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Posted: Thursday, March 1, 2018 12:05 AM


Company Name:Seattle Infant Development Center

Job Summary

Seattle Infant Development Center (SIDC)

Job Title: Operations Manager (OM)

Reports to: Executive Director (ED)

Supervises: N/A

FLSA status: Hourly/Non-Exempt-Hourly

Range: Depends on experience

About the Organization

Seattle Infant Development Center (SIDC), a downtown Seattle daycare is seeking an Operations Manager (OM). Since 1977, SIDC has provided care and early education to children ages one month to five years of age. SIDC maintains low child to teacher ratios with 22 staff members serving approximately 60 children across five classrooms. The center is managed by an Executive Director (ED) and governed by a parent-led Board of Directors. SIDC participates in Early Achievers, Washington’s voluntary quality rating and improvement system (QRIS), as part of its commitment to providing quality care and education for young children.

Overview of Role

The Operations Manager is an integral member of the SIDC staff working closely with the ED to ensure smooth day-to-day operations of the center and that our children, parents and teachers have the information and resources to create an optimal environment for learning and connection.

An ideal candidate would be a highly-organized individual with experience managing multiple work-streams simultaneously. Clear, concise written and verbal communications skills are a must, given the Operations Manager’s key front-office responsibilities for interacting with prospective and current families regarding a variety of topics, including start dates, scheduling and financial matters.

Event management and fundraising are also important components of this role. The Operations Manager is the staff lead in working with a committee of parent volunteers to plan and execute SIDC’s Spring Social, the annual fundraising auction, and the teacher appreciation bonus drive and activities.

Job Description and Qualifications

● Financial ResponsibilitiesManage Accounts Payable (AP), Accounts Receivable (AR), and Staff Payroll. SIDC utilizes Quickbooks and Paychex as its primary financial management tools.

● Familiarity with either or both is preferred, but not required. Training will be provided.

● Maintain financial records and budget in collaboration with ED

● Support tax filings in conjunction with SIDC contract accountant

● Office and Program Management

● Use effective organizational skills to improve the efficiency of administrative processes; maintaining current documentation of administrative, staff, and center policies and procedures

● Provide general office management and administrative support, examples include: Coordinate and support head teacher, staff, and board meetings Procure, manage, and maintain supplies and equipment

● Partner with ED and Human Resource consultants on benefit plans and processing

● Update website content

● Manage student files and support ED in ensuring licensing compliance

● Support documentation requirements pertaining to the onboarding and exiting process of employees and families Manage classroom waitlists as well as classroom transition planning and communications

● Communications and Events

● Partner with ED to provide consistent weekly parent updates

● Provide a welcoming, professional first contact for interested families

● Lead Spring Social event planning, including site coordination, catering, attendee management and coordination of auction item acquisition and room projects

● Maintain donor gift records and communications

● HR/Management

● Work collaboratively with others at all levels across the organization

● Support the ED as needed in the hiring, onboarding and training of new staff

● Assist the ED in policy and staff support

● Maintain confidentiality using discretion and sound judgment

Required Qualifications

● Associates Degree and a minimum of five years relevant experience

● Strong written and verbal communication skills

● Collaborative, team-oriented and helpful disposition

● Excellent attention to detail and demonstrated ability to manage projects with several interdependent moving parts

Preferred Qualifications

● Bachelor’s Degree and applicable experience

● Operations Management experience in childcare, non-profit, and/or community organizations

● Administrative and budget management skills, including experience with QuickBooks, Paychex and the Microsoft Office suite of software

● Systems-thinker with an eye for process improvements to achieve efficiencies and quality control in monthly and annual responsibilities

● Experience in fundraising or donor management

● Demonstrated experience and cultural competency working with diverse communities

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter describing their interest in this position to ✉ director

Application materials received by February 12, 2018 will be considered in the first round of resume reviews.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

● early childhood education: 3 years.

Required education:

● Bachelor's

• Location: Seattle, Seattle, WA

• Post ID: 61665717 seattle is an interactive computer service that enables access by multiple users and should not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider. © 2018