|Date Posted||October 13, 2021|
|Industry||K-12: Charter Schools|
Procurement Operations Associate, Brooklyn, New York
In-Person Work Required
WHO WE ARE
Explore Schools is a network of public charter schools providing 2,000 students in Brooklyn with the outstanding education they deserve. Our goal is to provide students with curriculum and instruction that is both standards-aligned and culturally responsive. Our approach is designed to provide the conditions to nurture students as critical thinkers and natural problem-solvers. As an organization we are committed to engaging in work that disrupts and roots out systems and structures that perpetuate white supremacy. We intentionally seek to build and maintain a diverse and talented team that reflects the backgrounds and experiences of our students and creates an inclusive environment for all employees.
WHAT WE BELIEVE
We believe that all children can learn when immersed in a rich environment full of high expectations, rigorous academics, and caring, committed adults. We believe equity and excellence are not mutually exclusive—we can meet the needs of all students in our schools, while actively engaging parents and driving toward excellent academic results. We believe it is both our privilege and responsibility to help close the opportunity gap in the Brooklyn community.
WHO YOU ARE
Explore Schools seeks a dedicated network operations professional to join our team as a Procurement Operations Associate (POA). As with any member of the operations team, the role requires flexibility and the ability to wear many hats in service of helping the network meet its goals and objectives. Our ideal candidate will have strong organizational skills and a demonstrated track record of navigating challenging demands swiftly, thoughtfully and in a detailed manner. This is an extraordinary opportunity for new and experienced operations or administrative personnel to apply effective administrative operating systems in the setting of a mission-driven organization. We are looking for candidates with the following qualities:
WHAT YOU’LL DO
The Procurement Operations Associate (POA) plays an important role in supporting day-to-day operations and deliverables of multiple schools as well as the network home office as deemed by the Managing Director of Finance. Primary responsibilities will be administrative and non-instructional in nature, including managing and executing on functions related to, but not limited to, ensuring that the network and schools served have the appropriate supply of materials, equipment, and furniture on hand to support the mission of the organization, scheduling material purchases and deliveries, and verifying inventory levels at regular intervals. You will be expected to manage the following:
Staff Services & Support
BENEFITS AND PERKS
Explore Schools staff members receive a competitive salary, vacation including network shutdown days, considerable matching of retirement contributions, and more. Additionally, you can expect:
Explore Schools is a network of 8 charter schools located in Canarsie, Crown Heights, and Flatbush communities of Brooklyn, NY. Our network office is located in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Our schools have returned to a fully in-person model. For this specific role, in-person work is required.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Explore Schools is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran or military status.