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Chief of Staff - Higher Education

Company: Workday, Inc.
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Your work days are brighter here.At Workday, it all began with a conversation over breakfast. When our founders met at a sunny California diner, they came up with an idea to revolutionize the enterprise software market. And when we began to rise, one thing that really set us apart was our culture. A culture which was driven by our value of putting our people first. And ever since, the happiness, development, and contribution of every Workmate is central to who we are. Our Workmates believe a healthy employee-centric, collaborative culture is the essential mix of ingredients for success in business. That's why we look after our people, communities and the planet while still being profitable. Feel encouraged to shine, however that manifests: you don't need to hide who you are. You can feel the energy and the passion, it's what makes us unique. Inspired to make a brighter work day for all and transform with us to the next stage of our growth journey? Bring your brightest version of you and have a brighter work day here.About the TeamDo you want to transform the student experience? You will join a dynamic team that is reimagining the student experience including everything from registering for classes to financial aid. Starting with a clean sheet of paper, we are redefining the way that colleges enable their students for success. Our solutions are built using the most modern technologies, providing an unparalleled level of agility, ease-of-use, and integration capability - all in the cloud.About the RoleWorkday's General Manager for Higher Education is looking to hire an experienced leader with business, operations, communications, strategy, and technical experience to work alongside them and the Student Product team, driving forward detailed execution and key organizational initiatives with Workday and with the Higher Education customer base.The Chief of Staff will drive forward initiatives on the behalf of the GM, and simultaneously extend the effectiveness of the organization by crafting streamlined business processes, consistent communications, building trust across the organization, prioritizing areas of investment, and assisting key leaders in achieving wins across Workday teams. The Chief of Staff will work closely with the GM's Executive Assistant and will be part of the GM's leadership team.

  • Organize and run key meetings within the Higher Education Industry vertical including Staff meetings, Stand-Ups, Leadership Off-sites, Town Halls, etc.
  • Establish and own internal Communications strategy within the Student Product team and Higher Education vertical, across Workday and to external partners.
  • Cultivate close relationships with, and gain the trust of key senior partners across Product and Technology, Product Delivery, Customer Experience, Marketing, and Sales organizations in order to align business objectives and work optimally together.About YouBasic Qualifications:
    • You bring a 5+ years track record of proven success in the field of Higher Education
    • Bachelor's DegreeOther Qualifications:
      • You know how to bring amazing products to market on time and with a high degree of customer satisfaction.
      • You possess excellent communication skills and empower a team towards a shared vision.
      • You are a thoughtful people leader with a history of building strong, cohesive teams. People enjoy working with and for you. They respect you as a leader.
      • You have excellent cross-functional leadership skills with the ability to listen and partner across organizations to drive alignment and coalition on the product roadmap. -As a federal contractor, -Workday -is -requiring -all new hires -to verify -that -they -are -fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 -within 72 hours of -beginning employment with Workday, consistent with applicable law. -Workday -is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates who are not vaccinated due to a sincerely held religious belief, medical reasons, or other legally-protected reason should contact - -to explore what, if any, reasonable accommodations or exemptions Workday is able to offer.Workday Pay Transparency StatementThe base pay range for the primary location of this job is listed below. Workday pay ranges vary based on work location. As a part of the total compensation package, this role may be eligible for the Workday Bonus Plan or a role-specific commission/bonus, as well as annual refresh stock grants. Recruiters can share more detail during the hiring process. Each candidate's compensation offer will be based on multiple factors including, but not limited to, geography, experience, skills, future potential and internal pay parity. For more information regarding Workday's comprehensive benefits, please .Primary Location: USA.CA.PleasantonBase Pay Min to Max Range: $172,800 - $259,200Pursuant to applicable Fair Chance law, Workday will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.Workday is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.Are you being referred to one of our roles? If so, ask your connection at Workday about our Employee Referral process!

Keywords: Workday, Inc., Pleasanton , Chief of Staff - Higher Education, Education / Teaching , Pleasanton, California

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