Director of Program Management
Varsity Tutors for Schools
Posted on 2/3/2024
INACTIVE
Varsity Tutors

5,001-10,000 employees

Online platform connecting learners with expert tutors
Company Overview
Varsity Tutors, a Nerdy Company, stands out as a leading platform for live online learning, offering a comprehensive range of learning experiences across 3,000+ subjects. Their proprietary platform utilizes AI to connect learners with experts, providing a high-value learning environment that is accessible to individuals, schools, and other institutions. Testimonials from users highlight the company's effectiveness, with students reporting significant improvements in their grades and a reduction in study time, demonstrating the company's commitment to delivering personalized, high-quality education.
AI & Machine Learning
Education

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$407M

Founded

2007

Headquarters

Clayton, Missouri

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

6%

1 year growth

9%

2 year growth

9%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
Communications
Management
CategoriesNew
Product
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Management, or a related field (Master's degree is a plus)
  • Proven experience in a similar project/program management or operations role, preferably at a high-growth B2B organization
  • Exceptional project management skills and organizational abilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in using productivity tools and software
  • Superior analytical and quantitative skills; experience getting and using data and metrics to test theories, confirm assumptions, and measure success
  • Experience with agile and working closely with designers and engineers to drive feature definition and implementation
Responsibilities
  • Drive relentless execution of the company's key initiatives, driving alignment, action, and results across all levels of the organization
  • Rigorously track progress toward goals and unblock anything getting in the way of achieving project milestones and objectives
  • Align with team leaders to translate high-level objectives into concrete, actionable steps for operating teams and ensure high-quality execution of each step
  • Drive the establishment and adherence to operating rhythms and mechanisms that ensure correct prioritization of work and initiatives across all teams, with the ability to ignore the status quo if the status quo isn’t working
  • Facilitate the measurement and achievement of KPIs through effective planning mechanisms
  • Serve as a central point of contact for communication between Varsity Tutors for Schools leaders and various teams within the organization
  • Facilitate effective communication flow, including agenda setting and follow-up on action items
  • Work with relentless focus and urgency, and infuse the same sense of urgency across all team members
  • Ensure clarity of priorities among teams within the organization and maintain synchronization in cross-functional projects
  • Drive accountability through diligent follow-ups on action items and next steps
  • Responsible for ensuring proactive updates and enhancing visibility across the organization, and/or ensuring others do so
  • Work across functional boundaries and coordinate cross-functional work / teams
  • Understand business drivers and assist in identifying or auditing KPIs to ensure alignment with organizational objectives
  • Assist in the creation of basic metric-based reports or dashboards to provide greater visibility into key projects and objectives
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with agile and working closely with designers and engineers to drive feature definition and implementation
  • Experience with agile and working closely with designers and engineers to drive feature definition and implementation