NECoPA 2020 Best Faculty Paper Award

The NECoPA Conference Committee is accepting submissions for the NECoPA 2020 Best Faculty Paper Award and the Best Student Paper Award. For more information on submission requirements, please click the link below!

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Job Posting: Clerk, Town of Fenwick Island

The Town of Fenwick Island is seeking applicants for a full-time position as the Town Clerk. The Town Clerk provides administrative support and serves as the Town’s records management and FOIA coordinator, manages posting of agendas and transcription of minutes for all Council meetings and Committee meetings, maintains the calendar of Town Hall activities and updates the town sign, website, and Facebook page, coordinates all aspects of the Town election, produces the Town bi-annual newsletter, maintain the accuracy of essential property and tax records, voter registration and emergency contact records, and assists the Town Manager with special projects.

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Job Posting: Town Manager, Dewey Beach, DE

The town of Dewey Beach is seeking a Town Manager. Dewey Beach is a coastal town in southern Delaware located on a small strip of land approximately one mile long and two blocks wide and situated between the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Rehoboth Bay on its western border. The town has approximately 300 year-round residents but the town has a lively summer population which swells to around 30,000 summer residents and weekend visitors. 

Dewey Beach operates under the supervision of a town council and mayoral form of government with an annual budget of $3.5 million.  The town workforce is comprised of full-time, part-time and seasonal employees providing municipal services including police, beach patrol, public works, code enforcement, finance, and administrative services.  Public utilities are handled by other entities.

The Town Manager performs complex executive tasks and will be responsible for all aspects involved with the coordination and management of Town business, finance and administration.  The Town Manager prepares and administers the annual budget, supervises all staff departments and represents the Town governing body to the public and other governing bodies at county, state and federal levels.  The Town Manager assists the Town Council and Mayor with governance, planning, organizing and directing town projects, events, services, programs, and related work as assigned or required.  The Town Manager also leads the Town’s economic development efforts and maintains a close working relationship with the local business community.  This is an FLSA-exempt position.  Working hours will vary as dictated by Town needs including likely night and weekend work during the summer months.  The candidate will also be required to be “on call” in the event of an emergency.  This position offers a competitive salary and benefits package. 

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Job Posting: City Manager of Dover, DE

The City of Dover seeks a proven, dedicated, responsive and experienced individual for the position of City Manager. The ideal candidate will be an experienced leader with a background in city management, local governance or public affairs. The candidate will be a strong leader, manager and administrator with excellent communication skills. The successful candidate will possess, as a minimum, a Bachelor’s degree in public administration, finance, business management or a closely related field. Master’s degree in public administration, finance, or business management is preferred. ICMA Credentialed Manager (ICMA-CM) preferred. The candidate should have a minimum of ten years’ experience. Desired characteristics, qualifications, and experience:

  • Demonstrated strong financial and budget management skills with active participation and oversight, including long range capital facility needs planning and
    financing, willingness and ability to present concise and understandable financial summaries to Council
  • Impeccable integrity, committed to the high ethical standards of the local government management profession and transparent government operations, ability to establish high degree of credibility with citizens
  • Thoughtful, visionary and creative
  • Politically astute, but not political
  • Experience with environmental issues, and knowledgeable about alternative energy issues, utility management (including electric), and information technology
  • Demonstrated ability to help elected officials understand their roles and responsibilities, and keep them informed about significant long-term trends, opportunities and
    challenges that should be addressed in the public interest, with adequate notice and opportunity for consideration of sound recommendations and alternatives, and skills to help build consensus.
  • Knowledgeable in all aspects of local government
  • Strong media relations, public presentation, written communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to be an effective spokesperson and ambassador for the City
  • Experience with land use planning and economic development
  • Demonstrated sound personnel management experience
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with the Mayor, City Council, City employees, other local and county, state and federal officials, as well as the community at large
  • A strong commitment to diversity and inclusion
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Job Posting: Delaware Center for Justice

The Delaware Center for Justice (DCJ) is seeking a full-time Clinical Case Manager for its Community Reintegration Services Program (CRSP). The Case Manager will be located at the Sussex County, Georgetown Probation Office and work in partnership with existing staff in New Castle and Kent County. The Clinical Case Manager will be responsible for providing intensive case management services to a caseload of adults on probation as well as facilitating regular group therapy sessions in Southern Delaware. 

About the Delaware Center for Justice  

The Delaware Center for Justice, Inc. is the leading non-profit organization in Delaware committed to transforming the quality of justice through advocacy, policy, and practice.. What began as the Prisoner’s Aid Society in 1920 has evolved into an organization that currently serves both adults and youth who are justice-involved – transforming the delivery of justice in Delaware and implementing programs that facilitate fresh starts for victims of crime, youth at risk, and the incarcerated. We are a diverse staff with one vision – to continue the legacy of making a difference in Delaware.  

