Education Program Coordinator

  • Nonprofit Full Time
  • Pennsylvania
  • City: Bethlehem

Website Lehigh Valley Public Media

PBS39 is seeking a full time Educational Program Coordinator. As a member of the education team, this individual will ensure that all program deliverables for the appropriate education outreach grant(s) are implemented as prescribed. The PBS39 education team engages families and schools throughout the Lehigh Valley and beyond working to increase math, early science and literacy learning through family-based workshops, summer camps, afterschool programs and professional development opportunities. The increased demand for these programs as well as the addition of new outreach and the rise in virtual outreach opportunities has resulted in the need to grow our department.


PBS39 is a 50-year young non-profit located 90 minutes from Manhattan and 60 minutes from Philadelphia in the rapidly growing Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania. The organization is beginning an exciting new era called WLVT 3.0, and seeks talented and energetic team members for these transformational new enterprises that will ensure a community that is engaged, inspired and vibrant.
Mission Statement: PBS39 acts as the catalyst to promote civic engagement, and to fulfill the regional needs of the Greater Lehigh Valley through its dynamic communication platforms and resources.

Passion for education as well as public media mission, vision, values and content.
Embrace collaboration, using good listening skills, flexibility and responsibility.
Team player able to work independently towards a unified goal while clearly communicating with the colleagues.
Project Management skills – highly organized, detail-minded and able to accomplish work by deadline.
Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills – ability to motivate and work with diverse constituencies.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Maintain and develop collaborative relationships with local community organizations and to engage and support the area communities.
Coordinate and help facilitate programs and partner meetings to support the development and implementation of PBS39 education outreach project plans.
Organize virtual and in-person trainings for PBS39 and partner organizations’ staff and program facilitators on school outreach and RTL content developed by PBS national.
Set-up community-based programs with identified venues and community partners according to the grant timeline
Work with the schools and community partners to recruit target families, children and teachers into the programs.
Facilitate and collect surveys to identified recipients under the direction of internal and an external evaluation team.
Work with the Creative Services Department to ensure the development and implementation of a multi-faceted strategic communications plan to include Social Media, Web and On-air.
Purchase and organize all necessary supplies and program resources.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Bachelor Degree in Education, Psychology, Social Work, Community Health, or equivalent.
Minimum of one-year experience managing a large-scale, grant-funded project.

Must be able to work longer hours as well as weekends when requested.
To apply:

No phone calls, please.

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PBS39 is an equal opportunity employer.


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