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Education Programs Manager

elizabeth, nj usa

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: elizabeth, nj usa
  • Grade: Mid level - Internationally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date:

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Requisition ID: req7382

Job Title: Education Programs Manager

Sector: Education

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Elizabeth, NJ USA

Job Description

The Education Programs Manager (EPM) ensures the New Jersey Office for Refugees (NJOR) portfolio of Education programs is best in class through responsibilities in three main areas: sub-award management, technical support, and business development. The EPM overseas the development of education focused sub-awards to partner agencies, and subsequent monitoring of partner performance and report submission to donors. The EPM coordinates the development and dissemination of materials and resources that provide technical support for sub-award partner agencies and other statewide refugee education stakeholders. The EPM also supports all Education program focused business development initiatives.


Sub-Award Management

  • Develop guideline and procedure documents for sub-award agencies on all NJOR education related grant programs including: English Language Training, Refugee School Impact, and Refugee Youth Mentoring.

  • Oversee the review and development of all education related sub-award agreements’ scope of work

  • Lead sub-award management initiatives for all education programs pre-award assessments, program review meetings, monitoring, and program opening and closing processes.

  • Oversee all education related report development and submission to donors.

  • Coordinate the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation tools and systems for sub-award partners.

  • Oversee the collection and analysis of data for all education programs.

Technical Support

  • Assess technical support needs of sub-award partners implementing NJOR Education programs in order to develop technical support annual plans.

  • Develop training resources and materials for sub-award partners implementing NJOR Education programs.

  • Coordinate, and facilitate where necessary, education focused trainings for sub-award partners.

  • Coordinate the development of technical support materials and the implementation of regular technical support visits and trainings.

Business Development

  • Coordinate the identification of potential business development and funding opportunities for education related programming.

  • Support proposal development and submission for all education related business development opportunities.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Education related Bachelors degree; Masters degree a plus

  • 2+ years of education related experience required; grant making and research experience a plus

  • Prior experiences working in refugee/immigrant education related services strongly preferred

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent analytical skills; experience with data systems development and analysis strongly preferred

  • Entrepreneurial spirit, with the ability to self-start and work in a fluid context

  • Excellent diplomatic and cross-cultural skills, ability to work together with a variety of stakeholders across multiple teams


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