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Operations Director

Green Science Policy Institute
Berkeley, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Institute seeks a part or full time Operations Director to manage finance, grants, HR, as well as provide overall administrative oversight. We are looking for an experienced and committed individual with excellent organizational and communication skills, and at least five years’ experience working in a non-profit in an administrative role. This person will be part of our senior management team and report to the Executive Director. This position is based in our North Berkeley office with flexibility for some remote work.


To Apply

Submit a résumé and a detailed cover letter describing your fit to this position to: jobs@greensciencepolicy.org. Applications must include a cover letter, and application review will start on July 11, 2022.

 

Financial Responsibilities

  • Work with the Executive Director and Board to set the annual organizational budget. Monitor budget spending and income. Work with bookkeeper to prepare financial reports for Board review.
  • Track all expected income to make sure it is received, acknowledged, and recorded.
  • Help bookkeeper to manage their workload and provide direction for allocation of funds between grants, upcoming deadlines for grant budget reports, and compliance paperwork.
  • Work with bookkeeper and accountant to ensure all tax filings are completed and filed on time.

 

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Manage Board relations, including working with the chair on the agenda, the bookkeeper and treasurer on the financials, and making sure Board documentation is completed and archived.
  • Manage office manager, especially with guidance on operations, fundraising, and database related work.
  • Supervise IT and database contractors.
  • With Executive Director, manage the end of year annual fundraising campaign.
  • With support staff, coordinate very occasional fundraising events.

 

Human Resources Responsibilities:

  • Manage the human resources arm of the Institute, including the recruitment, compensation, benefits, onboarding, and retention of staff and also the evaluation of support staff.
  • Produce consultant contracts, manage their invoicing and other relevant paperwork.
  • Keep personnel handbook up to date.

 

Grants Management:

  • Provide overall grants management to ensure timely submission of proposals, budgets and reports, including, but not limited to maintaining a grants master calendar, coordinating writing with project staff.
  • Support the Executive Director with necessary information to ensure strong positive relationships with foundations and donors. Track and maintain foundation and donor contacts.

 

Position Expectations and Qualifications
REQUIRED

  • Five or more years working in operations in a non-profit including finance, human resources and grants management
  • Experience with non-profit budgeting and donation processing
  • Knowledge of non-profit finance standards and reporting requirements
  • Non-profit management experience
  • Passion for our mission to protect health and the environment worldwide
  • Flexibility to adjust hours to meet deadlines and needs of the Institute, including availability to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Superb written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to think creatively and take the initiative to solve problems
  • Attention to detail, persistence, and flexibility
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

DESIRABLE

  • Knowledge of database systems
  • Experience working in the environmental health sector

 

Compensation
Commensurate with experience. We provide a generous benefits package including retirement, medical, dental, vision, paid vacation, and life insurance. (Listed salary range gives full-time compensation rate; part-time salary will be pro-rated accordingly.)

The Green Science Policy Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Company Description
The Institute convenes and supports leaders from the business, government, academic, and non-profit sectors in order to protect human health and the global environment from exposure to harmful chemicals. We are a small organization with a very large impact. Our scientific research, communications and policy work have helped prevent the use of hundreds of millions of pounds of harmful chemicals in furniture, electronics, and children's and other products worldwide for healthier people and environment.
To learn more about the Institute, visit http://greensciencepolicy.org/

Green Science Policy Institute

Why Work Here?
We're a high-impact group of smart people working for a great cause: preventing the use of toxic chemicals in consumer products.

The Institute convenes and supports leaders from the business, government, academic, and non-profit sectors in order to protect human health and the global environment from exposure to harmful chemicals. We are a small organization with a very large impact. Our scientific research, communications and policy work have helped prevent the use of hundreds of millions of pounds of harmful chemicals in furniture, electronics, and children's and other products worldwide for healthier people and environment. To learn more about the Institute, visit http://greensciencepolicy.org/

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1400 Shattuck #8

Berkeley, CA
USA

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