The part-time Project Coordinator position will require the following:
Collaborate and work with project team, staff and students to fully implement the first cohort of applicants in 2020.
Coordinate outreach to greater Hartford community to elicit applicants and candidates in accordance with project plan; assisting in identifying individuals and agencies that meet qualifications and candidate requirements.
Coordinate and support application materials, candidate selection process, including design of application review template, communication with accepted candidates regarding scheduling and logistics.
Coordinate individual session materials including duplication and printing, resources and handouts, as well as supporting materials and supplies, and scheduling of refreshments and lunch.
Itemize and track expenses associated with overall program cost and individual session expenditures.
Coordinate and communicate with guest presenters and speakers regarding scheduling, logistics, materials and supplies, and expenses; secure necessary media releases, take photographs, elicit testimonials and guest speaker/presenter bios and/or CVs.
Collaborate with evaluators to develop evaluation tool and evaluate program, facilitators, presenters, speakers, and curriculum sessions for effectiveness and track attendance.
Attend training sessions as scheduled as well as additional meetings with TYJI and CAP as necessary.
Excellent oral and written communication skills including report writing
Excellent organizational skills for planning and scheduling
Self-awareness of personal and professional attributes and values that align with program
goals and deliverables
Conscientious regarding professional demeanor, interaction, and timely attendance
Media literacy skills in use of electronic technology (PC, laptop, e-notebooks, wireless
phones, cameras, video cameras, microphones, LCD projectors, etc.) and corresponding
software in MS programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; social media
platforms and website navigation
Demonstrates proficiency and subject matter expertise on topics of youth justice, juvenile
justice, leadership, best practices in juvenile justice, and reform efforts locally and
Critical thinking with problem-solving practice and patience
Takes initiative and willing to advance ideas and projects
Autonomy and independence in working with limited direction to completion of tasks
Approaches assignments, position, and program needs with enthusiasm and positive
Bachelor Degree from accredited university preferred
Knowledge of community, state agencies, organizations, non-profit providers of youth
(justice) services, law enforcement, and youth organizations preferred.
Familiarity and experience working within grant-funded program/project preferred
Understanding of grant-based program/project deliverables, timelines, and reporting
Able to provide own transportation
Willing to work a flexible, part time schedule as a temporary hire for grant period
Internal Number: 20-22A
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