AlphaX Program Manager
$100,000 USD/year Pay is set based on global value, not the local market. Most roles = hourly rate x 40 hrs x 50 weeks ($50 USD/hour)

Not accepting applications on at this time.


IMPORTANT: In-person role in Austin, TX, starting April 2024. Relocation support provided for top candidates.

Are you ready to transform education and shape the future? Are you an entrepreneur at heart, passionate about harnessing the power of technology to transform education? Join Alpha School and become the architect behind AlphaX – our signature initiative designed to disrupt traditional learning paradigms. 

Alpha isn’t just a place for learning; it’s a ground for innovation, where students are coached to pursue "Masterpiece Projects." AlphaX empowers high-school students to embark on a journey of self-discovery, guiding them to unearth their passions, develop unparalleled expertise, and execute ambitious projects. Here, your entrepreneurial spirit will be the beacon that guides the next generation of innovators and leaders.

This role isn’t just about managing a program; it's about crafting an ecosystem where high school students achieve the extraordinary. By integrating the latest technologies and adopting a startup mindset, you will lead AlphaX to new heights, inspiring students to turn their groundbreaking ideas into reality. If you're driven by innovation, mentorship, and the desire to leave a lasting mark on education, join us in shaping a future where learning knows no bounds.

What you will be doing

  • Entrepreneurial Mentorship: Inspire students with your entrepreneurial spirit, guiding them through the process of turning ambitious ideas into tangible outcomes.
  • Innovative Program Development: Continuously evolve the AlphaX curriculum by integrating cutting-edge technologies and methodologies, ensuring it remains at the forefront of educational innovation.
  • Strategic Partnerships: Leverage your network to build partnerships that enhance the AlphaX experience, bringing real-world challenges and opportunities into the classroom.
  • Visionary Leadership: Drive the program’s direction with a bold, entrepreneurial approach, setting ambitious goals and milestones for both students and the program itself.

What you will NOT be doing

  • Relying on traditional education models—our approach is futuristic and impact-driven.
  • Limiting creativity—encourage boundless innovation instead.
  • Working solo—you'll collaborate with a community of visionary students, educators, and industry leaders.
  • Settling for the status quo—pushing boundaries is what we do.

Key responsibilities

Champion the entrepreneurial journey of AlphaX students, guiding them to find their passion, master their craft, and execute Masterpiece projects with the intensity and dedication of Olympic athletes.

Candidate requirements

  • Ready to work in-person in Austin, TX, or willing to relocate by April 1, 2024.
  • A history with startup accelerators like Y Combinator, Techstars, etc., or significant experience in launching or scaling a tech or educational startup.
  • At least 2 years of leading large-scale projects or programs, showcasing your ability to deliver results.
  • Exceptional public speaking abilities, able to inspire and engage any audience.
  • Flexibility to conduct student workshops during evenings and weekends, fitting our students' schedules.
  • The legal right to work in the US without visa sponsorship.

Nice to have

  • Experience in education technology or project-based learning.
  • A professional network in the tech startup ecosystem.
How it works

Applying for a role? Here’s what to expect.

We’ve curated a series of steps that take the guesswork (and cognitive bias) out of recruiting the best person.

Pass Cognitive Aptitude Test.

Pass Cognitive Aptitude Test.

Pass English Proficiency Test.

Pass English Proficiency Test.

Prove Real-World Job Skills.

Prove Real-World Job Skills.

Ace An Interview Or Two.

Ace An Interview Or Two.

Accept Job Offer.

Accept Job Offer.



Frequently asked questions

About the role

About Crossover

Why Crossover

Recruitment sucks. So we’re fixing it.

The Olympics of work

The Olympics of work

It’s super hard to qualify—extreme quality standards ensure every single team member is at the top of their game.

Premium pay for premium talent

Premium pay for premium talent

Over 50% of new hires double or triple their previous pay. Why? Because that’s what the best person in the world is worth.

Shortlist by skills, not bias

Shortlist by skills, not bias

We don’t care where you went to school, what color your hair is, or whether we can pronounce your name. Just prove you’ve got the skills.