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Director of Operations

Grand Traverse Industries
Traverse City, MI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Director of Operations

Grand Traverse Industries of Traverse City is looking to hire a full-time Director of Operations to help implement a strategic plan that drives business for our company. Do you have strong people skills? Are you experienced in business management? Would you like to further your career with a disability service nonprofit that prioritizes advocacy and putting people first? If so, please read on!

This position earns a competitive salary of $50,000 - $75,000/year, depending on education and experience. We also offer great benefits, including health insurance, prescription, dental, vision, a matching simple IRA, life insurance, long-term disability, paid holidays, and vacation accrual. If this sounds like the right finance and business management opportunity with a disability service nonprofit for you, consider applying today!


We are a non-profit organization that provides employment and training to persons with a disability and other barriers to employment. Our strength is our diversity which supports a wide variety of work opportunities. We are even accredited by CARF (The Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission). We are also a member of ACCSES - Voice of Disability Service Providers Nation Wide and a member of the Traverse Connect. Our work has a lot of meaning and we take pride in it, making sure we are always doing our best.

Our employees are the key to the success of the company and the success of each other. We provide advocacy, training, and support to our workers/clients and help them achieve their highest level of independence! Our workers and their teamwork, patience, care, and leadership are essential to our work. This is an uplifting and positive working environment for everyone.


As a professional in business management, you are responsible for increasing the efficiency of our nonprofit by implementing and enforcing company systems and processes. Working with the executive director, you discuss and execute strategic planning as well as handle negotiations, budgets, and resource information for our business. You plan and manage multiple sectors of our company, including our manufacturing and rehab services. By analyzing financial data, you are able to maximize our revenue and reduce costs as well as fulfill our strategic business plans.

In addition, you ensure that employee satisfaction is high and that productivity is continually increasing. You also help with creating job descriptions, hiring competent personnel, and overseeing employee training programs. Through frequent evaluation, you keep track of productivity and staff performance as well as revise operational policies and procedures as needed. You work with other department heads to develop financial planning and ensure our full company is in compliance as well as maximizing profits to stay within budget.

To assist with new growth directives, you take part in the development of marketing and sales plans as well as update and maintain our website. You take care to ensure our nonprofit remains in compliance with CARF standards in order to maintain our accreditation. Through consistent communication with your employees, you conduct conferences and training to make sure our staff is experiencing growth and development within their jobs. Being in a position that directly relates to helping others improve and find satisfaction in what they do is why you love coming to work every day and makes you a great addition to our disability service nonprofit!


  • Bachelor's degree in business management, finance, economics, or a related field
  • 7+ years of experience in a business managerial role
  • Knowledge about using and implementing business management software
  • Knowledge about finance, manufacturing, and employee management
  • Ability to uphold our values of integrity, mercy, empathy, and inclusion
  • First class people skills
  • Strong negotiating skills

Do you have excellent verbal and written communication skills? Are you proactive and results-driven? Do you work well both independently and as part of a team? Are you a natural-born leader? Do you feel as if helping people is what you were meant to do? If so, you might just be perfect for this finance position with our disability service nonprofit!


This full-time position with our nonprofit works a typical schedule of 8 AM - 5 PM, Monday to Friday.


We understand your time is valuable, so we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this Director of Operations job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

Location: 49686

Grand Traverse Industries


Traverse City, MI
49686 USA



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