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

PREPARE RI FELLOW (#NON RIDE Position)


RI Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
RI Department of Elementary & Secondary Education, Office of Human Resources
Providence, Rhode Island

Job Details
Job ID: 3043011 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: January 16, 2019 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
The Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) is seeking a College and Career Readiness-Strategy (Prepare RI) Fellow. THIS IS NOT A RIDE POSITION. This is an opportunity for a candidate within a school district, program (via a third party) to work at RIDE through a partnership. Additional logistical information will be provided to the candidates that are selected for an interview.

The fellowship is for one and a half year, full-time commitment at the RI Department of Education working alongside the Office of College and Career Readiness team. This fellowship will be instrumental in supporting the state initiatives related to www.prepare.ri.gov and revised secondary regulations.


General Description of Duties:
The Rhode Island Department of Education is seeking a fellow that will be responsible for designing and coordinating critical elements of Rhode Island’s PrepareRI statewide initiative, geared towards insuring every student graduates from school prepared for college or career success.

Supervision Received:
Works under the supervision of the Office Director and works in collaboration with office and work team members and 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 judgment to achieve results.

Scope of Work:

Element One – Preparing High School Students for High-Growth, High-Wage Jobs:
Design and implement policy and programming aligned to RIDE’s PrepareRI Initiative. This includes working to develop and align policies and programs that enable all Rhode Island students to have access to and participate in high-quality career and technical education programs and work-based learning opportunities that prepare students for high-growth, high-wage jobs. Work will involve engaging and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders. This work comes at a pivotal time for both Rhode Island and the nation, as career and technical education is becoming a central component of a rigorous secondary education portfolio.

Element Two – Increasing High School Students’ Access to Post-Secondary Learning:
Develop and expand post-secondary education options for Rhode Island students by increasing access, decreasing course unit cost, and expanding participation of urban youth in post-secondary coursework. This effort will focus on formalizing and expanding Rhode Island’s early college access portfolio, which currently consists of emerging programming in career and technical education, dual and concurrent enrollment, virtual programs, and AP coursework.



Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1


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Job Requirements
Qualifications:
Skilled in systems thinking and ability to conceptualize the expression of policy goals through measurement
Demonstrate basic quantitative analysis and statistics
Demonstrate developing performance systems
Skilled in Project Planning
Skilled in facilitating groups and leading work teams
Experience with conducting, reading and summarizing studies, analyzing data and preparing reports
Experience with budgeting and basic budget projects
Masters degree in business, education or related field

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    This employer has requested that all applicants answer the following questions. It is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page.
    1. The Rhode Island Department of Education is seeking a fellow that will be responsible for designing and coordinating critical elements of Rhode Island’s PrepareRI statewide initiative, geared towards ensuring every student graduates from school prepared for college and career success. Please provide a brief summary of how your experience or background aligns with this general statement of duties. (500 words or fewer)
    Long Essay (Answer limited to 4000 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information
    Margaret Santiago, Human Resource Manager
    255 Westminster Street
    Providence, Rhode Island 02903
    Phone: 401-222-4683
    Email: margaret.santiago@ride.ri.gov