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HighScope Educational Research Foundation in Ypsilanti, Michigan is an independent, private, nonprofit research, development, training, and public outreach organization.  We are a diverse organization of approximately 50 professional educators, researchers, publishing staff, and administrative staff. All HighScope openings will be posted below.

HighScope offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefit package in a family-friendly team environment. Send resume and cover letter indicating desired position to our Human Resources Department: email jobs@highscope.org, fax 734.485.0704, or mail to HighScope Educational Research Foundation, 600 North River Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48198. EOE.

positions available at highscope headquarters in ypsilanti, mi

Director of Marketing

We are currently seeking a Marketing Director to lead the marketing team in the development and execution of marketing campaigns across direct and indirect channels including advertising, conferences, exhibits, catalogs, website, social media, direct marketing initiatives and sales tools, by using supply chain analytics, competitive market reviews, and targeted customer examination. The Marketing Director applies marketing knowledge to support and build sales using dimensions of professional solution selling strategy. This position serves as brand liaison to both internal and external customers who require a customer focused mentality and an in-depth understanding and commitment to the HighScope Strategic Plan and Mission. The Director must be an effective people leader, coach and motivator with a strong creative and innovative drive. Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Business, Communications or related field, a Master's Degree/MBA is highly preferred. Must have at least 8 years of professional experience in a marketing field, and advanced knowledge of marketing metrics and analytics. Experience in Early Childhood Education, non-profit work, and/or school sales or educational publishing is desired. Foreign language skills are a plus. If interested send resume and cover letter to jobs@highscope.org to apply.

Research Assistant

We are currently seeking a full-time Research Assistant who will collect, coordinate, process, code and enter data for research projects. Candidate will also conduct child assessments, classroom observations, program staff interviews, and family interviews, and perform related work as required. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in education or related field, and at least one years' experience in a child care setting. Computer skills including SPSS, Microsoft Office Suite, data entry, and database knowledge are required. General knowledge of early childhood educational practices, social programs, and child development and assessment are preferred. Send cover letter and resume to jobs@highscope.org, if interested.

Administrative Assistant

We are also seeking an Administrative Assistant who will be responsible for providing office support to the Research staff for research project activities, meetings, and reports. Duties include routine office tasks such as word processing, answering phones, copying, filing, assisting in basic accounting tasks and performing research related work such as data entry, as required. The Administrative Assistant will also set up, organize, and maintain electronic data storage files, handle meeting scheduling and set-up, assist with travel arrangements, and other duties as assigned. A Bachelor’s degree or comparable education, preferably in business, education, research or similar field is required. Qualified applicants will have at least two years of office-related work experience and solid computer (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite) and communication skills. Data management and technical support experience is preferred. Send resume and cover letter to jobs@highscope.org to apply. This position is 20–25 hours per week.


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