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The Dana Center develops and scales math and science education innovations to support educators, administrators, and policy makers in creating seamless transitions throughout the K–14 system for all students, especially those who are underserved.
Our people come from diverse backgrounds, and our work is enriched by each contributor’s unique mix of content expertise, academic credentials, and practical experience.
We know that people are our most vital resource, and we value the energy, enthusiasm, and commitment of our colleagues. As an organized research unit of the College of Natural Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin, we offer competitive salaries and a variety of benefits to our team members and their families.
If you would enjoy working with an outstanding team focused on strengthening public education across the US, we encourage you to apply today.
Academic Program Coordinator (Exempt)
This position will support the K-12 Strategy, Policy and Services team with common program management functions including management of timelines, milestones, hand-offs, documents, calendaring, internal meeting creation, project plan development, as well as online and print resource development and event management.
Serve as a member of a collaborative team of professional learning facilitators to develop and facilitate professional learning and technical assistance in support of building capacity of and increasing equity in educational systems.
Coordinator – Course Program Specialist, Higher Education, Mathematics
Support development, implementation, and continous improvement of innovative curricula for onramp math pathways, facilitate professional learning offerings, and collaborate on the Center’s other higher education efforts.
Coordinator – THEO (Texas Homeless Education Office)
Work as member of THEO team carrying out Education of Homeless Children and Youth Program -EHCYP-in Texas by providing consultation, advocacy, and designing-delivering technical assistance, professional learning opportunities and resources for school personnel and community leaders to support homeless students’ success.
Responsible for management and implementation of Literacy First’s mid-level donor solicitation and stewardship programs following the Development Plan, including strategies, tactics, and initiatives to assist in reaching overall fundraising goals. Implement and perform gift-processing duties for Literacy First.
Research Engineering/ Scientist Associate III
Develop and conduct quantitative research and evaluation for Dana Center Mathematics Pathways and related projects. Position will work with DC work groups to improve program design and inform field about program effectiveness and scale with goal of improving access to and completion of entry-level college mathematics.
Literacy First is a comprehensive, research-based, English and Spanish literacy tutoring program supporting low-income students and families in the Austin community. These tutors deliver intensive and effective tutoring to advance kindergarten, first, and second-grade students to grade level in reading by 3rd grade.