Senior Director of Strategy and Operations at Coracle
Northern Virginia

Reports to: Executive Director

Classification: Full-Time, Exempt

Location: Based in Northern Virginia

The Senior Director of Strategy and Operations (SDSO) is a full-time exempt position based in Northern Virginia. The SDSO reports to and works in close partnership with the Executive Director as a senior staff member to oversee Coracle’s staff, finances, and operations for growth.



General Management: The SDSO will work with the Executive Director and senior staff to oversee general management of the organization including responsibility to:

  • Develop and oversee the implementation of Coracle’s multi-year Strategic Plan;
  • Monitor the broad arc of programming under Coracle’s banner to ensure consistency across offerings and alignment with strategic goals;
  • Manage, oversee, and support staff in the execution of their duties and in alignment with strategic priorities;
  • Identify opportunities to build capacity within the organization by diversifying sources of revenue and providing adequate support for healthy growth in staff and programs;
  • Provide support and  systems for Directors and other staff to excel in their daily tasks;
  • Represent and speak on behalf of Coracle to outside groups and organizations

Finance and Accounting: The SDSO will work with the Executive Director and senior staff to ensure Coracle maintains its accounts in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and non-profit best practices, including responsibility to:

  • Oversee and assist Director-level staff in understanding and management of their budgets;
  • Oversee all bookkeeping and accounting staff and/or contractors to ensure financial records and controls are maintained in compliance with the organization’s stated policies and procedures;
  • Develop and oversee all financial and accounting systems to ensure efficiency and legal compliance.

Human Resources and Personnel Management: The SDSO will have primary responsibility to manage and oversee the Coracle staff team, including specific responsibility to:

  • Oversee all staff hiring, onboarding, performance, and terminations in accordance with legal requirements and best practice standards;
  • Develop and implement a system for annual staff reviews tied to performance and incentives;
  • Work to improve staff communication and staff development programs/systems in coordination with the Executive Director;
  • Oversee staff training in necessary software (Neon CRM, Quickbooks, GoogleSuite, etc)
  • Cultivate teamwork and community amongst the staff


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently in a deadline-oriented environment; flexible to adapt to changing plans; solutions-minded professional with proven ability to solve problems; experience planning and executing events for small and large groups; detail-oriented and administratively competent to manage logistics.
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in senior program management, staff management, leadership, or other relevant role.
  • Minimum of B.A. in theology, communications, business management, or related field
  • Mature Christian believer who ascribes to Coracle’s core mission and Statement of Faith.


  • Salary is commensurate with experience.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life plus retirement benefits. Three weeks annual vacation and partial virtual/work from home hours possible as arranged with supervisor and other staff.


2883 Quicksburg Rd
Quicksburg, Virginia 22847


Bill Haley


Northern Virginia
Job type
Full Time
Pay rate
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Exempt status
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