Director, Board and Partner Relations

K12 Inc.
Herndon, VA, United States
Jun 24, 2019
Requisition Number 19-2612
Title Director, Board and Partner Relations
City Herndon State VA

Director, Board and Partner Relations
K12 is a technology-based education company that offers proprietary curriculum and instructional support services to students in kindergarten through 12th grade. As the leader in K-12 online education for more than a decade, the company uses virtual public and private schooling methods to provide families with alternatives to traditional "brick and mortar" classrooms, giving children access to a high-quality education no matter where they are in the world.

We pride ourselves on maintaining the highest level of integrity. We have the same high expectations for our employees as we do for the students who are in our programs. These are just a few of the values that make K12 a great place to work.

The Director, Board and Partner Relations position plays a key role in supporting leadership team members to identify, cultivate and manage relationships with key board members, partners and stakeholders. This role ensures cohesiveness between the company's practices and boards/partners to maintain a positive and transparent bond. AS Director, Board and Partner Relations, YOU WILL..

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
  • Identifies and develops the appropriate metrics and measures to determine the organization's success;
  • Determines best practices and provides resources to support the board and school working environment;
  • Supports the efforts of the organization in implementing strategic initiatives between the board/partners and the school;
  • Represents the organization when necessary and appropriate;
  • Supports RVPs and Heads of School (HoS) in their roles as leaders and ensures interactions with board members remain constructive, transparent, and collaborative;
  • Assists to refine and improve the interactions between board members/partners and leaders;
  • Ability to identify and support leaders during times of turmoil;
  • Supports the orientation of new board members and onboarding into the online school governance structure;
  • Promotes a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning, highly effective interpersonal skills and a commitment to quality;
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and supports K12's mission, vision, value State ments, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior;
  • Skills to develop and manage events, communication, documents, trackers, etc. in support of positive board/partner relationships;
  • Assists in the recruitment of board members at the request of boards to support the school's mission.
    Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervises 2 - 4 Full-time Equivalent (FTE) regular employees and/or contractors. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Do you communicate well?
  • Can you build customer confidence?
  • Are you able to tackle problems and take independent action?
  • Is your manner honest and straightforward?
  • Are you able to prioritize and meet deadlines?
  • Do you value others' opinions?

Minimum Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Education, Business or a closely related field of study AND
  • Eight (8) years of experience in school leadership roles in education or related field OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.
Other Required Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated success with board or similar third-party relationships
  • Understanding of the relationship between the company, school, board, and authorizers
  • Exceptional management and communication skills including planning and directing capabilities
  • Strong problem analysis and resolution skills - both strategically and functionally
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to attract, develop and influence
  • Ability to travel approximately 50% of the time
  • Ability to pass required background check
Desired Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Business or Education

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 may be a home-based position

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.

  • About us
  • K12 Produces Results
  • Kudos and Honors
  • thinkTANK12
  • Limitless Learning

K12 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, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here .

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