Digital Promise is an independent, bipartisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization authorized by Congress to spur innovation in education for all levels of learners. Positioned at the intersection of educators, entrepreneurs, and researchers, Digital Promise identifies, develops, and promotes strategies to improve education and provide Americans with the knowledge and skills needed to compete in the global economy. Founded in 2011, Digital Promise is a fast-paced, growing, entrepreneurial organization that values and rewards performance, collaboration and innovation.
Associate, Digital Promise
Digital Promise is seeking an Associate to support the Chief Executive Officer in the California office on a wide variety of administrative and project-related tasks. This position will be an integral part of the Digital Promise team. This position includes opportunities to actively partake in the brainstorming, development, and implementation of ideas.
Director, Educator Micro-Credentials
The micro-credentialing initiative aims to celebrate and spotlight educators as they develop and share their competencies with engaging and supporting student learning. The micro-credentialing system is a platform for educators to earn non-traditional credentials to be used for displaying competencies for personal development and career advancement. Please see www.digitalpromise.org/microcredentials for more information.
The Director will lead this important and innovative initiative and serve on the Digital Promise leadership team. He/she will oversee all aspects of the project including ensuring the technical platform serves the initiative, that content is high quality and that all communications and outreach efforts are clear. The Director will develop and implement a partnership strategy and engage with external partners to ensure successful development and implementation. This is an exciting opportunity to join at the ground level of an emerging trend and work within a nimble, fast, and entrepreneurial enterprise.
Download the full job description here. To apply, send resume and cover letter to email@example.com with the subject line "Director, Educator Micro-credentials."
The Communications Manager will work closely with the communications director and program staff from each of Digital Promise’s initiatives to manage the workflow for content published on our newly-launched website, DigitalPromise.org. This person will be integral in shaping clear and concise messaging, developing content and content strategies, executing on communications efforts, and managing an editorial calendar.
The Communications Manager will join a small communications team and wear various hats depending on needs and goals, so it is essential that the candidate work well within a matrixed team and be creative, flexible, and organized.
Operations and Finance Associate
As a national nonprofit organization with multiple programmatic initiatives, it is important that Digital Promise has accurate and efficient operational and financial management. Reporting directly to the COO, the Operations and Finance Associate is the first point of contact for the organization’s financial transactions and record keeping; IT equipment and systems management, and various other day-to-day administrative responsibilities to support Digital Promise.
The Operations and Finance Associate will play an important role in maintaining the organization’s administrative efficiency and financial health. This individual will have the opportunity to introduce new operational systems and/or tools to increase organizational efficiency.