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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. Visit to learn more. 

Position Summary

The LDD Coordinator works to create, maintain, and improve the systems and processes that enable programming staff to provide high-quality leadership development experiences to our members. They are responsible for helping to plan and execute a set of leadership development programs, including conducting outreach to and managing communication with LEE members, coordinating logistics, and implementing systems and processes to support LDD and other teams.  They ensure that programming staff can execute programming and that program participants have high-quality program experiences and positive interactions with LEE.  The Coordinator will provide scheduling and administrative support to senior team leaders and operational and communications support for the LDD team.

This role requires exceptional attention to detail and an ability to proactively create systems and document best practices to ensure we constantly learn, improve, and develop ways to work efficiently.  The Coordinator needs to exercise strong judgment in responding to questions, troubleshooting problems, and flagging issues for team members.  Finally, the Coordinator will need to successfully build and maintain relationships with a variety of stakeholders, including other staff at LEE, our members, Teach For America staff, and other partner organizations.

Location: San Francisco Bay Area, CA or Washington, DC

Travel Requirements: 20%


  • Programming Support (55%)
    • Conduct outreach for LEE’s trainings, including identifying members who might be suitable for these opportunities, building recruitment lists, drafting and disseminating recruitment materials, and tracking progress to goals
    • Support event logistics, including securing space and arranging travel, lodging, meals, and transportation
    • Help manage application and registration processes, including monitoring and tracking applications, and participating in selection
    • Support individual program participants by tracking submission of assignments, setting up online communities, and coordinating group conference calls and webinars
  • Data & Evaluation Support (10%)
    • Track and analyze program data from participants in LEE’s events
    • Ensure program data is accurate and up to date in LEE’s database
    • Pull Salesforce reports quickly and accurately; provide data roll-ups, analyses as needed
  • Team Operations & Communications (15%)
    • Develop materials for the LDD team (e.g., PowerPoints, online surveys)
    • Organize and maintain leadership development and program resources/toolkits to improve efficiency and standardize processes for staff
    • Plan and support team retreats, calls and communication to maintain a positive and inclusive team culture
  • Administrative Support (20%)
    • Manage calendar and scheduling logistics for a senior team leader
    • Track and code expenses for senior leaders and LDD team
    • Monitor individual program expenses 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrated interest/experience in politics, policy, advocacy, organizing, civic engagement
  • Exceptional organizational skills and detail orientation
  • Experience drafting and editing effective, streamlined and error-free communications
  • Strong research skills
  • Strong creativity and ability to implement ideas to improve process management
  • Strong relationship-building skills with stakeholders
  • High Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Ability to plan strategically, prioritize time, and manage implementation of plans in fast-moving environments
  • Comfort with large data sets and operating data systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Campus/extracurricular leadership experience; previous leadership training/fellowship experience
  • TFA alumni
  • Two years of experience working in a fast-paced work environment
  • Experience working with an online content management system (e.g. Salesforce) or another database
  • Experience supporting a senior leader

Benefits and Salary

Salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience; comprehensive benefits package 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.

  Metro Area Washington DC
  Job Location City Washington
  Job Location State District of Columbia
  Job Location Country United States
  Compensation Salary From: $0.00 To: $0.00
  Job Category Activism and Organizing, Administration, Advocacy, Clerical and Data-entry, Database management, Editing and Writing, Education and Training, Event planning, Project management, Public Policy, Research
  Prefered Experience 2 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
  Job Posting Date Mar. 19, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name Leadership for Educational Equity
  Organizational Focus Children and Youth, Community Organizing / Advocacy, Education and Academia, Politics, Training, Voting, Democracy, and Civic Engagement
  Contact Person Colleen Mccann
  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
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