Aug 24, 2022

CA: School Operations Manager - Ánimo Jefferson Charter Middle School

  • Green Dot Public Schools
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA

Job Description

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The School Operations Manager (SOM) is critical to the successful and efficient operation of Ánimo Jefferson Charter Middle School. The SOM leads all non-instructional functions of the school, enabling the Principal and other instructional staff to focus on student achievement. Your responsibilities will include leading Finance & Purchasing, Student Information & Reporting, the School Nutrition Program, Facilities, Student Enrollment and Lottery, Student Health and Safety, Event Planning & Coordination and Federal and State Compliance. You will report to the Principal and manage a school operations team, including a Parent Coordinator and Office Assistant. You will receive support and guidance from our district office Operations team to successfully carry out these responsibilities.

Team Management: Lead the school operations team; set both performance and development goals for the Parent Coordinator and Office Assistant; collaborate with the broader Green Dot school operations staff learning community, including other School Operations Managers, to drive operational best practices across the region
Finance and Purchasing: Lead procurement and purchasing for the school including placing orders, inventorying items received and handling returns/exchanges. You will manage cash receipts, deposits, payroll, staff reimbursement forms and substitute teacher tracking; coordinate with our Finance & Accounting Team to ensure effective implementation of financial policies; provides assistance to the Principal with budget management
Student Information and Reporting: Manage the student information system and attendance reporting and intervention process; coordinates with Green Dot's Knowledge Management Team with regards to data audits and reporting; ensure confidentiality and security of files and all information pertaining to students, parents, staff, and community
School Nutrition Program: Oversee the School Nutrition Program, including managing servers, coordinating with meal vendor, ensuring compliance, conducting monthly food safety audits and ensuring meal program financial health
Facilities: Manage routine maintenance requests for school in Green Dot's work order system, ensuring maintenance, janitorial and pest control services are properly carried out; oversee the upkeep of the school's facilities and coordinate with our Facilities team to implement school facility projects
Student Enrollment and Lottery: Manage enrollment cycle at the school and admissions and enrollment database with support from our Operations team, including student recruitment, lottery and waitlist management and parent enrollment orientations
Student Health and Safety: Manage school safety processes and compliance, including administering trainings, coordinating drills and safety audits, act as the liaison with the security vendor; partner with Principal and Green Dot's Security team to respond to emergencies
Event Planning & Coordination: Plan and coordinate logistics for school events and activities as needed, including back to school nights and parent conferences/meetings; coordinate with bus companies for regular and field trip transportation
State & Federal Compliance: Ensure compliance requirements are completed on time
Oversee other tasks or special projects as needed

You have a Bachelor's degree
You have a minimum of two years of professional experience (four is preferred), with at least one year of experience managing others or multiple large-scale projects; prior school experience is a plus
You have demonstrated initiative, leadership and tenacity
You pay acute attention to detail coupled with the ability to think and act strategically
You have strong analytical, critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
You are highly proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook; and are comfortable learning new computer programs
You have the ability to handle multiple tasks and perform well under pressure
You can maintain a positive, "can-do" attitude at all times
You have a high level of personal responsibility and drive toward ambitious goals
You have a dedication to customer service
You have the ability to complete tasks and projects effectively and on-time, and to exercise discretion in the dissemination of information.
You are dependable, humble, have a sense of humor and a rock-solid commitment to Green Dot's mission and the communities we serve
You will need to pass a TB test and background check at time of offer
You will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (submission of proof of vaccination will be required)

The following is preferred, but not required:
You are bilingual/highly proficient in Spanish/English (both verbal and written communications)

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to perform the job.

The annual salary for this position is $67,000 - $77,000, based on education and experience. In addition, we offer a comprehensive benefits plan including (but not limited to) medical, dental, vision, life insurance and retirement options (visit for more information). We also provide generous time off to support an overall work-life balance, while giving employees the opportunity to impact a growing, mission-driven organization that is committed to the success of all students.

Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted and we are looking to this position as soon as possible.

Animo Jefferson Charter Middle School, Los Angeles, CA

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