Job Title: Director of Regional Supports
Location: Chicago (IL) preferred, Atlanta (GA), Newark (NJ), or New York City (NYC)
Employment Type: Full-time
Start Date: December 1, 2022
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About the Role
In order to achieve its ambition of serving 40,000 Fellows over the next decade, Braven must build and constantly improve our support to our regional site teams, the teams on the ground who execute our program, cultivate and deeply invest local partners, and who ultimately are responsible for the outcomes our Fellows achieve. In that effort, Braven is hiring a founding director of Regional Supports who will help create a Regional Supports Strategy that builds strong cross-functional support to newly launching sites and regions and supports existing regional teammates with strong Learning and Development experiences, delivered in concert with other teammates and content experts across the organization. As a member of the Strategy Team in the CEO’s shop reporting to the VP of Strategy, you will build and own the success of Braven’s first regional support function that stewards a strong operational and talent support the success of which hinges on incredibly strong and collaborative partnerships between the teams on the ground in each programmatic site and the teams in the center who bolster and serve those teams to reach all of their ambitious outcomes.
What You’ll Do:
This is a role that will likely grow, morph, and shift as the organization grows and therefore would be most successfully driven by someone comfortable with operating in ‘the grey’ with an entrepreneurial spirit, with excellent communication skills, always assuming a larger and larger locus of control. In the first one to two years, this role will focus on:
Qualifications & Skills: Braven is looking for a strategic leader that is 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 $90,250 - $109,250 for Atlanta, $95,000 - $115,000 for Chicago, and $102,600 - $124,200 for New York or Newark. 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 two to three days a week. Therefore, we require teammates to live within commuting distance of one of our hubs: Chicago, New York City, Newark, and Atlanta. Each teammate can use two flex days per week of their choosing 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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