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Development Database Assistant

STATUS: PART TIME
FLSA STATUS: EXEMPT
REPORTS TO: Director of Individual Giving
HOURS PER WEEK: 16
LOCATION: New York

General Position Summary
The Development Database Assistant is a member of the David Lynch Foundation Development team and works closely with the team to ensure that all records are kept up-to- date, donations and grants are handled and tracked appropriately and efficiently, reports and other materials are prepared as needed, and the database is managed for optimal use. This is a part-time position for two days per week on-site at the Foundation.

Essential Responsibilities

  1. Perform data gathering and data entry support on a regular and timely basis:
    • Enter constituent data for individuals and organizations, including address updates, constituent demographics, and relationship links.
    • Maintain database constituent codes.
    • Enter returned mail address corrections and other change of address notifications.
    • Extract information and export data to other software applications.
    • Maintain donor records.
    • Process and enter gifts and pledges into database as needed.
    • Produce reports and assist with general analysis of data as it relates to fundraising and donor recognition on a daily, monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
    • Develop lists and campaigns for e-blasts and other online and print mailings.
    • Assist with conducting research on individuals, corporations, and foundations for prospect activity and maintain integrity of data.
    • Assist with tracking all information for Foundation letters of inquiry and proposals.
    • Accurately record and track report dates as required by funding source.
    • Execute annual database cleanup activity.
    • Train staff on the donor database and provide support as needed.

  2. Administrative support:
    • Maintain and produce accurate lists for event invitations, direct mail campaigns, and donor appeals.
    • Trouble-shoot database issues.
    • Coordinate with external contractors, such as DrawLoop and CauseView.

  3. Additional Duties:
    • Provide assistance as required for special projects and events.

Requirements:

  1. College graduate with experience in a business/development office, or equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered.
  2. Database experience, especially with nonprofits, with 3-5 years experience with Salesforce (preferably Salesforce Nonprofit Starter Pack or CauseView).
  3. Excellent attention to detail, accuracy, and dependability.
  4. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.
  5. Ability to handle confidential information appropriately.
  6. Strong technical skills; proficiency in Google and Microsoft Office applications.
  7. High level of typing accuracy and speed

Reporting:
Reports to: Director of Individual Giving

About the David Lynch Foundation
The David Lynch Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established in 2005 to prevent and eradicate the all-pervasive epidemic of trauma and toxic stress through promoting widespread implementation of the evidence-based Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique for such at-risk populations as:

  • Underserved inner-city students.
  • Veterans with PTSD and their families.
  • Women and children dealing with domestic abuse.
  • Other at-risk populations.

More About the Position:
This is a part-time, contract position based in the New York City offices of the Foundation in midtown Manhattan.

To Apply:
Send resume, cover letter, and salary history and/or salary requirements with “Development Database Assistant” in the Subject line to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Only PDF or MSWord formats will be accepted.
The David Lynch Foundation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. For more about the Foundation, visit: www.davidlynchfoundation.org

Director of Education

Director of Education
Director of Education will be responsible for overall development, administration, and supervision of all Quiet Time programs, providing direct oversight over Education partnerships in NYC. The Director of Education supervises all Quiet Time sites with direct reporting from all Northeast site leaders, TM teachers, and associate teachers. Under the supervision of Chief Program Officer the Director of Education will liaise with the Chicago and LA regions, working collaboratively to develop replicable shared best-practices.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead the Cultivation and establishment of new school program partnership in the New York Metropolitan Area and Northeast Region, which is slated to grow from 500 to 2500 in the next three to four years
  • Participate in the development, cultivation and stewardship of existing Northeast school partner principals, leadership and faculty
  • Recruit, hire, and supervise site leaders, TM teachers, associate teachers and interns
  • Lead a process for the continued updating of a newly designed one-month pre-service training program for all staff prior to school year beginning; develop and/or plan in-service PD days through the school year
  • Develop and train the trainer model for local and regional trainers
  • Participate in leading the preservice and inservice trainings of new staff and managers
  • Work with the national program team to develop systems to support replication with quality within and beyond the region
  • Work with the team to develop teacher training and/or program curriculum, develop program manuals that capture best practices and best-practice tools and material for Quiet Time
  • Plan and oversee all Quiet Time site start-up planning; timelines for DLF to begin teaching TM to the school leadership of a new potential partner, plan a pilot and then a full -scale Quiet Time Program, planning TM training for all site teachers and students. Work with the program team in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities for programs individually and regionally
  • Oversee and direct site annual operational planning, including staff work plans for rolling out new or continuing programs and projects; provide training, feedback and evaluation of operational planning
  • Develop site leaders through regular supervision, development planning, feedback, coaching and management training (internal or external)
  • Work with the Deputy-director of program operations and data management to develop expertise in order to train others in Salesforce system for tracking program operations.
  • Work with the national manager of evaluation to directly oversee and train leaders in the program evaluation measurement tools, used for all Quiet Time programs;
  • Conduct observations of ongoing QT programs, program evaluation implementation and group meditation follow-up meetings.
  • Build relationships with potential donors, planning and leading QT school site visits
  • Participate in internal Senior and/or Leadership Team meetings and in external events as an ambassador for DLF

