Assistant Project Director: Anti-Defamation League

Posted February 26th, 2015 at 4:59 pm.

Join the nation’s premier human relations/civil rights organization. We have a mission to fight anti-Semitism and hate, and to secure justice and fair treatment for all. ADL is looking for talented, passionate people who want to make a difference today…and tomorrow!

Assistant Project Director


Based in Philadelphia and under the direction of the Project Director, Assistant Regional Director, or Associate Regional Director, oversee all aspects of regional education programs, as assigned, including A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE® Institute, No Place for Hate® and related educational initiatives. Market, coordinate, adapt and deliver local training programs tailored to the local community.



  • Market, coordinate and implement anti-bias programs and initiatives for local and regional educational institutions and other organizations. Coordinate local related special events and projects including program launches, campaigns, and conferences.
  • Assist in recruiting, training, supervising, and evaluating a cadre of per-diem trainers. Coordinate schedules and assignments. Maintain related expense records and prepare required reports. Oversee evaluation efforts.
  • Provide ongoing consultation and support to schools and community organizations, including attendance at meetings and special events.
  • Attend, participate, and provide staff support in lay-led task forces and committees such as the Education Committee and ADL Regional Board meetings.
  • Complete necessary administrative tasks, including education database entries, document preparation and review, and required record-keeping.
  • Implement related ADL education programs and projects, as assigned, tailoring them to fit the region’s educational needs. May personally conduct some training sessions and workshops.
  • Research and prepare funding proposals. Assist in solicitations and other fundraising efforts to support local education programs and services.
  • Provide assistance to regional staff on other education programs, special projects and events.
  • Participate in the smooth functioning of the region by attending regularly scheduled staff meetings. Integrate work activities with the work of the region as a whole.
  • Represent the local and national office at external conferences, seminars and meetings. May prepare and deliver speeches, write local press releases and respond to media inquiries.


  • Participate in other ADL activities as required.


Supervise the work of per-diem trainers, interns or volunteers as assigned. May oversee the work of support staff.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Education/Training or equivalent work experience.
  • 2 – 3 years of progressively responsible community service experience including education program management experience.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills.
  • Effective public speaking skills.
  • Experience with educational systems and education practices.
  • Understanding and appreciation of diversity issues.
  • Computer skills including word processing and database management applications.
  • Bi-lingual language skills a plus.
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends when necessary to represent ADL, conduct training sessions and attend community events. Some travel within the region is required. In some regions this may represent up to 20% of time.

For immediate consideration, please send resume and cover letter to Subject: Assistant Project Director.

ADL offers a very generous benefits/vacation package. EOE.

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How to apply

For immediate consideration, please send resume and cover letter to Subject: Assistant Project Director.

Filed under: Management Level by Margie DuBrow

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