Associate Director of Student Programs


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $39,000.00
Maximum: $41,000.00
Details: Dependent on experience

Published:

04/05/2018

Start Date:

05/01/2018

Application Deadline:

04/24/2018

Address

1 South Broad Street
Suite 2M
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
19107
United States

Description

ABOUT THE WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL:

Reaching more than 2,200 students from public, private, parochial and charter schools throughout the Greater Philadelphia region each year, the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia's educational programming features large-scale conferences and workshops designed to simulate global forums, including the International Student Summit and Global Economic Forum for high school students, and the Student Diplomat Program/Jr. Model United Nations for middle school students. Council programs challenge students to work collaboratively and creatively to problem solve some of the major global challenges of the 21st century. Additionally, our students have access to leadership workshops, speaker events and private briefings with some of the leading public figures and scholars on the world stage today. For more information on the program, please visit: www.wacphila.org/education.


JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Associate Director of Student Programs is responsible for assisting the Director of Student Programs with the organization and operation of all high school, middle school, and teacher professional development programs at the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia and is actively involved in all other education-related initiatives, activities and programs. This position reports directly to the Director of Student Programs.


DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING:

  • Assist Vice President of Education and Director of Student Programs with conceptualizing, planning and implementing extracurricular programming for middle and high school students, including large-scale conferences, workshops, seminars and speaker events, focused on international affairs, foreign policy, current events, economics, geopolitics and world cultures;
  • Research and write curriculum materials and classroom resources for students and teachers, including briefing papers, lesson plans, workbooks, and handouts;
  • Occasionally prepare and deliver engaging topic-related presentations appropriate for both a middle and high school student audience;
  • With Education Coordinator/Bodine Liaison, design and distribute all education programming-related marketing and recruitment materials, including fliers, program books and media advisories;
  • With Education Coordinator/Bodine Liaison, oversee department web design, online content management, and program registrations;
  • Prepare all program-specific communications, including pre- and post-program correspondence with students and faculty advisers;
  • Manage all invoicing of schools and vendors;
  • Supervise program venue arrangements and on-site logistics;
  • With other Education Department staff, identify, recruit and prepare program speakers and facilitators;
  • Facilitate all program proceedings;
  • Carry out assignments at the Council’s public speaker events, including registration, ushering, etc.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.A. required, M.A. preferred, in international affairs, education, or related field
  • 3+ years’ experience in an educational or professional setting preferred
  • Program management and event planning experience with middle and/or high school students preferred
  • Experience in customer service/service-provider capacity highly desired
  • Advanced skills using MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Google Docs
  • Advanced skills using Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task 

Level of Language Proficiency

English - Fluent

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

careers@wacphila.org

http://www.wacphila.org

HOW TO APPLY:

Qualified applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and 1-2 page writing sample to careers@wacphila.org. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please, no phone calls.


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