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Vermont Council on Rural Development
Washington County

The Vermont Council on Rural Development is seeking a Development and Communications Associate to assist with fund development and help tell the stories of communities and their exceptional leaders in line with our mission to support rural Vermont communities and advance policies that create a prosperous and sustainable future.

We’re looking for someone who:

  • is eager to advance rural communities and work with our team in donor solicitation, grant writing and reporting
  • demonstrates excellent written, oral, and social media communication skills
  • is a self-starter with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team

Competitive salary starting at $44,000, with potential incentives depending on skills and experience and an attractive benefit package. The position is based in the VCRD Montpelier office and remotely.

Application deadline is December 9th, 2021. See the full job description and application instructions here: https://www.vtrural.org/sites/default/files/VCRD%20Development%20and%20Communications%20Associate.pdf

Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program
Chittenden County

The University of Vermont (UVM) seeks an Administrative Assistant for the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program, which is funded by the USDA. This position is responsible for processing invoices for payment, entering financial data, maintaining financial spreadsheets, providing support for contracting with grantees, coordinating meeting logistics, taking minutes at a variety of meetings, and providing clerical assistance to Northeast SARE staff. This is a 12-month, full-time position with full benefits, based in the UVM Extension’s South Burlington office or other UVM Extension office. The position is available on or around 2/7/22.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants should have an associate degree plus two years of related office experience including office accounting and financial data entry. They must have the ability to plan multiple tasks with different timelines and prioritize projects; familiarity with spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and online forms; and excellent writing skills, effective oral communication, and organizational skills.

University of Vermont
Chittenden County

The University of Vermont seeks an Administrative Assistant for the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program, which is funded by the USDA. See www.northeastsare.org. This position is responsible for processing invoices for payment, entering financial data, maintaining financial spreadsheets, providing support for contracting with grantees, coordinating meeting logistics, taking minutes at a variety of meetings, and providing clerical assistance to Northeast SARE staff. This is a 12-month, full-time position with full benefits, based in the South Burlington office of UVM Extension, or possibly another UVM Extension office, available on 2/7/22. Northeast SARE is committed to engaging agricultural communities of color and others that are socially disadvantaged in our regional agricultural systems. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. Minimum qualifications: Associate degree plus two years of related office experience including office accounting and financial data entry. Ability to plan multiple tasks with different timelines and prioritize projects. Familiarity with standard office business applications to include spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and online forms. Excellent writing skills, effective oral communication, and organizational skills. For a full job description and to complete an application go to www.uvmjobs.com, posting #S3242PO. Application review will begin on December 15 and interviews will take place in January. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law.

State of Vermont, Department of Environmental Conservation
Chittenden County

Title:  Environmental Analyst III – Limited Service

Application Deadline Date:  12/2/2021
Req ID:  24288
Department:  Environmental Conservation

Location:  

Essex Jct, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $22.86

Overview

This position is located within the River Corridor and Floodplain Protection section of the Vermont Rivers Program. The Floodplain Manager position will support regulatory and feasibility review of projects to ensure compliance with Rivers regulatory jurisdictions including with the State Flood Hazard Area and River Corridor Rule, municipal land use permitting, and Act 250. This position will also provide technical assistance and support to individuals, municipalities, consultants, and state agencies regarding the feasibility of hazard mitigation projects in Vermont. The position will support project development, help to determine project feasibility, and make/coordinate recommendations for natural resource project priorities for mitigation project proposals in river corridors and floodplains throughout Vermont.

This position will involve pre-project design screening, providing assistance to project proponents in the preparation of applications, conducting technical review of applications and design plans, and making recommendations to the State Hazard Mitigation Review Committee. Projects are reviewed with assistance and oversight of higher-level analysts and supervision on complex projects. The position conducts field work/site inspections to identify issues related to floodplain and/or river corridor management, and to inform project designs to minimize and mitigate flood risk.

The position requires working both independently and collaboratively to recommend mitigation project goals to enhance natural river systems and to minimize conflicts between river/floodplain dynamics and human investments. This position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, must work well with the public and include education in each interaction.

Required skills and knowledge includes:

  • Knowledge of floodplain and riverine ecosystems;
  • Demonstrated commitment or ability to advocate for and cultivate an equitable, diverse, and inclusive environment, experience collaborating with partners from a variety of backgrounds;
  • Knowledge and experience reviewing and analyzing site plans, grading plans, and related engineering and surveying schematics.

Preferred skills, but not required, include:

  • Working knowledge of FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) program;
  • Working knowledge of riverine hydrology/hydraulics and fluvial geomorphology;
  • Experience building consensus and support in the development of program policies;
  • Experience or exposure to hydrologic and hydraulic modeling principles, practices & output.

 

Certified Floodplain Manager a plus, but not required.

Who May Apply

This position, Environmental Analyst III – Limited Service (Job Requisition #24288), is open to all State employees and external applicants. It is a Limited Service position, which is non-tenured and authorized for a specific period of time. Limited Service positions are established for specially funded projects or programs.

If you would like more information about the duration of this position or other details, please contact Rebecca Pfeiffer at Rebecca.Pfeiffer@vermont.gov.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.

 

Beginning September 15, 2021, State of Vermont Executive Branch employees must attest to being fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus or be subject to regular COVID-19 testing and masking requirements.

Environmental Factors

Duties are largely performed in an office setting; however, some field travel may be necessary for which private means of transportation must be available. Field work may involve exposure to chemicals, gases, hazardous liquid and solid waste, construction sites during all weather conditions and may involve traversing rough terrain and bodies of water. Some work outside of regular working hours, including attendance at public meetings, may be required. Strong differences of opinion may be encountered on a regular basis.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a biological-life or physical science, engineering, or an environmental or natural resources field AND three (3) years or more at a professional level in an environmental or natural resources field.

OR

Master’s degree in a biological-life or physical science, engineering, or an environmental or natural resources field AND one (1) years or more at a professional level in an environmental or natural resources field.

OR

Two (2) years or more or experience as an Environmental Analyst II.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it’s more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:

  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.
Burton Snowboards
Remote

EXPERIENCE BURTON: Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Internship

At Burton, we are a purpose-led brand rooted in snowboarding and the outdoors. We fight for the future of our people, planet, and product. We aim to maximize our positive social impact and minimize our negative environmental impact while delivering high-quality performance products. Bringing people together, making them feel welcome, and connecting them to experiences is how we ride together every day.

As a global leader in snowboarding, we’re committed to advancing diversity with respect to intersectionality, prioritizing BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and gender diversity. Through our diversity and inclusion efforts, we aim to make snowboarding and the outdoors accessible to all.

