Harlem Village Academies is a community of educators working to build an urban school district based on the ideals and tenets of progressive education. HVA is the demonstration site for the Progressive Education Institute.
The Operations Manager will work closely with the Principal in all operations areas to support the success of the school and ensure that teachers and students can effectively focus on teaching and learning. The ideal candidate is a highly intelligent, driven individual with a passion for operations and ensuring customer satisfaction.
Work in all operations areas including technology, data analysis, compliance, human resources, and special projects
Plan and coordinate large scale events for school operations team
Provide seasonal support to school improvement and relocation projects
Support facilities and security management
Manage food service operations including meal benefit applications, federal and state reimbursements, lunch bills, and compliance
Manage inventory and deployment systems for technology, mobile devices, and supplies
Manage purchasing and vendor relationships for schools
Provide administrative support to school operations team including, but not limited to, ordering supplies, filing expense reports, organizing files and data, and planning team activities
Complete other managerial and administrative tasks and special projects as assigned
A bachelor’s degree
Minimum 2 years of work experience
Self-motivated, resourceful, detail- and deadline-oriented
Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Fine-tuned analytical skills with strengths in attention to detail, problem solving, and logical reasoning
Excellent oral and written communication skills, with an ability to communicate to various constituencies and work effectively with a variety of staff at all levels within and outside the organization
Strong team player, with willingness to be hands-on and do whatever it takes to support the success of Harlem Village Academies
All team members are passionately and deeply committed to the mission, vision, and values of Harlem Village Academies; have a positive and professional attitude; exhibit a very strong work ethic; and possess an inner drive for personal and professional excellence. The ideal candidate will thrive working within an entrepreneurial and results-driven environment.
Harlem Village Academies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity among our staff. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.