RI Department of Elementary & Secondary Education

RI Department of Elementary & Secondary Education, Office of Human Resources

Providence, Rhode Island ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3232752
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : February 18, 2020
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Work-Based Learning Fellow
Office of College & Career Readiness

General Description of Duties:
The Work-Based Learning Fellow will be responsible for working with schools and businesses to help facilitate and support high-quality work-based learning (WBL) experiences for high school students. The fellow will primarily work with the Computer Science for Rhode Island (CS4RI) High School Grant program, funded by a 3-5 year Education Innovation and Research grant from the US Department of Education. The fellow may also support other priority work-based learning projects, such as those associated with PrepareRI.

Supervision Received:
The fellow will work in collaboration with the RIDE Director of College & Career Readiness, within the Division of Innovation, and works with division and project team members with latitude to exercise independent judgment. Work is reviewed periodically for achievement of results.

Supervision Exercised:
Generally none. May work as part of teams, and in collaboration with others, with latitude for the exercise of independent judgement to achieve results.

Scope of Work:
The Work-Based Learning Fellow will ensure that work-based learning carried out within the CS4RI grant and other key programs meet the standards for quality set by RIDE, the Governor’s Workforce Board, and the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Board of Trustees. This involves working with schools and businesses to set up new partnerships, support the design of WBL experiences that are of high quality, and to support schools, businesses, and students during the WBL experiences. This grant falls under RIDE’s Computer Science for Rhode Island (CS4RI) initiative ( and PrepareRI (

This is a FELLOW position that will work at RIDE. The employer for this position will be a school district. The applicants selected for an interview will be provided with additional information regarding the fellow process.

The position will be posted until filled, although preference will be given to applications received before February 28, 2020

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : State-level Positions > Consultant
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    RI Department of Elementary & Secondary Education, Office of Human Resources is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Qualifications:
      • Skilled in project planning and management
      • Skilled in facilitating groups and leading work teams
      • Skilled in leading work-based learning experiences for students
      • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in policy, education, project management or related field preferred
      • Results-oriented, organized, adaptable, and highly motivated to serve all students

    • Postgraduate Certificate degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

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    Contact Information

    • Margaret Santiago , Human Resource Manager
    • 255 Westminster Street
    • Providence, Rhode Island 02903

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