TEALS Regional Manager

Are you a team-oriented leader who has a bias for action, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a passion for computer science (CS) education? If this describes you then this role may be of interest!

TEALS recruits, trains, and partners high-tech industry volunteers with knowledge and passion for computer science to teach high school computer science courses with existing classroom teachers. The program builds CS teacher capacity with schools and districts across the U.S. TEALS is an industry-leading volunteer and community driven program supported by Microsoft Philanthropies. TEALS has partnered with more than 500 high schools in 29 states, worked with 2,500+ volunteers from across industry, and taught approximately 25,000 high school students since 2009.

The TEALS Regional Manager will lead the TEALS program in their region working closely with school partners, industry volunteers, community partners, and vendor resources. The role will own the day to day management and success of the TEALS program in the region.

Responsibilities

The RM is responsible for the following:

  1. Technical recruiting and relationship management
    • Recruit, interview, and place TEALS volunteers.
    • Develop regional pool of engineering volunteers. Represent TEALS at companies, conferences, and external events.
    • Manage volunteers within the region, and ensure they have a great TEALS experience.
  2. School relationship management
    • Recruit, interview, and place TEALS volunteers.
    • Develop regional pool of engineering volunteers. Represent TEALS at companies, conferences, and external events.
    • Manage volunteers within the region, and ensure they have a great TEALS experience.
  3. Training and Mentoring
    • Recruit, interview, and place TEALS volunteers.
    • Develop regional pool of engineering volunteers. Represent TEALS at companies, conferences, and external events.
    • Manage volunteers within the region, and ensure they have a great TEALS experience.
  4. Program management and operations
    • Recruit, interview, and place TEALS volunteers.
    • Develop regional pool of engineering volunteers. Represent TEALS at companies, conferences, and external events.
    • Manage volunteers within the region, and ensure they have a great TEALS experience.

Qualifications

Required Skills and Abilities

  1. Ability to think strategically and tactically about key regional program rhythms and develop metrics to track progress and meet regional programmatic goals.
  2. Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and team-building skills.
  3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  4. Excellent project management skills and ability to deliver on time.
  5. Ability to work with a diverse set of stakeholders and audiences in the region.
  6. Critical thinker with proven problem-solving skills.
  7. High energy individual with a “can do” attitude and able to motivate others.
  8. Expertise in high school CS education, including:
    • AP CS A curriculum and Java.
    • SNAP graphical programming language.
    • Established CS education network and presence in regional CS ed community.
    • Classroom or similar teaching experience.

 

Educational and Work Experiences:

  • 4+ years of experience in CS and/or education.
  • Relevant experience in program and project management.
  • Volunteer recruitment and management.
  • Partner and stakeholder management.

This position will require ~20% travel.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.  We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

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There are multiple roles open in multiple locations:

WA (Redmond #1) : Apply here
WA (Redmond #2): Apply here
CA (San Francisco) : Apply here
NY (New York City) : Apply here
RI (Providence) : Apply here