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Education Coordinator

The World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth has an opening on its dynamic team for a full-time Education 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 aimed at area high school and college students. This entry-level position assists with the planning, management, and implementation of all education programming for students and teachers, both on and off campus. Global Young Leaders’ mission is to provide North Texas high school students with the tools and skills to make a positive change in the North Texas community, effectively interact with people from different backgrounds, and compete for jobs in the global workforce. GYL is the international education program of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that educates and engages the community in local, national, and global affairs.

The candidate should be someone who is interested and knowledgeable about international affairs and monitors current events.

The applicant must be a dependable, deadline-oriented, and creative self-starter who is also a collaborator, a quick learner, and thrives in a high-productivity position. This position requires a skilled organizer and communicator who can manage multiple projects and deadlines, generate ideas, and connect with students and teachers.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Assist in management of all education programming for students and teachers at GYL programs on and off campus.
  • Assist with preparations for and execution of education events such as international career days, Academic WorldQuest, service projects, leadership training events, and ad hoc programs. (20%)
  • Manage the internship program including recruiting at university fairs and on job boards, collecting application materials, scheduling interviews, corresponding with interns, working with HR to coordinate required documents, planning and executing orientations and farewell lunches, managing interns with department supervisors, coordinating professional development sessions and board member meetings, and overseeing data management in Raiser’s Edge. (20%)
  • Manage Speakers to Schools program including data entry, correspondence with schools and presenters, and attendance at the speaker programs. (10%)
  • Oversee online evaluation information management with SurveyMonkey and data input into Raiser’s Edge. (10%)
  • Manage student/teacher registration and attendance at off campus public speaker events including evaluations and photo releases. (10%)
  • Ensure accurate entry and maintenance of education data and actions in Raiser’s Edge. (10%)
  • Speak about the importance of global education and the GYL program at teacher professional development workshops, community events, and conferences. (5%)
  • Supply content to marketing for social media posts on GYL programs including videos, photographs, and quotes, always enforcing proper protocol for student photo releases. (5%)
  • Develop partnerships with nonprofits and community organizations to provide leadership development opportunities for the GYL program. (4%)
  • Represent the Council and GYL at information booths for community events, district training events, and job fairs. (3%)
  • Prepare reports on GYL data for the development department for grants and donor reports. (3%)

Required Skills & 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 & 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.
  • Passion for global education, service learning, and youth leadership development. Experience working in the field of education, work with high school students and teachers preferred.
  • Experience with the Raiser’s Edge CMS system is preferred.
  • Position frequently requires tact and diplomacy, and attendance at our events, often on evenings or weekends.

How to Apply

Please email your resume and a cover letter to the attention of Martha Powell, Director of Administration at resumes@dfwworld.org. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.

This job is located in downtown Dallas.

Learn more about us at dfwworld.org. The World Affairs Council is a dynamic nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that brings international awareness and cross-cultural understanding to the North Texas community and presents distinguished international figures year-round for in-depth interpretation of global events. We have approximately 3,800 members. The Council is located in downtown Dallas and offers an excellent benefit package that includes health insurance, a 401(k) plan, and paid parking.

The World Affairs Council is passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all staff. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions.

We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

 

 

 

 

 

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