Requirements:

  • BA accepted, MA preferred, from accredited educational institution in education, teaching, non-profit management or related field
  • Minimum three years of experience teaching, educational programming, and/or a leadership role in a non-profit environment
  • Experience supervising a minimum of 5 direct-reports and programs with multiple sites
  • Experience with data management and evidence-based models
  • Experience or familiarity with third-party research a plus
  • Experience planning and managing program budgets over $500,000
  • Experience with program observational coaching, program fidelity evaluation or like systems of quality management requiring frequent site visits for staff and program development
  • Familiarity with Transcendental Meditation and its application to at-risk populations

Skills:

  • Strong written, oral, and administrative skills
  • The ability to prospect, vet, cultivate, and maintain strong relationships with multiple program partners
  • External relationship building and customer services orientation. The inclination to seek client perspective, needs, concerns, and unique interests
  • Problem-solving initiative: motivation to grow in service of the mission, to make things better, to seek opportunities and solutions
  • Transferable experience that shows skills required for building quality programs in current and new partnerships
  • Critical thinking” the ability to identify potential challenges or obstacles with an eye to the implications of each partnership opportunity
  • Work as a part of a team taking on new roles and tasks as the organization evolves
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people, community groups and organizations
  • Ability to mobilize and lead others to the successful the creation, development, and operations of new programs

About the David Lynch Foundation
The David Lynch Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established in 2005 to prevent and eradicate the all-pervasive epidemic of trauma and toxic stress through promoting widespread implementation of the evidence-based Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique for such at-risk populations as:

  • Underserved inner-city students.
  • Veterans with PTSD and their families.
  • Women and children dealing with domestic abuse.
  • Other at-risk populations.

More About the Position:
This is a full-time position based in the New York City offices of the Foundation in midtown Manhattan.

To Apply:
Send resume, cover letter, and salary history and/or salary requirements with “Director of Education” in the Subject line to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Only PDF or MSWord formats will be accepted.
The David Lynch Foundation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. For more about the Foundation, visit: www.davidlynchfoundation.org

Director, Operation Warrior Wellness Program

General Position Summary
The Director of our Operation Warrior Wellness Program will direct all program operations for David Lynch Foundation’s (DLF) Operation Warrior Wellness Program (OWW) and portfolio of partnerships, raising awareness of the impact of Transcendental Meditation shared by the many Veterans who have had the opportunity to learn. Lead and oversee high-quality services to program partners meet the internal goals as well as those that DLF makes to program partners and funders. The OWW Director will report to the Chief Program Officer.

Essential Responsibilities

All aspects of oversight of the organization’s programming to veterans includes:

