Operations Coordinator Position

Job Posting:

Do you want to work for a vibrant and innovative organization that believes in thriving and equitable communities in the Panhandle?  Join the Panhandle Partnership as its new Operations Coordinator! 

For over twenty years, the Panhandle Partnership has served as a catalyst for collaboration among agencies, networks and the broader community to find creative solutions to improve the quality of life in the Panhandle.

The Operations Coordinator is a critical member of a two-person team.  While demanding and challenging, the rewards of the work contribute to a high level of personal and workplace satisfaction.  Operating under the philosophy of servant leadership, the Panhandle Partnership serves the eleven counties of the Nebraska panhandle.  Its offices are located in Scottsbluff.

This position coordinates the Panhandle Partnership’s Training Academy, manages digital marketing and communication, and assists the Executive Director with daily operations of the organization.

Successful candidate will be a collaborative, team player, be self-motivated, have attention to detail, have experience with event planning, have a high level of competency in Microsoft Office, digital marketing (social media, Canva), and exhibit professionalism in all endeavors.  Bachelor’s degree with three to five years professional experience is preferred.

How to Apply:

This is a full-time, 40 hours a week position with starting wage of $18.00 per hour with potential for growth. Panhandle Partnership offers a competitive benefits package and significant opportunities for professional development.

Position is open until filled. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Panhandle Partnership Executive Director at faith.mills@panhandlepartnership.com.


Operations Coordinator Job Description:

The Panhandle Partnership Operations Coordinator is a critical member of a two-person team.  The role requires attention to detail, proactive problem solving, self-initiative, flexibility, and accountability.  The Panhandle Partnership is based on servant leadership.

Responsibilities include the operation of the Panhandle Partnership Training Academy, website maintenance, marketing and messaging, administrative functions of daily operations, and supporting the Executive Director as needed.  Critical to success are the ability to develop efficient processes, problem-solve, competence in Office Suite, high technological proficiency, effective marketing skills, relationship-building, and professionalism in all encounters.

Panhandle Partnership Training Academy

  • effective messaging and promoting of the Training Academy and its value to the Nebraska Panhandle and surrounding areas
  • serve partners via coordination of regional trainings
  • effective marketing and messaging of available trainings
  • maintain collaborative relationship with Western Nebraska Community College and maintain compliance with processes and paperwork
  • ensure regional resources are utilized
  • track Training Academy participation
  • maintain Training Academy budget for review by PPI team
  • maintain files for all Training Academy operations

Website Maintenance

  • maintain up-to-date website content and be proficient with using WordPress
  • perform annual review of Western Nebraska Resource Guide and update accordingly
  • work with website developer to ensure proper functioning

Marketing and Messaging

  • develop clear, consistent, and aesthetically appealing messaging for all Panhandle Partnership operations
  • high technological proficiency utilizing Constant Contact, and Canva
  • promote Panhandle Partnership vision and mission in all professional relationships

Member Support

  • shared facilitation of membership meetings and annual meeting
  • data collection for initiatives as needed
  • administrative support for workgroups including invites, room reservations, catering arrangements, minutes, sign-in sheets, and newsletters

Operational Administrative Functions

  • process all payments and make bank deposits
  • maintain organized files
  • oversee office space and equipment
  • process all mailings
  • ensure adequate office supplies
  • answer office phone
  • track all Panhandle Partnership attendance
  • maintain up-to-date email listserv

Additional Support

  • assist Executive Director with any additional requested support

Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to Panhandle Partnership electronically to faith.mills@panhandlepartnership.com.