In collaboration with the Faculty Director, the Residency Director's responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
Generate content-rich programming for students in each of the three program years to facilitate development of learning and leadership goals and to foster connections between their coursework and the 3rd year residency experience;
Provide career coaching and general support through individual meetings with students throughout the first and second years and during the 3rd year residency;
Guide students in interviewing and matching with appropriate residency sites based on their learning goals;
Build and maintain a set of partner organizations and residency sites by developing and cultivating relationships with senior-level executives (e.g., Superintendents, CEOs, Executive Directors, Presidents) at current and prospective Ed.L.D. partner sites;
Design and lead residency orientation and training opportunities for students and partner representatives with input and participation from program faculty and select staff;
Troubleshoot all residency-related challenges, working in consultation with Ed.L.D. staff to devise solutions to support students' work and success;
Develop models for systematic feedback and assessment of all aspects of the residency experience;
Develop and maintain official Ed.L.D. residency and Capstone policies, guidelines, and related documents;
Supervise and develop staff;
Serve on school-wide committees as needed;
Other responsibilities as needed.
HGSE is a diverse community of learners, teachers, and employees who are passionate about changing the world through education and striving for maximum impact in the field of education.
HGSE Human Resources values diversity in all forms, and believes that each employee brings a set of diverse experiences and identities to the workplace that makes us stronger, encourages innovation, and enhances our collective contributions. We continue to develop and support a workforce that reflects the diversity of those we serve; fosters an environment that allows each individual to belong and to bring their best self to work; and creates the conditions that empower employees to contribute their full potential to advancing the work of the school. We do this by:
Hiring and retaining staff reflecting the diversity of those we serve;
Providing employees opportunities to learn, grow, and be challenged;
Reviewing and ensuring fairness and equity in HR practices and policies including but not limited to hiring, promotion, and compensation;
Developing strong relationships and partnerships internal and external to our community to advance diversity and inclusion;
Communicating transparently and respectfully; and
Fostering an inclusive, respectful, and professional work environment
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About the Harvard Graduate School of Education
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Salary Grade: 058
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Advanced degree and minimum 7 years of related experience. Direct experience in at least one area of preK-12 education (e.g. education nonprofits, education entrepreneurship, school districts, social purpose for-profits, and government agencies or policy/advocacy organizations). Previous experience managing staff required. Willingness to travel required.
Broad knowledge of the American education sector ideally with specific experience in the education non-profit and education entrepreneurship sectors. Superior organizational skills and attention to detail. Excellent written communication skills. Ability to manage multiple concurrent priorities and adjust work flow accordingly. Strong strategic analysis, interpersonal, and communication skills. Experience or expertise in leadership development, experiential learning, mentoring and/or coaching at the graduate or professional level desirable, preferably within education. Experience or expertise in developing and evaluating learning outcomes helpful. Discretion with confidential information. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 51239BR
About Harvard University Graduate School of Education
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