Lead Program Officer, Community Learning and Evaluation
- Wikimedia Foundation
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The Wikimedia movement is committed to advancing their world by collecting knowledge that fully represents human diversity and by building the services and structures that enable others to do the same. The Wikimedia Foundation is seeking a Community Learning and Evaluation Program Officer to advance this commitment by creating a program for knowledge sharing and learning of international grantee partners. This is a new program to be created as part of the grant’s strategy alignment with the new WMF Strategic Direction.
The Community Learning and Evaluation Program Officer will create the program working in collaboration with program officers and other departments in the Wikimedia Foundation to support the capacity development needs to support their growing community of grantee partners. They are seeking someone who understands the capacity development needs of groups and individual volunteers who engage in the free knowledge movement and are at different stages of movement growth.
Reporting to the Director of Community Investment, the successful applicant will bring a growth-mindset to the position and provide strategic design and evaluation of various learning and training modalities both online and in-person that will support the capacity and leadership development needs of their communities in different contexts, in every major geographical center around the world.
Your primary responsibility will be to establish a learning program for the grantees. Additionally you will support the monitoring and evaluation work of the Community Resources Team. Through your experience designing and delivering adult-learning curriculums, courses and training in diverse, global settings, you must be able to employ a variety of design principles to ensure accessibility and relevance of content for a diverse range of learners from all over the world. They are seeking an individual who embraces the core principles of the Wikimedia movement, such as openness and collaboration and who will be an effective project manager, an advocate for open knowledge, and excited to support and grow all types of leaders at diverse stages of life and in diverse cultural contexts.
A significant track record in design that includes creating and facilitating impactful learning experiences for different geographies, cultures, languages and/or countries is crucial for success in this role. This role may be based anywhere and will require regular travel around the world when circumstances allow.
You are responsible for:
Creating a program designed to strengthen mutual connections, shared learning, experimentation, innovation and leverage knowledge and resources between grantees.
They’d like you to have these skills:
Requires a Bachelor’s + 8 yrs related work experience; or Master’s + 6 years related experience; or equivalent work experience.
Qualities that are important to them:
A passion for and belief in free and open knowledge
As an equal opportunity employer, the Wikimedia Foundation values having a diverse workforce and continuously strives to maintain an inclusive and equitable workplace. They encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply. They do not discriminate against any person based upon their race, traits historically associated with race, religion, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy or related medical conditions, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristics.
If you are a qualified applicant requiring assistance or an accommodation to complete any step of the application process due to a disability, you may contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org or (415) 839-6885.
U.S. Benefits & Perks*
Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!)