111 E Court Street
Position Summary: This position is primarily responsible for the management of the Flint Urban Safety Corps AmeriCorps Program which utilizes national service members to achieve blight elimination, crime reduction, and community building in designated areas of Flint.
Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities:
• Work collaboratively with the University of Michigan-Flint, University Avenue Corridor Coalition and other partners to support 14 full-time national service members
• Manage and report on program budgets, in collaboration with the Michigan Community Service Commission
• Recruit, annually, a team of individuals to serve as AmeriCorps members; coordinate and implement appropriate training and technical assistance
• Create program materials, resources and information, and disseminate as appropriate
• Develop federal reports; collect and gather data and stories from the field to inform and highlight the program
• Maintain close working relationship with the Michigan Community Service Commission, including monthly Program Director meetings, to see program metrics are met and all CNCS and MCSC procedures are followed
• Conduct performance reviews of AmeriCorps members
• Other duties may be assigned to meet the business needs
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal relationship skills.
• Must be detail oriented; work well with deadlines and results oriented.
• Ability to demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills including facilitation and presentation experience.
• Strong relationship-building and organizational skills.
• Early morning, evening and weekend work hours.
• Ability to think strategically and develop the broader picture.
• Light Travel.
• Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university.
• Demonstrated understanding of national service programs. AmeriCorps experience preferred.
• Two years of relevant professional experience, including administrative/program management, budgeting, and supervision. Understanding of principles of grants administration.
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse people and community groups. Commitment to team work.
• Self-motivated and well-organized with the ability to work independently. Ability to prioritize and get things done calmly in a fast-moving, multi-task environment.
• Computer literacy including: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as a strong knowledge of internet resources, including social networking and web page usage.
• Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
• Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA and other federal, state and local standards.
Salary Range - $32,000-$38,000
Health, Dental and Vision
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability
Health Savings Account
Minimum Education Required