• Director, K-12 Educational Partnerships

    Posted Date 4 months ago(5/20/2019 7:10 AM)
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  • Overview

    A truly valuable education is one that considers the unique individual needs of students, enables them to realize their talents, and lays the foundation for lifelong learning in the pursuit of reaching their full potential. You believe deeply in the power of education to achieve these goals and you’re not limited to only one solution.


    We need people like you to join us on our mission to break down the barriers to accessing a quality education that empowers individuals to discover their aptitudes, grow their skillset, and live a fulfilling life. In this director job, you will drive the vision and strategy for a segment of our transformational work in K-12 education.  Your role will be to create and integrate a world-class strategy to affect change and scale what works in transformational education.  The Director will be highly collaborative, serve as a subject-matter expert to staff and external audiences, and be a key part of helping us to determine the highest valued opportunities in this critical space.


    This is an opportunity to be at the forefront of a sea change in access to quality education in this country and add renewed meaning to your life’s work. Sound like an exciting challenge? Apply now!


    Your Responsibilities Include

    • Provide leadership in the creation and integration of a wide-ranging strategy to deliver transformative K-12 education nationwide
    • Drive collaboration, prioritization, and accountability among a philanthropic community of organizations contributing to innovative change in this space
    • Apply a high degree of knowledge of current innovations in K-12 education to drive and inform the identification of the highest value opportunities to engage through grant-making, partnership building, or other collaboration
    • Serve as an internal and external primary representative of this segment of our overall K-12 opportunities portfolio
    • Travel as needed to manage partnerships


    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

    • 10+ years of experience building and driving strategy, prioritization, and relationship management
    • Exceptional level of understanding of innovation trends in K-12 education and a deep knowledge of the related nuanced and complex challenges in the space
    • Established history of applying sound judgement through critical thinking
    • A demonstrated interest and passion for a multitude of K-12 solutions
    • Ability to establish trust and credibility quickly and build effective relationships both internally and externally
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills and professionalism
    • Enthusiasm and connection to the organizational vision


    Standout Candidates May Also Bring

    • Knowledge and experience in K-12 education policy or practice


    About Us


    The Seminar Network Institute is part of the Stand Together philanthropic community. Stand Together works with nonprofit leaders at over 100 community-based groups. Over 700 of the country’s most effective business leaders and philanthropists. Over 1,000 professors at 350 universities. Tens of thousands of K-12 teachers. And millions of grassroots activists in 35 states. We’ve united to move toward a society where people succeed by helping others, so that everyone has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.



    We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees and applicants with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of color, race, religion, religious creed, sex, gender or gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy (including medical needs which may arise from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), military and veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, political affiliation, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.  PM19


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