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Job Postings

Hiring Organization: Somerset County

Location: 20 Grove St Somerville NJ 08876

Website: https://www.co.somerset.nj.us/

Organization Description: The County of Somerset is committed to excellence and innovation in public service, promoting the well-being of all residents and communities by providing effective, efficient and responsive leadership.

Job Title: HR Recruiter

Job Status: Part Time

Compensation: $17 per hour

Benefits: N/A

Position Summary: The Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission (SCC&HC) is seeking a part time Special Projects Assistant to join our team. The ideal candidate will be a highly organized self-starter who is passionate about the arts, cultural heritage, and history. Under the direction of the SCC&HC Manager, the Special Projects Assistant supports the daily operations of the Commission in planning, implementation and administration of Commission programs and services with a focus on grant writing and administration.

Work Schedule: Flexible schedule - 20-25 hours/week

Position Responsibilities: Assist the SCC&HC Manager in the administration of numerous grant programs. Functions include:

Preparing and writing grant proposals, applications, and reports both to secure funding for the SCC&HC and to administer funding for local arts and history programming support

Updating and developing all annual grant program literature and applications

Hosting technical assistance workshops (in-person and virtual) to provide grant support

Exploring potential new grant opportunities for the SCC&HC

Collecting and maintaining all information and data required for grant reporting requirements

Provide support to arts, cultural and history projects, grants, and other necessary events required by the Cultural & Heritage Commission.

This includes: Assisting in the planning and execution of in-person public events and developing written materials to be available to the public at such events.

Interacting extensively with the public, County Department and Division Heads, and other County personnel, via email, in person and on the telephone. This includes such tasks as preparing and delivering written and/or oral reports during meetings, engaging with the public during events, and answering grant and program related questions.

Assisting with installing artwork in the Cultural & Heritage Gallery during exhibit rotations.

Assisting with the planning and execution of Somerset County’s celebration of the 250th anniversary of America’s independence, otherwise known as the Semiquincentennial.

Performing other related duties as assigned by the SCC&HC Manager and Director of the Office of Engineering and Planning.

Serving as an ambassador for Cultural & Heritage to help foster a culture of inclusion for all members, volunteers, and guests.

Position Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in English, the Arts, History, or related field

Strong writing and editing skills with the ability to analyze and synthesize written material

Excellent computer skills including intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Ability to communicate at an exceptional level in person, over the telephone and through other forms of electronic communication.

Must exhibit strong independent working skills with the ability to engage in collaborative work with minimal direction; but understands when to ask for help or guidance when making critical choices

Maintains a professional and efficient office environment that projects a helpful, friendly atmosphere.

Ability to recognize, analyze and solve a variety of problems.

Ability to quickly apply changes in priority or direction of daily duties.

Ability to exercise judgement and maintain highly confidential or sensitive information.

Valid NJ driver’s license.

Preferred - Knowledge of County policy and procedures Experience with arts, cultural heritage, and/or history focused organizations or programs Experience in grant writing and/or administration Experience in SAGE; eGMS Reach; grants.gov

Physical demands of job:

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS/WORK DEMANDS - Professional office setting with direct exposure/interaction with County Officials and the public. Position performs in a team-oriented setting; performing a variety of tasks in a fast paced/high pressure environment. Works indoors 75% of the time, outdoors 25%. Ability to report to work to perform duties in all weather conditions.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS - Ability to operate a variety of office equipment including computers, scanners, telephones, keyboards, copiers, calculators, and other equipment. Ability to maneuver between varying offices, conference rooms and locations to perform duties, attend meetings, help run events and Commission activities. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds on brief occasions. Ability to work outside of normal business hours, as needed

How to Apply: Apply through this link: https://www.co.somerset.nj.us/Home/Components/JobPosts/Job/1818/2372?npage=2

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Resumes

Name: Elizabeth Marion Monroe

Email: emonroe503@gmail.com

Phone: 215-485-2828

Address, city, state, zip code: PO Box 283, Stockton, NJ 08559

Summary: Strategic and results-oriented professional with a proven track record in developing and implementing impactful fundraising plans and initiatives. Experienced in overseeing marketing and communications strategies, managing annual funds, cultivating donor relationships, and executing successful events. Adept at collaborating with stakeholders, leading teams, and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.

