Program!&!Outreach!Manager!(“Hub!Manager”)! “Healthy!Richmond” position

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Program!&!Outreach!Manager!(“Hub!Manager”)! “Healthy!Richmond” position

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Program!&!Outreach!Manager!(“Hub!Manager”)!
“Healthy!Richmond”!Comprehensive!Community!Building!Initiative!
Bay$Area$Local$Initiatives$Support$Corporation$(Bay$Area$LISC)$is$seeking$a$capable,$experienced,$and$energetic$individual$
to$fill$the$role$of$program$and$outreach$manager$for$a$longAterm$community$development$initiative$designed$to$achieve$
health$outcomes.$The$initiative$is$part$of$a$10Ayear$California$Endowment (TCE)$Afunded$statewide effort known$as$
“Building$Healthy$Communities.”$
Healthy$Richmond$is$the$name$of$the$local$project. A$“Hub”$is$currently$being formed. It is$intended$to$serve$as$a$place$
where$interested$people$can$learn$about$what$is$happening$with$the$project,$get$involved,$develop$new$skills,$expand$
relationships,$and$celebrate$accomplishments. The$Hub$Manager$is$a$new$position that$will$work$with$multiple$
stakeholders$to$advance$the$vision$and$implement$the$strategic$plan$of$Healthy$Richmond.$The$position$will$report to$
the$Bay$Area$LISC$Deputy$Director and$supervise$one$halfAtime$staff$member$and$various$contractors;$and$is$housed$in$
the$offices$of$the$Community$Housing$Development$Corporation$(CHDC). The$manager will$work$closely$with$the$Healthy$
Richmond$Hub$Steering$Committee,$which$is$the$project’s$primary$advisory$body. This$position$requires$significant$time$
spent$in$the$community,$including$evening$meetings$and$occasional$weekend$events$or$activities. Some$travel$outside$
the$Richmond$area$will$also$be$required. The$manager$will$have$a$high$level$of$responsibility$for$connecting$people$from$
diverse$constituencies$while$fostering$shared$planning$and$implementation,$collective inquiry$and$knowledge,$and$joint$
learning$and$skillAbuilding.
LISC$offers$informal$and$formal$opportunities$for$professional$development,$including$peerAlearning$with$colleagues$
from$across$the$country,$access$to$conferences$and$trainings,$and$a$work$environment$that$emphasizes$inquiry$and$
excellence. Familiarity$with$West$Contra$Costa$County$is$desirable. People$of$color,$local$residents,$and$bilingual$
Spanish/English$speakers$are$encouraged$to$apply.
Project(Context(and(Purpose: A$communityAdriven$effort$to$improve$social$systems$that$affect$health$and$healthy$
behaviors,$Healthy$Richmond$is$dedicated$to$addressing$physical,$social,$and$economic$factors$and$systems$by$working$
with$multiple$sectors$and$stakeholders,$from$individuals$through$large$public systems. The$Healthy$Richmond$strategic$
plan$identifies$community$organization$and$mobilization,$youth$mobilization,$and$crossAsector$collaboration$as$essential$
methods$to$achieve$the$project’s$goals,$and$the$Hub$Manager$will$be$responsible$for$fostering these$approaches.
Key(Required(Capacities: Because$this$project$combines$high$level,$multiAsector$project$development$with$grassroots$
community$organizing,$the$Hub$Manager$must$be$adept$at$both$strategic$thinking$and$onAtheAground$community$
relations.$This$position$requires$consistent$negotiation$among$myriad$dayAtoAday$details$within$the$context$of$an$
ambitious,$longAterm$goal:$advancing$the$community’s$capacity$to$improve$the$community’s$health.$In$addition,$as$the$
manager$of$a$collaborative$effort,$the$Hub$Manager$must$be$capable$of$understanding$and$working$with$multiple$
organizations,$agencies,$and$individuals,$and$must$be$highly$skilled$at$conflict$resolution,$goalAsetting,$and$consensusA
based$decisionAmaking.
