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Barr Seeks Manager of Program Operations

This new role will work closely with the vice president to drive organizational processes and process improvement, with a focus on efficiency, grantee impact, and staff effectiveness at the Foundation.

Reporting to, and in close partnership with Barr’s vice president, the manager, program operations, will work across all levels of Barr Foundation leadership and staff, and with functional teams (Human Resources, IT, finance/accounting) to drive organizational processes and process improvement initiatives, with a focus on efficiency, grantee impact, and staff effectiveness. This person will play a key role in developing and refining processes and tools to enable staff and trustees to make more strategic decisions and increase impact, particularly with the foundation on a growth trajectory. This position will supervise at least one staff member.

This individual will also oversee and manage cross-organizational processes and system platforms, and implement staff learning and development efforts, in partnership with foundation leadership.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with applications encouraged by Tuesday, September 4.

The full job description may be found here:

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To apply, visit the online form linked below. Candidates will be asked to submit a one-page cover letter and resume. Only applications submitted via this form will be considered.

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Questions may be directed in confidence to Denise Gillespie, director of human resources, via email at barrjobs[at]

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