The mission of BASIS Independent Schools is to redefine education by raising the levels of student learning to the highest international standards. Every BASIS Independent school provides a joyful learning community where hard work is celebrated and intellectual pursuits result in extraordinary outcomes. In just three years we have established five highly-regarded private schools (PK-12) in some of the world's most dynamic regions: New York City, Silicon Valley, and Northern Virginia, with more campuses opening in the coming years. BASIS Independent is building a team of talented, passionate, and hard-working professionals to ensure our students receive the best education in the world. Join us!
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BASIS Independent is seeking an Operations Project Manager to join our fast-paced and energetic Operations team in our central corporate office in Scottsdale, AZ. In this role you will be instrumental in driving projects to optimize department and school efficiency. You will use your creativity, organizational and analytical skills to expand and improve the quality and efficiency of school operations. Your ability to adapt to and thrive in an entrepreneurial environment will constantly be tapped as you look for new ways to improve process, provide thorough analysis of data and create and maintain documentation of critical information. Projects include research, vendor engagement and heavy use of excel for analytics. You will drive results through a tireless work ethic, meeting quick turn-around timelines, building and leading successful inter-departmental relationships, and constantly thinking creatively about how we can further elevate and enhance BASIS Independent School operations. This position directly reports to the Vice President of Operations.
Collaborate with BASIS Independent and BASIS.ed departments to support and manage projects that help to optimize operational efficiency for our campuses.
Establish due dates for deliverables and ensure adherence to required time frames
Gather and analyze data regarding school non-academic programs including Extracurricular Programs, Summer Programs, Student Transportation Services and monthly budget and financial reporting
Assist with Operations vendor contracts and management
Improve the operational systems, processes and policies and maintain documentation of policies and procedures
Maintain and update intranet resources and documentation
Conduct new school and new market research and analysis
Have 3+ years' experience managing small to mid-size projects
Have a bachelor's degree
Have the ability to prioritize and work on a number of projects at once
Have excellent organization and high attention to detail
Have excellent analytical skills and experience with creating and providing reporting
Have exceptional interpersonal communication skills
Have an entrepreneurial mindset, willing to take risks in a demanding start-up culture
Have a strong work ethic as an individual contributor and a supportive team member
Have high personal integrity and ethical sensitivity
Have strong team building and coaching skills
Be a creative thinker and possess problem-solving skills - you are always thinking about ways to improve our school and its operations
Be willing to occasionally travel to our offices and schools in Northern California, New York City and Northern Virginia
Microsoft Office (Word, PPT, Excel, Outlook) skills are essential
Required: A Bachelor's degree in finance, business administration or work experience in a related field such as office, facilities or hospitality management with a track record of professional growth and success. Minimum of 3 years of experience is required. Candidates with diverse experiences are encouraged to apply.
About BASIS Independent Schools Central Office - Scottsdale
BASIS began as a visionary venture in 1998 when Dr. Michael and Olga Block, world-class economics academics, found that students in their classrooms who were educated outside of the United States were not only more prepared for the challenges faced in college than their American counterparts, but were simply "better" at being students. Digging further, they found that low expectations among Americ...an students led to a lack of curricular substance in U.S. classrooms. Creating a brand new school in Tucson, Arizona, they discovered that American students thrived when challenged, rising to and surpassing the best students in the world. Thus the BASIS.ed revolution was born!They developed a formula for success, refined regularly since then, that proves every child can become a great student when presented a rigorous course of study taught by Subject Expert Teachers and supported by a culture of excellence. What began as a single campus in Tucson has grown to become a unique, high-achieving, and unprecedented network of schools - five independent schools in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Silicon Valley, Fremont, and McLean, an international school in Shenzhen, China, and 26 charter schools across the United States.Today, BASIS.ed students have propelled their schools to become the top ranked in the nation and acclaimed world-wide, as noted in Amanda Ripley's book "The Smartest Kids in the World (and How They Got That Way)."How BASIS Schools Graduate The World's Best-Prepared StudentsThe BASIS.ed curriculum and program of study are based on 15 years refinement of a rigorous, challenging, supportive academic experience, ranked among the very best int he world.