TUMO Center Manager, Gyumri

Deadline: 09 February 2020

Employment term: Permanent

Category: Education/training

Job type: Full time

Location: Gyumri

Job description:

TUMO Center for Creative Technologies is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic and loyal individual who will take on the role of TUMO Center Manager in Gyumri. The Manager will be responsible for the daily operations of the center, coordinating the implementation of the TUMO educational program and activities, and liaising with the headquarter in Yerevan.

How We Are Expanding in Armenia

TUMO opened its doors in 2013 to the first center outside of Yerevan in the town of Dilijian. Shortly following the expansion, TUMO Gyumri opened in 2015 in a temporary location that it quickly outgrew, reaching over 2,000 active students. It will be moving to the historic first theater of Gyumri, which TUMO is currently renovating to accommodate up to 4,000 students. TUMO Stepanakert became the third location to open within Armenia through the TUMOxAGBU partnership. It is housed on the first floor of a historic building donated by the government of the Artsakh Republic and renovated by Karabakh Telecom. Over 2,000 students currently attend the center, many of them from surrounding cities and villages. Having grown beyond its planned capacity, TUMO Stepanakert is expected to expand to the second floor, almost doubling in size. A new TUMO center in Armenia’s north-eastern border village of Koghb is expected to open its doors in 2020 thanks to a partnership with the local Koghb Foundation.

Expansion beyond Armenia

The first international TUMO Center opened in Paris in October 2018, located in the Forum des Images Center in the Les Halles section of Paris. Soon to follow TUMO Beirut opened in November 2018 where students are able to take charge of their own learning across ten focus areas in technology and design.


  • Accomodation allowance
  • Health Insurance
  • Travelers insurance
  • Initial work permit 
  • Assistance in opening a bank account; free card provided for partner banks
  • Overall repatriation counseling
  • Birthday leave


Job responsibilities

  • Ensure smooth and efficient implementation of the Tumo program;
  • Recruit and manage all local staff, including learning coaches and administrative team members, ensuring that they carry out their functions effectively and efficiently 
  • Act as a leader, motivating the team and ensuring they carry out their functions effectively and efficiently;
  • Provide day-to-day supervision of the center activities including work distribution, quality monitoring and action plan follow up;
  • Monitor the quality of delivered workshops and provide feedback to Educational Director;
  • Support and encourage the professional development of the team members and provide necessary feedback and guidance to those who need improvement;
  • Coordinate public events and manage onsite cafeteria
  • Develop, prepare and analyze budgets and ensure a cost efficient use of resources in coordination with Yerevan headquarters;
  • Regularly monitor the workflow and processes and make necessary proposals for improvements to maximize productivity;
  • Represent TUMO in community events and host visitors;
  • Mobilize resources for special projects and developing additional funding sources at a local and regional level
  • Representing TUMO’s values and pedagogical philosophy in the local community
  • Ensure effective communication with students, parents and local counterparts with the support of the TUMO communication department;
  • Manage all questions related to visiting workshop leaders and staff;
  • Suggest and initiate strategic partnerships with other organizations and individuals;
  • Interface with counterparts such as local government bodies, national and international organizations and partners
  • Ensure Tumo’s participation in and relevance to the development of Gyumri.

Required qualifications

  • Highly dynamic and active personality with proven experience of team management;
  • Ability and willingness to lead, guide and motivate others towards a common goal; 
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically, and to work in a changing environment
  • Ability to assess and prioritize the different elements of a situation or problem and identify critical issues;
  • Higher degree from a recognized university;
  • Excellent communication skills, including written communication, personal interaction, and public presentation in Armenian and English languages; 
  • Excellent negotiation and problem solving skills.

Additional information

All interested candidates for Center Manager in Gyumri should submit a resume via our career portal by visiting here:

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