  • Leading, cultivating, stewarding and expanding DLF’s Veteran partnerships with veteran serving organizations in the New York Metropolitan Area
    • Vetting and/or cultivating partnership opportunities through presentations regarding the impact of TM and historical research on the impact of TM;
    • Facilitating the teaching of TM to prospective partners’ leadership;
    • Preparing program start-up planning for new sites; and
    • Managing implementation of TM instruction, follow up and program evaluation.
  • Ambassadorship and leadership in the expansion of visibility and relationships to expand DLF’s veteran services
    • Accompanying philanthropy staff to funder meetings to discuss OWW program services and results
    • Making presentation to elected officials and other government policy makers
    • Advocating for the need for evidence-based trauma-informed services for veterans
  • Overseeing Operations of the Veteran Lifeline Program
    • The OWW Coordinator manages day-to-day operation of this initiative, which involves funding TM scholarships nationwide for veterans to learn TM and ensuring required pre- and post-instruction surveys are completed by veterans. The OWW Director will supervise this effort.
  • Ensuring that program data is entered and tracked effectively
    • DLF uses data systems to track TM instruction and survey completion. The OWW Director is responsible for ensuring this data is entered timely and accurately by the OWW Coordinator.
  • Developing and Managing the OWW program budget
    • Ensure program is operating within budget
    • Suggest budget modifications when necessary to achieve program goals

    Requirements:

    • Experience serving in the armed forces, with the military, and/or veteran-serving organizations is highly preferred.
    • 3 years of experience working in programs dedicated to serving vulnerable populations in a social welfare, mental health, education, hospital, or other human services organization.
    • 3 years of experience in a direct-service and/or a management role in the veteran-serving organizations or a like population is highly desirable
    • Strong Program budgeting and program budget management experience are required
    • Strong work in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are required.
    • The ability to develop partnership-tailored PowerPoint presentations
    • Experience with client and program databases is required, experience with Salesforce in particular, is a plus

    Skills:

    • The ability to prospect, vet, cultivate and maintain strong relationships with multiple program partner relationships. Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • External relationship building and customer services orientation. The inclination to seek client perspective, needs, concerns and unique interests.
    • External relationship building and customer services orientation. The inclination to seek client perspective, needs, concerns and unique interests.
    • The ability to self-educate on current issues and events related to veterans, veterans services and those providing services to this population.
    • The ability to inspire the respect and confidence of individuals in the veteran-service community as well as current funders and fundraising prospects.
    • Problem-solving initiative: Motivation to grow in service of the mission, to make things better, to seek opportunities and solutions.
    • Collaboration: Strong internal team and external partner collaboration; seeking the support, advice and thought-partnership wherever needed to overcome obstacle to quality program delivery.
    • Transferable experience that shows skills required for building quality programs in current and new partnerships.
    • Critical thinking. The ability to identify potential challenges or obstacles with an eye to the implications of each partnership opportunity. The ability to see or seek the eye of TM experts for advice on risks of drifting away from TM model’s efficacy, program data efficacy based on partner needs, requests, operational requirements.
    • Provide clinical insights while planning programs, staff training, program and client evaluation and client services.

    About the David Lynch Foundation
    The David Lynch Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established in 2005 to prevent and eradicate the all-pervasive epidemic of trauma and toxic stress through promoting widespread implementation of the evidence-based Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique for such at-risk populations as:

    • Underserved inner-city students.
    • Veterans with PTSD and their families.
    • Women and children dealing with domestic abuse.
    • Other at-risk populations.

    More About the Position:
    This is a full-time position based in the New York City offices of the Foundation in midtown Manhattan.

    To Apply:
    Send resume, cover letter, and salary history and/or salary requirements with “Director, Operations Warrior Wellness Program” in the Subject line to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Only PDF or MSWord formats will be accepted.
    The David Lynch Foundation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. For more about the Foundation, visit: www.davidlynchfoundation.org

    Government Affairs, Coordinator

    General Position Summary
    The David Lynch Foundation is seeking a full time Government Affairs (GA) Coordinator. The GA Coordinator will support the Executive Vice President (EVP) Government & Legal Affairs in overseeing all of the Foundation’s programs in New York and Washington, D.C. The GA, Coordinator will support various initiatives and special projects, which require the ability to analyze, plan and communicate effectively at various levels. This position requires a highly organized project manager, specializing in building pipeline program partners and managing current DLF’s government outreach.

    This is a new position arising out of the recent launch of DLF’s Washington, DC Initiative, which will be working towards establishing a strong and visible presence in Washington, DC so that DLF is positioned to attract and secure government and institutional funding for our programs, nationally. Particular areas of focus are veterans, education, domestic violence and addiction recovery. The GA Coordinator is needed to help the EVP on all aspects of this outreach.There is also similar work related to the launch of a NYC government initiative, which will work to secure funding from various City sources.

