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Ready to ignite the power of public education in Colorado?

The Colorado Education Initiative has sparked many life-changing careers. If your passion matches ours, let’s talk about the good we can create together.

Director, District Implementation and Partnership

CEI is seeking a dynamic, future-facing education leader who is driven to support Colorado school systems to transform such that they are designed to equitably support all students to develop the academic, personal, professional, entrepreneurial, and civic competencies they will need to be prepared and unafraid to face the challenges of today, tomorrow, and beyond. The Director of District Implementation and Partnership will work closely with the Vice President of Community Partnership to provide strategic leadership and implementation support to a portfolio of CEI partner districts and schools statewide. The ideal candidate for this role brings effective district and/or school leadership experience, grounded in a vision for and commitment to equity, innovation, and improvement.

This candidate will have deep knowledge of education and education systems, ideally including the strategic integration of social emotional outcomes and practices across districts and schools. The Director, District Implementation and Partnership will be able to effectively work across a range of district and school leadership teams to support strategic planning, leadership coaching, and strategic alignment, as well as high-level project management and technical support for high quality project implementation and communications. In addition to the qualifications described throughout this description, the candidate will exhibit belief in and comfort with the CEI Design Commitments, including change management; diversity, equity, and inclusion; youth activation; family and community partnership; social emotional development; and leadership.
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Manager, Communications and Partnership

CEI is seeking a Manager, Communications and Partnership to provide strategic communications support across the organization. The ideal candidate for this role brings creativity, strong organizational skills, and incredible attention to detail while balancing the need to be flexible and nimble in the execution of work. This candidate will help our team build out communications strategies to advance a movement and amplify our impact. The Manager, Communications and Partnership, will be able to effectively work with a range of stakeholders and will have the ability to translate our work into compelling stories. Deep knowledge of education, education systems, and education policy will be a critical requirement for this role. CEI is committed to language diversity in our communication and partnerships, so fluency in Spanish will be heavily weighted for all applicants. This position will report to the VP, Community Partnership, and will often require special direction from the CEO, especially during high impact conversations and timelines.
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The Colorado Education Initiative is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace.  CEI strives to be an inclusive organization, and as such takes affirmative action to ensure that discrimination does not occur against an employee or applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual identity, sexual orientation, religious or political affiliation, disability or any other classification considered discriminatory under applicable law.