Join our team and lead the Education Strategies of Illuminate Colorado!

Under the guidance of the Deputy Director, this position will be responsible for leading the Education Strategies of Illuminate Colorado. From curricula development and implementation through training promotion and delivery to revision and continuous quality improvement, the Director of Education will oversee and ensure consistency and high quality education programming, support communications and evaluation processes, and engage with partners at the local, state, and national level. This position will also serve as part of the organization’s leadership team and will directly supervise members of the Education Team.

Duties of the Director of Human Resources include:

    • Guide and support all aspects of Education Programming 

    • Offer leadership and supervision to the Education Team

    • Maintain state and national partnerships and collaborations 

    • and more…

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Experience, Skills, and Qualifications

  • At least five years of related experience with educating and training adults, with leadership experience in a nonprofit setting preferred.
  • At least 3 years of supervisory experience required; experience providing coaching and support to staff supervisors strongly preferred.
  • Experience with creating, revising, standardizing, implementing, and maintaining training and educational opportunities is  strongly preferred.
  • Experience with conference planning and execution is strongly preferred.
  • Ability to develop strong relationships within the organization, including strong interpersonal and supervisory skills.
  • Experience with state and federal timelines and reporting is preferred.  
  • Detail-oriented, strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills including the ability to prioritize multiple work assignments, to work independently on projects, and to meet deadlines.
  • Proficient with MS Office applications, (e.g. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google Workspace (e.g. Google Docs, Gmail, Docs, Drive, Slides).
  • Impeccable work ethic, personal integrity, and transparency.
  • Superior adaptability and flexibility.

    Compensation and Schedule:

    Full-time, salaried, exempt position eligible for benefits. Starting salary is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience in the range of $75,000 – $85,000. 

    Illuminate Colorado offers health and dental benefits as well as participation in a 401K and Life Insurance benefits. In addition, Illuminate Colorado has an unlimited paid time off policy and offers both flexible scheduling and remote work. Residency in Colorado, or anticipated relocation to Colorado in the near future (at your own expense), is a condition of employment with Illuminate.

    To Apply:

    Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references via email with “Director of Education” in the subject line to

    Application Deadline:

    Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at 5pm

    We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway.

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