Director, Coaching and Virtual Learning

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Benefits and Salary Salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience. In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included.

Published

10/13/2018

Address

Washington
District of Columbia
United States

Description

About Leadership for Educational Equity

Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan leadership development organization dedicated to developing its members’ potential to ensure every child has the opportunity to receive an outstanding education. Our kids and communities need more leaders who believe that educational inequity is a solvable problem. We believe that when our members are organized and reach positions of leadership, they’ll serve as a transformative force for students, communities and the broader movement for educational equity. 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. 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 about what we do, please visit educationalequity.org.

Position Summary:

Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan leadership development organization dedicated to developing its members’ potential to ensure every child has the opportunity to receive an outstanding education.


The Director, Coaching and Virtual Learning leads LEE’s early stage member exploration and development work through virtual learning and coaching. They are responsible for developing the vision, strategy, and process for early stage member exploration across multiple public leadership pathways, particularly as pertains to: growing and developing a strong pipeline of diverse, innovative leaders; creating and implementing highly effective and scalable interventions (e.g., coaching, online and self directed learning); and, increasing the number of leaders across all pathways who have clarified next steps in their work toward educational equity in their communities. Specifically, the Director will be responsible for virtual learning strategy, program design and execution, cross-team partnerships, communications and member engagement, and most of all, development of leadership clarity and competencies.


Our kids and communities need more leaders who believe that educational inequity is a solvable problem. We believe that when our members are organized and reach positions of leadership, they’ll serve as a transformative force for students, communities and the broader movement for educational equity.


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. 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 about what we do, please visit educationalequity.org.

Position Location: Flexible

Travel Requirements: 15-20%

Responsibilities:

  • Innovate to scale on LEE’s engagement with members across all pathways by designing and overseeing high-quality online resources and experiences for members exploring public leadership
  • Leverage technology such as video, self-assessments, online modules, and self directed learning to expand our reach and increase the efficiency of our outreach and inspire work
  • Develop self-directed modules that can be integrated with one-on-one coaching, webinars and/or cohort-based programs to guide members through exploring and discovering their unique pathway to impact as public leaders
  • Facilitate virtual learning and leadership exploration by monitoring participants’ progress, reviewing submissions, and managing discussion forums, as well as recruiting and tracking participants in partnership with other LEE staff
  • Coaching for members exploring public leadership
  • Provide group coaching, office hours, and/or one on one coaching to help members explore what drives them, see how their skills and strengths align with public leadership, and prepare them to take a next step grounded in liberatory consciousness and LEE’s leadership development competencies
  • Refine coaching and support methodology and materials to help early stage members assess and grow leadership competencies
  • Lead member engagement and communications strategy
  • Create and execute strategic member engagement plans and targeted messaging for all initiatives related to early stage member coaching and online courses
  • Design and implement systems for recruiting, re-directing, and tracking members participating in early exploration work
  • Create systems for tracking and reporting on both participation and growth/impact goals

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5 years professional experience, including at least two years working to design and/or lead online or blended learning in a variety of formats for adult learners
  • Familiarity with the “civic change” sector and a deep understanding of best practices for changing policies and systems through advocacy, organizing, policy and political action
  • Strong instructional design and facilitation skills, including a thorough understanding of adult learning principles and effective virtual and in-person training methodologies, especially from a diversity, equity and inclusion lens
  • Experience coaching leaders and playing a role in their long-term leadership development
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with demonstrated ability to design and launch new initiatives with multiple stakeholders
  • Proven ability to build and leverage relationships with diverse audiences and partners
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Demonstrated ability to plan strategically, prioritize time, and manage implementation of plans in fast-moving, changeable environments
  • Flexible schedule, including willingness to travel approximately 15-20% of the time and ability to work evening and weekend hours, as needed


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Coaching certification or experience directly supporting the leadership development of others through teaching, training, mentoring, or coaching


Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree


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