Careers

The Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF) is a nonprofit located in Old Town, Lansing. Our mission is to inspire active lifestyles and healthy food choices through education, environmental change, community events, and policy leadership.

POSITION: Software Developer

FTE: 1.0 FTE

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience

 

DESCRIPTION:  Designs, develops, and maintains custom web applications using industry standard technologies and procedures. This position is grant-funded and reports to the Data Specialist/Application Analyst at the Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF).

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Develop new applications and enhance/support existing applications
  • Design and develop software in compliance with ADA
  • Maintain and debug applications
  • Assist in review and testing of application revisions/changes
  • Communicate technical information effectively to non-technical staff
  • Work both individually and as a team on projects and tasks
  • Participate in project meetings and workgroups
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize effectively to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate commitment to collaborative problem solving and creating a quality software product
  • Dependable and punctual for all work-related commitments

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-3 years of experience in .NET web application development (MVC – front end and back end)
  • 1-3 years of experience and knowledge using the following:
    • JavaScript, C#, API development, HTML/CSS, JSON, MS Visual Studio & SQL Server Management Studio
  • Strong communication skills, including excellent ability to identify and understand requirements
  • GIS software experience a plus

 

OTHER INFORMATION:

  • Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other standard office machines, and constantly communicate with internal staff as well as external partners relative to problem solving and solving technical issues remotely.
  • Must be able to frequently remain in a stationary position as well as move about in the course of general duties.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Must be able to attend periodic in-state trainings.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to provide proof of current, valid auto insurance.
  • Job location: Lansing, MI (Due to the pandemic, all staff are working remotely for the foreseeable future.)

 

Excellent benefits package offered. Salary commensurate with education and experience.

 

How to Apply:
Send resume and cover letter to Pam Bartig, pbartig@michiganfitness.org. Include Software Developer in the subject line.

 

 

The Michigan Fitness Foundation is an at-will employer. The above position description describes the position currently available and is not intended to be an employment contract. The Michigan Fitness Foundation reserves the right to modify the duties or position description at any time. This position is considered to be exempt according to the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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POSITION: Evaluation Specialist

FTE: 1.0 FTE

EDUCATION: Advanced degree in a health, education, social science, biostatistics, or evaluation field.

 

DESCRIPTION:  The Evaluation Specialist will join a dynamic and progressive team to oversee the evaluation efforts of Michigan Fitness Foundation to address the programming goals and objectives to improve lives and strengthen communities by helping people eat healthfully and be physically active.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide evaluation and statistical analysis leadership that includes overall support for internal projects and external contracts.
  • Independently or as part of a team conduct and participate in relationship building, training, compliance oversight, direct program evaluation and communication of outcomes.
  • Independently conduct reporting, analysis and communication tasks using standard equipment.
  • Conduct multiple data analysis projects within a single period of performance.
  • Conduct on and off-site field evaluation both indoors and outdoors in all weather.
  • Participate in report, publication and grant writing and other projects as assigned.
  • Supervision of staff and oversight of projects as assigned.
  • Travel independently both in state and out-of-state.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Comprehensive content expertise in program evaluation including design, qualitative and quantitative methods of analysis, primary and secondary data analysis, meta-analysis and data management.
  • Advanced degree in a health, education, social science, or evaluation field required.
  • Ph.D. or equivalent degree preferred; aligned experience may be substituted.
  • Five or more years’ experience in evaluation of large projects with increasing levels of responsibilities, preferably in the public heath realm.
  • Exhibit professional and collaborative leadership skills.
  • Robust knowledge of statistical analysis and associated software tools.
  • Strong writing skills.

 

OTHER INFORMATION:

  • Must be able to attend periodic in-state and out of state, multi-day trainings and conferences.
  • Must be able to constantly operate standard office machines, and constantly communicate with internal staff as well as external partners.
  • Must be able to frequently remain in a stationary position as well as move about in the course of general duties.
  • Will work in usual office working conditions where noise level in the work area is typical of most office environments with telephones, personal interruptions, and background noises
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to provide proof of current, valid auto insurance.
  • Due to the pandemic, all staff are working remotely for the foreseeable future.

 

Excellent benefits package offered. Salary commensurate with education and experience.

 

How to Apply:
Send resume and cover letter to Pam Bartig, pbartig@michiganfitness.org. Include Evaluation Specialist in the subject line.

 

Michigan Fitness Foundation is an at-will employer. The above position description describes the position currently available and is not intended to be an employment contract. Michigan Fitness Foundation reserves the right to modify the duties or position description at any time. This position is located in Lansing and is considered to be exempt.

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MFF provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, height, weight, marital status, religion or other status or characteristics protected by federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits, and training.