Operations Chair

Type: Part-Time
Rate: $35
Hours: 10 hours per week

Location

This position offers the flexibility of being located anywhere in the United States, with primary work taking place virtually and occasional travel required as needed for events, donor engagement, and key organizational activities.

Responsibilities

  • Managing the organization's day-to-day operational functions, including accounting, budgeting, project management, human resources, and legal and tax matters.
  • Managing a team of 2-5 working group members responsible for managing organizational operations and finances.
  • Developing and maintaining efficient operational systems and processes to support the organization's activities and growth.
  • Managing and forecasting the organization's budget, ensuring financial stability and compliance with financial reporting and accounting standards.
  • Coordinating with external accountants, legal advisors, and other professionals as needed to ensure legal and regulatory compliance in all aspects of operations.
  • Ensuring implementation of effective HR practices, including recruitment, onboarding, performance management, and staff development.
  • Overseeing project management processes to ensure timely and efficient execution of organizational projects and initiatives.
  • Liaising with other working group chairs to align operational procedures with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Ensuring compliance with nonprofit regulations and standards, including filing of necessary legal and tax documents.
  • Identifying opportunities for operational improvements and implementing strategies to increase efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Facilitating communication and collaboration across departments to support overall organizational performance.
  • Preparing and presenting regular operational reports to the executive team and board of directors.

Qualifications

  • Proven experience in operational management, preferably in a nonprofit setting.
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, and budgeting principles.
  • Experience in human resources management, including knowledge of employment best practices.
  • Familiarity with project management principles and practices.
  • Ability to interpret and analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections.
  • Proficiency in office management software and tools, including financial management systems.
  • Excellent organizational, leadership, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment.
  • Commitment to the organization's mission and values, with a focus on community impact.