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We are hiring!

Our Connected Communities-Thriving Families initiative is hiring for a project manager. The position will remain open until it is filled. To respond, please email your resume and references to Position information follows:

Title: Project ManagerDate: 11/27/2023
Department: AdministrationAgency: Missouri Coalition for Children
Reports To: Chief Executive OfficerFLSA  Status: Exempt


The Connected Communities-Thriving Families Project Manager (PM) is a leadership position, responsible for overseeing the execution of Connected Communities-Thriving Families (CCTF) project plan. The PM coordinates community and statewide sector engagements and is primary liaison with national consultants. The PM will be responsible for monitoring and reporting project progress to plan and co-creating solutions to optimize opportunities and address challenges. S/he will be the primary contact for internal project stakeholders.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the CEO and CSO to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Connected Communities-Thriving Families
  • Oversee CCTF initiative, monitor progress and completion of objectives
  • Create and support an environment of respect, positive interaction, and inclusion in all engagement activities, ensuring a safe environment to express diverse views and experiences
  • Coordinate with cross-discipline team members to make sure that all parties are on track with project requirements, deadlines, and schedules
  • Meet with project team members to identify and resolve issues
  • Prepare status reports by gathering, analyzing, and summarizing relevant information.
  • Establish effective project communication plans and ensure their execution
  • Coordinate the development of training materials and other documents as needed to enable successful replication and adaptation of CCTF efforts moving forward
  • Represent the association on behalf of CCTF at public events, conferences, workshops and media opportunities

Key Indicators of success

            The ideal candidate has a record of strong community engagement experience, grounded in a shared value of diversity, equity and inclusion, focusing on how diverse perspectives and opportunities for community participation leads to greater effectiveness, improved outcomes, and heightened well-being for children and families.


Knowledge and experience in strategic planning and project management

  • Demonstrated leadership and creativity in community service
  • Ability to work successfully with a diverse group of organizations and individuals
  • Understanding of non-profit management and service delivery
  • Commitment to authentic engagement of community members specifically with those with lived experience
  • Effective in building and maintaining key relationships and meeting strategic goals
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Excellent written and presentation skills; enjoys public speaking
  • Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment