program.
3. Hires, manages, and evaluates direct and indirect staff. 
4. Directs staff, which includes Managers, in the development and implementation of departmental policies, procedures and programs.
5. Provides strong leadership, develops and sets individual and departmental team performance goals and manages/drives change.  Finds and implements ways to improve or increase the quality and production of the work directed. Creates performance review process to accurately assess volunteer performance and adjusts performance as and when needed.
6. Provides innovative thought leadership and shapes the knowledge base. Maintains clear and current knowledge of any legal and administrative requirements and/or issues specific to volunteer programs. Maintains knowledge and awareness of trends in volunteerism and designs the program to capitalize on them.
7. Provides analysis, advice and consultation on program and/or service.
8. Develops and conducts presentations to promote Red Cross services and programs to community.
9. Builds relationships and provides managerial guidance to Chapter executive team, staff, volunteers, community, and other external partners.
10. Develops and cultivates professional relationships with key internal & external partners/organizations.
11. May have ongoing fiscal and budget responsibility with grant coordination duties in contract-funded programs.
12. It is the responsibility of all Red Cross Staff members to recruit, train and work with volunteers and to treat all clients, volunteers, guests, and other employees in a courteous and respectful manner at all times while maintaining a cooperative atmosphere for everyone.  It is expected that each member of the regional management team to work with a volunteer counterpart to ensure key volunteers are utilized and ensure depth within the function.
13. Carries out any additional assignments required to fulfill the Mission of the American Red Cross.

Qualifications: 

Education:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience:  Minimum of 7- 10 years of progressive experience directing and leading large scale social service programs.  Track record of leadership results in non-profit and/or for-profit organizations. Proven results in achieving financial success in a business unit or area and leveraging relationships with diverse levels of internal & external stakeholders. 

Management Experience:  Minimum of 5 – 10 years of staff management experience.  Demonstrated ability to develop effective work teams and build consensus within the organization and the community. Proven ability to build strong relationships that fosters collaborative approaches to achieving organizational success.

Skills and Abilities:  Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills. Proven ability to management multiple projects and priorities.  Demonstrated knowledge of non-profit management and volunteer engagement. Ability to apply financial rigor and acumen to all initiatives.  

Other:  Intermediate proficiency  with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.  Familiarity with federal, state and local employment laws.

Travel:  May require some travel.

Essential Functions/Physical Requirements:  Depending on work assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights up to 20 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information. Overall mobility is essential including sitting for long periods of time, driving a vehicle and working under challenging conditions.

Work Conditions:  Work is performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to emergency services relief work. May travel and participate in meetings and conferences throughout chapter jurisdiction, state and Red Cross system. Because the Red Cross is a disaster response organization, staff may be asked to be on 24-hour call during period of major disaster.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

* The scope of this role is intended for lower level directing in a larger chapter and will supervise managers.

If this sounds like the kind of opportunity that you’ve been waiting for, please visit our website at:

https://www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=48026

The American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that offers employees growth and development, team spirit, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, well-qualified women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

3.  Communications Manager for the Southeast Michigan Region (Detroit, MI). 

Job Summary:

Plans, recommends, implements and participates in the development of internal and external communication strategies that support Chapter and National key initiatives and objectives. Responsible for raising the local visibility of the Red Cross to help the community understand how to access local Red Cross services and support its mission. Potentially will work directly with the marketing group and assist with various marketing campaigns.

Responsibilities:

