Director of School Operations, Analytics and Finance
Bank Street College of Education
Internal Number: 1136
About the School
A leader in progressive education for more than 100 years, the Bank Street School for Children provides students, from nursery through 8th grade, an education that engages their natural curiosities, nurtures critical thinking, and helps to develop a sense of community and social responsibility. Through a teaching approach that is fundamentally hands-on and child-centered, Bank Street students develop the courage and confidence to think independently, work collaboratively, understand themselves and others more deeply, and possess the compassion to make a positive impact in the world.
The Director of School Operations, Analytics and Financereports to the Dean of Children’s Programs & Head of School and supervises andexecutes financial, operational and analytical projects related to Children’s Program, including the School for Children, Family Center, After School, and Summer Camp, as determined by the Dean and in conjunction with the broader strategic direction of the College. The Director also manages a small team and, as part of this leadership responsibility, oversees the operations of Auxiliary Programs in partnership with the Director of Auxiliary Programs and Auxiliary Programs Leadership Team.
Participate in weekly meetings as a member of the School Leadership team, and in every other week meetings as a member of the Children’s Programs Leadership team
Supervise a small operations team
Partner with leaders of Bank Street College Strategy & Operations teams, including Facilities, IT, Business Office, and HR.
Develop and monitor the annual budgets for Children’s Programs
Co-supervise the budget processes and budgetary point people for the Family Center, After School, and Summer Camp programs
Design and refine systems to monitor spending
Research and propose tuition for Children’s Programs
Collaborate with Human Resources to cohere hiring and reemployment processes
Work with the Business Office to administer payroll
Work with the Business Office to collect outstanding tuition balances and arrears
Oversee the administration of restricted endowment funds
Establish special tuition plan arrangements when necessary
Serve on the Financial Aid committee for School for Children
Act as the Division point on finance and personnel matters related to union negotiations
Partner with the Admissions Team on data management, enrollment and and financial aid
Understand the programmatic and cultural strengths, values, traditions, and opportunities of Bank Street in order to support smooth operational functioning
Coordinate with Facilities and Information Technology for matters related to Children’s Programs, including safety drills, repairs, renovations, shared room usage, etc.
Draft, create and refine policies,procedures, and processes for Children’s Programs in relation to finance and operations
Serve as the liaison to other divisions of the College on new initiatives affecting Children’s Programs
Oversee a master schedule for Children’s Programs
Lead select projects that require cross-functional engagement within Children’s Programs, across the College and with external partners
Undertake research, tracking trends, creating statistical models, and preparing presentations to support the strategic priorities of Children’s Programs
Compile pertinent background materials for key meetings and initiatives
Research and submit reports for NAIS Data and Analysis for School Leadership (DASL) reports
File required reports with NYSED and other agencies to provide information and support entitlement funding efforts
Play a coordinating role in 5 and 10-year NYSAIS accreditation processes
Masters Degree in quantitative, managerial, or education field preferred
Previous experience in a finance, operations, analytics, and/or project management role
Passion for the vision and values of Bank Street College
Demonstrated interest in the Education sector, preferably having worked in a school
Adept in Microsoft Office suite, most importantly Excel and PowerPoint
Strong collaboration and communication skills
Detail-oriented and inquisitive
Able to balance competing priorities with skill and grace
The mission of Bank Street College is to improve the education of children and their teachers by applying to the educational process all available knowledge about learning and growth, and by connecting teaching and learning meaningfully to the outside world. In so doing, we seek to strengthen not only individuals, but the community as well, including family, school, and the larger society in which adults and children, in all their diversity, interact and learn. We see in education the opportunity to build a better society.