Project Coordinator

Posted By: Khamir

Bhuj

Not Specified

Monitoring & Evaluation

Heritage/Art and Culture

Job Description

Required Qualifications and Skills


Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

? Passionate to work on alternative education approaches and engaging with children

? Interest in working with diverse ethnic craft communities and development sector

? Ability to work alongside diverse staff members

? Post Graduation in Education (or related fields) with minimum 1 year experience or minimum 2 Years of work experience after bachelors, in fields of education development such as curriculum development / child-centric content development / Indian government schools / alternative education setups, etc

? Ability to synthesise knowledge from different sources, build interlinkages and apply it in the project

? Interest in facilitation

? Excellent written and verbal communication skills

? Fluency in speaking, reading and writing in English. Preferably fluent in speaking and reading in Gujarati

? Self-starter with an ability to multitask in a multifunctional role

? Creative thinking and imagination

? Working knowledge of Design Thinking and Systems Thinking frameworks

? Basic documentation skills (content writing and photo/videography sensibilities)

? Basic designing skills (Working knowledge of tools such as Canva, Video Editor, etc)

? Project Management skills

? Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Tools, Google Workspace, video conferencing tools, etc


Role and Responsibilities


This is an open ended and multifunctional role that will be inclusive of but not limited to-

? Operations

? Immersing in the process of developing a craft curriculum including conducting documentation on craft knowledge systems, finding correlations with modern knowledge systems through participatory approaches

? Immersing in the school education ecosystem- Engaging with partner school/s on a regular basis to understand and engage more closely with teaching/ learning practices and the school system. Conducting systems thinking sessions to understand systemic challenges and functioning to analyse the project’s sustainability and viability in a school ecosystem; creating weekly schedules; facilitating various activities with children and teachers; managing the daily affairs of the activities undertaken with the partner school

? Managing and facilitating activities at Khamir’s education centre

? Design and develop child-centric content, activities, and teaching-learning materials and resources corresponding to the curriculum with a conjunction of the education team, artisans and subject teachers

? Support in mobilising stakeholders- SMCs, Panchayats, parents, Govt bodies including DIET, etc towards institutionalizing and scaling the Project to more schools

? Supporting Khamir’s other education projects including craft based e-courses and workshops

? Communications

? Making interactive presentations, writing and editing reports, articles and other documents in English

? Coordinate with the team to hold regular team meetings

? Make social media posts with the team as and when required

To know more,

Website: www.khamir.org

Facebook | Instagram: @khamircrafts

Apply by: 31 Jul 2022

Desired Candidate Profile

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Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Khamir
  • About Organization:Born out of the rubble of the Earthquake in 2001, Khamir envisioned repositioning and revitalizing the crafts of Kachchh so that they become a sustainable practice for the next generation of artisans. Khamir's mission is to serve as a platform for the promotion and preservation of traditional handicrafts, allied cultural practices, community and local environments and enable rural creative industries in Kachchh to become profitable. It provides support to deepen the understanding of crafts and its culture. It focuses on conservation of the creative spirit and the traditional wisdom with its vast historical, anthropological, social, environmental, educational and aesthetic dimensions by supporting the unification of ecology, environment, education in craft knowledge ecosystems through holistic practices. By acting as a resource centre through its wide spectrum of activities and interventions in livelihoods, developmental practices, and education, it provides a common roof where artisan