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Operations Manager

Built in 1900, the McAdam Railway Station is a National and Provincial Historic site and a designated Heritage Railway Station, managed by the McAdam Historical Restoration Commission (MHRC), a group of passionate volunteers with the vision of promoting and preserving the cultural and historical significance of the McAdam Railway Station. The Station is an active museum offering tours, catered meals, conference facilities, gift shop, and municipal Visitor Information Center. The MHRC is seeking an Operations Manager to join our team and manage the day-to-day operations of our organization.

Financial Management – In conjunction with the Treasurer, assist in the organization’s financial management; coordinate timely execution of grant application submissions; actively seek new funding opportunities.

Human Resources Management – Participate in the organization’s human resources functions, including hiring and training staff, executing volunteer orientations, and managing employee performance.

Program Administration – Oversee the administration of McAdam Railway Station operations and daily museum operations during opening months; ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and reporting requirements; coordinate work with standing Committees as needed; champion the Annual Funding program.

Stakeholder Engagement – Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including donors, volunteers, and community partners; collaborate with the Board of Directors to develop and implement strategies to engage stakeholders and promote the organization’s mission; provide timely and routine communications on relevant media, in conjunction with the Marketing Committee; develop, implement and maintain a contact database for use in memberships, communications, and fundraising.

Organizational Development – Identify areas for process improvement and develop and implement solutions to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness; evaluate the organization’s operations on an ongoing basis to identify opportunities for improvement; develop, implement, and maintain policies and procedures as may be needed.

A degree or diploma in non-profit management, business administration, or a related field, and/or equivalent years experience in financial management, human resources, and program administration; strong analytical, problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills; proficiency in English; ability to work independently and as part of a team; proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

Assets not required, but considered to be of benefit:
Experience in non-profit management, non-profit regulations and reporting requirements; knowledge in cataloguing of artifacts; knowledge in use of financial management software; proficiency in French; a passion for history and/or railway culture.

This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and benefits package. If you are a motivated, results-driven individual with a passion for non-profit management and the preservation of our great heritage, we look forward to hearing from you!

Send a cover letter and resume to:

Posting closes June 1, 2023.