At Grand Circus, we train students for jobs in the fastest-growing tech

companies. We know that anyone can be a developer, so we’re passionate about

educating career transitioners in coding and other skills that lead to high-growth

careers. To do so, we need an operational-guru, otherwise known as a Program

Manager, to shepherd our students to success in this virtual landscape!

This is a contracted, part-time position (max 25 hours per week). The After-Hours Program Manager needs to be available during class time, which is Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings. 

WHAT DOES A PROGRAM MANAGER DO?

As a Program Manager at Grand Circus, you’re responsible for the student experience during their time in a bootcamp, where you’ll handle all non-technical and logistical aspects of our programs. Specifically, you’ll oversee the student's transition from orientation all the way through their bootcamp at Grand Circus to graduation! During a student's time at Grand Circus, you’ll be their go-to person, where you will be responsible for:

  • Coordinating fun events like virtual game nights, happy hours, and any other exciting activities that foster community online
  • Supporting students' job readiness through soft skills training, in coordination with the Bootcamp Delivery Manager and Career Services
  • Communicating regularly with students to keep them on track for graduation
  • Handling all feedback from students, including through retros, 1:1s, and surveys
  • Providing direct positive and constructive feedback to students to help them grow
  • Communicating effectively and regularly with instructional staff, career services staff, and the Bootcamp Delivery Manager
  • Responding to student inquiries on Slack and email in a timely manner
  • Assisting career services team member(s) with scheduling soft skills sessions, career 1-1’s, mock interviews and other student communications and initiatives 

YOU’RE PERFECT FOR THIS JOB IF YOU:

  • Have a proven track record of being a "people person"
  • Have the ability to make important decisions on the fly
  • Have been told you’re highly detail-oriented and never miss a beat
  • Are often the “go-to” person for advice
  • Feel comfortable delivering direct feedback
  • Are known for your effective communication (both orally and written)
  • Operate most effectively when you have access to organizational tools
  • Are down with the company culture at Grand Circus:
  • Love your coworkers and Mondays
  • Support diversity efforts in your community
  • Bring a layer of knowledge on random topics
  • Creatively embrace chaos and change

SO, WHAT ARE THE PERKS?

There are a lot of wonderful things to say about being a Grand Circus teaching assistant. It’s hard to beat the feeling that accompanies alumni reaching out to tell you they landed a great new job because of what you taught them. It’s also hard to beat that warm-and-fuzzy feeling that happens when you see it finally click for a student. It also doesn’t hurt that you’re essentially shaping the minds of an army of newbie developers. Want even more? Check out our careers page, plus…


HOW TO APPLY:

If this position sounds right for you, we’re so excited to meet you! Email careers@grandcircus.co with the subject line “After Hours Program Manager – Remote” and your answers to the following questions:

  • What experiences in your life make you uniquely qualified for this position?
  • One of Grand Circus’ core values is “anyone can be a developer.” What does this mean to you?

Skills

Organizational Skills
Administrative Skills
Google Docs
Google Sheets
Slack (Software)
Zoom (Video Conferencing Tool)
Scheduling
Communications
Mentorship