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Data Management Coordinator, City Hub and Network for Gender Equity Los Angeles, CA

ABOUT THE POSITION:

CHANGE (City Hub and Network for Gender Equity) is a world-first, dedicated and progressive collective of global cities focused on achieving true gender equality in member cities. Through the leadership of the six co-founding cities – Barcelona, Freetown, London, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and Tokyo – CHANGE has the power to harness the commitment to gender equality already found within these cities and to make an even greater difference to the 35 million people who live within them. Mayors and local governments around the world have great power to improve the lives of those with marginalized gender identities, such as providing more equitable public safety, educational opportunities, and equal pay initiatives. The success of international city networks on climate change, migration, and economic development highlights the role that networks like CHANGE can play in modeling positive policy change.

The Data Management Coordinator will play a critical role in developing CHANGE’s internal processes and systems for member-city data collection and reporting. The Coordinator will be tasked with managing the development of publicly-facing products and learning resources; including a city-focused gender data toolkit and an interactive web application linking quantitative data trends to qualitative data stories. Additionally, the Coordinator will oversee CHANGE’s data working group as the founding cities pilot an innovative index of gender equity indicators. 

This position is for someone looking​ ​for a dynamic, exciting work environment and with a deep commitment to tackling inclusive gender equity. CHANGE offers an opportunity to work directly with city leaders around the world to create innovative systems to measure and track progress toward gender equity at the city level. This is a full-time position reporting to the President, Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles. The position will work closely with the City of Los Angeles Mayor’s Office of International Affairs and the Mayor’s Gender Equity team, as well as the executive offices of the six other cities of CHANGE and future city members.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Lead CHANGE’s Data Working Group and work collaboratively with its members to develop thematic data projects and data-focused learning resources
  • Lead development and maintenance of CHANGE’s gender data dashboard
  • Explore emerging methods to capture intersectional and diverse gender identities in data collection and reporting
  • Provide strategic and technical support to cities, particularly to those building or expanding their data  infrastructure 
  • Build out and manage CHANGE cities’ internal data reporting system and track member city reporting compliance 
  • Work with CHANGE cities to produce data stories, articles, and social media posts
POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Commitment to gender equity, intersectionality, and gender inclusivity
  • Knowledge of current issues disproportionately affecting women, girls, and individuals of marginalized gender identities 
  • Familiarity with international data reporting systems preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with data dashboards, database management, and/or data visualization required
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Critical thinking and strong analytical skills
  • Organized and detail-oriented, with an ability to plan, manage, multi-task, and prioritize responsibilities effectively while working independently
  • Demonstrated experience and comfort with inclusive gender equity projects in different cultural contexts
  • Fluency in English with proficiency in Spanish and/or Japanese is highly preferred
  • Excellent oral communication skills, including experience with public speaking
  • Strong written communication skills, including data storytelling
  • Willingness and desire to work diligently to deliver results
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player, to take initiative, and manage multiple projects ​and tasks at a time 
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States​
Additional

This is a full-time position, contingent on grant funding, with an expected minimum duration of 24 months. Salary is competitive and based on skills and experience. Full-time employees are eligible for a benefits package.

Office Location*: 200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. 

*Due to COVID-19 health protocols, day-to-day work will be virtual/remote until further notice.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should reply no later than October 28, 2021 via email with a cover letter explaining their interest and qualifications, a complete resume that includes work and education experience, and a short (1-3 page) writing sample to ​Information@Mayorsfundla.org​. ​Please put “CHANGE Data Management Coordinator” in the subject line of the email.

The Fund is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees, applicants, and program beneficiaries. The Fund does not discriminate against any person because of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, political affiliation, or citizenship. We encourage all qualified applicants, especially members of historically underrepresented groups, to apply.

