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Education Programs

Education Program Manager

As the Education Program Manager, you will be responsible for bringing GitLab into the classroom: increase the usage of GitLab in academia to enable students to take that experience to their future workplaces.

Job Grade

The Education Program Manager is a grade 6.


  • Run and develop the GitLab for Education program to grow the number of educational institutions that adopt GitLab.
  • Establish relationships with educational institutions to produce inspirational case studies of their use of GitLab. Work with them to integrate GitLab in their curriculum.
  • Expand the GitLab for Education program with a learning package to facilitate and incentivize the use of GitLab for educational purposes.
  • Design and implement a Campus ambassador program: enable institutions and students to organize events and create materials to evangelize GitLab.


  • You have 5-7 years of experience running developer relations or community advocacy programs, preferably open source in nature.
  • Analytical and data driven in your approach to building and nurturing communities.
  • You have experience facilitating sensitive and complex community situations with humility, empathy, judgment, tact, and humor.
  • Excellent spoken and written English.
  • Familiarity with developer tools, Git, Continuous Integration, Containers, and Kubernetes.
  • A background and relationships in the academia and research spaces are a plus.
  • Ability to use GitLab
  • You share our values, and work in accordance with those values.

Senior Education Program Manager

Job Grade

The Senior Education Program Manager is a grade 7.


The Senior Education Program Manager shares the same responsibilities and requirements as the Education Program Manager listed above, but also carries the following:


  • You have 7-10 years of experience running developer relations or community advocacy programs, preferably open source in nature.
  • Prior experience developing relationships with educational institutions.
  • Substantial experience in academia and research spaces.

Career Ladder

The next step in the Educations Programs job family is not yet defined at GitLab.

Key Performance Indicators

A Key Performance Indicator for this role is the number of educational institutions and students adopting GitLab per month.

Career Ladder

The next step in the Education Program Manager job family is not yet defined at GitLab.

Hiring Process



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