Community & Citizenship Program Specialist - Washington,DC / Baltimore
Company: Turner Construction Company
Posted on: March 10, 2023
Project Location(s):Halethorpe, MD 21227 USA
Minimum Years Experience:Travel Involved:Job Type:RegularJob Classification:ExperiencedEducation:Job Family:Community and CitizenshipCompensation:Salaried Exempt
If you picture yourself doing great things that make a difference in the lives of others, Turner is the place to be. Turner Construction is an industry leading commercial construction general contractor with a 120 year history spanning iconic projects around the globe, including 10 of the world's 100 tallest buildings.
Turner is committed to sustaining a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment where everyone feels connected, sees themselves represented at all levels of the company, and feels supported to reach their ultimate potential. Turner builds some of the most ambitious projects in the world. The technical expertise of our people makes us a recognized leader in many markets. Our projects are well known. Our people set us apart. We inspire greatness. Can you picture yourself at Turner? If so, apply and let's do great things together! Position Description: Collaborate with business unit leadership in development, management, and implementation of programs and initiatives and ensure alignment with business unit goals and Community and Citizenship strategic pillars. Essential Duties & Key Responsibilities: * Knowledgeable of business unit (BU) goals and Community and Citizenship (C&C) strategic pillars to assist in development and implementation of C&C programs and initiatives. * Work in conjunction with Procurement Department to: o Communicate Underrepresented Business Enterprise (UBE) programs to increase employee awareness and participation. o Maintain records of prime subcontractors' UBE commitments and report goal utilization metrics. o Compile and maintain business unit directory and certification log of potential UBE bidders. o Attend outreach events to build relationships with external organizations to promote opportunities for diverse subcontractors and suppliers. * Collaborate with project staff to track first and second tier UBE participation on projects for metrics reporting. * Assist with development, coordination, data gathering, and report generation of educational programs and other initiatives in support of UBE advancement and of Youth and community service activities. * Attend events and meetings with local, community, Federal, State, and City organizations that support and promote UBE programs, and Diversity and Inclusion within Trades. * Research local social and economic issues and trends in support of Community & Citizenship plans. * Support Business Development processes and provide relevant information to assist in sales pursuits. * On projects with Workforce Development goals, assist project teams to establish plan to track and monitor diverse and local residents within Trades. * Other activities, duties, and responsibilities as assigned. #LI-JJ1
Qualifications: * Associate's Degree or higher from accredited degree program and minimum 3 years of related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience; recommended majors include, but not limited to Liberal Arts, Communication, Marketing, Sociology, Public Affairs, Social Outreach, or similar degree program * Passion for community-based programs with current or past volunteerism or other community experience * Skilled at planning, reporting, and scheduling * Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, and timely documentation * Resourceful, problem-solving skills, and data analysis * Effective business verbal and written communication skills * Ability to work in non-structured environment, with minimal oversight, take direction without continuous follow-up, and work with multiple project teams * Approachable, proactive, and professional attitude * Proficient computer skills, Microsoft suite of applications, with intermediate Excel skills, database applications, calendar program skills, and collaboration technology * Minimal travel Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands, talk, and hear. The employee frequently views a computer monitor and frequently uses a computer keyboard. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is regularly required to be mobile and the employee occasionally travels both short and long distances via a variety of conveyances. The employee occasionally performs work on-site at construction work sites, office locations, and/or off-site venues. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in an office or remote setting. The noise in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate in an office setting. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally work at construction work sites where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock. The noise in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. The employee is required to work in compliance with company safety policies, procedures, and applicable laws. Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer -minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.VEVRAA Federal Contractor
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