Operations Manager – Council on American-Islamic Relations CAIR

Job Announcement: Operations Manager

The Position/Role: CAIR’s (Council on American Islamic Relations) San Diego is looking for a passionate and talented individual to fill the Operations Manager position. Join one of the most dynamic teams defending civil rights on behalf of the American Muslim community and strengthening the image of Islam and American Muslims.
Time Commitment: Full time, with periodic evenings and weekends required for meetings and events.

Location: San Diego, CA
Duties and Responsibilities Include:
 Manage day to day operations of the office, including supervising staff and interns
 Oversee finance and human resources, including new hire process, processing payroll, and ensuring compliance with federal and state policy
 Establish and implement systems for organizational efficiency and growth
 Provide logistical and strategic support to program development
 Proofreads reports and written documentation
 Implement and maintain paper and electronic record systems for office activities, programs and donors
 Manage office equipment setup such as phones, copier, and projectors and coordinate IT needs
 Order office supplies as well as track and maintain inventory
 Produce reports for internal team meetings and board members
 Recruiting, managing and engaging interns and volunteers.
 Manage donor relations through maintaining donor database, processing donations,
issuing receipts, and following up on pledges
 Manage fundraising campaigns and events, analyzing fundraising performance and
 Other duties as assigned.
 All CAIR staff are required to assist in general duties such as answering phones, weekly outreach, fundraising, and other office tasks.

Required Qualifications:
 A strong commitment to civil rights and CAIR’s mission
 At least 3 years experienceyears’ experience in an administrative, operations, human
resources or similar role(s)
 Highly motivated, self-initiating and energetic
 Strong organizational and time management skills
 Experience with public speaking

 Excellent oral and written communication and managerial skills to interface with media professionals, community leaders, volunteers, donors, and staff in a professional and effective manner.
 Working knowledge of QuickBooks, Microsoft Office software
 Must have capability to work on multiple projects or tasks at a time
 Access to a working vehicle and the ability to drive throughout the San Diego County for events and outreach

Preferred Qualifications:
 Experience working with non-profit organizations and Muslim community desired
 Conversational proficiency in Arabic, Somali, Farsi or Urdu (preferred)
This position reports to the Executive Director.
Compensation commensurate with skills and experience
To Apply:
Please send (1) a cover letter discussing your interest in the position, (2) your resume, (3) a brief example of your writing, and (4) the names and contact information of three references, to:
hmohebi@cair.com with the subject line “Operations Manager”.

Application Deadline:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
CAIR-CA is an equal opportunity employer.