The application deadline is July 28th, 2017. Applicants must be available to interview in person at the Central office on August 2, 2017. All applicants must apply online using this form.

The Projects Manager is responsible for an average of ten (10) hours per week of service to the Association, twelve (12) months per year. Hours worked in a given week will vary. Some evening and weekend work is required. Some in-state and out of state travel is also required. The salary is $800 per month, plus mileage and necessary expenses.

General Qualifications.

  • The Projects Manager should have experience working with and understanding of district Association programs and services and be able to provide evidence of successful experience in these endeavors.
  • Working knowledge of attributes of effective local associations
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to think creatively
  • Competence in working with spreadsheet, database, and publishing software and/or willingness to gain competency through participation in necessary training
  • Willingness to travel to meet personally with local leaders and attend committee meetings and other necessary Central functions on a flexible schedule

Duties of the Projects Manager.

  • The Projects Manager of Central OEA/NEA is responsible for promoting the Central Grant and Incentive Programs by attending meetings of local leaders; writing promotional literature for the Web site, Communiqué, and other appropriate publications and direct mail communications; and facilitating training sessions for local leaders
  • Serving as advisor to the Finance Committee to assist in the review of Central Grant and Incentive Program guidelines
  • Serving as liaison between local grant and incentive recipients and the Central Fiscal Manager and Finance Committee
  • Assisting locals in developing creative grant proposals and working with locals to support the implementation of grant-related activities
  • Monitoring of documentation requirements for grants and recommending grant payments to locals based on policies and procedures set forth by the Finance Committee
  • Accessing relevant grant information that is collected through the Central online registration and attendance system; preparing the information in a format that can be used by the Executive Board and the Finance Committee
  • Constructing and maintaining an up-to-date record of local association progress in meeting grant requirements and parameters
  • Facilitating the sharing of effective local activities between and among Central locals by writing articles for the Communiqué, the Central Web site, and other appropriate publications
  • Providing logistical support for other Central projects such as (but not limited to) the following: Leadership training events, Delegate briefings and the Representative Assembly, Community Outreach activities, and Retired program activities
  • Developing working knowledge of software programs utilized by other Central staff members and providing back-up assistance as needed
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Fiscal Manager

The Projects Manager will work with the Central OEA/ NEA President, Vice-President, and Communications Director and reports to the Executive Board.

The term of employment is for one year and renewable upon evaluation.