Operations Specialist

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.We are a distributed team. This position would work in the city of Chicago, and would need to come in to the office at 747 N LaSalle. Varying office schedule currently but regularly in the office after things are more open. 

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.

Operations Specialist Job Description

CodeHS is looking to hire an Operations Specialist in Chicago, IL to help work on internal company operations including accounts receivable, shipping, operations, and office management. If you like making things go and improving systems behind the scenes, this is the job for you. While this work is not directly educational, this enables the educational mission of CodeHS.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with other team members in CodeHS on operations
  • Manage Accounts Receivable, corresponding with customers and payments
  • Manage billing calls, purchase orders, and invoices
  • Shipping materials for conferences and to customers and team members
  • Managing Chicago office setup, supplies, and operations
  • Manage office phone
  • Help maintain organized internal systems
  • Help with other internal operations projects as needed

Requirements:

  • Worked in a small team
  • Ability to adapt flexibly to changing tasks and requirements
  • Work well independently and autonomously, a self-starter
  • Works well in teams
  • Professional and clear at email
  • Extremely organized and strong attention to detail
  • Passionate about helping students and schools
  • Excited to work at a small company and make a big impact

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Role

Operations

Experience Level

Entry Level

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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