Chief Operating officer
Company: Young World Physical Education
Posted on: January 25, 2023
- Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
- Posted: January 17, 2023
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Description Chief Operating Officer
Dept/Campus:Central OfficePaygrade:District Admin
Wage/Hour Status: ExemptDate Revised:September 2020
This job description reflects management's assignment of essential
functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be
Direct and manage the support operations of the district including,
leading department teams, organizing/managing special events,
maintenance, transportation, child nutrition, security, grounds
maintenance, facilities maintenance, information technology,
construction management, risk management, capital planning, and
staffing needs as appropriate.
Rapoport Academy has publically named equity in education a focus
of the district. We recognize the close link between elimination of
disparities, educational success, and personal success in college,
career, and life. Therefore, candidates with experience serving
diverse or underrepresented populations are preferred. Further,
prior demonstration of knowledge or contributions to racial justice
efforts is considered a minimum qualification.
Bachelor's Degree in management, operations, education or related
Master's degree in a business-related field or educational
Advanced technical knowledge of school operations and effective
Ability to manage and coordinate diverse district functions through
Working knowledge of data processing systems and financial
Strong communication, public relations, and interpersonal
Calm and patient demeanor with students and others
Passion for education and student success
Five years of experience in operations management or related field
Past experience in managing maintenance and/or construction
projects a plus.
Preferred experience in educational support operations or related
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
1.Ensure that support operations are supportive of the
instructional goals and objectives of the district and the
attainment of the campus performance objectives (academic
2.Develop long-and-short-range objectives and goals for the support
operations of the school district.
3.Provide for effective two-way communication with staff,
community, media, and board of trustees.
4.Keep the superintendent informed on the support operations of the
5.Plan and conduct needs assessments for growth and improvement of
the district support operations.
6.Work with the district personnel in projecting staffing needs,
building and facilities needs, energy needs, capital equipment
needs, food service needs, information technology needs, and other
cost items for district and individual school improvement.
7.Prepare, review, and revise job descriptions in the support
8.Develop training options and/or improvement plans to ensure the
best operation in the area of support operations.
9.Evaluate job performance of employees to ensure
10.Make sound recommendations relative to personnel placement,
transfer, retention, and dismissal.
11.Direct and manage support operations of the district including
purchasing, special events, child nutrition, transportation,
maintenance and custodial programs, construction management, risk
management, physical and environmental safety, and technology
12.Ensure that programs are cost-effective and funds are managed
prudently to stay within budgeted guidelines.
13.Provide leadership to achieve cost-effective practices
throughout the district.
14.Compile departmental budgets and cost estimates based upon
documented program needs.
15.Ensure that preventive and proactive processes and systems are
in place for support operations to ensure long term success.
16.Implement the policies established by federal and state law,
State Board of Education rule, and the local board policy in the
area of school culture, school safety, and support operations.
17.Demonstrate support for the district's student management
policies and expected student behavior related to operational
aspects of the district (transportation, food services, classroom
18.Develop professional skills appropriate to job assignment.
19.Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, responsible,
and serve as a role model for all district staff.
20.Articulate the district's mission to the community and solicit
its support in realizing the mission.
21.Demonstrate awareness of district/community needs and initiate
activities to meet those identified needs.
Supervise and evaluate the performance of Maintenance Staff,
Director of Information Technology, and Director of Food and
Nutrition as well as other committees, teams, and staff as
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be
made if necessary:
Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written); interpret
policy, procedures, and data; coordinate district functions;
maintain emotional control under stress. Ability to manage others
in a non-coercive manner.
Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to sit; stand and move throughout the district facilities.
Frequent district wide and statewide travel; Frequent prolonged and
The foregoing 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
- Position Type: Full-time
- Positions Available: 1
- Job Categories : Administrator > Facilities
Administrator > Safety/Security
Employer DescriptionRapoport Academy strives to transform students'
trajectories by creating an inclusive and equitable school
environment through relationship-driven practices, rigorous
academics, and shared core values. As a part of our mission, we are
always looking for highly-effective, diverse teachers, support
staff, and leaders to add to our team.
Rapoport Academy Public School fosters learning that exceeds
national and state standards through rigorous academics,
evidence-based practices, and real-world experiences. We prepare
students for college, career, and life by setting high
expectations, modeling core values, and involving family and
community. As a premier educational model, we will continue
innovating best practices to ensure students develop confidence,
character, knowledge, and skills to reach their full potential,
discover their passions, embrace diversity, and become independent
Everything we do at Rapoport Academy is guided by six core values:
Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Curiosity, Creativity, and Hard
Work. Staff and students are committed to these values, and they
encourage one another to strive for them. Discipline and correction
are done in reference to the core values so that students will
understand how positive behaviors exemplify the values we hold.
Connecting people and innovative practices in education.
Cultivating shared core values and entrepreneurial skills.
Championing students by preparing them for college, career, and
life.Learn more about us... Equal Opportunity EmployerRapoport
Academy Public Schoolsis committed to maintaining a work and
learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race,
color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity,
sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of
birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political
affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and
required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit
retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and
harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity
- Knowledge of school systems, information technology, meal
programs, facility management, and leadership experience will be
- At least 4 yearsof relevant experience preferred
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