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ABOUT EDUCATION OPENS DOORS:

Education Opens Doors (EOD) is an innovative education non-profit committed to empowering historically underrepresented students to purposefully navigate through high school to college. Nationally, 95% of underserved middle school students aspire to go to college, yet only 8% attain their Bachelor’s degree within 6 years. EOD fills a unique niche by implementing the Roadmap to Success program in the middle school grades to increase students’ college knowledge and attainability.

SUMMARY

Education Opens Doors is seeking one (1) Impact Manager to join our highly motivated and collaborative Dallas-based team for the 2017-18 School Year. The responsibilities and qualifications for the Impact Manager position are listed below.

IMPACT MANAGER POSITION SUMMARY

The Impact Manager will join a driven, dynamic, and growing team, who are currently supporting over 100 educators and 8,500 students across Texas with the life-changing Roadmap to Success Program. The Impact Manager is responsible for supervising the effective implementation of the Roadmap to Success Program and collaborating with the team to continuously grow the impact of the program and organization.

Additionally, each Impact Manager oversees specialty areas within the organization. This provides a unique opportunity to be both in the community supporting programs as well as leading organizational initiatives and priority projects. Current specialties include Strategic Partnerships, Data & Evaluation, Curriculum, and Marketing. For the coming academic year, EOD is looking for Impact Manager candidates with interest in the following specialty areas:

  • Community Liaison and Volunteer Management
  • Education Technology and Innovation

Impact Manager Responsibilities

Year-Long, On-Site Teacher Support

  • Cultivate positive relationships with school administrators and program teachers
  • Prepare and deliver program orientation presentation to teachers (“train the trainer”)
  • Manage logistics for the successful program launch and close of assigned program sites
  • Tailor the sequencing of lessons and materials for program sites as needed
  • Conduct ongoing program site visits and track lesson observations for program fidelity
  • Provide meaningful, timely support to teachers throughout the academic year
  • Obtain feedback from teachers, students, administrators, and other stakeholders
  • Drive program goals and results by making data-informed decisions
  • Document implementation (photos, video, etc.) and best practices
  • Lead meetings with principals to prospect and secure future partnerships

Roadmap to Success Program Support

  • Collaborate with Impact Manager Team and Curriculum Team to continuously evaluate curriculum and improve The Roadmap to Success Program
  • Support the Data and Evaluation Specialist with delivery and collection of student, teacher, administrator, and parent assessments and surveys
  • Collaborate with EOD Team to plan and execute events and fundraisers as needed

Impact Manager Qualifications & Mindsets

Required qualifications

  • 2+ years working in a school setting or relevant experience
  • Demonstrated success in influencing and motivating adults
  • Demonstrated success in building and sustaining meaningful community partnerships
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects independently
  • Ability to produce quality work under tight deadlines with minimal oversight
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills across a variety of mediums
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills
  • Proficiency in the following software: Microsoft Office Suite, Box, Salesforce, Google Drive
  • Availability to work occasional nights and weekends

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience working as an educator or with educators
  • Exemplary ability to think critically and synthesize data to make decisions
  • Experience working with people from underrepresented demographic backgrounds (race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, class, etc.)
  • Strong understanding and analysis of timely issues affecting education, including the opportunity gap, access to resources, district zoning, and large district politics.

Mindsets

  • Mission Oriented: Committed to social, economic and racial justice
  • Driven: Possesses a diverse skill set and is proactive about learning new skills
  • Collaborative: Willing to propose solutions and ideas to challenges based on expertise, debate their merits, and make final recommendations
  • Adaptable: Excited to work in a fast-moving small team environment, where each staff person assumes multiple responsibilities while striving to achieve shared goals
  • Self-reflective: Open to receiving and giving ongoing feedback
  • Positive: Passionate, sense of humor, open to adventure, fun

BENEFITS AND SALARY

Salary for the position is competitive and depends on prior experience. Interested and qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, résumé, and a minimum of two references to one of the following:

employment@educationopensdoors.org

In the subject line, please include

Your Name and Job Title.

OR

 

Education Opens Doors, Impact Manager Search

P.O. Box 601971

Dallas, Texas 75360

Attn: Jayda Batchelder, Founding Executive Director

Education Opens Doors is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, religion, ancestry, color, race, ethnicity or creed.  LGBTQ individuals and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: May 7th, 2017

  Metro Area Dallas - Fort Worth TX
  Job Location City Dallas
  Job Location State Texas
  Job Location Zip 75201
  Job Location Country United States
  Compensation Salary From: $0.00 To: $0.00
  Job Category Education and Training
  Prefered Experience 2 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
 
  Language 1 English ( )  
  Job Posting Date Apr. 11, 2017
 

Organization Details

  Organization Name Education Opens Doors
  Organizational Focus Education and Academia
  Contact Person Andy Lovley
  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
  Contact Email employment@educationopensdoors.org
  Web Address http://www.educationopensdoors.org

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