Central Square Foundation is hiring for Senior Project Lead (SPL) EdTech AI (Delhi)

Central Square Foundation (CSF) is a nonprofit organisation dedicated to ensuring quality school education for all children in India. Since its inception in 2012, CSF has partnered with the government and various stakeholders to enhance learning outcomes, particularly for children from low-income communities. CSF’s mission is to enable scalable, sustainable, and effective solutions within the school education system, ensuring equal opportunities for all children. The foundation focuses on four critical areas:

  1. Foundational Literacy & Numeracy (FLN)
  2. EdTech
  3. Early Childhood Education (ECE)
  4. Schools Governance

EdTech AI Strategy

CSF aims to explore the transformative potential of frontier technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) to address persistent educational challenges and enhance learning for low-income students. AI’s advancements in language understanding and voice recognition present opportunities to create new, impactful teaching and learning experiences. In the coming years, CSF plans to leverage AI to solve critical problems in education, driving significant improvements for low-income students in India.

Position Summary and Responsibilities

Position: Senior Project Lead (SPL) EdTech AI
Team: EdTech
Reporting to: Director, EdTech
Location: Delhi
Experience Range: 10+ years

As a Senior Project Lead (SPL) in the EdTech team, you will play a pivotal role in transforming education through AI. You will conceptualize, design, and lead impactful initiatives, collaborating with influential stakeholders and utilizing AI-led technologies to revolutionize education.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Enhance CSF’s EdTech portfolio with a focus on AI integration in education.
  • Identify innovative AI-driven hypotheses and build a pipeline of opportunities for development and partnerships.
  • Collaborate with grantee organizations on their AI strategy, program rollout, and product roadmap.
  • Create technical blueprints and oversee the implementation of innovative AI-powered EdTech solutions.
  • Develop knowledge products and public goods for ecosystem adoption, particularly around AI infrastructure and literacy initiatives.
  • Engage with ecosystem stakeholders to foster cross-learning and collaboration.

Ideal Candidate Profile

The SPL role is a greenfield opportunity requiring a strong commitment and a “whatever it takes” mindset. We seek high-performing individuals passionate about technology innovation and solving complex problems at scale. Essential skills and experiences include:

  • Master’s or equivalent degree (technical expertise in AI is a must; EdTech background preferred).
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Landscape/Technical Architecture and Product Management.
  • Proven experience in creating technical and strategic roadmaps for technology solutions and driving product development with partners.
  • Strong project management skills, capable of managing multiple projects and stakeholders simultaneously.
  • High energy, drive, and a relentless problem-solving attitude.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Adaptability to work in a small-organization setting, valuing teamwork, collaboration, resourcefulness, and high ownership.

Central Square Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, or disability.

Apply now!