Collaborate with Faculty Directors and Research Directors to set research priorities for the Education Lab.
Cultivate relationships with key education stakeholders around the United States so that Education Lab can serve as a strategic thought partner to school districts on high-stakes decisions.
Represent the Education Lab with policymakers and with non-profit partners.Â
Support development and execution of a fundraising strategy for the Education Lab, including the cultivation of individual donors, institutional philanthropy, foundations, and corporate philanthropy.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
Collaborate with the Labsâ™ Public Affairs team to ensure the Education Lab is effectively and proactively represented to external stakeholders. Provide guidance on specific communication needs, including press releases, website content, and newsletters.
Supervise the Associate Director and Portfolio Directors of the Education Lab, who are responsible for direct project implementation.
Build out the Education Labâ™s research and project implementation teams.
Provides leadership for a Center with senior management and serves as a liaison to academic departments, professional organizations and administrative units of the University.
Manages related teams. Establishes department priorities, may be responsible for the management of the center budget, allocates resources and executes strategic plans.
Performs other related work as needed.
Masterâ™s degree in economics, public policy, sociology, or a closely related field.
Previous experience in education.
Previous experience working in a research organization or managing research projects.
Strong project management skills with exceptional attention to detail.
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to maintain positive relationships with various stakeholders.
Strong time management skills with a proven ability to multitask and triage work to successfully complete projects on tight deadlines with little supervision.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present data in a simple and straightforward way for non-technical audiences.
Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment.
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