Director of Operations

Job Type

Part Time

Salary

Minimum: $40,000
Details: Part-time (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Published

10/08/2018

Start Date

11/01/2018

Application Deadline

10/26/2018

Address

Haverstraw
New York
United States

Description

The Fellowship of Reconciliation USA (FOR-USA) is a national interfaith organization headquartered in New York.  Founded in 1914, our mission is to organize, train, and grow a diverse movement that welcomes all people of conscience to end structures of violence and war and create peace through the transformative power of nonviolence.  We are seeking a motivated, and well-organized Operations Director to join our team. The Fellowship of Reconciliation currently has a small office in Rockland County, with national council members and FOR Chapters across the country.  The Operations Director will play a key role in facilitating the establishment of a permanent office for FOR-USA (temporarily in Rockland County; permanently in NYC), and will work closely with the Executive Director, the New York-based team and national colleagues to ensure effective and smooth operations for the organization.


Essential Questions:

·      Can you oversee the day to day management of the office with efficiency, effectiveness, humor and in the spirit of collaboration?

·      Are you adept at facilitating cross-team communication?

·      Are you able to innovate and lead in building the kind of operations systems that will enable the Fellowship of Reconciliation to pursue its mission from a position of strength?


This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to leverage their project planning, relationship-building, and operational skills in order to support an historic peace and justice organization.  


OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES


Leadership

·      Create and lead systems and processes that support open lines of communication and collaboration within the organization

·      Represent Fellowship of Reconciliation externally in banking operations and lease negotiations

·      Act as on-site lead staff in the New York Office.


Operations

·      Upgrade and implement an appropriate system of policies, internal controls and efficient nonprofit operations practices.

·      Manage human resources, IT, banking and office lease; ensure all regulatory requirements related to space and human resources are followed and up to date.

·      Negotiate and manage all contracts with vendors and insurance

·      Monitor and order office supplies and equipment


Finance

·      Support the Executive Director and Controller in planning and implementing the annual budget and audit process.

·      Prepare and make bank deposits as necessary

·      Review and approve all expenditures prior to payment processing

·      Review all paper revenue streams to ensure proper coding


Human Resources

·      Serve as the primary point person for recruiting vacancies and onboarding new employees.

·      Manage the benefits program

·      Maintain confidential personnel files.


Information Technology

·      Work with consultants and other staff to ensure that IT systems are maintained, updated and operational.


Qualifications:

·     Minimum 3 years’ experience in a senior operations management.

·     Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills including negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

·     Strong mentoring and coaching experience to a team with diverse levels of expertise.

·     Entrepreneurial team player who is flexible and can remain non-anxious in an organization undergoing change and growth.

·     Self-reliant, results oriented.

·     Strong written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with senior management, Fellowship of Reconciliation’s, and staff.

·     Passion for Fellowship of Reconciliation’s mission.

Benefits

Benefits include generous paid vacation, sick, personal days, and designated holidays, and pension plan.  FOR USA provides health insurance, with employee contribution of 30% of premium.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

ejsimpson@forusa.org
http://www.forusa.org

Please email a resume and cover letter:

Attention:  Emma Jordan-Simpson, Executive Director

ejsimpson@forusa.org


Be sure to include “Director of Operations” in the subject line of your email.


FOR is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Peoples of color and of diverse gender identities are strongly encouraged to apply.


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