Careers at  NCCEP


Open Positions

NCCEP currently has two job openings:

  1. Associate Director for Professional Development

  2. Program Associate

Information about each position and how to apply are provided on this page. You can also access the PDF versions of the postings using the buttons below.


Associate Director for Professional Development

The National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP) is a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization committed to increasing academic success and access to higher education for economically disadvantaged students. NCCEP works to achieve these goals by helping to create and sustain K-16 education partnerships.

Toward this end, NCCEP brings together colleges and universities with local K–12 schools, parent groups, businesses, government agencies, foundations, and community-based organizations to create systemic change in education. NCCEP provides leadership, advocacy, professional development, and technical assistance to college access practitioners. The primary program and constituency NCCEP serves is Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP).

Job Description

We are seeking a full-time Associate Director for Professional Development to work closely with and report to the Vice President of Programs. The ideal candidate is a results-oriented, mission driven professional who has the ability to work as part of a cohesive team, interact with a diverse group of stakeholders, and who has the ability to work independently to meet project goals. This role will support a number of programmatic endeavors aimed at upskilling the GEAR UP ecosystem including NCCEP’s two annual convenings and the GEAR UP Study Lab (e-learning system).

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and update training materials in a variety of formats to provide consistency and optimize learning.

  • Utilize instructional design best practices for adult learners in a professional setting.

  • Support event planning, including the drafting and development of content and training at NCCEP’s Capacity-Building Workshop and the Annual Conference, including coordination of materials, speaker travel arrangements, and event management.

  • Align current content with the development of new training curricula for GEAR UP professional development that integrates the designed learning maps to establish a clear and coherent progression from emerging to expert for selected GEAR UP roles.

  • Conduct research and writing for program deliverables (including presentations, reports, and training materials).

  • Assist with the annual review and maintenance of NCCEP’s Career and College Clubs (CCC), in addition to supporting the CCC monthly e-bulletin to increase opportunities to strengthen the user learning network.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • A deep commitment to NCCEP’s mission of expanding educational opportunity for low-income, first-generation, and underserved students.

  • A bachelor's degree is required, a master's degree is preferred.

  • Experience in curriculum development, project management, and/or education, preferred as well as 5 years of direct experience.

  • Strong curriculum design skills; including the ability to see the big picture as well as oversee implementation.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, database management skills, and an aptitude for learning new technology platforms are a must.

  • Strong project management skills and the ability to effectively manage a diverse portfolio of work; works well under pressure.

  • Excellent logistical and organizational skills required.

  • Must be a self-starter who works well in collaborative settings, is detailed-oriented, and has exceptional interpersonal skills.

Compensation

This is a full-time exempt position based in Washington, DC with excellent fringe benefits and an annual salary range between $70,000 - $80,000 commensurate with experience. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a mission driven organization that values leadership, dedication, and quality.

If you’re interested in helping create educational opportunities for hundreds of thousands of students nationwide, we welcome you to submit your application.

Please note that due to the high volume of inquiries, we will only contact those who are selected for an interview.

Interested individuals should send a cover letter detailing how your skills and experiences align to this job description, your resume, and salary requirements with the subject line “NCCEP Associate Director – Professional Development,” by November 8, 2019:

Juana Adaniya

NCCEP

1331 H ST NW, Suite 900

Washington, DC 20005

Fax to: (202) 530-0809

Juana_Adaniya@edpartnerships.org

No Phone Calls Please

NCCEP IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 


Program Associate

The National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP) is a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization committed to increasing academic success and access to higher education for economically disadvantaged students. NCCEP works to achieve these goals by helping to create and sustain K-16 education partnerships.

Toward this end, NCCEP brings together colleges and universities with local K–12 schools, parent groups, businesses, government agencies, foundations, and community-based organizations to create systemic change in education. NCCEP provides leadership, advocacy, professional development, and technical assistance to college access practitioners. The primary program and constituency NCCEP serves is Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP).

Job Description

We are seeking a full-time Program Associate to work closely with the Vice President of Programs. The ideal candidate is a results-oriented, mission driven professional who has the ability to work as part of a cohesive team, interact with a diverse group of stakeholders, and who also has the ability to work independently to meet project goals. The Program Associate will support a number of programmatic endeavors that include events planning and logistics, constituent relations, and contractual delivery.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages logistics associated with NCCEP programs held in conjunction with the Capacity-Building Workshop and the Annual Conference, including generating content for the program app, coordination of materials, speaker travel arrangements, and event management.

  • Oversees the NCCEP/GEAR UP Annual Conference Request for Proposals (RFP), including finalizing and marketing the yearly RFP, managing external and internal review process for all submissions, finalizing the concurrent session slate, and coordinating with all speakers.

  • Has primary responsibility for the Youth Leadership Summit (YLS) including registration, content organization, and on-site management.

  • Conducts research and writing for project deliverables (including presentations, reports, and training materials).

  • Assists with website maintenance in addition to drafting weekly content for the NCCEP e-bulletin to increase opportunities for continued communication with program participants.

  • Responsible for tracking and reporting of data collected from programs. Is accountable for preparing event closure reports and handling post-event administrative tasks.

  • Handles administrative duties for NCCEP’s Programs division including hiring of vendors, processing payments, invoicing, e-filing, mailing, copying, and phone and mail inquiries.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • A deep commitment to NCCEP’s mission of expanding educational opportunity for low-income, first-generation, and underserved students.

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Experience in education, program management, and/or event planning preferred as well as 2 years of professional experience.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, database management skills, and an aptitude for learning new technology platforms are a must.

  • Strong project management skills and the ability to effectively manage a diverse portfolio of work; works well under pressure.

  • Must be a self-starter who works well in collaborative settings, is detailed-oriented, and has exceptional interpersonal skills.

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel required.

Compensation

This is a full-time exempt position based in Washington, DC with excellent fringe benefits and an annual salary range between $45,000 - $52,000 commensurate with experience. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a mission driven organization that values leadership, dedication, and quality.

If you’re interested in helping create educational opportunities for hundreds of thousands of students nationwide, we welcome you to submit your application.

Please note that due to the high volume of inquiries, we will only contact those who are selected for an interview.

Interested individuals should send a cover letter detailing how your skills and experiences align to this job description, your resume, and salary requirements with the subject line “NCCEP Associate Director – Professional Development,” by November 8, 2019:

Juana Adaniya

NCCEP

1331 H ST NW, Suite 900

Washington, DC 20005

Fax to: (202) 530-0809

Juana_Adaniya@edpartnerships.org

No Phone Calls Please

NCCEP IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER