Edujob: Director Of Research At GreatSchools!

Want to lead research on a treasure trove of data about parental engagement with school decisions? If so, don’t miss this opening for a Director of Research for GreatSchools. From the JD:

The Director of Research, reporting to VP, Growth and Strategy, will be responsible for the following activities:

  • Identify promising scalable, information-based interventions to pilot and study in the area of parent engagement in preK-12 education, in tight collaboration with product leadership. Outcomes of interest include increased demand for high quality schools and increased involvement in supporting learning at home.

  • Drive GreatSchools’ research agenda to better understand the impact of information on parents’ attitudes and behaviors in supporting their children’s education, with a focus on underserved populations.

  • Develop partnerships with external experts, researchers, and strategic partners and work with them to facilitate, design, and implement mission-aligned research and evaluation projects.

  • Create actionable insights for improving products and programs based on results of internally and externally-driven research.

  • Contribute to fundraising and partnership development efforts by effectively communicating about our theory of change, evidence of impact, and areas for further research.

  • Translate research findings for a broad audience and contribute to GreatSchools’ thought leadership efforts.

You can read the entire JD and learn how to apply and be considered here.

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