Operations Associate

About Harlem Academy:
Harlem Academy is an independent school (grades 1 – 8) that drives equity of opportunity for promising students, guiding them to thrive at the highest academic levels and one day make a mark on the world. Please peruse our website for more information about our school culturefamily partnershipstrong results – and everything else that makes HA uniquely positioned in the New York City education landscape.
Position Overview:
The Operations Associate will work directly with the Operations Director to support the school’s operational efficiency behind-the-scenes, including the following responsibilities:
  • Perform basic bookkeeping functions including accounts payable, receivables and monthly reconciliations 
  • Compliance, reimbursements and liaising with programs with respect to New York State grant funding. 
  • Working with IT consultant on minor issue resolution (printers, Chromebooks, Wi-Fi, etc.)
  • Student records management including health records and maintaining school data systems including Blackbaud
  • Office/school management and supply ordering 
  • Assist with day-to-day school procedures including attendance, testing, events, etc.
  • Commitment to the school’s mission 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills 
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize and high attention to detail
  • Self-motivation and the ability to take initiative
  • At least 2 years work experience in an office setting or related field
  • Excel experience required 
  • QuickBooks and accounting experience a plus
  • Technological/computer proficiency
  • Bachelor’s degree
Harlem Academy offers an engaging and supportive work environment, leadership and professional growth opportunities, health benefits, and a competitive salary. Associates often have opportunities for advancement within the organization. The position is open immediately and has daily responsibilities from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
To Apply:
Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume to Nataglia Feliz at nfeliz@harlemacademy.org with the subject Operations Associate. The cover letter should be no more than one page and should describe your commitment to our mission and capacity for contribution to our Operations team. 
Equal opportunity employer:
Harlem Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, gender, national origin or ancestry, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or any non-job related physical or mental disability. We welcome candidates who will contribute to our diversity.