Project Manager (Consultant), After School Professional Development Program

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The project manager will be an integral part of the ASPDP team. Tasks will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage proposal review and course observations for a professional development program that reviews 200+ proposals three times annually
    • Establish timelines and milestones to ensure deadlines are met
    • Develop and implement regular reporting schedule
    • Escalate issues and make appropriate recommendations
  • Manage multiple Excel tracking systems; must be comfortable with intermediate analytics functions (e.g. vlookups, mail merges)
  • Frequent communication with course reviewers and external partners, including cultural institutions and community-based partners
  • Implement technology updates for proposal review website; manage relationship with vendor

The ideal candidate has the following skills:
• Outstanding project management skills, including the ability to prioritize and effectively manage multiple projects and assignments
• Extremely details-oriented ad well-organized, with the ability to meet frequent and changing deadlines
• Flexibility and eagerness to learn new processes
• Ability to troubleshoot, problem-solve, and anticipate issues needing resolution
• Ability to thrive in and enjoy working in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment
• Excellent written and oral communication skills; precision in communication and attention to detail
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build positive relationships with colleagues and diverse constituencies.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications, e.g., PowerPoint and Word; advanced in Excel
• Facility with website management; ability to learn new systems quickly
• Preferred: Experience or working knowledge of the public sector and/or interest in public education

We are looking for a candidate who can commit to roughly 35 hours per week ($25/hour), though there is room for flexibility in scheduling. Please note that this is a consultant position through School Professionals and is paid hourly and does not include health benefits.

Contact Info

If you are interested, please send your resume to Please indicate in your email that this is in regards to the ASPDP Project Manager position.