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Position: Senior Manager/Director, Early College Policy | Location: Flexible/Remote

Our preferred application deadline is April 24, 2023.  Please note that we do not guarantee review of applications received after this date.

As Empower School’s first Senior Manager/Director, Early College Policy, you will play a key role in driving forward the organization’s early college policy strategies and initiatives through supporting the intentional expansion of the organization’s footprint in policy formation and thought leadership at the state and federal levels. In select states, you will pioneer efforts to create statewide coalitions to advocate for supportive policies and ecosystems for early college partnerships and other postsecondary success approaches. You will work to advance policy ideas at the state and federal level around Early College/Dual Enrollment, Bridge Years and related concepts.  You will also advise the Empower Schools team on our overall early college, pathways and postsecondary success strategy and selectively provide advice and support to Empower Schools teams in their relevant work. A successful candidate will help build the policy capacity of a leading national educational innovation nonprofit with a strong starting set of assets and networks in this space and the commitment of the organization to this field and work.  

This is a full-time remote position that can be located anywhere in the US.  In certain geographies (Boston, Austin, Denver, New Orleans, Indiana, Los Angeles) there are opportunities to work in-person with colleagues. Candidates will be considered for the level (Senior Manager or Director) commensurate with their skills and experience to date.

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