Office Manager
Finance and Administration Department

Washington, DC

Who we are:
The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is an independent national nonprofit whose scientists and engineers work to solve some of our planet’s most pressing environmental and safety problems. UCS combines technical analysis and effective organizing and advocacy to create innovative, practical solutions for stemming the tide of global warming, sustainable food policy and agriculture, energy and transportation, fighting misinformation and reducing the threat of catastrophic nuclear war.

What you’ll do:

  • Manage our busy Washington DC office, supporting our 80 staff and interns, ensuring that staff have what they need to do our essential work
  • Oversee security, administrative services, reception, and facilities management
  • Manage front desk staff and vendor relationships
  • Ensure video conferencing works correctly; oversee the IT and tech support
  • Create and carefully manage the Washington, DC office budget

What we need to see on your resume:

  • Five to seven years’ experience managing offices, with demonstrated supervision and administrative leadership skills
  • Evidence of a thorough knowledge of office management procedures, including word processing; database and spreadsheet software; purchasing; business English; office equipment maintenance; and file maintenance.
  • Experience in space planning and renovation management
  • primary project management, staff/volunteer management, and some budget management skills are needed.
  • Knowledge of basic PC support skills, Internet, email, and basic network maintenance skills

What else:

  • You have excellent communication and people skills; a solution-oriented outlook, and you enjoy working with a wide range of people.
  • You enjoy being a part of a hardworking, accomplishment focused team.

UCS is an equal opportunity employer continually seeking to diversify its staff. In particular, we’re dedicated to broadening opportunities for individuals from demographic groups that are historically underrepresented in the sciences and in environmental advocacy. We’re also committed to building an inclusive workplace culture where talented people of widely diverse backgrounds can thrive. We've adopted this commitment because we believe the inclusion of culturally diverse perspectives will improve our work and produce better societal and environmental outcomes for all, including historically disenfranchised communities. We are actively seeking people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in this work.

Compensation, Hours and Location: This is a full-time position based in UCS’s Washington, DC office. For those who meet all position requirements, the salary is around $58,500. UCS offers excellent benefits and a rewarding work environment. Information about the organization is available at http://www.ucsusa.org

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, how you learned about the position via email to jobs@ucsusa.org and include “Office Manager” in the subject line. Email materials in Word or PDF format only. No phone calls, please. Deadline: February 4, 2018 or until filled.

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