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Director of Operations

Global Community Charter School
New York, NY
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


Global Community Charter School (GCCS) is a Harlem-based PreK-8th grade International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. Our students develop critical and creative thinking skills through inquiry-based, culturally competent curriculum.  

We're looing for a dynamic Director of Operations (DOO) to be a critical part of the school’s administrative backbone.  The right candidate will work alongside school leaders to support the efficient delivery of school support systems and maintain a workplace that supports GCCS values of Students First, Teamwork, Diversity, and Excellence. 

To succeed in this role you will be skilled in thinking systematically and analytically about process and practice improvement, have strong attention to detail, and project management skills.

Essential Functions:

Plan & Manage School Events

  • Direct logistics of school ceremonies and special events
  • Manage all Field Trips logistics
  • Partner with school staff to maximize operational performance according to the seasonal activities for the school
  • Work closely with COO and leadership team to identify ways to improve process and protocol throughout the school

Facilities & Transportation

  • Collaborate with ops team on facilities upgrades and maintenance; liaise with contractors and project management staff as needed to ensure smooth daily operations 
  • Build strong working knowledge of both ES & MS schools - coordinate routine maintenance and hold facilities team accountable for follow through 

School Food Authority 

  • Main point of contact for our Food Service Management Company, setting expectations for student experience
  • Lead internal communication on school logistics and events
  • Oversee data collection and reporting to Child Nutrition office for reimbursement

COVID19 Protocols

  • Ensure GCCS is current with local guidelines and communicating regularly with staff and families


  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is a must.
  • A M.A., Ed.M or Master’s degree preferred.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Establish and maintain culture of high expectations and reliably deliver on critical projects
  • A minimum of 4-5 years of demonstrated success in operations, teaching experience desirable
  • Excellent communication, presentation, facilitation and interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with a diverse staff
  • Ability to connect and build positive relationships with teachers and staff
  • Be a team player - a desire to work in a team-oriented environment and collaborate effectively with colleagues
  • Dedication to GCCS’ mission


  • Highly Competitive Salary
  • Options for 100% Employer paid; Medical, Dental, Vision FSA/HSA/PPO plans
  • Dependent care FSA & Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • 100 % Employer paid Term life and disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement options
  • Gym reimbursement
  • PTO, Paid Parental Leave Child care leave, and other leave benefits
  • 403B with GCCS match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health stipend if covered on a partner/spouse's plan

Salary: $80,000.00 - $95,000.00 per year

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Global Community Charter School


New York, NY
10037 USA