    Essential Responsibilities

    • Update and maintain project checklists, timelines, and assist in the creation of documents such as correspondence, reports for EVP and other staff as needed
    • Create and distribute plans, agendas, meeting minutes and reports as required
    • Develop detailed project plans to track partnership progress, opportunity, follow through and future commitments (Salesforce)
    • Effectively and efficiently manage EVP’s schedule and calendar for travel, meetings, workshops and appointments; coordinate often complex and confidential executive meetings with internal/external stakeholders and customers
    • Generate and monitor Reports/ Dashboards on prospective partnership metrics (Salesforce)
    • Work closely with EVP to craft and create PowerPoint (or other types of) presentations for meetings and presentations
    • Prepare EVP for political, advocacy and fundraising events she or the CEO might need to attend
    • Manage allocating/approving monthly bills, program and travel expenses related to this project including entering expense reimbursement documents for EVP
    • Projects and responsibilities may be added or changed at supervisor’s discretion

    Requirements:

    • Undergraduate Degree required
    • 3- 5+ years of Project Management or as an Executive Assistant
    • Affinity for the organization’s mission and/or the populations served will be helpful

    Skills:

    • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to communicate effectively and professionally
    • Effective writing skills a must
    • Outstanding time management skills, and the ability to prioritize and multi-task
    • Demonstrated ability to work with high degree of autonomy and accountability and to be a team player
    • Ability to take direction, work rapidly and meet deadlines under pressure
    • Above average proficiency in the Salesforce and Microsoft products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and ability to conduct research, using Internet based search engines
    • Proficiency with Survey monkey, project management database software and/or similar systems preferable
    • Meticulous organizational and Project Management skills

    About the David Lynch Foundation
    The David Lynch Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established in 2005 to prevent and eradicate the all-pervasive epidemic of trauma and toxic stress through promoting widespread implementation of the evidence-based Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique for such at-risk populations as:

    • Underserved inner-city students.
    • Veterans with PTSD and their families.
    • Women and children dealing with domestic abuse.
    • Other at-risk populations.

    More About the Position:
    This is a full time position based in the New York City offices of the Foundation in Midtown Manhattan and occasional travel to Washington, DC may be required.

    To Apply:
    Send resume, cover letter, and salary history and/or salary requirements with “Government Affairs Coordinator Position” in the Subject line to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Only PDF or MSWord formats will be accepted.
    The David Lynch Foundation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. For more about the Foundation, visit: www.davidlynchfoundation.org

    Graphic Designer

    General Position Summary
    The David Lynch Foundation (DLF) is seeking an experienced Graphic Designer to work in print, web, and e-environment.

    The position will work closely with the Chief Philanthropy & Communications Officer, the Manager, Marketing and Communications, and the DLF staff to visually communicate the Foundation’s transformative, progressive, and influential brand image and meet the design needs of the Foundation’s many functions, including fundraising, events, and programs, and the organization overall.

    The ideal candidate will be high-energy, flexible, creative, knowledgeable, passionate about design, and the Foundation’s mission of reducing toxic stress and trauma among at-risk populations through the use of the evidence-based Transcendental Meditation technique.

    Essential Responsibilities
    The Graphic Designer will have major responsibility for the design of:

    • Invitations, collateral materials, e-blasts, and web pages for DLF’s many high profile events.
    • Collateral for concert, seminars, town halls, and other programs.
    • Case statements, brochures, and other materials required to raise funds
    • Fundraising campaigns, including printed and e-appeals, acknowledgement pages, and special materials.
    • Donor communications, including donor progress reports and annual reports.
    • Custom updates to Foundation websites, as well as major overhauls as needed
    • Updates to Foundation’s identity materials
    • Other projects as developed and requested

    The position will also be responsible for identifying appropriate printers and other vendors as needed, and will manage the production of designs as appropriate.

    Requirements

    The successful candidate will provide a web and print portfolio that demonstrates competency in handling the many design functions needed by the Foundation. S/he must have experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and be capable of meeting deadlines under pressure and balancing multiple design projects simultaneously. S/he must be competent in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. It is also preferred that the candidate be facile with CSS and HTML.

