Vice President of Operations

About GEO 


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Position Description 


The vice president of operations (VP) is a member of GEO’s senior leadership team and leads the operations team. The senior leadership team operates as a shared leadership body to steward organizational strategy, policy, culture, financial health and resilience. The VP holds the long-term vision for operations, administration, finance, accounting, human resources/talent, facilities management, information technology, knowledge management and learning. The VP manages complexity in integrating and harmonizing technical knowledge and advancing equitable operations to achieve GEO’s mission. The VP monitors GEO’s finances and supports the staff, board of directors and other stakeholders with strengthening GEO’s financial performance. This position reports to the CEO and Executive Vice President and has three direct reports: the director of operations, the director of people and culture, and the associate director of learning. The VP has strong management skills, experience stewarding a range of organizational infrastructure needs in nonprofit/philanthropic settings, and the ability to contribute to cross-team alignment, collaboration and information-sharing. This job is based in the Washington, DC region and includes between 5-10% travel. 



Salary and Benefits   GEO offers a competitive salary ($160k’s-180k’s) and a generous benefits package, including 100 percent employer paid health/dental/vision insurance; three weeks of vacation; office closure for federal holidays as well as a one-week summer break, summer Fridays and the last two weeks of the year; twelve sick days, two personal days, one volunteer day; a seven percent employer retirement contribution; sabbaticals every three years of service; wellness benefits; telecommunications reimbursement; transportation benefits; a commitment to professional development and growth including annual funding for professional development; along with a Metro accessible office location in downtown D.C. (Most GEO staff are currently working primarily remotely.)      Grantmakers for Effective Organizations is an equal opportunity employer. GEO is committed to equal employment opportunities in recruitment, hiring, promotion, training, compensation and disciplinary action with regard to the terms and conditions of employment. GEO does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, color, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, personal appearance, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation or any other legally protected characteristic.  



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  • Kevin Perez
    published this page in Job Board 2023-04-24 22:16:28 -0400