About Leadership for Educational Equity
Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) is a nonprofit leadership development organization inspiring and supporting a network of civic leaders to eradicate the injustice of educational inequity.
Through one-on-one coaching, fellowships, workshops, and resources, LEE works to develop and inspire its members individually and collectively, across all disciplines – as policy makers, advocates, elected leaders and community organizers. LEE membership is free and currently open to alumni of several partner organizations including Teach For America, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), New Leaders, Latinos for Education, Urban Teachers, and Public Allies. LEE believes that when a diverse group of leaders, grounded in a commitment to equity, are in leadership roles, they will serve as a transformative force for and with students and communities.
LEE is a diverse team of passionate and talented individuals committed to making a difference. We are a high-growth, results-oriented organization that operates in an entrepreneurial environment deeply invested in continuous improvement. LEE is honored to have been selected as a LATINA Style 50 Award recipient and a When Work Works award recipient. We are also an Employer of National Service. If you would like to become part of our team and join the fight for educational equity, or if you would simply like to learn more, please visit educationalequity.org.
The Coordinator will serve on LEE’s Organizing Leadership (OL) team and provides administrative and programmatic support to accomplish both the internal and member-facing functions of the team. The Coordinator will report to the Vice President, Organizing Leadership. They will work to create, maintain, and improve the systems and processes that enable OL staff to provide the highest quality leadership development experiences to our members.
The Coordinator is responsible for providing administrative support and developing systems for a strong functioning OL team, supporting and conducting regular outreach to LEE members, coordinating program and team event logistics, and implementing systems and processes to support OL and its collaboration with other teams. In addition, the Coordinator is responsible for managing resources and systems that advance the Leadership Development and Design team’s vision for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) through impactful member and staff-facing programs and approaches. They will partner with other coordinators across the national impact team to ensure systems that aid effective collaboration.
This role requires exceptional attention to detail, and an ability to proactively create systems and document best practices to ensure we are constantly learning, improving, and developing ways to work more efficiently. The Coordinator also needs to be comfortable utilizing and learning new online tools and platforms that we integrate into online learning experiences. The Coordinator needs to exercise strong judgment in responding to questions, troubleshooting problems, and flagging issues for other team members as needed. Finally, the Coordinator will need to successfully build and maintain relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders, including other staff at LEE, our members, and other partner organizations.
Position Location: Flexible (Eastern time zone preferred)
Travel Requirements: 20% including nationwide travel by plane at least twice a year when conditions permit
Operations and Administrative Support (40%)
Programming Support, Operations, and Coordination (40%)
Data and Evaluation Support (10%)
Special Projects (10%)
About Leadership for Educational Equity
Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) is a nonprofit leadership development organization inspiring and supporting a network of civic leaders to eradicate the injustice of educational…
Benefits and Pay
Pay for this position is competitive and based upon relevant experience and cost of labor for your location. Please use the following link to learn more about compensation for this position: https://educationalequity.org/applicant-resources#sec3. In addition, LEE offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental and vision coverage for spouses, families and domestic partners; employer-paid basic life and AD&D insurance and short and long-term disability insurance; a retirement package with employer match; family and parental leave benefits; generous paid time off and an organization-wide winter break between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
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.
An affirmative action-equal opportunity employer.
The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria, and general work performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the job.
Benefits and Pay
Pay for this position is competitive and based upon relevant experience and cost of labor for your location. Please use the following link to learn more about…