Community Resource Coordinator
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DescriptionCITY OF STATESVILLE
COMMUNITY RESOURCE COORDINATOR
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Coordinates and manages activities related to the Police Department’s anti-gang & violent crime initiatives; facilitates strategic planning processes, community mobilization, service referrals, data collection and reporting, process improvements and evaluations, and other related activities designed to increase pro-social behaviors and lifestyle choices among at risk individuals.
Work is performed under regular supervision.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Coordinate and facilitate the implementation of multi-agency, anti-gang & violence reduction programs;
Facilitate joint and multi-user agreements between agencies relative to delivery of programs and services;
Maintain a comprehensive intelligence data base on gang and violent crime intelligence.
Secure community resources for notified offenders, facilitate referral agreements, make referrals for clients, track referrals and progress, and maintain outcome data;
Present recommended modifications to the Police Department based on program goals;
Identify and address barriers to service and work with individual organizations and agencies to improve service delivery to at risk or gang involved individuals;
Evaluate programs and services to determine if goals and objectives are being met;
Develop and maintain working relationships between public agencies (law enforcement), non-profit organizations, and the community;
Mobilize community support and involvement in anti-gang and violent crime initiatives;
Demonstrates effective communication skills with at risk or gang involved individuals and their families;
Plan and facilitate meetings;
Develop and implement public informational tools;
Initiate and maintain complete collection of information, records, statistics, and facts related to anti-gang and violent crime programs for evaluation purposes, and prepare reports as required;
Monitor and ensure the completion and accuracy of required data collection by participating partners;
Negotiate appropriate solutions to barriers encountered in the collection of required evaluation data;
Report progress of goals to City Council, law enforcement agencies, and the community on a regular basis as required;
Implement a vision and advocate for the institutionalizing of strategies found to be successful in combating gang violence and violent crime;
Manage assigned programs and special projects, and effect improvements in operations;
Make educational presentations about anti-gang and violent crime prevention programs as required;
Collaborate with various departments, agencies, and organizations in order to implement assigned programs;
Knows and adheres to all pertinent safety and health regulations, Departmental policies and procedures, local ordinances, and Federal & State laws;
Operates specialized, complex equipment and Department computer in performance of tasks;
Perform related tasks as required.
JOB CLASSIFICATION: Pay grade 17, this position is exempt and is not eligible for overtime.
JOB RELATED PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REQUIREMENTS: This position involves light work requiring the employee to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and less force frequently to move objects. Physical activity related to this position may include climbing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions. Sufficient visual acuity is required to prepare and analyze data and figures; do accounting, transcription, and extensive reading; use a computer terminal. This employee is subject to indoor and outdoor environmental conditions throughout the year, including extreme cold and heat, vibration, and noise.
REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES: General knowledge of the geography of Statesville and Iredell County; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures; ability to work independently of others; ability to work with the community, gang involved, and at risk individuals effectively; basic grammatical, mathematical, accounting, business writing, public speaking, and case management and documentation skills.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Criminal Justice, Sociology, Psychology, Human Relations, or other closely related fields, or equivalent combination of training, education, and experience. Two years minimum management experience involving program administration in Criminal Justice, Sociology, Psychology, Human Relations, or other closely related fields, or any equivalent combination of training and education, which provides the required knowledge , skills, and abilities. Experience in community organizations and task force development and maintenance is desirable.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Advanced knowledge of common computer applications and operating systems including Windows based programs such as Power Point, Word, and Excel. Possession of valid NC driver’s license. No DWI or felony convictions. Above average oral and written communication skills. Ability to effectively coordinate resources
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