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CNI Project Manager – Memphis Housing Authority

POSITION:     CNI Project Manager (Grant Funded/Durational)

DEPARTMENT:  CNI

REPORTS TO:  Executive Director

FLSA:  Exempt

Position Summary:  Will provide a wide range of services in support of the day to day management of the South City (SC) Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Program.  The Transformation Plan is primarily funded under HUD’s Choice Neighborhood Initiative (CNI) for the transformation of the Foote Homes public housing development and surrounding neighborhood.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with the Director of Special Projects and the Executive Director. Organizes, plans, develops and implements a comprehensive plan to manage the project scope, schedules, and budget for a delivery of successful program goals;
  • Engage in regular communication and coordination of CNI activities with the City of Memphis Division of Housing and Community Development’s liaison to the project;
  • Develop detailed work plans and program budgets, including identifying and utilizing outside funding sources to implement program objectives consistent with the Choice Neighborhood Grant. Report on progress toward meeting work plan goals and budget;
  • Provide day to day supervision of the SC Implementation Working Team to ensure that all phases of the work are on schedule and within budget and all leveraged resources are used effectively and efficiently;
  • Serve in an advisory capacity to staff and other officials on matters pertaining to the community redevelopment initiative.
  • Provides assistance in scope and budget development ensuring appropriate critical elements of such documents conform to standard guidelines and receive the appropriate levels of review.
  • Works closely with the developers, contractors, and other partners to ensure compliance with policies and other regulatory procedures
  • Represents MHA in the community on a daily basis addressing stakeholder concerns and resolving issues as they arise
  • Attend community, special interest group/stakeholder concerns and resolving issues as they arise,
  • Coordinate with other neighborhood planning efforts; attend relevant City Council and Committee meetings; and Executive Committee meetings as requested or appropriate.
  • Work extensively with community-based organizations, stakeholders, public and private partners and philanthropic organizations, to strategically coordinate the investments in South City
  • Engage, serve as a point of contact and manage all third party professional consultants engaged in various aspects of the CNI,
  • Coordinate the services and activities of key implementation entities as the impact the neighborhood in an effort to efficiently and effectively advance revitalization efforts.
  • Through collaboration with key partners, ensure that CNI’s active projects are being implemented in a timely manner, meet CNI program and partner requirements and ensure adherence to all agreements.
  • Anticipate potential challenges in the execution of the CNI activities and prepares and executes alternative plan to ensure the agreed upon program outcomes are achieved.
  • Collect and analyze data for planning, tracking and ongoing improvement of the South City neighborhood and for the coordinating data collection with other key partners involved with the Transformation Plan
  • Ensure contract compliance with all HUD, Federal, State, and Local Government laws, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Perform other job related tasks and duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Urban Affairs, Urban Planning, Public Administration, Real Estate Development or related area of study with a minimum of five (5) years of related work experience. Proficiency in community redevelopment and cultivating public private partnerships; Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills; ability to cultivate and maintain effective relationships with government, business, political and community leaders; Proven ability to work effectively with a diverse group of individuals from various racial, cultural, ethnic backgrounds, Ability to manage a high workload, multiple projects, and competing priorities, Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and an ability to work well under pressure, High ethical standards and values, Knowledge of local, state and national policies, issues and best practices regarding community re-development and affordable housing; Ability to gather, analyze and synthesize data; Strong computer skills; demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and other software programs.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The primary work performed will include making routine visits to an active construction site to attend weekly construction meetings, to monitor the progress of the physical redevelopment activities and attend other team meetings.  Will require walking, standing and must be able to lift and or move up to 20 pounds.

To ApplySend a cover letter, resume and salary history to:  Memphis Housing Authority, 700 Adams Ave., Memphis, TN  38105 Attn: Human Resources Department, or email to djackson@mhanewday.com or apply in person between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00p.m M-F.  All applications/resume must be received by 4:00 p.m. on June 27, 2016.

Notice To Applicants:  Felony records will be reviewed and drug testing shall be required prior to employment.  A physical examination limited to job-related necessity may also be required.  Testing for some positions, oral and/or written, may be administered based on job-related functions.

