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Director, K-12 (Education Policy)

Company: BridgePoint Associates
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Director, K-12
Research and Public Policy Nonprofit
Raleigh, NC Area (Hybrid)
Salary Range: $95,000 to $116,250, based on experience
Terrific Director, K-12 position with a highly regarded research and public policy nonprofit in the Raleigh, NC area that is focused on improving education nationally.The Director, K-12, will identify and cultivate relationships with school leaders throughout the country, with a focus on issues that impact K-12 education. The position will collaborate with various stakeholders with the goal of improving education outcomes through the implementation of various programs and strategies. The position will also interface with elected officials on these various initiatives. The Director, K-12 is a project management heavy role that will design and implement programs with strict deadlines. The position will provide critical support to colleagues in the design and implementation of various programs, including convenings and other initiatives. The Director, K-12 will manage, mentor, and train a team, and also serve as a thought partner to colleagues. Qualified candidates will have approximately 8+ years of relevant experience, including time in a management role. This is a hybrid position and the salary range is $95,000 to $116,250 per year, based on experience.

  • Cultivate relationships nationally with school leaders at all levels, including Principals and Superintendents
  • Expand the advancement of the organization's work in K-12 education through extensive relationship-building with internal and external stakeholders
  • Create and manage extensive project management timelines with strict deadlines
  • Collaborate with school leaders on the implementation of programs and practices that drive equity
  • Deliver information on K-12 topics and policy to relevant stakeholders and groups
  • Assist in the development of convenings and other meetings for policymakers


    • Approximately 8+ years of relevant experience, including time in a management role
    • Bachelor's degree required, more advanced degree preferred
    • Stellar project management skills, with the ability to manage a portfolio of programs simultaneously
    • Demonstrated track record of managing, mentoring, and developing a team
    • Ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, including legislators and other elected officials
    • Former experience as an educator is a plus
    • Ability to travel 15 to 20% of the time

      Equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: BridgePoint Associates, Wilmington , Director, K-12 (Education Policy), Education / Teaching , Wilmington, North Carolina

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