Careers Center | Director of Operations and Technology Management
February 22, 2018
New York, New York
Director of Operations and Technology Management
Posting Date 1 month ago(3/13/2018 12:38 PM)
YU High School for Boys
Campus : Location
US-NY-Wilf-Amsterdam Ave & 185th St
Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs over 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission: to bring wisdom to life through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
The Director of Operations will work closely with Head of School in overseeing the day to day operations of the school. This includes technology and transportation requiring a candidate who can build and manage a school network, both hard-wired and wireless. In addition, the position will provide support for approximately 60 faculty and administrative computers, smart boards, computer labs, and other various hardware. The successful candidate needs to be able to design strategic goals and an implementation plan for making technology a vital resource for student and teacher learning in our school. Candidates will be knowledgeable of the latest developments in Educational Technology researching and suggesting the best practices in higher education.
The position will oversee all busing and transportation needs for the school. This includes planning and scheduling bus routes for:
During the school year / Short trips (school bus)
After school activities
Must oversee vendor relationship and partner with students and parents
Oversee the cleaning/set up crew, review daily schedule, and maintain accountability
Oversee all facility projects and construction
Maintain relationship with facilities vendors needed for school (landscaping, HVAC, etc.)
Be the point person for all YU correspondences
Finance and administration
Will oversee and manage the school budget in real-time
Create budget process for every department with review and accountability schedule
Help develop strategic ways to consolidate/reduce spending
Work with programming and admissions team to procure goods and services
Handle grant application and seek out new grant opportunities
As needed, will contact parent who are behind in payments for tuition or other fees
Manage the process of all tuition collection and communication to parents
Social Media, Communications
Collaborate with the Development, Admissions and Marketing team to advance the goals of each department
Support administrative communications utilizing Constant Contact effectively and efficiently
Work closely with the YU development team as the point person at the High School
Overall all grant and federal/state/city and private funding opportunities for the high school
Supervise and manage computer labs
Provide support for high school network and wireless network
Manage school email and servers
Provide support for faculty and administrative hardware (i.e. phones and Xerox machines)
Provide professional development for faculty
Experience and Educational Background:
Bachelor's degree required
3+ years of experience
Prior responsibility managing a large budget in a complex, preferably academic setting
Skills and Competencies:
Broad knowledge of instructional technology equipment and networked information systems
Experience in computer repair, installation, and networking as well as phone systems, Xerox machines, etc.
Knowledgeable of the latest developments in Educational Technology, both Windows and Mac
Strong interpersonal and communication skills; collaborates with various department
Yeshiva University has been transforming lives for more than a century. Nowhere but here can students have a personal, small college experience while benefitting from the academic rigor of a top ranked research university. Since its inception YU has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as future leaders make YU their home. Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.