1. Establishes and implements program/service goals, objectives, policies, and procedures.  Implements and coordinates the day-to-day functions that support the assigned program or service. Handles relationships with local print and broadcast media outlets. Supports Chapter leadership with messaging and presentations. Works closely with leadership to develop a consistent brand identity for Red Cross within the Chapter’s jurisdiction. Supports crisis communications planning and response.
2. Participates in the hiring, training, coaching, counseling and performance evaluation of employees and volunteers. Participates in the development of and sets individual and departmental team goals and manages/drives change. Allocates and directs resources, including assigning work, to deliver program or service effectively and efficiently
3. Develops and produces key communication vehicles and materials, including press releases, web strategies, op-eds, talking points.  Also manages approval process for materials. Drives earned media coverage for fundraising programs and initiatives. Ensures distribution of nationally developed press materials to local media to raise local visibility for major corporate initiatives – For example:  Holiday Giving Campaign, Holiday Mail for Heroes and other programs.
4. Establishes and implements program/service goals, objectives, policies, and procedures.
5. Monitors program outcomes and results to reinforce organizational accountability. Collaborates on the Disaster Public Affairs activities.
6. Develops and conducts trainings/presentations to promote Red Cross services and programs to community.
7. Develops and cultivates professional relationships with key internal & external partners/organizations. Attends community meetings and events to facilitate exchange of information and resources within Chapter’s jurisdiction.
8. Maintains positive relationships with members of the media and works with Chapter leadership and other staff to maintain these relationships.
9. Develops and maintains a Disaster Public Affairs capacity within the Chapter including the ability to communicate with clients and donors about local and national disasters. Participates in Disaster Public Affairs deployments beyond the Chapter.
10. May be responsible for directly supervising other full time and part time employees.  May hire, train, coach, counsel and evaluate performance of direct reports and volunteers or give significant recommendations as to those supervisory actions.
11. It is the responsibility of all Red Cross staff members to recruit, train and work with volunteers and to treat all clients, volunteers, guests, and other employees in a courteous and respectful manner at all times while maintaining a cooperative atmosphere for everyone.  It is expected that each member of the regional management team to work with a volunteer counterpart to ensure key volunteers are utilized and ensure depth within the function.
12. Carries out any additional assignments required to fulfill the Mission of the American Red Cross.

Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related filed or combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Experience: 5 years of demonstrated experience handling media relations. Demonstrates strong project management skills. Experience managing multimedia, video and print production required. Ability to identify a newsworthy story, write effectively and quickly. Experience using Facebook,Twitter, and other social media platforms.

Management Experience: Preferred 2 to 4 years supervisory experience.

Skills and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills. Must be able to multitask, meet deadlines and work collaboratively with individuals at all levels of the Chapter and National Headquarters.  Advanced knowledge of the capabilities and limitations of social media platforms.  Participates in the development of strategies to achieve organizational goals.  Demonstrated analytical and decision-making skills to develop creative processes for continuous program or service improvements.

Other: Intermediate level proficiency with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Proficiency with Video and Editing Software, HTML

Travel: May involve travel.

Essential Functions/Physical Requirements: Depending on work assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of up to 20 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information. Overall mobility is essential.  May include sitting for long periods of time, driving a vehicle and working under challenging conditions.

Work Conditions: Work is performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to emergency services relief work. May travel and participate in meetings and conferences throughout Chapter jurisdiction, state and Red Cross system. Because the Red Cross is a disaster response organization, staff may be asked to be on 24-hour call during period of major disaster.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

If this sounds like the kind of opportunity that you’ve been waiting for, please visit our website at:

https://www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=48025

The American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that offers employees growth and development, team spirit, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, well-qualified women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Sep 18 / Susan Crowley

City of Dearborn Hiring for an Entry Level Accountant

ACCOUNTANT I

 SALARY:                   Minimum:        $39,932 per year         Maximum:       $47,794 per year

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  This is professional accounting work within a municipal finance department, requiring independent judgment in the application of professional accounting principles and procedures to daily work transactions, and in the preparation, analysis and interpretation of accounting records and reports.  The employee works under the general direction of a professional superior, with work subject to periodic audit and review for desired results.

The employee interacts in a consistently pleasant and helpful manner to fellow employees, visitors, and citizens of the City of Dearborn and demonstrates the highest standards of internal and external customer service.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (See reverse side for complete job description)

Essential Job Functions

  • Prepares, analyzes and interprets accounting records and reports.
  • Prepares journal entries for adjustments, distributions and/or corrections.
  • Performs audits of financial records; prepares related reports for supervisory review.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of the theory, principles, methods and practices of accounting, particularly governmental accounting.
  • Some knowledge of laws, ordinances, and regulations governing city financial matters.
  • Some knowledge of modern office methods, practices, procedures, and equipment.

