Job Posting

POSITION

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

 

St. Elizabeth Adult Day Care Center    

We are seeking an innovative, mission-driven servant leader to assume the role of Executive Director to manage and oversee our 8 adult day care locations throughout the greater St. Louis area.

Mission Statement:

St. Elizabeth Adult Day Care Center's mission is to provide a safe, comfortable, wholesome and stimulating environment for the aged and persons with special needs. We accomplish this by operating as a Christian institution, by recognizing that each person, staff and participant, is to be respected, loved and cared for as a Child of God. We will serve participants in conjunction with their families by respecting the dignity of each person, fostering a Christian concern for one another, and developing or maintaining the capabilities of each person.

St. Elizabeth Adult Day Care is a:

  • Medicaid Provider
  • Contracted Provider for the Veterans Administration
  • Member of the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association
  • Grant recipient of the Mid-East Area Agency on Aging (MEAAA)
  • Contracted Provider for the Department of Mental Health.
  • Compliant with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

For over 30 years, Saint Elizabeth Adult Day Care Center has been serving the needs of aged and special needs persons in the St. Louis area. We provide for family’s loved ones a comfortable, secure, friendly, and faith-based community with whom they can spend their days.

St. Elizabeth opened in 1981 with 2 participants. We have since expanded to 8 centers located in St. Louis, Florissant, Lemay, Olivette, Overland, Arnold, Ste. Genevieve, and St. Charles. We are a Christian organization sponsored by the Sisters of the Most Precious Blood of O'Fallon, MO. We have been blessed throughout the years with God's providence, with the support of the community, the trust of our families, and the dedication of our staff.

Our program promotes enrichment of the mind, body, and spirit through compassionate care. Care is given without regard to race, color, sex, age, handicap, religion, ability to pay, or national origin. Everyone who participates in our program shares in the opportunity to celebrate life again and again.

Today, as a fully accredited, non-profit adult day care center, St. Elizabeth continues its long and familiar tradition of delivering outstanding service and commitment to its participants through the local governance of its Board of Directors, dedicated management, and caring staff, as well as through the sponsorship of the Sisters of the Most Precious Blood of O'Fallon, MO.

Position Description:

 

Reports to:  The Board of Directors. 

Supervises: Direct Supervisor to Site Managers, Controller, & Human Resources. Indirect Manager to all St. Elizabeth’s Adult Day Care Center employees.         

The Executive Director has ultimate responsibility for overall management and operation of the St. Elizabeth Adult Day Care Centers. These responsibilities include monitoring and analyzing all functions relating to revenue, expenses, cost containment, productivity, human resources management and development of our adult day care program. The Executive Director is assisted by the Controller in coordinating these functions and will work closely with the Site Managers and the administrative staff to guarantee that the philosophy and mission of St. Elizabeth Adult Day Care Centers are implemented.

This position will continue the growth and expansion of St. Elizabeth’s Adult Day Care programs and processes. Will be asked to nurture and strengthen skill levels of our team in all areas, with a primary responsibility overseeing management of the organization, grants, fund-raising events and development services.

Applying an understanding of fundraising methodology, the new incumbent will set high standards, enhance the efficiency to our fundraising and will use influence and persuasion to build consensus and strong teamwork.

A strategic leader and experienced senior leadership professional, the ideal candidate will bring significant broad-based management experience, ensure commitment to and compliance with all applicable laws and regulations across the organization, as well as grant and fund development experience. 

Confident and flexible, the successful candidate must have the ability to easily shift between the day-to-day immediate operational needs and the longer, more strategic goals. Committed to the fundamental principles of St. Elizabeth’s Adult Day Care, the new Executive Director will be clearly aligned with our vision and values of our mission.

Possessing tact, diplomacy and an appreciation of Servant Leadership, the ideal candidate will encourage rapport and build credibility both internally and externally. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the successful candidate must be a complete team player within the leadership structure. While independent, strong critical thinking skills are a must, the top candidate will also exemplify the ability to work in team environment and embrace the ideas of other leaders.

Responsibilities and Duties:

·   Demonstrates and imparts the mission, philosophy, values and vision of St. Elizabeth’s Adult Day Care in daily activities and

   into overall management oversight, operational functions, processes and environment.

