Project Coordinator/Data Administrator
Pisgah Legal Services is a community-based non-profit corporation governed by a local Board of Directors. PLS has an annual budget of $8 million from a multitude of funding sources. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina, Pisgah Legal Services (PLS) provides free civil legal assistance to low-income people in western North Carolina. PLS has offices in Asheville, Burnsville, Hendersonville, Rutherfordton, Brevard, Highlands/Cashiers and Marshall. With a dedicated and growing staff of ninety-six, including thirty-six attorneys plus supporting staff, and an active pro bono panel of 300 private attorneys, the program provides free services to more than 20,000 people per year to meet their basic needs, primarily in the poverty law areas of housing, public benefits, domestic violence prevention, health care, immigration, and consumer law.
Passion for promoting justice and overcoming barriers facing low-income people, being a creative and zealous staff member and a team player and demonstrating commitment to achieving lasting results for clients and low-income communities are all important to this challenging role. By ensuring that the lowest-income people in Western North Carolina have increased incomes and access to health care, we will increase opportunities for positive outcomes at the individual and community levels.
Nature of Position: This coordinator and data administrator will be supervised by the Grants Manager and work in the Asheville office or one the other PLS offices to track and report results for grants-related programming, including a new expanded program to (a) boost the rate of insured low-income people and (b) reduce the number of children living below the federal poverty line -across the 18 westernmost counties of N.C. The role will include data analysis, reporting and program evaluation.
- Design and administer data tracking systems for program volunteers and staff at Pisgah Legal and partner agencies.
- Draft and submit reports of results county by county to facilitate the achievement of goals to increase the number of people with health insurance and reduce the number of children living in poverty.
- Write and prepare grant applications and reports.
- Work in various data management systems to collect and analyze information for reporting to government agencies, foundations and donors.
- Keep track of application and reporting deadlines and requirements.
- Research potential new sources for program funding.
- Work with program leadership to ensure that grant and project milestones are on track to meet goals and deadlines.
- Other fundraising duties as needed.
Salary ranges from $37,344 – $73,650 depending on experience. Excellent fringe benefits, including 401(k) retirement plan, as well as life, health, and disability insurance.
- Commitment to PLS’ mission, values and vision.
- Experience in administering databases.
- Aptitude for creating and pulling reports from databases.
- Experience with grant writing and non-profit program administration preferred.
- Demonstrated commitment to serving low-income people and communities preferred.
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with teams and independently.
- Ability to work collaboratively with in a variety of nonprofit and health care stakeholders.
- Excellent writing skills.
- Detail-oriented, accurate and organized.
- Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
- Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Highly proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
- Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).
- Valid driver’s license.
E-mail resumé and cover letter describing relevant experience to email@example.com. PLS invites all applicants to include in their cover letter a statement about how your unique background and/or experiences might contribute to the diversity, cultural vitality, and perspective of our staff and legal services practice.
Pisgah Legal Services is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.