National Academic Advisor I (K-12 Education Technology)

at Renaissance in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

When you join Renaissance®, you join a global leader in pre-K-12 education technology! Renaissance’s solutions help educators analyze, customize, and plan personalized learning paths for students, allowing time for what matters-creating energizing learning experiences in the classroom. Our fiercely passionate employees and educational partners have helped drive phenomenal student growth, with Renaissance solutions being used in over one-third of US schools and in more than 100 countries worldwide.

Every day, we are connected to our mission by exemplifying our values: trust each other, win together, strive for the best, own our actions, and grow and evolve.

Are you looking for a role that lets you showcase your knowledge of K-12 education while letting you build exciting relationships with customers and sales teams? Renaissance is seeking a National Academic Advisor (NAA) to assist with solution sales, drive demand, and enable the sales teams in North America!

The National Academic Advisor team members serve as Renaissance solution and product specialists in K-12 technology. In this role you will work with Account Executives and Sales leaders to build and deliver customized sales presentations, present at conference and tradeshows, and meet directly with customers. While each member focuses on one or two regions of the country, you may travel nationally as the need arises. NAAs must possess or be willing to develop in-depth product knowledge including application in a variety of K-12 educational settings.

The National Academic Advisor role requires travel 70%+ of the time, including some weekends. If hired, you must live within one hour of a regional airport.

National Academic Advisor Crucial Functions and Responsibilities:

+ Build and develop ideas to grow the Renaissance product solutions in partnership with the sales force, product line managers and marketing.

+ Develop and present customized sales demonstrations and presentations on all Renaissance solutions and products to new and existing customers.

+ Present sessions at K-12 tradeshows, conferences, and other marketing activities.

+ Support sales to retain existing accounts while ensuring a high level of customer happiness.

National Academic Advisors consistently exhibit exceptional skills in:

+ Implementing K-12 curriculum and analyzing & leveraging K-12 assessment data to impact student outcomes.

+ Planning, preparing, and speaking publicly in multiple formats (verbal, written, in person, via video/phone).

+ Listening and identifying customer needs to improve product positioning and facilitate solution selling.

+ Reacting quickly to situations in context and adjusting presentations quickly.

+ Building positive relationships with internal and external customers.

Develop and/or maintain current knowledge of:

+ Educational initiatives and concerns including assessment, curriculum, and instruction.

+ Product content, design, technical background, operation, and use cases as well as competitor features and comparisons.

+ Go To Market strategies and initiatives.

Education & Experience

+ 12+ years of related experience in education and/or education technology required

+ 3+ years district level experience with different types of assessments and their use cases required

+ Experience implementing math or reading curricula, MTSS/RTI frameworks, and/or special education preferred

+ District educational administrator background preferred

+ Self-motivated and able to work strategically and independently

+ Master’s degree or equivalent experience preferred

+ Ability to travel 70%+ of the time required; including some weekend travel

+ If hired, must live within an hour of a regional airport

Highly desired

+ Bilingual / bi-literate (Spanish / English)

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Salary Range: $96,700 – $115,000

This range is based on national market data and may vary by experience and location.


+ World Class Health Benefits: Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, Telehealth

+ Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts

+ 401(k) and Roth 401(k) with company match

+ Paid Vacation and Sick Time Off

+ 12 Paid Holidays

+ Parental Leave (20 total weeks with 14 weeks paid) & Milk Stork program

+ Tuition Reimbursement

+ Life & Disability Insurance

+ Well-being and Employee Assistance Programs

Frequently cited statistics show that some women, underrepresented individuals, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities may only apply to roles if they meet 100% of the qualifications. At Renaissance, we encourage all applications! Roles evolve over time, especially with innovation, and you may be just the person we need for the future!


Renaissance is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate with respect to any term, condition or privilege of employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, or status of an individual in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


Renaissance also provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws. If accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact Talent Acquisition ( .


Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the United States. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

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Job Posting: JC255170810

Posted On: Feb 11, 2024

Updated On: Feb 28, 2024

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