Now hiring: Local Improvement Networks Coordinator
The Community Center for Education Results (CCER), which supports the Road Map Project initiative, is recruiting a Coordinator with a successful track record of managing dynamic projects for the Local Improvement Networks. This work focuses on bringing together districts, schools, and community service providers to improve educational outcomes for low-income students and children of color. The goals are to increase success for young people in math and social and emotional learning and increase the capacity of parents, educators, and program providers to help young people. There are Local Improvement Networks in Renton and Tukwila.
This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys problem solving, working in an administrative capacity, and being a member of a fast-paced team tackling complex work. The Coordinator will report to the Local Improvement Networks Director while working closely with the broader CCER team and Road Map Project partners.
About CCER and the Road Map Project
CCER is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 2010 to staff and support the Road Map Project—a cradle-through-college initiative to boost student success in seven King County, Washington school districts: Auburn, Federal Way, Highline, Kent, Renton, (South) Seattle, and Tukwila. Through multisector collaboration with hundreds of organizations and individuals, the Road Map Project aims to increase equitable policies and practices in education systems to eliminate opportunity gaps, and for 70 percent of the region’s students to earn a college degree or career credential by 2030.
- Support the Local Improvement Networks meetings including correspondence, creating materials, managing logistics, and compiling meeting minutes.
- Support the Local Improvement Networks site selection process including facilitating marketing and communications to districts and schools, and organizing site visits and/or meetings.
- Coordinate the Local Improvement Networks work including developing processes, communicating with partners and ensuring reporting requirements are met.
- Provide administrative support to the Local Improvement Networks Director not limited to scheduling meetings, researching, editing and producing materials such as reports, handouts, graphics, and presentations in coordination with internal staff and external partners and other duties as assigned.
Attributes of a successful candidate
- A minimum of 2-5 years of experience with project coordination and administrative support.
- Extremely organized with careful attention to detail; ability to track assignments effectively.
- Ability to balance multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment; ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.
- Willingness to take initiative to get the job done and improve processes along the way.
- Effective communicator in a business setting, including professional phone manner, excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- The ability to anticipate needs and find creative solutions.
- Demonstrated personal commitment to anti-racism work, and a detailed understanding of the challenges and barriers faced by communities because of, and not limited to race, ethnicity, class, ability, immigration status, gender and their intersections.
- Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel; Adobe Acrobat, record-keeping, and digital research; experience using Excel to track and analyze data is strongly preferred.
- Knowledge of or interest in education issues ranging from early learning through higher education.
Interested individuals who are representative of–or are from–the Road Map Project region are encouraged to apply.
Our office is located in the Pacific Tower at 1200 12th Avenue South, Suite 701 Seattle, WA 98144. There may be infrequent need to travel locally to support meetings and events.
Compensation and benefits
The salary range for this position is $50,000 to $60,000 annually, depending on experience. Excellent benefits package, including health, vision, dental and life insurance as well as a 401k plan with employer match. CCER is an equal opportunity employer.
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject line: “Local Improvement Networks Coordinator [Your Last Name]”
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- Attachments: Cover letter and resume
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