Director of Education

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Deadline to Apply:

Monday, January 31, 2022, 11:00pm

Organization: 

Address:

Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Overview:

POSITION: Director of Education
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
TYPE: Full-time; 40-hours/week; Exempt

LOCATION: Pittsburgh, PA - While the Director of Education must reside in the Pittsburgh
area, they will work remotely and may set a flexible work schedule (subject to approval by the
Executive Director).

Communitopia is a 501c3 environmental nonprofit that provides transformative climate change
education to develop today’s climate leaders and advance equitable solutions. We strategically
target local communities and constituents who have the most at stake and ensure our
programming provides them ample opportunity to be the change. We reach over 350
students/year with direct programming and provide educational resources to over 400 more
families through our Climate Solution Kits. Communitopia is currently looking for a full-time
Director of Education to join our team and lead our educator and district-level climate literacy
and emission reduction efforts. The ideal candidate will be relentlessly driven to tackle climate
change on a local level through empowering leaders in the education sector.
Communitopia seeks to recruit candidates for employment that represent our diverse community
in race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and ability. Inclusive and equitable in our recruitment
and retention practices, we are dedicated to uplifting diverse opinions and backgrounds in order
to grow and evolve as a welcoming workplace for all.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:
Communitopia’s Director of Education will oversee all aspects of our district level and
teacher-facing programs. This includes leading our Climate Change Teacher Fellowship
program, facilitating climate action planning with school districts, advocating for the passing of
school board approved climate action resolutions, designing, implementing and tracking
outcomes of all projects, developing content, materials, marketing strategy, promotion and
visibility of the programs, as well as networking and creating strategic partnerships to normalize
and formalize transformative climate change education in the Pittsburgh-region.

Full details here. 

Job Duration:

Temporary

How to Apply:

This position is a one-year grant-funded position to end one year from start date with a
possibility of renewal pending performance and continuation of funding
● Ideal candidate will be available to start in March, 2022
● Please apply online by submitting a resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references
by January 31, 2022
● Direct all questions to info@communitopia.org

Job Compensation:

Salary

Compensation Information:

This position will be approximately 40 hr/week and includes benefits, at a competitive
rate of pay between $40-$50k/year, commensurate with experience and qualifications
● 10 paid observed holidays (8 organizational holidays, 2 floating holidays)
● 12 days paid time off
● A healthcare stipend ($250/month)
● A work from home stipend ($50/month)