The Water Environment Federation is seeking an Education and Training Manager to join its team. The Education and Training Manager will be responsible for program development, planning, and scheduling, as well as stakeholder engagement of annual conferences and training events. Additional responsibilities will include developing and communicating recommended improvements and innovations with project team and volunteer groups.
Manages overall program development, planning, scheduling, and onsite execution of assigned programs
Coordinates with collaborating organizations, member associations, speakers, vendors, other WEF departments, and with WEF volunteer committees and groups
Serves as event related contact to strategic partners and volunteers addressing and resolving concerns based on project urgency
Works with departmental coordinator position for day-to-day workflow relating to assigned programs
Develops budgets and manages fiscal tracking of projects
Analyzes event results, implements improvements and innovations
3+ years professional experience that includes project management (education and/or training management on technical topics preferred)
Articulate with excellent presentation and written communications skills
Strong budgeting and financial management skills
Detail oriented and accurate with excellent organizational skills and people/troubleshooting skills
Demonstrated ability to manage volunteer teams, oversee multiple fast-paced projects, and manage effectively under pressure
Demonstrated ability to work independently, identify and react to potential problems, and meet deadlines
Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and experience with budgeting/fiscal management software
Experience with volunteer management, educational program development, and webcasts/e-learning delivery preferred
Ability to travel up to 20%
This person will work primarily in an office environment using standard office equipment.
The Water Environment Federation is a not-for-profit association that provides technical education and training for thousands of water quality professionals who clean water and return it safely to the environment. WEF members have proudly protected public health, served their local communities, and supported clean water worldwide since 1928.