Employment Opportunities

  • Territory Manager

      TERRITORY MANAGER

      GENERAL SUMMARY:

      • A multifaceted position with the principle responsibility to assist Moose Lodges in improving their Fraternal and Business operations.  He/she will provide leadership and direction to encourage and assist in implementing programs consistent with the laws and policies of the fraternity which will enhance fraternalism, improve operations, and satisfy the needs of the members and their families. Success is measured by the performance of each assigned Lodge in his/her territory in increasing active membership, increasing donations to Moose Charities, decreasing indebtedness to Moose International and building the net equity of the Lodge.

      ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

      • Works with Lodge leadership to ensure that each Officer understands and fulfills his/her duties towards the benefit of the Lodge and its members.
      • Assists Lodges in creating and implementing mentoring and leadership training initiatives that will help develop capable officers and volunteers.
      • Interacts with Lodge Officers, members and staff to identify areas of fraternal/operational inefficiencies and/or member dissatisfaction, then moderates discussion with Lodge Officers in effort to resolve identified issues.
      • Provides for immediate individualized training in areas identified as a critical deficiency and recommends appropriate training through other resources for areas of routine operations.
      • Regularly examines the books and records of assigned Lodges and makes recommendations on: improvements to recordkeeping; business operation changes; and the development and implementation of programs to maximize Lodge membership and profitability in every business segment in which a Lodge is involved.
      • Utilizes reports provided by Moose International to actively monitor progress of the Lodges within his/her territory; makes recommendations and suggestions based on information contained in reports.
      • Identifies negative trends that indicate that the Lodge may encounter financial issues in the future and communicates that information to both Lodge leadership and the appropriate departments within Moose International.
      • Reviews duties of the Financial Review Committees with the committee’s members of each Lodge within assigned territory, and provides training as necessary.
      • Promotes all annual and periodic membership campaigns from Moose International and assures that the information is passed on to Lodge members through materials in the Lodge home, as well as print and electronic communications.
      • Assures that Lodges and individual members are properly recognized for maintaining or increasing active membership.
      • Assists Lodges in creating fraternal programming and community service initiatives which engage members and create a positive public impression of the Lodge.
      • Recruits and trains volunteers to assist with the monitoring of Lodges in assigned territory or remotely located Lodges identified as requiring frequent monitoring, or those with specialized needs that a particular volunteer can offer.
      • Communicates regularly with Chapter Advocates to ensure that Lodge and Chapter members are working together to advance the goals of the fraternity.
      • Communicates all findings, recommendations and progress reports to appropriate Moose International staff, Lodge Officers and other support personnel.
      • Actively creates new Service Centers and Lodges within assigned territory.

      SECONDARY JOB FUNCTIONS:

      • Monitors payments of Moose International loans and accounts receivable by Lodges within the territory.
      • Promotes advancement of Lodge members to the Moose Legion and Higher Degrees.
      • Assists other Moose International departments in promoting, implementing and/or achieving compliance with their respective programs within assigned territory.
      • As required, assists in the planning of Association Annual Conventions and Mid-Year Conferences, as well as assuring that agendas are properly completed.
      • As required, represents Moose International at Moose Association meetings and other events of significance to the organization, its mission and purposes.
      • Assists in planning visits of The Moose Chairman of the Board to Associations within the assigned Territory; including the coordination of transportation by Association representative.
      • Verifies information on Recommendation Forms and approves recommendations for the Fellowship Degree of Honor.
      • Assists in actively contacting delinquent Pilgrims on list provided periodically by The Moose C.E.O. office.
      • Interacts with various creditors, regulators and vendors in determining assigned lodges’ status with financial obligations.
      • Testifies in criminal, civil and/or fraternal judicial proceedings, as required.
      • Submits recommendations for The Moose boards and committees, as required.
      • Other duties as assigned.

      DEPARTMENT GOALS:

      • Develop capable leadership teams for each Lodge within an assigned territory.
      • Improve Fraternal and Business Operations primarily within in assigned Lodges and secondarily organization wide.
      • Aid in increasing Active Members, primarily in assigned Lodges and secondarily within The Moose as a whole.
      • Decrease outstanding indebtedness of assigned Lodges to Moose International.
      • Increase Lodge giving by assigned Lodges in support of Moose Charities.
      • Increase number and quality of fraternal programs and community service efforts for each Lodge within an assigned territory.
      • Identify, recruit and train qualified volunteers to support the paid staff in the achievement of departmental goals.

      SUPERVISORY REQUIREMENTS:

      • Oversees the activity of volunteers within their territory.

