Employment at BSRC

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation has been a leader in the development of Central Brooklyn.  For its pioneering work, Restoration has been recognized locally and nationally as a model for community development.  Through the years, Restoration has been able to attract the highest caliber of talent to advance its mission. Restoration is an equal opportunity employer. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Currently, Restoration has several positions available:

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Economic Solutions Center
Restoration’s Economic Solutions Center seeks an enthusiastic Program Manager for our East New York Jobs-Plus site serving resident of Pennsylvania-Wortman Houses.
Jobs-Plus, a comprehensive, place-based employment model that offers services to all working-age residents in designated public housing developments or clusters of developments, serves as a platform to help residents build their skills and connect to the labor market so they can increase their incomes. Jobs-Plus should not be viewed as a quick fix; rather, the program seeks to help residents continue to improve their earnings over time, with residents taking the necessary and, at times, difficult steps towards self-improvement.
The Jobs-Plus Program Manager reports to Restoration’s Jobs-Plus Director.
Specific Job Responsibilities:
  • Provide overall program coordination and leadership to the Jobs-Plus program and its staff;
  • Hire qualified Jobs-Plus staff and design staff development plan in collaboration with Restoration’s HR Director and the Economic Solutions Center (ESC) management team;
  • Serve as a coach to staff with continuous 360 feedback and evaluate staff of their performance;
  • Work with Restoration’s ESC management team for continued alignment of Jobs-Plus services as a component of the ESC’s service model.
  • Meet with the Jobs-Plus team on a periodic basis;
  • Maintain a high level of accountability for performance outcomes, program development, and community engagement;
  • Develop annual Jobs-Plus operational plan and budget with the ESC management team and manage budget throughout the program year;
  • Maintain and further develop relationships and partnerships with resident associations, community organizations, subcontractors, and other stakeholders;
  • Assist in fundraising efforts
  • Serve as the primary liaison and point person for HRA and its agency partners.
Experience and Qualifications:
  • Degree or certified training in business, non-profit management, social services, or related field
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in managing community development programs
  • Excellent presentation and customer service skills and social skills demonstrative of empathy and support
  • Excellent organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, milestones and be a team-player
  • Proficient with MS Office (Excel, Word, Access & Outlook), and database management.
To apply, please send resume, cover letter, and writing sample to hr@restorationplaza.org. For more info, please email Kizzie Brown, Director Jobs-Plus, at kbrown@restorationplaza.org.
Restoration Health Programs
The Intern reports directly to the Center for Healthy Neighborhoods team at Restoration to support Healthy Food Access and Active Living programming and activities. The Intern ensures the coordination and sustainability of the work as part of Restoration’s larger mission and vision as a community development organization.
Specific Job Responsibilities:
Duties will include, but are not limited to:
  • Support strategies to raise awareness and communicate initiatives through outreach, website, social media, reports, brochures and other media.
  • Attend on behalf of and represent Restoration at food system, fitness/biking and/or healthy community conferences and other industry events and gatherings.
  • Help improve data collection and outcomes measurement, and maintain regular communication with project partners.
  • Support relationships with the members of the Partnership for a Healthier Brooklyn and other community stakeholders.
  • Provide outreach to local early child care centers, senior centers and hospitals in efforts to expand whole sale food sales and food boxes membership.
  • Perform community outreach to help participants and other community members understand the benefits of Bike Share and biking.
  • Support program staff with administrative tasks as needed.

Preferred skills: 

  • The ideal candidate will have outstanding communications skills and the ability to support and work closely with a diverse range of individuals from community residents and elected officials to organization leaders and the media;
  • Bachelor’s degree, and current enrollment of a post-graduate degree ideally in health, food systems, nutrition, community and economic development preferred;
  • Experience working with nonprofit organizations, government agencies, elected officials and staff, private foundations, and media; and
  • Support program staff with administrative tasks as needed.
Schedule and Compensation:
  • 10-20 hours per week around intern‘s schedule during the academic year. This is an unpaid internship opportunity, but can provide credit towards coursework requirements.
Interested applicants should email their resume and a brief cover letter to: akirac@restorationplaza.org
Restoration All For One

All for One was formed as a joint effort of Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, Bridge Street Development Corporation, and IMPACCT Brooklyn (formerly known as The Pratt Area Community Council) in late 2014. The goal of the collaborative is to leverage the successes of these high-capacity partners into demonstrable reductions in poverty at the household and community level over time by improving people's lives both at household and community level in a number of core areas: Housing stability and mobility; financial sustainability; workforce development and education (socio-economic); and family strength and stability (including mental health and youth).

