Senior Operations Coordinator

Jersey City, NJ
Full Time
Entry Level

Kindle Education is an intentionally diverse 6th-12th grade public charter school that aims to cultivate an equitable community of purposeful individuals who are prepared to navigate our current world and build our future. We believe that a new model of school is required to meet the demands of the 21st century and we are excited to build it. We opened our doors to 66 6th grade students in the fall of 2023 in Jersey City, NJ. We will add an additional grade of 66 students this fall.

To achieve our vision, we are seeking a dynamic Senior Operations Coordinator with a Bachelor’s degree, along with proven organizational abilities and strong attention to detail.  The ideal candidate for this role has three to five years of experience in areas like facilities and food service management, finance functions like accounts payable as well as technology and vendor management.  This role will start June 1, 2024.

Spark Change

Below is a brief overview, intended to be neither comprehensive nor binding. A flame is organic, never fixed, and we see the development of our school and team in the same way.

As an Senior Operations Coordinator, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Support our team to ensure a high standard of operational brilliance throughout the school and to create whole-school systems that maximize efficiency.
  • Create and execute operational systems to manage school purchasing and inventory. Assist in negotiations with and management of vendors.
  • Assist with accounts payable functions.
  • Oversee day-to-day maintenance and repair of school facilities, including managing custodial services and supplies.
  • Develop and implement systems for tracking and maintaining technology infrastructure, in partnership with the school’s managed IT provider.
  • Manage the school’s meal program, compliance, and reporting.
  • Build relationships with students, families, and colleagues to foster an environment where everyone feels seen, heard, and valued
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.

Forge Futures

We are looking for creative and adaptive self-starters who are ready to take on the challenge of cultivating an environment that prepares every child to navigate our current world and build our future. At Kindle, we:

  • Foster Innovation: Create data-based, people-centered operational systems that support our mission.
  • Navigate Ambiguity: Embrace the challenges and opportunities of a startup environment, taking initiative in the face of ambiguity and contributing to the development of our evolving systems.
  • Set and Achieve Goals: Set clear, achievable goals, develop actionable plans, and track progress to ensure successful outcomes for our students and team.
  • Embrace Challenges: Take calculated risks and employ creative problem-solving strategies to generate outcomes for students.
  • Engage in Reflective Practice: Practice regular reflection and continuous learning for personal and professional development.
  • Collaborate and Lead: Work effectively in a collaborative environment, inspiring and motivating colleagues and students toward shared goals.
  • Promote Inclusivity: Create an inclusive and equitable learning environment that respects and values diversity.
  • Love fire puns.

Burn, Baby, Burn

We have bold aspirations for what a school can be and while we expect a lot from our team, we also give a lot in return. 

We provide a competitive compensation and benefits package that places a premium on your needs and those of your family. The salary range for this position is $65,000 - $75,000, based on experience.

Diversity sparks innovation, creativity, and transformation. We are actively seeking candidates of varying backgrounds and perspectives. If you are looking for a place that values all you have to offer, come help us build it.

Kindle Education is an equal opportunity employer. Work authorization is required (candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the U.S.).



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