NOTE: This grant-funded assignment is for one year with the possibility of renewal.
(Those who previously applied need not re-apply)
Position Summary: The Operations Manager, Teacher Effectiveness Program Support will be responsible for the implementation of the following three (3) operational areas related to the teacher effectiveness initiative:
o human resources professional development and training;
o financial planning and administration; and
o daily team operations.
These areas play a key support role in the scale-up and citywide implementation of an innovative and comprehensive teacher talent management system which focuses on teacher development and evaluation. Performs related work.
Reports to: Director of Operations, Teacher Effectiveness
Direct Reports: N/A
Key Relationships: The Operations Manager works closely with the Director of Operations, and all members of the Office of Teacher Effectiveness. The Operations Manager will work with the Division of Financial Operations (DFO), Central Business Office and the Division of Contracts and Purchasing (DCP). Other key relationships will include other offices within the Division of Talent, Labor, and Innovation (DTLI), Division of Academics, Performance, and Support (DAPS), the Fund for Public Schools, professional services consultants e.g., The New Teacher Project and vendors. The Operations Manager will also liaise with Talent Management Pilot school leaders and teachers.
Act as a strategic thought partner with the Director of Operations during a time of significant organizational growth and development, to ensure that resources align with strategic objectives and consistently promote the goal of maximizing student achievement.
Manage event planning and logistical needs for Teacher Effectiveness professional development and training sessions to all schools, networks, and other Department of Education (DOE) constituents.
Manage relationships with professional services consultants and procurement vendors to build team capacity in developing and implementing Teacher Effectiveness professional development and training.
Organize feedback sessions, teacher liaison meetings and focus groups with key stakeholders and synthesize feedback to inform ongoing improvements to professional development initiatives.
Support the Director of Operations in managing an operating budget of approximately $25.0M funded from a diverse portfolio of public and private grants.
Establish and oversee procedures for daily administrative and financial operations to ensure compliance with DOE Standard Operating Procedures and Teacher Effectiveness grant program requirements.
Maintain confidential financial and personnel records and databases to ensure accuracy.
Utilize DOE financial systems to ensure smooth budgetary, program and staff operations.
Provide customer service, guidance, support and technical assistance to all internal and external partners.
Provide project management support to Teacher Effectiveness Design and Implementation teams, as necessary.
1. A master's degree from an accredited college in economics, finance, accounting, business or public administration, human resources management, management science, operations research, organizational behavior, industrial psychology, statistics, personnel administration, labor relations, psychology, sociology, human resources development, political science, or a closely related field, and two (2) years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in budget administration, economic or financial administration, fiscal or economic research; management or methods analysis, operations research, organizational research or program evaluation; educational, personnel or public administration, recruitment, position classification, personnel relations, labor relations, employee benefits, staff development, employment program planning/administration, labor market research, economic planning, fiscal management, or a related area, for educational program(s) and/or institution(s), 18 months of which must have been in an executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory capacity. Supervision must have included supervising staff performing professional work in the areas described above;
2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four (4) years of satisfactory full-time professional experience as described in '1' above, including the 18 months of executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory experience described in '1' above.
Ability to work under pressure and strategically manage multiple projects at once, learn new systems, meet frequent and changing deadlines, flexibility and comfort with adjusting to changing priorities.
Attentive to detail and extremely well organized.
Strong problem solving abilities and effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work with diverse and large groups of program stakeholders.
Experience in conference/event planning and production, or coordinating large-scale trainings.
Experience with, or knowledge of grants administration and working with nonprofit entities, community based organizations and/or city agencies.
Familiarity with DOE Standard Operating Procedures.
Familiarity with DOE systems including FAMIS, TRAC, and LCGMS.
Experience in, or working knowledge of the public sector and/or demonstrated interest in public education.
Proficient skills with Microsoft Applications, e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the Internet.
Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.
Applications will be accepted through July 3, 2012.
NOTE: The filling of all positions is subject to budget availability.
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