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Project Associate

at The College Board | National Office (New York, NY), Reston Office (Reston, VA) | View all jobs

The College Board, the national educational organization, is conducting a search for a Project Associate for the Advanced Placement Program. This position will be based out of the College Board New York, NY office.

About Advanced Placement (AP®)

 AP® is a rigorous academic program built on the commitment, passion and hard work of students and educators from secondary schools and higher education. With 38 courses in a wide variety of subject areas, AP provides willing and academically prepared high school students with the opportunity to study and learn at the college level. Learn more at https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/exploreap

About your role

You will play a central role acting as a proactive facilitator, using solid judgment and discretion, prioritizing and helping manage a wide variety of projects on the Program Development’s team behalf. You will work closely with a broad set of College Board leaders and staff, acting as a problem-solver, communicator, and project manager. You frequently assist in preparing presentations and written communications for the Vice President, and you help keep open lines of communication, ensuring that the VP is well informed and prepared for meetings, events, and other activities.

What you’ll do

  • Perform a variety of project management tasks that focus on tracking and managing key initiatives
  • Coordinate project deliverables with other departments/divisions/consultants; and evaluate and update project status for reporting and decision making, recommending adjustments
  • Develop key presentations, evaluate proposals, and the prepare background reports on key topics
  • Develop and maintain communications from the VP to key internal and external constituents and partners and respond to requests for information
  • Develop regular communications to keep employees informed about organization priorities, successes, and other developments
  • Assist in planning departmental presentations, events, meetings and overall department support with general administrative tasks

About you

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2+ year's of relevant experience
  • Sense of humor
  • Strong organizational and computer skills
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite with strong PowerPoint skills
  • The flexibility to multitask and handle multiple requests with varying degrees of priority simultaneously
  • Ability to work with remote/distributed teams
  • Ability to work/communicate with all levels of staff
  • Strong verbal/written communication, problem solving and independent judgment skills
  • Ability to build productive relationships with peers
  • Willing to learn other software as required

Apply

If you are interested in joining the College Board in this position and you meet our qualifications, we encourage you to apply by submitting your resume and a brief, introductory cover letter through our Careers page at www.collegeboard.org/careers

Mission

The College Board’s mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. We are a not-for-profit membership organization committed to excellence and equity in education. Among our best-known products are the SAT®, PSAT/NMSQT®, and Advanced Placement Program®. The College Board is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College Board participates in E-Verify, a service of DHS and SSA, where required. Please understand that only qualified applicants will be contacted.