Senior Project Director – America Succeeds
Location: Denver, Colorado
America Succeeds is a national non-profit, policy and advocacy organization representing business leaders who are committed to ensuring that our nation’s public education system prepares every student to succeed in a competitive global economy. America Succeeds is developing a network of independent, state-based, non-partisan, business-led organizations that offer an informed and credible “business voice for education reform” in their respective states. Our network includes affiliates in Colorado, Idaho, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and North Carolina with aggressive expansion plans. We believe that “great schools are good business”.
This is difficult but rewarding work, and we are seeking to grow our team with a dynamic candidate who shares our core values: 1) Work hard. Play hard. Change the world. 2) Be bold 3) Act like an owner 4) Be a great problem solver 5) We mean business
Roles & Responsibilities
The Director of Network Strategy & Support is responsible for developing and implementing strategies and tactics to support America Succeeds’ state affiliate organizations and regional partnerships. The successful candidate will maximize the outcomes and impact of America Succeeds’ services and value to our network; work closely with the Vice President to manage multiple initiatives, projects, and programs; and take an entrepreneurial approach to executing solutions that support our network and other stakeholders.
This position requires some travel – up to 3 overnight trips per month
This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated professional to assume a pivotal role in the evolution of a fast-growing, highly respected organization. We are seeking an individual of exceptional quality with a respected track record. America Succeeds is prepared to offer a very attractive compensation package, including a generous commitment to a healthy work/life balance and health, retirement and vacation benefits.
We review applications on a rolling basis – so it is advantageous to apply as soon as possible. We will not consider applications without a cover letter and salary requirements tailored to this position, which can be addressed to the Executive Committee and sent to email@example.com.
America Succeeds is committed to fostering and capitalizing on the diversity of our organization. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek individuals of all ethnic and racial backgrounds to apply to this position. If you would like to learn more about our mission, please visit our website at www.americasucceeds.org.
We are seeking a rising entrepreneurial leader with a history of effectiveness working with senior business leaders, policy makers and other community partners. The successful candidate will translate problems into practical solutions and be driven by a vision of an education system that prepares every student to succeed in a competitive global economy. To achieve this, candidates will have a minimum of 7 years of work experience and knowledge of education policy/advocacy, as well as some combination of the following: