Program Associate

The Program Associate will play a key role in supporting the preparation, execution and evaluation of our programs. They will support our fellows to get ready for this transformative global experience. The Associate will be responsible for ensuring that all program systems and content are up to date and maintained throughout the program cycle. They will manage the communication with Fellows and families throughout the program cycle to ensure execution of a high quality program.

Position Responsibilities

The Program Associate will be responsible for:

Execute all administrative tasks to prepare for the annual launch of our program:

  • Track and report on the Fellow’s pre-program action items
  • Coordinate, track and report on Fellow fundraising campaigns
  • Support Fellow visa process

Steward fellow & family communications: automate mass emails, support webinars. etc.

Manage program systems, dashboards, curriculum and content to ensure execution of a high quality program quality.

Support our ongoing Monitoring & Evaluations processes to give organization regular feedback on our program.

Operational Support:

  • Maintain program supplies
  • Provide administrative support to Vice President of Programs including but not limited to managing calendar, logistics, and research

Candidate Profile

The following skills are required:

  • Organized and thorough, with consistent follow-through and attention to detail
  • Full competency in Microsoft Office suite including Powerpoint and Excel; comfortable learning and navigating new database systems
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

We seek candidates with the following attributes:

  • Strong commitment to and connection to Global Citizen Year’s mission
  • Open-minded and adaptable, with a high EQ and a can-do attitude
  • Quick learner who thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Enterprising--someone who sees opportunity and goes after it
  • Results-oriented and data driven
  • Self-directed, with a bias toward action AND good instincts on when input is needed

Your Legacy

The Program Associate will make an impact by:

  • Building the capacity of our program team to have greater impact on our fellows learning journey
  • Impacting first hand the fellows onboarding experience
  • Continuously learning from feedback and evaluation to increase the rigor and quality of our program.


Position Details

  • Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience; comprehensive benefits package
  • Location: Oakland, CA
  • Ideal Start Date: January 6, 2020

Application Details

To apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter on our website. In your application, please also indicate how you learned of the opening and provide 3 professional references, your salary requirement, your current location, and the date you would be available to begin full-time work in Oakland.

Deadline: We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. The review will continue until the position is filled.

Global Citizen Year is an equal opportunity employer. We know a diverse team produces the best results and we believe our team should reflect the diversity of leadership we aim to inspire. Applicants who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

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