Nov 22, 2022

Program Implementation Manager

$56,001 yearly
  • National Math and Science Initiative, Inc.
  • Remote
Full-Time Remote/Virtual Product and Program Management Strategy and Planning Education Customer Success

Job Description

 What do you do all day?

At NMSI, our people mean everything to us. They are the lifeblood of the organization. Without our staff, NMSI is just an idea. The Program Implementation Manager serves as the program delivery and logistics manager for school partnerships within a designated region. The Program Implementation Manager will work in partnership with Program Managers to understand the needs of district partners, develop and execute action plans, and manage direct support to schools and districts engaging in NMSI programs. This full-time role reports to the Director, Programmatic Partnerships. It is based out of a home office anywhere in the contiguous United States.

 What are the details?

  • Oversee program implementation and partner compliance for standard core programming and specialized programs/initiatives within a region.
  • Interpret grants and contracts using independent judgment to determine how and when to implement program components at partner schools.
  • Build and cultivate trusting relationships with district partners, school-based leaders, and program teachers to support program implementation and sustainment.
  • Support the district sales, cultivation, and continuation of service workflow, ensuring that data, reporting, and contract processes are successfully executed in a timely manner.
  • Communicate logistical processes and expectations to NMSI partners, including the rationale and purpose of program components and timelines.
  • Collaborate with Program Manager in the cultivation and onboarding of new district and school partners through communication, data collection and direct logistical support to leaders and teachers. For fee-for-service partners or in the absence of an assigned Program Manager, the Program Implement Manager will fully manage onboarding for a partner school.
  • Collaborates with Program Manager in onboarding and continuation of services meetings as determined by pods to discuss program operations and logistics. For fee-for-service partners or in the absence of an assigned Program Manager, the Program Implement Manager will fully manage onboarding and continuation of service meetings.
  • Plan and lead external meetings, webinars, or screencasts on a regular basis to review pertinent program deadlines and deliverables and support program implementation.
  • Make quick, effective, and independent decisions that align to program implementation strategy and accelerate impact.
    • Develop school and district-based communication and lead the distribution strategy vital to the implementation of NMSI programming
  • Offer regular office hours and information sessions to support partners in navigating NMSI supports and mitigating school-level frustrations.
  • Establish and maintain systems and structures to ensure accurate partnership data in school portfolios and teacher records within NMSI's Admin Portal.
  • Support the design and execution of internal knowledge sharing within the NMSI pod and as part of the greater Programmatic Partnerships Team.
  • Collaborate with NMSI internal teams to help achieve organizational goals while advocating for the school-level and end-user experience.
  • Other duties as assigned.


What are we looking for?

  • Education & Experience – At least two years of professional work experience; an understanding of the school system is a strong plus.
  • Entrepreneurial – You live for the hustle that's required to forge new paths; you collaborate well with others to make things
  • Relationship Builder – You have a knack for building relationships quickly and inspiring those around
  • Organized & Productive – You are a master at planning your day and not letting distractions come between meeting your goals.
  • Customer-Centric – You support external and internal customers, in this case, teachers and colleagues, by providing exceptional follow-through and follow-up, no matter You get satisfaction from making someone's job easier.
  • Reliable – You can work effectively with minimal supervision, but you also know when to ask for help
  • Flexible – You are comfortable working in an ambiguous environment with competing priorities; you're able to travel when necessary.
  • Growth Mindset – You learn from failure and crave feedback because it makes you better; you are also eager to give your manager and colleagues feedback.
  • Expert Communicator – You can engage audiences through vivid storytelling; you are a concise, compelling
  • Inclusive – You can work effectively with people regardless of age, gender, race, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or job type—or any other factor that makes us unique!
  • Tech Savvy – You embrace technology as a tool to enhance your work effectiveness but not as a means to replace hard work; you are adept at learning new technologies
  • Sense of Humor – You don't take yourself too seriously; work hard, play hard is your mantra

What do we offer?

The minimum salary for this position is $56,001 - 67,302, and the salary offer will be commensurate with experience. We take pay equity seriously and work hard to ensure our team members are paid fairly no matter their gender, race, or other demographic backgrounds. In addition to a competitive salary with the potential for an annual pay increase, we offer a comprehensive total rewards package, including paying roughly 85% of employee-only medical, dental, and vision benefits plus a large portion for dependents. Staff are eligible to participate in 401(k) after 90 days of employment, with up to a 6% employee match, fully vested on day one of participation in the plan. Other benefits for full-time employees include referral and performance-based annual bonuses, telecommunications stipends for eligible remote employees, 14-16 paid holidays annually (including a week-long winter break), and a generous PTO policy starting at 18 days per year. We strive to maintain an inclusive environment where all staff members can show up as their authentic selves, participating in DEI-focused learning opportunities and employee-led affinity groups.


Want to learn more?

The National Math and Science Initiative is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming math and science education in today's classrooms and ensuring that all students have the knowledge and skills to thrive in the global economy of the 21st century. Founded in 2007, NMSI began by dramatically improving student participation and success in rigorous Advanced Placement math, science and English courses in 85 courses across seven states. Today, NMSI has scaled its proven program to serve more than 1.5 million students, 50,000 teachers, 1,000 high schools and 45 universities across 40 states and is having a demonstrable and lasting impact on student outcomes. Go to to learn more.

All NMSI employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or secure an approved exemption no later than 45 days from their official start date. Exemption requests will not be accepted or reviewed before an employee’s start date.

The organization has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities.   Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.


National Math + Science Initiative (NMSI) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NMSI complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which we have employees. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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