Jefferson Regional Foundation Career Opportunity

Jefferson Regional Foundation announces the creation of a new position coordinating the efforts of the Jefferson Community Collaborative and other community outreach initiatives and events.

For additional details, inquiries, and application, please see the original posting on Nonprofit Talent.

Overview of Responsibilities

The Collaborative Coordinator position is a new full-time role designed to support the community initiatives of the Foundation which are highly valued, but have grown beyond the capacity of current staff. This role is based in the Foundation’s offices at Jefferson Hospital, located in the South Hills of Pittsburgh. The Collaborative Coordinator reports to the Executive Director, with a primary focus on coordination of the Jefferson Community Collaborative and its related activities. A 2018 plan has been developed for the Collaborative with outcomes that need to be accomplished by the end of the year.

The role is also responsible for the coordination and communication support for the annual Jefferson Forum and other convening activities which support community impact. The primary duties and responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating the ongoing membership and activities of the Jefferson Community Collaborative, including five major meetings annually, several action teams, and the Vision Council.
  • Facilitating planning and supporting the team in implementation of the annual Jefferson Forum event, including speakers, workshops, and site management.
  • Managing key communications to support the Collaborative and other community meetings, such as an e-newsletter, meeting arrangements, and including an effective web and social media presence.
  • Developing agendas, creating and assembling meeting materials, managing minutes, evaluations, providing reports and follow-up as needed in support of leadership.
  • Providing facilitated support for effective meetings of Collaborative teams, as well as other meetings and convenings of the Foundation.
  • Researching best practices, models, and emerging trends to inform the work of the Collaborative and other initiatives.
  • Developing templates, timelines, procedures, and other tools to promote high-quality, high-impact, and efficient activities.
  • Employing creativity and flexibility to serve the mission and vision of the Foundation and its allies.
  • Maintaining a high level of communication, presence, and visibility among community and collaborative partners.
  • Role will include other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The ideal candidate for this role has a unique blend of the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree preferred and at least three years of experience.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the nonprofit sector and a demonstrated commitment to community work.
  • Familiarity with the 29 communities in the Jefferson area of the South Hills and lower Mon Valley preferred.
  • Fluency in areas pertinent to the Foundation’s mission and the Community Collaborative’s priorities such as immigration, health, behavioral health, workforce development, etc. preferred.
  • Well-organized with strong detail orientation, event planning execution experience, and group facilitation skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication capacity, including comfort with public speaking.
  • Intellectual curiosity, with the ability to grasp new information and frameworks easily.
  • Ability to work effectively in teams and collaborative settings.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships among diverse individuals and groups.
  • Experience in producing easy-to use information from qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Demonstrated ability to adhere to deadlines, manage time, and juggle multiple projects.
  • Congeniality, adaptability, and a sense of humor.
  • Ability to exercise good judgement and professional maturity.
  • Demonstrated excellent public speaking and writing skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent self-awareness and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency with electronic communication, productivity and business tools, collaboration software, and systems such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, online research, and web navigation, etc.


This position has a $45K base compensation package, consistent with other nonprofit organizations similar in size, scope, and impact. Accompanying the base compensation, this position offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, retirement contribution, and other fringe benefits.

How to Apply

Applications from interested and qualified individuals are accepted through the following site:

APPLICATION MATERIALS DUE BY 5 PM, Friday, January 5th, 2018

 It is the goal of the Foundation to have this hiring process completed in February 2018. Jefferson Regional Foundation has retained Nonprofit Talent to assist with this important organizational change process. Interested individuals wishing to confidentially discuss this opportunity may contact Todd Owens, Principal at or 412.512.3879. Please note that applications are not accepted at this email address.

Please direct all inquiries related to this position to Nonprofit Talent and do not contact Jefferson Regional Foundation, or members of their Staff or Board.