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  • January 16, 2018 11:01 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Our Harvest Cooperative

    Position Description: Our Harvest Cooperative (OHC) seeks a unique individual with cooperative business experience, food system expertise, and an excitement and passion for leading a pioneering organization through a time of transition. About Our Harvest Cooperative: Our Harvest Co-op is a union, worker-owned cooperative that farms using organic practices and operates a food hub that provides aggregation, distribution, and technical assistance for local growers while serving as a centralized source of local produce for institutions, individuals, grocery stores, restaurants, and other retail and wholesale buyers. Our Harvest Cooperative is committed to creating family-sustaining jobs in Greater Cincinnati; producing sustainably-grown, local produce; and building a food hub to strengthen the local food system and increase access to healthy food. 

    Responsibilities: This is a unique hire, as the chosen candidate will be asked, in partnership with the Board of Directors, to lead a business review process and implement changes to the organization based on that review. This may change the course of business as it stands now, and thus the specifics of the job responsibilities. However, the following are likely to be included: 

    • Organizational planning 
    • Bank/investor relationship management 
    • Financial tracking/reporting 
    • Fundraising 
    • Infrastructure and landlord-relationship management 
    • Systems development 
    • Human resources and staff management 
    • Partnership development, outreach, and participation in regional alliances 
    • Sales and business development 
    • Regulatory compliance (food safety, insurance coverage, organic certification, etc.) 

    Duration and Compensation: This is a full-time, year-round, paid position. Our Harvest is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds. This position may involve some work on evenings and weekends. Our goal is for all employees to become worker-owners after 12 months of employment. 


    • At least 7-10 years business management experience 
    • At least five years working in a related field (farming, food distribution, food systems, etc.) 
    • Experience working for a cooperative 
    • Excitement about leading a pioneering organization through a time of transition 
    • Ability to manage complex systems and juggle many simultaneous details in an organized fashion 
    • Strong written and oral communication skills 
    • Resourcefulness and ability to perform a variety of tasks with a creative approach to problem solving 
    • Ability and willingness to safely lift 50 lbs and safely drive a refrigerated truck 

    To learn more about Our Harvest Cooperative, please visit our website at

    To apply, please submit a resumé and cover letter via e-mail to Kristen Barker, Board President, at by Monday, February 5th.

  • January 16, 2018 10:53 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Marvin’s Organic Gardens in Lebanon, OH

    Do you have office management experience and an upbeat attitude? Are you driven by providing positive and compassionate customer service? Do you excel in communication, organization and problem-solving? If so, we want to speak with you about this opportunity!

    About the Organization
    Marvin’s Organic Gardens is the Tri-State’s first ecological landscaping company. Our goal is simple - to be a trustworthy and innovative local leader that provides the highest caliber of customer service available, creating landscapes and hardscapes that are as beautiful and diverse as they are durable and low maintenance. We focus on total integrity and absolute commitment to quality. Our ongoing mission is to create a landscape and natural lifestyle business that promotes and supports the health and respect for all beings and Mother Nature.  

    Essential Job Responsibilities

    The Office Manager will manage the company’s bookkeeping, emails, tasks lists and client correspondence. They will be responsible for collaborating in ongoing marketing campaigns, outreach and social media, while balancing inventory. Other responsibilities of this position include:

    • Answering incoming calls and taking accurate messages.
    • Scheduling appointments and managing multiple calendars/schedules.
    • Handling all incoming and outgoing mail.
    • Maintaining office appearance; light cleaning and organizing.
    • Providing technical support; maintaining office machines; back-up files; etc.
    • Accounts Receivable & Accounts Payable utilizing QuickBooks.
    • Assisting with preparing sales tax, financial reports & managing budgets.
    • Assisting with preparing bids/quotes for customers.
    • Staying up to date with workers’ comp filing, company insurance, vehicle & trailer tags and other government required operations.
    • Must maintain confidentiality of sensitive and confidential information.
    • Other various management and organization duties as needed.

