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Operations Manager

Location: Mattapan, MA
Sanctuary: Boston Nature Center

Mass Audubon is seeking a highly organized, detail oriented, systems-minded, and people-friendly professional to serve as Operations Manager. This position has overall responsibility for a wide range of management duties and administrative functions that support both day-to-day and long-term activities of multiple visitor centers and sanctuaries within the Region. The Operations Manager will analyze organizational processes and work to improve operational management systems and enhance efficiency and best practices. The Operations Manager is a key member of the Regional Leadership Team, helping to develop policy, budgets, and strategic plans for the Region. The Operations Manager may also serve on various Mass Audubon committees to provide support and/or input on statewide initiatives.


The Operations Manager is responsible for the direct oversight and coordination of the Region’s: 

  • Business office and daily administrative operations, including, program registration, permits and contracts management, maintenance of office equipment and supplies.
  • Budget management and forecasting.
  • Financial record keeping and accounts payable/receivable.
  • Recruitment, supervision, and scheduling of full-time and part-time office and visitor services staff.
  • Membership recruitment and retention.
  • Marketing and communication including website, social media maintenance.
  • Volunteer coordination and volunteer database management.
  • Direction of facility rental and special events coordination or support.


  • Associate’s degree plus four or more years related managerial and operational experience.
  • Must be highly organized, have excellent communication and customer service skills, and ability to interact with the public.
  • Must have supervisory experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook and other software as required.
  • Ability to relate to a diverse range of people and exercise cultural competence and inclusion.
  • Have or be willing to acquire First Aid and CPR certifications and be able to respond effectively to emergencies.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Successful candidates will need to pass a background records check (CORI, SORI, and driver’s).

Compensation and Benefits

This is a full time position and includes a full benefits package.

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Boston Region Sanctuaries Director
Job# 3428

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