  • Adheres to the St. Elizabeth’s Adult Day Care Standards of Ethical Conduct, displaying, as applicable, ethical behavior in the areas of business ethics, legal compliance, confidentiality, conflicts of interest, vendor relationships and the reporting of questionable activities.
  • Has ultimate responsibility for overall management and budget control.
  • Marketing center to increase participants
  • Works with the Controller to create and maintain the Budget.
  • Maintains current funding and actively seeks additional funding opportunities and grant submittals.
  • Identifies and recommends process improvements in areas of expertise and assists with the design and in implementation as requested.
  • Provides organization-wide information and prepares reports and statements required to meet internal/external reporting requirements.
  • Identifies potential improvements in system and work processes and makes recommendations for improvement. Assists in the implementation of improvements.
  • Supervises and trains the Site Managers.
  • Creates a work environment for staff through team building, coaching, constructive feedback, work delegation, personal example and goal setting that encourages creativity, open dialogue on work issues, professional growth, and a consistent, high level of performance.  Encourages and supports staff decision making within their scope of responsibilities.
  • Develop, implement, and manage efficient and effective operational policies, processes and performance monitoring across all functions of the St. Elizabeth’s Adult Day Care Centers.
  • Ensure staff across all functions comply with established policies, processes, and procedures.
  • Build strong relationships and facilitate productive communication between key stakeholders, including Site Managers and core support departments (e.g., human resources, finance, etc.).
  • Measure and report ongoing financial and operational performance.  Recognize areas of excellence, oversee the development, and implement action plans within specific areas where performance is not meeting expectations.
  • Knowledge and Application of Policies and Regulatory/Accreditation Requirements.

Requirements:

  •   Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Administration, management or related field is required. Masters preferred.
  •  A minimum of eight years of successful experience in management/administrative leadership roles.
  •   Knowledge of special needs populations and elder care needs in non-profit settings.
  •  Effective problem solving, communication and organizational skills.
  •  Demonstrated ability to develop and implement successful strategic plans.
  •  Strong aptitude for verbal and written communication, presentation, and relationship development.
  •  Proven successful experience in fund development leadership role(s).
  •  Demonstrated skills/experience in developing highly collaborative relationships with colleagues, partners, donors, boards and   community.
  •  Demonstrated history of successful experience in fundraising.
  •  Effective grant management skills.
  •  Strong working knowledge of Technology and prior experience with Technology implementations and especially transitioning   current processes from manual to automate is highly desired.

TO APPLY:

Interested candidates please apply in confidence to Sandra Smith, Director of Talent Acquisition and Client Development, Quest Management Consultants via email:  ssmith@questmc.com 

or LinkedIn:   https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/executive-director-st-elizabeth-adult-day-care-center-at-quest-management-consultants-505786455/

 

St. Elizabeth Adult Day Care Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer  

 


POSITION

Vice President—Construction Group at Kwame Building

OVERVIEW:

Reports To: CEO

FLSA Status:  Exempt

SUMMARY:

Responsible for formulating the company’s strategic planning to achieve the objectives of the business plan with the aim of maximizing return and minimizing risk for the company.  Provide leadership to position the company at the forefront of the industry.  Oversee company operations to insure production efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective management of resources.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  •  Oversees company’s operations to insure production efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective management of resources.
  • Implements strategies for generating resources and/or revenues for the company.
  • Reviews activity reports and financial statements to determine progress and status in attaining objectives and revise objectives and plans in accordance with current conditions.
  • Evaluates performance of executives for compliance with established policies and objectives of the company and contributions in attaining objectives.
  • Promotes the company through written articles and personal appearances at conferences.
  • Represents the company at formal functions.
  • Builds a fundraising network using personal contacts, direct mail, special events, and foundation support.
  • Directs company planning and policy-making committees.
  • Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manages the vice presidents and oversees the management of other staff members.  Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these subordinates.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) in the area of engineering or business administration or equivalent from an accredited college or university.  An advanced degree in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting and fifteen (15) years of experience in a leadership role is desirable; related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be thoroughly versed in the operations of a construction management company.  Must have extensive knowledge of the standards of practice for construction management (professional practice, program management, project management, contract administration, time management, quality management, sustainability, cost management, value engineering, safety and risk management). In addition, construction management experience must prove to have a first-rate profit results track record. Computer proficiency is essential (experience using Office 2000 mainly Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook).

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common construction, construction management and technical journals, financial reports, critical path schedules, estimates, contracts and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of construction estimates and take-offs.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.  Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.) in its most difficult phases.  Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.  Must have excellent instinct for business and management. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to a moderate noise level in the work.

Work may require frequent overnight travel, weekends and evening work. 

 

  REQUIRED KWAME ACADEMY CLASSES:

1000    KWAME CM Manual                                                           

1002a  Project Administration-General Knowledge                         

1002b  Project Administration-Project Set-up/Close-out                  

3000    Marketing our Firm and Services                                          

4000    Anti-Harassment Training                                                     

1003    Best Practices – Lessons Learned                                            

  1004    OSHA 10- Hour Training

  2005    Primavera-P6 (Introduction) 

  2000    Project Controls

7000    Business Writing                                                                   

  7001    Technical Writing                                                                  

1005    Value Engineering

2001    Plan Review                                                                          

2002    MC2 Computerized Estimating

2003    Cost Analysis                                                                         

  4001    Performance Appraisal System       

3001    Presentation Skills                                                                 

1005    Internal Project Management                                                

6000    Claims Management                                                              

1006    Design Management/ Contract Documents                           

4002    Employee Form Review & Discipline/Term Procedures      

4003    Introduction to Management                                                 

  4004    Coaching and Counseling for Managers


  POSITION

 Technical Trainer - Career Track: IT Pro Program

 

 Overview:

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who loves technology and finds joy in helping others learn. Join a talented team of instructors who are passionate about instructing and work at a company with a very positive, supportive culture. 

