Thursday, May 31, 2012

Fundamentals of Continual Improvement Workshop

The Institute for Human Services, Inc. is pleased to announce "Fundamentals of Continual Improvement: Converting Knowledge into Action for Improvement." This is a two-day complimentary workshop on the fundamentals of health care and human services quality improvement sponsored by the Community Health Foundation of Western & Central New York

Designed and delivered by Jane Taylor Ed.D., Improvement Advisor and Learning Designer, and Sue Butts Dion, Improvement Advisor, this two-day workshop will engage participants in improvement using problem based and action learning.  The aim of the workshop is to build improvement capacity and practical know-how for “improvers” whether they work in the human service or healthcare sector.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

"Developing a Strategic Communications Plan" Workshop

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
9 am – 4 pm
Every day a new communication tool emerges, and with limited resources the answer to the question, "Which tools should I use?" is always, "Whatever helps you achieve your goals." This workshop will take a step back from all of the bells and whistles and walk participants step-by-step through how to develop a communications plan, look at possible tactics to achieve their goals, and share a number of useful implementation resources. This workshop is offered by the Institute for Human Services.

Friday, May 18, 2012

STNED’s June Meeting

Thursday, June 14th
9am - 11am
Corning YMCA
Guest Presenter: Steuben County Administrator, Mark Alger

Mr. Alger will discuss the tax cap's expected impact on local services and funding, which will mean less funding and fewer services for local initiatives with continued tax increases to pay the state's bills. He'll also look at the opportunities and challenges for regional nonprofits. Register >

STNED is a network of nonprofit executive and management professionals in the Southern Tier/Finger Lakes Region of New York State that provides education, peer support and the sharing of ideas to strengthen leadership and promote the collaborative utilization of resources.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Executive Director Opening: Catholic Charities of Chemung-Schuyler

Catholic Charities of Chemung-Schuyler is searching for an Executive Director.  The candidate must have five years of managerial experience in human services and be able to develop and manage diverse social service programs, with special focus on residential services.  Candidate must be a practicing Roman Catholic and be able to collaborate effectively with community officials and leaders of Faith Communities.   Master’s degree in relevant field preferred.   For further information and job description see  Send resume to Search Committee, Catholic Charities of Chemung/Schuyler, 215 E. Church Street, Elmira, NY 14901 or to

Thursday, May 10, 2012

ED Job Cornell Cooperative Extension Yates County

Position Title:          Executive Director

Location:                  Cornell Cooperative Extension Yates County, Penn Yan, NY

Position Summary:

Executive Director for the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Yates County. Represents and is accountable to the association Board of Directors and the Director of the Cornell Cooperative Extension system.

The Executive Director is expected to provide high level leadership and management of the association within Cornell and local policy direction.  The Executive Director develops and maintains effective working relationships among the staff, other extension associations, the Finger Lakes Shared Business Network, extension administration, Cornell faculty, and stakeholders.  The Executive Director will build positive relationships with legislators, local government leaders, community leaders, funding agencies, and civic and special interest groups.  This individual exercises professional judgment and executive skills in administering overall association operations.  As Executive Director, the individual provides leadership in overall educational program development and implementation specific to the needs of Yates County.  This individual will provide overall leadership for association programs and for all issue areas.
Starting annual salary will be at low $65K with an excellent benefit package.

A Master’s Degree appropriate to the responsibilities of the position.

A minimum of six years of progressively responsible experience, including at least three years in Cooperative Extension or a closely related field of employment.  PhD may substitute for 2 years of experience.

At least four years of substantive leadership and management responsibilities including human resources, finance, and organizational management.
All applications MUST be submitted online before 6/7/2012.  See for details.  Contact or 607-255-0789 for questions.