Careers

Careers Within AUSL

AUSL creates schools of excellence by developing highly effective teachers and transforming educational outcomes for students in the lowest performing schools. AUSL staff work across the organization to support our schools and teacher training efforts with coaches, tutors, recruiters, and other administrative roles.

AUSL employees are employed by AUSL (not by the Board of Education as CPS employees are) and work from various schools in the AUSL network. AUSL is an equal opportunity employer.


Current AUSL Career Opportunities

  • Job ID: 409

    Elementary Teacher Coach

    Date Posted: 08/20/2014

    Location: Chicago, IL

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    The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS).  AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools.  When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS.

    AUSL seeks a highly qualified elementary candidate to provide outstanding, individualized coaching and professional development to the dedicated teachers in AUSL elementary turnaround schools. Elementary Coaches work closely with teachers to deepen the teachers' understanding of and ability to apply various classroom strategies, including using student data to drive differentiated instruction, and to bring relentless focus to accelerating student learning, especially in the areas of literacy and critical thinking. The Elementary Coach will also collaborate with other AUSL coaches to develop and deliver professional development to teachers across AUSL's network, and to participate in recruitment and other network-wide initiatives. All candidates must possess a commitment to deep levels of educational change and reform, resilience of spirit, and an earnest respect and fondness for the children of our schools. 

    Responsibilities

    • Provide real-time classroom coaching and outstanding, individualized professional development in behavior/classroom management and rigorous instruction to teachers across a variety of subjects and grade levels.
    • Analyze teachers' practice and create intentional next steps and guided practice in order to improve teacher practices.
    • Use a repertoire of strategies for adult learners including real-time, side-by-side classroom coaching, co-planning and co-teaching of lessons, modeling of best practice strategies, analysis of student work, and classroom observation & feedback to improve teacher practices.
    • Implement the AUSL coaching model, which is active, transparent, collaborative, and highly accountable. Collaborate with administrators and teachers to establish teacher performance goals and coach teachers as necessary to meet those goals. Complete projects related to the implementation of high-quality curricular initiatives at individual schools or across the AUSL elementary school network.
    • Demonstrate commitment to increasing student achievement with data-driven instruction by managing and supporting school-based teachers and administrators.
    • Collaborate in the design and delivery of Summer Turnaround Training teacher workshops, as well as school- and network-based professional development throughout the school year.
    • Monitor student assessment data and create reports.
    • Use basic MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and video technology (Flip Cameras, iPads) to monitor coaching practices and teacher growth.

    Qualifications

    • Master's degree in an education-related field; current IL teaching certificate.
    • Experience as a successful and innovative teacher and teacher coach. Minimum five years of successful K-8 classroom teaching experience.
    • Extensive experience in urban educational settings.
    • Skills and prior experience coaching or mentoring adult learners.
    • Excellent time-management, organization, and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong collaborative, interpersonal, and teamwork skills in working with a diverse group of school and network-based stakeholders.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills.
     

    This is a full-time (40 hours/week), year-round position as an employee of AUSL; it is not a CPS position. 


  • Job ID: 418

    Data Analyst

    Date Posted: 11/06/2014

    Location: National Teacher`s Academy

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    AUSL is a leading nonprofit school management organization, established in 2001, that creates schools of excellence by developing highly effective teachers and transforming educational outcomes for students in the lowest performing schools. AUSL manages a growing network of 29 schools at both the high school and elementary levels.  A cornerstone of AUSL’s model for improvement is its Chicago Teacher Residency program, which recruits and trains up to 200 teachers annually to work in high-need schools.

    AUSL seeks a highly qualified candidate with keen attention to detail, strong analytical and organizational skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, to perform the role of Data Analyst supporting AUSL’s Director of Research and Performance Management.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Serve as lead data analyst for school operations and assessment data
    • Assist in the design and oversight of school and network goal-setting processes
    • Use Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint present a wide variety of quantitative and qualitative information
    • Manage the sharing of knowledge and documents with school and network stakeholders
    • Oversee location and equipment logistics for AUSL data events

    Qualifications:

    • Data crunching and visualization skills – strong proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint a must
    • Superior organizational/project management skills and attention to detail
    • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking abilities, combined with a “Can Do, Will Do” approach
    • Ability to communicate and trusting relationships with a broad cross-section of stakeholders
    • Presentation and group facilitation skills/experience desired

    The position is a full-time, year-round position.  No overnight travel is required; all work takes place at various AUSL schools in the city of Chicago.  The main work location for this position is 55 W. Cermak Rd., Chicago, IL.

