Family Systems Project Coordinator (Bilingual English-Spanish)
Minneapolis, MN  / Saint Paul, MN 
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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

The Family Systems Project Coordinator is responsible for providing research and implementation support for programs and interventions conducted in the Advocacy, Policy, and Community Engagement Department. The Family Systems Project is a 5-year initiative launched by CLUES in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Human Services and several community partners focused on raising school readiness by addressing systemic and socioeconomic disparities affecting families of Latinx children 0-5. 
The Project Coordinator will support the Project Manager in the Year 2 research, development, delivery, and evaluation of pilot programs designed in Year 1 with the active participation of Latinx parents. The Project Coordinator will be responsible for reviewing existing literature, collecting data for evaluation, facilitating engagement of Latinx families in the pilot programs, and supporting general operations and logistics.   

Department: Advocacy, Policy and Community Engagement
Supervisor: Family Systems Project Manager
Location: CLUES St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN Office
Schedule: Full-Time. M-F, regularly office hours. Some evenings & weekends required.
Salary/Pay range: $20.20/hr. - $21.64/hr., commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Benefits: Full benefits package available in accordance with current CLUES policies—includes: medical, dental, vision, critical illness, accident, and life insurance (with AD&D); long term and short-term disability; pre-paid legal services and ID theft protection; retirement plan; educational assistance; paid holidays; and paid time off. 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serving as primary project coordinator of an early literacy program, defining project scope, coordinating internal teams, establishing timelines, managing implementation, and monitoring results. 
  • Researching and monitoring the national and local context regarding early education and care.  
  • Assisting in the design and implementation of evaluation tools of the pilot programs, such as surveys, focus groups, qualitative analysis, and other. 
  • Documenting participants’ feedback by taking notes, conducting surveys, making calls, and other. 
  • Assisting in the development of materials and reports to comply with DHS grant monitoring activities. 
  • Participating in trainings, events, and regular project meetings held by the MN Department of Human Services (DHS) and other government/nonprofit partner organizations to identify and design systems change priorities. 
  • Participating in meetings with the FSI (Future Services Institute) of the University of Minnesota, and with CLUES’ system partners to assess the design of the pilot programs.
  • Maintaining supportive communication with program participants, including phone calls, email, newsletters, and flyers. 
  • Editing and reviewing written materials, including outreach materials, in English and Spanish. 
  • Promoting the mission, operating values, and agency services of CLUES within the community.  
  • Maintaining client confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA, agency policies and other applicable laws, regulations and ethical standards.
  • Carrying out all other duties as assigned by supervisor.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Other duties or tasks may be assigned as required. Management may modify, change or add to the duties of this description at any time without advance notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  
 

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS

  • This position is not responsible for supervising employees but may supervise interns and/or volunteers. 


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS


Required Education, Experience & Key Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in position-related field. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted. 
  • 1-2 years of experience and training in evaluation and implementation of projects related to education, government, community engagement, or related field.
  • Fully bilingual in Spanish and English, both verbally and in written form. 
  • Possesses a deep understanding of Latinx culture/values. The ideal candidate is rooted in the Latino community’s experience, culture, and traditions and is able to navigate mainstream systems and experience to make relevant cross-cultural connections. 
  • Understanding of systems change work and its impact on racial justice, systemic inequities, barriers to success, and economic mobility. 
  • Must have strong organization skills and attention to detail. 
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills. Must display tact and discretion in communicating with diverse audiences and be able to effectively convey information to a broad set of stakeholders, including community members and policy makers. 
  • Flexible and comfortable with adapting to change and evolving needs during the life of the project. 
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule that may include occasional evenings and weekends to accommodate community engagement. 

Language Skills 

  • Effective communication in English and Spanish, both verbally and in writing, required.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret written materials, including reports, contracts, and proposals.  
  • Ability to effectively present ideas and information in an organized and effective manner, including writing reports. 
  • Ability to maintain accurate documentation and respond promptly and appropriately to questions from clients, co-workers, management, and external parties.  

Transportation 

  • Must have access to a reliable motor vehicle for independent transportation, valid driver’s license, proof of automotive insurance, and maintain a good driving record. Must submit to and pass annual recertification of compliance with CLUES Automobile and Transportation Policy and driving record check. 

Computer Skills 

  • Proficient working knowledge of email software, the Internet, databases, and common Windows-based programs, including Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.  
  • Must be willing to attend training to advance technical skills and maintain appropriate skill levels to perform job duties. 
    

WORKING CONDITIONS

Background check

  • Must pass a criminal background check and driving record check. As a condition of continued employment, staff person may be required to submit to periodic re-verification of these background checks.

Physical Demands

  • Generally, presents standard office environment.  Must be able to use telephone and computer on a regular basis. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee is required to travel between different sites by driving a motor vehicle. 
  • As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, staff is currently primarily working remotely with the option of working from CLUES’ facilities as needed. Precautionary measures being followed to provide a safe working environment include enforcement of mask use and social distancing policies, daily cleaning and disinfection of work spaces, and limited public access to our facilities.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Work Environment

  • Standard office environment with moderate noise level.
  • This position requires employee to work from different sites within the metropolitan area and possibly in Greater Minnesota. 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Equipment and Tools Used

  • Motor vehicle, telephone, computer, copy/fax machine, calculator, and other common office equipment.
Tools and equipment listed are some of the typical tools and equipment; other equipment may be used as needed. 

 

ABOUT US

Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio (CLUES) is a non-profit leader in behavioral health and human services. The agency was founded in 1981 with a vision for improving the quality of life of the Latino population in Minnesota. Today, CLUES is Minnesota’s largest Latino agency. Our mission is to advance the capacity of Latino families to be healthy, prosperous, and engaged in their communities. Although our services focus on the Latino family, our experience and capabilities enable us to serve individuals and families from all walks of life including new immigrants and low-income families who dream of a better future.  By focusing our efforts in the areas of Health and Family Well-being, Economic Vitality, Educational Achievement, and Civic and Cultural Engagement, our programs are designed to empower Latinos and immigrants by meeting them where they are, harnessing their strengths, and honing their skills. CLUES employs a diverse, multi-cultural staff to ensure our services are linguistically and culturally relevant.

 

Special Notes/Instructions
Please apply here and include a résumé, cover letter, and salary requirements when applying. Contact HR with questions at 651-379-4215 or jobs@clues.org. Please note that we no longer accept emailed or faxed applications. CLUES is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Company
Start Date
ASAP
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
40
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
M-F & some evenings & wknds
Salary and Benefits
$20.20 - $21.64 per hour
Full benefits package available in accordance with current CLUES policies—includes: medical, dental, vision, critical illness, accident, and life insurance (with AD&D); long term and short-term disability; pre-paid legal services and ID theft protection; retirement plan; educational assistance; paid holidays; and paid time off.
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
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