Job Opportunity – Habitat for Humanity Director of Operations


Date: 4/20/2017

Status: full time/salary

Reports to: CEO

Supervises: Construction Managers; ReStore Directors

Performance Summary: This position is responsible for overseeing all of Habitat’s ReStore and construction operations. This position requires an organized, business-minded individual able to manage strategies and take on multiple projects at one time. Adaptability to an ever-changing work environment with a varied demographic of people will enable success in the role. Habitat for Humanity is a complex organization requiring team members who can learn and retain a wide variety of information and disseminate effectively to different parties. The best candidate will have strong business acumen, management experience, excellent communication skills and enjoy working in a flexible and fast-paced environment with a diverse group of individuals.


  • Assist CEO and organization directors in strategic planning, implementation and oversight
  • Manage all of Habitat’s assets, including inventory, vehicle fleet and property management
  • Steward outside business relationships to maintain cost-effective department budgets and procure in-kind donations for ReStore and construction
  • Ensure liability insurance is up-to-date and sufficient for all affiliate’s needs
  • Provide leadership, management and supervision of select team members through guidance, coaching and career development opportunities appropriate for each member’s needs; perform all necessary supervisory functions, including hiring, evaluations, merit allocations and disciplinary action as required

Key Result Areas:

  • Successful strategic plan implementation and oversight
  • Cost-effective construction operations resulting in a well-managed budget and increased in-kind donations
  • Successful ReStore business management and procurement resulting in increased revenue


  • Enthusiastic, teamwork focused, and strong customer service orientation
  • Critical thinker – understands and evaluates how things are put together rather than taking instructions as given so you can go beyond what is being asked and work independently
  • Outstanding organizational skills, attention to detail and follow-through with the ability to manage projects and meet deadlines
  • Action oriented—enjoys working hard and looks for challenges; able to act and react as necessary, even if limited information is available; not afraid to take charge of a situation; can overcome resistance to leadership and take unpopular stands when necessary
  • Ability to lead, train, and manage team members in a positive manner
  • Willingness to take initiative, be flexible and resourceful, and work effectively on multiple projects; ability to work independently with minimal supervision and set and balance priorities
  • Adaptability with changing environment and shifting priorities
  • Tact, diplomacy, and flexibility; positive attitude and respect toward a diverse range of people

Education and Experience:

  • At least five years’ professional experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in business management or organizational leadership (MBA or other equivalent master’s degree a plus)
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Salary Range: $50,000 – $75,000

To Apply: please send cover letter and resume to; no phone inquiries

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