In pursuit of a higher quality of justice, DCJ focuses on issues and actions impacting the criminal justice system, including:

• Conditions of confinement

• Alternatives to incarceration

• Re-entry initiatives for incarcerated populations

• More cost-effective & efficient use of limited corrections resources

• Legislative reform

• Meeting the needs of victims of crime

• Crime prevention & intervention programs

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Job Posting: Associate Secretary, Early Childhood Support

Position Title:  Associate Secretary, Early Childhood Support

Reports To:  Secretary of Education

Description of Position:
The Delaware Department of Education is an exceptional team in search of leaders to join us who are team and support-focused. As the head of Delaware's Early Childhood Support Team, the Associate Secretary is directly responsible for many of Delaware's most critical efforts involving our youngest learners and the people and systems that serve them. You will report directly to the Secretary of Education as a core member of the department's leadership team and represent the Department of Education on a number of key committees.  You will provide solutions and guidance on a range of issues; advising the Secretary and Governor’s office on key legislation, coordinating the activities of your team, including, but not limited to, collaborating with leaders around the state, and implementing improvements in the learning experiences our youngest children have each day.

We are looking for a natural motivator who excels in communication, building partnerships with key stakeholders across departmental, state, national, public, and private spheres of influence. We seek a dynamic thinker willing to challenge convention and tackle difficult problems objectively and creatively. You will need strong organizational, analytical, writing and interpersonal skills to be successful. Above all, you will share our sense of urgency as we deliver on the ambitious goals that the creation of this associate secretary sets into motion; the alignment of early childhood learning and care across the state in schools, early learning facilities, and those that serve students birth to age 8.

The chosen candidate will supervise workgroups focused on early learning and child care licensing with other workgroups that may come in the future. The Associate Secretary will advise state policy leaders and collaborate with a cross-sector alliance of community partners, to focus on creating and overseeing the implementation of Delaware’s strategic plan for continuing early childhood improvements. The Associate Secretary will oversee and accelerate current initiatives including, but not limited to, the preschool initiative, quality rating and improvement system (Stars) and its redesign, Head Start Collaboration Office, ECAP, Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Initiative, child care licensing, tiered reimbursement and incentives programs, professional development system, kindergarten entry survey, kindergarten registration and the Part B 619 Program.

The chosen candidate will work to promote educational equity so all students have access to the resources, educational rigor and childcare they need at the right moment in their education. Must be a collaborative worker who thrives on the energy of those around them. We learn from each other’s experiences and perspectives in a respectful environment where we all are committed to helping change the lives of Delaware’s children.

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Job Posting: Program Associate for Delaware Community Foundation.

The Delaware Community Foundation (DCF) seeks an energetic, resourceful and strategic professional to join our organization at an exciting time of transformation and growth. Reporting to the Vice President for Community Impact, the selected candidate will work to ensure resources invested in the community have maximum benefit toward improving quality of life. The Program Associate is responsible for supporting the programmatic activities of the DCF with a particular emphasis on grantmaking related to health outcomes, and including efforts to engage with the community as well as serve donors. This is a unique opportunity for a person who has a passion for service, demonstrated excellence in project management, and is excited to contribute creatively and strategically to the DCF’s vision of expanding opportunity for all Delawareans.

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Job Posting: Town Manager for Camden, DE

The Town of Camden, Delaware is currently accepting resumes for the full-time position of Town Manager. The Town Manager will be directly accountable to the Mayor and Council, serving the citizens of Camden. Interested parties should have a strong background in municipal operations, management, supervision, finance, and budgeting, with excellent written and oral communication skills, and experience with computers and Microsoft applications. Applicants must possess a 4-year college degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or in a related field. An applicant that possesses Municipal Code Enforcement qualifications and experience is desired.

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Job Posting: Executive Director, Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware seeks an Executive Director who will lead the agency to ensure that the mission, strategy, and values are carried out through responsible program administration and development of services and resources within the State of Delaware. The Executive Director manages 13 employees (full-time and part-time) and a budget of $800,000.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred
  • Experience as a leader of an organization with a demonstrated record of accomplishment in creating and implementing sustained growth strategies in a non-profit or corporate environment
  • Experience in developing and managing a diverse fund development/revenue generating strategy
  • Knowledge of youth development and volunteer management
  • Demonstrated ability to develop relationships and engage with community and corporate partners, civic leaders, staff and members.
  • Demonstrated experience in fund development and board relations
  • Proven leadership, management and team building skills
  • Must be self-motivated, responsible and able to work independently
  • Demonstrated ability to create an inclusive team culture by leveraging team members from diverse backgrounds and with diverse points of view.
  • Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills that can be adapted based on audience
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and proper vehicle insurance
  • Must pass a background check and pre-employment drug test
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Job Posting: MCH Social Media and Marketing Coordinator

This position is casual/seasonal (i.e. part-time) and is classified as a public health treatment program administrator. The position will be responsible for direct management and fiscal oversight of all of the Maternal Child Health social marketing education, prevention campaigns and projects. Duties will include overseeing all social marketing projects for the Family Health Systems Section including the developing of evidence-based educational and behavioral change messaging, blogs, social media posts and marketing materials, coordinating all planning and project management with the chosen state social marketing contractual vendor.

To apply, click the link below

https://www.jobapscloud.com/DE/sup/BulPreview.asp?R1=030320&R2=MDDL01&R3=350500

 

CLOSING DATE: 3/16/2020 11:59:00 PM

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