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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 ben@citizenuniversity.us. 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!

Responsibilities:

• 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 arista@citizenuniversity.us.