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Global Young Leaders (Education Program) Coordinator

The World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth has an opening on its dynamic team for a full-time Global Young Leaders Coordinator to work with the Director of Education to oversee the day-to-day and strategic management of the Council’s Global Young Leaders education program which is carried out on high school and college campuses in North Texas. This position assists with the planning, management and implementation of all education programming for students and teachers, both on and off campus.

We are looking for the following experience and/or aptitude:

  • Assistance in managing our student and teacher programming (on and off campus).
  • Manage our “speakers to schools” program, including campus and speaker arrangements.
  • Manage student/teacher registration/attendance at off-campus Council programs.
  • Oversee student and teacher evaluation of our programs.
  • Assist with preparation and execution of large education events such as International Career Day and Academic WorldQuest, service projects, professional development and leadership training classes.
  • Market the Council and GYL both one-on-one and through speaking engagements at educator professional development events, community events and job fairs.
  • Market the Council and GYL actively on social media channels, utilizing video, photography and program participant feedback, always enforcing proper protocol and permissions for student photo usage.
  • Develop partnerships with non-profits and community organizations to provide leadership development opportunities for the GYL program.
  • Manage the Council’s internship program, including the recruitment, application and orientation process, as well as the supervision of and professional development for 15-30 interns per year.
  • Accurately enter and maintain participant and program data in the Raiser’s Edge (Blackbaud) database, and later extract that data for donor and grant reporting.

Required education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, English, international relations, public policy, foreign language, social science or a relevant field.
  • Experience working in the field of education, preferably with high school students and teachers and youth leadership education program development and implementation.
  • Experience in curriculum development, lesson planning and grant writing.
  • Experience in database management, data analytics or customer relationship management systems.

Preferred qualities and skills:

  • The ideal candidate has strong oral and written communication skills, is detail-oriented, is a critical thinker, is highly organized, is a problem solver, is collaborative, has high energy and excellent time management skills, and is highly ethical. These qualities are required.
  • Experience with the Raiser’s Edge CMS system is preferred.

Please email your resume and a cover letter to the attention of Martha Powell, Director of Administration at

The 4,200-member nonprofit, nonpartisan World Affairs Council brings to our community international awareness and cross-cultural understanding and presents distinguished international figures year-round for in-depth interpretation of global events. The Council is located in downtown Dallas and offers an excellent benefit package that includes health insurance, a 401(K) plan and paid parking. This salaried position is not a telecommuting position.








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