      INTERNAL INTERACTIONS:

      • Regional Manager – daily to weekly
      • Director of Field Operations – weekly to as needed
      • Membership Department Staff Management – weekly to as needed
      • Other Territory Managers – as needed
      • Office of Compliance Staff – as needed
      • Other Department Directors and Staff – as needed

      EXTERNAL INTERACTIONS:

      • Moose Lodges, their Officers and members - daily
      • Moose Associations – as needed
      • Banking/Financial Services Representatives – as needed
      • Realtors and related professionals – as needed
      • Vendors supplying Lodges in assigned territory – as needed
      • Governmental investigative, regulatory and taxation representatives – as needed
      • Judicial bodies and representatives – as needed

      MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

      • High school diploma or equivalent, some college preferred.
      • Experience using personal computers utilizing a Microsoft Windows operating system, MSOffice Suite, and Internet Explorer.
      • Experience writing comprehensive reports and observations.
      • Comprehensive knowledge and ability to use QuickBooks On Line, and the skills to teach others the proper utilization of this software; or the ability to attain this knowledge in an expedient manner.
      • Prior management experience, preferably in Lodge, food and beverage, or other hospitality-related environment.
      • Strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills.
      • Ability to routinely manage multiple tasks simultaneously, to quickly adapt to changing situations and to solve problems with minimal supervisor intervention.
      • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively within a team environment.
      • Use of a personal vehicle; a valid driver’s license, a good driving record, and the ability to drive in daylight or nighttime.
      • Able to work away from home as necessary, occasionally up to several weeks at a time.
      • Must possess the ability to receive/send communication via phone and e-mail from both home and while traveling in the field.
      • If employed in the Quebec providence of Canada must be bi-lingual in English and French.

      KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

      • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance are preferred but will accept documented on-the-job experience.
      • Self-motivated and results oriented.
      • Effectively expresses ideas and facts in a succinct, organized manner.
      • Makes clear and convincing oral presentations.
      • Considers and responds appropriately to ideas and thoughts expressed by others.
      • Ability to persuade others, gain cooperation, and influence outcomes as well as foster commitment and team spirit.
      • Adaptable to new information and ideas, changing conditions, unexpected obstacles and different leadership styles.
      • Experience recruiting and training volunteers.
      • Detailed and comprehensive knowledge of The Moose fraternal organization—its structure, leadership, history, rules, new lodge/chapter/service center policies and procedures, and formal/informal relationships within Moose International, Inc. and its subsidiaries and related organizations, or the ability to develop this knowledge quickly.
      • Experience in collection of delinquent debts.
      • Direct supervisory experience, including feedback, coaching, and developing staff.
      • If assigned to a territory outside the U.S., a valid passport and the ability to travel outside the country.

      WORKING CONDITIONS:

      • Frequent travel by car; travel by watercraft or aircraft in a variety of weather conditions required on occasion.
      • Moose Lodge work locations include offices and work areas typical of a food and beverage establishment, which can be in multi-story buildings and may not have an elevator.
      • Able to carry approximately 20 pounds of computer equipment and other work supplies over a variety of possibly uneven surfaces, up and down stairs or inclines, for distances typically under 100 yards.
      • Additional assignments in hotel/convention center-type venues.

      To express interest in this position, please submit resume with applicable qualifications.

       

      Submit to: David Smoot

      Assistant Director - Field Operations

      e-mail: dsmoot@mooseintl.org

  • Network Support Specialist

      NETWORK SUPPORT SPECIALIST

      GENERAL SUMMARY:

      • The Network Support Specialist is responsible for trouble shooting, maintaining and setting up network hardware and software, and supporting the existing Local Area Networks (LANs), related peripheral equipment, and PC software for Moose International, Moose Charities, and Mooseheart.

      BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES & AUTHORITIES:

      • Responsible for the day-to-day operation and support of LANs. This includes but is not limited to network maintenance, monitoring, problem determination/resolution, and performance tuning.
      • Perform server maintenance to ensure servers operate correctly with minimal interruption.
      • Set up various servers needed in a network environment. This includes but is not limited to file, print, and communication servers. This includes loading the server software and maintaining the daily operation of the servers.
      • Maintain Active Directory accounts.  Configure security settings or access permissions for groups or individuals.
      • Responsible for backing up server data.
      • Assist PC Support Specialists when needed.
      • Input and maintain the inventory system. This includes but is not limited to entering model and serial numbers of all network equipment that is installed or replaced.
      • Research and make recommendations on hardware and software.
      • Develop network policies and procedures.
      • Other duties as assigned as part of the Information Systems Team.