The Breakdown:

This Experience Burton opportunity is a 4-month internship in which you will directly work alongside the Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) to support JEDI efforts within our organization. You will be working 15 – 20 hours per week on projects assigned by the Director. This internship is based out of our home office in Burlington, Vermont with the option to work remotely.

Our perks include a discounted season pass, free lessons, product discounts, free demo equipment, ride days, casual work environment, and many more.

What You’ll Do

  • Assist with researching benchmark data and initiatives for global diversity efforts
  • Assist with implementing a diversity and inclusion training program
  • Research hiring strategies to recruit and retain BIPOC and LGBTQ+ employees
  • Partner with our grassroots groups to enhance the employee experience

What You’ll Learn

  • How to analyze data and trends
  • Research and presentation skills
  • How to communicate and collaborate with people across the organizations at different levels
  • Importance of time keeping, deadlines, and how to manage your own workload
  • A deep dive into how global organizations spearhead diversity efforts

What You’ll Bring to the Team

  • Currently enrolled and pursuing an undergraduate or graduate program a relevant field.
  • Intermediate+ user of Excel
  • Lived experience as a member of an underrepresented group (preferred)
  • Unique perspective on addressing issues of diversity and inclusion
  • The desire to make a difference

What’s next:

  • Send your resume and short statement (280 characters or less) describing what does justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion mean to you? And why is it important for snowboarding and the outdoors?
  • Candidates chosen for first round selection may be asked to provide further information via email questions, then will be invited to participate in an informal phone screen as well as a formal zoom interview.
  • Decisions will be made by mid-January 2022
  • The chosen candidate will be asked to commit to the opportunity the end of January 2022, so that the orientation and onboarding can start in early February
  • If chosen, your Experience Burton Internship will start between mid-January to the beginning of February (tbc with hiring manager)
  • Posting closes December 31, 2021. We will be evaluating and screening applicants as they come in.
Public Assets Institute
Remote

Fund Vermont’s Future (FVF) Campaign Manager

The FVF Campaign aims to change how state priorities and budgets are developed and funded by centering people at every stage of the process, shifting from a scarcity mindset, and budgeting transparently with meaningful public input. FVF is a coalition-based project of Public Assets Institute.

The Campaign Manager will oversee campaign development, implementation, and management and help with both field and legislative advocacy campaign plans, expanding the FVF coalition, building partnerships, educating policymakers and the public, and shaping the public debate. The Manager will provide administrative support to the Campaign Steering Committee.

Salary: $52,000. This is a full-time position with generous paid leave and additional reimbursement to put toward other benefits. Some evenings, weekends, and early mornings may be required. Minimum 1 year of experience as a field director or specific field outreach responsibilities on an issue campaign.

For more information and application details go to https://publicassets.org/about/jobs/ Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review will begin December 10, 2021. Job will start in January 2022.

Deep Analytics, LLC
Washington County

Deep Analytics LLC (DA) is on a mission to make sensors smart. We are an R&D start up that specializes in machine learning (ML), sensor development, and rapid prototyping to solve the US Government’s hardest problems. Due to recent project wins in the DoD, DHS, and DoI space, we are looking for a Machine Learning Engineer to join our team and help us build ML solutions.

Responsibilities

We are specifically looking for people with experience in taking ML techniques described in the literature or on Github and applying those techniques to build custom ML solutions for our customers. Every day is different at DA, but below are some things you can expect to work on:

–          Developing test plans and collecting field data from sensors

–          Building datasets for training ML algorithms

–          Performing data analysis in a Linux environment

–          Training ML algorithms, e.g., CNNs, GANs using real-world data

–          Training ML algorithms using TensorFlow and PyTorch

–          Exporting and optimizing ML models for inference on embedded platforms

–          Developing custom signal / image processing schemes to process sensor data

–          Executing technical work collaboratively in an R&D environment

Qualifications

–          Linux user (mandatory – all our systems from ML to embedded use Linux)

–          Capable Python scripter (though you can use the language you prefer, our current workflows use Python)

–          The nature of our small business requires everyone on the team to wear lots of different hats. Successful hires will perform solid technical work, have a passion for learning, and have an interest or demonstrated experience in writing proposals.

–          Candidates must be self-starting problem solvers, and will be expected to design, implement, and test algorithms with limited guidance under deadline.

–          Due to the nature of DA’s projects, U.S. Citizenship is required

Nice to Haves

–          Prior experience working on U.S. Government projects (e.g., DoD, DHS, DoE, etc.)

–          Ability to obtain Security clearance

Why work for us?

–          Benefits: Holidays, PTO, Education Stipend

–          Be part of a small and agile team at the cutting edge able to make decisions quickly and adapt

–          Freedom to provide direction to projects and company initiatives.

–          Nationally competitive salary based on market and experience

Interested applicants should submit a resume and a cover letter summarizing projects completed by the applicant that are relevant to this job posting.

Champlain College
Chittenden County

Champlain College has openings for Campus Public Safety (CPS) Officers. We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and tuition. Join the high-integrity team providing safety and security services for the campus community.. All CPS Officers embrace a team-player and customer service mentality; as CPS works collaboratively with its College partners to help foster a safe environment in which to live, work, learn and thrive.

Whether dealing with a routine call for service or an emergency, officers will utilize a solid understanding of campus operations, while employing sound judgment, critical problem-solving skills, and empathy to resolve the task at hand.

Key Responsibilities

Safety and Security Operations:

  • Respond to all calls for assistance, including 911 calls and quality of life complaints, I.E. disturbances, trespasses, public intoxication, medical assists, mental health calls, etc.
  • Report on all calls giving a detailed narrative of all actions and results in a timely and accurate format.
  • Perform pro-active vehicle, bike, and foot patrols of campus.
  • Conduct daily lock-ups and unlocks for the academic and administrative buildings as we as interior and exterior checks.
  • Complete routine operational system checks.
  • Provide student welfare checks and safety escort service in and around campus.
  • Work with local law enforcement as needed.

Fire Safety Operations:

  • Primary first responders to calls for service involving fire alarms, fire exit door activation, fire evacuation drills, and the daily inspection and testing of safety equipment.
  • Respond to all fire and trouble alarms on campus.
  • Assist the Burlington Fire Dept.

Relationship Building: Fostering positive relationships with students, faculty, staff, neighbors, and external agencies.

  • Promote open, fluid, and professional communications with all Champlain College stakeholders.
  • Promote open and professional relations with the Burlington Police and Burlington Fire Departments who continue to support our campus.
  • Support the College’s ongoing efforts to be a good neighbor with the surrounding Burlington Community.

Miscellaneous Service Support Functions:

  • CPS Officers strive to support all its College partners when needed including.

