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Executive Vice President of Strategy and Impact

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Executive VP of Strategy and Impact
Starfall Education Foundation
San Diego, California

Opportunity to make a difference in the world!

Starfall seeks an experienced strategic leader with analytic ability. Starfall is well known internationally for its educational website and Apps for elementary school children. This is a unique opportunity to make a social impact by enabling children to have fun as they learn. You will report directly to the Chairmen of the Board.

Qualifications:

  • You must have management experience in areas related to Starfall, such as e-marketing, e- education, technical, financial, and management.
  • You must have a deep interest in helping children learn through technology and the ability to empathize with their emotional and educational experiences.
  • You must be a proven leader who responds to challenges with an entrepreneurial spirit and a successful track record to execute programs and inspire others.
  • You must have the ability to develop strategic goals and follow through with their implementation.
  • You must have a 4-year college degree and a graduate degree in finance, business management, mathematics, or a technical field.
  • Analytical skills are required.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the leadership and overall management of Starfall, including strategic direction, content development, technology, operations, and financial and organization development.
  • Support an experienced staff of 30+ that includes educators, content developers, customer service, accounting, and software engineers.
  • Communicate the vision of Starfall throughout the organization and translate it into realistic, actionable strategic plans
  • Mentor and train staff. Guide staff to be mentors – establishing a culture of shared experience.
  • Identify and take action to address technological and other industry challenges and opportunities.
  • Ensure a balance between sufficient revenue to maintain operations and expand content while providing free and low-cost services.

About Us:

Starfall specializes in free and low-cost resources whereby children have fun learning through exploration while gaining self-confidence. It was established over 20 years ago as a social enterprise by Stephen Schutz, who struggled to learn to read as a child. In 2015, Starfall Education Foundation became a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization and is currently self-supporting from home and school membership fees. It has a billion completed educational activities each year.

Compensation:

The salary for this position is $140K - $170K plus a 5% company contribution to 401(k) and a 1% matching contribution, as well as comprehensive health insurance and other benefits.

Location:

You will be located at Starfall’s executive offices in San Diego, California, with occasional travel to our office in Boulder, Colorado.

How to Apply:

Please submit a detailed letter of introduction explaining how your background fits this position and describe your vision for Starfall in the future. Applications will only be reviewed with the letter.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $140,000.00 - $170,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • San Diego, CA 92111: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Willingness to travel:

  • 25% (Preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in San Diego, CA 92111

  • Health insurance

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