The following call for applicants comes from our friends at the Safe Routes to School National Partnership.

The Safe Routes to School National Partnership is seeking an energetic and detail-oriented professional with strong technical skills to serve as our new Operations Manager.

This is a new full-time position, necessitated by our growth to an organization with 25 staff and a $3 million budget. The Operations Manager is responsible for carrying out a variety of human resources, financial and event planning tasks and spearheads the organization’s technical support on Salesforce, Google Apps, Dropbox and Microsoft Office. Responsibilities also include assisting the organization’s leadership with tracking of deliverables and relations with the Steering Committee.

Required qualifications for the Operations Manager position include: a bachelor’s degree; strong technical ability; proven experience managing membership databases; must be a problem-solver and detail-oriented; and three years’ experience working on similar projects.

Applications are due by February 1, 2013. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, so candidates are encouraged to apply early in the process. Please review the job announcement for more information about the position, qualifications, salary range, and instructions on how to apply. Successful candidates will work from their home office. Please note that telephone inquiries are not accepted.

We look forward to hearing from candidates interested in ensuring the smooth operations of our dynamic, ambitious and growing non-profit. Please forward this announcement on to potential candidates. Thank you!

The Safe Routes to School National Partnership was founded in 2005 and is a network of more than 625 organizations. The National Partnership mission is to advocate for safe walking and bicycling to and from schools, and in daily life, to improve the health and well-being of America’s children and to foster the creation of livable, sustainable communities. The Safe Routes to School National Partnership is hosted by the nonprofit Bikes Belong Foundation, and the Bikes Belong Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.