    How to Apply

    AUSL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For more information about AUSL, go to auslchicago.org.  To apply: go to auslchicago.org/about/careers and scroll down to select this position, complete a brief online application, and upload your resume and cover letter.


  • Job ID: 425

    Director of Recruiting

    Date Posted: 09/30/2014

    Location: The Chicago Academy/AUSL Main Office

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    Director of Recruiting
    Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) – Chicago, IL
     
    Position Summary
    AUSL seeks an experienced, innovative, and effective Director of Recruiting with a passion for changing the lives of Chicago’s children by providing the best possible teachers for Chicago Public Schools.  The Director of Recruiting is responsible for leading a high-volume teacher recruitment function in our schools, and a team of professionals to recruit and admit 180 new participants annually for AUSL’s Chicago Teacher Residency program, which recruits and trains new college graduates and career-changers to train to become teachers for Chicago Public Schools.  This highly visible, critical role reports directly to AUSL’s Managing Director, Strategy & Operations, supervises AUSL School Network recruiters and the CTR recruiting & admissions team, and provides recruitment expertise and counsel to AUSL hiring managers.
     
    AUSL
    AUSL (Academy for Urban School Leadership) is a Chicago nonprofit school management organization that creates schools of excellence by developing highly effective teachers and transforming educational outcomes for students in the lowest performing schools. AUSL’s network includes 32 schools serving 18,000 students. For more information about AUSL, visit www.auslchicago.org
     
    Responsibilities
    • Establish and facilitate implementation of the talent acquisition strategy and pipeline for public school teachers and the Chicago Teacher Residency (CTR) teacher training program; achieve goals for quantity, quality, diversity, and timeliness
    • Develop, implement, and direct the execution of creative, cost-effective employer branding initiatives, recruitment strategies, and recruitment and admissions processes
    • Lead, develop, and motivate a team of 9 recruiters/admissions counselors to recruit and admit 180 new CTR participants annually
    • Develop and direct initiatives to engage with graduates of the CTR program to encourage their continuing connection with AUSL and its mission
    • Develop and foster communication, and trust between the School Network and CTR recruiting teams, ensuring an atmosphere of collaboration and mutual support.
    • Consistently implement disciplined recruitment processes and procedures; train and counsel hiring managers and candidate assessors
    • Maintain current knowledge of employment laws and regulations applicable to recruitment, and provide training and counsel to ensure compliance
    • Work closely with the Human Resources team and hiring managers to develop and implement strategies that support diversity throughout AUSL
    • Select and manage relationships with recruitment vendors
    • Design and prepare management reports on recruitment results; manage recruitment/admissions budget
    • With the Managing Director, support the AUSL Board of Directors in their oversight of talent acquisition for the CTR
    • Participate in and/or manage projects as assigned.
     
    Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree required; graduate degree desirable.  HR/Business degree, and/or any experience as a K-12 teacher would be a plus
    • 8+ years of progressive experience, including recruitment management experience; track record of achieving results
    • Experience leading the recruitment function in an organization that recruits 200+ new hires per year
    • Experience with one or more of the following:  recruitment of K-12 teachers; higher education recruitment/admissions; recruiting new college graduates
    • Knowledge of “best in class” practices for sourcing, screening, and selecting talent; knowledgeable about recruitment metrics and assessment techniques
    • Excellent leadership skills and the ability to direct, develop, motivate a team of professionals
    • Able to quickly build relationships with management, vendors, employees, and candidates
    • Trustworthy, ethical, and service-oriented; strong sense of urgency and initiative
    • Commitment to diversity and to AUSL’s mission.
     
    How to Apply
    To apply: go to http://auslchicago.org/about/careers and scroll down to select this position, apply online, and upload your resume and cover letter.  AUSL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For more information about AUSL, go to www.auslchicago.org.  

