Coordinator, NYRR Striders (Part-time)

Community Engagement and Service New York, NY


The NYRR Striders Part-time Coordinator’s core responsibility will be to develop, coordinate, perform various administrative functions and to assist with the day-to-day operations of NYRR Striders programs. This position will work closely and reports to the Assistant Manager of NYRR Striders as well as 15 part-time Striders coaches.


  • Manage program documents and records
  • Research senior centers to identify viable locations for new possible NYRR Striders sites
  • Assist in the promotion and outreach efforts for NYRR Striders
  • Support in conducting regular site visits to all NYRR Striders sites
  • Assist with the development of the NYRR Striders monthly newsletter to site directors
  • Assist with regular updates to the NYRR Striders Facebook account
  • Support formal and informal testing of new systems and processes for program implementation
  • Assist with the planning and promotion of 25+ NYRR Striders events
  • Work multiple weekday and weekend days a year at major NYRR and Youth & Community events, in accordance with the events participation policies.
  • Work independently and as a team on special projects and events as they arise





  • 1 – 2 years’ experience working with Social Service or education a plus
  • 1 – 2 years’ community engagement experience preferred
  • 1 – 2 years’ event planning and management experience is preferred
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills, consistently deployed in a constituent-friendly manner
  • Experience with project management



  • Undergraduate degree preferred or must be in progress of obtaining undergraduate degree required.


Skills and Attributes:

  • Must have strong leadership skills and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
  • Strong team focus and the ability to relate to and work with diverse populations as sites and events are located throughout New York City
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Works well under pressure and tight deadlines and demonstrate problem solving skills.
  • Initiative to identify and offer suggestions for improvements or enhancements
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 applications, especially Excel; PowerPoint; and Word preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • General appreciation for living a healthy lifestyle


Other Requirements:

  • Must be available 20-25/hours per week.
  • First Aid and CPR/AED preferred
Willingness to travel throughout NYC, work various weekends and extended hours as needed

New York Road Runners is an Equal Opportunity Employer