Project Director (A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE®)
Anti-Defamation League - Washington, DC

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Project Director (A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE®)

Education Division, Washington DC Regional Office


Based in Washington DC and serving District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina, the Project Director (A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE®) will direct and oversee all aspects of the regional A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE® Institute education and community programs. Coordinate, adapt and deliver local training programs and educational anti-bias initiatives and programs tailored to the local community. Write grant proposals and implement education fundraising efforts. Staff and facilitate the Education Committee of the regional board.

  • Market, coordinate and implement A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE® Institute anti-bias programs and Holocaust Education programs to local educational institutions and community organizations. Develop training agendas based on regional needs and personally conduct some training sessions and workshops.
  • Negotiate and generate contracts associated with education programs and events. Coordinate related special events in the region, including program launches, campaigns and conferences.
  • Oversee the regional budget for A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE® Institute and dedicated education grants. In collaboration with the Development Division, write grant proposals, conduct solicitations and assist in fundraising to support local programs and services.
  • Recruit, train, supervise and evaluate a cadre of per-diem trainers. Coordinate schedules and assignments, and plan and oversee professional development opportunities.
  • Monitor and evaluate regional education programs and compile, prepare and submit required reports for the National Office.
  • Conduct meetings with and presentations for potential clients. Maintain client database. Create promotional displays and informational materials.
  • Develop community relationships and network with educators to facilitate effective delivery of education programs. Collaborate on programming with partner agencies.
  • Provide staff support to lay-led task forces and committees such as the Education Committee of the Board.
  • Represent the local and national office at external conferences, seminars and meetings.
  • Provide assistance to regional staff on other education programs.
  • Supervises the work of per-diem trainers. May oversee the work of a professional and support staff person.
  • Participate in fundraising events and other ADL activities as required.
  • Submit information on regional education events of interest for publication in ADL regional and national print and online newsletters.
  • Work with regional staff to respond to discrimination complaints, anti-Semitic incidents and other civil rights issues.
  • Some travel within the region is required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Education/Training or a related field plus additional related college courses, professional training or equivalent work experience.
  • Four or more years of progressively responsible experience in community service, education, program management or a related field.
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills and comfort with public speaking.
  • Strong curriculum and program design skills and an understanding of diversity issues.
  • Computer skills, including word processing and database management applications.
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends when necessary to represent ADL, conduct training sessions and attend community events.
For immediate consideration, please send resume and cover letter to Subject: Project Director.

ADL offers a very generous benefits/vacation package. EOE.

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