Keystone Community Coordinator

The KCC is a dynamic and multifaceted role that involves developing and managing a diverse portfolio of economic and community development projects in the Borough.

The main work items are:

  • Managing the CSRC’s programs, committees, volunteers, and budget
  • Representing the Borough in external relationships (in Harrisburg and regionally)
  • Serving as a central contact point (“the face of the Borough”) among Castle Shannon business owners, organizations, and residents and creating opportunities for collaboration among them
  • Helping the CSRC, Borough staff, and elected officials create a positive and collaborative community identity that will attract both residents and investment for years to come

The main qualifications and skills we are seeking for this position are:

  • Excellent verbal communication skills. This position requires a lot of talking and listening, as well as condensing what is heard and forming actionable steps to address problems
  • A positive outlook and collaborative spirit, and an ability to engage in diplomacy among constituent groups with different interests
  • Program or non-profit management experience
  • A postsecondary degree in a related field
  • Dependability and adaptability
  • An energetic and people-oriented personality
  • Familiarity with state and local governmental and non-profit agencies in Pennsylvania
  • Experience working in or with the business sector
  • Strong written communication skills, utilizing proper grammar/spelling
  • A willingness to work extended hours, including nights and weekends, and represent the organization at events that take place both within the Borough and outside of it
  • A commitment to the ideals of public service and a strong ethical code, keeping in mind that the KCC will be frequently in the public eye


To apply for this position, submit a resume and cover letter to Thomas Hartswick, Castle Shannon Borough Manager, at thartswick@csboro.org. Applications are being accepted through Monday, January 20th, 2020.

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