Sr. Program Manager

  • Harvard University
  • Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 02138
  • Aug 17, 2017
Part time Administrative

Job Description

Harvard University

Sr. Program Manager
Harvard Graduate School of Education

Duties & Responsibilities
The Senior Program & Coaching Manager will work under the direction of Lee Teitel, HGSE Faculty member and Faculty Director of the Reimagining Integration: Diverse and Equitable Schools Project (RIDES). This individual will develop and lead the RIDES coach and coaching development program along with additional targeted programs including: development and implementation of program components for the RIDES fellowship, the RIDES student research and practice activities, and the RIDES leadership team. More specifically, the role will include:

• Core member of the RIDES senior leadership team;
• Screen, identify, and facilitate the development of RIDES coaches in training;
• Develop coach assessment tools and targeted professional development based on assessment results for coaches in the field;
• Identify and successfully develop partnerships with district superintendents and other senior leaders in partnering districts and schools for placement of coaches-in-training and in-practice, coordinating as needed and helpful with leaders of other HGSE projects already engaged in partnerships with targeted sites;
• Develop components of the RIDES/Walton Fellowship (RWF) program and lead parts of the pilot, working with the RIDES leadership team and HGSE administrators to finalize RWF for academic year 2018-19 admissions process.
• Co-initiate and co-lead a network for the partner leaders to share progress and approaches for improved school integration, create case studies and pictures of practice, and ongoing assessment and re-evaluation of coaching needs as identified by the partner network.
• Initiate and co-direct with RIDES Faculty Director a national Community of Practice for Integration-schools, districts and charter management organization partnering with RIDES virtually and perhaps on-site, as funds allow, testing tools and coaching approaches and building cases profiling strong coaching for integration;
• Assess and revise current and develop new coaching resources, to be used in face to face classes as well as on-line modalities (e.g. modular learning assets, mini-online courses, webinars, etc.);
• Co-develop resources for broader public audience (e.g. teachers, parents, students, community members, policy makers, etc.) to learn how to customize and apply the RIDES tools, diagnostics, practices, and resources in their context;
• Hire and supervise graduate students (masters and doctorate level) in practice sites, in research projects, and other specialized projects as needed for the RIDES program.

This is a term position with funding for 12 months with the possibility of renewal.

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