Job Description: Project Lead

September 2019

Title: Project Lead

Program: Education for Innovation Program (EIP)

Supervisor: Program Director

Duration: One-year, full-time employment (with possibility for extension)

Start date: October 1, 2019 (at latest)

Position Summary

The Project Lead will assist the project team with project implementation from content development to co- facilitation of workshops. Under the supervision of Program Director, she/he will contribute to three tiers – Innovation Fellowship (15 students), Community Fellowship (two schools) and Aimag Fellowship (two aimag centers) in coordination with the team.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and co-facilitate weekly workshops for the Innovation Fellowship in coordination with the EIP team;

  • Recruit high school students for the Community Fellowship to form the students’ clubs at two schools in ger areas;

  • Contribute to the Aimag Fellowship in coordination with the Peace Corps Volunteer Leader;

  • Develop and maintain a brand for the Education for Innovation program;

  • Maintain relationships with students and school administrators;

  • Establish partnerships with local education programs and individuals for EIP content and activities;

  • Proactively make improvements to the program design;

  • Develop and manage project management documentation;

  • Manage logistics of the program, site visits, workshops;

  • Contribute to social media content for the EIP and GerHub;

  • Lead activities for monthly and other periodic reporting requirements;

  • Other tasks as required under EIP;

  • Participate in other projects of GerHub on an as-needed basis.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field and degree in education is a plus;

  • Experience in community initiatives, teaching youth, developing teaching material and course outlines;

  • Excellent public speaking skills and comfortable with speaking in partner/ project meetings;

  • Detail oriented, proactive and enthusiastic;

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills;

  • Written and oral proficiency in English and Mongolian.

About Education for Innovation Program

Under the mission of Ger Area Transformation, GerHub focuses its efforts on

Education and Social Innovation pillars. GerHub recognizes the enormous potential

that EIP can bring to youth and children, as well as adults, by introducing design

thinking and 21st century skills as a central theme to create a community of creative

problem-solvers. The hope is to foster a community of active citizens who are able to

identify local issues and take action to address them. Through EIP, we want to teach

students about the value of not only having the necessary skills, but also the

importance of utilizing them to create real local impact through action.