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Job Title: Equity and Social Justice Education Specialist - Per Diem
Job Location: CREC Resource Group
Beginning: Oct 01, 2019
Deadline: Sep 21, 2019**
District: Capitol Region Education Council (CREC)
Hartford, CT 06106
Telephone: 860-524-4036
Job Description:
Job ID # 7780 
Equity and Social Justice Education Specialist – Per Diem
CREC Resource Group

Position Purpose
Under the direct supervision of a Senior Education Specialist and the Managing Director of Professional Learning, the part time Equity and Social Justice Education Specialist is expected to assist in the planning and implementation of a multi-dimensional approach to professional learning (PL) on topics related to equity and social justice, including but not limited to race, socioeconomic status, gender identity and expression, education, age, ability, ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, language, nationality, and religion. This position will support the efforts of CREC and CREC Resource Group, the primary products and services team, to fulfill its mission as a diverse social justice organization, as well as to serve Hartford-area students and educators in their equity work. The position will involve utilizing evidence and research-based staff development tools, strategies, and resources to provide PL to educators. 
Essential Job Functions
  • Contribute to the development of approaches to transform systems, structures, policies, and practices
  • Identify meaningful evidence and research related to specific issues of racial equity, social justice, and cultural responsiveness in education
  • Support educational leadership
  • Plan and lead staff development
  • Coach teachers, administrators and teacher teams
  • Manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Work collaboratively with various stakeholders
Additional Duties
Other duties as assigned.
Use of standard office equipment, such as personal computers and copiers.
Travel Requirements
Extensive travel both within and outside the Greater Hartford region.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Commitment to equity and social justice
  • Deep understanding of the history, current, and potential impending relationships between race, racism, and the institution of education 
  • Awareness of desegregation legislation, particularly Sheff v. O'Neil
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Comprehensive emotional intelligence
  • Passion for working with adult learners
  • Ability to facilitate adult learning
  • Knowledge of change management
  • Understanding of school transformation
  • Familiarity with MS-Office suite of products and Google Docs
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
No exceptional physical, mental demands, or work hazards are associated with this position. 
Qualifications Profile
  • Relevant advanced degree (Masters or Doctorate) preferred
  • Three-five years in education or a highly related field
  • Experience leading and implementing social justice reforms preferred
  • Experience designing and leading professional development
  • Facility to work among a team and/or autonomously
  • Ability to take a project from design to implementation
  • Highly flexible and adaptive work style, with the ability to work irregular hours and prioritize among competing demands.
FLSA Status
  • Non-exempt
Please apply online at M/F, EOE.


** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.