Vice President of Operations

Job Description

Reports to:              Executive Director

The ideal candidates will possess the following qualities:   

- Demonstrate at least 5-years experience in operations and financial management, AP/AR management, HR, benefits and administrative responsibilities

- Excellent customer and relationship skills

- Have strong written and verbal communication skills

- Goal-oriented

- Have previous experience working in an urban or cross-cultural environment (not required, but preferred)

Responsibilities:

- Lead the LAUNCH team and ensure a healthy, vibrant work environment

- Manage LAUNCH operations, ensuring organizational effectiveness in the:

·        High School Entrepreneurship Program

·        Business Entrepreneurship Academy (LAUNCH's adult entrepreneurship program)

·        training and consulting area

- Oversee financial and management aspects of LAUNCH, including budget management, forecasting, AP/AR, payroll, full-time, part-time and contract employee management, job descriptions, contracts and partner MOUs

- Work closely with Bookkeeper, Executive Director and Board Treasurer to ensure accurate financial reporting

- Work with LAUNCH team to ensure follow-through with existing and potential community partners, corporate sponsors and donors

- Assist Executive Director with organizational development, strategic planning for organization and other key LAUNCH initiatives

- Provide systems development for the LAUNCH team in the following areas: database tracking for donors, participants and partner organizations, participant sign-up, tracking and payment, time management and reporting

Interested applicants may send their resume and cover letter to:  info@LAUNCHChattanooga.org