Some knowledge of electronic data-processing systems as they relate to accounting applications.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING REQUIRED:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in Accounting or a closely related field which includes accounting courses; plus municipal accounting experience, including supervisory responsibilities.

 

NOTE:  Please submit copy of college transcripts at the time of application.  A copy of unofficial transcripts is acceptable.

 

PARTS AND WEIGHTS OF EXAMINATION: Must receive a minimum grade of 70% on each part.

Oral Interview             40%
Written Exam              60%

POST EMPLOYMENT OFFER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must satisfactorily complete medical examination and criminal history check prior to start date.
  • All appointees are subject to a one-year probationary period.

 

LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATIONS:      8:00 a.m., Thursday, October 2, 2014.

 

Apply online at www.cityofdearborn.org

Sep 18 / Susan Crowley

Road Commission for Oakland County Looking to WSU for Engineering Technician

Quality Life through good roads – We care

31001 Lahser Road

Beverly Hills, MI  48025

www.rcocweb.org

A local, state and national leader in transportation, transportation technology and road safety.

 

 

Career Opportunity

Engineering Technician

(Road Design)

Beverly Hills, MI

 

Will perform a wide range of civil engineering duties related to the development of plans for road and bridge construction, such as civil drafting; field work; technical computations; survey interpretation; converting field data; developing preliminary plans; preparing final design plans; adhering to agency design principles, etc.  Over-time may be periodically required.

 

Please apply if you have:

-         Direct, hands on, technician related AutoCAD Civil 3D experience in a civil engineering setting.

-         Microsoft software experience and proficiency.

-         A working knowledge of algebra and geometry applications to accurately do job related calculations.

-         Valid Michigan Driver’s license

-         Legal eligibility to work in the U.S.

 

Base annual starting salary: $44,300 to $48,900 based on experience.

Attractive benefits including medical/vision, dental, employer paid pension, deferred compensation, tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, etc.

 

Send resume and salary history to

Road Commission for Oakland County

Human Resources Department

31001 Lahser Road

Beverly Hills, MI  48025

Fax: 248-645-5792

 

Or, apply on line:

www.rcocweb.org

Click “Job Postings” – then click “Application Form” to apply electronically

 

EOE/ADA/Drug Free Workplace

 

Interview travel costs or relocation expenses are not reimbursed.

Sep 18 / Susan Crowley

Career Opportunities with HUD now Available

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Multifamily Housing is   transitioning to a new business model.  To balance the workload and ensure effectiveness of the new model, HUD is seeking talented, career driven professionals that are pursuing a challenging and rewarding career within the federal government.  Currently, HUD is looking to fill positions in Chicago, Minneapolis and Detroit offices.

POSITIONS MAY INCLUDE:

Management Positions:

Asset Management Division Director, GS-15

Production Division Director, GS-15

Underwriting Branch Chief, GS-14

Account Executive Branch Chief, GS-14

Troubled Asset Specialist Branch Chief, GS-14

Technical Specialist Branch Chief, GS-14

Program Staff Positions:

Troubled Asset Specialist, GS-13

Senior Underwriter, GS-13

Senior Account Executive, GS-13

Contractor/Procurement Specialist, GS-13

Administrative Staff Specialist, GS-12

Underwriter, GS-12

Underwriter, GS-9/11

Funding Specialist, GS-12

Grant Management Specialist, GS-12

Information Specialist, GS-12

Account Executive, GS-12

Account Executive, GS-9/11

Underwriting Analyst, GS-5/7/9

Program Analyst, GS-5/7/9

Program Assistant, GS-5/6/7

 

Interested individuals can apply at www.usajobs.gov. Not all positions will be available in all locations. Follow HUD on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. EEO Employer. For more information on HUD visit www.hud.gov or email us with general questions at midwestregionmft@hud.gov.

 

Sep 17 / Susan Crowley

WSU Career Services Hosts New Spotlight 7 Career Fair November 3rd. Save the date!

Photo: It's coming... Spotlight 7 Career Fair! November 3rd. Save the date!

Wayne State University’s Career Services is pleased to announce the new 2014 Spotlight 7 Career Fair! 


