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FT Position - Oakland CA - Urban Strategies Council - Program Associate

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  • asha.weinstein@sjsu.edu
    ... Job Title: Program Associate for Community Capacity Building and Field Building Organization: Urban Strategies Council Location: Oakland, CA Salary:
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 2, 2005
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      ----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 06/02/2005 05:51 PM -----

      Job Title: Program Associate for Community Capacity Building and Field
      Building
      Organization: Urban Strategies Council
      Location: Oakland, CA
      Salary: $35,000 - $45, 000
      FT  Regular

      Job Description:
      POSITION DESCRIPTION
      Urban Strategies Council seeks a Program Associate to work in its Community
      Capacity Building Program.  The Council’s Community Capacity Building
      Program provides support to CBOs, resident organizations and other
      stakeholders engaged in comprehensive neighborhood change efforts.  The
      Community capacity Building Program includes the Council’s Field Building
      projects that work with organizational partners around the country to build
      organizational capacity and develop tools for use by community building
      practitioners. The Program Associate works under the supervision a Senior
      Program Associate and the Chief Executive Officer. Her/His primary
      assignments will include working on program design; provision of technical
      assistance, training and coaching support; meeting design, facilitation and
      support, research on policies and programs; synthesis and dissemination of
      information to staff and partners to inform their work.  The position
      requires a person with the range of skills necessary to undertake the
      activities identified above.  The person should also have broad knowledge of
      the community building and community development fields.

      QUALIFICATIONS:
      •              Master’s degree (Three additional years of experience may be
      substituted for the Bachelor’s  degree)
      •              A minimum of 3 years work experience in the areas of
      community building, community development, education, economic development,
      organizational development,  community organizing or related fields.
      •              Experience working with diverse communities and a
      demonstrated commitment to social justice issues
      •              Availability to work evening and weekends
      •              Ability to travel out of state and over weekends (frequency
      varies)

      REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE IN:
      •              Written and oral communication skills.
      •              Providing technical assistance and coaching support.
      •              Designing and delivering training
      •              Conceiving, planning and managing a project or program from
      conception through implementation.
      •              Group process and facilitation, meeting management.
      •              Program design, implementation and evaluation.
      •              Implementing and monitoring multiple activities.
      •              Research, analysis and writing.
      •              Establishing and overseeing systems for organizing and
      managing information and documents.
      •              Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access.
      •              Working with people in a one-on-one and team setting.
      •              Working with diverse communities and a demonstrated
      commitment to social justice issues.
      •              Bilingual a plus.

      How to Apply:
      Please send resume with cover letter in Word format to Director of Finance
      and Administration, via email. Refer to Program Associate position in
      subject field of email.  No telephone inquiries, fax or USPS please.
      Organization Web Site:  www.urbanstrategies.org
      <http://www.urbanstrategies.org/>
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