Training and Facilitation Manager - Indianapolis Neighborhood Resource Center (INRC)
- 01-Jun-2021 to 21-Jun-2021
- - Indianapolis Neighborhood Resource Center
- Indianapolis, IN, USA
- $37,000-$42,000 range, commensurate with experience.
- Full Time
- generous benefits package including healthcare, vision, dental, and life insurance, and a generous and flexible holiday and PTO policy
Summary: The Training & Facilitation Manager contributes to meeting INRC goals to strengthen, develop, and empower neighborhood-based organizations by assuring quality neighborhood development and training programming, utilizing the Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) philosophy.
The Training & Facilitation Manager will work with other INRC staff members to achieve the goals set forth by INRC. The Training & Facilitation Manager will work with the Outreach Coordinator to create and enhance collaborations for the community's benefit. The Training & Facilitation Manager will manage, organize and enhance INRC's training programs, including the Indianapolis Community Building Institute (ICBI), the Youth Community Building Institute (YCBI), fee-for-service community building programs, and individual workshops. The Training & Facilitation Manager will also collaborate with the Outreach Coordinator to manage Neighbor Power Indy, INRC's signature annual event.
Evaluation of Performance: Performance will be evaluated based on meeting specific goals, deadlines, and other quality indicators established for this position through the job description; working effectively in a team environment; developing and strengthening relationships with neighborhood-based organizations; and working efficiently and effectively within specifications, policies, and standards established by INRC.
Key Outcomes Expected:
- Responsible for designing, planning and coordinating training opportunities that ensure delivery of programs/educational opportunities that are consistent and standardized, yet tailored to individual neighborhood's and residents' priorities.
- Serve as an instructor and facilitator for INRC programming, including technical assistance provision, speaking engagements, contracted training programs, ICBI and YCBI.
- Design and implement a comprehensive training program for professionals, organizations and institutions involved in community building efforts that enhance community knowledge.
- Conduct outreach and strengthen partnerships to develop and enhance opportunities for contractual opportunities/fees for service.
- Identify common neighborhood trends; develop, recommend, and help implement programs to enhance community knowledge on issues that impact neighborhoods.
- Support the documentation and evaluation of neighborhood development and training efforts.
- Manage and coordinate alumni training curriculum. Identify, solicit and support program alumni to engage in training to facilitate workshops and deliver technical assistance.
- Assist with the preparation of grant applications and reports.
- Helps prepare and manage an annual budget for training and development activities.
- Serve as staff member of the Community Building and Training Committee of the INRC Board of Directors.
- Work with Outreach and Engagement Manager on the planning and implementation of annual Neighbor Power Indy gathering.
- Other duties as assigned.
Critical skills, knowledge and behaviors:
- Commands a strong grasp of INRC's mission and the asset-based community development (ABCD) philosophy, and is able to share that mission and philosophy with the community.
- Strong team building and collaborative leadership skills.
- Ability to collaborate and negotiate with others to implement and accomplish administrative actions and objectives.
- Proven ability to develop and implement formalized training sessions. Can facilitate both large and small group presentations.
- Ability to thrive and function in a variety of neighborhood settings.
- Able to coordinate work with INRC Executive Director and other INRC staff as appropriate and required.
- Ability to prepare and make analyses, reports, and presentations of performance, proposals, and plans for management.
- A commitment to diversity and an ability to communicate with, advocate for, and work with people from a variety of socio-economic, racial, ethnic, religious, and political backgrounds, beliefs, and practices.
- Strong critical thinking skills combined with sound understanding of strategic planning.
- Strong judgment and discretion with ability to identify key opportunities and challenges and the agility to respond accordingly.
- Strong agency and mental agility; is able to manage complexity, work through ambiguity, and champion change.
- High detail orientation and accuracy.
- Able to prioritize, organize tasks and time, and follow up. Performs responsibilities efficiently and timely. Able to juggle multiple requests and meet multiple deadlines.
- A healthy sense of humor.
- Ability to manage virtual and in-person training programs.
- Proficient in basic computer skills, i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet usage (e-mail), Google docs.
Experience, education, degrees, licenses:
- High School diploma.
- Three to five years' experience in a comparable position or equivalent.
- Previous experience with neighborhood development and the ABCD philosophy.
- Must be able to work proficiently with computers and other office equipment.
- Must be able to travel to and make appointments around the City of Indianapolis; occasional in- and out-of-state travel required.
- Will be required to transport laptops, projectors, flip charts, and other AV supplies and materials to various meetings.
- Ability and willingness to attend a variety of meetings. Regular evening and weekend hours should be expected.
Work environment: Work is performed in an office environment and/or in a home office setting, and in the neighborhoods of Indianapolis.
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Click the APPLY button to submit resume by June 21.
Anticipated Hiring Timeline
All interviews will be conducted virtually.
- Monday, June 21: Deadline to Apply
- Weeks of June 28 and July 5: First Round Interviews
- Week of July 12: Second Round Interviews
- August 2: Approximate Start Date