About the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles: The Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles, founded in 2014, supports building a better quality of life for Angelenos by driving transformative change through public-private partnerships. The Fund collaborates with leaders and experts, cultivates diversity, capitalizes on creativity, and champions new ideas. The Fund targets programs that are time-specific, impact-oriented efforts around priority areas by facilitating private resources to ongoing civic programs, as well as focusing on new, innovative solutions. The Fund embraces opportunities that take risks and carefully measures results to be data-driven, efficient, and accountable. The Fund embraces the idea that building cross-sector partnerships will help make Los Angeles the safest, most prosperous, most livable, and best-run big city in the world.

Executive Director of the Expanded Learning Alliance (ExpandLA) Out-of-School Time (OST) Education and Enrichment Initiative Los Angeles, CA

WHAT IS EXPANDED LEARNING?

Expanded learning refers to educational support systems as well as enrichment and recreational opportunities for young people and their families during non-school hours.

ABOUT THE POSITION:

Los Angeles has a rich, diverse community of organizations that provide transformative learning and enrichment experiences for children and youth outside of the school day. In January 2020, the Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti (Mayor’s Office) and the Fund launched a program to bring together an array of youth-serving organizations and OST providers throughout the area. In response to a strong, long-standing desire for coordination, collaboration, and advocacy in the out-of-school enrichment space—and with input from a diverse group of community leaders serving on a task force, advisory council, and focus groups composed of key stakeholders—the Mayor’s Office and the Fund are incubating an OST enrichment intermediary organization, ExpandLA, that will support and strengthen the expanded learning ecosystem in Los Angeles to provide equitable access to high-quality OST educational and enrichment opportunities. 

Access to out-of-school education and enrichment opportunities is critically important to advance educational equity. The priorities at the heart of this new inclusive initiative are access, equity, cultural and community connection, and racial and social justice. The ExpandLA initiative aims to create an equitable system of access to expanded learning programs for children and youth in Greater Los Angeles to activate their limitless potential. By supporting, connecting, and advocating for expanded learning organizations, ExpandLA seeks to achieve the following:

  • Greater and sustained visibility and investment in the expanded learning field
  • More children and youth engaged in expanded learning pathways and programs 
  • Greater access to quality OST programs for all youth across the region’s diverse communities 
  • High-quality expanded learning programs

In partnership with the Fund and the Mayor’s Office, the executive director of this initiative, which ultimately will become a new, independent, nonprofit organization, will report to a board of directors; build an advisory council comprising expanded learning providers, educators, and other community-connected stakeholders; and collaborate with the advisory council to advocate for, support, and connect expanded learning opportunities that provide equitable access for children and youth in the Los Angeles area. 

The founding executive director of ExpandLA will be a community-connected, passionate, and inclusive leader as well as an advocate for the OST movement and providers. The executive director will work alongside enrichment leaders and educators across the region to help transform young people’s lives.The executive director will implement the vision and mission of this intermediary organization and will be responsible for creating and leading an inspiring, positive, and healthy workplace; successfully drafting and executing a strategic plan; creating an advisory board; collaborating with the advisory board and leaders across Los Angeles’s diverse communities; creating and managing budgets; fundraising and grant reporting; listening to the region’s diverse communities; building key relationships (i.e., providers and school districts); advocating for expanded learning partners; and recruiting, developing, retaining, coaching, and leading a staff team.

Vision: ExpandLA aims to create an equitable system of access to expanded learning opportunities for children and youth in Greater Los Angeles to activate their limitless potential.

