Position Description: Tilton School, an independent boarding school in Tilton, N.H., seeks a qualified and experienced Project Manager to support the execution of a major educational initiative.
This initiative, our Tilton Experience (TEx), is the result of a broad-based design thinking process that reimagines what it means to educate teenagers. Specifically, we will help our students discover their own unique aptitudes, skills, interests, and learning style and develop a Personalized Guided Program of Study of intentional opportunities across all facets of school life to develop the skills they need to become their best self and thrive at Tilton and beyond. This highly personalized experience – supported by exceptional curricula, faculty development, a culture of innovation, a commitment to social responsibility, and physical spaces that foster community and learning – will ensure that no matter how the world changes, Tilton graduates will have the essential skills and the motivation to make a difference in our communities and the world.
More information can be found at https://www.tiltonschool.org/tiltonexperience
Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for execution of TEx;
Ensure that we stay on-time, within scope and within budget;
Develop project scopes and objectives involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility;
Ensure resource availability and allocation;
Develop a detailed project plan to track progress;
Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs;
Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques;
Report and escalate to management as needed;
Manage the relationship with all stakeholders;
Perform risk management to minimize project risks;
Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors;
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.
Full Time; 12-Month Contract; Some weekend work at various times during the year.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about Tilton School, please visit our website, http://www.tiltonschool.org. To learn more about the Tilton Experience, visit www.tiltonschool.org/tiltonexperience
Excellent writing and public speaking skills;
Demonstrated project management experience; Superior technology abilities including MS Office, Google Docs and databases.
Ability to be an exceptional colleague in an environment where feedback and self-improvement are highly valued.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience.
Tilton School, founded in 1845, is an independent college preparatory boarding and day school located in New Hampshire’s Lakes Region with an enrollment of 257 boys and girls in grades nine through postgraduate. The mission of the school has been to challenge students to embrace and navigate a world marked by diversity and change.
Central to Tilton School’s culture is a belief in “the power of... potential.” In a close-knit community of students, faculty, staff and administration, Tilton’s unique educational program challenges students to discover, develop and advance their personal strengths and passions, while gaining the skills, knowledge and values essential to personal and professional success. Students are challenged academically with appropriately high standards and a rigorous curriculum requiring them to be active participants. Class sizes are small, averaging 12 students, with a student-faculty ratio of 6 to 1. Students are also encouraged to reach their full potential outside of the classroom through strong programs in athletics, arts, theater, and various other extracurricular offerings.
Tilton School’s 160-acre campus includes a new state-of-the-art academic building, a new senior girls’ dormitory, and extensive athletic facilities. The school has an $11 million dollar annual operating budget, a $16 million endowment, and recently completed the largest capital campaign in its history. Tilton has also seen significant gains in its annual fund.