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Capital Projects & Budget Coordinator

Manhattan Borough President's Office


Description
Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer seeks a Capital Projects & Budget Coordinator to be part of his energetic, collaborative team who works to implement a shared vision of progressive policies and community-based planning. The prospective Capital Projects & Budget Coordinator must be committed to seeking out new and innovative ways for the Office to connect with, and deliver for, Manhattan's diverse neighborhoods. The Capital Projects & Budget Coordinator will report to the Budget Director and will assist the Director in managing the administration of various grants programs and special projects.

Responsibilities:
Specific Responsibilities/Duties: ? Project manage all aspects of the Office’s capital grant program by liaising between funded organizations and relevant city agencies and oversight entities to troubleshoot, facilitate communication and advance funded projects; ? Oversee new grant programs in support of the Borough President’s sustainability agenda; ? Monitor the status of funded projects, including conducting site visits, holding meetings with organizations, undergoing compliance review and the maintenance of tracking spreadsheets; ? Administer the annual grant application process including outreach, review, processing and tracking all relevant information and records; ? Analyze City budget documents and coordinate charter mandated budget response; ? Oversee the creation and implementation of workshops and special events with the goal of building capacity among the not-for-profit community to identify and seek alternative sources of funding for capital related projects; ? Represent the Borough President and communicate the goals of the office with key stakeholders as well as serve as a liaison, and foster collaborative relationships, with representatives of city agencies and community based organizations; ? Assist the Budget Director in support of the work of the unit’s various grant programs; ? Generate new ideas for connecting government to communities, and enhancing visibility of the office; and ? Lead special projects as identified by the Budget Director.

Qualifications:
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: ? Bachelor degree and one (1) to three (3) years of experience with government, civic, policy/research or similar organizations; ? Possess exceptional organizational, problem-solving, communication, and interpersonal skills; ? Familiarity with the City budgeting process and the City’s Financial Management System preferred ? Work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment with a sense of possibility, high expectations and an entrepreneurial spirit; ? Work collaboratively with staff members to meet aggressive goals; ? Prioritize tasks effectively to meet deadlines; ? Simultaneously manage multiple projects while maintaining a firm grasp of individual project details; and ? Build and manage strong relationships with external parties and internal leaders.

How TO APPLY:
The Office of the Manhattan Borough President is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Office of the Manhattan Borough President is committed to a diverse workforce, and we seek diversity among applicants for this position. People of color, women, gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender people, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume in a single Word or PDF document via email to resumes@manhattanbp.org with “Capital Projects & Budget Coordinator” in the subject line.

About Organization:
Please Note: New York City residency is 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.


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