Thank You for Your Interest in Joining The Commit Partnership Team
We are constantly looking for leaders who want to change the education landscape across Dallas County. Become part of our team of hard-working, smart, fun people! Currently, we have the following positions available:
The Partnership seeks an analytical, detail-oriented, enthusiastic and self-motivated team member to assist in managing the collection, analysis, interpretation, presentation, and dissemination of data to support Partnership activities in improving student outcomes. The Analytics Associate will report to a Manager of Analytics and work closely with many members of the Commit team whose work ranges from Early Childhood to College Access & Success. The Associate will have access to great learning experiences with opportunities to stretch themselves and will be exposed to high impact education work. Entry-level candidates will be considered.
We may be a small team, but we don’t have small jobs. Every position on the Strategic Philanthropy Team is important, and that’s doubly true for this role. The Associate will have a unique level of exposure to the work of the organization and to the broader Dallas County educational community with the primary responsibility of completely and compellingly translating this work and impact into accurate and customized fundraising narratives that compel national and local funders to invest in the Commit Partnership in addition to developing/implementing processes to increase efficiency.
Executive Administrative Assistant
The Commit Partnership seeks a hard-working team player to serve as the Executive Administrative Assistant to Commit’s Executive Team, reporting to the organization’s Chief of Staff. This key position will support the Executive Team in its day-to-day management of the organization, making an important contribution to Commit’s goal of ensuring that all North Texas students receive an excellent and equitable education.
Director, College and Workforce Alignment
The Commit Partnership, under its Dallas County Promise initiative, seeks a passionate, hard-working individual to serve in a full-time position as the Director of College and Workforce Alignment reporting to the Managing Director of the Promise effort. This key position will help drive organizational efforts focused on increasing the numbers of underrepresented students that are ready for, enrolling in, persisting through, and completing post-secondary credentials within college that are aligned to current needs of the North Texas workforce.
Director of Finance
The Director of Finance (Controller) is responsible for oversight of all finance and accounting activities for the organization: accounts payable & receivable, financial reporting and controls, annual audit, as well as grants/contracts administration. He/She will collaborate with leaders across the organization to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of the Commit Partnership.
Chief of Staff
The Chief of Staff will work alongside Commit’s President and Executive Team to support the organization’s unique distributed leadership approach and build an inclusive, strengths-based culture. In addition, the Chief of Staff will support the President and Executive Team in strategy formulation and implementation, leveraging data to inform decision making within Commit and among our partners. This person also will lead high-impact, strategic projects as needed.
The Manager of Analytics will report to the Managing Director of Analytics and be a fully integrated member of the Analytics team. The Analytics Team works with internal and external clients to conduct analyses and develop strategies that move initiatives to action, to facilitate conversations around moving communities and/or initiatives forward, and to build technological solutions to solve access and dissemination hurdles.
Managing Director, Best in Class
Best In Class, the joint venture between Commit and Communities Foundation of Texas, is seeking a Managing Director to lead a bold and ambitious plan for achieving our goal of ensuring all students have access to effective and diverse educators that will prepare them for a successful future. This is a senior leadership role whose occupant will lead the Coalition to pursue audacious goals: attracting diverse, talented people to the teaching profession; assuring they are effective on Day 1; and, once in place, keeping these effective educators in the role and continuing their development. To support this work, the Managing Director will have access to an accomplished and influential Advisory Board, project support from Bain & Company, a deeply experienced team, and dedicated collaborators and influencers that comprise the Partnership.
Managing Director of Operations
We are looking for an equity-focused systems leader and people savant who oversees the Finance, Human Resources, and Operations Services departments at Commit. As the next Managing Director of Operations, you will report to the President and be an integral part of a distributed leadership model. This is a great opportunity for an experienced individual with a track record of creative problem solving and change management in a mission-driven organization.
CONTRACTOR - Texas Promise Coalition – State Replication
The Commit Partnership, Dallas County Promise, a coalition of Commit, needs support of codifying statewide systems and practices while providing guidance to replication sites. The ultimate purpose of the Texas Promise Coalition is to demonstrate postsecondary enrollment and retention success leading to securing public funding to sustain Texas Promise work by 2021. The Commit Partnership, Dallas County Promise is accepting proposals in response to this Request for Proposal (this “RFP,” or this “Request for Proposal”) in order to find a qualified source to provide a toolkit for replication, a replication model that is duplicatable, and regional support for replication. Our goal with state replication is to: Advise and support (but not run) the replication of Promise in three additional regions (Houston, San Antonio, and Tarrant County) and coordinate with other state replication supporters in Tyler, Austin, and within Trellis Foundation and Educate Texas.