On behalf of Jacksonville Classical Academy East, ESI Works is now hiring a School Operations Manager in Jacksonville, FL.


ESI Works provides comprehensive human resource services for its partner schools. This includes recruiting, staffing, screening, on boarding, payroll and benefits administration. Founded in 2015, ESI Works has carefully crafted our company culture and reputation based on a deep understanding that staffing is first and foremost about people. We understand the right placement in the right job changes lives. ESI Works is committed to providing simplified employment solutions through our superior work ethic and industry experience. It is our mission to treat every person we encounter with wholehearted integrity and dedication.


The school operations manager performs administrative and supervisory work in the nonacademic operations of the organization. This includes student recruitment, budget preparation, financial management and reporting, purchasing, event planning and management, student transportation, the food service program and facilities. He or she works to ensure the operational success of the organization, ensure contractual and regulatory requirements are met, and that resources are managed effectively.



  • Developing and overseeing the evaluation of the organizational philosophy, goals and objectives reflecting organization, Sponsor, and state goals.
  • Developing and maintaining a positive school/community climate and a safe and healthy environment conducive for academic success.
  • Maintain liaison with outside agencies, including, but not limited to, the Florida Department of Education and the Sponsor.
  • Any other duties as assigned.


  • Arranging for all required government documents to be timely filed to maintain the status of the school as a tax-exempt organization, to maintain up-to-date tax returns, and to maintain any other documents required by the school board, the state of Florida, and the Federal Government.
  • Arranging for legal and financial assistance whenever necessary.
  • Arranging for the publicity of the organization.
  • Assuring that all terms of the contracts held by the organization are being met.
  • Attending and participating in all meetings of the board and its committees, except when excused by the board.
  • Conducting the enrollment process including applications, lottery, and registration of students.
  • Determining staffing needs including selection, supervision, staff development and evaluation of all non-instructional organizational personnel.
  • Developing the annual budget, financial statements, and other reports requested by the board. Presenting the budget and financial statements to the board for approval.
  • Coordinating fundraising activities, including grant applications, and maintaining liaison with parent fundraising efforts.
  • Enforcing the policies and procedures of the organization as set by the board of directors.
  • Ensuring that the board of directors is informed of the operations of the school and any problems which arise.
  • Maintaining records and necessary reports for efficient operation of organization and compliance with federal, state, and local requirements.
  • Maintaining the organization’s website.
  • Managing finances including the budget and record keeping processes, and inventory control of all organizational resources.
  • Managing the hiring, evaluation and termination of all non-instructional employees.
  • Supporting the annual financial audit and all other audits and external organizational reviews.
  • Overseeing operations-related programs including bus transportation program, food service program, before and/or after school care programs, volunteer program, afterschool clubs, after-school sports programs, and any other special programs required.
  • Overseeing, developing and implementing rules and regulations in keeping with the policies and procedures.
  • Planning and managing for efficient utilization and maintenance of the organization’s facilities, including custodial services, network technology, and building security.
  • Recommending changes in bylaws and policies and procedures to the board of directors.
  • Reporting to the board on the health of the organization utilizing statistical data and analysis and comparisons to like entities.
  • Scheduling meetings of the board of directors, preparing agendas for such meetings and providing public notice as required by law.
  • Setting organizational priorities and objectives including enrollment, budget, and capital projects.
  • Any other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration or Business Administration or related field preferred. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Five (5) years related professional experience.


  • Ability to demonstrate, uphold, and promote in daily interactions a commitment to the school’s mission and vision, and the moral character and civic virtue the school embodies.

All applicants are encouraged to apply directly on this page, or call 888.246.6066 for more information. Thank you for your interest in this position.