Job Openings

Citizen University teaches and promotes the art of powerful citizenship. We work with a national array of partners to help Americans cultivate the values, systems knowledge, and skills of effective citizenship. We are not hiring at this time.



Citizen University – Program Manager

The Program Manager will work closely with the Programs Director, the CEO, and other members of the Citizen University team to manage programs, partnerships, and new initiatives; provide logistical and organizational staffing and support for Citizen University projects and programs; liaise with community partners, groups and individuals; participate in team meetings; and fulfill other programming and logistical needs as they arise.


  • Manage diverse portfolio of projects and programs
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships and organizational partnerships
  • Design and create new projects and initiatives
  • Plan and execute events and programs in Seattle and nationally
  • Research and develop curricular content in line with project goals
  • Manage project budgets and reports
  • Participate in team meetings and organizational planning

Qualifications and skills:

  • Undergraduate degree, plus 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • Computer literacy including spreadsheets, email, and word-processing
  • Attention to detail, self-motivated, and entrepreneurial.
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Interpersonal: Tact and diplomacy, empathy, problem solving, team player
  • Communication: strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Passionate about organization’s goals
  • Sense of humor, creative, and ready to improvise

Full time. Salary $44,000-$48,000. Must live in Seattle. Some travel necessary.

Please send résumé and cover letter to Position open until filled.


Citizen University Conference Planning Internship

As a key part of the Citizen University Conference team, you will reach out to community partners, groups and individuals; maintain a Citizen University presence on social media; participate in team meetings; and fulfill other programming and logistical duties.

You will gain experience playing a crucial role in nonprofit programming, make valuable connections with local and national leaders, and be part of an exciting movement to rekindle citizenship in America. We hope you’ll join us!


• Provide logistical support for Citizen University’s portfolio of programs including the Civic Collaboratory, Joy of Voting, Sworn Again America, and the Power Curriculum
• Support ongoing outreach programs and activities for our 2017 conference
• Develop and maintain strong social media presence
• Research, suggest, and arrange partnerships with fellow organizations

Qualifications and Skills:

• Knowledge/Experience with Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites
• Interpersonal: Tact and diplomacy, empathy, problem solving, team player
• Communication: Good verbal and writing skills
• Passionate about Citizen University’s goals
• Goal-oriented, self-motivated
• Strong attention to detail
• Sense of humor, creative and ready to improvise

15-20 hours per week through March 2017. Flexible schedule. Position open until filled. Pay is $300/wk.

Please send résumé and cover letter to