Campus Public Safety Core Values: RESPECT, INTEGRITY, SERVICE, INNOVATION.

 


Requirements:

  • Excellent judgment
  • Physical ability to perform essential functions of the job
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and overnight shifts
  • Driver’s license (with no more than 3 points)
Champlain College
Chittenden County

Champlain College has openings for Campus Public Safety (CPS) Officers. We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and tuition. Join the high-integrity team providing safety and security services for the campus community.. All CPS Officers embrace a team-player and customer service mentality; as CPS works collaboratively with its College partners to help foster a safe environment in which to live, work, learn and thrive.

Whether dealing with a routine call for service or an emergency, officers will utilize a solid understanding of campus operations, while employing sound judgment, critical problem-solving skills, and empathy to resolve the task at hand.

Key Responsibilities

Safety and Security Operations:

  • Respond to all calls for assistance, including 911 calls and quality of life complaints, I.E. disturbances, trespasses, public intoxication, medical assists, mental health calls, etc.
  • Report on all calls giving a detailed narrative of all actions and results in a timely and accurate format.
  • Perform pro-active vehicle, bike, and foot patrols of campus.
  • Conduct daily lock-ups and unlocks for the academic and administrative buildings as we as interior and exterior checks.
  • Complete routine operational system checks.
  • Provide student welfare checks and safety escort service in and around campus.
  • Work with local law enforcement as needed.

Fire Safety Operations:

  • Primary first responders to calls for service involving fire alarms, fire exit door activation, fire evacuation drills, and the daily inspection and testing of safety equipment.
  • Respond to all fire and trouble alarms on campus.
  • Assist the Burlington Fire Dept.

Relationship Building: Fostering positive relationships with students, faculty, staff, neighbors, and external agencies.

  • Promote open, fluid, and professional communications with all Champlain College stakeholders.
  • Promote open and professional relations with the Burlington Police and Burlington Fire Departments who continue to support our campus.
  • Support the College’s ongoing efforts to be a good neighbor with the surrounding Burlington Community.

Miscellaneous Service Support Functions:

  • CPS Officers strive to support all its College partners when needed including.

Campus Public Safety Core Values: RESPECT, INTEGRITY, SERVICE, INNOVATION.

 


Requirements:

  • Excellent judgment
  • Physical ability to perform essential functions of the job
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and overnight shifts
  • Driver’s license (with no more than 3 points)
Champlain College
Chittenden County

Champlain College has openings for Campus Public Safety (CPS) Officers. We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and tuition. Join the high-integrity team providing safety and security services for the campus community.. All CPS Officers embrace a team-player and customer service mentality; as CPS works collaboratively with its College partners to help foster a safe environment in which to live, work, learn and thrive.

Whether dealing with a routine call for service or an emergency, officers will utilize a solid understanding of campus operations, while employing sound judgment, critical problem-solving skills, and empathy to resolve the task at hand.

Key Responsibilities

Safety and Security Operations:

  • Respond to all calls for assistance, including 911 calls and quality of life complaints, I.E. disturbances, trespasses, public intoxication, medical assists, mental health calls, etc.
  • Report on all calls giving a detailed narrative of all actions and results in a timely and accurate format.
  • Perform pro-active vehicle, bike, and foot patrols of campus.
  • Conduct daily lock-ups and unlocks for the academic and administrative buildings as we as interior and exterior checks.
  • Complete routine operational system checks.
  • Provide student welfare checks and safety escort service in and around campus.
  • Work with local law enforcement as needed.

Fire Safety Operations:

  • Primary first responders to calls for service involving fire alarms, fire exit door activation, fire evacuation drills, and the daily inspection and testing of safety equipment.
  • Respond to all fire and trouble alarms on campus.
  • Assist the Burlington Fire Dept.

Relationship Building: Fostering positive relationships with students, faculty, staff, neighbors, and external agencies.

  • Promote open, fluid, and professional communications with all Champlain College stakeholders.
  • Promote open and professional relations with the Burlington Police and Burlington Fire Departments who continue to support our campus.
  • Support the College’s ongoing efforts to be a good neighbor with the surrounding Burlington Community.

Miscellaneous Service Support Functions:

  • CPS Officers strive to support all its College partners when needed including.

Campus Public Safety Core Values: RESPECT, INTEGRITY, SERVICE, INNOVATION.

 


Requirements:

  • Excellent judgment
  • Physical ability to perform essential functions of the job
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and overnight shifts
  • Driver’s license (with no more than 3 points)
Champlain College
Chittenden County

Join the team that makes Champlain Campus look great! We have an opening for a Maintenance and Moving Technician. In this position you will coordinate campus furniture move requests, assisting with event setup, organizing and maintain the warehouse, perform minor maintenance campus-wide, perform snow removal as needed, and deliver mail across campus.

We offer excellent benefits including:

Retirement
Tuition
Medical
Dental
Vision
Generous time off

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Schedules and performs furniture moving requests with on-campus customers
Minor maintenance tasks such as plumbing, carpentry, and painting of dorms, classrooms, and office spaces
Assist Physical Plant team with snow removal during snow events
Backup mail delivery if campus Mail Carrier is away or needs extra help
Perform related duties as assigned

Schedule is Tuesday thru Saturday.

Requirements:

DESIRABLE JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Four (4) years relevant work experience.
Ability to work in coordination with a team, and to take direction from other parties.
Vermont Drivers License with no DUI and not more than 3 points in the last two years.

Champlain College
Chittenden County

Champlain College has an opportunity for a multi-faceted Design Manager to join our marketing team. This position will provide concept development, design, art direction, production and print coordination of a wide range of print and digital marketing projects. We are seeking savvy, experienced design professional with outstanding design and production skills and a high-achievement orientation. The Design Manager will oversee the design and production of print and multimedia content to ensure that all projects are high quality, consistently appropriate for their intended audience, exceptionally well branded and clearly reflect the mission and strategy direction of Champlain College.

As a lead member of a team charged with meeting critical deadlines for a high volume of projects that fulfill strategic purpose and a variety of functions involving multiple stakeholders, the position requires a true team-oriented approach, excellent critical judgement and effective client focus. Excellent verbal, written, presentation, and organizational skills, with the ability to proactively manage multiple concurrent projects and work productively and professionally with a variety of team members and clients are essential to success.

The Design Manager must be a creative problem solver who can both express their vision while elevating and fostering others, including managing student interns that frequently work for the department. The Design Manager is the manager of systems, including the brand identity, creative assets, vendors, and interns. While this individual will not directly manage peers, this person will serve as a mentor and guide to internal and external design resources to ensure brand alignment and design integrity are retained while project objectives are met. This position requires a hands-on approach and the ability to balance managing and executing their own work at defined timelines while helping support the success of others.

