Anti-Poverty Community Initiatives Supervisor

Reports To

Community Initiatives & Planning Director


Grant funded through June 30, 2019


Non-Exempt, Full Time

For consideration

Please send cover letter and resume to:
United Way of Broome County, Inc.
Attn: Finance
PO Box 550
Binghamton, NY 13902


[email protected]


The Anti-Poverty & Community Initiatives Supervisor is responsible for providing support to all Community Investment processes, including, but not limited to, the Binghamton-Broome Anti-Poverty Initiative (BBAPI). S/he is responsible for working in partnership with United Way of Broome County staff, community partners, community volunteers and residents, and other stakeholders to ensure effective communication and trust between all parties, as well as shared community results.


  • Promote BBAPI at the local, state, and national level and maintain positive working relationships with other Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative (ESPRI) municipalities, including those led by United Ways and those led by other agencies.
  • Support Community Initiatives meetings including: ESPRI/BBAPI meetings, committee meetings, community conversations, and others that may arise during the course of the year. This includes but is not limited to scheduling all required meetings, as well as recording attendance and minutes.
  • Serve as key contact with all funded community partners, committee and community volunteers, as well as public and private stakeholders.
  • Provide support to the Community Investment and BBAPI processes to include partner engagement and development, and timely and accurate completion of all required funding applications, reports, contracts, and associated attachments and letters.
  • Assist in monitoring compliance of funded programs and projects with stated deliverables, including outcomes and indicators.
  • Represent United Way of Broome County and BBAPI at all related community events, work groups, and planning events as requested by the Director, Community Initiatives & Planning.
  • Foster positive working relationships with and between key stakeholders, Steering Committee, Core Leadership Team, Work Teams, and internal staff and external partners, including community residents and volunteers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned to support the effective operation of United Way of Broome County.


Education and Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, economics, law, public administration, social work, or a related field and five years of experience in leading a Collective Impact initiative, community organizing, public policy, program development, community education, and/or economic development. Master’s Degree preferred.

Skills Required

  • Verbal and written communication skills to include the ability to present ideas clearly and concisely, engage others, and take into consideration the perspectives of others.
  • Problem solving and decision making skills to include the ability to identify, analyze, organize, and solve problems in a timely and effective manner; and to use data and inputs from other to make sound decisions
  • Interpersonal skills to include the ability to appeal to reason, values, or emotion to generate enthusiasm for the work, commitment to task objectives, or compliance with orders and requests; and the ability to build leverage, and maintain mutually positive relationships which provide support for and add value to United Way of Broome County, its programs, and the community.
  • Coalition/Partnership building skills to include the ability to cooperate/collaborate with a diverse group of stakeholders to clearly define their objectives and to identify solutions and plans to help them reach their desired goals

Physical Demands

Sitting, Standing, Lifting, etc.

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. Occasional walking or standing is required. The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects.

Anti–Poverty Community Initiatives Supervisor