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Community Coordinator
Summary
Title:Community Coordinator
ID:2146
Department:Community Partnerships Unit
Campaign Start Date:10/20/2020
Salary Range:$50,538
Description
Position Summary:
The New York County District Attorney's Office (DANY) has an opening for a Community Coordinator in its Community Partnerships Unit (CPU). CPU serves as a vital link between the District Attorney and the people of New York County, and works closely with the community to help address their crime-related issues and quality of life concerns. In this position, the Community Coordinator will work closely with the office’s other Bureaus and Units on outreach strategies, awareness campaigns, and other initiatives focused on specific communities.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Work with community groups to identify current crime concerns, initiate appropriate strategies to address those concerns.
  • Attend various community-based meetings to promote office’s initiatives, share case information, and collect important intel and information to ensure DANY maintains an accurate understanding of the community and its concerns.
  • Lead or participate in various presentations, forums, and events to discuss DANY's role, raise awareness on available resources, and educate the community on crime prevention tools.
  • Develop a comprehensive and current understanding of crime issues and quality of life concerns in Manhattan.
  • Represent DANY at community-based meetings, public events, and special engagements.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with community leaders, government/law enforcement partners, and elected officials.
  • Engage and educate the community on DANY's various initiatives, resources, and services.
  • Serve as liaison and point of contact for stakeholders, external partners, and colleagues in government.
  • Inform and collaborate with appropriate internal staff and leadership on specific public safety issues.
  • Assist community with implementation of strategies to address criminal activity and quality of life concerns.
  • Assist managing agents, building residents, and NYPD officers on the use of the Trespass Affidavit Program.
  • Perform other related and necessary tasks as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Superior communication skills and strong passion for community and external relations.
  • Ability to engage with the public in a professional manner; exercise sound judgment.
  • Strong organization skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • Strong online research skills and computer skills (MS Office, Publisher); Adobe Photoshop.
  • Ability to work overtime and flexible hours including holidays, evenings, and weekends.

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Preferred Requirements:

  • A working knowledge of DANY, NYC government, and NYS court systems is preferred.
  • Fluency in Chinese (i.e. Mandarin or Cantonese) strongly preferred.

Commitment:

  • One (1) year commitment to hiring unit.

The New York County District Attorney’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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