Center Director

Full Job Description

Have you always strived to be the best on the team, in class, or really any group you’ve been a part of? Do you naturally take ownership and track details to completion? Are you a passionate salesperson who believes anything worth starting is worth measuring? Do others describe you as a key player? Are you excited about keeping numerous projects moving forward at one time? Do you view interruptions as opportunities rather than frustrations? Do you have a servant’s heart? If so, keep reading..

The Executive Team at Sylvan Learning’s office is looking for a Center Director. The candidate selected will play a key part in the success of growing the center and enriching the lives of many students and families. In addition, this person will be in charge of managing the day-to-day operations and a team of staff.

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS • Has enough professional sales experience that they don’t wonder if they have enough experience to apply • Ability to execute a main departmental administrative role • Gets upset when excuses are given • Loves learning new ways to market business and grow contacts • Gets stuff DONE! • Doesn’t allow “bright and shiny” to distract them • Sets a goal then takes action to conquer it! • Extremely organized and detail-oriented • Willing to lift boxes, clean floors, and hold doors if that’s what it takes to get something done • Is always learning, growing, and being stretched • Desires to be a part of something larger than themselves • Can get around with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) • Bachelor’s Degree or higher • Is a naturally gifted communicator • Works hard but also like to have F.U.N. while getting things done! ) Be prepared to bring your personality with you all day, every day.

Salary Expectations – $42,000-$60,000 plus bonus opportunities

This is not your typical boring 8-5 routine job. We have creative flexible schedules that include coming in late some mornings, some evening hours, and short Fridays and some Saturday mornings. We are looking for someone who is ready to hit the ground running towards their goals and excited to make a difference!

Be sure to include a cover letter to tell us why you’re the perfect fit!

Benefits: Paid time off, ability to earn extra days off, extended holidays (the week between Christmas and New Year’s), free tuition, simple IRA match, and vision and dental insurance.

About Sylvan Learning Center: Choosing Sylvan is about getting results and setting your child up for long-term success. At Sylvan, we’re focused on building academic confidence, igniting intellectual curiosity and inspiring a love for learning — all of which make a big impact in school and in life. For 40 years, we’ve helped millions of students achieve new levels of academic success.

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Additional Information

Pay: $42, 000 – $60, 000 per year

Supplemental pay:

  • Bonus pay


  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee discount
  • Paid training

Job types: Full-time

Education: Bachelor’s degree+

Work location: On-site, Lincoln, NE

Contact Information

Sylvan Learning Center
3900 Yankee Hill Road Ste. 113
Lincoln, NE 68516

Wes Miller
(p) (402) 817-3319

How to Apply

To apply, visit our application page. You can email Wes Miller, Executive Director at for additional application details.