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Operations Manager

Posted by Arts & Learning Conservatory (ALC) ; Posted on 
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Operations Manager




The Arts & Learning Conservatory is a highly awarded, leading after-school arts provider in Orange County. Our high-quality arts programs are made accessible to all children regardless of income or background as our goal is to set students up for success in life artistically, academically, and socially. Founded in 2004, the Arts & Learning Conservatory (ALC) reaches nearly 1200 children annually across 40 campuses throughout Southern California.

Our expanding organization is seeking to hire an exceptional Operations Manager (OM) to join our leadership team. The OM will report to and work closely with the CEO. General responsibilities include providing leadership for the operation in one of our lines of business which involves budgeting, staffing, daily management, human resource duties.

The position is responsible for performing complex accounting tasks in QuickBooks, monitoring the financial statements to ensure accuracy of data and enforcing adherence to accounting principles and policies. Furthermore, he/she will be responsible for managing response and resolution to audit inquiries, and promoting a culture that encourages morale and performance.


  1. Manage and develop the annual budget for ALC ($800,000 – $1M)
    • Provide monthly financial reporting and forecasting, cash flow management, capital spending and expenditures review and approval
    • Prepare necessary reports for grant compliance and board review
  2. Direct administrative operations, manage staffing process (recruit/interview/hiring) part-time employees, and full-time employees
  3. Prepare payroll
  4. Oversee human resources
  5. Identify and address issues and opportunities for the company
  6. Oversee budgeting reporting, planning and auditing
  7. Ensure all documents are filed and monitor compliance with regulations
  8. Other duties as assigned


Mental Demands:

  1. Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written); interpret policy, procedures and data; coordinate campus functions; maintain emotional control under stress
  2. Ability to communicate effectively and demonstrate sensitivity to others
  3. Ability to respond to critical incidents and emergency situations with swift and mindful action



  • BA degree, or equivalent training and experience
  • Three or more years of budgeting and financial management skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of Quickbooks, Google Docs, Microsoft Office



  • Exhibit excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic, stamina and passion
  • Solid understanding of finance management
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills to motivate and inspire volunteers/employees/partners
  • Flexibility to work a non-traditional schedule
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines



  • Current First Aid and CPR certifications
  • Training experience or familiarity human resources


Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Occasional frequent prolonged and irregular hours. Position requires employee to have a reliable vehicle to transport equipment/materials


The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required


Salary: $50,000-$60,000 yr or commensurate with qualifications and experience


How to Apply:

1) Submit a cover letter and resume via e-mail to:

2) Please place “Operations Manager,” and your last name in the subject heading.

3) Your cover letter should be no more than one page, submitted in PDF format, and answer the question: “What is your vision of a successful youth performing arts program?”