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tennilleziegler
Jul 14, 2022
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Hope Academy is seeking a Charitable Gifts Processor to join our Advancement Team – a self-starter with keen attention to detail and ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality. Working alongside the Advancement Team, this person will be responsible for processing all donations made to Hope Academy. Our Mission: The mission of Hope Academy is to foster hope in God within the inner-city neighborhoods of Minneapolis by providing youth with a remarkable, Christ-centered education. Hope Academy serves over 590 students with the objective of reaching 700 students by the year 2026. While the operating support for nearly all private schools is tuition-focused, at Hope Academy nearly 90% of our operating costs are provided by generous financial supporters. Our low-income families contribute as they are able (tuition covers about 10% of our operating costs) and generous financial Partners (who sponsor one or more students) and others provide the rest. Major Responsibilities Receive, process, and receipt all donations, including online, checks, cash, in-kind, and stock gifts. Monitor Hope Academy’s brokerage account and process gifts of stock. Perform monthly reconciliations with processing gateway and QuickBooks. Assist Hope Academy finance team in yearly audit, as needed. Generate donor reports and giving reports, as requested. Assist with logistics support for major events on the Development calendar, as needed. Job qualifications Highlymissional. Agrees with Hope Academy’s Statement of Faith & Faith and Life Covenant. Self-starting, self-directed.Ability to work independently and problem solve. Strong follow-through. Organized and detail oriented. High moral integrity. Trustworthy, able to maintain information in a confidential manner. Tenacity. Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Technical Skills: Proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Excel. QuickBooks experience a plus. Compensation and Benefits Starting salary depending on experience and qualifications of the candidate. Part-time, 20-25 hours per week. TO APPLY: Please go to https://hopeschool.org/charitable-gifts-processor/
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tennilleziegler
Jun 02, 2022
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Main Office Coordinator Type: Full time position starting as soon as possible. Our Mission: We are driven by our mission to foster hope in God by closing the achievement gap and preparing our students for college and beyond. We are fueled by our love for God and his care for every one of our students which motivates us to get better every day. Join our team of mission-driven brothers and sisters to work hard, do good, and make a difference. *Very Important: Before applying please read and carefully review our Mission + Vision, our Faith & Life Covenant, and our guiding principles about Cultural Harmony. All board members, faculty and staff are joining a covenant community in serving here at Hope Academy. Job Details The Main Office Coordinator is responsible for general and clerical tasks at Hope Academy. This position is functions as a point of contact for staff, students, parents/guardians, and guests. The following reflects essential functions for this position but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned: General communication with parents and staff regarding transportation, events, busing, attendance, and tuition. Tend to students’ needs. Provide administrative support to the Lower School Principal. Oversight of office equipment. Laminator, copy machines, etc. Maintenance of student records. Education & Skills Required The ideal candidate will have a passion for the mission and work of Hope Academy and a desire to play an integral part in growing the impact of Hope Academy. High School Diploma or GED equivalent required. Computer skills required. Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 including Outlook, Word, and Excel. Willingness to go above and beyond in building relationships with students. Bilingual in English and Spanish – speaking and writing – required. Strong communication and organizational skills. The ability to work independently and as a team member. General Faculty Qualifications The ideal candidate will have a passion for the mission and work of Hope Academy and a desire to play an integral part in growing the impact of Hope Academy. Ability to effectively work in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic, and economically disadvantaged urban community. To apply: Go to Main Office Coordinator - Hope Academy (hopeschool.org). Questions? Email hr@hopeschool.org.
