Position Vacancy - Project Director, Networks for School Improvement (Full Time)
Summary Position: Bank Street Education Center (the Ed Center), a division within Bank Street College of Education (the College) created to support Bank Street's work with school districts, is currently seeking a Project Director to lead the Networks for School Improvement (NSIs) initiatives within the K-12 Math portfolio. The Project Director, NSis (Project Director) will oversee the project teams and related project workstreams, with direct supervision and support from the Executive Director, K-12 Math. Key relationships: The Project Director, NSIs will report directly to the Executive Director, K-12 Math and work closely with fellow Ed Center team members. The Project Director will directly supervise project team members and maintain relationships with related project consultants and partners. Responsibilities: In collaboration with their supervisor and Ed Center leaders, the Project Director will be responsible for the following: ● Overseeing the planning and implementation of NSIs project strands (including content development, session facilitation, strategic planning, analytics, and project management); ● Designing and facilitating professional learning arcs and session outlines for NSIs sessions aligned to the Ed Center's content development process; ● Leading strategic planning conversations with project partners including step-back meetings and reflections, in order to regularly monitor project progress and identify adjustments accordingly; ● Facilitating preparation meetings prior to sessions as well as debrief reflection conversations following a session, and identifying implications for future engagements; ● Managing external communications with project partners as well as internal communications within project team, the NSIs team, and broader Ed Center; ● Directly supervising and developing project team members via developmental goal-setting cycles and reflection conversations aligned to the Ed Center approach; ● Collaborating with the project manager to manage project milestones, escalating and updating tasks and responsibilities as needed; ● Collaborating with the project analyst to develop a measurement and evaluation plan, collect, and track data as well as reflecting on this information to debrief learnings and surface implications on the project with the project team, partners, and Ed Center leaders; and ● Performing related tasks as assigned. Qualifications: Skills & Knowledge: ● Ability to design and manage complex and multiple projects ● Comfort with improvement science theory and continuous improvement processes ● Strong middle grades math (6-8) content knowledge ● Excellent facilitation skills to lead workshops and group discussions, especially with participants of diverse experiences and backgrounds ● Strong analytical and problem solving skills ● Strong communications skills (email, writing, in-person) Experiences: ● Experience leading or participating in an NSI ● Master's degree in education or related field ● Background in middle grades math curriculum, instruction, professional development, and assessment ● Background in progressive teaching and learning, as well as curriculum, instruction, professional development, coaching, and assessment ● Strong team leadership experience, with a proven ability to build capacity in others ● Ability to work collaboratively with educators, district teams, consultants, and vendors ● Demonstrated Google suite, PowerPoint, Excel, project management, and analytical skills ● Demonstrated learning stance ● Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with experienced educators and district teams Mindsets: ● An intersectional, anti-racist lens and strengths-based approach to racial equity and identity work, team collaboration, and leadership ● A culturally responsive perspective to child and adult development and Learning ● A reflective learner's stance while leading Salary Range: $110,000 - $125,000 Additional Information: ● This position is contingent upon available funding. ● Please apply online by submitting a cover letter and resume for the position in the "Job Opportunities" section under the "About" tab on Bank Street's website: https://www.bankstreet.edu/administrative-offices/human-resources/job-opportunities/ ● Please address cover letters to: Tracy Fray-Oliver Vice President, Bank Street Education Center Bank Street College 610 West 112th Street New York, NY 10025 ● Please include where you came across this job posting in your cover letter.
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