      ENTRY LEVEL REQUIREMENTS:

      • A Bachelors /Associates Degree in Computer Science or comparable work experience.
      • 1-3 years experience in setting up and supporting LANs, Cisco/HP network devices, Microsoft Operating Systems, Exchange Server and VMWare.
      • MS Office experience.
      • Attention to detail.
      • Strong troubleshooting skills.
      • The ability to be a team player.

      COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

      • Starting salary range: $55-70,000.
      • Full benefits on first of month following date of hire.
      • Free life, short and long-term disability.
      • Paid personal time off, holidays and vacation time.
      • 401(k) with company match.
      • EAP.
      • Optional BCBS medical, Guardian dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life insurance plans.

      To express interest in this position, please submit resume with applicable qualifications.

       

      Submit to: Barb Irving

      Director of Human Resources

      e-mail: birving@mooseintl.org

      Deadline: Friday, November 12, 2021

  • Accounting Clerk

      ACCOUNTING CLERK

      GENERAL SUMMARY:

      • The Accounting Clerk is responsible for performing a wide variety of accounting and clerical functions. The Accounting Clerk will work from operating procedures.

      ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

      • Prepares and deposits cash and checks weekly.
      • Processes, maintains and researches accounts receivable documentation and inquiries, notifies IS when statements are ready to email monthly.
      • Verifies, processes and resolves written and verbal financial claims.
      • Prepares and distributes invoices.
      • Prepares and posts journal entries.
      • Processes Accounts Payable, enters invoices to Financial Edge, runs reports and mails out checks.
      • Review Gift Records Specialist batches.
      • Answer telephones.
      • Performs other duties as assigned.

      MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

      • Open department mail and distribute.

      MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

      • Associates Degree preferred in accounting, finance or related field.
      • One to two years of clerical/accounting experience.

      KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

      • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
      • Willingness to cross train within Finance team to assist as needed.
      • Understanding of basic accounting.
      • Knowledge of Blackbaud Software a plus.
      • Ability to cooperate within a team.
      • Ability to work under stress and successfully handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
      • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of personnel and maintain confidentiality.
      • Ability to secure and handle cash.
      • Possesses attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.
      • Ability to calculate figures and amounts.

      WORKING CONDITIONS:

      • Normal office environment including movement from desk to other work areas in a multi-floor suite and multi-building campus to carry out job duties.
      • Work may be stressful in periods of high volume and/or tight deadlines.

      COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

      • Salary dependent on experience.
      • Full benefits on first of month following date of hire.

      To express interest in this position, please submit resume with applicable qualifications.

       

      Submit to: Barb Irving

      Director of Human Resources

      e-mail: birving@mooseintl.org

  • Financial Review Specialist

      FINANCIAL REVIEW SPECIALIST

      GENERAL SUMMARY:

      • A specialized position with the principle responsibility to perform more complex analysis and support of Moose Lodges which are identified as having major challenges within their fraternal and/or business operations.  He/she will conduct onsite and/or remote evaluations of operations and take necessary steps to move the identified lodge back on the path of fraternal and fiscal success.  When not on assignment, he/she will assist in the evaluation of lodge reports, both operational and fraternal, and recommend a specific course of action to be taken by assigned, local field staff members.  Further, Financial Review Specialists may also assist in training of various field staff employees, volunteers and others who may interact with Moose lodges, as well as temporarily perform essential job functions associated with the Territory Manager role in understaffed or unstaffed territories as necessary.

      ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

      • Communicates with Moose Membership Department Management Team, and both Regional and Territory Managers, to identify lodges that have financial and/or operational issues outside the normal scope of management operation problems that can typically be solved via occasional visits by field staff employees and volunteers.
      • Interacts with Regional/Territory Managers, Lodge officers, members and staff to quantify and qualify specific fraternal/operational issues that are impacting the lodge’s ability to operate effectively, then moderates discussion with all parties in an effort to resolve identified issues.
      • Provides immediate individualized training in areas identified as a critical deficiency and recommends appropriate training through other resources for areas of routine operations.
      • Performs extensive examination of books and records of assigned Lodges and makes recommendations on: improvements to recordkeeping; business operation changes; officer realignment; and the development and implementation of programs to maximize Lodge membership and profitability in every business segment in which a Lodge is involved.
      • Monitors and evaluates reports provided by Moose International to actively track progress of the Lodges within identified regions; makes recommendations and suggestions to Regional and Territory Managers based on information contained in reports.
      • When on assignment, reviews duties of the Board of Officers and the Auditing Committee with the committee’s members of the assigned Lodge, and provides training as necessary.
      • Provides onsite training support for new and established Territory Managers in business, financial and territory management, including: pricing of food and beverage operations; retention and recovery methods; officer training and/or reorganization; house committees; QuickBooks on Line applications; reporting; and other areas as needed.
      • Provides temporary coverage support as requested for unstaffed or understaffed territories of the Fraternity.
      • Communicates all findings, recommendations and progress reports to appropriate Moose International staff, Lodge Officers and other support personnel within established timelines. Maintaining confidentiality and sharing financial information only with those authorized individuals entitled to receive such information.

