Deputy Director of Operations
Position DescriptionLee Montessori Public Charter Schools seeks a highly skilled leader and manager to serve as the Deputy Director of Operations. The Deputy Director of Operations reports to the Managing Director of Talent and Operations and works closely with campus-based leaders to build and maintain operational systems. This position is an amazing opportunity for a highly organized problem solver and multi-tasker who is committed to getting the job done. The ideal candidate will thrive in an environment where they have the ability to build sustainable systems that serve our students, families, and teachers. The ideal candidate will confidently navigate the potential opportunities and challenges stemming from the need to balance school-level autonomy and the benefits of network-wide scale. Lastly, the ideal candidate must be proactive andwilling to manage multiple projects simultaneously and with attention to details.Principal ResponsibilitiesStudent Enrollment & AdmissionsEnsure timely and proper enrollment and attendance reporting and the timely and accurate collection of public funds;Maintain the school's waiting list for admission and enrolls new students in compliance with the charter law and other regulations;Maintain all student records using the school management software and ensure compliance with student confidentiality laws.Support student recruitment efforts, applications, lottery, enrollment, and waiting list throughout the school yearSupport prospective parent tours and open housesOversee Office Administrator/Manager to track and maintain accurate student enrollment numbersEnsure that the new student enrollment process is performed in compliance with the My School DC guidelinesPlay a critical role in ensuring the creation and maintenance of complete and accurate student files and supervise school nurse in collecting and maintaining student health recordsCampus Operations & FacilitiesMaintain and track inventory for all non-academic campus suppliesAssist campus teams with the creation of day-to-day campus school operations and logistics plans (student arrival, dismissal, lunch and emergency protocols). Cover day-to-day campus- based work as absences may requireSupport academic and engagement teams with coordination of school events and logistics (preparation, set-up and breakdown)Oversee the schools facilities, physical condition, and groundsCoordinate with facilities contractorsEnsure building alarms are in working condition (security, fire)Ensure compliance with all citywide building and fire safety regulationsSchool Food & NutritionSupport Managing Director of Talent and Operations with managing compliance with National School Lunch Program (NSLP) requirementsAssess family needs for the free and reduced lunch programHealth, Safety & SecurityEnsure the timely collection and management of all student immunization recordsOversee regular school-wide safety procedures, including but not limited to: EpiPen/Allergy, CPR/AED, Lockdown, bus and fire safety drillsTechnology & Systems InfrastructureOversee school-wide technology distribution and management of systemsMaintains staff technology, in coordination with outside contractorPartner with technology vendor to ensure smooth operation of network, systems and softwareSpecial Projects & Other Duties as AssignedPlan and facilitate internal meetings and committees as needed. Examples may include assisting with the annual staff orientation, DEI committee, and employee engagement meetings.This position is broadly intended to support the operations teams capacity. As such, additional duties may be assigned as needed.QualificationsA minimum of three (3) years of school operations or operations related experience.Experience managinghigh-performing teams with a proven history of exceeding goals.Exceptional reliability, integrity, and ability to responsibly handle confidential information with discretion.Ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues by using sound judgment that is consistent with policies, procedures, regulations or federal and state laws.A demonstrated commitment to advancing equity and proficiency at spotting and addressing issues of race and identity.Knowledge of federal and state employment laws and other government compliance regulations is required.Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.A drive to implement new and innovative technology solutions to help solve issues and improve the employee experience at Lee Montessori.Ability to listen, influence and execute through others while coordinating across a broad and diverse group of stakeholders.An obsessive dedication to improving the organization of data and resources so that they are ever more easy and intuitive to access.Highly proficient computer skills with demonstrated knowledge and practical application of Google Docs, Sheets, and other software programs.SalaryThe salary range for this position is $60,000-$70,000.BenefitsCompetitive salary based on relative experience. Lee Montessori will provide salary information to applicants invited for the first round of interviews. Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, & vision coverage, company funded HRA plan; 401K retirement, life insurance, generous vacation, etc.