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Whether you are an experienced professional looking for a new opportunity, a new graduate, or changing careers, association management is a growing, vibrant, and dynamic field. Associations are broadly diversified organizations, with business models ranging from event planning to publishing to e-commerce to member services—and often much more—all housed under one roof. No matter what your area of interest or expertise, there is a position within an association that is perfect for you. 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Pennsylvania School Bus Association

623 North Broad Street
Lansdale, PA 19446

The Pennsylvania School Bus Association is looking for a leader, an individual who can lead our active, well-run organization and insure we are executing our mission of Education and Advocacy. The Association represents independent school bus contractors who transport hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvania’s children safely to school every day… you could be a part of this admirable mission. The Executive Director is responsible to insure the Association's sustainability through fiscal stewardship, leadership development and member recruitment and retention. To learn more about our dynamic Association visit www.paschoolbus.org. We look forward to talking to you about this opportunity. Submit resumes with salary requirements to [email protected].

QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITION: The Executive Director shall have had leadership, supervisory and financial management experience prior to assuming this position. The Executive Director must also demonstrate evidence of experience working with many diverse groups and should have knowledge and experience in the field of government relations, non-profit association management and event management. Knowledge of Transportation and/or Education field a plus.  A master’s degree in a field related to the work of the Association is preferred.

  1. Master’s Degree or Bachelor Degree preferred, in political science, public policy, marketing, business administration, non-profit management, communication or related field and/or equivalent work experience.

  2. Experience and knowledge in government relations and proven record of accomplishment working with elected officials and regulatory agencies, preferably in the State of Pennsylvania.

  3. Excellent professional communication skills; including written and oral, strong listening skills, and the ability to give presentations to and speak in front of large groups.

  4. Strong organizational skills, including the ability to set short and long-term goals with an appropriate work plan to accomplish those goals.

  5. Ability to recruit new members to the organization and retain existing well developed member base. 

  6. Project management, with emphasis on staying within budget and meeting time deadlines.

  7. Competency in networking, fundraising and obtaining financial sponsorships from vendors, associate members and organizations.

  8. Ability to work collaboratively and positively with others of diverse backgrounds, opinions and needs.

  9. Ability to independently identify and resolve problems and bring resolution recommendation to the Board, if necessary.

  10. Must be able to make decisions that reflect the best interest of the organization.

  11. Must have a clean driving record.

 


Social Media and Communications Coordinator

Pennsylvania Medical Society

To Apply go tohttps://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/ad52e45c-2502-4b38-a16c-a1158c7793e4/Pennsylvania-Medical-Society

POSITION SUMMARY: The Social Media and Communications Coordinator creates marketing and electronic communications for the 24 + client associations administered by the TEAM department and supports PAMED social media and electronic communications where needed. This position serves as a multi department assistant working with PAMED, TEAM and their varying responsibilities with each client. Responsibilities will include internal TEAM and PAMED marketing requests.

QUALIFICATIONSRequired Skill/Education/Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art Design, Marketing or related discipline
  • Extensive experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience in professional commercial design, preferably with a marketing or creative agency
  • Experience working with WordPress templates
  • Adaptive design eye and skill
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to absorb and apply constructive criticism from peers and clients
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in deadline driven environment

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Some travel required. Extended hours and travel tend to be heavier in the Spring and Fall.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: 

  1. Prepare correspondence, newsletter articles, brochures, social media, and email communication, etc.
  2. Work simultaneously on multiple projects based on current client workload
  3. Manage client website through branding, content and design updates
  4. Creating and presenting marketing plans as well as analytics for outcomes of the marketing plan.
  5. Customer satisfaction, event, and general survey creation and distribution.
  6. Develop, implement, and manage our social media and email communication strategy
  7. Define most important social media, email marketing, and website, KPIs
  8. Stay up to date with latest social media, email marketing, and website best practices and technologies
  9. Utilize marketing software and technology
  10. Work with content writers and designers to ensure content is informative and appealing
  11. Collaborate with Association Executives and client leadership to promote organizations through social media and other communication platforms
  12. Monitor SEO and user engagement and suggest content optimization
  13. Adhere to rules and regulations for social media and email marketing
  14. Manage exhibitor and sponsorships deliverables for TEAM clients and coordinate efforts for PAMED
  15. Recruitment and development of relationships with existing and new exhibitor and corporate sponsors for client meetings/events
  16. Other duties as assigned to abide by the mission, values, and purpose of the organization
  17. Acts on the company culture by advocating with a supportive attitude, educating people while respecting them and their ideas, and navigating using active listening skills                                   

This PDQ accurately reflects the duties, qualifications and other requirements of this position.

