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Job Description: Program Coordinator

 

Background

904WARD envisions an end to racism in Jacksonville so all people thrive. We actualize this vision by creating racial healing and equity through deep conversations and learning, trusting relationships, and collective action. 904WARD began in 2015 with a small group of friends who came together to talk openly, challenge each other, support each other, and take action together to build a more inclusive Jacksonville. We are an organization supported largely by volunteers from Jacksonville’s private, public, and nonprofit sectors committed to creating a community of inclusion for all of Jacksonville, FL’s residents.

Position Summary

The Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and supporting 904WARD events, including volunteer recruitment and management, logistics coordination, training strategy, curriculum design, and evaluation and data analysis. We are looking for a competent Program Coordinator to undertake a variety of administrative and program management tasks. You will help in planning and organizing programs and activities as well as carry out important operational duties. To be an excellent program coordinator, you must be organized and detail-oriented, comfortable working with diverse teams. The goal will be to facilitate the effective management of programs according to the organization’s standards. If you have further skills in program development, communications, and/or volunteer management, we’d like to meet you.

The Responsibilities

  • The Program Coordinator reports to the CEO and is responsible for:

  • Planing logistics for events, meetings, workshops, etc. This includes the ordering, confirmation and delivery of food, preparing materials, organizing speakers, and coordinating any other required resources

  • Planning and implementing informational, educational and celebratory organization and community-oriented activities, donation drives and volunteer activitiea

  • Maintaining calendar of events

  • Coordinating with the program chairs, CEO and other leaders to publicize events to members and the community

  • Recruiting, tracking and managing volunteers

  • Managing all workshops and trainings by hosting events, providing support, registering participants, and other duties as needed

  • Following up after events with evaluations, thank you letters, etc.

  • Tracking evaluations to monitor success and trends 2

  • Staying abreast of national trends and research

  • Attending and supporting other events as needed

  • Working with the CEO to understand 904WARD’s strategic plan goals, your role in accomplishing it, and to develop tactical plans as needed to accomplish it

  • Other duties as assigned

 

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will combine a passion for achieving racial justice with exceptional coordination, communication and relationship-building skills. Among the assets and attributes sought are the following:

 

Qualifications

  • A highly motivated self-starter

  • Is highly detailed-oriented and organized

  • Has strong communication and coordination skills

  • Has strong public speaking, facilitation, and presentation skills

  • Is a collaborative teammate who can also work independently

  • Enjoys a fast-paced, quickly-changing environment

  • Seeks to understand and serve community needs

  • A creative, insightful, intuitive coordinator who enjoys crafting innovative solutions to challenges

  • A hunger to learn and to share such learning with others

  • Genuine enjoyment of relationship-building

  • High emotional intelligence

  • A good sense of humor

Requirements

  • Minimum Associates degree required

  • Minimum two years of experience in program coordination and planning • Mastery of technological skills (e.g. Microsoft, Zoom, social media, google calendar, etc.)

  • A commitment to ending racism and knowledge/experience in the field of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

  • Comfort talking about difficult, delicate and controversial subjects

 

Compensation

The Program Coordinator will be a full-time, exempt employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  Compensation will be based on experience and range from $40,000 - $50,000 plus health insurance and other benefits.

 

If you or someone you know would like to join this dynamic organizations, please email your resume and cover letter to Careers@904WARD.org.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer 904WARD is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status.