Miami Country Day School was founded in 1938 as a residential proprietary boarding school for boys through eighth grade and has evolved remarkably over the past 77 years. The School has become a coeducational, nonprofit, interdenominational school with approximately 1250 students in Pre-Kindergarten3 through grade 12 representing approximately 44 countries. The school emphasizes the education of the whole person through the core values of honor, respect, wisdom, and compassion.
We are looking for a qualified candidate for the role of Coordinator of Operations to help provide intelligent and sustainable designs for coordination, planning, communication and stewardship of campus operations, facilities, management systems and auxiliary programs. The position will require an individual to be highly organized, goal oriented, and driven to succeed. An understanding of how and why an independent school approaches its operations, finances, communications, and governance are the foundations of this important position and as such continued professional development in these areas will be an integral part of this career path.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist in developing and maintaining an organizational culture of transparency and collaboration for the operations of an independent school
Assist in providing design, budget oversight, coordination, research, and solutions for the following areas:
Marketing and Communications (graphic design, public relations, social media, and website)
Assist in developing and maintaining corporate policies and records
Assist in the development of unique programs for the school community
Maintain the highest level of confidentiality in communications and conversations
Be an integral part of the corporate operations team, which includes the Chief Operating Officer, Comptroller, Dean of Faculty/Director of Human Resources and the Director of Auxiliary Programs & Corporate Operations
Other duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
Strong organizational and time management skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Graphic design and marketing skills
Flexible to change and interruptions; manage multiple tasks
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required
Ability to process large amounts of new data and information quickly
Strong computer aptitude for learning new software required. Proficiency in word processing and spreadsheets required
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Continue to develop professionally by attending and/or leading conferences or workshops.
Work in a fast-paced, stressful environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a varied and diverse array of contacts.
May work long hours for extended periods of time.
Be able to lift 20 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.
Work in varied and extreme weather conditions, including extreme heat.
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree
Previous experience working in an independent school environment (preferred)
10 days paid vacation per year
Expected 40 hours/week*alternative hours may be scheduled on an as-needed basis
Miami Country Day School is an independent, college-preparatory, day school founded in 1938, dedicated to the development of The Whole Child. The school is committed to providing a uniquely diverse and enriching educational experience that is designed to prepare each student for success in college and to make a difference in life. In rigorous pursuit of excellence, Miami Country Day School provi...des a caring learning community focused on unleashing the potential of every student, every day.
Location: 601 Northeast 107 Street, Miami, FL 33161
Our Students & Faculty: 900 students representing diverse backgrounds and cultures; Lower School, PreK3 through 5th grade; Middle School, 6th through 8th grade; Upper School, 9th through 12th grade; 123 full-time faculty, 56% hold advanced degrees; 21% represents over thirty-two countries