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  • asha.weinstein@sjsu.edu
    ... Job Title: Coordinator, Information and Technology Program Organization: Urban Strategies Council Location: Oakland, CA Salary: $40,000 - $55,000 per year
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 4, 2006
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      ----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 01/04/2006 10:36 AM -----

      Job Title: Coordinator, Information and Technology Program
      Organization: Urban Strategies Council
      Location: Oakland, CA
      Salary: $40,000 - $55,000 per year
      FT  Regular

      Job Description:
      The Council seeks a full-time Program Coordinator who can manage and
      coordinate a wide range of research, technology development, and community
      capacity building activities associated with the Council’s Information and
      Technology Program Area.  (See

      The duties of the Information and Technology Program Coordinator are varied,
      challenging, and integral to the work of the Council.  Intellectual
      curiosity, solution-driven orientation, commitment to the organization’s
      mission, flexibility, and creativity within the specifications of the
      position are assets, as is knowledge of the Oakland community.  This
      position requires someone with a combination of training, skills and
      experience in research, data analysis, Web-based information systems,
      facilitation and training, and program management.  The ideal candidate will
      be a highly proficient research analyst with leadership skills and a
      demonstrated commitment to capacity building and advocacy on behalf of
      residents of low-income communities.

      •                 Design and implement research studies, data analysis and reports
      •                 Form partnerships with public, private, and non-profit data custodians
      •                 Collect, analyze and interpret  administrative, survey and other data
      •                 Supervise and coordinate the work of staff research analysts and
      •                 Maintain and expand the online data warehouse and mapping service
      associated with InfoOakland (www.InfoOakland.org) and
      InfoAlamedaCounty (www.InfoAlamedaCounty.org)
      •                 Manage primary and secondary research in such areas as demographics,
      housing, health, education, employment and economic development
      •                 Interpret data and prepare narrative descriptions of analyses to inform
      strategic discussions
      •                 Respond to organizational and community requests for data, analyses, maps
      and other information
      •                 Work with community-based organizations and neighborhood residents in
      building their capacities to collect, analyze, interpret and use data and
      information for planning and implementation activities
      •                 Participate in policy analysis on local, regional and national issues
      impacting low-income families and communities
      •                 Provide research assistance to support projects of Council staff and
      partner organizations
      •                 Manage the ongoing development and updating of the Council’s Website and
      Web-based information systems including InfoOakland
      and InfoAlamedaCounty
      •                 Represent the Council, InfoOakland, and InfoAlamedaCounty in partnerships
      with other agencies and organizations and with the
      general public
      •                 Conduct and/or supervise trainings on the use information for change
      •                 Perform other duties as required

      •                 Master’s Degree (3 years of relevant experience may be substituted for the
      Master’s degree) in relevant field of study including sociology,  public
      policy, planning  or other social sciences

      •                 Four to five years of relevant experience in urban planning, economic
      development, social science research, public policy
      analysis and/or advocacy, public health, community organizing or related
      •                 3+ years experience in research, data analysis and interpretation and
      report preparation

      Training and Proficiency in:
      •                 Excellent written and oral communications
      •                 Research project design and management
      •                 Creating and maintaining databases (Excel and  Access required)
      •                 Research methods and quantitative analysis using statistical packages
      •                 Data analysis, interpretation, report preparation and presentation
      •                 Group facilitation, meeting management, and multi-stakeholder partnerships
      •                 Supervising staff
      •                 Experience leading workshops, making public presentations, or designing
      and implementing community-based participatory
      •                 Designing and Managing the development of web-based information systems
      •                 Oral and written communication
      •                 Training and research support for people without backgrounds in research
      (preferably in support of community planning and action)
      •                 Working with people from diverse ethnic, linguistic economic and
      professional backgrounds

      Additional qualifications
      •                 Bi-lingual a plus
      •                 Experience with GIS software
      •                 Skills in Website design and maintenance

      How to Apply:
      Please submit cover letter highlighting your qualifications and a reusme via
      email to angiem@....  In subject line, enter the words
      "Coordinator, Information and Technology Program."  No telephone inquiries,
      Organization Web Site: www.urbanstrategies.org
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