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Summary: The Vice President, Private School leads the planning and implementation of leadership, instructional and operational supports for all Stride, Inc. Private Schools. This position analyzes, interprets and translates data to guide instructional strategies and plans, and demonstrates a deep commitment to the value of private school education and the promise of leadership development at all levels of school programs and academic instruction for improving the lives of students. This position is expected to drive aggressive growth strategies to grow the Private School offering by developing and maintaining partnerships with schools, government entities, sports academies, professional groups, religious organizations, and other organizations to explore opportunities to provide products and services.
EssentialFunctions: The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required; other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Develop and strategically manage relationships and formal business partnerships with schools, government entities, associations and other groups to promote Stride as the foremost provider of online courses for members.
Conduct active outreach to promote the use of Stride programs; Independently leads new business development initiatives to increase sales of Stride products, including the development of blended learning programs, hybrid schools and dual diploma programs.
Manage full cycle development processes including prospecting, relationship-building, proposal development and contract negotiations.
Attain enrollment objectives established by management.
Contribute to the on-going formulation of Stride strategy and implementation planning and works collaboratively with team members to realize the strategy.
Provide ongoing relationship management and account support for existing Stride business partnerships in coordination with the Stride Private Schools Operations team.
Demonstrate understanding of and supports Strides mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior.
Oversee and grows multiple private school programs with bottom-line responsibility for both fiscal, enrollment and academic performance.
Supports Private school leadership in effective and efficient budget and human resource management.
Develop and maintain strategic relationships across Strides shared service departments to ensure school programs receive necessary support
Liaise with the Stride marketing department to develop ongoing sales and marketing campaigns.
Coordinate with Stride finance and legal departments to deliver business contracts. Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervises 1 to 5 Full-time Equivalent (FTE) regular employees and/or contractors. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Fifteen (15) years of experience in business development, sales, marketing, education or a related field OR
Equivalent combination of education and experience Certificates and Licenses: None required.
Other Required Qualifications:
Strong knowledge of K-12 education market, systems and networks
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively through various mediums (presentations, phone, email, web conferences, etc.)
Ability to prospect and develop business partnerships
Team player approach, proven ability to work successfully with teams and individuals
Ability to maintain multiple development projects in a fast-paced, results-driven environment
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel; Web proficiency.
Ability to travel up to 25% of the time
Ability to pass required background check Desired Qualifications:
Post graduate degree WorkEnvironment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This is an home-based position.
This position is open to residents of, and may be performed remotely from Washington, D.C., and from any state except Colorado. The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is at-will as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the at-will nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.
Stride, Inc. is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status age, or genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)