 

Education:

The Pennsylvania State University State College, PA

BA Advertising | Marketing

 

Work History:

SAP America | Newtown Square, PA | Specialist, DSC, NAFM external temporary contractor November 1, 2023 – February 9, 2024

• Orchestrated SAP Innovations Days for Supply Chain, overseeing event coordination, logistics, management, promotion, and facilitating collaboration with workstream leaders and vendors, followed by meticulous event follow-up.

• Spearheaded digital marketing initiatives, encompassing the development, content creation, and execution of paid social media briefs, HQL briefs, email marketing campaigns, social cards, outreach strategies, and dynamic flash newsletters.

• Fostered seamless coordination across cross-functional teams, including sales, product management, COE, and various marketing departments, to ensure cohesive alignment of marketing strategies in achieving digital supply chain pipeline initiatives.

Delaware River Mill Society | Stockton, NJ | Executive Director October 1, 2016 – October 31, 2023

• Implemented strategic fundraising plans and initiatives to support capital campaigns and organizational growth.

• Oversaw marketing and communications strategies to promote the mission of the organization and engage with stakeholders effectively.

• Managed capital improvements, grant writing, and grant award facilitation.

• Directed annual fund activities, including donor solicitation, stewardship, and recognition programs.

• Orchestrated the annual Progressive Dinner Gala, ensuring seamless execution and maximum donor engagement.

• Cultivated and maintained relationships with donors and community organizations to advance the goals of the non-profit organization.

• Represented the organization with local, state, and federal laws regarding data entry, gift acceptance, state historic agency standards, and fundraising collaboration.

• Served as staff liaison for the Board of Trustees and ad hoc committees, facilitating communication and strategic alignment.

• Effectively managed budgets to optimize resources and achieve fundraising goals.

 

Delaware River Mill Society | Stockton, NJ | Deputy Director August 1, 2015 – September 30, 2016

• Utilized GiveWP software to facilitate organizational management, fundraising, and stakeholder engagement.

• Expanded membership base through targeted outreach and development of new membership programs.

• Coordinated and promoted signature events, including the Progressive Dinner Gala, Holiday Party, and Annual Fine Arts and Crafts Show.

 

Skills:

Activities | Honors

• Member of Delta Delta Delta National Sorority

• The Pennsylvania State University | Cheerleader | Varsity Captain

• Delaware River Towns Chamber of Commerce, PA & NJ | Treasurer

• Thousand Island Park Yacht Club, Wellesley Island, NY | Rear Commodore | Treasurer

• Swan Creek Rowing Club, Lambertville, NJ | Secretary | Competitive Sculler

 

References:

Stephanie Jones Vice President, Board of Trustees Delaware River Mill Society Prallsville Mills 908-489-0549 stephaniemuffjones@gmail.com Direct supervisor while serving as Executive Director of the Delaware River Mill Society whose mission is to preserve the Prallsville Mills complex, interpret its rich history, and foster its use for cultural, educational, recreational, and community activities.

 

Corinne Costa Board of Trustee Delaware River Mill Society Prallsville Mills 646-258-9714 costacorinne@yahoo.com General Board Member while serving as Executive Director of the Delaware River Mill Society whose mission is to preserve the Prallsville Mills complex, interpret its rich history, and foster its use for cultural, educational, recreational, and community activities.

 

Jennifer Frank McGrory SAP America North America S/4HANA Go-to-Market Lead 610-662-9611 Jennifer.McGrory@sap.com Direct supervisor while serving as a temporary external contractor helping to coordinate: SAP Innovation Days for Digital Supply Chain event at SAP America.

 

David Morgan President River Towns Chamber of Commerce (now doing business as the Lambertville Area Chamber of Commerce) 609-203-3665 Dmorganusa@gmail.com Worked directly with the President as a general board member and then served as Treasurer of the Executive Committee of the River Towns Chamber of Commerce.

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