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Date provided: January 19th, 2021

Vigilant Global Trade Services, Remote

Job Description – Short Term Global Trade Analyst Position

Job Title:  Global Trade Analyst

Department:  Operations

Primary Location:  Personal Residency

Reports To:  Account Manager

Employment Type:  Short-Term Temporary Employee

Duration for Position:  Approximately 3 Months

Role Summary: Work closely with the account manager and account team as an extension of our client’s trade compliance organization.  This position is responsible for performing the day-to-day tactical activities as defined by the Client’s procedures and ensuring their import and export activities, including ECCN and HTS classifications, are completed accurately and timely.  This position requires the individual to be highly self-motivated, have a high attention to detail with a passionate can-do attitude.  Working from home requires the individuals to hold themselves accountable and work efficiently with limited supervision.

https://vigilantgts.catsone.com/careers/48095-General/jobs/13981019-Short-Term-Global-Trade-Analyst

Date provided: January 14th, 2021

PRETERM Cleveland, Ohio

Executive Director

PRETERM, Cleveland OH

For the full position description and to apply, please visit: https://npag.com/current-searches-all/pretermed

This search is being led by NPAG. Due to the pace of this search, candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible.  Candidates may submit their cover letter, outlining their interest and qualifications, along with their resume via NPAG’s candidate portal. We also welcome you to reach out confidentially with inquiries or nominations at: preterm-ed@npag.com.

Cultivating a diverse and inclusive team is an essential component of Preterm’s commitment to advance equity. Candidates of all backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Date provided: January 14th, 2021

UNIVERSITY CIRCLE, INC. Cleveland, Ohio

Your Community Coordinator  (Part-time with possibility of Full-time in fall)

Please find attached a description for a summer programming coordinator in UCI’s department of community education.

It’s currently part-time with the possibility for full time in the fall, and would be a great fit for anyone looking to enter the community programming space in STEM or arts education.

The Project Coordinator of the Your Community initiative will take the lead on a new summer experience. The Your Community camp will run for six weeks in the summer, starting in early June. Campers will be students from the 6th – 8th grades and come from any of UCI’s six focus schools in the Cleveland Municipal School District (Mary M. Bethune, Willson, Wade Park, Mary B. Martin, Bolton, and Sunbeam). In addition, the Project Coordinator will also provide assistance for 7-8 Saturday family events throughout the summer

Hours and Pay:

1. Expectations: Approximately 750-850 hours between March and August 2021 a. March 2021: 15-20 hours/week

b. April – May 2021: 25-30 hours/week

c. June – August 2021: 40-45 hours/week

d. August 2021: 20-25 hours/week

2. Pay range: $20 – 22/hour

Please submit inquiries and resumes by Feb. 1, 2021 to:

Greg Deegan

Director of Community Education

10831 Magnolia Drive

Cleveland, Ohio 44106

greg.deegan@universitycircle.org

Date provided: January 12th, 2021

Holden Forests & Gardens, North East Ohio

 

Holden Forests & Gardens

Research Intern (arboretum)

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=db704977-d8c5-4be2-a36a-23f4002eddc0&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=403591&source=CC2&lang=en_US

 

Holden Forest & Gardens (The Holden Arboretum & Cleveland Botanical Garden) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. We seek skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individuals to join our staff and enhance our reputation as one of the country’s foremost arboreta.

 

Interns spend the summer conducting research at the Holden Arboretum, a part of Holden Forests & Gardens, located near Cleveland, OH.

The Arboretum offers over 3,600 acres of forested land, extensive living plant collections, and high-tech laboratories. In addition to research, interns will be involved in professional development, such as: weekly journal clubs, scientific lectures, networking, and presenting a poster of their research at Holden’s SEARCH symposium.

Interns will conduct research under one of five broad themes: 

·         Collection curation – How can we build a living plant collection to support research, plant conservation, and ornamental display?

·         Community ecology – How do global change drivers including climate change, non-native species, and land use change restructure our natural world?

·         Evolutionary ecology – How do eco-evolutionary dynamics shape plant responses to environmental change? 

·         Plant physiology – How does plant physiology vary across environments and over time, and how does this shape the distribution of plants on earth?

·         Soil ecology – How do microbes in the soil shape plant communities and their function in the ecosystem?  

Skills learned over the summer may include: plant and insect identification; microbial isolation and culturing; extracting, amplifying, and analyzing DNA; plant breeding and propagation including tissue culture; measuring plant gas exchange. Regardless of the area of focus, interns will also learn about experimental design, data analysis in R, scientific communication, and professional development

 

Timeline              Summer 2021 – 8 weeks – exact start and end dates flexible

Pay                       $11 per hour

Applications        Submit applications by February 1st, 2021. For full consideration, include: 1) a resume, 2) names of two references, and 3) a letter of interest specifying research theme(s) preference. 

