Campus Operations Manager (Temporary) - East End (IMMEDIATE OPENING)
YES Prep Public Schools - Houston, TX

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JOB OPENING: Campus Operations Manager (Temporary) - East End (IMMEDIATE OPENING)

REPORTS TO: School Director


This position is responsible for managing the school’s general business operations.

  • Provide and/or supervise required reports for all school operations including, but not limited to, enrollment, attendance, funds accounting, payroll, meals and transportation;
  • Manage daily administrative operations including establishing work priorities and assisting in resolving problems related to day-to-day operations of the school
  • Responsible for maintenance of entire office, including reception, storage rooms, conference rooms, and other common areas
  • Maintains office security: administration of security passes and I.D. badges provided to all employees and students;
  • Oversees, coordinates, maintains, and/or processes payroll time sheets, sick and annual leave documents, travel reimbursements, purchasing documents, and/or employment documents for school based faculty and staff
  • Oversees the maintenance of school-based records
  • Ensure all classes and duties are covered when staff members do not report to work
  • Supervise the school’s auxiliary services – transportation, food service, and vendor relationships
  • Maintain and or supervise cash receipts and disbursement journals;
  • Manage and inspect the use of the YES plant and grounds, supervise the maintenance to the physical plant and grounds to ensure a clean, orderly, and safe environment;
  • Demonstrate trustworthiness in dealing with confidential matters;
  • Make decisions regarding students and staff after reasonable and appropriate measures have been taken to gather important data and information; solicit input from outside sources when appropriate;
  • Aid the Talent Support team in the acquisition and on-boarding of new employees and the exit of former employees;
  • Additional duties as assigned

  • Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible;
  • Participate in workshops, seminars, and conferences to enhance knowledge and skills;
  • Demonstrate knowledge, and support of YES Prep Schools mission, values, standards, policies and procedures, confidentiality standards, Employee Field Guide expectations and code of ethical behavior as stated in the Field Guide;
  • Ensure compliance with all state and federal laws, local board policies, administrative guidelines, and the Texas Educators’ Code of Ethics;
  • Serve as appropriate role model for YES Prep colleagues, students, staff, and parents;
  • Conduct self in a professional manner at all times;
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks, often changing assignments on short notice, with little to no direction;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, professionally and appropriately with others.


The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year educational institution
Skills and Mindsets
  • Excellent communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Ability to evaluate problems and implement effective and creative solutions
  • Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork
  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports
  • Ability to analyze, develop, establish, and maintain efficient office work flow and administrative processes
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control procedures
  • Records maintenance skills
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality
  • Ability to exercise excellent judgment in decision-making;
  • Knowledge of the laws, rules, procedures, and programs specifically related to the business operation of public schools in Texas
  • Belief in and commitment to the mission and core value of YES Prep Public Schools
  • Openness to giving and receiving frequent feedback
  • Demonstrated ability to work on a team
  • A dedication to learn, grow, and develop as a professional
  • Belief that every student can and will achieve
  • Ability to work urgently in a fast-paced and results-oriented environment
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and initiatives at once
  • Detail-oriented and self-directed
  • Initiator, problem-solver, and creative thinker
  • Ability to maintain emotional control under stress
Physical Demands/Environmental Factors
  • Frequent prolonged and irregular hours of duty
  • Some light manual labor
  • Endure inclement weather conditions to provide for student safety


Length of Work Year:

This is a temporary position ending in May 2014; evening and weekend commitments also will be required

Compensation and Benefits:

Compensation commensurate with experience; YES offers a friendly and committed team of colleagues, and a comprehensive benefits plan including medical, dental, vision, life and disability, plus supplemental policies, and retirement programs, including the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and a 401(k) plan.

* The forgoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required. YES Prep Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual preference, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, pregnancy, or veteran status.

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