Manager of Outreach and Growth

Study Edge - Gainesville, Florida - Full time

Study Edge - Gainesville, Florida - Full time

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Are you a passionate educator, creative thinker, top-notch communicator, and tireless worker? Do you enjoy exploring the ways technology can enhance education? Would you like to be an integral part of our movement to change the way we approach teaching algebra?

If you’re nodding along, apply to join the staff of ALGEBRA NATION!

About Algebra Nation

Algebra Nation is a University of Florida project created in partnership with innovative ed-tech company, Study Edge. Created in June 2012 in response to dismal Algebra End-of-Course testing results (52% of 9th graders failed the required Florida state test), Algebra Nation has now become a ubiquitous resource for students and teachers across Florida. We are now integrated with every district in Florida, reaching over 99% of algebra students. Based on our success in Florida, we were asked to expand and grow to other states; we now have state-wide programs in Michigan and South Carolina, and initiatives in Mississippi, Alabama, and New York City.

We are looking for energetic and passionate educators who want to be part of this exciting growth and are currently hiring for the role of MANAGER of OUTREACH & GROWTH.

Candidate Qualifications

Self-starter with strong organizational skills; proven ability to work both independently and cooperatively; willingness to speak up and lead change!

Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

Extremely strong organization

Ability to thrive in a faced-paced, entrepreneurial environment

Ability to think strategically and analytically with excellent follow through

Significant experience managing complex projects

Teaching experience preferred, math teaching experience preferred

Formal leadership and management experience highly preferred

Sense of humor and fun – we work hard, but we play hard too!

Willing to work remotely and occasionally work non-standard hours

Willing to travel up to 25% of the time

Position Description

This position will coordinate the efforts of all our state initiatives – across Florida, Michigan, South Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, and NYC – including daily check-ins with staff on-the-ground based in those locations (State Leads).

The position will provide operational support across the entire Algebra Nation program – from workbook logistics management to product development and testing, to coordination of professional development and events. The Manager of Outreach & Growth will also be expected to contribute to larger company-wide strategy and assist other regions and teams as needed.

Specific responsibilities will include:

Developing and overseeing communications strategy for new state, including initial outreach and marketing, social media, monthly newsletters, and formal project updates to external stakeholders (state governments, departments of education, University partners)

  • Identifying and coordinating outreach to key partners within a state or region, including not-for-profits, community organizations, associations, etc.

Developing and maintaining strong relationships with high-profile contacts in state or region, including at the school and district level, in coordination with the State Leads. This may include holding in-person meetings, conference or phone calls, or attending key meetings (e.g. school board meetings, conferences).

Overseeing the coordination of training, professional development and school visits, which will be managed by a State Lead.

Overseeing the ordering and distribution of workbooks and other materials to school and district partners.

Coordinating with leadership to ensure technology integration process and communication around the process is efficient; ensure that districts receive appropriate follow up once tech piece is in place.

Cooperating closely with State Leads to monitor and drive growth and ensure high-quality district support and high user satisfaction within region.

Reporting to home-office team any issues and observations on given state’s needs to further resource and feature development.

Working with home-office leadership and in-state advisors to secure on-going funding from state partners. This process may include high-profile visits, legislative outreach and meetings, and other related tasks.

  • Other special duties as assigned

Benefits & Compensation

Relocation stipend provided.

We pay a highly competitive salary with benefits, relocation stipend, and bonuses; we think the biggest benefit of working with Algebra Nation is that one can make a real, salient, positive impact on the educational space.

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Role

Product Management

Experience Level

Mid Level

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