MEMPHIS HOUSING AUTHORITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

Appointments will be based on qualifications related to the position requirements without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin or handicap.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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City of Memphis Job Openings 7/3-7/15

City of MemphisCITY OF MEMPHIS                                    July 3, 2013-July 15, 2013

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

For a complete listing of job openings please visit web site at

www.memphistn.gov                                                                                                  

THE CITY CHARTER REQUIRES THAT CITY EMPLOYEES MUST ESTABLISH RESIDENCE WITHIN SHELBY COUNTY           

WITHIN SIX (6) MONTHS FROM DATE OF EMPLOYMENT.   PROOF OF RESIDENCE WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE  TIME OF HIRE._

                                                                 

POSITION:     FIELD SUPERVISOR – (1 Opening)  ANNUAL SALARY:  $31,220.80 – $46,508.80;  BI-WEEKLY:  $1,200.80 – $1,788.80     Parks & Neighborhoods/Animal Services      J.O. #13-116

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSWorks under the general direction of the Operations Manager in Animal Services.  Supervises and participates in major field operations, planning strategies, and the daily activities of an assigned unit of Animal Services Officers.  Investigates animal regulations and cruelty complaints. Determines when City ordinances and/or state laws have been violated.  Oversees the issuing of citations and/or violation warning notices and makes necessary court appearances.  Maintains animal and activity records.  Approves work schedules of field employees.  Coordinates training of field employees with other supervisors and Animal Service Administrator. Trains and consults with employees and other supervisors regarding City and Bargaining Unit Personnel policies and regulations.   Oversees cleanliness and maintenance of animal services vehicles. Assists subordinates in the performance of job duties such as: patrolling public streets and picking up animals.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

1. Assists with public relation duties including speaking and demonstrations at training workshops.

2. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires the use of equipment such as stretcher, traps, chemical capture gun, nets, catchpoles, etc. Handles potentially dangerous animals such as dogs, cats, snakes, livestock and raccoons.  Lifting and carrying equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. is required.  Involves contact with staff, and the general public.  Must be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.  Requires the use of office equipment, such as computer terminals and telephones.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONSWork is performed in the animal shelter and/or outside exposed to all types of weather conditions. Will be continually exposed to loud animal noises or odors.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSHigh School graduate or equivalent and five (5) years supervisory experience in a production/operations environment; or any combination of experience or training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Experience as an animal services officer or supervisor in an animal services environment preferred.  Graduate of a regional or national animal control academy preferred.    Ideal candidate will have specific experience in monitoring and supervising a field staff to be accountable for meeting productivity standards and following operational rules and regulations; and independently addressing operational and personnel issues to ensure goals are met.  Must possess a valid Tennessee Driver’s license.

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GRANT FUNDED POSITION WITH BENEFITS

                                                                 

POSITION:     URBAN SEARCH & RESCUE (USAR) GRANT MANAGER – (1 Opening)  ANNUAL SALARY:  $34,340.80 – $51,521.60;  BI-WEEKLY:  $1,320.80 – $1,981.60     Fire Services/FEMA                     J.O. #13-115

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the direction of the Memphis Fire Department (MFD) Fire Administrator with responsibility for the overall administration of the Federal Emergency Management Agency Grant and Cooperative Agreement (CA) for Tennessee Task Force One (TNTF-1). Manages, coordinates, and monitors related budget, accounting, compliance, and requirements related to the activity and status of the FEMA USAR grant and CA. Forecasts budget expenditures and analyzes trends in allocation of funds. Liaises with the Fire Administrator and FEMA to ensure reimbursements are accounted properly and assists in the preparation of Task Force post-deployment reimbursements. Maintains grant awards and project numbers filing systems to track grant and CA expenditures and provides quarterly financial reports to the USAR Program Manager. Interprets grant and CA requirements, policies, procedures, and guidelines; conducts periodic reviews of administration procedures; and recommends improvements. Communicates updated compliance goals and objectives of the grant and CA to the Fire Administrator and Program Manager. Aids Fire Administrator to ensure quarterly, semi-annual, and closeout of grant and CA expenditure reports to FEMA are delivered properly. Reviews and assists Fire Administrator with submission of federal forms and related reports to ensure completeness and accuracy of the USAR grant and CA. Performs administrative support functions to ensure grant and CA are administered according to FEMA specifications. Prepares documents, spreadsheets, and other written materials using various computer software applications.

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  1. May require attendance at Task Force Leader, Memphis Fire Department, City of Memphis, and National FEMA meetings
  2. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing. Must be able to operate a computer and general office equipment such as a telephone and calculator.

