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Associate, Community Change

Cincinnati, OH

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Associate
Full time
1 - 2 years of experience
Bachelor's Degree

Published on 13 Aug 2019

Expires on 27 Aug 2019

Associate, Community Change

The Associate, Community Change is responsible for supporting the Community Impact Team to achieve the team’s shared outcomes in alignment with the overall Community Impact Opportunity Agenda. Fully participate as a member of assigned project teams by demonstrating shared accountability for deliverables, participating in decision-making, communicating progress and challenges, proactively managing conflicts, and modeling a team culture of shared learning and accountability. In addition to supporting team goals,  may also lead 1-2 projects per year. Responsibilities may shift to adapt to new learnings and strategy.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Participate as a team member to support the Family Centered Innovation Network to drive shared community efforts to meet holistic needs of low-income families.
  • Participate in 1-2 additional project teams within Community Impact to help achieve the team’s shared outcomes in alignment with the overall Community Impact Opportunity Agenda.
  • Manage relationships with agency and community partners and support capacity building of those partners.
  • Execute assigned activities and demonstrate shared accountability for deliverables.
  • Demonstrate open communications about progress and challenges.
  • Utilize the team’s project management tools/process/platforms.
  • Proactively surface and manage conflicts on the team towards a productive resolution.
  • Help develop a learning culture on the team to try new things, regularly reflect on what’s working and what’s not, pivot based on learnings, and share lessons learned.
  • Team assignments will be made based on need, strengths, and interests;  identify own strengths to contribute to the team.
  • Demonstrate adaptability and agility in balancing multiple and shifting activities and priorities.
  • While 50-80% of an Associate’s responsibilities may be clearly defined, considerable time will be kept flexible to adapt and shift towards emerging needs.
  • May also serve as a lead for a smaller project team to develop goals and workplans, share decision-making and accountability for deliverables, communicate progress within and across teams, surface and manage conflicts, and intentionally develop the culture of the team towards shared learning and accountability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
  • One to three years of professional work experience in community organizations, community planning or related human service field desired.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong relationship building skills.
  • Strong project management & time management skills.
  • Adaptability and agility in balancing multiple and shifting activities and priorities.
  • Personal attributes: results driven, resilient, collaborative, tolerant of ambiguity, optimistic, possesses sense of urgency, humble, adaptable, entrepreneurial, inclusive, and courageous..

Applicants should apply by Tuesday, August 27, 2019 via the link below:

https://jobapply.page.link/Spkr

UWGC is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion