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Learning & Design Manager


School’s Out Washington (SOWA) is an independent 501c3 organization serving the field of Expanded Learning Opportunity (ELO) programs throughout Washington State. School’s Out Washington is dedicated to building community systems to support quality afterschool, youth development and summer programs for Washington’s children and youth ages 5 to young adulthood.

Position Summary

The Learning & Design Manager works as part of the Program Quality Division to design and deliver high quality professional development services for Expanded Learning Opportunity providers. This is a pivotal position in establishing School’s Out Washington as the premier training organization in Washington State for Expanded Learning Opportunity providers and youth development professionals.

Reports to:  Statewide Quality Education Director

Location:  801 23rd Avenue South, Seattle, Washington (Note: SOWA staff are currently working remotely with option to work from the office on a limited basis under current COVID-19 restrictions. As restrictions lift, position will be based at the listed address.)



Learning & Design Team

Project Management

Training Design and Development

Training Delivery and Evaluation

Partnership Building

Other Responsibilities:

Qualifications and Competencies:



Hours and benefits:

This is a full time exempt position.

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Classification: Exempt

Annual Salary: $53,000 – $63,000, to be determined by experience and qualifications

Benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, 403-B plan, and generous paid time off

School’s Out Washington is an Equal Opportunity Employer. School’s Out Washington has a commitment to addressing racism, sexism, heterosexism and other discriminatory practices and a commitment to working toward racial equity through undoing institutional and structural racism. Women, People of Color, people living with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals are encouraged to apply.


Interested candidates should send their resumes and cover letters to with the subject line "Learning and Design Manager."

Please send your resume and cover letter as one document. Cover letters should be no more than 2 pages and should outline how your professional background, experience, interests, and passions specifically correlate to the position and School’s Out Washington’s mission and work.

Applications received by 10 AM (PT) on November 16, 2020 will receive full consideration. Applications will continue to be accepted after this date. However, preferential consideration is given to those resumes submitted by Nov. 16, 2020. The announcement will remain posted until the position is filled.