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Associate Program Director Application

Written by Frank Pobutkiewicz

I'm the founder/Managing Director of the All-American Model UN Programs! If you have any questions, please email [email protected]. Happy MUNing!

August 26, 2023


Associate Program Director Application

Job Description

All-American Model United Nations is looking for an experienced, student-focused Associate Program Director to help lead the organization to the next level. This position is a part-time role for someone to work directly with our students to prepare them to compete at Model UN conferences. Depending on the size of each of our conference teams, you may be required to attend conferences throughout the year to supervise and coach our students. You should have deep experience in Model United Nations and be a proponent of competitive Model United Nations.


This position will, first and foremost, be responsible for interacting with students, broadening their horizons, and teaching them to be better delegates and students. It is important to be detail-oriented, emotionally intelligent, current on foreign affairs, and able to work independently to achieve measurable goals.

More specifically, we are looking for someone with the following characteristics:

  • Personable, professional, and well-spoken, especially when communicating with parents and teachers,
  • Detail-oriented with solid organizational skills,
  • Self-motivated and proactive in taking ownership and responsibility for tasks and leading them to completion,
  • Flexible and able to juggle multiple projects simultaneously,
  • Able to work well in a team environment and help other team members accomplish their tasks to push team progress.


The Associate Program Director of All-American Model UN is an operational and teaching position. As with any small organization, the Associate Program Director must be able to wear multiple hats and serve multiple stakeholders, including parents, students, teachers, schools, partners, vendors, volunteers, and staff.

More specifically, the Associate Program Director will be tasked with:

  • Attending bi-weekly virtual Travel Team Cohort meetings, coaching students, and instructing them in exercises designed by All-American Model United Nations;
  • Coaching students and helping them to prepare for Model UN conferences by emphasizing research, solution building, and bloc building;
  • Meeting one-on-one with students to review research assignments, position papers, and conference strategy;
  • Depending on the size of our conference teams, you may be required to attend conferences in the US and internationally with our students.


  • Education Level Minimum: Enrollment in a Bachelor’s program or equivalent experience.
  • At least three years of experience in competitive Model United Nations, with multiple awards at major conferences.
  • Availability to work up 5-10 hours per week with hourly flexibility. This position will sometimes require working outside of 9AM-5PM and occasionally require weekend work.
  • Must be able to mentor and work on international travel teams and Diplomacy Academies in November, March, April, June, July, and August.
  • Must have a valid passport with at least one year before expiration.
  • US citizenship or work authorization.


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