Manager of Strategic Facilities
- 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 Manager of Strategic Facilities with a Bachelor's Degree and 3-5 years of experience in strategic, legal, and/or operational roles who is fueled by a passion for team success and continual improvement. Candidate must also have excellent interpersonal and project management skills, a sense of ownership over projects that drive efficiency and excellence in all aspects of work, and a demonstrated interest in real estate, property development, and/or school design.
Deliver incredible results
As the Manager of Strategic Facilities at Zeta, you will ensure that Zeta has affordable, world-class, state-of-the art facilities that enable students to meet their highest potential, while also maximizing the organization’s freedom and capacity to grow and to create lasting change in public education in traditionally underserved communities.
You will facilitate timely access to facilities to enable Zeta to grow in accordance with its strategic growth plan by:
Working with external consultants to identify, vigorously negotiate for, and secure facilities for each school anticipated in Zeta’s growth plan
Ensuring facilities are designed and built to be world-class and state-of-the-art, supporting Zeta’s robust academic and non-academic programming
Standardizing, documenting, and constantly improving facilities processes for maximum efficiency in future facilities planning
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.
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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