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Education Technical Assistance Senior/Principal Associate (Remote Flexibility)
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Abt Associates is looking to hire 2-3 Senior or Principal Associates to lead technical assistance work for the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Elementary and Secondary Education and to support education-focused mixed methods evaluations. The Senior/Principal Associate brings significant knowledge on K – 12 education policy and has experience implementing strategies through technical assistance projects to improve state education agency, district, educator, and/or student outcomes. The Senior/Principal Associate has a strong understanding on how to apply an equity mindset to technical assistance. 

Core Responsibilities

  • Serves as Principal Investigator, Project Director, or Task Lead for education projects; manages or leads projects or tasks, including associated teams and budgets.
  • Provides technical assistance, capacity building, and implementation support to state and local education leaders.
  • Contributes ideas, strategic planning, and information to support education project efforts, especially focused on K-12 education policy.
  • Leads the technical writing for proposals focused on K-12 education opportunities.
  • Delegates the work of translating client needs and/or objectives into specific deliverables in a timely and cost-efficient manner, and reviews deliverables to meet ED standards.
  • Reviews, analyzes, and synthesizes information using appropriate practices and techniques and/or ensures that projects are conducted with sound practices and techniques.
  • Disseminates project findings through publication of papers, progress and technical reports and presentation at seminars.
  • Clearly communicates with clients, site-based staff, and other stakeholders orally and in writing and represents Abt in a professional manner.
  • Effectively coaches others to promote their development, including setting developmental goals and measurements for staff.
  • Fosters an environment that embraces diverse perspectives, abilities, racial/ethnic and cultural backgrounds, ages, gender identities and expressions, educational experiences, and life stories.
Position: Education Technical Assistance Senior/Principal Associate (Remote Flexibility)
Organization: Abt Associates
Location: Rockville,  MD 
United States
Salary: approximately $139,000 to $222,000
Posting Start Date: 12/15/2023
Date Posted: 12/15/2023
  • At least 10 years of K-12 education policy experience, including the Every Student Succeeds Act.
  • Significant experience leading technical assistance projects focused on K-12 education, particularly with the U.S. Department of Education and/or state education agencies.
  • Experience planning and delivering technical assistance using an equity mindset.
  • Experience leading and authoring reports, and presenting report findings at conferences.
  • Senior Associate: Master’s Degree + Thirteen years of relevant experience, or PhD + Eight years of relevant experience.
  • Principal Associate: Master’s Degree + Fifteen years of relevant experience, or PhD + Ten years of relevant experience.
Status: This listing expires on: 3/14/2024
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Abt Associates
11401 Commonwealth Dr.
Apt. 302
Rockville,  MD 20852
United States
(240) 505-9955
Cara Jackson