Director of Operations

CodeHS - Chicago, Illinois - Full time

What is CodeHS?

CodeHS is a comprehensive program for helping schools teach computer science. We provide web-based curriculum, teacher tools and resources, and professional development.

Mission

The mission of CodeHS is to empower all students to meaningfully impact the future.We believe that in the 21st century, coding is a foundational skill, just like reading and writing. That’s why we say: Read, Write, Code. We do this by providing great curriculum, tools, and resources to teachers, students, and schools to implement high quality computer science programs. We believe that everyone should get the chance to learn coding, and that it’s a skill that provides limitless creative opportunity to students. We want to help make computer science education fun and accessible, and believe you need both great tools as well as a great community to make this happen. We do this through our support for teachers, students and schools, with the help our dedicated team and amazing tutors.Must be authorized to work in the US and based in the US.Director of Operations Job Description

CodeHS is looking for a Director of Operations to help manage company operations CodeHS. This position will report to the CEO and will be on the company leadership team. Initially we are working remotely due to COVID-19, but once safe this position will be in the Chicago office at 747 N LaSalle.

Responsibilities

  • Manage payroll
  • Manage commissions
  • Review and manage contract data
  • Manage, review, and negotiate contracts with schools and districts
  • Manage and review privacy agreements with districts
  • Work with lawyers on contracts as needed
  • Manage cap table and options
  • Manage business insurance
  • Manage health insurance
  • Office leases
  • Company level data and reporting
  • Help streamline company processes
  • People manager on operations team

Requirements

  • Passionate about improving access to quality education
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented
  • Interest in personally learning more about coding, prior experience a plus
  • Prior operations experience required
  • Prior experience working on contracts from a business perspective
  • Familiar with a wide range of software tools, and quick to learn new tools
  • You're a great fit for this position if you are passionate about improving education, building strong relationships, going the extra mile to solve problems creatively, and working on the forefront to use technology to improve education.

Company Values 

Encourage Teaching and Learning

CodeHS is about providing excellent teaching and learning opportunities in computer science for students all over the world. We value creating fun, accessible and creative learning experiences for teachers, for students, and for team members at CodeHS. We believe that education--and specifically coding--within the formal K-12 system, the higher-education system, and beyond has the power to allow everyone to unlock their full potential.

Create a Direct Positive Impact

At CodeHS we value creating a direct positive social impact with our work. We work directly with students, teachers, schools and districts to implement computer science classes. Through building great curriculum, tools and resources to allow high schools to teach computer science, we can create a direct educational benefit to students to help explore the limitless world of computing. We believe that expanding access to computer science education will empower students to take an active role in creating the future.

Make It Fun and Creative

Bringing fun and creativity to every aspect of our work is a main focus for us at CodeHS. It starts with a fun, friendly and accessible curriculum, that allows students the opportunity to build creatively and engage in thoughtful problem solving. We also focus on developing a creative and fun environment to work in, and think that this allows us to bring novel approaches to challenging problems. Computing is about logic--but it’s also about creativity--and we hope to share that excitement with teachers and students through CodeHS.

CodeHS is an equal opportunity employer. CodeHS maintains a drug-free workplace. 

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Role

Operations

Experience Level

Mid Level

CodeHS

What is CodeHS?

CodeHS is a comprehensive program for helping schools teach computer science. We provide web-based curriculum, teacher tools and resources, and professional development.

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