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Job Description: 2-Gen Research and Projects Coordinator (Part Time)
United Way for Greater Austin
Who we are:
As Austin’s philanthropic backbone, we lead the community to overcome barriers to economic opportunities. We unite individuals, nonprofits, businesses and government agencies with research-based work that ensures resources are invested, so that everyone has access to the promise of Austin.
Who we want:
The 2-Gen Research and Projects Coordinator (part time) is a current graduate student in a relevant field (public affairs/policy, education, social work, or other related) who is passionate about providing individuals and families equitable access to resources that help them achieve economic stability. The coordinator will be a creative problem solver who enjoys moving projects toward a common goal while working in a collaborative setting. The coordinator will work with the Director of 2-Gen and Financial Stability to manage complex projects with multiple external and internal partners; take advantage of opportunities to promote 2-Gen throughout the community; and assist with strategic planning. The coordinator’s duties will focus on 2-Gen related research and policy analysis, as well as project management and administrative support related to the community-wide 2-Gen strategic planning initiative.
This is 20 hour/week position starting September 2018 and ending April 2019, with the potential for extension.
Cultivates innovation: Comes up with useful ideas that are new, better, or unique. Introduces new ways of looking at problems. Can take a creative idea and put it into practice. Encourages diverse thinking to promote and nurture innovation.
Drives results: Has a strong bottom-line orientation. Persists in accomplishing objectives despite obstacles and setbacks. Has a track record of exceeding goals successfully. Pushes self and helps others achieve results.
Collaborates: Works cooperatively with others across the organization to achieve shared objectives. Represents own interests while being fair to others and their areas. Partners with others to get work done. Credits others for their contributions and accomplishments. Gains trust and support of others.
Interpersonal savvy: Relates comfortably with people across levels, functions, culture, and geography. Acts with diplomacy and tact. Builds rapport in an open, friendly, and accepting way. Builds constructive relationships with people both similar and different to themselves.
Being resilient: Is confident under pressure. Handles and manages crises effectively. Maintains a positive attitude despite adversity. Bounces back from setbacks. Grows from hardships and negative experiences.
This position is located in Austin, Texas and reports directly to Carinne Deeds, Director of 2-Gen and Financial Stability within the Mission Advancement Department.