People in Education is hiring a new Director to lead our work toward humanizing schooling.
Who we’re looking for
PIE's ideal Director is committed to transforming the practice of schooling. Grounded in strategic thinking and able to manage programs, they are a proven leader who can coach and facilitate teams to actualize programmatic visions. Finally, they are able to ensure that an organization has the resources it needs to operate healthily and sustainably.
The ideal candidate is a motivator, thrives in a collaborative environment with a broad range of partners and yet is self directed.
Interest and experience in art, music, design and/or visual culture is a plus.
MUST-HAVE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Two to three years of management experience
Background in facilitation
Background in education, youth development and/or arts education
Excellent written communications skills
An enthusiasm for People In Education and education in general
Confident verbal communication – an ability to speak on behalf of, and help develop PIE’s voice
Well organized with the ability to meet deadlines
Ability to work collaboratively and strategically
Ability to evaluate, learn from successes and missteps, and adapt
Ability to give clear direction and take feedback
About the position
The Director will manage PIE’s full time staff while supporting our network of artists, interns and educators to explore ideas and practices around humanizing schooling.
THIS POSITION WILL DIRECT:
Organizational Strategy PIE's Director oversees all of our program areas and cultivates plans to sustainably move the work forward. This includes:
Internal Strategy- oversee PIE’s teams and programs to ensure alignment towards PIE’s mission and vision.
Communications strategy- make PIE’s work visible, accessible and compelling.
Fundraising Strategy- lead efforts that ensure the long-term health and sustainability of PIE.
Team Management Maintain a healthy, productive work culture within the organization.
Manage and coach PIE’s staff (i.e. weekly meetings, 1 on 1 meetings, etc.).
Further develop strong systems for human resources.
Further develop strong systems for financial management.
Lead and develop PIE’s Advisory Board.
Host and manage check ins with AMP staff regarding fiscal sponsorship.
Holistic System Change Develop a strategy to further PIE’s mission.
Stay abreast of trends and developments in education justice locally and nationally.
Foster strong relationships with other local organizations working to make education systems more accountable, just and humanizing.
Research and disseminate to key stakeholders best practices within the fields of arts and education.
This position is full time and based in Detroit, Michigan.
Salary range: $50,000 - $58,000 (commensurate with skills and experience).
Competitive benefits package, including comprehensive health insurance, to be detailed during selection process.
How to apply
The deadline to apply is May 28 at midnight EST. The target start date for the PIE Director is July 8, 2019.
To apply, please send the following to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and “PIE DIRECTOR” in the subject line by May 28 at midnight EST:
Cover letter telling us about your commitment to leadership and education
Three professional references including names, emails and telephone numbers.
We strongly encourage people of color, women, LGBTQ people and people with disabilities to apply.
Allied Media Projects is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, ethnicity, national origin, immigration status, sexual orientation, religion, HIV serostatus, disability, height, weight, veteran status or marital status.