Project Development Coordinator (NYC Parks)

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New York, NY , Other

Office Title: Project Development Coordinator for Urban Field Station
Civil Service Title: Community Coordinator Title Code No: 56058 Level: NASalary: $50,362 - $78,177
Number of Positions: 1 Work Location: Fort Totten, Queens

The New York City Urban Field Station (NYC UFS), is an urban land management, ecology, stewardship, and conservation research hub and network. The Urban Field Station is a partnership of NYC Parks, the US Forest Service and the Natural Areas Conservancy.

Major Responsibilities

  • Under the direction of the Co-Director of the New York City Urban Field Station, advance the goals and objectives of the New York City Urban Field Station.

  • Manage administrative tasks related to facilities management, including budget, purchasing, building maintenance and communications.

  • Oversee the schedule for use of the Urban Field Station’s lab, maintain equipment, implement and enforce safety protocols, and assist in preparing soil, plant and water samples for analysis..

  • Manage resident services for all visiting researchers, artists, scholars, land managers and other guests.

  • Coordinate communications, outreach and events including the Science of the Living City program.

  • Assist the Directors in developing and managing the Field Station’s Research Coordination Framework, including communications, meetings, tracking and reports.

  • Manage NYC UFS webpage and social media.

  • Oversee UFS annual report and analytical reports on UFS science and communications programs.

  • Conduct literature reviews and draft summaries and briefings.

  • Take minutes at UFS meetings and prepare presentations.

    Qualification Requirements

  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties described above; or

  2. High school graduation or equivalent and six years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties as described above; or

  3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" or "2" above. However, all candidates must have at least one year of experience as described in "1" above.

    Residency in New York City, Nassau, Orange, Rockland, Suffolk, Putnam or Westchester counties required for employees with over two years of city service. New York City residency required for all other candidates.

    Preferred Skills/Qualifications

  1. Experience with research and research institutions.

  2. Excellent communication, writing, organizational analytical skills.

  3. Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite, Adobe, Outlook, and basic GIS.

  4. Experience collaborating with multiple stakeholders.

  5. Demonstrated ability to work well in a team and independently.

  6. Valid New York State driver license.

    How to Apply
    Parks Employees:
    1) From a Parks computer: Access Employee Self Service (ESS) from the Parks Intranet under Applications or use this link:https://hrb.nycaps.nycnet/. Once in ESS, go to Recruiting then Careers and search for Job ID# 347399. Do not access ESS using from a Parks computer.

    Parks & City Employees:
    2) From a Non-Parks computer: Access Employee Self Service (ESS) by going to or use this link: Once in ESS, go to Recruiting then Careers and search for Job ID# 347399.

    Include your ERN and Job ID# 347399 on your cover letter and resume.

    All other applicants:

    Click here to apply: Project Development Coordinator for Urban Field Station OR Go to and search for Job ID# 347399.

    POST DATE: 05/25/18 POST UNTIL: 06/18/18

NOTE: All resumes must be received no later than the last day of the posting period. References will be required upon request.

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