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Chief Operating Officer at KIPP San Antonio

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    KIPP San Antonio, a network of free college preparatory schools, is currently seeking a strategic and experienced Chief Operating Officer (COO) to manage the
    Message 1 of 1 , May 25, 2010
      KIPP San Antonio, a network of free college preparatory schools, is
      currently seeking a strategic and experienced Chief Operating Officer
      (COO) to manage the day-to-day operations of the growing network of
      schools. This key senior leader will contribute to the development and
      will lead the implementation of KIPP San Antonio's strategic plan,
      including general supervision of the internal operations of the network,
      financial oversight of the network's budget, and designing and
      implementing systems capable of supporting the growing network of KIPP
      schools in San Antonio.

      KIPP San Antonio is currently comprised of: KIPP Aspire Academy, founded
      in 2003, KIPP University Prep, founded in 2009 and KIPP Camino Academy,
      to open in August 2010. Building on the success of their local KIPP
      schools as well as the KIPP national network of schools, they are
      currently embarking on an aggressive growth plan that will include two
      additional schools and a five-fold increase in the number of students
      they serve.

      Reporting directly to the CEO and managing the Chief Development
      Officer, Controller, Director of Human Resources, Student Data Director,
      IT Manager and Transportation Manager, the COO role is an exciting
      opportunity for a results-oriented management professional to have a
      tremendous impact by developing operational solutions to improve the
      efficiency and effectiveness of a high-achieving charter school network.
      This is a full-time, exempt position located in San Antonio, TX.

      •Collaborate with the CEO to establish and accomplish organizational
      goals, objectives and strategic plans, exploring growth opportunities
      and identifying key risks and success factors
      •Lead and manage the KIPP San Antonio School Support Team office
      which includes the following functions: finance, operations, human
      resources, technology, development and facilities; oversee the expansion
      of the School Support Team as laid out in the strategic plan
      •Create a data dashboard for the organization, or balanced
      scorecard, for internal and external use. Develop user-friendly tools
      and train others so data can be automatically aggregated and reported
      •Manage a Controller and overseeing all financial and business
      planning activities including budgeting, P&L, financial reporting and
      investigation of strategic financing options
      •Oversee the human resource function, including the development and
      implementation of effective recruiting, hiring, compensation, benefits,
      training and professional development policies
      •Collaborate with the Chief Development Officer to manage the
      organization's development strategy and marketing initiatives
      •Lead the strategic planning for and implementation of all core
      operational functions including compliance, risk management, contracts,
      facilities management, data and information systems management, and food
      and transportation services
      •Work with the Chief Executive Officer, provide staff support and
      guidance to the Board of Directors and act as staff liaison to relevant
      board committees

      • At least 5 years of senior management experience in a high-growth,
      entrepreneurial environment; demonstrated passion for and commitment to
      educational equity and education reform strongly preferred Demonstrated
      success leading financial oversight and budgetary tracking to support
      strategic growth
      • Experience managing cross-functional teams to develop and
      implement systems and processes to increase the effectiveness and
      efficiency of a growing organization
      • Team-player capable of working both collaboratively and
      independently • Flexible and able to multi-task; can work within
      an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while
      also driving toward clarity and solutions; demonstrated resourcefulness
      in setting priorities and
      guiding investment in people and systems • Personal qualities of
      integrity, credibility, and commitment to the mission of KIPP San
      Antonio • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
      required; MBA or other advanced certification

      Compensation and Benefits:
      Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience, and includes
      excellent benefits.

      To Apply:
      KIPP San Antonio has engaged Koya Consulting to help in this hire.
      Please send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to Katie Bouton at
      KIPP San Antonio is an equal opportunity employer and strongly
      encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities,
      women, and LGBT applicants.

      About KIPP San Antonio:
      KIPP is a national network of 82 schools that are free, open enrollment,
      and college-preparatory public schools with a track record of preparing
      students in underserved communities for success in college and in life.
      KIPP is currently in 19 states and the District of Columbia serving over
      20,000 students. Eighty percent of its students are low-income, and more
      than 90% are African American or Latino. KIPP is committed to providing
      their students with a top quality education, making no excuses regarding
      background or previous educational experience, and recognizing that
      there are no shortcuts to success.
      Continuing a pattern of excellence and impact, KIPP San Antonio is a
      finalist for the H-E-B Excellence in Education Award in the small
      district category. KIPP San Antonio's flagship school, KIPP Aspire
      Academy has scored in the top three middle schools in San Antonio for
      the past three years, with the highest Reading scores in the city for
      the last two years. Further, it has maintained the highest attendance
      rate in San Antonio and was recently named one of "The Best Public
      Schools" in Texas by the National Center for Educational Accountability.
      For more information about KIPP San Antonio, please visit

      About Koya Consulting:
      Koya Consulting is a national retained search and consulting firm that
      works exclusively with non-profits and social enterprises. We deliver
      measurable results, finding exceptionally talented people who truly fit
      the unique culture of our client organizations. For more information
      about Koya Consulting, please visit www.koyaconsulting.com.
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