Provide IT training at a company that cares about your career.  While you help others learn, your employer will be investing in your professional growth. You’ll have plentiful opportunities to continue learning new skills and completing your certifications. This company pays for your certifications

We train IT Professionals from over 450 companies on Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA, Java, Security, and more. We also have programs for individuals who want to begin a new technology career.

We are seeking an experienced Trainer to deliver courses within our student Training Division. This position will be based out of our St. Louis, MO, office. Our students are adult learners in professional classroom environments. Class deliveries are open- enrollment/public or private dedicated courses for specific clients. Students may be in-classroom thus trainer candidates should be experienced with delivering highly-interactive courses through in-person, hands-on training.

Description: We are looking for instructors who are passionate about IT and passionate about sharing their knowledge with our students.

 

Qualifications: We are currently seeking a Technical Trainer to deliver our Career Track IT Pro training courses to students who are new to technology and making a career change in just four months! Intermediate-to-Expert-Level knowledge is required.

 

Required Expertise:

·         PC Hardware

·         Installing, Configuring, and Supporting Windows 7 and higher

·         Windows Server 2012 R2

·         Network Installation

·         Security Fundamentals

Preferred Expertise:

·         Cisco Networking

·         Linux

·         PowerShell Scripting

·         Experience teaching adult learners in a classroom environment

Preferred Certifications:

·         Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+)

·         CompTIA A+

·         MTA – Networking

·         Microsoft Certified Solution Associate (MCSA)

·         CompTIA Network+

·         CompTIA Security+

 

Additional Requirements:

·         Ability to prepare for and consistently deliver high-quality, dynamic, interactive courses

·         Energetic and enthusiastic demeanor

·         Patient and compassionate

·         High customer service standards and “whatever it takes” attitude for assisting students

·         Desire to stay current with latest industry trends and technologies

·         Ability to lead by professional example

·         Ability to work as a team

The Perks & Benefits:

·         Health

·         Dental

·         Vision

·         Prescription Drug

·         Flexible Spending Accounts

·         Life Insurance

·         401(k)

·         Competitive Salaries with a bonus compensation plan

·         Dedicated prep weeks and work/life balance

 Application Process:

Invest in yourself and apply to become part of our team of premier trainers in this challenging and rewarding career!

 

Email your resume to:   ssmith@questmc.com 

 

 


 


POSITION

 Career Track .NET Coding Instructor

 

Overview:

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who loves technology and finds joy in helping others learn. Join a talented team of instructors who are passionate about instructing and work at a company with a very positive, supportive culture. 

Provide IT training at a company that cares about your career.  While you help others learn, your employer will be investing in your professional growth. You’ll have plentiful opportunities to continue learning new skills and completing your certifications. This company pays for your certifications

We train IT Professionals from over 450 companies on Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA, Java, Security, and more. We also have programs for individuals who want to begin a new technology career.

We are seeking an experienced Trainer to deliver courses within our student Training Division. This position will be based out of our St. Louis, MO, office. Our students are adult learners in professional classroom environments. Class deliveries are open- enrollment/public or private dedicated courses for specific clients. Students may be in-classroom thus trainer candidates should be experienced with delivering highly-interactive courses through in-person, hands-on training.

Description: We are looking for instructors who are passionate about development and passionate about sharing their knowledge with our students.

 

Qualifications: We are currently seeking a Technical Trainer to deliver our Career Track-Full Stack Web Developer training courses to students who are new to technology and making a career change in just four months! Intermediate-to-Expert-Level knowledge of .NET Framework and development are required.

 

Required Expertise:

• Developing Web Applications in .NET 4.0 or higher (C#, MVC)

• HTML/CSS

• JavaScript/jQuery/Angular

• Mobile Development

• SQL Server Fundamentals

 

Preferred Expertise:

• WebAPI

• Source Control

• Team methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, etc.)

• Experience teaching adult learners in a classroom environment

 Preferred Certifications:

• Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+)

• Microsoft Development Certifications (MTA, MCSD, MCPD, MCTS, etc.)

 Additional Requirements:

• Ability to prepare for and consistently deliver high-quality, dynamic, interactive courses

• Energetic and enthusiastic demeanor

• Patient and compassionate

• High customer service standards and “whatever it takes” attitude for assisting students

• Desire to stay current with latest industry trends and technologies

• Ability to lead by professional example

• Ability to work as a team

 The Perks & Benefits:

• Health

• Dental

• Vision

• Prescription Drug

• Flexible Spending Accounts

• Life Insurance

• 401(k)

• Competitive Salaries with a bonus compensation plan

• Dedicated prep weeks and work/life balance

Application Process:

Invest in yourself and apply to become part of our team of premier trainers in this challenging and rewarding career!

