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Idaho State Leader for Creative Problem Program for Students — Boise

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Help us grow Destination ImagiNation© in Idaho!

Destination Imagination (www.idoid.org) is a not-for-profit educational program with a 26 year history of facilitating distinctive learning experiences for students of all ages.  Teamwork, creativity, and problem solving all wrapped up in a fun and engaging approach—that’s what we do!  And we’re looking for someone to help us grow our program in Idaho.

The State Leader must be available immediately and should be based in/near the Boise area. The State Leader will work from their location, but will be expected to travel/communicate with school systems around the state. We will count on you to have exceptional abilities and an established network and knowledge base of local/area/state schools and educational systems. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Work with and effectively represent established Destination ImagiNation programs and processes.
  • Develop an independent organization to advise/develop leaders and trainers around the state.
  • Recruit elementary through HS teams to participate in a Spring 2011 State tournament and celebration.
  • Recruit, train and support volunteer Team Managers.
  • Represent Destination ImagiNation at conferences, events and one-on-one meetings.
  • Run State-wide Tournament in Spring 2011, securing site, recruiting and training volunteer officials, and managing all logistics.
  • Cultivate state sponsors for the DI program/trainings/tournament.
  • Manage related administrative duties, including tracking teams and contacts.
  • Attend State Leader training as provided by Destination Imagination

 

This position requires a highly motivated individual who is able to understand the Destination Imagination program, learn quickly, work within tight deadlines and use teamwork to develop a state-wide non-profit. With excellent organization, communication and recruiting skills, the ideal candidate will also have an eye for detail.

Experience & Skills:

  • Sales and innovative marketing abilities
  • Project Management and event planning
  • Leadership and team facilitation Training and presentation skills
  • Knowledge and credibility with community and state education systems
  • Professional networking and communication (schools, students, parents, businesses)
  • Impeccable record of working with children

Start-up Grant plus a bonus is available for this contract position.

 Submit a resume, a brief statement of interest and current employment situation to pmiddendorf@dihq.org.

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  • Boise, Idaho, United States