Now Hiring! Operations Director

Written by: One America Movement

July 2, 2021

Position type: Full-time
Reports to: Vice President of Programs and Operations
Location: Remote, DC metro area preferred 
Expected Start Date: September 1, 2021

About the One America Movement:

The One America Movement’s mission is to build a united American society by eliminating toxic polarization. Our vision is a resilient, strong, and united country working together to solve our common challenges. One America brings people together across religious, racial, political, and cultural divides to address pressing issues in their communities. We train religious leaders on the science and dynamics of division, supporting them to lead their communities through this difficult climate of division and fear. We are building a national, transpartisan movement of Americans who are frustrated with broken politics and divisive narratives and believe we can do better. 

Our board, staff, and leadership circle represent the diversity of constituencies we engage. We are committed to hearing and implementing the views and experiences of a range of individuals and building a dynamic and diverse organization that challenges itself even as it challenges the country.

One America Operations Director:

The Operations Director will lead the growing organization to establish and maintain systems and processes that support organizational operations. The incumbent will oversee all aspects of finance, HR, legal, and information systems. This person will possess extensive experience establishing and implementing such systems and processes and should have strong knowledge of financial management and best practices for establishing a flexible, equitable, and inclusive organizational culture.

The Operations Director will supervise the Operations Coordinator and manage engagement with the organization’s accountant, Professional Employer Organization, and pro bono lawyer. Duties include developing and implementing monthly finance processes, overseeing the recruitment, hiring, and payroll of employees, making recommendations for organizational policies and practices. The Operations Director will also lead efforts to ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion.



  • Establish and maintain finance processes including accounts payable, accounts receivable, monthly close, payroll, general accounting functions, annual audit, and reporting
  • Support CEO and VP in the annual budgeting process, budget tracking, and adjustments
  • Provide financial information as needed for grant reporting purposes
  • Ensure compliance with accounting principles, IRS regulations, and local laws
  • Maintain relationship with organization’s accountant for IRS reporting and auditing purposes

Human Resources:

  • Lead recruitment efforts, including writing job descriptions, seeking a diverse candidate pool, developing a hiring process, and overseeing screening of candidates
  • Manage performance management process
  • Develop HR policies aligned with best practices, including promotion policy, travel policies, performance management policy, and salary transparency policy
  • Oversee logistical planning of the annual all-staff retreat

Information Systems, Legal, Other:

  • Oversee the maintenance of the organization’s G-Suite,, and Zoom accounts
  • Identify new tools for increasing organizational efficiency 
  • Draft contracts and partnership agreements and submit for review to legal counsel 
  • Manage engagement with an insurance broker, IT consultant, and outside professional services


Core Competencies:

  • Experience establishing and implementing financial and operational systems and processes in an ever-changing and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to be responsible for all financial data, reporting, and audit coordination for organizational program areas
  • Experience managing human resources functions
  • Familiarity with best practices for a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work culture
  • Commitment to accountability and data-driven decision making
  • Willingness to work collaboratively through collective decision-making 
  • Strong leadership qualities and desire to be part of a team

Demonstrated abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement, and manage business systems and processes to support a multi-million dollar nonprofit organization
  • Excellent organizational, project management, and time management skills
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and guiding decisions involving systems 
  • Ability to translate and distill financial concepts and effectively collaborate with programmatic and fundraising colleagues

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or comparable experience and eight (8) to ten (10) years professional experience in progressively responsible non-profit or business administration
  • Proficiency in Google Suite, Expensify, and Quickbooks


Remote, with occasional travel required.


The salary for this position is $75,000 – $80,000 annually with potential for growth. Generous benefits package includes medical/dental/vision coverage, retirement matching, professional development support, flexible work hours and location, and generous vacation time.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The One America Movement provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status, national origin, disability condition, marital status, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. In addition, the organization affirmatively seeks to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity as it applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

How to Apply: 

Send a cover letter and resume to with the words Operations Director in the subject line. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. The position will remain open until filled.

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