Operations Analyst

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $48,000
Maximum: $54,000
Details: The hourly rate for this position will fall within a range of $24.00 - $27.00




Los Angeles
United States


Operations Analyst

Reports to: VP of Operations and Finance

Classification: Full-time, Non-Exempt, Hourly

Start Date: Immediately                              

Location: Los Angeles



Green Dot Public Schools is a non-profit charter management organization driven by the mission to transform public education so that ALL students graduate prepared for college, leadership, and life. Green Dot operates 30 public schools in historically disadvantaged communities in Los Angeles, Tennessee and Washington. As one of the three largest charter management organizations in the nation, Green Dot schools consistently achieve outstanding academic outcomes through innovative college-preparatory curriculums, collaborative and personalized teaching methods, and strong support systems for both students and staff.


Outside of the classroom, Green Dot schools provide a rich array of after-school programs and services for students so that they have safe, educational and enjoyable opportunities after the bell rings. Additionally, Green Dot strongly believes in community empowerment. Schools regularly organize events that bring together students, parents, educators and political leaders to advocate for active civic engagement and unity. Since 1999, Green Dot has been a celebrated leader in closing discrepancies in access to high-quality educational opportunities, regardless of race, ethnicity or socioeconomic status.



The Operations Analyst, in collaboration with the VP of Operations and Finance, partners on the execution of Green Dot’s operations vision through managing a variety of multifaceted, operations projects. This role requires strong analytical, communication, and organization skills to successfully gather, analyze, and communicate key data to stakeholders throughout the organization. The Operations Analyst will collaborate with Area Operations and Finance Managers, School Operations Managers, and other departments to build systems and strategies to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of operations functions and processes. The Operations Analyst will also provide cross-functional support to other members of the School Services Team. Support duties will include organization-wide purchasing, school nutrition program, student recruitment and enrollment, student health, school transportation, and general operational and financial data analysis.



Data Analysis and Reporting Duties:

> Manage, develop and implement data analyses, data collection systems and other strategies that optimize operational efficiency and quality

> Work with stakeholders to acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases

> Identify key trends and areas for improvement in alignment with Green Dot’s mission and goals

> Provide data driven recommendations to operations team and senior leaders

> Evaluate progress on high-level strategic operations initiatives

> Track and evaluate progress on school-level operations goals

> Perform benchmarking and contextual analysis to ensure high quality operations services for school sites

> Create replicable models and data-driven solutions to streamline processes  


Additional School Operations Duties:

> Support schools with tools, data, and other resources to implement best practices

> Codify resources and create templates to communicate information in various formats

> Manage the Green Dot operations team drives, resource portal, calendars and all other forms of communication

> Manage the recruitment, hiring, and onboarding process for School Operations Managers (SOMs), Office Assistants (OAs), and Parent Coordinators (PCs)

> Manage special projects and other duties as assigned

> Assist the VP of Operations and Finance and operations team as needed


This job operates in a professional office environment, is largely sedentary, and utilizes typical office equipment (computers, phones, photocopiers, etc.). Normal business hours are 8:30am – 5:30pm, Monday-Friday (although these hours may vary and may require occasional evening and weekend work based on organizational needs). Minimal or no travel required, other than visits to local school sites (as needed).



> 1+ years of work experience in a fast-paced, high-capacity work environment with a strong background in analytics and project management

> Bachelor’s degree required

> Proficiency and experience with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word

> Experience in Tableau is a plus

> Strong critical thinking, analytical, communication, and organizational skills

> Strong attention to detail, comfort with ambiguity, and adaptability to a fast-paced, constantly changing environment with shifting priorities

> Ability to anticipate school and team needs, and to develop and implement systems and processes to increase effectiveness

> Demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously

> Demonstrated initiative, leadership and tenacity

> Effective teamwork orientation with the ability to partner effectively with multiple constituencies, including senior leadership, school leaders, school staff, and contractors

> Hardworking, motivated, and self-directed

> Willingness to continually learn and collaborate with all stakeholders

> High level of personal responsibility and drive towards reaching ambitious goals

> Prior experience working in charter school operations a plus

> Dependability, humility, sense of humor, and a rock-solid commitment to Green Dot’s mission and the communities we serve

> Must be able to pass a TB test and background check at time of offer


The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to perform the job.


The hourly rate for this position will fall within a range of $24.00 - $27.00, commensurate with experience. We also offer a comprehensive benefits plan as well as the opportunity to impact a growing, mission-driven organization that is committed to the success of all students.

Level of Language Proficiency

> Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English)

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply



We require all candidates to complete an online application at http://careers.greendot.org/. Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted. We are looking to fill this position immediately.


Green Dot Public Schools is a fair chance and equal opportunity employer. As such, Green Dot is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants, without regard to their actual or perceived race, religious creed (including religious dress or grooming practices), color, national origin or ancestry (including native language spoken), physical or mental disability (including HIV or AIDS), medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status (including registered domestic partnership status), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender (including gender identity and expression), parental status, age (forty (40) and over), sexual orientation, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, citizenship, immigration status or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law. Please note that we are unable to sponsor H1-B Visa applicants.