CSBG State Assistance Specialist

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

The CSBG State Assistance Specialist will work with the program directors to develop and implement relevant support to enhance State Office capacity to administer the CSBG program. The role of the CSBG State Assistance Specialist offers an exciting opportunity for an individual with strong organizational, analytic, and communication skills who is dedicated to supporting this anti-poverty network achieve better outcomes for people and communities with low incomes. The ideal candidate is comfortable managing multiple projects, can easily shift gears, and is successful working collaboratively with staff, consultants, stakeholders, and other partners. The candidate should be a solutions-focused team player, with an outstanding work ethic! A remote work environment may be considered.


• Support the development of tools and resources to meet the needs of member CSBG administrators;
• Convene meetings and workgroups of state administrators to facilitate peer learning, develop tools and resources, and gather input and feedback from the network;
• Facilitate peer to peer requests for the CSBG network to support peer learning and sharing of best practices;
• Develop and distribute communications to the NASCSP network;
• Coordinate meetings with funders and other partners. This includes the development of meeting agendas, meeting notes, and completing action items;
• Support project staff with the completion of deliverables as needed;
• Assist with events and NASCSP conferences (requires travel);
• Conduct training and technical assistance with state members, both virtually and onsite (requires travel);
• Other duties as assigned by program directors.


The CSBG State Assistance Specialist will be thoroughly committed to NASCSP’s mission. Concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications include:
• Bachelor’s degree, with preference towards Master’s, preferably in education, social work, public administration, public policy, or related field (commensurate experience may be considered in lieu of degree)
• At least 2 years relevant experience in training tool and resource development
• Experience with CSBG preferred
• Track record of excellence in attention to detail
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Knowledge of MS Office Suite/Office 365, Constant Contact/Mail Chimp, GoTo, WordPress, Excel, Power Point, Prezi, InDesign, and Survey Monkey
• Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
• Ability to manage multiple tasks with little supervision
• Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, self-directed
• Ability to travel approximately 25%

Application Instructions:

Interested parties should send their cover letter/resume, in one PDF document, to nascspempops@gmail.com. Please note the job title “CSBG State Assistance Specialist” in the “Subject” line.

Salary range $55,000-$65,000, based on experience and qualifications.

Deadline for submissions is March 6, 2020.

To learn more about NASCSP, please visit: www.nascsp.org.

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