Leadership for Educational Equity
Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) is a nonpartisan leadership development organization that inspires our members towards civic engagement.  LEE is dedicated to empowering Teach For America corps members and alumni to grow as leaders in their communities and help build the movement for educational equity.
LEE is a high-growth, results-oriented organization that operates in an entrepreneurial environment and is committed to continuous improvement.

Position Summary 

The Manager of New Ventures supports members interested in developing civic ventures focused on policy, advocacy, organizing or systems change. This position supports LEE members’ vision for impact by coaching members who are in the process of planning, launching and scaling their own ventures and by building out a formal resource library to assist members in this process.  The manager will also develop tools to track and manage member needs and progress to goals of all ventures receiving support from LEE.  This position will work with the Organizing and Advocacy team to provide support across all LEE regions and reports to the Director of New Ventures.
This is a short-term, full time position through December 2014.
Responsibilities:
  • Intake, assess, research, coach and develop tools for LEE members who are planning, launching and scaling ventures
  • Work with regional and national staff to streamline a process for ventures referrals
  • Develop a set of tools, trainings, and other materials to support members in building and sustaining ventures
  • Identify opportunities for pro bono capacity building and other consulting to support members in the development of new ventures
  • Develop systems for connecting members with tools and supports to build and sustain their ventures
  • Manage all data tracking for LEE regions related to ventures work and progress to goals
Skills and Experience: 
We are seeking a candidate who has experience relevant to starting and/or growing new ventures, strong project management and communication skills, demonstrated creativity and polish, and a passion for educational equity and social justice.
  • At least two years’ experience working in the field of social entrepreneurship and/or helping to start a civic venture
  • Strong project management skills across multiple initiatives
  • Creativity in developing effective tools and systems for communicating with internal and external stakeholders, and superior attention to detail, presentation and polish
  • Demonstrated success in managing and operating data systems
  • Proven ability to build relationships and collaborate with diverse audiences and partners
  • Excellent written, verbal, and digital communication and interpersonal skills
  • Philanthropy and/or fundraising experience (preferred)
  • Experience coaching, mentoring and developing others’ skills (preferred)
  • 10 percent travel required; ability to work flexible hours, occasionally including weekends and evenings
Benefits and Salary
Compensation for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience.
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.

Apply Now:

Please go to http://educationalequity.force.com/careers to apply

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Are you a seasoned campaigner who is passionate about education? Are you interested in helping committed public leaders who share your passion to serve students, schools and communities as elected officials? 
 
If so, you should apply to Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE), an organization dedicated to ensuring every child in every community has the opportunity to attain an excellent education. At LEE, we work to empower our members – Teach For America corps members and alumni – to grow as leaders in their community and help build the movement for educational equity. We believe that when our members – over 25,000 strong – are organized and reach positions of leadership, they will serve as a transformative force for students, communities and the broader movement for educational equity.

We are seeking Regional Candidate Development Managers who want to work in a high-growth, results-oriented organization that operates in an entrepreneurial environment. 

The Elected Leadership team is responsible for inspiring, developing and helping to make more effective our members who are interested in pursuing elected office as a path to help kids and their community. This position reports to the Director of Elected Leadership. The preferred location for this position is Atlanta, Georgia or New Orleans, Louisiana. 

Position Overview:

The Manager, Regional Candidate Development is a newly created position to build local knowledge and support LEE members interested in pursuing elected leadership. The Manager will have two main areas of focus, for a defined set of regions:
1)   Provide support for LEE members interested in pursuing elected office as a leadership path to impact kids in their community. 
2)   Conduct research to understand the local educational and political dynamics as needed.

This position reports directly to the Director, Elected Leadership and works closely and in coordination with LEE’s field engagement and policy leadership teams.  Qualified candidates for this position will have demonstrated campaign management skills, strong research and written communication skills, an ability to build personal, trust-based relationships with diverse individuals, and feel comfortable working and succeeding in entrepreneurial environments. LEE will work closely with and invest in our Research and Support Desks to build their capabilities, learn new skills, and view them as future leaders within the organization.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  
1)     LEE member candidate support – Strategically assist LEE members who choose to pursue elected leadership with their campaigns
        a)     Provide campaign support for LEE member candidates. Including, but not limited to:
                i)      Preparing members (before they are candidates) to run a high quality campaign
                ii)     Building a campaign plan (based on research above and candidate needs)
                iii)    Assisting candidate with execution of plan and providing research on key issues
                iv)    Connect candidate to high quality vendors and consultants based on candidate need
        b)    Typically support 8-15 candidates (based on complexity and geography)
        c)     Share best practice campaign materials with the LEE team
 