 

Email your resume to:  ssmith@questmc.com  


POSITION

Director, Talent Management

 Location US-MO-Clayton

Job Code 5952

Olin Corporation’s Human Resources organization has an exciting opportunity for a Director Talent Management, reporting to the Vice President, HR Shared Services. The position will be located in Clayton, MO and manage geographically dispersed Talent Acquisition and Talent Management teams. The Talent Management Director will lead teams that focus on creative and effective talent acquisition strategies and the development and implementation of strategies and tools necessary to effectively manage talent to ensure organizational goals are met.

 

In this critical role, you will apply your keen understanding of current and emerging talent trends to identify potential opportunities and gaps, leverage best practices, and design and implement talent programs that support the global organizational needs. The programs you design will align with overall business objectives to attract, motivate and retain a diverse workforce. Robust workforce planning, full cycle talent management and identification of critical talent segments are key deliverables for this position.

Essential Functions:

·         Provides leadership, direction and development for talent acquisition and talent management teams.

·         Develops and directs all aspects of recruitment, performance management and assessment processes globally.

·         Develops strategic global hiring policies and procedures and approves communication plans.

·         Develops and implements methods to proactively grow candidate pipelines and leverage company brand to support rapid growth.

·         Develops, implements and monitors KPIs centered on candidate volume, quality and process timeliness.

·         Ensures proper adherence relative to government compliance and reporting requirements. Ensures all recruiting activities are consistent with organization’s policies and standards.

·         Keeps abreast of external trends and innovative recruiting and sourcing techniques to ensure competitive recruiting practices.

·         Leads cross-functional teams in multiple countries to achieve objectives.

·         Ensure that all goals are met while adhering to approved budgets.

·         Identifies and develops plans to ensure processes to identify, attract, motivate and retain talent.

·         Working with Global Procurement, negotiates and oversees third party staffing contracts and vendors.

·         In collaboration with executive management, develop strategic plans and standardize talent management and performance management processes across the organization by identifying opportunities for improvement to current processes and increasing efficiency. Develops strategic plans and tools in collaboration with executive management for the leadership assessment processes for employee development.

·         Assess key organizational and critical leadership needs and design solutions that are relevant to the business and aligned to create an overall integrated global talent management strategy.

·         Lead succession planning processes, including talent reviews, critical talent segment identification and defining key organizational roles.

·         Establish analytics/key performance indicators to assess effectiveness of talent processes and to identify organizational opportunities and gaps.

·         Develop and implement effective tools for workforce planning to support business needs.

·         Develop and cultivate relationships with identified key partners to support the overall talent management strategies.

·         Build and maintain Olin’s employer brand.

·         Provides hiring, promotion and disciplinary action recommendations, as well as performance evaluation and feedback for direct reports.

Position Qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s degree* in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Business Management or related discipline required.

·         Minimum 10 years of Human Resources experience.

·         Minimum 5 years’ experience in senior-level role managing all aspects of talent management (talent acquisition, compliance, performance management, succession & workforce planning).

·         Strong technical abilities and experience with HRIS, ATS and other HR systems (Taleo experience strongly preferred); Strong knowledge/experience in HR policies, procedures, and compliance.

·         Demonstrated ability to achieve both individual and team results through a fact-based, collaborative, analytical approach.

·         Excellent communication (verbal and written), presentation and facilitation skills.

·         Organized with the ability to set priorities in a fast paced, high-energy environment.

·         High level of personal drive and the ability to take initiative; a bias for action.

·         Self-motivation, positive attitude, high energy, and a strong work ethic.

·         Stellar problem-solving skills with a strong attention to detail.

·         Ability to effectively manage remote staff.

·         Must be able to travel up to 25-30%.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

·         PHR, SPHR or Master's Degree in HR preferred. *

·         Experience with integrating diverse organizational cultures and processes.

·         Experience in a global organization strongly preferred.

*Per Olin’s requirements, degree must be from a school that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the Secretary of Education of the U.S. Department of Education.

Interested candidates please submit resume to: ssmith@questmc.com      

EOE


 

 POSITION

Account Executive – B2B and B2G

Overview:

This exciting opportunity is for a hunter/farmer to work with some of the most respected enterprises in the country right in your hometown of St. Louis.

Provide your newly developed and existing clients with a consultative approach to IT training at a company that cares about your career. While you help your business customers develop the best plans for their needs and budget, your employer will be investing in your professional growth. You’ll have plentiful opportunities to build your account base and income, and the support you need to do so.

