DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT JOB VACANCY NOTICE CIVIL SERVICE TITLE: Administrative Contract Specialist, M2 TITLE CODE NO.: 10095-02 OFFICE TITLE: Director, Technical Assistance SALARY: $47,530-$101,608 DIVISION/WORK UNIT: Office of Capacity Building WORK LOCATION: 156 William Street, New York, NY 10038 HOURS 35 Hours Per Week (minimum) NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 1 JOB DESCRIPTION: The Director of Technical Assistance, reporting to the Assistant Commissioner for Capacity Building, will be responsible for providing direct oversight and planning between the technical assistance providers, communitybased organizations and Department of Youth and Community Development staff to strengthen and improve the quality of DYCD-funded programs and build the capacity of DYCD staff. Specific duties include: • Advise the Assistant Commissioner in the development and implementation of technical assistance programs and policies; • Supervise the assigned technical assistance staff; • Design, engage in and manage effective consulting process and relevant technical services for DYCD funded agencies, board members, DYCD staff and community groups of special interest to DYCD in both individual and group settings; • Develop and coordinate staff development programs; • Market technical assistance program to DYCD staff to facilitate CBO referrals for services; • Monitor service utilization and develop strategies to ensure full utilization of budgeted resources; and • Represent DYCD at conferences, symposia and other forums. PREFERRED SKILLS: • Familiar with Community Based Organization (CBO) management and development; • Familiar with the nonprofit consulting community in New York City; • Strong interpersonal communication and writing skills, with sensitivity to appropriate delivery depending on context and audience; and • Experience as a consultant or trainer of nonprofit organizations preferred. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of full-time, professional, technical or administrative experience in one or more of the following fields: program evaluation, contract negotiations/management, business or public administration, community relation, or related field; at least eighteen months of which must have been in an administrative, managerial or executive capacity, or supervising professional personnel performing work in program evaluation, contract negotiation/management, business or public administration 2. A four year high school diploma, or its equivalent, and six years of full-time professional, technical or administrative work experience in one or more of the fields cited above; at least eighteen months must have been in an administrative, managerial or executive capacity, or supervising professional personnel as described in “1” above; or 3. A satisfactory equivalent of education and experience as cited above. However, all candidates must have the eighteen months of administrative, managerial or executive capacity or supervising professional personnel as described in “1” above. APPOINTMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET (OMB) APPROVAL. ***NYC RESIDENCY IS REQUIRED WITHIN NINETY (90) DAYS OF APPOINTMENT*** TO APPLY, PLEASE SUBMIT RESUME AND COVER LETTER (INCLUDE JVN #) TO: Hal Greenberg Assistant Commissioner, Office of Support Services NYC Department of Youth and Community Development 156 William Street, 3rd Floor New York, New York 10038 SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION IS NOT A GUARANTEE THAT YOU WILL RECEIVE AN INTERVIEW POST DATE: 12/13/2005 POST UNTIL: 12/30/2005 JVN #: 261-06-037 The City of New York and the Department of Youth & Community Development is an Equal Opportunity Employer.