Coordinator, Technology Team

Coordinator, Technology Team

About Leadership for Educational EquityLeadership for Educational Equity is a nonprofit leadership development organization inspiring and supporting a network of civic leaders to eradicate the injustice of educational inequity.Through one-on-one coaching, fellowships, workshops, and resources, LEE works to develop and inspire its members individually and collectively, across all disciplines – as policy makers, advocates, elected leaders and community organizers. LEE membership is free and currently open to all Teach For America corps members and alumni. LEE believes that when a diverse group of leaders, grounded in their classroom experience, are in leadership roles, they will serve as a transformative force for and with students, communities and the broader movement for educational equity.LEE is a diverse team of passionate and talented individuals committed to making a difference. We are a high-growth, results-oriented organization that operates in an entrepreneurial environment deeply invested in continuous improvement. LEE is honored to have been selected as a LATINA Style 50 Award recipient and a When Work Works award recipient. We are also an Employer of National Service. If you would like to become part of our team and join the fight for educational equity, or if you would simply like to learn more, please visit educationalequity.org.Position Summary:The Coordinator, Technology plays an instrumental role in the efficient and effective functioning of LEE’s Technology Team as a member of the Office of the VP, reporting to the Chief of Staff.  The Coordinator will support the establishment and growth of the Technology Team’s innovation function by supporting the design and execution of exploratory initiatives intended to unlock opportunity for the organization by validating emerging models and approaches and by delivering new capabilities.Technology plays a vital role in the pursuit of LEE’s purpose.  As a distributed, data-driven organization, cloud services sit at the heart of LEE’s business and program operations.  LEE’s lean footprint  and ambitious goals mean that the organization looks to innovation to enable and empower its staff, and to exponentially grow its scale and impact.  The Coordinator will facilitate the team’s operational excellence through support to the VP and the team at large, support the (non-technical) management of LEE’s crucial technology infrastructure, and help envision, craft, and realize the innovations that will help LEE achieve scale and multiply its impact.Position Location: Flexible Location -  Washington, DC; New York; Chicago; Denver; or other LEE Hub City preferredTravel Requirements: 10%; Nationwide travel by plane 2-3 times annuallyResponsibilities:Team Coordination (20%)Support internal (team and LEE-wide) communications Coordinate standing meetings; prepare agendas; take minutes and report out Coordinate logistics for team retreats and convenings Design and develop new procedures and practices, as needed, to support the efficient, effective execution of the team’s charge Provide administrative support to the Technology leadership teamProcurement and Financial Management (20%)Track, code, and monitor team expenses; support expense reporting; manage contracts, renewals, and invoices Assist in maintaining the budgetProject Support (30%)Support the design and execution of projects under the special projects/innovation portfolio.  This includes: Stakeholder managementPlanning Documentation CommunicationVP Support (10%)Provide overall administrative support to VP, Technology, including scheduling, budget management, planning, and performance management SaaS and Vendor Management (20%)Maintain SaaS system of recordMonitor, analyze, and report on usage and spendManage IT Vendor, Design DataManage vendors and maintain vendor relationshipsSupport onboarding and offboarding of staff membersMinimum Qualifications:2+ years of relevant work experience Bachelor's Degree or commensurate years of work experience A passion for and commitment to achieving educational equity Strong collaborative and interpersonal skills Systematic; strong organizational skills and exacting attention to detail. You love to bring order to chaos. Exemplary follow-through, consistency, and dependability; sets and unwaveringly meets deadlines Agility and composure; able to execute against multiple initiatives simultaneously and pivot quickly Intellectual curiosity; skill in - and a love for - solving problemsPreferred Qualifications:Familiarity with software, IT, project management, design and strategy, or innovation work environments is a plus, as is experience in a start-up environment