We are looking for a Communications Manager to play a vital role in ensuring that the Center on Reinventing Public Education’s (CRPE) wide-ranging research makes a difference in the field by seeding a focus on impact throughout the lifecycle of our work and leading strategic communications initiatives across our programs.
Reporting to the Director of Impact and Communication, the Communications Manager will work to expand the reach and impact of CRPE’s work through strategic communications initiatives, with a focus on digital strategy. The Communication Manager at CRPE will help disseminate our research and elevate our work through creative outreach to the media, the public and various other stakeholders in the world of K-12 education policy and practice.
The Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) is a nonpartisan research center founded in Seattle, Washington in 1993 and now led by investigators and collaborators at Arizona State University.
CRPE believes inequities are hard-wired into our public education system in both obvious and subtle ways. Our core business is studying efforts to rewire the system for ongoing improvement and excellence for every student—moving from the classroom, to the school, to policy implications. We envision a public education system that truly prepares every student for the challenges of the future. We fulfill this mission through:
CRPE seeks team members who are passionate about systems change and embrace the idea that public education is a goal, not a set of institutions. The following core values guide our work:
CRPE has played a national role in studying the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on school systems and policy, and we are studying new methods of schooling that will inform rebuilding efforts post-pandemic.
Job Family Generic
Department Name Ctr on Reinventing Public Educ
VP Code PROVOST/WEST CAMPUS
Scope of Search Open
Grant Funded Position This is a grant funded position. Continuation is contingent on future grant funding.
Salary Range Depends on experience
Close Date 23-September-2022
Bachelor’s degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND five (5) years of related administrative experience, which includes three (3) years of supervisory experience; OR, Nine (9) years of related administrative experience, which includes three (3) years of supervisory experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College creates knowledge, mobilizes people, and takes action to improve education. Nationally recognized as a leader in teacher preparation, leadership development and scholarly research, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College prepares over 7,600 educators annually. MLFTC faculty create knowledge by drawing from a wide range of academic disciplines to gain insight into important questions about the process of learning, the practice of teaching and the effects of education policy. MLFTC mobilizes people through bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs, through non-degree professional development programs and through socially embedded, multilateral community engagement. MLFTC takes action by bringing people and ideas together to increase the capabilities of individual educators and the performance of education systems.
Aligned with ASU’s commitment to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion, MLFTC is committed to advancing systemic equity in our curricula, programming and institutional relationships. The college’s core value of Principled Innovation connects individual decision making to the pursuit of systemic equity.
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation’s fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
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Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
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Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.