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IRIS- Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services
Operations and Finance Director
IRIS – Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (www.irisct.org), a dynamic nonprofit organization in New Haven CT, has an immediate opening for the full-time position of Operations and Finance Director. IRIS helps refugees and asylees—people fleeing persecution in their home countries who are invited to the US by the federal government—to start new lives and become self-sufficient, contributing members of their communities. IRIS currently serves clients from countries such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Congo, Eritrea, and Sudan.
The Operations and Finance Director will provide overall management of IRIS’ operations, finances, and human resources. The goal of this position is to ensure a smooth operation of the day-to-day business of IRIS, making it possible for clients to be served effectively; for staff members to function efficiently; and for IRIS to comply with government requirements.
In 2015, the Operations and Finance Director will also provide primary oversight of the operational components of IRIS’s move into a new office, and the current process of IRIS becoming an independent 501(c)3 organization.
The Operations and Finance Director will supervise the Operations Manager and Bookkeeper/Accountant and other staff as appropriate. The Operations and Finance Director will serve on the Management Team, and will report to the Executive Director.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
1) Financial and Grants Management
2) Fund Development
3) Organizational Effectiveness and Governance
4) Human Resources
The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of experience in a senior administrative position, non-profit experience preferred; experience creating budgets and providing financial management; excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills; and the ability to handle multiple demands and shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment. Candidate must be fluent in English. Candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to the mission of IRIS and awareness and sensitivity to multicultural issues. Candidate must be proficient with MS Windows and MS Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook. Experience with Quickbooks, GiftWorks, Salesforce, and MS Access or other databases a plus.
To apply, send an email to Executive Director Chris George, at firstname.lastname@example.org by March 23rd with the following: