• Educational Program Manager

    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
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    Program Management
  • Overview

    You are motivated by delivering innovative learning experiences and live to see light bulb moments in others. Your experience as a mentor or supervisor has sharpened your abilities as a coach and you are often called on to apply this skill to help others solve problems. Creating lasting impact through education is a key driver of your success as a program manager and people person.


    Here’s your chance to make an outsized impact on the professional learning and development of principled leaders passionate about dedicating their careers to leading social change. Our education team is looking for someone with a forward-thinking, innovative mindset to lead the most robust professional development program the Institute has to offer. With more than 1,000 alumni, our Koch Associate Program is working to equip the next class of leaders with the skills to apply their passion for free societies to careers helping people improve their lives.


    As a key driver on a highly collaborative team, you will identify opportunities for innovation and transformative change across program components. Your role will also entail the alignment of overall program activities, resources, and curriculum with organizational strategy.


    This is the learning and development job that gives you the opportunity to lead and drive one of Washington’s premiere professional development programs. This is what you’ve been waiting for. Apply now.



    Your Responsibilities Include

    • Coordinating with highly dynamic teams including recruiting, admissions, and instructors to ensure alignment to strategy, successful delivery, and meaningful evaluation of outcomes for the Koch Associate Program
    • Identifying and driving improvements to learning and development in the program through innovation and experimentation
    • Taking industry analysis, user feedback, analytics and best practices into consideration when driving program strategy
    • Anticipating and meeting the training and professional development needs of program participants and partner organizations to capture future market needs in a meaningful way
    • Coordinating and overseeing the logistics of day-to-day training delivery for the Koch Associate Program
    • Working with stakeholders and the broader education team to develop programming using adult learning methodologies and training techniques
    • Strong potential for supervisory responsibility


    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

    • 5+ years of demonstrated experience successfully bringing together diverse groups of stakeholders around shared goals and objectives through program management, learning and development, or other related experience
    • Track record of defining strategy, driving resource alignment and allocation, and being accountable for outcomes
    • Entrepreneurial ability to identify and prioritize opportunities in highly ambiguous contexts
    • Superior collaboration and people skills
    • Experience innovating program content and/or training delivery
    • Excitement for free societies and the principles of Classical Liberalism
    • Supervisory experience


    Standout Candidates May Also Bring

    • Experience managing a professional development, fellowship, or scholarship program
    • Be an alumnus of an Institute program
    • Familiarity with Market-Based Management®


    About Us


    You’re unique. And we love that about you. We’ve learned that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees with honesty, dignity and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other legally protected class.


    The Charles Koch Institute and Charles Koch Foundation are working to advance a free society that best achieves long-term peace, civility, and well-being. We do this by supporting universities, non-profits, and professional training programs to find the ideas and talent that will stimulate a movement and change the world.


    Because here, your life’s work matters.


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