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CEI has sparked many life-changing careers. If your passion matches ours, let’s talk about the good we can create together. Current open positions are outlined below.



A Director to lead the Colorado Trustee Network (CTN) in its efforts to partner with trustees of Colorado’s public colleges and universities to elevate the issues of greatest impact to the students and institutions in Colorado: closing persistent equity gaps, aligning postsecondary education to workforce, and increasing postsecondary funding and resources to improve outcomes for students and strengthen Colorado’s economy and communities. CTN is at an exciting point in its lifecycle and this position is a unique opportunity for a thoughtful and dynamic leader to kick-start and guide this next phase of its development. The ideal candidate for this role can demonstrate successful outcomes from leading and building collective action and advocacy among key stakeholders. The candidate should be skilled at high-quality project leadership and management, with a background in education policy, developing strong relationships, and strategic communications. Additionally, this candidate must be comfortable engaging at all levels of project execution to ensure success. *Of note, this role has flexibility to be scoped as a part-time, .5FTE position, that is fully committed to CTN, or as a full-time, 1.0FTE position, that also leads additional CEI projects (e.g., relating to secondary concurrent enrollment policies and practices or K-12 partnerships with postsecondary and workforce). This is a new position and reports to the Vice President of Strategy. The first round of applications will be reviewed starting August 24 and the position will be filled as soon as a qualified candidate is identified. See the job description here.

A Manager of Data and Learning to support CEI’s multi-year network projects – comprised of cohorts of school and district partners learning and sharing about their work in social emotional development and career-connected learning. The ideal candidate for this role has experience designing and executing mixed-methods program evaluations, especially facilitating, analyzing, and reporting qualitative data collection efforts, including through interviews, focus groups, and open-ended survey responses. This candidate is also skilled at quantitative data analysis, data cleaning and management, data visualization and reporting, project management, facilitation, survey design, and relationship-building with external partners. This person is passionate about working in K-12 education to evaluate and improve innovative systems, programs, and processes that drive equitable outcomes for all students. This position reports to the Director of Data and Strategy. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting August 31 and the position will remain open until filled. See the job description here


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