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Tahoe Prosperity Center is a passionate team, dedicated to mobilizing business, government, and civic leaders around an inclusive economic development strategy to connect data to decision making, maximize regional prosperity, enhance global competitiveness, and position the Lake Tahoe Basin effectively for investment and talent.

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Date Posted: November 1, 2022

Program Manager

Reports to:

Chief Executive Officer

Direct Reports:

Tahoe Prosperity Center staff, volunteers, and independent contractors

About the Tahoe Prosperity Center

The Tahoe Prosperity Center (TPC) is a 501c3 nonprofit located in the bi-state (CA/NV) Lake Tahoe region and serves as the only private community and economic development entity within the area. The organization collaborates with five local governmental jurisdictions and numerous public, private and community partners to pursue a variety of programs focused on supporting regional prosperity. 


Job Summary

The Program Manager is responsible for the successful initiation, processes and delivery of TPC programs as outlined in the Strategic Plan. There are currently three significant programs underway: Housing, Broadband and Envision Tahoe (economic resiliency).  It is anticipated this position will focus primarily on implementing the Envision Tahoe Prosperity Playbook. Expertise in one or more of these program areas is expected. 


General Job Responsibilities

Operations:

  • Create the strategies, plans, milestones and timeline processes for the designated programs (Business Planning) based upon the Board’s adopted Strategic Plan in collaboration with the CEO to ensure expected outcomes are achieved. 
  • Objectively monitor and evaluate program validity and performance to determine the need for revisions and improvements.
  • Communicate with CEO on a regular basis regarding progress, milestones, challenges and successes so as to ensure CEO and Board are able to make timely and informed decisions. 
  • Support TPC staff/contractors with programs, meetings, special events and Parasol requirements as needed so as to ensure the sustainability of TPC’s effectiveness and reputation. 

Fund Development & Management:

  • Develop the annual budget requirements in collaboration with CEO for each designated program to ensure fiscal sustainability.
  • Research, seek and assist in grant / proposal writing to secure the necessary funding for program delivery.
  • Complete all required grant and donation reporting in a timely fashion to confirm TPC meets all requirements. 


Community/Committee Relations:

  • Pursue, develop and maintain relationships with community leaders and citizens in furtherance of a diversity of perspectives being represented, and, participating in TPC programs. 
  • Review governmental calendars and meeting notices (Commissions, City Council, TRPA, County boards) to identify opportunities for advocacy and participation.
  • Attend and/or coordinate the presence of TPC staff/board/volunteers/partners’ attendance at critical meetings/workshops to ensure TPC program goals are appropriately represented. (This will involve some evenings.)
  • Work in collaboration with applicable TPC staff/volunteers/contractors to develop and deploy a community outreach plan related to programs to heighten community awareness of TPC programs and increase involvement. Prepare and deliver presentations as a TPC spokesperson. 


Job Competencies

The Program Manager (PM) possesses the following critical competencies: 

Personal Character:

  • Integrity – people believe in and trust the PM. The PM does what they say they are going to do and makes the right decisions even when no one is watching. 
  • High ethical standards – employees and contractors trust the PM is playing by the rules. The PM supports a safe, fair and ethical work environment and carries these standards into all interactions within and outside of the organization.
  • Flexibility – being comfortable with change, ambiguity and uncertainty is a must in this line of work. 

Interpersonal:

  • Influencer – is an effective marketer for the TPC. The PM leads programs with passion and the power of persuasion. They naturally influence and motivate others to join in the effort as a collaborator, partner or volunteer. 
  • Sense of connection and belonging – is comfortable with diversity and respectful of a wide range of faiths, beliefs and experiences. 
  • Communication – employs active listening and is adept at sharing ideas, concepts, programs and the TPC’s vision for the future through conversation, presentations and written materials.

Management & Leadership:

  • Planning & Execution – the PM understands and incorporates time management principles, techniques and software into work flow. The PM breaks down program objectives into key steps for self, committees and contractors. 
  • Visionary – able to balance the long view with daily operations. Maintains awareness of business and community trends both within and outside of the Basin for relevancy to TPC projects.
  • Business/Political Acumen – the PM monitors trends and activities of other entities and responds in a politically astute manner seeking ways to support, collaborate and consolidate rather than compete.   


Essential Qualifications

The requirements listed are representative of the minimum qualifications.

