Position: Program Coordinator, LEAP Tampa Bay College Access Network & Community Foundation’s Community Impact Team  

Reports to: Senior Director, Community Impact

Position Summary

The Community Impact Program Coordinator supports the advancement of one of the foundation’s primary strategic initiatives, the LEAP Tampa Bay College Access Network.  This entails coordination and organization of LEAP’s critical work as a regional community convener, collaborator and thought leader in college access and attainment.  The Coordinator works closely with the Senior Director to advance operations and resource development; communicate with volunteer leadership and help manage their participation; as well as support relationships with community partners. As part of the overall Community Foundation of Tampa Bay (CFTB) team, the position will additionally support CFTB’s broader strategic investments and initiatives, working closely with the Vice President and Senior Director of Community Impact.

LEAP Network Responsibilities (90%):

  • Coordinate and convene meetings, events, activities, and community partner work on LEAP collective impact initiatives.
  • Support the network in addressing identified priorities, including monitoring project timelines, preparing financial/statistical reports, and documenting and distributing records of official business or timely announcements.
  • Support development of grant applications to fund network activities, to include proofing, sharing network information with grant writer(s), and researching potential grants. 
  • Assist marketing and communications efforts on a variety of platforms, through social media posting and creation of simple materials, as appropriate.  
  • Coordinate all phases of the network’s calendar of meetings and activities, support travel arrangements for staff and volunteers connected to LEAP.  
  • Represent the LEAP Tampa Bay network at events, as requested.
  • Support community volunteers engaged in collective impact work and work with Senior Director to recruit additional volunteers.

Foundation Responsibilities (10%):

  • Provide administrative support to CFTB staff, as necessary, to include supporting Foundation events and its ongoing, cross-sector partnerships.   

General Requirements:

  • A professionally-oriented individual with an Associate degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred, with 2-3 years related work experience in communications, nonprofits, public administration, education, or a related field.  A strong combination of education and work experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Ability to execute job duties with a team of co-workers and external constituents.
  • Strong communication skills, including composing/editing correspondence and copy for publication.
  • Strong interpersonal and critical thinking skills, and ability to effectively exchange or convey information, including giving or receiving direction on work/project requirements.
  • Ability to balance short- and long-term work to move ahead with plans/tasks/goals. 
  • Ability to work occasional nights and weekends and travel within our five-county service area.
  • Planning, organizing, and scheduling meetings and volunteer trainings in detailed fashion, including preparing meeting notes and agendas.
  • Basic budgeting skills and understanding of basic financial principles.
  • Basic Project Management Skills.
  • Knowledge of the Tampa Bay community and education/nonprofit community a plus.
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus.

Technology Requirements:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, primarily Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Familiar with Social Media Platforms, such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook
  • Basic working knowledge of databases, Raiser’s Edge preferred.

ABOUT THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF TAMPA BAY

Building a Better Community Through Creative Philanthropy, Vision and Leadership

The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay has been growing philanthropy in the Tampa Bay region for more almost three decades. Across Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando and Citrus counties, we work with donors to identify and support those initiatives and organizations that improve the quality of life in our community. For more information, visit www.cftampabay.org.

MISSION OF LEAP TAMPA BAY

LEAP Tampa Bay transforms lives by leveraging the power of community collaboration to accelerate personal, workforce, and community prosperity through education.

LEAP Tampa Bay College Access Network is a cross-sector network of 17 partners convened to promote their community-wide commitment to college access and attainment in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties.  Using a collective impact model of collaboration, LEAP leadership guides coordinated need-based strategies by partners across business, education, government and non-profit sectors, all geared at increasing attainment of high-quality college degrees and credentials to help build Tampa Bay’s workforce talent base. For more information, visit https://www.leaptampabay.org/.

Status:  Open until filled

Contact:

Interested individuals should submit

  • resume,
  • cover letter,
  • references (two business and one personal) and
  • salary history to:

            info@cftampabay.org

NOTE:

Please put the job title for this position in the subject header of your email.

No phone calls or faxes.

Submissions will not be considered without a cover letter.

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