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Careers + How to Get Involved at the Lab

We believe that by working on the ground with learners, institutions, and employers across the learn-to-work ecosystem, we can build a more relevant, accessible, portable, and visible education system for learners. We are committed to equity and to co-creating a more just and equitable education system. Join our team in building education for the future of work.

 

 

 

Open Positions:

We deeply value the expertise of lived experience and strongly value and seek to invest in applicants that have shared lived experience with the learners we currently and hope to work with, including folks of color, people from working class and low-income backgrounds, those who are immigrants or children of immigrants to the US, those whose first language isn’t English, trans and queer individuals, and others from communities who have been underinvested in.

Data shows that women and BIPOC candidates more frequently do not apply to a job because they don’t feel that they meet all of the qualifications listed. Our job descriptions are general overviews, not a mandatory comprehensive list. If you feel passionate about our efforts and believe that you have the skills to succeed in any of these roles, we want to hear from you!

 

Senior Director of People + Culture

The Lab is seeking nominations and applications for our first-ever Senior Director of People and Culture. This new leader will join the leadership team to synthesize the Lab’s mission and culture with systems and processes that support Lab staff in their professional growth and development. Reporting to the CEO, the new Senior Director of People and Culture will serve as the architect of the programs, policies, and systems that will enable and nurture the growing staff as it delivers human-centered design solutions that transform institutions and ecosystems at the intersection of learning and work.

Monday Morning Consultants is leading this search. For more details, read the full job description and visit
www.mondaymorningconsultants.com. To apply for the position, please submit a current resume to: apply@mondaymorningconsultants.com.

Executive Assistant

The Lab is currently seeking an Executive Assistant which will be the go-to team member for our Senior Leadership Team, including the CEO, to support calendar management, meetings, and travel coordination. In addition, this role will support key operations within the organization as needed including staffing, hiring, and administrative tasks to support our project teams. 

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume using the form linked here as soon as possible. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position has been filled. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via email at careers@eddesignlab.org.

Senior Education Designer, Programs + Initiatives

The Lab is currently seeking a Senior Education Designer to contribute to the organization’s impact by managing the arc of engagement for a cohort of community college leaders’ use and deployment of tools incorporating innovation and change management strategies to build capacity, and aligning efforts across the learning community; Delivering a series of events and meetings to facilitate a learning community of community college leaders and their regional collaboratives toward key milestones; Representing the Lab as a public thought leader on the needs of new majority learners, communication with key stakeholders, audience engagement, thought leadership development, and dissemination of lessons learned to enable adoption and scale.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume using this application form. Be sure to include relevant skills and experience with project management platforms. Really want to impress us? Include a writing sample in response to the following prompt: “How might we strengthen and evolve leadership roles in the higher education-to-workforce space to better drive ecosystem alignment?” Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position has been filled.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via email at careers@eddesignlab.org.

Director of Foundation + Philanthropic Partnerships

The Lab is excited to be seeking a Director of Foundation Partnerships to support the prospecting, development, and management of partnerships with higher education institutions, funders, and other post-secondary organizations. The new Director will contribute to a range of operational and partnership development activities at the Lab, including fundraising, budgeting, proposal writing, pitch development, and client management. This is an outstanding opportunity for a mid-career professional who relishes the idea of joining an influential, rapidly growing national nonprofit organization in a dynamic, disrupted field.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume using the form linked here as soon as possible. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position has been filled. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via email at careers@eddesignlab.org.

Senior Education Designer, Digital Transformation

The Lab is seeking a Senior Education Designer, Digital Transformation to lead and facilitate the co-design of models to address challenges faced in the learning-to-work ecosystem and the emergent skills-based hiring and digital transformation trends.  This exciting, foundational work will contribute to the transformation and advancement of the creation, documentation, and transmission of skills through solutions that lead to equitable work opportunities.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume using this application form. Be sure to include relevant skills and experience with project management platforms. Really want to impress us? Include a writing sample in response to the following prompt: “How might we further the skills-based hiring movement to increase equitable access to meaningful work?” Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position has been filled. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via email at careers@eddesignlab.org.

Future Opportunities: Join Our Talent Pool

Education Design Lab is always looking for candidates that share our our belief that designing models from the learner perspective can address equity and skills gaps in an incredibly dynamic world of work. If you are interested in joining our team, even if you don’t see a current opening that fits your interests, please submit your information here to add your profile to our database. If an opportunity which matches your application opens up, we will contact you.

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