Operations Manager – Reiss Center on Law and Security – New York

Key Responsibilities
Operations. You will ensure the smooth execution of all operational logistics for our events and publications, from long-term projects to rapid-response initiatives. You’ll work in conjunction with the centers’ staff and interns and various internal NYU Law vendors and external service providers.
Finance. You will coordinate budgetary operations, in close consultation with the centers’ leadership, including: the internal university finance process; the grants lifecycle from application through management/compliance through closure; and office finance tasks.
Human Resources/People Operations. You will serve as liaison on HR matters, in coordination with the centers’ leadership and law school HR team. This includes recruitment efforts, facilitating fellows and student scholarship programs, and demonstrating creative approaches to bringing in talent and implementing people operations.
Communications. You will collaborate on the planning and execution for marketing, communications, and social media strategies. Working with the Program Associate and others, you will help maintain the centers’ website, social media accounts, and email distribution lists.

Experience and Qualifications
Candidates for this position must have:
Experience in some combination of operations, event planning, finance, fundraising/grants management, personnel management, and/or other relevant capacities
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Self-driven and proactive approach to managing operations, including the ability to work independently and as part of small teams, and to set and stick to simultaneous deadlines for yourself while also helping others to do the same
Track record of success in developing and managing large and small projects and coordinating them simultaneously, maintaining vendor relationships, and managing interdependent budgets and resources
Professionalism, discretion, and flexibility for operating in a fast-moving and changeable environment and liaising with leading experts and practitioners
Strong written and oral communication skills
Willingness to work occasional evening or off-hours for events or other demands.

Ideally you will also have:
Comfort with or willingness to learn:
Excel
WordPress
Mailchimp
Social media: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn
A sensibility for design and visual branding
Subject matter exposure or interest in the mission of RCLS and CCS.

How to Apply
a cover letter explaining why you would be a good fit for this job, what excites you about the position, and a sense of your career aspirations; and
a writing sample.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Applications may be submitted at the following link: https://apply.interfolio.com/110423
Questions may be addressed to RCLS.law@nyu.edu.

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