    The ideal candidate will have the ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment and be proficient in Google Suite products.  The requirements for this position also include:

    Required Education and Technical Skills:

    • A high school diploma or equivalent training supplemented with two (2) years college level courses in business administration or management. Alternatively, a high school diploma or equivalent training supplemented with at least five (5) years of administrative support work experience.
    • Proficient in QuickBooks online (certification preferred).
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Experience with Wix website and email design or similar platforms is a plus.
    • Experience with advanced scheduling software.

    Other Required Skills and Abilities

    • Efficient and proven record of meeting deadlines.
    • Positive, upbeat attitude.
    • Detail-oriented, accurate and neat; with strong math skills and personal organization.
    • Ability to take initiative and make decisions in the company’s best interests.  Desire to learn and grow.
    • Strong work ethic while being punctual, flexible and a team player.  
    • Good moral character with no history of serious criminal activity (felony convictions).
    • Must be comfortable working independently majority of the time, as well as collaboratively or with supervision and daily reporting.

    Preferred But Not Required

    • Ability to lift up to fifty pounds (preferred, not required).
    • Gardening knowledge and experience
    • Environmentally conscious

    Work Environment and Schedule

    Marvin Organic Gardens is seeking a Part-Time Seasonal Office Manager with prospect to grow into a year-round position.  Hours can be flexible but will mostly take place during workdays: Mon-Fri, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Select Saturdays as needed. 

    Work environment is primarily in an office setting within barn, surrounded by peaceful woodlands and gardens.  Several outdoor sitting areas are wonderful to work at.  Majority of the workday requires being comfortable working solo, with occasional visits by clients, owners, landscape teams, and service providers.  There is occasional opportunity to assist in the gardens and visit landscaping projects to photograph and develop content for social media and website.

    How to Apply
    If you are looking for an opportunity to be part of a growing, family-oriented company, and eager to provide outstanding client service, apply online here.  Attach your resume, cover letter and salary requirements.  Be prepared to submit 3 references upon request.

    Please direct any questions to

    AAP/EEO M/F/H/V/D, Drug-free workplace. No third-party candidates. No phone calls please.

  • January 10, 2018 11:15 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Summary: Provides general secretarial and administrative support services to the Supervisor as assigned. 

    Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities – Essential Functions: 

    • Performs confidential secretarial and administrative duties for Supervisor as assigned. These duties may include, but are not necessarily limited to: taking dictation, typing or word processing, filing, drafting or proofreading correspondence, agendas and other documents. Ensures that the Supervisor’s Office functions and procedures are performed in the most efficient, organized and timely manner.
    • Drafts correspondence, memos, and other documents as assigned by the Supervisor. Composes and proofs (edits) print media and promotional materials.
    • Takes notes and/or minutes at staff or other meetings as assigned.
    • Organizes and coordinates Supervisor’s schedule of appointments and activities.
    • Assists with public programs and/or special events as assigned. Supervises staff and/or volunteers as assigned. Answers and routes or redirects phone calls.
    • Notarizes documents related to organizational functions pursuant to state law.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

    • Ability to work unsupervised, to organize and coordinate, to prioritize and self-initiate, and to manage administrative tasks.
    • Working knowledge of or experience with personal computer hardware and software including but not limited to email, word processing, data management and spreadsheets, and graphic design software operations and other common office equipment. Keyboarding skills of at least 30 wpm; ability to take competent dictation.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including competent knowledge of proper grammar, punctuation and spelling.
    • Ability to effectively and appropriately deal with confidential information.
    • Must be able to communicate and deal tactfully and in a timely and effective manner with superiors, subordinates, co-workers, and the general public in-person or via email, phone, or written document.
    • Ability to maintain confidentially on sensitive issues and non-public records.
    • Ability to maintain a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members, volunteers and the staff of other agencies.

