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Propeller is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minority individuals are encouraged to submit applications.
The Impact Coordinator will coordinate the execution and refinement of Propeller’s monitoring and evaluation plan, supporting the programs team in the collection of high-quality data, and effectively and efficiently report on our impact as an organization to internal and external partners and funders.
Responsibilities & Outcomes
- Monitor and evaluate programming for achieving Propeller’s internally developed and funders’ contractually designated objectives. Regularly summarize and internally distribute findings.
- Develop compelling, factual, quality, timely, relevant (to funder guidelines) and comprehensive grant evaluation and reporting.
- Coordinate with relevant departments to ensure all external reports are submitted on time and with accurate materials, including but not limited to Finance, Programs, and Development.
- With program and development staff, determine quantitative and qualitative evaluation methods for grant requirements. This includes determining outcomes, benchmarks, methods of measurement, logic models, etc.
- Work closely with relevant departments and Propeller clients to ensure that data is 80 – 100% accurate and comprehensive.
- Support Director of Impact and Development in the preparation of key correspondence and reports requested by high level funders and government agencies as necessary.
- Daily administration and support of Propeller’s data capture and storage systems, including but not limited to managing multiple user setup, profiles and roles, customization of objects, fields, record types, page layouts and validations.
- Conduct literature reviews pertaining to our sectors of focus to support our programs and development teams.
- Attend relevant meetings across organizational departments to ensure the integration of the evaluation plan into all aspects of Propeller’s operations.
- Strong communication and writing skills.
- Skilled in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
- Knowledge of program planning and evaluation.
- Ability to gather and analyze data and generate reports.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
- (preferred) Experience with data collection, research, program evaluation, and/or data analysis.
- (preferred) Experience with writing quality data-driven reports with 100% accuracy.
- (preferred) Experience with Salesforce.
- (preferred) Degree in a related area such as business, evaluation, philanthropy, and/or operations.
Compensation: $35,000+ annually, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Propeller also offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, and professional development.
Travel with some evening and weekend work required. This is a salaried and exempt position.
Start Date: May/June 2017
Please include the answers to the following questions in your cover letter:
- Why are you passionate about evaluation?
- What do you think will be your greatest strength in this role? In what way, do you think you will need to grow the most to be successful in this role?
- What do you find gives you the most energy in your current work? What drains your energy the most in your current work?
- What are your salary requirements?
Application Directions: Apply online by presenting your resume, cover letter, and response to the above questions. In your cover letter, please detail how you heard about Propeller and your interest and qualifications in the position. Your application materials must be in pdf.
Application Deadline: May 24, 2017; we strongly recommend early applications as we may fill the position before the deadline.
The Facilities Contractor is a part-time position to provide administrative support to the Propeller Incubator Manager. The Facilities Coordinator is responsible for daily coordination of activities to ensure clean, efficient, and safe operation of the Propeller Incubator including:
- Performing general repair tasks; including but not limited to painting, basic carpentry, and general facility repairs.
- Complementing the overnight janitorial team by removing trash, maintaining floors, handling spills, etc.
- Maintaining office equipment and telecommunications systems for the Propeller Incubator.
- Responding to requests for various facilities/administrative activities; such as conference room set-up, site event planning, and other building related projects.
- Ensuring building supplies are maintained at an adequate level.
- Scheduling and/or performing preventative maintenance.
Start Date: Immediate
Compensation: $12/hour, 15-30 hours/week
- 2-3 years of experience working in facilities, custodial, and/or carpentry
- Ability to handle multiple tasks and ability to work under specific time constraints
- Very strong listening and communication skills
- Ability to work overtime when requested and respond to facility emergencies in off hours
Propeller Incubator Host, Work Trade
As a host, you will be the first point of contact for our members, guests, and curious community members who come into the space. Your job is to orient all stakeholders to make sure that everyone is getting the most out of Propeller Incubator, our community and resources.
- Front Desk: We ask that host greet visitors, answer co-workers’ questions, collect and distribute mail, answer the telephone, provide tours of the incubator, and process payments for Day Passes, Punch Cards, and Events. Hosts will also be expected to assist with opening, closing, and daily operations tasks.
- Propeller Project: We ask that hosts develop and implement a community project during their time here. Examples of community projects include organizing yoga classes, working on an Incubator member spotlight blog, pop-up breakfasts, round table discussions, happy hours, etc.
- Event Hosting; Propeller Incubator hosts off-hour and weekend events. Hosts are able to serve as building hosts for these events to maintain the security of Propeller Incubator facilities, assist with janitorial needs, support event registration, building opening and closings. Event staffing needs will be communicated at least one week before the event.
- Greet everyone who comes through the door, including members and guests. Direct everyone to appropriate locations throughout the building. Give tours to potential new members and curious folks who wander in.
- Keeping Propeller clean and well stocked. Propeller has biweekly janitorial service, but we rely on our members and staff to clean up after themselves in between. This means you will be expected to occasionally take out the trash, empty the dishwasher, clean up spills, make coffee, restock the bathrooms and kitchen, clear off conference tables, etc. as needed.
- Administrative and tech support for members; including receiving and distributing mail, installing printer drivers and troubleshooting printing issues, assisting with projectors and event set-up, etc.
- Answering the Propeller Incubator office phone and getting calls and messages to the appropriate staff members.
- Answering questions from members and guests about the building, neighborhood, Propeller services, other organizations, etc.
- Building community through member introductions and your special project. Interacting with members in the common areas and facilitating connections between members.
- Understanding members’ businesses and needs and finding potential resources for them within the network.
- You are welcome to bring other projects to work on while you are at Propeller, however we ask you prioritize your propeller host duties while you are on shift.
- Commitment to Excellence: Propeller Incubator Host Program is a reflection of our commitment to excellence. We ask that hosts call within 24 hours of shift to cancel, reschedule monthly hours when needed, and be punctual for their shifts.
- Hosts who do not fulfill expected duties and hours, or act outside of Propeller Incubator’s standards of conduct will be asked to forfeit their 24 hour access card to the Incubator Manager.
As a host we ask you to commit to working 15 hours per month for a 2 – 6 month time frame.
During 2- 6 months of your hosting, you will receive a co-working membership with 24/7 access, introductions and mentoring from Propeller staff when requested, references from Propeller team members, and access to meeting and event spaces for your own activities if needed.
Please email our Incubator Manager at email@example.com.
Propeller hires and works with unpaid interns in order to provide growth and learning opportunities to students in high schools, universities, colleges, and trade schools and/or to provide volunteer experience to non-students.
We accept applications for internships year-round. Selection is based on the applicant’s interest and Propeller’s need. We accept applications for internships in all departments: programs, fundraising and development, marketing, business and operations, and incubator management.
We ask that our interns commit at least 5 hours per week for 5 weeks in order to gain the most meaningful experience.