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Lessons of Stars: How to Be a Star in Your Life and Career
Nov 29, 2022
Sep 22, 2022
NCYL's Education team engages in education justice work in partnership with many entities at the national, state, and local levels, across the nation. The team seeks systemic change – through coalition-building, policy advocacy, litigation, research, communications, and organizing – to increase equity within the education systems that serve children and youth, from early childhood through post-secondary education. A description of our work can be found here: https://youthlaw.org/focus-areas/education.
NCYL seeks a Senior Director of Education to lead our efforts to improve the education opportunities and supports provided to young people.? This person will contribute to strategy and lead initiatives at the local, state and national level. This a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about transforming education systems into the effective and nurturing centers for learning that our young people deserve.
Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
Salary, Benefits & Location
This is a full-time, exempt position. The salary is competitive at $172,688.00 annually.?A geographic salary differential may be applied if the candidate resides somewhere other than the Oakland, CA, Los Angeles, CA, or Washington, DC areas.
NCYL provides a robust benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, generous vacation and sick benefits, flexible spending account, commuter benefits, employer contribution to a retirement plan, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and medical travel expenses for those seeking gender-affirming care or abortions.
Candidates must reside in Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, Virginia, or Washington DC. This position requires the ability to work remotely and requires some travel.
This position is eligible for 100% remote work through March 2023. It is possible that in April 2023, NCYL will require people to work in an office, in which case they will need to be in a location where they can regularly commute to the NCYL office in Oakland, CA or Washington, DC. We don't yet know what remote work will look like beginning in April 2023.
How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter and resume at the link below. Please, no emails or calls. Priority consideration for applications received by October 14.
Apply at: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/1306683
Applicants with lived experience within any of our practice areas, and Black, Indigenous, and other people of color, are strongly encouraged to apply.
It is the policy of NCYL to provide equal employment opportunities to all Applicants (including Employees) regardless of race, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, breastfeeding, national origin, age, abilities/disabilities, neurotypicality, socioeconomic status, veteran status, marital status, prior convictions, or any other protected classifications under federal, state, or local law.
National Center for Youth Law
The National Center for Youth Law (NCYL) works to amplify youth power, dismantle racism and other structural inequities, and build just policies, practices, and culture in support of young people. Our efforts advance justice through research, community collaboration, impact litigation, and policy advocacy that fundamentally transforms our nation's approach to education, health, immigration, foster care, and youth justice. Our vision is a world in which every young person thrives and has a full and fair opportunity to achieve the future they envision for themselves.
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