Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer
SF or Remote (Continental US)
We are seeking a talented chief of staff to work with our team. This person will be responsible for directly supporting the leadership team with strategic planning, hiring/management, advising on company policies, stakeholder communication, managing project initiatives, and assisting with presentations to the board. This role is a unique opportunity for an experienced operations manager to work with a small but ambitious mission-oriented team, enhance their skillset and build relationships with key education, corporate, and philanthropic influencers.
From day one, the chief of staff will have an immediate impact on the team’s productivity -- streamlining strategic initiatives, amplifying the leadership, overseeing program management, and cross-coordinating objectives between team members.
CodePath is an innovative education 501(c)(3) nonprofit building the largest pipeline of high-performing, underrepresented software engineers in the industry. We are the first organization in history to centralize student support, curriculum, and classroom operations across dozens of for-credit, in-person college classrooms. Our unique combination of student-led courses with remote support by professional engineers and a robust online learning platform produces scalable, high impact programs that have received major endorsements from professors, large funders, and major corporations.
Our vision is to ensure every student in college, regardless of background or personal circumstances, has the opportunity, skills, network, and pathways available to become a confident and successful software engineer in the tech industry. CodePath.org develops and delivers a wide variety of programs and supports students over multiple years, reaching students in college starting before Freshman year and then all the way through to post-graduation and entering full-time software roles.
CodePath.org provides curriculum and programs for college students across the United States, often offered for-credit at campuses, including at many HBCUs, HSIs, women’s colleges, and state colleges. CodePath.org is supported and funded directly by the top technology companies including Microsoft, Facebook, Walmart, and many others.
As a Chief of Staff, you will be an integral part of the leadership team and touch almost every aspect of the business. You will be serving as a strategic advisor and counsel to other leaders in the organization, assuming day-to-day responsibility for projects and tasks, and creating and maintaining cross-departmental relationships. You’ll play a crucial role in making the leadership team more productive, organized, efficient and influencing the overall direction of the organization. The right candidate has strong experience working in high performing, high-growth environments and is passionate about education, technology and it’s potential to transform lives.
The chief of staff will integrate themselves into the center of our organization and assess issues that serve as barriers to a team or organization operating at maximum effectiveness. Helping other team members to be able to focus on larger strategic organizational initiatives. These daily tasks may include internal team management, meeting preparation, lead management of high-profile projects, and hiring of key supporting personnel or contractors.
We are open to a remote or onsite hire at our San Francisco office.
We are individuals from a multitude of backgrounds, experiences, and unlikely stories, all connected by a single dream: a world in which regardless of background, socioeconomic status, gender or race all people have pathways to reach their full potential.
Our staff and board care deeply about diversity and equity. We believe that diverse perspectives and backgrounds create a richer work environment and enhance our ability to pursue our mission.
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