The Governor John Engler Center for Charter Schools at Central Michigan University is a leader in transforming public education. We envision a diverse and dynamic public education marketplace that fosters academic excellence for all children. We are an innovative, results-oriented organization that values and empowers passionate professionals that are committed to quality and accountability. We are currently hiring for a director of public policy that would be based in our Lansing office.

The person in this role should be motivated to transform public education by providing leadership and direction to the public policy unit. They will monitor and evaluate the impact of state & federal programs on charter public schools and serve as an informational liaison with various governmental agencies/legislative offices, charter public school boards of directors and education reform organizations in conjunction with various Center units. As an essential part of the Center team, the person in this role evaluates and offers recommendations related to education policy.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree and three years of related experience. For a complete list of requirements and to apply online please visit

CMU is an AA/EO institution, providing equal opportunity to all persons, including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities (see