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POSITION: Consultant

ABOUT 2REV:
Founded in 2008, 2Revolutions (“2Rev”) is a national education design lab that designs, launches and supports Future of Learning models and systems. We work with school, district/community and state partners to help build readiness and capacity to transform toward their Future of Learning – by working simultaneously at three levels:

  • BUILDING SCHOOLS: we work with groups of educators to: 1) deliver introductory “Learn” and “Design” sessions; 2) facilitate topical learning or short-cycle prototyping networks to tackle specific problems or opportunities; 3) lead whole school (re)design processes; and 4) provide personalized coaching and implementation supports to school design teams;

  • BUILDING SYSTEMS: we help state and district partners: 1) build/refine their vision and integrative strategy; 2) develop personalized professional learning systems; 3) track and manage progress; and 4) tell compelling stories to build and maintain community buy-in; and

  • BUILDING THE FIELD: we partner on national initiatives that scale innovation, share learning/tools, and build readiness and capacity to move toward the Future of Learning models and systems our kids and families need.

Simply put, we work with the grown-ups across our education system(s) to encourage them to think differently about the purpose and structure of education – i.e., beginning with what students need to know and be able to do to be successful in the future, then supporting them in a process to design, test and refine new approaches that are more likely to produce those outcomes. 2Rev has successfully led 400+ unique design engagements with partners across 35 states.

2Revolutions is committed to cultivating educational equity for all students and fostering an internal culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our team does not yet reflect the level of diversity we hold as a core value, and we are taking proactive steps to ensure our staff better reflects the students we seek to serve.

ABOUT THE POSITION:
As our national footprint continues to expand, 2Revolutions seeks a Consultant to help support our portfolio of both schools and systems-level projects. This role is designed for emerging leaders committed to transforming learning models and systems. Depending on projects and team composition, the precise mix of job responsibilities may include providing project management support, research, analysis, strategy and leading discrete elements within large projects.

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS & PROFILE:
Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a relevant field, and a Master’s degree is also an asset

  • 5-8 years of professional experience with demonstrated success and evidence of emerging leadership skills

Knowledge, Skills & Dispositions:

  • Exposure to and awareness of the latest trends within the K-12 education landscape, eager to apply new knowledge, and preferably with relevant experience at different levels (e.g., school, district, region, state, etc.)

  • Strong candidates will demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, an understanding of the systemic inequities within education, and a desire to promote solutions that focus on equity for all students

  • Clear and effective communicator (both written and verbal), including the ability to share, translate and direct information among teams and clients in a virtual work environment

  • Exemplary writing and synthesis skills, including the ability to consolidate multiple sources of information into manageable briefs (targeted to different audiences)

  • Some existing content knowledge/experience and a commitment to develop one or more of the following as deeper sources of credibility within our work with partners:

    • Content Expertise - with Future of Learning topics required (e.g., personalized, competency-based, student agency, innovative assessment strategies, project-based, tech-enabled, etc.)

    • Design Methodology - familiarity and growing expertise in design thinking, design methodologies and the role of short-cycle prototyping logic in designing new models and systems

    • Group Facilitation - ability to successfully design and facilitate large and small group meetings, discussions, processes, design studios, etc.

    • Coaching - providing personalized coaching and implementation supports, typically in the context of school-based design teams pursuing Future of Learning model designs

  • Exceptional project management skills with an ability to produce high-quality deliverables on time and budget

  • Emerging skill as strategic thinker and operator, with an ability to “code switch” between high-level strategy and operational realities to get real work done

  • A creative thinker with a fundamental belief that we can design and implement radically better ways to educate our children

  • Emerging ability to manage in all directions - up, down, in, out, around. As the lead on key project elements, Consultants are responsible for reinforcing strong client/partner relationships while also contributing to the impact of project teams

  • High EQ and low ego. An appreciation for the messiness of the work and the humility that is required to ensure we can build deep and long lasting relationships with our partner clients

  • Entrepreneurial disposition including comfort with ambiguity and change and ability to seed and grow ideas

  • A growth mindset where continuous mutual feedback is viewed as a gift

FLEXIBILITY:

  • This is a work from home position at a virtual organization, available to candidates anywhere in the US

  • Requires the ability to engage in moderate travel (~10 - 20%) to client sites across the country

COMPENSATION:

  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience, with potential for a performance bonus

  • Full-and part-time opportunities available

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Please send résumé, cover letter and brief writing sample to jobs@2revolutions.net with “2Rev Consultant” in the subject line.

  • Select applicants will be interviewed. Due to the high volume of applicants, we cannot guarantee a response to all interested candidates.

Many thanks for your interest in 2Revolutions! If you have not done so already, we encourage interested applicants to review our portfolio and approach by visiting www.2revolutions.net.

2Revolutions is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to diversity in the workplace by maintaining a staff that represents the voices of the communities we serve. People of color and/or bilingual/bicultural individuals are encouraged to apply.