Director of Operations Queens, NY #821 @ Confidential

Director of Operations Queens, NY #821

Our client is a Yeshiva, grades Pre-K through 12. The Director of Operations is a new position, due to the growth of the Yeshiva. S/he will oversee all operational aspects of the school, working in partnership with the Administrative, Educational staffs and Board of Directors.

This position reports to the Executive Director.


• Provide leadership in the identification, assessment and management of all operational needs for the Yeshiva.
• Supervises the day-to-day management of the Yeshiva’s Operation’s including; facilities management, security, technology needs, busing, kitchen staff and custodial staff.
• Ensures the security, safety, maintenance, cleanliness, and timely repair of the properties and facilities.
• Oversees the relationships with service suppliers and contractors, including educational supplies and food vendors.
• Develops plans for emergencies and disasters, and updates as needed.
• Responsible for implementing operations strategies and policies in support of school goals
• Along with the Executive Director, participate in budget preparations and business planning
• Oversee the maintenance of an accurate, reliable and up to date master calendar of all School programs and events

Tuition Assistance

• Manage, develop and oversee the daily operations of all aspects of the Tuition Assistance process.
• Manage the related financial aid budget and serve as part of the initial offers, decisions and appeals.
• Evaluate existing tuition assistance policies and make recommendations for changes to improve the equity of distribution of funds to the most qualified families.
• Evaluate tuition assistance applications and determine the suggested tuition assistance award for each one.
• Provide informed proposed decisions on each applicant to board committee for approval based on research and analysis.
• Achieve a full understanding of each family’s account, through phone, written and in-person communication as needed.
• Communicate decisions to applicants in a sensitive and timely manner.
• Partner with the office of Admissions in promoting the tuition assistance process through presentations and meetings with prospective parents.
• Handle Collections, to ensure that families who receive tuition assistance keep current on their payment plans.


• Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree. Finance or Accounting, a plus.
• At least 4 years’ experience in an operations related position. Experience in the Orthodox Jewish Day School environment is a plus.
• Proven ability to manage multiple, simultaneous projects.
• Exceptional problem-solving skills and ability to mediate differing opinions & perspectives
• Ability to work irregular hours on evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.
• Demonstrated communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as speaking and presentation skills
• Strong mathematical and analytical skills with attention to detail.
• Computer literacy, including word processing and spreadsheet software, as well as ability to learn and use other applications as required.

Notice to Candidates: Applications are reviewed by a 3rd Party Recruiter or other Service Provider.

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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits:
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2020-07-06
  • Times this job has been viewed: 534 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Director
  • Organization Type: Education & Schools
Job Location
Confidential, NY

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