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Located in Memphis, Tennessee, Kappa Delta’s National Headquarters is operated by an executive director and a professional staff numbering over 40. We work together with volunteers to carry out the mission of the organization. Join our team as we build confidence and inspire action in women of all ages.

Kappa Delta Sorority believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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Title: Accounting Specialist
Date: Sept. 8, 2020
Supervisor: Senior Manager of Accounting
Status
: Full-Time Exempt
Location: Kappa Delta National Headquarters, Memphis, Tennessee

JOB SUMMARY:

The accounting specialist will provide support for both Kappa Delta Sorority as well as the Kappa Delta Foundation, a not-for-profit organization organized for charitable and educational purposes.  Primary responsibilities include participation in month end closing and financial statement preparation, the forecasting/ budgeting process and special projects as assigned. The position will also assist with general accounting duties such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash receipts and billing.

The accounting specialist professional will specifically perform the following tasks:

  • Maintain general ledger accounts; verify, prepare and post monthly journal entries
  • Process reclassification, manual, accrual and reversal journal entries
  • Assist with the monthly financial statements and forecast
  • Assist with the annual budget process and monthly departmental budget-variance analysis
  • Perform general accounting duties as assigned, such as managing accounts payable and processing checks, cash receipts and billing
  • Provide G/L account coding for expense invoices and various cash receipts
  • Perform monthly G/L account reconciliations and month-end close activities
  • Prepare various analyses and financial reports as assigned
  • Assist with annual audit preparation and other accounting functions/projects as needed
  • Become familiar with accounting processess and procedures of chapters and house corporations to assist members, finance officers and volunteers as necessary

 

Job responsibilities and tasks are subject to change based on the needs of the organization and at the direction of the supervisor or executive director.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business or a related field; zero to three years’ experience
  • Experience with QuickBooks preferred but not required
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office products including Outlook, SharePoint, OneNote, Word and Excel. Intermediate Excel skills required.
  • Thorough understanding of accounting terminology and fundamentals
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills enabling effective communication with all levels of management
  • Analytical skills and problem-solving in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills to multitask and work independently in detail-oriented environment
  • Team-oriented professional
  • Member of Kappa Delta a plus
  • Experience with not-for-profit organizations a plus

 

To Apply:

For consideration, please submit the following:

  • Cover letter detailing your qualifications, why you are interested in the position and your available start date.
  • Resume
  • Completed application for employment

 

Please email documents to jobs@kappadelta.org and put “Your Name – Accounting Specialist” in the email subject line.

Kappa Delta Sorority, Inc. is accepting applications for a director of collegiate experience (DCE) to lead the collegiate experience department which includes chapter management, and development of education, training and philanthropic programming for collegiate members and advisors. Responsibilities include training and supervision of the collegiate experience and training and development staff and oversight of Leadership Development Consultant program. The DCE collaborates with the collegiate National Leadership Team (NLT), local chapter advisors and campus-based professionals. Under the guidance of the National Council, this position is responsible for policy development and implementation of risk prevention and education. The DCE oversees staff, collegiate and volunteer training. The position is based fulltime at the headquarters office in Memphis, Tennessee and reports to the executive director. Remote employment will not be considered.

Requirements:

  • Management experience with proven success in building and motivating a dynamic team
  • Undergraduate and graduate degrees in the field of education and/or experience working with collegiate students is preferred
  • 8-12 years of related career experience
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills including presentation skills
  • Superior project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Exceptional work ethic and professional demeanor with a positive, flexible attitude
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and adept at learning new software
  • Flexible to travel and manage crises after hours as needs arise
  • Experience working with or in volunteer-driven organizations preferred
  • Kappa Delta membership and volunteer experience is beneficial

 

Chapter Management:

  • Oversee the management of 168 collegiate chapters
  • Ability to manage multiple crises and serve as lead role on crisis management team
  • Partner with the university case manager to address university judicial issues
  • Collaborate with National Leadership Team members on chapter operational challenges and organizational priorities
  • Collaborate effectively with management team across departments especially the directors of communications and chapter housing
  • Provide end-to-end project management support for strategic plan initiatives
  • Strategically integrate initiatives into department operations and oversee execution
  • Manage department workload, reporting and special projects to ensure completion against timelines
  • Successful track record of problem solving with diplomacy
  • Serve as staff liaison to the national vice president, national vice president – membership and national vice president – collegians
  • Must have a thorough understanding of all Kappa Delta policies and procedures and interpret appropriately
  • Adhere to chapter management procedures and recommend opportunities to streamline for efficiency and maximum effectiveness
  • Knowledgeable of trends in higher education and sorority life to provide thoughtful recommendations to the leadership
  • Possess an introspective and forward thinking, progressive approach to the member experience
  • Develop and manage department budget for extension, new chapters, LDC program and established chapter support
  • Ensure organizational compliance with national policies and bylaws
  • Develop and maintain healthy relationships with campus professionals
  • Manage new chapter establishments with new chapter managers

 

Training & Development:

  • Oversee the Collegiate Experience Priority and manage deliverables against project timeline
  • Oversee the training and development team on risk management prevention, member education and programming for collegians and volunteers
  • Oversee development of chapter advisory board (CAB) resources and training
  • Oversee routine updates of department resources including manuals, policies, procedures, training, Norman Shield and other materials
  • Serve as key contributor to technology platforms related to chapter management and education
  • Oversee implementation of the Nautilus Chapter Development Program, annual chapter evaluation
  • Oversee CEA project areas including academic excellence, public relations, Confidence Coalition,
  • Research education methods to ensure the educational and leadership programming is up-to-date and relevant to collegiate members
  • Oversee ongoing development of Confidence Coalition platform

 

Human Resources

  • Supervise collegiate experience associates/managers, training and development managers & leadership development consultants
  • Responsible for hiring and training collegiate experience department
  • Oversee management of the leadership development consultant program including interviews, onboarding, trainings, travel schedules and lodging
  • Oversee the onboarding of new local and national volunteers
  • Manage and nurture the volunteer-staff relationship to ensure collaboration across departments and functional areas

 

National Conference Responsibilities:

  • Assist with planning and staffing events and training as directed
  • Develop curriculum and deliver presentations

 

Required Travel:

  • Sorority conferences, convention, trainings and interfraternal conferences as budgeted
  • Campus visits as requested by administration or as chapter needs arise

Please note: Job responsibilities and tasks are subject to change based on the needs of the organization and at the discretion of the executive director. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@kappadelta.org.

Kappa Delta Sorority believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Title: Database Analyst & Administrator
Date: July 21, 2020
Supervisor: Information Technology Director          
Status
: Full-Time Exempt
Location: Kappa Delta National Headquarters, Memphis, Tennessee

JOB SUMMARY:

The Database Analyst & Administrator is a new position with varying responsibilities within our IT department. We are looking for a recent college graduate with analytical expertise and a desire to expand their skill set and experience. The ideal candidate will be able to function effectively with limited oversight and moderate on-site training. They should understand the importance of database integrity in terms of both efficiency and security. This organization welcomes new ideas and insights to opportunities for data quality improvements and productivity enhancements and system performance improvements. This position will work directly with the user community, the managing service provider and respond to user requests on an as needed basis.

The ideal candidate for this position has SQL report generation skills and experience; has installed server software and maintained / installed software updates; and understands monitoring and maintaining system health and security working with our managed service provider. The Data Analyst will work with the Information Systems Senior Manager to ensure the organizations’ technology strategic priorities are met, and the role will support the Sorority (KDS), Foundation (KDF) and Housing LLC.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight and direction to the system health in the performance of database servers, internet and wireless services
  • Develop internal processes for optimizing database security
  • Develop and maintain policies and procedures for database standards
  • Manage database access
  • Provide oversight and direction for performance tuning of database systems
  • Manage install and upgrades of software applications
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot database errors
  • Recommend and implement emerging database technologies
  • Create and manage database reports, visualizations, and dashboards
  • Create automation for repeating database updates and tasks
  • Manage disaster recovery protocols with periodic testing
  • Be available for on-call support as needed, providing end to end technical support and problem solutions
  • Develop and recommend data analysis models and procedures

Job responsibilities and tasks are subject to change based on the needs of the organization and technology strategic directions and priorities.