2)     Educate LEE members on opportunities and challenges of elected leadership
        a)     Discussions with LEE members regarding their elected leadership aspirations (including goals, challenges, fears, and skill development areas)
        b)    Direct members to tools, supports, and trainings aligned with their leadership development
        c)     For those members interested in running for office in the near term, discuss key elements necessary for running a quality campaign
 
3)     Policy and Political Research (30%) – Conduct research of regional policy issues and political opportunities
        a)     Analysis of electoral opportunities by cycle in each state Regional Desk is responsible for, to include but not necessarily be limited to:
                i)      Open races
                ii)     Collection and analysis of campaign data
                iii)    Research on demographics, partisan trends, and political dynamics
                iv)    Collection of press clips and video from previous races including newspaper endorsements
        b)    Basic Policy Research –  Provide research on key education policy under consideration in the region (e.g., state legislature, local school board) including:
               i)      1-2 page summaries of key legislation or significant policy changes, especially on education issues
               ii)     Basic statistics on student achievement and key education data (e.g., student funding, NAEP scores)

Qualifications:

Competency/Skills & Team Fit

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of work experience
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of campaign experience
  • Applicants must have a proven track record in campaign management and experience with down ballot campaigns.  In few cases, we are willing to teach and develop candidates with limited political experience and strong passion for the work.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Some fundraising experience is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse communities
  • Working knowledge of voter communication strategies and experience with voter mobilization
  • Able to work with multiple candidates and complete multiple tasks
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and appropriately respond to motivations and barriers of target audiences to achieve specific outcomes and/or advance thinking;
  • Experience coaching others and playing a role in their long-term development is a plus
  • Deep passion for educational policy
  • Travel is approximately 30%
  • Previous affiliation and demonstrated success in a mission-driven environment is desired
  • Ability to work as a team and in collaboration with other teams
  • Alignment with LEE core values
  • Ability to deeply understand a number of new local contexts
  • Ability to maintain focus on execution during high-stress situations.
  • Comfortable working in situations with ambiguity – working to eliminate the ambiguity and/or produce results in spite of it
  • Comfortable working remotely and working with remote teams when necessary
  • Demonstrates results-oriented work ethic

Benefits and Salary:

Salary is commensurate with experience and we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes health care, 401k and paid vacation.
 
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.

For more information, visit our website where you can apply directly for the Southern position.
 
Don’t miss this opportunity to play a role in growing a diverse, enduring movement of leaders committed to achieving educational equity in our time. 

Apply Now: 
Please go to http://educationalequity.force.com/careers to apply.

Leadership for Educational Equity:

Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) is a nonpartisan leadership development organization that inspires our members towards civic engagement. LEE is dedicated to empowering Teach For America corps members and alumni to grow as leaders in their communities and help build the movement for educational equity. For more information on LEE’s mission, vision and core values, please click here.

 

LEE is a high-growth, results-oriented organization that operates in an entrepreneurial environment and is committed to continuous improvement.

 

Position Summary:

LEE is seeking a senior leader to serve as Regional Director serving members in multiple Midwest and southern sites including Kansas City, Milwaukee, Twin Cities, St. Louis, Detroit, Indianapolis, Northeast Ohio, South Carolina, Alabama, and Arkansas.

 

The Regional Director, Midwest & South sits on the Regional Impact team and is charged with building a robust and active movement of members advancing educational equity in the community. Regional Directors drive our local impact in communities by: (1) organizing a cohesive base of civically engaged members and (2) by helping our members assume leadership roles in policy, advocacy, organizing and as elected officials. Regional Directors collaborate with our national expert teams at LEE in Elected Leadership, Policy, and Advocacy/Organizing to bring national support in these areas to our members and they work with our partner organization Teach For America to maximize our members’ impact on the ground. The Regional Director serves as the primary point of contact for Teach For America and members in support of civic and public leadership.

 

LEE is looking for a strategic leader with strong relationship building skills who is able to connect with and inspire a diverse base of members ranging from recent college graduates to senior community leaders toward civic engagement. The ideal candidate will have had success in growing a movement of people working to achieve change be it as in any number of ways. The Regional Director will be skilled at collaborating with members and analyzing a complex landscape to find the opportunities for change. The Regional Director will also be responsible for supporting the individual leadership of our members and connecting them to opportunities to fight for equity in their community. The Regional Director will report to a Senior Director of Regional Impact.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Build a power base for students and communities that begins with getting to know and inspiring the LEE membership base
  • Understand the political and education landscapes and help members understand the role they can play in achieving educational equity
  • Develop the individual leadership of our members in politics, policy, advocacy and organizing through leveraging LEE programming
  • Apply the skills of community organizing to develop the collective leadership of our membership base to take meaningful actions – determined by those members – on behalf of students and communities
  • Collaborate with LEE teams & partners to ensure that data and insight from regions and members inform ongoing strategy and related materials

