Associate Director of People & Culture

    • New York, NY

Join our mission
At Zeta, we pursue an unprecedented combination of high academic achievement and social-emotional development. We insist that every child receives a world-class education while fostering a love for learning. We are changing the public education landscape for all of New York City’s children, and we are uncompromising in our mission.

To achieve our vision, we are searching for a stellar Director of People & Culture with a Bachelor's Degree and 3-5 years experience in strategic and/or operational roles who is fueled by a passion for team success and continual improvement.

Deliver incredible results

As the Director of People & Culture at Zeta, you will drive the strategic visioning and execution of the end-to-end process of building and cultivating the Zeta team. You have the opportunity to join a fast-growing startup that is focused on attracting world class talent and cultivating a high-performance adult culture.

You will drive our mission, vision, and team culture through:

  • Implementing a seamless and effective onboarding and training program that sets up our team members for success and provides opportunities for constant development

  • Managing all aspects of people operations to create a smooth employee experience for all our team members (including but not limited to payroll and benefits processing, compliance, performance management, teacher certification)

  • Developing and implementing programs for a satisfied, high-performing team

  • Ensuring Zeta’s compensation package, including benefits, is competitive through market research

  • Implementing an effective performance management program to allow Zeta employees to continually grow and develop

Become a part of our world-class team
Our Zeta team is comprised of top talent with incredible schooling and private sector experience. We need team members who are passionate about our mission, vision, and core values. You will make a tremendous team member at Zeta if you bring a mindset of growth, flexibility, and openness to feedback. You are hungry and determined to not only meet your goals, but surpass them at all costs. You are highly skilled at effectively communicating with your team members, both in good times and bad.

We maintain an unrelenting focus on team, so you must be humble, willing to put the team’s needs ahead of your own, and committed to contributing to a collaborative work environment. At Zeta, your voice will be valued. As part of a lean start-up, we expect all our teammates to wear multiple hats and have a can-do attitude about overcoming any hurdle!

We want lifelong learners who live with child-like joy and passion. At Zeta, we need you to bring your passion for learning, disrupting the status quo, and tackling problems with creative solutions. Bring your whole self to Zeta.

Apply Now
Currently, Zeta operates two schools, one in upper Manhattan and one in the South Bronx. We have big growth plans because the educational crisis is massive and requires big solutions. We plan to open two schools each year starting in 2020. Join our growing team today, and change the landscape of public education in New York City. If you can’t wait to get started, apply now!

Work authorization is required (candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the U.S.). Zeta is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


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