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10 Apr 2017

Operations Director of Operations (Bilingual)

The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School
 New York, New York, United States

Job Description

Why this job: Running a successful charter school includes many operational elements, so TEP needs a proven leader who can effectively direct the middle school’s operations. This opportunity is open at an exciting time in TEP’s development, as TEP’s middle school will be moving into a new 60,000 square foot building in the 2018-19 school year. Help shape the future of students in Washington Heights and Inwood by joining the leadership of a successful and expanding school with a revolutionary model aimed at transforming public education.

Position overview: The Director of Operations is a dynamic leadership role that requires expertise in managing the middle school’s extensive school operations. This individual will supervise operations staff, refine operational systems to continually improve performance, and work as part of TEP’s school leadership to support TEP’s growth and development.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Supervise Operations Staff
    • Manage Front Office Team
    • Manage Facility & Security Personnel
  • Oversee TEP Customer Service Culture
    • Train front line staff
    • Ensure welcoming, solution-oriented service for students, families, staff, & visitors
  • Manage Administration of all NY State Assessments
    • Coordinate all logistics of state testing
  • Lead Middle School Student Recruitment & Enrollment
    • Oversee student outreach and recruitment for prospective 5th graders
    • Manage annual lottery and all middle school enrollment processes
  • Manage Data Systems
    • Ensure that all student data is updated in TEP’s Student Information System and ATS
  • Manage School Facilities
    • Coordinate all day-to-day campus maintenance and periodic facility upgrades
  • Coordinate Student Transportation
    • Manage relationship with DOE Office of Pupil Transportation (OPT)
    • Coordinate all middle school student transportation logistics (yellow bus, metrocards)
  • Manage Technology Support Vendors
    • Interface with Tech Consulting Firm to support staff and student technology
    • Manage Copier Vendor to ensure functioning machines
  • Coordinate School Food Program
    • Setup DOE school meals annually and ensure compliance with Department of Health
    • Ensure timely distribution of breakfast, lunch, and snack
  • Plan & Manage School Events
    • Coordinate logistics of graduation, family events, concerts, and special events
    • Manage all Field Trips logistics


  • Must be fully bilingual in English & Spanish
  • Prior Supervisory Experience Required
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications

Personal Attributes:

  • Interpersonal
    • Exhibits strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
    • Treats others with respect, regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, background, or ability
  • Work Ethic
    • Enjoys the challenge of, and works well in, a dynamic, fast-paced environment
    • Works well in a collaborative, team-oriented work environment
  • Philosophy
    • Adheres to the belief that all students can learn given the appropriate supports
    • Is committed to the vision and philosophy of the TEP organization
  • Character
    • Is committed to acting with honesty and integrity in all matters involving TEP students, parents, staff, and community members

Accountability: The Director of Operations reports directly to TEP’s Middle School Director.

Compensation: The Director of Operations earns a competitive annual salary based on individual’s experience level, with benefits including medical, dental, vision insurance, 403b retirement plan, STD, LTD and Life Insurance. The Director of Operations has approximately 8 weeks of vacation (which includes school vacation days).

How to Apply

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Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Operations.

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