      SECONDARY JOB FUNCTIONS:

      • Interacts with various creditors, regulators and vendors in determining assigned lodges’ status with financial obligations.
      • Testifies in criminal, civil and/or fraternal judicial proceedings as required.
      • Perform financial reviews of chapters and Moose Legions when assigned; and to copy the report findings and recommendations to Women of the Moose International headquarters’ and/or respectfully to Director of Higher Degrees at Moose International.
      • Other duties as assigned.

      DEPARTMENT GOALS:

      • Develop capable leadership teams for each Lodge within an assigned territory.
      • Improve fraternal and business operations primarily within assigned Lodges and secondarily organization wide.
      • Aid in increasing Active Members, primarily in assigned Lodges and secondarily within The Moose as a whole.
      • Decrease outstanding indebtedness of assigned Lodges to Moose International.
      • Increase Lodge giving by assigned Lodges in support of Moose Charities.
      • Increase number and quality of fraternal programs and community service efforts for each Lodge within an assigned territory.
      • Identify, recruit and train qualified volunteers to support the paid staff in the achievement of departmental goals.

      INTERNAL INTERACTIONS:

      • Membership Department Staff Management – weekly to as needed.
      • Regional or Territory Managers – often, as needed.
      • Office of Compliance Staff – as needed.
      • Other Department Directors and Staff – as needed.

      EXTERNAL INTERACTIONS:

      • Moose Lodges, their Officers and members – daily.
      • Moose Associations – as needed.
      • Banking/Financial Services Representatives – as needed.
      • Realtors and related professionals – as needed.
      • Vendors supplying Lodges in assigned territory – as needed.
      • Governmental investigative, regulatory and taxation representatives – as needed.
      • Judicial bodies and representatives – as needed.

      MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

      • High school diploma or equivalent, some college preferred.
      • Experience using personal computers utilizing a Microsoft Windows operating system, MSOffice Suite, and Internet Explorer.
      • Experience writing comprehensive reports and observations.
      • Comprehensive knowledge and ability to use QuickBooks on Line or QuickBooks programs, and the skills to teach others the proper utilization of this software; or the ability to attain this knowledge in an expedient manner.
      • Prior management experience, preferably in Lodge, food and beverage, or other hospitality-related environment.
      • Strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills.
      • Ability to routinely manage multiple tasks simultaneously, to quickly adapt to changing situations and to solve problems with minimal supervisor intervention.
      • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively within a team environment.
      • Use of a personal vehicle; a valid driver’s license, a good driving record, and the ability to drive in daylight or nighttime.
      • Able to work away from home as necessary, occasionally up to several weeks at a time.

      KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

      • Self-motivated and results oriented.
      • Effectively expresses ideas and facts in a succinct, organized manner.
      • Makes clear and convincing oral presentations.
      • Considers and responds appropriately to ideas and thoughts expressed by others.
      • Ability to persuade others, gain cooperation, and influence outcomes as well as foster commitment and team spirit.
      • Adaptable to new information and ideas, changing conditions, unexpected obstacles and different leadership styles.
      • Detailed and comprehensive knowledge of The Moose fraternal organization—its structure, leadership, history, rules, new lodge/chapter/service center policies and procedures, and formal/informal relationships within Moose International, Inc. and its subsidiaries and related organizations, or the ability to develop this knowledge quickly.
      • Experience in collection of delinquent debts.
      • If assigned to a region outside the U.S., a valid passport and the ability to travel outside the country.

      WORKING CONDITIONS:

      • Frequent travel by car; travel by watercraft or aircraft in a variety of weather conditions required on occasion.
      • Moose Lodge work locations include offices and work areas typical of a food and beverage establishment, which can be in multi-story buildings and may not have an elevator.
      • Able to carry approximately 20 pounds of computer equipment and other work supplies over a variety of possibly uneven surfaces, up and down stairs or inclines, for distances typically under 100 yards.
      • Additional assignments in hotel/convention center-type venues.

      To express interest in this position, please submit resume with applicable qualifications.

       

      Submit to: Dave Smoot

      Assistant Director – Field Operations

      e-mail: dsmoot@mooseintl.org