Program Manager

San Luis Obispo, California, United States


Fullstack Academy is the premier software development school located in New York City and Chicago. Y Combinator-backed, our school has garnered the attention of Forbes, TechCrunch, and Business Insider, among others. The reputation of our school is built on the professional success of each and every one of our students. Students have gone on to promising careers at top-tier companies, like Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Spotify. In January 2016, we created the Grace Hopper Program, a need-blind software engineering program for women. In 2017, we launched Web Development Fellowship @ Fullstack Academy in partnership with NYC Tech Talent Pipeline, to offer a tuition-free version of our flagship Web Development Immersive to eligible New Yorkers.

"Fullstack Academy has been a life-changing experience" is something we hear often and the reason why we come to work everyday. We are looking for an inspiring, mission-driven leader to manage our new programs in California.


Fullstack Academy is partnering with the city of San Luis Obispo (SLO), CA to launch several new workforce development programs to support the the city’s community and economy, including both full -and part-time immersive programs As the Program Manager for our SLO-based programs, you will have complete ownership over the health of our newest coding education programs. You will be the face of the programs to the SLO community, building our brand with potential students, tech education leaders, and potential employers. You will work with our internal teams to ensure an exceptional student experience. You’ll be the liaison between Fullstack Academy’s leadership and our local community partners. You will work with our leadership team to launch and evolve these new strategic programs.

This role reports directly to our CEO and collaborates remotely with our Fullstack Academy headquarters in New York. This role will physically work from San Luis Obispo. Relocation to San Luis Obispo will be considered as part of an overall package. San Luis Obispo was recently described as the "happiest place in America" by National Geographic, and was ranked the 3rd best place in America to live.


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“A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” - Jackie Robinson

Work where your daily goal is to have a significant impact on the lives of others - students who travel from all over the world to attend a top-rated program that you will be responsible for building and growing. We have an open, friendly, and fun startup culture. You will work with colleagues who have founded companies and worked at Google, Yahoo!, and Gilt Groupe, among others. Our salaries and benefits are competitive, coupled with generous paid vacation and stock options.

Last, but not least, you will get an immense sense of pride and satisfaction every seven weeks, when our students graduate.

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