External Relations - Director, Academic Outreach – PMIEF

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Job Title Director, Academic Outreach – PMIEF

Chapter Team

External Relations

Chapter Sub-Team

Academic Outreach

Job Description


The PMI Phoenix Chapter External Relations Team supports the strategies and directives of the chapter by supporting The Board of Directors in outreach endeavors. The primary areas of outreach include Military, Academic, Corporate, Sponsor, and Community sectors. 

The Academic Outreach team promotes Project Management as a profession within the academic community. Our goal is to champion the development of PM knowledge and skills by facilitation PM programs in partnership with academic institutions

The Academic Outreach team is looking for a dynamic volunteer to help manage and coordinate PMI Phoenix  Chapter's participation in the PMIEF Scholarship program to ensure students are able to apply to receive assistance for their higher education.

The PMIEF Director reports to the AVP of Academic Outreach under the umbrella of the External Relations team.


Roles and Responsibilities: 

The PMIEF Director will be responsible for the following:  

  • Become knowledgeable about PMIEF programs and products
  • Attend PMIEF Liaison Monthly Teleconference
  • Promote PMIEF academic scholarships among the chapter members, schools, and local community as appropriate; and encourage applicants to submit all relevant materials in a timely manner
  • Coordinate with Communications/Technology to ensure website updated with most current PMIEF scholarship information
  • Communicate and present award, as appropriate


Additional Responsibilities

  • Provide monthly status reports
  • Attend team meetings as appropriate



  • Ability to work virtually
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of the PMI Phoenix Chapter
  • Candidates should have a strong desire to participate in  a fast-paced, enthusiastic team
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Presentation skills a plus
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Attention to detail


Please Note: All volunteers must be current chapter members in “good standing” as defined by chapter by-laws.


PDUs earned as per CCR guidelines. (PMI CCRS)

Time Commitment

2-4  Hr/Wk 


Director of Volunteer Management


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