Detroit Regional Chamber
Detroit, MI, United States
Mar 17, 2023
Jun 30, 2023
Program Coordinator (Mobility Initiatives)
The Detroit Regional Chamber in Detroit, MI is looking to hire a talented individual to serve as our first ever Coordinator, Mobility Initiatives. This individual will work jointly between our MICHauto program and Detroit Drives Degrees Community College Collaborative. Do you feel passionate about talent development and want to ensure the Detroit region remains the global epicenter of the automotive industry? Are you a entrepreneurial self-starter with proven project management skills? If you are committed to the equity-driven mission of this work and have strong programmatic execution skills we want to hear from you.
Our MICHauto program serves as a statewide automotive and mobility industry association for the State of Michigan and the Detroit Drives Degrees Community College Collaborative, supports regional community colleges in advancing learning experiences and access to quality jobs. This exciting new role will assist numerous mobility projects and assist with coordinating the various activities related to creating sector-based talent partnerships to support the region's mobility industry.
This position earns a competitive salary. We provide great benefits, including health, dental, vision, a safe harbor 401(k) with a company match, generous paid time off (PTO), and paid holidays. Additionally, we offer business mileage reimbursement as well as a hybrid work environment that allows you to work from home. If this sounds like the right nonprofit opportunity for you, apply today!
\COVID-19 vaccination is required for new hires; request for accommodation for a waiver of this requirement will be considered as required by applicable law.\
ABOUT DETROIT REGIONAL CHAMBER
The Detroit Regional Chamber leads the most comprehensive talent and education portfolio of programs and policy work in the state. With the goal to increase postsecondary degree attainment in Southeast Michigan to 60% by 2030 and reduce the racial equity gap by half in that same timeframe, the Chamber's work will grow the talent pool for employers. The impact of the Chamber's effort is also aimed at increasing per capita income.
While the Chamber focuses on talent development across industries, the mobility sector is a priority as we work to ensure the Detroit region remains the global epicenter of the industry. To do this, we will require a robust and diverse labor force trained in both middle-skill and high-tech rolls.
The Detroit Regional Chamber was named as a Detroit Free Press Top Workplace three years in a row (2019-2021)! In addition to an inclusive work environment, competitive wages, a diverse benefits package, and a wide array of professional development opportunities, our employees work in the heart of downtown Detroit and play an active role in the resurgence of this great region.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A PROGRAM COORDINATOR (MOBILITY INITIATIVES)
The person in this role should be passionate about talent and about the Detroit region. The person in this position will support agenda development and scheduling\/ convening employers, higher education institutions and\/or automotive businesses focused on developing mobility curricula and programs. This role will support the development, learning, and engagement opportunities for regional mobility partnerships. Assist with a cohesive project plan that incorporates multiple funding streams and grant programs. Help provide project management for mobility initiatives to ensure activities are being carried out in accordance with grant requirements and timelines. In this role you will also assist with grant and budget management by reporting on necessary grant outcomes and deliverables according to grant agreements.
The person in this position should be comfortable providing regular updates and reports on project activities to grant partners and other external stakeholders. They will also work to identify additional funding opportunities to support ongoing mobility sector talent work.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR A PROGRAM COORDINATOR (MOBILITY INITIATIVES)
This position requires a entrepreneurial spirit with a commitment to the equity-driven mission of this work. Knowledge of the automotive industry is a plus.
Bachelor's preferred, or in place of a degree, 4 years of relevant experience.
Experience in corporate relations, higher education, and\/or grant management.
2 years of progressive experience that requires critical thinking and excellent project management skills, grant management and compliance. Knowledge of the automotive industry is a plus.
Able to travel within Michigan and attend early morning and\/or late evening meetings and events.
Proficient in desktop applications and comfortable with usage of CRM databases.
Do you have strong project management skills? Are you an entrepreneurial self-starter? Do you have strong relationship development and management skills? If you are a independent worker, with a strong work ethic, you might just be perfect for this position!
WORK SCHEDULE FOR A PROGRAM COORDINATOR (MOBILITY INITIATIVES)
This position is full-time and typically works Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM. The person in this role will occasionally need to travel throughout Southeastern Michigan. There are also opportunities to work from home.
**This position is grant funded and will only be maintained as long as the funds are provided by an external source.**
ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?
If you feel that you would be right for this nonprofit job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!
The Detroit Regional Chamber is an equal opportunity employer.
Detroit Regional Chamber
Website : http://www.detroitchamber.com