Interim Nonprofit Chief Operating Officer

Location Washington, DC 20009
Date Posted October 15, 2020
Job ID 6889
Employment Type Contract
Scion Nonprofit Staffing ( has been retained to conduct a search for an Interim Nonprofit Chief Operating Officer for our client, a global refugee relief organization! This is a very exciting role with a collaborative and passionate team on a fully remote basis! Our client is based in Washington, DC.
The Interim Nonprofit Chief Operating Officer will bring a customer service orientation to support the logistical, human resource, and administrative needs of the organization. This is a full time, interim position reporting to the CEO.
-Communicating changes in organization personnel policies and procedures and ensure proper compliance is followed.
-Overseeing and directing all operational financial activities and work closely with CEO to prepare annual budgets, analyze financial data, maximize financial efficiencies, and reduce costs.
-Drafting, formatting, and editing communication materials on behalf of the operations department.
-Maintaining confidential employee information and acting with discretion.
-Providing employees with a high level of service to resolve questions, concerns or technology issues.
-Supporting a newly all-remote workforce.
-Facilitating human resource operations processes, from hiring and onboarding to employee engagement surveys to goal setting and tracking to performance management cycles.
-Adjusting to ever changing processes and procedures.
-Experience as a manager or director of operations, preferably in a nonprofit setting.
-The ability to work effectively from home.
-Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
-Experience working with Mac computers, Google Suite, and Microsoft Office suite; comfort learning new software systems quickly.
-Acute attention to detail.
-Ability to adapt to change quickly.
-Comfortable working with tight deadlines.
-Ability to be proactive and anticipate needs.
This position offers competitive pay of $55-65/hr. (based on experience), flexible remote hours, as well as health, dental, vision and other benefits! This position works on an amazing team and makes an incredible impact on people all around the world!
For immediate consideration, please visit to apply. Please submit your resume in word format as well as your responses to the following supplemental questions:
1. Do you currently require sponsorship or will you require sponsorship in the future to work in the United States?*
2. What specific rate of pay are you targeting in your current search?
3. Why are you looking to transition out of your current employment situation into an opportunity like this?
4. What interests you in this position specifically?
5. How do your qualifications align with the requirements of the role? Why do you believe you will be a strong fit for this position?
* We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.
*Applications that do not include responses to the supplemental questions will not be considered.
We look forward to contacting potential-match applicants.
Scion Staffing is a top temporary staffing agency and executive search firm, connecting leading companies and organizations with impeccable talent throughout the West Coast. Through our innovative team-building and staffing solutions, we bridge the gap in temporary staffing, as well as contract-to-hire employment, contingent search, and executive searches. The Business Times has recognized us as a top staffing from 2010-2020, and our clients return to us for a variety of opportunities.
Scion Staffing is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent.

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