    Required Education and Experience: 

    • A high school diploma or equivalent training supplemented with two (2) years college level courses in business administration or management. Alternatively, a high school diploma or equivalent training supplemented with at least four (4) years of administrative support work experience.
    • A valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle record allowing insurability by the park district’s current vehicle insurance carrier under existing coverage provisions at the time of employment and thereafter. Candidates may not have more than 4 total points (or equivalent penalty) issued by a recognized licensing authority for driving-related violations on their driving record at the time of employment.
    • Current and continuing status as an Ohio Notary Public or qualification as a Notary before the end of the probationary period and continuing thereafter.
    • Good moral character with no history of serious criminal activity (felony convictions).

    Work Environment & Schedule: 

    Employment in this position is part time and may require availability for occasional evening and weekend work as scheduled in advance. 

    Physical Demands: 

    • While performing the duties of this job, the Administrative Assistant is regularly required to stay in a stationary position, to traverse, and to converse effectively. This employee may occasionally move up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodation will be made for known physical limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities. 
    • General good health and ability to perform physical labor and having the ability to effectively, efficiently, and safely complete assigned tasks in a timely manner. 
    • The position functions and responsibilities are illustrative only and do not represent all the duties or tasks to be assigned or performed by an employee with this position title. 
    • Alternates to the above qualifications may be acceptable as approved by the Executive Director

    To apply: 

    • Deliver in person or mail completed application and resume to: MetroParks of Butler County 2051 Timberman Road Hamilton, OH 45013 Attn: Jaime Kimbrough 
    • OR email ALL documents to 

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m. on January 31, 2018. To be considered for the position, a completed application, one page writing sample AND resume must be received by this date.

  • January 04, 2018 6:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Imago

    General Description 

    The Communications Intern will work closely with staff to plan and post Imago’s communications. The intern will help to develop editorial calendars, create and publish social media posts, update online calendars and other communications projects. This is a great opportunity to learn about and make a meaningful contribution to the inner workings of a nonprofit organization. 

    Specifics for Winter 2018: 

    Intern WILL work on: 

    ● Social media posts 

    ● Maintaining an editorial calendar 

    ● Publishing bi-monthly e-newsletters 

    ● Posting events to online calendars 

    Intern MAY work on: 

    ● Imago Annual Report 

    ● Imago Event Planning and Promotion 

    ● Writing, editing and publishing blog posts 

    ● Managing Imago’s website 

    Schedule and Location 

    Available Year Round. Time Commitment is Flexible. The internship is approximately 2-5 hours per week. Possible to work remotely. 

    Winter 2018 Schedule 

    ● Internship starts mid/end of January and is approximately 10 weeks till mid/end of March


    1. Must be an excellent communicator 

    2. Must be able to plan in coordination with staff and volunteers, but to carry out work independently. 

    3. Must be willing to meet regularly with staff and volunteers for planning and feedback. 

    Contact Information 

    If interested, contact Chris Clements, Executive Director at or (513) 921-5124. 

    About Imago Internships 

    Imago is a long-standing environmental education organization with an ambitious vision and an exciting mission. Because of our small staff, interns have a real opportunity to have a direct and lasting impact not only on our organization but on the communities that we serve. Not only will your work support Imago, it will provide you with useful skills, contacts and experiences that will serve you in future careers and endeavors. As compensation for your internship, Imago can work with you to help provide a variety of options. Compensation can include class credit, a stipend, service project credit, and even less traditional options such as a Community Supported Agriculture share, and the ability to work in a “office” surrounded by a committed community and with a 16 acre nature preserve right outside the door.

  • January 03, 2018 10:38 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Overview: Work half time on the ecovillage urban farm and half time on the homestead of an ecovillage founder

    Location: CINCINNATI, OHIO

    When: April 1 to October 31, 2018 

    You will have the unique opportunity to learn gardening skills and live in an urban ecovillage. 

    This urban ecovillage is located just seven minutes from downtown Cincinnati, in an existing 100 year old neighborhood.  It is an evolving experiment in making our cities ecological places to live. 

    Urban Earth Farm is an example of CSA farming, using organic principals to grow in the city with the farm located in backyards and vacant lots.  We believe we can have this type of farms throughout our cities and they will provide a significant amount of food for the future.



    • Work with the Farm Administrator and Farmer in growing and distributing sufficient food for the CSA.
    • Work with other farm workers in carrying out the tasks needed.
    • Serve on the Farm Project Committee
    • Be involved with ecovillage social events.

    Interns will contribute 20 hours/week to the program, experiencing all aspects of farming in an urban environment.  They will receive weekly training sessions on different aspects of farming.



    To do whatever tasks are required to maintain the homestead.  Such as:

    • Helping keep up their small garden
    • Food preservation.
    • Clearing fence rows and controlling weeds
    • Work on the forest garden
    • Straightening, painting, cleaning


    • Help with educating people about urban ecovillages, such as:
      • Ecovillage podcast
      • Publishing and marketing book on ecovillage
    • Assist others in the ecovillage when needed.
    • Assist Community Earth Alliance with its projects.
    • Opportunity to spend time in nature, with other ecovillagers and for personal growth.

    Intern will contribute 20 hours/week as the homestead intern.  It will be an opportunity to experience life in the ecovillage and to learn from seasoned ecovillagers.


    • A desire to expand gardening skills
    • An interest in learning about alternative lifestyles based on a love for Earth.
    • Interested in learning about the ecovillage
    • Computer skills.


    Intern will be offered housing, food from the CSA gardens, plus a $100 per week stipend and an opportunity to learn.

    If you are a college student and are interested in gaining credit for this experience, we would be willing to work with your college or university to make this happen.                                                                    


    Jim Schenk 

    553 Enright Ave.

    Cincinnati, OH 45205


  • January 02, 2018 2:58 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Miami University

    Department: Physical Facilities

    Division: Finance & Business Services

    Campus: Oxford

    Job Description Summary:

    Position is responsible for the planning, development, and execution of sustainability initiatives and for the promotion of environmentally and economically sustainable practices related to the services provided by the Physical Facilities Department (PFD).  This will include collaboration between PFD staff and the wider university community including students, faculty and administrative staff.  Takes lead role for project teams assigned sustainability projects or tasks.  Works closely with the campus’ Sustainability Committee, academic department initiatives, and other University departments. Coordinates efforts to achieve the University’s Sustainability Commitments and Goals. This position will seek to broaden the PFD staff’s understanding of and sustainability related issues, practices and opportunities within our daily operations and their impact on longer term issues. The sustainability programs are expected to decrease energy consumption, measurably decrease Miami University’s impact on the environment, and integrate sustainability values and practices into Physical Facilities’ strategic planning, management of resources and operations, and facility planning and design. Position will primarily support the Oxford campus, but may be involved in sustainability and conservation efforts at other University facilities.  Perform other duties as assigned.

    Duties/Physical Demands:

    • Sustainability Component – develops and recommends standards, policies, and ideas to promote sustainability efforts in coordination with superiors; identifies desirable sustainability initiatives and assesses their cost effectiveness, technical feasibility, and acceptance within the University community; analyzes and reports the effectiveness and results of sustainability projects. Identifies and pursues grant funding, rebate programs, or other savings programs
    • Planning – collaborates with decision-makers in various levels of facilities planning (e.g., master planning and individual project planning) ensuring sustainability standards are met; integrates future initiatives with planning process.
    • Design and Construction – works closely with the division of Planning Architecture & Engineering and collaborates with project managers in the development and review of project designs and specifications related to energy conservation and sustainability practices.  Assists with the LEED certification process.
    • Communication/Marketing Component – Markets and promotes sustainability efforts through website maintenance, newsletters, promotional materials and/or publications, designing ads and flyers, and responding to inquiries. Serves on campus-wide committees representing Physical Facilities in a professional manner; develops educational programs and conducts training/workshops to promote environmental and financial stewardship. Seeks avenues to promote the University’s efforts within the higher education industry

