Overview

Part-Time Consulting and Training Opportunities

The Nonprofit Center at LaSalle University is seeking candidates to affiliate with its dynamic, nonprofit consulting practice and education team.  We are currently seeking consultants and instructors with nonprofit expertise in the following areas: strategic planning, human resources. In addition, we are seeking former executive directors with at least five years experience for our interim executive director program.  Our consultants and instructors work on a part-time, as-needed basis.  Members of our consultant/instructor community often have full-time work or their own consulting practice in addition to their periodic work with The Nonprofit Center.

Our mission is to help nonprofits better meet the needs of their communities.  With over 40 years of experience at the forefront of helping nonprofits strengthen themselves, their boards and their staff, we recognize that all nonprofits must be able to implement and maintain strong organizational practices in order to succeed.  We provide services grounded in best practices in nonprofit operations and governance.

WHY JOIN OUR COMMUNITY?
Chance to collaborate and learn from fellow consultants
Free professional development opportunities
Opportunity to work with a range of organizations from the smallest organizations to large foundations and organizations.
Be part of a longstanding, highly respected not-for-profit consulting practice

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Write consulting work plans and proposals
Carry out customized consulting assignments in a professional manner and in a manner consistent with the philosophy of The Nonprofit Center, from initial intake meeting to writing final reports
Produce quality deliverables within the projected timeline and budget
Assist, as needed, in the evaluation of the impact of each consulting assignment
On some projects, collaborate with other Nonprofit Center consultants
Maintain expertise in areas for which you have been hired by The Nonprofit Center
Attend occasional Professional Development sessions offered by The Nonprofit Center
Comply with policies and procedures detailed in the Consultant and Instructor Manual

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Expertise demonstrated through experience in the content area(s) for which being hired
Prior consulting experience (minimum of two years) or willingness to shadow one of our experienced consultants to develop the essential skills
Demonstrated ability to differentiate between solving problems for people and helping people to solve their own problems
Strong facilitation and presentation skills
Highly developed oral and written communication skills
Flexibility, creativity, and cultural competence to navigate a wide range of situations and diverse set of organizations and clients in a professional manner
Attention to detail and deadlines
Commitment to the nonprofit sector and the mission of The Nonprofit Center
Bonus: experience presenting professional development workshops or formal teaching experience

For consideration, please forward your cover letter and your resume or curriculum vitae for review to: Lori C. Moffa, Director of Consulting at moffa@lasalle.edu.  No calls please.

The Nonprofit Center Community appreciates that everyone brings to the table a variety of backgrounds and lived experiences.  We invite team members to bring of themselves in a way that respects them, others and The Nonprofit Center. We strive to serve our clients and community partners by authentically valuing each other’s individual skills and experiences to collaborate toward accomplishing our shared mission.

The Nonprofit Center at La Salle University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports a fully inclusive, equitable, and diverse working and learning environment. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

To apply for this job email your details to moffa@lasalle.edu

About The Nonprofit Center at La Salle University

Mission
The Nonprofit Center enhances the management, operations and governance of nonprofit organizations through educational programs, consulting, leadership development and information sharing, with the ultimate goal of enabling nonprofits to meet fully the needs of their communities.

Core Values of The Nonprofit Center
Excellence – We strive to achieve the highest professional standards.
Education – We believe in the importance of continuing education, professional development and knowledge transference for nonprofit boards and staff.
Commitment – We are committed to the vitality and strength of the nonprofit community.
Collegiality – We respect the expertise of our clients and work as partners with them to facilitate and guide them to a healthy, sustainable future.
Humor – We understand the importance of being able to find laughter, and thus joy, in all things.