Coordinator - Partnerships & School Outreach
University of Chicago Laboratory Schools
Chicago , Illinois
Salary: Based on Experience
Date Posted: 6/1/2018
Job ID: 43364
Position/Title: Coordinator - Partnerships & School Outreach
Employer: University of Chicago Laboratory Schools
Category: Administration
Type: Other - Admin
Status: FullTime
Job Description/Responsibilities:
As a complement to Lab’s academic program, the Schools offer the opportunity to participate in a variety of University- and community-partnered programs designed to extend learning from the classroom into the real-world. These opportunities exist throughout the Schools and take place during the school year or the summer. Current programs include:

- UChicago Charter School Partnership
- Marine Biological Laboratory Partnership
- Annual Artist Program
- Internship for Civic Engagement
- UChicago Faculty Lead Seminars
- High Jump Student Partnership

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Schools, the Partnership and Outreach Coordinator is responsible for creating, managing, and growing Lab’s educational partnerships and outreach. Responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing partnership and outreach programming working with faculty, staff, students, external community partners, the University, and the southside communities of Chicago. The Coordinator will focus on designing opportunities to benefit the Schools, our students and the community, on strengthening existing programs, on implementing a set of strategies to enhance our engagement, and on anchoring Lab more firmly in our surrounding community. This position will support existing initiatives and relationships while creating new opportunities for Lab teachers, grade level teams, and departments. The Coordinator will ensure a collaborative partnership between Lab, the University and the City of Chicago building upon the relationships so that Lab serves as an equal resource to our partners. As Lab expands our work, the Coordinator will work towards greater partnerships with international schools and programs.
Minimum Degree: BA
Certification Required: No
Minimum Experience: 5-7 Years

Education, Experience or Certifications:

Bachelor's Degree required
Advanced degree in education or related discipline preferred
5-7 years of related experience required
Program management experience required
Experience supporting school partnership programs preferred
Project management experience preferred
Leadership experience in youth education preferred
Classroom experience preferred
Experience working with a wide range of students with diverse backgrounds such as race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, learning abilities, class, language and nationality

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
Ability to move in and around the campus to interact with students, faculty, staff, parents, and other members of the community
Ability to move work related equipment, as appropriate, around school property

Required Documents:
Cover letter
Professional references
Brief statement of educational philosophy and ways in which your qualifications can help Lab achieve its goals of inclusivity, equity, and diversity.
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