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Organizational Overview

 Fusion Partnerships, Inc. (Fusion), located in Baltimore MD, is a 501(c)(3) social benefit organization, whose mission is to be a catalyst for social justice, by providing fiscal sponsorship, capacity building, collaborative opportunities and participatory grantmaking.  Fusion supports over 120 social justice programs, projects and grantees - our Partners - across the Greater Baltimore region. As a Fiscal Sponsor, Fusion Partnerships provides financial, legal, and related administrative support so that each of our Partner organizations can focus their attention on their direct mission work on the front lines, and to succeed in achieving their individual missions addressing specific needs of our community.

Fusion Partnerships has been providing fiscal sponsorship services since 2003. Since 2015, we have increased the number of our Partner organizations and our revenue by 300%. For the current fiscal year, we are staffed by 12 employees, with an annual budget of $14 million. Our Partners’ work is focused on-the-ground, providing knowledge and services to inform and support collaborative actions and community engagement. Examples of the success in the work of our Partners includes:
  • cultivating self-determination through Black land & food sovereignty; 
  • ensuring mothers have access to quality care, self-care, doulas, and healing opportunities and resources;
  • enabling people in need to access food that would otherwise go to waste;
  • teaching young people and their families, skills that enhance their mental, spiritual, physical, and emotional health.

Fusion Partnership’s fiscal sponsorship oversight, support and vision provided to equitably support our Partners and grantees, directly impacts their positive success.

Job title: HR Manager

Reports to: Finance Director

Pay rate: Annual Salary Range: $55,000 - $65,000

Work Schedule: 35 hours per week, full time salaried

FLSA Status: Exempt

Supervises: N/A

Position Overview:


The Human Resource Manager will run the daily functions of the Human Resource (HR) department including assisting Fusion’s Partner Leaders in hiring and interviewing staff, administering pay, benefits, and leave, and enforcing company policies and practices. This position works closely with the Partner Engagement Team to ensure all partner employees are managed in a way that aligns with Fusion’s values and policies and trains Partner leaders in necessary HR practices.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Works with Partners and Leadership Team to recruit, interview, hire, train, and onboard new staff. This position will be responsible for Fusion onboarding and advising fiscally sponsored projects on best practices for their unique onboarding. 
  • Oversees the daily HR workflow.
  • Works with managers on constructive and timely performance evaluations.  
  • Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments. This may include safety training, anti-harassment training, professional licensure, and aptitude exams and certifications.
  • Conducts or acquires background checks and employee eligibility verifications.
  • Implements new hire orientation and employee recognition programs.
  • Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
  • Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.
  • Attends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Manages payroll vendor and bi-weekly payroll in collaboration with Finance staff. 

Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS and talent management systems.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required.
  • At least three years of human resource management experience is preferred.
  • Professional HR Certification a plus.
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.  
  • Must be able to access and navigate each department at the organization’s facilities. 
  • Knowledge of fiscal sponsorship preferred, but not required.

Additional: The pay range is $55,000 - $65,000 annually, depending on experience to the job requirements. Our generous benefits package includes employer contributions to individual employee health, dental, and vision benefits along with paid holiday, sick and vacation leave benefits and additional benefits.

To Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We believe that marginalized communities must be centered in the work we do, including people of color, disabled people, people from working class backgrounds, women, and LGBTQ people. We strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities. Fusion Partnerships is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.

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Job Title: Operations Manager

Reports to: Director of Partnerships

Pay Rate: Annual Salary Range: $55,000 - $65,000

 

Work Schedule: 35 hours per week, full time salaried

FLSA Status: Exempt

SUPERVISES: Partner Engagement Coordinator Team

Position Overview:

The Operations Manager oversees Fusion’s Partner Engagement Team. They are responsible for managing Fusion's operations and ensuring that procedures are carried out properly. Regularly evaluates organizational efficiency and makes necessary changes to maximize partner supports. The Operations Manager works with the Director of Partnerships to assess the needs of Fusion Partners and finds ways to contribute to the big picture by ensuring daily operations run smoothly and as efficiently as possible.

Essential Job Duties:

Lead PEC Team

  • Supervise all Partner Engagement Coordinators
  • Plan and lead PEC Meetings
  • First line of support for PEC members for questions, coordinating with Leadership Team as needed
  • Delegate and follow up on PEC Team tasks (keeping toolbox up to date, managing partner folders, etc.)
  • Review financial information and work with PEC & Partners to adjust budgets as needed
  • Evaluate overall performance of PEC Team and partners
  • Support PEC & Partners on grant reporting and requirements, coordinate with Finance Team the submission of partner reimbursable funds, etc.

