Director of Education with Advancement Opportunity
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Seeking an individual with a peerless work ethic, great attitude and a sincere interest in putting an individual stamp of excellence on our education programs for members, who are owners and managers of self-storage facilities.
The best candidate is one who is excited about bringing something new to the table and making his or her mark on the next phase of our educational offerings. Prefer not to hire someone whose only interest is in maintaining what has already been done. Should be adept at introducing speakers and also speaking independently before crowds.
Our comfortable office in Round Rock (north of Austin) is a drama-free zone with a small staff of seven + outside contractors who work very well together. We enjoy laughs and fun times, but we also know how to pull our weight and work hard. The quality standard for our work is very high.
Note: A candidate with association management experience could also be considered as CEO-in-training, preparing for an opportunity to lead the association as executive director upon current CEO's retirement in a few years.
Planning and managing all educational offerings, both for in-person events and via the TSSA website
Working with volunteers to create cutting-edge content for educating self-storage owners, developers and managers
Using all modes of education, to include in-person events, video, podcasts, webinars, and whatever is next...
Utilizing technology in ways that help members learn and be more efficient
Interacting with board members as well as members at large to identify member needs and to solve those needs through education
Serving as liaison to the Education and Conference committees to plan educational offerings
Attending board meetings and assisting CEO with meeting planning, AV and staff presentations
Four-year college degree
Minimum three years professional work experience
A proven track record for getting things done
A passion for lifelong learning and educating others
Ability to work independently and manage projects
True comfort in using technology and learning about and using the "next big thing" in adult learning
Must be a person who can happily work well with others and one who does not seek out drama, conflict or gossip
Strong analytical skills and the ability to think strategically and see the big picture
Association experience strongly preferred
Strongly prefer experience with efficiency-enhancing apps or programs, such as Slack, Office 365 and Exchange, or others you have discovered.
Additional Salary Information: We offer very competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and great benefits, including: 401K with a six month eligibility and 8% employer contribution; 100% paid health, dental and life insurance for employees; generous vacation and leave, including minimum five paid days off at Christmas in addition to other time off; personal development and professional association dues paid by company.
About Texas Self Storage Association
TSSA is a state trade association founded in 1986 with approximately 3,000 self-storage facility owner and operator members. We are dedicated to serving the needs of our members.
We are a very member-centered organization with a core belief system focused on hard work and integrity. Our continuing goals include raising the bar and embracing technology.
Staff size 8; newer office in Round Rock. We offer health and dental insurance, generous vacation and personal leave and a year-end bonus program.