Essential Job Functions:

  • 30% of daily activities will be prospecting and retaining new customers through outbound phone calls, emails and in-person appointments within a 50 miles radius of St. Louis
  • 30-35% of daily activities will include managing an existing B2B account base of approx. 50-60 corporate customers with daily, monthly and quarterly follow up phone calls and onsite appointments
  • 30-35% of daily activities will include developing new business within our current federal account base utilizing our GSA contract through direct phone calls and RFP process
  • Sell to various leadership levels throughout the organization which includes building long-term partnerships with Information Technology, Procurement and Associate Development leaders.
  • Customize training solutions that best meets the customers IT training budget and need
  • Understand and anticipate how key decisions are made, while uncovering new business needs and growing those relationships
  • Develop strong knowledge of leading industry trends, courses and products through ongoing training, literature and regular 1:1 meetings with the Corporate Sales Manager
  • Work the entire sales process once the opportunity is created through completion
  • Train and assist customers throughout the enrollment process

Requirements:

  • 2 years B2B relationship selling and offering solutions IT managers and higher levels
  • Excellent communications skills (written and verbal)
  • Understanding of how enterprise technology works e.g. Cisco, Microsoft, Citrix, Red Hat etc
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced professional office environment
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce or Microsoft CRM (or other contact management system)
  • Time Management – Manage time effectively when working with high transaction volume
  • Must be able to meet weekly, monthly and yearly quotas
  • Basic computer skills: (Outlook, Excel, Word)

The Perks & Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary and Commission Plan
  • Fun, collaborative culture
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription Drug
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Company gatherings and social events

Apply today to become part of our great team and have a challenging and rewarding career! 

Interested candidates please submit resume to: ssmith@questmc.com 

EOE



 

POSITION

Corporate Technical Trainer – St. Louis Based

Our client is the largest IT training company in the Midwest for 25+ years, with 29 instructors at 27 classrooms offering hands-on training in small classroom settings along with live, “virtual” online courses and professional training to employees in corporations.

We provide an extensive selection of authorized training from industry leaders like Cisco, CompTIA, IBM, ITIL, Microsoft and VMware. Training is available in specialized areas such as cyber security, project management, system networking, big data/data science, web and mobile development.

OVERVIEW

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who loves technology and finds joy in helping others learn. Join a talented team of instructors who are passionate about instructing and work at a company with a very positive, supportive culture. 

Provide IT training at a company that cares about your career.  While you help others learn, your employer will be investing in your professional growth. You’ll have plentiful opportunities to continue learning new skills and completing your certifications. This company pays for your certifications

We are seeking an experienced Technical Trainer to deliver courses within our Corporate Training Division. This position will be based out of our St. Louis, MO, office. Our corporate students are   adult   learners   in   professional classroom environments. Class deliveries are open- enrollment/public or private dedicated courses for specific clients. Students may be in-classroom or virtual, thus trainer candidates should be experienced with delivering highly-interactive courses through in-person and web-based platforms.

The first priority for this Technical Trainer is delivering courses on the following topics and certifications:

·       CompTIA A+

·       CompTIA Network+

·       CompTIA Security+

·       ITIL Foundation

·       Desktop / Business Applications

Depending upon the specific experience of the selected candidate, we will need the Technical Trainer to prep and specialize in one of the following areas:

·       Cyber Security training

·       Microsoft Authorized Infrastructure training (Windows Server, Windows Client,                         PowerShell, System Center, Office 365, Exchange, Azure, etc.)

Required Expertise:

·       Deep subject matter expertise and proven experience with hardware, network   administration, security, IT infrastructure, and desktop support.

·       Experience delivering technical training to adult learners in a professional environment

·       At least two of the following CompTIA certifications: A+, Network+, Security+, CSA+

Preferred Education and Certifications:

·       Bachelor degree

·       Industry Certifications Beyond CompTIA

·       Examples –MCSA/MCSE, CCNA, VCP, RHCE, CEH, ITIL Foundation, ITIL Practitioner

·       Vendor Trainer Certification

·       Examples - CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+), Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)


Additional Requirements:

  • Highly professional and polished
  • Adaptive and flexible
  • Ability to outline and develop customized curriculum and supplements
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Excited to consistently learn new skills, tools, and technology
  • Positive attitude, sense of humor and creativity
  • Ability to work and make decisions with minimal supervision
  • Individual contributor and team player
  • Ability to travel for public deliveries from Kansas City office and client site deliveries on an as-needed basis (approximately 25%)  

The Perks & Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary and Commission Plan
  • Fun, collaborative culture
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription Drug
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Company gatherings and social events

Invest in yourself and apply to become part of our team of premier trainers in this challenging and rewarding career! 

Interested candidates please submit resume to: ssmith@questmc.com 

Or Via LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/job/cap/overview/index/879349839?trk=cap_mng_jobs&srx=

EOE

  


POSITION


PRESIDENT & CEO BI-STATE DEVELOPMENT


OVERVIEW:

Bi-State Development (BSD), which serves the metropolitan St. Louis and Southwestern Illinois region, employs 2,500 people and has operations in public mass transit (bus, light rail, and paratransit) and business enterprises (Gateway Arch Tram System, Gateway Arch Riverboats, St. Louis Downtown Airport, St. Louis Regional Freightway, and the BSD Research Institute).  The President & CEO reports to a ten-member Board of Commissioners (five from Illinois and five from Missouri) and champions BSD's mission of facilitating regional economic development by providing regional solutions to regional challenges.

