18th Street Arts Center

Operations Manager

Employment type
4 months ago
Santa Monica

18th Street is seeking to hire an Operations Manager to join our small team. You will be in charge of providing leadership for the smooth functioning of our nonprofit artist residency center, which involves maintaining a harmonious and welcoming environment for guest artists and long term resident artists on our two campuses of studios in Santa Monica.

You will interface with our CFO and bookkeepers on bill payment, schedule and supervise our facility maintenance contractors, and oversee artist studio rental turnovers, and leasing. Successful candidates will have 5 years prior experience in multi-tenant property management, a solid understanding of financial management, and excellent hospitality skills.

Operations Manager Responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership in managing the facilities for the organization
  • Communicate in a timely manner with artists-in-residence about their stay with us
  • Plan and oversee scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and repairs
  • Maintain, implement, and update operational policies and procedures
  • Oversee facility-specific budgets, reporting, planning, and auditing
  • Ensure legal and regulatory documents are filed and monitor compliance with laws and regulations
  • Track and collect rents from tenants
  • Make bank deposits
  • Identify and address problems and opportunities for the company.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with our vendors and contractors


Operations Manager Requirements:

  • 5 years experience in multi-tenant facilities management, or related field
  • Experience in management, operations, and leadership.
  • Experience with general finance and budgeting, including profit and loss, balance sheet and cash-flow management.
  • Ability to build consensus and relationships among staff, artists, and contractors.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Solid understanding of building facilities systems


Salary: $48,000 – $55,000 with benefits

Deadline to Apply: Sunday, October 8th, 2020 9pm PST

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