At Zeta, we pursue an unprecedented combination of high academic achievement and social-emotional development. We insist that every child receives a world-class education while fostering a love for learning. We are changing the public education landscape for all of New York City’s children, and we are uncompromising in our mission.
As part of our mission to change public education, we launched Z Combinator: Zeta’s charter startup school and growth engine for schools of the future. Z Combinator empowers school leaders, operators, and educators with the resources, tools, and support to build the foundation and infrastructure for excellent schooling.
To achieve our vision, we are searching for a Manager ofZ Combinator with a Bachelor’s Degree and at least 3+ years of experience in management consulting or startup strategy and operations who is fueled by a passion for team success and continual improvement. Our ideal candidate has a creative, problem-solving mindset, comfort with ambiguity, and interest in Pre-K-12 education.
Deliver powerful results
As the Manager of Z Combinator at Zeta, you will support our team to engage and empower charter leaders and educators across the country with the resources, tools, and support they need to deliver excellent schooling for all kids. You will manage and grow Z Combinator offerings through:
Partnering with Zeta’s leadership team to design and deliver in-person and online trainings and events — starting with our 2021-2022 4-Part Workshop Series for Excellent Schooling
Identifying partnership opportunities for Zeta and Z Combinator with universities and other entities
Developing and piloting new programs to support the Z Combinator mission
Researching and staying informed about resource-sharing initiatives throughout the education sector
Supporting Zeta’s Development efforts to fundraise for Z Combinator
Building and maintaining a public, online resource library
Managing communications — including a regular Z Combinator newsletter — with past, present, and future Z Combinator participants
Wearing multiple hats as a part of a lean start-up team, supporting the work of others on the team and taking on new projects and tasks as needed
Join our passionate community
Our Zeta team is comprised of top talent with incredible schooling and private sector experience. You will make a tremendous team member at Zeta if you:
Are passionate about our mission of providing world-class education to all students
Bring a mindset of growth, flexibility, and openness to feedback
Are hungry and determined to not only meet your goals, but surpass them
Are humble, willing to put the team’s needs ahead of your own, and committed to contributing to a collaborative work environment
Are well organized and detail-oriented
Are able to work independently and manage projects with many moving parts and various stakeholders
Have 2-3+ years of career experience, ideally in management consulting or startup strategy/operations
Have incredible communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to manage up to and across multiple stakeholder teams
Software and technical experience in InDesign, WordPress, SquareSpace, and CRMs/ticketing systems preferred
Experience in Pre-K-12 education is a plus!
We maintain an unrelenting focus on team at Zeta, so you must be humble, willing to put the team’s needs ahead of your own, and committed to contributing to a collaborative work environment. At Zeta, your voice will be valued. As part of a lean growth organization, we expect all our teammates to wear multiple hats and have a can-do attitude about overcoming any hurdle!
We want lifelong learners who live with child-like joy and passion. At Zeta, we need you to bring your passion for learning to disrupt the status quo and tackle problems with creative solutions.
Currently, Zeta operates multiple schools, in the South Bronx and Upper Manhattan. We have big growth plans because the educational crisis is massive and requires big solutions. We plan to open 1-2 schools each year. Join our growing team today, and change the landscape of public education in New York City. If you can’t wait to get started, apply now!
Equity is at the heart of our mission. We have a deep commitment to pursuing diversity and striving for equity. Zeta is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Work authorization is required (candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the U.S.).
COVID-19 vaccination mandate: Employment with Zeta Charter Schools is conditioned on proof of full vaccination and booster against the COVID-19 virus or approval of an exemption due to a qualifying medical condition.