EM Program Coordinator
EM Program CoordinatorArizona State University
Phoenix, AZ 85004
As a member of the Lodestar Center’s team, the Experience Matters National Service Programs Coordinator reports to the Experience Matters National Service Programs Director and plays a key role in the day-to-day coordination of operations of the Experience Matters National Service Programs [Experience Matters AmeriCorps (EM AC) and Experience Matters AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP (EM RSVP)].
Scope of Search
Grant Funded Position
- Connect nonprofit organizations to the services provided by the programs. Execute an outreach and communication plan to educate nonprofits, who provide services within the focus areas of the grants and engage them in the programs.
- Connect talent to the mission of the programs and the meaningful service opportunities at its partnering agencies. Execute an outreach and communication plan to educate adults, young and old, about the mission of programs and its service opportunities.
- Execute a targeted outreach and communication plan to promote specific service opportunities. Recruit and select appropriate talent that will create a strong match with successful outcomes for both the partnering agency and the individual.
- Provide ongoing support for the talent and the organization once talent is matched to promote a successful outcome for both the organization and the talent. Execute a coaching, training, and evaluation plan, and measure outcomes achieved as a result of the match.
- Assist in ensuring grant compliance and financial accountability.
- Work collaboratively with other Lodestar Center staff members to achieve overarching goals advancing the mission of the Center.
- Ensure the National Service programs are in compliance in all areas and avoid corrective actions which could include fines and lose of funding.
- Reach placement goals of AmeriCorps members at schools, nonprofit, or governmental agencies.
- Reach placement goals of RSVP volunteers at schools, nonprofit, or governmental agencies.
- Demonstrate impactful change for K-12 students, opportunity youth, and individuals/families experiencing food insecurity and the ability to continue to live independently for older adults, due to the service provided by AmeriCorps members and RSVP Volunteers.
Bachelor's degree in field appropriate to area of assignment AND two years administrative/coordinator program experience; OR, Six years of progressively responsible administrative/coordinator program experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
- Experience with networking and relationship building skills
- Demonstrated working knowledge of basic nonprofit operations
- Evidence of effective communication skills which are clear, concise, articulate and respectful
- Experience in facilitating and managing conflict
- Experience in managing multiple priorities and project with attention to details
- Demonstrated knowledge of the development and implementation of recruitment and retention strategies
- Experience in National Service or a community service environment, diverse/multicultural environments, or nonprofit sector
- Experience with MS Office programs
- Experience with CRM databases such as Salesforce.com
- Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting
- Use office equipment including a computer
- Sit, stand for varying lengths of time, and walk moderate distances to perform work
- Lift up to 25 pounds
- Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts
- Communicate to perform essential functions
- Some travel throughout Maricopa County for program events and agency site visits.
The Center's mission is accomplished through a comprehensive portfolio of research, education (undergraduate, graduate and continuing/professional education offerings), technical assistance and conference activities that provide stakeholders with knowledge and tools that enhance their effectiveness and impact.
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Instructions to Apply
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.