CA Central Office Jobs

Support Green Dot California schools and help carry out our mission!

We depend on our Central Office staff team to play a key role in improving educational outcomes for students by working relentlessly to manage Green Dot’s daily functions. In July 2024, Green Dot California will bring many resources in-house, including IT, payroll finance, and public affairs. This change is a pivotal moment for Green Dot California to build new capabilities designed to empower and support our schools here in California. As part of this shift, we have contracted with several recruiting organizations to support our recruitment efforts. When you click on the links below, you will be redirected to the application, which in some cases may be supported by one of these organizations.

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Academics

The Black Student Success Advisor (BSSA) will work under the leadership of the Black Student Achievement Program Manager to provide a robust program of cohort support for Black scholars in order to prepare them for college, leadership and life. The BSSA will teach an advisory class, focused on amplifying cultural identity and awareness and ready to learn skills necessary for success in high school and beyond. They will also provide ongoing case management to scholars focused on improvement in the areas of attendance, behavior, and course grades (GPA). Additionally, the BSSA will develop strong stakeholder relationships with school staff and parents, acting as the primary support for scholars in their cohort.

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The Black Student Success Program Manager is a Central Office position and will work under the leadership of the Senior Director of African American Achievement and Equity to build a robust program of support to ensure Black scholars are prepared for success in college, leadership, and life. The Program Manager will lead a team of school-based Black Student Success Advisors and support the development of systems, tools, curriculum and partnerships necessary to guide cohorts of Black high school students to and through college, utilizing their cultural capital to successfully navigate a variety of systems and institutions in high school and beyond.

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Development

The Development Engagement Specialist plays a critical role in supporting Green Dot’s mission to prepare students for college, leadership, and life. The Development Engagement Specialist will work closely with the Senior Director of Development to achieve Green Dot’s fundraising goals. The Development Engagement Specialist is responsible for developing and executing a vision for fundraising campaigns and events, including a multi-year campaign and gala to celebrate Green Dot’s 25th anniversary in 2025. This includes, but is not limited to, planning and coordinating ongoing in-person cultivation events, working with the Communications team on collateral, and implementing varied fundraising strategies to execute campaigns. The Development Engagement Specialist is a key steward in donor relationships. This position is part of the Development Team and reports to the Senior Director of Development. This is a role serving as part of Green Dot California’s central office team, primarily based in Los Angeles.

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The Grant Writer has a critical role in supporting Green Dot’s mission to prepare students for college, leadership, and life. The Grant Writer will work closely with the rest of the Development Team and organizational leadership to secure grants from private and public entities in support of Green Dot’s mission. The Grant Writer is responsible for identifying potential grant opportunities, writing strong grant proposals, and developing progress updates, in collaboration with the Grants Compliance Associate as appropriate. This position is part of the Development Team and reports to the Grants Manager. This is a role serving as part of Green Dot California’s central office team, primarily based in Los Angeles.

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The Grants Compliance Associate plays a critical role in supporting Green Dot’s mission to prepare students for college, leadership, and life. This role helps ensure Green Dot is in compliance with grant requirements. This includes completing reports in a timely manner, tracking actual versus estimated expenditures, and monitoring performance metrics. This position is part of the Development Team and reports to the Grants Manager. This is a role serving as part of Green Dot California’s central office team, primarily based in Los Angeles.

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The Grants Manager has a critical role in supporting Green Dot’s mission to prepare students for college, leadership, and life. The Grants Manager will work closely with the Senior Director of Development, Grants Team and organizational leadership to secure grants from private and public entities in support of Green Dot’s mission. The Grants Manager is responsible for identifying potential grant opportunities, and leading the development and submission of strong proposals and reports. This position is part of the Development Team and reports to the Senior Director of Development. This position leads the grants team, which includes a Grant Writer and Grants Compliance Associate. This is a role serving as part of Green Dot California’s central office team, primarily based in Los Angeles.

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Finance and Accounting

The Controller plays a critical role in supporting Green Dot’s mission to prepare students for college, leadership, and life. The Controller oversees a multitude of financial operations, ensuring accurate recording and analysis of transactions while maintaining compliance with accounting standards. They lead a team, provide financial leadership, and implement internal controls. The role includes strategic financial management and collaboration with external auditors to support the organization’s financial health and objectives. This position is part of the Finance and Accounting team and reports to the Chief Financial Officer. This is a role serving as part of Green Dot California’s central office team, primarily based in Los Angeles.

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The Director of Finance has a critical role in supporting Green Dot’s mission to prepare students for college, leadership, and life. The Director of Finance will have a strong understanding of finance, excellent analytical skills, strong managerial skills, and the ability to communicate financial information effectively to diverse stakeholders. This position plays a vital role in ensuring the financial health and sustainability of the organization while supporting its educational mission. This position is part of the Finance team and reports to the Chief Financial Officer. This is a role serving as part of Green Dot California’s central office team, primarily based in Los Angeles.

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The Financial Analyst will help to maintain sustainability by expertly executing the organization’s day-to-day financial operations (financial reports, models, projections, analyses, and grant management and compliance) as well as providing leverage and analytical support to assist with a variety of strategic initiatives. This position is part of the finance and accounting team and reports to the Director of Finance. This is a role serving as part of Green Dot California’s central office team, primarily based in Los Angeles.

