- Working with Executive Director and other key staff to establish, build and maintain key relationships within government, private and nonprofit sectors.
- Collaborating with CA staff to create a cohesive integration of external programs within CA’s overall organizational plan and structure.
- Working with various stakeholders to attract and integrate new or improved services to the southeast side.
- Collaborating with other organizations and staff engaged in community comprehensive planning citywide.
- Oversee the planning, coordination, and implementation of activities related to the implementation objectives of the South Chicago Neighborhood Network
- Providing project management to a range of programs ranging from real estate to social services. This may include but is not limited to the development of physical facilities and human services, and implementing recommendations resulting from planning efforts.
- Generating organizational and community commitment to new priorities and projects.
- Assisting South Chicago key partner organizations (including local learning institutions) in the identification, coordination and implementation of local projects and initiatives while securing funding and other resources.
- Assessing existing programs operating within the organization’s neighborhood and identifying service deficiencies and opportunities.
- Assessing the merits of exemplary programs in use elsewhere for adaptation to the organization’s community.
- Supervising the staff within program structure.
- Preparing reports, as required, for submission to funding partners.
- Plans/projects are completed on schedule, within budget and in accord with desired outcomes.
- Community is improved. Progress is made toward meeting needs of target population.
- Administration fee income is generated for agency.
- High level of internal and external customer and community satisfaction.
- Growth in community partners’ diversity and organization.
- Be able to show programs/services as having a strong alignment to organizational mission and goals.
Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree in a community development or related field is preferred. At least 5 years experience in a management position within a nonprofit, government or relevant corporate setting. A proven track record in designing and implementing social, housing, economic development and/or other related programs. Project Management experience required. Strong skills in networking required. Must be a multi-tasker, self-starter with strong project and time-management skills. Be accurate and organized. Fundraising and grant writing experience. The demonstrated ability to develop and lead teams in diverse settings (groups and mindsets). A demonstrated entrepreneurial orientation with the ability to work cohesively within an organizational setting . Excellent writing and oral presentation skills. Strong Computer skills. Spanish speaking strongly preferred. Must be willing to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends. Knowledge on the Collective Impact Model and its implementation required.
Preferred Candidates will also maintain:
- Familiarity with Community Based Participatory Research
- Experience working with diverse populations and community stakeholders
- Working knowledge of Adverse Childhood Experiences (or ACEs)
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Program Manager, Collective Impact" in the subject line.