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tennilleziegler
Jun 02, 2022
In Job Postings
Accountant (Part-time) Type: Part-time position. Our Mission: We are driven by our mission to foster hope in God by closing the achievement gap and preparing our students for college and beyond. We are fueled by our love for God and his care for every one of our students which motivates us to get better every day. Join our team of mission-driven brothers and sisters to work hard, do good, and make a difference. *Very Important: Before applying please read and carefully review our Mission + Vision, our Faith & Life Covenant, and our guiding principles about Cultural Harmony. All board members, faculty and staff are joining a covenant community in serving here at Hope Academy Job Details The Accountant works with the Finance Director and Finance Assistant in ensuring that accurate and up to date financial records are maintained for Hope Academy. The Accountant will have primary responsibility for certain financial functions, and will also be a general financial resource for the school. The following reflects essential functions for this position but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned: Have primary responsibility for Accounts Receivable (primarily tuition) – Coordinate computation of ‘fair share tuition’ for all families, maintain accurate tuition records, initiate ACH debits from families’ accounts and process all other incoming payments – Ensure that all tuition-related activities are properly recorded in Quickbooks – Monitor accounts receivable aging, and lead tuition accountability process Have primary responsibility for bank deposits Provide oversight and direction to Finance Assistant, review internal financial reports prior to distribution Have primary responsibility for Payroll processing – Oversee/review inputs into ADP Time and Attendance – Ensure that accurate records are kept of pay rates for all individuals, working with HR department, and that payroll is processed timely and accurately through ADP – Review/oversee input of Payroll data into Quickbooks Prepare schedules required for annual audit by external auditors; assist Director with annual 990 filing Involvement in other finance/accounting activities Key Skills, Traits, and Education BA degree required in Accounting or Finance; MBA and/or CPA a plus Accounting/Finance experience, preferably including general ledger and financial reporting Strong integrity and reliability Ability to work independently and be attentive to details Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines Self-starter, self-directed Experience in non-profit environment a plus Experience in faith-based, educational organization a plus Strong skills in Microsoft Office, especially Excel; and general ledger software – Quickbooks experience a plus. Problem solving and strong analytical abilities. Strong organizational and time management skills. General Faculty Qualifications Supportive of the school’s mission to foster hope in God within the inner-city neighborhood of Minneapolis by providing youth with an outstanding, Christ-centered education. To apply: Go to Accountant (Part-time) - Hope Academy (hopeschool.org) Questions? Email hr@hopeschool.org
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tennilleziegler
Jun 02, 2022
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IT Director Type: Full-time position. Our Mission: We are driven by our mission to foster hope in God by closing the achievement gap and preparing our students for college and beyond. We are fueled by our love for God and his care for every one of our students which motivates us to get better every day. Join our team of mission-driven brothers and sisters to work hard, do good, and make a difference. *Very Important: Before applying please read and carefully review our Mission + Vision, our Faith & Life Covenant, and our guiding principles about Cultural Harmony. All board members, faculty and staff are joining a covenant community in serving here at Hope Academy Job Details IT Directors are professionals in charge of all things technical, which means they need to know how cloud-environments, networks and end-user devices work and how to manage projects effectively. They ensure that projects get done correctly and creatively solve problems when something goes wrong, or new challenges arise. Responsibilities include: Overseeing all technology operations and evaluating them according to established goals Devising and establishing IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by upper management Analyzing the business requirements of all departments to determine their technology needs Assisting with day-to-day support and trouble-shooting – some level 1 and some level 2 issues will be addressed. Monitoring the environment to ensure stability and reliability Coordinating with Hope’s Managed Services Provider to ensure they are fully utilized and are providing the value contracted for. We are looking for an experienced IT Director to oversee all IT (Information Technology) functions at Hope Academy. You will be in charge of managing and supporting the company’s technology operations and the implementation of new IT systems and policies. This includes an internal Level One Help Desk technician and managing the relationship with our Managed Services Provider. An excellent IT director is very knowledgeable in IT and computer systems. They have a solid technical background while able to manage and motivate people. The