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MICHIGAN NONPROFIT ASSOCIATION
POSITION DESCRIPTION


Title: Director, The LEAGUE Michigan
Supervisor: Senior Director of Civic Engagement

Purpose: A program for K-12 schools in Michigan to build character and empower youth to “do good” in their communities, nation, and the world through service, service-learning and philanthropy education.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership and strategy to enhance and/or expand The LEAGUE Michigan program across the state of Michigan.
  • Coordinate the implementation of the 2013 strategic plan to work towards growth and sustainability of program
  • Establish and achieve a yearly fund raising goal to support The LEAGUE Michigan. 
  • Develop and manage the program’s annual budget; supervise and support LEAGUE Michigan staff, including national service members when assigned. 
  • Develop key partnerships with public, private, local and state government to advance the mission and vision of the program.
  • Work collaboratively with Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA) civic engagement programs and other MNA programs and initiatives to advance the work of The LEAGUE Michigan and organizational collaboration.
  • Proactively seek opportunities to connect work of The LEAGUE Michigan to overall MNA goals and objectives.
  • Staff and support The LEAGUE Michigan Advisory Board and the Student Service and Leadership Committee.
  • Coordinate and/or facilitate the Fisher Training, Fisher Training Part II for teachers; and the Administrator Training for school leadership. 
  • Provide technical assistance and support to teachers as they integrate service, service-learning and philanthropy education. 
  • Promote the use and growth of the “Learning to Give” (http://www.learningtogive.org/) curriculum.
  • Coordinate and/or facilitate both the planning and implementation of the annual summer Youth Leadership Camp for The LEAGUE Michigan youth participants.
  • Seek opportunities to partner with Michigan media to raise program profile of The LEAGUE Michigan and its participating schools and student activities.
  • Develop partnerships with local, statewide and national organizations including, local school boards, youth development organizations and local businesses.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Exempt or Non-Exempt: This position is an Exempt status, and does not receive overtime pay compensation.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Knowledge of K-12 curriculum development an asset.
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in service-learning, civic engagement, youth development and community collaboration.
  • Evidence of successful collaborative leadership within an organization and with outside partners. 
  • Passion for and experience in training and facilitation of members in the K-12 educational system including teachers, administrators and students.
  • Experience in program assessment and evaluation.
  • Financial management experience, including budget development.
  • Evidence of successful fundraising ability.
  • Strong public speaking, written communication, and presentation skills.
  • Travel flexibility throughout city, state, and nation required.
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please provide in electronic format:
  • Letter of interest, addressing the description and priorities for the position stated above.
  • Current resume 
  • A list of three references (including name, title, address, telephone number and e-mail) references will not be contacted without permission.
  • A written statement in 3-5 double-spaced pages (Times New Roman font, 12 pt.) that addresses your experience in and passion for service, service learning and philanthropy education in the K-12 educational system. 
Please send these materials (via e-mail attachment) to: Kelley Kuhn, Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at kkuhn@mnaonline.org.
Metro Detroit Office
28 W. Adams, Suite 1500
Detroit, MI 48226
313.394.1980
Lansing Office
330 Marshall St, Suite 200
Lansing, MI 48912
517.492.2400