Program Associate (Hybrid), Project Pericles
Posted by Project Pericles on November 29, 2022
About Project Pericles: Founded in 2001 by the visionary educational philanthropist Eugene M. Lang, Project Pericles is a higher education non-profit organization committed to fostering the next generation of civic leaders. Working with our consortium of Periclean colleges and universities, as well as many other higher education institutions, we support innovative curricula and faculty leadership that empower students with the skills to address society’s grand challenges including: Climate Change, Economic Justice, Education Access, Immigration, Mass Incarceration, Race and Inequality, Public Health, and Voter Engagement. Project Pericles works with presidents, provosts, faculty, staff, and students to support political and democratic engagement across all levels of the institution.
About the Role: Project Pericles is a thriving organization entering an exciting phase of substantive growth and financial strength. We are seeking a Program Associate to play a crucial role in helping to develop and implement the expansion of our Periclean programs which empower students to make a difference in society. The position is involved in all aspects of running a non-profit organization (communications, event organizing, fundraising, program administration, etc.) The successful candidate is a detail-oriented self-starter with demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize a wide variety of tasks while managing multiple projects. The Program Associate reports to the Assistant Director and supports the Executive Director.
This is a unique opportunity for those pursuing a career in nonprofit administration while advancing programs at the intersection of civic engagement, social justice/responsibility, and higher education’s mission to serve the public good. The position offers opportunities to grow professionally by rewarding creativity and results.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled
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