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Job Title: Project Manager for Hunters Point Shipyard
Organization: Urban Strategies Council
Location: Oakland, CA
Salary: $40,000 - $50,000
Urban Strategies Council seeks an experienced Project Manager for its work
on the Hunters Point
Shipyard Community Benefits Agreement. The project entails consulting with
the Community Advisory
Committee and the SF Redevelopment Agency in preparing for implementation
of the Hunters Point
Shipyard Community Benefits Agreement. Specifically, the project
entails: 1) conducting a review
and synthesis of existing community assessments and plans for the HPSY
an inventory of services and service providers in the neighborhoods; 3)
implementing a community engagement process; 4) developing proposals and
plans for a quasi-public
entity to administer the community resources; and 5) developing a roadmap
to guide initial
investments of the
quasi-public entity The project manager will oversee day-to-day project
This position requires someone with a combination of training, skills and
experience in project
management as well as substantive knowledge of community development and
community building. The
project manager will be responsible for day-to-day project management and
responsibility will include contract management, communications, scheduling,
coordination of staff
and sub-contractors, compliance with requirements and reporting to the
public agency; and related
matters. The Project Manager will report to the Project Director.
Substantive knowledge of
development, redevelopment and community benefit agreements are highly
SPECIFIC DUTIES INCLUDE:
Schedule and actively participate in regular project management team meetings
to provide general
coordination and management of the project.
Provide active management of the project and the five major task areas.
Manage and initiate communications for the project – meeting announcements,
communications, report drafting, editing.
Coordination and assignment of staff and sub-contractors
Contract management and relations with sub-contractors and consultants
Meet with staff and representatives of public entities to obtain materials,
public processes and to schedule and meet project benchmarks and milestones.
Meet with community stakeholders to gather information and feedback, present
reports and provide
Other duties as assigned
Masters in Urban Planning, Public Policy or related field preferred. Three
years of experience
can be substituted for Masters degree
1-3 years project management work experience
Familiarity with Microsoft office suite including Word, Outlook,
Powerpoint, Excel and Access;
familiarity with project management software a plus
Data analysis, interpretation, report preparation and presentation
Excellent written and oral communications
A minimum of 3 years work experience in the areas of community building,
education, economic development, organizational development, community
or related fields.
Experience working with diverse communities and a demonstrated commitment
to social justice
POSITION TIME REQUIREMENTS
This is a part-time, temporary position at 50% FTE.
Expected start date: August 1, 2005
$ 40,000-50,000 annually, depending on qualifications and experience.
How to Apply:
Submit cover letter and resume in Word format via email to AdminDir@....
words "Project Manager HPSY" in the subject line. NO TELEPHONE
Organization Web Site: www.urbanstrategies.org