  • A bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum of three (3) years program management experience – prefer five (5) or more years of experience. 
  • Skilled in the use of Google Drive, Microsoft Office software for word processing, spreadsheets and Power Point.
  • Understanding of data analysis, reporting and budgeting.
  • Ability to work in Incline Village, NV up to 2-3 days a week, and work from home/remotely other days.
  • Has reliable transportation and can be in meetings throughout the Lake Tahoe region. 
  • Bilingual in Spanish (preferred, but not required).


Notes

Currently the position does not include health benefits, but we do have a health stipend in each paycheck of $300 (paid twice a month). We also provide a yearly stipend of $900 towards personal cell phone use. The salary range for this position is between $65,000 and $80,000 annually based on seniority and experience.

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Date Posted: December 7, 2022

Nonprofit Business Manager

Reports to:

Chief Executive Officer

Direct Reports:

N/A

ABOUT THE TAHOE PROSPERITY CENTER

The Tahoe Prosperity Center (TPC) is a 501c3 nonprofit located in the bi-state (CA/NV) Lake Tahoe
Region and serves as the only private community and economic development entity within the area.
The organization collaborates with five local governmental jurisdictions and numerous public, private,
and community partners to pursue a variety of programs focused on supporting regional prosperity.
Our projects include expanding Workforce Housing, improving Broadband connectivity, supporting
Economic Diversification and adding early detection fire cameras to keep our communities safe.

JOB SUMMARY

The Business Manager is responsible for the successful internal administrative management of our
nonprofit organization. General office management experience is expected, but a passion for our
mission is the most desired qualification. As a small, non-profit organization, staff may take on many
responsibilities; however, the primary job duties of the Business Manager are outlined below:

Administrative:

  • Maintains board member records, creates board binders for new members, tracks board donations and schedules board meetings.
  • Answers phones, responds to email inquiries, and manages general email accounts.
  • Ordering office supplies, and other general office tasks.

Fundraising:

  • Assist in grant writing as needed and learn how to manage grants ranging from local to federal.
  • Manage deposits as received and coordinates the fundraising platform for the organization. This includes solicitations and acknowledgments.
  • Produces donor and financial reports via the online database.
  • Ensures accuracy of all donor contact information and manages donor database.
  • Prepares and mails donor thank you letters when not automated by donor database.
  • Helps write, print, and mail year-end donor letters.

Operations:

  • Organizes project committee meetings including scheduling, taking notes, and ensuring action items are implemented.
  • Supporting the TPC team with calendar management, note taking at meetings, and other general tasks as needed.
  • Ensures quality control of record keeping of donors letters, information, and other financial and administrative records in an organizational Google Drive and in the TPC office.
  • Manage compliance calendar closely with other staff to ensure deadlines are met.
  • May assist with payroll or other financial duties depending on experience.

Events:

  • Helps plan and coordinate TPC events, including committee meetings, board meetings, Zoom webinars and the annual Economic Summit.
  • May represent TPC at community events.

Technology:

  • May help with social media and website management as needed.
  • Assists staff as needed with technical assistance and recommending and maintaining needed software.
  • Oversee outside consultants in the implementation of new platforms.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong interest in and enthusiasm for the Lake Tahoe Region and its economy, community, and environment.
  • College degree (Four-year degree preferred, but two or more years of college minimum.)
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Advanced proficiency with Google applications (Drive, calendar, sheets, etc.)
  • Strong proficiency with Zoom and other virtual and technology platforms.
  • Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
  • Self-directed and capable of problem-solving and managing multiple priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Great teamwork skills with a friendly personality.
  • Experience with social media platforms is highly beneficial.
  • Grant writing and management experience is not required, but encouraged.
  • Light bookkeeping skills are a plus.
  • Event planning experience is not required, but encouraged.
  • Experience with Salesforce, Kindful, WordPress, Gusto and/or Quickbooks is especially useful, however, experience with other similar software is acceptable.
  • Must have a valid CA or NV drivers license and the ability to drive to the office and other locations around Lake Tahoe as needed, including in winter.
  • Able to work on a computer for up to 8 hours a day, including sitting at a desk for extended periods; to read a computer screen; and manual dexterity to operate a keyboard.
  • Able to occasionally lift objects weighing up to 30 pounds.

Notes:

The salary range for this position is between $55,000 and $75,000 annually based on seniority and
experience. Specific expertise or knowledge of our project areas could result in adjusting this position
to accommodate the right candidate and appropriate compensation. Currently the position does not
include health benefits, but we do have a health stipend in each paycheck of $300 (paid twice a
month). We also provide a yearly stipend of $900 towards personal cell phone use. This position
requires at least two full days in the physical office at Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation in Incline
Village, NV. Other work days can be flexible via working from home.

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