Mission: ExpandLA’s mission is to advocate for, support, and connect expanded learning organizations so that all children and youth in the Los Angeles region have equitable access to expanded learning opportunities.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Visionary leadership and management with integrity 
  • Promotion of access, equity, inclusion, and social and racial justice across all areas of the organization’s work 
  • Close partnership with the board of directors and advisory board 
  • Fund development 
  • Communications
  • Budgeting and planning 
  • Creation of community relationships with a focus on collective impact 
  • Cultural competence, respect, and deep community connections 
  • Creation and support of a healthy, positive work environment 
POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred
  • Familiarity with K–12 pedagogy, programming, and systems, especially related to expanded learning (formal or informal) 
  • Five to seven years of progressive knowledge of and experience working with expanded learning leaders and providers or a related nonprofit field involving organizing, advocacy, and capacity building
  • Proven commitment to social and racial justice, diversity, equity, equal access, and inclusion 
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills; ability to communicate with a variety of audiences
  • Excellent organizational management experience with the ability to coach staff, manage and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage budgets
  • Past success working with an advisory board and a governing board of directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships
  • Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures 
  • Excellent multidisciplinary project skills 
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning 
  • Proven track record of working respectfully in collaboration with diverse groups
  • Passionate, idealistic, honorable, positive, mission-driven, and self-directed
  • Ability to navigate complex political landscapes 
  • Ability to engage in courageous conversations about challenging issues 
  • Multilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply 
Additional

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. This is a full-time position, contingent upon grant funding, with the first 12–18 months of funding secured. 

This opportunity offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, LT disability, PTO accrual, and a 403(b) with organization matching.

Office Location*: 200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. 

*Due to COVID-19 health protocols, day-to-day work will be virtual/remote until further notice.

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified applicants should send applications to ExpandLAorg@gmail.com and copy Natalie.Robles@mayorsfundla.org

Applications should consist of a résumé and a cover letter that addresses the following:

  • Applicant’s experience working on successful initiatives with diverse communities
  • Applicant’s philosophy about and experience with OST education, enrichment, or recreation 
  • Applicant’s experience fundraising for and launching a new organization, project, or initiative
  • Applicant’s leadership and management style and experience

Please write “ExpandLA Executive Director Position” in the subject line of your email. Address cover letters to Deidre Lind, president and CEO of the Fund. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

The Fund is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees, applicants, and program beneficiaries. The Fund does not discriminate against any person because of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, political affiliation, or citizenship. We encourage all qualified applicants, especially members of historically underrepresented groups, to apply.

About the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles: Founded in 2014, the Mayor’s Fund of Los Angeles (Fund) supports building a better quality of life for Angelinos by driving transformative change through public–private partnerships. The Fund drives collaboration with leaders and experts, cultivates diversity, capitalizes on creativity, and champions new ideas. The Fund oversees time-specific programs and impact-oriented efforts around priority areas by facilitating private resources to ongoing civic programs and by focusing on innovative solutions. The Fund embraces opportunities that take risks and carefully measures results to be data driven, efficient, and accountable. The Fund is built on the idea that building cross-sector partnerships will help make Los Angeles the safest, most prosperous, most livable, and best-run big city in the world.

Project Coordinator, Community Engagement Los Angeles, CA

ABOUT THE POSITION:

The City of Los Angeles Guaranteed Basic Income (GBI) Pilot Program will be the nation’s largest and most comprehensive of its kind. The program will be launched citywide, reaching across all council districts and residents.  The newly created Community Investment for Families Department (CIFD) will serve as the lead administrator and will work closely with the Mayor’s Fund, Mayor’s Office, and the City Council to implement the program. The program is designed to reach approximately 3,000 households and will offer a monthly $1,000 stipend for a twelve month period.

The Community Engagement Coordinator will be responsible for facilitating and coordinating a robust community engagement strategy for the Los Angeles Guaranteed Basic Income Pilot Program. The Community Engagement Coordinator will work closely with CIFD staff to collectively support and cultivate relationships with community partners and service providers, especially those serving diverse and high barrier communities. This position will also be responsible for facilitating regular community meetings to foster trust, transparency, and promote equitable access to the GBI Pilot Program.  This includes strengthening relationships with partners to effectively respond to needs of GBI participants and identifying and addressing improvements in collaboration and communication.  The position will also provide ongoing input, information, and materials (as requested) that support internal and external communication efforts about programming and opportunities.  Finally, this position will serve as the point-of contact for all community partners, conduct outreach, lead community presentations, and provide regular updates to various stakeholders about the development of the program. 

