District Manager

Full time @Community Board 16 in Government , in Non Profit & Voluntary , in Social Services
  • New York, United States, 11212 View on Map
  • Post Date : August 16, 2023
  • Apply Before : October 31, 2023
  • Salary: $58,700.00 - $85,327.00 / Annually
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  • Job ID 287450
  • Estimated Monthly Salary 4080
  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Brooklyn Community Board 16 is one of 18 community boards in Brooklyn and 59 community boards in New York City established as per the Charter of New York City whose purpose is to provide local neighborhood advisory to government agencies, elected officials, community-based organizations, local businesses and residents with operations, responsibilities and/or interests in the local community; and when those interests impacts overall quality of life for residents in the community. Community Boards function as independent City agencies that advise on land use, the city budget, municipal service delivery, and other matters on a geographically exclusive basis. Brooklyn Community Board 16 serves the Ocean Hill – Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn; is by virtue of district boundaries known as Brooklyn Community District 16 (CD16) and is bordered on the north by Broadway, on the east by Van Sinderen Avenue, on the south by L.I.R.R. and on the west by East 98th Street, East New York Avenue, Ralph Avenue, Atlantic Avenue and Saratoga Avenue; and its local community board is Brooklyn Community Board 16 (CB16).


The District Manager works closely with the Chairperson and board members to support the board’s planning of administrative and operational outreach activities, evaluating the delivery of municipal services, land use, zoning issues, and budget management concerns within the community district. The District Manager’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide administrative support to the Board Chair, and Committee Chairs.
  • Assists in managing and safeguarding current and historical documents related to board business matters.
  • Serves as liaison to Committees and Committee Chairs in scheduling and coordinating Committee meetings.
  • Assists in managing the logistics of Board meetings.
  • Assists with communication concerning board matters and community engagement.
  • Convenes monthly District Service Cabinet meeting on behalf of the board.
  • Prepares monthly District Managers Report to board and community at-large.
  • Assists with preparation of monthly committee reports, minutes and other documents.
  • Assists in setting long-term vision and short-term goals for the Board.
  • Assists in managing the day-to-day operations of the Community Board office, including, as appropriate,supervising staff.
  • Assists the Board in developing financial and strategic projections and plans, as well as materials andpresentations to articulate the Board’s need i.e. Annual Statement of District Needs.
  • Assists the Board in preparing the Board’s operating budget, order supplies and equipment and process paymentto vendors.
  • Expedites the delivery of City services and resolves complaints identified through the 311 system.
  • Perform visual inspections of throughout district when necessary to ensure City servies and resolve complaints.
  • Responsible for representing the Board before government agencies and at community meetings as needed.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key figures in government, non-profits, community and civicorganizations, and other stakeholder groups.
  • Carries out the directives of the Community Board.
  • Follows up and reports on the status of actions taken as a result of Board resolutions.
  • Receives, processes, and follows up on complaints from residents of the district relating to services provided bymunicipal agencies.
  • Perform visual inspections throughout district when necessary to ensure City services and resolve complaints.


  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and three (3) years of full-time experience in community work, public administration or planning, related fields, or public information or relations; or
  2. Education and/or experience equivalent to “1” above.


  • The candidate should have knowledge of city government/agencies and be familiar with issues facing the community.
  • Background in government, public policy, and urban planning are highly preferred.
  • Familiarity with the city’s zoning process.
  • Candidate must be organized, and detail-oriented.
  • Excellent interpersonal and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively independently and with members of a team.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Capable of managing multi-task and adhering to deadlines.
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in computer software including, Microsoft Office 365 and Google Suite
  • Advanced technical skills including, updating the database, social media, board website, and streaming ofmeetings on WebEx, Facebook, and YouTube.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and critical thinking skills.

TO APPLY: Please EMAIL your resume and cover letter to: bk16@cb.nyc.gov and cc: genesemor@gmail.com with SUBJECT LINE: CB16 DISTRICT MANAGER APPLICANT: NAME

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