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Education/Experience – bachelor’s degree in a related field plus a minimum of 3 years full-time experience managing sustainability initiatives; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Skills & Knowledge – thorough knowledge of sustainability issues and best practices; strong interpersonal, communication, and political skills required
    • Attention to Detail - ability to accurately report on savings and successes; requires strong analytical skills
    • Communication Skills - ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to a wide range of persons; ability to build effective partnerships and market ideas
    • Managerial Complexity – must be able to successfully handle multiple tasks at once, and be able to determine appropriate priorities; must be able to make independent interpretations and make appropriate decisions that are in the best interest of the organization and that are consistent with the objectives of upper-management
    • Computer Skills – must be proficient in the use of business application software, to include word processor, spreadsheet, and database programs

    Preferred Qualifications: knowledge of higher education preferred

    Hours Per Week/Percent Time: Full-time

    Benefit Eligible: Yes

    Required Documents: Cover Letter, List of Three References, Resume

    Advertised Pay Range Minimum: $65,000

    Advertised Pay Range Maximum: $75,000

    Criminal Background Check Required: Yes

    To Apply: Miami University Employment Portal

  • December 28, 2017 2:09 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Umbrella

    Green Umbrella, a sustainability alliance located in the Greater Cincinnati region, is seeking an Event Management Intern to work approximately 20 hours per week from February through August, with the possibility for an extension. The Event Management Intern will work closely with the Communications and Program Manager to provide support for key organizational events. This internship includes a stipend.

    About Green Umbrella:

    Green Umbrella is the leading alliance working to maximize the environmental sustainability of Greater Cincinnati. We’re driving collaboration to fuel measurable improvements in eight key areas of sustainability. Our vision is to have the region recognized as one of the top 10 most sustainable metro areas in the nation by 2020.


    Green Umbrella is seeking a motivated and responsible college or graduate student (or recent graduate) with an interest in event planning and management as well as a passion for environmental sustainability. The position requires excellent organizational, written and verbal communications skills, a strong work ethic, attention to detail and proven record of meeting deadlines. Previous meeting or event planning experience and familiarity with WordPress is a plus. Candidates should be comfortable working independently as well as with a supervisor. 

    About the Position:

    Green Umbrella’s internships provide a chance to learn more about both the nonprofit sector and environmental sustainability efforts within the Greater Cincinnati region. Interns work alongside staff to support the many projects and initiatives undertaken by our Action Teams that will help our region become more sustainable through collaborative efforts. This is a paid internship with a stipend of $750/month for an average of 20 hours per week from February through August (hours are flexible but will mostly take place during workdays: Mon-Fri, 9:00 am–5:00 pm). The intern will work out of the Green Umbrella office in the Madisonville neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio. There will be some evening and weekend hours required, dependent upon Green Umbrella’s event calendar.

    Typical responsibilities:

    • Assist in planning and management of details for the following Green Umbrella events:
    • Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit (June 15)
    • Great Outdoor Weekend (September 29 & 30)
    • Green Drinks (first Thursday of the month, 5:30-7:00 pm)
    • Green Umbrella Annual Meeting (December 6)
    • Other events as needed
    • Update content on WordPress websites for Great Outdoor Weekend and Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit
    • Manage registration before and during event, coordinate registration communications
    • Support sponsor management and benefit fulfillment
    • Pursue and manage promotion of event through mass email, social media
    • Develop and implement evaluation methods for events
    • Follow-up with event attendees as necessary (add to database, solicit feedback, etc.)
    • “Table” at public events to represent Green Umbrella
    • Other support activities as assigned
    General Responsibilities:
    • Answer Green Umbrella office phones
    • Data entry for email database as needed

    To apply:

    Please submit a cover letter and resume (with applicable experience) as one PDF document to with “Event Management Internship” in the email subject line. Applications will be accepted until January 17, 2018. No phone calls please.

  • December 14, 2017 6:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: City of Fairfield, Ohio

    UPDATE: Position Re-opened; apply today!

