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  • Taryn Hanano
    Employment Opportunity Position Title: Commercial Corridor Manager Organization: Sunset Neighborhood Beacon Center Reports to: SNBC’s Sunset Community
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 17, 2009
      Employment Opportunity
      Position Title: Commercial Corridor Manager
      Organization: Sunset Neighborhood Beacon Center
      Reports to: SNBC�s Sunset Community Convener
      Non-Exempt, Part Time
      Hourly rate: $25.00/hour
      Hours: 10 hours per week, with exact hours negotiable. Evening and weekend
      meetings are likely.
      Start date: Position available beginning September 1.

      Job Summary:
      The mission of the Sunset Neighborhood Beacon Center (SNBC) is to provide
      supports and opportunities to
      ensure the healthy development of children, youth, and adults in the Sunset
      District of San Francisco. SNBC
      provides a wide array of free programs, services, and events that promote
      education, recreation, and community

      The Sunset Neighborhood Beacon Center is working with Office of Economic and
      Workforce Development and
      local community partners to identify candidates for the Commercial Corridor
      Manager position for the Taraval
      Commercial Corridor in Parkside neighborhood of the Sunset District.
      The Commercial Corridor Manager works directly with community residents,
      merchants and community
      organizations to actively develop and implement a vision to stabilize and
      revitalize the Taraval Commercial
      Corridor district, which includes Taraval Street west of 19th Avenue. Goals
      include strengthening the physical,
      social, and economic character of the neighborhood by promoting the shopping
      district within the neighborhood
      and to others throughout the city, establishing sustainable partnerships
      within the community, and coordinating
      events to highlight local businesses.

      � Provide strategic vision and leadership to shape the ongoing development
      of the Taraval Commercial Corridor
      � Monitor and update the annual Taraval Commercial Corridor Community Action
      Plan created through
      community process.
      � Facilitate community meetings and coordinate working committees.
      � Perform targeted outreach to individuals and merchants to increase
      participation and diversity in the
      revitalization project.
      � Educate and work with city officials to promote and advance the Community
      Action Plan goals.
      � Maintain and update building and business inventory database for the
      Office of Economic and Workforce
      � Work with SNBC supervisor to manage annual project budget.
      � Assist with fundraising for specific projects that advance the goals of
      the Taraval Commercial Corridor
      Program, especially grant writing, and administer funds received and ensure
      that communications with
      funders are provided on time and in a professional manner.
      � Represent self and Agency in a professional manner.
      � Support and model the values of SNBC, and its lead agency, Aspiranet.
      � Demonstrate sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural differences.
      � Maintain appropriate professional boundaries with staff, parents,
      children, and community.

      � Bachelor�s degree or a minimum of three years experience in community
      development, public policy, urban
      development, or business development.
      � Experience with event planning, project management, group facilitation,
      public relations, and public speaking.
      � Experience with community planning or organizing a plus.
      � Demonstrated ability to be a leader and work as a member of a team.
      � Proven success in recruiting and managing volunteers.
      � Experience working with small businesses.
      � Ability to work autonomously.
      � Bilingual in English and Cantonese is a plus.
      � Able to prioritize tasks and maintain sense of humor and positive attitude
      in a fast paced environment.
      � Health/TB Clearance.
      � Fingerprint clearance from the Department of Justice.
      � Valid California Identification or California Drivers License with driving
      record and proof of vehicle insurance (if

      Physical Demands:
      The physical demands and work environment described here are representatives
      of those that must be met by an
      employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
      Reasonable accommodations may be made
      to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. The noise level in
      the work environment is usually quiet
      and, at all times is within the safe OSHA standards.

      1. Communicates clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing, with
      co-workers, supervisors, and
      2. Must be able to comprehend, follow and clearly convey instructions to
      3. Must be computer proficient and be able to work on a computer for up to
      10 hours per week.
      Physical Activities
      1. Must be able to handle or manipulate objects, tools, and operate
      2. Must be able to reach for stacked products, store and retrieve file boxes
      on high shelves.
      3. Must be able to push, pull, lift and /or carry as much as 10 lbs.
      4. Must have the ability and skills to drive a vehicle.
      To apply, please send cover letter and resume to:
      Carol Mo
      Sunset Community Convener
      Sunset Neighborhood Beacon Center
      No phone calls please.
      Visit www.snbc.org for more information about the Sunset Neighborhood Beacon

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