EOE - It is the policy of PAMED to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, citizenship, genetic information, possession of a General Educational Development certificate as opposed to a high school diploma, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. This commitment applies, but is not limited, to decisions made with respect to hiring, placement, compensation, benefits, promotions, demotions, transfers, terminations, layoffs, return from layoffs, administration of benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

 


Director of Policy and Programs

Pennsylvania Association of Area Agencies on Aging

525 S 29th Street, Harrisburg, PA 17104
717.541.4214
717.541.4217 (f)
www.p4a.org

EXEMPTION STATUS: Exempt
DEPARTMENT: Executive
SUPERVISOR: Executive Director
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8 am-4:30 pm, 9 am-5:30 pm, core hours 9 am–3 pm
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Behavioral Health Policy Specialist
Aging Well Quality Compliance and Support Manager, Project Manager

Job Summary

The Director of Policy and Programs will provide strategic guidance and leadership within P4A’s three pillars of focus: Advocacy, Advancement in Aging Services, and Growth and Sustainability. The ideal candidate has leadership experience working with or within the AAA environment and/or ecosystem, as well as with or within peripheral industries and systems, including healthcare, public health, or other human services field. A passion for and demonstrated experience in fostering collaborative public-private partnerships and leading successful programs, projects, and initiatives that involve strategic thought, implementation, planning, public policy and multi-stakeholder involvement is critical.

The Director of Policy and Programs will report to P4A’s Executive Director and will deliver strategic insight and foresight to all aspects of the organization and network, including in the areas of policy and program advocacy, quality assurance, and future areas of opportunity and growth for P4A and constituent AAAs.

This position emphasizes building rapport and relationships with individuals and groups, which requires an articulate and influential communication style. A critical component of this position includes learning quickly and thoroughly while continually recognizing and adapting to change. The job requires the ability to act independently, the confidence to handle tactical challenges, and a demonstrated commitment to quality and success.

Duties and Responsibilities

General Duties:

  1. Foster future- and solution-oriented approaches to aging and aging services that can inspire any organizations serving older Pennsylvanians
  2. Help build and enhance strategic relationships and partnerships within and beyond the network
  3. Be a well-informed strategic thought partner for P4A and AAA leadership
  4. Improve service quality and consistency among all of Pennsylvania’s AAAs
  5. Assist with planning, developing, and implementing activities and programs to promote the Association’s mission and goals in representing the needs and interests of older adults, including strengthening and supporting the state network of Area Agencies on Aging.
  6. Provide guidance for program activities including outreach and partnership development, as well as marketing, media relations, public relations, and management activities.
  7. Perform all other related work as required or directed by the P4A Executive Director.

Advocacy
The below duties relate to Advocacy, including legislative and policy analysis and education, state budget analysis, and relationship building with the state legislature and state administration.

  1. Monitor and respond promptly to AAA communications; consult, and make recommendations to the P4A Executive Director on all major programs, services, and/or policy requirements or changes.
  2. Support, articulate, and/or endorse the association's lobbying and/or advocacy goals with national or State administrative and/or legislative officials and/or affiliates of stakeholder association and business partners, whenever required.
  3. Coordinate and collaborate with the Government Relations Manager

Advancement in Aging Services
The below duties relating to Advancement in Aging Services, including training and education, technical assistance, practice improvement and quality improvement.

  1. Drive toward proactive and strategic initiatives
  2. Develop and oversee technical assistance, education, and/or resources to support the organizational and operational needs and interests of the Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) and support the activities of P4A workgroups and committees
  3. Oversee and lead practice improvement, technical assistance, and quality improvement efforts

Growth and Sustainability
The following duties relate to Growth and Sustainability including relationship building with potential business partners, and quality improvement efforts.

  1. Assist the Executive Director in identifying and fostering partnership opportunities for AAA engagement with public and private entities in order to strengthen the growth and sustainability of PA’s AAAs.
  2. Assist the Executive Director in monitoring, assessing, and addressing the business activities undertaken via contracts or grants with public and private entities.
  3. Develop public/private partnerships to expand the Association’s and the aging network’s business and outreach opportunities.

