Interim Director of Operations

Location Washington, DC 20036
Date Posted December 06, 2022
Job ID 9487
Employment Type Contract
Scion Executive Search has been retained to conduct an immediate search for an Interim Director of Operations for our client, a nonprofit organization focused on advancing progressive economic and democratic policies that improve the quality of life for working- and middle-class families. The Interim Director of Operations will provide capacity support to a team of campaigners across fourteen states.
The Perks
- Interim full-time position dedicated to providing support to a driven team of campaigners across fourteen states!
- Work remotely and help an impactful organization through a leadership transition!
- Interim role, approximately 3+ months.

What You Will Be Doing
Staff Leadership
  • Mentor Senior Operations Associate who is responsible for grants, contracts, invoices, and budget amendments. Provide coaching as they create training materials and document our processes. Provide coverage for role when on personal time off.
  • Assess systems workflow for processes and recommend and implement new systems as needed.
Staff and Personnel Expense Coordination
  • Own staffing and benefits system with oversight from VP. Keep year end and 2023 staffing projections up to date as staff are hired and offboarded.
  • Work with fiscal sponsor to create an individual travel and professional development budget tracking system to track spend down and provide monthly summary reports to key staff.
  • Lead internal communications as they relate to personnel deadlines, including but not limited to timesheet submissions and personal expense reimbursement system requests
Budget Management
  • Lead monthly and quarterly budget reconciliation. Work with Senior Operations Associate and fiscal sponsor to process monthly accruals and reconcile inconsistencies in expense tracking and coding.
  • Assist VP with 2023 budget planning process, including working with leadership to assess program needs, resources, and gaps. Compile inputs from state and program budgets for analysis.
  • Help create budget reports and meeting materials for internal audiences and donors.
  • Assess current budget tracking systems and recommend and implement new processes and protocols for our growing team.
Grants and Contract Management
  • Create and manage a parallel grant application and reporting system for a new fiscally sponsored fund, developing training for staff.
  • Work with Senior Operations Associate to learn and assess grants, contracts, and invoicing systems audit training materials for updates and edits.
What You Have to Offer
- Extensive experience in leading operations for a nonprofit organization
- A strong connection to the mission of advancing opportunities and the quality of life for working-middle class Americans
- Solutions oriented mindset
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively within a team environment
- Experience with Google Suites preferred
Compensation & Additional Details
This opportunity to assist an amazing organization undergoing a leadership change along with compensation of $52-$60/hr. (depending on experience) in addition to health benefits and sick time.
How to Apply
For immediate consideration, please submit your resume and more information about your candidacy and interest. Apply here today!
About Our Firm

Scion Executive Search is a national award-winning executive search firm! Since 2006, we have had the pleasure of successfully placing hundreds of exceptional leaders to organizations with incredible missions and programs. Through our innovative team building and recruitment solutions, we seamlessly bridge the gap in interim and executive searches. Our track record and recruitment process has made us one of the top recruitment firms in the nation.

We are proud to be part of the Forbes lists of the Best Recruitment Firms and the Best Executive Search Firms in America. Additionally, Scion has been recognized as a ClearlyRated Best of Staffing firm as well as a top recruitment firm by The Business Times. Additional information about our firm and our practices can be found online.

Scion Executive Search is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and the candidates we represent. 

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