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Movement Research is hiring!‏

Movement Research is hiring!‏


Movement Research


Movement Research Inc. | 55 Avenue C | New York | NY | 10009


Monday, June 30, 2014 - 8:00pm


To apply, please send resume and cover letter to work@movementresearch.org.

Movement Research

Movement Research is Hiring

Operations Manager

Position Information:

This is a 51 week/year, 25 hour/week position
Compensation is $25,000/yr  
Employee contribution 403(b) plan is available
Employee receives free classes and workshops
Schedule is anticipated to be 5 hours per day, 5 days per week, alternating afternoons and mornings
Position start date is July 25, 2014, with training to begin as early as July 1.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to  work@movementresearch.org. Interviews will be ongoing, and we will make our decision as quickly as possible. No phone calls please.


The Operations Manager oversees office and facilities operations for Movement Research, including all bookkeeping; studio use, scheduling, and upkeep; human resources management and contracts; daily IT and technology related needs and more. The Operations Manager will work as a team with other Movement Research staff to ensure that classes, programs, and events run smoothly and will help troubleshoot day-to-day administrative and programmatic needs. This position reports to the Executive Director.  


Qualifications Include:

Minimum 3 years (or equivalent experience) in Nonprofit or Arts Administration
Reliability and self-motivation
Exceptional communication & organizational skills
Acute attention to detail
Technology and software platforms required: PC and Mac-based operating systems, with emphasis on PC; QuickBooks; FileMaker Pro; MS Office, particularly Excel and Word
Commitment to Movement Research's mission of serving and supporting experimentation in dance and movement-based forms
Experience managing others and comfort in instructing co-workers is extremely helpful
Familiarity with Constant Contact,Wordpress, and social networking is helpful but not required


Position is responsible for:

Bookkeeping: Handling Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable through QuickBooks and MR's custom database (FileMaker Pro); overseeing daily expenditures; reconciling bank, cash, and credit card accounts in QuickBooks; reporting to Executive Director regularly; assisting with annual audit in liaison with Executive Director and accountants 

Human Resources: Managing payroll, 403(b) plan, employee and contractor records and tax forms, maintaining contracts with program participants

Office Management and IT: Setting office schedules and ensuring orderliness of space with help of staff and interns; managing and maintaining email systems and office server; maintaining organizational files, storage, and archives; overseeing and managing database; keeping office and studio supplies fully stocked

Facilities Management: Managing schedule for rentals at Eden's Expressway and Avenue C studio; maintaining studio supplies and helping oversee studio cleanliness and upkeep, communication with landlords at various spaces regarding maintenance, repairs, supplies, etc.; booking venues as needed for MR programs

Internship and Work-Study Program: Hiring, scheduling, and overseeing all office and production interns and class registrars; performing weekly check-ins with interns; conducting exit interviews

Emergency Contact: Serving as first point-of-contact for all staff, intern, or customer issues, inquiries, or emergencies; communicating promptly with all necessary parties; availability to be "on call" during non-office hours 

Programmatic Assistance: Creating and tracking contracts for various programs; assisting with budgeting and finances for programs and annual Gala; being available to help run and troubleshoot programs, including being an emergency contact for faculty, performers; assisting with copyediting on all marketing materials; etc

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