 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an office environment. Occasional travel to meetings citywide and domestically may be required. Some evening or weekend work may be required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration or a closely related field and two (2) years’ experience in grant administration; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Knowledge of federal and/or state grant procedures preferred. Working knowledge of various computer software applications preferred.

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Knowledge Quest Job Openings

Knowledge Quest Job Openings

To apply, please forward application packets as specified on each announcement to Knowledge Quest, P.O Box 2119, Memphis, TN 38101-2119.  All correspondence sent via the US Postal Service must be postmarked by Sunday, February 26, 2012 

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

To apply, please mail a resume, cover letter with salary requirement, and three professional references to Knowledge Quest, P.O Box 2119, Memphis, TN 38101-2119.  All correspondence sent via the US Postal Service must be postmarked by Sunday, February 26, 2012.

Knowledge Quest’s Job Description

Mission: To Vigorously Equip Youth to Maximize Their Potential through Intellectual and Character Development

Job Title – Learning Support Specialist (School-Age/Teenage Academies)

Location:                Knowledge Quest Administrative Office in Memphis, TN, located at 590 Jennette Place

Status:                    Part-Time, Exempt Position

Reports to:             Program Coordinator

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:   Grant contingent.

TYPICAL WEEK:  2 – 6 pm Monday – Friday; some Saturdays will be required; time spent planning, coordinating activities; and providing direct service to youth.

JOB SUMMARY: The primary focus of the specialists is to collaborate with Learning Facilitators to ensure opportunities for differentiated intellectual and character development activities and to provide individualized learning support for students when necessary. The student/facilitator ratio is 1 to 18 and is distributed by grade levels; there is a Learning Support Specialist assisting facilitators for grades Pre-K through 12 that provide support youth development, educational enrichment and recreational activities. Supervision is not a responsibility of this class. Does related work as required.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Co-facilitating in      classrooms in the areas of Language      Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies and       implement and coordinate the intellectual and character development      activities and support programs of Knowledge Quest School-Age Academy
  • Assist with student      support through individualized work as part of mainstream activities and      pull-out services based on students’ needs
  • Support maintenance of  records related to program activities
  •     Attends meetings, workshops and trainings as required
  • Support the monitoring and supervision of program participants by      maintaining order and ensuring safety
  • Fulfill other duties and responsibilities as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school and experience (five years) in at-risk youth population/youth affairs are required.  . Current college enrollment as a junior/senior is with a major in social work, psychology, education, or a related field is acceptable with professional and/or life experience (two years) of at-risk youth population/youth affairs activities.  Usage of Microsoft Office is required.

 PREFERRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Experience(professional, volunteer and/or life) in working with elementary-aged children

  • Experience(professional, volunteer and/or life in collaborating constructively on a team
  • Knowledge of community resources available for youth.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Willingness to work daily within classrooms, observing students, assessing and developing individual plans
  • Flexibility to adapt support according to an assessment of need
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

To apply, please mail a resume, cover letter with salary requirement, three professional references and writing sample to Knowledge Quest, P.O Box 2119, Memphis, TN 38101-2119.  All correspondence sent via the US Postal Service must be postmarked by Sunday, February 26, 2012.   

 

Knowledge Quest’s Job Description

Mission: To Vigorously Equip Youth to Maximize Their Potential through Intellectual and Character Development

Job Title – Development Coordinator

Location:                Knowledge Quest Administrative Office in Memphis, TN, located at 590 Jennette Place

Status:                        Full-Time, Exempt Position

Reports to:              Executive Director

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  Grant contingent.

TYPICAL WEEK:  9 am – 6 pm Monday – Friday.

JOB SUMMARY:  Partnering with the executive director, the development coordinator creates , implements, and manages the short- and long-term resource development strategy of the organization. Responsible for daily activities in support of a non-profit organization’s development/volunteer programs. Maintains donor/volunteer records, solicits and acknowledges donations, and prepares advertisements or correspondence regarding the organization and its programs. May arrange and attend meetings with donors and prospective donors.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Assist in researching grant opportunities

• Assist in drafting grant proposals

• Maintain calendar of due dates of grant progress and final reports

• Draft grant progress and final reports

• Assist in drafting letters of support for grant proposals, and reaching out to appropriate parties to obtain said letters

• Maintain database of donors, and Outlook e-mail database of contributors and local stakeholders

• Compose fundraising letters with Knowledge Quest materials during fundraising drives, package and mail them out.

