About Us: Centered on a groundbreaking model of rapid response grantmaking, Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights (UAF) supports courageous women and transgender human rights defenders (WHRDs) around the world. Our model protects and advances the civil, political and social rights of women and LGBTI people, and invests in the resilience of social justice movements, including environmental, feminist, anti-corruption, land rights, youth, and LGBTI movements. Founded in 1997, Urgent Action Fund has grown from a single organization into a network of four independent Sister Funds that collectively support frontline women’s rights activists around the world. UAF’s work within this network centers on support for activists and social movements in Central Asia, the Middle East, Western and Eastern Europe, the South Caucuses, Turkey, Russia, Canada, and the United States.
Position Description: The Operations and Systems Officer oversees the administration of UAF’s virtual office operations, information technology use, and digital security to ensure organizational efficiency. This role creates, implements, and manages practices to ensure seamless daily operations of each department and the organization as a whole.
This role works closely with all staff and several consultants to ensure optimal systems use and provide administrative support. This position will exercise discretion and independent judgment to manage operations projects across departments. The Operations and Systems Officer is part of the Operations team and reports to the Director of Finance and Operations.
Office Management (Primarily Virtual)
IT and Systems Administration
Other Operations Management
• Manage relationships with consultants and vendors, including collecting documentation, managing contracts, ensuring prompt communication, and processing payments
• Work with Human Resources Officer to onboard new employees to systems, maintain employee documentation, and file management as needed
• File state and federal registrations in compliance with nonprofit requirements and federal, state, and local law
• Manage shared staff calendars and all-staff meetings
Job Specifics and Work Environment:
This position is full-time and is exempt. Position pay range is $70,000 - $80,000, depending on qualifications and experience, and includes a strong benefits package.
Note: This position will be remote during the COVID-19 pandemic, with a preference for being based in Oakland, California long-term. Interviews will be conducted remotely.
Urgent Action Fund is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. In order to build the strongest possible workforce, UAF actively seeks a diverse applicant pool. Authorization to work in the United States is required.
About Us: Centered on a groundbreaking model of rapid response grantmaking, Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights (UAF) supports courageous women and transgender human rights defenders (WHRDs) around the world. Our model protects and…
Please submit cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, with “Operations and Systems Officer” in the subject line. Cover letters may be addressed to the hiring manager: Alex Holy, Director of Finance and Operations (she/her/hers). Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. The position is open until filled. No phone calls please.
Please submit cover letter and resume to email@example.com, with “Operations and Systems Officer” in the subject line. Cover letters may be addressed to the hiring…