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Center Operations Manager

About United Service Organizations, Inc

With a mission that spans the globe, the USO provides a rewarding and fulfilling work environment. Our team is exceptional, and we offer generous paid time off, including volunteer days and military leave. We have a remarkable 401k match, comprehensive benefits, and opportunities for training and education reimbursement. Our team members are passionate about putting the mission first, and we have a lot of fun while doing it. Working for the USO isn't just a job – it's a calling, and we believe in doing what you love and loving what you do. Don’t take our word for it. The external “Great Place To Work” survey found that: The USO is a Certified Great Place to Work 2023-2024 93% feel good about the ways we contribute to the community. 93% are proud to tell others they work here. 88% feel their work has special meaning: It is not "just a job." 89% feel that when you join the company, you are made to feel welcome. 91% feel people here are treated fairly regardless of their race.


Overall responsibility for providing visitor and guests with a Center that is effective, inviting, safe, clean, well-maintained and ready-for-use. Also responsible for ensuring that equipment is clean and well-functioning and for enforcing adherence to sanitary guidelines and food-handling regulations.* Lead the planning, quality, and delivery of programs on and off of U.S. military installations. Deliver services, equipment and events within budget limits. Identify and implement operational and program improvements that achieve USO standards of excellence. Act as a resource for USO Center staff and volunteers in the planning and execution of special and/or holiday events.* Review program and service needs. Research and recommend new programs and services based on research. Implement and oversee suggested and/or required changes.* Coach and mentor USO Center staff and oversee volunteers’ schedule, activities, recruitment, training and recognition. Develop, improve and maintain working relationships with USO vendors and local contractors.* Create, maintain, communicate, and enforce adherence to Standard Operating Procedures to inform Centers’ procedures and activities, and the Emergency Preparedness Plan (EPP). Ensure that staff, volunteers, and vendors comply with the EPP, report damage, destruction or injury to the Center and its assets. Conduct employee accountability checks.* As directed by leadership, perform and monitor financial activities


High School Diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. 5+ years work experience in a business operations role, event management or marketing role, including 1+ years in a supervisory capacity. Relevant experience in a non-profit, military, multicultural and/or global organization preferred. Demonstrated ability to lead high-performing teams. Ability to achieve desired results while working collaboratively in a team environment. Proficiency using computers and electronics equipment. Working knowledge of various software, applications, and programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite. General knowledge of various software, applications, and programs including but not limited to volunteer management software and social media platforms. Experience with Digital Cheetah preferred. Fluency in English. Ability to speak, read and write in the language of the host country at the native level preferred. Strong interpersonal, customer service and problem-solving skills. Ability to interact with USO Leadership, the general public and military audiences at a variety of levels with integrity and professionalism. Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment related to controversial and/or culturally sensitive subjects. Ability to handle confidential information with tact and poise. Working knowledge of basic business and accounting functions including project management and budgeting. Ability to perform basic math and follow proper cash/donation handling

Application instructions

This position is located in Mihail Kogalniceanu, Romania. U.S. Citizenship Required USO locations will adhere to local area and DOD guidelines regarding COVID vaccination/testing requirements. Employees may be required to be vaccinated or tested regularly per local requirements. Resume and cover letter are required for full consideration. Background check – education, criminal and driving required.

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Equal Opportunity Employment

The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:

The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.

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