 

Skills and Experience:

  • Deep passion for improving educational outcomes for all children
  • Belief in the LEE and TFA missions and theories of change
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Graduate degree preferred
  • Minimum 5-7 years work experience
  • Demonstrated skills and background in community organizing or movement building preferred
  • Track record of building local networks and partnerships with a diverse community of leaders and of creating change with these partners
  • Ability to quickly learn and navigate within the political and community climate of each region
  • Demonstrated skills and background in one or more of the three leadership development areas of the organization: Politics, policy and/or advocacy

o   Politics (including candidate and/or public leadership development, campaign plan development, messaging, conducting a field campaign, and/or coalition building)

o   Policy (including research and analysis, drafting legislation or policy recommendations, advising elected officials and other decision-makers and working for local, state or federal government)

o   Advocacy/Community Organizing (including identifying, recruiting and developing community leaders; labor organizing; forming and supporting a core team; developing and implementing civic engagement plans in target communities; issue campaign work; and/or coalition building)

  • Experience coaching others and playing a role in their long-term development
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Preference for a collaborative working style
  • Demonstrated ability to plan strategically, prioritize time, and manage implementation of plans in fast-moving, changeable environments

 

Benefits and Salary:

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

 

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.

Apply Now:

Please go to http://educationalequity.force.com/careers to apply.

About Leadership for Educational Equity
Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) is a nonpartisan leadership development organization that inspires our members towards civic engagement.  LEE is dedicated to empowering Teach For America corps members and alumni to grow as leaders in their communities and help build the movement for educational equity. For more information on LEE’s mission, vision and core values, please click here.
LEE is a high-growth, results-oriented organization that operates in an entrepreneurial environment and is committed to continuous improvement.
Position Summary
Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) seeks a Director of Web Services to provide the technical and development leadership for the LEE website and online communities. He/she will be responsible for significantly enhancing LEE’s online presence and create new opportunities for member engagement.  As a first priority, the Director will complete a redesign of LEE’s website under tight time constraints. He/she will be responsible for the organization’s technical web presence, including web development, operations, and integration with other applications.  Reporting directly to the Vice President of Technology, the Director will drive meaningful online engagement and help grow an active and engaged community of supporters with the purpose of delivering value to our members.
Responsibilities
•Deploy and manage the infrastructure, architecture, design, and functionality of the LEE website through a Drupal content management system, Salesforce single sign-on, and custom third-party-hosted applications
•Develop and deploy an expanding pool of member tools online to grow member impact through our online resources, and enhance the work of other teams
•Maintain and assure the quality and stability of the LEE website, oversee technical support, functionality, accessibility, and security
•Develop, enhance, and maintain forms, pages, workflows, and applications to display and/or collect specialized member data
•Conduct thorough user acceptance and regression testing of all new or updated applications, features, or functionality
•Lead deployment of digital analytics strategies that produce demonstrable improvement/results
•Work closely with the Communications Team, guiding the direction and priorities of the LEE website
•Inform the organization’s use and purchase of web technology
•Solve member issues related to using the websites, including logging in, creating accounts, using e-commerce, using networking communities, searching for content, and more
•Develop trainings and materials to improve staff and member utilization of website tools and platforms
•Support and actively build a team culture dedicated to superior customer service that exceeds member expectations
•Work within the team and among teams to ensure that decisions are made to further the organization’s mission and goals, particularly the goals of meaningful impact and member driven to help ensure every student has the opportunity to attain an excellent education
•Assume other responsibilities as assigned
Skills and Experience
•Bachelor’s Degree required
•Minimum of 5-7 years of work experience in this field; non-profit experience a plus
•Proven project management skills, with a demonstrated capacity to successfully lead and manage website development projects
•Proven ability to effectively manage web/online vendor relationships and get results
•Excellent troubleshooting, technical research, and analytical skills
•Technical qualifications strongly preferred: Drupal, JavaScript, jQuery, HTML, CSS, Web Services, AJAX
•Experience developing and launching online communities
•Understanding of tools and platforms that support effective online engagement
•Experience with CRM (Salesforce)/ online platform integration
•Experience with Salesforce and digital analytics a plus
•Ability to communicate complex technologies and concepts with conversational language for the purpose of education and/or guidance
•Ability to prioritize competing responsibilities
•Strong written and verbal communications skills
•Ability to set and consistently meet deadlines and commitments
•Thrives in fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
•Ability to work in a geographically dispersed (i.e., virtual) organization
•Ability to travel ~ 15% and work flexible hours including occasional weekends and evenings
Benefits and Salary
Salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience.  In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included.
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.
APPLY NOW:
Please go to http://educationalequity.force.com/careers to apply.
About Leadership for Educational Equity
Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) is a nonpartisan leadership development organization that inspires our members towards civic engagement.  LEE is dedicated to empowering Teach For America corps members and alumni to grow as leaders in their communities and help build the movement for educational equity. For more information on LEE’s mission, vision and core values, please click here.
LEE is a high-growth, results-oriented organization that operates in an entrepreneurial environment and is committed to continuous improvement.
Position Summary
Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) seeks a Database Manager to provide leadership to the overall data management and integrity processes of the organization’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system, Salesforce.  This role will help achieve goals around expansion of the use of Salesforce with an eye toward maintaining and ensuring data accuracy. He/she will take pride in a clean database, and provide a clear vision for how the data can create impact.  The database manager will work cross-functionally with all LEE teams to support their varied data needs. Reporting directly to the Vice President of Technology, the Database Manager will have a deep understanding of the organization’s data and play a vital role in LEE’s strategic long-term goals.Potential Locations

