The Director of Organizing Strategy will be responsible for successfully developing strategies around and execution of community organizing leadership development toward collective action for educational equity in two regions: Denver, CO and a second urban or rural region to be determined. Primarily, the Director of Organizing Strategy will develop strong relationships with and among LEE members in those regions and lead those members through the stages of the organizing cycle to drive meaningful impact for kids.
This work will involve identifying strong leadership and leadership potential in LEE’s regional membership and developing those members as highly skilled volunteer community organizers. The Director of Organizing Strategy will design and implement effective programs, group trainings and one-on-one coaching to support members’ development of foundational community organizing skills that build on the strong foundation of our community organizing model.
Through the successful design and execution of regional organizing events, the Director of Organizing Strategy will ensure that LEE’s work occurs in strong partnership with local communities, while bringing to this work the sense of urgency and indignation necessary to create equitable opportunities for all students.
As part of the Organizing Leadership team at LEE, the Director of Organizing Strategy will be an integral part of the training staff at National Organizing Workshops. The Director of Organizing Strategy will be responsible for accurately tracking and reporting on regional metrics and progress to goals.
The Director of Organizing Strategy will also be responsible for tracking emerging best practices, innovating new approaches to tackle challenges that are relevant across organizing contexts as well as those that are unique to our membership, and supporting efforts to scale the work of the Organizing Strategy sub-team within the Organizing Leadership team.