When: Monday, November 3, 2014  

Time:  12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  

Where: McGregor Memorial Conference Center

 

 

The Spotlight 7 Career Fair focuses on full-time recruiting for the following seven WSU Schools/Colleges: 

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 

College of Fine, Preforming and Communication Arts 

School of Social Work 

College of Education 

College of Nursing 

School of Library and Information Science

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Please feel free to share this info with students and employers who are a good fit. Registration info for employers is below and students attend for free. Questions regarding this event can be directed to Padmaja Rao or Susan Crowley at (313) 577-3390.

 

EMPLOYER REGISTRATION PROCESS: 

  1. LOG ON TO or CREATE A WSU CSO ACCOUNT AT http://careerservices.wayne.edu/csoforemployers.php.  IF YOU DO NOT REMEMBER YOUR USERNAME AND PASSWORD, PLEASE CALL WSU CAREER SERVICES AT: (313) 577-3390.
  2. Once you have logged into your new or existing account: CLICK ON THE “CAREER FAIRS & EVENTS TAB” LOCATED AT THE TOP OF YOUR CSO ACCOUNT SCREEN.
  3. CLICK ON “CAREER FAIR” IN THE CATEGORY BOX.
  4. CLICK “SEARCH.”
  5. YOU WILL THEN BE ABLE TO VIEW THE “2014 Spotlight Seven Career Fair” LINK.
  6. CLICK ON “2014 Spotlight Seven Career Fair” AND PROCEED TO REGISTERING FOR THE EVENT. (YOU MUST COMPLETE THE ENTIRE REGISTRATION FORM).
  7. SEND IN YOUR PAYMENT VIA CHECK (MADE PAYABLE TO WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY CAREER SERVICES) OR VIA CREDIT CARD (CONTACT PADMAJA OR SUSAN AT (313) 577-3390 TO PROCESS CREDIT CARD PAYMENT). DETAILS ON PAYMENT ARE ON THE ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM.

*****Please note that your registration for the 2014 spotlight seven career fair will be confirmed only upon receipt of a completed Spotlight Seven online registration form AND event payment. Details regarding event parking/directions/etc. are located online at the expo registration form.*****

 

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Susan or Padmaja at (313) 577-3390. We look forward to seeing you on November 3rd!

Sep 15 / Padmaja Rao

Meet & Greet with Hewlett-Packard

WSU Graduating Seniors and Recent Alumni have an opportunity to meet with recruiters from Hewlett-Packard to learn about- and discuss their interest- in full-time employment opportunities in the Midrange Server Development Program.  


WHEN:    SEPTEMBER 30, 2014

TIME:        11 A.M. TO 1 P.M. 

WHERE:     STUDENT CENTER BUILDING – HILBERRY A/B (WSU MAIN CAMPUS)

TARGET AUDIENCE:      WSU GRADUATING SENIORS / RECENT ALUMNI

TARGET MAJORS:           COMPUTER SCIENCE, COMPUTER ENGINEERING, ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

 

Do NOT miss this opportunity to meet with recruiters about full-time employment opportunities!!

Questions? Call WSU Career Services at 313.577.3390 and ask to speak with Padmaja Rao.

 

Sep 15 / Susan Crowley

Kalamazoo Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is seeking a Peer/Family Support Partner

Peer/family support partner –full time

Kalamazoo Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is seeking an individual who has experience working with individuals of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. The Peer/Family Support Partner will provide support to parent or care givers of children with severe emotional disturbances (SED). The successful candidate must have been a parent or caregiver of a child or youth diagnosed with a severe emotional disturbance (SED) and successfully navigated the System of Care. The Family Support Partner will provide relationship based support services and resources in a team based approach to address the needs of youth/families, and must also be comfortable in sharing their family’s experience with regard to receiving mental health services. Must have a High School diploma or GED, PSP certification, the ability to multi-task, and a valid Michigan driver’s license.

We offer competitive compensation and fringe benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance; disability and workers compensation insurance; paid holidays, Paid Time Off plan, continuing education, retirement plan and Deferred Compensation Plan.

Individuals of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds along with bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. KCMHSAS is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity and inclusion among its workforce. We strive to empower people to succeed.

Please apply online by filling out an electronic application via our Career Opportunities page found at www.kazoocmh.org/careers.