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Operations Analyst at Green Dot Public Schools – California

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Employer: Green Dot Public Schools – California

Expires: 05/01/2020

Operations AnalystReports to: Director of OperationsClassification: Full-time, Hourly, Non-exemptStart Date: as soon as possible                Location: Los Angeles, CA ABOUT GREEN DOTGreen Dot Public Schools is a non-profit network of public charter schools helping to transform the public education system so that ALL students graduate prepared for college, leadership, and life. Our schools are founded on an unwavering belief in the potential of all students, and there are four key elements to our school model that help us unlock the inherent potential in every student we serve: quality teaching and instruction, a college-going culture, a focus on fostering leadership and life skills, and a focus on eliminating barriers to learning. We have 20 schools and close to 12,000 students across Los Angeles. Our schools are located in some of the most underserved communities that have been denied access to high-quality educational opportunities, and we seek to prove that it is possible to close the access and opportunity gap that exists between low-income students and their more affluent peers.Part of what differentiates Green Dot is our intense focus on truly serving ALL students; our collaboration with reform-minded unions; and our work focused on large-scale turnarounds of schools formerly run by the districts; and our ability to take on the toughest challenges with the same public funding received by traditional district schools but accomplishing very different results. Green Dot California’s results are undeniable. Nine of our high schools have been ranked among the top schools in the country. We have three California Distinguished schools and 3 California Gold Ribbon schools, and several of our schools have been recipients of the CORE Districts’ Academic Growth Awards, which honor schools having the greatest impact on student achievement. Additionally, Green Dot’s first turnaround, Alain LeRoy Locke College Preparatory Academy, was named Charter School of the Year by the California Charter Schools Association in 2019. OPPORTUNITYThe Operations Analyst will collaborate with the entire Operations Team to support the network’s goals and academic achievement by managing a variety of nuanced, multifaceted operations projects. In addition to strong analytical, communication, and organization skills to successfully gather, analyze, and communicate key data to inform stakeholders throughout the organization, this role requires a strong commitment to the Green Dot mission and the ability to connect one’s own work to the overall mission. The Operations Analyst will collaborate with Operations Managers, Area Operations and Finance Managers, School Operations Managers, and other departments to build data-driven systems and strategies to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of operations functions and processes. The Operations Analyst’s work will support organization-wide purchasing, school nutrition program, student recruitment and enrollment, student health, school transportation, and general operational and financial data analysis, reporting and management.ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIESData Analysis and Reporting Duties:> Manage, develop and implement data analyses, data collection systems and other strategies that optimize operational efficiency and quality> Work with stakeholders to acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases> Identify key trends and areas for improvement in alignment with Green Dot’s mission and goals> Provide data-driven recommendations to operations team and senior leaders> Track and evaluate progress on high-level strategic operations initiatives> Track and evaluate progress on school-level operations goals and produce data dashboards to communicate goal progress> Perform benchmarking and contextual analysis to ensure high quality operations services for school sites> Create replicable models and data-driven solutions to streamline processesAdditional School Operations Duties:> Support schools with tools, data, and other resources to implement best practices> Codify resources and create templates to communicate information in user-friendly formats> Manage the Green Dot operations team drives, resource portal, calendars and other forms of communication> Support the recruitment, hiring, onboarding, and professional development for School > Operations Managers (SOMs), Office Assistants (OAs), and Parent Coordinators (PCs)> Manage special projects and other duties as assigned> Assist the Director of Operations and the Operations team, as neededThis job operates in a professional office environment, is largely sedentary, and utilizes typical office equipment (computers, phones, photocopiers, etc.). Normal business hours are 8:30am – 5:30pm, Monday-Friday (although these hours may vary and may require occasional evening and weekend work based on organizational needs). Minimal or no travel required, other than visits to local school sites (as needed). QUALIFICATIONS> A Bachelor’s degree is required> You have one or more years of work experience in a fast-paced, high-capacity work environment with a strong background in analytics and project management (prior experience working in school operations a plus)> You are experienced with and proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word (experience in Tableau, R and/or other statistics computational software is a plus)> You are able to learn new software and skills quickly (some learning may be independent)> You possess strong critical thinking, analytical, communication, and organizational skills> You are comfortable with ambiguity and able to adapt within a fast-paced, constantly changing environment with shifting priorities> You are able to anticipate school and team needs, as well as develop and implement systems and processes to increase effectiveness> You have a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously> You have demonstrated initiative, attention to detail, leadership, humility, and tenacity> You are able to work in teams and to partner effectively with multiple constituencies, including senior leadership, school leaders, school staff, and contractors> You are hardworking, motivated, and self-directed> You are willing to continually learn and collaborate with all stakeholders> You have a high level of personal responsibility and drive towards reaching ambitious goals> You are dependable, humble, have a sense of humor and a rock-solid commitment to Green Dot’s mission and the communities we serve > You will need to pass a TB test and background check at time of offer The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to perform the job. COMPENSATION The hourly rate for this position is $27.00 – $33.00, based on experience. In addition, we offer a comprehensive benefits plan including (but not limited to) medical, dental, vision, life insurance and retirement options, as well as the opportunity to impact a growing, mission-driven organization that is committed to the success of all students. APPLICATION PROCEDUREWe ask that you complete an online application at those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted and we are looking to fill this position as soon as possible. Green Dot Public Schools has embedded a diversity, equity and inclusion lens in our organizational culture, as well as in our educational and talent practices. We are committed to hiring those who reflect the diversity of our communities, and we recruit, employ, support, compensate and promote employees, without regard to their actual or perceived race, religious creed (including religious dress or grooming practices), color, national origin or ancestry (including native language spoken), physical or mental disability (including HIV or AIDS), medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status (including registered domestic partnership status), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender (including gender identity and expression), parental status, age (forty (40) and over), sexual orientation, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, citizenship, immigration status or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law. Please note that we are unable to sponsor H1-B Visa applicants.