The Community Engagement Coordinator must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written, be highly-organized, detail-oriented,  professional, and able to work with all types of personalities as well as feel comfortable with managing multiple tasks simultaneously. The Community Engagement Coordinator must be a quick learner, have demonstrated experience managing community initiatives, and a passion for racial equity and/or asset-building program development. This position is for someone looking for a dynamic, exciting work environment, with a deep commitment to tackling poverty as one of the biggest challenges faced by our City and around the country, especially following the inequitable impacts of COVID-19. This is a full-time position reporting to the President, Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles. The position will work closely with the City of Los Angeles Mayor’s Office and the Los Angeles Community Investment for Families Department (CIFD), under the direction of the Community Wealth Initiatives Manager. 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Establish a community engagement strategy with key stakeholders to ensure wide, equitable access to the GBI program application.
  • Identify and convene anchor community organizations to support outreach, education, and technical support for GBI applicants.
  • Identify and pursue opportunities for third-party events and liaise with organizers.
  • Provide expertise in the development, organization, administration, and execution of special events and keeping pre and post-event details.
  • Contribute to and help implement plans to engage community partners and other stakeholders.
  • Liaise with internal departments, committees, and external clients to facilitate the coordination of event production.
  • Lead communications efforts, including maintaining information on the department website, creating communications materials, and engaging with partners to amplify and share resources and GBI information across multiple platforms and mediums.
  • Strong interpersonal skills in establishing successful working relationships both internally and externally.
  • Develop and maintain project schedules and timelines for events.
  • Identify and implement improvement strategies and best practices.
  • Administrative tasks associated with event invoicing, letter preparation, contracts, and stakeholder correspondence.
  • Coordinate the implementation of the communications and outreach plans for the program.
  • Other duties and committee work as assigned.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
  • 3 to 5 years of progressively responsible related experience in communications/marketing and event management for the public sector, or working with social service and/or social equity focused organizations. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required. 
  • Strong external communications skills including experience in social media outreach and digital communications strategies. Experience with website design is a plus, including experience with WordPress or another similar platform.
  • Public speaking skills and comfort working with groups (small and large).
  • Knowledge of community groups in the Los Angeles region.
  • Fluency in English and other languages is preferred. Knowledge and skill in developing project plans, grant proposals, and written reports.
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to schedule and plan events and to synthesize meeting outcomes.
  • Must exercise sound judgment and possess good analytical skills. 
  • Excellent oral communication skills, including experience with public speaking. 
  • Strong written communication skills, including the ability to write and execute phased work plans with diverse partners. 
  • Willingness and desire to work diligently to deliver results. 
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player, to take initiative and to manage multiple projects and tasks at a time.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States.
Additional

This is a full-time position, contingent on grant funding, with an expected minimum duration of 12-18 months. Salary is competitive and based on skills and experience. Full time employees are eligible for a benefits package. 

Office Location*: 1200 W. 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017. 

*Due to COVID-19 health protocols, day-to-day work will be virtual/remote until further notice.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should reply no later than August 6, 2021, via email, with a cover letter explaining their interest and qualifications, a complete resume that includes work and education experience, and a short (1-3 page) writing sample to Information@Mayorsfundla.org. Please put “GBI Program Coordinator- Community Engagement” in the subject line of the email. 

About the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles: 

The Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles, founded in 2014, supports building a better quality of life for Angelenos by driving transformative change through public-private partnerships. The Fund collaborates with leaders and experts, cultivates diversity, capitalizes on creativity, and champions new ideas. The Fund targets programs that are time-specific, impact-oriented efforts around priority areas by facilitating private resources to ongoing civic programs, as well as focusing on new, innovative solutions. The Fund embraces opportunities that take risks and carefully measures results to be data-driven, efficient, and accountable. The Fund embraces the idea that building cross-sector partnerships will help make Los Angeles the safest, most prosperous, most livable, and best-run big city in the world.

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