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K2C Community Engagement Specialist

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Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector | San Francisco, CA
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Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector


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Published 14 days ago

January 24, 2020
$88,764 - $107,900

OFFICE OF FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT OVERVIEW:

The San Francisco Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE) is a unique private-public partnership housed in the Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector. OFE Is a convener, innovator, and advocate that leverages the power of City Hall to strengthen economic security and mobility for low income families who live, work or receive services in San Francisco. This work includes Kindergarten to College (K2C), the first and largest, publicly-funded universal children’s savings program of its kind in the country now managing accounts for 42,000 public school children; Smart Money Coaching, which provides free one-on-one financial coaching across San Francisco; Bank On San Francisco, which helps individuals access safe, affordable accounts at responsible banks and credit unions; Bank On Youth, which equips young people with a safe bank account, and strategies to save during employment; policy efforts to fight predatory financial practices and help low-income families build and protect wealth; and an Economic Mobility Lab (mLab) that tests new innovations. For more, see www.sfofe.org 

OFFICE OF THE TREASURER DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW:

The Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector serves as the banker, tax collector, and investment officer for the government of San Francisco, the only combined City and County in the State of California. The Treasurer, an elective office created by the City Charter in 1850, supervises a department of ten sections that collect over $5 billion annually. The City Treasurer established the Office of Financial Empowerment and plays an active role in the work of this Office supporting San Franciscans and demonstrating what's possible to cities across the United States.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Reporting to the Manager of K2C, the Community Engagement Specialist will help lead K2C’s growth at an exciting time: K2C recently received significant new funding for expansion, has a strong working partnership with the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD), and continues to influence the broader Children’s Savings Account field it helped pioneer. This is an ideal role for someone with strong experience engaging families across San Francisco; and a demonstrated commitment to helping young people succeed, particularly young people from low-income communities and communities of color. The ideal candidate will be outgoing; creative; flexible; tactful; collaborative; have a passion for increasing access to post-secondary education and economic opportunity for all San Francisco students; and eager to grow professionally in a dynamic role helping lead K2C. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Develop K2C’s communications and outreach strategy to build awareness and drive engagement among students, families, teachers, principals, community leaders, and other stakeholders;
  • Implement K2C’s communications and outreach strategy, leveraging resources inside and outside City Hall;
  • Assess the effectiveness of K2C’s communications and outreach, adjusting, as necessary;
  • Test new communications and outreach approaches to increase engagement in priority schools and neighborhoods;
  • Work with OFE’s Economic Mobility Lab to test new innovations that expand the scale and impact of K2C;
  • Champion K2C at public events across the City;
  • Represent K2C locally and nationally;
  • Develop, maintain, and foster strong working relationships at all levels of San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD), including with the administration, schools, parent organizations and community groups; and
  • Build trust and credibility among parents and community organizations.

OFFICE OF FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT OVERVIEW:

The San Francisco Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE) is a unique private-public partnership housed in the Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector. OFE Is a convener, innovator, and advocate…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Professional

How to Apply

Attach a PDF copy of your resume and cover letter to your online application. Please attach both documents as one (1) document.

Attach a PDF copy of your resume and cover letter to your online application. Please attach both documents as one (1) document.

Location

1 Doctor Carlton B Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA 94102

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