Established in 1946, with headquarters in Washington, D.C., the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is an independent, nonpartisan not-for-profit organization. Our mission is to conduct and apply the best behavioral and social science research and evaluation to improve lives, especially the disadvantaged. AIR is seeking an outstanding candidate with a national reputation in education, one who has been a leader in developing strategy and has demonstrated experience in executing proven and emerging solutions to teaching and learning such as networked learning/improvement communities, personalized learning, technology-enabled learning, and other approaches at the national, state, and local levels.
The person in this role will have major responsibility for leading and shaping AIR’s work nationally in the field of education, specifically in strengthening the capacity of states and districts to improve teaching and learning, apply technology to personalized learning, and develop teachers’ skills and competencies through innovative approaches to professional development. You will contribute to and manage projects that provide training and technical assistance utilizing technology-enabled approaches in such areas as: college and career readiness, English language learners, and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
This position will be located in one of the following AIR offices – Washington, DC; Rockville, MD; Chicago, IL; Naperville, IL; San Mateo, CA; Austin, TX; or Waltham, MA. Washington, DC area is preferred.