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Program Manager- Part Time

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Responsible for ensuring the educational integrity of our programs through administrative tasks and administering ongoing conferences.

This position is part time at approx. 20 hours per week- must be available when our students are in the center which is after school hours. Weekends occasionally will be required. Reliable transportation is required.
Essential Job Functions
  • Manages and delivers conference activities such as preparing conference materials and meeting with parents to keep families enrolled in Sylvan
  • Sets weekly goals with Center Director to drive sales growth
  • Helps with scheduling and manages teaching staff to meet Center needs and to control labor costs
  • Partners with Center Director to run day-to-day operations including customer account management
  • Ensures initial and ongoing progress assessments are administered according to Sylvan standards
  • Monitors student progress to ensure goals are achieved and ongoing family needs are met
  • Establishes and maintains ongoing communication with classroom teachers to ensure Sylvan programs meet student and family needs
  • Checks students in and out of the Center with particular attention to student safety and well-being
  • Greets and assists students, parents, and potential customers according to Sylvan standards
Knowledge Required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Education or related field at minimum
  • State or provincial teaching credentials (current or expired)
  • Minimum of one or two years of teaching experience preferred; Experience in supervisor role preferred
  • Knowledge of current educational policy
  • Previous retail and/or sales experience preferred
  • Familiarity with instructional technology and tablet computers
  • Experience using Microsoft Word and other standard business applications used by the Center
  • Knowledge of general office equipment such as copiers, printers, and office phones
  • Experience using social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) preferred
Skills and Abilities Required
  • Proven ability to engage, motivate, and inspire students to learn
  • Strong customer service, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven ability to discuss and sell Sylvan products and services to new and existing customers
  • Strong organizational skills; Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and be flexible
  • Self-sufficiency in ownership of work and tasks
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience
  • Ability to work collaboratively; Strong team player
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to ten pounds
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be a complete list of all job responsibilities or skills, knowledge and abilities required.

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