Manager of the Accelerator Program for the Leaders of Tomorrow Los Angeles, CA

Manager of the Accelerator Program for the Leaders of Tomorrow

Faculty Position • Los Angeles, CA
Benefits:
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Company parties
  • Competitive salary
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discounts
  • Free food & snacks
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Training & development
  • Tuition assistance
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness resources
 
Marlborough School
Manager of the Frank & Eileen Accelerator Program for the Leaders of Tomorrow/
Engineering and Entrepreneurship Program Instructor 
2024-2025 School Year


Founded in 1889, Marlborough School is an independent girls college-preparatory school for grades 7 through 12 located in Los Angeles, California. Marlborough is the oldest independent girls’ school in the Southern California region. Central to Marlborough’s vision that
Equity Leads Education is the belief in and passion for empowering young women to use their immense talents to better the world and become trailblazers in their own right. Bolstered by world-class faculty and staff, Marlborough students are challenged and inspired to work towards their own personal best and, in doing so, have an almost endless array of courses, extracurriculars, electives, and programs to spark their curiosity, deepen their compassion for one another, and lead lives of purpose.


OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT: 


The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) is where students create and collaborate, fail forward, and equip themselves with the tools and skills needed to become the leaders of the future. At the root of our mission is a commitment to inspire and empower students to imagine where their curiosity can take them and to create a better world. Marlborough’s CEI houses five core programs, including: Entrepreneurship & Engineering, Research, Computer Science & Software Innovation, Robotics & Fabrication, and Media Studies, as well as the library. CEI programs, courses, and co-curricular opportunities encourage exploration, iteration, collaboration, and creativity through project-based learning and real-world work with mentors and collaborators in-house, across Los Angeles, and beyond. Students gain valuable insight and exposure to interdisciplinary fields outside the traditional school curriculum, while engaging in passion projects and developing tangible, translatable skills. 


Marlborough is seeking a Manager of the Frank & Eileen Accelerator Program for the Leaders of Tomorrow and Engineering and Entrepreneurship Program Instructor. This person will lead the Frank & Eileen Accelerator Program for the Leaders of Tomorrow, which includes both an idea incubator (for students who have an idea for a business, but have not yet developed a minimal viable product or prototype) and a business accelerator (for students who have a minimal viable product or prototype and are ready to take their venture idea to the next level). Collaborating with and reporting to the Engineering and Entrepreneurship Program Head, the Manager of the Frank & Eileen Accelerator Program will develop lesson plans and programming, facilitate mentorship relationships both inside and outside of the Marlborough community, and assist in the planning and execution of events and activities. Both the idea incubator and business accelerator are  open to girls and gender expansive youth at Marlborough and across Los Angeles. In addition to managing the Frank & Eileen Accelerator Program, this person will teach engineering and entrepreneurship courses to Middle and Upper School students, working closely with the Engineering & Entrepreneurship Program Head, the Director of the CEI, and other school leaders to ensure alignment with the mission and vision of Marlborough School.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop curriculum for the Frank & Eileen Accelerator Program and serve as the lead instructor of the business accelerator. 
  • Manage the Program’s application and interview process and forge connections with local schools, business mentors, and community partners.
  • Plan and execute Accelerator-related activities and events.
  • Teach two (2) Engineering & Entrepreneurship courses to Middle School and Upper School students. 
  • Adhere to Marlborough’s academic policies, guidelines, and expectations.
  • Monitor and report on student progress, utilizing Marlborough’s learning management system to take attendance, provide curriculum materials and maintain a digital gradebook.
  • Represent Marlborough in Los Angeles’ broader entrepreneurial community. 


QUALIFICATIONS AND  REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business-related field, or with professional experience in these areas equivalent to a degree.
  • Extensive knowledge of and ability to teach key business concepts and skills, including but not limited to: the business model canvas, value proposition design, the lean startup method, market and competitive analysis, and pitch building.
  • Minimum two (2) years of teaching experience, and/or experience in an accelerator or incubator program as a student or teacher.
  • Possess a high degree of interest in supporting the developmental needs of teenagers with the ability to combine high expectations with a high level of support.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, planning and interpersonal skills. 

BENEFITS:

  • This is a part-time (75%), benefits-eligible position, including medical, dental, and vision coverage.
  • Competitive annual salary ranging from $55,000 to $68,000
  • Access to voluntary benefits, professional development opportunities, and tuition reimbursement programs.
  • Competitive retirement plans, including employer matching contributions.
  • Generous time-off allowance and access to wellness programs to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

For more information about Marlborough School, its rigorous academic curriculum, fine arts and athletics programs, or if you would like to learn more about this position or other career opportunities, we invite you to visit the Careers link under the “About” drop-down menu on our website at: http://www.marlborough.org

Marlborough School is an equal opportunity employer. Marlborough recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Marlborough School is a diverse, inclusive community that strives to maintain diversity in all areas of employment.

 
Compensation: $55,000.00 - $68,000.00 per year




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