Quality and Improvement Project Coordinator - The National Student Support Accelerator

The National Student Support Accelerator’s (the Accelerator) mission is to expand high-impact tutoring opportunities for all K-12 students in need. The Accelerator is a research-based, field-building organization that seeks to drive scaling and continual improvement in the quality of tutoring.

The Accelerator began with a group of educators convening on the issue of COVID-19 learning loss and the potential of tutoring as a solution. Currently the Accelerator is a program within the Annenberg Institute at Brown University but may become an independent entity once established.

The Accelerator plans to execute in the following areas to achieve its mission:

  • Facilitate implementation by:
  • o Developing research-based tools and strategic advising for districts to select, implement and continuously improve tutoring programs and for tutoring organizations to scale with quality;
  • o Establishing standards and a system of assessing quality of tutoring programs against standards.
  • Catalyze the field of tutoring by:
  • o Coordinating and leading research, continuous improvement and learning about what drives impact;
  • o Developing a variety of pilot sites designed to learn about effectiveness and implementation.
  • Build engagement across stakeholders through direct outreach and sharing research outcomes and success stories.

Reporting to the Director of Quality & Improvement, the Project Coordinator will be responsible for providing systems management and support for the Quality & Improvement team for the National Student Support Accelerator (The Accelerator) at the Annenberg Institute.  Major components of the position include the following:

  • Supporting the develop, execution, and continual improvement of administrative data management systems including databases, project data, etc.
  • Supporting the development, execution, and continual improvement of systems to ensure efficient operations and client service.
  • Facilitating collaborative and coordinated efforts across teams, specifically the Research and Engagement teams, and as needed, the Annenberg Institute.
  • Coordinating and supporting administrative processes for Quality & Improvement staff.
  • Actively promoting a diverse and inclusive environment through modeling, practices and operational systems

Job Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree and at least 1-2 years’ project or administrative management in public K-12 systems experience required.
  • Fluency in Spanish may be beneficial, though not required

Job Competencies

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Passion for driving equitable education outcomes for all students and specifically for high impact tutoring
  • Ability to assess work flows and design and implement systems to streamline operations
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills and the ability to prioritize workload.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Initiative and ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and recognized the Accelerator is a new organization committed to continuous improvement, entrepreneurial thinking, and high adaptability.
  • Proficient in Microsoft, Google, Slack, and Zoom platforms.
  • Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.

Please include a cover letter when submitting your application.

Background and education check required.

In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work and must also receive a COVID-19 booster within thirty (30) days of becoming eligible, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site. 

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