CPRL is seeking support from an individual with education and policy experience to support the development and drafting of resources and tools to support education system innovation in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Completing this work will require working with CPRL staff, external partners, and funders on developing ideas about how system level leaders can build upon innovations (large and small) that surfaced during the Covid-19 pandemic to design a more equitable education system that prepares every child, of every race and background, to thrive in school and in life.
It will also require reviewing existing academic literature on effective practices utilized by education system leaders throughout the U.S. and internationally; conducting interviews and focus groups with a combination of students, families, educators, and system leaders; and providing assistance hosting of one or more webinars in collaboration with CPRL staff.
Apply education and policy knowledge and skills to CPRL team's support of partners and development of deliverables
Support CPRL staff
Liaise with external partners and funders and assist with managing these relationships
Conduct interviews and focus groups and develop responsive resources
Organize webinars or other public-facing programming to share resources and identify potential partners
Advanced degree in business, education, law (JD, LLM) or policy preferred
Alumnus/a of CPRL's Structural Change in Public Education Seminar & Practicum preferred
Minimum two years of P-12 education-related experience in management consulting, organizational leadership, program design or evaluation, research, and/or other relevant area.
Experience as a P-12 teacher or experience teaching/mentoring young professionals preferred.
Intellectual capacity to think strategically in a fast-paced environment; understand multiple perspectives; learn about new topics; problem solve and develop responsive solutions under changing circumstances.
Ability to respond to and integrate feedback from both peers and supervisors; ability to communicate feedback to individuals and teams in a clear and productive manner.
Excellent interpersonal, organization, project management, and communication skills.
Excellent writing, editing, and presentation skills.
Keen attention to detail.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
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