Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas ( learn more )

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3162495
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : September 17, 2019

Job Description

Job Title: Director of Operations

Department: Central Office

Reports to: Executive Director

Supervises: Dean of Students, Maintenance Staff, Food Service Director, and Head Registrar


Primary Purpose/Function:

The Director of Operations for Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas (CASLV) is responsible for planning, coordinating, and managing the day to day business operations of the school. The Director of Operations’ responsibilities will include (but are not limited to): discipline (student/parent issues and conferences), teacher conflicts, compliance issues, school assets/inventory, safety inspections, facilities/building management, student enrollment and recruitment, maintenance of student records, and the lunch program.



Major Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Serve as the point of contact for school principals to address any parent/student discipline needs and teacher conflict issues
  • Manage student records and enrollment including compliance reporting for attendance, retention, and discipline
  • Implement a system and train principals to support recruitment and enrollment efforts to ensure 100% student enrollment on the first day of school. Review enrollment levels weekly to backfill school’s enrollment targets
  • Oversee the schools’ risk management and safety programs to ensure that the school meets safety requirements and that the safety systems are up-to-date and well-functioning.  This includes protection of assets, emergency/disaster preparedness, safety in the workplace, hazardous material handling, accident prevention, indoor air quality, and personal protective training against health risks
  • Develop a maintenance plan and manage custodian staff on any and all performance issues to ensure school buildings and grounds are bright, clean, welcoming, and well-maintained
  • Support major school construction projects including providing day-to-day on-site oversight of projects
  • Manage the school procurement of facility supplies, materials, equipment, and inventory management, including meeting with vendors to secure quotes and to ensure ongoing monitoring of contracts
  • Ensure school-wide compliance with health and safety laws and all federal and state workplace regulations
  • Provide leadership and training to the Front Office Team
  • Collaborate with principals to develop and implement action plans for the execution of school tours and events, including transportation, parent information sessions, and the coordination of traffic flow during car lines
  •  Ensure a culture of customer service and solutions-oriented support for students, families, staff, and visitors
  • Ensure all parent communications are centralized, coordinated, and clear
  • Oversee the school nutrition lunch program to include menu selection, meal production planning and scheduling, procurement, adherence to nutrition and sanitation regulations and requirements
  • Serve as CEO’s designee in hearing grievances
  • Support grant applications and ensure grant compliance
  • Supervise training and grant applications
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Education and/or Experience:

  1. Bachelor's degree in business or related field. Master’s degree in business administration or education is preferred.
  2. At least four years of strong operational experience, preferably in an educational environment.


Additional Eligibility & Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with school-based operational structures (strongly preferred)
  • Ability to collaborate with a wide range of constituents and to build partnerships around common interests and goals
  • Robust knowledge of public education, education reform initiatives and the charter school movement
  • Excellent people skills, with an ability to partner with a dynamic leadership team
  • Possess personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to corporate mission
  • Flexible and able to multitask; can work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions; demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and guiding investment in people and systems



  • Leadership
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Results Driven
  • Business Acumen
  • Decision Making
  • Financial Management


Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate using speech, vision and hearing. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.


CASLV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment or in educational programs, services or activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disabilities, marital status, genetic information or Veteran Status



  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Contact Information

    • Bridget Johnson-Peevy , HR Director
    • 8965 S. Eastern Ave. #280
    • Las Vegas, Nevada 89123
    • Phone: 702-776-6529
    • Fax: 702-776-6569
    • Email: click here

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