    About the David Lynch Foundation
    The David Lynch Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established in 2005 to prevent and eradicate the all-pervasive epidemic of trauma and toxic stress through promoting widespread implementation of the evidence-based Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique for such at-risk populations as:

    • Underserved inner-city students.
    • Veterans with PTSD and their families.
    • Women and children dealing with domestic abuse.
    • Other at-risk populations.

    More About the Position
    This is full-time, salaried position based in the New York City offices of the Foundation in midtown Manhattan. After an initial employment period, employees become eligible for the Foundation’s comprehensive employee benefits package, including group health and dental plans, voluntary vision, life/AD&D and long-term disability insurance, flex plans for medical, dependent and commuting expenses and paid time off.

    To Apply

    To apply for a posted position at the David Lynch Foundation, please follow these instructions carefully:

    • Send cover letter, resume, and salary history or requirements to:
      This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    • Make the title of the position you are applying for the SUBJECT line of the email
    • Documents can be accepted as MS Word, or PDF only;
      no other attachment types will be opened

    While we regret that we cannot personally respond to each inquiry, trust that we will contact you directly if your qualifications meet our requirements.

    The David Lynch Foundation is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Thank you for your interest in working with us.

    HR/IT Assistant

    STATUS: Full Time
    LOCATION: New York
    REPORTS TO: Chief Financial Officer / Chief Administrative Officer

    General Position Summary
    The David Lynch Foundation is seeking a full time HR/IT Assistant. The HR/IT Assistant will assist the CFO/CAO in overseeing all of the Foundation’s HR and IT needs in New York and HR around the country. The HR/IT Assistant will be highly organized and efficient and specialize in maintaining, troubleshooting, and optimizing the Foundation’s HR processes and IT systems.

    The David Lynch Foundation is a national organization formed in 2005 by famed film director David Lynch. It is a closely knit and highly dedicated organization that works with youthful energy to fund the implementation of scientifically proven stress-reducing techniques for at-risk populations including abused women and girls who have been victims of domestic violence, veterans with PTSD, first responders such as fire fighters and police officers, inner city students, homeless persons, incarcerated persons, and others. Using an evidence-based approach, the Foundation has attracted the support of national-caliber foundations and individual donors as well as many well-known personalities in the news media, entertainment and music industries.

    Essential Responsibilities

    • Support the CFO/CAO in all HR & IT- related activities
    • HR Related Responsibilities
      • Assists with logging data and materials in the HRIS database, including recruiting, performance review and records platforms.
      • Maintains security and confidentiality of all information.
      • Improves systems by refining workflows and processes.
      • Supports staff and candidates in utilizing HRIS database including Benefits Management, Time Off, Goal Setting.
      • Assists with, tracks and reports on all relevant HR data, including Fingerprints, Certifications, FMLA, Disability, Worker's Comp, etc.
      • Support administration in posting new jobs, scheduling interviews, checking references, follow-up contact, and other duties as requested.
      • Gives support during training to all staff during annual benefits enrollment and as needed.
      • Maintain open dialogue with staff and establish and maintain employee discount programs.
      • Reviews benefits invoices for accuracy.
    • IT Related Responsibilities
      • Provide general desktop support for Apple operating systems (& a couple of Windows 10) for about 40 staff.
      • Maintain Google Apps and email.
      • Respond to staff help desk requests.
      • Provide assistance with copiers and printers.
      • Spyware removal as necessary.
      • Assist with networking needs and provide limited support for computing needs; occasionally taking hardware into the Apple Store to get fixed.
      • Audio-Visual set-ups as needed (for meetings, events and conference calls).
      • Other duties as assigned.

    Requirements
    The HR/IT Assistant will have a Bachelors Degree and at least 2 years of experience in a related field.

    Additional requirements for the position are:

    • High level interpersonal skills;
    • Organized and efficient worker;
    • Experienced with Apple computers, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Google Apps;
    • High-level technical & trouble-shooting skills.

    About the David Lynch Foundation
    The David Lynch Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established in 2005 to prevent and eradicate the all-pervasive epidemic of trauma and toxic stress through promoting widespread implementation of the evidence-based Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique for such at-risk populations as:

    • Underserved inner-city students.
    • Veterans with PTSD and their families.
    • Women and girls who suffer from violence and abuse.

    The David Lynch Foundation also funds independent university and medical school research to assess the effects of TM on academic performance, ADHD and other learning disorders, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, cardiovascular disease, post-traumatic stress disorder, and diabetes.

    The effectiveness of the Foundation’s programs has been investigated at leading medical schools, including Harvard, Yale, UCLA and Stanford. In fact, over 340 peer-reviewed studies, including research funded by more than $26 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health, document the wide-ranging benefits of Transcendental Meditation for relieving stress, improving overall health, and boosting creativity and performance.

    More About the Position
    This is a full time position based in the New York City offices of the Foundation in Midtown Manhattan.

    After an initial employment period, employees become eligible for the Foundation’s comprehensive employee benefits package, including: group health and dental plans, voluntary vision, life/AD&D and long-term disability insurance, 403(b), flex plans for medical, dependent and commuting expenses, and paid time off.

    To Apply
    Send resume, cover letter, and salary history and/or salary requirements to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Only PDF or MSWord formats will be accepted. Please make “HR/IT Assistant” the subject of your email.

    The David Lynch Foundation is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. 

    Manager of Recovery Program Partnerships

    General Position Summary
    This role is dedicated to developing the first fully funded DLF Recovery Program, using a comprehensive approach to build both an integrated program and a fund development strategy that will support the expansion to a new area for DLF’s work. The position will develop program opportunities and secure funding to serve clients who are engaged in programs serving clients in recovery from drug and/or alcohol addiction. After a recently successful Recovery Program pilot, the role will be dedicated to supporting a vision of reaching a new client population whose physical and mental health will be positively impacted by having access to instruction in Transcendental Meditation.

    Essential Responsibilities
    All aspects of the process of building and leading DLF’s first Recovery Program:

    • Establishing DLF’s first long-term recovery program partnerships
      • Vetting and/or cultivating partnership opportunities through presentations regarding the impact of TM, program pilot, and historical research on the impact of TM.
      • Facilitating the teaching of TM to prospective partners’ leadership as the first step in developing new partnerships
      • Preparing program start-up planning for new sites
    • Generating funding to support the Recovery Program
      • Building a comprehensive, qualified pipeline of viable funding
      • Researching, preparing, submitting, and managing grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources.
      • Seeking, discussing, and submitting to individual donors with a high propensity to support a recovery program.
      • Handle the tracking of deliverables, results, and other systems.
      • Building program budget for partners and donors.

    Requirements

    • A mission-driven orientation with the energy to grow Institutional Giving on behalf of DLF.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to inspire the respect and confidence of stakeholders, fundraising prospects, and recovery professionals.
    • Superb judgment.
    • A professional and resourceful style.
    • The ability to take initiative and manage multiple tasks and projects.
    • Experience with budget planning processes.
    • Strong work in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power-Point as well as databases (Salesforce preferred).
    • 3 years of experience working in programs dedicated to serving vulnerable populations in a social welfare, mental health, education, hospital, or other human services organization.
    • 3 years of experience in a direct-service and/or management capacity in the above organizations.
    • Transferable experience that shows skills required for building program partnerships, generating new funding /resources or both.
    • Experience with participating in program start-up operational planning: vetting and/or cultivating, strengthening, and building a vision with operational-tactical planning that includes direct services human resources, staff preparation, regulatory requirements, financial operations, and start-up timelines. This work would be supported by the national program team.
    • Experience in development, including grant and resource solicitation and management.

    Skills

    • External relationship building and customer services orientation. The inclination to seek client perspective, needs, concerns and unique interests.
    • Cultural competency. The skills and ability to self-educate and interact with a wide range of vulnerable populations and service teams supporting their work.
    • Problem-solving initiative. Motivation to make things better, to seek opportunities and solutions, to ask for help, advice and thought-partnership wherever needed to work through challenges.
    • Critical thinking. The ability to identify potential challenges or obstacles with an eye to the implications of each partnership opportunity. The ability to see or seek the eye of TM experts for advice on risks of drifting away from TM model’s efficacy, program data efficacy based on partner needs, requests, operational requirements.

    Interactions
    Reports to: Chief Program Officer and Chief Philanthropy Officer.

