Morrissey-Compton Educational Center – COO/Operations Administrator

The Morrissey-Compton Educational Center in Redwood City, CA is seeking candidates for a position of COO/Operations Administrator.  We are a not-for-profit community-based clinic that has served the educational and psychological needs of children, adolescents, and adults for more than 35 years.  We provide a variety of services including psychological and psycho-educational evaluations, psychotherapy, group therapy, family therapy, parent education, special education advocacy, tutoring, executive functioning therapy, psychiatric services, a summer school program for students with learning disabilities and ADHD, and consultation to parents, private schools, juvenile probation, and Department of Social Services (for foster youth).  We also have a research program focusing on learning disabilities and executive functioning.

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Job Duties

  • Coordinate daily operations of the agency

  • Review monthly accounts payable and receivable reports; manage insurance policies and assure timely premium payments; provide appropriate financial reports to the Board of Directors

  • Assist with personnel decisions of non-clinical staff including, interviewing, recommendations for hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing of work, appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

  • Implement general policies established by the Board of Directors and Executive Director; directs their administration and execution

  • Plan, develop and approve specific operational policies, procedures and methods in concert with general policies

  • Participate in marketing and fund development programs to promote agency goals

  • Direct short-term and long-range planning and budget development to support strategic business goals

  • Coordinate contracts with counties, school districts, private schools

  • Develop, maintain and administer a sound organizational plan; initiate improvements as necessary

  • Coordinate development of operating and capital budgets according to the budget calendar

  • Coordinate development of quarterly agency newsletter

  • Special projects and other duties as assigned

  • Maintain professional relationships and a professional communication style with all staff members.

Qualifications (Knowledge/Skills/Abilities)

  • Background in education, special education, and/or mental health preferred

  • Background in non-profit management and/or operations preferred

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, communications, public speaking, and presentation skills

  • Good working knowledge of budgeting, fund development, and strategic planning

  • Strong computer skills

  • Ability to work well under pressure and to effectively balance multiple tasks.

  • Ability to act independently and consistently exercise good judgment when dealing with a variety of business issues.


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