IDEO San Francisco and The Teachers Guild is in search of a Program Manager for a one year contract. This person will be a design thinking educator who will grow an online and in-person professional learning community that activates a national network of educators and partners to tackle education’s most edgy problems through multi-stakeholder Design Collaborations. They will lead a highly visible program that catalyzes innovative solutions through online community management, product and program marketing, and partnership building. The Program Manager will be an integral part of The Guild team, with opportunities for extension beyond the one year contract.
At The Guild, we believe teachers are the innovators education has been waiting for. The Teachers Guild is bringing design to education through teacher-led change. The Guild runs Design Challenges that galvanize a ground-swell of new ideas to take on some of education’s most pressing challenges.
We bring together a national network teachers, education leaders, and industry experts in online and in-person design teams to innovate and build community.
We bring together nationwide engagement with local problem solving through awareness campaigns, an online design lab, local design teams, and fund to implement and spread the most promising solutions. Program Managers in this role are self-starters who are natural relationship builders, believe in empowering teachers and industry partners, are digitally fluent, love powerful storytelling, and embrace both ambiguity and teamwork.
Build Strategic Partnerships
Drive Digital Engagement
Be Impact and Learning Driven
To apply, submit a resume, cover letter and answer these two questions in the online application.
Create an account at www.teachersguild.org . Based on what you see, what are the biggest strengths of the community? What are the biggest weaknesses and how would you go about addressing them?
Tell us about a time you participated in an online community. What did you like about it? What was it missing? How would you apply this experience to building out a truly outstanding experience within The Teachers Guild online experience?
IDEO is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.