Employment and Internship Opportunities

Employment Opportunities


The Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) seeks an Operations Manager to manage the organization’s daily administrative functions, including bookkeeping and reporting, information technology, executive support, volunteer and intern programs, procurement, and facilities management. The Operations Manager also provides ongoing support in data analytics, evaluation, and event planning.

Reports to: Director of Communications and Development

ESSENTIAL DUTIES (include but are not limited to):

  • Financial Management – Ongoing processing of payroll, accounts receivable and payable, expense reimbursement, credit cards reporting, and reporting of benefits.
  • Information Technology – Manage technical infrastructure, including identifying, procuring, and implementing hardware, software, and network. Serve as lead troubleshooter.
  • Executive Support – Support Executive Director and Board of Directors by coordinating scheduling and meetings, note taking, managing travel, and related administrative responsibilities.
  • Facilities Management – Liaise with building management in head office and other locations, support telecommuting staff, troubleshoot and handle repair of office equipment, ensure office opening, closing, and organization.
  • Volunteer/Interns – As assigned, develop and manage volunteer and internship program, including recruitment, training, and scheduling.
  • Additional Responsibilities - Work with other SEARAC staff and board members in support of SEARAC’s overall mission, and other duties as directed by the Executive Director.


Skills, Knowledge, and Attributes

  • Exceptionally detail-oriented and accountable, with strong organizational skills and the ability to produce finished products
  • Professional and personable demeanor; ability to work alone and in teams
  • Experience troubleshooting computers, software, and networks
  • Knowledge of the basic principles of bookkeeping
  • Dedication to social justice work and advancing SEARAC’s work with the Southeast Asian American communities
  • Experience working with volunteers and nonprofits a plus
  • Data analytics or project management training a plus


Bachelor’s Degree or Associate Degree in Accounting or related field, or at least four years in an administrative/operational assistant position.


At least two years in an administrative/operational assistant position; internships and other volunteer positions that are administrative in nature can be considered experience.


Those interested in this position may apply by submitting a letter of interest and current resume to application@searac.org. Submit electronic application in PDF or MS Word format. Please include “Operations Manager” in the subject line of emails.

Priority application deadline: July 14, 2017



Internship Opportunities

SEARAC accepts internship applications on a rolling basis for our DC and California offices. Apply to the SEARAC internship program online here. For more information about SEARAC's internship program, please contact Mari Quenemoen at mari@searac.org