Operations Director Position Opening at the Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship

The Operations Director at Hannah Grimes is responsible for strategy, implementation and continuous improvement of business and facility operations for our small, dynamic and entrepreneurial nonprofit.

** A cover letter and resume constitute a complete application. Please send your completed application to career@hannahgrimes.com.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Office and Business Management – ensure smooth operations of a busy office and provide high level support for the budgeting process and financial reporting.
  • Facilities Management – maintain a top-notch facility, highly functional building by creating and managing capital budget, maximize opportunities for earned income, managing the rental and use of the spaces, and coordinate building maintenance, repairs and upgrades
  • Technology Support – work with tech support company to resolve technology issues agency-wide and assist Associates with technology set up
  • Human Resources – work with the Executive Director to ensure employee policies, benefits and procedures are kept current and administered properly.
  • Programming – provide first point of contact and triage for all programs and assist in intake and onboarding process for incubator program. Providing instruction and coaching in expertise areas.
  • Through the Operations Coordinator, oversight and coordination of marketing & event management – lead social media implementation and help design and support organizational and program marketing and event management, including the Radically Rural Summit.
  • Supervise the Operations Coordinator who provides direct assistance with these responsibilities.


Qualifications – a wide range of variables can affect an individual’s fit for this job, but most generally the ideal Operations Director will possess the following qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience: Three years’ experience in management and/or business that has provided a working knowledge in areas including business and management principles involved in project management, systems, customer and vendor relations, budgeting, creating reports, evaluation and measurement, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Working knowledge of building systems, maintenance and repair.
  • Skills: High proficiency in technology including Microsoft Office, social media and other internet services.
  • License/Certification: Valid NH driver’s license and a car.
  • Work Traits: Highly organized, personable, disciplined, self-motivated, ability to efficiently interact with a wide range of personalities, ability to work flexibly and well in a fast-paced environment with interruptions, confident, relationship builder, strong critical thinking skills and sound judgement, commitment to excellence and quality, hard worker, and strong written, graphic, listening, public speaking and presentation skills.

Salary – $40,000 – $49,000

Benefits – The Hannah Grimes Center covers 100% of health and dental insurance for the employee only.

** A cover letter and resume constitute a complete application. Please send your completed application to career@hannahgrimes.com.

Mission : The Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship provides the space, tools and connections that innovative entrepreneurs and businesses need to build strong businesses, thriving local economies and vibrant communities in the Monadnock Region.  Vision:  The people who love this closely-knit community are empowered to be the architects of its quality of life and economic destiny.  Hannah Grimes offers a great learning and growth environment for a highly motivated, creative individual.

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