NAGC is a nonprofit membership organization, located in downtown Washington, DC, of more than 4,000 teachers, counselors, university professionals, school administrators, parents, and community leaders united to address the unique needs of the more than three million children and youth with demonstrated gifts and talents. NAGC's mission is to support those who enhance the growth and development of gifted and talented children through education, advocacy, community building, and research. We aim to support parents, educators, and support professionals as they help gifted and talented children reach for their personal best and contribute to their communities. For more information, please visit our website at www.nagc.org.
The purpose of this position is to ensure the execution of NAGC’s Practices component of the strategic framework, which is to empower supporters to implement effective practices for all gifted and talented children in homes, schools, and communities. The primary responsibilities of the Director are to:
Plan, organize, and lead the creation of high-quality professional learning offerings for members and clients;
Develop and manage a suite of professional services products; and
Lead the sales and client services efforts for NAGC’s suite of professional services products that improve practice and produce profitable revenue.
Design & facilitate Professional Learning Experiences
Lead professional learning experiences for members and clients
Advise on NAGC content and resources
Coordinate with relevant NAGC committees involved in professional learning and teacher preparation
Product Development & Management
Identify needs in the market for professional services that improve gifted education
Develop a suite of professional services targeted to P-12 educators and school systems
Advise on NAGC’s Annual Convention program, print, and electronic resources
Sales & Client Service
Recruit, train, and manage a team of qualified consultants
Develop and execute a sales strategy to take NAGC’s products and services to market
Monitor and report the impact of NAGC professional service offerings
Reports to: Executive Director
This is an exempt position and may require work outside of normal office hours. Extensive travel, including to the annual convention, is required.
This position runs until August 31, 2018. Continuation beyond that is contingent on funding.
How to Apply
Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org
NAGC is an equal opportunity employer.
Qualifications, Education & Experience
Advanced degree and more than 10 years of experience in gifted education
Expertise in designing and facilitating effective adult learning in live and distance settings
More than five years’ experience in education consulting
Classroom and administrative experience in a P-12 educational setting
Ability to build relations with volunteer member leaders
Ability to plan, organize, and execute events and meetings
Flexible, self-starter, ability to manage multiple projects
Willingness to work a flexible schedule and travel as necessary
Excellent analytical and organizational skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a highly collaborative style
Strong presentation skills
Proficient with BloomBoard’s learning management system and professional learning platform, Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
About National Association for Gifted Children
NAGC's mission is to support those who enhance the growth and development of gifted and talented children through education, advocacy, community building, and research. We aim to help parents and families, K-12 education professionals including support service personnel, and members of the research and higher education community who work to help gifted and talented children as they strive to achieve their personal best and contribute to their communities.