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Project Coordinator

About Mass Insight
Mass Insight Education & Research is a Boston-based nonprofit serving schools and districts nationwide. We partner with states, districts, schools, and other stakeholders across the U.S. to create equitable K-12 education systems and programs, so that each student is prepared to fulfill their academic potential and life ambitions.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
We strive to be an organization that lives into our beliefs around Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). We welcome and expect our current and future team members to join us on this collective journey.

Project Coordinator Position Summary
We are seeking a project coordinator to join our staff as a member of the AP team.   The Project Coordinator will support the AP Operations and Research team and lead data collection for on-going monitoring and evaluation of Mass Insight’s Advanced Placement and School Improvement programs.  This position reports to the Director of AP Operations

A successful project coordinator is able to do the following within the first 12 months:

  • Manage external communications related to data collection and reporting with schools and school districts.
  • Build relationships with school and/or district data leads
  • Ensure 100% of AP program schools submit student and teacher rosters on-time in the correct format with complete data
  • Leverage technology to support event registration and attendance tracking for all students, teachers, facilitators, and schools participating in the AP program
  • Manage distribution and administration of feedback surveys at events and for specific evaluations
  • Schedule focus groups and interviews, as requested
  • Produce participation reports to share internally and with participating schools and districts.
  • Support change management efforts to improve program monitoring and reporting
  • Support data security efforts as needed

Top candidates for this role must:

  • Have at least 1 year of project coordination or event planning  experience
  • Have superior communication skills
  • Able to learn new technology and platforms quickly
  • Have superior detail-oriented skills

Preferred candidates will:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree
  • Experience with large-scale data collection within a tight timeline
  • Experience with public schools

Mass Insight Development Framework
Mass Insight has identified a set of Core Competencies that it expects to see in all staff members.  Candidates for the project coordinator position will have multiple opportunities to demonstrate their abilities in key competencies for the role. We do not expect candidates to come in mastering each of the competencies below and we commit to the ongoing development of our team members.

Core Competencies Project Coordinator Level Expectations
Champions our theory of action
  • Learns about Mass Insight’s  theory of action
Believes in and grows people
  • Demonstrates resilience in the face of challenge
  • Provides needed support to staff and external stakeholders
Promotes Diversity, Equity, and Inclusiveness
  • Seeks out, values, and includes perspectives, experiences different from one’s own
  • Understands, anticipates, and plans for the ways that culture impacts our work with both partners and other Mass Insight staff
  • Helps build cultural awareness in other staff
Establishes partner trust
  • Builds relationships with stakeholders (internal and external) to advance the work
  • Able to authentically describe the challenges facing stakeholders
Manages projects to impact in spite of ambiguity
  • Gets the required work done, even when there are grey areas and obstacles
  • Supports Mass Insight and partners in maintaining a focus on the work in spite of distractions
  • Able to adjust work and project schedule and milestones in response to changing expectations
Effectively Works as a Team Player
  • Supports team to accomplish project goals
  • Operates with self-awareness and maintains perspective to support the team
  • Takes responsibility for addressing team challenges
Solves Complex Problems Systematically
  • Collect and organize data and other evidence in ways that facilitate problem solving
  • Provides strong solutions to discrete problems within a project
Continuously Builds Both Education & Specific Subject Matter Expertise
  • Continuously grows subject matter expertise
Communicates Effectively
  • Presents information in a clear and concise manner, both written and oral
  • Demonstrates active listening skills that demonstrate empathy and understanding
  • Matches communication style to the context and need
Facilitates Effectively
  • Supports the facilitation of team projects

Compensation and Benefits

We’re proud to offer comprehensive benefits to staff.

●      An hourly rate of $23 – $31 commensurate with experience

●      Excellent health, dental, and vision coverage

●      401k with a company match

●      Tuition reimbursement for continuing education

●      Generous paid time off

●      Flexible work arrangements

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To Apply
​​​​​​Mass Insight strives to build a staff and board that reflect the cultural diversity of the schools and districts that we partner with. Mass Insight is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, ability, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. BIPOC and other individuals from historically marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

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