Job posted by: Leadership For Educational Equity
Posted on: October 11, 2013
For the next three years, the Advocacy and Organizing team will drive work to build a constituency able to effectively advocate for educational equity on behalf of kids across the country. As a part of the Advocacy and Organizing team's leadership team, this position is responsible for implementing and overseeing LEE's work on the ground to organize our members and the broader community toward collective action. The Senior Director will manage a portfolio of staff including 6 Regional Organizing Directors, responsible for organizing members in six respective regions, and the Director of Regional Advocacy Support, responsible for supporting organizing in 40 regions from the national level. By conducting site visits to support these staff members, this person will empower these staff to best serve their regions. This person will act as a strategic thought partner working to eliminate barriers to impact while serving on the leadership team of the Advocacy and Organizing Team. This Senior Director is responsible for both driving work to organize communities on the ground through strong management, building toward collective impact in regions across the country and helping to build out a national team creating equitable opportunities for all students.
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Salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience. In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included.
About Leadership for Educational Equity
Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) is a non-partisan, non-profit 501 (c)4 leadership development organization dedicated to ensuring every child has the opportunity to attain an excellent education. By developing a new, diverse generation of leaders and inspiring them to take action on behalf of kids, we believe we can close the opportunity gap and achieve educational equity in our time.
LEE is focused on inspiring and empowering our members to pursue leadership opportunities in the areas of policy, elected office, advocacy and organizing. We aim to foster the individual and collective leadership of our members by developing their capacity to effectively shape and set policies that have the greatest possible impact on educational opportunities for all children.
LEE currently has a membership base of over 18,000 Teach for America alumni in 43 regions across the United States. Our members are grounded in the experience of teaching in low-income communities, a deep belief in the potential of all children, and a commitment to ending educational inequity and creating life-changing opportunities for all students.
LEE is a high-growth, results-oriented organization that operates in an entrepreneurial environment and is committed to continuous improvement.
An Equal-Opportunity Employer with a Commitment to Diversity
Leadership for Educational Equity is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and as an organization committed to diversity and the perspective of all voices, we consider applicants equally of race, gender, color, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability, political affiliation and national origin. We reasonably accommodate staff members and/or applicants with disabilities, provided they are otherwise able to perform the essential functions of the job.
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