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Director of Education

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California Van Nuys USC - Van Nuys, CA
$65,000.00 - $85,000.00 Salary/year


US Collegesis a leader in post-secondary career education. Working at our employee-owned company is more than just a great career - it’s an investment in yourself.Our mission is to drive personal and community transformation by empowering students to make a positive and enduring life change. We are consistently searching for like-minded compassionate professionals who strive to be the best in their respective fields. Our top candidates share our commitment to helping students build the skills to create a future of which they can be proud.

We are currently seeking a Director of Education to join our team at our campuses. In this position you will be responsible for managing and leading the campus education team by overseeing the delivery of quality educational programs and the development and implementation of effective strategies to meet campus student retention, completion and active earning population goals.

Essential day-to-day job responsibilities include:

  • Complying with applicable federal and state laws and regulations, accreditor standards, and institutional policies and procedures.

  • Supervising and managing faculty members and staff by providing day-to-day performance coaching advice and monthly advisements.

  • Recruiting, training and developing faculty members and staff.

  • Conducting classroom observations on a regular basis.

  • Working with faculty members to perform curriculum reviews in order to improve quality of instruction.

  • Preparing class schedules to optimize class size for achieving an effective student learning experience.

  • Ensuring all students are advised on a regular basis regarding their progress.

  • Advising, coaching, and monitoring all students at risk of violating attendance or academic progress policies.

  • Administering student surveys and ensuring their timely review; preparing action plans to address concerns and feedback gaged through such surveys.

  • Monitoring campus level metrics related to retention, attendance, and completion outcomes to meet the campus and organizational objectives.

  • Managing Education department budget, including staff, faculty, and resources allocation to ensure effective Education operations and meeting the critical targets and goals in student retention, completion, and Active Earning Population.


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

  • Relevant education and/or training in instructional delivery and management.

  • Minimum 3 years of combined management, teaching and education administration experience.

  • Successful track record of effective teaching, curriculum development, and education administration.

  • Above average user skills in computer and information technology (e.g. student database, social media, online educational resources).

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to build and lead a team.

We offer an exciting, fast-paced and dynamic work environment. In addition, full-time colleagues have a variety of benefits available that include; Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability Coverage, a generously matched 401(k) plan, voluntary benefits and much more.

If changing students’ lives is also important to you, and you have the qualifications reflected above, we would love to hear from you!