Thank you for your interest in the Southern Regional Education Board. SREB offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including the TIAA-CREF retirement program.

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Current Openings

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Job Opening

Director, State and District Partnerships


Responsible for working with states and school districts to design, negotiate, and support improvement work to provide high quality services to schools and districts in advancing college and career ready standards.

Job Opening


The quality of education in the South has a tremendous effect on the economic future of the country, and the Southern Regional Education Board provides practical, independent information and evidence-based tools to inform education policy decision-making that can have a positive impact across the region. The next president of SREB will work with members of the Board and the Legislative Advisory Council to ensure that the mission and goals of SREB are advanced effectively. This may include the opportunity to cooperatively identify ways service to SREB states can be refined, strengthened and broadened. SREB seeks a leader with a bold vision to carry its proud legacy forward to meet new challenges, a strong record of managing people and resources effectively to drive mission, and the relationship savvy to broaden the organization’s base of support and amplify its crucial voice.

The ideal candidate will be a seasoned executive-level leader with experience working alongside policymakers and leaders in education to collaboratively set the vision and agenda for the future. S/he will bring a depth of understanding of and engagement with the continuum of education from pre-kindergarten to graduate education and will have the managerial skill to operationally lead an organization of similar size and complexity. S/he will also be a natural ambassador and connector and will bring an exceptional and nuanced understanding of the challenges policymakers, institutions and other stakeholders face and of how to build trusting, mutually productive relationships with them. S/he will bring a coherent, tested set of management principles and practices and a demonstrated record of building team cultures that reflect values of transparency, inclusion and trust as well as excellence and efficiency.

This search is being conducted by Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group. Please find complete information and application instructions in the attached file.



Equal employment opportunity

SREB is committed to recruiting, selecting and retaining the best employees by affording equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of age, religion, marital or parental status, disability, race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, political affiliation, retaliation or reprisal for engaging in protected activity. This policy includes those provisions of law that apply in particular to disabled veterans.



Note: SREB participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-Verify Program as required by law. If offered employment by SREB, the successful applicant shall be required to allow SREB to examine his/her valid original U.S. documents as may be required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services as evidence of identity and employment eligibility. SREB reserves the right to not fill the positions listed or to re-open application acceptance for any position.