Essential Functions: Job Purpose:Provide program management and operational support for the Detroit Revitalization Fellows (DRF) program. Specifically, manage aspects of the Fellows' experience, assess and evaluate programming and Fellows' impact, coordinate professional development and other DRF events, and assist/collaborate with the Director on alumni relations.Essential Functions:Collaborate with the DRF team to plan and execute Lunch & Learn workshops relevant to Fellows' post-fellowship transition.Execute and support new and ongoing alumni engagement opportunities and activities including professional development workshops, social gatherings, study trip participation and the DRF Homecoming.Seek out, evaluate and build relationships with subject matter experts and consultants who are capable of providing the best possible delivery of programming to Fellows and alumni.Coordinate one study trip and be available to travel April 13th through April 18th, 2019. This includes but is not limited to the development of an agenda, interfacing with subject matter experts, and logistics such as securing venues, catering, parking, and processing invoices, honorariums, etc.Serve as a program liaison and engage Fellows and alumni.Implement the program's existing assessment and evaluation strategy including monthly session surveys, Fellows' job trackers, feedback summaries and presentations and communicating with the program's third-party evaluator.Attend monthly sessions and assist the Fellows' Experience Manager, as requested.
Qualifications: Education Bachelor's degreeBachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Public Administration, Communications, Business Administration, Urban Planning, Community and Economic Development or an equivalent combination of education and/or other related experience is required.Minimum of five (5) years of job related experience. Experience in program and project management, specifically in managing projects with multiple stakeholders. Experience coordinating events or specific initiatives.
Internal Number: 76_206355
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