  • Job ID: 434

    High School Teacher Coach (Math & Science)

    Date Posted: 01/05/2015

    Location: Chicago, IL

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    The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. AUSL operates 32 schools including five high schools: Chicago Academy High School (2004), Collins Academy High School (2007), Orr Academy High School (2008), Phillips Academy High School (2010) and Solorio Academy High School (2010).


    A High School Instructional coach offers high quality, rigorous instructional coaching to an assigned caseload of teachers at the high school level. S/He can offer coaching to teachers in their specific content area expertise but can also be assigned to coach in other content areas. A High School Instructional Coach specifically targets his or her coaching around the four Danielson Domains, targeting Data Driven Instruction (DDI) within specific Danielson Domains. He or she is responsible for delivering daily verbal feedback during teacher prep periods or after school to teachers regarding strategies-based action steps they should employ to continue to progress in the Teacher Development Process (TDP) around all four Danielson Domains.

     

    The High School Instructional Coach, while reporting to AUSL, works collegially with the school's administrative team to offer targeted coaching to teachers while supporting network initiatives.

     

    Instructional Coaches work closely with other coaches across the network. Responsibilities may include  development and revision of curriculum & assessment projects for the content area (Curriculum Maps and AUSL Interim Assessments) as well as leading project teams as new projects arise. The Coach Team also designs and facilitates AUSL-based PD for peers on Signature Strategies and content throughout the academic year and summer training.  

     

    Responsibilities

    • Provide real-time classroom coaching and outstanding, individualized professional development in behavior/classroom management and rigorous instruction to teachers across a variety of grade levels.
    • Analyze teachers' practice and create intentional next steps and guided practice in order to improve teacher practices.
    • Use a repertoire of strategies for adult learners including real-time, side-by-side classroom coaching, co-planning and co-teaching of lessons, modeling of best practice strategies, analysis of student work, and classroom observation & feedback to improve teacher practices.
    • Implement the AUSL coaching model, which is active, transparent, collaborative, and highly accountable.
    • Collaborate with administrators and teachers to establish teacher performance goals and coach teachers as necessary to meet those goals.
    • Complete projects related to the implementation of high-quality curricular initiatives at individual schools or across the AUSL school network.
    • Demonstrate commitment to increasing student achievement with data-driven instruction by managing and supporting school-based teachers and administrators.
    • Collaborate in the design and delivery of Summer Academy, as well as school- and network-based professional development throughout the school year.

    • Monitor student assessment data and create reports.
    • Use basic MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and video technology (Flip Cameras, iPads) to monitor coaching practices and teacher growth.

    Qualifications

    • Master's degree in an education-related field; current IL teaching certificate.
    • Experience as a successful and innovative teacher and teacher coach. Minimum five years of successful classroom teaching experience.
    • Extensive experience in urban educational settings.
    • Skills and prior experience coaching or mentoring adult learners.
    • Excellent time-management, organization, and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong collaborative, interpersonal, and teamwork skills in working with a diverse group of school and network-based stakeholders.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills.
     

    This is a full-time (40 hours/week), year-round position as an employee of AUSL; it is not a CPS position. 

    Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated there under concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).


  • Job ID: 462

    Admissions Coordinator

    Date Posted: 02/01/2015

    Location: Chicago, IL

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    The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization that creates schools of excellence by developing highly effective teachers and transforming educational outcomes for students in the lowest performing schools. AUSL’s network includes 32 schools serving 18,000 students. For more information about AUSL, visit www.auslchicago.org

    AUSL seeks an Admissions Coordinator to be part of the team that will process almost 2,000 applications to yield 200+ high-quality teacher trainees annually.  The AUSL Residency program, established in 2001, is a one-year paid, full-time program providing a path to educator licensure and a Master's degree in partnership with National Louis University. After completing their training, AUSL program graduates are placed in high-needs Chicago public schools.

