Business Operations Manager

AltSchool - San Francisco, CA - Full time

The Business Operations Manager will design, prioritize and implement projects to support and enable our operations. As a master of execution and velocity, this role will work cross-functionally to create structured and repeatable processes to ensure we have the right resources in the right place at the right time. Leveraging past experience in strategy and operations, this role will support strategic decision-making through analytics, a data-driven approach and an operational mindset. The ideal candidate is a critical thinker, an excellent communicator and can unpack ground-level details while simultaneously stepping back to frame problems at 30,000 feet.


  • Use creativity and classic project management skills to design scalable processes and identify efficiencies
  • Drive strategy by seeking input and gaining buy-in on the projects our teams should prioritize
  • Build models to facilitate process improvement and increase program quality
  • Identify KPIs and metrics by which we will measure success
  • Proactively find and remove roadblocks that interfere with execution
  • Continually seek ways to streamline and increase quality and efficiency of centralized support services

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years work experience
  • Experience driving processes in a fast moving, changing environment with competing priorities
  • Exceptional project management and documentation skills
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to listen and synthesize information quickly
  • Strong Excel/data analysis background
  • A self-starter mindset with a bias towards action
  • Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years consulting and/or investment banking experience
  • Experience working in a start-up
  • Desire to innovate in education

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits
  • 401(k) with matching
  • Monthly fitness stipend
  • Free lunch and snacks

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Experience Level

3 or more years


AltSchool is reimagining K-8 education from the ground up. Our world-class team of educators, entrepreneurs, and technologists is working together to build a network of micro-schools that offers a new kind of school experience. We’re dedicated to creating and providing a child-centered, personalized experience that leverages local experiential learning opportunities. AltSchool’s mission is to enable all children to reach their full potential, preparing students for the world in 2030 and beyond. AltSchool is a public benefit corporation and a Certified B Corporation which requires us to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.

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