The Community Safety and Well-Being (CSWB) Coordinator will play an integral role towards accomplishing our department’s objectives: Elevate People, Improve Systems, and Strengthen Neighborhood. The position is suited for enthusiastic, passionate, and resilient professionals that want to realize community betterment, to include criminal and social justice outcomes. This dedicated position relies on a wide array of skills and experiences to support the development and implementation of complex programs to drive community experience and opportunity, including those involving poverty, homelessness, and neighborhoods. Special attention will be placed on systemic disparities (race, ethnicity, education, economic, social, etc.), so practitioners will need to have a knowledge and appreciation for these matters.
The Department has elected to consider a range of experience for this vacancy. A candidates' qualifications will determine the level at which they are hired.
Coordinator: $59,469.450-$83,257.230 Annually
Administrator: $64,126.56 - $89,777.18 Annually
Examples of Duties for Success:
- Performs both independently and as part of a project team to carry out the purpose and goals of the department.
- Prepares and writes formal public documents, reports, and materials.
- Demonstrates subject matter expertise in poverty, homelessness, and neighborhoods, as well as criminal and social justice.
- Develops and maintains databases comprising of statistics, planning and development issues, action strategies, resources, and other relevant elements, and tracks and reports on the progress of implementation goals and objectives.
- Identifies grant and other funding opportunities; prepares grant requests and submissions; coordinates and facilitates active grants and prepares related reporting. Analyzes and interprets information, data sets, and studies.
- Contributes to the department strategy, goals, strategic plan, budget, communications, outreach, etc.
- Assists with the planning, coordination, and execution of projects and programs. Develops key community relationships, attends meetings, and facilitates discussions. Researches new policies, best-practices, and legislation, and assesses the potential impact and application.
- Serves as a member of relevant community boards, committees, workgroups, etc. for the advancement of the department.
- Performs other related duties and responsibilities as required.
Qualifications for Success:
- Familiarity with local government, non-profits, community-based organizations, and quasi- government organizations.
- Knowledge of current and historical criminal and social justice happenings. Ability to become a subject matter expert in the field of poverty reduction and/or homelessness.
- Proficient in the use of computers to include Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, SharePoint, etc.)
- Ability to analyze and interpret complex data/information and to present findings. Ability to maintain objectivity and demonstrate compassion.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills; ability to effectively handle multiple, concurrent assignments and activities.
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
- Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.