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Human Capital

Green Dot is seeking a Human Capital Manager, who will be instrumental in designing and executing premier human capital strategies as they relate to teacher and school leader recruitment and fostering an environment dedicated to hiring and nurturing exceptional talent. This role is a blend of teacher recruitment and selection, people operations, and strategic talent advisement. Leading a small team of Human Capital team members, you will spearhead key teacher and school leader recruitment and selection initiatives, ensuring seamless attraction, development, and retention of top talent within our organization and reports to the Director of Human Capital. This is a role serving as part of Green Dot California’s central office team, primarily based in Los Angeles.

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In partnership with school leaders, we have the immense responsibility of ensuring that every position is filled with the most capable and mission-aligned employee. The Human Capital Recruiter will contribute to developing and executing the best human capital strategies and fostering a culture of recruitment and retention. This position is part of the Talent Team and reports to the Director of Human Capital. This is a role serving as part of Green Dot California’s central office team, primarily based in Los Angeles and we are looking to fill two (2) positions.

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The Human Capital Coordinator will enable this critical education reform to happen by ensuring Green Dot has an “A” Player in every classroom, in every office, and in every position. This individual will learn about and take part in creating leading-edge human capital practices, which are very hot topics in the national dialogue on education reform. A motivated Talent Coordinator will become an excellent teammate, improve the team’s execution, and push the team’s thinking on developing the best human capital strategies.

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Legal

We are excited to expand Green Dot California’s Legal team. If you are seeking to make a difference in public education, thrive when working with passionate and kind individuals towards a mission, have a can-do attitude, and are experienced in California labor and employment law, we encourage you to apply. In this role, you will gain invaluable skills working in a dynamic, team-oriented environment and will collaborate heavily with members across the organization, in particular members of the Legal and Human Resources teams.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email [email protected]

Operations

Green Dot is searching for a dynamic Chief Operating Officer (COO) with the leadership acumen to enhance the organization’s operational infrastructure during a period of transformational change. GDPSC is currently in the process of bringing a number of critical shared services and key roles in-house, and this new role represents an opportunity to streamline and deliver strong operational systems in service of schools and student achievement.

Reporting directly to the CEO and President of Green Dot Public Schools California, Cristina de Jesus, the COO will oversee key departments, including school and network operations, facilities, student recruitment and enrollment, and security. The COO will ensure that every operational functional area under their purview is performed seamlessly and with excellence so that student and adult learning can flourish. As a key leader on the Green Dot Leadership Team, the COO will maintain and enhance robust, flexible, and reliable operations systems at scale with a spirit of entrepreneurial excellence and a focus on continuous improvement.

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Green Dot is currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Area Operations and Finance Manager to assume responsibility for overseeing operations, continuous improvement projects, budgeting, and forecasting for a portfolio of schools in the Los Angeles area. This critical role requires an individual who can effectively solve complex problems, taking full ownership of operational challenges to enable principals and teachers to concentrate on providing quality education to students. The successful candidate will be instrumental in driving system improvements, going beyond addressing immediate issues to proactively identify opportunities for operational efficiency and enhanced effectiveness of our school services. The position demands a fast-paced, hands-on approach, necessitating exceptional analytical and communication abilities. If you possess the requisite skills and an unwavering passion for transforming public education, we eagerly await your application.

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Public Affairs

The Strategic Planning Manager has a critical role in supporting Green Dot’s mission to prepare students for college, leadership, and life. The Strategic Planning Manager will be responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring the strategic plan of the organization as well as implementing high-impact initiatives on behalf of the organization. This role is critical to our ability to provide high-quality educational options in California and will play a key part in defining our long-term vision and objectives. This position is part of the Public Affairs Team, coaches the Strategic Planning Specialist, and reports to the Chief of Staff. This is a role serving as part of Green Dot California’s central office team, primarily based in Los Angeles.

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The Director of Communications and Marketing will be responsible for the overall communications and marketing strategy for Green Dot Public Schools California. The position will work closely with leadership to direct internal and external communications efforts with the goals of increasing student enrollment, attracting high-quality talent, maintaining strong community ties and distinguishing Green Dot California’s as a leader in public education. The Director of Communications & Marketing will lead a team that is focused on ensuring our schools are equipped with the tools they need to tell their unique stories and execute their goals. The position reports to the Chief of Staff and serves as part of Green Dot California’s central office team, primarily based in Los Angeles.

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The Web Designer will play a vital role in creating engaging online experiences and collateral that align with Green Dot’s brand and identity. The position will prepare visually appealing graphics and promotional materials and micro-websites for media and public consumption including Green Dot’s website, blog, articles, newsletters and social media platforms. The position will curate all website and graphic content and calendars for the organization while supporting the Communications and Marketing Director in developing and executing the long-term communication strategy for Green Dot. The position is a part of the communications & marketing team and reports to the Director of Communications & Marketing. This is a role serving as part of Green Dot California’s central office team, primarily based in Los Angeles.

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