    Responsibilities of the Admissions Coordinator position include:
    • Working in cooperation with the Manager of Admissions and other Admissions Coordinators, develop and implement strategies to process and streamline 2,000+ applicants to yield 150 teacher trainees annually
    • Manage the timely receipt and processing of admission documents received by mail, fax, and electronically on a daily basis
    • Ensure applicant records are accurately maintained electronically in admissions database
    • Work with recruitment team to advise and coach applicants, answering questions about educator licensure and program requirements
    • Review applicant files and make recommendations on next steps in the interview process
    • Coordinate and staff large scale selection interview events throughout the year
    • Assist in developing, maintaining and executing communication plans to candidates, using AUSL’s admissions and CRM systems to track their progress through the application process 

    Qualified candidates will possess the following:
    • Bachelor's degree plus 2+ years work experience
    • Strong organization, follow-up, and information management skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel proficiency
    • Self-directed and results-oriented
    • Ability to mutli-task, work under pressure, and think creatively to solve problems
    • Outstanding professional demeanor and customer service skills
    • Passionate about education reform in urban settings
    • Experience with school admissions and/or CRM software, preferably Hobsons
    • Values diversity of thought, backgrounds, and perspectives
    • Experience in a school or community based organization preferred
    • Flexibility to work some Saturday mornings (about 6 per year)
    • Licensed driver with access to an insured vehicle

    AUSL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    To apply: go to http://auslchicago.org/about/careers and scroll down to select this position, apply online, and upload your resume and cover letter.  AUSL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For more information about AUSL, go to www.auslchicago.org.  

  • Job ID: 468

    High School Teacher Coach (English & Social Studies)

    Date Posted: 01/05/2015

    Location: Chicago, IL

    Apply Now

    The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. AUSL operates 32 schools including five high schools: Chicago Academy High School (2004), Collins Academy High School (2007), Orr Academy High School (2008), Phillips Academy High School (2010) and Solorio Academy High School (2010).


    A High School Instructional coach offers high quality, rigorous instructional coaching to an assigned caseload of teachers at the high school level. S/He can offer coaching to teachers in their specific content area expertise but can also be assigned to coach in other content areas. A High School Instructional Coach specifically targets his or her coaching around the four Danielson Domains, targeting Data Driven Instruction (DDI) within specific Danielson Domains. He or she is responsible for delivering daily verbal feedback during teacher prep periods or after school to teachers regarding strategies-based action steps they should employ to continue to progress in the Teacher Development Process (TDP) around all four Danielson Domains.

     

    The High School Instructional Coach, while reporting to AUSL, works collegially with the school's administrative team to offer targeted coaching to teachers while supporting network initiatives.

     

    Instructional Coaches work closely with other coaches across the network. Responsibilities may include development and revision of curriculum & assessment projects for the content area (Curriculum Maps and AUSL Interim Assessments) as well as leading project teams as new projects arise. The Coach Team also designs and facilitates AUSL-based PD for peers on Signature Strategies and content throughout the academic year and summer training.  

     

    Responsibilities

    • Provide real-time classroom coaching and outstanding, individualized professional development in behavior/classroom management and rigorous instruction to teachers across a variety of grade levels.
    • Analyze teachers' practice and create intentional next steps and guided practice in order to improve teacher practices.
    • Use a repertoire of strategies for adult learners including real-time, side-by-side classroom coaching, co-planning and co-teaching of lessons, modeling of best practice strategies, analysis of student work, and classroom observation & feedback to improve teacher practices.
    • Implement the AUSL coaching model, which is active, transparent, collaborative, and highly accountable.
    • Collaborate with administrators and teachers to establish teacher performance goals and coach teachers as necessary to meet those goals.
    • Complete projects related to the implementation of high-quality curricular initiatives at individual schools or across the AUSL school network.
    • Demonstrate commitment to increasing student achievement with data-driven instruction by managing and supporting school-based teachers and administrators.
    • Collaborate in the design and delivery of Summer Academy, as well as school- and network-based professional development throughout the school year.

    • Monitor student assessment data and create reports.
    • Use basic MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and video technology (Flip Cameras, iPads) to monitor coaching practices and teacher growth.

    Qualifications

    • Master's degree in an education-related field; current IL teaching certificate.
    • Experience as a successful and innovative teacher and teacher coach. Minimum five years of successful classroom teaching experience.
    • Extensive experience in urban educational settings.
    • Skills and prior experience coaching or mentoring adult learners.
    • Excellent time-management, organization, and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong collaborative, interpersonal, and teamwork skills in working with a diverse group of school and network-based stakeholders.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills.
     

    This is a full-time (40 hours/week), year-round position as an employee of AUSL; it is not a CPS position. 

    Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated there under concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).


  • Job ID: 470

    Manager, Partnerships & Initiatives

    Date Posted: 02/02/2015

    Location: The Chicago Academy/AUSL Main Office

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    Overview:
     
    The Manager of Partnerships and Initiatives will identify and cultivate resources from the community in two Chicago neighborhoods where AUSL schools are clustered in an effort to transform student outcomes at these schools.  This position will assist in design, implementation, and oversight of the programs and projects that benefit students in AUSL network CPS schools within each community, and that strengthen relationships between these schools and also between the schools and their communities.  Programs and projects include but are not limited to:  Out of School Time programs; Turnaround Arts: Chicago; elementary to high school transition programs; college-readiness and exposure; early childhood and literacy; and community outreach, including school-based programs serving family/community members.
     
    The Manager of Partnerships and Initiatives reports to AUSL's Director of Partnerships and Initiatives. 
    Responsibilities include:
    • Develop and maintain relationships with principals and teachers to support the implementation of initiatives in schools
    • In collaboration with the Director of Partnerships and Initiatives and school administration, support and develop student recruitment strategies for elementary and high schools
    • Serve as AUSL’s network contact for teachers and counselors in the Success Project; a college-readiness program for middle school students
    • Research potential partners and resources for teachers and other school staff, particularly around implementing a college-going culture in elementary and high school and social-emotional supports for students in the clusters
    • Participate in department and team meetings and attend school and community meetings in place of Director
    • Assist with data collection and resource allocation for transition programs (Pre-K to K & 8th-9th grade) and social-emotional support programs/partnerships
    • Support data collection and writing in preparation for reports to funders.
    • Collaborate with staff within department and across the AUSL network to push work forward at the direction of the Director
    • Support the planning and implementation of high-profile visits and events at schools
    • Provide administrative and clerical support including reserving meeting spaces, payroll entry, data entry, expense reports and other duties as assigned.
     
    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in education, social work, family counseling, or related field and a minimum of three years' experience in a school setting (preferred)
    • Interest/experience in college counseling, student recruitment, social-emotional student support and/or early childhood a plus
    • Mission driven, with a commitment to equity and excellence in education
    • Demonstrated flexibility and experience working on multiple projects with varying deadlines with a willingness to adapt and work collaboratively with the AUSL team
    • Good listener, able to maintain and grow relationships while working effectively with people from diverse backgrounds
    • Self-motivated, able to recognize and communicate strategic opportunities, and able to work collaboratively in a results-orientated environment
    • Ability to work independently, but with clear structures and systems for communication
    • Exceptional computer skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite required
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Attention to accuracy, detail, and ability to meet deadlines
    • Driver's license and access to an insured vehicle to use for work (mileage expenses are reimbursed)
     
    How to Apply
     
    To apply: go to auslchicago.org/about/careers and scroll down to select this position, complete a brief online application, and upload your resume and cover letter.
     
    About AUSL
    AUSL (Academy for Urban School Leadership) is a Chicago nonprofit school management organization that creates schools of excellence by developing highly effective teachers and transforming educational outcomes for students in the lowest performing schools. AUSL was founded in 2001 and today manages 32 Chicago Public Schools serving more than 18,000 students. Over 750 teachers have graduated from the AUSL Chicago Teacher Residency. For more information, visit auslchicago.org.
     
    AUSL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
     

  • Job ID: 471

    Development Grants Manager

    Date Posted: 02/02/2015

    Location: The Chicago Academy/AUSL Main Office

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    Development Grants Manager  (2/2015)
    The Development Grants Manager is a key member of AUSL’s fundraising team.  This position supports corporate, foundation, major gifts, and public grants by developing grant applications, identifying and managing fundraising prospects, and initiating post-award grant administration activities.  This position is part of a four member team and reports to the Director of Development.
     
    Responsible for grant proposals and reporting (60%)
    • Develop, prepare, and edit grant proposals and reports for foundations, corporations, and government grants. 
    • Organize supplemental documentation (budgets, timelines, etc.) as needed to support grant proposals, reports, and other donor requests.
    • Develop and continually update annual boilerplate proposal text for general operating support and special program support.
     
