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New Employment Opportunity at NLIRH: Operations Manager
The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health is dedicated to ensuring the fundamental human right to reproductive health and justice for Latinas, their families, and their communities through public education, policy advocacy, and community mobilization. NLIRH is currently seeking applicants for a full-time Operations Manager. The Operations Manager would assist the Executive Director and would also manage the administrative needs of the office. This is a unique opportunity to work with the only national organization dedicated to reproductive justice for Latinas.
Position Location: New York City
Responsibilities: To oversee and manage all administrative needs of a 10 person office in NYC plus a 2-3 person DC Policy Office. Specific duties include:
o Collaborate with the Executive Director (ED) to develop and implement an effective organizational growth strategy;
o Build systems to support effective communication across the organization;
o Develop effective tracking, information management and systems;
o Support strong relationship between ED and its Board of Directors, including coordinating Board meetings, preparing quarterly reports, and ensuring regular communication;
o Liaise with vendors and service providers;
o Develop effective new employee orientation, systems and policies;
o Manage relationships with benefits vendors, including coordinating annual renewals and troubleshooting for staff as needed;
o Support the ED and Department Directors with schedules, projects and meetings;
o Answer phones and manage messages;
o Track and maintain expenses in QuickBooks;
o Work with NLIRH part-time bookkeeper on developing financial reports, managing expenses and invoices;
o Order and catalogue office supplies;
o Manage all NLIRH office mailings;
o Manage all constituent requests;
o Work with Technology consultant on maintaining computer network.
Associates degree, bachelor’s degree or working towards a degree;
2-3 years of office management experience;
Commitment to reproductive freedom, immigrant women’s rights and social justice;
Fluent in Spanish and English;
Very strong writing, communications and organizational skills;
Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects and requests;
Proficiency in all MS Office programs, particularly Word and Excel;
Familiarity with QuickBooks, or other financial management software.
Salary Range: mid to high $30,000s
Benefits: NLIRH offers excellent benefits, including health insurance, vacation and sick leave.
Application Process: Submit cover letter, resume, and three references to: Operations Manager Search, NLIRH, 50 Broad Street, Suite 1825, New York, NY 10004 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to: 212-422-2556 by August 11, 2008.