 

Questions concerning the internships can be addressed to Dr. Katie Stuble (kstuble@holdenfg.org)

 

Holden Forests & Gardens

holdenfg.org

Date provided: January 12th, 2021

Policy Matters Ohio, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio

 

POLICY MATTERS OHIO

Senior Policy Researcher

 

Full description at: https://www.policymattersohio.org/who-we-are/employment/senior-policy-researcher

 

Policy Matters is a non-profit policy research institute creating a more vibrant, equitable, sustainable and inclusive Ohio through research, strategic communications, coalition building and policy advocacy. Our analysis is evidence-based. Our research is data and values driven.

Policy Matters Ohio is seeking an experienced researcher to produce high quality, unassailable research on policy that improves the lives of Ohioans.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and equitable workplace. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply. All qualified candidates will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other class status.

Date provided: January 12th, 2021

Cleveland Neigborhood Progress, Cleveland, Ohio

 

Background

Vice President of Policy & Advocacy Job Description

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress was established in 1988 as a community development intermediary that supports the development of neighborhoods in Cleveland Ohio. Neighborhood Progress catalyzes impact in Cleveland neighborhoods through a direct working relationship with Community Development Corporations (CDCs) as a funder, advocate, convener and facilitator, as well as through its own programming and projects. Neighborhood Progress also interacts with local, state and national stakeholders in the community development industry at the cutting edge of innovative policy development related to the planning and implementation of urban growth initiatives.

CNP is at the end of a five-year strategic plan and will be embarking on a new planning process in 2021.

Responsibilities

The Vice President of Policy & Advocacy is a member of the Senior Team and reports to the President/CEO. As policy development and advocacy are integral elements of community and economic development and the Neighborhood Progress mission, the Vice President works closely with the leaders of each major Neighborhood Progress strategic goal (CDC Advancement, Economic Opportunity, and Placemaking).

The development of a neighborhood agenda in collaboration with CDCs and other neighborhood stakeholders will be the first priority of this position. The VP of Policy & Advocacy will work with other housing partners to translate the neighborhood agenda into a policy platform for consideration during the 2021 and 2022 local election cycles. The policy platform will then be translated into an ongoing legislative agenda.

The key responsibilities of the Vice President are as follows:

Policy

Goal: Proactively support the development of policies supportive of community & economic development in Cleveland. Maintain a working relationship with elected officials and the governmental staff in legislative and administrative positions.

Be a leader in policy development efforts among the stakeholders with which Neighborhood Progress collaborates, including major grant making organizations and other citywide, regional and national thinkers in the community and economic development arena.

  • Develop policy initiatives that support the strategic interests of CDCs and the Neighborhood Progress Strategic Plan.

  • Monitor the national community and economic development conversation and represent Neighborhood Progress’ views and goals in national forums.

  • Develop public funding priorities that support community and economic development in Cleveland neighborhoods.

  • Staff Neighborhood Progress Policy & Advocacy Committee

Advocacy

Goal: Inform and advocate for public policies and funding that support Neighborhood Progress’ priorities and strategic goals.

  • Advocate for CDC’s and Neighborhood Progress’ strategically related policy initiatives before City, County, State and Federal policy makers.

  • Support efforts to bring government funding into community development in Cleveland.

  • Establish collaborative relationships and strategic alliances with interested parties in support of the successful adoption of policy initiatives.

  • Build upon and strengthen alignment of policy with the City of Cleveland administration, cabinet-level staff, key departments (Community Development, Economic Development, Building & Housing, and City Council).

  • Publicly promote strategic public policies that support Neighborhood Progress and CDC work.

    Qualifications (minimum)

  • Three to five years direct or comparable experience with development or execution of public policy related to community and economic development at the local, state or national level.

  • Demonstrated experience as a liaison to government officials and/or as a senior manager at a public institution.

  • Interest in and passion for addressing a history of racist policies which have disadvantaged people of color and neighborhoods where they have been left behind.

    Ideal Candidate Characteristics

  • Five to seven years of experience in leadership positions related to community and/or economic development.

  • Three to five years of experience in racial equity and inclusion related leadership position(s).

  • Direct experience in the organization of economic growth initiatives such as community finance, real estate development, infrastructure planning, business attraction and retention strategies.

  • Experience communicating policy positions and strategies related to community and economic development.

  • Demonstrated success in managing critical components of complex organizations.

    Please send all resume material to Toni White, twhite@clevelandnp.org. Position open until filled.

Date Provided: January 8, 2021

Waterloo Arts, Cleveland, Ohio

 

WATERLOO ARTS - 2 Part-time positions open. Apply by January 22, 2021

Gallery and Residency Manager

Program Manager

 

Waterloo Arts is a 501(c)3 whose mission is to enrich the neighborhood culturally and economically by creating a stimulating arts environment through quality exhibits, performances, special events, and educational programming for people of all ages.

