Associate Director, K-12
Company: College Board
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Associate Director, K-12, Western Region
College Board - State & District Partnerships
Location: Remote in Western Region (CA preferred)
***Professional experience in California preferred***
About the Team
The Western K-12 team at College Board is a dynamic, high-energy
team focused on expanding opportunity for students by partnering
with educators in high schools, school districts, and state
departments of education. We sit within State & District
Partnerships (100+ staff), a highly engaged group that works to
provide opportunities to students through promoting the use of
College Board programs and services including assessments (SAT,
PSAT, & AP), BigFuture and College Board Search.
About the Opportunity
As an Associate Director of K-12, you are directly responsible for
managing relationships with key stakeholders at schools and
districts within an assigned territory. You will contribute to
state and regional strategies and goals in consultation with your
manager. Your ability to build deep and meaningful relationships
with educators will play a critical role in the lives of students
and educators and will allow the College Board to achieve its
goals. When K-12 leaders in your territory have the information,
they need to select and implement College Board programs that will
best serve their students, it's because of your expertise, clear
communication, ability to analyze and distill data, and skill to
build strategic partnerships that advance student success.
In this role, you will:
Manage Partnerships with Districts (70%)
- Coordinate educational services to include targeting needs in
plans of action for each deliverable, identifying resources and
scheduling for partnership deliverables, and working with state and
local administrators to build support for program delivery.
- Manage the operational activities of College Board commitments
for the delivery of educational services, the development of
operational plans and establishing timelines for contract
- Build and maintain strong relationships with key state agency
and/or district staff. In consultation with the K-12 Senior
Director/State Lead, create and deliver key reports and
presentations to all levels of district and/or state officials
independently or collaboratively with colleagues.
- Apply understanding of K-12 educational landscape of your
assigned accounts to develop and execute a district strategy in
consultation with the Senior Director. Execute account strategies
with a focus on service-model implementation.
- Utilize consultative sales processes in the course of
district-level, data-focused needs analyses. Manage all aspects of
- Plan and conduct in-depth, sometimes customized, workshops and
professional development programs for K-12 constituent groups
- Collaborate with Senior Director/State Lead to complete
assigned tasks related to state strategy
Execute Internal Processes & Manage Regional Projects (30%)
- Utilize Salesforce CRM for account management, to monitor
progress toward goals, to manage state/district account plans, and
for proactive opportunity and task management.
- Employ various College Board sources to access, compile, and
analyze data in support of work with districts. Independently
conduct standard and complex data analysis to inform
recommendations to stakeholders in strategy planning.
- Contribute to divisional or regional projects assigned by
- At least 5 years of relevant and progressive experience in
education or a related field; direct experience in assessment,
curriculum, or student achievement initiatives highly desired
- Possess a passion for education and deep commitment to the
College Board's mission of promoting educational equity, access,
and excellence for students of all backgrounds
- Demonstrated ability to build deep and meaningful
relationships, to influence others to action, and to effectively
handle multiple situations simultaneously
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including
developing and leading presentations, and ability to analyze and
succinctly summarize key data points to present key findings to
- Strong organization and prioritization skills and the proven
ability to move forward multiple time-sensitive projects in
concert, both independently and as a member of the team
- Strong computer literacy, including Microsoft applications
- Willingness & ability to travel extensively
- A Bachelor's degree
- Experience using customer relationship management system like
About Our Benefits and Compensation
College Board offers a strong compensation and benefits package
that attracts top talent looking to make a difference in
--- Our robust benefits package includes health, dental, and vision
insurance, tuition assistance, paid time off, paid parental leave,
retirement benefits with a generous matching program, and more.
--- We reward performance through annual bonuses and provide
opportunities for salary growth over time through base compensation
increases, merit raises and promotions.
--- We believe in compensating staff members fairly in relation to
each other, their qualifications, and their impact. The salary
range for a new employee in this position is $60,000 to $105,000.
The salary offer of an individual candidate within this range is
specific to their location and qualifications.
--- Each salary offer is determined carefully using internal and
external benchmarking and adjusting for the candidate's location.
You will have an opportunity to discuss salary in more detail after
you begin the application process.
As a self-sustaining non-profit organization with global impact,
College Board offers a job that matters, a team that cares, and a
place to learn, innovate and thrive!
About Our Culture
Our community matters, and we strive to practice and improve our
culture daily. Here are some headlines:
- We are motivated to positively impact the educational and
career trajectories of millions of students a year.
- We value learning and growth; we offer formal and informal ways
to lead through your superpowers, sharpen your strengths, and meet
your development goals.
- We prioritize building a diverse and inclusive team where every
employee can thrive, and every voice is heard.
- We welcome staff to join any or all six of our affinity groups:
ARISE (Alliance for Asian Retention, Inclusion, Success, and
Engagement; DIASPORA (Alliance for Pan-African Success and
Achievement); Pride (alliance for LGBTQ+ staff and allies);
Resilience (alliance for Native staff and advocates); SALSA (Staff
Alliance for Latinx Success and Achievement); and WIN (Women's
- We offer a transparent approach to promotions and merit raises,
annual performance-based bonuses, and how to grow your career here
- We know that our impact is strongest together. Our College
Board Cares program offers all staff up to $1,000 annual match
against partner non-profit organizations.
About the Process
- Candidate review will begin January 6, 2023
- Interview Process Includes: Resume and Application; Recruiter
Phone Screen; Panel Interview including Performance Exercise
(you'll be asked to review district data and identify key findings
to discuss with district leadership); Reference Checks
(approximately 6 - 8-week process).
About College Board
College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that
connects students to college success and opportunity. Founded in
1900, College Board was created to expand access to higher
education. Today, the membership association is made up of over
6,000 of the world's leading educational institutions and is
dedicated to promoting excellence and equity in education. Each
year, College Board helps more than seven million students prepare
for a successful transition to college through programs and
services in college readiness and college success-including the SAT
-, the Advanced Placement - Program, and BigFuture -. The
organization also serves the education community through research
and advocacy on behalf of students, educators, and schools.
College Board is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We're
committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race,
color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual
orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender
identity, or Veteran status.
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