Program Manager: Education
The Oda Foundation

The Oda Foundation, in tandem with local leaders, private partners and government support, develops integrative community development solutions for some of Nepal's most geographically isolated communities. Headquartered in the district of Kalikot, the foundation has concentrated healthcare and education initiatives while providing additional community needs as they are identified.

Program Manager: Education

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Job Location: Kalikot Nepal

Position Type: Full-time, Salary + Room & Board

Job Role:

The role of the Program Manager for Education will be to provide leadership and direction in Oda Foundation programming and growth as it relates to education. The Program Manager will also take part in extremely high-level conversations surrounding the growth strategy and future plan of the Foundation, thus a high level of maturity, leadership, and critical thinking skills are essential. 

This role will oversee a new partnership between the Oda Foundation and one local public school beginning in the new school year. This individual will manage the transition of the Oda Foundation’s private nursery program to a public program. This individual will be responsible for working hand-in-hand with the Oda Foundation’s existing education staff, public school administrators and teachers, and Oda Foundation partner Collaborative Schools Network to implement better policies, a better environment, and enhanced curriculum for the partner public school.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Working alongside our Directors and local staff to create and strengthen existing programming
  • Working with our current nursery school staff to assist in daily curriculum design, teaching, and trainings
  • Communicating effectively in Nepali with our local team
  • Communicating effectively in English with various staff members and foreign Fellows
  • Working closely with the Oda Foundation’s partnering public school
  • Implementing the Collaborative Schools Network model in our public school partner
  • Rigorous and timely data collection
  • Collaborating and offering guidance to the Education staff and foreign Fellows team on a daily basis
  • Providing Oda Foundation Directors with high-level operational support
  • Navigating key stakeholder relationships including: local community members, local leaders, gaunpalika representatives, and district-level officers

Benefits Include:

  • Being a valued member of an international staff (Nepali, American, and others)
  • Developing leadership and managerial skills in a position with high authority and responsibility
  • Gaining access to the operational necessities of running a nonprofit organization both in Nepal and in America
  • Enhancing your cultural and practical knowledge of Mid-Western Nepal
  • Being at the forefront of development implementation in Kalikot
  • Living and working in a self-paced environment that encourages creativity and autonomy
  • Paid time-off
  • Free room and board
  • Healthcare 

Successful candidates will have:

  • A desire to work in the education and development sector
  • Solid comprehension of Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Advanced written and spoken English and Nepali skills
  • A positive attitude with a proven track record for being a leader and a team player
  • An open-minded attitude towards living and working in Kalikot.
  • A strong work ethic and a genuine desire to make a difference in the Kalikot district
  • A proven track record for success, whether this is academically or otherwise

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