Director of Operations
OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology is a non-profit, children’s museum located in downtown Youngstown Ohio, offering HANDS-ON, interactive exhibits and educational programs which are rooted in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for children 0-14 years of age.
We seek a Director of Operations to manage the day-to-day operations in our 18,000 square foot facility, which serves 75,000 annually. The DOO will be thoroughly committed to OH WOW!'s mission, with proven leadership, coaching, and management experience. This position will report to the Executive Director, and includes the supervision of 8-12 staff members.
|Organization||OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science & Technology|
|Address||11 W. Federal Street|
|Qualifications||Bachelor’s Degree required, MBA preferred, and five or more years senior nonprofit management experience in the children’s museum industry, or any combination thereof. Ability to point to specific examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of growth Proven track record of effectively leading and scaling a performance- and outcomes-based organization Proven commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation Demonstrated ability to oversee, collaborate and coach human resources (staff and volunteers), manage and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget Ability to interface and engage diverse groups Fundraising experience. Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed|
|Job Responsibilities||Works with the ED and other members of the leadership team to set OH WOW!’s strategic goals and translates these into specific operational objectives. Works out timelines and what resources are necessary, including employees and volunteers, to achieve stated objectives. Ensures that the resources are found and allocated appropriately. Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, communications, and systems Lead, coach, develop, and retain OH WOW!'s high-performance team Ensures effective systems to track scaling progress, and regularly evaluates and reports on program components, so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to management, the board, funders, and other stakeholders Makes financial decisions, completes financial reports and monitors financial and program performance Other duties as assigned|
|Application Instructions||To apply email resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org|