Nonprofit

Operations Manager

Hybrid
Work must be performed in New Jersey, US
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Published 14 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Start Date
August 1, 2024
Application Deadline
June 21, 2024
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
Intermediate
Salary
At least USD $70,000 / year
Commensurate with experience.

Description

The Fund for New Jersey, a private grant-making foundation, works to improve the quality of public policy decision-making affecting the people of New Jersey and our region. The Fund is active in budget & finance, democracy, climate & environment, criminal justice, education, housing, immigration, poverty, public media, and racial justice. See The Fund’s website for details of our work. (http://www.fundfornj.org)

The Operations Manager is responsible for the infrastructure that supports work on a variety of New Jersey’s most significant issues.  This position is integral to the success of The Fund for New Jersey. This is a full-time position with excellent benefits. The Fund for New Jersey’s office is in Princeton and staff meets at least once a week in the office. Travel throughout New Jersey for grantee site visits is required.

Priority application deadline Friday, June 21.

Responsibilities:

Office Administration (70%)

  • Overseeall aspects of office administration, including technology, filing, and recordkeeping systems; managing supplies, office equipment, and relationships withvendors and contractors
  • Provide administrative support to the President and staff; handle scheduling and administrative preparation for meetings and projects; manage correspondence; prepare reports; complete special projects as assigned
  • Organize and implement the logistics of Board and committee meetings and other events; work with vendors and venues; prepare and distribute materials, take minutes, and compile reports as needed; staff the events
  • Coordinate basic financial transactions, including accounts payable and purchasing;  administer payroll system; process expenses, contracts, and invoices; monitor and report spending; support preparation for annual audit; liaise with accountants, auditors, investment advisors, and Treasurer
  • Manage productive relationships with the Trustees, grantees, and philanthropic partners

Grants Administration (30%)

  • Schedule site visits and meetings with grantees
  • Monitor receipt and execution of award letters
  • Organize, maintain, and update electronic grant files
  • Maintain payment schedules and monitor grant balances; provide reports as requested
  • Communicate effectively with applicants, grantees, and external partners

The Fund for New Jersey, a private grant-making foundation, works to improve the quality of public policy decision-making affecting the people of New Jersey and our region. The Fund is active in budget & finance, democracy, climate &…

Benefits

The Fund has a small, energetic, and highly collaborative staff. It offers an exceptional work environment with opportunities for mentorship and networking. The Fund promotes, values, and respects diversity.

The Fund has a small, energetic, and highly collaborative staff. It offers an exceptional work environment with opportunities for mentorship and networking. The Fund promotes…

Level of Language Proficiency

English.

English.

Location

Hybrid
Work must be performed in New Jersey, US
One Palmer Square East, Princeton, NJ 08542, United States
Suite 303

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter describing your interest and fit for the position, a resume, and a list of three references. Address materials to Brandon McKoy, President, at jobs@fundfornj.org.  Review of applications will begin June 24 and continue until the position is filled.  August 1 start date is preferable but flexible.

Please submit a cover letter describing your interest and fit for the position, a resume, and a list of three references. Address materials to Brandon McKoy, President, at jobs…

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