POSITION: Academic Programs Associate
LOCATION: 1055 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1850, Los Angeles, CA 90017
REPORTS TO: Senior Director, Leadership Development
The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools is a non-profit organization created in 2007 to transform historically under-served schools and serve as a scalable transformation model for Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), the State of California, and the nation. The Partnership dramatically accelerates achievement for students in the district’s highest-need schools by operating a network of 19 schools (15,000-student enrollment) in Boyle Heights, South LA, and Watts. The Partnership is one of the largest public school turnaround initiatives in the nation. Since the network was founded, Partnership schools have more than doubled their four-year graduation rate from 36% to 81% and have made gains every year on math and literacy assessments. The Partnership has also been a critical partner to LAUSD as an advocate for better policies and programs for high-need schools across the district. To learn more about the Partnership, please visit our website at www.PartnershipLA.org.
The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools is seeking an Academic Programs Associate, who will serve as an administrative support for the Partnership’s 20-person Academics Team. This team spends the majority of its time with teachers and school leaders and is set up for success with the support of a highly organized and proactive Associate. The Associate’s core duties and responsibilities will focus on providing logistics and scheduling support for team events including large and small group professional development, developing plans for and executing key projects, communicating with school staff, managing purchasing and vendor relationships, and tracking team budgets. This individual will serve as a key member of the Partnership staff and have a significant impact on the team’s capacity to meet its ambitious goals.
The Academic Programs Associate’s key responsibilities include the following and may be adjusted based on Academic Team needs:
The ideal candidate will have:
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
This is a year-round, full-time position. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. The Partnership offers a robust benefits package including health and dental insurance, and a 403(b) retirement program.
To apply, please visit this website and click on the position you will apply for.
The online application requires that you submit a resume, a cover letter, and that you respond to short answer questions related to this position.
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Application deadline: Open until filled.
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, so applying early is best!