NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL JOB POSTING
Position Participatory Budgeting Manager Work Hours Variable, some weekends and holidays
Division Community Engagement Open Date 11/23/18
Number of Positions 1 Close Date Until Filled

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

The Community Engagement Division is looking for an energetic, dedicated and experienced Manager to join Participatory Budgeting NYC (PBNYC) team. Participatory Budgeting is a democratic process in which community members directly decide how to spend part of a public budget. Each Council Member who participates in PBNYC, gives at least $1 million from their discretionary budget for the whole community to take part in a decision-making process.

 

Duties of the position include, but is not limited to: serving as team leader for PBNYC, Oversee all aspects of the process, managing PB coordinator, staff and interns, work with Community Outreach Directors to set goals, develop a project plan, proactively manage all aspects of participatory budgeting including, but not limited monitor progress and troubleshoot, and maintain reporting on all activities, database entry and other administrative tasks, and ensure that the participatory budgeting process is executed smoothly.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must possess excellent organizational, public speaking and management skills.  A Baccalaureate Degree is preferred, but not required.  Position demands an individual who is capable of creative and analytical thinking; displays initiative, determination and assertiveness; can function effectively working on group projects as well as independently; and capable of interacting with a broad range of individuals.  Knowledge of New York City and its communities helpful. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office. Availability to work after hours and off-site events required.

 

New York City Residency Required within 90 Days of Appointment.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified candidates should forward resume and a cover letter to:

 

MAIL:              New York City Council

Attn: Administrative Services/PBMgr

250 Broadway, 16th Floor

New York, NY  10007

FAX:                (212) 791-5266

E-MAIL:          counciljobs@council.nyc.gov

 

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

 

THE NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER