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Regional Project Coordinator

Company: KIPP Delta Public Schools
Location: Mellwood
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

KIPP Delta is part of the nation-wide KIPP non-profit network of 242 college-preparatory, public charter schools educating early childhood, elementary, middle, and high school students. KIPP Delta currently serves nearly 1,200 students in Helena and Blytheville, AR.

Job Description

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Regional Project Coordinator is a critical member of the regional support team. This position is charged with coordinating high priority projects that support both school based and region wide operations that may require budgeting, purchasing, facilities, technology, student recruitment, student data, regulatory compliance, human resource administration, and academic operations support. The Regional Project Coordinator also provides administrative support to the Executive Director.

This role will also occasionally provide relief to other school and regional operations team leaders while they are on approved long term leave. On all projects and assignments, this position ensures that KIPP Delta meets high standards of excellence, and enables instructional leaders and staff to focus on driving strong student achievement outcomes.

Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To

Operations Management

  • Coordinate projects to operationalize the region's academic and cultural vision
  • Coordinate student enrollment and recruitment efforts
  • Support strategic annual planning and budgeting processes.
  • Identify and document best practices
  • Collaborate with teammates across the region to build scalable, region-wide systems, policies, and procedures
    Project Management
    • Ensure that long and short term regional projects are completed on time, at the desired quality level, and within budget
    • Manage communication with multiple stakeholders
    • Create and maintain appropriate project documentation (i.e. project plans, budgets and reconciliations, and issue logs)
      Administrative Support
      • Prepare board reports, packets, and minutes
      • Coordinate logistics, compile materials for regional meetings
      • Update and maintain KIPP Delta's website
        • A Bachelor's degree preferred
        • Minimum of five years of work experience, preferably in education and/or business/operations management.
        • Demonstrated management and leadership skills (at least two years managing a team or multiple large projects)
        • Strong project and time management skills; ability to effectively backwards plan, juggle multiple priorities with great attention to detail, and deliver consistent and timely results
        • Strong strategic and analytical skills with an aptitude for shifting from fire-fighting to systems-building
        • Sense of humility, customer service mindset, and shows urgency and the ability to proactively solve problems and make decisions quickly
        • Team player with strong interpersonal and stakeholder management and relationship building skills
        • Ability to lead, influence, and hold others accountable to upholding high standards of operational excellence
        • High level of comfort with financial oversight and budgetary tracking
        • Ability to be calm under pressure, especially in difficult conversations with parents and staff
        • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills
        • Proficient Microsoft Office Suite skills
          Additional Information

          KIPP Delta offers competitive salary and benefits packages commensurate with experience.

          As an equal opportunity employer, KIPP Delta does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, or any other basis made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws or regulations.

Keywords: KIPP Delta Public Schools, Little Rock , Regional Project Coordinator, Other , Mellwood, Arkansas

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