The Education Alliance is looking for Chief Operating Officer to join our team!

 

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) is responsible for leading and managing an array of services and programs. S/he will review on an ongoing basis services being offered and develop new programs as needs emerge. S/he will be responsible for all activities pertaining to personnel, finance, program operations and contracts. The COO will inform the chief executive officer, and ultimately the board of directors, of all program issues and accomplishments. This position offers a competitive compensation package including base salary, health insurance, 401k and vacation benefits.

 

Please view the full position description below. A cover letter explaining your interest in the position and resume can be forwarded to caroline@educationalliance.org


 

Position Description

 

Organization

 

Founded in 1983 as a statewide nonprofit, the mission of The Education Alliance is to ensure every public school student completes high school ready for a career or additional education after high school.

 

Position Description

 

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Operating Officer (COO) is responsible for leading and managing an array of services and programs. S/he will review on an ongoing basis services being offered and develop new programs as needs emerge. S/he will be responsible for all activities pertaining to personnel, finance, program operations and contracts. The COO will inform the chief executive officer, and ultimately the board of directors, of all program issues and accomplishments.

 

The COO will partner with her/his peers—while also being responsible for program planning, organizing, operating, and staffing. S/he is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing the program aspects of the annual budget in conjunction with the CEO.

 

S/he is responsible for ensuring that The Education Alliance’s nonprofit’s services are in compliance with federal, state, funding, and city regulations, certifications, and licensing requirements.

 

Finally, the COO will assist the Development Director and CEO in planning, organizing, and implementing public and private fundraising initiatives.

 

Qualifications

 

Master’s degree required, Ph.D. or Ed.D. preferred in education, public policy, program evaluation or a related field.

 

At least 3 years of professional experience in education or comparable experience, with a minimum of two years of senior leadership experience supervising professional staff.

 

Strong relationship builder and communicator with experience leading diverse work teams, developing an organization-wide strategy for program excellence, engaging community partners, and partnering with a CEO and Board of Directors.

 

At least 2 years of experience creating reports containing program measurement and evaluation data.

 

Demonstrates integrity, strives for excellence in her/his work, and has experience of leading others to new levels of effectiveness and programmatic impact.

 

Passionate about The Education Alliance’s mission and able to promote and communicate the philosophy, mission and values of The Education Alliance nonprofit to external and internal stakeholders.

 

Ability to travel up to 40% of the time to provide on-site leadership for in-state activities and programs.

 

Compensation

 

This is an outstanding opportunity to lead a highly-effective nonprofit’s program area and partner with the President/CEO and Board of Directors.  Will offer a competitive compensation package including base salary, health, 401k and vacation benefits.

 

The Education Alliance is an Equal Opportunity employer. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law.