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Organization: Insight Policy Research
Job title(s): Director of Education
Description: The essential functions of this position include implementing research and evaluation and technical assistance studies, managing qualitative and qualitative data collection, contributing to proposal efforts and other business development activities, communicating with clients, and preparing final reports and briefings. This candidate will work with our Vice-President for Education in helping support and develop the vision and strategic direction of our Education division. Candidates must have a proven history working with Federal clients (though work with foundations, states, and districts are also valued). Candidates should have a minimum of six years of experience directing large-scale research studies and experience leading and writing successful proposals in response to federal solicitations. Position based in Arlington, VA.

Ph.D. in a social science field and six years' experience or Master's degree and eight years of experience.

Full Description:
? -Develop new business through contacts and responses to solicitations.
? -Design and direct methodologically robust research and evaluation studies.
? -Manage team members and tasks to keep projects on schedule and within budget.
? -Mentor junior staff to help them further their skills, knowledge, and experience.
? -Ensure accuracy and high quality of deliverables and contribute to the creation of innovative products.
? -Collaborate with other senior leadership team members to identify business opportunities.

? -Demonstrated ability to contribute to a research and technical assistance agenda
? -Demonstrated ability to win contracts or grants.
? -Understanding of national education priorities, education reform, and emerging areas of interest.
? -Experience working with education stakeholders at the local, state, and national level.
? -Experience directing large-scale research/evaluation projects using rigorous designs such as Sequential Multiple Assignment Randomized Trials (SMART), cluster randomized controlled trials, and quasi-experimental designs.

Contact: Lashawn Richburg-Hayes, Ph.D., Vice President, Education

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