Help Wanted

The Town of Roxbury is seeking a part time (15 hours per week) community resource associate to help oversee and implement tasks such as event planning and project oversight, coordination and documentation of meetings, forums, and support for and follow up for community based projects and programs; assist in the scheduling and oversight of community based activities as well as private functions in Kirkside Park. Successful candidates must have strong writing skills, be organized, self motivated and experienced in using  web based technologies such as Google apps and calendars and social media applications as marketing tools. Candidates must also be well versed in MS Word, Excel, and Powerpoint and have polished public relations, communications and problem solving skills. Some knowledge of grant administration and experience working with State and Federal funding agencies a plus. Please send letter of interest and resume via email to Peg Ellsworth at peg@markproject.org and cc Diane Pickett, Roxbury Town Clerk at townclerk@roxburyny.com
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Job Description
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  1. Historic Preservation Commission: Associate will be responsible for the organization and documentation of all Preservation Commission correspondence and actions. This includes, but is not limited to: Scheduling meetings, sending reminders, reviewing applications for completeness and scanning and emailing applications to the commission. Associate will also be required to attend meetings and record the minutes. Minutes MUST be sent to the commission one week prior to the next monthly meeting and once approved be filed with the Town Clerk two days past the monthly meeting date. These minutes must also be posted on the Web.
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  2. Community Activities: Associate will help develop, coordinate, promote and implement community activities and events for the benefit of the town. Department will support existing events in anyway possible and take the lead in new and creative event development, assist with funding, volunteer recruitment, and overall program oversight in coordination with the MARK Project.
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  3. Support for existing programs and community leadership: Department will offer support for existing projects such as the comprehensive plan update and other community based activities. It will also be the representative for the town at local, regional and state meetings concerning tourism, Main Street Revitalization and other community initiatives.
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  4. Associate will be responsible to work with website administrators to ensure roxburyny.com remain updated and fresh. This includes photographs and other necessary graphics.

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