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REPORTS TO: Senior Director of Operations
TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT: Full time, Exempt

I Love A Clean San Diego’s Contract Manager oversees ILACSD’s contract and grant management activities, in addition to managing I Love A Clean San Diego's Hotline Department.

Specific Duties

  • Manage government contracts: win new contracts, renew and expand existing, create and implement supporting materials and programs
  • Oversee the creation and implementation of various contractual service agreements including writing scopes of work and responses to RFPs
  • Conduct contract and grant management activities including attending client meetings, contract compliance, reporting, evaluation and budget concerns
  • Responsible for contract paperwork including working with client and with ILACSD Director of Finance & Executive Director on legal considerations
  • Oversee all functions of the Hotline department and Recycling and HHW call center and online database
  • Work with Hotline staff for timely and accurate tracking, reporting, surveying, and summarizing of Hotline programs
  • Work with Finance Department regarding contract budgetary concerns on a monthly and YTD basis
  • Work with Development Department to secure funding and content for Hotline programs (including grants, corporations, donors).
  • Works with marketing team to strategize and implement tactics to enhance ILACSD’s online database and call center.
  • Lead contract transitions from development into implementation
  • Develop and maintain strategic alliances and partnerships with community groups/organizations, governmental agencies, and other parties who can assist ILACSD in fulfilling its mission and supply funding.
  • Answer call center as a backup to other Hotline staff
  • Oversee Contracts and Hotline department supplies, inventory, purchasing, proper and timely storage

  • Fiscal

  • Creates, documents, implements and reports contracts and Hotline Department progress and outcomes
  • Work with Finance to create monthly and YTD budget for contracts and Hotline activities
  • Operates, monitors, and accounts for the revenue and expense budget within the Contracts and Hotline departments
  • Plays the role of ultimate accountability for legal, moral and prudent operations within the Contracts and Hotline departments

  • Supervision

  • Defines and manages staffing requirements; recruits and maintains high quality staff; provides accountability mechanisms as necessary.
  • Supervises, coaches, supports and inspires Hotline staff and Program Assistants to achieve highest and most effective performance.

  • Other

  • Represents ILACSD on external committees as needed
  • Attend trainings and workshops when appropriate to further expand organization’s presence in the community
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Position Requirements:

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Experience managing staff & managing contracts
  • Fiscal management experience
  • Commitment to working in a team environment
  • Ability to interact with diverse groups of people
  • Effective communication skills for diverse audiences
  • Promotes teamwork and motivates staff
  • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) plan- 10 work days (accrued) years 1-3
  • Employer-paid medical and dental insurance for individual after 30 days
  • Generous paid holiday schedule (approximately 11 holidays per year)

  • If interested in applying, send resume, salary requirements, and cover letter in a word or pdf format to Natalie Roberts-Decarli at

    I Love A Clean San Diego is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and all qualified

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    REPORTS TO: Education Manager

    TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT: Hourly, non-exempt. Minimum 16 hours (2 full days) per week, additional hours possible on as-needed basis

    Help I Love A Clean San Diego inspire and empower youth to keep San Diego clean!

    I Love A Clean San Diego is looking for a part-time environmental educator to deliver presentations in K-12 classrooms throughout San Diego County, attend community outreach events, and assist on ILACSD’s recycling referral hotline. The ideal candidate would be a student with teaching experience and at least two to three open days for part-time weekday and weekend work. Hours will vary from week to week, on average 16 to 20 hours, with additional hours possible on an as-needed basis.

    Furthermore, the Program Assistant is responsible for the following activities:

  • Delivery of education presentations
  • Distribution and collection of teacher evaluations, student surveys, and handouts
  • Tracking and reporting of delivered presentations
  • Maintenance and care of education resources, supplies, and equipment
  • Attendance at community cleanups and events, including supply pick-ups and set-up
  • Foster positive relationships with community members
  • Take calls and assist on the recycling hotline as needed
  • Respond to ILACSD staff inquiries within 24 hours via phone or email (unless prior arrangements made)
  • Complete timecards and mileage reimbursement within due dates
  • Other duties as assigned

    Position Requirements:

  • Teaching / education experience required
  • Reliable transportation
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Positive experiences working with youth and high school students
  • High level of organization and attention to detail
  • Ability to educate, inspire, and empower
  • Effective communication skills for diverse audiences
  • Comfortable speaking in front of large groups
  • Professional and accurate representation of ILACSD
  • Ability to work well individually and on a team
  • Flexible schedule
  • Knowledge of environmental challenges facing San Diego County
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus
  • I Love A Clean San Diego is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and all qualified

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    To apply: send cover letter, resume, and availability to Erika Bjorkquist

    I Love A Clean San Diego also offers educational internships with our Community Programs and Marketing Departments. Please click here to learn more about our current internship opportunties! If you are interested in volunteering, please visit our Upcoming Events page here.