Operations Manager

Alliance for the Shenandoah Valley

About the organization

Alliance for the Shenandoah Valley works to ensure that the rural character, scenic beauty, clean water and vibrant communities of Virginia's Shenandoah Valley are protected by providing accurate and timely information to community members and decision makers. We believe that, together, we can preserve what is important to community members and grow in ways that are sensitive to the extraordinary natural and cultural resources that distinguish our region.

A Shenandoah Valley where our way of life is sustained by rural landscapes, clean streams and rivers, and thriving communities.

Alliance for the Shenandoah Valley advocates, educates, and connects people to conserve the natural resources, cultural heritage, and rural character of our region.


The Operations Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of Alliance for the Shenandoah and provide administrative support to the Executive Director and the Director of Communications & Fundraising. The Operations Manager will help advance the Alliance’s conservation mission by overseeing office and system operations, accounting, payroll and human resources, database management and fundraising operations, and grant administration in adherence with internal and external policies and best practices.

Finance and Budgeting (25%)

Payroll and Human Resources (20%)

Grant Administration (25%)

Donor & Communications Database Management (20%)

Other office and systems duties (10%)


Experience or education in accounting practices
Experience or education in human resources
Clear communication skills across multiple platforms
Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks efficiently and effectively
Ability to take ownership and drive tasks to completion
Excellent follow-through and follow-up
Interest in facilitating existing processes while also introducing new ideas
Desire and ability to work both in a team and independently
Proficient in or willingness to learn QuickBooks Online, EveryAction, Timesheets, PayChex, GSuite, Zoom, Flow Project Management, Dropbox

Experience with nonprofit organizations and programs
Proficient in or willing to learn WordPress, Adobe Creative Suite
Familiarity with conservation, agriculture or natural resources
Connection to the Shenandoah Valley


$33,000 - $48,000

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

See our website for more information: https://shenandoahalliance.org

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