KIPP Public Schools is a national network of public charter schools that prepares students with the skills and confidence to create the future they want for themselves, their communities, and us all. We are a network of 270 schools, nearly 10,000 educators, and more than 160,000 students and alumni.
Our mission: Together with families and communities, we create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose—college, career, and beyond—so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world.
Our vision: Every child grows up free to create the future they want for themselves and their communities.
The KIPP Foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports KIPP schools across the country. The KIPP Foundation trains and develops outstanding educators to lead KIPP public schools; provides tools, resources and training for excellent teaching and learning; promotes innovation; and facilitates the exchange of insights and ideas across KIPP and other public schools and organizations.
The Director of Impact and Engagement will be part of KIPP’s Policy, Advocacy and Community Engagement (PACE) team and will report to the Senior Director of PACE. The Director will build and lead KIPP’s external impact and community engagement efforts that focus on partnering with districts, charters and communities to strengthen student outcomes via sharing best practices and strategies for postsecondary success. The KIPP Forward (formerly KIPP Through College) supports the work of regions in counseling students and families through the post-secondary decision-making process. This entrepreneurial leader will have the opportunity to work closely with district/Charter Management Organization (CMOs)/Community Organization leaders and practitioners across the country. Internally, the director will partner closely with the KIPP Forward team and regional KIPP leaders to uplift best practices, partner with districts and adapt materials for an external audience. The director will have significant autonomy to shape and drive an integrated external sharing and community engagement strategy that seeks to continue our postsecondary success sharing work and deepen our engagement work with the goal of improving student outcomes.
Key Responsibilities and Duties
The Director of Impact and Engagement will lead the following workstreams, as part of a larger, integrated strategic plan:
· Develop and drive an integrated sharing and engagement strategy that seeks to continue our sharing work and deepen our engagement work with the goal of improving student outcomes.
This position can be remote. Ability to travel up to 40%. This is a full-time, exempt position.
Compensation and Benefits
KIPP offers competitive salary commensurate with experience. A comprehensive benefits package, generous vacation and PTO, 401k retirement plan with both pre- and post-tax options, as well as gym reimbursement, flexible spending account (FSA), and cell phone reimbursement are also offered by KIPP.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
KIPP is committed to equal treatment for all individuals. KIPP does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.
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