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Assistant Coordinator for Administration, Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program (MSYEP, Temporary Position)

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City of Cambridge
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Cambridge, MA
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Published 14 days ago

The Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program (MSYEP), operated by the Office of Workforce Development (OWD), is a public sector summer employment program serving approximately 700-1000 Cambridge teens every year, giving priority to students eligible for free or reduced lunch. Under the supervision of the Director of Youth Employment, the Assistant Coordinator will:

  • Administer weekly payroll for approximately 750 participants and staff of program. 
  • Provide personnel/administrative management and oversight for MSYEP, including database and filing systems
  • Assist youth with online (Trax) applications and troubleshoot application problems
  • Enter data with a high degree of accuracy and efficiency
  • Complete individual hiring packets with youth using a combination of video and in-person meetings
  • Work in coordination with City payroll and personnel departments
  • Provide clear information to youth and parents, with patience and respect
  • With Director of Youth Employment, supervise program liaisons and manage staff schedules

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  

Experience in payroll/fiscal administration and data entry, staff supervision, youth services and working with diverse populations. Extremely detail oriented. Ability to work as part of a team, troubleshoot and communicate effectively.  B.A. in related field desirable. The City of Cambridge’s workforce, like the community it serves, is diverse.  Applicants must have the ability to work and interact effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies. Applicants should be available starting May 10, 2021 until August 27, 2021.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Office environment with fluorescent lighting, air conditioning, computers, and other standard office equipment. Shared office space can be busy and loud.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be open to both in-person and virtual work and adhere to City COVID guidelines. Sufficient mobility to travel back and forth from the MSYEP office to various sites throughout the City.

 HOURS OF WORK:                       37.5 hours per week; 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Some evening and weekend work will be  required. Temporary position starting May 10, 2021 through August 27, 2021.

RATE: $18.00 per hour

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit both your resume and letter of interest via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Department, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resume and letter of interest requested by 04/26/21. Position will remain open until filled. We are an AA/EEO Employer.





The Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program (MSYEP), operated by the Office of Workforce Development (OWD), is a public sector summer employment program serving approximately 700-1000 Cambridge teens every year, giving priority to students…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    May 10, 2021

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Cambridge, MA
Associated Location
795 Massachusetts Avenue, Room 309, Cambridge, MA 02139

How to Apply

Submit both your resume and letter of interest via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Department, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resume and letter of interest requested by 04/26/21. Position will remain open until filled. We are an AA/EEO Employer.

Submit both your resume and letter of interest via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Department, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA…

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