Reporting to the Director of Development and Operations, the Operations Specialist will meet the growing operations, HR, finance, IT and culture needs of Year Up Providence. This position will play an integral role in supporting and defining systems and processes that will position the site for continued growth and efficiency. This is a great opportunity for a driven individual interested in further developing operational, people development, and project management expertise within a fast-paced, mission-driven organization.
The ideal candidate will be experienced in handling a wide range of operations, special projects planning and HR related tasks and will be able to work independently with little or no supervision. This person must be able to interact with internal and external stakeholders while remaining flexible, proactive, organized, resourceful and professional under pressure, often while maintaining confidentiality.
In keeping with Year Up's values, the Operations Specialist will also interact with students as an advisor, group facilitator, and advocate, participating in creating and sustaining a positive educational environment, with trust among students, instructors and work site leaders.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:
Year Up is an award-winning national 501(c)3 organization striving to close the Opportunity Divide by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education. Through a one-year intensive training program, Year Up provides urban young adults ages 18-24 with a unique combination of hands-on technical and professional skills, college credit, and corporate internships.
With an annual operating budget of $70 million, Year Up will serve over 2,100 students in 2014 nationwide, with sites in: Atlanta, Boston, Bay Area (San Francisco and Silicon Valley), New York, Providence, Puget Sound (Seattle), National Capital Region (Washington DC) and Chicago, with Year Up Professional Training Corps (PTC) sites located in Miami, Baltimore and Philadelphia.
Voted one of the Best NonProfits to Work For in the country by the NonProfit Times, Year Up is a rewarding place to work. Our staff is passionate, supportive, mission-driven, and committed to positive change and continuous learning. We set high standards for both ourselves and our students, and live by a set of core values that reflect an unshakable belief in the talent and full potential of our young people. The work we do is life-changing, and we know that our team is the greatest asset in achieving our mission.
Please visit http:www.yearup.org/careers to learn more about working at Year Up, and to see a list of current opportunities.
Please submit a thoughtful cover letter and resume through our website.
Note that applications without a cover letter will not be considered. We respectfully request no phone calls.