Executive Director/Administrator


Job Type

Full Time Contract

Salary

Minimum: $50,000.00
Maximum: $58,000.00

Published:

05/15/2018

Address

301 Evergreen Drive
Bozeman
Montana
59715
United States

Description

Age of Montessori is established as a thought leader in the national Montessori community. We have put Bozeman, Montana on the Montessori map!  Our mission: educate parents and certify Montessori teachers. Montessori education is transformative to society because it develops the full potential in children. It creates peaceful children who become peaceful adults. 

Our small team of 10 holds the very BIG vision of bringing Montessori education into the mainstream. Our training is accessible, affordable, and we nurture each student personally. Our faculty have decades of training experience. We are nationally accredited with the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE) in both Early Childhood and Elementary teacher certification.

We are looking for someone who has strong executive leadership skills to continue building our business and brand, and managing the operations of our teacher training programs, products and services.

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of our organization, ensuring that we are operating efficiently and effectively to meet business goals. In this role, you will be working closely with the board of directors, state authorities and the public. While our Academic Program Director is the face of the organization to the Montessori community, you will provide the interface with the local business community and donor base. You will ensure that staff members are aligned with the company’s mission and vision and that we are working together to successfully achieve strategic objectives. Our company has a close-knit culture in which we place a high priority on communication, recognition and collaboration. We are in search of an Executive Director who is aligned with our culture and will continue to enhance it through positive leadership and team building.


Duties include:

·        Develop and manage initiatives for growth

·        Financial Management: budgeting, reports, payroll

·        Oversight of Student Payment Plans

·        Oversight of operations of academic programs including online learning

systems

·        Set policies for company, define and manage projects

·        Responsible for legal matters of company including liability insurance, copyright, licensing, and royalty

        agreement

·        Oversight of sales and marketing 

·        Oversight of admissions process

·        Familiar with manageing online business

·        Develop and manage fundraising initiatives

·        Roll up your sleeves to do what needs to be done


Executive Director qualifications and skills:

Education

o  Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field. OR

o  An equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education

   approved by Human Resources.

o  Successful entrepreneurial leadership - independent management of

   business or project from start to success


Preferred Abilities/Experience

o  Demonstrated ability to develop and implement successful strategic plans

o  Strong understanding of financial management and performance metrics

o  Strong abilities in verbal and written communication, presentations

o  Ability to balance hard skills with soft management style

o  Relationship development/excellent team building/listening skill

o  In-depth knowledge of best practices in management and governance

o  Familiar with business in an academic environment

o  Donor base development and relationships

o  Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and digital media

o  Good basic understanding of Montessori philosophy and why it is a superior education method


Benefits:

This work is very rewarding because it makes a deep and lasting positive change in the world and impact upon education, parenting and children.

Salary and benefits are negotiable based on experience. 

 

If interested please send letter of interest and resume to:                     takingston@ageofmontessori.com

Benefits

Negotiable

Level of Language Proficiency

English

Professional Level

Executive

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

takingston@ageofmontessori.com

http://ageofmontessori.org/

Please submit full resume plus letter of interest.


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