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 Director, Policy Analysis & Program Management will actively support senior policy leaders through strategic leadership development experiences to help make them more effective in their current roles. As part of the Policy and Community Impact (PCI) team, this position will be responsible for helping senior leaders clarify and evaluate the equity-focused impact that they are having in their professional work. The Director will also design digital/online, in-person, and blended experiences for members to strengthen their policy impact. The Director will play a critical role in integrating policy knowledge, skills and mindsets into the equity-focused leadership development of our senior-level policy leaders.
The role requires both independent design and collaboration across the National Impact team and LEE. In particular, the Director will collaborate with LEE’s Technology team in all aspects of work, LEE’s Communications team on branding and communications to members, LEE’s Leadership, Development and Design and Regional Impact (RI) teams on in-person and blended experiences for members, and across the subteams on the National Impact team to utilize “make more effective” strategies, especially from peers on the Policy and Advocacy team. The Director will also need to collaborate with other LEE staff to rigorously track and analyze data, design program/project evaluation metrics and make strategic shifts accordingly.
The ideal candidate will have a passion and demonstrated success in developing and leading trainings for adult learners; strong policy analysis, research, and writing skills; expertise in education policy issues; comfort engaging with high-impact policy and systems leaders; commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; thrive in a collaborative and entrepreneurial environment; and be a proven self-starter.
The Director, Policy Analysis & Program Management will report directly to the Senior Director, Policy and Community Impact.
Position Location: Flexible (Bay Area, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Denver preferred)
Travel Requirements: Up to 30%. All travel is currently suspended due to COVID-19.
Program Design and Project Management (40%)
Program Development, Facilitation & Support (35%)
Strategic Member Advisement (15%)
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…