The National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI) is a partnership with Lewis & Clark Law School. NCVLI promotes crime victims’ rights through education, litigation and public policy development. The Director of Administration and Operations will be a strategic thought-partner, who reports to the executive director of NCVLI.
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The Director of Administration and Operations is responsible for the day-to-day operational, administrative, and financial management of NCVLI. In performing these duties, the DAO will work with the Executive Director, Staff Accountant and other leadership to chart NCVLI’s future growth as the demand for victims’ rights education and advancement continues to increase. The DAO will be a mission-focused, strategic, and process-minded leader. In this position the following functions are essential:
(1) Plan, direct, and coordinate the day-to-day operations of NCVLI to ensure efficiency and contract and grant compliance. (2) Oversee internal human resources components including hiring, training, evaluation and personnel file management. (3) Oversee significant organizational events and public moments, including fundraising and community awareness events as well as the organization’s annual fund. (4) Oversee contracts management and works closely and transparently with all external partners including donors, third-party vendors, consultants, and funders. (5) In coordination with Executive Director, develop business and project plans and oversee execution. (6) In coordination with Staff Accountant and Executive Director, oversee budget development and management, and financial reporting. (7) Ability to honor and work with all identities and individuals, particularly those who are underrepresented in the country and/or at Lewis & Clark College. (8) Other duties as assigned.
• Four year degree • At least four years of broad financial and operations management experience • Excellent track record in grants management • Experience handling sensitive confidential materials • Experience supervising employees • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills • Ability to understand and translate accounting concepts to – and to effectively collaborate with — programmatic and fundraising colleagues who do not necessarily have finance backgrounds • Technology savvy with experience selecting and overseeing software installations and managing relationships with software vendors • Experience working with or in diverse communities • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team to advance organizational mission and voice and to perform variety of duties as needed in organization • Dedication to the mission of NCVLI
• JD or MBA • Experience in team/group development and process and program evaluation • Experience working in the nonprofit sector • Bi-Lingual
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