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Grand Funded Position: Ends 6/30/2023
Austin Partners in Education (APIE) serves over 2,000 public school students each week to help them develop skills and access opportunities for success in higher education and lifelong careers. We are a mission-driven, student-focused nonprofit, which means our jobs offer countless ways for you to have an impact on students, schools, and the Greater Austin community. If you are passionate about helping students succeed, love a challenge, thrive when given autonomy, and achieve results, consider becoming a part of the APIE team.
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With support from the Greater Texas Foundation, APIE will embark on the final year of a three-year project designed to support the development of the P-TECH program model at Akins Early College High School. The overarching goals of the project are to design and develop a comprehensive and replicable program model and framework that includes the following: (1) systematic administrative, implementation and evaluation processes, (2) a twenty-first-century workforce-based career mentoring and internship program and (3) an intensive academic support and college knowledge development program. This is a unique opportunity to be a part of a project that will contribute to the growing body of knowledge and resources designed to support the development of effective dual-credit programs.
This is a full-time exempt position with benefits. The compensation range for this position is $58,000-$60,000 annually and is based upon the successful candidate’s education, skills, experience, and potential for contribution towards the mission of Austin Partners in Education.
The P-TECH Program Research and Project Manager will lead the development of a comprehensive, evidence-based program model that provides the framework and method to implement P-TECH programs successfully. This position reports to APIE’s Executive Director.
Research and Grant Resource Development (65% capacity)
Administration and Grant Reporting (20% capacity)
Student Support Programming and Management (10% capacity)
Student Preparation for Work-based Learning Activities (5%)
Master’s Degree in Education, Public Policy or related field
At least 3+ years experience in secondary or postsecondary education
Experience in secondary and/or postsecondary research and/or program design
Demonstrate knowledge in secondary and postsecondary education policy
Demonstrate understanding of the dual-credit, Early College High School and P-TECH programs
Exceptional oral and written communication skills
Exceptional organizational and analytical skills
Exceptional skills at processing and integrating feedback
Demonstrate strong project and process management skills
Demonstrate the ability to set priorities to accomplish goals, eliminate roadblocks and create focus
Demonstrate the ability to solve difficult problems and deal with ambiguity
Demonstrate the ability to build consensus through strong working relationships and exceptional follow-through skills
Possess excellent interpersonal skills in the areas of collaboration, team participation, creative problem-solving, conflict resolution, collaborative planning, and decision-making processes
To apply, please email a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Wendi Gordon at firstname.lastname@example.org.