Current Openings

Director, Literacy Coalition of Onondaga County

United Way is an equal opportunity employer. Diverse applicants are encouraged to apply.

DIRECTOR, LITERACY COALITION OF ONONDAGA COUNTY

United Way of Central New York is seeking an experienced professional for the position of DIRECTOR, LITERACY COALITION OF ONONDAGA COUNTY. Working under the leadership of the Coalition’s Managing Partners, the Director will establish a community-wide partnership to promote the vision of creating a thriving community where everyone reads and everyone succeeds.  The Director will be an employee of the United Way of Central New York, the Coalition’s fiscal agent, and will report directly to the co-chairs of the Literacy Coalition.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in related field preferred and at least 3-5 years of experience working in education, business or non-profits work preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong technology skills
  • Demonstrated fundraising ability, including successful record of securing and administering grant funding
  • Proven ability of building strong and effective organizations, managing programs, people and community-based efforts
  • Strong ability to persuade, advocate, and develop support of 100% Community Engagement
  • Passionate about literacy at all levels

Compensation:

This is a full-time position, exempt position. The salary is dependent on experience. Employee benefits will be provided by United Way of Central New York.

This job description is not an exclusive statement of the responsibilities of the position. Other appropriate duties may be required.

To apply, please send cover letter and résumé to resumes@unitedway-cny.org Applications accepted until position is filled.

United Way is an equal opportunity employer. Diverse applicants are encouraged to apply.

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Finance Specialist/Accounts Payable & Grant Accounting Administration FINANCE DEPARTMENT

United Way is an equal opportunity employer. Diverse applicants are encouraged to apply.

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE, RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT DIVISION

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:  Working under the direction of the Chief Development Officer, the Development Associate (DA) is responsible for developing, managing and expanding donor engagement and increased participation with the United Way of Central New York.  This position requires high-level confidentiality for access to a variety of confidential and proprietary information.

ACCOUNTABILITY:  Chief Financial Officer

POSITION STATUS:  Full-time, Hourly, Non-exempt

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Campaign Account Management

  • Receive, audit and process Purchase Orders to ensure accounting codes are appropriate and follow financial procedures for processing/approving invoices for agency operations, initiatives and grants/contracts. Ensure budgets have sufficient balances to cover expenditures.
  • Allocate expenses using agency cost sharing allocations.
  • Process disbursements to vendors based on reconciliation of invoices, purchase orders and receiving documents.
  • Ensure that all necessary information is maintained to determine which vendors are subject to 1099 reporting and generate 1099’s.
  • Maintain AP and grant filing system.
  • Provide support to United Way Initiatives.
  • Prepare and invoice grant vouchers for billing, balancing expenses to the general ledger.
  • Calculate match funds based on the grant guidelines.
  • Responsible for financial accuracy, validity of A/P, and grant billings.
  • Perform monthly financial close procedures in a timely manner, including assigned journal entries and bank reconciliations.
  • Provide accurate data entry for campaign pledges and credit card payments, designations, etc.
  • Provide customer service as it relates to AP, pledged donations, and grant administration.
  • Prepare analysis of accounts and produce Financial Reports and research variances as needed for the Chief Financial Officer.
  • Assist with agency audit and grant audits.
  • Assist in other projects and duties within the Finance Division and other divisions as directed by the Chief Financial Officer or President of United Way.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent experience.

EXPERIENCE/BACKGROUND/KNOWLEDGE

  • Experience in Non-Profit accounting is preferred.
  • Experience in grant reporting is preferred.
  • Desire to continue to grow through ongoing professional development training.

SKILLS/CAPABILITIES

  • Experience in Non-Profit accounting is preferred.
  • Experience in grant reporting is preferred.
  • Desire to continue to grow through ongoing professional development training.

The Organization

United Way of Central New York is an innovative and collaborative nonprofit organization that drives solutions to the most pressing human service community needs in the region. Through our advocacy and relevant leadership, we provide options for impactful giving and we fund programs and initiatives that help create a thriving community. Our engaged staff, board, volunteers, donors and partnerships distinguish us as a trusted champion for positive change. We are guided by our values of compassion, empowerment, collaboration, leadership and inclusion.

Our mission is to improve lives in the region by mobilizing the caring power of the community. We believe in the promise and importance of creative thinking, strategic leadership and strong collaborations to help bring about change. Our intention is to help make measurable progress in improving the lives of others.

This job description is not an exclusive statement of the responsibilities of the position. Other appropriate duties may be required.

To apply, please send cover letter and résumé to resumes@unitedway-cny.org. Resumes accepted until the position is filled.

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UWCNY is an equal opportunity employer. Diverse applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please note: We welcome resumes from qualified candidates applying for specific open positions, but we do not retain unsolicited resumes submitted for general consideration. We ask candidates to apply separately for each position for which they would like to be considered.

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