The Tax Law Center at the NYU School of Law is seeking a full-time Director of Operations and Strategy to implement an ambitious hiring plan, establish its operations and structure, and build a culture of equity, inclusion, and collaboration.
You are a skilled hiring manager, enjoy building things, and are excited to facilitate rapid growth. An experienced operations or organizational development professional, you can quickly assess and develop strategies to meet evolving operations needs, know how to identify costs and manage budgets, and are eager to roll up your sleeves and do whatever it takes to bring your plans to life. You bring a strong equity analysis to all you do and have a demonstrated ability to build a culture of inclusion and collaboration across differences. You excel at getting input and building support for your plans among a range of stakeholders and are excited to work closely with academics, legal practitioners, University administrative staff, and external stakeholders.
The Director of Operations & Strategy will report to and partner closely with the Executive Director and will be responsible for the following:
Developing and implementing a hiring plan and growth strategy that envisions scaling up to a robust full time staff of tax law experts; legal and policy practitioners; researchers; and operations, communications, and development staff over the next 3 years.
Building and actively cultivating a culture of effective management, collaboration, equity, inclusion, openness, and trust.
Developing and implementing operational systems and resources that complement those offered by the Law School at NYU, including human resources, IT, finance, and office space.
Developing and managing the Center's budget, ensuring spending decisions are informed by a clear understanding of fiscal impact.
Liaising and developing strong relationships with all Center staff and faculty advisors, NYU staff and leadership, and external contacts.
Supervise an Operations Associate and outside contractors.
At least 7 years experience and a strong track record in at least one of the following: operations; finance; human resources, hiring, and recruitment; or organizational development.
At least 3 years experience supervising staff.
Demonstrated strategy and project management skills with experience conceiving, leading, and successfully implementing complex initiatives.
Strong equity analysis, skills, and experience. A working knowledge and understanding of the ways implicit bias, personal identity, and power and privilege impact individuals, organizations, systems, and structures and demonstrated commitment to developing an equitable and inclusive workplace.
Emotional intelligence, self-awareness and perceptiveness. An ability to nurture relationships and work and communicate well with all kinds of people.
Commitment to advancing the Center's mission and plan for growth.
Your salary will fall between $135,000 and $175,000 per year depending on experience. You will be an employee of New York University, with access to an excellent, comprehensive benefits package including generous paid time off and retirement contributions.
The Tax Law Center will be conducting work remotely through calendar year 2021 due to the COVID 19 pandemic and pending an assessment of workspace needs. The Tax Law Center is committed to providing a productive and supportive environment for all employees, and their perspectives will help define future space needs and/or remote work policies.
You will be asked to upload a resume.
Please do not upload a cover letter; instead, you will be asked to provide brief answers to three short questions as part of the application form.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
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