Job Opening: Associate Director of Curriculum, The Broad Center (CA)
- Associate Director, Curriculum
THE BROAD CENTER FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF SCHOOL SYSTEMS
The mission of The Broad Center for the Management of School Systems
is to raise student achievement by recruiting, training and
supporting executive leadership talent from across America to
become the next generation of urban school district leaders. The
Center identifies talented leaders from education, business, the
military, nonprofit organizations and government who have the
passion, knowledge and skills to take on executive leadership roles
in urban education. The Broad Center operates two primary leadership
development programs: The Broad Superintendents Academy and
The Broad Residency in Urban Education.
The Broad Center is funded by The Broad Foundation
(www.broadfoundation.org), an education grant-making organization
founded by Eli and Edythe Broad in 1999. More information on The
Broad Center and its programs can be found at www.broadcenter.org.
Created in 2002, The Broad Superintendents Academy is a rigorous,
ten-month executive management program designed to prepare the next
generation of public school superintendents. The first four classes
of Broad Academy Fellows include leaders from business, education,
government, the military and nonprofit organizations. Participants
in the program retain their full-time employment status and attend
the Academy for seven extended weekend session. The residential
learning session faculty is composed of corporate CEOs, high-level
government officials, nonprofit executives and leading education
policy makers, practitioners and researchers. Between sessions,
participants are expected to undertake a series of rigorous
individual skill-building activities and performance projects
to build their leadership portfolios.
Created in 2003, The Broad Residency is an intensive two-year
management development program offered to talented early- and mid-
career professionals from the private and non-profit sectors. The
purpose of the program is to provide an entry point for developing
leaders who are not currently working in public education to train
and prepare for senior positions in urban school systems
throughout the country. Residents are placed directly in a large
urban school district working for the Superintendent or one of his
or her cabinet-level administrators. Over the course of the two
years, Residents meet together for eight long weekends for rigorous
study and skill-building activities. When the program ends,
Residents are well prepared to assume leadership posts in public
The Broad Center also operates The Broad Summer Residency, a 10-week
internship in an urban school system designed for individuals
currently enrolled in a two-year MBA program.
The Associate Director, Curriculum will be responsible for
coordinating curriculum content and development for The Broad
Superintendents Academy, The Broad Residency and The Broad Summer
Residency. He or she will report to the Managing Director of The
Broad Center and will work closely with the directors of the Academy
and the Residency. This position is based in Los Angeles, CA or the
San Francisco Bay Area, CA and will require some travel.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Research, design and develop curriculum, session modules and
Manage independent contractors to develop curriculum and materials.
Assist in the identification of potential faculty.
Work with faculty and presenters to prepare for their
Facilitate session modules as appropriate.
Work with staff at The Broad Center and The Broad Foundation to
develop and maintain
effective knowledge management systems for curricular materials.
Maintain ongoing dialogue with Academy and Residency directors to
assess curricular needs.
Assist with the program evaluation process including establishing
metrics and benchmarks for curriculum to monitor and ensure program
Other duties as necessary to ensure program success.
Five to ten years of professional work experience, including at
least two years in curriculum development role
Experience with adult learning and/or continuing education
Background in one or more of the following content areas:
leadership, management and urban education
Experience developing curriculum and facilitating courses,
workshops or other relevant events
Excellent research, organizational and oral and written
Familiarity with and passion for K-12 education
Graduate degree preferred
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. Excellent
benefits including health, dental and
To apply, please a letter of interest and resume to Becca Bracy
Knight, Managing Director, The Broad Center. Employment is
contingent on a writing sample and a satisfactory background check.
The Broad Center
10900 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Fax: (310) 954-5081
You will receive an acknowledgement upon receipt of your email. We
will only contact applicants chosen for further consideration.
The Broad Center engages employees without regard to race, color,
religion, creed, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation or
any other characteristic covered by law. All who believe they meet
the stated qualifications are invited to apply. The Broad Center is
an equal opportunity employer.