Website Manodharma, Inc.
Devoted to promoting US-India Educational Engagement
Immersion Program Directors (PDs) in India — Multiple Positions (Start with a fully-funded 2-4 week immersion trip to India as an observer ASAP). The person hired can be from anywhere in the US or India, but should be willing to travel to India for 6-8 weeks each year (2 weeks in the winter and 6 weeks in the summer). The Program Directors (PDs) of Manodharma will be actively involved and manage 3 Immersion Programs in India [2 during the summer and 1 during the winter]. With oversight and advice from Manodharma’s leadership team and other senior PDs, the newly recruited PDs will go through necessary orientation and on-the ground training during the first year. They will then join a planning committee, led by the founder, to initiate and execute the annual Manodharma Immersion Programs across India.
-Strong planning and organizational skills
-Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work with logistic providers in India and the staff of Manodharma’s partner institutions in India,
-Strong cross-cultural communication skills (oral and written)
-Ability to work with Manodharma’s leadership team and translate the organizational vision into transformative immersion experiences
-Ability to collaborate with the founder, other PDs, and the staff of partner institutions in India
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: The following are essential responsibilities of the position.
-Familiarize with Manodharma’s Business Plan
-Thoroughly understand the concept of Manodharma’s India Immersion Travel Grants
-Be prepared to travel to India twice a year (a 2-week winter and a 4-week summer travel program per year). The first-year travel program would be considered a pilot.
-With the understanding derived from the Business Plan, the above travel experiences, consultations with the founder, the leadership team, and other PDs help plan and design new immersion programs and strengthen old ones for enhancing the Manodharma vision.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
-2+ years of international travel experience, academic study abroad experiences in college, faculty-led study abroad experience, or any leadership or supervisory experience related to the above
-A fast learner with exceptional inter-personal and cross-cultural communication skills
-College degree desired, with a voracious appetite for learning about cross-cultural experiences
-Bilingual (English plus Tamil or Hindi) helpful but not necessary
FOR ANY POSITION DESCRIBED ABOVE, email your cover letter and resume to Raj Rajagopal, Founder, Manodharma at firstname.lastname@example.org
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