Project Manager

Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Dec 02, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Project Manager
US PREP National Center

Position Description
Provides project management including adherence to budget, schedule and scope. Plans, schedules or coordinates projects activities to meet deadlines. Monitors project compliance. Coordinates the overall integration of the project. Supervises and directs project personnel; assigns duties and responsibilities.

Major/Essential Functions
Program Development
  • Conducts needs assessments with university partners using the US PREP Developmental Framework.
  • Works collaboratively with providers to develop Individual Transformation Plans (ITPs).
  • Facilitates Quarterly Outcome Reviews to formally monitor members’ progress.
  • Plan and facilitate the curriculum redesign symposiums with all US PREP coalition stakeholders, internal and external to include the following content areas: Literacy, mathematics, science, social studies, bilingual, special education, and student teaching seminar.
  • Select and train Curriculum Design Coaches to support the planning and facilitation of each of the content curriculum redesign work.
  • Facilitate training for the Curriculum Design Coaches and faculty participants.
  • Attend and support the planning of each of the content redesign sessions.
  • Facilitate teacher preparation curriculum redesign to integrate the Common Core Standards, K-12 curriculums, and culturally relevant teaching practices.
  • Research and stay abreast of national landscape issues and developments that impact US PREP curriculum (higher education, CAEP accreditation, and standards, Common Core, cultural competency, Social and Emotional Learning, etc.) and approaches to teacher preparation coursework and content readiness of candidates/teacher educators.
  • Work with each of the Regional Transformation Specialists to develop and implement plans (curriculum scope and sequence) to scale the curriculum redesign work across each of the teacher preparation programs in the US PREP Coalition.
  • Develop and implement measures to formatively and summatively assess the outcomes of the curriculum design work, including the planning, facilitation, and teacher educator and candidate content readiness. Use data to shape the technical assistance provided by US PREP.
  • Work closely alongside school district partner content specialists and educator preparation program faculty to ensure alignment in K-12 content preparation and facilitation.
  • Program Leadership
  • Lead and manage a team of Curriculum Design Coaches.
  • Support peer Regional Transformation Specialists in scaling Curriculum Design in program transformation.
  • Consistently monitor program effectiveness and use outcomes for improvement.

  • Required Qualifications
    Bachelor's degree plus three years related experience; OR a combination of education and/or related experience to equal seven years.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Doctoral degree.
  • 10 years of work experience in teaching, teacher preparation, curriculum design, or related field.
  • Experience in adult education or professional development.
  • Expertise in Literacy or Mathematics teacher preparation content.
  • Expertise in culturally relevant teaching practices.
  • Ability to work and collaborate effectively with diverse populations, including multicultural experience and cross-cultural communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership in promoting equity and diversity.
  • Passion and commitment to equity.
  • Optimistic with the ability to anticipate needs and generate solutions.

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