    The Fairfield Farmers Market is held every Wednesday from 4:00-7:00 pm all year long--May through October at Village Green Park and during the cold months in the Fairfield Community Arts Center. We are currently seeking an organized, energetic self-starter for the part-time positions of Market Manager. This person will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the farmers market, including on-site presence during all market hours, as well as off-site work during non-market hours. In addition, the manager will serve as primary contact for vendors, providing guidance for compliance with market rules and regulations. The manager will also seek out additional activities to offer during market hours such as cooking demonstrations, educational programming, music and other cultural activities and special events.

    The ideal candidate will have an understanding of and experience with the local agriculture, food, communities and economies. Must be reliable, friendly and self-motivated. We are looking for someone with effective oral and written communications skills as well as leadership and managerial skills. This position requires the ability to develop and maintain working relationships with vendors, local businesses and the surrounding community. Must also have experience with project management, program coordination, event planning, and community building as well as a valid Driver’s License.

    To apply: click here

  • December 13, 2017 9:35 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Umbrella

    Green Umbrella, a sustainability alliance located in the Greater Cincinnati region, is seeking an Action Team Intern to work 10-15 hours per week. The position will begin mid-late January with the potential to run through October, 2018. The Action Team Intern will work directly with the Green Umbrella Waste Reduction Action Team members and leadership by providing support to various projects related to the team’s Food Waste Reduction Campaign, including research, data analysis, preparing resource documents, online communications and tabling at events to educate the public about ways to reduce food waste. This internship includes a stipend of $500 per month.

    About Green Umbrella:

    Green Umbrella is the leading alliance working to maximize the environmental sustainability of Greater Cincinnati. We’re driving collaboration to fuel measurable improvements in eight key areas of sustainability. Our vision is to have the region recognized as one of the top 10 most sustainable metro areas in the nation by 2020.


    Green Umbrella is seeking a motivated and responsible person with a passion for food waste reduction and an interest in research and outreach. The position requires excellent research, writing and verbal communications skills, a strong work ethic and attention to detail. Previous communications and writing experience is a plus. Candidates should be comfortable working independently as well as with a supervisor.

    About the Position:

    Green Umbrella’s internships provide a chance to learn more about both the nonprofit sector and environmental sustainability efforts within the Greater Cincinnati region. Interns work alongside Waste Reduction Action Team members to support the projects and initiatives undertaken by the Team that will help our region become more sustainable through collaborative efforts. This is a paid internship, with a stipend of $500/month for 10-15 hours per week throughout the duration of the assignment. The intern will work partially out of the Green Umbrella office in the Madisonville neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio, but will also attend offsite meetings and events, and may work remotely. There will be some evening and weekend hours required, dependent upon the Waste Reduction Action Team’s event calendar.

    Typical responsibilities:

    • Attend monthly Action Team meetings (3rd Friday of month, 12:00-1:30 pm), serve as the note taker, prepare minutes for distribution to the group, follow up on action items.
    • Promote the wasted food awareness campaign by developing timely content for the Waste Reduction Action Team webpages, e-blasts and Green Umbrella’s social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter).
    • Research and assist the Waste Reduction Action Team with data collection.
    • Analyze best practices in food waste reduction, such as emerging apps for managing food recovery and overcoming barriers to adoption.
    • Assist the Waste Reduction Action Team with tasks necessary to advance initiatives, primarily the food waste campaign.
    • Collaborate with Sharing Tables Ambassador to target outreach to potential sources and recipients of recovered food.
    • Other Action Team projects as assigned

    To apply:

    Please submit a cover letter and resume (with applicable experience) in one PDF document to ryan @ with “WRAT Internship” in the email subject line. Applications will be accepted until January 7, 2018. No phone calls please.