Knowledges, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Federal and State rules, regulations, and laws relating to the operation and administration of programs providing services to older adults by Area Agencies on Aging.
  • Knowledge of the functions and operational requirements of Area Agencies on aging within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • Knowledge of Federal and State grant programs relating to older adults, and their attendant guidelines, record keeping, reporting practices, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of State and Federal legislative practices.
  • Skill in communicating verbally and in writing with staff, visitors, government officials, the media, and the general public.
  • Skill in managing multiple and competing priorities and projects.
  • Ability to operate a personal computer and to use Microsoft software products.
  • Ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures to further the goals and objectives of the Association.
  • Ability to perform the physical requirements necessary to function effectively in an office setting, and travel throughout the State.

Qualifications
A Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Social/Behavioral Sciences or a closely related field; and ten years of professional administrative experience, including five years working in an Area Agency on Aging in the areas of supervision, policy and legislative initiatives, budget management, grant writing or program implementation; or any equivalent combination of experience and training.

This position is based in Harrisburg, PA

 


Director of Government Relations

The Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges

The Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges is a nonprofit, volunteer membership association and the primary advocate for Pennsylvania’s 15 community colleges. Based in Harrisburg, PA, its members include the college presidents, members of the colleges’ boards of trustees and key college administrators. The Commission provides leadership on issues affecting the colleges and represents the collective needs, vision, and values of the colleges to state and federal policymakers.

The Commission also assists the colleges in developing positions on their areas of concern, acts as a liaison and facilitator to share information, and coordinates data collection on a statewide level to support the colleges’ advocacy efforts.

The Commission is seeking a full-time Director of Government Relations to advocate the Commission’s public policy agenda at the state level and influence decision makers to promote the best interest of community colleges, their students, and employees.

The ideal candidate must have a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) and a minimum of three years of professional experience in government relations in an educational institution, government agency, General Assembly, or related nonprofit entity.

The candidate must be able to read, understand and interpret legislation and should have general knowledge of education/higher education policy and funding.

The candidate should possess interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with community college leadership, elected and appointed governmental officials, and other key stakeholders and must possess the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.

This position has the potential for up to 40 percent remote work with in-office and in-person meetings as required.

The Commission’s employee benefits include health, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, an employer matched retirement plan and a generous leave policy. To be considered, please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to [email protected].

The Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, disability, citizenship, or veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

Bachelor’s degree required; master’s preferred in public policy, public administration, political science or a related field.

A minimum of three years of professional experience in governmental relations in an educational institution, government agency, General Assembly, or related nonprofit agency.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point.

Ability to read, understand and analyze:

  • Pennsylvania Public School Code
  • Bills and amendments filed in the Pennsylvania General Assembly, including the General Appropriations Act.

Superior organizational skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively interact with community college leadership, elected and appointed governmental officials, and other key stakeholders.

Ability to work both independently with minimal supervision and in a group setting.

Ability to work under changing priorities and manage multiple tasks and deadlines.

Ability to work unpredictable hours when necessary.

Working conditions

The Commission is a small office-based organization with flexible working options. The Commission has four other full-time employees and part-time contracted positions. Dress is business casual to professional depending upon occasion. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. This position will require occasional travel within Pennsylvania.

Physical requirements

The physical demands are typical of an office setting. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

Application deadline: November 23, 2022

For more information about the PA Commission for Community Colleges, visit www.pacommunitycolleges.org.

 


Executive Director

American Council of Engineering Companies of Pennsylvania

Location: Hybrid, Harrisburg, PA (preferred)
Salary Range: $140K – $175K
Type: Full Time Salaried (Exempt)
Category: Executive Director
Education: Four (4)-Year Degree, Governmental Relations or Public Policy in infrastructure a plus

ACEC/PA (American Council of Engineering Companies - Pennsylvania) is a not-for-profit business association focused on the business aspects of engineering and is dedicated to strengthening the engineering consulting business environment and our member firms. ACEC/PA is affiliated with the Washington, D.C.-based nationwide ACEC, a federation of 52 state and regional councils representing more than 600,000 engineers, architects, land surveyors, and other specialists. ACEC and its member firms design more than $100 billion per year in capital projects and advocates for legislation promoting the business of engineering member firms with annual PAC contributions more than $1 million.

The ACEC/PA, based in the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, area, is seeking a highly qualified and motivated Executive Director to serve as the day-to-day leader of the organization. The successful candidate will report directly to the Board of Directors (Executive Committee) and will be responsible for the effective conduct of the affairs of the organization.

