This may be a remote role, which can sit in any of the following 25 states: AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, KS, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NJ, NY, OR, PA, TN, TX, SC, VA, WA, and WI. Please only apply if you are able to live and work full-time in one of the states listed above. Strong preference for Denver, CO. State locations and specifics subject to change as our hiring requirements shift. 

Guild is hiring a Solution Exploration Engagement Manager to join our Credit for X team. You will play a key role in discovering and developing new strategies for growing and scaling credit for prior learning and other pathways to credit that serve working adult learners, with a particular focus on Guild’s current and future employer partners.

As part of our Credit for X team, you will look at ways Guild can continue to support and scale credit for non-traditional education like credit for training, credit for work, and all forms of credit for prior learning.  You will work directly with our academic and employer partners to create pathways to ensure that all learning counts toward degree completion. 

As an Engagement Manager on the Solution Exploration team, you will:

  • Collaborate with the Credit for Prior Learning Director to grow and scale Guild’s Credit for Prior Learning offerings
  • Lead project work streams to deliver insights and strategy to employers and academic partners
  • Mentor junior team members
  • “Manage up” and support directors and executive leaders in projects
  • Review and synthesize research and data related to credit for prior learning
  • Balance multiple strategic priorities related to credit for work, credit for training, and other credit for prior learning initiatives
  • Collaborate with Guild’s Client Services, Employer Solutions, and Learning Partnerships teams to ensure successful communication and client management with Guild’s partner institutions and employer partners
  • Develop skills and knowledge across the higher education sector
  • Contribute to the development of thought leadership related to credit for prior learning

Required Proficiencies

  • 5+ years experience in higher education, online learning, consulting, workforce development, or equivalent
  • Strong project management and team leadership skills
  • Ability to develop and scale new systems and processes
  • Self-directed with strong organizational and time management skills
  • High attention to detail and ability to keep track of both high-level progress and the small details
  • Ability to think critically about sophisticated issues
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills
  • Knowledge of and direct experience in the higher education sector
  • Comfortable navigating ambiguity and constantly evolving priorities internal to the company and with academic partners
  • A sense of humor and the ability to work collaboratively on diverse teams in an ever-changing and fast-growing company
  • A passion for growing educational access and empowering learners

Preferred Competencies

  • Previous experience in higher education, workforce development, and/or consulting
  • Comfortable navigating ambiguity and constantly evolving priorities internal to the company and with academic partners
  • A sense of humor and the ability to work collaboratively on diverse teams in an ever-changing and fast-growing company
  • A passion for growing educational access and empowering learners

About Guild:

Guild is growing economic mobility for working adults by partnering with the largest employers in the country to offer education as a benefit to their employees via our marketplace of nonprofit universities and education institutions. Guild’s proprietary technology platform facilitates the administration of this innovative benefit and our team of coaches helps each employee navigate the path back to school, providing individualized support from day one through program completion.

Guild is a female-led, Certified B Corporation - and with a valuation of $3.8 billion is one of the highest-valued, privately held education companies in the world, and the only one led by a woman. Guild's investors include Ken Chenault, General Catalyst Partners, chairman and former CEO of American Express, Emerson, LeadEdge Capital, and Iconiq.

Guild Education is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an expansive environment for all employees. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let your recruiter know. Additionally, we feel passionately about equal pay for equal work, and transparency in compensation is one vehicle to achieve that. Total compensation for this role is market driven, including a base salary range of $120,000 - $150,000, bonus eligibility, as well as company stock options.

  • Access to low-cost, high-quality health care options through Cigna and Kaiser (due to coverage limitations, Kaiser is currently only available in CA & CO)
  • Access to a 401k to help save for the future
  • We provide 3 weeks of vacation in the first year and an open vacation policy after year 1 to help recharge
  • We provide 8 days of fully-paid sick leave, to take the time to heal and or recover
  • We provide family-friendly benefits, including 14 weeks of parental leave, employer-paid short-term and long-term disability, employer-sponsored life insurance, and fertility care benefits.
  • We provide well-rounded wellness benefits including access to free and low cost mental health resources and support services
  • We offer education benefits and tuition assistance to help your future development and growth 

 

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