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HighScope Educational Research Foundation in Ypsilanti, Michigan is an independent, private, nonprofit research, development, training, and public outreach organization. HighScope serves a national and international audience committed to promoting high-quality early education for young children. We are a diverse organization of approximately 50 professional educators, researchers, publishing staff, and administrative staff. A small demonstration preschool with two teachers provides an opportunity to observe implementation of the HighScope Preschool Curriculum. HighScope-trained independent Field Consultants implement training throughout the country. If there is an opening, it will be posted below. Positions listed may be at HighScope headquarters, independent HighScope Institutes abroad, and other educational centers and organizations. 

Positions Available

Vice President of Programs and Innovation
HighScope is seeking a full-time Vice President of Programs and Innovation who is an entrepreneurial leader. Candidates must have a passion for education issues, with an emphasis on early childhood; a familiarity with national professional and policy-oriented education networks; an understanding of civic engagement strategies; and an appreciation for the wide-ranging HighScope constituency. An innovative leader and self-starter who is strategic with the ability to see what is over the horizon, who knows where opportunities are, and can balance that with resources and assets of the organization is crucial.The Vice President is responsible for management of program areas, including management of the generation and application of new knowledge with a focus on development of instructional and curricular frameworks, professional development, research and evaluation, marketing and dissemination; for collaboration among a diverse base of professionals; and for monitoring the progress of long-term strategic plans.

The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree in human development, education, administration, organizational development, maternal and child health, social services, or a related field, with 10 or more years of management experience in a nonprofit educational or social services organization with a wide geographical scope. A commitment to the mission and vision of HighScope and experience in supervising and managing program development, implementation, and evaluation from the beginning to the successful fulfillment of programmatic goals is essential.

HighScope offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefit package in a family-friendly team environment. Send resume and cover letter indicating desired position to our Human Resources Department: e-mail jobs@highscope.org, fax 734.485.0704, or mail to HighScope Educational Research Foundation, 600 North River Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48198. Website: www.highscope.org. EOE.

Curriculum and Training Specialist 
The Curriculum and Training Specialist position in Educational Services (training) is available immediately. This position is responsible for the day to day activities related to customer contact and customer service functions, including establishing initial contact with customers, responding to customer inquiries and following through with customers and their expectations. Duties also include communicating with HighScope staff, updating calendars, scheduling training events and preparing quotes for training and publications. The Specialist will work with the Educational Services staff to plan and implement strategies for obtaining new customers. Ideal candidates will have five years of related experience and possess a minimum two year associate’s degree in business or a related field. Bilingual candidates are strongly urged to apply. Excellent oral communication skills, a strong attention to detail, the ability to multitask and to work independently, as well as collaboratively, are essential. Position is full-time Monday–Friday with benefits,some travel; open until filled. View the complete job description.

HighScope offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefit package in a family-friendly team environment. Send resume and cover letter indicating desired position to our Human Resources Department: e-mail jobs@highscope.org, fax 734.485.0704, or mail to HighScope Educational Research Foundation, 600 North River Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48198. Website: www.highscope.org. EOE.

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