About the Position
At Pivot, we look for talented and inspiring colleagues who believe in public education and the imperative to support schools to innovate and improve. We are currently seeking a Research Manager to join the Pivot team. This position will be responsible for managing a portfolio of applied research projects, including one focused on measuring the usability of instructional materials and another focused on assessing the quality of school assignments for English Learners.
As the primary driver of these research projects, this position will be responsible for ensuring the successful completion of all project deliverables, including:
- Developing and maintaining productive relationships with districts, educators, and research partners;
- Designing the research plan, developing data collection tools, and overseeing data collection, analysis and quality assurance;
- Developing and finalizing reports and other deliverables; and
- Driving the dissemination of reports and other deliverables.
This is a full-time, Exempt position, reporting to the Director of Research and Evaluation. Candidates for this position can be based anywhere in the US. Pivot is headquartered in Oakland, CA, and we anticipate Bay Area staff returning to an in-office setting at a future date. All staff are currently working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Once travel is considered safe, future travel (car and air) will be required for this role, including regular travel in/to California.