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The College Board Senior Director, Implementation Partnerships in Olympia, Washington

Senior Director, Implementation Partnerships College Board - College, Career, and Digital Access Remote About the Team The College, Career, and Digital Access team leads College Board efforts to increase acceptance and support for our programs, particularly Advanced Placement, among underrepresented communities, with an initial focus on Black families and students. The CCDA team strongly believes that underrepresented students should have access to and take advantage of advanced, college-level coursework in high school. The CCDA team draws on data and evidence, as well as engagement with Black families, educators, and community leaders, to illustrate the benefits of taking and succeeding in advanced, college-level coursework while in in high school. CCDA partners with teams across the organization to design strategy and serve as a force multiplier for their work with underrepresented communities. Through regular travel and convening, CCDA builds enduring, productive relationships with advocacy groups and anchor institutions in the Black community, cultivating new allies and bolstering existing relationships. Members of the team listen to the needs of underrepresented students and communities of color. By deeply engaging with both the grassroots and leadership of these communities, CCDA can better understand what levers can be effectively pulled to give students the opportunity to succeed. About the Opportunity As the Senior Director, Implementation Partnerships you play a critical role in building broad support for College Board programs among underrepresented communities. You navigate complex relationships and help turn ideas into action. You build enduring relationships with external partners and community leaders, driving strategy and implementation of our access initiatives. In this role, you will: Implementation Partnership Strategy (40%) * Cast a vision and create a strategic plan to engage access organizations that operate at scale to partner with on Advanced Placement expansion, particular to historically underrepresented communities * Develop a streamlined infrastructure for partner identification, solicitation, and implementation * Collaborate with other College Board divisions to ensure engagement with external partners is cohesive and targeted Expand Access to AP African American Studies (35%) * Collaborate across divisions and with external stakeholders to stand-up an online, video series on African American Studies, pulling heavily from College Board\'s AP African American Studies content * Engage with scholars, teachers, parents, students and community leaders to build broad support in making this content widely available for free * Partner with appropriate internal teams and external vendors to develop strategy to promote the content * Work with external partner to develop a plan to produce, promote and launch the video series Expand Foothold with Unrepresented Communities (25%) * Design strategy to deepen engagement with underrepresented communities with a short-term focus on the Black community and a long-term focus on additional underrepresented communities * Cultivate relationships with key organizations in the Black community (e.g. faith based organizations; Divine 9; Jack and Jill; Links) to support our efforts to increase access to advanced coursework * Develop and maintain relationship management database to ensure consistent, timely, and thorough outreach to partners About You * Extensive experience working inexternally facing role building relationships with key constituents * Bachelor\'s degree required, Master\'s degree preferred * Demonstrated history in advising and supporting executive level stakeholders * Experience working within, a To view the full job description, click here{rel="nofollow"}