Educational Outreach Program Manager

Job type: Administrative

Supporting one of the three foundational pillars of the Institute (Research, Training, and Outreach), the Educational Outreach Program Manager ensures the successful delivery of Outreach programs through the strategic development and execution of all program aspects, guaranteeing the greatest possible impact.

Major Duties and Responsibilities 

Program Coordination

The Program Manager is actively engaged with a wide set of programs – involving strategizing, planning, logistics, budgets, in-project personnel management, and execution.

Responsibility for Program Success

The Program Manager will ensure successful delivery of each program by:

  • Managing internal and external personnel time and tasks within each program
  • Leading the collaborative decision-making processes of each program as they relate to the creation, development, and delivery of the initiative
  • Evaluating program effectiveness in terms of cost, impact, content, content delivery modes, and delivery strategies (including marketing)
  • Propel the overall scheduling, delivery, and measurement of outreach programs
  • Ensuring institutional IDEA initiatives are demonstrated in programming
  • Collaborating with other departments to ensure Outreach programming is leveraged for social media, web stories, Advancement and External audiences

Perimeter Ambassador

The Program Manager will also serve as a front-line Perimeter representative among a wide variety of parties for the effective handling of:

  • Presentation of Outreach initiatives to internal and external audiences 
  • External inquiries and handling of special guests relating to the Institute’s Outreach initiatives
  • Face-to-face interactions with high level Perimeter partners and VIPs – both on-site at Perimeter and at on-location workshops
  • Contribute to the culture of Inclusivity, Equity, Diversity and Accessibility across the institute.
  • Growing positive relationships among regional, national and international outreach partners 

Required Knowledge and Competencies

  • Post secondary education in a relevant field; a Bachelor of Education is considered an asset, but not essential
  • Demonstrated experience in program or event management is required; in-class teaching experience is an advantage and value add
  • Proven success thriving in a dynamic, fast-paced team setting
  • Demonstrated achievements in the development and delivery of large-scale programs
  • Understanding of research/academic institutions
  • Demonstrated ability managing staff and volunteers including the coordination of teachers, researchers, supplies and others
  • Demonstrated achievements in project management, coordinating timelines, budgets and reporting
  • Ability to lead internal and external stakeholders
  • Exceptional process thinking and comfort with technology and software platforms 
  • Proactive, creative, independent and highly organized
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications and contact management systems

Please submit your cover letter and resume indicating experience and relevant qualifications before August 8, 2022, in order to ensure full consideration of your application. The posting will remain live until the position is filled. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in support of Perimeter Institute but will only be connecting with shortlisted individuals.

Perimeter Institute is committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Perimeter Institute provides support throughout the application process for applicants with disabilities. We work with you to understand the impact of your disability to appropriately accommodate you during the application/interview process. Please contact [email protected] for assistance.

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