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Senior Coordinator, Community Building, Imagination Library

New York, NY, USANew YorkNYUSA
Full-time

With a focus on the mission of the United Way of New York City, this position plays an instrumental role in developing strong relationships with Imagination Library affiliates, community-based organizations, and the Department of Education staff citywide, assisting them in areas including, but not limited to, community engagement, parent empowerment/engagement, and data management. This position works directly on the United Way of New York City’s Imagination Library initiative, to ensure every child has access to books in their home.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Primary point of contact with Imagination Library NYC program leaders, enrolled families and prospective enrollees
  • Works closely with Imagination Library NYC partners to assist with enrollment issues and creatively problem solve when needed
  • Serves as the liaison between Imagination Library NYC partners, ReadNYC, and UWNYC’s Community Building unit
  • Manages the inventory of undeliverable Imagination Library NYC books
  • Represents UWNYC and Imagination Library NYC at community events, coalition meetings, conferences, and all other relevant local events in target communities across NYC to introduce and promote Imagination Library NYC
  • Collaborates with the Director of Facilitation and Community Engagement to plan and execute the Imagination Library parent engagement strategy
  • Coordinates with community partners quarterly community-based parent engagement opportunities
  • Collaborates with the Senior Manager of Community Building to reconcile monthly invoices
  • Collaborates with UWNYC Marketing and Communications team to develop content for digital and print marketing materials
  • Works in tandem with supervisor to establishes monthly targets and tracks monthly progress towards enrollment goals
  • Refines the enrollment process to align with community partners
  • Facilitates data collection process with community partners
  • Facilitates the evaluation process for registration, program participation, and parent engagement
  • Collaborates with the Community Building team to define a process to measure effectiveness of community building, capacity building and aligned action collaborations
  • Collaborates with the UWNYC Volunteerism Team to plan volunteer projects in support of Imagination Library
  • Liaise with local post offices to facilitate book delivery
Educational Background: 
Bachelor’s degree
Skills/Experience: 
  • At least 2 years’ experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (multi-lingual preferred)
  • Strong technical capacity
  • Well versed in MS Office
  • Flexible and able to work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward
  • clarity and solutions in a timely and decisive manner.
  • Personal Effectiveness/innovative, independent thinker, self-motivator
  • Collaboration Skills
  • Demonstrated ability to organize self and others
  • May be required to work early/evening/weekend schedule, with additional hours as necessary
  • Strong customer service, interpersonal, communication, phone etiquette skills

Key Competencies:

  • Relationship Oriented
  • Superior Performance
  • Collaboration
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creative Problem Solving

Organization Info

United Way Worldwide

Overview
Headquarters: 
Alexandria, VA, United States
Annual Budget : 
$100-500M
Founded: 
1934
About Us
Mission: 

United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good.

United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. We win by living United. By forging unlikely partnerships. By finding new solutions to old problems. By mobilizing the best resources. And by inspiring individuals to join the fight against their community's most daunting social crises.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Mar 14 2019
Active Until: 
Apr 14 2019
Hiring Organization: 
United Way Worldwide
industry: 
Nonprofit