Full-Time Director of School Operations
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The Director of School Operations (DSO) is critical to the successful and efficient running of the New Visions Charter High Schools. The DSO functions similar to what is commonly referred to as an Assistant Principal of Operations in some schools and oversees operational performance through managing finance, administration, technology, facilities, compliance and general school operations in order to support student achievement and financial success. The school comprises approximately 30 staff and 200 students. The DSO reports to the Principal and manages the school’s Operations team. S/he will work closely and collaboratively with the Principal and will be a member of the school’s Leadership team. The DSO is responsible for all matters of school administration that do not directly relate to instruction. This role is essential to the New Visions Charter School model, which intentionally relieves the Principal of non-instructional obligations so that s/he can focus on student achievement and professional development of the teaching.
Master’s degree from an accredited college in education, policy, finance or other related fields with MBA/MPA preferred
At least 10 years of operations management experience and/or project management experience preferred. Certified PMP a plus
Experience working in an urban school setting strongly preferred with previous charter school experience and/or working with young people, a plus
Excellent computer skills including proficiency with Google Docs and Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word, Excel, and Access
Demonstrated success in monitoring budgets in excess of $4 million and in managing contracts of at least $100,000
Prior supervisory experience and demonstrated the ability to manage staff including experience managing cross-functional teams to develop and implement systems and processes to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of a growing organization
Experience in managing school-based facilities and technology highly preferred
Prior experience ensuring legal and regulatory compliance are maintained