Network Coordinator

Albany or New York City, NY

The Empire State Pride Agenda is New York’s statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights and advocacy organization. Our mission is to win equality and justice for LGBT New Yorkers and our families.  As part of our work, the Pride Agenda coordinates the New York State LGBT Health and Human Services Network (“the Network”), a coalition of over 50 non-profit, community-based organizations providing non-HIV LGBT health and human services across the state.

Principal Duties
Based in Albany or New York City, the Network Coordinator will report to the Director of Governmental Projects and Community Development and work as part of a team of Pride Agenda staff members to support and coordinate the Network.  The Network Coordinator will be primarily responsible for the maintenance and strengthening of the Network’s internal infrastructure.  Duties include:

 Scheduling, attending, facilitating and following up on the Network’s committee, work plan team and regular monthly meetings, including drafting and distributing agendas and meeting reminders, and taking and distributing meeting minutes
 Organizing the logistics of and facilitating the creation of materials for in-person Network events such as the Technical Assistance Conference (February/March) and the annual Network Retreat (September/October), including meeting space, accommodations, meals, travel, facilitator and supplies
 Maintaining mechanisms for Network communication, including the Network’s Google Group, contact information for all Network member organizations in the Raiser’s Edge database, and working with Communications staff on keeping Network’s website presence up-to-date
 Gathering annual data from Network member organizations to go into the Network annual report (August/September) and helping to write, edit and distribute the report to Network members and community allies
 Conducting site visits to Network member organizations across New York State
 Processing applications for membership in the Network and reaching out to prospective organizational members
 Coordinating the Technical Assistance Program with the Network’s Technical Assistance Consultant
 Collecting dues from Network member organizations
 Acting as a Network liaison on LGBT cultural competency technical assistance with state agencies 
 Appointing and supervising interns and volunteer work as it relates to the Network
 Participating in general organizing and advocacy activities of the Empire State Pride Agenda, such as tabling and speaking

Position Qualifications
 Commitment to achieving equality and justice for LGBT New Yorkers and our families
 Bachelor's degree
 Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills
 Detail oriented and well organized
 Energetic and driven
 Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks
 Computer proficient, including strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and familiarity with Raiser’s Edge
 Experience working for coalitions/associations a plus, particularly in membership services and meetings planning
 Familiarity with all of New York State’s geographical regions a plus
 Familiarity with New York State’s budgeting process and advocacy a plus

Salary commensurate with experience, excellent employer-paid benefits package

How to Apply
E-mail cover letter and resume to, subject line Network Coordinator Search. No phone calls please.

The Pride Agenda is an Equal Opportunity Employer; women, people of color and transgender people are encouraged to apply.