Arrow Electronics Program Manager in Centennial, Colorado

Position:

Program Manager

Job Description:

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop curriculum for the program, leveraging Arrow engineering teams to act as content experts.

  • Ensures that instructional objectives for the program are developed, involving content experts and others in the development of specific curricular objectives to meet the needs of the program.

  • Work with facilities and others as required to establish a safe and secure learning environment for students.

  • Create admission criteria for each course in the program.

  • Create practice exercises to help students develop STEM skills through hands on activities an end product.

  • Recruit educational staff or 3rd party education companies to deliver the curriculum; supervise and appraise the performance of the staff and quality of their instruction.

  • Work with others to create video content covering basic engineering concepts.

  • Participate in and create content for timely events.

  • Partner with Arrow marketing teams to create awareness of and participation in the program.

  • Drive the product requirements for LMS implementation within Arrow.com

  • Partner with business development teams to drive strategic partnerships with Arrow’s line card.

  • Ensure content is high quality by working with students, tracking content performance, and modifying content based on quantitative data and qualitative feedback.

YOU NEED

  • Great intuition for how students like to learn and insight into common misconceptions

  • Familiarity with common curricula and teaching methods – ideally for K-12 in a STEM setting

  • An entrepreneurial mindset, including a high tolerance for ambiguity, a penchant for experimentation, and a bias toward action

  • Impeccable written communication skills

  • Meticulous attention to detail and excellent time management skills

  • Computer skills (fluent with Google docs and spreadsheets) and a willingness to learn new tools

  • A passion for education and a desire to change the world

Principal Accountabilities

● Leading complex cross functional and global projects.

● Leads project calls, assigns work and manages project to timeline and outcomes.

● Stakeholder management—Leads stakeholder management sessions and keeps various management abreast of potential issues by maintaining open lines of communication.

● Creation of project related process documents.

● Assist in training and mentoring new and existing employees with regard to policies and procedures related to project outcomes (for both Project Management and Green Belt disciplines).

● Green Belt Certified (Nice to Have)

● PMP Certified (Nice to Have)

Job Complexity

● Requires in-depth knowledge and experience

● Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions

● Works independently; receives minimal guidance

● Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience

● Represents the level at which career may stabilize for many years or even until retirement

● Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products/services or processes

● Typically resolves complex problems or problems where precedent may not exist

● Often leads the work of project teams; may formally train junior staff

● Works independently

Experience / Education

Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience with a 4 year degree; or 6 years and an advanced degree; or equivalent experience.

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Location:

Denver (Panorama)

Time Type:

Full time

Most people live in the present. But a handful of us live in a world that doesn’t exist yet — the world of Five Years Out. Five Years Out is the tangible future. And it’s a way of thinking at Arrow that serves as a springboard for innovators, helping them see what’s coming and stay ahead of what’s ahead.

We are much more than products and services. We’re a community of designers, engineers, builders and visionaries who navigate the path between possibility and practicality, across the complete lifecycle of electronics, in some of the fastest-growing commercial and industrial markets on the planet.

The work we do is everywhere, from things you’ve never seen to things you can’t live without. A Fortune 119 company with more than 18,700 employees in over 90 countries, and 2016 sales of $23.8 billion, we guide innovation forward for the world’s leading technologies used in homes, businesses and daily life. If it takes a charge, chances are we helped design it, build it and get it to market.

Are you Five Years Out? Then chances are, you’ll enjoy working with us.

Arrow is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Arrow will make reasonable accommodations that enable qualified individuals to perform the essential functions of their jobs so long as the accommodation does not create an undue hardship.