 

 

15605 Waterloo Road

Cleveland, OH 44110

216-692-9500

www.waterlooarts.org

Date provided: January 8th, 2021

Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

 

Admissions Counselor

Cleveland Institute of Art

 

https://www.cia.edu/about-us/careers-at-cia/admissions-counselor

 

The Cleveland Institute of Art is looking for 1 full-time Admissions Counselor. Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Admissions, Admissions Counselors are responsible for implementing recruitment strategies as they relate to undergraduate students. They represent and present CIA's academic programs to prospective students, parents, teachers, and counselors regionally, nationally, and internationally. They must have the ability to communicate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and socioeconomic and educational levels and skills by using a variety of interpersonal strategies to interact appropriately in situations ranging from large meetings to individual appointments. This position is year-round and requires travel in the fall and spring as well as some evenings and weekends. Admissions Counselors must demonstrate a strong knowledge of the visual arts, and have a commitment to arts-based education.

 

Send resume with cover letter, salary requirements and 3 professional references with phone numbers by February 5, 2021 to:

Human Resources
Cleveland Institute of Art
Job Code: AC21
hr@cia.edu

Date provided: January 8th, 2021

Holden Forests and Gardens, North East Ohio

 

Guest Services Representative (arboretum) part-time

HOLDEN FORESTS & GARDENS

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=db704977-d8c5-4be2-a36a-23f4002eddc0&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=403445&source=CC2&lang=en_US

 

To Apply:
Review of applications with begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and 3 professional references online via link above.

 

Holden Forest & Gardens (The Holden Arboretum & Cleveland Botanical Garden) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. We seek skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individuals to join our staff and enhance our reputation as one of the country’s foremost arboreta.

Date provided: January 5, 2021

Fair Housing Center for Rights Research

SENIOR INVESTIGATIONS COORDINATOR

FAIR HOUSING CENTER FOR RIGHTS & RESEARCH

Application Deadline: January 18, 2021 11:59 pm EST

POSITION DESCRIPTION
SENIOR INVESTIGATIONS COORDINATOR January 2021

The Fair Housing Center for Rights & Research (The Fair Housing Center) is currently accepting applications for a full‐time (35 hours/week) Senior Investigations Coordinator. The Fair Housing Center is a not‐for‐profit fair housing organization whose mission is to protect and expand fair housing rights, eliminate housing discrimination, and promote integrated communities. The position is based in Cleveland, Ohio, however, staff currently have the ability to work remotely for health and safety purposes in light of the COVID‐19 pandemic. We anticipate continuing to do so until it is safe to return to the office.

General Responsibilities:

The Senior Investigations Coordinator is responsible for conducting fair housing investigation, enforcement, and advocacy activities. The Senior Investigations Coordinator directly supervises the Investigations Coordinator and Enforcement Intern and reports to the Associate Director.

Duties:

  •   Supervise and work collaboratively with enforcement department staff to ensure that all complaints are investigated and resolved in a timely manner with the highest level of service, competency, and professionalism

  •   Intake of complaints, inquiries, and other communications from the public

  •   Educate and counsel individuals on fair housing remedies and procedures

  •   Develop strategies to assist individuals in addressing their fair housing needs and concerns

  •   Supervise other enforcement staff in client case management and the development of case

    management strategies to effectively address individuals’ fair housing needs

  •   Identify appropriate external resources to assist individuals and making referrals when

    necessary

  •   Interact with housing providers on behalf of clients

  •   Assist clients with resolution of fair housing complaints though the administrative complaint

    process at the Ohio Civil Rights Commission and HUD

  •   Maintain detailed and accurate contemporaneous electronic and physical records of contact

    with individuals including actions taken and services provided

  •   Work with enforcement staff to resolve complaints

  •   Work collaboratively with other test coordinators to develop fair housing testing strategies and

    methodologies

  •   Design and administer fair housing testing, including site selection, assignment and evaluation

  •   Drafting administrative complaints on behalf of clients and/or the agency

  •   Recruit, train and supervise fair housing testers

  •   Coordinate the monitoring of advertisements for compliance with fair housing laws

  •   Represent The Fair Housing Center at local and statewide meetings

  •   Help to develop and maintain strong relationships with community groups, housing providers,

    governmental agencies and other fair housing organizations

  •   Assist with grant, contract and program compliance and reporting

  •   Conduct fair housing compliance trainings

  •   Assist with research for advocacy and reporting

  •   Maintain a high level of knowledge about fair housing and related laws, the theory and practice

    of fair housing testing and investigations, as well as administrative and legal procedures and remedies

