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Operations and Administration Manager

Nashville, Tennessee
Remote and In-office

Job Description

The Operations and Administration Manager provides support to the Executive Director and staff to work toward the organization’s mission of improving water quality. The candidate must be organized, self-sufficient, efficient, cheerful, professional, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with a small staff. The Manager will need critical thinking skills and will be responsible for exercising good judgment in a variety of situations. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills, and excellent administrative skills. Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and follow through on diverse activities. 


  • Answer the company phone line and monitor the general email. Direct as needed.
  • Coordinate janitorial, tech and av, building security, and landlord services.
  • Manage equipment and computer needs and inventory. Ensure that everything is in good repair.
  • Oversee office appearance, maintenance and cleanliness. Make sure all staff are doing their fair share to maintain a pleasant work environment.
  • Organize the staff to recognize special occasions

Financial Responsibilities

  • Prepare deposits for bank and Quickbooks records
  • Oversee staff purchases with guidance from the Executive Director
  • Work with Communications and Development Director to manage donor contact and financial records in Kindful
  • Work with Development and Communications Director to send donor acknowledgment letters 


  • Assist with board meeting logistics including venue, food, and meeting materials
  • Take minutes at the board of director and committee meetings
  • Maintain board documents in the board portal
  • Oversee insurance, permitting, and other compliance issues

HR Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Executive Director and HR Committee during recruitment, interviewing, and hiring processes
  • Conduct new employee orientations
  • Assist in conducting and documenting employee exit interviews


  • Assist the Executive Director as needed


  • Excellence in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), QuickBooks, Adobe Acrobat, G Suites, and social media platforms (preferred, not required).
  • Interest in environmental causes is a plus.
  • Quick learner on other software platforms including Kindful, Emma, Basecamp and WordPress
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners, and donors. 
  • Must be a team player and also be able to work independently
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and resourceful, with the ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks, assignments, and priorities.


  • Part-time 20 hours/week, flexible schedule with potential for full-time & benefits
  • Some remote working each week
  • Opportunity to increase hours and responsibilities over time with a growing organization

The Cumberland River Compact is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that seeks to enhance the health and enjoyment of the Cumberland River and its tributaries through education, collaboration, and action.


Contact Information and Procedure

To apply: Please send resume and cover letter including hourly rate requirements to 

*Please do not call regarding this position.


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