    Post-award Grant Administration (20%):
    • Conduct regular monitoring of grant funded programs (including AUSL’s AmeriCorps program).
    • Work closely with the Finance team to ensure timely and accurate expenditure reporting to funders.
    • Determine grant compliance requirements, allowable expenditures, payment provisions, and other reporting requirements.
    • Assist Director of Development with coordinating efforts with program and performance management staff to monitor grant funded program progress and produce timely program reports for funders.
     
    Prospect Identification & Management (10%)
    • Research potential new funders and prospects and review RFPs from foundations and government agencies.
    • Present new prospects monthly and suggest next steps.
     
    Development Calendar (10%)
    • Monitor grant compliance requirements and initiate compliance meetings for all grants and contracts received from private or public grants.
    • Create and maintain a development calendar; forecast upcoming proposal and reporting requirements, opportunities, and deadlines; manage team towards all reporting requirements.
    • Track grant proposals and reports in Raisers Edge.
     
    Skills/Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s Degree required; post-graduate degree a plus.
    • 2-3 years of grant writing experience with both private and government funding sources required.  Ability to compose, edit and proof correspondence, reports, proposals, etc.   Ability to quickly grasp complex concepts and express them in clear, persuasive proposals.
    • Strong research skills and ability to access information about new funders, foundations, government sources.
    • Experience and comfort with Raisers Edge database and proficiency with Microsoft Office.
    • Strong time management skills.  Demonstrated ability to work effectively under tight deadlines and manage multiple priorities in a deadline driven work environment. 
    • Excellent work ethic.
    • Keen attention to detail. 
    • Availability for occasional evening and weekend work as needed.
    • Commitment to education, familiarity with public education.
      
    How to Apply
     
    To apply: go to auslchicago.org/about/careers and scroll down to select this position, complete a brief online application, and upload your resume and cover letter.
     
    About AUSL
    AUSL (Academy for Urban School Leadership) is a Chicago nonprofit school management organization that creates schools of excellence by developing highly effective teachers and transforming educational outcomes for students in the lowest performing schools. AUSL was founded in 2001 and today manages 32 Chicago Public Schools serving more than 18,000 students. Over 750 teachers have graduated from the AUSL Chicago Teacher Residency. For more information, visit auslchicago.org.
     
    AUSL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Job ID: 472

    Director of Performance Management

    Date Posted: 02/08/2015

    Location: Chicago, IL

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    Director of Performance Management

    Working directly with AUSL's Managing Directors and with principals and staff at AUSL schools, the Director of Performance Management will help ensure dramatic gains in the performance of AUSL schools and their students through exemplary leadership of AUSL’s performance management systems and reporting.  Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
     
    ·         Leading the Implementation and innovation of AUSL’s performance reporting, both for internal AUSL audiences (senior management, Board, school principals) and for external constituencies (evaluators, donors, government funders).
    ·         With AUSL Managing Directors, continuing to improve our organization’s strategies and systems for managing information.  Projects would include benchmarking our approaches with other best-practice educational institutions; designing and implementing AUSL’s organization-wide architecture for storing and sharing performance information; analyzing various sources of student data to assess correlations; and analyzing how student achievement gains are linked to the performance of AUSL schools and teachers.
    ·         Manage relationships with AUSL’s data management vendors, with Chicago Public Schools IT and research offices, and with external evaluators of AUSL’s programs.
    ·         Supervise AUSL’s Manager of IT.
     
    Attractive candidates will possess the following:
     
    ·         Bachelor’s degree; advanced degree desirable but not required
    ·         Minimum of 5 years’ work experience
    ·         Extensive experience with data analysis and reporting; experience in the education sector is a plus but not required
    ·         Project management and/or management consulting experience.

    How to Apply
     
    To apply: go to auslchicago.org/about/careers and scroll down to select this position, complete a brief online application, and upload your resume and cover letter.
     
    About AUSL
    AUSL (Academy for Urban School Leadership) is a Chicago nonprofit school management organization that creates schools of excellence by developing highly effective teachers and transforming educational outcomes for students in the lowest performing schools. AUSL was founded in 2001 and today manages 32 Chicago Public Schools serving more than 18,000 students. Over 750 teachers have graduated from the AUSL Chicago Teacher Residency. For more information, visit auslchicago.org.