Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies (Schusterman) strive for a future in the United States and Israel that lives up to their ideals and achieves more just and inclusive societies. We work to advance racial, gender, and economic equity in the U.S. and foster a more joyful and diverse Jewish community. Our culture is built on a foundation of principles that guide our attitudes, behaviors and interactions in the workplace. We look for people to join our team who are trustworthy, excellent, risk-takers – and who are committed to equity. Learn more about us!
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Senior Program Officer, Education Grantmaking (SPO) is a member of the Education Grantmaking team and will be based in Schusterman’s Washington DC, New York NY, or Oakland, CA office (DC is preferred). The SPO will collaborate with the Senior Director of the Policy and Public Understanding (PPU) sub-portfolio to develop and execute policy agendas that aim to ensure that more students experience a grade-level, engaging, affirming education, assess potential investment opportunities, manage grantee progress and learnings, provide strategic support to grantees to reach their goals, manage internal priority-setting for teamwide policy goals and tracking of progress against those goals.
The PPU sub-portfolio is designed to support policy and communications in service of our programmatic goals and our grantees. Thus, the SPO will work closely and collaboratively with staff in other Education sub-portfolios (High Quality Instructional Materials, Professional Learning, Teacher Workforce, School System Partnerships and Research) to identify needs, opportunities and learnings and to foster connections across the issues and geographic areas they support. The SPO will also work closely with members of our foundation-wide Communications and Policy and Advocacy teams. The SPO will have exposure to and work with leaders across the foundation and multiple types of field-leading organizations. The SPO reports to the Senior Director of the Policy and Public Understanding sub-portfolio.
HOW TO APPLY
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