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Job Title: Project Coordinator
Type: Full Time
Reports to: Executive Director
Deadline: Open until filled

Company Overview:

The Florida Association for Community Action Inc. (FACA) is a private nonprofit 501 (c) (3) state association with central offices located in Tampa, Florida. Our Mission is to enhance Florida’s Community Action Network’s effectiveness to facilitate the reduction of poverty, through collaboration with public and private partners by providing training, technical assistance and advocacy.

Position Overview:

The Project coordinator is responsible for the direction, coordination, implementation, and completion of multiple assigned projects, while remaining aligned with mission, strategy, commitments and goals of the organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Organize, plan and implement various projects for the Florida Community Action Network which focus on training and technical assistance to reduce poverty
  • Coordinate activities with various external partners and vendors
  • Plan and implement project schedules and timelines
  • Analyze project data and develop corresponding reports
  • Preparing necessary presentation materials for meetings
  • Maintain and monitor project plans, project schedules, work hours, budgets and expenditures
  • Ensure project deadlines are met
  • Keep Executive Director apprised of the progress, results of work activities, and project evaluations
  • Provide administrative support including:
    • Coordinate executive communications, taking calls, responding to emails and interfacing with clients
    • Schedule meetings and appointments and manage travel itineraries
    • Purchasing office materials
  • Performs other work as required to complete assigned projects

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Community Development or related field and minimum of two years field experience managing multiple high-level projects, including community events, conferences, and/or workshop development. Three to five years of progressive project coordinator work experience may substitute for education and field experience requirement. Candidate must have intermediate to advanced experience with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, and Publisher).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including correct grammar usage and spelling
  • Excellent ability to execute sound-independent judgment and problem solving
  • Excellent ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work assignments while remaining flexible to respond to changes in direction
  • Strong understanding of federal and state grants
  • Strong understanding of poverty, its causes and conditions and its impact on individuals and communities
  • General understanding of Community Action Agencies is preferred
  • General knowledge of federally funded programs
  • General understanding of nonprofit organizations and board structure
  • Ability to meet deadlines while handling multiple assignments
  • Ability to deal with diverse groups of individuals
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to sit/stand for extended periods of time, lift from ground to waist and above the waist, bend, stoop, push, pull, climb stairways, and perform tasks requiring manual dexterity
  • Valid driver’s license

General:

This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed by employee assigned to this position. It does not state or imply that these are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to the job. The employee may be required to perform other job-related duties as requested by the Executive Director. All requirements are subject to change over time, and to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

Miscellaneous:

Position may require some travel

Compensation:

Salary range $39,000 – $45,000

Applications:

Interested individuals may apply via email by sending cover letter, resume and list of references to:

Faith Pullen, MBA
Executive Director
Faith@FACA.org

Position Description:

Self-Help is seeking to expand financial services to our members and to grow our member base in the Tallahassee, FL and surrounding area. We are seeking a dynamic leader with strong business development, community economic development, philanthropy, nonprofit, advocacy and/or financial services experience to lead the development and expansion of our regional footprint in this area.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Represent and promote Self-Help in the community to enhance Self-Help’s brand and demand for products and services with particular focus on deposit, mortgage, and lending growth.

  • Serve as an active participant in key community development and policy initiatives in Orlando and surrounding areas, strengthening communities and low- and moderate-income families.

  • Work in collaboration with other branches and colleagues on issue campaigns that advance Self-Help’s community economic development priorities, programs, and activities.

  • Research, develop and maintain relationships with deposit cultivation and lending opportunities, in coordination with Self-Help mortgage, commercial and consumer lending staff to promote regional development and responsible lending. This includes effectively representing Self-Help with realtors, non-profits, banks, government agencies, elected officials, and other community partners.

  • Oversee branch performance and activity, taking action to implement plans or interventions when components of branch performance are lower than expected.

  • Perform other duties as may be deemed necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and 5 to 7 years of business development, non-profit, lending and/or banking experience, including 3 to 5 years of supervision.

  • Proven management, coaching and leadership skills.

  • Strong analytical skills necessary to evaluate credit requests, prepare budgets and determine trends in a given market.

  • Exemplary communication and presentation skills. 

  • Ability to build collaborative relationships across the organization and influence others without direct control.

  • Demonstrated success in business development and community development policy initiatives.

  • Ability to establish strong peer relationships and communicate effectively with stakeholders in cross-functional, and external teams.

  • Knowledge of economic and accounting principles, practices, financial markets, banking, and analysis of financial data.

  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources, leadership, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Ability and willingness to travel in the region

  • Position involves working evenings/weekends, as needed.

