External Relations - Director, Academic Outreach – Ambassador Programs

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Job Title Director, Academic Outreach – Ambassador Programs

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 student and teacher volunteers at local higher educational institutions in learning about project management, and promoting PMI.

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


Roles and Responsibilities: 

The Ambassador Programs Director will be responsible for the following:  

  • Enhance professor & dean-level awareness about PMI, the Chapter, and its members
  • Establish  new ambassador programs within colleges and universities, leading School Ambassadors for the chapter and support the needs of their fellow chapter members.
  • Maintain relationships with any existing Ambassador Programs, and associated schools
  • Give presentations to classes and students wanting to learn more about Project Management


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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