NCAAT is seeking a Program Manager to assist with project management for our organization’s work in North Carolina. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about helping team members achieve project goals and engaging Asian community members in their local community. The candidate should have a deep commitment to racial justice, equity, and relationship building. The Program Manager will report directly to the Program Director.

Status: Full time, exempt
Salary Range: $45,000 – 50,000
Experience Requirements: Minimum one year
Location: Main office in Raleigh. Some travel within North Carolina may be required
Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis to start as soon as possible.

About the organizations: North Carolina Asian Americans Together (NCAAT) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization committed to supporting equity and justice for all over fostering community among Asian American communities and allies in NC through civic engagement, leadership development, grassroots mobilization, and political participation. NCAAT in Action is committed to supporting equity and justice for all by building political power among Asian Americans and allies in North Carolina through voter education, progressive advocacy, and leadership development.

Benefits:
NCAAT and NCAAT in Action offer full-time employees health, dental, and vision insurance benefits, paid time off for vacations, and sick leave. In order to help employees maintain a reasonable work schedule, we offer flextime on Friday afternoons, with the occasional opportunity to remote work with respect to the scope and needs of individual work and projects. Additionally, to support the professional development goals of our employees we offer a yearly $500 professional development stipend; $450 stipend towards an Asian language course; and ongoing training opportunities.

Responsibilities: 

  • Communicate and coordinate in-person and remotely and build strong relationships among program staff, maintaining effective internal communication
  • Assist Program Director and Program Heads with project task delegation and coordination
  • Knowing when and how to adjust milestones and goals to achieve desirable outcomes
  • Set project progress milestones and help program staff realistically adhere to deadlines
  • Monitor progress to goal and keep Project Director apprised 
  • Keep up to date on project management best practices, share appropriate tools and techniques with other staff as needed
  • Document and organize best practices and protocols for carrying out successful projects
  • Keep up to date on voter rights and the local election process
  • Support program team in organizational-wide mobilizations

Skills and qualifications: 

  • Willingness to work non-traditional hours
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice and equity
  • Meeting deadlines in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to adapt and build relationships with people from many communities and language backgrounds consistently
  • Solid organizational skills, detail-oriented, taking ownership of projects from start to finish
  • Ability to keep track of multiple long term and short term projects
  • Solid knowledge of project management tools such as Asana 
  • Solid knowledge of project management methodologies such as Agile
  • Technical fluency and comfortable learning and teaching digital tools to collaborate remotely with a team
  • Ability to analyze performance data to make necessary adjustments toward desired outcomes
  • Interest in keeping a pulse on local, state, and federal policies that impact Asian communities
  • Connection to and/or knowledge of local Asian communities a plus
  • Verbal or written familiarity with at least one Asian language a plus

Application Process: Apply now by answering the questions and uploading your resume via this application link. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please do not send your application materials by email. If your qualifications fit the specifications of the position, we will reach out about next steps. 

NCAAT is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, age, or disability. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, and others from historically marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

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