Leadership Academy Program Coordinator (In partnership with Public Allies Twin Cities)
Who we are:
We are a data-driven, people-empowered movement of over 1,900 African Americans who self-identify as Thought Leaders, Influencers, Builders, and Ambassadors.
Collaboratively, these leaders volunteer their time, talents and treasure to help the African American Leadership Forum (AALF) build a just, healthy society that works better for all of us. Today, we are looking to the future! AALF is developing innovative programs that connect African American businesses, people, and industries by creating spaces that empower Black the community to share ideas, celebrate and work together to bring about change.
You are a great fit for AALF if you:
- Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others both internally and externally to achieve the goals of the organization.
- Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
- Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
- Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization.
- Organization: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details/data/information/activities.
- Plan: Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results.
- Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.
- Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behavior and business practices and ensure own behavior` and the behavior of others are consistent with these standards and align with the values of the organization.
To ensure the efficient day-to-day operation of AALF programs, support the work of the development of the AALF Network of Contributors, and build the overall operation and culture of the AALF Team.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
- Support program staff in planning and execution of program activities
- Develop the setup of key event and meeting locations
- Setup of registration for events
- Setup of virtual and in person meeting logistics (i.e. Zoom)
- Support the application process for key programs
- Support key meetings including – Setup meeting invitations, notes, Follow-up on actions
- Moderate Zoom meetings/Webinars (i.e.Virtual Townhall) – setting up calls, confirm guest speakers are online, Record, Setup up FB live, convert to YouTube
- Manage program compliance
- Collect and input program participant information into data base
- Use computer word processing, spreadsheet, and database software to prepare reports, memos, and documents
- Sort incoming email, mail, and courier deliveries for distribution
- Update and ensure the accuracy of the organization’s databases
- Support Setup and management of Team Activities (Weekly Team Meetings, Team Development)
- Develop and manage administrative systems (contact systems, guests for shows, distribution lists of programs)
Other duties as assigned.
- High School Diploma/GED equivalent
- Two years Post-secondary education in business, computers, or office management is an asset
Knowledge, skills and abilities
- Microsoft Office Suite ( Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, Publisher & Outlook, Office 365 Online)
- Databases (EveryAction)
- Online Meeting Platforms (Zoom)
- Voice messaging systems
- Photo copier
- Event management
This is a 10 month Public Allies Twin Cities commitment: September 2020 – June 2021.
The ideal candidate will attend Public Allies Twin Cities Core Training the week of September 9-11, 2020, and will begin their first day of placement at AALF on September 14, 2020.
Public Allies receive a $1500 monthly stipend, and are provided with health coverage including childcare benefits, if eligible, by Public Allies Twin Cities. Public Allies also receive over 300 hours of rigorous training in nonprofit mechanics and values-based leadership.
The African American Leadership Forum (AALF) IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Qualified Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) and LGBTQIA+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Qualified candidates should apply through the Public Allies Twin Cities portal by Wednesday August 5, 2020:
Questions about Public Allies Twin Cities: contact Latosha Cox at firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions about the position or AALF should be directed to: Associate Director, Ernest Comer III at Ernest@aalftc.org