Neighborhood Outreach Coordinator
Position Title: Neighborhood Outreach Coordinator
Campus: SOURCE River West, 2230 W Michigan St., Indianapolis 46222
This position is primarily responsible for identifying, building relationships
and securing neighborhood and resource partnerships in the five (5) Great
Places neighborhoods; Englewood Village, King Commons, Maple Crossing,
River West and Twin Aire for SOURCE River West Entrepreneurship Center.
Working in concert with the SOURCE River West Executive Director, the
incumbent will identify neighborhood conveners and supporting resource
providers in each of the five GP neighborhoods, identify community
entrepreneurship program needs and gaps, analyze and develop viable
programming solutions, and secure written agreements outlining joint service
scope and tracking mechanisms. In general, incumbent will work with the
Great Places neighborhoods to determine how SOURCE can best assist and
compliment their local entrepreneurship programming needs.
Important to this initiative will be willingness and capability to advise and
assist SOURCE to develop solutions for programming gaps, identify and
reach out to other resource providers, and develop best practices to track an
entrepreneur’s journey through the entrepreneurial program eco-system. In
addition, incumbent will work with the SOURCE Executive Director and
Operations Manager as assigned to ensure service expansion in critical areas
of need, create strategies to market and promote SOURCE and SOURCE
partner programs to the general public, resulting in robust local support.
Incumbent will help develop and support internal systems to ensure efficient
and effective delivery of these services and promotions throughout the
neighborhoods, and well as collecting client and partner success stories to
demonstrate the value of SOURCE and SOURCE partner services. Data will
also be collected on client traffic and capturing client success stories
throughout all neighborhoods to ensure SOURCE can demonstrate and
communicate its’ value in SOURCE publications and supported external
communications as part of our value statement.
Additional responsibilities include: contributing ideas to create
effective SOURCE marketing and promotions, establish and maintain
relationships with all community partners, attending and
representing SOURCE at functions, and other tasks/events as assigned within
our small team.
The successful candidate will gain a diverse array of experiences in
neighborhood relationship building, entrepreneurial business support,
identifying and meeting local needs, developing and executing
communications strategies while making valuable contacts throughout the
Indianapolis local neighborhoods and entrepreneurial support community.
The successful candidate will display the following characteristics:
• Relationship building, patience yet with perseverance
• Problem solving, good listener, adept at assessing needs
• Excellent written and spoken communications skills
• Excellent time-management and organizational skills
• Business acumen, familiar with business development process
• Computer skills including the full suite of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
• Background in business and organizational leadership, executive management
• Ability to work independently, and with varied cultures and groups
• High tolerance for ambiguity, willing to learn and adapt to local circumstances
Four-year degree in business or public and environmental affairs.
Minimum 5 years of experience in business and/or community development.
Working Conditions / Physical Demands
16-20 hours/week for six to nine months. There will be some required
evenings and weekends.
Salary Range Compensation commensurate with experience.
Salary Plan HR
Salary Grade HR
Based at the SOURCE River West Entrepreneurship Center, 2230 W.
Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46222
Job Category Part Time/Temporary
Open Date 09/06/2019
Close Date 10/04/2019
This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but
it will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full
consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the
posting Open Date.
Special Instructions Summary
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“Neighborhood Outreach Coordinator”.
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Direct inquiries to:
Steve Thrash, Executive Director
SOURCE River West, a neighborhood initiative in partnership with IUPUI
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