Operations Coordinator

Title: Operations Coordinator
Time & Duration: This is a full-time permanent position

Summary of Adhikaar: Adhikaar, meaning rights in Nepali, is a New York-based nonprofit organization working with Nepali-speaking communities to promote human rights and social justice for all. Established in 2005, Adhikaar is the only organization providing essential services and mobilizing the Nepali-speaking community to raise our voices and take collective action against injustices on issues affecting us. We achieve this through organizing, community education, grassroots advocacy, leadership development, and direct services. Our program areas are workers’ rights, immigrant rights, access to healthcare, and language justice. It is a fast-paced office with many programs going on at once and the right candidate will thrive in such an environment.

Position Summary: Operations Coordinator must be adept, highly motivated, very dependable, and an organized self-starter. The Operations Coordinator’s responsibilities include reporting directly to the Director of Operations and Finance. Applicants should also be well-versed in office operations including virtual operations, database management, google drive, and basic IT support. To be successful as an Operations Coordinator, you should possess excellent communication skills and be able to juggle multiple tasks. Top candidates will have strong organizational, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills.

Key Responsibilities: The Operations Coordinators responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Operations Responsibilities:

  • Manage the front desk and office phone coverage including the phone log
  • Regularly check the voicemail and update it in Nepali & English
  • Manage Adhikaar’s membership database, google drive, and other online management tools
  • Troubleshoot tech issues with staff, interns, fellows, and volunteers
  • Manage IT contracts
  • Serve as the main point of contact with third-party vendors, landlords, and cleaning crews
  • File monthly vendor invoices and checks received from the funders and other documents
  • Manage all repairs, lead on operations inquiries, and be a problem solve any operation related issues
  • Take inventory and order office supplies as needed and track deliveries
  • Provide administrative support to the team including support for events organized by Adhikaar, office errands, and other responsibilities


  • Demonstrated commitment to Adhikaar’s mission and vision
  • Excellent computer skills including Google Apps, MS Office, and database management
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including interpersonal skills
  • Previous experience in office management
  • Experience managing administrative tasks in a professional office environment
  • Ability to work in a team as well as lead independent projects, and maintain good working relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to pay attention to details and be self-motivated
  • Superb organizational skills
  • A willingness to learn
  • Bi-lingual: Nepali and English required; additional skills in Tibetan a plus


Please send a resume, cover letter send and salary preference to info@adhikaar.org with the subject title “Operation Coordinator Position.” Resumes without cover letters will not be accepted. No phone calls, please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your resume as having been received unless your email is bounced back. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Adhikaar is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusiveness among its staff.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2021