Key Responsibilities include:

Develop visual content for web, social media, email, digital advertising, and print publications and advertising
Photography: Art direct and schedule photoshoots in support of visual storytelling needs, including student activities and campus events. Maintain a visual library and organize photo and video assets.
Digital Banner Design & Production: Design and build digital ads, including static ads, animated banners, and responsive ads, and social media graphics
Web Design: Develop design for new web pages within web page templates to support storytelling and/or conversion success.
Project Management: meetings with clients regarding project design, content, timelines, and production
Facilitating in-office proofing process
Directing student workers – instruction on correct preparation of files, use of software, application of general design principles, and ensuring college’s graphic identity standards are maintained.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Multimedia/Visual Communications, Graphic Design, Branding, Marketing, or related field preferred.

5-10 years of experience in the field is preferred. Experience in higher education is helpful.
Excellent design skills with a demonstrated ability to construct a cohesive narrative.
Experience working on multiple projects simultaneously, and completing high-quality work against strict and conflicting deadlines.
Excellent storytelling skills; strong organizational and multitasking skills;
Exceptional communication, interpersonal skills preferred.
Advanced understanding of all stages of brand campaign development, including design processes for mobile websites and applications.
Interactive/digital production experience preferred.
Photography and illustration skills desired.
Advanced experience in Adobe Creative Cloud applications, including After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop, and Illustrator preferred.
Experience with WordPress and CMS desired.
Experience with hard drive arrays or other video storage/management services preferred.

Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA)
Chittenden County

Client: Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA)
Website: vermontcaptive.com Position Title: President Location: Burlington, Vermont

The Vermont Captive Insurance Association is seeking a forward thinking, experienced and passionate individual with strong leadership and managerial skills to plan and execute the mission of this national, member-driven association, as well as build relationships with related organizations.

The Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA) was formed by a group of captive owners and managers in 1985 and incorporated as a 501(c) (6) tax-exempt trade association to promote the general welfare of the captive insurance industry in Vermont. As of May 5, 2021, VCIA had a total of 383 member-organizations.

The VCIA serves as a liaison between its members and representatives of the Vermont Departments of Financial Regulation, and Economic Development; the Vermont General Assembly; Vermont’s Congressional delegation; and Federal agencies. Additionally, the VCIA maintains strong communications and strategic relationships with other domiciles and related trade associations on issues of importance to the captive industry. Nationally recognized as the leading captive association in the U.S., the VCIA is uniquely positioned to address new challenges and opportunities to the captive industry not only in Vermont but throughout the country.

As Chief Executive Officer, the President reports directly to the Board of Directors and is responsible for leading the association in all its efforts to fulfill VCIA’s mission to its members. Reporting directly to the President are six staff focused on finance, education and events, membership and marketing, communications, and administrative services. The President of VCIA serves as the public face and voice of the association and is one of the preeminent leaders in the captive insurance industry nationwide. Working in concert with the Board of Directors, the President plays a key role in helping to define strategic opportunities for the association and the captive industry. The VCIA has committees and task forces, which provide important resources and services to the membership. These volunteer committees and task forces are responsible to and report to the Board of Directors through VCIA staff. Salary is commensurate with experience.

DUTIES:
• Keeps the Board of Directors and staff fully informed on the condition of the Association and all issues influencing the leadership and its members. Attends and reports at all Board of Directors meetings.
• Formulates and recommends to the Board of Directors modifications to existing policy and formulation of new policy which will further the attainment of the objectives of the Board of Directors.
• Develops and promotes interest and participation in the programs on the part of its members through the communication media of the Association and personal contacts with the membership.
• Manages all legislative and lobbying efforts on behalf of the Association, including coordination with contracted lobbyists.
• With input from the Finance Committee, oversees the development of the annual budget of the Association approved by the Board of Directors.
• Monitors the budget throughout the year. Ensures that all funds, physical assets, and other property of the Association are appropriately safeguarded and administered. Approves all budget expenditures except when other assignment of expenditure is specifically made.
• Invests the reserves of the Association with the advice of the Finance Committee in accordance with established policy.
• Responsible for oversight of the Director of Finance in administering all financial management responsibilities including the payment of bills, depositing money, preparing and analyzing internal financial statements and annual audit or review, authorizing payroll and signing company tax returns.
• Ensures the Association is in full compliance with all local, state, and federal rules governing corporate and program activities.
• Recruits, oversees, and manages the Association staff with full responsibility for compensation, promotion or termination. Conducts annual staff reviews and is skilled at keeping staff engaged and productive, including in remote work circumstances.
• Maintains effective relationships with the executives of associations, businesses, and industries related to the captive insurance industry.
• Stays informed and up to date in the field of captive insurance through the review of all regular and special publications of the profession, and attendance at professional meetings and conferences.
• Stays informed and up to date on the profession of Association management through membership in the American Society of Association Executives.
• Carries out other responsibilities and duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.
• Provides guidance on content for webinars and all other events.
• With the Director of Education and Programs, plans, and conducts the annual membership meeting and conference including the RFP process, hotel negotiations, development of marketing campaign, program development, and revenue generation.
• Provides guidance to committee and task force liaisons (staff) and chairs as needed.
• Interacts regularly with State of Vermont officials and regulators, as well as with all necessary Federal agencies.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Professional, respectful, and tactful demeanor.
• Personal and professional ethics beyond reproach.
• Bachelor’s degree in discipline that promotes business acumen and working with people.
• The Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential is highly desirable.
• Seven to ten years association management or relevant professional experience.
• General knowledge of the captive insurance industry is desirable.
• Polished verbal communication skills, including interpersonal, presentation, writing and public speaking skills. Ability to communicate complex professional and advocacy issues.
• Knowledge of finance, marketing, and small business management.
• Strong staff management skill, including for remote work, team leadership skills, and experience in succession planning.
• Adept at thinking creatively and bringing new ideas and a fresh perspective to the association’s membership.
• Currently reside in or be willing to relocate (relocation assistance is provided) to Vermont.
• Travel to industry conferences and meetings within the United States and internationally.

Vermont Captive Insurance Association has retained Gallagher, Flynn, & Company, LLP to conduct this search. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by sending an introductory email and resume to Shane Capron, Director, Talent Acquisition at talentsolutions@gfc.com. While we appreciate all interest in this outstanding opportunity, only candidates who are most closely aligned with our search will be contacted.

