Brooklyn Community Board 1 is ready to hire a District Manager. A summary of the position follows, but you can view the entire document here:
The District Manager (DM) makes policy recommendations to the Board and executes policy set by the Board and negotiates and maintains liaison between the Board, government agencies and community groups. With full authority to act for the Board, they preside at meetings of the District Service Cabinet, composed of agencies providing municipal services on a decentralized basis (e.g., Department of Education, Parks and Recreation, Sanitation, Police, Fire, Department of Transportation, MTA, etc.). They energetically represent the interests of the community and the Board in dealing with the managers or district supervisors representing their respective departments on community-based complaints and problems of community residents. The DM manages the district office and helps to resolve community issues and complaints submitted to the Community Board. They also resolve local complaints and directly brings major complaints of a recurring and/or multi-borough or city-wide nature to the Borough President, the Mayor (through representatives), and to the Public Advocate.
Excellent managerial, interpersonal and communications skills – oral and written – are required. Prior managerial or supervisory experience and knowledge of the operations of New York City government are necessary. Prior experience working in City government and work with community organizations strongly preferred. Must have the ability to multi-task, working both individually and with others; establish and meet deadlines; communicate effectively with staff, members of the Board, and members of the community; work in a high-pressure environment; attend evening meetings. Must have excellent computer and technology skills. College BA preferred; additional graduate studies in areas such as public administration, urban planning, and social work are desirable.
Salary range: $58,700–$88,000
Interested candidates may email a resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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