Program Administrator (97 views)

126 15th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122 US
September 13, 2022 2022-11-12
Job Description


Salary: $70,000 – $80,000

Location: Seattle, Washington USA (hybrid)

The Nehemiah Initiative is seeking applications for a new Program Administrator. Reporting to the President/CEO, this new team member will oversee program logistics, design and plan events, and manage internal and external communications as NIS expands the team, and build relationships with funders, stakeholders and Black communities and faith leaders across Seattle. 

The Program Administrator will also assist the President/CEO in communicating with stakeholders and our population served, promoting the program and informing the community at large of the services offered. This work will include organizing and coordinating outreach activities to involve the community in the organization’s mission.

The ideal candidate will be familiar with the lived experiences of African Americans in the Seattle metropolitan area and have at least 3 years’ experience in office management, program administration, executive administrative support, internal communication, calendaring and other related duties. They will be a proactive leader who can use applications like Google, Microsoft, Zoom and Eventbrite to support the logistics of NIS.


The Nehemiah Initiative Seattle (NIS) is a faith-based community development initiative (FBDI). Inspired by Martin Luther King’s concept of the Beloved Community, NIS’ mission is to empower Black people in the Seattle region and beyond to retain historically Black institutions by advocating for the development of real property assets owned by those institutions.

Our mission is to stem the rate of the displacement of Black urban populations and retain the remaining Black residents and businesses by providing affordable housing and business space opportunities on property currently owned by Black organizations Institutions.

As advocates for this cause, we provide property development knowledge training, community organizing and public policy influence in an effort to empower predominately Black Institutions in fostering economic growth and strengthening of a beloved community.

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