Program Manager, U.S. Unified Community Anchor Network (UCAN)


Internet2, a non-profit organization, provides high-performance networking and related services to its research and education member institutions. Internet2 represents an exceptional partnership spanning U.S. and international institutions that are leaders in the worlds of research, academia, industry and government. Together this community is focused on developing and deploying breakthrough Internet and cloud-based services and technologies that support a wide range of research and education disciplines.

Internet2 is seeking an innovative, collaborative, and results-oriented Program Manager to foster and develop relationships and programs with local, state, and national community anchor institutions (CAIs) and our state/regional research and education networking partners.  The position will be part of the United States Unified Community Anchor Network (U.S. UCAN) program within Internet2.  U.S. UCAN’s mission is to identify, nurture, and implement advanced networking services, applications, trust and identity services and programmatic opportunities that enable CAIs to better serve their communities.  CAI sectors include K-12 schools, public libraries, museums and cultural organizations, community colleges, universities, public media, public safety, local governments, as well as other community institutions with public missions.

This full-time position reports to the Executive Director of U.S. UCAN, will be located in the Ann Arbor or Washington, D.C. office of Internet2, and will require up to 25% travel.


  • Work in collaboration with the U.S. UCAN community, including representatives from state/regional networks, to develop and promote advanced networking-enabled educational programs, applications, and trust and identity services.
  • Effectively communicate the activities, plans, and programmatic successes to Internet2 staff, national, state, and local CAIs and related organizations, and the public at large
  • Assist in the development and execution of strategic goals, objectives, communications and outreach plans for engaging and fostering meaningful partnerships with CAIs and state/regional networking partners.
  • Represent Internet2 at professional meetings, conferences, and other events.


  • Minimum of 4-8 years working with education technology, collaborative programs, or initiatives in K-12, public libraries, or other CAIs.  Experience working within the Internet2 community preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proven ability to lead small, informal teams to achieve programmatic objectives and related activities
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with others
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
  • Video editing and web editing/development skills a plus

Internet2 is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Ann Arbor, MI
Program/Direct Services Staff
No information provided.
Posted on:
February 28, 2018

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