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18 Oct 2023

Instructional Support Program Coordinator

Simon Wiesenthal Center
 New York, New York County, New York, United States

Job Description

About us:

The Simon Wiesenthal Center (SWC) is a global Jewish human rights activist organization that confronts anti-Semitism, hate, stands with Israel, defends the safety of Jews worldwide, and teaches the lessons of the Holocaust for future generations.  It is an accredited Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) at the United Nations, UNESCO and the OSCE, the Organization of American States, the Latin American Parliament, and the Council of Europe.  The SWC is headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in New York, Chicago, Miami, Toronto, Paris, Jerusalem and Buenos Aires. The Museum of Tolerance Los Angeles, founded in 1993, is the educational arm of the SWC. Moriah Films is the Center’s two-time Academy Award®-winning film division and the Museum of Tolerance Jerusalem is scheduled to open in 2024.

About the role:

The SWC (New York City Office), together with the Center’s educational arm, the Los Angeles based Museum of Tolerance (MOT), seeks a full time Program Coordinator for the planning, development, implementation, and follow-up activities for all educational programs conducted in the NE Region.

About you:

You are passionate about working with young people and educators, to make lasting social change.

This position will report to the Program Director and is based in New York City.


  • Plan, schedule and coordinate delivery of educational programs in collaboration with the Program Manager.
  • Coordinate workshops, schedule staff and provide information and educational materials to Site Coordinators and Facilitators for program delivery.
  • Attend workshops regularly to ensure program quality, troubleshoot problems and to connect with key school administrators.
  • Correspond with schools, prepare and send confirmation letters, provide educational materials and survey links as needed.
  • Ensure program presentation materials are up to date across online platforms, SWC laptops and hard drives.
  • Contribute to organization and maintenance of outreach lists for schools, administrators and key community partners within grant-funded districts, in collaboration with Program Manager.
  • Outreach to designated schools in grant-funded districts to schedule targeted number of workshops, in collaboration with Program Manager.
  • Provide coordination and administrative support as needed for training programs.
  • Maintain detailed database of program activities and generate reports from the data in accordance with requirements for grants and reporting purposes.
  • Assist in coordinating community programs and other public events hosted by the Simon Wiesenthal Center.
  • Participate in regular update meetings with SWC/MOT team to deliver updates on program bookings and troubleshoot any problems that have arisen during program delivery.
  • Organize virtual programs as needed, utilizing Zoom or Google Meet.
  • Assist in creation of marketing materials for programs as needed.
  • Deliver workshops as needed.
  • Other duties as determined by Program Director.

Experience and Skills:

  • Associate Degree or Bachelors in education, arts, or a related field.
  • 2 years experience in program coordination or management.
  • Personality profile to fit into a safe, inclusive, open and collaborative culture that requires teamwork and significant interaction with employees at all levels.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment where you will handle many detailed tasks.
  • Strong organizational and data entry skills.
  • Ability to generate various reports from program data entered in Excel and other databases.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • High degree of flexibility, can adapt easily to changing environment and tasks.
  • Ability to work well independently as well as provide supporting role on team.
  • Highly motivated, detail-oriented, shows initiative, and has ability to priotize and problem solve.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Zoom (mandatory), Outlook, Adobe Acrobat.
  • Strong presentation and group facilitation skills.
  • Experience working in schools or in the education field a plus.

Our Benefits:

We value our people and offer a collaborative and engaging culture. As a SWC employee, you will enjoy work/life balance, generous time off and comprehensive benefits and programs.

The Simon Wiesenthal Center embraces inclusivity and values our diverse community. We are committed to building a team based on qualifications, merit and business need. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Instructional Support. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.