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.


  • 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.

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

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Job Posting: Fiscal and Policy Analyst, Office of Management and Budget

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Analyzes, recommends and monitors fiscal activities with regard to revenue and expenditures, program initiatives, performance and trends within assigned agencies.
  • Provides budgetary and programmatic expertise to agency heads, fiscal officers, the Legislature, and the Governor.
  • Reviews and analyzes preliminary budget data in preparation of budget targets and assists agencies in their interpretation and implementation of budget guidelines and policies.
  • Reviews and analyzes legislation to determine fiscal and organizational impact.
  • Reviews and analyzes requests for federal funds prior to being submitted to the Clearinghouse Committee.
  • Conducts special studies.
  • Plans, develops, implements and monitors public budgetary policy.
  • Evaluates and makes recommendations regarding strategic plans for budgetary programs throughout state government.
  • Assists in the development and production of the Governor’s Recommended Budget.
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Job Posting: Human Capital Manager

The City of Newark is seeking a detail-oriented people-person looking to start, or continue, a career in human resources. As a member of the management team, the Human Capital Manager will work directly with the City Manager’s Office to administer benefits among City employees. The position also leads the Employee Engagement and Wellness Committee and Professional Development Committee, promotes wellness, assists with labor relations and employee development. The position assists with recruitment efforts and is the primary onboarding/offboarding agent for new hires into the organization. Professional development opportunities exist with local and national associations and conferences. Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Public Administration, Benefit Administration, or Organization Theory preferred. Starting salary is commensurate with experience. Salary range is $55,676 - $73,970 with excellent fringe benefits and professional development opportunities.

Interested individuals can review a full job description online and must complete an application at by 4:00 p.m. Friday, February 21, 2020. EOE.

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Job Posting: Principle Planner

This position will lead efforts to plan, design, and implement statewide policies and programs for land use and sustainability, with an emphasis on programs for municipal and county governments.  Key program priorities include climate change, electric vehicles, and green infrastructure. This position will also lead the Department's participation in the Preliminary Land Use Service, and coordinate review of comprehensive development plans, ordinances, and development proposals.  This position will supervise 1-3 planning staff.

Selective Requirements must be met in addition to the job requirements.  Applicants who do not possess the selective requirement will not be qualified.

  1. Possession of a Bachelors Degree in Planning, Engineering, Life Science, Physical Science, Social Science, or related field.

Applicants who do not possess the preferred qualification will still be eligible to compete for this position if job requirements are met.

  1. Experience in leading multi-stakeholder initiatives.
  2. Experience in applying conservation practices to development plans.
  3. Possession of Professional Certification through the American Institute of Certified Planners, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or related organization.

For more information and to apply, click here.

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Job Posting: Town Manager for Bridgeville, DE

The Town of Bridgeville, Delaware is currently accepting resumes for the position of Town Manager. Applicants must have at minimum a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or related field (Master’s Degree preferred) and have a minimum of five years (5) experience in municipal or business administration. Applicants must have exceptional skills in personnel administration, leadership, financial management, grant applications, and public relations. Experience working with a variety of committees or boards in a growing community is desirable. The job descriptions can be found on the Town website, . Please forward resumes, including a minimum of three (3) professional references, to Mr. Thomas Carey, Commission President, Town of Bridgeville, 101 N. Main Street, Bridgeville, Delaware 19933 or via e-mail to [email protected] by February 21, 2020. The Town of Bridgeville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Posting: Business Analyst, Delaware Transit Corporation

The Delaware Transit Corporation is searching for a Business Analyst that will be responsible for performing analyses of capital and operating budgets including valuation of capital investments, deferred maintenance, transit asset management, current and proposed budget revenue per source, impact of new initiatives and service on organization’s financial model. . The position is responsible for such duties as data collection and compilation, annual budget development and mid-year projections; maintenance and development of regular reports necessary to monitor performance relative to the financial plan, revenue , and business performance; facilitating management analysis of efficiencies; performing research, including industry and market trends, and developing responses to changes in financial requirements; and developing and analyzing fare policy, impacts to revenue projections and ridership Periodic internal and external reporting requirements are a significant and critical responsibility for the position. The Business Analyst is expected to support the equitable, economically viable and sustainable delivery of transit service throughout Delaware.

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Job Posting: Sussex County Director of Planning and Zoning

Sussex County, DE is currently seeking a Director of Planning and Zoning. The Director performs executive level responsibilities in the administration and operation of the Department of Planning and Zoning. The incumbent is responsible for the overall administration of a comprehensive planning and land development regulation process in accordance with Federal, State and local laws. Utilizes the county-wide geographic information system. Exercises supervision over direct reports and staff members. Represents the County on matters relating to development issues under the general policy direction of the County Administrator and County Council. For more information and to apply, click here.

Position:                    Director Planning & Zoning

Department:              Planning & Zoning

Date Opened:            12/30/2019

Date Closed:              01/13/2020

Pay Grade:                 28

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Job Posting: Town Manager for Smyrna, DE


The Town of Smyrna, DE is currently recruiting for a Town Manager. The Town Manager shall be the chief administrative official of the Town and will be responsible to the Town Council for the administration of all town affairs placed in that person's charge by or under the Town Charter. For more information and to apply, click here.

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Danielle Littmann, 2019 DAPA Outstanding Student Award Recipient

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