Serves as a representative of the Education Lab in meetings with external partners and stakeholders.
Supports the Associate Director of the Education Lab in moving forward new projects and initiatives through operational support, preliminary research, and identification of potential resources.
Ensures smooth collaboration with key partners and stakeholders by establishing and maintaining effective communication channels; this could take the form of recurring meetings, regular update emails, and one-on-one conversations with external partners.
Works with the Associate Director and other leaders within the Education Lab to ensure that projects and initiatives progress in accordance with contractual obligations and the expectations of key stakeholders.
Develops short- and medium-term priorities based on a strategic understanding of how various stakeholders work together within each project site; maintains a focus on supporting the execution of research study goals and satisfying the key stakeholders involved.
Translates research priorities to school-based interventions and, as appropriate, seeks out ways to leverage current school-based interventions in pursuit of research objectives.
Communicates findings or key programmatic information to external audiences as needed.
Engages in problem solving to understand how to translate district and study team priorities to a school-based context in a manner that preserves Education Lab reputation and strong partner relationships.Â
Plans, coordinates, and manages events and meetings; researches logistics, assists with planning and preparing presentations, event outreach, and post-event write ups.
Develops and communicates program priorities and performance standards and assesses operations using these criteria. Plans and conducts quality assurance reviews and recommends changes as appropriate.
Manages program budgets and recommends or makes budgetary recommendations.
Performs other related work as needed.
Advanced degree strongly preferred.
Meaningful experience in a public K-12 school setting; as a teacher, counselor, curriculum specialist, or other intervention service staff.
Meaningful experience in a business, non-profit, or entrepreneurial setting. With the experience working collaboratively across several different types of audiences.
Ability to work independently and in a group setting.
Ability to problem solve given ambiguous or unclear information or directives in a manner that preserves strong relationships with internal team members and external partners.
Ability to manage up to leadership team by communicating key components of information from the school context to inform research and policy priorities.
Strong time management and project management skills with a success in roles requiring execution of multiple tasks while responding to multiple priorities with little supervision.
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships, and work effectively in a collaborative research environment.
Proven ability to work with efficiency, flexibility, and good humor.
Track record delivering high-level results within expected time frame.
Demonstrated ability to pay attention to key details for program success and elevate new or time sensitive information to key personnel on internal and external teams.Â
Clear writing and communication skills.
Strong problem-solving skills and ability to proactively manage risks.
Demonstrated judgment and discretion in the handling of sensitive information.
Spanish language proficiency strongly encouraged apply.
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