Position Summary:

The President and CEO is expected to promote BSD's mission of providing regional economic development solutions.  This will include understanding BSD's bi-state compact and viewing the planning and execution of the mission from a strategic perspective for the benefit of the region.  This position requires experience, at an executive level, in a public or private organization, with demonstrated managerial skills and the ability to communicate and establish trust with the public, as well as with other constituencies.  The President and CEO is directly responsible to the BSD Board of Commissioners for BSD's success, serves at the Board's pleasure with responsibility for both informing the Board of BSD's status, performance, progress and needs, and recommending to the Board various courses of action designed to advance BSD's interests.

 Skills and Abilities:

The President and CEO should demonstrate the following characteristics, skills, abilities, qualifications, and credentials:

 

  ·     Ability to lead and manage a large public organization, including engaging in strategic planning and related organizational and operational goal articulation, performance management and accountability enforcement, management, team-building and employee development.

  ·      Ability to manage successful, positive change efforts.  The President and CEO must have the ability to assess the need for change, plan and guide change, measure the change effort's impact and ensure that organizational change actually results in improved organizational performance.

  ·       Communication and relationship-building skills commensurate with the job's demands to interact with commissioners, external stakeholders, and elected officials.  This includes willingness to be held accountable to the Board of Commissioners for performance and to give constructive feedback to the board.

  ·        Ability to build public and private coalitions and ability to develop public funding.

  ·        Strong advocacy of BSD's leadership role in regional economic development.

  ·        Understanding of the major economic, technological and policy issues affecting BSD enterprises.

   ·        Demonstrated ability to obtain results through teamwork, internal as well as external to the organization.

   ·        Understanding of public transit finances, public transit development projects, capital infrastructure projects and opportunities related to   all BSD enterprises.

   ·        Understanding of how public agencies increase revenue through formal marketing and customer service.

   ·        Ability to successfully and cooperatively interface with external stakeholders such as municipal executives (County Executive, Mayor, Board   of Aldermen, County Chairman, etc.) and members of the General Assemblies, members of Congress, legislative staffs, officials and staffs   at federal, state and local agencies, et al.

    ·        Knowledge of public transportation operations is desirable.

    ·        Knowledge of public-private partnerships and the opportunities they present.

    ·        Basic understanding of each BSD Enterprise and their current roles with regional economic development.

    ·        Ability to build partnerships at all levels of government, special taxing districts and entities.

    ·        Ability to build partnerships and relationships with private sector individuals, firms, and associations.

    ·        Ability to pursue charitable and private sector funding and foundational opportunities to advance BSD enterprises.

    ·        Ability to understand the role of aviation in the regional economy and its potential for the future.

    ·        Ability to lead the development of the freight and logistics economy in the region, as the 21st-century economy relies increasingly on this sector for its future opportunities.

    ·        To lead the BSD Enterprises as the regional "thought leader" in their respective industries. 

Primary Duties, Tasks, and Responsibilities:

The President and CEO's primary responsibilities include, but may not be limited to the following: 

    ·        Ensures the proper, legal, ethical, and quality operation of BSD in all matters of mass transit and business enterprise service provision.

    ·        Communicates BSD's mission and strategy to all stakeholders, and ensures that related performance goals, measures controls, and              accountabilities are implemented.

    ·        Monitors BSD performance indicators and adjusts bus, light rail, business enterprise, and internal support operations accordingly, thus          ensuring that BSD performance meets strategic and financial goals.

    ·        Oversees capital-intensive construction and development projects to ensure they are completed to specification =, on time and within budget.

    ·        Implements marketing and customer service efforts designed to increase BSD revenues and maximize customer satisfaction.

    ·        Ability to hire, retain, and motivate key personnel, promotes workforce diversity, and develops employees to enable them to execute           BSD's mission.

    ·     Ensures that BSD complies with sound financial management principles.

    ·    Monitors the business environment and accordingly anticipates the effects on BSD of changes in the economy, transportation technology,    legislation and regulation, the political landscape, regional demographics, regional industrial and commercial development, etc.

    ·    Cooperates with the Board of Commissioners and other key stakeholders (e.g., customers and their elected representatives, funding   sources, regulatory agencies, labor unions representing any BSD employees, etc.).

    ·    Informs the Board of Commissioners and funding sources of BSD's status, performance, progress and needs and justifies requests for   funding increases.

    ·    Recommends to the Board of Commissioners various courses of action designed to advance BSD's mission and interests in the region.

    ·    Safeguards BSD's reputation by modeling exemplary ethical behavior, holding BSD employees to high standards of ethics and   performance, and communicating with the news media and stakeholders in a way that sends an honest, consistent, coherent message   about BSD's activities, mission and positive influence on the region.

