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Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance

Appleton, WI, USA 🇺🇸

Full Job Description

Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance

The Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance works to protect, restore and sustain the water resources of Wisconsin’s Fox-Wolf River Basin

SEPTEMBER 2022

PROGRAM COORDINATOR – NORTHEAST WISCONSIN STORMWATER CONSORTIUM
Job Status – Nonexempt, Full time. Flexible schedule. Hybrid work (Appleton office)

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Program Coordinator serves as the principal staff of the Northeast Wisconsin Stormwater Consortium (NEWSC,) a subsidiary of the Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance. NEWSC is a membership-based collaborative of local stormwater permit-holders working together to cost effectively fulfill requirements of a comprehensive stormwater management program. Through leading, supporting and tracking the work of Consortium Committees, the Coordinator is responsible for advancing the mission of NEWSC.

Reports to: Executive Director
Guided by: NEWSC Leadership Council
Supervisory Responsibilities: Seasonal interns as needed

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

NEWSC Organizational Coordination:

  • Meetings – Coordinates semi-annual Full Consortium & quarterly Leadership Council meetings.
  • Member Communication – Responds to emails and phone calls regarding NEWSC matters. Maintains and utilizes email listserv to update Membership about projects, educational opportunities, meetings, technical standards, and NEWSC resources.
  • Website Updates & Maintenance – Maintains and updates NEWSC website as a tool to communicate with members, share resources, and track Consortium Committee work.
  • Develop & Monitor Budget – Works with Executive Director, Finance Coordinator and NEWSC Treasurer to prepare and manage NEWSC budget.

Support Member Communities through General Public Outreach & Education.

With guidance from NEWSC’s General Public Committee:

  • Develop and provide educational presentations in schools and for community groups.
  • Coordinate and exhibit at community events.
  • Develop and implement annual social media plan to share educational information.
  • Write monthly stormwater blog post to include in e-newsletters and shared on social media
  • Design stormwater educational materials for Fox-Wolf and NEWSC communities.
  • Provide urban stormwater materials to other Fox-Wolf staff to maximize reach.
  • Track and accurately report on outreach events and activities and their approximate reach.
  • Host General Public Committee meetings as needed.

Support Member Communities by providing Outreach & Education Opportunities specifically for Audiences addressed in the Stormwater Permit.
With guidance from NEWSC Municipal Committee, Building & Development Committee & the Stormwater Quality Management Committee:

  • Develop, update and implement 5-year workplan.
  • Create or support the committee in creation of educational content for municipal staff, stormwater consultants, builders and contractors, elected officials, or other audience identified.
  • Host or participate in events (meetings, trainings and workshops) to educate a variety of audiences including municipal staff, stormwater consultants, builders and contractors, elected officials, or other audience identified.
  • Track and accurately report on number of people reached and messages conveyed.
  • Host committee meetings to advance work as needed.

Annual Watershed Conference with emphasis on Urban Stormwater Management
With support from the Watershed Conference Planning Committee and Executive Director:

  • Develop program that encompasses innovative solutions & case studies from across the state, the Great Lakes Region and the Country as well as regulatory updates.
  • Coordinate the event promotion, registration, venue, catering and technology and wrap up.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

  • Ability to self-start and to work independently without close supervision.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite (including Excel and Power Point).
  • Working knowledge of website updating using WordPress.
  • Excellent and effective interpersonal and customer service skills and experience including strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills, with ability to multitask when necessary.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Experiencing managing a budget.
  • Willingness to have fun and come to work with a smile

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree -or- Equivalent combination of training and relevant work experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in building networks and coordinating projects with multiple stakeholders.
  • Experience with public speaking and giving presentations.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Possession of a valid Wisconsin driver’s license and access to an insured, reliable vehicle for job use.

Starting pay range: $21 to $24 per hour based on experience.
Benefits include: Vacation, Holidays, cell phone (for work and personal use), flexible work environment/hours. Please note: Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance does not offer health/dental benefits.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $21.00 – $24.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Appleton, WI 54911: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location


POSITION TYPE

ORGANIZATION TYPE

EXPERIENCE-LEVEL

DEGREE REQUIRED