Learning&Development Program Manager



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Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024
Ellevation Education seeks an innovative, self-starting, and engaging L&D Program Manager skilled at designing, building, and facilitating engaging and effective learning programs. In this role, you will build and execute a company-wide professional development strategy that contributes to our team's ongoing learning and growth. This is a unique opportunity to join a company that deeply values professional development and delivers on our vision to empower all employees to be connected to our business, mission, and each other through ongoing development.

Within 1 month, you will:

  • Onboard and learn about Ellevation’s mission to improve outcomes for multilingual students.
  • Understand Ellevation’s values and how the People Team partners with internal teams to drive results.
  • Support the VP, People, in developing and delivering bi-monthly management training.
  • Develop relationships with key partners at our parent company, Curriculum Associates, and across Ellevation.
  • Develop a partnership with the internal Learn@Work committee

Within 3 months, you will:

  • Begin working with a cross-functional group to develop product and market certifications.
  • Lead the design and facilitation of bi-monthly manager training.
  • Own and facilitate ongoing Director programming.
  • Begin gaps analysis of onboarding programming.
  • Develop a deep partnership with our parent company, Curriculum Associates, and begin translating their learning programs to meet Ellevation’s needs.

Within 6 months, you will:

  • Propose a long-term roadmap of professional development programs to be delivered regularly.
  • Assess the best method to deliver asynchronous learning content.
  • Deliver an initial set of product and market certifications in collaboration with a cross-functional team.
  • Begin developing Elevation-specific asynchronous and synchronous learning opportunities that connect to the career matrices.
  • Make adjustments to ensure the right learning content is incorporated into the onboarding program.

Within 12 months, you will:

  • Make a measurable impact on the learning and growth of the team measured through surveys and performance-based assessments.

About You:

  • 5+ years of experience delivering innovative learning solutions to adults
  • 3+ years leading cross-functional projects or employee development
  • Ability to generate innovative solutions to new challenges and adapt to the changing needs of a complex organization
  • Demonstrated ability to apply expertise in adult learning to session design in various formats (ex: in-person learning, virtual learning, asynchronous courses)
  • Strong emotional intelligence and ability to effectively work with diverse personalities
  • Tenacity and perseverance to successfully deliver on priority outcomes
  • Desire to work collaboratively and cross-functionally with a broad spectrum of roles
  • Strong emotional intelligence and ability to effectively work with diverse personalities
  • Proven organization and strategic planning skills
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and retain new information quickly
  • Desire to continuously receive and act on feedback from others
About Us:
At Ellevation, we develop world-class software to help educators serve the fastest growing population of K-12 students: English Learners (ELs). Ellevation helps school districts transform their Multilingual Learner programs and ensure all students can achieve their highest aspirations. Our product suite includes a best-in-class data and instructional planning platform, resources to build teacher capacity, and student-facing programs to teach academic language.
We are a fast-growing, mission-driven technology company partnering with over 1,500 school districts and more than 2 million current and former English Learners. Over the next five years, we plan to double the number of ELs we serve and drive measurable outcomes for students. Ellevation merged with Curriculum Associates in 2021 to accelerate impact for Multilingual Learners. Our company continues to operate independently and is well-capitalized to support our ambitious social and financial objectives.
Why Ellevation?
In addition to our great benefits and competitive salaries, here are some things that make us unique:
+ Mission-driven organization where team members are empowered to make a significant impact
+ Opportunities to join DEIB-focused groups and support building a culture of belonging
+ Professional development and growth opportunities
+ Company and team offsites in various cities across the United States
+ Collaborative workspace in the heart of Boston - a stone's throw from many central T stops (Downtown Crossing, Government Center, and Aquarium). Free snacks, beverages, and local organic fruit provided
+ Remote and in-person engagement opportunities, including happy hours, themed events, and competitions
+ Remote and in-person wellness programming to support team’s mental and physical wellbeing
Learn more about our team in our Culture Deck.
Here at Ellevation, we champion diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging. We strive to build a team that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values a range of ideas and opinions.
We believe in building a culture where productivity can flourish, one that is empathetic, respectful, and inclusive. We are proud to have been recognized in prior years as “Best Tech Workplace for Diversity” by the Timmy Awards for investing in training around inclusive behaviors, microaggressions, unconscious bias, and fostering a culture of continuous learning and feedback across the company. We are encouraged by our progress, but there’s more work to be done.
Benefits – Benefits eligible employees (and qualifying dependents) are covered by medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees can enroll in our company's 401(k) retirement plan and receive an employer match up to 50% on the first 7% of your contribution, with pre-tax and Roth options. Employees have access to flexible paid time off for vacations, sick and disability policy, additional 10 paid company holidays, 2 floating holidays and a winter office closure between Christmas and New Year's. In addition, we provide a generous parental leave benefit, back-up childcare or eldercare, and a variety of other perks to support the health and well-being of our employees.
Additional Information: Ellevation operates under Curriculum Associates, LLC, an Equal Opportunity Employer. Curriculum Associates, LLC will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, or any other category protected by law. Curriculum Associates, LLC will grant employment, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, or any other category protected by law. Such action shall include, but not be limited to, the following: employment, upgrading, demotion, transfer, recruitment or recruitment advertising, layoff or termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation.
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