Required Education / Training

  • Participate in ongoing database trainings
  • Participate in ongoing training related to the technology platforms used by staff and volunteers
  • Attend industry related conferences as budgeted and approved by Executive Director


Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related
  • 1-3 years’ experience in SQL programming, report writing, data cleanup and analysis
  • Strong understanding of back up methodologies, data access and security
  • Experience in data models and reporting packages
  • Ability to analyze large datasets and write comprehensive reports
  • Proficiency in regular business software including Microsoft Office 365
  • Experience in the analysis, design, implementation, deployment, training, and support of a variety of small to medium size applications
  • Attention to detail and deadlines with the ability to manage competing demands for time
  • Exceptional customer service orientation, written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrate ability to build strong working relationships at all levels and to interact professionally with volunteers, collegians, alumnae, vendors and partners.
  • Develop into a strong, individual contributor
  • Team-oriented work style
  • Problem-solving and critical-thinking skills • Ability to learn quickly
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Oracle Database, iMIS database desktop, staff site, and front-end user websites
  • Non-profit foundation data modeling and report writing experience
  • Prior experience with a membership organization


To Apply:

For consideration, please submit the following:

  • Cover letter detailing your qualifications, why you are interested in the position and your available start date.
  • Resume
  • Completed application for employment

 

Please email documents to jobs@kappadelta.org and put “Your Name – Database Analyst & Administrator” in the email subject line.

Please note: Job responsibilities and tasks are subject to change based on the needs of the organization and at the discretion of the supervisor or executive director.

Kappa Delta Sorority believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability

Title: Graphic Designer
Date: January 2019
Supervisor: Director of Communications                       
Status
: Full-Time Exempt

JOB SUMMARY: The graphic designer works closely with the director of communications and other staff to oversee all design projects — from conception to delivery — for Kappa Delta Sorority and Foundation. She/he manages all design assignments, ensuring all work is produced on time, to budget and to a high standard. She/he collaborates with the rest of the communications department to brainstorm creative communications and develop marketing campaigns. The position is based at the headquarters office in Memphis, Tennessee.

Essential duties or functions:

BRANDING

  • Maintain brand guidelines for the national organization and ensure brand consistency across all print and online materials 
  • Design and order all stationery for headquarters staff and national officers, including letterhead, envelopes, notecards and business cards 
  • Re-design secondary logos, as needed (chapter logos, International Women’s Friendship Month, Confidence Coalition, etc.) 

MAGAZINE

  • Design the quarterly magazine 
  • Work closely with the Angelos editor to make revisions, as needed 
  • Prepare art files for print 
  • Compile and design e-mail newsletter to launch digital edition of magazine 
  • Work with the communications manager to develop marketing plan for digital edition of the magazine; design accompanying graphics for social media 

SOCIAL MEDIA 

  • Design graphics for all social media campaigns, across various social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) 

CONFERENCES/EVENTS 

  • Develop brand identity for all national events 
  • Design all print and online marketing collateral for national events, including signage, programs, handout templates, favors, video graphics, social media, booth materials, PowerPoints, etc. 
  • Assist with A/V on site for national events 

EXTENSION 

  • Assist the director of communications and the director of sorority growth and enhancement with the design of extension applications, presentation handouts and PowerPoints 
  • Design and order printed extension marketing collateral, as needed 
  • Work with senior leadership development consultants to develop budget for PR materials for new chapters; design and order all PR materials. 

FOUNDATION 

  • Work with the foundation team on design projects as needed, including the annual report, impact report, social media campaigns, event signage, etc. 

MISCELLANEOUS 

  • Provide graphics for electronic newsletters, as needed 
  • Assist multimedia manager with graphics for videos 
  • Assist multimedia manager on photo and video shoots as needed 
  • Proactively recommend creative communications for marketing initiatives 
  • Design and update new member manual (Norman Shield) annually 
  • Complete special projects as assigned 

Job responsibilities and tasks are subject to change based on the needs of the organization and at the direction of the supervisor or executive director. 

Requirements

  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite including Adobe Illustration, InDesign and Photoshop
  • Expertise in key digital media disciplines/tools with an understanding of integrated media campaigns
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong work ethic
  • Team-oriented professional work style
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to assess office needs
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written, and strong interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and deadlines with the ability to manage competing demands for time
  • Ability to learn new technology quickly
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Ability to stand/walk for extended periods of time
  • Ability to travel for national conferences
  • Understanding of fraternity/sorority organizations a plus
  • Membership in Kappa Delta Sorority not necessary

To Apply:

For consideration, please submit the following:

  • Cover letter detailing your qualifications, why you are interested in the position and your available start date.
  • Resume
  • 3-5 design samples
  • Completed application for employment

Please email documents to jobs@kappadelta.org and put “Your Name – Graphic Designer” in the email subject line.

Compensation is commensurate with experience.

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