15 days old
2018-04-112018-05-11

Project Development Coordinator – Innovation and Performance Management

New York, New York 10023
  • Job Code
    340696
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Project Development Coordinator – Innovation and Performance Management

NYC Parks is an award-winning city agency that builds and cares for public spaces for New Yorkers to connect, play and enjoy. These public spaces, encompassing over 5,000 properties and 14% of the city’s land and coastline, include seawalls and waterfronts, pedestrian bridges, beaches and boardwalks, parks and playgrounds, historic houses, recreation centers and pools. The Innovation & Performance Management (IPM) division is responsible for improving how NYC Parks runs from two complementary perspectives: developing and implementing standardized operating policies and procedures, and leveraging data as an operational and strategic asset to produce new insights. Working with this team of analysts, policy experts and data specialists, you will have the opportunity to work on projects that shape agency policy from a variety of levels and approaches. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. www.nyc.gov/parks

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Under general direction, with latitude for independent initiative and judgment, perform difficult research, analysis and planning functions in the IPM division.
• Collaborate with colleagues in IPM and other divisions to define, complete and evaluate projects, touching on all aspects of agency operation.
• Research and recommend best practices for adoption by the agency.
• Create compelling analyses, presentations and tools that empower agency staff to make data-informed decisions.
• Design and execute programs for implementing and monitoring new initiatives throughout the agency.
• Communicate clearly and tactfully with both internal and external stakeholders at all levels.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties described above; or
2. High school graduation or equivalent and six years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties as described above; or
3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" or "2" above. However, all candidates must have at least one year of experience as described in "1" above.

Residency in New York City, Nassau, Orange, Rockland, Suffolk, Putnam or Westchester counties required for employees with over two years of city service. New York City residency required for all other candidates.

PREFERRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS
1. Experience working independently in multiple fast-paced, project-based teams.
2. Excellent critical thinking, analytical, writing, presentation and organizational skills.
3. Demonstrated expertise in manipulating and presenting data using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
4. Familiarity or direct experience with relational databases, programming concepts and database querying.

Salary: $50,362 - $78,177, plus excellent benefits.

Apply by 05/04/2018

For external applicants, please apply through www.nyc.gov/careers

1) Go to www.nyc.gov/careers/search
2) Search for Job ID#: 340696

For details about NYC Parks: www.nyc.gov/parks

References will be required upon request.

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