Edquity is an anti-poverty technology company that helps colleges improve students’ basic needs and financial security by increasing access to emergency resources and funding. To help students, including the 3 million who drop out every year due to a time sensitive financial crisis, Edquity provides partner colleges with a mobile app and web platform that helps students overcome financial emergencies. With Edquity, students can apply for emergency cash grants, discover emergency resources, and more.
In the wake of COVID-19, students and partners need Edquity more than ever, as Congress has provided $32 billion in emergency aid. Edquity is quickly scaling to ensure it can administer hundreds of millions of dollars to support millions of students during this crisis.
Edquity has raised over $6.5MM in funding from some of the leading impact and postsecondary success investors and has also received support from foundations like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Edquity is seeking Operations Manager who is passionate about enhancing financial stability and social mobility in higher education and improving college graduation rates for low and middle-income students.
The Operations Manager will primarily support the Chief Operating Office and Head of People by managing internal processes, systems, and initiatives that are necessary to the day-to-day success of the company.By leading strategic initiatives aimed at enhancing productivity and culture across departments, The Operations Manager will directly impact how Edquity grows, and ultimately, shape the future of the company.
Responsibilities will include leading company-wide goal-setting efforts, coordinating collaboration across departments, directing compliance and risk management initiatives, managing Edquity’s third-party contracts, developing culture-building efforts, and more.
Given the cross-functional nature of this role, strong candidates will demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively across departments, manage multiple high-priority projects, identify points of friction and implement solutions to maximize efficiency and productivity.
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