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About College Track
Commitment, Passion, Joy, Authenticity, Excellence.  These values drive our work and our impressive results.  College Track is a unique college completion program that makes a long-term commitment to students from under-served communities.  We serve over 2,570 high school and college students in East Palo Alto, Oakland, San Francisco, New Orleans, Colorado, Los Angeles, and Sacramento. Over our twenty year history, ninety percent of our high school seniors have been accepted to four-year colleges and our college students are graduating at a rate that is 2.5 times the national average for low-income students.   By 2020, we will increase the number of students served to over 3,000.


COMMITMENT: We have an unwavering belief in our students.
PASSION: We are dedicated to changing our nation’s college completion story.

JOY: We create environments rich with smiles and laughter.

AUTHENTICITY: We believe relationships matter.
EXCELLENCE: Our students deserve nothing but the best.

We look for individuals who share our passion and have an entrepreneurial spirit to join our growing team of currently roughly ~300 full- and part-time employees. 

To learn more, please visit


Position Overview

College Track is seeking a National Operations Manager to support all operational and facilities management.  This position builds the organization’s capacity to operate efficiently and effectively by providing high quality training, development and support to site Operations Managers and leaders and serves as a resource for all new facility build-outs. Responsibilities include successfully executing consistent systems, processes and policies in non-program areas. The National Operations Manager will work closely in partnership with other staff across the organization in support of strong operational systems. The National Operations Manager will be a direct report to the IT Manager.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


Operations Manager Support (50%):

  • Seek opportunities to provide effective support, save time and money by enhancing processes, building tools, etc.

  • Coordinate and facilitate a learning agenda around the roles and responsibilities for Operations Managers at sites, collaborating with various departments as appropriate

  • In coordination with the Quality and Learning team, support the on-boarding of new Operations Managers with trainings related to their responsibility for site operations and managing the administration of finance, human resources and payroll.

Facilities and Maintenance (30%):


  • Project manager for the build-out of new temporary and permanent facilities, ensuring that they meet functional requirements, design standards, time and budgetary constraints and are consistent with existing facilities.

  • Provide oversight and consulting support to sites that require major tenant improvement projects (i.e. roof repair, construction, etc.)

  • Oversee non-employee risk management program including serving as liaison for general liability requests, field trip contracts, volunteerism, and ensuring sites uphold safety and risk management protocols set forth in partnership with the HR/Talent team.


Building Sustainable and Scalable Systems  (20%)

  • Identify areas where operational systems and processes can be established, improved, streamlined or automated and implement/provide resources via creation of training documents for stakeholders, workflow documents, leading trainings etc.

  • Develop and maintain a communication system and knowledge repository to facilitate education and training for Operations Managers at all sites


Skills and Experience Required

The National Operations Manager must embrace the College Track vision of transforming low-income communities into places where college readiness and college graduation are the norms. Additionally, candidates must possess the following qualifications:


  • Previous experience as Operations Manager or equivalent role in education or nonprofit setting ideal

  • Minimum 4-year college degree

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work with individuals at all levels of the organization

  • Ability to communicate complex concepts into language easily comprehensible to a diverse audience

  • Outstanding organizational skills, keen attention to detail, time management, and follow-up skills

  • Fully proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as online email and website platforms

  • Proven ability to successfully collaborate with a diverse group of professionals in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience designing and facilitating training and professional development sessions

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and problem solve independently


Compensation and Benefits

College Track offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

We will only contact candidates chosen for further consideration. No phone inquiries please.


To Apply:

Please upload a resume and a thoughtful cover letter (here). Additionally, please submit a work sample related to a training you created to support others (e.g. training manual, instructions, training materials, guide, playbook, etc.).


College Track is an equal opportunity employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.College Track does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

  Metro Area Oakland CA
  Job Location City Oakland
  Job Location State California
  Job Location Zip 94606
  Job Location Country United States
  Compensation Salary From: $0.00 To: $0.00
  Job Category Administration
  Prefered Experience 2 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
  Job Posting Date Oct. 20, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name College Track
  Organizational Focus Education and Academia
  Contact Person College Track
  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
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