Global Operations Fellow


The Global Operations Fellow will assist the Regional Director and the Global Operations Administrator in the process of receiving project and program proposals from global partner organizations, assessing them as well as the partner’s potential to benefit from the proposal or program, and then helping to implement decisions as applicable. The Fellow will also provide support to Global Ops Task Forces established to explore and develop future JAARS hubs. The Fellow will learn how JAARS projects, programs, and hubs support partner organizations by providing transportation solutions and training to reduce barriers, ease burdens, and deliver God’s Word. The Fellow will also learn about mission operations in a cross-cultural context.

Job Responsibilities

  • Receive, assess, and develop project and program proposals under the oversight of a Regional Director of Global Operations
  • Manage approved proposals through the decision process, implementation/termination, and post-project implementation review (as applicable)
  • Learn, apply and optimize JAARS products and services as provided by each domain and how JAARS engages with the network of international partners in the Bible Translation Movement and beyond, as well as Global Operations projects process and related systems (Google Workspace Apps)
  • Schedule, organize, and attend meetings (virtually and in person) with JAARS staff, and international partners, record meeting minutes, and prepare meeting summaries
  • Manage the Global-Ops Google Drive, Smartsheets, and relevant documentation
  • Generate new project numbers, directory structure, and template data set, as needed
  • Assist the Vice President of Global Operations, the Global Ops Administrator, and Regional Directors in further development, implementation, and writing of critical processes and related policies and documents
  • Prepare internal and external Reports and Presentations, as needed
  • Other job-related duties as assigned by your manager

Job Requirements

  • A deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal spiritual growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth
  • Embraces the vision, mission, and core values of JAARS
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexible and team-oriented problem solver
  • Willingness to learn and grow
  • Familiarity with office software (Google Suite or MS Office)
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience 

Fellows Program Requirements

  • Value global ministry
  • At least 18 years old
  • Learner attitude
  • Collaborative


  • Majors include International Affairs/Relations, Intercultural Studies, Communications, Computer/Internet Technology, Transportation (Aviation, Land, or Sea), or Project Management
  • French or Spanish language proficiency desired, but not required

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