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FlexFactor Project Manager

Position Summary

NextFlex is looking for a Project Manager to coordinate and run the FlexFactor program, a project-based learning activity that immerses people into the blended world of advanced manufacturing and entrepreneurship. The ideal candidate for this position will be someone who enjoys working with students (K-12 and college), is comfortable with public speaking, and has a high degree of attention to detail. This person will report to the Deputy Director of Workforce Development.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

This role is both administrative and student-focused. You would divide your time between administrative activities at NextFlex, and conducing offsite activities with program partners, where you will provide feedback and guidance to student teams in the classroom.

  • Schedule and deconflict each program iteration
  • Coordinate with internal and external partners to ensure all elements are in place for the successful execution of field trips and other program events
  • Print and organize paperwork, and perform the routine set up associated with program events
  • Delivery of in-class program content
  • Assist with college enrollment paperwork
  • Provide student teams with assistance and feedback as they conceptualize their products and develop their final pitches

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

This role requires a highly detail-oriented individual who is comfortable engaging with everyone from high school students to government representatives.

  • Ability to plan, deconflict, and iterate through multiple programs simultaneously
  • Ability to engage professionally with members of government and industry
  • Ability to work well with youth
  • Ability to convey the program’s structure and goals to new teachers and administrators
  • Ability to assist students in understanding the major entrepreneurship, business, technology, and education-related components of the program.
  • Comfortable working in new situations, and quickly problem solve when issues arise
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work well on a team
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent public speaking/presenting skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite
  • Up to 10% travel

Physical Demands and Requirements

  • This role requires frequent reconfiguration of furniture and the ability to lift equipment. Applicant must be able to safely lift and carry at least 50 lbs.
  • This role requires you to work at a variety of locations in the Bay Area area. You must have a car and be able to drive.

Desired Start Date



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