The Program Officer (PO) is a member of the Education Grantmaking team, located in Schusterman’s Washington, DC, Oakland, CA, or New York, NY office. The PO will collaborate with the Director of the School Systems Partnerships portfolio to cultivate and assess potential investment opportunities, track grantee progress and learnings, and provide strategic support to grantees to reach their goals. The grantees that comprise this portfolio include some of the nation’s leading school districts, charter networks and school partners that are working to dramatically improve outcomes for K-12 students by providing teachers with the high-quality instructional materials and aligned professional development and supports they need to consistently provide engaging, affirming, meaningful, grade-level instruction in literacy. Additionally, the PO will be an important contributor to the internal culture and overall impact of the Education team.
The PO reports to the Director of the School Systems Partnership portfolio (Director). Additionally, the PO will work closely with other team members across the education portfolios. This role will provide experience with multiple types of school systems and related organizations and exposure to leaders across these roles.