    ·   Responsible for preparing and distributing all materials for the Board of Commissioners for its meetings and to ensure proper personnel are at the Board's disposal at all such meetings.

    ·    Leads the region's efforts in freight and logistics through the Regional Freightway.

 

 Working Conditions:

The duties of this position are generally performed at the corporate office.  While performing the duties of this position, this individual may be required to travel, work long hours, and make presentations.  In general, the working conditions associated with the President and CEO’s job are characterized by:

  • Pressure to perform well within limited budgetary constraints
  • Considerable social interaction with key stakeholders in the community
  • Responsibility for ensuring the quality of the management team’s performance
  • Requirements to exercise sound personal judgment and take measured responsible risks
  • Build relationships with new Commissioners due to occasional changes in Board composition
  • Scrutiny of and criticism by news media, politicians, and consumer interest groups
  • Potential for role conflict residing in stakeholders’ competing interest, requests, and instructions

Education/Experience:

Master of Business Administration (MBA) or Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree coupled with at least 10 years; prior experience in business operations executive level positions.  Alternatively, a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline (e.g. transportation, finance, general management, etc.), and at least fifteen years’ prior experience in executive-level business operations positions.


Contact Joe Wiley at jwiley@questmc.com

 


 

POSITION 

Production Supervisor

 

GBC Metals, LLC doing business as Olin Brass, utilizes more than 60 different copper-based alloys to produce specialized sheet and strip products for a variety of end uses.  Primary markets for our high-performance products include automotive, microelectronic, and communication interconnects, as well as a long history in the supply of standard alloys in the manufacture of ammunition, coinage, and builders’ hardware.  We draw strength and success from the dedication of our employees, many of whom have spent decades working in our industry. We currently have opportunities for Production Supervisor at our East Alton, Illinois, facility.

 

Purpose of Role

Supervise and coordinate activities of employees engaged in complex metal manufacturing processes, such as casting, rolling, annealing, and slitting of copper and brass products.  Lead Safety Excellence effort for shift team.  Apply knowledge of products, processes, and production methods to assure the production of quality product.  Strive for continuous improvement in all areas of responsibility.  Drive MOS process to maximize productivity and hold subordinates accountable.  Utilize creativity and positive outlook to accomplish a wide variety of tasks

 

Core Accountabilities

·         Utilizing MOS process, implement and direct work activities/plans/schedules and assess shift performance for operations and equipment in area of responsibility.

·         Instruct and coach employees in the proper operating, quality and safety procedures for each position under direct supervision.

·         Establish and enforce performance levels and expectations in areas of safety, quality and productivity.

·         Support and encourage employee involvement in continuous improvement activities including Safety Excellence, Maintenance Excellence/TPM, and Lean Manufacturing.

·         Confirm products conform to specifications and direct setup and adjustments of machines as required to meet product specifications.

 

Position Requirements

1.    Technical, Manufacturing or Business degree with a minimum of 5 years’ experience or equivalent manufacturing supervision experience.  A Bachelor's degree is preferred.

2.    Familiar with manufacturing, safety and quality process concepts, practices, and procedures.

3.    Strong communication and leadership skills.

 

Please contact Randy Samuelson at Rsamuelson@questmc.com 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran

 

  


 

POSITION  

 

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO)

Employment Connection

Employment Connection was founded in 1977 after a study by the Young Lawyers Division of the Bar Association of Metropolitan Saint Louis (BAMSL) discovered that employed ex-offenders were 66% less likely to return to incarceration.  Our agency immediately began work to reduce recidivism.

In 1980, Employment Connection became a full United Way member agency and expanded its service beyond ex-offenders by assisting recovering substance abusers, the homeless, high school dropouts, welfare recipients, U.S. veterans, and non-custodial fathers.  Today Employment Connection assists nearly 2,000 individuals who have barriers to employment every year. 

Mission:

Assisting individuals with limited opportunities to self-sufficiency.

Vision:

Breaking down barriers to self-sufficiency, creating a safer and more inclusive community

Core Values:

Employment Connection shall maintain a fundamental commitment to exceptional client service in our community. To accomplish that commitment, we believe we are a part of a team that is mutually shared by ALL. We welcome everyone regardless of race, color, age, religion, sex, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry. We shall provide an environment that encourages the personal growth of both staff and clients and a system that will empower them to meet the employment needs of the people of our community. We are committed to developing and maximizing resources required to meet our mission.

 

Position Purpose

Serve as the CEO of Employment Connection (“Organization”) reporting to the Board of Directors with responsibility for the overall operations of the Organization.

 

Enable the Board to fulfill its governance function.

 

The CEO must have a personal and professional connection to the Mission and Vision of the organization and contribute toward a team centered approach.  The CEO must demonstrate personal and professional accountability to our community, associates, donors, partner agencies, employers, clients, the United Way, and the Board. This position will create change by being bold in thoughts and actions that provide strategic direction as we forge ahead as a thought leader in the industry.

