Job Description

Position Type: Central Management Office (CMO)
Location: Uplift Luna Primary School, 75202
Date Posted: 7/10/2023

Mission Statement:
Uplift's mission is to create and sustain public schools of excellence that empower each student to reach their highest potential in college and the global marketplace and that inspire in students a life-long love of learning, achievement, and service in order to positively change their world.

Equity Vision Statement:
Uplift Education proactively engages scholars, families, and staff members to thrive as their authentic selves and partner in the journey required to identify, address, and correct existing and potential inequities.

Primary Purpose:

The Associate Operations Manager is a non-instructional leader on campus, helping the Operations Director drive our world-class support mission. They play a key role in leading, structuring and supporting all non-instructional activities on campus. The Associate Operations Manager monitors and manages all clerical and administrative support with minimal supervision and plays a pivotal part in the processing of campus ordering and financial transactions. This position manages Receptionists and Office Managers on site and reports to the campus Operations Director. The AOM serves as the back-up Operations Director for times when the Operations Director is unavailable.



  • Drives customer satisfaction for parents, teachers, and academic leaders in line with our World Class Support mission.
    • Continually adjusts and improves office systems and processes to improve experiences for key stakeholders and customers.
    • Creates, oversees, and supports reception desk coverage and communication plans.
    • Oversees administrative office functions including managing shared spaces and calendars, office supply inventory, event and field trip requests, filing systems, and other administrative support needs.
    • Tailors support to best meet academic leader needs and communication styles.
  • Ensures purchasing, ordering, cash handling and other financial practices for the campus are compliant and effective.
    • Including timecard review; temporary worker and carline officer pay, postage meter systems, etc.
    • Ensures instructions for creating requisitions and check requests are followed in line with Finance Department requirements.
    • Ensures there is a system for deliveries to be quickly and efficiently received and delivered to appropriate staff members on campus.
  • The Associate Operations Manager is the right-hand and key thought partner to the Operations Director. The position is intended for those interested in growing their leadership capacity within the K12 Operations space.
    • AOMs provide input for systems and logistics on campus in other non-instructional areas, including safety, facilities management, state reporting, carline etc.
    • They also assist the Operations Director in establishing a positive, support focused culture on campus.


Education, Experience, and/or Certification(s)

  • Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required
  • Experience Requirements: Minimum 2 years of experience in a K-12 operations setting.
  • Special Skills/Certifications:
  • Exceptional organization skills
  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Financial management skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Able to manage complex projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Commitment to excellence

Starting Salary: $52,800

Required Skills/Abilities:

· Communication Skills: Strong written and verbal communication skills required.

· Bi-lingual Sills: Bi-lingual in Spanish preferred but not required.

· Technology: Strong computer skills and ability to analyze data; familiar with the Microsoft suite: Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams; able to quickly learn and utilize new applications.

Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to feel, touch and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and use stairs. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The environment requires close proximity to other employees, frequent interruptions, and extended periods of time viewing a computer screen, and noise levels from moderate to high. There may be activity from other employees and students of distracting nature. Must be able to work outside in varied weather conditions for arrival and dismissal support at carline.

Uplift Education is an equal employment opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state or local law.

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