Open Positions
Outreach & Engagement Coordinator 
The Outreach and Engagement Coordinator primary responsibility is to use various communication strategies, networks, technology platforms and deployment models to disseminate information to clients and to promote the engagement of clients and other stakeholders with the Region III Midwest and Plains Equity Assistance Center. The center is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s initiatives to support Elementary and Secondary Education under Title IV of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The funds support civil rights training and advisory services for schools and communities addressing equity and access issues in public education. The center is one of four regional EACs funded across the nation to ensure all children, regardless of race, gender, national origin or religion, have equal access to quality education and opportunities to meet high academic standards in reading, math and other core subject areas. The Region III EAC serves Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin, Kansas, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska and Oklahoma. Like all EACs, the Midwest and Plains Equity Assistance Center at Indiana University-Indianapolis will serve as a resource for the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in preventing discrimination, exclusion, or denial of opportunity on the basis of race, sex, national origin or religion through such discriminatory activities as inequitable opportunities to learn, harassment, segregation, and denial of language services.
The Outreach and Engagement Coordinator works collaboratively with the Associate Director of Engagement and Partnerships to develop to implement communications strategies with Region III constituencies. The Coordinator’s primary role will focus on outreach and information dissemination in efforts to increase the prominence of the center and promote a positive public image among state and local education agencies and other entities responsible for public PreK-12 education in the Midwest and Plains Equity Assistance Center 13-state region. 
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in communications, marketing, journalism, public relations, or in related fields; or equivalent combinations of experience and education.
To be successful candidates should have strong writing skills; ability to communicate both orally and in written forms effectively and efficiently; knowledge of various communication strategies, technology platforms and deployment models for disseminating information and consumer relationship building; knowledge of and skilled at applying basic graphic design principles appropriate for print and digital formats and utilizing various social networking sites and social media platforms; proficiency in utilizing various online content management systems (e.g., Drupal); proficiency in using Microsoft Office.

Applications should be submitted to Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, position #04346P .