Director of Operations

Savannah, GA 3100 MONTGOMERY ST 31405, 3100 MONTGOMERY ST, SAVANNAH, Georgia, United States of America Req #16772
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for a Family Store Clerk for the Family Store, located in Savanah, GA.

Job Summary
Executes projects and provides administrative and managerial support to the Savannah Corps. Supervises, monitors, and evaluates all core businesses, including the Family Stores/Donation Centers and Warehouses, and Community Center to ensure goals and objectives are accomplished and to confirm adherence to established policies and procedures; serves as liaison and technical resource to the Corps Officer, external organizations, Advisory Board, and Executive Committees regarding the Savannah Corps business and programs; assumes additional responsibilities in the absence of the Corps Officer.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel supervision. Knowledge of the principles and practices of bookkeeping and basic accounting. Knowledge of the principles and practices of grant administration. Knowledge of the principles and practices of social service environments. Knowledge of effective methods and procedures for budget preparation. Ability to supervise, lead, and motivate employees and to monitor work ensuring compliance with established policies and procedures as well as contract/licensure requirements. Ability to prepare grant applications for public and private funding. Ability to prepare financial and statistical reports in an accurate and timely manner. Ability to plan work priorities, evaluate work performances and provide recommendations for improving productivity and efficiency of work. Ability to provide effective leadership to subordinates, maintain a variety of internal and external contacts and work cooperatively with superior and subordinate staff. Ability to make sound decisions and resolve operational problems in the absence of an immediate supervisor. Ability to work on multiple projects effectively and efficiently at the same time without becoming frustrated or disorganized. Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work to accomplish work in compliance with quality standards and deadlines. Ability to determine the most effective and efficient method to accomplish work objectives and goals and to work under limited supervision. Ability to work effectively with such diverse groups as Salvation Army officers, Advisory Board members, employees, major donors, and clients receiving services. Ability to function well in a team environment with strong consensus building skills to win credibility and trust from the Area Commander, Officer staff, and Advisory Board as well as employees, major donors, community leaders and clients. Ability to listen well, value the opinion of others, mentor those who need it, be humble, maintain unquestionable ethics, personal integrity, and loyalty.

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration or a related field, and five years progressively responsible experience in managing business and financial affairs of a complex, multi-functional organization, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Licenses and Certifications

Valid State Driver’s License.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Ability to meet attendance requirements; Ability to lift and carry and/or push/pull heavy objects (50 – 100 lbs). Duties are usually performed by combinations of sitting, standing, and walking on a frequent change basis. Work is performed in a warehouse, store, and normal office environments. There may be physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.


Additional Information

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of the Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

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*Application Submittal Period: 09/14/2021-09/21/2021

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!

Other details

  • Job Family GA-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Recreation
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Savannah, GA 3100 MONTGOMERY ST 31405, 3100 MONTGOMERY ST, SAVANNAH, Georgia, United States of America