Work at the Moran Center


The James B. Moran Center for Youth Advocacy’s Director of Operations assists the Executive Director in managing the internal operations of the Moran Center, including management of the office, human resources, financial planning, and day-to-day fiscal procedures.


Direct the internal operations of the Moran Center: 

  • Assess and manage the organization’s technological infrastructure;
  • Administer the Moran Center’s operational needs, including office space, phone system, equipment, and related vendor services;
  • Support the maintenance of a first-rate staff hiring, development and retention program with an emphasis on inclusion and diversity and compliance with all required EEOC rules and regulations;
  • Research and manage all employee benefits;
  • Supervise Administrative Manager; and
  • Interview and supervise all undergraduate interns and office volunteers.

Manage the fiscal resources of the Moran Center:

  • Preserve the organization’s financial health and stability by developing and maintaining sound financial planning and systems, including the preparation of budgets, oversight of financial systems and controls, and compliance with all local, state, and federal non-profit fiduciary requirements;
  • Monitor and track expenditures to assure alignment with budgeted projections and external agreements;
  • Monitor and track account receivables related to all income categories, including grants, fee-for-service contracts, and individual giving;
  • Prepare financial reports for all grants and contracts, as well as monthly financial reports for Board and Staff Meetings; and
  • Prepare and manage payroll.


  • Strong computer skills including MS Word, Excel, and Google applications;
  • HR experience, including familiarity with employee relations, internal communications, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) principles;
  • Previous experience with financial management and accounting;
  • Proficiency with QuickBooks or other similar bookkeeping software;
  • Understanding of financial accounting audits;
  • Analytical skills capable of modeling cash flow projections and related financial forecasts and budgets;
  • Outstanding communications skills, written and oral;
  • Ability to multitask while maintaining vigilant attention to details;
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice;
  • Understanding of and commitment to the Moran Center’s work and mission;
  • Comfort with ambiguity and a good sense of humor; and
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, highly collaborative and interactive office.


  • $70,000 annualized salary;
  • Benefits for the full-time position include healthcare, flexible spending
  • account for qualified expenditures, including for health care and childcare, retirement savings plan, and generous paid leave (vacation, sick, and holidays); and
  • Supportive, team-based environment and commitment to ongoing professional development.

The Moran Center will continue accepting applications for the position until filled.

Please email a cover letter and resume to

The Moran Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer: People of color, women, persons with disabilities, the elderly, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender, and Veterans are welcomed and encouraged to apply.