Part Time Assistant Director of Community Engagement
Nuestra Comunidad is a partner in Opportunity Communities LLC (OppCo), bringing together committed development organizations for more effective impacts. Nuestra and the other OppCo partners provide stable homes within great neighborhoods, which serve as a foundation for thriving families and individuals. Our homes and communities promote healthy families, work, and economic and educational success.
The Assistant Director of Community Engagement within Nuestra CDC supports the organization’s mission, vision, and values by facilitating and presenting projects related to the Roxbury artist community and deeply engaging Roxbury residents. This is a permanent position, up to 25 hours per week.
Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities
In addition to essential management and personnel functions, S/he must provide expert collaborative leadership with external arts organizations and internally with Resident Services and Community Engagement team. S/he Is accountable for all aspects of Oasis Park operations, such as scheduling rentals, events and. In addition, the Assistant Director must maintain close contact and collaboration with arts organizations in Roxbury and Greater Boston. The position will lead production and logistics operations for Oasis Park.
Along with her/his regular duties, s/he will assist the Executive Director with organization and board administration.
Additionally, this individual will be required to:
- Demonstrate commitment to diversity and cultural competence with the ability to work with and support diverse communities.
- Represent Nuestra/Oasis to the Roxbury and Greater Boston arts community
- Create operational plans that determine staffing and technical needs, the operating budget, and marketing/advertising plans in collaboration with the K Weill group
- Secure artists and performers for events, contract and manage artist and performer contracts, and plan and coordinate all aspects of Oasis operations.
- Manage to license and permits for entertainment, food, and place of assembly
- Other tasks and responsibilities that support the delivery of services
Work Requirements and Qualifications
Bilingual Skills: the ability to speak, translate, and write English and Spanish is highly desirable. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree or graduate-level (or equivalent experience) in arts and similar venue management.
Communication: Communicates with the public, artists, arts associations or representatives, other Nuestra/OppCo employees, management, contractors, and local and regional public officials to facilitate planning and problem-solving, present policy issues, and accomplish primary job tasks. Prepare written documents such as reports to management, correspondence, media releases, scripts, program brochures, action plans, and program contracts.
The position involves sitting, standing, lifting, looking at a computer screen, phone work, etc. The physical demands described represent those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.
The requirements above represent the required knowledge, skill, and/or ability. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
To Apply: Please submit both a resume and cover letter
Opportunity Communities (OppCo) provides human resources for TND. OppCo and its members, Nuestra Comunidad and TND are equal opportunity organizations. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.