Do you want to join a team of passionate people, dedicated to making life better for those in Greater Denver community?

Open positions listed below include:

  • Director of Talent and Culture
  • Manager of Information Technology
  • Communications and Outreach Associate

Director of Talent and Culture

Rose Community Foundation is seeking a Director of Talent and Culture to develop and implement best-practice human resource systems, policies and initiatives to ensure the Foundation attracts, develops and retains top talent, and operates effectively and efficiently to deliver on our mission. The ideal candidate will bring deep experience and capacity in strategic thinking, human-capital thought-leadership, organizational development, change management, and operational excellence.

Responsibilities

Charged with providing human resources (HR) and people operations leadership and championing the Foundation’s culture, the Director of Talent and Culture will:

  • Lead and manage the HR functions, and a cross-functional HR team, including the review and improvement of all systems, policies and processes with a steadfast commitment to strategic alignment, best practice and efficiency.
  • Oversee all aspects of recruitment and hiring including attraction, application review, interviewing and pre-employment testing, selection, engagement and onboarding in service of building a high performing and cohesive team.
  • Manage the development and implementation of an employee performance management program that is anchored in consistency, transparency, and efficiency.
  • Lead the creation and implementation of a training and development framework that is aligned with the strategic plan and provides personalized development opportunities and non-hierarchical growth pathways for all staff.
  • Champion and steward the implementation of the Foundation’s culture plan, including aligning policies and operations with organizational values.
  • Partner with the office manager to ensure office operations are consistent with the Foundation’s culture statement and culture plan.
  • Lead the development and integration of sustainable and impactful diversity, equity and inclusion practices across the Foundation.
  • Manage employee relations and ensure the Foundation is in compliance with human resources and employment requirements imposed by federal, state, and local laws and guidelines.
  • Partner with the administrative and finance team in the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of an integrated compensation and benefits framework that aligns with mission, recognizes performance, and is easily accessible for Foundation planning and reporting.
  • Provide highly effective coaching and tailored training to members of the leadership team in talent management-related topics.
  • Contribute to the implementation of the Foundation’s disaster plan, risk management, and security and safety protocols.
  • Support the Foundation’s mission and purpose, demonstrating an interest in social issues and a passion for the power of a talented and supported team to contribute to social change.
  • Carry out special projects at the direction of the President and CEO or Chief of Staff as required.

Education, Experience and Skills

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional and life experience and at least seven to 10 years of human resources and/or organizational development experience.
  • Demonstrated success in strengthening organizations through culture.
  • The ability to translate strategic priorities into policy and evolve policy into practice.
  • Adept at implementing HR operational needs and requirements.
  • Experience successfully developing, motivating, and coaching professional staff.
  • Strategic thinker and effective implementor in the areas of project management and change management.
  • A proven track record of leading in a collaborative work environment.
  • Experience managing budgets.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including an attention to detail, excellent writing and copy-editing skills, and exceptional presentation and speaking skills.
  • Proficient user of technology including Microsoft Office products, Adobe Acrobat, relational databases, constituent relationship management (CRM) systems, human resource information/management (HRI/HRM) systems.
  • Experience working in the nonprofit or philanthropic sectors is preferred.

Personal Characteristics

The ideal candidate will be creative and positive with a can-do attitude and a good sense of humor. They will be an excellent listener and strong, respectful communicator. They will be team-oriented and self-motivated, with a drive to achieve results and to support others with trust and collaboration. Experience working with diverse populations, cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds is important to us.

The Director will be flexible, open to new ideas and approaches, self-aware, and empathetic, consistently demonstrating a growth mindset and approaching their work with passion, humor and humility. They will operate from a place of gratitude with a desire to serve the Rose Community Foundation team, including staff, board, grantees and donors, and also to serve the Greater Denver community by advancing the Foundation’s work and mission. They must be a relationship-builder, fostering positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders while maintaining discretion, professionalism, and confidentiality.

About Rose Community Foundation

Rose Community Foundation strives to enhance the quality of life of the Greater Denver community through leadership, grantmaking and donor engagement – stewarding philanthropic resources and investing in strategic and innovative solutions to enduring challenges and emerging issues. Since 1995, the Foundation has granted more than $290 million to organizations and initiatives focused on Aging, Child and Family Development, Education, Health and Jewish Life in the seven-county Greater Denver area. In 2017, the Foundation added a cross-programmatic community action overlay of support for organizations serving immigrants, refugees and communities vulnerable to discrimination and hate crimes.

Rose Community Foundation values diversity, equity and inclusion. The Foundation is committed to equal employment opportunities and prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, gender expression or any other characteristic projected by state or local law.

Supervisor Relationship

The Director of Talent and Culture reports to Chief of Staff and works closely with the Foundation’s leadership team. This position is part of the administrative and finance team and does not have administrative support. The Director of Talent and Culture does not have any direct reports but is responsible for coordinating a cross-functional HR team including the office manager and the accounting and benefits associate.

