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Fairview Village Church

Operations Manager

Fairview Village Church
Eagleville, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 07/28/2014
Categories: Christian Education
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: Not Applicable
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Operations Manager needed for a growing Christian Early Learning Center located in the Collegeville area.  The right candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree and be skilled in relationship building, regulatory management, and a strong leader with 3-5 years’ experience in a school setting.  If you are a professing Christian that is passionate about education send your resume to


Job Summary

The Operations Manager will be responsible for all matters of school administration that do not directly relate to instruction or student behavior. The Operations Manager is a cornerstone of the school and seeks to relieve the director of non-instructional obligations so that she can focus almost exclusively on student achievement and the mission of the school and church.



Coordinate with the director to maintain a positive, safe learning environment for students to ensure efficiency and maximum level of customer service

Manage daily school operations within DPW guidelines and student/teacher ratios

Manage all school scheduling (including staff work schedule), special events, maintenance, playgrounds and cleaning

Responsible for school safety plan: disaster preparation, fire drills, student, staff and public safety, and student health

Monitor student attendance and coordinate efforts to improve student attendance

Analyze current operating procedures and recommend ways to improve efficiency

Initiate opportunities to improve performance through effective coaching and modeling

Perform daily inspections and evaluate processes



Plan, organize, coordinate and control large group events, classified meetings, and community and family engagement events

Prepare and deliver oral presentations

Work cooperatively with others

Manage conflict

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others

Maintain records and prepare reports

Prioritize, plan, organize and schedule work

Maintain knowledge of current educational practices and encourage forward thinking ideas that will improve the school

Analyze situations accurately and implement an effective course of action

Understand and work within the scope of authority

Meet schedules and time lines

Use computer, telephone, alarm systems, and modern office equipment proficiently


Other Abilities

Strategic Thinker and Planner- Executes all of the above competencies with a long-term perspective, keeping in mind the vision of the school

Flexible and Adaptable -Views unknown situations with a critical lens, and welcomes frequent change

Problem Solver and Decision Maker - Proactively identifies and assesses problems, and utilizes available resources to implement and communicate efficient solutions, assess outcomes, and make necessary adjustments

Relationship Manager- Ensures a variety of interpersonal skills to build and maintain positive working relationships with a diverse workforce and achieve desired results

People Manager - Demonstrates constructive leadership and transformational staff development through effective use of tools such as evaluation, delegation, and feedback

Dependable and Reliable - Demonstrates accountable and responsible behavior while serving as a trusted team player, proactively correcting mistakes, oversights and/or concerns

Collaborator - Works with school leadership, staff and families


Physical Requirements

Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking

Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing

Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching

Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull light weights, up to 30 pounds



Bachelor’s degree required (preferably in Education)

3-5 years experience in school operations with proven ability to work in a managerial role

Candidate will be highly motivated, self-starter with strong interpersonal skills