This position is part of the DC Bar Foundation’s Senior Leadership Team with the primary areas of focus being team development, strategic engagement, and fiscal management.
The following list of duties is not exhaustive. The Foundation may also outline additional duties and responsibilities that are not included in this job description.
Establish, grow, and nurture a work culture that values critical and strategic thinking, accountability, resourcefulness, constructive feedback, engagement, empowerment and inclusion
Lead the Foundation’s internal focus on race, equity, diversity, and inclusion to ensure a feeling of belonging and safety among all staff
In partnership with HR, manage staff recruitment, performance management, training, and development
Manage interns and temporary employees
Governance & Strategic Engagement
Collaborate with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to set the strategic direction for the Foundation and then establish and develop clear annual and quarterly priorities
Manage all aspects of Audit, Finance, and IOLTA Committees as outlined in each committee charter, including agendas, materials, and follow up items
Oversee management of BoardEffect (the Foundation’s board engagement portal), ensuring content is current and consistent across the organization
Fiscal & Office Management
Oversee the annual budgeting and audit processes
Develop, implement, monitor, and assess sound and compliant financial management practices
Oversee day-to-day operations that support the Foundation’s mission and strategic framework, including, but not limited to, business registration needs, accounts receivable and accounts payable
Operate as the primary administrator and point of contact for IOLTA database management and bank approval process
Manage Information Technology needs for the office
Work alongside other Foundation departments to ensure smooth operations
Lead administration of Asana, the Foundation’s project management software, and maintain ownership of the platform
Master’s degree in Business Administration or related field
Ten years’ experience managing operations in a nonprofit environment
Proven ability to plan and manage operational process for maximum efficiency and productivity
Working knowledge of budget preparation and control; planning and implementing new programs and services; computer systems; and management best practices
Excellent verbal and written communication skills needed to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
Superior interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Excellent project management skills, with the ability to coordinate activities of all resources throughout each phase of the project cycle
Enthusiasm for organizational change and patience during change processes as part of the Foundation’s commitment to ongoing evolution and improvement
Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy required to independently produce high quality deliverables
Strong computer skills, with a passion for technology and the ability to quickly master new systems
Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to plan, coordinate, and manage multiple tasks, deadlines, and competing priorities
Sound professional judgement and demonstrated professional maturity
Demonstrated commitment to creating and sustaining a positive work environment
This is a professional role based in Washington, DC and will require work to be performed remotely and/or within the office space. The position involves frequent use of computers, phones and virtual meeting platforms. The role may require periodic work outside of normal business hours, as well as occasional local travel.
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to safely and successfully perform the essential functions of this job consistent with federal, state, and local standards, including meeting productivity standards. Persons with mental and physical disabilities as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible for this position as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodations are made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible for this position.
The DC Bar Foundation provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.
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Interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter detailing how their qualifications align with the Director of Operations opportunity at DCBF.