Coordinates the year-round logistics, operations, administration, scheduling, calendar management and event planning for all programs/workshops.
Works collaboratively with colleagues in the Office of Civic Engagement, faculty, staff, and student resources on programming to improve the quality of life on the south side and across the city.
Develops and supports a high-quality and impactful experience for student workers through engaged training/coaching, strong project planning and logistics to ensure project goals are achieved.
Supports curricular and co-curricular engagements with academic partners and registered student organizations.
Builds and sustains productive working relationships with other offices and areas throughout the University and surrounding community, ensuring effective partnerships, optimal utilization of shared resources, and awareness of common interests.
Oversees the annual cohort onboarding administration, including signature Annual Event management.
Performs oversight of the project management life cycle administration including planning and implementation for task/project completion and provides support for organizational analysis, design, and implementation of projects.
Applies knowledge and data to resolve process issues/problems. Seeks to identify and engage project resources as needed.
Communicates and collaborates with stakeholders to ensure programs meet established objectives. Solicits and analyzes feedback to identify and implement lessons learned.
Regularly monitors and analyzes processes for effectiveness and opportunities of efficiency.
Proactively researches and administers innovation for new platforms/tools to increase scale of services.
Administers the part-time student workforce including periodic recruiting, onboarding, training, development, and schedule/payroll management.
Develops and manages a robust communications strategy for the Accelerator to provide continual, real-time engagement (internal and external) through multiple communication channels.
Provides oversight of the facility management including on-site capacity control, space utilization for partner organization usage and other ad-hoc facility requests.
Contributes strategic guidance, technical support, and resources management to client community.
Performs organizational assessments using a variety of proven methods to uncover and solve complex organizational problems and contribute to new growth opportunities.Â
Develops organizational engagements and guiding clients to deliver organizational transformations and change.
Performs project monitoring, control, and governance activities (e.g., manage project scope and scope change requests, track project against milestones, monitor projects for continuous improvement, develop status report and project communication plan).
Manages special projects and OCE-related initiatives including organizing and coordinating programmatic events and activities, creating agendas, gathering data and preparing materials for presentations, documenting discussions, and following-up on action items and other administrative duties as needed.
Prepares briefing materials and presentations for quarterly reports and meetings.
Ensures communications are well-written, timely, and effective.
Uses in-depth knowledge and experience to administer the delivery of services to program participants and/or beneficiaries such as communicating with programs sponsors and academic advising for undergraduate students.
Develops and communicates program priorities and performance standards and assesses operations using these criteria. Plans and conducts quality assurance reviews and recommends changes as appropriate.
Performs other related work as needed.
Minimum 5 years of relevant experience with three yearsâ™ experience working within or leading a nonprofit.
Three years experience consulting with nonprofits.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) and Google Docs.
Expertise in Social Media (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook).
Focus on continuous process improvement and operational efficiency.
Excellent verbal and written community skills; organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills.
Considerable skill in working both independently and as part of a team.
Multi-task, plan and prioritize to simultaneously meet multiple program and organizational goals.
Meet deadlines; maintain confidentiality, and problem solving.
Quickly adapt to different situations, styles, and stakeholders.
Work with civic organizations and grassroots community-based organizations.
Knowledge of Organizational Development and Management in the social impact sector.
Conduct highly effective research.
Knowledge of nonprofit organizations on the South Side.
Thought leadership in the colloquy around accelerators, incubators, innovation in non-profit management and sustainability.
Regular attendance with occasional evenings and weekends.
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