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Manager of Expansion Markets

Business/Organization:

Girls in the Game
Programs/Development
1401 S. Sacramento, Chicago, Illinois

Job description:

About Girls in the Game
At Girls in the Game every girl finds her voice, discovers her strength and leads with confidence through fun and active leadership, sports and health programs. Our programs empower all girls to be game-changers in their own lives and in their communities. We strive to serve girls year-round and over the long-term and offer a continuum of programs for girls at each stage in their development. Our heart is in Chicago, but in recent years we’ve expanded to include programs in Bloomington, Illinois, Baltimore, Maryland and Dallas, Texas.

Position Summary
The Manager of Expansion Markets will work closely with the leadership team at Girls in the Game to provide oversight to our programs and stewardship of supporters in Bloomington, Baltimore and Dallas. This includes direct supervision of part-time staff in each market as well as oversight of the Auxiliary Boards in each city. Currently Dallas has an Auxiliary Board with a few members, although we are looking to expand the size and there are plans for Auxiliary Boards in Baltimore and Bloomington to start up soon. The Manager of Expansion Markets will play a key role in getting those Boards up and running. This position works closely with programs and development staff and requires the Expansion Manager to have familiarity with both program design and best practices, as well as our development efforts. This position requires regular travel (2-3 times per year to each market) to our expansion cities. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who is passionate about spreading Girls in the Game’s mission to more girls in more places.

The Manager of Expansion Markets will serve as the main contact for three University Coordinators responsible for overseeing Girls in the Game programming with volunteer university-based and teen coaches at community sites in and around Dallas, Baltimore and Bloomington. This position will also oversee a new part-time staff member in Baltimore. S/he will also be responsible for regular communication with partner universities and with managing university partner relationships, and outreach to university-based volunteer and intern coaches. In addition, the Manager of Expansion Markets will serve as the main point of contact with funders in each market, serving as a liaison between funders in each market and the development team.

Girls in the Game is seeking a full-time Manager of Expansion Markets to do the following:
• Oversee Auxiliary Boards Girls in the Game’s expansion cities, and work with the Boards to plan fundraising events and to prospect and cultivate donors in those markets
• Work closely with the Executive Director and Girls in the Game’s leadership team to generate revenue to support growth in accordance with Girls in the Game’s strategic plan, in Baltimore, Bloomington and Dallas
• Assist in Girls in the Game’s growth through generating strategic partnerships with universities and funders in new markets
• Manages partnership relations for University Model Programs in expansion markets including coordinator job posting, connection with service learning departments, coordinating space, etc.
• Manages evaluation implementation and dissemination of University Model Program sites in expansion markets
• Manages university model program records in Salesforce
• Supervises two university model coordinators and one part time staff responsible for implementation of Girls in the Game programming at schools and community-based sites
• Participate in staff-wide organizational development, planning, and fundraising activities • Perform other duties as assigned
• Travel to expansion markets for Auxiliary Board and programming events

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
• Five years of professional work experience in development and/or program administration
• Familiarity with youth programs
• Familiarity with development practices • Excellent time management and organizational skills
• Excellent relationship-building skills
• Comfort with traveling to expansion cities alone
• Demonstrated knowledge of computer environments, e.g. Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, prior experience with Salesforce a plus

Licensing Required
• Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work
• Verification of degree/credentials
• Background check and fingerprint clearance
• Must be available to work evenings and weekends for various scheduled events
• Agreement to uphold all of the Girls in the Game Policies and Procedures (by signature)

Core Competencies
• Relationship building
• Representing the organization
• Oral and written communications
• Planning and forecasting
• Follow through, reliability and dependability Language Skills
• Excellent writing and communication skills
• Ability to multi-task, set priorities and time manage in a fast-paced and self-directed team environment
• Ability to maintain positive relationships with a wide variety of people including, but not limited to; board members, staff, volunteers, interns, community partners, organizational donors, media

Working Conditions
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position requires: Frequently: Sitting, Walking, Seeing, Hearing, Speaking, Standing, Carrying, Driving Occasionally: Stooping, Lift up to 40 lbs, Squatting, Kneeling, Bending, Pushing/Pulling Seldom: Climbing, Twisting Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This is a fast paced environment and the noise level is usually moderate.

Compensation
The salary is $38,000 – $45,000, dependent on experience.

Accountability
This position reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the Development Director and Program Director.

For more information, call Girls in the Game at (312) 633-4263.

To apply, please fax a resume and cover letter to (773)542-1168 or email Kaylise Algrim at kalgrim@girlsinthegame.org.

Girls in the Game is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, national origin, or sexual orientation. Although we only serve girls, all interested candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of gender.

