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    ... NATIONAL COALITION FOR ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY RESOURCES PROGRAM MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION Founded in 1999, the National
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      ----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 02/03/2006 03:49 PM -----

      NATIONAL COALITION FOR ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN
      COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT



      COMMUNITY RESOURCES PROGRAM MANAGER
      JOB DESCRIPTION


      Founded in 1999, the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community
      Development (CAPACD) is the first national organization dedicated to the
      housing, community and economic development needs of Asian American and
      Pacific Islander (AAPI) populations. Our mission is to be a powerful voice
      for the unique community development needs of AAPI communities and to
      strengthen the capacity of community-based organizations (CBOs) to create
      neighborhoods of hope and opportunity.



      We utilize four strategies to accomplish our mission: 1) Creating and
      increasing access to capacity building tools and resources; 2) Convening
      AAPI community organizations to plan, strategize and mobilize; 3)Telling our
      stories through participatory action research and policy; and 4) building
      collective leadership and creating opportunities for change agents at local
      and national levels.



      Overview:

      National CAPACD seeks a Community Resources Program (CRP) Manager to
      facilitate participation of AAPI-serving CBOs in community development
      activities.  The CRP Manager’s primary responsibility will be to implement
      and expand our training and technical assistance (TTA) program, focusing on
      using peer-to-peer exchanges as well as existing community development
      trainings and resources.  The CRP Manager will also develop additional
      strategies and programs to address the unmet needs of AAPI CBOs engaged in
      community development activities.  The CRP Manager will participate in all
      National CAPACD activities, including regional meetings, the annual
      convention and board meetings; represent the organization at training events
      and other speaking engagements; and provide support for resource development
      and fundraising. The CRP Manager reports to the Executive Director.



      Specific responsibilities:

      1)      Program Activities

      a.       Design programs and implement strategies for community and
      membership involvement in national AAPI and community development
      initiatives

      b.       Coordinate technical assistance (TA) providers and recipients,
      manage the TA Provider Network with regular meetings, and where appropriate,
      directly provide TA

      c.       Oversee the creation of on-line resources, including web-based
      database access and training

      d.       Develop a national directory of organizations and individuals with
      relevant expertise in TA provision, TA systems development, program
      evaluation and organizational capacity building

      e.       Provide support for related National CAPACD program activities,
      including the annual Convention, regional meetings, leadership development
      and special events



      2)      Relationships Management

      a.       Manage relationships and MOUs with all TTA sites/organizations
      (currently 4 existing, plus 3 to be launched in 2006)

      b.       Work with national training organizations to increase
      opportunities, participation and satisfaction for AAPI-serving CBOs in
      existing community development and organizational development trainings

      c.       Assist the Executive Director in building and maintaining
      organizational relationships with other national and local intermediaries,
      community development agencies, federal agencies, foundations, and
      corporations

      3)      Budget and Fundraising

      a.       Oversee, develop and update annual/monthly program budget

      b.       Manage timely disbursement of program funds to pilot sites

      c.       Prepare regular updates and program reports to funders

      d.       Developing grant proposals for future expansion of training and
      technical assistance activities



      4)      Evaluation

      a.       Coordinate program evaluation process, ensuring that a baseline
      needs assessment and qualitative documentation of the pilot project is
      integrated into program activities



      5)      Other Responsibilities

      a.       Provide regular written program communications to staff, board,
      members and public through press releases, newsletters, memos and emails

      b.       Monitor housing, community and economic development issues and
      trends impacting member organizations and low-income AAPI communities

      c.       Participate in all National CAPACD organizational activities,
      including board and staff meetings, budget and planning activities and other
      events.



      Qualifications:

      Required

      ·         Graduate degree or equivalent work experience in urban planning,
      non-profit management, public policy or related field

      ·         Five years (minimum) experience in housing, economic and/or
      community development; a significant part of this experience should include
      program and budget management and supervision of staff

      ·         Experience designing and managing technical assistance,
      organizational development and/or capacity building systems

      ·         Exceptional written and oral communications

      ·         Willingness and ability to travel regularly

      ·         Proficiency with personal computers and electronic communications,
      including Windows-based word processing and databases

      ·         Excellent motivation and interpersonal skills, particularly the
      ability to meet deadlines, work as a team member and interact with diverse
      individuals and organizations

      ·         Committed to supporting the housing, community and economic
      development needs of low-income and immigrant AAPIs and willing to work in a
      non-profit setting



      Preferred

      ·         Bilingual/biliterate in an Asian or Pacific Islander language

      ·         Experience in one or more of the following areas:  managing real
      estate transactions; program development and evaluation; fundraising and
      grant writing; subcontracting and grants management; website development and
      database management



      Compensation:

      The CRP Manager is a full-time position.  Salary is competitive and
      commensurate with experience.



      To Apply:

      Applications are due February 14, 2006, but will be accepted until position
      is filled.  Please email cover letter, resume, salary history and short
      writing sample (2 page max.) to:  lisa@....



      National CAPACD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and people of color
      strongly encouraged to apply.
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