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School Operations Manager - Milwaukee, WI

Post Date: 09/26/2023

Req. Number: 105821

City: Milwaukee

State: Wisconsin

Zip Code: 53224


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Goodwill TalentBridge is currently hiring a School Operations Manager, for a local, private charter school in the Milwaukee area. This is a long-term contract opportunity. 


  • Monitor, submit, and organize all invoices and packing slips for incoming and outgoing deliveries
  • Lead the planning and coordination of logistics for student transportation if applicable
  • Help to plan, prepare, and coordinate school events and activities as needed
  • Supervise office management, security personnel, custodians, contractors, and other non-instructional staff
  • Ensure the school facility and grounds are well-maintained and manage the timely resolution of all related issues
  • Ensure the smooth operation of the main office including mailings, attendance reporting, office machine maintenance, etc.
  • Ensure school-wide compliance with health and safety laws, Department of Instruction or Education mandates, and all federal and state workplace regulations in partnership with leadership
  • Complete all compliance information for food and transportation if applicable, including collection of free and reduced lunch information to determine family eligibility
  • Coordinate school security, safety drills, and bell schedules according to school needs
  • Work with school staff to ensure hallway and general facility decorations meet all relevant codes and are updated and maintained regularly

Finance & Human Resources

  • Partner with the Principal to manage the school budget process including the annual budget development and ongoing budget management
  • Accurately enter invoices, generate checks, and control receipt of purchased items within accounting software
  • Ensure proper internal control of organization’s assets and assist the Finance Team with internal/external audits.
  • Generate operating and financial reports in relation to school performance for review with the school leader and the Finance team
  • Work with HR and appropriate school-based staff to maintain, update, and communicate the Employee Handbook
  • Ensure applicable hourly employee timecards are accurate and submitted to Payroll in a timely manner
  • Maintain personnel records and tracking of staff sick and personal days
  • Serve as the school-based point of contact for benefits and HR questions in conjunction with HR team



  • Bachelor’s Degree with management, accounting, operations or HR focus preferred
  • At least 3+ years of work experience preferably in an operations management capacity, in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Previous experience working in a school environment preferred
  • Comfort level with financial oversight and budgetary tracking to support strategic growth
  • Experience with accounting, financial oversight, and human resources desired
  • Experience working managing multi-functional teams to achieve desired results
  • Proficient in MS Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook

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