POSITION: Operations Manager
LOCATION: Arizona; Phoenix Metro Area
DEPARTMENT: Great Hearts Online (Arizona)
REPORTS TO: Director of Academy Operations
FLSA: Salaried, exempt
Great Hearts is a nonprofit network of public charter schools dedicated to improving education nationwide through classical preparatory K–12 academies. A Great Hearts education prepares students to be more than just proficient test takers; rather, it prepares them to become great-hearted and virtuous leaders capable of success throughout their higher education and professional careers. With a curriculum built upon a character-centered, classical liberal arts tradition and a revolutionary approach to school itself, Great Hearts cultivates the hearts and minds of students through the pursuit of Truth, Goodness, and Beauty. Great Hearts serves over 20,000 students in both Texas and Arizona.
On January 4th, 2021, Great Hearts launched a new virtual classical Academy to serve students in Texas. Great Hearts Online is fully enrolled to the delight and satisfaction of over 500 students and their families.
Great Hearts Online is the core educational offering, and we are thinking bigger. In Latin, civitas is a word describing a body of citizens who constitute a state or a commonwealth; a civitas is a body of people imparting shared responsibility, a common purpose, and a sense of community toward greater citizenship. What we are building is a Great Hearts Civitas: a national body of families and students, connected by a common purpose, in community and citizenship together. In the coming years, we will offer excellence in virtual classical education with a focus on tight-knit online and in-person communities in pursuit of a national GH Civitas.
This is a position within Great Hearts Civitas, the newest branch of the Great Hearts organization. Additional information on roles can be found at www.greatheartsamerica.org/careers.
The Operations Manager is an important role within the Great Hearts Online operations team. The Operations Manager, under the direction of the Director of Academy Operations, will assist with the Academy day-to-day operations and logistical actions. In partnership with Great Hearts Online leadership and faculty, the Operations Manager will provide our Academy families exceptional customer service and perform job duties as outlined below.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Operations Manager will have roles and responsibilities aligned to the below. This individual will need to balance high-level strategy with nitty-gritty rolling up sleeves in a startup environment.
Additional duties: Assist the Headmaster, as requested, in all non-curricular, non-instructional, and non-disciplinary academy matters.
Qualifications, Competencies, and Strengths
Education and Professional Experience:
Type of clearance:
Must complete Arizona Department of Public Safety fingerprint clearance and background check. Must also successfully complete the Breakthrough coach course in July.
Physical functions: Requires but is not limited to standing, sitting, repetitious hand and body movements, bending, squatting, and reaching. Position does require the movement of shipments up to 50 pounds approximately.
This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not exclude or restrict the additional tasks that may be assigned.
Great Hearts Academies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.