Vice President of Operations

Directions for Application:  

Submit a resume and cover letter to, for consideration by the oSTEM, Inc. Executive Committee. The cover letter should highlight how your experience will contribute to the committee, and what you hope to gain by participating in a volunteer capacity with the committee.

Position Summary:

The Vice President of Operations serves as a member of the oSTEM, Inc. working Executive Committee and acts as a representative in all related events and functions.  The VP of Operations serves as a champion of the oSTEM volunteers, offering strategic vision to help advance the goals and objectives of the organization and its volunteers. Core responsibilities include management of Human Resources (HR) activities, being an advocate for our volunteers, and supporting/developing internal processes to advance oSTEM’s environment.
The Operations team is focused on ensuring the oSTEM volunteer community has the skills and training needed to accomplish oSTEM’s mission.  The team is encouraged to participate in development activities including donor cultivation, program assessment, grant writing, and other forms of fundraising and revenue diversification. The VP of Operations works to support and manage this team.


  • Estimated weekly commitment: 10-15 hrs/week

  • Regularly scheduled meetings:

    • Weekly Executive Committee meeting (1.5 hrs)

    • Biweekly one-on-one with ED/CEO (1 hr)

  • Recruiting and screening new volunteers across the organization

  • Partnering with the Executive Committee on volunteer governance, ensuring we have the most critical skills available and any gaps filled

  • Coordinating professional development training sessions for all volunteers

  • Direct collaboration with other VPs to advance top priority initiatives and tasks

  • Development and management of a volunteer team responsible for HR and Development

  • Strategic planning and goal setting developed in conjunction with the Executive Committee

  • Represent oSTEM with professional behavior consistent with our mission and core values

  • Adhere to oSTEM’s Code of Conduct and organizational bylaws applicable to all volunteers within the organization

  • Share in an equal legal and fiduciary responsibility for oSTEM with the other Executive Committee members

Applicants who progress to an offer will be asked to complete a credit check and volunteer background screening.

Key Relationships: 

  • This position reports to the President, Executive Director and other members of the oSTEM Executive Committee.  

  • Key interactions include: 

    • oSTEM Executive Committee Members

    • Operations Team Volunteers