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Posted: October 19, 2009

Administrative Coordinator position in Detroit, MI.

Southeastern Michigan Health Association
Position Opening

POSITION TITLE: Administrative Coordinator

SALARY: $38,000 with benefits

11148 Harper
Detroit, MI 48213

OVERVIEW: CLEARCorps/Detroit is a lead poisoning prevention program working to protect Metro Detroit children from lead poisoning. CLEARCorps offers a wide variety of services including outreach and community education, work in homes and with families, policy and advocacy work, and training. Lead poisoning causes lifelong learning and behavioral deficits in young children and is a crucial environmental health issue for Detroit children. The Administrative Coordinator will assist the Executive Director with program and administrative activities of CLEARCorps/Detroit, including, but not limited to, program development, grant writing, and budget reporting and administrative functions. Grant funded, one year of funding guaranteed. At will position.

REQUIREMENTS: Secure future funding for the CLEARCorps/Healthy Homes initiatives through grant writing. Foster and sustain relationships with other community and governmental organizations. Track spending and maintain budget and grant reporting. Work on Policy Advocacy to maintain and increase funding and regulations. Maintain and update website and quarterly newsletter. Assist Executive Director with Special Projects and with various administrative tasks.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS: Master’s degree in Public Health or related field.
Excellent writing and communication skills. Ability to work independently and self-motivate; Reliable transportation to be used on the job (mileage reimbursed); Ability to complete and keep accurate records; Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications; Ability to form relationships with other organizations and maintain good rapport.

DESIRED SKILLS: Experience in grant writing; course or experience with accounting; Knowledge of issues related to lead poisoning, urban development, healthy homes, and/or nonprofit management. Experience with web and brochure design; Spanish or Arabic speaking helpful; Experience with community organizations and/or office administration

Applicants must be presently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.


Mail or Fax resume and cover letter to Southeastern Michigan Health Association
Attn: Mary Sue Schottenfels
3011 West Grand Blvd.
200 Fisher Building
Detroit, MI 48202
Fax: (313) 873-6504



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