Workplace Operations Manager (San Mateo, CA)

IXL Learning - San Mateo, California - Full time

IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 12 million students worldwide, is seeking a full-time Operations Manager to support our growing organization.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in handling a wide range of operations tasks and promoting an engaging office culture. Responsibilities will include facilities management, office communications, employee engagement activities, streamlining administrative procedures, budgeting, and operations staff supervision. This person must be well organized, flexible and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting a growing business with multiple office locations.

This is a full-time position in our San Mateo office.


  • Partner with management, staff and vendors to deliver smooth operations of the company
  • Build and cultivate relationships with vendors, service providers and landlords as well as manage contract and price negotiations
  • Act as project manager for office expansions & moves
  • Plan and coordinate fun, engaging employee social activities including monthly socials, holiday and seasonal events, and other engagement activities
  • Ensure operational activities are delivered within defined timelines and budget
  • Partner with Human Resources team to promote employee engagement through a comfortable, safe and functional work environment
  • Oversee employee travel and budget ensuring company guidelines and policies are followed
  • Manage and lead a small team of Operations Coordinators


  • BA/BS degree
  • 3+ years of experience in an operations/people management position, including leading a small team
  • Strong project management and problem solving skills
  • A positive, can-do attitude - no task is too small
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Desire to embrace and promote a fun & engaging office culture
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize a variety of tasks and meet deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Organizational skills and a customer service focus
  • Knowledge of business software and aptitude to learn new applications; proficiency in Microsoft Office, the G-Suite, Concur


IXL Learning is a leading educational technology company on a big mission: creating innovative learning experiences that help all learners reach their full potential. IXL's comprehensive curriculum and insightful analytics help more than 500,000 teachers deliver personalized instruction, and empower over 12 million students to achieve new learning milestones every day.

At IXL, we’re passionate about our mission of creating the best educational technology that improves learning for all students. We bring that same passion to creating a workplace that values diversity on the basis that all of us bring a unique perspective and experience that advances IXL’s mission.

We value diversity in age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, physical and mental ability, political and religious beliefs, and life experience, and we are proud to promote a work environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. IXL Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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