Job Board

Welcome to Wisconsin Philanthropy Network's Job Board. As a service to people seeking employment within the philanthropic sector, WPN is pleased to list job openings in philanthropy.

Current Job Opportunities

Position Description: The ideal Director candidate is a dynamic leader who can simultaneously motivate employers, community-based organizations, government officials, private funders, and other key stakeholders. He or she is a self-directed, entrepreneurial and independent individual with the discipline to manage multiple priorities and a strategic and analytic thinker who understands workforce practice, public policy and systems change. This professional will foster and grow relationships across sectors. He or she is a curious thinker who can thoughtfully question the way things are done and look for new, inventive win/win solutions. This individual is also a compelling communicator who can serve as the spokesperson for the Alliance while understanding how to connect and compel various stakeholder audiences, whether in writing or speaking.

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Founded in 2008, the Milwaukee Area Workforce Funding Alliance is a 501c3 consortium of private foundations and public agencies that fund workforce development in the greater Milwaukee area. The WFA helps strategically align $10 to $16 million in workforce investments each year in education, job training, and placement and support services. In addition, the WFA pools additional resources to work on systemic policy and practices that benefit both businesses that need workers and individuals seeking good jobs with family supporting wages.

The Director oversees and coordinates all aspects of the Workforce Funding Alliance’s strategic, operational and programmatic functions. Working with the WFA board of directors, Leadership Council, community partners, and the National Fund for Workforce Solutions, the director helps advance the WFA’s strategic goals and annual operating plans. The Director supervises a part time program coordinator and facilitates in-kind, back-office support from the MAWIB, and contracted services as needed.

*For full consideration for this position, all of the following materials must be received, electronically, no later than 5:00 p.m. CT on Thursday, October 1, 2015:

A letter describing: 1) Your qualifications for the Director position, 2) Your specific interest in WFA and 3) A brief description of your understanding of work force development strategies locally and nationally.  A description of your salary parameters; A detailed and updated resume; and The names of, your relationship to, and contact information for three professional references.

** All of the above may be sent in the form of separate attachments or, can be combined into one document.

Please email to:

Mindy Lubar Price, President & CEO

Leading Transitions LLC

544 E. Ogden Avenue, Suite 700-350

Milwaukee, WI 53202

P: 414.228.9860,

The Board of Directors plan to have this position filled in November 2015.

Position Description: United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County (UWGMWC) has a unique position for a Portfolio Manager, Education reporting to our Vice President of Community Impact to manage all work within the focus area of Education, including regularly funded program partners, discretionary funding, Milwaukee Succeeds funding, and community initiatives focused on youth and education. This individual will manage the Education Portfolio (57 regularly funded programs), an approximate annual investment of over $9,000,000 in addition to relevant discretionary funding and initiatives. Position is responsible for creating and sustaining community impact using partnership development and outcomes funding as key methods.

Other duties include: serve as lead staff for community initiatives focused on children and families, early childhood education, youth development, out of school time, parent engagement and emerging funding priorities such as foster care; identify and research education and social trends in the community in order to drive United Way funding priorities; and help inform Community Impact Division investment strategies and directions.

 Create and manage strategic plan for Education with input from Education Advisory Committee.

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Position Description: Rockwell Automation is seeking an Administrative Assistant to support the Global Community Relations & Contributions and Talent Effectiveness directors through provision of administrative support. Support includes; calendaring, meeting preparation, event and program coordination, database management, and other general administrative duties. Provides project management for key Community Relations programs including execution, maintaining processes, internal and external partner engagement, high level and enterprise wide communication, project materials/distribution, and other related tasks. Qualifications include 5 years experience administrative/executive support experience in a matrixed environment.  Click to see full job description and apply for the position.

Rockwell Automation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status. If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process, email our Talent Acquisition representative at

Position Description: The President and Chief Executive Officer is ultimately accountable for the successful achievement of the Jewish Family Service’s vision and mission. Reporting to the Board of Directors, she or he is responsible for the development, supervision and administration of all aspects of the operating and capital budgets of JFS and JFS Housing. JFS has an annual operating budget of $5.4 million while JFS Housing has an annual operating budget of $1.0 million. The combined assets of JFS and JFS Housing, including the various housing properties, totals almost $50 million. In addition, JFS has an endowment of $5 million. The CEO is responsible for meeting programmatic outcomes of both entities.  Click to see full job description.

For full consideration for this position, all of the following materials must be received, electronically, no later than 5:00 p.m. CST on September 24, 2015. To learn more about JFS, please visit:

Position Description: The Vice President for Organization Management and Partnerships reports to the President and works closely with the President and senior staff across all National Center programs and operations. Primary areas of responsibility include leadership and management of institutional outreach and special initiatives, organizational planning and oversight, and governance. National Center Senior Staff have a dual reporting relationship to the President (leadership and strategic direction) and Vice President (planning, management and accomplishment of organizational goals).

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To apply, submit resume and cover letter to Brianna Suarez at for consideration.

Position Description: The new Executive Director will be directly responsible for services to children, for the financial management, marketing and development, public and community relations, physical plant, and supervision of non-program activities at the Center. In cooperation with the senior staff, the Executive Director is responsible for overseeing all operations and implementing all policies set by the Board of Directors of SFCC.

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To apply, email all materials listed in the position profile to for consideration.

Position Description: The Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers (Forum) is a national network that facilitates effective philanthropy to strengthen communities and improve lives throughout the United States. In partnership with the board of directors and by building consensus, the Chief Executive Officer provides direction and leadership for the organization’s mission and vision; represents and speaks on behalf of the organization, the network and our work; and directs the organization’s operations. The next executive will inherit an organization that is respected by the philanthropic community, has a highly motivated and engaged staff and board and a committed and involved membership.

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To apply, email cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to For more information, contact Ginna Goodenow at Communications will be confidential. Resume review begins immediately and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. First interviews will be mid-October, 2015.

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