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.
LEE's Technology Team seeks an inquisitive problem seeker to be our problem definer, our solution evangelist, our portfolio manager, and leader of the Office of Strategic Impact. This candidate has a track record of maximizing resources and team talent, while avoiding project failure due to poor problem definition. The Senior Director will lead a team of 3-4 staff members to set our problem agenda and define strategic priorities that drive the Vice President of Technology’s Vision.
The Senior Director, Office of Strategic Impact (OSI), will blend the roles of project management, portfolio management, and user adoption with the data needed to substantiate portfolio decisions to solve LEE’s most challenging technology problems and seize it’s most promising opportunities. When not serving as a problem convener or tech evangelist, the SD, OSI will manage documentation and user adoption of built, configured and purchased solutions.
Along with the Senior Director of the Office of Response & Innovation and the Vice President (VP) of Technology, the Senior Director, OSI will scale the nation's only civic leadership development platform for educational equity.
Position Location: New York preferred. Strong preference for LEE Hub City: New York City, Boston, Washington DC, Chicago, Los Angeles, Denver, and the Bay Area.
Travel Requirements: 20%. Travel to LEE hub cities to assist with direct training, assessing strategic priorities, and joining LEE team retreats.
Functional Area of Responsibility 1: Project Management 30%
Functional Area of Responsibility 2: Strategic Planning 20%
Functional Area of Responsibility 3: Team Management 20%
Functional Area of Responsibility 4: Data and Analysis 10%
Functional Area of Responsibility 5: User Adoption 10%
Functional Area of Responsibility 6: Special Projects 10%