Washington, D.C.
New York, N.Y.

Responsibilities
  • Ensure that all organizational data management needs are met and effective processes are designed for acquiring, cleansing, and integrating external and internally generated data
  •  Assume overall responsibility for day-to-day Salesforce operation and maintenance, including:
  • Management of security, users, roles, profiles, groups, sharing rules and other setup options
  • Regular database de-duplication and cleanup
  • Management and prioritization of ongoing support requests and administrative needs of user
  • Develop and frequently use quality control reports, dashboards, and processes to continuously monitor data quality and integrity
  • Monitor user adoption rates and respond as needed (additional training sessions, communication, modifications, or other resources) to improve
  • Assist users with report design and management
  •  Identify areas for process improvement and implement solutions
  • Responsible for standardization and documentation of data entry procedures
  • Oversee and perform the data import and verification process for all LEE member records and associated data fields
  • Develop and deliver Salesforce trainings and materials to improve staff utilization, adoption, data consistency, and data accuracy
  • Serve as an engaged and involved team member, supportive of the varied experiences and perspectives of internal and external colleagues
  • Support and actively build an office culture dedicated to superior customer service that exceeds expectations
  • Work within the team and among teams to ensure that decisions are made to further the organization’s mission and goals, particularly the goals of meaningful impact and member driven to help ensure every student has the opportunity to attain an excellent education
  • Assume other responsibilities as assigned
Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Relational database experience required (e.g. CRM, AMS, Access)
  • 3+ years of work experience required; with Salesforce a plus
  • Non-profit experience a plus
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent customer service orientation
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills (strong written, oral, and interpersonal), for cross-team collaboration
  • Ability to prioritize competing responsibilities
  • Ability to set and consistently meet deadlines and commitments
  • Thrives in fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
  • Ability to work in a geographically dispersed (i.e., virtual) organization
  • Ability to travel ~ 15% and work flexible hours including occasional weekends and evenings
Benefits and Salary
Salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience.  In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included.
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.
APPLY NOW:
Please go to http://educationalequity.force.com/careers to apply.
Job Title: Team Coordinator
Team: Operations
Location: Flexible
City:  
Flexible:  
Job Category: Administrative support

 

About Leadership for Educational Equity
Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) is a nonpartisan leadership development organization that inspires our members towards civic engagement.  LEE is dedicated to empowering Teach For America corps members and alumni to grow as leaders in their communities and help build the movement for educational equity. For more information on LEE’s mission, vision and core values, please click here.
LEE is a high-growth, results-oriented organization that operates in an entrepreneurial environment and is committed to continuous improvement.
Position Summary
This listing allows you to submit an application for the critical role of team coordinator at Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE).  As coordinator positions become available on various teams across the country, we will reach out to you to set up an interview based on your location preferences, skills, and application strength.
Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) seeks dedicated Coordinators to support one of many teams.  Coordinators are a central member of any team, as they will manage the logistical, operational and communication details for our entire team and directly support the team’s senior leadership.  This role is an excellent opportunity for individuals who possess strong organizational and logistical experience.  Additionally, this role provides many opportunities to hone professional skills, build knowledge, and gain unique perspectives by working alongside ambitious colleagues and dynamic senior leaders.
Responsibilities
  • Enhance organizational systems
  • Assist with projects led by team leaders
  • Build critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Develop strong relationship building and communication skills
  • Manage calendars for senior leadership and booking travel arrangements
  • Organize the details of a team program or upcoming event
  • Track deadlines or updating organization systems to ensure team productivity and effectiveness
  • Prepare internal team communications such as newsletters, updates, team calendars and memos
  • Generate data spreadsheets, reports and internal team communications
  • Conduct research to drive new team projects and initiatives
Skills and Experience
  • Passion for our mission and vision
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Exemplary organization skills and attention to detail
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-volume, results-oriented environment
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Benefits and Salary
Salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience.  In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included.
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.

