Position: Chief Operating Officer
Reports To: Chief Executive Officer/Executive Chair
Company Overview: Open Sky Education is an entrepreneurial not-for-profit organization in tireless pursuit of a full and lasting education for all children. Open Sky Education works to ensure that world-class academics, character formation and faith-based educational choices are accessible and affordable for all. We support and manage a national growing network of learning environments, including HOPE Christian Schools, EAGLE College Preparatory Schools, Compass Educational Programs, Day Two Facilities and the Character Formation Project.
Position Overview: The COO will provide executive leadership, strategic direction and managerial oversight for all operational systems and processes that directly impact or support the educational mission of the organization.The COO will inspire and drive the development and creation of new protocols, processes and procedures in areas where such development is needed, as well as ensure the logistical supportability of these initiatives. He/she will also refine and enhance current operational systems with the intent to maximize efficiency and effectiveness throughout the organization, while ensuring all activities and agencies are mission and culturally aligned, vision focused, and metric driven. The COO will also instill a strong organizational culture by managing communications and information flow, fostering team engagement and ensuring clarity of purpose and priorities across all functions. The COO’s driving purpose is to expand time for our educators to build authentic relationships with students, parents and co-workers, contextualize programming for the children and families we serve, and deliver consistent and continual improvement of both educational and financial results. The leadership and development of best in class operational systems will free up organizational time and energy for continual improvement and will lay the foundation for strategic multi-site scaling initiatives.
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