Managing Director, Equity Programs

NSBA is seeking a Managing Director, Equity Programs.  The individual oversees the Equity Programming department including CUBE, National Black Council of School Board Members (NBC), National Hispanic Council of School Board Members (NHC), and American Indian Alaska Native Caucus of School Board Members (AIAN) and State Associations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Serves as staff liaison on urban issues for the Association. 
  • Creates and implements board governance training opportunities working with and through state school boards associations. 
  • Collaborates with state association members developing resources and services focusing on urban and equity initiatives. 
  • Collaborates with other educational groups with a specific focus on urban school board governance and superintendent relations. 
  • Oversee and solicit corporate partnerships for the Equity Programming market.
  • Oversees the design, delivery and evaluation of an active program of services for CUBE  members and other services relevant to the needs of urban school districts.  
  • Collaborates with the Director of Councils and the Caucus in the design, delivery and evaluation of program of services relevant to the needs of their membership.
  • Develop governance training program for the specific challenges of urban districts
  • Train additional Equity Program Department or association staff to provide governance training programs for the urban districts.
  • Maintains active liaison with State Association members regarding urban governance issues as appropriate.
  • Works with Federal, Legal and Public Advocacy staff to ensure the engagement of urban and equity issues in NSBA grassroots advocacy and public policy initiatives.
  • Working collaboratively with Business Development to solicit, maintain, and train Equity program staff on corporate partnership opportunities and revenue goal accomplishments.
  • Supervises Equity Programming Staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Bachelor’s degree in Education, Urban Studies, or a related field; five years experience working with issues related to urban schools and education policy; an understanding of school board governance; experience developing programming for urban audiences; program management experience; excellent oral and written communication skills.
Qualified applicants should email to or send resume, cover letter & salary requirements to: NSBA, Attn: HR/MAC 1680 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-3493. 

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