Specific Job Responsibilities:

The program manager reports to the Program Director. Specific responsibilities and tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Manage the day-to-day administrative and clerical operations of the program
  • Perform operational supervision of junior staff, interns and volunteers
  • Collect, Analyze and use data to manage the team's efforts and demonstrate results
  • Design and oversee outreach strategy in collaboration with the All for One Team
  • Maintain a high level of quality assurance of data entry and systems management
  • Create and communicate reports on program performance and signal challenges early on
  • provide research support as needed for the director
  • Assist and support the Program Director in building the program, implementing services and identifying areas for growth

Experience and Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's Degree required; Master's Preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience in program management
  • Excellent presentation, writing, and customer service skills and social skills demonstrative of empathy and support
  • Excellent organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, milestones and be a team player
  • Broad knowledge of issues affecting low-income communities in Bedford Stuyvesant
  • Experience with grant writing and fund raising
  • Proficient with MS Office (Excel, Word, Access & Outlook), and database management and social media

This is an ideal position for a fast learning, idea generating and ambitious self-starter.

Application deadline: November 1, 2016

Start date: November 28, 2016

Employment type: Full Time

Professional level: Managerial

Salary range: 35,000 - 45,000

Salary: Salary Commensurate with Education and Experience

Benefits: Time off, Health, Dental

Please send resume, cover letter and writing sample to: ckaitano@restorationplaza.org and hr@restorationplaza.org
Restoration Economic Solutions Center

Restoration seeks an experienced Database/Salesforce Administrator with demonstrated success managing Salesforce across different business units to achieve greater efficiency and impact. The Salesforce Administrator will develop and administer Salesforce, train and support staff at all levels, and provide ongoing systems maintenance, upkeep and security. The successful candidate will be Restoration’s Salesforce "evangelist" and oversee the effective use of Salesforce at the organization.

Specific Job Responsibilities:

-Management, Administration and Security-

  • Oversee day-to-day activities and operations of a complex, highly customized Salesforce system used primarily for electronic client management
  • Manage and participate in projects to improve use of Salesforce, including working with staff and external consultants to implement enhancements to the system
  • Define organization-wide and departmental-specific user needs, and work with internal customers to deliver custom solutions and smooth data flow
  • Build custom reports and dashboards to share data across departments, teams and the organization; ensure user-friendly data-to-action decision-making
  • Receive, analyze, and evaluate change requests from users to determine organization-wide impacts
  • Integrate Salesforce with other applications. Setup, prioritize, and/or manage data transfers and integration between Salesforce and other database systems to optimize information sharing and efficiency
  • Create and maintain user manuals or guides, or adopt other methods to support users
  • Understand user requirements and make configuration related changes in the application, including: adding new fields; editing page layouts; creating list views, reports and dashboards, workflow and validation rules
  • Analyze Salesforce data and recommend changes in practice to ensure the appropriate use of Salesforce as well as to improve organizational efficiency
  • Develop best practices and protocols on data collection, reporting processes, and workflows within Salesforce
  • Identify and leverage built-in functionality, apps, and/or custom objects to solve business problems
  • Research and stay current on Salesforce connectors and apps; manage Salesforce add-ons and the relationships with those vendors
  • Provide change management across the organization as systems and processes evolve; lead trainings and document changes
  • Manage user roles, security, profiles, workflow rules, and other configuration options

-Training and Support-

  • Develop and ensure data-entry standards and assist staff in entering and/or maintaining clean data
  • Update and train staff on new Salesforce functionalities, configurations and system-related processes
  • Collaborate with staff to ensure data integrity, identify improvements, and create processes that meet user workflow and reporting needs in Salesforce
  • Provide prompt and friendly support to users; trouble shoot and resolve issues as necessary

Experience and Qualifications: 

  • Experience administering, configuring and customizing Salesforce in a nonprofit or foundation, or similar environment, such as one with different and complex uses of Salesforce
  • Experience setting up workflows with Salesforce and other internal databases
  • Proficiency with Salesforce Automation Tools, and Excel spreadsheets; or other similar database system(s)
  • Experience with Salesforce.org's Nonprofit Starter Pack and NGO Connect; familiarity with non-profits and how we implement and use Salesforce (preferred)
  • Experience with tools such as Informatica, Jitterbit
  • Ability to work with and problem solve across multiple stakeholders or departments
  • Strong technical, analytical and project management skills
  • High-quality written and verbal communication and ability to translate technology to users or non-technical people
  • Able to work independently as well as across departments and teams
  • Collaborative, flexible style, inclusive learning orientation and team focus
  • Ability to effectively interact and work with diverse personalities and cultures
  • Strong problem-solving skills, a willingness to take risks and ability to address complex issues creatively and effectively
  • Salesforce Development and Administrator certifications (preferred)
  • Bachelor's Degree or relevant experience preferred

Application deadline: October 31, 2016

Start date: November 7, 2016

Employment type: Full Time

Professional level: Professional

Salary range: 45,000 - 50,000

Salary: Salary Commensurate with Education and Experience

Benefits: Time off, health, dental


In order to apply, please send a cover letter and resume to ckaitano@restorationplaza.org and hr@restorationplaza.org.
Restoration Health Programs