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Green Dot is seeking an Area Operations & Finance Manager to oversee operations, budgeting, and forecasting for a cluster of schools in and around Los Angeles. We need a problem solver who will own operational challenges so that principals and teachers can focus on educating students. There is always room for system improvements, and we want someone who will not just put out fires, but also identify ways to make operations more efficient and improve the effectiveness of our school services. This is a fast-paced, on-the-ground position, requiring strong analytical and communication skills. If you have the skills and a passion for transforming public education, we want to hear from you.
Serve as the “COO” for a number of schools, typically four to seven
Support Area Superintendent in running day-to-day, non-academic operations (e.g. finance, facilities, IT, security, transportation, etc.)
Assist principals in managing school budgets, analyzing year-to-date results, and forecasting end-of-year performance
Coach School Ops Managers toward growth as the operational leads of their school sites
Serve as liaison between Home Office departments and schools to ensure implementation of best practices in school operations
Develop and implement trainings for school site staff to maximize operational efficiency
Lead special projects (e.g. school moves, attendance improvement, etc.)
Assist the district operations and management teams on special projects and initiatives as necessary
This job operates in a professional office environment, is largely sedentary, and utilizes typical office equipment (computers, phones, photocopiers, etc.). Normal business hours are 8:30am – 5:30pm, Monday-Friday (although these hours may vary and may require occasional evening and weekend work based on organizational needs). Local travel to school sites required with regularity.
Bachelor’s degree required, MBA preferred
You have 4+ years of experience in a fast-paced, highly analytical professional environment. Ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of experience managing school operations with charter school experience highly preferred
You have 2+ years of experience managing others in a professional environment
You have strong financial acumen
You have experience designing and facilitating differentiated professional development sessions
You are able to build collaborative, coordinated, and supportive relationships
You are able to impact and influence stakeholders both inside and outside of the organization
You can demonstrate flexibility and innovation when faced with ambiguity
You can demonstrates creative problem solving skills
You are tenacious and with a willingness to do whatever it takes to achieve our mission
You are dependable, have a sense of humor and a rock-solid commitment to Green Dot’s mission and the communities we serve
You will need to pass a TB test and background check at time of offer
The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to perform the job.
The annual salary range for this position is $88,000 – $98,000, based on education and experience. In addition, we offer a comprehensive benefits plan including (but not limited to) medical, dental, vision, life insurance and retirement options (visit for more information). We also provide generous time off to support an overall work-life balance, while giving employees the opportunity to impact a growing, mission-driven organization that is committed to the success of all students.
Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted and we are looking to fill this position as soon as possible.
Green Dot California Home Office, Los Angeles, CA
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