Learning Sciences International
  • 18-Sep-2018 to 17-Nov-2018 (PST)
  • Operations
  • West Palm Beach, FL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full Benefits (health, vision, dental and 401K plan) plus PTO after 90-day probationary period


About Learning Sciences International


Learning Sciences International (LSI) serves the K-12 education sector with a mission to empower K-12 leaders to reimagine school success and achieve sustainable school performance. We are particularly proud of our work to successfully turnaround persistently failing schools and help other schools move from good to great.

We work with school districts to create a culture of rigorous instruction focused on successful classroom learning, affirmed through human-centered research, metrics, and programs that revitalize classroom instruction and student learning

LSI is an integrated services delivery organization with its own software development, researchers, content development, book publishing, and national consultancy to implement solutions. We are transitioning to a team-based culture drawing from agile and scrum processes to align and empower work teams to achieve goals and deliver value to customers.

LSI develops and delivers the industry best metrics, analytics, consulting and training for complex client engagements including human capital systems, turnaround schools, demonstration schools, leadership development, curriculum and assessment systems.


Although we are mission-driven, the headquarters office is located in sunny West Palm Beach just a few miles from the beaches. Enjoy endless summer for golfing, fishing, watersports, and relaxing with tropical sunsets while fulfilling a worthy mission.


Director of Operations Responsibilities

Working from the CEO's vision and company strategic plan, the Director of Operations implements Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) systems throughout the organization to ensure the day-to-day operations support LSI's growth goals and drive profitability.


This role is responsible for:

  • Contributing to the design of a winning operative strategy for the company, measuring the results of the strategy, and reporting them to the CEO with reliable cadence

  • Setting milestones and ensuring that project deadlines are met throughout the organization

  • Working across leaders, business units, and departments to achieve company initiatives with business acumen  

  • Identifying new areas for growth and improvement for each of LSI's divisions or departments

  • Directing the operations of the company in support of its goals while promoting P&L understanding

  • Ensuring divisional managers have a clear reporting system to ensure calibration to corporate strategy and goals, monitor metric progress to goals, resolve impediments to goals, and effectively communicate information

  • Overseeing and supporting the Quality Control Manager in their implementation and audit of SOPs




Ultimately the Director of Operations needs to ensure the internal systems are efficient at generating customer value reliably and with continuous improvement. Candidate must be strategic leader but also able to roll-up their sleeves and resolve issues when necessary.




Qualifications


  • At least 10 years of leadership experience with history of moving up through the ranks

  • Operational leadership experience in $35M - $100M company

  • Practical experience implementing systems, executing strategy, growing leaders & installing metrics

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, MBA preferred

  • Sound knowledge of accounting required

  • Some travel required to division locations and projects

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Experience with OKRs, SOPs, financial cost controls, & forecasting

  • Results Oriented

 

Our Benefit Highlights:

  • Position is salaried based off experience and abilities.
  • FULLY PAID Health Insurance, 401(k), Vacation, Employee Assistance Program, Flexible Spending Accounts, Long-term Disability, and more.
  • Flat, low-ego culture that is purpose-driven, undersells itself (not PR hype)'and whose customers love



Primary Location:

West Palm Beach, FL

Learning Sciences International
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