The Director for Education in Emergencies will manage Save the Children’s Education in Emergencies work. The EiE program is comprised of awards from both USG and private donors, implemented in 15-20 countries, and includes thought leadership activities within Save the Children and external Education in Emergencies forums. S/he will provide direction to the program and will manage the award portfolio, ensuring compliance and successful program delivery. S/he will maintain key relationships within Save the Children and with the Advisor for Education in Emergencies will represent Save the Children US to external audiences. Along with the Advisor for Education in Emergencies and other team members supporting the EiE portfolio, s/he will provide direct technical support to projects and lead fundraising efforts; as needed, s/he will deploy as part of a humanitarian team. S/he will support the Senior Director for Basic Education with the overall management of the BE team.
What’s In It for You
Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children – every day and in times of crisis – transforming their lives and the future we share.
Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom Save the Children is in contact. All Save the Children representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of child abuse. In addition, it is Save the Children’s policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of child abuse. All our representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation. Any violations of this policy will be treated as a serious issue.
We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws.
What You’ll Be Doing (Essential Duties)
Program Leadership and Direction (25%)
Program Delivery (40%)
Staff supervision and support (10%)