Disclaimer: What is listed above is representative of the responsibilities of the position but are not meant to be an exhaustive list. Responsibilities may change during employment at the company’s discretion. Gallagher, Flynn & Company, LLP and Vermont Captive Insurance Association do not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Champlain College
Chittenden County

Champlain College is seeking to add an enthusiastic customer-centered team member to our staff. The Compass Service Representative serves as a primary contact to the diverse customers of Champlain College encompassing students, alumni, parents, faculty, and staff. Compass Student Services is the first stop for all business processes of being a student. Representatives maintain strong knowledge and understanding of Financial Aid, Registrar, and Student Accounts services in order to effectively answer questions and offer solutions to our customers.

You will be a member of a dynamic team of professionals that strives to provide exceptional and equitable customer service to all. The ideal candidate for this position will be an enthusiastic person with a positive attitude, a commitment to equity, and a desire for continuous improvement. You will be required to view all situations through a student-centric lens with the goal of consistently upgrading processes for our primary customers: our students.

Main Responsibilities:

Provide superior customer service to students, alumni, parents, faculty, and staff in a fast-paced environment. Maintain accurate records and confidentiality for all of our customers.
Preserve a strong working knowledge and understanding of the Financial Aid, Registrar, and Student Account services through knowledge-sharing and training opportunities.
Learn and stay current on the basic understanding of the federal work-study program.
Maintain working knowledge of technology and systems used in Compass Student Services.
Continued training and professional development in customer service.

Requirements:

Previous One-Stop experience preferred
2 years of customer service experience preferred
Call/Contact center experience preferred
Experience working in higher education preferred

Champlain College
Chittenden County

As the Career Collaborative Assistant Director & Career Coach your work will directly impact the career trajectory of Champlain undergraduate and graduate students and alumni. Coaching those in the Education & Human Studies (EHS) program, your caseload will be infused with a passion for Criminal Justice, Education, Applied Sustainability, Law, Psychology, and Social Work. You will support students as they move in the direction of their aspirations and become practitioners, advocates and educators.

Key responsibilities:

Provide comprehensive career development and management to students and alumni
Advise on career collaterals (resumes, cover letters, career marketing plans, social media profiles)
Teach students how to perform effective job searching and networking
Administer career-related assessment instruments to ascertain interests, motivators, and skills for career success and satisfaction
Conduct mock interviews
Customize marketing strategies

Devise plans and execute on marketing and promoting Champlain students and career programs/events in local, regional national, and international markets.

Leverage existing career management platforms, social media, and new technologies.

Maintain an efficient and accurate record-keeping system of employer relations efforts.

Actively collaborate with internal partners to cultivate new and existing relationships.

Solicit, compile, and share data concerning career outcomes for every graduating class in each program that comply with national and international standards of career outcome reporting.

In collaboration with the Asst. Vice President, assist in drafting annual reports, employment reports, alumni surveys, and other career-related information used for College reporting, benchmarking, and career success reporting based on protocols outlined by national and international standards

Support the programs and activities in the Career Collaborative.

Serve as an information resource for prospective students, parents, employers and community partners, and Champlain faculty and staff.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of work experience is required. Master’s degree in a relevant

field is preferred.

Demonstrated experience working in career coaching.

Proven skills in external outreach to employers, business partners, and community members.

Demonstrated experience and commitment to working with diverse populations.

Experience with career-related software systems (Handshake, Blackbaud, CareerShift, Canvas, and others) preferred.

Rhino Foods, Inc.
Chittenden County

Description
This position provides customer service support, analysis of service metrics, and digital marketing coordination and execution.

Coordinate customer support for quality and/or service issues, and collaborate with cross-functional team to track, solve, and respond as appropriate
Measure and analyze key customer service metrics
Manage customer set-up processes: aggregate and enter critical customer and item details across company systems
Manage certification process and reporting in collaboration with QA, Purchasing (i.e. Fair Trade, RSPO, etc.)
Support Account Manager with sample shipments, customer communications, commission processing, and pricing notifications
Coordinate digital content management – website updates, blog posts
Act as key point of contact for external social media content consultant

Requirements
Strong attention to detail, ability to input and analyze data across multiple programs and databases
Customer service skills: patient, personable, good communication skills
A systems thinker who can synthesize information from multiple sources to form clear action steps, comfortable with decision making in ambiguity
A quick learner with a willingness to wear many hats to support Sales & Marketing functional projects
Proficient in basic MS Excel functionality, experience working in an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system a plus
Digital native and eagerness to learn and/or experience with basic digital marketing, i.e. WordPress website updates, social media content creation and planning
College Degree OR 3 years of relevant administrative experience required

Champlain College
Chittenden County

Champlain College is seeking a skilled HVAC tech. We offer excellent benefits including healthcare, retirement, and tuition. You will be joining a team that takes pride in the work of creating a pleasant campus environment.

The HVAC Technician performs duties peculiar to, and normally required in the trade of Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning, following recognized procedures and techniques for such work. The HVAC Technician works with minimum supervision under the direction of the Assistant Director of Facilities and assists the maintenance team as needed.

Key Responsibilities

Troubleshoots malfunctioning heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems.
Performs scheduled maintenance inspections.
Makes necessary repairs.

Requirements:

5 years experience. Trade or vocational school a plus.
Appropriate licenses, certificates, or advanced training.
Familiarity with automated DDC systems.
An approved apprenticeship or equivalent on-the-job training.
Vermont Drivers License with no DUI and not more than 3 points in the last two years.
Near-visual acuity is required to read equipment diagrams and inspect parts.
Depth perception, field of vision, and color vision are necessary for fitting and installing parts.
Familiar with laws, regulations, and codes governing electrical and HVAC in Vermont.

Champlain College
Chittenden County

Champlain College is seeking a Grant & Finance Specialist to join their team on our Burlington, VT campus. The Grant & Finance Specialist will help with both pre and post-award requirements including creating and verifying the accuracy of budgets, ensuring compliance with policies and procedures, accurate and timely reporting, and facilitating closeouts to ensure full revenue recognition.

This position is responsible for award management of sponsored awards from the time the awards are accepted until the end of the grant period. The Grant Specialist is responsible for identifying payments to sponsored projects, monitoring unapplied cash, following up on outstanding receivables, reconciling general ledger to grants, reviewing compliance and providing audit support. This position is also responsible for ensuring that final expenditure and cash reconciliations are performed in a timely manner so that final invoices or reports can be submitted to the sponsor and awards closed in the financial system.