Specific(Duties Include:$
1) Project$Progress$and$Management
• Develop$and$implement$a$work$plan$to$accomplish$the$goals$identified$in$the$strategic$plan. Develop$and$
implement$strategies$for$building$alliances$with$strategic$partners,$government$agencies,$potential$funders,$and$
others.
• Effectively$design,$facilitate,$and$manage$meetings$of$the$Hub$Steering$Committee$and$with$diverse$groups$of$
community$members. Review$and$annually$update$the$strategic$plan,$and$oversee$the$development$of$the$
program$evaluation$plan$in$partnership$with$TCE$evaluators.Healthy(Richmond(Hub(Manager job(description,(Page(2 of(2
2) CultureADevelopment
• Collaborate$with$communityAorganizing$partners$and$with$the$youth$organizing$hub.
• Establish$effective$and$positive$problemAsolving$processes$to$support$the$project’s$longAterm$sustainability$and$
health.
• Identify$training$and$support$necessary$to$advance$the$capacity$of$the$Hub$Steering$Committee
3) Administration
• Responsible$for$overall$Hub$administration,$including$the$recruitment,$training,$and$supervision$of program$staff.
Manage$the$budget;$identify$and$oversee$contracted$activities;$and$prepare$monthly$written$progress$reports$to$
Bay$Area$LISC$and$TCE$
4) Communications$and$Networking
• Oversee$the$development$and$implementation$of$a$communications$plan$in$partnership$with$TCE$
communications$officers$and$other$Bay$Area$LISC$staff
• Represent$Bay$Area$LISC$and$Healthy$Richmond$in$local,$regional,$and$statewide$events$and$activities,$and$
participate$in$Building$Healthy$Communities$meetings$and$events$organized$by$TCE,$including$a$statewide$peer$
network$of$Hub$Managers
Skills(and(Experience:
• Master’s$degree$preferred,$bachelor’s$degree$required,$preferably$in$public$policy,$public$administration,$public$
health,$nonprofit$management,$social/human$services,$sociology,$or$a$related$field. 3 years$of$increasing$
responsibility$working$in$nonprofit, government,$or$public$sectors;$experience$working$across$sectors$is$highly$
desirable.
• Process$facilitation$capacity,$including$the$ability$to$set$meeting$agendas$and$goals,$manage$complex
relationships$and resolve$conflict.
• Ability$to$produce$effective$communication pieces$tailored$for$varied$audiences$and$purposes.
• Program$management$skills$including budget$preparation,$management$and$analysis.
• Ability$to$listen$carefully,$find$common$ground,$and$foster$ongoing$commitment$from$others.
• Cultural$competency, respect$for$cultural$variety and$the$ability$to$build$and$maintain$consensus$and$ongoing$
commitment$from$others$is essential.
• Knowledge$of$social$service,$crossAsector$planning,$or$community$development$is$preferred.
• Experience$in$project$or$collaborative management$is$strongly$preferred,$as$is$experience$in$principles$of$
community$organizing$methods,$training,$and$evaluation.
LISC$offers$a$competitive$salary$and$excellent$benefit. To$apply: Please$email$cover$letter,$resume,$and$responses$to$the$
following$two$questions$to balisc@lisc.org,(using$HR#Hub#Manager as$your$subject$line.
1. Please$describe$your$experience$in$managing$or$participating$in$a$crossAsectorial$project$to$develop$or$
implement$a$program$or$plan.$Please$describe$a$challenge$you$encountered,$how$you$managed$it,$and$the$
results$of$your$effort.
2. What$aspect$of$the$Healthy$Richmond/Building$Healthy$Communities$interests$you$most,$and$why?
LISC(IS(AN(EQUAL(OPPORTUNITY(EMPLOYER(COMMITTED(TO(DIVERSITY(&(INCLUSION
Allyson West, Executive Director California Reentry Program P.O. Box 483 San Quentin, CA 94964 www.ca-reentry.org 415-599-6586