 

Major Accountabilities

Achievement of Employment Connection’s Mission and Strategic Objectives: Working in conjunction with the Board of Directors, responsible for the achievement of the Organization’s mission and strategic objectives. Ensure the Organization’s vision and mission statements are at the forefront of all we do throughout the Organization and in the community. Ensure the Organization makes consistent and timely progress against its recently developed strategic plan.  Review the recently developed strategic plan to ensure the organization is appropriately positioned to remain a leader in the industry and generate the funding necessary to continue to serve our clients in the community in the most effective way possible.

 

Program Development and Administration: Develop, expand and grow the Organization’s Social Enterprise, which is currently comprised of Managed Work Services (‘MWS’) with annual revenues of $2.7M.  This will require continuing development of the entrepreneurial spirit of the organization to generate additional clients for MWS.  Additionally, ensure the Organization’s programs supporting employment, housing, education, mental health support, and other services are operated and managed to ensure our clients are connected to the resources needed to fulfill self-sufficiency.  Such programs enable the organization to continue to change lives and positively impact our community.

 

Employee Supervision and Leadership: Provide leadership in defining, articulating and maintaining goals and objectives of the Organization to staff.  Ensure an efficient and productive team of diverse people and maintain a culture of diversity and inclusivity that attracts and motivates high quality employees. Ensure employees remain current on the latest developments in their areas of expertise. Be responsible for the recruitment, development, mentoring, encouragement and retention of a diverse team. Ensure that job descriptions are developed, that annual performance evaluations are conducted, and that sound human resource policies and practices are in place. Be responsible for supervising and coaching all employees. Other responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; and addressing challenges and when appropriate discipline.

 

Communications and Relationship Building: Organization spokesperson to ensure programs, activities and results are properly communicated to the Organization’s various stakeholders. Establish sound working relationships and cooperative arrangements with donors, partner organizations, policy makers, media and others in the community.  Serve as an advocate for the agency and the population served in key associations and organizations, on committees, advisory groups, and by speaking or publishing commentary in public forums.

 

Fiscal and Contract Management: Provide effective financial oversight including management of the Organization’s resources, planning for adequate cash flow to cover operational needs, provide timely internal financial statements to the Board that compare performance to budget, engage the Board in strategic discussions about financial stability and sustainability, including the development of adequate operating reserves. Ensure available funds enable the Board to make steady progress towards the achievement of its mission and that those funds are allocated properly to reflect present needs and future potential. Work with employees, the Finance Committee and the Board in preparing an annual budget and ensure that the Organization operates within budget guidelines. Ensure that adequate funds are available to enable the Organization to carry out its work. Execute legal, compliance contracts and funding agreements. Maintain official records and documents, and ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.

 

Fund-Raising: Lead, enhance and grow the organization’s fund-raising effort with the assistance of the Board by establishing a fund-raising strategy, including new initiatives.

 

Required Knowledge and Experience

·         Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred), in business, organizational leadership or a related discipline. 

·         A transformational leader with a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible senior management experience in a nonprofit or corporate setting, with at least 5 years in a similar position that includes significant management responsibility.

·         Ability to create a culture of diversity and inclusivity which attracts, retains and motivates a team of high quality people.

·         Ability to read, analyze, financial reports, legal documents, or governmental regulations.

·         Write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

·         Ability to assess community needs and reply to RFP’s to maintain or enhance the agency’s ability to increase revenue.

·         An entrepreneurial thinker with a willingness to establish innovative programs on behalf of the clients, the agency, and the population served.

·         Solid understanding of the administration of grants and government funding both in seeking opportunities and reporting on progress. Requirement to ensure compliance with the terms of government funded programs and to maximize the utilization of funds through efficient matching of other available revenue sources.

·         Efficiently respond to questions from Board members, staff, local and state regulators and members of the public.

·         Communicate effectively in written, oral, and listening form; effectively present information to a variety of diverse audiences.

·         Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

·         Exhibit independent judgment in the development, implementation and evaluation of plans, procedures and policies.

·         Knowledge of the principles and techniques of government grant administration, contract administration and negotiation, fiscal and organizational management, principles and practices of marketing, public relations and fund raising.

·         Ability to plan, direct and coordinate activities; negotiate and administer contracts; work with: vendors, government agencies, and other organizations as necessary.

·         Strong interpersonal skills.

·         Demonstrated leadership, project management, consulting and planning skills.

·         Analytical, conceptual, and organizational skills.

·         Ability to think creatively and develop innovative ideas and approaches.

·         Effective time management skills, including balancing a variety of daily and longer-term projects and demands.

·         Ability to attend conferences, training, and other events as required to acquire and maintain proficiency in fulfilling the responsibilities of the position.

·         Other assignments as determined by the Board

 

The Employment Connection Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact: Joe Wiley at jwiley@questmc.com


 

 


 


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