Title: Project Coordinator

Reports to:  Executive Director of Memphis Shelby Crime Commission


Memphis Shelby Crime Commission is a nonprofit agency that spearheads Operation: Safe Community (OSC), a public safety plan to reduce crime in Memphis and Shelby County, The public safety plan has 26 strategies and 62 action items that engage 100 partners representing local and state government, nonprofits, the private sector and faith based agencies. MSCC is a pillar agency of Memphis Fast Forward and has a distinguished board of directors composed of public and private sector representatives. The board oversees the public safety plan and works to make Memphis and Shelby County a safer place to live.



The Project Coordinator supports the executive director in the development, refinement and implementation of OSC crime strategies. The position is an integral member of the MSCC team responsible for coaching partners on how to achieve short and long term outcomes to reduce or prevent crime. The Project Coordinator in collaboration with law enforcement, government, private sector and community based agencies utilizes data- driven decision management to reach full implementation. The Project Coordinator is the lead staff for the Department of Justice Forum on Youth Violence activities and works with the executive director to ensure these efforts are aligned with OSC plan and board priorities.



·         Serves as primary liaison and implementer for all projects generated through the Department of Justice Forum on Youth Violence including attending national meetings/conferences, producing monthly reports, and coordination of peer city visits or special local meetings hosted by the Forum.

·         Assists the executive director in fundraising  and drafts project proposals,  grants and RFP’s,

·         Prepares partner meeting  summary  and materials for core teams

·         Tracks the progress and quality of work being performed by partners using project scheduling and control tools; and produces agency quarterly reports

·         Effectively and accurately communicates relevant project information to the partners and project team

·         Represents the agency at selected events or meetings

·         Coaches community based agencies on how to utilize data to reach desired outcomes

·         Supports agency marketing efforts through scheduling of media interviews, providing information to external clients and updating the website.

·         Keeps the executive director informed on a regular basis about project status and issues that may impact donor, board or partner relations.



·         BA degree required. Masters in Social Work, Criminal Justice, Marketing or Public/Business Administration is a plus.

·         Track record of working with teams and multisector stakeholders to achieve results

·         Excellent written and oral communication skills

·         Three years of demonstrated experience working with a comprehensive planning or community initiative that engages private or governmental leaders.

·         Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

·         Must have reliable transportation daily to travel within the city and to travel within the state and out-of-state on occasion.

·         Performs other duties as delegated.

Salary Range: $55,000-$60,000 plus standard benefits.

Please send a cover letter and resume to: YFleming@memphiscrime.org  no later than March 26.