Associate Director (Charleston, WV)

Job Name: 
Associate Director ( Charleston, WV)
Job Description: 


The Associate Director will provide support for all administrative and program functions of the West Virginia Center for Civic Life and help promote, and support the What's Next, WV? statewide community dialogue initiative.

RESPONSIBILITIES: As the Program Manager for What's Next WV? you will--

  • Collaborate with  state and local partners in sectors throughout the state
  • Coordinate and manage logistics for local, regional, and statewide trainings
  • Present at workshops and conferences
  • Create and implement outreach processes
  • Oversee technical assistance and community support
  • Oversee website maintenance and management
  • Oversee the development and dissemination of evaluation reports
  • Write and submit required grant reports and attend grant meetings

You will also support the Executive Director and Board of Directors in the ongoing operations of the Center.  Such support may include--

  • Basic financial administration in support of the organization's CPA to send and pay  invoices, create financial reports to the Board, account management by project, annual tax return 
  • Purchasing and maintaining inventory of materials, publications, and supplies
  • Supervision of interns, fellows, and/or AmeriCorps VISTA members in accordance with    organizational policies and applicable laws and regulations
  • Representing the Center at meetings, workshops, and conferences
  • Participating in fundraising and grant-writing


  • Bachelors degree in related field or similar experience
  • At least two years experience in project management
  • Ability to travel and occasionally work evenings and weekends

"We're looking for a passionate optimistic individual who can create trusting, mutually beneficial relationships with partners and staff and also get things done."


  • Presents ideas and messages in a dynamic and engaging way in oral and written communications
  • Manages multiple projects simultaneously
  • Applies new technological solutions for organizational growth and support


  • Civic engagement practices
  • Project management tools and processes
  • Grant writing and resource development
  • Multiple social media formats and platforms


  • Able to work in inter-organizational settings among groups with differing interests and with people of very diverse backgrounds
  • Able to establish a diplomatic, collaborative tone in written and oral communications while maintaining the Center's neutrality on public issues
  • Able to inspire and motivate others
  • Able to share leadership and not care who gets the credit

LOCATION: The Center does not have a permanent fixed location. The Executive Director is headquartered in Charleston, WV and others from various locations across the state. The successful candidate will need to meet and work with the Executive Director frequently.

BENEFITS: Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience.