Open Date: 04/01/2022
Closing Date: Until Filled
Requisition Number: 022-2021
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Location: Valley Center, CA
The role of the Community Engagement Coordinator is vital to the efficient functioning and support of the Rincon Youth Coalition and Rincon Tribal Tobacco Awareness Project. Under the lead direction of the Project Director, the incumbent is responsible for a wide range of complex administrative and coordination tasks associated with outreach, research, evaluation activities. Current projects for which responsibility may be assigned include: recruitment and organization of the Rincon Youth Coalition and other activities related to the Rincon Tribal Tobacco Awareness Project.
The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
- Serves as the Community Engagement Coordinator and assumes primary responsibility for Youth Coalition activities required to meet goals and objectives of the Rincon Tobacco Awareness Program.
- Oversees: Educational materials development, community outreach, youth recruitment and training, coalition activities.
- Tracks and adheres to all deadlines and requirement of Project Grant.
- Interacts with Tribal Council, Tribal Members, Youth Coalition Members, the Rincon Recreation and Education Dept., and other tribal entities.
- Assists with review and submission of project budget; accountable for incentive materials.
- Assists with project reports (e.g. progress, annual, and final reports).
- Participates in professional activities, attends meetings and webinars, attends conferences. (Travel is required)
- Serves as the liaison to community – and school-based partners to facilitate research activities, including participant recruitment, data collection, and dissemination of findings.
- Coordinates and participates in Youth Coalition events including, but not limited to: recruitment events, training sessions, planning meetings, Youth Film Camp, outreaches, clean-up events and community forums.
- Attends trainings and conferences as required by the CTCP.
- Completes activities, research/evaluation tasks successfully and within specified deadlines.
- Maintains complete and accurate documentation of project tasks.
- Adheres to project budget and accounting procedures.
- Maintains effective communication and positive relationships with Project Director, Youth Coalition Members, Contractors, Tribal Members, Funders, and Government Staff.
- Keeps supervisor well informed.
- Contributes to improving office and/or project procedures with creative and practical ideas.
- Maintains confidentiality and discreetness of sensitive information.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE AND/OR TRAINING
- Graduation from a U.S. high school, G.E.D. or equivalent from a U.S. institution, or a California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE) certificate is required.
- Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in related field.
LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS
The following license and certification are required to be maintained throughout employment and are not subject to waiver:
- Valid California Driver’s License. Must maintain a satisfactory driving record with the DMV.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
- Strong organizational skills and the flexibility and ability to manage time and multiple tasks with little supervision.
- Proficiency with all current Microsoft Office programs as well as any other software programs, online communication platforms and other technology necessary to perform the job.
- Experience developing communication materials, including flyers, brochures, booklets, etc.
- Successful applicants will be a creative thinker, an energetic self-starter who enjoys new challenges and are able to function comfortably in a fast-paced team environment or independently.
The Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians offers a comprehensive and competitive benefit package for full-time and qualifying part-time employees. Benefit include the following:
- Health & Wellness Coverage: Medical, dental and vision coverage
- Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) Accrual
- Holidays: Full-time employees and qualifying part-time employees are eligible for eleven (11) full paid holidays, and four (4) half day (4 hours) paid holidays.
- Comprehensive Annual Performance & Merit Reviews
- Job Training based on Business Needs
- Life and Long Term Disability: $100,000 employer paid Life Insurance and Long Term Disability
- Flexible Spending Accounts: Healthcare and Dependent care reimbursement accounts
- Supplemental Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
- Supplemental Coverage: Disability, Accident, Cancer, Life and Hospital Confinement
- Retirement: 401(k) retirement plan with a generous employer match
- Company Events: Rincon Tribal Government holds great social events for employees and occasionally raffle many prizes.