As the state’s preeminent membership association for school administrators, CCOSA, the Cooperative Council for Oklahoma School Administration, serves as Oklahoma’s most active and trusted voice in education policy, practice and leadership, communications and shaping public policy and public opinion to ensure Oklahomans have the best public education system available.
To assist in these advocacy and policy efforts, the Cooperative Council of School Administration (CCOSA) is announcing the opening of an Education Policy and Research Analyst position. The CCOSA/OASA Executive Director is looking for a person who shares this vision, who holds high ethical standards, and who believes that leadership matters to ensure that children come first.
Education, Qualifications, Requirements and Experience:
A Bachelor’s degree is required with a preference given to candidates with a law degree (must have State of Oklahoma license to practice law), Doctor’s or Master’s degree in public policy, or education. Experience in research, writing and graphic presentation skills, including the ability to complete succinct policy briefs, as well as longer reports, is preferred. Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects, familiarity with Oklahoma policy issues, especially the state budget, Oklahoma education policy and funding, and the Oklahoma State Legislature are also preferred experiences. Person must demonstrate public presentation and interpersonal skills along with computer proficiency. Position is based in Oklahoma City area (will office in Oklahoma City at CCOSA office).
Salary: TBD, at will position
Reports to: CCOSA Executive Director
Major Job Responsibilities: (Refer to attached job description for more details.)
CCOSA does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), sex, gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), marital status, sexual orientation, equal pay, disability, pregnancy, parental status, or military status. CCOSA shall take affirmative action towards meeting the goals and intentions of applicable nondiscrimination laws in all activities and operations.
Attachment: Education Policy and Research Analyst Job Description
November 2, 2018 Job Posting Released
Effective Date: As soon as possible or until filled, target date no later than January, 2019.
Applications Received; Application will consist of a letter addressed to the CCOSA/OASA Executive Director as notice of application with information that reflects the applicant’s qualifications for the position based on the position requirements; resume; documentation of conferred degree; list of up to three references with name, contact information (letters of reference not required at this time)
Application information addressed to:
Dr. Pam Deering, CCOSA/OASA Executive Director
Application must be submitted electronically to:
For questions, contact Pam Deering:
(405) 524-1191 CCOSA Office
Or by email address above