Position Title: Director
Reports To: BNA Board of Directors, with supervision by the Executive Committee
Hours: 20-30 average per week
Pay: $23-25 per hour
Bancroft Neighborhood Association’s Director is the organization’s sole staff person, responsible for the short and long-term implementation and management of BNA’s mission, vision, strategic plan, financial sustainability, programming, personnel and operations.
This includes day-to-day administration of financial management, fundraising, supporting the Board and its committees, carrying out Board directives and strategic direction, community engagement and outreach, community and economic development initiatives, leadership, program and partnership development, communications, public and media relations, personnel supervision, office management and other duties outlined below.
Essential Accountabilities and Expected Outcomes:
Financial Management: Oversee BNA’s finances and ensure sound management.
Board & Committee Support: Provide staff support to the Board and its committees. Collaborate with the board on fundraising opportunities. Ensure all BNA policies and procedures are up-to-date, accurate and enforced.
Program & Events: Manage existing BNA programs and events. Assist the Board in developing additional programs and events addressing needs in the neighborhood. Current Programs & Events include:
• Bancroft Neighborhood Association Annual Meeting in February
• Summer Ice Cream Social in July
• Neighborhood Garage Sales in September
• Bancroft Banner quarterly newsletter
• Bethel Community Garden Plots & Meridian Garden
Partnership Development: Increase BNA’s visibility, connections and participation with organizations, businesses, government agencies and local officials which work on issues both inside and outside of the neighborhood.Ensure appropriate communication among collaboration partners, the Board and the greater BNA community.
Community Outreach: Engage with residents and local businesses to motivate neighborhood involvement and enhance visibility of the BNA. Represent BNA through print, electronic and social media to enhance visibility, including BNA’s Squarespace website, and Facebook page.
Office Management: Maintain a well-run, welcoming office environment. Responsibilities include: Working with the building landlord, keeping a clean, visually-pleasing office setting, purchasing equipment and supplies, and maintaining appropriate records and files.
Staff, Contractor and Volunteer Management: Supervise BNA paid staff (if any), contractors and volunteers. Responsibilities include:
Recruiting, hiring, training, supervising, disciplining and terminating employees, contractors and volunteers.
Payroll, contract negotiation, tax forms and filings, human resources, training, and providing guidance and direction.
Evaluating the payroll processing, Workers’ Compensation insurance, and Unemployment Insurance providers annually and report recommendations to the Executive Committee.
BNA Mission Statement
The Bancroft Neighborhood Association (BNA) facilitates community inclusiveness, sustainability, awareness, investment, and involvement to promote a safe, vibrant neighborhood. The primary goals of the BNA are to:
Build interest of residents in the welfare of the neighborhood
Support the improvement of the neighborhood
Create awareness of issues that affect all residents of the neighborhood
Encourage participation of residents in neighborhood gatherings and initiatives
Represent the neighborhood and its residents in the wider Minneapolis community