Careers at the Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Thank you for your interest in working at the Nellie Mae Education Foundation. We are located in Quincy, Massachusetts, and focused on improving education throughout the New England region.  Our diverse and talented staff identifies and supports grantees that are having a significant impact on improving public education opportunities for all learners. Our current open positions are listed below.

Senior Research Associate
As an integral member of the research team and reporting to the Director of Research, the Senior Research Associate will provide the support to the Foundation’s internal learning process, its knowledge of and ability to contribute to needed research in the field. S/he will support the Foundation’s strategy and agenda by enhancing the depth and breadth of its relevant knowledge of high quality academic and practice-based research in the Foundation’s focus areas. Specifically, s/he will develop cross-cutting research projects that move forward the vision of the Foundation; help conceptualize and implement internal and external Foundation research projects; assist in development and implementation of the Foundation’s long-term research agenda; and lead internal research in key areas of interest to inform the Foundation’s strategy and grant making. Download the full job description.

Strategic Learning and Evaluation Associate
The Learning and Evaluation Department is responsible for the organization’s strategic learning and review process and overall approach to measurement and evaluation. Members of this team lead efforts to cultivate a culture of tracking and using data to support decision-making around grantmaking and operations, support program based teams in shaping and overseeing external evaluations, develop and track on an overarching organizational measurement framework, and facilitate staff and board learning. The Strategic Learning and Evaluation Associate will report directly to the Director of Strategic Learning and Evaluation, and will provide support to the Foundation’s systems for measuring impact of the Foundation’s strategy and internal learning processes. The Associate must be organized, detail-oriented, adaptable and able to thrive in an innovative, complicated environment. Download the full job description.

The Nellie Mae Education Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and candidates of color are encouraged to apply.