Pt-Time Program Coordinator, Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia, Inc.

Posted by on September 23, 2013

Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia, Inc.

Part-Time Program Coordinator
Salary Commensurate with Experience
Type Exempt, temporary part-time position;
average of 15 hours per week; September 2013 – May 2014


Open until Further Notice

The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that raises awareness and facilitates private support of priority City of Philadelphia programs and initiatives. As part of its work, the Mayor’s Fund provides staff support for the City of Philadelphia’s annual employee recognition program – the Richardson Dilworth Award Program.

In 2011, Mayor Michael A. Nutter created the Richardson Dilworth Award for Distinguished Public Service in Philadelphia. The annual award program recognizes the contributions of an outstanding public employee whose work performance embodies excellence in public service. The award is named after former Mayor Richardson Dilworth. Mayor Dilworth, 91st Mayor of Philadelphia from 1956-1962, epitomized the highest values and performance that the award seeks to honor in today’s public servant. He tirelessly worked to reform City government and instill the highest level of integrity and a strong sense of responsibility as a steward of the public trust and taxpayers’ hard earned dollars. For more information, visit

The Part-Time Program Coordinator plays a key role in managing the employee award program, including program administration, event planning, marketing and communications, budgeting and board relations. The Program Coordinator will report to the Deputy Policy Director in the Mayor’s Office of Policy Planning and Coordination and work closely with staff from various city departments and private corporations. This is a temporary part-time position requiring an average of 15 hours per week beginning September 2013 through May 2014. Applicants must be available to work up to 25 hours per week on rare occasions and when the need arises.

Specific Duties Track and implement a program plan and budget in coordination with supervisor Coordinate application submissions and selection process Write and edit program materials and communication Support website maintenance and social media Plan and market the capstone award ceremony Communicate with several city government offices and departments Track revenue and expenses and maintain program budget

Other items as required
Required Competencies Organizational Skills – Can marshal resources (people, funding, material, support) to get things done; can manage multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal; uses resources effectively and efficiently; Communication Skills – Strong writing and editing skills; is effective in a variety of formal settings; effectively communicates both inside and outside the organization; Approachability – Is easy to interact with; makes an effort to put others at ease; builds rapport easily; is a good listener. Eager to Learn – Is able to accept feedback and adjust accordingly Drive for Results – Can be counted on to exceed goals; pushes self and others for results; Politically Savvy – Is sensitive to how people and organizations function; anticipates potential problems and plans his/her approach accordingly; Negotiation – Can settle differences with minimal effort; quickly gains trust of others; Comfort Around Senior Management – Is able to deal comfortably with senior managers; can craft approaches likely to be seen as appropriate and positive;

How to Apply
Those interested should submit a resume and cover letter to Christine Piven at:
Christine Piven
Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia, Inc.
701 City Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19107

The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. EOE M/F/D/V Qualifications A bachelor’s degree and one to three years of related experience is preferred A high level of proficiency with MS Office Suite and social media is required Highly organized individual with strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail Experience with program management and communications is a plus.

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