Requirements: The ideal candidate will have a B.A. or B.S., preferably in association management or a related field, with a minimum of 10 years of experience and proven administrative and management skills paired with a background in governmental relations and public policy. This position requires legislative, governmental, and client advocacy and the ability to navigate bureaucracies to achieve goals. Experience to include strong oral and written communication, negotiation, organization, delegation, and time management skills; working with detailed financial management tools; ability to guide, manage, and empower staff; and proficiency in information technology systems such as Microsoft Office and related computer software programs. Experience must include nonprofit/membership association management, working knowledge of the legislative process, advocacy, and/or direct involvement in the operation of state government. Understanding of the public infrastructure industry and transportation engineering consulting business environment is preferred.

Travel will be required for this position, both in state and out of state. It is estimated at 2-5 days/month.

Specific Areas of Responsibility:
Priority 1: Advocacy/Brand Development | Promote ACEC/PA

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with our government and public service clients to enhance the image of ACEC/PA and the attainment of its objectives of improving the business environment of engineering firms.
  • Maintain appropriate relationships with other associations, industry partners, and vendors and identify and develop new beneficial partnership opportunities.
  • Maintain an effective government affairs program to represent the interests of ACEC/PA membership to the Pennsylvania Legislature and government agencies as appropriate.
  • Serve as enduring spokesperson for ACEC/PA in conjunction with the current President and other Board members.
  • Be a proactive thought leader and continuously work to elevate the stature of ACEC/PA’s position in our industry.
  • Promote and support diversity, equity, equality, and inclusion. • Represent ACEC/PA in conjunction with ACEC National matters, as well as NAECE (National Association of Engineering Council Executives) peers in other states.
  • Maintain effective internal and external public relations including effective use and maintenance of ACEC/PA’s website.
  • Work with member firm volunteers and promote both the federal and local PAC’s contributions and engagement.

Priority 2: Membership | Manage and grow membership

  • Ensure that membership in ACEC/PA provides value to every ACEC/PA member.
  • Maintain, balance, and prioritize the varying interests among member firms in alignment with ACEC/PA’s mission.
  • Maintain regular contact with ACEC/PA Officers, Executive Committee, and its committees on policy matters, initiatives, and other issues as appropriate.
  • Maintain personal contact with ACEC National, other ACEC Member Organizations, and the general membership to the greatest degree possible.
  • Develop and supervise an effective program of membership development and membership services.
  • Organize and conduct meetings or conferences to include programs, exhibits, and other events consistent with the objectives of ACEC/PA’s current strategic plan that advance the professional, technical, and managerial skills of the membership.
  • Conduct research necessary for ACEC/PA members and informs the Board, Association Officers, and membership as appropriate.

Priority 3: Operations | Responsible for daily operations of ACEC/PA

  • Ensure that the strategic plan, goals, and objectives adopted by the Board are implemented and provide regular monitoring and reporting to the Board to measure progress on goals and objectives.
  • Ensure the fiscal integrity and sound financial management of ACEC/PA and its Political Action Committees (PACs) and oversee the development and management of appropriate budgetary and financial controls and procedures, including the annual financial review, with the assistance of the Finance Manager, Treasurer, and Finance Committee.
  • Supervise all payroll functions and membership dues billing, sign checks for payment of appropriate invoices, and ensure all requisite tax returns are timely filed.
  • Drive completion of action items agreed upon during business.
  • Ensure the legal integrity of ACEC/PA.
  • Manage the documents and data owned by ACEC/PA.
  • Coordinate all meetings of the Executive Committee and the Officers of ACEC/PA.
  • Provide periodic reports to the Executive Committee or Board, along with recommendations.
  • Assist committees of the Board and ACEC/PA Officers.
  • Follow best practices to hire, supervise, discipline, and manage all staff within the adopted budget, guidelines, and policies of ACEC/PA while fostering a workplace environment that focuses on outstanding performance and promoting teamwork, flexibility, positive employee relations, and high morale.
  • Manage Association staff, consisting of Director of Member Engagement/Meeting Planner and Finance Manager/Office Administrator, as well as vendors and consultants under contract with ACEC/PA.

Where To Apply:
Interested applicants should forward a cover letter with salary requirement and resume no later than November 28, 2022, to ACEC/PA, 800 North Third Street, Suite 301, Harrisburg, PA 17102, Attention: Mike Bougher, Chair Executive Director Search Committee, or via email to [email protected] (subject: Executive Director Application).

ACEC/PA is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. ACEC/PA makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time