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We're Hiring: Director, Mathematics

EdVestors advances equitable, meaningful education that prepares every Boston student to activate their power and shape their future. EdVestors invites applications for the position of Director, Mathematics (“Director”). Reporting to the Vice President of Programs, Strategy & Impact, the Director will serve as a key program leader as EdVestors refines and evolves its role as a partner in ensuring students receive a meaningful math education that is affirming, relevant, and prepares them for postsecondary success.

Please direct your cover letter and resume to Heather Johnson, Vice President of Programs, Strategy & Impact, at Include the position title and your last name in the subject line of the email. Applications will be reviewed as received with priority given to those received by April 30.


Planning and Implementation

  • Drive all aspects of the mathematics program strategy including program iterations and overall strategic direction
  • Ensure that all aspects of mathematics program work reflect a commitment to equity, including racial equity
  • Manage the day-to-day aspects of the mathematics work, including planning and facilitating team meetings, communicating with internal and external stakeholders, and providing regular updates of progress toward program goals
  • Oversee collection, analysis, and presentation of program data to internal and external stakeholder audiences
  • Supervise and coach staff and/or external consultants to support implementation efforts
  • Engage a diverse set of stakeholders (e.g., educators, school leaders, district leaders, community partners, students, families, etc.) to inform planning and decision making around strategy, grant making, and program development
  • Identify impact opportunities aligned with EdVestors’ mission and strategic priorities, grounded in research and data

Grant Making

  • Facilitate the design and implementation of existing and new grant initiatives
  • In partnership with the Manager of School-Based Investments, administer grant selection processes, including internal and/or external review teams
  • Engage with individual math educators and educator cohorts to support progress toward program goals (e.g., coaching calls, school/class observations, meeting facilitation, resource sharing, planning support, etc.)
  • Monitor funded projects through reports, site visits, and progress updates from grantees

External Relations

  • Partner with mathematics leaders from BPS and other key stakeholders to realize a district-wide vision for equitable mathematics practices and outcomes
  • Facilitate field building activities to build a coordinated and effective mathematics ecosystem in Boston
  • Manage a communications and outreach strategy to build broad ownership and understanding of the importance of mathematics education
  • Manage biannual Math Advisory Board meetings and other opportunities to engage stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships including schools, higher education institutions, community partners, and funders
  • Represent EdVestors at external meetings, events, and speaking engagements where applicable

Management and Organizational Development

  • Collaborate with colleagues across the organization to advance program and organizational priorities
  • Initiate, organize, and participate in team and staff activities that contribute to organizational culture around equity, staff development, and more
  • Develop and oversee the annual program budget in consultation with the Director of Finance & Operations and VP of Programs, Strategy & Impact
  • Contribute to fundraising strategies and efforts related to mathematics and support development efforts in the submission of funding proposals and reports to donors
  • Support programmatic aspects of education events several times per year
  • Other program tasks and projects as needed/assigned

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