Responsibilities:

Provide ongoing financial oversight of grants and contracts including tracking funds, evaluating expenditures, forecasting, and preparation and submission of interim and final reports.
Work directly with the principal investigator to monitor budget and expense, perform periodic invoicing, financial reporting, labor distribution changes, reconciliations, re-budgeting, and grant closeout functions.
Prepares invoices and financial reports for sponsors and assists in providing supporting documentation for financial audits.
Independently reviews sponsored award terms and conditions, identifies reporting, invoicing and other specific financial requirements, and tracks progress to ensure deadlines are met.
Reviews payments from various sponsors, applies cash to the appropriate awards, and proactively identifies and investigates variances, troubleshoots problems by researching pertinent facts and analyzing data.
Ensure compliance of grants and understand complex situations regarding non-compliance with requirements and escalate issues to the leadership in a timely manner.
Identify training and resources to understand state, federal and non-federal sponsor terms and applies comprehensive knowledge of the industry and professional standards to interpret and resolve post-award financial management issues.
Communicate with federal state and local granting agencies as needed.
Establish and maintain grant business procedures manual as well as a current grant status report.
Overall support of department operations.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with at least 3 years of relevant experience; combined experience/education may substitute for minimum education.
Grants and contracts experience in a college/university, not-for-profit research organization, or federal agency environment is required.
Skills in preparing for external audits as well as financial reporting.
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail.
Ability to adapt and remain flexible in a fast-paced, changing environment.
Ability to work independently or as a part of a team.
Ability to understand, interpret, and communicate institutional, federal, and state policies and procedures.

Champlain College
Chittenden County

Job Description:

Champlain College has an exciting opportunity for a Technical Operations Coordinator to join the team. This is a part-time role at 28 hrs per week through June of 2022 with the potential to renew. This position works with both the Emergent Media Center (EMC) and The Champlain Maker Program at Generator.

The EMC is a multidisciplinary creative studio at Champlain College that provides employment and internship opportunities for students to apply what they’re learning to real-world projects. Students are guided by faculty and staff to conceptualize, prototype, and produce innovative solutions to a wide range of media and design challenges. As part of its mission to embrace emerging technologies and prototyping, the EMC supports and manages Champlain’s partnership with Generator, Burlington’s community maker space located just across the parking lot.

The Champlain Maker Program at Generator increases the scope of maker experiences for students, faculty, and staff by offering the Champlain community access to a variety of hand, power, and electronic tools-including a 3D printer, 3D scanner, laser cutter, vinyl cutter, and sewing machines, as well as a woodshop, metal shop, electronics studio, and jewelry studio. Within Generator is the Flex Space, a flexible space shared by Champlain and Generator for classes and events. The Flex Space also serves as a place for students, faculty, and staff to work on projects.

Key Responsibilities:

Managing student workers at the Emergent Media Center and Generator
Hiring and scheduling
Training and supervising Generator and EMC Lab Techs
Managing the Champlain Maker Program at Generator
Serving as a community liaison between Champlain and Generator
Planning, coordinating, and implementing the process for Champlain College-sponsored Generator (CC-G) memberships
Communicating CC-G membership application policies and processes to Champlain staff, faculty, and students.
Moving CC-G memberships through the approval and onboarding process; providing orientation for CC-G members.
Coordinating Champlain guest maker access to Generator
Working with CC faculty/staff to schedule classroom sessions and other activities at Generator in coordination with Generator’s event calendar
Maintaining and communicating Generator’s policies & procedures and membership agreements to the Champlain community
Maintaining and overseeing the workspaces at the EMC and in the Flex Space
Monitoring and purchasing supplies for student use
Working with Generator to ensure that the Flex Space is in working order
Managing EMC tech equipment inventory and circulation processes
Working with Champlain IS department to maintain computer workstations

Requirements:

Desired Qualifications

You are:

organized and detail-oriented. Knowing your way around a spreadsheet helps!
enthusiastic about student engagement, willing to mentor and build community.
flexible and adaptive to dynamically changing environments.
a maker who knows your way around a variety of tools including 3-D printers and laser cutters AND has an interest in learning new tools (we will train you!).

Champlain College
Chittenden County

The Director of Custom Corporate Learning Solutions is responsible for building and growing Champlain College Online’s partnerships with corporations seeking to advance and strengthen their employees through professional development opportunities. This role is responsible for cultivating external relationships with the goal of conducting individualized needs analysis to evaluate training and development opportunities. Through the creation of non-matriculated curriculum design, this position will work on co-creating innovative and high-impact learning solutions for partners.

Primary Responsibilities:

Partner with organizations to determine the learning needs of teams and individuals to identify appropriate learning and performance improvement solutions that address those needs by assessing and collaboratively developing the appropriate learning solutions.
Responsible for staffing, managing and coaching internal stakeholders to deliver innovative and impactful business learning solutions.
Benchmark world-class professional development programs, both within and outside higher ed to ensure we achieve high-quality programming and service.
Provide project management support and oversight for the implementation of partner training and development needs.
Work collaboratively with the Academic Team, Registrar, Information Systems and others to accomplish high-quality delivery of customer needs..
Work in collaboration with the Champlain College Online marketing team to ensure appropriate marketing collateral is available and up to date.
Manage and update Salesforce CRM, including reporting and task follow-up.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
Assertive and demonstrated skills in handling difficult conversations, managing stakeholders and translating ambiguous ideas into action.

Requirements:

Experience in business-to-business and business-to-consumer sales, marketing, and customer service.
Proficient in Salesforce or other CRM systems, MS Office and Google.
Proficient in project management skills.
Proven interpersonal and teamwork skills.
Overall strong administrative support skills.
Higher education experience is preferred but not required.
Ability to travel as needed.

