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Requisition Number 18-1625
Title Middlebury Interactive Languages Operations Manager, Summer Academies
City Herndon
State VA

Summer Academies Operations Manager

Located on two campuses in Vermont, Middlebury Interactive Languages Summer Academy offers middle and high school students the opportunity to study Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, French, German, or Spanish with skilled language educators in an intensive four week immersion environment.

This position works directly with the Director of Summer Academies to foster the growth and success of all Middlebury Interactive Languages’ summer programs.

This is a year-round position located at K12 Headquarters in Herndon, VA.

As the Summer Academies Operations Manager, YOU WILL . . .

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Identify, initiate, and maintain business development opportunities with existing and potential partners, including partnerships with foundations, schools, and non-profit organizations interested in sending students to MIL summer programs
  • Work with various internal and external stakeholders to establish feasibility, market research, project scope, budget, personnel resources, enrollment goals and management, and timelines for each Academy
  • Provide day-to day management and oversight of Summer Academy budgets including designing, implementing, updating, analyzing, and maintaining financial forecast models/trends and business insight for Summer Academies in collaboration with K12 financial departments
  • Oversee contract negotiations with partner institutions, vendors, and independent contractors in collaboration with legal counsel, finance, and contract teams within K12, Inc.
  • Oversee all operational aspects of summer academies, including management of technology rentals, supplies and warehouse, domestic student and staff travel and transportation, event planning and serve as the campus relationship manager for each summer site

Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervises 1-3 Full-time Equivalent (FTE) regular employees and/or contractors. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities and/or duties required; other duties may be assigned.

  • Work with Enrollment Manager to determine and oversee Financial Aid budgets and distribution
  • Apply, manage, and develop reports for grants and scholarship from foundations, not for profits and other organizations. Manage the relationships with grant funders and plan any activities related to fulfilling grant requirements
  • Assist marketing team as needed with vendor oversight and contract approval
  • Conduct hiring and training for summer staff operational team

IS K12

  • Do you communicate well?

  • Can you build customer confidence?

  • Are you able to tackle problems and take independent action?

  • Is your manner honest and straightforward?

  • Are you able to prioritize and meet deadlines?

  • Do you value others' opinions?



  • Bachelor’s Degree(s) AND
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in summer camps, program management and development, finance, marketing or related fields OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

Certificates and Licenses: none required


  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, etc.); Web proficiency.
  • Ability to travel 25% of time.
  • Ability to pass required background check.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This is an office-based position. The noise level in the office is usually moderate (computers, printers, light foot traffic).

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is “at-will” as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the “at-will” nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.




K12 is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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