Overview

Position Summary

Transforming Education (TransformEd) is seeking a full time Projects Manager who is committed to combating white supremacy within systems, and  will  implement our transition to Salesforce and manage all aspects of partnerships by working in conjunction with every member of the team.  Click here for more information or to apply.

TransformEd is committed to building the diversity of our team and creating and maintaining a positive, inclusive workplace culture where all can thrive. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who represent the diverse backgrounds and experiences of the students and educators in the districts we serve.

 

Organization Summary

At TransformEd, we believe that, due to systemic oppression, students from historically marginalized populations often do not have the access they deserve to rich, positive learning environments that foster their development. We believe that the education system is ripe for transformation, to better serve the needs of students, families, and communities. We focus on the school system as the unit of change, partnering directly with school districts in order to support educators and leaders in changing policies and practices to foster whole child development.

Over the past ten years, TransformEd has worked with schools and districts serving over one million students in twenty-six US states. TransformEd’s portfolio includes work with individual schools, districts, networks, and other education support organizations, focused on integrating an antiracist, whole child focus into each system’s work.

Learn more about Transforming Education on our webpage and read more about our organization history below.

Position Details

$79,000 – $95,000 per year, based on experience

Our lean team enjoys people-first benefits including unlimited paid time off, paid parental leave, flexibility in scheduling, work from home stipend, 401(k) with employer match, and generous medical and dental/vision benefits (company subsidized at 90% and 100%, respectively).

Job requirements:

Responsibilities

  • Implement and support transition to Salesforce platform
  • Collaborate in the development of proposals, budgets,  contracts, timelines and scope for partnerships
  • Manage all aspects of partnerships including invoicing, contract management, capacity tracking,
  • Ensure high quality implementation of all Programs Team projects and initiatives with an antiracist, equitable, and inclusive perspective
  • Communicate regularly with the Research & Learning Team to surface research needs and incorporate recent research findings into our programs, ensuring that all resources used in program design and delivery are evidence-based
  • Support internal efforts to build organization-wide understanding of our work in schools and districts

 

Qualifications

  • Commitment to TransformEd’s work focused on school districts’ antiracist, whole child  supports, systems, and structures
  • Dedication to creating  antiracist, equity centered practices while leveraging multiple perspectives and frames to support the team in problem-solving
  • Ability to stay organized while maintaining flexibility
  • Salesforce proficiency
  • Project Management

Nice to Haves

  • Grant-writing experience
  • Operations experience
  • Non-profit background
  • Passionate about combating white supremacy in the workplace

 

Core Competencies

All team members at Transforming Education are expected to demonstrate the following competencies in their work, regardless of department, team, level, or functional area.

  • Collaboration: Approach work with humility, candor, and integrity. Seek out and value input and feedback from others
  • Empathy: Able to be aware of feelings, needs, and perspectives and effectively communicate those.
  • Equity: Develop an ever-deepening understanding of and act on authentic concern for issues of equity, inclusion, and racial justice, particularly as they apply to students and the U.S. education system. Demonstrate self-awareness, social awareness, and cultural humility in all internal and external interactions.
  • Growth Mindset: View challenges as opportunities and mistakes as chances to learn
  • Project Management: Conduct work in a way that is planful, thoughtful, and intentional. Effectively manage time and resources to successful project completion.
  • Communication: Communicate clearly and honestly with colleagues and clients in a way that considers contextual and cultural nuance.
  • Adaptability: Nimbly shift focus across tasks, projects, and communication modes and maintain forward momentum in the face of setbacks.
  • Evidence: Use high-quality, evidence-based resources. Uplift best practices and curate content from a variety of experts, including researchers and practitioners

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit a resume to the link below. In lieu of a cover letter, applicants should submit succinct responses to the following questions.

  • Why do you want to work at TransformEd? (300 words maximum)
  • Can you tell us about a time when you managed multiple projects working alongside a group of diverse people? (300 words maximum)
  • Describe a specific way you have integrated a focus on equity, inclusion, and anti-racist practices into your work. (300 words maximum)

Apply here.

About Transforming Education

At TransformEd, we believe that, due to systemic oppression, students from historically marginalized populations often do not have the access they deserve to rich, positive learning environments that foster their development. We believe that the education system is ripe for transformation, to better serve the needs of students, families, and communities. We focus on the school system as the unit of change, partnering directly with school districts in order to support educators and leaders in changing policies and practices to foster whole child development.

Over the past ten years, TransformEd has worked with schools and districts serving over one million students in twenty-six US states. TransformEd’s portfolio includes work with individual schools, districts, networks, and other education support organizations, focused on integrating an antiracist, whole child focus into each system’s work.