The Hunt Institute’s mission is to secure America’s future through quality public education.
Since its establishment in 2001, the organization has emerged as a recognized and credible
leader in the movement to transform American public education and a go-to source for reliable,
objective, and timely information. The Institute works at the intersection of education policy
and politics, supporting state and national officials and empowering them to drive education
reform. Its mandate is to inspire and equip elected officials and senior policymakers to make
informed decisions that improve the lives of all children. The Institute’s primary audience
consists of governors, legislators, and other elected and state-level policymakers.
The Director, K-12 is responsible for engaging and supporting educators and school leaders
across states. The Director, K-12 will play a critical role in coordinating and driving progress on
the Institute’s strategic priorities. The Director, K-12 will ensure coordination, communication,
and forward progress across various programmatic work streams. The Director, K-12 will
collaborate with school leaders across states regarding the development and implementation
of effective and efficient practices and strategies to drive equity in schools. The Director, K-12
will also provide information for grant reports, policy briefs, primers and case studies for
The Director, K-12 reports directly to the Chief of Staff and serves on the Leadership team.
Ideal candidates will also demonstrate the following characteristics:
Equal Employment Opportunity
At The Hunt Institute, Equal Employment Opportunity is our commitment and goal. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other protected status designated by federal, state or local law. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference and background investigation.
To apply, please submit cover letter, along with a résumé and a writing sample (no more than 5 pages; sections from a longer paper can be submitted) to email@example.com with the subject line “Director, K-12 – your last name.” Position is open until filled. No phone calls, please.