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Indy Gov Chief Project Coordinator- Nuisance Abatement in Indianapolis, Indiana

Chief Project Coordinator- Nuisance Abatement

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Chief Project Coordinator- Nuisance Abatement

Salary

$45,000.00 - $46,920.00 Annually

Location

1200 S. Madison Ave., IN

Job Type

Full Time

Department

Business and Neighborhood Services

Job Number

05627

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Position Summary

Position is responsible for the statistical analysis, reporting, data gathering and project management for the City's nuisance abatement programs and manages the City's multi-agency & departmental community initiatives. This position works in collaboration with other city and county departments, outside agencies, neighborhood associations, residents, and community leaders to improve overall neighborhood quality of life and to combat neighborhood blight and disinvestment. Communicates and meets frequently with Department of Business and Neighborhood Services leadership on behalf of the Administrator to ensure there is coordination with other ongoing neighborhood redevelopment projects. Work performed in this position has a significant impact on neighborhoods and the publics' perception of the city's programs, functions, and ability to respond effectively to areas of public concern.

Position Responsibilities

Data Analysis:

Design, code, test, implement, maintain, and support reports from case management software for Nuisance Abatement.

Create, manage, and maintain a database that tracks nuisance properties and cases.

Recommend changes to the case management systems that will aid with information management.

Identify innovative sources of nuisance-related information.

Classifies, scores, and identifies methods of abatement of nuisance and problem properties.

Gathers and analyzes data on neighborhoods, specific locations and/or incidents that are the subject of neighborhood complaints or enforcement activity.

Analyze data and communicate enforcement strategies that are efficient and avoid duplication of efforts by multiple agencies.

Project Management:

Develop methods to increase the effectiveness of the Demolition Program, Repair Indy, and the Unsafe Building program overall to improve neighborhood quality of life

Daily monitoring and analyzing the long-term trajectories and outcomes of Unsafe Building cases.

Assists the Manager-Nuisance Abatement in the oversight and facilitation of unsafe building and demolition programs.

Acts as the liaison between BNS and other City/County agencies, Neighborhood Associations, MNA's, and citizens for referrals for neighborhood beautification efforts.

Conducts site visits as necessary to monitor activities and possible target areas for beautification efforts.

Plans, prepares, and directs teams of City and County officials, volunteers, and community partners in order to carry out effective, efficient, and organized community beautification efforts.

Coordinates with various city-county agencies, community partners, Neighborhood Associations, outside agencies to drive code enforcement efforts in areas recognized due to public safety and/or quality of life issues.

Communicates and presents data analysis reports to BNS staff, Office of the City Prosecutor, Health & Hospital Corporation, Department of Metropolitan Development, Office of Public Health and Safety, other City/County agencies, and community partners to coordinate and conduct focused community initiatives and best practices for internal programs.

Creates and distributes reports that assess the effectiveness of Department programs to City/County agencies and neighborhood groups.

Monitors defined areas to ensure proper action is taken on non-compliant properties and shall communicate any needs for services to other City/County agencies or community partners.

Submits regular reports to BNS and the appropriate partner agencies/departments and community groups regarding nuisance properties, outcomes, and future initiatives.

Responds to inquiries and provide information as appropriate to the public, other City divisions or departments, other public agencies, and outside counsel regarding Unsafe Building data.

Attends neighborhood meetings as appropriate to hear and address neighborhood concerns.

Coordinates with BNS staff to assist in identifying opportunities for process, code, and policy improvements regarding structures and neighborhoods with health, life, and safety concerns.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Planning, or Business Management preferred or related field from an accredited college or university, with a minimum of one (1) year of work in government, management, or project management preferred. Candidate must have strong analytical and project management skills, with significant experience statistics, information systems, information technology, and/or data analysis. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

Must maintain effective working relationships with a full range of city/county colleagues, community leaders, citizens, public figures, community organizations. Excellent data analysis, public speaking, writing, and listening skills are crucial, as is attention to detail. Ability to analyze work papers, reports, data systems and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information. Ability to perform multiple high-profile tasks simultaneously is required. Knowledge of city government's inter-agency relationships or the ability to quickly acquire such knowledge is essential for this position.

Must be able to attend meetings and perform work outside of the office. Strong computer skills are required including experience with Microsoft Word and Excel, & GIS. Demonstrated ability to work within a team and independently. Demonstrated creativity and initiative in solving complex problems,

Independent Judgment

Incumbent helps to identify, analyze, and monitor nuisance-related data to ensure that enforcement and litigation activities effectively abate nuisances. Requires little supervision, and regularly uses independent judgment when policies or procedures are not available. Makes recommendations based on statistically valid analysis and reports. Errors in judgment may cause inconsistencies and inconveniences making for negative public perception and financial loss. Seeks appropriate guidance from Manger - Nuisance Abatement. The work performed in this position has a significant impact on the City's ability to identify and respond to problems and issues of public concern.

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