Careers at EERI

Careers at EERI

Job Opening: Director of Operations

The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) seeks an organized and proactive leader to serve as Director of Operations. This new position has been established to serve as a senior EERI staff leadership position reporting to the Executive Director and directly overseeing various functional areas and staff to ensure smooth and efficient operations in service of the Institute. This position will be best suited to someone with experience working with other membership associations that has strong knowledge of member databases and integrated HR, IT, and financial systems. EERI is seeking a candidate who is excited to lead implementation of several large projects that will transform operations over the next two years. A successful candidate will need to be organized, efficient, strategic, proactive, detail oriented, and an effective manager that can inspire other staff. 

If you like complex yet tangible projects that increase organizational capacity, are interested in guiding and managing a small team of dedicated staff, and are ready to contribute as a member of a senior leadership team supporting the Executive Director with strategic decisions, then this is the job for you.
See the full job description (pdf) for more details, including salary range. In brief, the Director of Operations oversees administrative and operational functions to ensure successful delivery of EERI’s mission. Areas of oversight include events and conferences, finance and budgeting, staffing and human resources, office space, IT assets and IT infrastructure systems, and Institute policies. This position also supervises various operational staff and is responsible to oversee the creation and execution of membership, communications, and events/conference plans.

EERI has retained Careers in Nonprofits to help with this hire. To apply, please follow this link, and complete the steps to submit your resume.  You can also email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
499 14th Street, Suite 220
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510-451-0905
Fax: 510-451-5411

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