Community Investments Manager | King County Parks & Recreation

Position: 
Community Investments Manager
Location: 
Seattle, WA
Organization Name: 
King County Parks & Recreation
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, August 3, 2021

King County Parks is accepting applications for a Community Investments Manager to oversee the Community Investments unit which includes six grant programs within the Parks and Recreation Division. We are  seeking a dynamic individual to launch and oversee  four new grant programs (Targeted Equity Grant, Aquatics Grant, Open Space-River Corridor Grant, Capital Project-Open Space Grant) funded by the King County Parks and Open Space Levy as well as manage the long-standing Community Partnership Grant Program and Youth and Amateur Sports Grant Program.  If you enjoy working collaboratively and are an agent for change, you're encouraged to apply. 
  
The Community Investments Manager will lead and directly supervise the team in fulfilling grant commitments for 2020 – 2025 King County Park, Recreation and Trail Open Space Levy. This position is responsible for implementing the grant programs and engaging four advisory boards, guide strategic planning initiatives and policy development to position King County Parks internally and externally as a leader in improving equity of access to recreational opportunities in this region. This position will have oversight of over 100-million-dollar budget to manage the grant programs.  
 
Successful candidates will work collaboratively with other local governments and stakeholder groups on highly visible program policies and issues. They have the ability to collaborate and build relationships across a range of stakeholders including cities, tribes, park districts, environmental non-profits, community groups and elected officials. They are up to date with trends and developments in the fields of grantmaking, governance, and organizing.
 
Individuals interested in joining our team must be committed to racial, social and economic equity for ALL people in King County. We welcome applications from people who will help us consistently demonstrate the values of equity, respect, and partnership. To learn about the King County Equity and Social Justice Strategic Plan click here

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