Neighborhood Programs Support Specialist Jobs Vacancy in City Charlotte Housing Neighborhood Srvcs Charlotte
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Neighborhood Programs Support Specialist Jobs Vacancy in City Charlotte Housing Neighborhood Srvcs Charlotte Jobs Details:
The City of Charlotte’s Housing & Neighborhood Services (HNS) department is hiring for the position of Neighborhood Program Support Specialist within the Community Engagement division. This dynamic division is a recognized leader in the area of empowering residents and youth to engage and achieve proactive community improvement through our model of information sharing, planning, resource delivery and celebration of community efforts.
This position supports the Neighborhood Resources, Community Leadership, Mentoring/Out of School Time (OST) and Service Area Liaison teams. The position reports to the Neighborhood and Community Partnerships Manager.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Grant, Contract & Invoice Processing:
For grants administered through the Neighborhood Resources, Out of School Time (OST) and Community Leadership teams. Ongoing grants include Neighborhood Matching Grants (NMG), Jump Start Micro-Grants, Tree Care, OST, Placemaking, Beautification Grants, Aging in Place, and other grants as needed
- Prepare, process and monitor contracts for vendors and community organizations
- Facilitate contract signing & orientation meetings
- Monitor grant progress, reporting and appropriate closeout activities and communications, with support of program staff
- Process invoices, provide basic accounting services and oversight to ensure that payment requests are accurate, properly processed through the Munis financial system and reimbursed in a timely manner
- Maintain grant related documentation allowing for accurate accountability and reporting
General Office Support:
Support Neighborhood and Community Partnerships Manager with complex data collection, data entry and analysis, compiling reports, scheduling, PowerPoint presentations and professional correspondence for internal and external audiences
- Assist Neighborhood Resources, Community Leadership, Mentoring/Out of School Time (OST) and Service Area Liaison team members with special event planning and coordination, catering requests, travel and conference registration, invoices and reimbursements and other administrative support as needed
- Coordinate Keep Charlotte Beautiful (KCB) clean-up supplies, when the KCB Program Manager is unavailable.
- Administer the Neighborhood Organization Contact List (NOCL), a voluntary directory of neighborhood leaders
- Oversee annual National Night Out event reporting, in partnership with CMPD
Board & Committee Support:
For two (2) Neighborhood Matching Grants committees, the Beautification Bureau, Mayor’s Mentoring Alliance (MMA) and Keep Charlotte Beautiful (KCB)
- Schedule meetings, prepare committee agendas, review packets and reports, coordinate catering
- Attend meetings, prepare meeting minutes, track attendance and maintain committee rosters and contact information
- Provide information in person and on telephone and to city departments, officials, and the public including front desk support as needed
- Answer questions regarding community engagement programs and activities
- Attend evening and weekend meetings and events as needed
- Complete other duties as assigned to support complementary programs within the context of the City’s Mission and Vision to improve the Quality of Life in Charlotte’s neighborhoods
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Computer experience utilizing the Microsoft Office suite
- Excellent customer service skills delivered with a positive attitude
- Strong paper and digital organization skills, with significant attention to detail
- Ability to work independently
- Effective written, verbal and graphic communication skills
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
- Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, environmental studies, public administration, geography, accounting or social work
- Photoshop, Graphic Design, and Munis experience
- Working knowledge of government and non-profit resources
- High School diploma/GED with one year of relevant professional work experience; or an Associate’s degree; or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the essential job duties
- The City of Charlotte provides a comprehensive benefits package to all employees.
- The City of Charlotte is a drug and alcohol-free workplace
How to Apply:
If you need assistance completing your online application, you are welcome to visit the City of Charlotte Human Resources Department lobby where we have workstations available.
Our office is located at 700 East 4th Street, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28202. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST), excluding official City holidays. Anyone seeking an accommodation to apply for a job may call (704) 336-2285 for assistance or you may email questions to CityHrJobPostingsNotify@ci.charlotte.nc.us.
Conditions of Employment: The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.
Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.
Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test and physical examination. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments. The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.