College Excel is looking for a highly competent professional with solid business acumen, extensive experience developing and directing teams, a track record of creating and implementing cutting-edge services who is passionate about helping young adults and their parents.
The College Excel Program and Educational Director is an integral part of our leadership team. This position works in coordination with the Executive Director, Admissions Directors and Operations Coordinator to build our brand, achieve our goals, manage resources, promote a healthy culture, and create services and communication protocols that build our reputation as the best in the industry. This person will develop and supervise our team of Student Success Coaches and program support staff, oversee the Academic and Curriculum Development Coordinator and Lead Coach positions, advance our coaching model, help to market, recruit and retain students, conduct parent support services, develop and implement innovative programming in addition to seeking out and developing marketing opportunities and relationships with referring professionals. This includes overseeing day-to-day operations, the training, supervision and certification of our coaches, interacting with and supervising students, managing parents, building strategic relationships with colleges, networking with the Central Oregon community and overseeing alumni relations.
Strong candidates will have a track record of leading high-performing teams, program development and creating developing innovative programming in order to support and develop young adults, especially those with learning disabilities, executive functioning challenges, and/or mental health diagnoses.
A core value of our company is integrity and we are looking for applicants who demonstrate sound moral and ethical principles with a desire to lead, contribute to our community and make a difference in the world. Please see the job duties and responsibilities below.
This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits (401k with matching, health insurance, paid time off, and paid holidays). We have begun reviewing applications and are actively interviewing as of April 6th. The position will remain open until filled, please apply at any time. The forecasted start date is in late June or early July, but open to consideration.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Oversee and further develop all program and educational services offered by College Excel
Hire, supervise and develop employees
Research, develop and plan programs that promote our organization and contribute to its overall success
Maintain knowledge of the policies and procedures that pertain to the company’s operations and ensure that all programs act within those requirements
Apply change, risk and resource management principles when needed
Skills and Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree with 8 years experience in a related field
Employee management and supervision experience
Experience successfully leading teams of 10+ persons
Experience working in an educational or therapeutic related field, preferably with young adults
Exceptional leadership, time management, facilitation, and organizational skills
Possession of a valid driver’s license
Master’s Degree in a relevant field of study
Business administration experience
Demonstrated ability to work with emerging young adults and parents
Experience working in a college setting and/or wilderness program setting
Community outreach experience
Professional coaching certification
About College Excel
Founded in 2003, College Excel is the nation’s leading residential college support program located in beautiful Bend, Oregon. College Excel works with bright and capable post-secondary adults (18+) with diverse learning needs by providing the structure and skills necessary to move forward, both academically and personally. Using a proprietary, blended coaching model rooted in a Harvard research-based neurocoaching model, students receive support academically and behaviorally while earning college credits through Oregon State University-Cascades Campus and Central Oregon Community College. Our team of credentialed professionals guide students through a 9-12 month transformational process resulting in sustainable success in college and beyond.