Date Posted: Jun 17, 2022
Position Title: Program Associate II – Community Relations
Location:¿ Fisher Building – Government & Community Affairs
Salary: $42,247.00 - $70,690.00
Reports to:Senior Director, Government Affairs
Benefits Eligible: Yes
In accordance with the Agreement between Organization of School Administrators and Supervisors (OSAS) and the Board of Education of the School District of the City of Detroit, the following vacancy is announced.
The Community Relations Associates will oversee the Government Affairs Community Engagement Grassroots Advocates & Constituent Response Programs. This role will support the planning and implementation of Divisions community engagement strategies, and related activities and engage community & government stakeholders to restore trust and further the District’s legislative agenda. The core functions of the position include relationship building, strategic communications, community engagement, legislative advocacy, and coalition building.
The project manager must be able to represent the District to a wide variety of stakeholders including city and state policymakers, faith-based leaders, community activists, and grassroots community members. This position requires experience in community engagement and a strong knowledge of the Detroit community. This project manager will also work collaboratively with other District outreach teams such as Enrollment, FACE, and Communications
In addition, the staff person must be an expert communicator across a variety of platforms, from the printed word to the various social media outlets. A successful candidate is a strategic community collaborator and a skilled communicator.
If you are a current District employee, you do not have to submit to a new security clearance, unless your new role requires a different type of criminal background check.
In alignment with Michigan law, if you are hired to fill a position, you will be required to submit to a Detroit Public Schools Community District criminal background check. Information regarding required background checks will be shared at point of hire.
Method of Application:
Applicants must apply through the online application system. Only applications submitted through the online application system will be considered for any posted position and all applications require a resume to be considered.
Successful candidates are required to submit official transcript(s) at point of offer to hire. Teaching service outside of the Detroit Public Schools Community District must be verified by the applicant's prior employer(s) prior to hire. It is the applicant's responsibility to provide all documentation (including copies) as requested.
Applicants requesting assistance during the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email at [email protected] or phone at (313) 873-6897.
DPSCD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, religion, height, weight, citizenship, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admissions. Questions? Concerns? contact the Civil Rights Coordinator at (313) 240-4377 or [email protected] or 3011 West Grand Boulevard, 14th Floor, Detroit MI 48202.