Feb 07, 2019

Education Program Associate

  • Population Connection
  • Washington, DC, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

About the Role:
The Program Associate works as part of a dynamic team to market, coordinate and present teacher training workshops, manage volunteer workshop facilitators, and develop and promote the program’s K-12 teaching resources. More information about the program is at www.populationeducation.org.


Responsibilities include:
 Oversee all program activities within a 14-state region of the U.S. (Travel required)
 Conduct outreach within the region to market professional development workshops to university preservice programs.
 Coordinate and schedule professional development workshops for staff and volunteers at conferences, universities, and school districts.
 Present hands-on workshops throughout the U.S. and Canada for current and future teachers.
 Manage relationships with members of our national volunteer trainers’ network to ensure they.
 Write blog posts and participate in social media posting.
 Prepare workshop materials and complete post-workshop reporting.
 Assist with the planning and presentation of national and regional “Train the trainer” Institutes and webinars.
 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.
 Assist in supervising interns and paid fellows.

Skills and Experience:
 B.A. or B.S. and a minimum of three years relevant professional experience (teaching, adult
education/training)
 Skill and experience in public speaking.
 Strong oral and written communication skills.
 Strong computer skills and familiarity with database management.


Competencies and Personal Qualities
 Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
 Ability to work as a team member in a collaborative, fast-paced program.
 Ability to juggle many tasks at once and meet strict deadlines.
 Ability to travel frequently and independently throughout the school year (Driver’s license a must.)
 Good sense of humor, creativity and flexibility.
 Understanding of and enthusiasm for environmental, population and reproductive health issues.
 Knowledgeable about current trends in K-12 education.

Benefits include comprehensive medical benefits, generous annual and sick leave, 11 paid holidays, 401(K) plan with up to 6% match, life and disability insurance, and subsidized Smart Benefits. Work in a collegial and supportive environment, 3 blocks from Farragut North/West Metro.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] Reference Education Program Associate in subject line. Principals only. No phone calls please. Population Connection is an equal opportunity employer.


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