||The SEED Public Charter School of Washington, D.C., the nationís only public college-preparatory boarding school that prepares underserved students for success in college and beyond, seeks a seasoned manager and self-driven, hands-on leader to serve as Managing Director. The Managing Director (MD) will report directly to the Head of School and will be responsible for maximizing organizational effectiveness and ensuring seamless, mission-aligned service delivery across core internal functions.
As one of two most senior leaders in the school, the MD will work with the Head of School to ensure that all strategy and operations come together to support SEEDís college preparatory program, college bound culture, and belief in the power of a 24-hour learning environment. The MD will lead critical functions related to campus operations, human resources, finance, legal and regulatory, IT, development and external relations to ensure that SEED matches the high expectations that we have for our students and staff with highest quality services, systems and infrastructure to support their hard work.
First and foremost, the Managing Director will demonstrate personal and professional support of SEEDís core values of respect, responsibility, self-discipline, integrity and compassion. In addition to a demonstrated passion for and commitment to the SEED Schoolís mission of preparing underserved students for success in college and beyond, the ideal candidate will be a seasoned leader with significant management and supervisory experience, preferably spanning financial planning and analysis as well as oversight of human resources, facilities, information technology, and legal issues.
About the SEED School
The SEED Foundation (www.seedfoundation.com) was created in 1997 to establish college preparatory urban boarding schools that prepare children, both academically and socially, for success in college and in the professional world beyond. In 1998, The SEED School of Washington, D.C. opened its doors as the nationís first urban public boarding school. The School currently serves 320 students in grades 6-12 with an academically rigorous college prep curriculum and a boarding program that provides activities and life skills in a 24- hour nurturing environment. 97% of SEED graduates have been accepted to college.
Applications and Nominations
This search is being conducted by Allison Kupfer Poteet and Jahkedda Akbar Mitchell at Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group. Additional information about the SEED School of Washington DC
may be found at: www.seedschooldc.org.
Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, and will be reviewed as they are received. Nominations and/or applications including a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications, your resume (in Word format), salary history and where you learned of the position should be sent
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The SEED School of Washington DC offers competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience and skills, and is an equal opportunity employer.