Manager, Human and Civil Rights (Manager D)

National Education Association
Washington, DC
Nov 26, 2022
Nov 30, 2022
Full Time
*If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.**Posting Period: *November 15, 2022 - Until Filled*Employee Type: *NEAMAC NEA Managers, Attorneys, Confidentials*Position Type: *Regular*Salary Range: *$129,955.00 - $184,613.00*Rank: *Manager Rank D*Position Details: **POSITION EMPHASIS: * This position supports the NEA strategic objective to focus the energy and resources of its 3.2 million members towards developing and identifying programs, training, and materials to advance the elimination of race, ethnic, sexual orientation, or social class biases within public schools and throughout the Association.*POSITION SUMMARY: * NEA seeks a Manager in the Human and Civil Rights (HCR) department to manage the development and implementation of integrated programs across the Center for Racial and Social Justice (CRSJ) to normalize, organize and operationalize equity and racial justice. The essential functions of this position include: Coordinate and implement advocacy and member engagement programming as well as develop materials that support educational equity and opportunity, racial, social, and economic justice in the Human and Civil Rights (HCR) department of the Center for Racial and Social Justice (CRSJ). Develop, implement, and manage programs that contribute to creating safe, just, and equitable schools; preparing educators for the cultural and linguistic diversity in classrooms; promoting safe schools; and overcoming discrimination based on race/ethnicity, gender, language, income, disabilities, and sexual orientation. Manage the development, delivery, assessment, and the staff that coordinate professional and leadership development programs and resources. Be knowledgeable in education equity policy and practice issues to assist in the planning and management of HCR strategic plans and budgets, programs, grants, and projects. Apply and integrate racial justice and equity frameworks into management practice, behaviors and processes. Manage staff and provide team leadership while working collaboratively with other cross-departmental and Center teams. Support the development, coordination, and implementation of content for the national conferences and events led by the Human and Civil Rights and the Center for Racial and Social Justice. Work collaboratively and in partnership with managers and staff across NEA Centers and departments and support and serve as a liaison to the Governance Committee.*MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: * Master's Degree in Education, Sociology, Political Science, or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills may be obtained.*MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: * Five (5) years experience working on education equity, policy, and/or practice issues, specifically those issues impacting underserved groups in public education, or five years of responsible experience working with Association affiliates or similarly structured organization(s). Demonstrated program leadership/management experience Experience in organizational development and change management Significant experience managing and leading issue-organizing campaigns, and coordinating national programs. Previous management experience. Flexible work schedules and some travel required. Work samples may be required at the time of the interview.*SELECTION CRITERIA: TIER 1 (Essential): * Proven skill in developing, coordinating, and implementing programs and policies that promote equity, and advocate for human and civil rights. Knowledge of current education issues, trends, and practices. Demonstrated experience in effectively managing staff, resources, and budget to support NEA/HCR strategic tactics and activities. Proven ability in working collaboratively to implement the NEA strategic plan and budget. Demonstrated ability in interpersonal skills to work effectively with staff, affiliate clients, and governance. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a team environment. Excellent oral and written communication skills, including facilitation skills, and development/delivery of presentations. Demonstrated flexibility and ability to handle multiple and complex projects simultaneously under stringent timeframes and changing priorities/conditions. *TIER 2 (Significant): * Demonstrated experience in policy analysis and promoting strategies or policies related to workplace equity. Established contacts with advocacy organizations related to education equity issues. Knowledge and understanding or organizing in the affiliates and with constituency groups. Experience with and ability to establish relationships and act as a liaison to a Governance Committee. Clear understanding of the importance of the participation and involvement of ethnic minorities, women, and GLBT members in the Association. Knowledge of technology as a tool for promoting educational equity and social justice for all students and members. Demonstrated experience with organizing for issue advocacy campaigns. *TIER 3 (Desirable): *Experience in NEA field operations. Experience working with a professional membership organization. Knowledge of other organizations which impact the accomplishment of NEA's strategic goals and core services_*In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the following is provided: *__The position involves skill in using a computer and/or laptop; oral and written communication skills; skills in proofreading and editing; use of clear and articulate speech; interpersonal relations skills; reasoning and problem solving skills; ability to work in a fast-paced environment; ability to sit for long periods, stoop, bend, reach and carry light materials (up to 10 lbs.); and ability to travel by various methods of transportation, eg, airplane, car._NEA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER AND ENCOURAGES WOMEN, MINORITIES AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES TO APPLY.NEA Participates in E-Verify. Read more here E-Verify Participation& Right to Work.Job Type: Full-timePay: $129,955.00 - $184,613.00 per yearBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible schedule* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Parental leave* Professional development assistance* Retirement plan* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceSchedule:* Monday to FridayCOVID-19 considerations:Work Location: One location

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