The Institute is searching for a Director of Operations and Special Projects who will report to the Executive Director and serve on the leadership team of the organization. The Director will play an important leadership role in furthering the Institute’s strategic growth and effectiveness. The Director recommends and implements strategies and policies to help ensure that the Institute meets its financial and operational objectives. The Director will provide critical senior staff counsel as well as nurture a positive team culture and ongoing learning across the organization. S/he will ensure that systems and processes are as effective as possible; maximizing the Institute’s efficiency and impact, and allowing the staff to do their best work. The Director will have an ability to understand how projects and teams are connected, inter-related, and funded. Supervising a small team, the Director supports program directors in managing their resources and teams effectively.
The Director of Operations and Special Projects will lead the administration team on the operations-related work of the Institute, including grants and contracts management, budget, administration, human resources, personnel management, and operations. The Director will also communicate regularly and work closely with the Office of Academic Affairs’ Administrative Services unit to ensure that fiscal and personnel operations are completed in keeping with CUNY and RFCUNY policies and protocols. The Director will maintain strict confidentiality regarding sensitive budgetary and human resource issues. The Director will also provide development, implementation, supervision and project management for special projects on an as-needed basis.
Budget and Contracts Management
Human Resources Management
How to Apply
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