Facebook Program Associate Manager, Education Modernization in Menlo Park, California


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.


Our team is seeking a creative and organized Program Associate Manager. The role supports the Education Modernization team and more specifically, the Engineer for the Week Program by efficiently and successfully binding together the key elements of the program. We are looking for an individual who sees education as a vehicle for change in the world and is driven by making a positive impact in the community. You will work in a dynamic, start-up like team that brings together engineers, educators and product leaders with a variety of backgrounds and has interest in innovating the education space.

This role is located at our headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

Required Skills:

  1. Partners with Program Manager to execute against milestones, help scale and innovate the program

  2. Proactively identifies the important problems to solve (e.g. competitively, strategically, for his/her customers and in support of company goals)

  3. Uses judgment and discretion to build a coherent strategy and roadmap for addressing these issues with measurable objectives

  4. Facilitates the flow of information between stakeholders and create consensus around program vision, priorities and decisions

  5. Drive, track and measure progress against roadmaps

  6. Support operations related to day-to-day activities

  7. Plan and execute program’s events and logistics

  8. Partner with Communications and Design to contribute to the marketing, communication, and branding efforts

  9. Coordinate financial side of the program which include purchasing, expenses, and budget tracking

  10. External and internal partner coordination

  11. Research and analysis of program data and education industry trends

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree

  2. 3+ years of experience managing programs

  3. Experience driving program or project related tasks and initiatives

  4. Experience in organizing and managing events

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience in program planning, development, recruiting and promotion, and budgeting

  2. Experience in CSR, education or volunteering/non profits

  3. Experience exercising independent judgment and discretion while utilizing company policies and practices to determine appropriate actions

  4. Exceptional problem solving and communication skills

  5. Ability to work independently and make informed decisions in day-to-day work

  6. Experience staying organized with the ability to prioritize multiple functions and tasks while managing their work time efficiently

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at +1 650-308-7837.