EdSource is seeking an experienced strategic operations professional (contract) to manage the organization’s operations, including supporting human resources and payroll administration.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record in operations management, with the goal of maximizing efficiency and effectiveness throughout an organization, while ensuring all activities are aligned with its mission and culture. The strategic operations role will be a thought partner of the CEO, Director of Operations and HR Consultant to implement and integrate new retirement and benefit policies, procedures, tools and to help build a scalable HR system that will endure and grow as the organization evolves.
Founded in 1977, EdSource is a leading nonprofit journalism organization reporting on education in California and runs the largest newsroom of education reporters in the state.
Additionally, the strategic operations lead will be a thought partner to the Director of Development, Director of Operations and CEO to oversee selection, project management and implementation of a new customer relationship management (CRM) system.
Candidates should be Bay Area based, with the plan to work in a hybrid position based in EdSource’s headquarters in Oakland.
Benefits, HR and Development
Budget and Finances
Proven experience in operations or relevant operational, finance and project management experience in California is a plus, with a minimum of 2-5 years of experience. Preference is for some experience with 501(c) 3 organizations.
Excellent organizational and leadership skills.
Strong communication and interpersonal abilities.
Understand financial reports and accounting processes.
Excellent knowledge of MS Office, Excel, databases and information systems.
EdSource is an equal opportunity employer and an organization that values diversity. People from all diverse backgrounds, all races, colors, origins, ancestries, creeds, religions, genders, ages, disabilities, veteran statuses, sexual orientations, and marital statuses are strongly encouraged to apply.
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