Job duties: The ONE Omaha program manager is responsible for quantifying the capacity and contribution of Omaha’s existing neighborhood associations and alliances; identifying specific geographic areas within the city in need of neighborhood leadership development; creating a proactive advocacy program for Omaha’s neighborhoods; improving the way neighbors communicate with each other and with the City of Omaha; helping Omaha’s neighborhood associations understand and access available city services; and recognizing the important contributions of neighborhood associations to the City of Omaha.


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (public administration, public health, communications, social work)
  • Prefer one year of experience working with nonprofit organizations and volunteers
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated, self-starter
  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities
  • Ability to manage volunteers
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, graphic design applications and web authoring software preferred

Direct Report: ONE Omaha Advisory Board (day-to-day supervision by Nebraskans for Civic Reform)
Supervise: Volunteers and student workers
Essential Functions: Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Act as ONE Omaha liaison with the city’s existing neighborhood structure and with the City of Omaha
  • Collect data from the city’s existing neighborhood associations (elections, boundaries, capacity, city directory information)
  • Generate Omaha Neighborhoods Report based on collected data
  • Coordinate joint neighborhood alliance activities
  • Manage ONE Omaha programming once established
  • Manage vendors associated with ONE Omaha programming
  • Assist ONE Omaha Advisory Board with securing the financial stability of the ONE Omaha initiative
  • Assist neighborhoods with inquiries and problem identification, resolution and follow up; monitor neighborhood/homeowner association activities
  • Research policy issues on specific neighborhood concerns
  • Work to address/resolve neighborhood issues and concerns; make recommendations outlining potential solutions

Submit cover letter with resume by Monday January 5, 2015 at 5pm to:
Attention: Mike Battershell

Neighborhood Program Manager Job Description