The Program Designer & Coordinator will use their expertise and experience to support the delivery of Service Design Studio programs and services to decrease poverty and increase opportunity for low-income New Yorkers.
Working closely with the Design Director, Program Manager and our fellowship partners, the Program Designer annd Coordinator will primarily support our new Designed by Community Fellowship, a fellowship and funding opportunity that aims to support community members in designing and developing hyper-localized solutions related to the COVID-19 crisis for and with NYCHA (New York City Housing Authority) communities. You can read more about the Designed by Community Fellowship here.
This individual will also support in developing the second Designed by Community Fellowship cohort, and will be influential in documenting and storytelling the program experience. This is a Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City position that will work directly with the Service Design Studio at the Mayor’s Office of Economic Opportunity (NYC Opportunity).
The Program Designer & Coordinator comes with solid experience in community-building, relationship-building with partners, program administration, and communications. As someone who will be supporting the broader work of the Service Design team, they will also work closely with Design Leads and other team members on service design projects and will support the development and execution of human-centered research plans for workforce-related projects.
(80-85%) Support the Designed by Community Program:
(15-20%) Support general Service Design Studio operations:
This position is for someone who is based in New York City. Our office is working remotely for an undetermined amount of time, so this role will begin remotely with possibility for in-person meetings depending on the circumstances we’re under due to COVID-19. We use Slack, Google Suite and Figma for easy remote collaboration, and we work hard to keep the sense of teamwork despite the distance.
A master's degree from an accredited college in public administration, public policy, economics, information technology, data science, finance, sociology, political science, urban studies or a closely related field, and two years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in government or non-profit sector.
A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of professional experience in the areas described in "1" above.
This is a short-term grant funded position via the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City. This position will end on August 31, 2021.
The salary range for this position is $35,000 - $38,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications. The Mayor’s Fund also provides its employees with a robust benefits package.
This person must be eligible to work in the United States, as we are unable to sponsor candidates for this position.
Please fill out the application form. The form will prompt you to upload a resume and portfolio. We are trying to quickly fill this role.
Due to the volume of applications received we may not be able to respond to every application.