Standing Rock Project Coordinator
Accountable to: Ending Hunger 2.0 Director
Department: Ending Hunger 2.0
Hours: Part-time Temporary (15-20 hours/week for 6 months)
Location: Remote (North Dakota)
The Standing Rock Project Coordinator is primarily responsible for identifying and managing new community based efforts in the Standing Rock reservation community. This role will work with key stakeholders as a liaison and expert, coordinating new solutions to hunger and its root causes. With our values of passion, service and innovation at the forefront, this position will advance the mission of the Great Plains Food Bank to end hunger through community partnerships and our vision of a hunger-free North Dakota and Clay County, Minnesota.
Core Accountabilities and Essential Duties
1. Community Organizing
The Project Coordinator will assist the Ending Hunger 2.0 department and organizational efforts to address the root causes of hunger through community based solutions.
- Convene community meetings/dialogues in targeted communities to address both short and long term issues related to hunger and its root causes
- Build, strengthen, or enhance relationships with key stakeholders and communities
- Assist the community or key stakeholders in designing or piloting a new solution(s) tailored to the Standing Rock reservation community
2. Project Management
This role will work closely with community stakeholders in executing identified projects with adherence to timeliness, budget, and intended outcomes.
- Independently assess, plan, execute, monitor and evaluate all facets of community organizing efforts and subsequent project(s)
- Develop short and long term project timeline of activities and complete within time frame
- Develop and lead a working group of key stakeholders to guide and advise the project relying on local experts and community members
- Communicate in a timely fashion with all stakeholders (partner agencies, funders, staff, etc.)
- Using validated research and assessment tools, carry out monitoring and evaluate solutions for effectiveness, impact, scale and replicability
Education, Experience and Requirements
Successful candidates for this position must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related field with a minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in project management, community organizing, or similar field. In lieu of degree, equivalent experience may be accepted. Preference will be given to individuals with experience working with and/or as a resident of a federally recognized tribal nation. Valid driver’s license, ability to travel statewide and flexibility to attend meetings and events in evenings and/or on weekends required.
Skills and Competencies
- Focused on establishing and building relationships with stakeholders
- Strong communicator that possesses excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
- Ability to work in a fast paced, yet independent environment with multi-faceted demands and deadlines
- Critical thinking skills to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
- Strong organizational skills and detail oriented, yet flexible with an adaptable personal style
- High proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
- Strong customer service skills and willingness to assist others
Competitive compensation and remote work environment. Opportunity to contribute to a culture and environment that values equity, diversity and inclusion; and to join a team that believes that together, we can and will solve hunger.
Please submit completed application, resume, and cover letter to
Taylor Syvertson, Ending Hunger 2.0 Impact Manager
firstname.lastname@example.org | (701) 476-9111