About Leadership for Educational Equity
Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan leadership development organization dedicated to developing its members’ potential to ensure every child has the opportunity to receive an outstanding education. Our kids and communities need more leaders who believe that educational inequity is a solvable problem. We believe that when our members are organized and reach positions of leadership, they’ll serve as a transformative force for students, communities and the broader movement for educational equity. LEE is a diverse team of passionate and talented individuals committed to making a difference. We are a high-growth, results-oriented organization that operates in an entrepreneurial environment deeply invested in continuous improvement. If you would like to become part of our team and join the fight for educational equity, or if you would simply like to learn more about what we do, please visit educationalequity.org.
The Coordinator, Fellowships provides administrative and program support to the Leadership Development & Design (LDD) team’s fellowship programs and works to create, maintain, and improve the systems and processes that enable fellowship staff to provide the highest quality leadership development experiences to our members. The Coordinator’s fellowship responsibilities include conducting regular outreach to and managing communication with LEE members, coordinating program logistics, and implementing systems and processes to support LDD and its collaboration with other teams.
In addition, the Coordinator is responsible for managing resources and supporting systems that advance LDD’s vision for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) through impactful member programs and approaches. The Coordinator ensures that fellowship sub-team staff are able to smoothly execute programming, and ultimately, that all program participants have high-quality program experiences and positive interactions with LEE. The Coordinator will also provide scheduling and other operations/administrative support for the fellowships sub-team.
This role requires exceptional attention to detail, and an ability to proactively create systems and document best practices to ensure we are constantly learning, improving, and developing ways to work more efficiently. The Coordinator needs to exercise strong judgment in responding to questions, troubleshooting problems, and flagging issues for other team members as needed. Finally, the Coordinator will need to successfully build and maintain relationships with a variety of stakeholders, including other staff at LEE, our members, and partner organizations. The Coordinator to reports to the Senior Director, Fellowships.
Position Location: Washington, DC (strongly preferred) or San Francisco Bay Area
Travel Requirements: 20%
Programming Support, Operations, and Coordination (50%)
Sub-team Operations, Communications and Administrative Support (25%)
Data and Evaluation Support (15%)
Other special projects, as needed (10%)
Benefits and Salary
Salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience. In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included.
An Equal-Opportunity Employer with a Commitment to Diversity
Leadership for Educational Equity is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and as an organization committed to diversity and the perspective of all voices, we consider applicants equally of race, gender, color, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability, political affiliation and national origin. We reasonably accommodate staff members and/or applicants with disabilities, provided they are otherwise able to perform the essential functions of the job.
An affirmative action-equal opportunity employer.
The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria, and general work performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the job.