Research-Based Technical Assistance and Writing
1. Design, write, and facilitate the use of research-based materials and resources for client engagements, including national, state, and district policy groups and task forces.
2. Transform strategic expertise and thought leadership on educator quality, improving equitable access, and designing and implementing coherent talent management policies into valuable resources for the education field, which will also build and support AIR’s eminence on talent management (educator recruitment/hiring, professional learning and growth, development and retention)
3. Manage fast-paced projects of moderate to high complexity dedicated to the development and implementation of talent management strategies and systems, including effective budget management, quality management, and staff management
4. Communicate regularly with clients and internal team members to gather feedback, sustain project momentum, and respond to day-to-day needs
5. Monitor, coordinate, and provide work direction to assigned project staff and/or subcontractors, including review of their work to ensure accuracy, completeness, and adherence to quality standards, policies, and procedures
6. Cultivate and manage client relationships, including management of internal and external politics
7. Serve as an advisor and thought partner to district and/or state leaders as they make research-based decisions about reform efforts aimed at improving principal, teacher and leader effectiveness.
8. Support state and district clients in establishing outcomes-driven theories of action for their work and defining clear roles and responsibilities for technical assistance projects.
9. Manage client expectations on a project or strategic level, including handling escalation on stakeholder/external issues.
10. Support new business development efforts, including proposal writing
11. Deliver high-quality, interactive presentations to position AIR’s expertise and work in principal, teacher and leader effectiveness to capitalize on future business opportunities