The Jack Miller Center is a 501(c)(3) public charity dedicated to promoting education in America’s founding principles and history, an education vital to thoughtful and engaged citizenship. We work to advance the teaching and study of America’s history, its political and economic institutions and the central principles, ideas and issues arising from the American and Western traditions, all of which continue to animate our national life. We support professors and educators through programs, resources, fellowships and more to help ?them teach our nation’s students.
The Civics Outreach Associate will assist JMC’s Director of Civic Education Outreach with all aspects of JMC activities on behalf of high school educators. This is a new but growing initiative at JMC. The Associate will work with the Director to facilitate its expansion through a wide array of responsibilities including but not limited to: the development and execution of programming; evaluation of program outcomes; drafting of grant proposals and reports; and communications and marketing regarding the initiative. The Associate will also assist with administrative matters relating to other JMC programs. This position reports to the director of Civic Education Outreach and the role is located in Bala Cynwyd, PA, a suburb just 8 miles outside of Philadelphia.
- Assist Director with the development and implementation of professional development programming for teachers, which can include a wide range of activities including booking travel for scholars, producing materials for events, securing venues and catering, and other related tasks.
- Assist Director in the evaluation of programs through surveys, participant tracking, and ongoing communications with teachers.
- Draft grant proposals and reports for foundations and individual donors in conjunction with JMC’s development team.
- Draft and edit regular email communications for JMC’s network of teachers and professors as well as relevant publicity materials.
- Assist Director with the development of JMC resources for high school educators.
- Conduct targeted research on civic education-related issues nationally and in specific regions.
- Manage the JMC Salesforce Database as well as regional teacher contact information databases.
- Assist in the maintenance and improvement of JMC website.
- 0-3 years of work experience
- Commitment to the mission of the Jack Miller Center
- Bachelor’s degree; master’s in a field relevant to JMC’s mission a plus
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Experience with grant proposals and reports a plus
- Ability to travel, particularly during the summer (likely no more than 10% of year)
- Self-motivated; capable of working independently and as part of a small team
- Detail-oriented, strong time-management skills with ability to prioritize work
- Collaborative team-player with the ability to successfully engage with colleagues across the organization
- Ability to interact professionally with professors, donors and other individuals involved in our efforts
- Flexibility and adaptability with job requirements and work flow
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
The Jack Miller Center offers an excellent benefits package which includes a 401(k) plan with matching contributions, generous paid time off, smart phone reimbursement and group medical, vision, dental and life insurance.
To apply, qualified candidates should submit the following application materials in one PDF document:
- A cover letter detailing your experience, your interest in/passion for JMC’s mission, and your salary requirements
- A brief writing sample of no more than 5 pages
Applications should be submitted to Talent Market via this link: https://talentmarket.org/candidates/apply-for-your-dream-job/
Questions can be directed to Katy Gambella, Network Engagement Manager at Talent Market, who is assisting with the search: [email protected].
While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview. Only direct applications will be considered. No phone calls, please.
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