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The Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Community Strategy Specialist

Job Description

SUMMARY:

Collaborates under the guidance of the Legal Information & Access Director, is primarily responsible for coordination of contracted and grant services related to the Foundation’s legal information websites, legal access programs, and grants received and administered by the Foundation.

 RESPONSIBILITIES

Supports statewide grantmaking and contracted legal service entities. Responsible for administrative duties related to the Legal Information and Access department, including but not limited to: Processing and coding invoices and pre-approval of requests for payment from contractors and grantees; Producing check or payment authorization requests for department expenditures; Filing and organizing department documents related to grants and services; and Preparation of letters, documents, files, reports and materials related to department work.

 Serves as liaison and facilitates collaboration between legal aid grantees and other community resources. Collaborates with internal Foundation departments and external stakeholders to address Foundation legal information website needs, general public legal information needs by area of law, and legal access programs.

 Responsible for supporting and coordinating contract and grant compliance activities including collecting and consolidating statistical and narrative progress reports, participating in contract compliance monitoring visits with grant recipients, and assuring Foundation compliance with internal and external grant requirements.

 Researches relevant data to assist in establishing priorities and assists in the development and coordination of Foundation legal information website content and self-help materials for online or print publication with contribution to writing, editing, designing, and proofreading.

Fosters public relations within the community to promote awareness and interest in the Arizona technology assistance project resources.  Fosters the development and maintenance of good working relationships with clients, volunteers, other agencies and co-workers.

 Appears at office and/or field assignment on time on a regular basis.  Normally works all required hours.  Reacts to change productively and handles other essential tasks as needed.

  

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience in one or more of the following: web content resources, communications, education, human services, law, public administration, or related field.
  • Experience in populating website content preferred.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects with limited supervision and to make decisions in accordance with established policies, procedures and deadlines.
  • Ability to work with the public and volunteers with tact and diplomacy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; experience with coordinating project preferred
  • Must be comfortable in a Windows environment and have advanced skills using Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Ability to react to change productively

 

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40,000.00 /year

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