University of Texas at AustinDivision of Diversity and Community Engagement

Restore Rundberg Posts Community Engagement Jobs

June 4, 2014

From http://www.austintexas.gov/news/restore-rundberg-posts-community-engagement-jobs:

Restore Rundberg

Are you interested in joining the Restore Rundberg staff team? Two positions with the City of Austin are currently open. Applications must be submitted through the City’s website by the deadlines listed below.

Community Engagement Specialist

The Community Engagement Specialist will work 20 hours per week in the Restore Rundberg area to:

  • conduct and coordinate a variety of leadership, public safety and social services outreach or community development activities, by engaging residents in activities and efforts, which will improve quality of life, safety, and neighborhood appearance;
  • plan, develop and implement youth programs in cooperation with project partners to help facilitate community involvement;
  • facilitate public dialogues and consensus building to identify and resolve issues; and
  • assist in organizing and leveraging community support and resources for the Restore Rundberg Marketplace, apartment/landlord coalitions, and other Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation public safety initiatives.

This is a temporary position that is funded by a federal grant, which is scheduled to end September 30, 2015. If you are bilingual (Spanish/English) and interested in becoming part of the Restore Rundberg staff, please apply by June 15, 2014.

How to apply:

The job description is posted at https://www.austincityjobs.org as: MuniProg, Paraprofessional under the Police Department.

Community Engagement Liaison

The Community Engagement Liaison will work 30 hours per week in the Restore Rundberg area to provide administrative support:

  • answer calls and respond to voice and email messages;
  • maintain project supply inventories;
  • schedule and coordinate meetings;
  • track and manage asset and resource lists for “hot spot” areas;
  • develop social maps of informal leaders and their linkages in “hot spot” areas as a means to improve community efficacy/social capital; and
  • act as a liaison for code compliance / nuisance abatement issues within the three identified hot spot areas and the greater Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation target area.

This is a temporary position that is funded by a federal grant, which is scheduled to end September 30, 2015. If you are bilingual (Spanish/English) and interested in becoming part of the Restore Rundberg staff, please apply by June 10, 2014.

How to apply:

The job description is posted at https://www.austincityjobs.org as: MuniProg, Administrative Sppt under the Police Department.

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