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.
- 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 Thursday, January 23, 2020 via the link below:
UWGC is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion