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Director of Infratructure

Director of Infratructure

locationIndianapolis, IN, USA
PublishedPublished: Published 1 month ago
Full time

Director of Infrastructure

Impact Division - Community and Capacity

United Way of Central Indiana works to bring the resources of philanthropy, government, corporations, the social sector, and neighborhoods together to confront generational poverty head on and ensure a better future for our neighbors in need. This is an ambitious time to join United Way as we embark on a five-year strategic plan to reduce the number of households experiencing poverty and financial instability. To make a significant impact in our region, United Way is looking for dedicated, confident, and compassionate team members who live our shared values of inclusivity, courage, accountability, respect, and excellence.  United Way of Central Indiana works to bring the resources of philanthropy, government, corporations, the social sector and neighborhoods together to confront generational poverty head on and ensure a better future for our neighbors in need.

 Position  Summary

United Way of Central Indiana recognizes that the key to success is a strong and cohesive team that works through shared values to achieve our mission. The Director of Infrastructure is a member of the Sector Support team and is responsible for the administration of the infrastructure funds initiatives which are key components of United Way of Central Indiana's support of our vital human services network priority. These initiatives include the Facilities Maintenance Fund (FMF), the Technology

Fund (TF) and the Capital Projects Fund (CPF). These three funds are designed to address the various capital and technological needs of United Ways accredited partner organizations and community projects utilizing capital grants, planning assistance, consulting services and training. This position requires understanding of capital project planning and development to provide guidance to organizations seeing grant funding and to facilitate strong grant-making decisions.

 Position  Duties  &  Responsibilities

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

•    Assure the overall management, operations and quality control of the Facilities Maintenance

Fund, the Technology Fund, and the Capital Projects Fund

•     Be knowledgeable about UWCI's mission, business policies, annual goals and responsibilities of each department in order to effectively meet the goals and objectives of the grants, distribution of the funds and the goals of the partner organization

•     Lead in the recruitment, support and direction of the volunteer committees charged with the three initiatives described above including:

•    Plan, arrange, and manage committee meetings, including staffing.

•    Create reports and project management dashboards.

•    Provide orientation for new participants joining CPF, FMF, or TF initiatives.

•    Compile written and oral reports for UWCI executive committee meetings.

•    Foster continuous, two-way communication with committee leadership between meetings.

•    Record business conducted during committee meetings.

•    Support the recruitment of new committee members.

•     Lead the recruitment, support, and guidance of volunteer committees responsible for overseeing the three initiatives mentioned above, including:

•    Implement, adhere to, and update operating procedures as necessary for these initiatives.

•     Recruit, coordinate, and contract with consultants in construction, real estate, facility management, technology, and space planning.

•     Conduct periodic needs assessments and facilities inventories for partner organizations, offering advice and counsel as needed.

•     Develop and execute a communication plan to ensure regular updates on fund availability, policies, and procedures.

•     Maintain a strong relationship and collaborate with funding partners on the three initiatives listed above

•    Provide regular reports and updates to the supervisors, funders and the UWCI Executive

Committee

•     Foster a cooperative spirit within the organization and among internal and external United Way participants.

•     Actively contribute as a member of the Sector Support Team, participating in the development of annual work plans, department metrics, and team communication.

•     Maintain visibility within the community, particularly in the real estate development and construction sectors, effectively communicating the purpose and functioning of the infrastructure fund initiatives.

•     Manage in-kind donations offered to UWCI, identifying and engaging potential partner organizations interested in donated items or services

•    Perform special assignments and other work, on an as-needed basis.

 Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to

perform the essential functions. The individual in this role must display the highest level of integrity and confidentiality. United Way also values innovative thinking, and a successful candidate will be a self-starter who can work within the team to achieve goals and objectives. The individual should have effective communication skills, attention to detail and organization, flexibility, adaptability and the

ability to multi-task and be open-minded in a fast-paced environment. The individual will also maintain knowledge of trends in his/her area of responsibility and reviews literature to understand key issues.

 Education, Experience, and Skillset:

•     Bachelor's degree in related field or related experience required. Master's degree is preferred but not required

•    5 to 10 years of professional experience in facility, real estate, or construction management preferred

•    A business background in engineering, facilities, or project management field is preferred.

•    Demonstrates proficiency in leadership and interpersonal communication skills

•     Previous engagement with non-profit organizations, particularly in comprehending their governance structures and decision-making processes, is preferred

•     Proven entrepreneurial mindset with the capability to develop innovative services to address customer needs

•    Exceptional analytical and problem-solving capabilities

•    Effective written and verbal communication skills

•     Proficient in utilizing Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; familiarity with project management software is advantageous

•     Committed to personally championing diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives *Work experience may substitute for education requirements on a case-by-case basis.

Position Leader:

Community Impact Senior Director

Position Leads:

NA

FLSA Status:

Exempt, Full-Time

Salary Range:

Starting at mid-90's

Benefits:

Complete Benefits Package Available

Reviewed:

November 2023

Equal Opportunity Employer

Please  apply at  uwci. org/careers

This position description does not constitute a contract of employment or a guarantee of any terms or conditions of employment.  UWCI employees are employed on an at-will basis. In addition, nothing in this position description restricts UWCI's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.