Job Description: Program Coordinator

The North American Institute is seeking a Program Coordinator starting July 1, 2003. This position reports directly to the Executive Director, and is responsible for the following functions:


  1. Program Coordination- Overseeing the development of NAMI’s central programs, as well as working with the Executive Director and President to develop new initiatives. Program themes include:

    1. Advancing Public Understanding- this is the main outreach component of NAMI, and includes organizing conferences, meetings, and other events.

    2. Smart Borders/Green Trade Corridors- this involves networking across the many transportation corridors organizations throughout North America to produce written material on important and emerging trends within the transportation industry, and identifying ways to enhance the concept of green corridors.

    3. Building Trinational Leadership- this program is comprised of 2 primary projects: North American Community Service, and Mid-Career Professionals. NACS is a community service, voluntarism, and leadership initiative aimed at young adults (ages 19-25); MCP is a leadership project that works with emerging professionals and leaders throughout North America.

  1. Membership Program Administration- Working with the Executive Director and Director of Development to implement a membership initiative; editing and publishing the quarterly newsletter “NAMINEWS”; compiling articles, organizing newsletter layout, mailing.

  1. Event Coordination- Working with the Executive Director to organize NAMI events such as conferences, forums, workshops, meetings

  1. Website Maintenance- Keeping the website ( current with up-to-date materials, links, etc. This includes a daily posting of news articles on North American issues from major international news sources; posting documents on webboard; periodic design review


  • Education: Master’s Degree or higher.

  • Work: Must have at least 3 years experience working in public policy or non-profit management.

  • Should be able to demonstrate knowledge of emerging North American issues, and of Trinational (Canada, US, Mexico) affairs in general.

  • Spanish and/or French helps, but not a requirement.

  • Preference will be given to individuals with experience in working with North American Trinational affairs.

Salary is $40,000; health insurance included.

Please email resume to [email protected], or call (505) 982-3657 for more information.

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