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Organization TypePublic Interest
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Years of Experience
ProfileProgram Director and Senior Attorney (Opportunity to Learn Program)
Qualification and Experience
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelorâ€™s degree required, Masterâ€™s degree preferred. JD Degree required with state Bar membership or ability to waive into the DC Bar. 7-10 years of post JD experience with emphasis on litigating and conducting policy and legislative advocacy in the area of education law required. A demonstrated commitment to racial and social justice required. Knowledge of legal and policy issues surrounding education including school discipline and school privatization. Supervisory experience including mentoring and training junior staff. Prior experience working with grassroots organizations and/or in non-profit environments required; specific organizing and advocacy campaign experience strongly preferred. Track record of getting results, handling a heavy workload and developing strong working relationships with and among a diverse group of people. Fundraising, budgeting and planning experience desired. Prior project management experience is necessary and strong technical skills are highly desired. Must have strong interpersonal, research, analytical and writing skills. Superior oral communications skills. Bilingual ability preferred with fluency in Spanish. Previous work in a cross-functional or matrix team environment strongly preferred.
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1220 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005