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Education Coordinator

The Education Coordinator reports to the Chris Klug Foundation’s (CKF) Executive Director and works with the CKF team to execute all student-related programming, including events, volunteers, and educational materials. The Education Coordinator is responsible for supporting students and teachers nationwide who are interested in becoming more involved in organ donation advocacy, overseeing and promoting CKF’s educational programs, developing partnerships to support the growth of these programs, and assisting with fundraising to ensure the long-term success of these programs. All educational programming through CKF is intended for young people, ages 18-24 years old. This is a salaried-exempt position. Key responsibilities include:

Student Programming – 50% of activity

  • Manage CKF’s student-led programming and engage students who are interested in advocacy.
  • Design and facilitate presentations as part of this programming, either in-person or in a virtual format.
  • Recruit new student volunteers and work with schools and other administrative bodies to encourage student involvement through CKF’s programs.
  • Oversee database of student volunteers and maintain communications with these students to ensure longevity in CKF involvement. Maintain records of interactions with students.
  • Coordinate marketing and promotional strategies with the Program Coordinator to raise awareness and boost engagement around CKF’s student-led programming.
  • Prepare reports and metrics to track success of student outreach and to identify strengths and weaknesses of educational programming.

Educational Curriculum – 20% of activity

  • Design, maintain, implement, promote, and distribute CKF’s online curriculum, Toolkit for Teachers, intended for use by students, educators, and health professionals alike, to educate on importance of organ, eye, and tissue donation.
  • Manage and develop periodic updates to the curriculum to ensure accuracy and engagement of content.
  • Support promotion, distribution, and metrics-tracking of the online curriculum.
  • Develop collaborative partnerships with internal and external stakeholders for programming, services, and initiatives related to the curriculum and student/teacher/school-wide engagement.

Administration – 5% of activity

  • Provide customer service by answering calls and fielding emails from general inquiries.
  • Partner with the Program Coordinator to update information as needed.

Other duties as assigned from time to time, based on organizational needs.

To thrive in this role, you must:

  • Have an interest in CKF’s mission and enthusiasm for taking on new projects.
  • Be creative with the ability to effectively communicate and work alongside other members of the CKF team to implement successful event planning and strategy as it relates to educational initiatives.
  • Has a strong understanding of education administration.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills with an understanding of and enthusiasm to work closely with today’s educators and the high school and undergraduate student demographic.

Preferred Background, Skills, & Expertise:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1-2 years of student outreach, student affairs, communications, education, counseling, or related field.
  • Experience in education administration, developing curriculum, and/or teaching strongly preferred.
  • Interest and/or background in mentoring and educational initiatives.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including public speaking.
  • Ability to organize, implement, and evaluate programs, events, and projects.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in MS Office programs and virtual communication tools, such as Zoom, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, MailChimp, YouTube, etc.
  • Willingness to travel (up to 20% of the time).

Please send a resumé and cover letter explaining your interest to CC Cunningham at cecille@chrisklugfoundation.org.

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