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Mass Insight Education & Research Project Coordinator in Boston, Massachusetts

About Mass Insight Mass Insight Education & Research is a Boston-based nonprofit serving schools and districts nationwide. We partner with states, districts, schools, and other stakeholders across the U.S. to create equitable K-12 education systems and programs, so that each student is prepared to fulfill their academic potential and life ambitions. Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion We strive to be an organization that lives into our beliefs around Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). We welcome and expect our current and future team members to join us on this collective journey. Project Coordinator Position Summary We are seeking a project coordinator to join our staff as a member of the School Improvement team. A project coordinator is a member of a team of consultants who partners with a school, district, state department and/or other education organizations to assess, plan, implement and evaluate strategies to improve student achievement and school performance. Mi’s work includes conducting needs assessments, facilitating strategic improvement planning, and supporting partners to implement and continuously improve strategies that increase equitable experiences and outcomes for all students. We also support the development and implementation of district school improvement zones, cross-district school improvement networks and state-wide school improvement strategies. A successful project coordinator is able to quickly do the following: Manage external communications with schools, school districts and other organizations with which Mass Insight regularly communicates, including bridging powerful new partnerships, including setting up web meetings, managing technology, and ensuring the meeting experience is seamless Join client meetings and serve as the point-person for all notes, updates to the internal project management system, leading on follow-up, and create 80% ready drafts of materials to finalize with the team Event coordination: communicate with attendees, support travel, lodging, food, and conference space arrangements, support attendees in processing reimbursement Manage discrete elements of projects, updating progress, coordinating with teammates, and forecasting timelines and needs Support the development of materials for dissemination: proof reading documents and presentations, curating resources, synthesizing information, adding design elements to slides and other collateral Support calendar management for team leaders Qualifications Top candidates for this role must: Have at least 2 years of experience Have a willingness to travel 1 x per month on average Possess comfort and experience with Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word) Preferred candidates will: Have 3+ years of experience Hold a bachelor's degree Have experience working in or with schools and/or school systems and/or the orgs that support schools (districts, state agencies, nonprofits, charter management orgs, etc.) Mass Insight Development Framework Mass Insight has identified a set of Core Competencies that it expects to see in all staff members. Candidates for the project coordinator position will have multiple opportunities to showcase their skills and mindsets and how they align with the expectations for someone in this role. We commit to using what we learn during the interview process to co-create an onboarding and development plan with our new team members. Core Competencies Analyst Level Skills and Mindsets Champions our theory of action ● Understands the elements of our theory of action and how our work advances each element ● Able to contribute to development of select elements of the theory of action Believes in and grows people ● Understands their own strengths and areas for growth ● Recognizes the unique strengths of team members ● Willing to try approaches or strategies Promotes Diversity, Equity, and Inclusiveness ● Recognizes and respects the beliefs and values of others ● Demonstrates an awareness of the impact of their own beliefs and values ● Understands the history, context and cultures of the regions in which we work Establishes partner trust ● Consistently delivers on-time, high-quality partner-facing work ● Builds relationships that help get the work done Manages projects to impact in spite of ambiguity ● Ensures that own work is aligned with and supporting project goals ● Able to adjust work in response to changing expectations Effectively Works as a Team Player ● Understands role on the team and delivers expected results ● Willing to pitch in to help others when needed to meet team goals ● Is an active participant in solving team challenges Solves Complex Problems Systematically ● Collects, organizes and creates presentations of information to identify and clarify problems ● Contributes to team problem-solving and planning Continuously Builds Both Education & Specific Subject Matter Expertise ● Demonstrates a willingness to research, learn and develop new skills ● Demonstrates a growing understanding of education reform and Mi’s role Communicates Effectively ● Prepares accurate and thorough written materials ● Effectively contributes to team meeting Facilitates Effectively ● Helps to plan and organize meetings with partners ● Assists with facilitation of meetings using multiple facilitation tools and protocols ● Learns about various facilitation techniques ​​ Compensation and Benefits We’re proud to offer comprehensive benefits to staff. ● A salary of $45,000- $55,000 annually commensurate with experience ● Excellent health, dental, and vision coverage ● 401k with a company match ● Tuition reimbursement for continuing education ● Generous paid time off ● Flexible work arrangements Please go here for additional information ​​ Application Mass Insight strives to build a staff and board that reflect the cultural diversity of the schools and districts that we partner with. Mass Insight is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, ability, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. BIPOC and other individuals from historically marginalized groups are encouraged to apply. Please submit a cover letter and resume on one document at: