Director of Operations (Broome Street Academy Charter High School)

Job Type

Full Time




555 Broome Street
4th Floor
New York
New York
United States


The Broome Street Academy Charter High School will prepare our young people for post-secondary success that leads to positive life outcomes. We value student strengths and will provide multiple pathways to success through a curriculum of rigorous academic, career and social instruction grounded in the principles of positive youth development. 

Broome Street Academy values:

  • The development of individual student strengths
  • Caregiver involvement
  • A learning environment that fosters mutual respect
  • A safe, supportive school climate
  • Standards based curriculum that is relevant
  • Student learning that is meaningful and goal oriented
  • Development of and respect for community partnerships
  • Healthy social and emotional relationships

The Director of Operations will lead day-to-day non-academic school operations including but not limited to managing all aspects of the school office; liaising between the Academy and contracted vendors; supporting the partner agency with all administrative functions and oversees preparing materials for the monthly meetings of the Board of Trustees.


  • Ensures that Broome Street Academy meets all compliance with operations and reporting requirements for the State University of New York, the Office of School Food and Nutrition, the New York City Department of Health, and the Office of Pupil Transportation laws and regulations
  • Manages and creates as needed all policies and procedures for school operations 
  • Manages operations team
  • Manages school budgets, tracking and forecasts for upcoming year, ensuring that funding source regulations are met
  • Oversees all school-based purchasing and procurement to ensure the school is adhering to its fiscal policies
  • Oversees and approves all business transactions, including billing and purchasing, to ensure compliance
  • Completes all new hire/volunteers background checks
  • Works with HR to make certain that employees meet all hiring requirements and that payroll information is accurate
  • Ensures school-wide compliance with health and safety laws, charter contracts, State Education mandates, Federal/State workplace regulations, background checks and TEACH certifications requirements are met
  • Ensures that all staff and students records meet FERPA regulations and that all confidentiality standards are maintained
  • Collaborates and coordinates with Directors of Student Services and Instruction for the ordering and management of Regents, PSATs, NWEA testing
  • Negotiates all contracts with external vendors and contractors to protect interests of the student/staff/school
  • Manages all renovations, construction and expansion projects in conjunction with school facilities
  • Oversees with Operations team members, the collection of any data required for the preparation of reports to all mandates
  • Maintains board relations and prepares financial reports in collaboration with finance as required by Board of Trustees
  • Attends and takes notes at all school meetings including those of the Board of Trustees as needed
  • Performs additional duties as requested by Head of School


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related field required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a business management position, preferably in an educational setting
  • Excellent written and oral skills required
  • Excellent computer skills (especially MS Office) required
  • Demonstrated knowledge and practice of the principles of youth development
  • Excellent demonstrated organizational skills
  • High energy and willingness to work in a fast paced, results driven environment

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Submit cover letter and resume.