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MISSION AND VISION STATEMENT

The New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources [NAAAHR New Jersey] exists to further the mission of the nationally-established and recognized organization in providing a unique global forum for the career development of Black and African American human resources professionals. Our vision is to expand awareness of the impact that diverse, inclusive values and experiences bring to the workforces that support highly successful New Jersey-based companies. We will do this by building and sustaining a chapter that provides ongoing educational, skill-building, and networking opportunities for our individual members, professional partners, and sponsoring corporations. We will also serve as a resource for local women and minority-owned businesses and community-based organizations through our dedicated partnerships within the areas in which we live and work.

OPEN BOARD POSITIONS

Calling all exceptional HR professionals who are great strategic thinkers! Our chapter is looking to fill a few positions.
Please note: all board members must be an active NAAAHR member or will become a member before being sworn in.

Grant Writer

VP of Membership

Job Summary: The Vice President of Membership is responsible for designing and implementing the NAAAHR’s membership growth and retention strategy that aligns with NAAHR’s strategic pillars. The Vice President of Membership is responsible for leading the development, implementation, and evaluation of membership growth strategies, as well as day-to-day management of the NAAAHR’s member engagement. Serves as the liaison for the Membership Committees to build a strong membership culture within the Association; works closely with Executive Board Team and Chapter Leadership to achieve the goal of NAAAHR’s membership while delivering and ensuring the highest level of service to our members. Duties/Responsibilities: Leads the association’s overall efforts to recruit, retain, and engage membership. Collaborates with the Executive Board Team and Chapter Leadership key members to create a roadmap for sustainable membership growth. Establish short- and long-range plans and goals to achieve organization membership objectives. Outline a data-driven member engagement, retention, and recruitment strategy and implementation plan. Develop strategies and programs to stimulate member engagement as a means of membership renewal. Identify opportunities and collaborate with colleagues to enhance member benefits and services offered by the Association. Develop strategies to measure and strengthen member engagement. Work with both the Executive Board Team and Chapter Leadership to develop and manage processes for feedback on NAAAHR membership, programs, and services. Oversite of all membership data, tracking and reporting, including but not limited to: Accurate membership records, Membership trend analysis by region, recruitment, and retention reports. Works with the Executive Board Team and Chapter Leadership to set annual membership goals. Provides monthly insight into membership revenue and tracking to annual goals.

 

Commitment: Attend NAAAHR NJ and national board committee meetings up to 70%.

 

Preferred Qualifications: A BS/BA degree from an accredited college/university; MBA or MA/MS in human resources or related field preferred. A minimum of 5 years of HR experience, with at least 2 years of executive HR experience and/or at least 2 years of international HR experience.

Job Summary: The Grant Writer will be responsible for identifying, writing, and securing grants for our non-profit professional organization. This role will work closely with the executive team to understand the organization's goals and initiatives and translate them into fundable programs or projects. Duties/Responsibilities: The Grant Writer will also manage relationships with potential and existing donors, ensure compliance with grant regulations, and track and report on grant applications and awards. Other duties include: developing and implementing a comprehensive grant strategy to support the organization's goals and initiatives; researching and identifying potential grant opportunities from government agencies, foundations, and corporations; and writing and submitting compelling, high-quality grant proposals and applications on time; managing relationships with potential and existing donors, including maintaining regular communication and providing updates on the use of funds; ensure compliance with all grant regulations and requirements, including timely and accurate reporting; track and report on grant applications, awards, and rejections; collaborate with the executive team and other departments to understand the organization's needs and develop fundable programs or projects; provide guidance and support to other staff involved in grant writing and fundraising; stay up-to-date with trends and best practices in grant writing and fundraising. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in English, Communications, Non-Profit Management, or a related field. A Master's degree is preferred. Proven experience in grant writing and fundraising, preferably in a non-profit organization. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Intense research and organizational skills. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Knowledge of non-profit funding sources and grant application processes. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and grant management software. Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team. Commitment to the mission and values of the organization.

VP of Finance

Job Summary: The Vice President of Finance is responsible for processing the financial activities of the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR) to maximize profits and financial plans for its growth. The role includes analyzing data and advising the executive team on ways to use that information to make strategic decisions about NAAAHR’s future. With a hands-on approach to all aspects of the organization’s finances. The VP of Finance must ensure NAAAHR complies with tax laws and regulations specific to the organization and Non-profit status; and works closely with the Executive Board Team and Chapter Leadership to achieve the goal of NAAAHR’s finance while delivering and ensuring the highest level of service to our members. Duties/Responsibilities: Serve as a financial advisor to the President and Executive Team for strategic planning purposes Oversee all sides of accounting operations, including payables, receivables, payroll, and tax preparation Develop appropriate tracking methods for revenue and expenses. Oversee development, oversight, and management of the organization’s investment plan Lead and manage the budgeting process Gather financial data for analysis and forecasting with respect to profits, trends, costs, and compliance Coordinate the preparation of annual, quarterly, and monthly reports Manage insurance coverage for the organization, including compliance Process the financial activities of an organization to maximize a company’s profits and plan for its growth Ensure the organization complies with tax laws and regulations specific to our non-profit status

 

Commitment: Attend NAAAHR NJ board meetings up to 70%.

 

 

Preferred Qualifications: A BS/BA degree from an accredited college/university; MBA or MA/MS in human resources or related field preferred. A minimum of 5 years of HR experience, with at least 2 years of executive HR experience and/or at least 2 years of international HR experience.

                                  Apply with an interest letter and current resume. Send to: info@naaahrnj.org

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