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Mission Operations Coordinator

Mission Operations Coordinator

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# of Openings 
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Mission Operations
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Full Time Regular

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How many people can answer the question, "What do you do for a living?" with the answer, "I help find cures for cancer." At LLS, employees take our mission seriously. Whether you work in one of our chapters, are an accountant at the national office or a specialist in our Information Resource Center, you work each day on making our mission a reality: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Join us and give new meaning to the word, "job."


The Mission Operations Coordinator supports the overall planning and efficient administration of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Mission, including all Mission departments, staff, and Mission critical activities. The key functions of this role include the successful coordination and administration of operational objectives; annual Mission budget and monthly forecast; grant related audit and reconciliation; cohesive and efficient systems, process and practice across Mission areas; and cross functional integration of Mission across the balance of the organization. In addition, the Mission Operations Coordinator serves as the office administrator for the local LLS Office of Public Policy in which the position is based.

Additional Position Information

Reports to: Senior Director, Mission Operations


  • All aspects of office administration - including supply orders; coordination of conference space and office visitors; POC for building management; contracts and invoices; contact lists, etc.
  • Coordination of the annual budget and monthly Mission forecast process, including report generation, distribution and review; expense coding guidance and corrections.
  • Maintenance of Mission processes, cheat sheets, guides, templates and tools.
  • Day-to-day grant program support including allocation of funds, tracking, budget reconciliation, and compliance to sponsor agreements and objectives.
  • Special project support and additional support functions for the Vice President, Senior Director, and Manager Mission Operation. Working knowledge of the LLS mission and programs to promote field and campaign fundraising initiatives.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned to implement strategic objectives of The LLS Mission.


Position Requirements: 

  • Strong problem-solving, priority-setting, and decision-making skills.
  • High degree of organization and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Office, Word and PowerPoint; experience with web based business applications.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment while juggling and coordinating multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively.
  • Ability to work successfully in a cross-functional team, including interpersonal skills to foster collaboration and succeed in a highly matrixed environment.



Physical Demands & Work Environment:

  • Physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations
  • Work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations



The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) does not accept resumes from third party recruitment/search firms. Please do not forward resumes to LLS employees or any company locations or email addresses. LLS is not responsible for any fees related to resumes not solicited by LLS Recruiting. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.