Partner Portfolio Management

  • Evaluate regularly the efficiency of business procedures according to organizational objectives and apply improvements
  • Oversee partner support services
  • Manage portfolio of 5-7 high priority partners
  • Work with Director of Partnerships to review and manage portfolios of PEC Team
  • Track portfolio metrics and advise on needed support/growth
  • Participate in the review committee

Policy and Procedures:

  • Revise and/or formulate policies and promote their implementation
  • Ensure that the company runs with legality and conformity to established regulations
  • Overhaul and annual maintenance of PEC manual

Requirements:

  • 5-7 years in nonprofit management with some supervisory experience
  • Experience in fundraising and grant management
  • Strategic thinker
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Excellent leadership and organizational abilities
  • Superior knowledge of nonprofits
  • Working knowledge of customer relationship management
  • Outstanding negotiation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated success innovating solutions to increase productivity and profitability
  • Knowledge of fiscal sponsorship preferred, but not required.

Additional: The pay range is $55,000 - $65,000 annually, depending on experience to the job requirements. Our generous benefits package includes employer contributions to individual employee health, dental, and vision benefits along with paid holiday, sick and vacation leave benefits and additional benefits.

To Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We believe that marginalized communities must be centered in the work we do, including people of color, disabled people, people from working class backgrounds, women, and LGBTQ people. We strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities. Fusion Partnerships is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.

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Job title: Finance Coordinator 

Reports to: Senior Staff Accountant

Pay Rate: Annual Salary Range $45,000 - $50,000

Work Schedule: 35 hours per week, full time salaried

FLSA Status: Exempt

Supervises: N/A

Position Overview:

This Finance Coordinator is a member of Fusion Partnership’s core Financial Operations team. He/she performs a variety of duties related to core business operations and accounting. This is a full-time, non exempt, customer service position which involves frequent interactions with affiliated (Partners) staff. The position is hybrid and the work schedule includes work at home as well as in-office work time. As a newly-created position, the Coordinator will be called upon to support all aspects of the Finance Team.

Essential Job Functions:

The following duties are typical for this position. To that end, the Coordinator will:

  • Collect, enter, review and maintain bills and balances in check logs;
  • Review and monitor fund account balances while processing payments;
  • Serve as the point person for partner billing related questions;
  • Enter and maintain vendor records;
  • Contact vendors as needed and manage vendor relationships;
  • Assist the core Accounts Payable function with 1099 preparation at year end;
  • Develop and maintain spreadsheets for all recurring monthly payments;
  • Provide backup for the core Accounts Payable function; cut checks and enter bills when needed;
  • Provide backup for the core Accounts Receivable function process deposits and record receivables;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new processes, procedures, and accompanying documentation as needed;
  • Support partner accounting by preparing journal entries, allocating expenses and onboarding new partners into the accounting system;
  • Run partner financial reports as needed.;

Requirements:

  • At least two years of accounting and other nonprofit financial management experience servicing multiple customer/constituents;
  • Must be able to pay close attention to detail;
  • Be experienced and knowledgeable about key financial systems and processes and their operational applications;
  • Working knowledge of Quickbooks, Excel and other related applications;
  • Experience creating, using and maintaining new financial tracking tools is a plus;
  • Must maintain focus and be well-organized;
  • Works well both independently, and in collaboration with others;
  • Must show sound judgement in decision making with excellent problem solving abilities;
  • Must have excellent customer service skills;
  • Has shown and maintains a commitment to social justice principles along with valuing differences, which is applied in performing all aspects of the job’s responsibilities, with particular attention and facile in supporting the needs of our diverse Partner organizations;
  • Ability to attend to the details and needs of Fusion core staff and operations along with those of our diverse Partner organizations, in applying all financial policies, processes and services.

Additional:

The pay range is $45,000 - $50,000 annually, depending on experience to the job requirements. Our generous benefits package includes employer contributions to individual employee health, dental, and vision benefits along with paid holiday, sick and vacation leave benefits and additional benefits.

To Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We believe that marginalized communities must be centered in the work we do, including people of color, disabled people, people from working class backgrounds, women, and LGBTQ people. We strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities. Fusion Partnerships is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.