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Program Manager at Embark China /
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Program Manager

Full-time at Embark China in Shanghai

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Embark is looking for a passionate & creative recent university graduate, excited about using their personal academic passions to promote international collaboration and education. The Program Manager will be eager to forge international partnerships in pursuit of cultural & intellectual exchange, to best benefit both deserving Chinese high school students and U.S. organizations, universities, and researchers. Able to draw on a variety of interests and passions, they will be granted freedom, encouragement, and company support to pursue creative (strange, even) ideas for partnerships in these areas. Previous & current programs have included student assistance on university economic research, collaboration on website development for U.S. student organizations, and high school article contributions to U.S. student publications. The Program Manager will work with diverse & open-minded co-workers, impressive U.S. partners, and dedicated Chinese high school students, to create brand-new collaborations. Inventive, interdisciplinary & cross-cultural thinking is essential.


  • Conceptualize, design, and refine unique programs for Chinese high school students
  • Work with partners in the US (e.g. universities, non-profits) to forge collaborations for these programs
  • Design & implement curricula to teach high school students the relevant skills for each initiative, and oversee capstone projects with the international partner
  • Contribute to company leadership discussions about Embark’s larger strategy & growth


  • Highly competitive salary, for one of the biggest industries in China
  • Bonus package, based on self-developed program success
  • Negotiable vacation, in addition to extensive Chinese holidays
  • Health insurance
  • Negotiable visa support, for qualified applicants
  • Meaningful connections with great partners at U.S. universities & organizations
  • Modern office in exciting Shanghai location, one of the most vibrant cities in the world
  • International, friendly, and motivated co-workers
  • Significant opportunity for growth, while working for an already established & profitable company
  • Flexible schedule, and ability to tailor position to your strengths and skills – we’re excited to hear your ideas of how you can best help us grow!


  • Bachelor’s degree from a top U.S. university
  • Ability to make creative connections between a variety of disciplines & cultures
  • Strong ties to relevant U.S. partners: universities, student groups, NGOs, etc.
  • Excited about weird, new education ideas
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fantastic at synthesizing complicated proposals into understandable goals/actions
  • Currently residing in Shanghai, or willing to relocate
  • Fluent English
  • Thrive in a startup culture, emphasizing flexibility, passion for Embark’s mission, and cooperation
  • Quick learner with project management & communication tools

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated interest in Chinese education & Chinese culture
  • 1+ years of research experience (full- or part-time)
  • 1+ years of work experience with non-profits or NGOs
    (full- or part-time)
  • Experience with curriculum development or teaching
  • Business proficient Chinese

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Published at 15-Dec-2016
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