Project Manager, Micro-credentials

Digital Promise - Remote - Full time

About Digital PromiseDigital Promise Global is an independent, bipartisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to spur innovation to advance equity in education and improve the opportunity to learn. Positioned at the intersection of educators, entrepreneurs, and researchers, Digital Promise Global identifies, develops, and promotes strategies to improve education and provide people with the knowledge and skills needed to compete in the global economy. Digital Promise centers our work in equity and values and rewards inclusivity, collaboration, and innovation.

About the PositionDigital Promise is seeking a Project Manager to primarily support Micro-credential projects and team operations and may also provide similar leadership to projects across the Digital Certification and Credentialing team. The Project Manager will spend roughly half their time leading coordination for a project to support 30,000 educators in Puerto Rico as they transition to powerful technology use for learning. For this and other projects, the Project Manager will coordinate client communication, manage translations, develop deliverables, and provide quarterly reporting. The ideal candidate will have a background in education, preferably classroom teaching experience, an interest in competency-based learning and micro-credentials, a commitment to racial justice and equity, and experience managing projects from beginning to end. This position is 100% remote.

ResponsibilitiesProject Management

  • Communicate with clients and vendors through multiple channels
  • Write emails, briefs, blogs and Q&As about the project
  • Collaborate with external partners and leaders in the education policy space
  • Develop tracking dashboards to ensure completion of project deliverables
  • Work with new partners on the creation and implementation of a project management plan to address the use of micro-credentials for professional learning

Micro-credentials Operations

  • Communicate internally around micro-credential processes and budgets
  • Plan and coordinate meetings, manage logistics, develop workflow processes and record minutes
  • Collaborate with team members to create resources of best practices to be shared within and beyond the initiative
  • Monitor, track and report progress on initiative benchmarks
  • Manage initiative databases and keep information up-to-date

Qualifications

  • Project management experience with large scope, multi-faceted projects
  • Strong organizational skills with an impeccable attention to detail
  • Excellent writing, communication, and interpersonal skills with external and internal relationship management, with district leaders and school leaders
  • Ability to manage and prioritize responsibilities independently on a daily basis, and execute effectively
  • Baccalaureate degree preferred
  • Proficiency in Spanish (written and spoken) preferred
  • Direct professional experience working in K-12 education, preferably in public school districts
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and manage competing tasks, deadlines, requirements, and decisions
  • Strategic thinker with ability to anticipate challenges and plan for resolution
  • Creative, self-starter, multi-tasker, team player; strong work ethic, high standards, integrity
  • A passion for education, a team mentality, creativity, and a positive “can-do” “yes-and” spirit

At Digital Promise, we also seek candidates with:

  • A strong commitment to racial equity
  • A commitment to anti-racist approaches to our work
  • Persistent self-awareness and regular self-examination
  • Diverse life experiences
  • An interest in redesigning learning systems

CompensationSalary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.

To ApplyPlease apply and submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements. Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials as soon as possible. Review will be on a rolling basis until the search is successful.

Digital Promise is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. 

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Role

Project Management

Experience Level

Mid Level

Digital Promise

Digital Promise's mission is to spur innovation to advance equity in education and improve the opportunity to learn.

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