EducationCounsel LLC is a mission-driven education consulting firm that works with leading nonprofit organizations, foundations, and policymakers to help significantly improve education opportunity and outcomes. We do this by leveraging policy, strategy, law, and advocacy to help transform education systems, from early learning to K-12 to higher education. We work with partners at the state, federal, and local levels to advance evidence-based innovations and systems change, with a central focus on equity. EducationCounsel is affiliated with Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP.
EducationCounsel is seeking a forward-thinking, effective, and innovative leader to serve as a Senior Policy Advisor. This is an ideal opportunity for an education leader with strong strategic thinking, relationship management, research and analysis, writing, project management, and facilitation skills to work with the EducationCounsel leadership and staff, and play an influential role in shaping the future of education in our country.
This critical role will lead projects designed to advance work on K-12 education policy towards success for all students, particularly low-income students and students of color. In addition, this role will provide a unique opportunity for thought leadership and strategy in partnership with clients and to serve as an advisor to a wide array of decision makers (e.g., policymakers, national organizations, foundation leaders, nonprofit executives and other stakeholders) on a variety of critical K-12 education topics. Areas of work will include a focus on redesigning education to reflect the science of learning and development, racial equity, comprehensive student development, school district transformation, understanding and implementing systems change and continuous improvement strategies at the state, district and school levels.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Managing Projects towards Successful Outcomes
Driving Progress in Education Efforts through Partner/Client Relationships
Leading and Facilitating the Delivery of Value & Content
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
To apply, please provide resume and cover letter.