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TITTLE:                       VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS / CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

DEPARTMENT:           EXECUTIVE

REPORTING TO:         PRESIDENT/CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

SALARY RANGE:          $175,000 - $190,000

 

The Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC), was created in 1984 by the State of New York as a public benefit corporation with a mission to plan, design, develop, operate, and maintain Roosevelt Island. With a focus on innovative and environmentally friendly solutions, RIOC is committed to providing services that enhance the island's residential community. RIOC manages the two-mile long island's roads, parks, buildings, a sports facility, and public transportation, including the iconic Roosevelt Island Tramway. Additionally, RIOC operates a Public Safety Department that helps maintain a safe and secure environment for residents, employees, business owners, and visitors.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the general supervision of the President/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) the Chief Operating Officer (COO) oversees all strategic and business operations for Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC). The COO is responsible for developing and executing the operational strategy in support with RIOC’s vision. The COO will oversee various departments as assigned by the President and CEO.  This position complements the external-facing responsibilities of the President/CEO and works closing with the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and the Vice President/General Counsel.


The COO assists the president in addressing a range of strategic issues including enhancing organizational effectiveness and integrity, providing staff leadership, along with overall strategic planning for the organization as a whole and for individual programs and initiatives.


  

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

·        Provide strong and effective day-to-day leadership by defining operational expectations, monitoring progress, and achieving those expectations, providing a work environment supportive of organizational accomplishments through high-performance, in a service-orientated work environment.

·        Manage the day-to-day operations of various departments as assigned by the President and CEO.

·        Participate in the development of RIOC’s operating and capital budget approval by RIOC’s Board of Directors; monitors the implementation of the adopted budgets.

·        Identify opportunities for organizational, programmatic, and capital growth.

·        Meet with the RIOC Board of Directors, and executive team to review and

discuss projects, programs, and related matters impacting Roosevelt Island.

·        Foster processes for strategic planning and improvements.

·        Conduct critical analyses to identify business strategies that enhance organizational growth and effectiveness.

·        Provide oversight of activities and special projects initiated by various departments to ensure projects are aligned and in accordance with RIOC’s goals and objectives.

·        Meet with local residents, local community groups, NYC and NYS agencies and other stakeholders to exchange information and review current or proposed programs, initiatives, and projects.

·        Participate in regional and state meetings and conferences to stay abreast of trends, technologies related to municipal programs and operations.



SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

·        Our ideal candidate has progressive experience within local/state government, and/or the non-profit sector; is an outstanding strategic and financial thinker; and a strong relationship builder with the demonstrated expertise and ability to lead and further strengthen our mission.

·        Minimum of ten (10) years of managerial experience, with a minimum of five (5) in senior management or a satisfactory equivalent.

·        Experience in managing and overseeing multiple departments.

·        Experience leading a strategic planning process and articulating strategic plans into work steams and tactics.

·        A solid grasp of data analysis and performance metrics.

·        Knowledge of finance, budgeting, and capital projects.

·        Experience in a transportation environment.


 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

1.     A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and ten (10) years of full-time satisfactory professional management experience in business, operations, or transportation. A Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) is preferred.

2.  A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State's Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization and fifteen (15) years of full-time satisfactory experience as described in "1" above; or

3.  A satisfactory combination of education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" or "2" above. Graduate study in the field of business, organizational management, project management, or other related fields may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience on the basis of 30 credits equaling one year of experience. Graduation from an accredited school may be substituted for one year of the required experience. However, all candidates must have at least fifteen years of experience as described above.


What we offer:

A highly competitive benefits package, including, free health, dental and vision coverage for you and your family (if applicable), paid holidays, floating holidays, sick, personal, and vacation days, commuter benefits, flexible spending accounts, retirement plans, and exciting work environment with a beautiful view of Manhattan and Long Island City.


How to Apply:

Interested candidates should forward resume to: HRstaffing@rioc.ny.gov with subject line reading “Chief Operating Officer”.


RIOC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, RIOC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.   

TITTLE:                       VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS / CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

DEPARTMENT:           EXECUTIVE

REPORTING TO:         PRESIDENT/CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

SALARY RANGE:          $175,000 - $190,000

 

The Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC), was created in 1984 by the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    June 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 31, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Salary

$175,000 - $190,000

Benefits

What we offer:

A highly competitive benefits package, including, free health, dental and vision coverage for you and your family (if applicable), paid holidays, floating holidays, sick, personal, and vacation days, commuter benefits, flexible spending accounts, retirement plans, and exciting work environment with a beautiful view of Manhattan and Long Island City.

What we offer:

A highly competitive benefits package, including, free health, dental and vision coverage for you and your family (if applicable), paid holidays, floating holidays, sick…

Location

On-site
591 Main Street, New York, NY 10044, United States

How to Apply

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should forward resume to: HRstaffing@rioc.ny.gov with subject line reading “Chief Operating Officer”.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should forward resume to: HRstaffing@rioc.ny.gov with subject line reading “Chief Operating Officer”.

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