Program Manager, Contract
Stride, Inc.

Little Rock, Arkansas

Posted in Education and Training

$43.89 - $70.23 per hour


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Job Description

SUMMARY: The Program Manager Contractor is responsible for planning and managing programs and projects which often requires considerable resources and high levels of functional integration. This visible role oversees the communication cadence with stakeholders and ensures program goals are accomplished on time and within budget without interrupting Stride's quality standards.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Lead large programs involving virtual teams of multi-disciplinary professionals
  • Develop and refine project plans to include specify goals, strategy, staffing, scheduling, identification of risks, contingency plans, and allocation of available resources
  • Maintain detailed stakeholder requirements, constraints, and assumptions in order to establish the project deliverables
  • Lead in the management of changes to the program/project scope, schedule, cost and gaining proper authorization
  • Measure program performance using appropriate tools and techniques in order to monitor the progress of the project(s), identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders
  • Develop and foster effective collaboration and relationships with cross functional team members including data scientists, engineers, designers, and business stakeholders, to drive AI initiatives forward.
  • Motivate the teams using appropriate tools and techniques in order to increase commitment to the program objectives
  • Prepare and present statements of work and proposals for vendors and potential customers in conjunction with Product & Development, technology development and Management

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Five (5) years of overall Project Management experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven process
  • Successful tracking and schedule compliance with larger scale projects
  • Ability to work across multiple job levels to achieve results
  • Process modeling, data standardization, and analytics
  • Consistent success in leading teams to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Demonstrated skill with Project Management tools and concepts
  • Experience with resource management (labor models, time tracking, etc.)
  • Outstanding time management and organization skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project; Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) and general Web proficiency; PPM tool(s)
  • Ability to travel 10% of the time
  • Ability to clear required background check

Certificates and Licenses: None required.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience implementing PowerSchool Products in an integrated environment.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, data science, or a related field
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) certification such as Project Management Professional (PMP)

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position is virtual and open to residents of the 50 states, D.C.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Stride, Inc. considers a person's education, experience, and qualifications, as well as the position's work location, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value when determining a new employee's salary level. Salaries will differ based on these factors, the position's level and expected contribution, and the employee's benefits elections. Offers will typically be in the bottom half of the range.

We anticipate this position will pay between $43.89 - $70.23 per hour. This is a temporary/contractor role and you will be an employee of Randstad. The upper end of this range is not likely to be offered, as an individual's compensation can vary based on several factors. These factors include, but are not limited to, geographic location, experience, training, education, and local market conditions. Randstad offers a robust benefits package for eligible employees that can include health benefits, retirement contributions, and paid time off

Job Type
Contractor

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is "at-will" as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the "at-will" nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.

Stride, Inc. is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status age, or genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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