New America is a DC-based think tank dedicated to renewing America by continuing the quest to realize our nation's highest ideals, honestly confronting the challenges caused by rapid technological and social change, and seizing the opportunities those changes create. New America is pioneering a new kind of think and action tank: a civic platform that connects a research institute, technology lab, solutions network, media hub, and public forum.
About Public Interest Technology
The Public Interest Technology (PIT) program seeks to strengthen nonprofits and governments by providing them with the support and tools they need to deliver outcomes that better serve the public. Through the Public Interest Technology University Network, PIT fosters collaboration between universities and colleges committed to building the field of public interest technology. Through the development of curricula, research agendas, and experiential learning programs in the PIT space, these institutions aim to develop graduates with skills and knowledge at the intersection of technology and policy.
This project manager will support the growth and development of the Public Interest Technology University Network (PIT-UN). The PM will coordinate PITUN member field building activities within the Network as well as their participation in quarterly meetings, working groups, committees, the annual convening and the Network Challenge. The PM will also be responsible for ensuring that PIT-UN members are integrated within New America PIT and other relevant programs as subject matter experts and exemplars of PIT in practice.
The PM should have excellent management and coordination skills with experiences within higher education and/or professional associations.
About the role:
To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter. We will consider applications on a rolling basis, priority consideration will be given to those who apply by September 30, 2021.
New America is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce at all levels of the organization thereby creating a culture that allows us to better serve our clientele, our employees, and our communities. We value and encourage the contributions of our employees and strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and drive outstanding results. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits, and termination.