Position: Program Associate, Los Angeles
Reports to: Program Director, Los Angeles & Organizational Innovation
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Status: Full Time, Exempt
Start Date: Immediate
The Program Associate will be responsible for delivering Facing History and Ourselves’ program services for school/district agreements in Los Angeles, San Diego, and other regions, as well as general support for educators across Southern California.
The Program Associate will support and coach trained teachers of the program, co-facilitate professional development workshops and seminars, document relationships and communications with educators and key constituencies in our organizational database, recruit new teachers and schools to explore and implement Facing History and Ourselves, and manage events or projects on a case-by-case basis. Some travel required for CA districts outside LA and organizational initiatives.
Who we are:
The Los Angeles office is a small team with a large reach. We are passionate educators and care deeply about our community. Innovative and entrepreneurial, we constantly look for better ways to serve our teachers, our schools, and their students. We work closely together and depend on clear communication, commitment to each other as a team, and a positive energy.
Who you are:
You share our passion for education, youth and the community, with an attention to equity and inclusion. You bring your experience and unique perspective to make us stronger together. You thrive in a team environment, bringing both strong collaboration skills and independent initiative. You have a constant curiosity, and an appreciation for all of Facing History's core case studies. You are confident facilitating workshops and conversations that explore identity, racism, antisemitism and other challenging topics in diverse settings. You are equally comfortable building community face-to-face and online, and seek to be part of a team which is making a positive impact across Southern California.
Compensation and Benefits: In addition to meaningful and rewarding work, Facing History provides an excellent and competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life & long-term disability insurance, a 403(b) program with a discretionary organizational contribution, generous paid time off, an employee assistance plan & a travel assistance plan, pre-tax Transit-pass program, flexible spending health care and dependent care accounts, 4 voluntary Aflac plans, limited free parking and a friendly work environment.
The Organization: Facing History and Ourselves is an international education and professional development organization committed to using the lessons of history to challenge teachers and students to stand up to bigotry and hate. Through professional development training, follow-up support, and best-in-class educational resources, Facing History equips middle and high school educators to teach classroom lessons and units that integrate social-emotional learning and civic knowledge and skills into core academic content, including history, social studies, and English/Language Arts. Headquartered in Brookline, MA, Facing History has a global footprint with seven U.S. sites (Brookline, MA; Chicago; Cleveland, Los Angeles; Memphis; New York City, San Francisco), two international partner entities (Toronto and London), and partnerships in several countries including Northern Ireland, France, South Africa and Colombia.
Impact: Each year, more than 85,560 educators across the globe benefit from Facing History’s resources and, in turn, impact millions of students. More than 160 research studies conducted by Facing History’s evaluation department and independent researchers, including two randomized controlled trials, have shown that Facing History improves outcomes for teachers and students and improves learning environments.
Facing History proudly values diversity. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Applications only accepted online at: http://facinghistory.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=1092278&&#job
Job posted until filled.