Operations Manager

<p><strong>Racquet Up Detroit is an out-of-school youth development program that uses the sport of squash, in combination with academic tutoring, fitness education, community service, and mentoring to make positive impact on the lives of public school students in Detroit.&nbsp; Founded in 2010 through a collaboration with the Squash and Education Alliance (SEA), Racquet Up now works with 100 fifth- through twelfth-grade students as well as a growing cohort of program graduates in college and pursuing careers.</strong></p>

Detroit, MI

Racquet Up

<em><strong>Our Mission</strong></em><br /><strong>To support and empower Detroit youth so they can achieve their full potential through a long-term, demanding, and inspiring mentoring program of squash, academics, and community service.</strong><br /><br /><em><strong>Our Goals</strong></em><br /><strong>Racquet Up Detroit is an out-of-school program that focuses intensively on the long-term development of Detroit youth by promoting their education, health, and character development. Through academic tutoring, health and fitness coaching, and youth development, Racquet Up aims to achieve 100% high school graduation and 100% college enrollment among its students.</strong> http://racquetup.org/

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Overview: The organization is currently seeking an experienced professional to fill the full-time role of Operations Manager beginning immediately.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Develop and execute Racquet Up&rsquo;s plan to mitigate risks of COVID-19 upon return to in-person programming, including, but not limited to facility adaptations, personal protective equipment procurement and distribution, and on-site health screening procedures (note: a background in healthcare is not expected or required)</li> <li>Manage the efficient operation of the office including, but not limited to, technology, supplies, equipment</li> <li>Oversee safe and successful transportation operations including vehicle maintenance and cleaning</li> <li>Supervise student nutrition, snack, and meals program</li> <li>Coordinate facility reservations and operations aspects of Racquet Up events</li> <li>Facilitate partnerships in the community to extend program capacity</li> <li>Develop and oversee the Student Protection Plan and broader student safety initiatives</li> <li>Ensure successful and sufficient volunteer recruitment and engagement across the program</li> <li>Oversee Racquet Up&rsquo;s data collection, management, analysis, and reporting</li> <li>Develop Operations Manuals and provide staff training on these organizational best practices</li> <li>Coordinate professional development opportunities for staff</li> <li>Various program-related and student-facing tasks as needed</li> <li>Additional responsibilities as needed</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>The ideal candidate will be a high-energy, creative, hard-working, self-starter with strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.&nbsp;</li> <li>Applicant must hold a current driver&rsquo;s license in good standing.&nbsp;</li> <li>Three to 5 years of experience managing the operations of a small- to medium-sized organization a plus.&nbsp;</li> </ul>