1) The To&Through Project is seeking an Associate Project Director who will work across research, data, and professional learning, connecting the work of several different units at the University of Chicago. Reporting to and working very closely with the Chief Strategy Officer and Director of the To&Through Project, the Associate Project Director will take the lead on project management and data/tool development, while contributing to all aspects of the project.
2) Be responsible for project management and internal communication across the different dimensions and partners organizations that constitute the To&Through Project
3) Oversee the development and upkeep of the To&Through Online Tool and help manage the data set that underlies it
4) Contribute to research projects on high school and college success
5) Consult with the School District of Philadelphia in their work to improve high school graduation rates
6) Build relationships between the To&Through Project and key stakeholders, particularly school-based practitioners and small non-profit and community organizations
7) Contribute to the To&Through development, maintaining positive relationships with funders and foundations
8) Contribute to the design and delivery of professional learning associated with research and data from the To&Through Project
9) Contribute to To&Through communication projects, working alongside the communication teams from UEI, the Consortium, and the Network for College Success
1) Belief in the potential of all students and public schools, and the mission of the To&Through Project
2) Commitment to educational equity of all forms
3) Knowledge and demonstrated use of multivariate statistics
4) Familiarity with statistical software (SAS, SPSS, or Stata required) and the ability to use or learn SAS
5) Ability to take initiative, be entrepreneurial, and approach tasks and projects with multiple perspectives
6) Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work independently, with supervision, or in collaboration as a team member
7) Desire to learn
8) Excellent written and oral communication skills
9) Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
Preferred Qualifications Education
1) Master's degree
1) Five years of experience in urban education, preferably with a focus on research and data
2) Cover Letter
3) Writing Sample
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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