, MEd, MPPS
Assistant Professor of Nonprofit Management and Philanthropy; Director of the MS in Nonprofit Management & Philanthropy Program
Nonprofit Management and Philanthropy
BA, College of William and Mary; MS, Bank Street College of Education; MPPS, Duke University
Jeffrey Greim, M.Ed., M.P.P.S. has been an assistant professor in the Nonprofit Philanthropy and Management program since 2007. Greim brings a wealth of experience to his teaching role. From 1998-2006, he served as Chief Operating Officer for Partners for Community, a management services organization in Springfield. In this role, he was responsible for the field operations of three affiliated programs with 250+ employees operating 20 different programs located throughout New England. He provided management services to administrators in these organizations, and also monitored and developed program budgets totaling $50 million supporting mental retardation, employment and training, criminal justice, homeless families, education and income transfer programming.
Prior to assuming this role, Greim served as Senior Program officer for Public/Private Ventures in Philadelphia where he played a central role in all managerial aspects of a national, six-site community-change demonstration designed to promote the healthy development of adolescents living in low-income neighborhoods.
Greim’s public service career began within the New York City government where he held a variety of roles ranging from Budget Director, Social Services Task Force for the New York Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget to Assistant Deputy Administrator for New York City Human Resources Administration.
Greim’s teaching interests focus on financial decision making for nonprofits, law, policy and government relations, strategic management, and operations management for nonprofit organizations. He serves as a student advisor and actively mentors graduate students within the department.
Greim’s graduate work was completed at Duke University (in public policy sciences) and at Bank Street College of Education (in early childhood education). He earned his baccalaureate degree in government at the College of William and Mary. In his current role, Greim comes full circle as he began his teaching career in the mid 1970s as a pre-K, kindergarten teacher in North Carolina.
Greim has written a 32 lesson high-school curriculum one the “world of work” for American Education Corporation, a national education software company. He has served as a contributing writer for the Employment and Training for Court-Involved Youth, OJJDP report, and also wrote Adult/Youth Relationships Pilot Project: Initial Implementation Report. He is a board member for the Longmeadow Education Endowment Fund, vice –president for the Easter Association of Farmworker Agencies, and serves on the Executive Board for the Association of Farm Worker Agencies.
Greim lives in Longmeadow and on good days can be seen peddling his bicycle to and from the campus.