    About the David Lynch Foundation
    The David Lynch Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established in 2005 to prevent and eradicate the all-pervasive epidemic of trauma and toxic stress through promoting widespread implementation of the evidence-based Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique for such at-risk populations as:

    • Underserved inner-city students.
    • Veterans with PTSD and their families.
    • Women and children dealing with domestic abuse.
    • Other at-risk populations.

    More About the Position
    This is full-time, salaried position based in the New York City offices of the Foundation in midtown Manhattan. After an initial employment period, employees become eligible for the Foundation’s comprehensive employee benefits package, including group health and dental plans, voluntary vision, life/AD&D and long-term disability insurance, flex plans for medical, dependent and commuting expenses and paid time off.

    To Apply

    To apply for a posted position at the David Lynch Foundation, please follow these instructions carefully:

    • Send cover letter, resume, and salary history or requirements to:
      This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    • Make the title of the position you are applying for the SUBJECT line of the email
    • Documents can be accepted as plain text, MS Word, or PDF only;
      no other attachment types will be opened

    While we regret that we cannot personally respond to each inquiry, trust that we will contact you directly if your qualifications meet our requirements.

    The David Lynch Foundation is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Thank you for your interest in working with us.

    Program Coordinator

    General Position Summary
    The David Lynch Foundation is seeking a full time Program Coordinator. The Program Coordinator will assist the Chief Program Officer in overseeing all of the Foundation’s programs in New York and around the country. The Program Coordinator will be highly organized and efficient and specialize in tracking and reporting on program information and research outcomes.

    Essential Responsibilities

    • Supporting the Chief Program Officer and DLF program team in all aspects of leading DLF’s Programs
    • Administrative support for CPO would include scheduling internal and external meetings, coordinating travel and managing purchasing card expenses
    • Drafting communications to board program committee, external and internal audiences
    • Drafting and/or editing Powerpoint presentations
    • Expense and budget management for the program team
    • Working with Development and Marketing teams on updated content for collateral
    • Supporting the management and reporting of program data internally and externally.
    • Assisting with budgeting and financial reports for DLF programs
    • Reviewing/allocating/approving monthly bills and program expenses
    • Receiving/responding to program inquiries
      • Forwarding inquiries along to the appropriate parties
      • Answering program related phone calls and explaining DLF program implementation
    • Creating reports on programs data for the board, funders, grant applications and grantors
    • Inter departmental coordination, communication and planning
    • Board Programs Subcommittee
      • Taking minutes of meetings
      • Following up on committee direction
    • Requirements

    • The Program Coordinator will have a Bachelor's Degree and at least 2 years of experience in a related field.
    • Strong writing and editing skills for external communications
    • Organized and efficient at task management
    • High proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Google Apps
    • High level technical skills; the ability to learn new systems easily
    • Experience with Salesforce, Surveymonkey, project management database software and/or similar systems would be preferable.
    • Strong work in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power-Point as well as databases (Salesforce preferred).
    • 3 years of experience working in programs dedicated to serving vulnerable populations in a social welfare, mental health, education, hospital, or other human services organization.
    • About the David Lynch Foundation
      The David Lynch Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established in 2005 to prevent and eradicate the all-pervasive epidemic of trauma and toxic stress through promoting widespread implementation of the evidence-based Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique for such at-risk populations as:

      • Underserved inner-city students.
      • Veterans with PTSD and their families.
      • Women and children dealing with domestic abuse.
      • Other at-risk populations.

      More About the Position
      This is full-time, salaried position based in the New York City offices of the Foundation in midtown Manhattan. After an initial employment period, employees become eligible for the Foundation’s comprehensive employee benefits package, including group health and dental plans, voluntary vision, life/AD&D and long-term disability insurance, flex plans for medical, dependent and commuting expenses and paid time off.

      To Apply

      To apply for a posted position at the David Lynch Foundation, please follow these instructions carefully:

      • Send cover letter, resume, and salary history or requirements to:
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      • Make the title of the position you are applying for the SUBJECT line of the email
      • Documents can be accepted as plain text, MS Word, or PDF only;
        no other attachment types will be opened

      While we regret that we cannot personally respond to each inquiry, trust that we will contact you directly if your qualifications meet our requirements.

      The David Lynch Foundation is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Thank you for your interest in working with us.

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