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Employment Opportunity

Innovation Fellow (Central Admin)


Genesis seeks high-effort, high character individuals to join its Innovation Fellowship program. Fellows use their gifts and talents to foster innovation in school operations, classroom instruction, extra-curricular programming, and in scholar-driven problem solving.  Fellows report to Academy leadership who then assign them to support faculty/staff based on need and the fellow’s interests and skill set.

The ideal candidate is a soon to be college graduate, recently retired professional, or career changer committed to giving back one school year to make a difference in the lives of urban students in need. 

Responsibilities/Expectations: Fellows will support innovation in the following domains:

  • Classroom Instruction: Assist faculty in preparing activities, projects, labs, simulations, etc. that challenge scholars to apply core subjects to Genesis E5 disciplines (Engineering & Computing, Economics, Ethics, Expression, Entrepreneurship); develop novel assessments and data tracking systems that effectively gauge scholar mastery of applied work and critical thinking
  • Scholar Thinking and Problem Solving:Coach scholars on mastering meaningful, innovative application of core subjects in various contexts (projects, real-world scenarios, experiments, etc.); monitor scholar performance and use analysis of collected data to target coaching
  • Extra-curricular Programming:Promote school and scholar innovation in areas such as student government, peer discipline councils, athletics and clubs, and after-school programming by developing strategic plans, collecting and analyzing data, and coaching scholars on effective, proactive, and increasingly independent implementation.
  • Operations:Help drive school innovation in areas such as marketing, fund raising, stakeholder relations, human resources/talent development, general logistics, and especially the use of data and technology to enhance overall school productivity and efficiency.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (required)
  • High achievement (3.0 grade average or evidence of professional excellence)
  • High comfort level with technology and use of data
  • Experience working with urban populations

Fellows will receive:

  • Salary of $20,000 plus benefits (including health-care)
  • Performance and attendance-based bonus of up to $5,000