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Manager, Experience + Education

Company: NCARB
Location: Washington
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title:Manager, Experience + Education Department:Experience + EducationReports To:Senior Manager, Experience + EducationFLSA Status:Exempt

Salary: Minimum $80,772, Mid-point $101,018, Max $121,158*Salary is dependent upon experience*
Work Location
This is a hybrid role, based at NCARB's office in Washington, D.C. This is subject to change.About NCARB

The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) is a nonprofit organization made up of the architectural licensing boards of 55 U.S. states and territories. NCARB, in collaboration with licensing boards, facilitates the licensure and credentialing of architects to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public. Learn more about NCARB and how we achieve our mission by clicking here.

About the Position

As part of a high-performing team of subject matter experts, the Manager, Experience + Education (#3), manages and supports the Council's education-related programs. This includes direct customer service on Education Alternatives, as well as development and management of education-related programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Lead and manage direct reports to implement goals, objectives and priorities of the Council.
  • Delegate and empower direct reports. Give appropriate recognition to others. Lead people toward meeting the Council's vision, mission, and goals.
  • Consult with and keep supervisor informed on status of all projects.
  • Manage performance and professional development of direct reports.
  • Build coalitions internally and externally (with peers, direct reports, team members, Member Boards, volunteers, collateral and associated organizations, ) to share best practices and achieve common goals.
  • Facilitate cooperation and teamwork throughout the organization.
  • Communicate and operate in an open manner so that decisions and actions are clear and visible. Responsive
    • Embrace ownership and take responsibility for the outcomes.
    • Follow through on commitments.
    • Be open to feedback and flexible to changing needs, priorities, and resources
    • Participate in outreach events as needed.Restless
      • Motivate and create a high performing team of staff and volunteers. Include appropriate people in decision making process, consider diverse perspectives and experiences. Ensure that the Council builds on these differences to reach unbiased and well-reasoned decisions.
      • Treat customers, colleagues, and employees in a fair and equitable manner.
      • Reinforce organizational branding throughout the Council.
      • Consistently exercise sound judgment; and, professional, expert, courteous, respectful, and responsive service to internal and external stakeholders. Core Responsibilities - Department Specific

        Program Management
        • Manage Education Alternative programs, including eligibility evaluation and direct customer service
        • Manage IPAL program, including annual reporting, support of faculty program contacts, and new IPAL program approval and startup.
        • Manage the creation of resources and programs for educators teaching Professional Practice courses
        • Support NCARB Scholars in Professional Practice programStrategic
          • Support the vice president's strategic leadership in research, development, and implementation of E+E programs and initiatives.
          • Partner closely with the vice president, E+E team, and colleagues across the Council to ensure clarity and understanding of E+E programs' vision, mission and goals.
          • Collaborate on the development and implementation of the E+E work
          • Regularly assess the efficiencies of E+E policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to ensure best practices and process improvement
          • Implement policy and procedural changes as directed.
          • Liaise with volunteers, consultants, vendors, firms, schools, components, collaterals, and other experts as appropriate.
          • Collaborate on program messaging and develop communications.Research and Program Development
            • Support new Council initiatives and events related to education and continuing education
            • Cultivate, promote, and grow awareness of E+E programs and initiatives and expand participation.
            • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and staff liaison (as assigned) on E+E programs and initiatives; and, collaborate with other SMEs, consultants and committees, focus groups, and/or task forces on research, development and implementation of programs and other initiatives.
            • Other duties as assignedCustomer Service
              • Maintain subject matter expertise of E + E programs, rules, and requirements.
              • Assist with escalated customer service issues for E + E programs as needed Qualifications

                To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

                • Bachelor's Degree, or, combination of substantial related experience, training, and education may substitute.
                • Five years work experience in Architecture, higher education, and/or a non-profit association
                • Previous experience managing people, projects, or events.
                • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
                • Attention to detail and accuracy
                • Demonstrated skill in self-managing multiple tasks in-progress
                • Ability to both complete tasks independently and work collaboratively with others.
                • Ability to comprehend and explain complex programs, and analyze them relative to novel situations.
                • Demonstrated proficiency using technology and a wide variety of software applications to include Adobe (PDF) Applications and Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
                • Demonstrated skill and comfort utilizing a variety of cloud-based software applications.
                • The ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and a genuine interest in helping others to succeed (both co-workers and customers) are imperative.
                • Ability to travel 25-30% of the time annually, including weekends.
                  Preferred Qualifications:
                  • Education or experience in higher education (teaching or administration); curriculum development; or adult education.
                  • Previous work or educational experience in architecture or other licensed professional service occupations.
                  • Direct customer service or consultative sales experience
                  • Past experience using Monday.com, Zendesk, M-Files, Box, or similar tools.
                  • Experience customizing software tools - for example, developing templates or creating workflows.
                  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
                  • Graphic literacy / graphic design skills

                    NCARB's employees enjoy a comprehensive set of benefits that include strong support for health and wellness, some nice perks, and professional development. Some highlights include:
                    • Competitive pay
                    • Medical, vision, and dental Benefits
                    • Paid parental leave
                    • Life and disability insurance
                    • 401k
                    • Tuition assistance
                    • All-staff outings and retreats
                    • Full access to LinkedIn Learning, supporting self-directed/curated professional development
                      COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

                      As of November 1, 2021, all employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. NCARB will provide an exception to this vaccination requirement only for employees with an approved medical or religious exemption.


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