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Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator

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American Public Human Services Association


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Published 27 days ago

October 12, 2020
September 30, 2020
Up to $56,000

The American Public Human Services Association (APHSA) is a nonprofit, bipartisan membership organization whose mission is to advance the well-being of all people by influencing modern approaches to sound policy, building the capacity of public agencies to enable healthy families and communities, and connecting leaders to accelerate learning and generate practical solutions together. At the core of APHSA’s mission is our commitment to advancing equity. At APHSA, we have a clear vision to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay and do their best work. We embrace a culture where differences are valued and drive our organization forward.

APHSA seeks a Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator. This position serves as the primary support to the APHSA team in collection, dissemination, and mobilization of knowledge across APHSA’s platforms. The Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator supports the Knowledge Mobilization Manager and APHSA team as a whole to develop and continuously execute strategy to engage members in learning opportunities through various Communities of Practice, project specific workgroups, ongoing learning communities, and affinity group engagements. S/he also supports the policy team in affinity group management, as well as APHSA learning operations. The Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator also serves as key intermediary between Collaborative Centers and other APHSA teams, including coordinating logistics for internal and external meetings, conferences, webinars, and more.


SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES (include but not limited to):


Supporting programmatic strategy for APHSA policy and practice communications through design and development of communications, including newsletters, alerts, online platforms, etc., to ensure consistency to APHSA Playbook, framing principles, and APHSA brand in partnership with Collaborative Center staff and Director of Communications.   

  • Support the Manager in executing a continuous improvement process for APHSA communications through review of analytics, user feedback.
  • Support content development, informed by multiple APHSA teams for integration into communications platforms as blogs, articles, website, social media.
  • Support Communications in optimizing APHSA website, social media, online communities to advance learning and knowledge management strategies. 

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Provide day to day support of learning communities to engage member and associate groups through learning communities and other knowledge mobilization strategies, including event and meeting planning and logistics. 

  • Provide project management support to events, affinity group operations, and other projects as assigned, including task tracking and follow up, notetaking and documentation. 


  • Support the newly created Collaborative Center Advisory Council to advance learning strategies across the organization via webinars, blogs, communities, issue-specific workgroups.
  • Support Organizational Effectiveness team in develop learning communities across client agencies to facilitate knowledge sharing, peer networking.


EDUCATIONAL/PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:


Required Minimum Level :

Bachelor of Arts      


Required Minimum Number of Years:

0-3 Years      


Performance Expectations:

·      Proven track record of providing high quality administrative and/or communications support. 

·      Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills including negotiation and conflict resolution  

·      Ability to operate as an effective tactical as well as a strategic thinker 

·      Ability to positively and productively impact both strategic and tactical execution of project work  

·      Exceptional written, oral, and interpersonal skills 

·      Willingness to adjust to changing work priorities with a sense of adventure.

·      Exhibit strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills with the ability to produce high quality communications to individuals at all levels of the organization.

  • Possess strong organization skills, ability to multi-task high volume work requests and re-prioritize independently; pro-actively problem-solves.
  • Work independently as well as part of the team to ensure that the needs of the group are met, and that adequate administrative coverage is provided to the team.
  • Excellent time management and task completion, whether routine or urgent.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality on sensitive business and other related matters.          

         

APHSA’s dedication to promoting diversity, racial equity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in how we work and support our members. It is more than a commitment—it is the foundation of how we do what we do. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the communities we serve and recognize that building well-being starts with creating a space where our employees are comfortable bringing their authentic, unique selves to work.

The position is based in Arlington, VA, but remote work requests will be considered. Please mail your cover letter, including your salary requirements and resume to jobs@aphsa.org.

The American Public Human Services Association (APHSA) is a nonprofit, bipartisan membership organization whose mission is to advance the well-being of all people by influencing modern approaches to sound policy, building the capacity…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

APHSA offer a robust benefits plan with a generous contribution structure. New employees accrue up to 3 weeks sick, 3 weeks vacation in addition to 28 discretionary hours and 10 company holidays.

All new employees are eligible to participate in the 401K plan after meeting the 3 month eligibility requirement. APHSA has a defined contribution structure contributing at least 3% of your base salary to your retirement account for all employees.

APHSA offer a robust benefits plan with a generous contribution structure. New employees accrue up to 3 weeks sick, 3 weeks vacation in addition to 28 discretionary hours and 10…

Location

1300 17th Street North, Arlington, VA 22209

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@aphsa.org.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@aphsa.org.

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