Education Outreach Manager

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Science for a Safer, Healthier Tomorrow

At UL, we know why we come to work.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Education Outreach Manager.  The Education Outreach Manager plans, develops and implements educational materials, tools and resources for Chemical Insights Research Institute (CIRI), a UL Research Institute, and stakeholder use.  The Education Outreach Manager works closely with stakeholders and colleagues to establish goals and objective and development opportunities for educational collateral to further advance CIRI’s research and impact mission at Underwriters Laboratories Research Institutes.

Chemical Insights Research Institute (CIRI):

The Chemical Insights Research Institute (CIRI) advances UL Research Institutes’ public safety mission by promoting safe and healthy working, learning, and living environments through scientific chemical insights. CIRI’s research and initiatives let people around the world know what chemicals are in the air we breathe and how they affect human health and the planet. CIRI shares its research and knowledge through information and application tools with leaders in the scientific, business, and policy communities to raise awareness of human health risks stemming from emerging technologies. To learn more, visit:

Underwriters Laboratories:

At Underwriters Laboratories Research Institutes, we wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. Underwriters Laboratories stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

What you’ll learn & achieve:
As the Education Outreach Manager, you will play a key role in the rapid growth of Underwriters Laboratories as you:

  • Supports the development and implementation of the strategic plan for educational outreach activities that align with CIRI’s research on indoor air quality, human exposure to pollutants, public health impact of the environmental changes, chemical risks, and laboratory measurement tools.
  • Serves as a point of contact for educational outreach projects; works with stakeholders, agencies, industry partners in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of educational materials and outreach activities.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders, industry partners, and agencies.
  • Build educational resources in partnership with external stakeholders and researchers.
  • Distribute program materials to stakeholders and community groups.
  • Resolve project issues in coordination with project staff, stakeholders, and agencies.
  • Determine appropriate sources and methods for the accumulation of research related to assignments.
  • Represents the organization at various events; promotes new and existing programs.
  • Oversees the development and production of education content and outreach materials (brochures, pamphlets, presentations, etc.)
  • Develops and implements objectives as well as short- and long-range planning for education outreach activities.
  • Contribute to the development of quarterly reports to continue development of internal project reports.

What makes you a great fit:
The ideal candidate will bring several qualities to the team, including:

  • Ability to manage and facilitate education outreach activities.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of audiences.
  • Knowledge and understanding of learning principles and a broad range of training methods, techniques, and formats.
  • Program planning and implementation skills.

Professional education and experience requirements for the role include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, health sciences, communications, public health or equivalent combination or education and experience.
  • Training or experience in instructional design.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant work experience.
  • Experience in education development processes.
  • Experience or knowledge in health, sustainability, built environment or related field, preferred.

UL has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place to ensure the safety of our employees, customers and clients. Effective November 1, 2021, the company mandates that employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment (except where prohibited by law), subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

What you’ll experience working at UL:

  • Mission: For Underwriters Laboratories, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 128 years and is deeply ingrained in everything we do.
  • People: Ask any Underwriters Laboratories employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at Underwriters Laboratories. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards: All employees at Underwriters Laboratories are eligible for bonus compensation. Underwriters Laboratories offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that Underwriters Laboratories contributes to twice per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

Learn More:
About Underwriters Laboratories Research Institutes

Underwriters Laboratories Research Institutes is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing safety science research through the discovery and application of scientific knowledge. We conduct rigorous independent research and analyze safety data, convene experts worldwide to address risks, share knowledge through safety education and public outreach initiatives, and develop standards to guide safe commercialization of evolving technologies. We foster communities of safety, from grassroots initiatives for neighborhoods to summits of world leaders. Our organization employs collaborative and scientific approaches with partners and stakeholders to drive innovation and progress toward improving safety, security, and sustainability, ultimately enhancing societal well-being.

Our wholly owned subsidiary, UL Inc., advances our shared public safety mission. We fund our work through grants, the licensing of standards documents and the business activities of UL Inc., which conducts testing, verification and certification, and provides training and advisory services, along with data-driven reporting and decision-making tools for customers around the world.

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