Founded in 1994, the South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy works throughout the state of South Carolina with the professional staff of nearly 180 organizations to carry out its mission to improve the health and economic well being of individuals, communities, and the state of South Carolina by preventing teen pregnancy.  It takes a dedicated and committed group of individuals and team members to successfully complete the daily work and achieve the overall mission of the SC Campaign.  

The SC Campaign to hiring for the following position:
Partners of the SC Campaign are hiring for the following positions: 

Grants and Contracts Finance Specialist II

For full position description, click here. 


Job Summary

Under limited supervision and often independently, the Grants and Contracts Finance Specialist II works closely with the Director of Finance, Chief Program Officer, program directors, and project staff to ensure accurate financial reporting and compliance on a range of grants and contracts the SC Campaign awards to partner organizations, consultants and contract staff to aid in the prevention of teen pregnancy.  He/she acts as the primary adviser of compliance, and as such, conducts complex technical administrative work in advising and managing federal, state and private grant, contract and agreements – and all associated activities. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (Duties include, but are not limited to the following):

Sub-Recipient Management/Compliance
  • Assists with promotion of funding opportunities to appropriate organizations, and oversee the application process when applicable.
  • Serves as the primary point of contact for financial and contract matters to all funded sites and communicates with a variety of public entities (funders, partners, community-based organizations, schools, faith community) as a representative of the SC Campaign. 
  • Coordinates the development of sub-recipient contracts and ensures fully executed contracts and agreements are in place; assists with the successful delivery of funds to qualified organizations and projects, etc.
  • Ensures compliance with all grant terms and conditions, related circulars and Code of Federal Regulations as applicable, including monitoring expenditures for compliance.
  • Monitors sub-grantees for deliverables, invoices, performance and compliance, and in collaboration with the capacity-building team, develops corrective action plans, as necessary.  
  • Ensures the timely submission of closeout information from grantees and facilitates the grant closeout process.
  • Ensures timely communication with project teams to review partner, site and/or contractor compliance with stated deliverables and budget.  
Operational Support and Analysis
  • Works with the management team to develop and maintain a grants database, including up-to-date copies of grant awards and all supporting documentation, etc., and ensures the timely updating of all fields.
  • In collaboration with the Director of Finance, develops and oversees procurement and record-keeping systems for efficient performance and audit records of grants and contracts.
  • Assists with contracts for all programmatic activities, including those for sub-recipients, contractors, facilities usage, etc. for grant-related purposes. 
  • In collaboration with finance and programmatic staff, responsible for keeping accurate files, records and reports for all grant-related financial activities; including investigating and resolving any accounting issues relative to SC Campaign granting process. 
  • Assists with tracking and forecasting sub-recipient grant data to aid in programmatic planning and decision-making.
  • Assists Chief Executive Officer and Chief Program Officer in exploring potential new funding and collaborative opportunities for the organization.  
  • Other duties as assigned.

Application Procedure:

Submit cover letter describing your interest, experience and salary requirements; your resume; and your references via email to:
SC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
Attn: Director of Finance
Campaignjobs@teenpregnancysc.org

Deadline: Open until filled
Submit all information listed above. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. 
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.


Evaluation, Training, and Research (ETR) Associates - Temporary Tracker


Job Summary
The South Carolina Keep It Real Project (SC KIR) involves a replication evaluation of an evidence-based middle school HIV/STI and pregnancy prevention program called It’s Your Game.  The Part-Time Temporary Tracker will work with the SC KIR Project Director and Lead Tracker, as well as other ETR Research staff, in the timely accomplishment of varying data collection activities. The primary responsibility of the tracker is to locate high school students by phone or email to complete the final follow-up survey.  

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Contact students via phone on different days, and at different times of day (e.g., afternoon, evenings, weekdays and occasional weekends).
  • Generate and send unique online survey links to students as requested.
  • Verify students’ current phone numbers and addresses.
  • Research possible new telephone numbers for respondents using the Internet or 411.com for students with invalid numbers.
  • Remind and encourage students to complete and return surveys to ETR Associates.
  • Provide accurate documentation of tracking efforts (e.g., time of calls, content of calls, status of telephone numbers).
  • Promptly send requests for survey or incentive mailings to the Research Assistant. 
  • Participate in weekly project staff meetings and report status updates (completed surveys, dead ends, student refusals, parent refusals, etc.).
  • Promptly notify the Project Director regarding parent refusals or complaints.
  • Code respondent telephone numbers according to telephone status (e.g., disconnected, wrong number, contact has no information, phone confirmed, etc.).
  • Log respondent email and mailing address status (invalid, undeliverable, unable to forward).
  • Afternoon and evening hours will be required.
  • Completes related duties as assigned.

  • Specifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • Excellent telephone skills and comfortable talking to students, parents and student contacts. 
  • Self-motivated, able to set aside time each day to call students.
  • Tenacious, willing to repeatedly call students until surveys are returned.
  • Ability to work independently, and as part of a team.
  • Ability to adapt to timeline adjustments and reorganize work accordingly.
  • Ability to keep accurate records of tracking efforts.
  • Responsible and able to follow through on all tasks with minimal supervision.

  • Salary Range: $15.00/hour. Part-time. Up to 50 % FTE.  Non-Exempt.
    Position project to end on or before June 30, 2014.
    Temporary position is not eligible for benefits.
    Deadline: Until filled.  
    Application: Please submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: Talita Sanders, Human Resources Dept., ETR Associates, 4 Carbonero Way, Scotts Valley, CA  95066. E-mail: openjobs@etr.org. To learn more about ETR Associates go to www.etr.org.

    ETR Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority applicants are encouraged to apply. M/F/V/D

    About ETR

    Education, Training and Research (ETR) Associates offers evidence-based health and education products and programs providing solutions that work for health professionals, educators, and consumers throughout the United States. We employ proven methods that engage individuals, families, and communities in eliminating health and educational inequities, managing risk, and making optimal health choices.


    Position Available

    The National Campaign seeks an experienced professional to serve as Senior Manager of State Support. This position reports to the Director of State Support and will work closely with others in the department and across many National Campaign departments. She/he will be responsible for supporting an array of state support efforts at the National Campaign including providing training and individual technical assistance to practitioners working to address teen and unplanned pregnancy in states and communities around the country. This training and technical assistance will be provided by email, phone, webinar, and in person depending on the nature of the support.

    Duties

    The specific duties of the Senior Manager for State Support include, but are not limited to: preparing, developing, and scheduling webinars and in-person trainings; preparing, reviewing, and editing tip sheets and other resources for practitioners working in the field of teen pregnancy prevention; preparing, reviewing, and editing semi-annual reports and proposals for funders; initiating, tracking and managing the provision of individual technical assistance and site visits to state and community based organizations; monitoring project deliverables; identifying key support needed by partners, collaborating with other national partners and federal agencies including the Office of Adolescent Health, the Family and Youth Services Bureau, and CDC when needed; providing general support and technical assistance to state and community-based organizations; and assisting with meetings of the State and Local Advisory Group (this group is comprised of experts in states and communities who provide guidance to the State Support Department). Travel will be required for this position (approximately 30% of the time). 

    Qualifications

    A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of relevant professional experience are required; a master’s degree in public health, health education, or a related field is preferred. Experience providing technical assistance and training is a must. Familiarity with state or federal funding mechanisms and experience working on a state or federally funded project a plus. Experience working on issues related to teen pregnancy or adolescent health also preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience.

    About the National Campaign

    The National Campaign is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization established in 1996 to improve the lives and future prospects of children and families, and, in particular, to help ensure that children are born into families committed to and ready for the demanding task of raising the next generation. Our specific strategy for achieving this goal is to prevent teen pregnancy and unplanned pregnancy among single, young adults. To accomplish this mission, we support a combination of responsible behavior by both men and women and responsible policies in both the public and private sectors.

    Application

    Closing date: until filled
    Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary history to:
    Senior Manager of State Support
    National Campaign
    1776 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Suite 200
    Washington, DC 20036
    recruitment@teenpregnancy.org
    EOE/M/F/D

    Children's Trust of South Carolina - Chief Program Officer

    Under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer s/he will oversee the development, implementation, and sustainability of programs and services that are aligned with Children’s Trust’s strategic plan and responsive to identified needs. 

    You can find out more about our mission at www.scchildren.org. A more complete description of this position can be found at www.scchildren.org/employment.

    Qualifications

  • Have a master’s degree in social work, public health, public administration or relevant field and at least ten years of professional program experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Embody a passionate commitment and enthusiasm for leadership and success in creating and managing program teams.
  • Bring a proven ability to work with external organizations to build partnerships that support program development and initiatives. 
  • Demonstrate effective leadership skills including systems thinking, critical thinking, problem solving, goal setting, decision making, delegation, strategic planning, project management, coaching and mentoring.
  • Demonstrate ability to manage a budget in an environment of limited, braided funding and resources.
  • Research and evolve organizational approaches and systems based on industry best practices. 
  • Email cover letter and resume by February 7 to jhoffman@scchildren.org subject line Chief Program Officer or mail to P.O. Box 11644, Columbia, SC 29211.