Current Openings:


Bring the Power of your passion to serve others and your proven successful operations experience to Project Self-Sufficiency. In this position, you will be an integral key contributor to the success of our mission of helping single parents develop the skills and access the support needed to have a lifetime of achievements and success.

The Operations Director reports to the Chief Executive Officer, and will be a member of the organization’s Leadership Team. We are strong leaders, committed to the full execution of our mission through excellence and accountability to each other, and to the amazing community that supports our work. We require someone who is collaborative, not afraid to challenge or be challenged, and supportive of each other. We are innovative, tenacious, and strong; we have to be in order to stay on track toward big goals and objectives. And perhaps most importantly, we like to laugh and have fun along the way.


  • Manage the day-to-day running of business operations
  • Regularly evaluate business operations efficiency and productivity through extensive process analysis and interdepartmental and Board collaboration. Identify and adjust improvements according to organizational goals, strategy, priorities, and compliance standards
  • Collaborate to set organizational strategy and goals to optimize organizational growth, employee well-being and participant success
  • Ensure cost-effective operations and prepare financial reports as directed
  • Collaborate on budget development and management
  • Oversee accounts payable/receivable and financial operations
  • Prepare payroll
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting to all required agencies
  • Oversee organizational IT usability and database management
  • Manage HR onboarding and staff pay/benefits administration
  • Create and maintain confidential personnel files
  • Collaborate closely with grant writing
  • Collaborate on Donor, Participant and Volunteer events
  • Lead and oversee assigned ongoing training
  • Supervise assigned staff performance, ensure growth and development and cultivate a culture of engagement, collaboration equity and inclusion
  • Execute assigned Board duties such as onboarding, report preparation/presentation and maintaining information

Minimum Qualifications

  • Support and belief in Project Self-Sufficiency’s Mission, Vision, and Values
  • Masterful organizational, communication and leadership skills, backed by previous professional success
  • Proven ability to manage day to day operations, budgets and financial reporting
  • Excellent collaboration and people skills
  • Superior ability to deliver results and execute on goals and objectives
  • Skillful database management and data analysis
  • Advanced technology and software skills including O365, MS Office, Salesforce database, WordPress website, and third-party fundraising platforms
  • Proven problem solving and critical thinking skills

Salary Range

$68,133 – $107,695

What we offer…

An enormous opportunity to play an essential role in transforming the lives of single-parent families in a fun, supportive work environment; A competitive benefits package that includes 401(K) match, health, dental and vision insurance, Life and Disability Insurance, PTO and 10 paid holidays per year.

An offer of employment will be subject to a signed Confidentiality Agreement, acceptable background check, and, because we work with vulnerable populations, we will require documentation of completed series of COVID-19 vaccinations.

Applicants should carefully review the complete job description for full qualifications and duties. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter describing their reason for interest and key qualifications for the position, along with their resume, saved as one PDF file. Email the PDF to with the subject line “Operations Director Position.” Submissions by any other methods will not be considered. Position is open until filled with interviews beginning in early October.

Non-discrimination Statement

Project Self-Sufficiency does not discriminate on the basis of race including hair texture, hair type, or a protective hairstyle commonly or historically associated with race, such as braids, locs, twists, tight coils or curls, cornrows, Bantu knots, Afros, and headwraps. Project Self-Sufficiency also does not discriminate on the basis of, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, military or veteran status, age, physical or other disabilities, or any other characteristics protected under federal, state, or local law.