Job Title: Program Manager, Accelerator - Lehman College
Location: New York, NY
Employment Type: Full-time
Start Date: August 2022
We believe that the next generation of leaders will emerge from everywhere. We empower promising college students with the skills, confidence, experiences, and networks necessary to transition from college to strong first jobs, which lead to meaningful careers and lives of impact. Learn more about Braven’s impact:
Braven was named one of America’s Best Startup Employers 2022 by Forbes! We’re proud to be a nonprofit organization that values its employees and has always been committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace that mirrors our country.
About the Role
Braven is seeking a program whiz and masterful facilitator with a demonstrated ability to win over others to join our Lehman College team as Program Manager, Accelerator (PMA). This role has the opportunity to grow a regional program and accelerate Braven’s national impact. Reporting directly to the Managing Director, the PMA will be responsible for facilitating and fully leading the execution of the Braven Leadership and Career Accelerator course for ~225 students in the fall 2022 semester and up to ~1,050 students within two years, increasing their likelihood of graduating college with a strong first job or getting into graduate school.
The strongest candidates for this role have prior instructional or education experience and are extremely entrepreneurial. They are energized by public speaking and facilitation, thrive on human interaction and enjoy the challenge of meeting new people, “hosting others,” and serving as an ambassador. They enjoy planning events and executing on processes and initiatives and always have alternative solutions to offer in order to provide top-notch service to stakeholders.
What You’ll Do:
Qualifications & Skills: Braven is looking for a dynamic facilitator, who is keen on developing strong relationships and quick to solve problems as they arise. You are bringing experiences and strengths like these:
Please know that no one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. If much of this describes you, we encourage you to apply.
Compensation and Benefits
The salary for this position, which depends on prior work experience and our assessment of your demonstrated fit for the role, will likely be between $55,700 - $69,600. Braven offers competitive base salaries based on the midpoint of the market among not-for-profit organizations of similar size, with opportunities for salary growth over time. We believe in compensating staff members fairly in relation to each other, their qualifications, and their impact on behalf of the organization, and take internal and external equity seriously. Given our commitment to equity, Braven does not negotiate salary offers; instead each salary offer is determined carefully using external and internal benchmarking. You will have an opportunity to discuss salary in more detail after you begin the application process.
Braven also provides competitive, comprehensive benefits, recognition, and career development. While Braven reserves the right to change benefits at any time, current benefits include:
When social distancing is not in place, we gather in the office three days a week. Therefore, we require teammates to live within commuting distance of New York City. Each teammate will have two flex days to work remotely. We believe in the magic, connection, and collaboration that happens when people work together face-to-face and we believe in giving people flexibility to focus, balance personal priorities, and save themselves two commutes per week.
Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
At Braven, we are committed to attracting, engaging, developing, and retaining a diverse team. Braven operates in the context of our American culture, against the backdrop of systemic racism and oppression of marginalized people since our country’s founding. We are committed to assembling leaders at our organization who have emerged from everywhere, with a particular emphasis on those who share the racial and income backgrounds of our Fellows, and creating an inclusive culture that allows all teammates, of all experiences and identities, to thrive.
Braven is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor. We encourage talented individuals of all backgrounds to apply.
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