CLOCC Internship (unpaid) – Summer Evaluation

Business/Organization:

Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children
Research and Evaluation
225 East Chicago Ave., Box 157, Chicago, IL

Job description:

The summer evaluation intern will assist with various CLOCC evaluation projects. This unpaid position will require 25-40 hours per week for 8 weeks. Exact internship activities will vary but will include activities such as: performing and analyzing interviews, administering surveys, creating reports using existing data, reviewing the literature to update obesity factsheets, data entry, and collecting, organizing and analyzing secondary data.
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Essential Job Functions:

  1. Maintain data files.
  2. Code interviews for analysis.
  3. Assist in report writing/dissemination.
  4. Follow survey and interview protocol as directed.
  5. Schedule data collection visits.
  6. Recruit and obtain consent from participants.
  7. Conduct observational data collection activities according to protocol.
  8. Transcribe and clean interviews.
  9. Administration of a survey according to instructions.
  10. Maintain accurate records of data collection activities including time keeping, and location.
  11. Manage survey data including data entry, cleaning and analysis.
  12. Other duties as assigned.
     

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Bachelor’s degree required; work towards a Master’s preferred.
  2. The ability to communicate effectively through email, face to face, and through telephone interactions.    
  3. Experience working with computer software, including word processing and spreadsheets.
  4. Attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, experience working in an office environment, and developing internal systems to manage workflow is required.
  5. Basic data analysis skills.
  6. Protecting Human Subjects Training (IRB certification) required.
  7. Attention to detail and good organizational skills.
  8. Ability and willingness to travel throughout Chicago.
  9. Will be based in community settings with oversight by project staff.
  10. Access to a car is preffered.

Working Conditions:

This position will be based out of the Mary Ann and J. Milburn Smith Child Health Research Program, Stanley Manne Research Center.  Normal office environment, some time alone in the office may occur.  May involve travel to other locations throughout the metropolitan Chicago area.  Lurie Children’s Hospital is committed to compliance with the Privacy Rule adopted pursuant to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).  Employees of Lurie Children’s Hospital are required to attend training on policies and procedures regarding the privacy of Protected Health Information, as outlined in HIPAA regulations, and maintain confidentiality in accordance with state and federal law.

General Understanding and Nature of the Position Description

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job classification. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

Send a resumé to: info@CLOCC.net and indicate “Summer Evaluation” in the subject line.

CLOCC Internship (Unpaid) – School Systems and Early Childhood Intern

Business/Organization:

Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children
School Systems & Early Childhood
225 East Chicago Ave., Box 157, Chicago, IL

Job description:

The Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children (CLOCC) is currently seeking a part-time, unpaid intern to support CLOCC’s school systems and early childhood work. The intern will support the Food and Fitness Partner Network, the +Network, The School Systems Interest Group, and the Healthy Teacher Network. Additionally, the intern will support Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative work and provide technical assistance to hospitals in the City of Chicago.

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Essential Job Functions:

School Systems: The intern will be providing support for the various networks CLOCC convenes to support healthier schools. Tasks will include supporting meetings, planning events, updating documents, as well as data base management.

Early Childhood: The intern will be responsible for working directly with Chicago hospitals Mother/Baby and Labor & Delivery Units. The intern will spend the majority of their time at hospitals throughout the City speaking with hospital staff about their practices relating to breastfeeding and infant care. Some background information on breastfeeding is helpful but not required.   

Area Specific Job Accountabilities:

  1. Provide support for the Food and Fitness Partner Network (FFPN) and the +Network
  2. Provide support for the School Systems Interest Group and Healthy Teacher Network
  3. Update the School Systems resources on the CLOCC website
  4. Provide support for the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative
  5. Use audit tool to speak with hospital staff and patients
  6. Assist in the development of staff training tools
  7. Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Bachelor’s degree required, work towards an MPH preferred
  2. Attention to detail, excellent organizational skills and problem solving skill
  3. Strong written and verbal communication skills]
  4. Ability to travel throughout the city

General Understanding and Nature of the Position Description

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job classification.  These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

Send a resumé to: info@CLOCC.net and indicate “School Systems & Early Childhood Intern” in the subject line. 

CLOCC Internship (Unpaid) – Early Childhood Obesity Prevention

Business/Organization:

Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children
Early Childhood
225 East Chicago Ave., Box 157, Chicago, IL

Job description:

The Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children (CLOCC)  is currently seeking a part time, unpaid intern to support CLOCC’s early childhood work. The intern will support the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative work and provide technical assistance to hospitals in the City of Chicago. Additionally, the intern will work with the Hospital Breastfeeding Council of Metro Chicago.      CLOCC Logo Redesign_08.12.09

Essential Job Functions:
The intern will be responsible for working directly with Chicago hospitals Mother/Baby and Labor & Delivery Units. The intern will spend the majority of their time at hospitals throughout the City speaking with hospital staff about their practices relating to breastfeeding and infant care. Some background information on breastfeeding is helpful but not required.  

Area Specific Job Accountabilities:

  1. Provide support for the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative
  2. Use audit tools to speak with hospital staff and patients
  3. Assist with planning logistics for Hospital Breastfeeding Council of Metro Chicago
  4. Assist in the development of staff training tools
  5. Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Bachelor’s degree required, work towards a MPH preferred.
  2. Experience with interviewing
  3. Attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and problem solving skills.
  4. Ability to travel throughout city.

General Understanding and Nature of the Position Description

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job classification.  These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

Send a resumé to: info@CLOCC.net and indicate “Early Childhood Intern” in the subject line.