New Visions Charter High Schools: Operations & Support
Full Job Description
Our schools will be operating in-person for all staff and students for the current school year. Our schools are co-located in DOE buildings and will be following NYC protocols, which include mandated vaccinations. Our protocols will be updated as necessary based on changes in NYC protocols or additional CDC directives.
The Operations Assistant role is a key member of the operations team at New Visions Charter High Schools. The Operations Specialist I is responsible for keeping the school organized and efficient while maintaining a professional and friendly environment for parents, students, and staff.
This is a part time position of up to 25 hours per week.
Essential Job Functions
Assist with lunch duty, hallway duties, classroom transitions, and dismissal; Monitor halls, cafeteria, bathroom access, locker room access and other such spaces as needed
Administrative tasks, including but not limited to: filing, making copies, setting up for meetings, receiving, inventorying, distributing mail and distributing supplies.
Assist with classroom and office set ups.
Assist with events set up and break down.
Assist with the preparation of bulletin boardproject materials.
Assist with student transitions – Entry, bell changes, cafeteria and dismissal
Serve as the school staffing liaison to support all hiring-related activities in coordination with the Principal, Director of School Operations, Business Partner and Talent Acquisition Team or other personnel designated by the Principal.
Secondary Job Functions:
Support with school events, including fire drills, scanning, sports, events and emergencies
Additional responsibilities as needed consistent with the general nature of the position
Support Technology Specialist with daily loaners for laptops and chargers. Assisting with tracking and maintaining the logs and/or trackers.
Point-of-contact for troubleshooting technology issues, accurately logging all support activities, and resolving or escalating where necessary in a timely manner;
Support school events, including Audio/Visual setups
Coordinate with the Technology Specialist to ensure adequate coverage and tech support
Ensure timely communication is provided to key staff on issue statuses
Assist with maintaining an up-to-date inventory of technology assets, including licenses, and assist with regular audits to ensure accuracy and reflect assignment to or collection from individuals, devices or physical spaces
Distribute technology to staff and students, including laptop carts and other classroom technology, and accurately and effectively track according to established guidelines
Follow standard technology processes such as technology requests and check in and check out processes
Assist with monitoring efficiency and functioning of all copy machines and printers and coordinate with vendors for repair and maintenance
Required Knowledge and Skills:
Ability to perform general office management tasks including, but not limited to, maintaining inventory records, etc.
Employ professional demeanor and communications (email, phone, and mail) while performing duties Effective oral and written communication skills
Excellent computer skills including proficiency with Google Suite,, Microsoft Office Suite, PowerSchool, and other school information systems.
Ability to manage multiple work streams that require project management, collaboration with others, and dealing with uncertainty.
High School Diploma; Associates degree preferred
At least 1.5 year experience working in a school or youth development environment
Who We Are
At New Visions for Public Schools, we work to make great public schools common in New York City. We believe that all of New York City’s students deserve public schools that make successful futures possible, especially Black, Latinx, and low-income students who have historically had inequitable access to a great public education. Since 1989, New Visions has been a driving force behind some of the most significant reforms to public education in New York City. Today, our diverse team of professionals develop and scale innovative tools and approaches that help educators address common challenges. Learn more about New Visions HERE.
We operate ten public charter schools in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens and, as a trusted partner of the NYC DOE, we help 1,600 public district schools plan for the success of over a million students citywide. In 2020-21, graduation rates in our Charter and Affinity networks were 95.4% and 89.2% and our support for postsecondary readiness has expanded exponentially.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
New Visions for Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of New Visions that all employees and applicants for employment will be treated in all respects on the basis of their merit and qualifications and without regards to their race, color, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, gender, military status, marital status, ancestry, or any other reason prohibited by law.
New Visions believes that our teams should reflect the diverse communities we serve and that our culture and internal structures should be inclusive and equitable for all employees. We also recognize that perspectives from communities that have been historically marginalized are critical to the work we do. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from individuals living in the communities that we serve or who are members of historically marginalized communities.
New Visions provides a comprehensive and competitive compensation and benefits package in addition to the opportunity to make a significant impact on education reform and in the lives of urban youth.
Job Type: Part-time
To apply for this job please visit www.newvisions.org.