 

Apply Now: 

Please go to http://educationalequity.force.com/careers/ to apply.

 

Job Title: Regional Director, Atlanta
Team: Regional Impact
Location: Georgia
City: Atlanta
Flexible: No
Job Category: General Management

 

Leadership for Educational Equity

Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) is a nonpartisan leadership development organization that inspires our members towards civic engagement.  LEE is dedicated to empowering Teach For America corps members and alumni to grow as leaders in their communities and help build the movement for educational equity. For more information on LEE’s mission, vision and core values, please click here.

LEE is a high-growth, results-oriented organization that operates in an entrepreneurial environment and is committed to continuous improvement.

Position Summary

LEE is seeking a senior leader to serve as Regional Director for Metro Atlanta.

Currently LEE has nearly twenty Regional Directors across the country.  The Regional Director, Metro Atlanta sits on the Regional Impact team and is charged with building a robust and active movement of members advancing educational equity in the community. Regional Directors drive our local impact in communities by: (1) organizing a cohesive base of civically engaged members led by a leadership team who are able to mobilize large groups of people to agitate for change and (2) by helping our members assume leadership roles in policy, advocacy, organizing and as elected officials.   Regional Directors collaborate with our national expert teams at LEE in Elected Leadership, Policy, and Advocacy/Organizing to bring national support in these areas to our members; they partner with our LEE Leadership Development and Design Team to develop programming in support of our members; and they work with our partner organization Teach For America to maximize our members’ impact on the ground. The Regional Director serves as the primary point of contact for members in the Metro Atlanta Region
LEE is looking for a strategic leader with strong relationship building skills who is able to connect with and inspire a diverse base of members ranging from recent college graduates to senior community leaders.  The ideal candidate will have had success in building a movement of people working to achieve change be it as a community organizer; candidate for public office; social entrepreneur; an activist who has lobbied for change at the school, school district, city, or state level; or in any number of ways.  The Regional Director will be skilled at collaborating with members and analyzing a complex landscape to find the opportunities for change. The Regional Director will also be responsible for supporting the individual leadership of our members, inspiring them toward collective action and connecting them to opportunities to fight for equity in their community.  The Regional Director will report to a Senior Director of Regional Impact.
Responsibilities:
  • Build a power base for students and communities that begins with getting to know and inspiring the LEE membership base
  • Understand the complexities of the political and education landscapes and help members understand the role they can play in achieving educational equity
  • Develop the individual leadership of our members in politics, policy, advocacy and organizing through coaching, leveraging LEE programming and ongoing support
  • Apply the skills of community organizing to develop the collective leadership of our membership base to take meaningful actions – determined by those members – on behalf of students and communities
  • Collaborate with LEE teams & partners to ensure that data and insight from regions and members inform ongoing strategy and related materials
Skills and Experience:
  • Deep passion for improving educational outcomes for all children within the region
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Graduate degree preferred
  •  Minimum 7-10 years of work experience
  • Demonstrated skills and background in community organizing or movement building preferred
  • Track record of building local networks and partnerships with a diverse community of leaders and of creating change with these partners
  • Must have exceptional knowledge of the political and community climate in Metro Atlanta
  • Demonstrated skills and background in one or more of the three leadership development priorities of the organization:
  • Politics (including candidate and/or public leadership development, campaign plan development, messaging, conducting a field campaign, and/or coalition building)
  • Policy (including research and analysis, drafting legislation or policy recommendations, advising elected officials and other decision-makers and working for local, state or federal government)
  • Advocacy/Community Organizing (including identifying, recruiting and developing community leaders; labor organizing; forming and supporting a core team; developing and implementing civic engagement plans in target communities; issue campaign work; and/or coalition building)
  • Experience coaching others and playing a role in their long-term development
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to plan strategically, prioritize time, and manage implementation of plans in fast-moving, changeable environments
Benefits and Salary
Salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience.  In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included.
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.

 

 

APPLY NOW:

Please go to http://educationalequity.force.com/careers to apply.