Program Coordinator, CV
What We Do
Big Thought equips youth with the skills and mindset they need to thrive in today’s world. Through innovative programs and collaborations, we create transformative learning experiences that empower each young person to create great.
Why Big Thought
At Big Thought, we’re all about life-changing experiences – for both the youth we serve and the team that makes it all happen.
Your skills, passions, and experiences are invaluable. Employees are offered growth opportunities, a hybrid work schedule, and pay competitive with nonprofit market rates.
While we’re serious about our mission, we also believe in doing justice joyfully and bringing your whole self to impactful, youth-focused work.
About the Role
A Big Thought Coordinator may be assigned to varying tasks as needed to support the administration and advancement of day-to-day business operations within a specific project or program.
About the Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate for this role has evidence of their ability to bring the different elements and stakeholders of a multi-agency, public-private project into a sequence that ensures efficiency and harmony. Their exceptional communication skills bring clarity to all stakeholders. The most minute detail does not escape their attention. They develop strong relationships and understand the importance of setting and meeting deadlines. They are continually deepening and accelerating changes, whether anticipated or unexpected, to ensure project success. They are future-oriented critical thinkers that have experience in taking a project from ideation to implementation.
What the Role Entails
Lead the day-to-day administration operations of an assigned department
Assist with planning and activities that may include recruitment for several CV programs
May be assigned to other programming implementation projects
Refer clients/partners to appropriate resources
Organize and maintain staff files and training records
Infuse inclusion and equity in all aspects of the position
High degree of EQ (emotional intelligence)
Responsible for financial transactions involving the purchase of supplies, etc.
Coordinate and manage the collection of data/reports/files
Demonstrate cultural awareness
May be assigned to other programs
May assist with budget preparation and /or input budget items for special and routine programs
Produce reports, documents, etc. as needed by staff
- Proficient in multi-tasking and/or shifting priorities
- Advanced technology knowledge and/or aptitude
- Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent related experience required
- Experience leading or supervising beneficial
- Experience in a non-profit
- Excellent customer service skills
- Must have reliable transportation
- High comfort level with changing priorities
- Ability to communicate effectively
- Must consent to a thorough background check
- Proficiency in current IT-based technology
Physical Expectations (not an exhaustive list):
Big Thought jobs are hands on and can be physically demanding. To perform the duties of these roles successfully, you may regularly be required to: sit, stand, or stare at computer screen for long periods of time; participate in external activities; use various office equipment, some manual; work in environment with loud sounds, multiple distractions, and interruptions; be exposed to extreme hot or cold temperatures on occasion; maintain emotional control during stressful situations.
BIG THOUGHT ASPIRES TO BE A WORKPLACE OF INCLUSION & EQUITY. WE VISUALIZE A WORKPLACE THAT PROVIDES AN EXCEPTIONAL EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE. WE BELIEVE A BASELINE REQUIREMENT TO ACHIEVE OUR VISION IS EVERYONE TREATED WITH DIGNITY AND RESPECT – REGARDLESS OF THE ISSUE AT HAND.
Employees of Big Thought are expected to participate in mission-driven activities, meetings, committees, etc. BT is based on a team environment and openness to always “lend a hand” as appropriate to another employee.
All employees are required to adhere to BT policies and procedures. All employees may expect to perform duties as assigned. In addition, all employees may be assigned “other” duties in the spirit of teamwork.
Big Thought is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.
NOTE: This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The CEO and/or designee has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.
Employees must abide by all laws, Big Thought policies and guidelines.