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Full-Time

Vice President

Operations

Posted on 6/27/2024

Varsity Tutors

Varsity Tutors

5,001-10,000 employees

Online personalized tutoring and self-study platform

AI & Machine Learning
Education

Expert

Remote in USA

Category
Production Planning & Scheduling
Quality Control & Compliance
Supply Chain Management
Operations & Logistics
Required Skills
Communications
SQL
Business Strategy
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree required, Master's degree preferred.
  • 10+ years of operations leadership experience with a history of organizing teams and delivering results at scale.
  • 5+ years of experience in modeling unstructured and complex business problems with operational and financial elements as mathematical models.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing teams, ideally with experience in managing a remote, work-at-home, and geographically dispersed workforce.
  • Strong understanding of how to cultivate lifetime customer value and ability to support multi-product approaches to maximize customer value. Marketplace experience and delivering customer value through human-based solutions desired.
  • Advanced skills with Excel or equivalent required (dashboards, v-lookups, pivot tables), SQL, R, etc.
  • Action-oriented to keep the momentum of self and team while having a measurable (KPI or metric-driven) impact on deliverables and goals.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines and make tough decisions.
  • Capable of leading and delivering in a cross-functional capacity.
  • Understands and embraces market conditions, needs, and trends to differentiate from the competition and set Nerdy up for long-term success.
  • Superb communication skills and the ability to interact with multidisciplinary stakeholders at various levels.
Responsibilities
  • Build, lead, and mentor a high-performing operations team, fostering a culture of excellence, collaboration, and innovation.
  • Develop and manage operational budgets, ensuring cost-effective utilization of resources and adherence to financial targets.
  • Improve operations for increased efficiency, operational excellence, and profitability.
  • Develop, document, test business metrics and insights to manage and optimize business results
  • Lead development and execution of initiatives through cycles of data analytics, experiment, and rollout. Create timelines, budgets, requirements, and costs for projects and the implementations of business initiatives
  • Build and optimize operations processes through analytical frameworks and statistical models. Audit as necessary, connect human explanations to the data.
  • Create plans that support ongoing operations as well as business strategy; communicate prioritization and resource allocation to management, co-workers, and business functional owners
  • Prepare and present performance results and project plans to executive leadership.
  • Ensure progress is transparent and guide the team to make operational and insight data accessible.

Varsity Tutors, a Nerdy Company, stands out as a desirable workplace due to its robust use of AI and proprietary technology, enhancing both the efficacy of its tutoring services and the efficiency of its operations. Employees have the unique opportunity to contribute to a recognized leader in the online education sector, which provides personalized educational support across a wide spectrum of subjects and levels. The company prides itself on fostering a dynamic and supportive work environment that encourages innovation and personal growth in the evolving landscape of educational technology.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$407M

Headquarters

Clayton, Missouri

Founded

2007

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

9%

1 year growth

12%

2 year growth

17%