Position Description

Program Associate

Established in 1997, the College Park City-University Partnership is a non-profit community development corporation whose Board of Directors represent key officials from the City of College Park and the University of Maryland. The success of the City of College Park and the University of Maryland are linked together. The Partnership works in dynamic collaboration to creatively and effectively facilitate cooperative efforts that achieve shared community purposes. The Partnership advances initiatives and policies to make College Park a more thriving, equitable and sustainable community for all.

The Program Associate reports to the Executive Director and is part of a small team responsible for implementing strategic and operational goals of the organization. This includes, but is not limited to, implementing the University Community Vision 2030. More information on the Partnership’s work can be found at www.collegeparkpartnership.org.

Overall Responsibilities

  • Support and manage committees within these strategy areas: preK-12 Education, Public Health and Safety, Transportation, Neighborhood Preservation and Development.
  • Research, develop, and draft proposals for programs and initiatives.
  • Conduct research and analysis on current programs.
  • Organize and carry out special and recurring events.
  • Develop and produce board meeting materials, quarterly and annual reports, and grant reports.
  • Manage website and expand social media engagement.
  • Manage existing and new interns.
  • Promote the Partnership’s strategic direction, goals and priorities and present the Partnership to the community and stakeholders in a strong, positive light.


    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
    • Demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to, the organization’s mission.
    • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
    • Proficiency in Office programs (Microsoft, Apple, or Google) and design software preferred (Adobe, Canva, or others).
    • Ability to organize and carryout events.
    • Goal-oriented, creative, adaptable and a proven ability to work effectively in collaboration with a diverse group of people.
    • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work long and/or irregular hours.

Salary and Benefits
Total Compensation: Commensurate based on experience and skills. Can include a benefits package.

How to Apply: For best consideration, apply by May 15, 2022. Please send your resume, a cover letter that includes your relevant experience in any of the four areas of partnership initiatives identified above and 3 references to: Valerie Woodall, Interim Executive Director, vwoodall@collegeparkpartnership.org

Nondiscrimination: The Partnership does not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of age, race, color, creed, pregnancy, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical characteristic or other unlawful basis of discrimination.

Position Available: Program Associate