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Equal Opportunity Employer & Diversity Statement

501 Commons is an equal-opportunity employer and seeks to recruit persons of diverse backgrounds and to support the retention and advancement of diverse persons within the organization. We believe that having a board, staff, and volunteer corps with diverse personal and professional backgrounds enhances our ability to meet our mission.

501 Commons is committed to providing an inclusive workplace that attracts people of diverse backgrounds and fully utilizes their talents to achieve its mission. We are committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of people regardless of their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact, so that all employees feel equally valued and supported.

Current Openings (see descriptions below)

    Position Descriptions

    IT Infrastructure Consultant II

    The IT Infrastructure Consultant II will work to build the capacity of client organizations to utilize technology to better meet their mission.  This position focuses on helping 501 Commons client achieve stable technology environments through the implementation and support of their network infrastructures.

    Qualifications

    Technical

    • 5-8 years of solid experience in local and wide area networking technologies
      • Knowledge of LAN, Wi-Fi, VPN, and Internet connectivity products (hubs, switches, routers, firewalls) and their installation, configuration, and support
      • Strong knowledge of implementation, migration, and support of Microsoft Windows client and server networking environments
      • Experience in designing, implementing, and testing robust automated backup solutions
      • Familiarity configuring and supporting enterprise-class security devices, such as Cisco, SonicWall, and Watchguard
    • Experience with small business or nonprofit systems and applications
      • In-depth experience implementing and supporting Microsoft server products – preferably Windows Small Business Server
      • In-depth experience implementing and supporting small-scale Windows Server and Exchange Server deployments
      • Proficiency working with Microsoft Office suite in a networked environment
      • Strong working knowledge of server and client-side protection strategies against viruses, malware, and spam
      • Experience working with applications and processes for managing computer workgroups, including desktop imaging and lockdown solutions
      • Knowledge of nonprofit applications for fund raising, financial management, and event coordination is a plus
    • Ability to specify and manage client procurement processes for hardware and software systems and related data communications service provider contracts

      Full position description: IT Infrastructure Consultant II

      Send resume and cover letter to techjobs@501commons.org with IT Infrastructure Consultant II in the subject line.  Applications without cover letter will not be accepted.

       

      IT Infrastructure Consultant III

      The IT Infrastructure Services Consultant III will work to build the capacity of client organizations to utilize technology to better meet their mission.  This position focuses on helping 501 Commons clients achieve stable technology environments through the implementation and support of their network infrastructures. As a senior member of the IT Infrastructure team, the scope of the consultant's responsibilities includes overall leadership within the team towards improving overall efficiency, quality and capacity.

      Qualifications

      Technical

      • 8-12 years of solid experience in local and wide area networking technologies
        • Knowledge of LAN, Wi-Fi, VPN, and Internet connectivity products (hubs, switches, routers, firewalls) and their installation, configuration, and support
        • Strong knowledge of implementation, migration, and support of Microsoft Windows client and server networking environments
        • Experience in designing, implementing, and testing robust automated backup solutions
        • Familiarity configuring and supporting enterprise-class security devices, such as Cisco, SonicWall, and Watchguard
      • Experience with small business or nonprofit systems and applications
        • In-depth experience implementing and supporting Microsoft server products – preferably Windows Small Business Server
        • In-depth experience implementing and supporting small-scale Windows Server and Exchange Server deployments
        • Proficiency working with Microsoft Office suite in a networked environment
        • Strong working knowledge of server and client-side protection strategies against viruses, malware, and spam
        • Experience working with applications and processes for managing computer workgroups, including desktop imaging and lockdown solutions
        • Knowledge of nonprofit applications for fund raising, financial management, and event coordination is a plus
      • Ability to specify and manage client procurement processes for hardware and software systems and related data communications service provider contracts

        Full position description: IT Infrastructure Consultant III

        Send resume and cover letter to techjobs@501commons.org with IT Infrastructure Consultant III in the subject line. Applications without cover letter will not be accepted.

         

        Bookkeeper

        501 Commons is looking for a highly motivated, talented, professional individual for our ever growing financial services division.  This position serves as an entry level accountant under the 501 Commons' Financial Services program.  The Bookkeeper will be responsible for providing bookkeeping and basic accounting services to small and medium sized nonprofits in the Puget Sound area.

        Qualifications

        To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each responsibility satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Evidence of the individual's ability to be successful in this position would include the following:

        • 2-3 years bookkeeping experience with nonprofit organizations
        • Expert knowledge of QuickBooks 2012 or later, and Excel 2010 or later
        • Experience managing and processing payroll including tax withholding and reporting
        • Basic knowledge of accounting concepts; AA or BA degree in accounting highly desirable
        • Ability to work independently
        • Excellent interpersonal communications, decision making and problem solving skills
        • A history of stable employment, low absenteeism, and achievement in personal endeavors as well as in the workplace
        • Access to reliable transportation

        Full position description: Bookkeeper

        Send resume and cover letter to jobs@501commons.org with Bookkeeper Position in the subject line.  Applications without cover letter will not be accepted.

         

        Financial Services Associate

        The Program Associate will be responsible for providing bookkeeping and intermediate accounting services to small and medium sized nonprofits in the Puget Sound area. 501 Commons' Director of Finance or Senior Financial Services Associate assign individual Associates to clients, monitor Associate & Bookkeeper performance, and provide general support to Associates & Bookkeepers.  All Program Associates will have regular access to an experienced CPS who can assist with challenging problems or answer difficult questions.

        Qualifications

        To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Evidence of the individual's ability to be successful in this position would include the following:

        • 2-3 years of bookkeeping experience with nonprofit organizations
        • Expert knowledge of QuickBooks 2012 or later, and Excel 2010 or later
        • Experience managing and processing payroll including tax withholding and reporting
        • Intermediate knowledge of accounting concepts; AA or BA degree in accounting highly desirable
        • Ability to work independently
        • Excellent interpersonal communications, decision making and problem solving skills
        • A history of stable employment, low absenteeism, and achievement in personal endeavors as well as in the workplace
        • Access to reliable transportation

        Full position description: Financial Services Associate

        Send resume and cover letter to jobs@501commons.org with Financial Services Associate in the subject line.  Applications without cover letter will not be accepted.