boston planning & development agency
TITLE: SPECIAL PROJECTS COORDINATOR
DIVISION/DEPARTMENT: OWD/ADMINISTRATION & MANAGEMENT
Under the direction of the OWD Director, the Office of Public Safety Director, the Senior Advisors to the Mayor, and the various special initiatives under the Mayor’s Office, the manager will be responsible for the overall planning, management, implementation and reporting of the Mayor’s Office of Public Safety. Convene meetings with multiple stakeholders; draft agreements and essential project and grants related documents for grant reporting, proposals, research and publications, etc. Develop and implement strategies for special projects in either the city as a whole, or specific neighborhoods in Boston; develop and manage a database and tracking system for community partners; research and draft grant proposals for potential funding for the city; align organizations with current city and municipal agencies , and other ongoing and volunteer efforts regarding special projects programs. Follow up on other related project tasks as required.
GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work requires completion of a Bachelors degree plus five or more years experience. An advanced degree or equivalent in Public Policy, Criminal Justice, or a similar discipline is strongly preferred.
Must have a strong background in policy analysis, research, data analysis and writing. Skills required also include excellent communication and presentation skills, ability to analyze data, and ability to work independently.
Normal office environment.
Little or no exertion; may spend extended periods at terminal.
**BOSTON RESIDENCY IS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT**