PROGRAM DIRECTOR

The Stern Center for Language and Learning ( learn more )

Williston , Vermont ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2864705
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : November 3, 2017
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Program Director

The Stern Center for Language and Learning is seeking a Program Director to oversee the seamlessness of state of the art programs at the Stern Center for Language and Learning (SCLL) which include evaluations, customized instruction, social thinking and communication, and professional learning. This key role is suitable for a thought leader and education expert in scientifically based best practices and research who will be charged with leading in the accountability, marketing and direction of all programs during an exciting, transformative time in the organization’s 34 year history.

• Lead in seamless coordination of programs, services, and initiatives, oversee programs and Program Managers, and provide professional guidance to ensure the excellence of SCLL services both live and online
• Manage fiscal accountability of SCLL programs: meet with Program Managers regularly to ensure revenue targets are met; collaborate with the President and COO to determine program needs, develop program budgets, and monitor monthly projections
• Act as leader in strategic direction of existing and future services and products using expert knowledge of trends in education, market conditions, and competitor information
• Serve as liaison between President and COO and Program Managers
• Revise and develop systems within and across programs to increase:
o Job performance (accuracy, productivity, timeliness)
o Client satisfaction (students, parents, educators, referring physicians)
o Staff satisfaction, teamwork, and communication
• Work closely with the marketing team and research department to disseminate knowledge about Stern Center initiatives and their background research
• Serve as spokesperson for SCLL’s programs, cultivate educational partnerships, and seek opportunities to expand network of productive relationships
• Anticipate opportunities to extend SCLL’s presence in the education community, deliver compelling presentations, market educational systems models, and vigorously heighten the organization’s visibility and prominence as evidence based literacy and learning experts
• Promote robust recognition and brand awareness through publishing articles online, on the SCLL website, in peer reviewed journals, and in local and national media
• Team with the President and Vice President of Advanced Learning to develop large scale and replicable education models to increase literacy integrated with social emotional success from birth to college and career in conjunction with new and potential collaborations with schools, supervisory unions, districts, and institutions of higher learning
• Enhance organization by accepting ownership for new and different tasks as assigned and explore opportunities to add value with additional job accomplishments
• Serve as member of the Leadership Team


The Stern Center for Language and Learning is an non-profit dedicated to learning for all as we recognize that all great minds don't think alike. We invite you to learn more about us at http://www.sterncenter.org/
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
    Administrator > Principal/Dean/Head of School
    Administrator > Superintendent
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Stern Center for Language and Learning is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • • Innovative and results-driven visionary and team-leader in the science of learning with unbridled enthusiasm to expand SCLL’s mission
      • Strong business acumen with experience designing, implementing and evaluating strategic plans
      • Ability to deliver persuasive and energized presentations promoting the Organization’s vision, mission and products/services
      • Strong interpersonal and writing skills with demonstrated success in cultivating productive relationships
      • Strong sense of urgency and ability to prioritize and meet deadlines while maintaining attention to detail and quality output


    • At least 5 year s of relevant experience preferred
    • Doctorate degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Emily Dawson , Human Resources Manager
    • 183 Talcott Road
    • Williston, Vermont 05495

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