Assistant Director of Operations (School Ops. and Technology)

Ingenuity Prep Public Charter School
Washington, DC
May 19, 2017
May 22, 2017
Executive, Director
Full Time
Job DescriptionAs a member of the Business & Operations Team, the Assistant Director of Operations will coordinate a range of day-to-day operational and business functions, ensuring the school operates highly efficiently in support of Ingenuity Prep's academic mission. The Assistant Director of Operations will be responsible for a wide-range of functions on the team. The position will report to the Director of Operations and will manage a School Operations Associate and the Food Service Associate.An ideal candidate for this position should have a bachelor's degree and at least 3 years of relevant, school-based professional experience. Previous experience in school operations is strongly preferred. Previous experience as a teacher is highly valued. He/she should demonstrate exemplary interpersonal skills, possess strong organizational and planning skills, and be highly proficient in the use of Google Docs and Microsoft Office - particularly Excel. Experience with Wordpress, Illustrator, and/or student information systems (Powerschool, etc.) is highly valued but not required. POSITION QUALIFICATIONSCore Behavioral CharacteristicsDeep belief in the Ingenuity Prep mission and model Exceptional demonstration of and commitment to social, emotional, and cultural competencyOutstanding critical-thinking skillsA strong achievement orientationEducational Background & Work ExperienceBachelorA cents € (TM) s degree in related fieldAt least 5 years of school-based experience preferredHighly proficient in Google Docs and Microsoft Office - particularly ExcelPrevious experience in school operations highly preferredExperience with InfiniteCampus, SQL, and/or other student information systems is highly valued but not required POSITION RESPONSIBILITIESEffective ExecutionConsistently deliver job-specific actions on-timeEnsure work is carried out accurately and is regularly double-checkedApproach work with a commitment to efficiency - seeking to use time and resources wisely in achieving maximal resultsEnsure school, authorizer, and state protocols and systems are complied withProactive Problem Solving and PlanningApproach problems with a 'can do' attitudeThink proactively about challenges that may arise and strive to solve themSeek to find sustainable solutions to problems that are presentedDevelop systems that will support in the ability to execute effectivelyProfessionalism and Positive Relationship-BuildingUse friendly and engaging verbal and non-verbal actions while interacting with othersFoster a welcoming environment as students, parents, and families enter and interact within the school communityAppropriately represent the organization externallySupport with school-wide duties as necessaryMeet professional expectations for dress, communication, timely completion of tasks, etc. as outlined in the staff handbook JOB SPECIFIC AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITYGeneral School OperationsReport building maintenance needs to Director of Operations and support coordination with vendors and custodial staff on repairs, deliveries, and installations.Lead operational coordination of school events including planning and execution.Support with family communications, including but not limited to weekly leader logs, lobby powerpoint, lobby door signage, and Loop communication.Manage relationship with uniform vendor Risse Brothers and support Homeless Liaison with beginning of year and emergency orders for homeless families.Coordinate daily tracking of uniform infractions and necessary follow up to parents.Respond to copier/printer jams and change laminate as neededServe as a member of the School Emergency Response Team (SERT) in the event of an emergencyFood ServiceComplete training for Food Handlers LicenseManage National School Breakfast and National School Lunch Programs and hold Food Service Associate accountable to the vision of excellence in program implementation.Create and update monthly meals tracker with enrollment and attendance informationImplement micro point of service audits and monthly food service program auditSchool Registrar FunctionsSupport School Ops Associate in managing daily attendance tracking and necessary follow up with families.Hold School Ops Associate accountable to maintaining student records.Student Recruitment, Admissions, & EnrollmentSupport logistics and execution of student recruitment and enrollment events, including open houses, parent meetings, and back to school nights in partnership with the Student Recruitment and Enrollment Manager.Collaborate with school leadership to achieve student recruitment goals by participating in on- and off-campus recruitment events including campus tours, school fairs, and direct mail initiatives as needed.Schoolwide EventsManage monthly field trip planning and execution, including field trip eligibility, coordination with instructional leadership or teachers, and vendor payment.Create a communication plan for students and families in reference to upcoming school events.TechnologyManage Google Admin device dashboard and update regularlyMonitor requests for student and classroom technology supportTroubleshoot issues on student Chromebooks and other classroom technology including AppleTVs, document cameras, and iPadsExecute monthly inventory of devices COMPENSATION & BENEFITSIngenuity Prep offers among the strongest compensation and benefits packages of any public charter school in Washington, DC Our compensation and benefits package includes:An innovative compensation structure (salary and bonus) for instructional positions based on demonstrated effectiveness and retention.Highly competitive compensation for non-instructional positions.A robust and comprehensive benefits package, in which:99% of the medical and dental premium for employees and 50% for their dependents and/or spouse are paid by Ingenuity Prep.100% of employeeA cents € (TM) s shortA' - and long-term disability and life insurance plans are paid by Ingenuity Prep.All full-time staff are eligible for a minimum of two weeks maternity/paternity leave at 100% pay for all staff -- regardless of gender. Over time, that increases to as much as six weeks -- all at 100% pay.A 100% match -- up to 3% -- on your 401K retirement plan.A 100% Ingenuity Prep-paid cell phone plan. You can even bring your current number into our plan.Employee-paid Flexible Spending Accounts, Tax-free commuter benefits, additional life insurance for employees and their dependents and/or spouses.MacBook Air computer for professional and personal useCompany DescriptionIngenuity Prep is driven by a mission-aligned commitment to prepare students to succeed in college and beyond as impactful civic leaders. In this work, the school aspires to achieve among the best growth outcomes of any school in the country. Such an aspiration will require many things - none more important than attracting, developing, and retaining the best instructional, operational, and student support staff within and beyond DC With more learning time and increased efficiency in its model, Ingenuity Prep offers an educational program that prepares students for mastery of 1) rigorous core content and 2) a broader set of civic leadership competencies. Ingenuity Prep's model offers an extended year schedule, providing increased opportunities to deliver rigorous instruction, enrichment, and remediation. Over the course of a school year, students at Ingenuity Prep benefit from 33% more learning time than their peers at neighboring District schools. Ingenuity Prep's teaching career ladder ensures that as teachers grow so do their opportunities to leverage their leadership and increase their impact - all while remaining in the classroom. To learn more, visit