Operations and Finance Officer

Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack

The World Coalition to Shield Schooling from Assault (GCPEA) is searching for a extremely motivated individual to supply operational, monetary, communications, and administrative help to make sure the environment friendly functioning of the Coalition. The Operations and Finance Officer will report on to the Govt Director. This place will ideally be based mostly in New York Metropolis, NY, with a hybrid schedule of in-office and digital work.

This place provides a novel alternative to work on the intersection of training in emergencies, human rights, humanitarian help, and little one safety, as a part of a coalition of worldwide organizations devoted to safeguarding colleges and universities, and their college students and workers, throughout armed battle. Established in 2010, GCPEA is ruled by a steering committee made up of: Amnesty Worldwide, Human Rights Watch (HRW), Plan Worldwide, Shield Schooling in Insecurity and Battle (PEIC), a program of the Schooling Above All Basis, Save the Youngsters, UNICEF, and UNESCO. GCPEA is a challenge of the Tides Heart, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) group. Be taught extra at www.protectingeducation.org

Wage can be commensurate with expertise and can be within the vary of $50,000 to $65,000. GCPEA provides a beneficiant advantages plan, together with well being, dental, imaginative and prescient and life insurance coverage, together with paid trip and sick time. A retirement plan, Worker Help Plan, and plenty of extra perks are included.

Operations and Finance Officer Important Duties & Duties


  • Monitor bills and generate month-to-month monetary experiences, spending projections, and up to date budgets and guarantee adherence to challenge price range and donor necessities;
  • Course of the well timed fee of all invoiced bills and reimbursements, together with funds of consultants and distributors;
  • Help with experiences to donors, observe reporting necessities for grants, and produce monetary experiences to funders;
  • Assessment, reconcile, and submit month-to-month bank card statements in a well timed trend, and handle petty money accounts; and
  • Liaise with the Tides Heart accountant to make sure accuracy of all monetary reporting and well timed processing of all monetary transactions.

Administration and Operations

  • Keep the Coalition’s contacts and different databases, together with correct information for GCPEA’s procurement and actions;
  • Schedule common conferences and contribute to the planning and implementation of bi-monthly call-in conferences of the Steering Committee and bi-annual in-person conferences, typically held internationally, together with journey and all logistics;
  • Liaise with graphic designers, translators, and different distributors all through the manufacturing of experiences and different publications and proofread paperwork as wanted; and
  • Carry out routine administrative duties essential to the functioning of the Coalition.

Communications, Social Media, and Data Know-how

  • Handle GCPEA’s net presence, together with web site upkeep, and observe and report on GCPEA’s on-line footprint;
  • Handle GCPEA’s social media accounts and develop content material to be used in on-line communications; and
  • Develop and handle digital mailings and handle GCPEA’s e-mail accounts and different on-line accounts and liaise with IT/helpdesk to troubleshoot laptop and web issues as mandatory.


  • Journey often, as required, together with to bi-annual Steering Committee conferences, roughly half of that are held internationally.

Schooling and Expertise Required

  • Bachelor’s diploma in Worldwide Affairs, Worldwide Schooling, Non-profit Administration, or an identical or related area.
  • A minimal of three years of operations, administrative, or finance expertise is most popular, however not required. Occasion administration expertise, together with arranging journey, is a plus.

Information, Expertise and Talents Required

  • Distinctive consideration to element beneath tight deadlines.
  • Wonderful group abilities and a confirmed skill to handle a number of competing priorities concurrently.
  • Means to hold out primary monetary and accounting duties, or willingness to be taught; capability to obviously and successfully talk monetary and price range info.
  • Sturdy writing, modifying, and proofreading abilities, in addition to the flexibility to write down for various audiences and modes of communication, together with social media.
  • Means to work effectively and work together with folks from numerous backgrounds and cultures, differing ranges of seniority, and an array of numerous organizations, together with civil society, worldwide organizations and authorities.
  • Capability to take initiative with out prompting, take possession of initiatives, and constantly follow-up on duties.
  • Means to multi-task and prioritize motion and responses.
  • Extremely expert and proficient in executing administrative duties.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Workplace Suite.

Equal Employment Alternative

The World Coalition to Shield Schooling from Assault is a fiscally sponsored challenge of Tides Heart. Tides Heart is an equal alternative employer. We strongly encourage functions from folks of colour, girls, and bilingual and bicultural people, in addition to members of the lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, and transgender communities and welcome your utility even when you don’t meet each one of many above necessities. We don’t discriminate on the premise of race, ethnicity, faith, colour, nationwide origin, intercourse, gender id, sexual orientation, marital standing, age, political affiliation, incapacity, or medical situation. We encourage and take into account certified candidates with arrest and conviction information.

Affordable lodging can be made in order that certified candidates with a incapacity might take part within the utility course of. Please advise in writing of particular wants on the time of utility.


To Apply

Please e-mail your resume, cowl letter, quick unedited writing pattern of no more than 5 pages, and the names and make contact with particulars of three skilled references to: [email protected]. Please embody the “Operations and Finance Officer place” within the topic line.

The applying deadline is October 6, 2023. Nevertheless, functions can be reviewed on a rolling foundation, so please take into account making use of at your earliest comfort.

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