Join the GIA Team

Growing Inland Achievement is a regional, collective impact organization that works to achieve educational and economic equity. We research issues and opportunities, resource innovations and solutions, and connect diverse stakeholders to transform the Inland Empire through education.

We value our employees’ time and efforts, and we work to maintain a supportive work environment and culture, where people can learn and grow with the company. We also strive to provide a collaborative, creative atmosphere so that each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning, and culture. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by a competitive salary and an extensive benefits package that includes the following:

  • 401K plan
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Vacation, sick, and floating holidays
  • Future growth opportunities and much more!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Director of Institutional Support

Director of Institutional Support

The Director of Institutional Support will collaborate with key stakeholders within GIA’s portfolio of institutional partners and manage institutional transformation efforts, including the assessment of institutional needs and the connection to and provision of technical assistance.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the primary point of contact and project manager of multiple institutional transformation efforts, including Guided Pathways and Intermediaries for Scale
  • Coordinate the administration of assessments and other information-gathering processes to assist institutions in setting of priorities
  • Support institutions in evaluating their policies and processes to identify inequities and barriers to student success
  • Plan and coordinate the delivery of technical assistance to institutions
  • Oversee the provision of incentives such as awards, sub-grants, and recognition to accelerate the institutional transformation process
  • Collaborate with GIA’s Research and Evaluation team to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of transformation efforts
  • Collaborate with GIA’s CEO to identify funding opportunities for institutions and coordinate the allocation of grant funds
  • Collaborate with GIA’s Director of Network Engagement to align and identify network needs and strategies for transformation
  • Summarize, report, and document institutional activity at a regular cadence for staff and ensure full team engagement in the enactment of tactics and plans
  • Contribute content to GIA website, asset map, reports, social media, email, and other publications

 Strengths and Abilities:

  • General knowledge of postsecondary education and the research and best practices related to achieving improved and more equitable student outcomes
  • Specific understanding of the education landscape in the Inland Empire
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Strong facility with data presentations and some analysis
  • Superior ability to lead meetings and reach consensus
  • Ability to synthesize information and communicate effectively among various partner organizations
  • Experience engaging with philanthropic organizations and managing grants
  • Superior organization skills, including time and deadline management and attention to detail
  • Carry out duties with tact, precision, and follow through

Benefits:

We value our employees’ time and efforts, and we work to maintain a supportive work environment and culture, where people can learn and grow with the company. We also strive to provide a collaborative, creative atmosphere so that each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning, and culture. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by a competitive salary and an extensive benefits package that includes the following:

  • 401K plan
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Vacation, sick, and floating holidays
  • Future growth opportunities and much more!
  • This is primarily remote position (75%); however, attendance at local regional meetings required with some out of area travel.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.