VEIC
Chittenden County

JOB SUMMARY:
The CEO reports to the Board of Directors of VEIC and services as an Ex Officio non-voting member of that Board. This is both an external and internal leadership position and the CEO must be able to move easily in both areas. Day-to-day operations are delegated to others but CEO must keep her or his fingers on the pulse of the business, inspire others, and share vision, insight, and expertise without micromanaging. The CEO holds responsibility for VEIC’s big strategic bets and capital investments and serves as a key spokesperson and salesperson for the organization.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Ensure the successful implementation of the VEIC’s three current major contracts in Vermont, Washington DC, and Ohio so that they meet or exceed their contractual goals.
• Build on VEIC’s unique intellectual assets and track record to develop and communicate a focused, realistic vision for the organization in its next phase. This vision must lead to the long-term sustainability of the enterprise, and may well include diversification of revenue streams. It must strike the right balance of pursuing concrete strategies while remaining nimble to respond quickly and effectively to unexpected challenges and opportunities. The vision must also articulate how EIC’s environmental and social justice goals should best be supported, measured, and aligned with the other organizational objectives.
• Raise the national and international visibility and profile of VEIC and its high-quality purposeful work. Lead the development of effective new alliances with government, nonprofit, and private sector partners.
• Further VEIC’s role in public education and policy work in support of public investment in energy efficiency, renewables, and energy justice. Define the most critical areas where VEIC brings value to advocacy efforts. Ensure that the organization remains non-partisan and effectively crosses traditional political divides.
• Build, lead, support, and delegate effectively to a high performing, coordinated leadership team where decisions are made and adhered to and where roles, responsibilities, and accountabilities are clear. Ensure that the various divisions within VEIC reinforce and leverage one another and are each strong and mutually supportive in their respective spheres. Review VEIC’s organizational structure and make changes as appropriate.
• Inspire and retain VEIC’s talented and highly dedicated workforce in the face of change. Keep morale, commitment, and performance high. Maintain and further develop VEIC’s culture consistent with its core values. Drive professional development with a particular focus on building the next tier of VEIC leadership.
• Strengthen internal communication. Model and foster an ethos of transparency and clear accountability and decision-making while preserving and continuing to nurture the spirit of innovation that underlies VEIC’s work.
• Work closely with the Board to set VEIC’s strategic direction, commit to major investments and innovation, and exercise fiduciary oversight. Provide the Board with rigorous data and analysis of results and opportunities to help it make sound decisions.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
• Strong personal commitment to the mission, vision, goals and values of VEIC.
• A track record of providing strategic leadership and effective management of a sizeable, complex, service delivery business or organization, preferably one with multiple offices. Experience managing institutional growth and change. Proven capacity to build and empower strong collaborative teams.
• Creativity and entrepreneurial vision. Appetite for well-reasoned risk taking. Intellectual heft and proven ability to set and implement bold strategies. Outstanding negotiation skills.
• Discipline and focus in setting priorities and running a rigorous, fiscally sound operation. An orientation towards results. Strong problem-solving skills. The ability to delegate without losing touch.
• Excellent judgment and follow-through. Pragmatism and the ability to make and implement tough decisions, coupled with the ability to adjust and course correct when necessary.
• Public presence. Strong communication and presentation skills and the ability to represent the vision and values of VEIC to a range of audiences. A communication style that is direct and jargon-free.
• Impeccable integrity, honesty, and a reputation for a balanced, non-ideological approach. Willingness to challenge conventional thinking coupled with the ability to partner effectively and bridge philosophies.
• Sophistication about public policy and political processes.
• Experience within a regulated industry would be a plus; the ability to understand the regulatory framework under which VEIC and its clients operate is essential.
• An outgoing, open, and optimistic personality. Outstanding interpersonal skills and reputation as a respectful, careful listener. Tenacity, flexibility, resilience, and high energy. A sense of humor and ability to have fun and enjoy oneself and one’s colleagues.
• Experience reporting to or working closely with a Board of Directors strongly preferred.

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION STATEMENT:
We are committed to building a work community that is inclusive and represents a vibrant diversity of background, experience, perspective, and thought. Climate change impacts all of us; however, we are impacted differently based on our identities and experiences. We all deserve a place at the table to make decisions about our collective future – we hope you’ll consider joining us as we work towards our vision for a healthy planet, thriving people, and energy justice.
Candidates across all markers of identity (age, race, gender, ability, communication style, etc.) are highly encouraged to apply.

State of Vermont
Washington County

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking applications for two (2) Environmental Analyst V positions to work in its Environmental Assistance Office, a program that focuses on proactively working with the public to prevent environmental violations through effective outreach and engagement with individuals and communities. While both positions focus on providing outreach and assistance to Vermonters, each position has special focus areas.

Accessible Assistance focus: This position will be heavily focused on working with individuals or communities who have been overburdened to help maintain compliance with Vermont’s environmental rules and regulations. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
– Collaborate and coordinate with enforcement and media program staff to identify individuals or specific groups who require assistance with environmental violations and don’t have the capacity to address the task at hand.
– Coordinate with staff within and outside of VTDEC to explore, apply for, secure, and distribute funding targeted towards providing financial assistance to financially overburdened communities and individuals to correct and remedy environmental violations.
– Working with potential new applicants to environmental assistance resources to provide proactive environmental compliance support through a variety of means (active work through Permit Navigator, one on one meetings / phone calls, application assistance, guidance for technical assistance / contracting, etc.)
– As a proactive compliance assistance strategy, facilitate conversations and trainings with agencies, communities, other programs, etc. to develop and implement strategies that benefit communities and individuals who typically have not had access to assistance services (e.g. supplemental environmental projects, grant opportunities, etc.)
– Working with external agencies and partners to connect communities and individuals with the services and resources they may need to come into compliance with environmental rules and regulations (i.e. ACCD, AHS, Center for Whole Communities, VLCT, etc.)

Outreach Assistance focus: This position will be heavily focused on increasing and promoting environmental outreach to the public on environmental rules, regulations, and best management practices. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
– Collaborating and coordinating with other environmental staff to develop media content and an annual calendar for communicating strategic environmental outreach messages.
– Maintaining and facilitating review of a portfolio of recurring media content that can be updated on a regular basis and released to accomplish outreach objectives.
– Soliciting and facilitating media inquiries on outreach content to reach a broader audience.
– Creating, linking to, responding to, and facilitating media content focused on key environmental assistance / compliance topics on department social media channels.

See the job posting for more details.

Vermont Public/VPR/VTPBS
Chittenden County

Host for All Things Considered
VPR seeks a creative and enterprising journalist to become one of the leading voices in Vermont’s media landscape.
As our afternoon host, you’ll be front and center to the day’s developing news. You’ll provide updates and context to daily news and deliver it to listeners through newscasts, interviews, reported stories and digital and social posts. You’ll also guide our audience through breaking news and special coverage. As part of our news team, you’ll work with editors and reporters as well as our talk show, Vermont Edition, our daily news podcast, The Frequency and our people-powered podcast, Brave Little State.

VPR and Vermont PBS have come together to form a new organization and we’re seeking someone who is excited by new opportunities and can think beyond radio broadcasts. We’re looking for someone who steps forward when news happens, moves toward the story and finds ways to connect coverage with a broad and diverse audience.
Three years of journalism experience is preferred. Strong news judgment is required.
Read the full job description and find the application process at VPR.org/Careers.
Vermont Public/VPR provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws

Community College of Vermont
Remote

We are looking for a dynamic Controller, who is an excellent communicator, with a welcoming demeanor who possesses broad and in-depth technical knowledge related to accounting, budgeting, and auditing functions to join our business office team. This position requires flexibility, strong technology, analytical, and management skills, and a willingness to adapt to the ever-moving cycles of an academic year.

Our preference is for candidates with a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) or professional accreditation such as certified public accountant (CPA), certified management accountant (CMA) or chartered global management accountant (CGMA). Previous experience in higher education is highly valued.

