Full-Time at Northern Arizona University, Civic Service Institute
posted on August 7, 2012
• Full-time 40 Hour Regular - Service Professional. This position will require some weekend/evening hours and a background check.
• Job Duties:
• Coordination of the program's resources, grants, objectives, outcomes, assessment, personnel and budgets;
• Assist with preparing and developing grant proposals, reports, performance measures, outcome results, goals, objectives, work plans and narrative statements to funding sources;
• Researches other grant funding sources;
• Assist with preparing and developing budgets for proposals, monitors and approves program expenditures ensuring budgetary compliance;
• Assist with preparation and development of the annual program evaluation and outcome reports;
• Plans, organizes, recruits, enrolls, provides orientation, training and placement of AmeriCorps members and mentees;
• Develops and approves member assignments;
• Hires, trains and provides technical assistance to part-time staff;
• Assist with supervision of the program coordinator for GOCYF.
• Assist with securing Memorandums of Understanding, contracts or Intergovernmental Agreements with current and prospective partnering agencies/organizations for the AmeriCorps Program;
• Develops, networks and maintains cooperative working relationships with a variety of organizations and/or agencies incorporating preventative and problem-solving techniques to diffuse situations and issues that may arise, resolving issues in a positive manner for all affected by issue(s);
• May be asked to represent the Civic Service Institute and AmeriCorps Program at a variety of meetings and on a variety of boards;
• Develops, plans and coordinates recognition activities for volunteers, partner agencies and donors within the program service area;
• Assist with the development , preparation, compilng and writing monthly/quarterly/bi-annual reports to funders;
• May be asked to attend national, cluster, state and/or local conferences when needed;
• Assist with the coordination of the work of the other employees associated with the project;
• Develops and prepares PR, PSAs for the program and/or the Civic Service Institute.
• May assist in maintaining the Youth in Action AmeriCorps website.
• Assist with the development, coordination and fund raising events for the AmeriCorps Program and the Civic Service Institute;
• Implements survey methods to evaluate and analyze performance measure goals.
• Develops and implements specific community programs.
• Bachelor's degree in field appropriate to area and two years of administrative/coordinative program experience; or
• Six years of progressively responsible administrative coordinative program experience; or
• Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.
• History of volunteerism.
• Experience with AmeriCorps.
• Master's degree in social sciences or related field and two years experience in program administration.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
• Experience/knowledge of issues pertaining to volunteers;
• Demonstrated sound supervisory and management skills;
• Demonstrated grant writing and fund raising skills;
• Experience managing a program, grant and/or contracts;
• Demonstrated budgetary skills;
• Demonstrated outcome based goal writing skills;
• Familiarity with National Service (Corporation for National & Community Service, National Senior Corps Programs);
• Computer literacy skills;
• Skill in coordinating activities, evaluating data, and establishing priorities;
• Excellent communication and presentation skills;
• Ability to analyze problems and make well-reasoned, sound decisions.
• Ability to work with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds;
• Ability to travel throughout the service area;
• Requires the ability to obtain and maintain a valid Arizona Driver's License.
• Summary: This position coordinates the Youth In Action AmeriCorps Program within the Civic Service Institute including the acquisition of funding from a variety of sources, monitoring funding and budgets, administering the program, all operations of the program, and providing supervision and technical assistance to subordinates. Coordinator should maintain a positive rapport with collaborating agencies, members, colleagues and NAU departments.
Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check.
Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.
$42,000 - $45,000 depending on experience.
This is a Service Professional (SPF) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System or the Optional Retirement Program; 22 days of vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members. More information on benefits at NAU is available at www.nau.edu/hr .
Service Professionals are hired on a contract basis, renewable each fiscal year according to terms of the Conditions of Professional Service, which may be found on the Internet at: https://azregents.asu.edu/rrc/Policy&/….
Employees offered a position on or after July 20, 2011, will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan) after 90 days of employment. If you accept an offer on or after July 20, 2011, and you choose the ASRS retirement option, you will begin participating in the Arizona State Retirement System, and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it, on the first of the pay period following 27 weeks (6 months) after your start date. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP), which is an alternative to the ASRS plan for faculty and other appointed staff, will begin to participate on the first day of employment. Additionally, the long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of the pay period following 90 days after start date. More information is available at: http://hr.nau.edu/node/10159.
September 5, 2012 at midnight.