Operations Specialist (54303)

at The Nature Conservancy in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Description OFFICE LOCATION Long Pond, Pennsylvania, USA This position will be based in Northeast Pennsylvania at the Hauser Nature Center in Long Pond, PA. #PDN WHO WE ARE The mission of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is to conserve the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we develop innovative, on-the-ground solutions to the world's toughest environmental challenges so that people and nature can thrive. Our work is guided by our values, which include a commitment to diversity and respect for people, communities, and cultures. From a rewarding mission to career development and flexible schedules, there are many reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want to know more? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube to hear stories from staff or visit Glassdoor. One of TNC's primary goals is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that employees around the globe have a sense of belonging and feel that their unique contributions are valued. We know we'll only achieve our mission by hiring and engaging a diverse staff that reflects the communities in which we work. Recognizing that people bring talent and skills that have been developed outside the scope of a job, we take a holistic approach to recruitment that considers life experience in addition to the professional requirements listed in our postings. Please apply - we'd love to hear from you. To quote a popular saying at TNC, "you'll join for the mission, and you'll stay for the people." WHAT WE CAN ACHIEVE TOGETHER The Operations Specialist will be responsible for performing multiple administrative functions of the Pennsylvania and Delaware Business Unit. They will be responsible for at the facility management at Hauser Nature Center, facility management, scheduling and coordinating logistics for special events and/or meetings held at Hauser, records management, vehicle management, procurement, telecommunications, and reception. Supporting volunteer activities of the Volunteer & Member Engagement Manager will be another responsibility. In addition, the Specialist will perform Information Systems, Human Resources, and operations administrative tasks, including processing forms and preparing documents. They will use available systems and resources to maintain, track, and analyze data, and to produce and review reports related to Hauser Nature Center usage, preserve visits, and community engagement. Applying established processes and practices to improve effectiveness and to document program procedures for reference by staff is a part of this position. The Operations Specialist will coordinate activities with multiple variables, set realistic deadlines and manage the timeline. They will handle inquiries about business unit activities and assist in the development of program materials and correspondence. Working cooperatively with PADE staff, providing information necessary to make decisions and solve problems will also occur. Additionally, the Operations Specialist will communicate on behalf of the supervisor with internal and external sources, including staff, donors, vendors, and businesses to coordinate arrangements, convey information, and ensure successful execution of operations effectiveness. This position requires working flexible hours, including weekends and evenings, as needed and some travel. The work will be performed in a general office setting and outdoor settings with some exposure to disagreeable elements; work requires only minor physical exertion and/or physical strain. WE'RE LOOKING FOR YOU Are you looking for work you can believe in? At TNC we strive to embody a philosophy of Work that You Can Believe in where you can feel like you are making a difference every day. TNC's Pennsylvania and Delaware Business Unit comprises fifty employees who are committed to teamwork; cross-collaboration; professional development; a fun and inclusive office culture; and diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice learning and practices. Although you'll see requirements in our postings, we recognize that people come with talent and experiences outside of a job. This is an exceptional career opportunity for a highly motivated, capable individual interested in joining the world's leading conservation organization. Passion, innovation, and diversity are key components to advancing our Mission, and we encourage you to apply! WHAT YOU'LL BRING Bachelor's degree in business, communications, public relations, environmental education or related field and 2-3 years related experience or equivalent combination Experience managing business relationships such as donors, partners, community members Experience coordinating administrative processes Communication skills experience including proofreading Experience adhering to deadlines Ability to use existing technology to achieve desired results Experience in customer service Ability to meet all Conservancy Youth Qualifications requirements and background checks.
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Job Posting: 1218388

Posted On: Dec 01, 2023

Updated On: Jan 01, 2024

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