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Title Project Manager
Employment Type Regular Full Time
City Detroit
State MI
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Project Manager for Focus: HOPE Organization Overview: Focus: HOPE is a nationally renowned anti racism and social justice organization, one of the largest educational and empowerment agencies in Michigan, and a trusted member of the Metro Detroit community for over five decades. Founded in 1968 as a response to Detroit’s 67 unrest, Focus: HOPE’s mission pledges “practical and intelligent action to overcome racism, poverty and injustice and to build a metropolitan community where all people can live in freedom, harmony, trust and affection” by advocating for systems change, empowering community and operating through a racial equity lens. General Statement of Duties: RACE is a comprehensive set of initiatives overseen by the newly created office of Advocacy, Equity & Community Empowerment. The Project Manager for these initiatives acts as the Director’s main support for ensuring each activity is managed well in an evolving, fast-paced environment. This person will act as administrative support to the Director, coordinating scheduling and liaising with stakeholders on his/ her behalf. In addition to providing administrative support, this person will assume ownership of key initiatives for supporting economic mobility, promoting racial equity and advocating for systems change. Major Duties and Responsibilities: • Strengthen the coordination and sharing of information through the development and management of filing, scheduling, meeting, reporting and communication systems for the director and the division. • Accompany or stand in for the director and other colleagues at important internal and external meetings. • Develop and manage a division-wide task list for meeting deadlines and deliverables. • Manage the meeting and task schedule for the director and coordinate scheduling across the division. • Coordinate communications between the office and the rest of the agency. • Manage agency partnerships with community stakeholders. • Plan, champion and coordinate trainings, forums, campaigns and other special projects and events on behalf of the director. • Co-create and disseminate agency-wide communications for promoting an antiracism culture. • Support the Manager of the Center for Working Families model to successfully increase uptake of bundled economic services to each of Focus: HOPE’s four core program areas of Early Learning, Youth Development, Workforce Development & Education and Food Justice. • Support the Director to measurably increase civic participation in Southeast Michigan. • Support the development of peer support groups and resource exchanges. Requirements: • Extensive experience with or demonstrated sensitivity to diverse issues and culture. • Degree/ certification or demonstrated proficiency in race equity issues. • Degree/ certification in behavioral science, administration, or communications or demonstrated ability to create and manage processes to produce outcomes. • Five years of management experience or a demonstrated passion in social justice initiatives. Supervision Received By Director of Advocacy, Equity & Community Empowerment and RACE Initiatives Funding This position is currently grant funded Focus: HOPE EOE Employer

Requirements • Extensive experience with or demonstrated sensitivity to diverse issues and culture.
• Degree/ certification or demonstrated proficiency in race equity issues.
• Degree/ certification in behavioral science, administration, or communications or demonstrated ability to create and manage processes to produce outcomes.
• Five years of management experience or a demonstrated passion in social justice initiatives.
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