Program Associate, Leadership Practice

International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Oct 09

Position description

IREX seeks a Program Associate for its Leadership Practice to provide support to the Community Solutions Program for international community development professionals.


  • Support blended-learning curriculum development and delivery for leadership academy, including multi-day workshops;
  • Assist in recruitment and selection of participants and host organizations;
  • Assist in matching participants with practicum host organizations;
  • Track participant progress through the pre-arrival administrative process;
  • Provide support and mentorship to program participants;
  • Contribute to program monitoring, evaluation, and learning;
  • Contribute to and assist with program communications;
  • Assist in management of alumni programs and alumni tracking;
  • Assist in preparing program reports;
  • Support financial and administrative processes, including those related to participant travel, stipend disbursement, vendor payments, and reimbursements;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Experience with, and interest in, international exchange, international education and development, and/or public diplomacy;
  • Experience with, and interest in, leadership development;
  • Experience with, and interest in, blended-learning curriculum design and delivery, including experience with e-learning platforms;
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to comply with donor and financial processes;
  • High level of intercultural competence through an international study, work, or living experience;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to adhere to strict deadlines;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to remain flexible;
  • Excellent computer skills, including ability to use Office 365 and Salesforce.

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