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Capital Projects & Budget Coordinator

Manhattan Borough President's Office

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.

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.

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.

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 with “Capital Projects & Budget Coordinator” in the subject line.

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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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