The Operations and Development Manager plays a critical role in keeping the office and (soon-to-be) staff functioning smoothly, supporting the Executive Director, serving as a liaison to the UIL Board of Directors, and to helping identify, secure, and engage collaborators and funders.
Essential Job Functions:
Responsible for working with offsite financial and accounting services on all matters related to budgeting, revenue and expenses
Coordinate all details related to the recruitment and engagement of workforce development staff, AmeriCorps VISTAs, and volunteers
Support the administrative needs of the Executive Director
Coordinate all communications and logistics related to the board and board committees
Responsible for the management of office resources, vendors, technology and supplies
Responsible for landlord matters
Work with Executive Director to identify and research potential collaborators and funding sources
Prepare packets, background materials, and research to present to funders/collaborators.
Draft proposals, reports, and correspondences for collaborators, funders and be responsible for their timely submission.
Engage funders and sponsors throughout the year through events and regular communications
Three years’ experience or a burning desire to learn
Exceptional organizational skills are a must
Strong written and verbal communication skills
An entrepreneurial work ethic and a desire to "get the job done"
Ability to work remotely efficiently
Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
Comfortable learning new technologies
Interest and commitment to enhancing the effectiveness of nonprofit organizations
Some knowledge in computer support and operations, preferred
This position is volunteer, praise is commensurate with performance. Opportunity to earn whatever you want to earn with newly acquired skills.
Notice of nondiscrimination:
The Ubuntu Institute of Learning (UIL) is committed to Bringing Our Whole Selves to Work. We’re passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. Companies that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, and perspective are proven to be better companies. More importantly, creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work is the right thing to do.
It is the policy of UIL to comply with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding equal opportunity. In keeping with that policy, UIL is committed to maintaining a work environment that is free of unlawful discrimination and harassment. Accordingly, UIL will not tolerate unlawful discrimination against or harassment of any of our employees or others present at our facilities by anyone, including any supervisor, coworker, vendor, client, or customer of UIL. Periodt!
To apply, please submit a brief statement as to why you want to work with us and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions, please text the UIL MGMT staff at 562-471-3404. No calls, please.