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Education Strategy Group works with America’s education leaders and employers to design, scale, and implement strategies that improve attainment and advance equity. We specialize in strengthening the transition points that have the highest stakes for youth and adults and the highest benefit for states, communities, and economies. We believe that success in each level of our system should be defined, in part, based on our ability to prepare peopleparticularly those who have historically been underservedfor success at the next level.

 

ESG’s work is growing, as an increasing number of communities, states, and national organizations are looking to our expertise to help build a more equitable economic recovery in the U.S. We are looking to expand our team’s capacity to support this exciting, high-impact body of work.

 

ESG is a virtual firm, offering a flexible work environment to stay engaged with education leaders nationally and to enable our staff to work where they have built their lives. Today, this flexibility is more important than ever.

 

Position

Associates play an integral role in the execution of projects across the firm. They support work to improve students’ postsecondary preparation and success and to better align education with the workforce. Successful applicants will have strong research, writing, and analysis skills and the ability to collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders, including leaders from school districts, higher education institutions, state education agencies, industry associations, advocacy groups, national education organizations, and foundations.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The primary duties and responsibilities will be to support clients and the ESG team through (1) conducting quantitative and qualitative research and analysis on issues pertaining to improving postsecondary transitions, career readiness, and postsecondary credential attainment; (2) supporting the delivery of high-quality technical assistance; (3) providing project management support; and, (4) developing and publishing tools and reports for clients and the general public.

 

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Bachelor’s plus minimum three years’ professional experience in a role requiring project coordination and analytic problem solving or master’s plus one year experience.
  • Experience working in or with school districts, higher education institutions, state K-12 or higher-education agencies, or education-focused nonprofit organizations is preferred.
  • Strong qualitative research, data analysis, writing, and project management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work and manage time across projects to meet deadlines.
  • Well-rounded interpersonal skill set, with the presence and capacity to build relationships and work effectively in teams and individually.
  • Maturity, flexibility, and comfort working in a virtual organization.
  • Ability to travel to support projects as needed once safe conditions permit the return of regular business travel.

Qualified individuals will be considered.  

 

Location

Education Strategy Group is a virtual firm with a home base in Washington, DC. We have staff located in cities across the country. Our flexible work environment enables our professionals to live and work in locations where they can be most productive—both professionally and personally.

 

How to Apply

Please submit your current resume, a cover letter discussing your experience pertinent to the position, and a writing sample of no more than 500 words at edstrategy.bamboohr.com/jobs. For more information about the Education Strategy Group, visit www.edstrategy.org.

Education Strategy Group works with America’s education leaders and employers to design, scale, and implement strategies that improve attainment and advance equity. We specialize in strengthening the transition points that have the…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

Location

Boston, MA

How to Apply

Please submit your current resume, a cover letter discussing your experience pertinent to the position, and a writing sample of no more than 500 words at edstrategy.bamboohr.com/jobs. For more information about the Education Strategy Group, visit www.edstrategy.org.



Please submit your current resume, a cover letter discussing your experience pertinent to the position, and a writing sample of no more than 500 words at edstrategy.bamboohr.com…

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