Community Coordinator

POLICE DEPARTMENT - New York, NY (30+ days ago)

The mission of the New York City Police Department is to enhance the quality of life in New York City by working in partnership with the community to enforce the law, preserve peace, protect the people, reduce fear, and maintain order. The NYPD strives to foster a safe and fair city by incorporating Neighborhood Policing into all facets of Department operations, and solve the problems that create crime and disorder through an interdependent relationship between the people and its police, and by pioneering strategic innovation.The Patrol Services Bureau is seeking qualified candidates to serve as Community Coordinators in the following units: - Office of the Chief of Patrol- Technical Support Unit- Operational Development UnitUnder supervision, the Community Coordinators will support and conduct analysis regarding several projects given to the Office of Chief of Patrol. These projects include but are not limited to: School Crossing Guards, Neighborhood Analytics, and Community Programs. Selected candidates will be responsible for: - Working directly with the Community to develop project plans, workshops, and events, carry out activities, track progress, an achieve deliverables.- Managing and coordinating work or parts of work done by other members of the project team.- Creating and using spreadsheets or other appropriate tools to manage tasks and keep up-to-date.- Generating various project-related documents including schedules, project plans, presentations, meeting agendas, minutes, and status reports.- Preparing and delivering informative, well-organized presentations.- Resolving and/ or escalating issues in a timely fashion.- Understanding how and when to communicate difficult/ sensitive information appropriately.

Minimum Qual 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.

Preferred Skills

Preference will be given to individuals with a high level of expertise and experience in the following areas: - Ability to think creatively, embrace new approaches, and pioneer innovative solutions to intricate problems.- Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.- Ability to write reports, correspondence, literature reviews, and memorandums.- Experience working on multiple tasks and assignments while maintaining attention to detail, and the ability to be flexible with changing demands.- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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Work Location

1 Police Plaza, N.Y.

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally 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. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.