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We're hiring! Part Time Project Coordinator

  • TITLE: Part-time Project Coordinator

  • REPORTS TO: Executive Director

  • FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

  • HOURLY RATE: $30hr

  • HOURS A WEEK: Up to 20hrs a week

  • HOW TO APPLY: Send your resume to ed@diversityslo.org

  • DEADLINE TO APPLY: March 10th, or until the position is filled.

  • OUR MISSION: To build and sustain a coalition that seeks a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive community through advocacy and education.

JOB SUMMARY:

This Project Coordinator position is a temporary position, responsible mainly for supporting the coordination of the Quick Start Grant received by Diversity Coalition San Luis Obispo County (DCSLOC) and project partners.


The project coordinator will work with DCSLOC Executive Director and partner organizations to accomplish grant related tasks, such as, but not limited to, grant reporting, budgeting, planning, event coordination and outreach.


About the Quick Start Grant:

The Quick Start Grant (QSG) program is designed to fund targeted, innovative pilots that test approaches to overcoming market barriers to heat pump space and water heating adoption. By testing these transformation approaches, the QSG program will promote the development and refinement of interventions that can be scaled into statewide solutions.


DCSLOC and other project partners (BlocPower, RACE Matters and Central Coast Coalition for Undocumented Student Success) received a grant to Develop Targeted and Inclusive Marketing and Educational Materials for Equitable Electrification. This project will tailor messaging for hard-to-reach communities through education and provide agency. The pilot will develop a model and playbook for advancing equitable messaging strategies related to electrification across California. This will provide cities, utilities, and community-based organizations with a core set of materials and a playbook for meaningfully engaging underserved and hard-to-reach communities in electrification efforts.


MAIN JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Lead grant management efforts to ensure tasks are completed on time, within scope, and within budget.

  • Support grant reporting by compiling materials, preparing, revising, and finalizing grant reports.

  • Support DCSLOC Executive Director on program related tasks

  • Communicate with project partners to assure timely completion of tasks.

  • Support event planning and execution (i.e resource fairs, outreach tabling, etc)

  • Maintain project documentation organized and accessible to project partners

  • Coordinate outreach efforts

  • Schedule, organize and lead presentations to local stakeholders

  • Meet with project partners to review work done and gather lessons learned

  • Coordinate and update of project communication channels (social media, website, email, as needed)

  • Manage inbox in a timely manner

  • Other duties as required


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Enrolled or completed higher education is preferred.

  • Environmental/climate related degrees are ideal.

  • A minimum of three years of work experience in managing programs or operations in a non-profit agency or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience working with underserved populations is a must.

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) proficiency is ideal

  • Thorough knowledge of the mission, objectives, and programs of DCSLOC

  • Demonstrated ability to plan and implement effective operations.

  • Leadership skills including negotiation, problem-solving, decision-making.

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Technologically proficient and knowledgeable of social media tools and business apps. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Drive, Dropbox.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, community groups, and other related agencies.

Hourly rate: $30hr


Hours a week: Up to 20hrs a week


Duration: Currently, this is a grant-funded position. Grant ends in June of 2024.


This is a mostly virtual job, but requires in person meetings and events.


HOW TO APPLY

Send your resume to ed@diversityslo.org


Deadline to apply: March 10th, or until the position is filled.


DISCLAIMER:

The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives assigned to this job. DCSLO reserves the right to revise the job description at any time. All employment with the DCSLO is at-will. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily. If requested, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job, absent undue hardship.

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