  • December 12, 2017 10:37 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Cincinnati Nature Center


    With general direction from the Executive Director, lead and direct all finance, business, risk management, and information technology activities of Cincinnati Nature Center.  Work in a collaborative manner to provide direction to finance, accounting, and IT staff, and serve as a member of the Leadership Team. Manage, direct, and execute all activities with the highest standards for safety, customer service, and in keeping with the Nature Center’s Mission, Values and Principles.

    Essential Job Responsibilities


    • Lead and direct all activities associated with accounting (Balance Sheet, General Ledger, Fund Balances, Fixed Assets), budgeting, payroll, cash management, audit, taxes, asset management, investments, retail sales, financial analysis, and business forecasting in accordance with FASB non-profit accounting standards
    • Ensure timely and accurate transactions related to cash, receivables, payroll, fixed assets, accounts payable, agency allocations, campaign and other revenues and all expenses.
    • Develop and maintain a multi-year financial model to represent long range plan objectives, projected capital needs and projected revenues to ensure organization’s financial sustainability
    • Oversee all vendor negotiations, legal contracts, business projections, and risk management
    • Support other departments through training and education to manage their finances and plan future needs
    • Ensure accurate, consistent, and timely reporting of financial results to appropriate staff and board teams
    • Ensure regular and timely reconciliation of financial results
    • Procure and manage business insurance (D&O, Property & Casualty, Auto, Employee theft, Umbrella, Volunteer)
    • Maintain electronic and paper financial records with confidentiality ensuring security


    • Direct and supervise all activities associated with developing and maintaining computer network, software and terminals, phone and data systems, radios, projection, security, and other electronic equipment
    • Lead the planning and development of a long-range technology vision and management of the implemented vision


    • Advise Executive Director on applicable state and federal laws and regulations
    • Develop policies and practices necessary to comply with those regulations and ensure compliance with same


    • Serve on Leadership Team and participate in development, implementation, and auditing of the Nature Center’s long range and strategic planning process
    • Provide support for grants; prospect identification, preparation, administration, evaluation, and reporting

    Additional Job Responsibilities

    • Serve as staff liaison to Board of Directors Finance Committee.  Attend full Board Meetings, recommend potential board prospects, and assist with new board member orientation. 
    • Pay attention to the appearance, cleanliness, and safety of Nature Center grounds.  Notify Director of Visitor Experience of any aberrations.
    • Represent the Nature Center in the local community.
    • Attend organizational functions/events held on evenings or weekends.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    • Select, train, develop, supervise, evaluate and schedule finance/IT department personnel:
    • Provide general direction to Information Technology Manager
    • Provide specific direction to Accounting Manager

    These job responsibilities represent only the essential and most significant duties of the position.  This job description does not exclude other work assignments, directives and responsibilities not mentioned herein.

    Education and Competencies:

    • Advanced degree in Accountancy or equivalent, CPA a plus
    • Knowledge of non-profit fund accounting
    • Working knowledge of investment practice and concepts
    • Budget management experience
    • Minimum of five years of experience in a related position


    • Collaborative team oriented leadership style
    • Demonstrated thorough knowledge of accounting practices and procedures
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, especially in planning
    • Commitment and ability to articulate the Cincinnati Nature Center’s Mission
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • A sense of humor, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit
    • General interest in nature and the environment
    • Must pass credit and background checks and remain current on First Aid/CPR certification

    Computer Skills:

    • Proficient using word processing and spreadsheet software
    • Experience with MS Office products and accounting software required
    • Proficiency with accounting software


    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Must maintain confidentiality of sensitive and confidential information

    Work Environment:

    • The work is performed on-site, indoors in an office environment.
    • Local travel may be required. Some travel to regional conferences may be required. When a Nature Center vehicle is not available, the use of personal vehicle (reimbursed at IRS recommended rate) may be needed for Cincinnati Nature Center business.

    Physical Demands:

    • This position requires the following physical activities: pushing, pulling, climbing, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting, reaching, sitting, standing, walking, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, repetitive motions, talking, hearing and visual acuity.
    • Sitting for extended periods of time while using a keyboard to process financial transactions

    To apply:

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