Program Coordinator: Arizona

Arizona Conservation Corps
Job Category
Full time Positions
$35,568 - $43,000
Last Date to Apply
Position Summary: The Program Coordinator’s primary responsibilities are: recruiting, hiring, training, supervising, and mentoring seasonal field staff including Crew Leaders, and Assistant Crew Leaders; supporting and maintaining partnerships through partner coordination, project development, and reporting; overseeing and maintaining consistent quality control, risk management, and program integrity. Both office and field work are required in this position and the ability to work a flexible schedule is critical. Essential Responsibilities and Functions: Staff Support • Work in collaboration with the Program staff to recruit, hire, train, mentor, evaluate, supervise, and support Field Staff. • Work with other staff on pressing projects when appropriate, including recruitment efforts and shop tasks. Project Support • Coordinate and schedule crew activities and projects with a diverse array of land managers. • Determine and develop project expectations and specifications, working with project partners. Communicate work plans to Crew Leaders, ensuring that they are prepared and knowledgeable of projects prior to implementation. • Actively engage in quality control and risk management through all phases of project planning, implementation, and evaluation. • Maintain a staff presence in the field, including frequent overnight stays. Staff Name • Collect data from crews on an on-going basis. Maintain and organize multiple information systems and databases. • Produce high quality reports for project and community partners. • Communicate with and assist the Logistics staff to ensure the shop, fleet, equipment, and other practical crew needs are met. Other Duties • Assist Program staff with a wide variety of in-house trainings such as trainings on leadership, chainsaw operations, trail work, driving, Wilderness First Aid, and Leave No Trace, as well as a weeklong orientation for incoming Corps members. The Program Coordinator may also be involved with other on-the-job trainings such as advanced felling, fence construction and maintenance, rigging, and historic preservation. • Participate in program promotional activities. • Establish and maintain local recruitment contacts, schedule outreach events, and assist the Recruitment Team with interviews as appropriate. • Serve as a responder to AZCC field emergencies, including being “on-call” for afterhours support. • Assist with other general duties as needed or assigned by supervisor. • Successfully engages, leads and supports an inclusive work environment for those of underrepresented populations within the organization and the communities we serve. • Leads and/or participates in organizational-wide teams, projects and initiatives that support the work of the Strategic Plans goals. • Reports any potential harassment or grievances within the organization as identified in the Personnel Policy Manual.
Minimum Qualifications: • Exhibits the ability to effectively work on diverse teams or with a variety of populations, including those underrepresented at our organization and those of BIPOC communities. • Experience with influencing diverse groups of employees to achieve common goals. • Flexibility, adaptability and capacity to work in a fluid, changing work environment. • The ability to carry out assigned work independently or with minimal supervision. • The ability to communicate effectively, manage complexity cultivate innovation, drive and influence results of oneself and others. • Ability to work well with others and to seek assistance when needed to carry out assignments. • Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs and applications, or similar platforms. • Ability to keep others, in remote locations, accountable to expectations. • Valid Driver’s License and Insurable Driving Record • Must be able to pass the organization’s criminal history check requirements. • Full vaccination against COVID-19 by the first day of employment and ability to provide proof of vaccination before starting Preferred Qualifications: • Experience working for a Conservation Corps or AmeriCorps program. • Two years minimum applied Field experience in conservation or land management field work. • Demonstrated ability to mentor young adults working in remote outdoors settings performing arduous physical labor. • Technical competence and experience in dry stone masonry, full bench trail construction, chainsaw operations for riparian restoration and fuel reduction. • Proficiency with office equipment and software including Microsoft Office and database management; ability to manage data in an organized, consistent, and timely manner. • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with a wide variety of staff, partners, and members
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Emma Nehan-Springstead
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