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Manager of Operations & Administration



Manager of Operations & Administration
Reporting to: Deputy Director
Department: Director Administration
Location: New York City (in person, hybrid to start)


The Manager of Operations & Administration will be an integral member of the Foundation’s team, working across the organization to support and enhance the functioning of the Foundation Headquarters. This is an in-person role that provides administrative support to the Deputy Director (DD) and ensures that the Foundation’s operations at its historic headquarters at 381 Lafayette Street run smoothly and efficiently.

This includes proactively overseeing the maintenance of the mechanical systems of the historical five-story building, in addition to being responsible (with the DD) for continuously strengthening the operational systems of the Foundation. The Manager will also be responsible for providing tactical support to special events, and for ensuring smooth administrative functions. They will develop tools and systems to provide critical operational support across headquarters.

The ideal candidate is dependable, goal oriented, highly organized, able to multi-task and anticipate needs, in addition to being a good communicator and a team player. The Foundation has a professional, yet warm and collegial staff and is keen to work with individuals who are kind, have a sense of humor, and are committed to the arts and arts administration. The Manager performs responsibilities in close coordination and collaboration with the Administrative Assistant.


To learn more about this position, a full job description can be requested from Krystal Torres at ktorres@jobplex.com. Please do not contact the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation; questions and applications sent to the Foundation will not be answered.