ideal candidate will be experienced in creating and implementing IT policies and systems that will meet objectives as well as being an outstanding problem solver and customer support technician. The goal is to ensure IT systems are effective and functioning within the limits of budget, time and specifications of the company. Detailed Responsibilities Oversee all technology operations (e.g. network security, cloud based systems) and evaluate them according to established goals Devise and establish IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by upper management Analyze the business requirements of all departments to determine their technology needs Purchase efficient and cost effective technological equipment and software Inspect the use of technological equipment and software to ensure functionality and efficiency Identify the need for upgrades, configurations or new systems and report to upper management Coordinate various IT resources including internal employees, vendors and our Managed Services Provider Control budget and report on expenditure Assist in building relationships with vendors and creating cost-efficient contracts Provide day-to-day support to Hope Academy users Monitor systems, interfaces and key IT data Ensure device inventories are accurate and complete Ensure user credentials, groups, TEAMS, etc. are properly set up and inventoried Requirements & Skills Proven experience as IT director or similar role Experience in analysis, implementation and evaluation of IT systems and their specifications Sound understanding of computer systems (hardware/software), networks etc. Experience in controlling information technology budget Excellent organizational and leadership skills Outstanding communication abilities Experience in assisting users in problem solving and helping users understand how to utilize the IT capabilities Hope has in place BSc/BA in computer science, engineering or relevant field; MSc/MA will be a plus Frequently Asked Questions What does an IT Director do? IT Directors make sure that the IT department can meet all the technology needs of an organization. In addition, they provide strategic leadership on projects, directing their team’s efforts towards successful completion while meeting organizational goals along the way. What are the duties and responsibilities of an IT Director? The IT Director is responsible for assessing an organization’s technology needs and making upgrade/implementation recommendations. Their role also includes setting short-term goals, such as providing a list of new equipment installed in the next fiscal year or two. What makes a good IT Director? A successful IT director needs to have technical knowledge, communication, and leadership skills. They’ll interact with employees on every level, from executive-level managers all way down. Whether in marketing or accounting, communicating can help sway opinions when making critical decisions about how things should run within an organization. Who does an IT Director work with? As IT Directors fulfill their proper duties throughout their day, they work with the leadership of the school as well as department heads in making various IT decisions. In addition, in their support role, they have the opportunity to interact with virtually all the employees at Hope Academy. To apply: Go to IT Director - Hope Academy (hopeschool.org) Questions? Email hr@hopeschool.org
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tennilleziegler
Jun 02, 2022
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Admissions Recruiter (Full-Time) Type: Full-time position. Our Mission: We are driven by our mission to foster hope in God by closing the achievement gap and preparing our students for college and beyond. We are fueled by our love for God and his care for every one of our students which motivates us to get better every day. Join our team of mission-driven brothers and sisters to work hard, do good, and make a difference. *Very Important: Before applying please read and carefully review our Mission + Vision, our Faith & Life Covenant, and our guiding principles about Cultural Harmony. All board members, faculty and staff are joining a covenant community in serving here at Hope Academy Job DetailsPosition Description: The Hope Academy Admissions Recruiter will go out into the community to let others know about the remarkable, God-centered education that is available. If you are driven and have the ability to inspire and connect with people across ethnic, socio-economic, and generational lines, then this is the position for you! Position starts as soon as possible! Job Details: Create and nurture relationships with target pre-schools, daycare centers, churches and community organizations. Develop and maintain full recruitment schedule. Schedule and attend recruitment events at daycare centers, schools, churches, parks, festivals, etc. Conduct follow-up communication with prospective families from various recruitment events. Seek referrals from current Hope Academy families. Assist families with completion of application materials. Assist with coordination and set-up of internal Open House events and tours. Conduct one-on-one tours with prospective families and students. Other Responsibilities: Provide admission data to supervisor for weekly and monthly reporting. Assist with various Admission and Family Ministry initiatives as directed. Meet regularly with supervisor for planning and accountability. Basic Qualifications and Experience High School diploma