The Tax Law Center at the NYU School of Law is seeking a full-time Operations Associate to support and help build its operations at a time of rapid growth.
You are a detail-oriented self-starter excited to support the evolving operations needs of a new center within the Law School. You have a track record of delivering results on assignments and overcoming obstacles. You are highly organized and excel at balancing time-sensitive requests and competing priorities. You are a clear communicator with the ability to work well with people of different backgrounds and experiences and are eager to work closely with academics, legal practitioners, university administrative staff, and external stakeholders.
The Operations Associate will report to the Executive Director or another senior member of staff and will be responsible for a wide range of activities, including:
Providing support for all stages of an ambitious hiring plan, including by promoting job opportunities, scheduling and setting up interviews, communicating with candidates, and helping onboard new staff.
Liaising effectively with and providing information to NYU administrative staff in a timely manner.
Providing a wide variety of administrative support to the growing staff including processing expenses, contracts, and invoices; HR recording-keeping and support; IT support requests; arranging meetings and travel; and corresponding with external contacts and contractors.
Helping develop easy, efficient protocols/systems where needed.
Providing logistical support for events and other public activities; managing and updating the website.
Serving as interim executive assistant to the Executive Director by managing her calendar and meetings, preparing correspondence, and helping manage her inbox and to do list.
Other responsibilities to be determined based on the needs of the organization and the skills and experience of the chosen applicant.
1-3 years of administrative and/or operations experience.
A high degree of organization, time-management skills, and attention to detail.
Hands-on orientation -- no detail is too small to escape your notice, and you dig in wherever necessary.
Excellent communication skills.
Independent judgment, proactive orientation, and the ability to identify gaps and take initiative.
Commitment to advancing the Center's mission and plan for growth.
Interest in nonprofit operations and organizational development.
Prior experience working at NYU is a plus but not required. Wordpress/Drupal/CMS also helpful.
Your salary will fall between $55,000 and $65,000 per year depending on experience. You will be an employee of New York University, with access to an excellent, comprehensive benefits package including generous paid time off and retirement contributions.
The Tax Law Center will be conducting work remotely through calendar year 2021 due to the COVID 19 pandemic and pending an assessment of workspace needs. The Tax Law Center is committed to providing a productive and supportive environment for all employees, and their perspectives will help define future space needs and/or remote work policies.
You will be asked to upload a resume.
Please do not upload a cover letter; instead, you will be asked to provide brief answers to three short questions as part of the application form.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
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