10 Sep 2021

Operations / Administration Director of School Operations, Analytics and Finance

Bank Street College of Education
 New York, New York County, New York, United States

Job Description

About the School

A leader in progressive education for more than 100 years, the Bank Street School for Children provides students, from nursery through 8th grade, an education that engages their natural curiosities, nurtures critical thinking, and helps to develop a sense of community and social responsibility. Through a teaching approach that is fundamentally hands-on and child-centered, Bank Street students develop the courage and confidence to think independently, work collaboratively, understand themselves and others more deeply, and possess the compassion to make a positive impact in the world.


The Director of School Operations, Analytics and Finance reports to the Dean of Children’s Programs & Head of School and supervises and executes financial, operational and analytical projects related to Children’s Program, including the School for Children, Family Center, After School, and Summer Camp, as determined by the Dean and in conjunction with the broader strategic direction of the College. The Director also manages a small team and, as part of this leadership responsibility, oversees the operations of Auxiliary Programs in partnership with the Director of Auxiliary Programs and Auxiliary Programs Leadership Team.



  • Participate in weekly meetings as a member of the School Leadership team, and in every other week meetings as a member of the Children’s Programs Leadership team
  • Supervise a small operations team
  • Partner with leaders of Bank Street College Strategy & Operations teams, including Facilities, IT, Business Office, and HR.


  • Develop and monitor the annual budgets for Children’s Programs
    • Co-supervise the budget processes and budgetary point people for the Family Center, After School, and Summer Camp programs
  • Design and refine systems to monitor spending
  • Research and propose tuition for Children’s Programs
  • Collaborate with Human Resources to cohere hiring and reemployment processes
  • Work with the Business Office to administer payroll 
  • Work with the Business Office to collect outstanding tuition balances and arrears
    • Oversee the administration of restricted endowment funds
  • Establish special tuition plan arrangements when necessary
  • Serve on the Financial Aid committee for School for Children
  • Act as the Division point on finance and personnel matters related to union negotiations
  • Partner with the Admissions Team on data management, enrollment and and financial aid


    • Understand the programmatic and cultural strengths, values, traditions, and opportunities of Bank Street in order to support smooth operational functioning
    • Coordinate with Facilities and Information Technology for matters related to Children’s Programs, including safety drills, repairs, renovations, shared room usage, etc.
    • Draft, create and refine policies,procedures, and processes for Children’s Programs in relation to finance and operations
    • Serve as the liaison to other divisions of the College on new initiatives affecting Children’s Programs
    • Oversee a master schedule for Children’s Programs
  • Lead select projects that require cross-functional engagement within Children’s Programs, across the College and with external partners


  • Undertake research, tracking trends, creating statistical models, and preparing presentations to support the strategic priorities of Children’s Programs
  • Compile pertinent background materials for key meetings and initiatives
  • Research and submit reports for NAIS Data and Analysis for School Leadership (DASL) reports
  • File required reports with NYSED and other agencies to provide information and support entitlement funding efforts
  • Play a coordinating role in 5 and 10-year NYSAIS accreditation processes


  • Masters Degree in quantitative, managerial, or education field preferred
  • Previous experience in a finance, operations, analytics, and/or project management role
  • Passion for the vision and values of Bank Street College
  • Demonstrated interest in the Education sector, preferably having worked in a school
  • Adept in Microsoft Office suite, most importantly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and inquisitive
  • Able to balance competing priorities with skill and grace


  • Commensurate with experience

How to Apply

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

Job expires in 16 days.