The Operations Coordinator will be responsible for performing multiple administrative functions related to the assigned program(s). The Coordinator may perform Information Systems, Human Resources, and Finance administrative tasks, including processing forms, preparing reports, and monitoring budgets. They will use available systems and resources to maintain, track, and research data, and to produce and review reports. They will apply established processes and practices in order to improve effectiveness and to document program procedures for reference by staff. They will coordinate activities with multiple variables, set realistic deadlines and manage the timeline. They may be responsible for scheduling and coordinating logistics for special events and/or meetings, purchasing, central filing, mailroom operations, facility management, telecommunications, and/or reception. The Coordinator may handle inquiries about business unit activities and assist in the development of program materials and correspondence. They will work cooperatively with Conservancy staff, providing information necessary to make decisions and solve problems. The Coordinator may communicate on behalf of their supervisor with internal and external sources, including staff, donors, vendors, and businesses in order to coordinate arrangements, convey information, and ensure successful execution of program.
RESPONSIBILITIES & SCOPE
- Maintain accurate information for the California business unit, including processing paperwork and data entry;
- Supports the business unit’s activities, including trainings and events;
- Responds to inquiries, specific to a function, which may be routine to fairly complex in nature;
- Perform duties under general supervision and established guidelines;
- Make day-to-day decisions within the scope of work assignments and prioritize work independently;
- Identify routine problems and utilize existing resources for resolution, referring difficult questions and problems to supervisor;
- Demonstrate sensitivity in handling and maintaining confidential information;
- Does not supervise any staff, but may supervise volunteers, interns, or temporary staff;
- Financial responsibility may include purchasing, processing invoices, contracting with vendors, and assisting with budget tracking;
- Serve as a team member for assigned projects;
- Be willing to travel, work overtime, and work evenings and weekends as needed; and
- Work environment involves only infrequent exposure to disagreeable elements and minor physical exertion and/or strain.