School Operations Manager – Green Dot Public Schools – Los Angeles, CA

The School Operations Manager (SOM) is critical to the successful and efficient operation of our schools. 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.
Please note: Should you apply for this position, you will be doing so to Green Dot Public Schools California in general – not to a specific school. If a school has a School Operations Manager position open, they will review the general applicant pool for potential candidates. It is up to the school site who they choose to contact for an interview.

> 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

> A Bachelor’s degree is required
> Spanish language fluency a plus
> 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; 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

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