American Public Works Association
Senior Education Manager
American Public Works Association

APWA is searching for a creative leader and strategic thinker to lead a five-member team tasked with generating new and innovative educational products and services that includes a systemic approach to enhance current offerings. Must bring an entrepreneurial style to play a critical role in building a new Education program focused on high quality adult public works education.

  • Requires 5+ years experience
  • Full time
  • Kansas City, MO, United States
  • Requires Bachelor's degree
May 9, 2017

Responsibilities include: 

  • Development of a comprehensive public works educational program that meets the current and future educational needs of the association member;
  • Concept to delivery educational programming  that has a national focus and is integrated with the APWA Chapters;
  • Serves as staff liaison to two association committees focused on Leadership and Management and Small Cities/Rural Communities;
  • Supports along with the association’s chapter Institutes a Certificate training program;
  • Management of a young professional training program;
  • Oversite of the continuing education units / IACET program;
  • Leading in a team environment work to create unique and cutting-edge educational programs

Requirements: A minimum of a Bachelor's degree, Master’s degree preferred, with a minimum of five years experience working in adult education or certification programs which includes a positive progression of increasing responsibility or equivalent combination of education and experience;  a minimum of two years in a supervisory role; professional, trade association or not-for-profit employment experience preferred.  The successful candidate must have  entrepreneurial-style thinking with business-oriented results, excellent verbal and written communication skills, be detailed-oriented, have strong organizational skills and have strong computer skills using Office 2010 or higher.  Must be able to travel when needed for position with the potential of weekend travel including up to seven days for the annual conference.    

Who You Are

American Public Works Association (APWA), a national non-profit association of 29,500+ members primarily in North America.  Our offices are located in downtown Kansas City office.  More information about our organization can be found at

Job Function
Program Manager
Non-Profit Organization Management