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The Bronx Borough President’s Community Board Office is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic professional to serve as the agency’s Director of Community Boards. Director must have a strong commitment to the community and will be responsible for the implantation of the Bronx Community Board member recruitment and appointment process. The ideal candidate will perform a wide range of tasks inclusion but not limited to:

Assist with recruiting a diverse range of candidates to serve on a fifty (50) volunteer member community board for each of the 12 Bronx Community Boards.

Deploying presentations describing the community boards in city government.

Attending community board meetings with citywide partners and stakeholders.

Developing relationships with Community Board members and staff.

Providing resources and assistance to the 12 Bronx community boards.

Participate in community outreach events and informational tabling at various locations.

Responsible for compiling reports, maintaining office logs, and NYC agencies contacts.

Maintain database by entering, updating, and retrieving members’ information

Plan, schedule, and coordinate office meetings, including community events

Facilitate a variety of training modules and associated record-keeping requirements.

Implement and maintain confidential management protocols for both digital and physical documents.

Provide daily administrative support to the unit, i.e., answering phones, mail, and e-mail.

Work on special projects as needed,

Must be flexible to work nights and weekends.
Minimum Qual Requirements

No job description available
Preferred Skills

Preferred Skills

Excellent interpersonal and strong problem-solving skills.

Detail-orientated, highly organized, and able to prioritize tasks.

Ability to work effectively independently and with members of a team.

Excellent written and oral communications skills.

Capable of managing projects from inception to completion.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software database/spreadsheet design.

Familiarity with City Government operations.

A strong assurance of the values and vision articulated by Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson, a prerequisite for fulfilling the Community Board Coordinator role.

Proficiency in a second language is a plus to communicate effectively with board members and members of the community.
Additional Information

Minimum Qualifications Requirements:

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of experience in community work or community-centered activities in an area related to the duties described above; or

2. High school graduation or equivalent and six years of experience in community work or community-centered activities in an area related to the duties as described above; or

3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” or “2” above. However, all candidates must have at least two years of experience as described in “1” above.
To Apply

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Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted for an interview.

55-a Program

This position is also open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate at the top of your resume and cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position through the 55-a Program.
Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

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