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The College Board Director of IT Pathways, Cybersecurity in Helena / Helena, Montana

Job Description: Director of IT Pathways, CybersecurityCollege Board - Global Strategy & Talent - Career KickstartRemoteAbout College BoardCollege Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity. Founded in 1900, College Board was created to expand access to higher education. Today, the membership association is made up of over 6,000 of the world's leading educational institutions and is dedicated to promoting excellence and equity in education. Each year, College Board helps more than seven million students prepare for a successful transition to college through programs and services in college readiness and college success-including the SAT®, the Advanced Placement® Program, and BigFuture®. The organization also serves the education community through research and advocacy on behalf of students, educators, and schools.About Career KickstartCareer Kickstart expands the successful AP model to the career and technical education space, by offering schools a new set of career-oriented high school courses that provide students with relevant, high-quality instruction and experiences that lead to industry-recognized credentials and college credit, and ultimately, power students' progress to in-demand jobs in high-growth sectors and choice-filled lives.About the OpportunityAs the Director of IT Pathways, Cybersecurity, you will be on Career Kickstart's founding team and a catalyst for change. You are an experienced IT course designer and teacher at the high school level, or at post-secondary level with high school experience/interaction. You are excited to apply your experience and knowledge with Cybersecurity education to a role where you will lead the development, piloting, launch, and ongoing management and improvement of a new Pathway of high school IT courses and assessments. You will build approximately four sequential courses that will align to state career and technical education (CTE) standards. You will also be responsible for the development and oversight of the production of instructional materials for students to ensure all courses are engaging and relevant for students, and professional learning materials for teachers to ensure they succeed.Your deep commitment to educational equity and the potential of all students will be a major asset as you work to ensure the IT Pathway is designed to serve a diverse group of hundreds of thousands of high school students. Your experience providing consultation and implementing processes and strategies allow you to work effectively with teachers, higher education faculty, employers and workforce committees, and a diverse set of advisors to define and develop a curriculum, assessment, and credential for each Pathway course. Your exceptional communication skills and effective relationship management skills empower you to serve as a key spokesperson for the IT Pathway while presenting to internal stakeholders and ensuring that the Pathway is understood, accepted, and supported in K-12, higher education, and workforce communities.In this role, you will:Curriculum and InstructionCoordinate with broad coalition of stakeholders (especially K-12 and employers, as well as higher ed) to design the courses and assessments to meet state standards, and to align to secondary, postsecondary, and employer needs and requirements.Collaborate with internal College Board colleagues and external colleagues to develop instructional resources designed to meet teacher needs and increase course access and student success.AssessmentDesign assessments to validly demonstrate student technical skills and knowledge and to maximize opportunity for real-world acceptance (including readiness for springboard jobs).Manage the annual assessment development and scoring cycle, including exam content, scoring materials, and validity evidence.Work within and outside the College Board to develop assessment delivery approach.Product Strategy & LaunchMaintain a deep understanding of the career technical education (CTE) landscape and IT Pathways. Translate knowledge into program strategy and improvements.Support workstreams to ensure product/program delivers exceptional user experience to students, educators, and schools.Work with cross-functional teams to ensure program vision is translated into key design choices and technical requirements, and that development roadmap stays on track.About youYou have:Either a degree in Information Technology or a related field or a degree in teaching requiredThree years' experience teaching postsecondary or high school Information Technology courses with a focus in CybersecurityExperience with design and implementation of professional development as well as experience with instructional design and content development requiredProven ability to manage and/or launch new projectsHigh degree of personal ownership and accountability to consistently deliver results in a fast-paced and high-profile environmentComfort with ambiguity and an entrepreneurial mindsetStrong organizational and time management skills with a process-oriented mindsetExcellent interpersonal, collaborative and communication skills; demonstrated ability to establish positive working relationships at all levels of the organizationYou ideally also have...Experience with assessment design or development preferredThorough understanding of the CTE landscape and experience with career-focused education offerings (e.g., coursework, credentials) that are successfully adopted in K-12, including development processes, state/district needs, emerging technologies, go-to-market strategies, partnership integrations, etc. preferredAbout Our CultureWe are motivated to positively impact the educational and career trajectories of millions of students a yearWe prioritize building a diverse and inclusive team where every employee can thrive, and every voice is heardWe value learning and growth; we offer formal and informal ways to lead through your superpowers, sharpen your strengths, and meet your development goalsAbout Our Benefits and CompensationCollege Board offers a strong compensation and benefits package that attracts top talent looking to make a difference in education.Our robust benefits package includes health, dental, and vision insurance, tuition assistance, paid time off, paid parental leave, retirement benefits with a generous matching program, and more.We reward performance through annual bonuses and provide opportunities for salary growth over time through base compensation increases, merit raises and promotions.We believe in compensating staff members fairly in relation to each other, their qualifications, and their impact. The salary range for a new employee in this position is $88,000 to $145,000. The salary offer of an individual candidate within this range is specific to their location and qualifications.Each salary offer is determined carefully using internal and external benchmarking and adjusting for the candidate's location. You will have an opportunity to discuss salary in more detail after you begin the application process.As a self-sustaining non-profit organization with global impact, College Board offers a job that matters, a team that cares, and a place to learn, innovate and thrive!#LI-JB1#LI-REMOTE