Senior Manager of Education

Website Bay Area Video Coalition

The Senior Education Manager is a key role in BAVC’s Education and Field Building Department, overseeing instruction, course offerings, and program management. The Senior Education Manager provides leadership, insight on program evaluation, impact and analysis, and stays active in related media, arts, youth empowerment, adult learning, tech industry, and education fields.


·       Manage an Education Coordinator in addition to adult and youth program instructors and teaching assistants

·       Oversee course and certificate development for adult and youth education

·       Manage the hiring, onboarding and orientation of instructors in partnership with the team

·       Support Instructors as a thought partner in curriculum development, community building efforts and positive youth development/classroom training, as needed

·       Support evaluation and research to comply with grant deliverables

·       Lead program monthly meetings, workshops and professional development

·       Assist Director in planning and implementing new and existing Education Programs as needed

·       In partnership with Engagement Department, oversee program outreach and ensure visibility of BAVC Education programs locally and nationally

·       Collaborate with the Education Course Manager to ensure that course scheduling meets the needs of all students and clients

·       Have an aptitude and attention to detail necessary for navigating course and program regulations set forth by government agencies including the U.S. Department of Labor and the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

·       In partnership with Director, plan off-site BAVC course offerings in partnership with other agencies including City College, Libraries, and other Community-Based Agencies

·       Manage all program-related events in partnership with Public Programs Manager and support instructors in developing unique learning opportunities that include, but are not limited to, guest speakers and site visits

·       Manage key relationships with school districts, city offices, industry and other community networks related to youth and adult education, through participation in external meetings, events, conferences, and trainings

·       Collaborate with team members to create a safe, supportive and highly functioning learning environment for staff and participants

·       Assist in the development of grant narratives, timelines, project management and budget management

·       In partnership with the Education Coordinator, produce Salesforce reports, updating client records on databases

·       Support programmatic and BAVC-related events, as needed

·       Work collectively with BAVC staff to meet and exceed program expectations


Candidate should be able to provide evidence of having excellent program and people management skills. A combination of people skills, organization skills, knowledge of the youth development, adult learning and teacher training, the digital media and IT industries, and a penchant for detail and a willingness to engage in administrative work is important.

Ideal Candidate has 5+ years of experience in the youth media/development field in a management capacity. Experience mentoring, advising and supporting young adults and instructors in college and career success pathways – a plus if focused in the media arts and technology fields. Ideal candidate will have worked previously as an Education Manager or Program Manager in the media arts/technology and nonprofit sector.

Required skills:

Experience working with youth between the ages of 14-26 and adult learners
Understanding of barriers to employment and college success, especially for low-income, underrepresented demographics in the Bay Area
Broad understanding of the media arts and tech industries and ability to identify which hard and soft skills are valued by employers (see BAVC class offering online)
Excellent interpersonal skills with a solid ability to build meaningful relationships with clients
Experience providing support, resources and training to communities with limited access to media education
Understanding of the process for and value of youth media, alternative education and the important role of mentors and adult allies
Excellent organizational skills, oral and written skills
Solid public speaking and presentation skills
Ability to support program reporting and evaluation
Ability to adapt to multiple program and participant needs
Excellent organizational, communication and presentation skills
Charismatic team player with high function to work independently
Command of Microsoft Excel and Word, Google docs, Google Drive and Google+
Sense of humor a plus
Preferred Skills:

Experience with Salesforce
Experience with social media networking apps

Bay Area Video Coalition is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regards to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

For the purposes of ADA, the “Responsibilities” and “Qualifications” are essential job functions.

Significant work is performed in a typical interior community meeting space or classroom work environment, with typical noise and other disruption.

Both standing and sitting are required for long periods of time. High use of computers and related equipment is required.

Various types of equipment/supplies are used to accomplish the job requirements and include, but are not limited to, video and editing equipment, instruction supplies, computers/labs, classroom materials, telephones and other common communication devices.

BAVC believes in a diverse workforce that represents the communities that we serve. Applicants from underserved or minority communities including women, immigrants, people of color, LGBTQ+ identifying people are encouraged to apply.



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