Job Summary

The Controller, at the direction of the Dean of Administration, manages all financial and operational functions of the institution, recommends strategic and long-term financial planning, and ensures sound managerial accounting principles are incorporated in institutional decision making, financial reporting, and the oversight of operational support services.

Turning Point Center of Chittenden County
Chittenden County

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (Full Time)

Turning Point Center of Chittenden County

The successful candidate will:

  • Lead with compassion and clarity this growing peer recovery center at the heart of Chittenden County, overseeing all aspects of the organization.
  • Bring a focus on motivation and empowerment to the Center’s programs helping people in recovery from alcohol and other substance use disorders.
  • Lead the Center’s fundraising and donor relationships to foster sustained support for programs and education initiatives.
  • Manage all aspects of administration and accountability.
  • Build upon strategic partnerships with State and local governments, foundations, businesses for programming and services …

For a full job description go to www.turningpointcentervt.org

Reply with a cover letter and resume by November 23 to Maureen Leahy at mbl92@hotmail.com

The Turning Point Center of Chittenden County is a safe, substance free environment providing encouragement and support to any seeking recovery from alcohol and other substances. 

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
Chittenden County

Position: Permanent, Full-Time, Salaried, Exempt; Reports to Executive Director
Salary: Starts at $50,000-55,000, commensurate with experience
Locations: Remote plus regular in-person business in Burlington, Vermont
Benefits: Health and dental insurance; SIMPLE retirement plan contribution; Flexible schedule and remote work; Reimbursement for remote work expenses; Strong organizational culture supporting work-life balance

VBSR is a statewide, nonprofit business association with an enduring mission to leverage the power of business for positive social and environmental impact. Our diverse membership represents all sectors and geographic regions of Vermont – from sole proprietors to the largest employers in the state – all working toward a just, thriving, and transformative economy that works for all people and the planet.

For more than 30 years, VBSR has recognized that what is good for people, communities, and the environment is also good for business. From our beginnings as a small group of pioneering businesses to today’s network of thousands, VBSR members have continued to prove themselves leaders, innovators, and influencers, with impact reaching far beyond the workplace: our members have shaped the Vermont brand, advanced leading-edge policy, and fueled the social responsibility movement.

VBSR’s Education and Events Manager will provide leadership and implementation for VBSR’s educational and events programming, including strategy, planning, coordination, development, fundraising, logistics, and facilitation.

Responsibilities:

Lead Educational Programming

• Coordinate all logistics, including venue or Zoom.

• Liaison with presenters, including support with content, format design, and logistics.

• Coordinate registration and communicate participation details with registrants.

• Respond to requests for support and information on VBSR educational programming.

• Host and manage Zoom during virtual VBSR workshops, trainings and learning cohorts.

• Represent VBSR during workshops, trainings and learning cohorts, including welcoming attendees, sponsor thank yous, introductions, housekeeping, and light facilitation.

• Identify fundraising opportunities to support educational programming, including grants, and support Executive Director with applying for and managing grants.

• Collaborate with VBSR Communications Manager on promoting VBSR programming.

Lead Event Management

• Plan, coordinate, and manage all signature VBSR events, including Annual Conference, Awards Ceremony, and Networking Get-Togethers (5-10 per year):

o Coordinate all logistics, including venue or Zoom.

o Liaison with presenters, including support with content, format design, and logistics.

o Coordinate registration and communicate participation details with registrants.

o Respond to requests for support and information on VBSR events.

o Host and manage Zoom during virtual VBSR events.

• Assist VBSR Public Policy Manager with policy-related events, including Legislative Breakfast, member lobby days, and community forums.

• Assist VBSR Membership Manager with member-related events.

Contribute to Strategic Leadership

The Education & Events Manager will work with VBSR board, staff, and committees to:

• Position VBSR as a leader in education and training for the socially responsible business community, including developing and implementing a long-term vision and goals for our educational programming and events.

• Identify leading-edge themes, topics, and models for VBSR’s programming, as well as prospective presenters – both within VBSR’s membership and beyond.

• Develop new programming models and content areas in line with VBSR’s unique brand, including market research, presenter research, budgeting, and internal input.

• Develop programming calendar based upon input from membership and participants.

• Develop goals and budget for all signature VBSR events and educational programming.

• Evaluate all signature VBSR events and educational programming for quality, accessibility, value, diversity of offerings, demand, and value proposition.

• Serve as staff liaison to VBSR Programming Committee.

Ambassadorship & Teamwork

• Serve as an ambassador for VBSR, positively representing VBSR’s brand and values.

• Be a positive contributor to VBSR Staff Team and team-wide efforts, including membership growth, public relations, fundraising, mission alignment, and organizational development.


Required Qualifications:

• Strategic thinker
• Entrepreneurial and growth mindset
• Ability to work toward long-term, mid-term, and short-term goals simultaneously
• Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing business conditions and needs
• Excellent planning and coordination skills, including attention to detail and organization
• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to create and manage budgets and analyze data to produce reports
• Adept at Microsoft Excel and Word
• 2-5 years experience in program or project management
• 2-5 years experience planning large and complex events
• Demonstrated interest in education and professional development
• Commitment to VBSR’s mission
• Personal transportation and valid driver’s license

Also Desirable:
• Experience hosting virtual events
• Strong facilitation skills
• Experience with educational program development
• Experience with grant writing and grant management
• Familiarity with the business community

Physical Requirements:
• VBSR does not keep a physical office. Duties will primarily be performed remotely and in the future, regularly (i.e. 2x/week) at in-person locations throughout Vermont. VBSR provides reimbursement for travel expenses other than trips to Burlington.
• VBSR provides standard office equipment (including a computer, and, if needed, printer) and supplies as well as reimbursement for remote work expenses (phone and internet).
• Evening work may occasionally be required in order to attend events.
• This position requires sitting at a desk and working with a computer for long periods of time, as well as in-person interactions (with precautions / when safe to do so).
• Ability to lift 25 lbs
• Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
Excellence in this position would include:
• VBSR’s educational programming and events are broadly known and highly value.
• VBSR’s educational programming and events align with and strengthen VBSR’s brand.
• Significant advancement of VBSR‘s programming goals, including fee-based revenue.
• Resources are sufficient for programming growth, including staffing, tools, and funding.

VBSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Those who identify as women and non-binary, Black, Indigenous and People of Color, First- or Second-Generation American, individuals with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, formerly incarcerated, or other historically marginalized and underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply. A college degree is not required to be successful in this position.

Applications must be received by Tuesday, November 16th at 12am. Applications should include a cover letter to the attention of “Search Committee” and resume. Applications and inquiries may be sent to search@vbsr.org. No phone calls please