Job Description: Education Program Associate


Preservation Alliance of Minnesota is seeking an individual who is passionate and entrepreneurial to open a new satellite location in Superior, WI. The Program Associate will be responsible for growing, planning, developing relationships, and executing programming in the northern Wisconsin and northeastern Minnesota.


Responsibilities of the position will be allocated as follows:

  • 40% Instructor, course and partnership development
  • 30% Course coordination and execution
  • 20% Fund development
  • 10% Other duties

In the first year, it is expected that the Program Associate implements a minimum of eight education events. These events will use existing curriculum and may include new types of programming that are responsive to the new geographical focus. PAM Education focuses on hands-on rehab training for homeowners and professionals, topical talks, and Old Home Certified, a Minnesota Realtor certification program. This position will coordinate with partner organizations, vendors, educators, and students. The position will develop materials for courses and promotion and focus on cultivating local experts to teach classes. As partner development is a key component of the position, the incumbent must be comfortable speaking to diverse audiences and reaching out to new potential partners. Additionally, all PAM staff contribute to the quarterly magazine. Staff will work closely with all other education staff as well as the interdisciplinary team located in the region.


The Education Program Associate is considered a part-time, contract position, with funding of $10,000 for one year. The geographic area of focus will be northern Wisconsin and Northeastern Minnesota. The Program Associate will travel throughout the region to coordinate on-site hands-on education sessions.

The successful candidate will be well-organized and an effective communicator. We are looking for an independent entrepreneur that will be energized by growth and be able to adjust to an ever-changing and growing organization.

Required Qualifications:

  • A thorough knowledge of potential partners, history, and buildings of the region
  • A high school degree
  • Computer literacy
  • Basic event planning experience
  • Nonprofit experience is preferred

Reporting and Other Details:

The Education Program Associate reports to the Education Coordinator. Access to reliable transportation and a valid driver license is necessary. The Education Program Associate may be asked to lift and transport up to 50 pounds and stand or sit for prolonged periods of time at conferences or meetings.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. Management reserves the right to change or modify such.

Preservation Alliance of Minnesota provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Please send a cover letter and resume to Natalie Heneghan,