Entrepreneurship and Engineering Program Head Los Angeles, CA

Entrepreneurship and Engineering Program Head

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
Entrepreneurship & Engineering Program Head
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 an Entrepreneurship & Engineering Program Head who will lead instruction, learning, and key activities of the Entrepreneurship & Engineering Program. They will work collaboratively with the Director of the CEI and other school leaders to ensure the program aligns with Marlborough’s mission and vision and the CEI’s scope and sequence. In addition to teaching entrepreneurship and engineering-based classes in the Middle and Upper School, the Program Head will manage the CEI’s Corner Cafe and the Capstone in Entrepreneurship program. Lastly, this leader will oversee the Frank & Eileen Accelerator Program for the Leaders of Tomorrow, working closely with and supervising the Frank & Eileen Accelerator Program Manager. Specifically, the Entrepreneurship and Engineering Program Head will lead the development and execution of the Incubator Program, a branch of the Accelerator for students who have an idea for a business venture, but have not yet developed the idea into a minimum viable product or prototype. The Frank & Eileen Accelerator Program is open to girls and gender expansive youth at Marlborough and across Los Angeles.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serves as a leader in curriculum and pedagogy for the Entrepreneurship & Engineering program. This will involve guiding conversations about teaching and learning to ensure that rigor, innovation, diversity, and inclusion are being pursued and that best practices are being followed. 
  • Manage all aspects of the internship-based Capstone in Entrepreneurship program, including curriculum development and the application, placement, and training process for students.
  • Develop and maintain connections and partnerships with local schools, community partners, local businesses, and internship hosts. 
  • Lead the planning and execution of Entrepreneurship and Engineering events and support the planning and execution of general CEI events and activities. 
  • Oversee the Frank & Eileen Accelerator Program and specifically develop and lead the Accelerator’s Incubator Program. 
  • Teach three (3) Engineering & Entrepreneurship-based courses to Middle 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.
  • Serve as a grade-level advisor to a group of approximately 12 students and participate actively in grade-level and school activities.
  • Represent Marlborough in Los Angeles’ broader entrepreneurial community. 

QUALIFICATIONS AND  REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in a business or engineering-related field, or with professional experience in these areas equivalent to a degree.
  • 5-7 years of teaching experience.
  • Expertise in Computer Aided Design using Onshape.
  • Experience with digital fabrication tools such as 3D printers, laser cutters, or CNC machines. 
  • 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:

  • Competitive annual salary ranging from $90,000 to $110,000
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision coverage.
  • 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: $90,000.00 - $110,000.00 per year




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