"We think we are changing education. Kids just think it's cool."
Black Rocket is looking for a dynamic person to join our team! The Assistant Director’s primary role is to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction in all Black Rocket’s enrichment and education programs. These programs include courses such as Minecraft™, app design, coding, robotics, and video game creation. This position requires someone with the ability and experience to effectively manage people and projects in a variety of areas. The Assistant Director is required to be at Black Rocket headquarters in New Jersey three days of the week, but out of state candidates may be eligible to work from home the other days.
Our Mission. Our Company.
Join our cast of talented, creative people who care deeply about revolutionizing STEM education for the next generation of developers, tech leaders, and entrepreneurs. The company specializes in enrichment programs (camps/ after school) and game-based learning for educators (K12 in-school programs). Black Rocket is an established company with the culture of a startup. We work hard at a fast pace, but also find time for fun. Perks include a laid-back dress code, outdoor work spaces, work from home policy, drone racing, arcade lounge, company BBQs, and social events.
As the Assistant Director, you will play a key role in ensuring that our customer satisfaction and quality goals are met. You will be part of the team that is responsible for the development, administration, and operation of nationwide summer enrichment programs. Responsibilities recruiting and training of teachers, scheduling of classes, and providing customer support with site visits. The role calls for a diverse set of skills in recruiting, customer relations, and planning.
In the off season, the Assistant Director may support either the sales or curriculum development teams.
Core Qualifications /Skills
Candidates may be from a field in Education, such as K-12, Ed Tech, or Youth Enrichment. 3 years minimum experience, 5-7+ years preferred, with 2 of those years in a supervisory or management position.
Bachelor’s degree necessary, Masters preferred.
MUST have the ability to work in our office located in Freehold, NJ, a minimum of 2 days per week.
Knowledge of at least 4 of the areas below:
Project management and tactical execution of goals
Business development or sales
Teacher recruitment, scheduling, and supervision
Experience managing educators, technology, and business staff
Ability to work in a team with shared responsibilities and objectives
Superior attention to detail with excellent written and verbal communication skills
Customer oriented philosophy
Strong presentation skills for conferences, workshops, and webinars
High level of proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint or comparable Google programs
Understanding and responsibility for budgets and department P/L
Strong work ethic
Additional Educational Certifications, such as Supervisor or School Leader Experience with summer camp enrichment or youth programs
Proficiency with database systems and their basic functions (Examples would be CRM, ATS, scheduling software, accounting software, etc.)
Experience with online learning management systems
Knowledge of curriculum development theory and best practices