The School Redesign Director will be responsible for a variety of high-level organizational and strategic planning efforts connected to the Everyone Graduates Center. This individual will demonstrate outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills to interact with all levels of state and district leadership and foundations to support the implementation of all program initiatives including the Cross State High School Redesign Cohort and Expansion of the Early Warning System Work with vulnerable populations.
The School Redesign Director reports to the Chief Design Officer (CDO) and is responsible for implementing and managing specific programmatic aspects of the Everyone Graduates Center as assigned by the CDO.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Lead proposal development and strategic partnerships with foundations, states, districts and principals
Lead and act as technical expert for states and projects assigned
Co-create materials customized for presentations, artifacts and tools. They include brochures, visuals and a variety of documents enhancing communication supporting the implementation of High School Redesign across states and districts
Serve as key member of the design unit of the Everyone Graduates Center working with the Director and members of the design team to successfully organize and implement initiatives that result in achieving the mission and vision
Design and implement programs to support State DOE leaders to develop knowledge and capacity to implement school redesign and to lead the creation of evidence-based redesign plans, customized to local contexts and based on community input within their states
Design and facilitate training workshops tailored for each state and driven by the four levers of school improvement (organizing adults; supporting students; teaching and learning; and postsecondary pathways), including videos, readings, digital presentations, and learning activities
Oversee and support design of state-specific high school redesign workbooks and relevant current user centered website
Serve as thought partner
Review proposals; make site visits, as appropriate; prepare written summaries and analysis documents to aid in successful implementation and feedback
Co- design and support program monitoring process for projects; as needed
Make presentations to state and district leaders
Design protocols for initiated projects; support planning committees of community leaders and experts, as appropriate
Pursue opportunities for further implementation of school redesign through a variety of other methods
Demonstrate technical expertise with data dashboards and early warning systems
Keep current on educational issues of importance through literature review, contact with social and professional communities, and participation in relevant conferences
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Master’s Degree in related field
Five years of experience
Master’s Degree in Education
Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:
Experience leading cohorts of school and district leaders
Experience working with school teams and principals
Experience designing technical assistance plans for schools and districts
Extensive communication skills, both orally and written
Experience with Early Warning Systems and Data Dashboards
Experience with applications and management of grants
Significant skills in organizing, analyzing, presenting data, reaching conclusions and developing recommendations
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with a wide range of individuals
Motivated and results oriented
Classified Title: Sr. Program Officer Working Title: School Redesign Director Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MF Starting Salary Range: $70,000 to $97,000 per year Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30am-5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 60003327-CSOS Programs Personnel area: School of Education
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