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Sankofa Community Development Corporation: Operations Manager

The mission of Sankofa Community Development Corporation is to build bridges for healthier communities, spur development by addressing health disparities, and support youth empowerment through education and intergenerational learning. ‘Sankofa’ comes from the Akan language of Ghana and translates literally to SAN (return), KO (go), FA (look, seek and take). In the Akan culture, the Sankofa represents the importance of respecting the wisdom of the past while planning and working for the future. At Sankofa, we believe health to be the cornerstone of a thriving community. When individuals are healthy, relationships function better, families operate more easily and communities are more cohesive. This creates opportunities for increased safety, stability and overall viability.

Job Summary
The operations manager will oversee day-to-day operations of Sankofa’s programs and administrative systems, supervise staff, and serve as the right-hand to the executive director. The operations manager will be responsible for development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies, and practices, management of the organization’s human resources, and assistance with the budget development and management in collaboration with the executive director and programs manager. The operations manager reports to the executive director, interacts with the board of directors, and serves as a member of the management team. There are opportunities for advancement and growth in this position with experience and demonstrated capacity to execute work.

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