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Position
Program Operations Specialist
Type
Full-Time
Organization
Scripps Howard Foundation
Location
Cincinnati, OH
Job Summary

The Scripps Howard Foundation is seeking a Program Operations Specialist. We are looking for a self-motivated and organized individual that loves working with a small team to make a difference. This person will be responsible for providing a variety of administrative and program operations support to the department. Key support areas include but are not limited to general administration, communications, event planning, project planning support, review and proofreading of materials, facilitation and customer service.

Job Description

The Scripps Howard Foundation is seeking a Program Operations Specialist.  We are looking for a self-motivated and organized individual that loves working with a small team to make a difference. This person will be responsible for providing a variety of administrative and program operations support to the department. Key support areas include but are not limited to general administration, communications, event planning, project planning support, review and proofreading of materials, facilitation and customer service.  This hybrid role is in Cincinnati, OH and will be in office 1 or 2 days and remote the other days,

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Serve as the primary resource in providing support to the project/program working in extensive collaboration with key stakeholders.
  • Utilize and maintain software systems for implementation of various projects, events and processes.
  • Respond to inquiries from program sponsors and participants and serve as the main point of contact responsible for monitoring shared email inbox.
  • Handle complex customer inquiries related to custom-design online platforms.
  • Create schedules and align activities to ensure meeting project deliverables.
  • Create, prepare, update and proofread presentations, materials and reports as needed.
  • Provide program and event-planning support to the program management team on an as-needed basis.
  • Maintain program data for annual reporting purposes for assigned areas of focus.
  • Work on special projects and customer service initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Three to five years of relevant experience required
  • CMP certification preferred

WHAT YOU’LL BRING:

  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience learning and utilizing various software systems
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Positive attitude, ability to handle stressful situations
  • Highly organized with excellent project management skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Ability to gather information and recommend solutions to challenges
  • Work outside of official office hours is required periodically to support program event
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • May require the ability to work evenings and weekends to host and coordinate annual or special events
  • Some travel may be required annually for site visits, meeting coordination, and special events
  • Apply here

HOW WE KEEP YOU SAFE:

Consistent with our commitment to maintain a safe workplace free of known hazards, all employees and visitors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We also may require staying up to date on booster shots in the future based on Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and manufacturer recommendations. If you are hired, we will require you to verify that you are fully COVID-19 vaccinated by your start date, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption by Scripps in writing or any other exemptions available under applicable law. This requirement currently excludes positions located in Florida, Montana, and Tennessee due to state law.

SCRIPPS' COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION:
At Scripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve. We are intentional about creating an environment where employees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspired to reach their full potential and make authentic connections. We foster a workplace culture that embraces each person’s diversity, including the extent to which they are similar or different. Scripps leaders believe that an equitable and inclusive culture is not only the right thing to do, it is a business imperative. Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion at scripps.com.

ABOUT SCRIPPS:

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nation’s fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets. The Scripps Networks reach nearly every American through the national news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

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