Overview of the Position

Partnerships in Education and Resilience (PEAR) is a new Benefit Corporation spinoff from The PEAR Institute at McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School. PEAR has been working in the social-emotional and STEM education fields for the past 20 years. PEAR creates and fosters evidence-based innovations in social-emotional development (SED) and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) in educational settings. PEAR provides trainings and assessment tools that inform educators about program quality, youth social-emotional development, and academic engagement. PEAR’s work bridges research and practice so that all young people can learn, dream, and thrive.

Our team members have a passion for improving the lives of children by increasing their opportunities for success, both in and out of school. We are guided by evidence and work to connect education, youth development, and mental health as thought leaders in the field. We are committed to reducing inequities in the lives of young people, their families, and their educators. Reflecting the broad diversity of our community and supporting an inclusive culture are essential to our mission of helping all young people thrive.

This full-time position is a great opportunity for anyone interested in mental health, education and youth resiliency research and practice. The Partnerships Coordinator will work with the Assistant Director of Partnerships and the Manager of Networks and Partnerships to assist in the delivery of assessment, training, and support services to clients and partners using PEAR’s social-emotional development tools.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with the Assistant Director of Partnerships and the client relations team to support client relations and communications to ensure compliance of contract timelines and deliverables
  • Work closely with the Data Services Team to ensure data is delivered to clients on time and with fidelity
  • Communicate and follow up with clients about the implementation details of PEAR’s assessments, administration, and training services in their contract
  • Assist in in the implementation of organization-wide roll out of a client management system
  • Work closely with the Data Services Team to ensure data is delivered to clients on time and with fidelity
  • Manage client inquiries and contracting process and provide real time technical assistance during assessment administration
  • Manage user access to PEAR’s data platform
  • Create and update administration materials on PEAR’s web portal
  • Value diversity of thought, backgrounds, and youth leadership

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field such as education, social work, psychology.
  • 1-2 years of related work experience preferred.


  • Must be highly organized and able to manage multiple deadlines and priorities
  • Proficiency with Zoom, Microsoft Office Suite and Google programs
  • Proficiency with Qualtrics data collection and visualization platform
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be a highly effective communicator
  • Familiarity with discussing data
  • Experience with Hubspot or similar CRM a plus

All employees must possess basic computer skills to use a variety of electronic or online systems for communication and administrative purposes.

Working Conditions

  • Setting: Remote work until June 2021 (return to office pending state health guidelines)
  • Travel required: None
  • Physical requirements: None
  • Hazards or weather exposure: None

Supervisory Responsibility: None

Fiscal Responsibility: None

Salary Range: 38,000-45,000

The above is intended to describe the general conditions and requirements of work being performed by people assigned to this position. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive statement of all duties, responsibilities, or skills required.

It is the policy at PEAR to affirmatively provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for employment and existing employees without regard to their race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable law or regulation.