• Assist in the writing and designing of brochures, flyers and pamphlets for the organization

• Assist in the organizing, planning and convening of fundraising and community events

• Write and upload website content

• Fulfill other duties and responsibilities as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

Applicants should have a commitment to social and/or environmental justice. A BA degree in English, Journalism, Creative Writing or a related field is required. Previous combined experience (approx. 5 years) in fundraising, marketing/public relations in the nonprofit field is preferred. This individual must have excellent writing, analytical, and verbal communication skills. Experience with fundraising software and with website content management systems is a plus. Ability to work in a team setting and willingness to work a flexible schedule with minimum supervision is also required. Occasional participation in evening and weekend community events would also be expected. Proficient usage of Microsoft Office and reasonable knowledge in the use of computer database systems are desired.

PREFERRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Able to work in fast-paced, self-directed social/entrepreneurial environment.
  • Strong familiarity with local community
  • Prominent organization and presentation skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Highly energetic and self-starter.
  • Able to multi-task activities with shifting priorities.
  • Should be honest, assertive

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:  Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments by reading appropriate materials and attending related seminars and conferences and staff development training; accepts direction and feedback from supervisor and follows through appropriately; works in a resourceful manner to accomplish goals; it is the responsibility of the individual in this position to spread the infectious enthusiasm for the mission and vision of the organization to the community at large.

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

To apply, please mail a resume, cover letter with salary requirement, and three professional references to Knowledge Quest, P.O Box 2119, Memphis, TN 38101-2119.  All correspondence sent via the US Postal Service must be postmarked by Sunday, February 26, 2012.   

 

Knowledge Quest’s Job Description

Mission: To Vigorously Equip Youth to Maximize Their Potential through Intellectual and Character Development

Job Title – Learning Facilitator /Administrative Support (School-Age and Teenage Academies)

Location:                Knowledge Quest Administrative Office in Memphis, TN, located at 590 Jennette Place

Status:                    Part-Time, Exempt Position

Reports to:             Program Coordinator

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: This is a grant-funded position and continuation is dependent upon resources.

TYPICAL WEEK:  12 – 6 pm Monday – Friday; some Saturdays will be required; time spent planning, coordinating activities; and providing direct service to youth.

JOB SUMMARY: To collaborate with Program Coordinator to ensure opportunities for differentiated intellectual and character development activities and to provide individualized learning support for students when necessary. The student/facilitator ratio is 1 to 18 and is distributed by grade levels; there is a Learning Support Specialist assisting facilitators for Grades Pre-K through 12 that provide support youth development, educational enrichment, recreational and activities.  Supervision is not a responsibility.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Facilitate in      classrooms in the areas of Language      Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies and implement and coordinate the      intellectual and character development activities and support programs.
  • Assist with student      support through individualized work as part of mainstream activities and      pull-out services based on students’ needs
  • Support maintenance of  records related to program activities
  •     Attends meetings, workshops and trainings as required
  • Support the monitoring and supervision of program participants by      maintaining order and ensuring safety
  • Under supervision of the Program      Coordinator this incumbent plans, prepares and implements developmentally      appropriate activities for children; observes and evaluates children;      requests and maintains assigned classroom supplies, materials and      equipment.   

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A combination of education (associate degree) and experience (two years) working with at-risk youth population/youth affairs are required. A bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, education, or a related field is desired.  Proficient usage of Microsoft Office is required and reasonable knowledge in the use of computer database systems is desired.  Experience coordinating education projects from inception through completion that includes project management and project coordination and design and production of educational materials. 

PREFERRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

  • Experience (professional, volunteer and/or life) in working with youth
  • Experience (professional, volunteer and/or life in collaborating constructively on a team
  • Knowledge of community resources available for youth
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Willingness to work daily within classrooms, observing students, assessing and developing individual plans
  • Flexibility to adapt support according to an assessment of need
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions

 

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:  Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments by reading appropriate materials and attending related seminars and conferences and staff development training; accepts direction and feedback from supervisor and follows through appropriately; works in a resourceful manner to accomplish goals; shows flexibility to change and adapts to new methods and procedures.

 

Knowledge Quest’s policies, programs, practices and procedures for hiring and employment adhere to all Local, State and Federal laws.

 

 

 

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