Project Development Coordinator – Innovation and Performance Management

NYC Parks · New York, NY

Data + Analytics
Public Infrastructure
$54100 - $83981 Per Year
Posted 2 weeks ago

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Title: Project Development Coordinator – Innovation and Performance Management

NYC Parks is an award-winning city agency that designs, builds and preserves public spaces for New Yorkers to connect, play and enjoy. NYC Parks cares for 14% of the land in New York City, and a diverse array of structures sit on these public spaces including recreation centers, sporting facilities, historic houses, pool facilities, nature centers, marinas and comfort stations.

The Innovation & Performance Management (IPM) division is responsible for improving how NYC Parks runs from two complementary perspectives: developing and implementing standardized operating policies and procedures and leveraging data as an operational and strategic asset to produce new insights. Working with this team of analysts, policy experts and data specialists, you will have the opportunity to work on projects that shape agency policy from a variety of levels and approaches.

NYC Parks offers competitive pay and a generous benefits package, including pension, excellent health benefits, competitive vacation/sick days and a healthy work-life balance. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 



  • Under general direction, with latitude for independent initiative and judgment, perform difficult research, analysis and planning functions in the IPM division.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in IPM and other divisions to define, complete and evaluate projects, touching on all aspects of agency operation.
  • Research and recommend best practices for adoption by the agency.
  • Create compelling analyses, presentations and tools that empower agency staff to make data-informed decisions.
  • Design and execute programs for implementing and monitoring new initiatives throughout the agency.
  • Communicate clearly and tactfully with both internal and external stakeholders at all levels.



  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties described above; or
  2. High school graduation or equivalent and six years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties as described above; or
  3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" or "2" above. However, all candidates must have at least one year of experience as described in "1" above.

Residency in New York City, Nassau, Orange, Rockland, Suffolk, Putnam or Westchester counties required for employees with over two years of city service. New York City residency required within 90 days of hire for all other candidates.



  1. Experience working independently in multiple fast-paced, project-based teams.
  2. Excellent critical thinking, analytical, writing, presentation and organizational skills.
  3. Demonstrated expertise in manipulating and presenting data using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  4. Familiarity or direct experience with relational databases, programming concepts and database querying.

Vaccination Requirement: As of August 2, 2021, all new hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability. If you are offered city employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved by the hiring agency.

Salary: $54,100 - $83,981 plus excellent benefits

Open Until 11/26/2021

Work Location: Arsenal, Manhattan


For external applicants, please apply through

Go to and search for Job ID# 497077

For details about NYC Parks:

References will be required upon request.

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