or GED. Ability to travel and possess reliable transportation. Ability to work a flexible schedule. Excellent presentation and public speaking skills. Ability to independently work effectively and efficiently, as well as within a team structure. Skilled in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel). Supportive of the school’s mission to foster hope in God within the inner-city neighborhood of Minneapolis by providing youth with an outstanding, Christ-centered education. Preferred Qualifications and Experience: Admission experience in education or vocational setting. Community canvasing and/or phone bank experience. Fluent in Spanish. Personal Characteristics People oriented. Inventive and Creative (bring new ideas). Self-starter. Genuinely pleasant and inviting. Compassionate, sensitive, and reliable. To apply: go to Admissions Recruiter (Full-Time) - Hope Academy (hopeschool.org). Questions? Please email hr@hopeschool.org
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tennilleziegler
Jun 02, 2022
In Job Postings
Manager of Storytelling and Stewardship Type: Full-time position. Our Mission: The mission of Hope Academy is to foster hope in God within the inner-city neighborhoods of Minneapolis by providing youth with a remarkable, Christ-centered education. Hope Academy serves over 590 students with the objective of reaching 700 students by the year 2026. While the operating support for nearly all private schools is tuition-focused, at Hope Academy nearly 90% of our operating costs are provided by generous financial supporters. Our low-income families contribute as they are able (tuition covers about 10% of our operating costs) and generous financial Partners (who sponsor one or more students) and others provide the rest. *Very Important: Before applying please read and carefully review our Mission + Vision, our Faith & Life Covenant, and our guiding principles about Cultural Harmony. All board members, faculty and staff are joining a covenant community in serving here at Hope Academy Job Details Hope Academy is seeking a Storytelling & Stewardship Manager to join our Advancement Team—a gifted communicator with a passion for people. Working alongside the Advancement Team, this person will play a key role in stewarding and growing the impact of Hope Academy through storytelling, marketing, and relationship building. Major Responsibilities: Storytelling. Capture impactful stories that share the essence of Hope, including videos and live testimonies. Events. Produce & direct live programs for development events that move the hearts of our guests. Major events include Partner Day events in September and May, and our Evening of Hope gala in November. Strategy. Develop and oversee Advancement marketing & communications strategy and content calendars. Investigate ways to improve platforms and technologies used. Marketing. Create content and oversee development of all marketing materials for the Advancement team, with an eye for beauty and excellence. Branding. Seek ways to elevate the Hope Academy brand through marketing, advertising, public relations, and/or community partnerships. Writing. Help craft thoughtful messaging and compelling appeals to further the mission of Hope. Project Management. Help lead Advancement team in various projects and events, overseeing timelines and deliverables. Stewardship. In collaboration with the Advancement team, steward and grow relationships with a group of Hope Academy supporters, connecting them to the impact of their generosity. Actively work with Advancement team to meet annual fund and capital project fundraising goals. Relationship Building. Engage and build trust with Hope Academy’s varied audiences, creating a messaging, content, and story pipeline. Grants. Supervise grant expansion coordinator and oversee grant application submissions and relationships. Leadership. Actively participate in weekly Advancement Team Leadership meetings. Job Qualifications Highly missional. Agree with Hope Academy’s Statement of Faith & Faith and Life Covenant. Humble. A team player. Hungry. Intrinsically motivated, diligent, and a history of going above and beyond. Smart. High emotional intelligence and interpersonal awareness in relationships and group situations. Curious. Innately interested in understanding people; strong desire to learn; fueled by curiosity. Excellent. Driven to create high-quality outputs. High level of care for excellence and follow-through. Self-starting. Create paths where none existed before and willingly to dive into new territory. Stewardship Minded. Interested in stewarding and cultivating generosity for Kingdom purposes. Grounded. Deeply rooted in Christian faith and demonstrating high moral integrity. Adaptable. Able to adapt and connect with people from a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, ages, and core motivations/convictions. Trained and Experienced. – Bachelor’s degree preferred, especially in marketing, communications, business, public relations or a related field. – Minimum three years (five or more preferred) of successful experience in marketing, communications, development, public relations, advertising, and/or storytelling. Compensation & Benefits Starting salary depending on experience and qualifications of the candidate. Full-time, benefit-eligible position. To Apply: Please go to Manager of Storytelling and Stewardship - Hope Academy (hopeschool.org). Questions? Please email hr@hopeschool.org
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