Professional Development Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Salary commensurate with experience.



Application Deadline



2120 L Street Northwest
Suite 500
District of Columbia
United States


General Description: The Professional Development Coordinator works to research, market, organize and present teacher training workshops, with a specific emphasis on professional development workshops for current teachers. The Professional Development Coordinator will also coordinate and promote an online course for teachers. 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Conduct outreach and market professional development workshops to schools, school districts and nonformal educational institutions. This includes identifying and compiling appropriate marketing leads and audiences.
  • Research state and district-level requirements for continuing education credits to better market PD workshops.
  • Cultivate relationships with key school and district staff and build partnerships.
  • Identify and arrange details for Population Education hosted workshops in target areas for local educators.
  • Coordinate with other Population Education staff to identify and work with local trainers on PD workshops.
  • Research state level CEU provider requirements and complete necessary applications so Population Education workshops can be offered, with credit, in those states.
  • Coordinate and promote an online graduate-level course for teachers offered through an accredited university.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Organize, coordinate and present hands-on workshops throughout the U.S. for current and future teachers. 
  • Help maintain and update the program website with current workshop information and new blog posts.
  • Staff exhibit booths at education conventions.
  • Contribute to the development of new curriculum materials and projects, such as writing classroom lesson plans, student readings and web-based resources.


• B.A. or B.S. and at least three years of relevant professional experience (teaching, program administration, marketing). Experience organizing and/or running professional development sessions strongly preferred.

• Self-starter with the creativity and resourcefulness to find new opportunities and implement new projects.

• Knowledgeable about current trends in K-12 education.

• Ability to work independently.

• Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.

• Strong oral and written communication skills.

• Ability to juggle many tasks at once and meet strict deadlines.

• Skill and experience in public speaking.

• Understanding of and enthusiasm for environmental, population and reproductive health issues.

• Ability to travel independently to facilitate workshops in different parts of North America.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits package including health, dental, 401K and flexible spending account.


Competitive benefits package including health, dental, 401K and flexible spending account.

Level of Language Proficiency


Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Email resume and cover letter (as attachments) to Applications without cover letters will not be considered.