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Program Coordinator, Implementation Committee and YouthTechnology

Position: 
Program Coordinator, Implementation Committee and YouthTechnology
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Job Description: 

With more than $1.5 billion in assets, the San Francisco Foundation is one of the largest community foundations in the country. The foundation is committed to expanding opportunity and ensuring a more equitable future for all in the Bay Area. Together with its donors, the foundation distributed $154 million to nonprofit organizations last fiscal year. The San Francisco Foundation serves Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo Counties with some initiatives, including this one, serving the nine-county Bay Area.

Reports To: Senior Director, Anchoring Communities

Position Summary & Responsibilities:

A. Implementation Committee: The Implementation Committee is a committee composed of representatives from seven organizations who collectively administer several million dollars in support of community benefits from the development on the Hunters Point Shipyard and Candle Stick Park revitalization.  The Coordinator is responsible for providing meeting and administrative support to members of the Implementation Committee and for developing, distributing, and preserving internal and external communications on the Implementation Committee’s website. The Coordinator also serves as liaison and advocate between the Implementation Committee, community members and organizations.

Administrative Support for Implementation Committee: The Coordinator facilitates and attends all in-person and phone meetings of the Implementation Committee, and subcommittees when requested. The Coordinator is responsible for supporting the meetings of the Implementation Committee and its subcommittees, distributing meeting notices and reminders, providing logistical and administrative support, including working with caterers, reserving facilities, setting up meetings, taking minutes at various meetings and distributing minutes to the appropriate committee members and constituencies as needed, and posting approved minutes on the IC website. The Coordinator will also assist in tracking and processing vendor/consultant contracts and invoices.

Development and Management of Communications: The Coordinator develops print and online content for the Implementation Committee’s website (http://d10benefits.org). The Implementation Committee members are volunteers and the Coordinator helps keep them informed of critical issues.

Facilitate Communications and Outreach between Constituents: The Coordinator is responsible for contacting and scheduling persons of interest relevant to the IC’s work to attend IC meetings as directed and is the point person for coordinating requests for presentations from the Implementation Committee Members.

Coordination of IC Vendors, Consultants and/or Contractors: The Coordinator is responsible for oversight and coordination of IC vendors, consultants and/or contractors, including scheduling their meetings with the relevant IC committees. Also maintaining and monitoring contract agreements, ensuring that obligations are met in accordance with contractual agreements.

B. Oakland Codes Youth Technology Cohort.  Oakland Codes is a cohort of five organizations that provide culturally appropriate training to introduce youth of color in the East Bay to opportunities in the technology field.  Although the training takes place at each organizations’ unique location, the organization meet quarterly as a learning cohort to share lessons to create a supportive pipeline to move youth from stage to stage as they master technological and youth development competencies. The Coordinator is responsible for providing meeting and administrative support to the cohort and for developing, distributing, and preserving internal and external communications on the Oakland Codes website. The Coordinator also serves as liaison and advocate between the Cohort and its philanthropic supporters at the Foundation.

Administrative Support: The Coordinator facilitates and attends all in-person and phone meetings of the Implementation Committee, and subcommittees when requested. The Coordinator is responsible for supporting the meetings of the Implementation Committee and its subcommittees, distributing meeting notices and reminders, providing logistical and administrative support, including working with caterers, reserving facilities, setting up meetings, taking minutes at various meetings and distributing minutes to the appropriate committee members and constituencies as needed, and posting approved minutes on the IC website. The Coordinator will also assist in tracking and processing vendor/consultant contracts and invoices.

Qualifications

Education: Undergraduate degree in a relevant area such as social welfare, criminal justice, urban planning, communication, project management or a related field.

Experience: A minimum of three years coordinating multi-member coalitions or collaboration across a variety of sectors and providing high-level culturally competent administrative support.

Knowledge, skills, and competencies:

  • Prior working knowledge of Bayview Hunters Point or similar community. Preference will be given to residents of San Francisco’s District 10.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the principles of social equity.
  • Experience in building effective collaborative relationships in a culturally competent manner with partners, colleagues, constituencies, and internal and external teams across a variety of sectors.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated personal integrity and commitment to this work and the ability to engender trust, credibility and confidence with a variety of constituencies.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality where appropriate.
  • Computer literacy in the Microsoft environment including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.
  • Online content management systems and print communications experience strongly desired.

Compensation

Commensurate with background and experience in addition to a competitive benefits package.

The San Francisco Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of diverse backgrounds to apply.