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Civic Hall is a non-profit community and collaborative work and event space where government staff, nonprofit leaders, community organizers, philanthropists, civic entrepreneurs, developers, data scientists, journalists and academics come together to solve pressing civic problems with technology.

Position Summary

Civic Hall is seeking an experienced and impact-driven Director of Education, Training and Events. As a new position in the organization, the Director will have an opportunity to develop and pilot Civic Hall’s new digital skills training program aimed at providing nonprofit and government agencies with the digital skills necessary to run technology and data driven organizations. In addition, the Director will be responsible for creating and/or curating additional trainings and events directly relevant to Civic Hall’s mission.  The position reports to the Chief Operating Officer. Responsibilities include:

  • Lead short-term and long-term strategy and planning for Civic Hall trainings and events
  • Lead development and implementation of Civic Hall’s new digital skills training program for non-profits and government agencies
  • Curate and develop additional trainings and events that are in alignment with Civic Hall’s mission
  • Build and maintain relationships with training and event partners
  • Create and implement recruitment and marketing plans for training participants
  • Develop and maintain content and materials relevant to trainings and events
  • Collaborate with Director of Marketing and Membership to create training and event marketing and communication strategies
  • Collaborate with the Director of Development on funder reporting and new funder proposals
  • Oversee booking and use of event space by partners and members
  • Oversee on-call house managers
  • Stay current with trends in training and events


  • BA (required)
  • 5+ years of experience in training, curriculum development, and/or facilitation
  • 3+ years of experience in event curation and production
  • Experience working in a small, startup-stage organizations
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities, organize workload, manage competing demands, meet deadlines, and set and achieve ambitious goals
  • Ability to collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders, including public end-users, government, nonprofits, philanthropy, and corporations
  • Familiarity with civic technology
  • Familiarity with New York City tech community a plus
  • Team spirit and sense of humor appreciated

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position currently supervises house managers (on-call temporary staff).

Work Environment:

This position is performed inside, in a temperature controlled environment, with noise limited to that of a typical office environment.

Physical Demands:

This position requires sitting or standing, and occasional bending and lifting of up to 10 lbs.  


This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position and not eligible for overtime. Salary is set at an annual amount and paid in substantially equal installments on a semi­-monthly basis in accordance with Civic Hall’s standard payroll practices for salaried employees, currently administered by Justworks.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary range $90,000 to $110,000, commensurate with experience. This position is eligible for Civic Hall’s benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, paid time off and holidays.

Expected Hours of Work:

Typical hours are Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., although there is substantial flexibility in the exact hours.


This position may require some travel.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

There are no additional eligibility qualifications for this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Civic Hall is committed to building a stronger, diverse, and mission-driven team to serve the community we know, respect, and love. We are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices. We actively seek a diverse pool of applicants from or who have worked closely with historically marginalized groups, including but not limited to people with disabilities, people of color, LGBTQ people, first- or second-generation immigrants, and people from low-income families. When applying, please include information about your unique background.

How to Apply:

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