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Job Title: Outreach Coordinator
Department: Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority
Hiring Range: $29.08/hour – $32.72/hour
Salary Range: $29.08/hour – $43.62/hour
Position Summary: This position performs mid-level community engagement, communications, public relations for the Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority (APCHA). This position administers programs that support the long-term sustainability of APCHA housing stock, such as coordination of capital reserve studies with APCHA HOAs (Home Owner Associations), and evaluation of grant requests. This position develops relationships with HOAs listening to their needs and requests, and develops professional expertise as a coach and advocate for APCHA HOAs. This position works with different members of the APCHA team to support various initiatives, pilot programs or specific project goals.
Supervision Exercised and Received: Position works under the direct supervision of the APCHA Deputy Director and does not exercise direct supervision over staff.
Essential Job Functions :
Community Outreach and Presentation
* Conduct outreach on APCHA policies to community members and organizations
* Prepare and/or give presentations to the public, community organizations and others
* Organize special events for APCHA, such as meet and greets and educational seminars
* Develop meeting notices, flyers, surveys, and outreach materials
* Respond to letters, public inquiries, e-mails, and other communications
* Manage social media platforms to engage and inform members of the community
* Convey APCHA goals and vision to community members
Stakeholder Relationship Management
* Develop and maintain strong working relationships with HOAs in the APCHA system
* Develop and maintain strong working relationships on the City of Aspen Housing team
* Coordinate, liaise, and confer with other city departments and Pitkin County colleagues
* Schedule regular outreach in Aspen and Pitkin County to APCHA stakeholders
* Share community concerns, praise, and feedback with APCHA leadership and the APCHA Board
* Attend HOA meetings to convey APCHA news and programs
Home Owner Association Expertise Project Management
* Administer current and future APCHA programs to support HOAs and the sustainability of APCHA housing stock, including liaison on capital reserve studies, and administration of sustainability programs
* Consult with industry experts on HOA best practices
* Share resources and best practices with HOA leaders (NOTE: will not provide legal advice)
* Develop technical knowledge of housing stock sustainability issues such as climate building performance standards
* Develop and maintain list of preferred contractors
Analysis and Reporting
* Analyze, evaluate and report on community issues to APCHA leadership and APCHA Board of Directors
* Prepare reports, surveys, studies, or other documents
* Prepare reports and issue papers for policy discussion by APCHA leadership and APCHA Board of Directors
City Organizational Values:
Supports and models the City of Aspen organizational values: Service, Partnership, Stewardship, and Innovation. Organizational values are shared principles that guide behavior across the organization. This position is responsible for upholding and applying these values while performing daily work functions.
Displays the following key competencies and behaviors in the overall job performance to include knowledge, skills and abilities:
* Service: Provides service with excellence, humility, integrity, and respect in daily work, builds trust by listening, treats people with respect, acknowledges opportunities for improvement, and follows through with commitments.
* Partnership: Actively creates strong, supportive internal and external relationships to attain a common goal and achieve greater impact together.
* Stewardship: Balances social, environmental, and financial responsibilities, evaluating the impact of decision making on a thriving future for all.
* Innovation: Develops technical expertise to pursue new ideas and creative outcomes, grounded in Aspen’s unique culture, opportunities and challenges.
* Communication: Knowledge of effective and appropriate communication. Ability to use knowledge effectively in various contexts which may require oral, written, visual and non-verbal communication.
* Interpersonal: Works to develop strength in interpersonal skills. Has the ability to work well with diverse groups of people, both inside and outside the organization.
* Technology: Demonstrates technology skills sufficient for the nature and level of position. Demonstrates a willingness to learn new technologies and transition job duties accordingly to support technological advances and innovation.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as government, public policy, human services, economics, management, economics.
Experience: Two years’ experience in a related field including government, public policy, community engagement, or property management
Technical Knowledge: Must be proficient in the following areas: Microsoft Outlook Email, and a basic understanding of computers and online computer-based technology applications, which includes accessing web-based platforms.
Licenses & Certifications:
Must possess a valid Colorado Driver’s License or be able to obtain one within 30 days of start date.
NOTE: Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required abilities, knowledge and skills as determined by the City of Aspen may be substituted for the requirements above.
Preferred Candidate :
* Fluency in written and spoken Spanish.
* Ability to facilitate community listening sessions.
* Excellent interpersonal and public relations skills.
* Strong research and analytical skills.
* Skilled in serving a diverse population with sensitivity, diplomacy, and tact.
* General knowledge of the principles and practices of affordable or workforce housing programs.
* Ability to use critical thinking in evaluating inquiries and preparing responses.
* Skilled in preparing complex reports and creating effective presentations.
* Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with internal/external customers.
* Ability to work independently, establish priorities, and meet deadlines.
* Ability to organize, coordinate, and present information accurately and effectively.
NOTE: This position requires a Criminal Background Check upon hire. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.
Position Type and Work Hours:
* Regular full time, hours may vary with workload.
* Evenings/weekend work will be required to coordinate with HOA meetings and other community engagement.
* Indoors: Office environment.
* Off-Site: Meetings, trainings, and site visits at different properties in the APCHA system.
Physical Demands :
Visual Acuity: Ability to bring objects into focus.
Balancing: Maintaining equilibrium.
Bending: Bending or position oneself to move an object from one level to another.
Carrying: transporting or moving an object.
Crouching: Bending body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
Climbing: Ascending or descending stationary objects.
Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination: Performing work through using two or more body parts or other devices.
Gripping/Grasping: Ability to apply pressure with fingers and palm.
Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, through use of hands, fingers, or other means.
Hearing: Perceiving and comprehending the nature and direction of sounds.
Kneeling: Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees
Lifting: Moving objects weighing no more than 10 pounds from one level to another.
Pushing/Pulling: Ability to use upper extremities to exert force in order to press, draw, drag or haul objects in a sustained motion.
Reaching: Extending the hands and arms or other device in any direction.
Repetitive motions: Making frequent or continuous movements.
Sitting: Remaining in a stationary position.
Standing: Ability to sustain position for a period of time.
Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.
Talking: Communicating ideas or exchanging information.
Mobility: Ability to move to traverse from one location to another.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.