Desired Qualifications:

  • English/Spanish fluency a plus.

  • Experience working in or significant knowledge of Orlando and surrounding community.

Physical Requirements:

Frequently requires use of manual dexterity and repetitive motions, primarily with the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.  Must be able to occasionally lift and exert force of up to 10 pounds.

Compensation: 

Competitive nonprofit salary, based on experience, plus a generous benefits package.

To Apply:

To apply, send resume and cover letter, describing why you are a fit for this position, to hiringmanager@self-help.org. Please include the position title as the subject.  The position will remain posted until filled.

The Organization:

Self-Help is a leading national community development financial institution headquartered in Durham, NC. Since 1980, Self-Help has provided $8.5 billion in financing to 159,000 families, individuals and businesses. It helps drive economic development and strengthen communities by providing responsible financial services; lending to individuals, small businesses and nonprofits; developing real estate; and promoting fair financial practices across the nation. The Self-Help family of nonprofit organizations includes Self-Help Credit Union, Self-Help Federal Credit Union, Self-Help Ventures Fund and the Center for Responsible Lending. Through its credit union network, Self-Help serves over 150,000 people in North Carolina, California, Chicago, Florida and South Carolina. Learn more at www.self-help.org, www.self-helpfcu.org and www.responsiblelending.org.

Self-Help is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons, regardless of race, religion, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression (including transgender status), age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, class or family status. 

Position Description:

Self-Help is seeking to expand financial services to our members and to grow our member base in the Orlando, FL, and surrounding area. We are seeking a dynamic leader with strong business development, community economic development, philanthropy, nonprofit and/or financial services experience to lead the development and expansion of our regional footprint in this area.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Represent and promote Self-Help in the community to enhance Self-Help’s brand and demand for products and services with particular focus on deposit, mortgage, and lending growth.

  • Serve as an active participant in key community development and policy initiatives in Orlando and surrounding areas, strengthening communities and low- and moderate-income families.

  • Work in collaboration with other branches and colleagues on issue campaigns that advance Self-Help’s community economic development priorities, programs, and activities.

  • Research, develop and maintain relationships with deposit cultivation and lending opportunities, in coordination with Self-Help mortgage, commercial and consumer lending staff to promote regional development and responsible lending. This includes effectively representing Self-Help with realtors, non-profits, banks, government agencies, elected officials, and other community partners.

  • Oversee branch performance and activity, taking action to implement plans or interventions when components of branch performance are lower than expected.

  • Perform other duties as may be deemed necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and 5 to 7 years of business development, non-profit, lending and/or banking experience, including 3 to 5 years of supervision.

  • Proven management, coaching and leadership skills.

  • Strong analytical skills necessary to evaluate credit requests, prepare budgets and determine trends in a given market.

  • Exemplary communication and presentation skills. 

  • Ability to build collaborative relationships across the organization and influence others without direct control.

  • Demonstrated success in business development and community development policy initiatives.

  • Ability to establish strong peer relationships and communicate effectively with stakeholders in cross-functional, and external teams.

  • Knowledge of economic and accounting principles, practices, financial markets, banking, and analysis of financial data.

  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources, leadership, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Ability and willingness to travel in the region

  • Position involves working evenings/weekends, as needed.

Desired Qualifications:

  • English/Spanish fluency a plus.

  • Experience working in or significant knowledge of Orlando and surrounding community.

Physical Requirements:

Frequently requires use of manual dexterity and repetitive motions, primarily with the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.  Must be able to occasionally lift and exert force of up to 10 pounds.

Compensation: 

Competitive nonprofit salary, based on experience, plus a generous benefits package.

To Apply:

To apply, send resume and cover letter, describing why you are a fit for this position, to hiringmanager@self-help.org. Please include the position title as the subject.  The position will remain posted until filled.

The Organization:

Self-Help is a leading national community development financial institution headquartered in Durham, NC. Since 1980, Self-Help has provided $8.5 billion in financing to 159,000 families, individuals and businesses. It helps drive economic development and strengthen communities by providing responsible financial services; lending to individuals, small businesses and nonprofits; developing real estate; and promoting fair financial practices across the nation. The Self-Help family of nonprofit organizations includes Self-Help Credit Union, Self-Help Federal Credit Union, Self-Help Ventures Fund and the Center for Responsible Lending. Through its credit union network, Self-Help serves over 150,000 people in North Carolina, California, Chicago, Florida and South Carolina. Learn more at www.self-help.org, www.self-helpfcu.org and www.responsiblelending.org.

Self-Help is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons, regardless of race, religion, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression (including transgender status), age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, class or family status. 


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