Cumberland Valley Careers

Office Manager

Cumberland Area Economic Development (CAEDC), Cumberland County’s designated economic development and tourism promotion agency is hiring an Office Manager to be the first point of contact for visitors, clients, vendors and stakeholders and creating a professional first impression of Cumberland Valley.  The Office Manager supports the Corporation’s (and its subsidiaries) Board of Directors and Committees and is also the interface to external vendors that support corporate finance and administration operations.

Essential Functions:

  • Create and maintain a positive and professional public image for visitors, clients, vendors, stakeholders, staff and board members who visit or call.
  • Receives and greets all visitors and directs them to the appropriate staff member.
  • Answers all incoming calls on a multi-line system, retrieve voicemails and route them appropriately.
  • Manages the COO and CEO’s calendar and phones.
  • Maintains good relationships with vendors that support the general office environment and ensures that office safety and security protocols are adhered to.
  • Supports processing of new or separating employees and maintains personnel files and records.
  • Assists employees with general employment questions and concerns.
  • Enroll all new employees in elected benefit programs ensuring deadlines are met for enrollment processes.
  • Transmits and verifies bi-weekly pay through outside accounting firm.
  • Supports internal accounts receivable and accounts payable functions through an external accounting firm.
  • Supports loan and Alliance program administration activities.
  • Responsible for annual filing for the A.L.O. certification through DCED.
  • Supports annual audit requests for information.
  • Maintains all corporate insurance and legal postings as required.
  • Supports the Corporation and its subsidiaries by maintaining and preparing the official board minutes and other reports as required.
  • Supports the Corporation’s committees through scheduling and record keeping.
  • Supports and assists in the organization’s special events as directed.
  • Maintain an informed, working knowledge of the services and benefits that the organization can provide to visitors, businesses and clients.
  • All other duties as assigned.

High Level Job Duties:

  • Front office reception and scheduling (25%)
  • Board (& subsidiaries) and committee meeting support (35%)
  • Human resources support (10%)
  • Office administration including corporate insurances, safety and security IT, and accounting (30%)

Core Competancies:

  • Communication, oral and written
  • Customer service, internal and external
  • Planning/organization
  • Personal integrity

Education:

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent from a four year-college or university; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Other Skills & Abilities:

  • Must have previous executive administration experience in a small office environment
  • Must have Human Resources and Benefit Administration Experience
  • Experience in bookkeeping/accounting preferred
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet needs of varying internal and external customers.
  • Proficiency with all MS Office applications and familiarity with financial (QuickBooks) and customer relationship management systems
  • Ability to handle confidential information and must ensure protection of sensitive information
  • High level of attention to detail accuracy and follow through

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year with Benefits

Resumes should be directed to:
Jill Hair, Executive Assistant
jill@cumberlandbusiness.com

 

 

Finance Manager

Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation (CAEDC), Cumberland County’s designated economic development and tourism promotion agency is hiring a Finance Manager to support all business financing activities, grant applications, administration and compliance, and Special Projects. The Finance Manager supports CAEDC’s loan committee and the Cumberland County Industrial Development Authority (CCIDA) Board of Directors.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain an awareness and knowledge of state and federal grant/loans programs relevant to CAEDC and CCIDA.
  • Responsible for the management of the loan process. This includes gathering of all support documents, financial analysis, preparation of
    the credit memo, coordination of loan application and packaging to the state, and loan closing documents
  • Responsible for all grant writing and grant administration and compliance for CAEDC and its subsidiary real estate development projects
    (REC) and CCIDA.
  • Manage all aspects of the CCIDA. Attends monthly board meetings and is the single point of contact for all requests required to support
    the CCIDA Board of Directors.
  • All other duties as assigned.

High Level Job Duties:

  • Business Financing (50%)
  • Grant Application, Administration and Compliance (35%)
  • CCIDA (15%)

Core Competancies:

  • Analytical
  • Cooperation / Teamwork
  • Planning / Organization
  • Dependability

Education:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a four year college or university in Finance, Business or related field. Must have at least two years of experience in business financing activities and grant compliance. Business & commercial lending certification preferred.

Other Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to assess and interpret financial information to support loan underwriting activities to a successful close
  • Experience in Grant writing and familiarity with State or Federal programs
  • Ability to manage and comply with a variety of grants over a long period of time to a successful audited closure
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet needs of varying internal and external customers
  • Proficiency with all MS Office applications and familiarity with customer relationship management systems
  • Ability to handle confidential information and must ensure protection of sensitive information
  • High level of attention to detail accuracy and follow through

 

Resumes should be directed to:
Jill Hair, Executive Assistant
jill@cumberlandbusiness.com

 

 

If You Love the Cumberland Valley, Volunteer at our Visitors Center

The Visitors Bureau seeks volunteers to help staff our two Visitors Center locations - one in historic downtown Carlisle (33 West High Street) and the one at the US Army Heritage and Education Center (950 Soldiers Drive) in Carlisle. If you enjoy meeting and speaking with people and are willing to learn and share information about the Cumberland Valley, this position is for you!

Our two Visitors Center locations are a great source of free information on hotels, restaurants, attractions, events and shops within the county. Our friendly volunteers serve as brand ambassadors and ensure a positive visitor experience by assisting visitors and motivating them to explore more of our region. The Visitors Bureau provides free training and a flexible schedule.

For more information, contact:
Stacey Cornman, Visitor Services Manager
717-240-7198
stacey@visitcumberlandvalley.com