Senior Investigations Coordinator Position Description Page 1 of 2

Qualifications:

  •   Demonstrated commitment to civil rights and fair housing. Knowledge of federal, state, and local fair housing, fair lending, and accessibility laws preferred

  •   Knowledge of local housing market, real estate practices, and mortgage lending

  •   Ability to work effectively in a diverse environment and to promote inclusion and equality in all

    aspects of the organization’s work

  •   Well‐organized, detail‐oriented, able to work on a number of projects at one time

  •   Experienced in public speaking

  •   Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal and supervisory skills

  •   Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of individuals and groups

  •   Ability to select, supervise and evaluate staff

  •   Three years of supervisory, non‐profit and/or case management experience preferred

  •   Bilingual skills a plus

  •   Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  •   Some evening and weekend hours required

    Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

    Salary: Full‐time (35 hours a week), salary ($34,000 ‐ $40,000 depending on experience) with benefits (employer paid medical, dental, vision & life insurance, as well as 401(k), paid holidays, vacation and personal days)

    Application Deadline: January 18, 2021 11:59 pm EST

    Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample and list of three professional references by email to:

    Carrie Pleasants, Executive Director
    Fair Housing Center for Rights & Research cpleasants@thehousingcenter.org

    Failure to submit all requested materials may result in application being rejected. No phone calls, please.

    The Fair Housing Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, military status or genetic information. In addition to federal law requirements, The Fair Housing Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Date provided: December 11, 2020

Union Miles Development Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

REPORTS TO: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

Union Miles Development Corporation is looking for an energetic self-starter to lead new housing and commercial development projects in Cleveland’s Union Miles neighborhood – working with numerous partner organizations and reporting to the Executive Director. UMDC has undergone recent Master Planning and Strategic Plan updates, which both call for completion of several exciting new projects designed to improve the lives of residents in the Union-Miles service area. While forming additional partnerships and yielding these new physical developments, the Real Estate Development Director will lead fundraising, environmental review, site planning, acquisition and general negotiation activities for these projects. Additional duties include project coordination and assistance with other functions of UMDC (e.g., gap financing, report writing, pro-forma modelling, and proposal writing assistance).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Strategize and secure funding to complete pending development projects. Implement the planning, facilitation of parties and marketing of all new and in-progress construction/development projects.

  2. Draft and/or co-write contractual agreements, funding solicitations, development strategies, and subsidy requests; identify potential contractors; review construction bids; and monitor work financed by grants or loans processed through our agency.

  1. Work to incorporate the special requests of area residents in concert with Councilperson and appropriate City of Cleveland Departments.

  2. Perform project feasibility analysis via pro forma and sources and uses analyses.

  3. Monitor and manage commercial properties and direct staff as assigned per the Executive Director.

  4. Prepare reports to include demographic information of project participants, unit production quantities, project expenses, a project narrative, and other requirements outlined within the contract agreement of the projects that you are giving responsibility for managing and/or implementing.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Must have a combination of 3-5 years’ experience in housing and/or commercial development, preferably with public sector or nonprofit agency. Years’ experience can be considered for substitution with higher education. Bachelor’s Degree Required. Master’s degree in Real Estate, Business or related field, and professional certifications preferred – although not required. Strong writing skills, comfort with public speaking, leading meetings and working with diverse constituents are a must.

  2. Ability to create, maintain and update developmental pro formas as well as operational pro formas in fast-paced (but friendly) work environment.

  3. Computer skills including proficiency using Microsoft Word, Adobe and Excel.

  4. Must bring an approachable attitude, team-focus and the ability to complete tasks efficiently with minimal supervision. Must be comfortable shifting gears between different projects simultaneously.

  5. Excellent writing skills and habitual documentation of key information and events are necessary for reporting. Must have the ability to verbally articulate concepts and information regarding UMDC development projects to residents, the executive director, board members and external partners.

COMPENSATION:

Competitive salary and full benefits provided commensurate with experience.

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW:

The Union Miles Development Corporation’s mission is to “improve the quality of life within the Union Miles service area through community engagement, housing and economic development. UMDC was founded in 1981, as a spin-off organization of the Union Miles Community Coalition. The Union Miles Community Coalition was a well-established community action group (comprised of residents, businesses, and churches) that collaborated to improve the quality of life in the neighborhood. The coalition identified housing as critical to the long term vitality of the Union Miles community and created the Union Miles Development Corporation as the entity to address housing related issues and projects. Today, the Union Miles Development Corporation provides a wide array of programs and services in Union Miles service area to accomplish our mission.

Email: Resume and coversheet to roshawns@unionmiles.org Deadline: ASAP
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. UMDC

does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color,

ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height,

 

Union Miles Development Corporation

9250 Miles Park Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44105

(P) 216-341-0757 | (F) 216-341-0226 | www.unionmiles.org

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