Salary and Benefits

This is a full-time, exempt position with a starting salary in the range of $80,000 to $90,000, commensurate with background, experience and sector benchmarks. Rose Community Foundation currently offers a competitive benefits package including employer-supported health, dental, vision and life insurance, short- and long-term disability coverage, a 403(b) retirement plan (including an annual employer contribution after one year of employment), paid time off including holidays, professional development opportunities and a matching gift program.

How to Apply

Submission deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 30, 2019. Interested candidates should email their cover letter and résumé to: Search Committee at search@rcfdenver.org with the subject line “Director of Talent and Culture.” No phone calls or additional email messages please.


Manager of Information Technology

Rose Community Foundation is seeking a Manager of Information Technology to be responsible for the overall planning, coordination and execution of all IT functions. This includes directing all IT operations to meet Foundation and user needs as well as the support and maintenance of existing applications and development of new technical solutions.

This position works across the Foundation to assess, develop and enhance work processes in support of business operations. The Manager evaluates software and hardware system solutions in response to evolving work processes and business information requirements. The Manager implements and maintains all system solutions to ensure the Foundation’s hardware and software support the organization and its staff in fulfilling its mission. The ideal candidate will have equal passions for technology and people, be solution-oriented, and love building systems and solving problems.

Responsibilities

  • Assess organizational technology needs and identify modernization pathways.
  • Oversee technical projects in alignment with the Foundation’s strategic plan, annual organizational goals and recent third-party technology assessment.
  • Develop and manage annual operating and capital budgets, including hardware replacement, software licensing and network operations.
  • Manage IT consulting and/or advisory contracts and coordinate tech-related services provided by commercial vendors.
  • Monitor, test and manage established backup and recovery processes to ensure redundant sources in the event of system failures or natural disasters.
  • Oversee migration from on-premises to cloud-based infrastructure, as well as migration to a new, yet-to-be-identified business application software.
  • Assess business information requirements and provide technical support in the identification, evaluation and implementation of alternative system solutions.
  • Administer business application systems and the associated database structures supporting those applications. Establish system configurations and capabilities; develop and monitor approved business rules; and monitor user rights and permissions.
  • Provide technical assistance for specific information technology needs of system users.
  • Provide system user training and support for business application systems.
  • Perform data analysis to identify patterns, trends or other data relationships.
  • Work collaboratively with third-party evaluation consultants to identify, capture and report on information required for business evaluation purposes.
  • Assist in the design and execution of IT policies and procedures, including those related to electronic data retention and retirement. Responsible for enforcing compliance with these policies and procedures.

 Education, Experience and Skills

  • The successful applicant will have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience in Business, Information Systems, Computer Science or related discipline and a minimum of six years of experience in software development or IT infrastructure management. Knowledge of the Greater Denver community and the nonprofit, philanthropic or public sector is preferred.
  • Demonstrated success in project management and ability to use the Foundation’s strategic priorities and knowledge of IT best practices to guide IT strategy to address operational needs and requirements.
  • A proven track record of leading in a collaborative work environment; a customer service focus and high level of business acumen. The position requires a broad range of skills from technical knowledge to understanding of modern business practices including the following:
    • Experience with cloud infrastructure, modern desktop/mobility and CRM systems.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of designing and maintaining relational databases, database management, and software development.
    • Demonstrated ability to identify business needs, analyze and select IT solutions, procure and implement systems, train users and troubleshoot problems.
    • Extensive experience managing Microsoft products including Windows 10, Office 365 (including Sharepoint) and Azure.
    • Understanding of TCP/IP network concepts and trouble-shooting.
    • Understanding of VOIP telephone systems.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Exchange Server and SQL Server.

Personal Characteristics

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a can-do attitude and a good sense of humor. The Manager will be a good listener and a respectful communicator. The Manager will be team-oriented and self-motivated, with a drive to achieve results and to support others with trust and collaboration. Experience working with diverse populations, cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds is important to us.

The Manager of IT will be flexible, open to new ideas and approaches, self-aware, and empathetic, consistently demonstrating a growth mindset and approaching work with passion, humor and humility. The Manager will operate from a place of gratitude with a desire to serve the Rose Community Foundation constituents including staff, board, grantees and donors, and to serve the Greater Denver community by advancing the Foundation’s work and mission. The Manager must be a relationship-builder, fostering positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders while maintaining discretion, professionalism, and confidentiality.

About Rose Community Foundation

Rose Community Foundation strives to enhance the quality of life of the Greater Denver community through leadership, grantmaking and donor engagement – stewarding philanthropic resources and investing in strategic and innovative solutions to enduring challenges and emerging issues. Since 1995, the Foundation has granted more than $290 million to organizations and initiatives focused on Aging, Child and Family Development, Education, Health and Jewish Life in seven county greater Denver. In 2017, the Foundation added a cross-programmatic community action overlay of support for organizations serving immigrants, refugees and communities vulnerable to discrimination and hate crimes.

Rose Community Foundation believes in the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion. The Foundation is committed to equal employment opportunities and prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, gender expression or any other characteristic protected by state or local law.

Supervisor Relationship

The Manager of Information Technology reports to the Chief Financial Officer. This position is part of the administrative and finance team and does not have administrative support; however, the Foundation maintains a contract with an IT support firm – a vendor relationship that this position will manage and leverage.

Salary and Benefits

This is a full-time, exempt position with a starting salary in the range of $70,000 to $80,000 commensurate with background and experience. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required. Rose Community Foundation currently offers a competitive benefits package including employer-supported health, dental, vision and life insurance, short- and long-term disability coverage, a 403(b) retirement plan (including an annual employer contribution after one year of employment), paid time off including holidays, professional development opportunities and a matching gift program.

How to Apply

Submission deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 30, 2019. Interested candidates should email their cover letter and résumé: Search Committee at search@rcfdenver.org with the subject line “Manger of Information Technology.” No phone calls or additional email messages please.


Communications and Outreach Associate

Rose Community Foundation is seeking a talented Communications and Outreach Associate to strategically utilize digital platforms and social media channels to highlight the organization and its grantees, amplify the Foundation’s thought leadership on key issues, and promote a culture of philanthropy. The ideal candidate will bring a creative perspective on communications, a commitment to quality and attention to detail, and relevant professional communications experience.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the communications team to produce high-quality strategies, messages and content for the blog, website, social media, and more.
  • Identify storytelling opportunities across the Foundation, research and obtain information needed to complete projects and adapt messaging for different audiences and mediums.
  • Exhibit excellent strategic judgement, creativity and know-how in utilizing a variety of communications tools and techniques.
  • Work strategically to grow the Foundation’s digital presence, track project-related data and analytics and report on what worked and what could be improved.
  • Help to update and maintain constituent database records.
  • Support the Foundation’s mission and purpose, demonstrating an interest in social issues and a passion for the power of strategic communications to contribute to social change.
  • Provide communications technical assistance and training to staff as needed.

Education, Experience and Skills

  • Strong writing, editing, and communication skills.
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional and life experience is required along with a minimum of two years of work experience in marketing, communications, journalism or a relevant field.
  • Technologically adept and forward-thinking, and a multi-channel communicator with expertise across digital, social and traditional platforms. Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, website editing applications, and Google Tools.
  • Proven track record of communicating complex ideas to a variety of audiences and diverse communities.
  • A proven ability to help manage complex projects from beginning to end, meeting high- quality standards and deadlines and maintaining a positive and professional attitude.
  • Creativity and a strong grasp of what makes compelling and actionable content.

Additional skills preferred:

  • Experience working in or with the nonprofit or philanthropic sector.
  • In-depth knowledge of the Greater Denver community.
  • Experience executing, measuring and evaluating communications activities or campaigns, including digital or online campaigns.
  • Experience working with email marketing tools, CRM and database systems and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Basic graphic design, photography, and videography skills a plus.

Personal Characteristics

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a can-do attitude and a good sense of humor. The Associate will be a good listener and a respectful communicator. The Associate will be team-oriented and self-motivated, with a drive to achieve results and to support others with trust and collaboration. Experience working with diverse populations, cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds is important to us.

The Associate will be flexible, open to new ideas and approaches, self-aware, and empathetic, consistently demonstrating a growth mindset and approaching work with passion, humor and humility. The Associate will operate from a place of gratitude with a desire to serve the Rose Community Foundation constituents including staff, board, grantees and donors, and also to serve the Greater Denver community by advancing the Foundation’s work and mission. The Associate must be a relationship-builder, fostering positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders while maintaining discretion, professionalism, and confidentiality.

About Rose Community Foundation

Rose Community Foundation strives to enhance the quality of life of the Greater Denver community through leadership, grantmaking and donor engagement – stewarding philanthropic resources and investing in strategic and innovative solutions to enduring challenges and emerging issues. Since its founding in 1995, the Foundation has granted more than $287 million to organizations and initiatives focused on Aging, Child and Family Development, Education, Health and Jewish Life in seven-county Greater Denver. In 2017, the Foundation added a cross-programmatic community action overlay of support for nonprofit organizations serving immigrants, refugees and communities vulnerable to discrimination and hate crimes.

Rose Community Foundation values diversity, equity and inclusion. The Foundation is committed to equal employment opportunities and prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, gender expression or any other characteristic protected by state or local law.

Supervisor Relationship

The Communications and Outreach Associate reports to the Vice President of Communications and Outreach. The communications team also includes a Communications and Outreach Manager, with whom this position will partner closely. This position does not have administrative support.

Salary and Benefits

This is a full-time, exempt position with a starting salary in the range of $45,000 to $55,000, commensurate with background, experience and sector benchmarks. Rose Community Foundation currently offers a competitive benefits package including employer-supported health, dental, vision and life insurance, short- and long-term disability coverage, a 403(b) retirement plan (including an annual employer contribution after one year of employment), paid time off including holidays, professional development opportunities and a matching gift program.

How to Apply

Submission deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 30, 2019. Interested candidates should email their cover letter, résumé and salary requirement to: Search Committee at search@rcfdenver.org with the subject line “Communications and Outreach Associate.” No phone calls or additional email messages, please.