Program Manager, STEM Classes and Camps

Empow Studios

About the organization

At Empow Studios, kids ages 7-15 have fun learning coding, robotics, film & animation, Minecraft, engineering and more! With classes and camps across five STEM domains – Digital Art & Design, Minecraft, Coding, Robotics, and Video Game Design — kids deepen their technology skills as they build amazing beginner to advanced projects.

Duties

Run high quality programs

Plan/manage program operations so programs run smoothly: schedule classes and teachers, ensure compliance with regulations, and manage inventory of materials

Lead elements of program delivery by type (e.g., camps, classes, schools) or region across multiple key program functions (e.g., recruiting, training, customer service, evaluation).

Manage and coach instructors to implement Empow’s defined pedagogy, curriculum, and programs

Review program metrics and student progress; identify risks and proactively solve problems to ensure high quality results for each student, teacher, and school

Build strong relationships with families and schools

Educate potential and current customers about the range of Empow programs; help them find the programs that best meet their needs

Ensure strong communications with families including instructor progress reports and recommendations

Ensure instructors build strong mentor relationships with their students

Manage relationships w/ school partners, ensuring instructors, tech, curriculum, and staff are working together to achieve stated goals

Address customer concerns

Maintain a strong, engaged team

Collaborate with the Senior Program Manager to hire and retain an exceptional team of instructors and site directors

Train and coach instructors leveraging materials/resources provided by national team
Help ensure that working at Empow Studios is an amazing experience.

Qualifications

At least 2 years’ experience as an instructor, camp director, or program manager

Passion for STEM and familiarity with many of the technologies covered in Empow’s STEM curriculum

Proven project management skills - strong attention to detail and experience tracking and managing components of multiple projects simultaneously

Willingness and ability to proactively identify and offer solutions to challenges

Demonstrated ability to lead a team to achieve outstanding results

Ability to work through resistance and advocate internally for needs of self and team

Desire to provide quality customer service and help families and partners find the Empow programs that best meet their needs

Dedication to personifying that values at the core of Empow’s culture through nurturing and cultivating fun, creativity, collaboration, individuality, and discovery

Interest in and dedication to building authentic relationships, providing coaching and support to both staff and students, and ensuring families receive their best-fit education experience for their children

Actively seeks out opportunities for growth including targeted and supported stretch assignments

Able and willing to review program quality and support program delivery which will require working some early evenings and weekends, and driving to locations throughout the Greater Boston area

A BA/BS degree or higher in education or a STEM field or appropriate equivalent experience is required

Salary

45,000-55,000

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Now that you’ve imagined the possibilities, we’d love to receive your RESUMÉ AND COVER LETTER introducing your amazing self! Please email both to: [email protected] with the title of the position you are applying for and your name in the subject line (e.g., Program Manager, Jane Doe)

Empow Studios is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity of all kinds and encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply for this exciting new opportunity. Empow Studios is an E-verify Employer.

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