Head of Academics

New York, United States

Description

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 a Head of Academics to be a thoughtful and visionary leader for our exceptional team of instructional staff and to ensure our curriculum remains on the cutting edge of what employers are looking for from engineering candidates.


ABOUT THE ROLE

As the Head of Academics at Fullstack Academy, you will lead and grow every element of our curriculum, instruction, and student academic achievement. You will develop and continue to evolve a curriculum that is aligned to the most in-demand technologies with premium tech employers. You will be responsible for the mentorship, performance and professional development of our incredible instructional staff. You will work to ensure the successful academic outcomes for students.

This role is based in our New York City campus and reports directly to our CEO.


RESPONSIBILITIES

In this role, you will:


QUALIFICATIONS

We think you will be a successful candidate if you have:

We think you will be an exceptional candidate if you have:


Benefits

“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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