ConnectEd was established in April 2006 by the James Irvine Foundation and is dedicated to advancing practice, policy, and research designed to help young people prepare for BOTH college and career. By increasing the number of young Californians participating in comprehensive programs known as "Linked Learning: Pathways to College and Career Success, " ConnectEd delivers the challenging academics and technical knowledge students need for lasting success in further education, careers, and life. http://www.connectedcalifornia.org
Reporting to the CEO and located in Berkeley, CA, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) will be responsible for the day-to-day operational leadership and management of the organization. This position has been created both to ensure the organization's infrastructure cohesively supports implementation of the strategic plan across the entire organization and to help grow the business.
The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 10 years experience in a senior management role within an education-oriented organization, with a strong track record in performance management, and business development. In addition, he or she will have a keen understanding of education-related issues and emerging trends both nationally and in CA, particularly the value of making education relevant by situating academics in real-world career applications.
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To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: ConnectEdCOO@...