The National Child Research Center (NCRC) seeks a Director of Operations for a full-time position to commence summer 2019.
The Director of Operations reports to the Head of School, and is a member of the school’s leadership team (the administration). The Director of Operations is responsible for the management and supervision of the operational functions of the school including facilities, risk management, technology, employee benefits, vendor and contractor relationships, licensing and regulatory compliance and document retention.
The Director of Operations provides substantive reports to, and collaborates with the Head of School, Assistant Head of School, and other Senior Administrators; designs strategies, analyzes feasibility and budget impacts, and manages the implementation of plans following the strategic plans and mission of the school. The Director of Operations supervises designated maintenance personnel, participates with planning teams to set school policies and procedures, and is a member of Board Committees as assigned by the Head of School in conjunction with the Board. S/he attends monthly Board of Trustee meetings. The Director of Operations is expected to be familiar with independent school industry best practices, maintains professional relationships with school insurance carriers, service providers, contractors, vendors and government regulators.
In partnership with the Business Office, the Director of Operations collaborates with the CFO on a variety of benefits, Human Resources, accounts receivable and payable, the annual budget, and compliance-related matters.
Qualified candidates will be committed to inclusive education and preferably have experience in school facilities, operations and/or Business Office functions. Competitive salaries, benefits, and professional development opportunities are available.
Interested candidates should submit – as a single document - a letter of interest, resume, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please list 2019 Director of Operations in the subject line of your email.
About National Child Research Center (NCRC Preschool)
Founded in 1928, the National Child Research Center provides a collaborative approach to preschool education in an environment that nurtures the whole child, fosters partnerships with families, and is committed to the inclusion of children with special needs. A highly trained, multi-disciplinary faculty employs developmentally appropriate practices, supported by ongoing professional development and sound research. Essential to its role as a model of early childhood education is the creation of a diverse, respectful community. Both within and beyond the school community, NCRC seeks opportunities to advocate for all children and their families.