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Director, Education Design Strategy

Bright Horizons Family Solutions

Bright Horizons Family Solutions

Newton, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

The Director of Education Design Strategy is responsible for implementing the EdAssist education provider product portfolio, including standard and custom provider networks and career pathways. They lead a team of consultants and specialists but may contribute directly to high visibility/complex projects or when piloting new products. The Director must have a deep understanding of higher education and workforce education industries—specifically related to educational programmatic offerings, credentialing, quality metrics, professional organizations and accreditation bodies. Experience in research design and project management is highly desirable.

What you will be doing:

  • Lead the team responsible for executing education provider products such as career pathways, standard and custom provider networks, targeted offerings portfolios, and other provider products.

  • Develop, implement, and scale operations to support successful product execution including new quality assurance, custom offering delivery, and other workflows as needed.

  • Implement education provider research initiatives and oversee provider research database maintenance

  • Contribute to high visibility/complex projects and product piloting as needed

  • Contribute to the strategic planning for and health tracking of provider products

  • Perform other related duties as assigned that support the objective of the position

  • Support the Sr. Director on provider provider-focused initiatives and product development

What we hope you will bring to this role:

  • Master's Degree - Education-focus - Required

  • Doctoral Degree with an Education-focus - Preferred

  • 5 years in continuing or workforce education program design or administration, higher education administration, or closely related field - Required

  • 10 years in continuing or workforce education program design or administration, higher education administration, or closely related field - Preferred

  • Experience specifically with healthcare credentialing and career pathways management or design preferred

  • Knowledgeable in current education trends and state and federal requirements as it pertains to skills-based learning, career pathways, self-directed learning, no-cost degrees for working adult learners.

  • Ability to design, manage, and use spreadsheet-based data collections to analyze and report on trends and contribute to other forms of data storytelling

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including client-facing consulting and presentation skills

  • Proven problem-solving abilities, superior analytic capabilities, and demonstrated intellectual curiosity

  • Proven capability in project management and complex project delivery

  • Expertise in crafting data-backed recommendations and the ability to distill complex information into concise, plain English

  • Self-starter who is comfortable working in dynamic, evolving environments

  • Proficient in Microsoft 365 Suite

Compensation Range: $128,500 annual salary with 10% bonus eligibility and $10,000 stock eligibility.

The range of compensation listed here or that may be discussed in the interview process is what Bright Horizons in good faith anticipates offering for this job opening. Actual compensation offers will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education and training, certifications, geography, and other relevant business or organizational factors.

Life at Bright Horizons:

Our home office employees support all facets of our business — and no matter which department you join, you’ll be part of a passionate team doing work that makes a difference in the lives of children and families.

Our people are the heart of our company. Because we’re as committed to our own employees as we are to the clients we serve, our collaborative workplaces are designed to grow careers and support personal lives. Here, you’ll find traditional perks (health insurance, 401(k), PTO, and flex spending) plus childcare discounts, education assistance, and so much more. Join us to experience how we support our people to realize their passion, possibilities, and purpose both at work and at home. All in a workplace where you can be you. Come build a brighter future with us.


Contact us at bhrecruit@brighthorizons.com or 855-877-6866

Bright Horizons is dedicated to creating a workforce that promotes and supports diversity and inclusion. We provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals without discrimination. Bright Horizons complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO – English and EEO – Spanish along with information on the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the recruitment helpdesk at 855-877-6866 or bhrecruit@brighthorizons.com. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.