State/ District Lead - Job Description
Who we are
ILO Group partners with state education chiefs, district superintendents, and their teams, as well as education-focused organizations, to create sustainable solutions to move their visions forward. True to ILO Group’s “In-the-Life-Of” approach, we pair deep systems expertise with immersive technical assistance and project and crisis management. We are known for our trusted advising, high impact track record, and excellence in service. We use applied thinking and services to create sustainable solutions anchored in everyday realities and adaptable to inevitable change. Ultimately, ILO Group is investing in leaders, and invested in change.
Who we are looking for
ILO Group is seeking an individual to join the team in the position of State/District (S/D) Lead. The S/D Lead will serve as the main point of contact and trusted partner/advisor to their client(s), and all relevant partners, and provide immersive leadership coaching, project and crisis management, and execute on key priorities. The S/D Lead will ensure quality completion and impact for client specific project expectations. The S/D Lead is someone who cares deeply about advancing educational equity and dramatically improving public education for all students; thrives in an entrepreneurial environment; has a record of remarkable professional achievement; and wants to be on the cutting edge of education reform. The successful candidate will be an individual with senior leadership experience within an LEA, SEA, and/or CMO who deeply understands the opportunities and challenges of systemic change work and the complexity of LEA and SEA systems from a chief’s perspective.
Why ILO Group
Our clients are Chiefs of state education agencies, large school districts, and adjacent education organizations, who are committed to implementing initiatives to improve student outcomes. As a result, you will have the opportunity to work with, and develop relationships with, these leaders to understand their needs, provide real time / in the moment support to them and their teams, develop strategic and operating plans to implement sustainable solutions, and help disseminate those solutions to state education and district leaders across the country.
You will join a team of high performing and creative individuals who work tirelessly to support education leaders across the country in delivering a high-quality education to every student. In addition, as ILO Group is a “start-up”, you will have the opportunity to have a voice in the organization’s internal operations, decision making, and strategy. As ILO Group continues to grow, we are invested in the growth of our team as well. We anticipate various opportunities for consultants to grow in their expertise and skills in support of our clients and in partnership with their ILO Group teammates.
The State/District Lead position will lead, manage, and influence complex projects to ensure successful project outcomes for the nation’s top education leaders. This person will be expected to:
Location and Travel
We are a virtual organization, and this is a remote position. Travel will be required based on client needs.
The candidate should be a strong generalist and manager, who is excited for an opportunity to work in a startup environment and help shape the organization.
The requirements for this position are:
The salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience. In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included.