We are storytellers. We uncover untold truths. 

We are explorers. We break down barriers.

 We are citizens of the world. We go where others don’t. 

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We are a collection of people committed to fostering dialogue and understanding among the world’s youth. Bridging culture gaps and shattering misconceptions, we work at the intersection of education, cultural exchange, and conflict resolution. 

We value the diverse perspectives of our colleagues and are inclusive of all members of our team in producing the best work product. As a multicultural organization made up of individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, we welcome applicants who will contribute to our goal of building a strong, diverse, and thriving organization that is  capable of producing outstanding results as it grows.

 

PROGRAM DIRECTOR 

 

WHO YOU ARE

You bring with you at least five years’ experience managing programs and staff using a performance and outcome-based approach. You spent time on the ground, in classrooms and in the field, so you know first-hand the challenges your team is facing. Now, you combine that ground-level understanding of the finer details with your ability to see and draw connections to the bigger picture of what it takes to achieve program and organization-wide success. Your flexibility and capacity to quickly process new information allow you to ensure that GNG’s programs are responsive to the data and the needs of our stakeholders. Your proven ability to structure complex projects, delegate responsibility, plan for the unexpected, and problem-solve as you go will make you a critical support for the programs team. Leading by example, you will set the tone for a productive and engaged team that represents all of GNG’s core values while implementing the programs that are key to our mission and vision. Lastly, your cultural fluency will enable you to successfully lead our multi-cultural, multi-lingual programs team spread across two continents.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead execution of overall program vision and strategy;

  •  Ensure GNG reaches its program goals each year;

  • Recruit, develop, and manage all GNG program managers;

  • Set the direction and pace of program execution internally;

  • Design programs team’s internal structure and processes;

  • Align program managers across regions on high-quality execution;

  • Work closely with the Director of Program Quality & Innovation and Research & Evaluation team to ensure strong design and evaluation of all GNG programs;

  • Plan and execute program step-backs and retreats;

  • Support ongoing cultivation of new districts;

  •  Other tasks as necessary.

 

PROGRAM MANAGER ( AMMAN, JORDAN)

 

WHO YOU ARE

You bring with you at least five years’ experience coordinating programs, and have demonstrated a talent for managing interns or fellows, if not full-time staff. You spent time on the ground, in classrooms and in the field, so you know first-hand the challenges your team is facing. Now you’re ready to use that ground-level understanding to inform your leadership of a high-performing team. You are a problem solver at heart, ready to support your team with immediate solutions, but maintaining a strong focus on the greater implications of every challenge and making time to address the root cause. The interpersonal skills you honed while coordinating programs will serve you well as you bring them to bear on managing the relationships with GNG’s partner organizations for Campfire, MENA. Additionally, you have at least an introductory understanding of budgets and are eager to jump into managing your team’s budget as well as sub-grants to partner organizations. Leading by example, you will set the tone for a productive and engaged team that represents all of GNG’s core values while implementing the programs that are key to our mission and vision. Lastly, your cultural fluency will enable you to successfully collaborate with the Campfire, US program manager and be a contributing member to our multi-cultural, multi-lingual programs team spread across two continents.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage Campfire, MENA program and collaborate closely with Campfire, US program manager so ensure alignment;
  • Recruit, hire, orient and manage Campfire, MENA program team;
  • Support design and manage delivery of educator professional development trainings;
  • Plan and execute all additional program components including community festivals, exchanges, and/or extension activities;
  • Onboard and manage partner organizations;
  • Cultivate existing partner relationships and build new partnerships in existing program communities;
  • Support design and manage implementation of internal program structure and processes;
  • Implement approved budget;
  • Provide information for and review of funder reports to the development team;
  • Prepare regular program updates to program director;
  • Other tasks as necessary.
 

PROGRAM COORDINATOR ( AMMAN, JORDAN)

 

WHO YOU ARE

You are interested in cross-cultural connections, and may even have personal experiences that draw you to our mission. You have 3-5 years’ prior work experience, much of which has been in the formal or informal education sector. You thrive working in non-traditional work situations and enjoy collaborating with diverse groups of people in local and international settings. You understand that working in an international office requires flexibility in work hours to accommodate time zone differences. In your work, you are organized, but also leave room for adaptability, as you know things don’t always turn out the way that you planned. As a result, you choose to be a proactive problem solver, and value solutions over complaints. You respect guidance and experience but are equally excited to work in an environment that values independence and creativity. You are fluent in both Arabic and English, and proudly hold a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. You are a global nomad.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support implementation of GNG’s virtual exchange program goals and objectives in accordance with work plans;
  • Provide ongoing support to participants, including educators, students, school administration, and school IT;
  • Deliver professional development to secondary school educators;
  • Coordinate and facilitate interactive videoconference sessions;
  • Monitor and moderate online platforms and virtual exchange activities;
  • Support updates to curricula, Moodle-based online platform, and supporting material for virtual exchange programs;
  •  Support GNG outreach efforts;
  • Contribute to GNG social media as applicable;
  • Other tasks as requested.

APPLYING FOR A JOB WITH US!

These are full-time exempt positions based out of New York, NY. Compensation is commensurate with experience. 


To apply for NEW YORK OFFICE positions, please send your cover letter and resume as a single PDF file to jobs@gng.org, with the "Position Title" in the subject line. To apply for AMMAN, JORDAN OFFICE positions, please send your cover letter and resume as a single PDF file to menajobs@gng.org, with the "Position Title" in the subject line. All applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the search will remain open until the position is filled. Due to the large volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates selected for an interview; no phone calls, please.

*Global Nomads Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

* GNG is Equal Opportunity Employer