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Martha O'Bryan Center

MOBC Project Manager (Temporary, Part-Time)

Martha O'Bryan Center


Job Summary


Using the Promise Neighborhood (PN) RFP as a framework, The MOBC Project Manager will work to assess and survey community need, gather partner support, and facilitate community-based working groups that will work to analyze the assessed need, brainstorm services, gather evidenced based best practices, and prepare strategic plans for future work and funding.

Job Responsibilities


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Familiarize self with best practices on previous MOBC and funded PN applications.
  • Survey RFP, partner apps, and MOBC’s previous NPN apps, to create proper framework for needs assessment.
  • Populate assessment with current, readily available information that meets PN and MOBC expectations regarding additional categories.
  • Serve as lead on community-based survey assessment by gathering questions, training staff and volunteers, and ensuring completion and fidelity of process.
  • Synthesize, analyze, and segment initial information.
  • Oversee Ecosystem Working Group (made up of MDHA, Police, Mayor’s Office, DHS, etc.).
  • Lead, with MOBC staff, working groups based on MOBC and grant expectations.  Help in working group recruitment.
  • Assist working groups in examination of needs assessment.
  • Help working group strategize interventions and/or supports that can be provided to meet described need.
  • Utilize intervention ideas to find evidence-based models that meet DOE and funder standards.
  • Build out budget and logistics for interventions.
  • Prioritize initiatives per working group.
  • Develop logic models based on strategies and interventions.
  • Work with partners to have agreed upon MOUs before application is released that identifies matching and funding needed.
  • Collaborate with MOBC leadership, and partners, to develop holistic plan for defying that works towards best practices, in data storage, integration, and synthetization within a data driven culture.
  • Throughout entire project, work with MOBC grants team to craft competitive applications, including, but not limited to Promise Neighborhood, that meet the goals of the working groups and help raise funding support to the working group partners.



The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or experience in education preferred.

The above qualifications express the minimum standards of education and/or experience for this position. Other combinations of education and experience, if evaluated as equivalent, may be taken into consideration.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Strong project management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; excellent customer service skills.
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships with internal and external constituents.
  • Strong time management skills; uses time effectively; consistently meets deadlines.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Maintains a high level of confidentiality regarding sensitive information.
  • Maintains credibility through sincerity, honesty, and discretion.
  • Documents regularly, thoroughly, accurately, and completely.
  • High level of detail and accuracy.
  • Exercises good and consistently fair judgment, courtesy, and tact in dealing with the staff and public in giving and obtaining information.
  • Strong computer skills, including familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet, database, desk top publishing software, email and the internet.


Additional Information


This position is elegible for some benefits.

How to Apply

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  • Date Posted: March 23, 2021
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Communications / Marketing / PR
  • Service Area: Other